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RIPLEY COUNTY COUNCIL MEMBERS

 

DEPHANE SMITH , PRESIDENT

5796 E. CO. RD. 475 N.

MILAN, IN 47031

(812) 654-2619

 

DONALD DUNBAR

829 E. BEECH

P.O. BOX 122

OSGOOD, IN 47037

(812) 689-4406

 

 

MARK BUSCHING

608 CLEARVIEW LANE

VERSAILLES, IN  47042

(812) 689-7119

 

 

BEN PEETZ

9570 N. COUNTY RD. 250 W

BATESVILLE, IN  47006

(812) 852-4573

 

JUANITA (DEE DEE) KAISER

418 PLEASANT VIEW LANE

BATESVILLE, IN 47006

(812) 934-4899

 

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

 

2008 Council meeting schedule

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

TUESDAY JANUARY 22, 2008

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 19, 2008

MONDAY MARCH 17, 2008

MONDAY APRIL 21, 2008

MONDAY MAY 19, 2008

MONDAY JUNE 16, 2008

MONDAY JULY 21, 2008

MONDAY AUGUST 18, 2008

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 15, 2008

MONDAY OCTOBER 20, 2008

MONDAY NOVEMBER 17, 2008

MONDAY DECEMBER 15, 2008

 

Unapproved Council Meeting Minutes for October 20, 2008

 

October 20, 2008

 

The Ripley County Council met on Monday, October 20th, 2008 at the Ripley County Annex in Versailles, Indiana.

Dephane Smith, Council President called the meeting to order promptly at 7:00PM with the pledge of allegiance to the flag. Council Members Dephane Smith, Juanita Kaiser, Ed Armbrecht, Ben Peetz, Mark Busching, Donald Dunbar and David Simon were in attendance.

Elaine Mortara, Deputy Auditor took minutes for Mary Ann McCoy, Ripley County Auditor who was at a State Auditor’s Conference.

Neil Comer, County Attorney was present for the Council meeting to answer any legal questions.

Council Member Busching made a motion to approve the minutes from the September 15th Council meeting seconded by Council Member Dunbar. Motion approved unanimously.

Additional Appropriations:

Council Member Armbrecht made a motion to approve the additional appropriation of $35,000 Acct# 100-37501-000-014 Meals for Prisoners/County General/Ripley County Sheriff Grills seconded by Council Member Peetz. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Members Armbrecht made a motion to table the additional appropriation of $17,500 Acct# 308-25700-000-308 Garage & Motors/Home Incarceration Fund/Ripley County Sheriff/Grills to the next meeting seconded by Council Member Dunbar. Motion approved unanimously.  Council Members suggested that the Sheriff start keeping track of mileage for deputies on personal time.

Council Member Armbrecht made a motion to approve the additional appropriation of $50,000 Acct# 203-35700-000-033 Gas, Oil & Lubes/Cum Bridge and $25,000 Acct# 201-25700-000-027 Garage/Motors/Highway Department/Commissioner Reiners seconded by Council Member Kaiser. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Busching made a motion to approve the additional appropriations of  $450.20 Acct# 425-38901-000-050 Gasoline & Diesel (Reimbursement received from the F.O.P & 4-H Corporation), $1,108 Acct# 425-33380-000-050 Water & Gas (Reimbursement received from 4-H Corporation) $1,805.52 Acct#425-33370-000-050 Electricity (Reimbursement received from 4-H Corporation), $2,825 Acct#425-11355-000-050 Show Mobile Personnel (Additional fund for show mobile operators) and $425 Acct#425-38701-000-050 Rental Deposits (appropriate paid rental deposits) Park & Recreation/ Julie Brancamp seconded by Council Member Peetz. Motion approved unanimously.

Transfers:

Council Members Peetz made a motion to table the transfer of $1,200 from Acct# 425-19100-000-050 Workers Comp. to Acct# 425-33380-000-050 Water & Gas/Park & Recreation/ William T. Neal to the next meeting until they can get more information seconded by Council Member Kaiser. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Kaiser made a motion to approve the transfer of $3,500 from Acct# 100-25300-000-004 Office Supplies to Acct# 100-11600-000-004 Clerical/ Ripley County Auditor/Mary Ann McCoy seconded by Council Member Armbrecht. Motion approved unanimously.

Requests:

Sheriff Grills presented Third Amendment to Ripley County Police Retirement Plan for the Council Member President signature. Council Member Kaiser made a motion to approve the Third Amendment to Ripley County Police Retirement Plan seconded by Council Member Armbrecht. Motion approved unanimously.

Old Business:

Barry Lauber, representing Belletech, Ripley County Economic Development & Ripley County Redevelopment Commission presented the Resolution No. 2008-02 for Belletech to the Ripley County Council for their signature. Council Member Busching made a motion to accept the Resolution Confirming Resolution No. 2008-01 Declaring a Certain Area in Johnson Township, Ripley County, Indiana, an Economic Revitalization Area For Purposes of Real and Personal Property Tax Abatement seconded by Council Member Kaiser. Motion approved unanimously. Lauber thanked the County Council for their support on this project.

Committee Reports:

Economic Development-Jeff Volz/All is good

Technology Committee- Edward Armbrecht-no meeting

E911 Advisory Board-Ben Peetz-no meeting

SEI Regional Planning Committee-Dephane Smith-Julie Berry resigned

Grants Committee—Dephane Smith- Julie Brancamp/ Park & Recreation/Applied for Grants for Lighting at the Ripley County Park

Solid Waste District-Donald Dunbar-Building new building at JPG

EMS Advisory Committee-David Simon-Nothing

Welfare Committee-Juanita Kaiser-No Meeting

Council Member Peetz made a motion to adjourn until the next meeting on Monday, November 17th, 2008 seconded by Council Member Dunbar. Motion approved unanimously.

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