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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
2010 Meeting Schedule
Meetings begin at 7:00pm in the Commissioner's meeting room located in the Annex Building
TUESDAY JANUARY 19, 2010
, PRESIDENTJUANITA (DEE DEE) KAISER
5796 E CO RD
MILAN, IN 47031
(812) 654-2619 (812) 934-4899
DONALD DUNBAR, VICE PRESIDENT DAVID C. SIMON
829 E. BEECH
ST5127 W COUNTY RD 500 N
P.O. BOX 122
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
347 S. PARK AVE
BATESVILLE, IN 47006
COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
Meeting December 13, 2010
Minutes prepared by Bill Wagner, Ripley County Auditor
The Ripley County Council met on Monday, December 13, 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 November 15, 2010 were approved unanimously by a motion from Council Member Kaiser and a second from Council Member Simon.
Park & Recreation:
Funds to purchase truck to pull showmobile
$25,000.00 from #611-49000-000-611 Endowment Fund
Council Member Dunbar moved to approve: Council Member Warren seconded and the motion passed unanimously
TRANSFERS REQUIRING COUNCIL APPROVAL:
Superior Court: $234.00
From: #100-253000-000-022 Office Supplies
To: #100-44100-000-022 Law Library
Council Member Armbrecht moved to approve: Council Member Simon seconded and the motion passed unanimously
Sheriff Department: $10,000.00
From: #100-37900-000-014 Utilities
To: #100-28200-000-014 Inmate Medical & Dental
Council Member Dunbar moved to approve: Council Member Kaiser seconded and the motion passed unanimously
From: #100-25300-000-002 Office Supplies/Registration of Voters
To: #100-32900-000-002 Printing/Registration of Voters
Council Member Kaiser moved to approve: Council Member Warren seconded and the motion passed unanimously.
INFORMATION ONLY TRANSFERS:
From #100-27500-000-009 Film & Processing
To #100-25300-000-009 Office Supplies
To# 100-36102-000-009 Machine Repair & Maintenance
Park & Recreation:
From #425-38901-000-050 Gas & Diesel
To#425-32900-000-050 & #425-38710-000-050 equally
From#201-37902-000-025 Gas Heat
From#201-28900-000-027 Gas, Oil & Lube
To#201-25700-000-027 Garage & Motors
To#203-32560-000-033 Equipment /rental
To #201-32550-000-026 Signs
From #331-32901-000-331 MS Advertising
RTo#331-34802-000-331 MS Travel
To#214-13300-000-034 Group Insurance
From#100-18401-000-014 Deputy Matron
To#100-13801-000-014 Jail Overtime
To#100-32301-000-001 Copier Maintenance Agreement
To#100-36500-000-010 Other Supplies
From#100-37800-000-010 Contractual Services
From #100-34200-000-010 Mobile Radio Repair
To#100-32220-000-010 Mortuary Garments
To#100-25355-000-010 Supplies & Materials
Sheriff Contract: The Finance Committee had met with Sheriff Grills and their agreement was to use the 2.8 law which gives the Sheriff a salary and percentage of the tax warrants collected.
Council Member Warren moved to approve with a second from Council Member Kaiser. The motion passed with 6 Yes and 1 No ( Council Member Dramman)
Council Member Armbrecht then moved to approve the Sheriff Salary shown on the Salary Ordinance of $75,388.00. Council Member Kaiser seconded and the motion passed unanimously.
Auditor Wagner questioned how the tax warrants were paid to the Sheriff and was advised By Council Member Armbrecht that it was his understanding that the Sheriff paid himself from the warrants collected.
Council Member Armbrecht questioned material provided to the Council by the Auditor on ways to pay Sheriff. Auditor Wagner advised the information had been received from the SBOA.
The next order of business was the Council appointment to the Vernon Forks Water District Board. The County Commissioners and the County Council have a joint appointment to that board. The Commissioners had voted to appoint Mr. Jeff Volz to the board. Council Member Warren moved to appoint Mr. Jeff Volz with the Commissioners. Council Member Dunbar seconded and the motion passed unanimously.
Mr. Warren Bruns advised the Council the funds that had been approved for the drainage would be requested at a later date once the drainage plan for Osgood is complete and the Park would then know where they stand.
Council Member Armbrecht announced the Auditor’s Office was the first in the State to submit and obtain approval of the Fall Settlement. This allows Schools, Cities, Towns, Trustees, Etc. to obtain their operation funds on time and eliminates the need to borrow funds to get through a year because the funds were late to them from the County. Auditor Wagner thanked the Council and stated his staff deserved a lot of credit.
Economic Development: Jeff Volz—Absent
Technology Committee: Edward Armbrecht
Council Member Armbrecht advised the recommendations for new equipment for different departments.
E911 Advisory Board: Ben Peetz—Absent
SEI Regional Planning Comm:--Dephane Smith—None
Grants Committee: Dephane Smith – Nothing new
Solid Waste District: Donald Dunbar-- Site has been prepared for the addition on the recycling building. When weather breaks it will be started.
EMS Advisory Committee: David Simon—None
Council Member Dunbar thanked Council Member Simon for his past service to the County. This was echoed by those present and by Commissioner Reiners and Commissioner Stutler who were present.
He also asked about the Belterra money and the balances shown on the Treasurer’s report. He asked Auditor Wagner to check the balances.
Council Member Warren brought up the recording of the meetings. He then made a motion to not turn off the recordings until the meetings were adjourned. The motion died from a lack of second.Being no additional business to come before the Council, Council Member Simon was given the honor to move to adjourn The motion was seconded by Council Member Warren and approved unanimously. (7-yes)
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