RIPLEY COUNTY COUNCIL

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2010 Meeting Schedule

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

TUESDAY JANUARY 19, 2010

MONDAY FEBRUARY 16, 2010
MONDAY MARCH 15, 2010
MONDAY APRIL 19, 2010
MONDAY MAY 17, 2010
MONDAY JUNE 21, 2010
MONDAY JULY 19, 2010
MONDAY AUGUST 16, 2010
MONDAY SEPTEMBER 20, 2010
MONDAY OCTOBER 18, 2010
MONDAY NOVEMBER 15, 2010
MONDAY DECEMBER 20, 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DEPHANE SMITH , PRESIDENT                    JUANITA (DEE DEE) KAISER

5796 E CO RD 475 N                                       418 PLEASANT VIEW LANE

MILAN, IN 47031                                             BATESVILLE, IN 47006

(812) 654-2619                                                  (812) 934-4899

 

DONALD DUNBAR, VICE PRESIDENT         DAVID C. SIMON   

829 E. BEECH ST                                              5127 W COUNTY RD 500 N  

P.O. BOX 122                                                    OSGOOD, IN 47037

OSGOOD, IN 47037                                          (812) 689-5226                         

(812) 689-4406

 

BILL WARREN                                                  EDWARD L. ARMBRECHT  

645 COLUMBIA AVE                                       1784 E COUNTY RD 800 S

OSGOOD, IN  47037                                         VERSAILLES, IN 47042

(812) 689-4427                                                    (812) 667-5690 

 

BILL DRAMANN

347 S. PARK AVE

BATESVILLE, IN  47006

(812) 934-4280

 

COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

for

Meeting October 18, 2010

Minutes prepared by Bill Wagner, Ripley County Auditor

The Ripley County Council met on Monday, October 18, 2010 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 Donald Dunbar, Bill Dramann, Juanita Kaiser, Bill Warren, David Simon, and Ed Armbrecht  were also in attendance.

William Lee Wagner, Ripley County Auditor took minutes for the Council Meeting.

Neil Comer, County Attorney was present for the Council meeting.

The minutes from September 20, 2010 were approved unanimously by a motion from Council Member Kaiser and a second from Council Member Simon. 

Motion to approve the minutes from the Budget Hearings was made by Council Member Dunbar with a second from Council Member Simon. Motion passed with 6 yes-1 abstain (William Dramann)

APPROPRIATIONS:

Ripley County Health Department:  $1904.00

From Acct# 245-13300-000-037

To pay for PHN health insurance (16.5% based on salary)

Motion to approve: Council Member Armbrecht  Second:  Council Member Simon

Motion approved unanimously  7 yes

Transfers:

Ripley County Health Department   $4887.04

 From Acct# 214-36450-000-034 Medical Professional Liability

To Acct# 214-13300-000-034 Insurance

To amend insurance fund due to insurance increase

Motion to approve: Council Member Armbecht-Second: Council Member Kaiser

Motion passed unanimously  7 yes

Ripley County Veterans Service   $200.00

From Acct# 100-34400-000-054 Telephone

To Acct#100-25300-000-054 Office Supplies

To purchase veteran’s manuals (current manuals are 17 years old)

Motion to approve;  Council Member Armbrecht  Second:  Council Member Simon

Motion passed unanimously  7 yes

Ripley County Highway Department:  $40,000.00

From Acct#203-43100-000-033 New Equipment

To Acct# 203-25700-000-033 Equipment Repairs

To establish funds for payment of major repairs to Gradal

Motion to approve:  Council Member Warren  Second:  Council Member Kaiser

Motion passed unanimously  7 yes

Ripley County Highway Department:  $10,000.00

From Acct#201-37800-000-027 Service Contracts

To Acct#201-29100-000-027 Tires and Tubes

To cover forthcoming deficit in the tire account upon purchase of tires needed for equipment

Motion to approve:  Council Member Kaiser  Second:  Council Member Warren

Motion passed unanimously  7 yes

Ripley County Commissioners:  $10,000.00

From Acct#100-32260-000-018  Change of Venue

To Acct#100-13400-000-018  Unemployment

To pay for remainder of unemployment claims for the year

Motion to approve: Council Member Armbrecht  Second:  Council Member Kaiser

Motion passed unanimously  7 yes

Ripley County Clerk:  $1000.00

From Acct#100-11600-000-003 Clerical County Election Board

To Acct#100-11600-000-023  Clerical Clerk of Superior Court

Ms. McCoy was advised this would have to be an additional appropriation rather than a transfer since it was to another department.

Ripley County Clerk:  $324.62 and $220.00 respectively

From Acct#282-25300-000-282 Office Supplies

And

From Acct#282-32301-000-282 Copy Maintenance Agreement

To Acct#282-11600-000-000Clerk Perpetuation Fund

Motion to approve:  Council Member Kaiser  Second:  Council Member Warren

Motion passed unanimously  7 yes

Ripley County Commissioners:  $900.00

From Acct#274-36104-000-274  Building Repairs

To Acct#274-13300-000-274  Group Health Insurance

To pay for remainder of year for Ms. Kelly Vollet

Motion to approve:  Council Member Armbrecht  Second:  Council Member Dunbar

Motion passed unanimously  7 yes

Ripley County Commissioners:  $30,000.00

From Acct#100-36400-000-018  Liability Insurance

To Acct#100-37800-000-018  Contractual Services

To pay claims for balance of 2010

Motion to approve:  Council Member Armbrecht  Second:  Council Member Dunbar

Motion passed unanimously  7 yes

INFORMATION ONLY TRANSFERS:

Ripley County EMS:  $200.00

From Acct#213-37900-000-055  Utilities

To Acct#213-38500-000-055  Internet Fee

To cover internet expenses for balance of 2010

Ripley County Highway Department:  $40,000.00

FromAcct#201-28900-000-027  Gas, Oil, & Lube

To Acct#201-25700-000-027  Garage and Motors

Shift of funds

Ripley County Health Department:  $1136.00

From Accdt#214-15300-000-034   Board Members

To Acct#214-13300-000-034  Insurance

Amend insurance fund due to insurance increase

NEW BUSINESS:

Ripley County Redevelopment Commission:  Mr. Barry Lauber

Mr. Lauber appeared to request the Council  adopt a resolution to designate the 66.7085 acres of the Osgood Business Park as an economic revitalization area for purposes of real and personal property tax abatement. 

Motion to approve the resolution:  Council Member Warren  Second:  Council Member Kaiser.  Motion was approved unanimously  7 yes ( Resolution No. 2010-02)

Nu-LifeTechnology Park Corporation:  Mr. James Robertson

Mr. Robertson-President- appeared to request tax abatement for Real Estate and Personal Property for his corporation that will be locating in the Osgood Business Park. 

Motion to approve both requests:  Council Member Kaiser  Second:  Council Member Simon  Motion passed unanimously  7 yes

OLD BUSINESS:

Sheriff budget: 

Since the last vote taken on the Sheriff budget was not valid with a majority of elected council members, the budget was re-opened. 

Council Member Armbrecht advised he had contacted E911, both judges, and EMS.  He stated they informed him they were not having any problems with services from the Sheriff’s Department.  He also advised that at the time of the theft that was discussed at the last meeting there was overtime funds available.

Council Member Kaiser moved to approve the budget with the 10th and 11th deputy as requested.  Council Member Warren seconded.  Vote was 2 yes ( Juanita Kaiser & William Warren)  4 no ( Edward Armbrecht, David Simon, Donald Dunbar, Dephane Smith   1 abstain 9William Dramann)

Council Member Warren moved to hire the 10th deputy.  Council Member Kaiser seconded.  Vote was 3 yes ( Juanita Kaiser, William Warren, Dephane Smith) 3 no (Donald Dunbar, David Simon, Edward Armbrecht)  1 abstain (William Dramann

Council Member Warren moved to cut overtime to $25000.00 and add the 10th deputy.   Council Member Kaiser seconded.  Vote was 3 yes (Juanita Kaiser, William Warren, Dephane Smith)  3 no (Donald Dunbar, David Simon, Edward Armbrecht)  1 abstain (William Dramann )

Council Armbrecht moved to keep overtime at $50,000.00 and eliminate  the 10th and 11th Deputy.  Council Member Dunbar seconded.  Vote was 4 yes (  Edward Armbrecht, David Simon, Donald Dunbar, Dephane Smith)  2 no (William Warren, Juanita Kaiser)    1 abstain ( William Dramann)

The date for the budget adoption was set for October 20, 2010 at 5:00pm  at the Ripley County Annex.

Other Information: 

Email from Brian Bailey

PUBLIC COMMENT:

none

COMMITTEE REPORTS: None

Being no additional business to come before the Council a motion for recess  was made by Council Member Dunbar and seconded by Council Member Kaiser .  Motion was approved unanimously.

 

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