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 11/16/04

November 16, 2004

The Ripley County Council met on November 16th, 2004 at the Ripley County Annex in Versailles , Indiana .

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

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

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

After a short discussion, Council Member Armbrecht made the motion to rescind the motion made to approve $47,000 for 2 Sheriff cars from the 2005 budget seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Bauer made the motion to approve $47,000 from the 2004 (Sheriff / Rising Sun Riverboat Budget) to purchase 2 new cars seconded by Council Member Smith. Motion approved by 6 members (Armbrecht, Simon, Nickell, Smith, Dunbar & Bauer) and 1 member abstain (Dramann).

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the minutes of the October 19th, 2004 meeting  seconded by Council Member Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Smith made the motion to take off the table the motion for the additional appropriation of $750 for Park & Rec. account # 425-11355-000-050 seconded by Council Member Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the additional appropriation $750 for the Park & Rec. account # 425-11355-000-050 seconded by Council Member Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

Bill Davison, Sheriff Ripley County withdrew the additional appropriations of $10,000 (Inmate Medical & Dental) & $5,000 (Meals For Prisoners).

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the additional appropriation of $30,077.81 account # 259-30000-000-000 Covered Bridge Fund seconded by Council Member Armbrecht. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Smith made the motion to amend the Rainy Day Fund, due to no second motion, the motion died.

Commissioner Little's request for an additional  appropriation of $250,000 account # 625-13300-000-225 Rainy Day Fund was not approved.

Council Member Armbrecht made the motion to advertise $250,000 additional appropriation from the Rising Sun Riverboat fund for the December meeting seconded by Council Member Nickell. Motion approved by 6 members (Armbrecht, Simon, Nickell, Bauer, Smith & Dramann). One member voted against ( Dunbar ).

Council Member Armbrecht made the motion to approve the additional appropriation  $37,688.11 account # 293-13300-000-293 Riverboat/Rising Sun for Commissioners seconded by Council Member Dramann. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Armbrecht made the motion to approve the additional appropriation of $6,365.90 account # 245-29560-000-037 /245 Health Maintenance/Nurses Operation),  $1,277.08 account # 245-34401-000-037 Health Maintenance/Environmental Health Cell Phones, $449.73 account # 245-34402-000-037 for the Ripley County Health Department seconded by Council Member Smith.  Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Armbrecht made the motion to approve the additional appropriation  $20,000 account # 201-28900-000-022 seconded by Council Member Dramann. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Nickell made a motion to approve the transfer of  $60,009.90 from County Highway/account # 201-13300-000-027 to Rising Sun Riverboat account #293-13300-000-293 (reimbursement highway premiums)  & $4,981.98 from County Cum Bridge account # 203-13300-000-033 to Rising Sun Riverboat Fund account # 293-13300-000-293 (reimbursement for health claims)/ $3,000 from Legal Services account # 100-37300-000-018 to Burial of Soldiers account # 100-39900-000-018 seconded by Council Member Smith. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Armbrecht made the motion to approve the transfer  $1,648.28 from Registration & Conference Fees account # 331-32720-000-331 to Advertising account # 564-32901-000-564/ $68.00 from Environmental Supplies account # 583-25302-000-583 to Public Health Coordinator Perf account # 583-18100-000-583/  $105.00 from Environmental Supplies account # 583-25302-000-583 to Public Health Coordinator Social Security account # 583-12600-000-583/$1,231.00 from Environmental Supplies account # 583-25302-000-583 to Public Health Coordinator account # 583-11150-000-583/ $449.73 from Health Maintenance account # 245-34402-000-037 to County Health account # 214-11240-000-035 seconded by Council Member  Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the transfer of $200.00 from Mileage account # 100-32700-000-005 & $300.00 from Meeting account # 100-32800-000-005 to Office Supplies account # 100-25300-000-005 seconded by Council Member Nickell. Motion approved unanimously.

  Council Member Simon made the motion to approve the transfer of $198.47 from Repairs & Maintenance account # 425-36103-000-050 to RSRF-RV Hookups account 582 seconded by Council Member Armbrecht. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Dramann made the motion to approve the transfer of $3,000.00 from Legal Services account # 100-37300-000-015 to Assistant Building Inspector account # 100-15601-000-015 seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

 

Council Member Smith made the motion to approve the transfer of  $2000.00 from Office Supplies account # 100-25300-000-004/ $1,000.00 from Meetings account # 100-32800-000-004 /$200.00 from Mileage account # 100-32700-000-004/ $2,000 from Transfer Books account # 100-32101-00-004 to Clerical account # 100-11600-000-004 seconded by Council Member Armbrecht.   Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Armbrecht made the motion to approve Perf  (additional service credit) for Lawrence Ralston seconded by Council Member Nickell.  Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Armbrecht made the motion that all encumbrance requests are in the Auditor’s Office December 14th, 2004 by 4:00 PM seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Members Armbrecht made a motion to table the Victim Coordinator Position (salary) to the December meeting seconded by Dramann. Motion approved unanimously.

Council Member Smith requested that the council have executive meeting before the regular council meeting. Council made no discussion.

Commissioners advised that on December 1st, 2004 there is a meeting on a possible addition to the jail.

Auditor McCoy advised the council that per state board of account/state law the payroll/salary needs to be corrected.  Council Member Armbrecht made the motion to correct the payroll by taking ½ day a pay period till the days are caught up seconded by Council Member Simon. Motion approved by 6 (Armbrecht, Simon, Nickell, Dunbar, Smith & Dramann) and 1 against (Bauer).

 

Committee Reports

 

Economic Development – Chuck Folz – Folz advised that board met & Economic Development Director (salary raise) of 3% &Assistant 2%.

Technology Committee – Edward Armbrecht – No meeting

E911 Advisory Board – Juanita Bauer – No Report

SEI Regional Planning Committee – Dephane Smith – No Report

Grants Committee – Donald Dunbar – 2 grants  (Van/ Andy Clark & Vests Sheriff Department)

Solid Waste District – Donald Dunbar – Meeting Thursday, November 18th, 2004.

EMS Advisory Committee – Dephane Smith – No Report

Welfare Committee – William Dramann –Nothing

Council Member Smith made a motion to adjourn until the next regular meeting on December 21st, 2004 seconded by Council Member Armbrecht.  Motion approved unanimously.

 

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