RIPLEY COUNTY COUNCIL

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Dephane Smith, President

5796 E. Co. Rd. 475 N.

Milan, IN 47031

812-654-2619

 

 

Juanita (Dee Dee) Kaiser

418 Pleasant View Lane

Batesville, IN  47006

812-934-4899

 

Bill Dramann

347 S Park Avenue

Batesville, IN  47006

812-934-4280

 

Bill McDonald

5756 W Fairground Rd

Osgood, IN  47037

812-689-6699

Donald Dunbar, President Pro Tem

829 E Beech Street

P.O. Box 122

Osgood, IN  47037

812-689-4406

 

Edward L. Armbrecht

1784 E County Rd 800 S

Versailles, IN  47042

812-667-5690

 

Bill Warren

645 Columbia Avenue

Osgood, IN  47037

812-689-4427

 

 

 

 

2012 Meeting Schedule

Meetings begin at 7:00pm in the Commissioner's meeting room located in  the Annex Building

Wednesday, January 18

Tuesday, February 21
Monday, March 19
Monday, April 16
Monday, May 21
Monday, June 18
Monday, July 16
Monday, August 20
8:00 am September 4, 5, 6 Budget Reviews
Monday, September 17
Monday, October 15
Monday, November 19
Monday, December 17

 

Council Meeting Minutes

Unofficial Minutes prepared by Bill Wagner, Ripley County Auditor

The Ripley County Council met on Monday, September 17, 2012 at the Ripley County Annex in Versailles, Indiana.

Council President Ms. Dephane Smith called the meeting to order promptly at 7:00PM with the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag. Council Members Bill McDonald, Edward Armbrecht, Bill Dramann, Bill Warren, and Donald Dunbar were in attendance.   Council Member Juanita Kaiser was absent due to surgery. Also in attendance were Attorney Ertel and Auditor Wagner.

Approval of minutes from August20, 2012:

Council Member McDonald moved to approve the minutes as presented with a second from Council Member Dunbar.  The motion passed with 6 yes.  Council Member Kaiser was absent.

Council Member Armbrecht moved to recess for the Public Hearing with a second from Council Member Dunbar.  The motion passed with 6 yes.  Council Member Kaiser was absent.

Council President Smith opened the Public Hearing.  There was no one from the public present.  Council Member Armbrecht moved to close the Public Hearing with a second from Council Member Dramann.  The motion passed with 6 yes.  Council Member Kaiser was absent.

Council Member Armbrecht moved to reconvene the Council Meeting with a second from Council Member Dramann.  The motion passed with 6 yes.  Council Member Kaiser was absent.

TRANSFER OF FUNDS: (Council Approval Not Needed)

Highway

$32,672.29 FROM #1176-32490-000-0027 Stone TO #1176-32520-000-0027 Bituminous

Health

$1000.00 FROM 8118-43800-000-0583 Bioterrorism Furniture/Fixtures TO #1219-43150-000-0050 Bioterrorism Communication Equip.

$500.00 FROM #8118-32901-000-0583 Bioterrorism Advertising TO #8118-32720-000-0583 Bioterrorism Conference Fees

$1000.00 FROM #8118-29573-000-0583 Bioterrorism Public Education TO #8118-29551-000-0583 Bioterrorism Operating Supplies

TRANSFER OF FUNDS:  (Council Approval Needed)

None

ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATIONS:

Clerk

$500.00 FROM County General # 1001-13801-000-0003   Overtime during November Election for Vickie Hon

$455.37 FROM County General #1001-11200-000-0002   Overtime from the May Election for Diane Macek

$206.01 FROM County General #1001-11300-000-0003   Overtime from the May Election for Vickie Hon

$500.00 FROM County General #1001-13801-000-0002   Overtime during November Election for Diane Macek

$1304.52 FROM County General #1001-11200-000-0001   Payout of vacation, sick, and comp time for Tammy Borgman at termination of employment.

Discussion of these requests followed.  After deliberation Council Member Warren moved to approve all requests with a second from Council Member Smith.  Vote was 3 yes (Council Members Warren, Smith, McDonald) and 3 no (Council Members Armbrecht, Dramann, Dunbar)  Council Member Kaiser was absent.  Motion did NOT pass.

Council Member McDonald then moved to rescind the previous vote with a second from Council Member Warren. 

Vote was 3 yes (Council Members Warren, Smith, McDonald) and 3 no (Council Members Armbrecht, Dramann, Dunbar)  Council Member Kaiser was absent.  Motion did NOT pass.

Council Member McDonald moved to table the requests until the October 15, 2012.  Council Member Warren seconded and the motion passed with 6 yes.  Council Member Kaiser was absent.

Park & Recreation

$80,000.00 FROM Park/Land #1219-41500-000-0050  Purchase adjoining property to the current Fair Ground and for needed updates to the dwelling.

Council Member Dunbar moved to approve the request with a second from Council Member Dramann.  The motion passed with 6 yes.  Council Member Kaiser was absent.

Veterans Wall RSRF Grant

$1000.00 FROM RSRF-Veterans Memorial Wall #9114-37800-000-0000  To finish paying the claims.

Council Member Dunbar moved to approve the request with a second from Council Member Dramann.  The motion passed with 6 yes.  Council Member Kaiser was absent.

Park & Recreation

$100.00 FROM Crum Grant #9103-25350-000-0000  purchase plants and mulch for park

$400.00 FROM Tarter Grant #9100-26100-000-0000 Purchase flags for park

Council Member Armbrecht moved to approve the requests with a second from Council Member Warren.  The motion passed with 6 yes.  Council Member Kaiser was absent.

OLD BUSINESS:  NONE

NEW BUSINESS:

Ms. Judy Schebler (911) appeared to discuss the need for a part time tele-communicator as she had a person on FMLA.  It was determined she could transfer the pay for the full time person to a part time line item without an appropriation.

Council Member Armbrecht moved to establish  an line item for part time telecommunicators and transfer $1200.00 to that item.  Council /member Dunbar seconded and the motion passed with 6 yes.  Council Member Kaiser was absent.

Council Member Armbrecht moved to approve the new salary ordinance for part time telecommunicators at $14.38 per hour.  Council Member McDonald seconded and the motion passed with 6 yes.  Council Member Kaiser was absent.

OTHER INFORMATION:  NONE

PUBLIC COMMENT: NONE

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT:  Mr. Jeff Volz—ABSENT

TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE—Mr. Edward Armbrecht-NONE

E911 ADVISORY BOARD:  Ms. Juanita Kaiser—ABSENT

SEI REGIONAL PLANNING COMM.—Ms. Juanita Kaiser—ABSENT

GRANTS COMMITTEE –Ms. Dephane Smith—NONE

SOLID WASTE DISTRICT—Mr. Bill McDonald—NONE

EMS ADVISORY COMMITTEE—Mr. Bill McDonald—NONE

With no further business to come before the Council a motion was made by Council Member Dramann to adjourn.  A second was made by Council Member Warren and the motion passed with 6 yes.  Council Member Kaiser was absent.

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