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 November 15, 2010

Minutes prepared by Bill Wagner, Ripley County Auditor

The Ripley County Council met on Monday, November 15, 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 October 18, 2010 were approved unanimously by a motion from Council Member Dunbar and a second from Council Member Warren. 

APPROPRIATIONS:

Ripley County Health Department:  $5640.00

From Acct# 344-29551-000-000

Immunization grant appropriation for immunization clinic supplies

Appropriation was withdrawn

Ripley County Health Department:  $2100.00

Immunization grant appropriation for computer/printers

Appropriation was withdrawn

Clerk:  $3000.00 & $611.00 respectively

From Acct# 282-11600-000-000 Clerical/Perpetuation Fund

From Acct# 282-12600-000-282 Social Security/Perpetuation Fund

Motion to approve request was made by Juanita Kaiser with a second by William Warren. 

Vote: 3- yes ( Kaiser, Warren, and Smith)  4- no (Dunbar, Simon, Armbrecht and Dramann)

There was continued discussion which led to a motion by Council Member Kaiser to rescind the vote.  A second was made by Council Member Warren. 

Vote:  4- yes (Kaiser, Warren, Dunbar, and Smith)  3-no (Armbrecht, Simon and Dramann)

Motion to approve the request was then made by Council Member Kaiser.  Council Member Warren seconded.  Stipulation was it would be no more than the end of this year.

Vote: 4-yes (Kaiser, Warren, Smith and Dunbar)  3-no (Armbrecht, Simon and Dramann)

 Treasurer:   $400.00

From Acct#100-32301-000-005 Copy machine maintenance agreement

To Acct#100-25300-000-005 Supplies Order more receipts

Motion was made by Council Member Armbrecht to approve the request with a second from Council Member Simon.

Vote:  7-yes ( unanimous)

Transfers:

Technology:  $1500.00

From Acct#100-37200-000-053 Low Support Contract

ToAcct#100-29640-000-053 Software Upgrades

Firewall Software Upgrade

Motion to approve the request was made by Council Member Dramann with a second by Council Member Dunbar.

Vote: 7-yes (unanimous)

INFORMATION ONLY TRANSFERS:

Parks & Recreation:    $1000.00

From Acct# 425-36400-000-050  Liability Insurance

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

Shift of Funds

Parks & Recreation:   $4000.00

From Acct# 425-13300-000-050  Insurance 

To Acct#425-11350-000-050 Caretaker

Shift of Funds

Sheriff Department:   $580.67

From Acct#100-13801-000-007

To Acct#100-11700-000-007

Payroll

Highway Department:   $2000.00

From Acct#278-32490-000-278  Stone

To Acct#278-32520-000-278 Bituminous

Shift of Funds

Commissioner’s:   $50.00

From Acct#100-32110-000-018 County Cemeteries

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

Change of Venue

EMS:    $200.00

From Acct#293-18100-000-055  Perf

To Acct#293-13300-000-055 Group Insurance

To cover the last insurance payment

Health Department:  $1500.00

From Acct#245-11252-000-037  HM PRN/RN Assistant

To Acct#245-11220-000-037  Clinic Assistant

To cover hours on the clinic assistant

Technology:  $1000.00

From Acct#100-37200-000-053  Low Support Contract

To Acct#100-32302-000-053  Computer/Printer Maintenance

RAM & PC Upgrades

NEW BUSINESS:

Sheriff Department:  Sheriff Tom Grills

Sheriff Grills advised the Council that Friendship State Bank has terminated their trust department that handled the Sheriff Department retirement account.  He advised he had arrangements with Morgan Stanley to take over the retirement account. 

A motion was made by Council Member Kaiser to approve Morgan Stanley to oversee the retirement account for the Sheriff Department.  Council Member Warren seconded and the motion passed unanimously. ( 7-yes)

2011 Salary Ordinance:  Council Member Armbrecht moved to approve the 2011 Salary Ordinance with exception of the Sheriff’s Salary.  Council Member Kaiser seconded and the motion was passed unanimously. (7-yes)

The December meeting date was discussed and a motion was made by Council Member Dramann to change the meeting date to December 13, 2010 at 6:00pm for the Executive Session and 7:00pm for the Council Meeting.  Council Member Kaiser seconded and the motion passed unanimously. (7-yes)

Sheriff’s Contract:  (7:44:00)  The Sheriff’s contract was discussed in depth with no consensus reached.  The different ways to calculate the sheriff’s pay was discussed.  After lengthy discussion the decision was made to bring the discussion to Executive Session at the next council meeting set for December 13, 2010 at 6:00pm in the Ripley County Annex Building.

(8:37:00)  The Public Hearing on the Resolution for Declaring an area in Center Township an Economic Revitalization Area for Real And Personal Property Tax Abatement was called to order.

There were no objections from the public and Council Member Kaiser moved to adopt the Resolution.  Council Member Warren Seconded and the motion passed unanimously. (7-yes)

2011 Meeting Schedule:

The 2010 meeting schedule was discussed and a motion from Council Member Kaiser was made to accept the schedule.  Council Member Warren seconded and the motion passed unanimously .( 7-yes)

Batesville Memorial Public Library:

Council received a letter from the library requesting re-appointment of Ms. Chris Fairchild to the Batesville Memorial Public Library Board of Trustees.

Council Member Dramann moved to appoint Ms. Fairchild for another term effective 1-1-2011 to 12-31-2014.  Council Member Kaiser seconded and the motion passed unanimously. (7-yes)

PUBLIC COMMENT: None

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

No reports except Solid Waste District.  Mr. Dunbar reported the bids for the expansion were to be let 11-18-2010.

Being no additional business to come before the Council a motion for recess  was made by Council Member Warren and seconded by Council Member Kaiser .  Motion was approved unanimously. (7-yes)

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