RIPLEY COUNTY COUNCIL MEMBERS

 

DONALD DUNBAR, PRESIDENT

829 E. BEECH

P.O. BOX 122

OSGOOD, IN 47037

(812) 689-4406

  

MARK BUSCHING

608 CLEARVIEW LANE

VERSAILLES, IN  47042

(812) 689-7119

 

DEPHANE SMITH

5796 E. CO. RD. 475 N.

MILAN, IN 47031

(812) 654-2619

 

BEN PEETZ

9570 N. COUNTY RD. 250 W

BATESVILLE, IN  47006

(812) 852-4573

 

WILLIAM H. DRAMANN

347 S. PARK AVE.

BATESVILLE, IN 47006

(812) 934-4280

 

DAVID C. SIMON

5127 W. COUNTY RD. 500 N.

OSGOOD, IN 47037

(812) 689-5226

 

EDWARD L. ARMBRECHT

1784 E. COUNTY RD. 800 S.

VERSAILLES, IN 47042

(812) 667-5690

 

2006 Council meeting schedule

Meetings begin at 7:00 pm in Commissioner's room in Annex building

TUESDAY JANUARY 17, 2006

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 21, 2006

TUESDAY MARCH 21, 2006

TUESDAY APRIL 18, 2006

TUESDAY MAY 16, 2006

TUESDAY JUNE 20, 2006

TUESDAY JULY 18, 2006

TUESDAY AUGUST 15, 2006

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 19, 2006

TUESDAY OCTOBER 17, 2006

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2006

TUESDAY DECEMBER 19, 2006

 

Unapproved Council Meeting Minutes for August 15, 2006

August 15, 2006

The Ripley County Council met on Tuesday, August 15th, 2006 at the Ripley County Annex in Versailles, Indiana.

Donald Dunbar, Council President called the meeting to order promptly at 7:00PM with the pledge of allegiance to the flag. Council Members Don Dunbar, David Simon, Edward Armbrecht, William Dramann, Ben Peetz, Dephane Smith and Mark Busching were present.

Mary Ann McCoy, Auditor, acted as clerk to the Council taking minutes for the meeting.

Neil Comer, Attorney was not able to attend the council meeting.

Council Member Smith made a motion to approve the minutes from the July 18th, 2006 Council meeting seconded by Council Member Simon.  Motion approved unanimously.

 

Additional Appropriations:

Council Member Smith made a motion to approve the additional appropriation of  $18,000 from Fund# 203-32620-000-033 / Cumulative Bridge and $14,567.99 from Fund # 508-32770-000-052 / Southeastern Indiana Solid Waste seconded by Council Member Armbrecht. Motion approved unanimously.

 

Council Member Busching made a motion to approve the additional appropriation of $3,750 from Fund#504-49560-000-504 /G.G.R.F (Reynolds Foundation) Concrete Pads Grant seconded by Council Member Dramann. Motion approved unanimously. Motion approved unanimously.

 

Council Member Busching made a motion to approve the additional appropriation of $2,104 from Fund #617-43900-000-617/ Rising Sun Regional Foundation / 911/ Two New Computers seconded by Council Member Dramann. Motion approved unanimously.

 

Council Member Busching made a motion to approve the additional appropriation of $25,000 from Fund #279-36600-000-279 / Pauper Counsel seconded by Council Member Armbrecht. Motion approved unanimously.

 

Old Business:

Commissioner Reiners advised the council that the Sunman Sewer District project has been taken over by the Town of Sunman, they are doing a feasibility study to see if it would work and the cost of the sewer project.

 

Council Member Busching made a motion to take County Option Dog Tax off the table and bring back to the Council for consideration seconded by Council Member Smith. Motion approved unanimously. Council Members discussed at length and wonder what the options are. Council Member Armbrecht suggested that the Council have a meeting with the Trustees and Office Holders to see how to handle this County Option Dog Tax. Auditor McCoy advised the council members that we need to consider what we will do if they have claims presented to the county. At the present time the claims will be paid out of the county general unappropriated funds. Council President will set up a committee and look at the County Option Dog Tax for Ripley County. Council Member Simon made a motion to table the County Option Dog Tax seconded by Council Member Busching. Motion approved unanimously.

 

Auditor McCoy presented the 2007 budget projection and advised that Frank Cumming had recommended that the 2007 budget as submitted is acceptable “as is” and that the department heads are to be congratulated for this action. McCoy advised that the county has received $94,901.75 / 2006 Riverboat Wagering Tax Revenue Sharing Distribution and presented a copy of the Major Moves estimated distribution for 2006.

Committee Reports:

Economic Development-Edward Armbrecht-Interviewing for a new EDD for Ripley County next week.

Technology Committee-Edward Armbrecht- Software for Planning Commission & Sheriff Dept.

E911 Advisory Board-Benjamin Peetz-nothing

SEI Regional Planning Committee-Dephane Smith-nothing

Grants Committee-Donald Dunbar- Grant for concrete for Park

Solid Waste District-Donald Dunbar- Meeting Thursday evening.

EMS Advisory Committee-Dephane Smith- no meeting till Sept.

Welfare Committee-William Dramann-nothing

 

Commissioner Folz advised the council members that a new Interim Economic Development Director has been named until the Economic Development Board hires a new director.

 

Council Member Dramann made a motion to adjourn until the next regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 19th, 2006 @ 7:00PM seconded by Council Member Peetz. Motion approved unanimously.

 

 

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