RIPLEY COUNTY COUNCIL MEMBERS

 

DONALD DUNBAR, PRESIDENT

829 E. BEECH

P.O. BOX 122

OSGOOD, IN 47037

(812) 689-4406

  

LAWRENCE NICKELL

6170 E. CO. RD. 800 S.

CROSS PLAINS, IN 47017

(812) 667-4981

 

DEPHANE SMITH

5796 E. CO. RD. 475 N.

MILAN, IN 47031

(812) 654-2619

 

JUANITA BAUER

P.O. BOX 119

127 W. FIRST NORTH STREET

VERSAILLES, IN 47042

(812) 689-7121

 

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

 

2004 Council meeting schedule

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

FRIDAY JANUARY 02, 2004

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 17, 2004

TUESDAY MARCH 16, 2004

TUESDAY APRIL 20, 2004

TUESDAY MAY 18, 2004

TUESDAY JUNE 15, 2004

TUESDAY JULY 20, 2004

TUESDAY AUGUST 17, 2004

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 21, 2004

TUESDAY OCTOBER 19, 2004

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 16, 2004

TUESDAY DECEMBER 21, 2004

 

Unapproved Council Meeting Minutes for 09/14/04

September 14, 2004

The Ripley County Council met on September 14th, 2004, instead of the regularly scheduled meeting on September 21, 2004, at the Ripley County Annex in Versailles , Indiana

Don Dunbar, Ripley County Council President called the meeting to order promptly at 7:00 PM with Council Members Dephane Smith, William Dramann, David Simon, Lawrence Nickell, Edward Armbrecht, Juanita Bauer and Don Dunbar was in attendance.

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

Neil Comer, Ripley County Attorney was present to advise the council.

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the minutes of the August 17th, 2004 meeting and seconded by Council Member Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the minutes of the August 30th & 31st Budget meeting seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Simon made the motion to approve the additional appropriation of $30,000 Fund#203-000-033 for the Ripley County Highway Department/Coon Hunters/Bridge #100 Road & $20,000 Ripley County Highway/Bridge #38 seconded by Council Member Smith. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the additional appropriation of $122,000 Fund # 293 Riverboat Gaming seconded by Council Member Bauer. Motion approved by Five (5) members Dunbar, Smith, Simon, Nickell & Bauer and Two (2) members voted against Armbrecht & Dramann.

Council Member Nickell made the motion to approve the additional appropriation of $37,327.74 Belterra seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

 

Transfers:

Council Member Simon made the motion to approve the transfer of $1,706.40 from Fund # 585-9900-000-000 to Fund # 278-33230-000-278  (Correct clerical error) seconded by Council Member Bauer.  Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the transfer of $3,000 from Fund # 100-25300-000-004 to Fund # 100-11600-000-004 Clerical seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Smith made the motion to vote on the 2005 budget as a whole budget seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved by Five  (5) Council Members (Dunbar, Simon, Smith, Bauer & Nickell and Two (2) Council Member voted against the motion (Dramann & Armbrecht).

Council Member Smith made the motion to adopt the 2005 budget as a whole seconded by Council Member Bauer. Motion approved by Four (4) Council Member and Three (3) Council Members voted against (Dramann, Nickell & Armbrecht).

Council Member Armbrecht made the motion to approve the 2005 Salary Ordinance (subject to the Victim Assistant be amended) second by Council Member Simon. Motion approved by Six (6) Council Members (Armbrecht, Simon, Smith, Nickell, Dunbar & Dramann and One (1) Council Member voted against (Bauer).

Upon Motion by Council Member Armbrecht, seconded by Council Member Simon, the following Ordinance was adopted by Six Council Members (Dramann, Smith, Simon, Armbrecht, Dunbar & Nickell) and One (1) voted against (Bauer).

“Ordained that the salaries and wages of the officers and employees listed on the statement of Salaries and Wages (Form 144) for year 2005 are adopted.”

Council Member Armbrecht made the motion to deny the $439,110 Excess Levy for Family & Children seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

 

Public Comment:

Kenneth Copeland expressed to the council concerns about the amount of money being spent in Ripley County . Copeland suggested that they get answers from the office holders on budgets and start tightening the county spending.

 

REPORTS:

Economic Development/Chuck Folz/E.D. Pam Sanders working on Grant for the County

Technology Committee/Edward Armbrecht/no meeting

E911 Advisory Board/Juanita Bauer/no report

Southeastern Indiana Regional Planning Committee/Dephane Smith/ no report

Grant Committee/Robert Reiners/Don Dunbar working on grant for a Van for Veterans/Andy Clark

Solid Waste District Committee/Donald Dunbar/meeting Thursday night

EMS Advisory Committee/Dephane Smith/no report

Welfare Committee/William Dramann/no report.

Council Members would like to have a meeting of Office Holders/Department Heads on September 27th, 2004 @ 7:00PM, Annex Building to update the departments on the county’s financial status for 2004/2005.

Pam Sanders, Economic Development Director advised the Council that effective September 1, 2004 the Plastic Molding Company /Osgood, In will officially be sold.

Council Member Armbrecht made the motion to adjourn until the next regular meeting on October19th, 2004 @ 7:00 PM in the Ripley County Annex seconded by Council Member Smith. Motion approved unanimously.

 

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