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January 8, 2008 meeting minutes

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FRANKLIN COUNTY COUNCIL MEETING
JANUARY 8, 2008
County Council Meeting Room
7:00 p.m.
Those present: County Council Donald “Butch” Williams
Hollie Sintz
Brad Spurlock
Kenneth Rosenberger
Jeff Koch
Martha Bergman
Carroll Lanning
County Auditor Susan Jones
County Commissioner Thomas Wilson
*Donald “Butch” Williams opens meeting to with the Pledge of Allegiance and calls meeting to order.
ELECTION
OF OFFICERS
President The floor was opened for nominations. Jeff Koch moved to nominate Donald “Butch” Williams as President. Brad Spurlock seconds the motion. All in favor. Opposed (0). Motion carried.
Vice
President The floor was opened for nominations. Brad Spurlock moved to nominate Hollie Sintz as Vice President. Carroll Lanning seconds the motion. All in favor. Opposed (0). Motion carried.
MINUTES Kenneth Rosenberger moved to approve and accept the Minutes of December 11, 2007. Hollie Sintz seconds. All in favor.
Opposed (0). Motion carried.
Hollie Sintz moved to approve and accept the Minutes of December 27, 2007. Carroll Lanning seconds. All in favor. Opposed (0). Motion carried.
RESOLUTION
2008-02-A Butch Williams read Resolution 2008-02-A, an Additional Appropriation Reduction Resolution. Reducing County General Personal Services in the EMA Budget in the amount of $11,250.00.
Hollie Sintz moved to approve and accept Resolution 2008-02-A as read. Jeff Koch seconds. All in favor. Opposed (0). Motion carried.
RESOLUTION
2008-02-B Butch Williams read Resolution 2008-02-B, an Additional Appropriation Resolution. Additional for County General Personal Services in Commissioners Budget for EMS Secretary $22,500.00. Clerk Perpetuation Capital Outlay $1,068.00 (New Computer). Reassessment Services and Charges $21,260.00 (AS2 data entering for compliance and Nexus Group for Trustees 2007 New Construction). EMA ODP Grant for Capital Outlay $17,901.00 (Grant Funding for 17 Laptop Computers received from Dept of Homeland Security). Riverboat Wagering Tax Revenue Fund Services & Charges $700,000.00 (Grant Funding from City of Lawrenceburg for the Renovation of the2nd Floor for Courthouse).
Carroll Lanning moved to accept Resolution 2008-02-B as read. Jeff Koch seconds. All in favor. Opposed (0). Motion carried.
SALARY
ORDINANCE
2008-01 Butch Williams reads over changes made to Salary Ordinance 2007-21. Longevity lines were added to Clerk, Auditor, Treasurer, Recorder, Surveyor, Coroner, Prosecuting Attorney, Assessor, Extension Office, Area Plan, Small Animal Control, Commissioners, Circuit Court, EMA, Transfer Station, Communications and E-911, Highway, Cumulative Bridge, Health Department, Park, Adult Supplemental and Economic Development. Other Changes added 6th Deputy ($22,233.40) to Clerk’s Office. Sheriff Salary Change to $71,936.00 and added Probationary (2) Deputies @ $31,428.00 each. Highland Township Trustee Salary to $1,500.00. Area Plan Commission Attorney to $6,500.00, Court Cases to $7,000.00 and Board of Appeal Court Cases to $5,000.00. Commissioners added EMS Secretary ($22,500.00), Part-time to $3,100.00, PTABOA to $3,900.00, removed SAC Part-time. Circuit Court added Judge Magistrate Supplement $5,000.00. EMA Director Salary Change to $17,000.00. Highway Secretary change to $24,805.00, Garage Mechanic (2) $59,740.00, Extra Help to $6,000.00 and Overtime to $30,000.00. Park Unemployment to $2,000.00. Adult Supplemental added Part-time Help $20,000.00, Court Reporter $21,000.00. Community Drug Free Coordinator to $7,500.00. Title IV-D Part-time changed to $5,200.00. Tobacco Money Part-time Sanitarian changed to $12,422.00.
Brad Spurlock motions to accept the amended Salary Ordinance 2008-01 with additional changes that read Highway Garage Mechanic (2ea@) $29,869.20 and Remove EMA Secretary Salary and Longevity. Kenneth Rosenberger seconds. All in favor. Opposed (0). Motion carried.
REEDY & PETERS
INVOICES
Invoices from Reedy & Peters were presented totaling $4,503.34 for services rendered. These invoices were approved to be paid at the December 11, 2007 Council Meeting. To pay the invoice, there is $2,000.00 in the Council 2008 Budget in Consulting Services, need to Transfer $2,504.00 from Legal Consulting into Consulting Services in order to make payment.
Brad Spurlock moved to transfer funds from legal consulting to consulting services. Kenneth Rosenberger seconds. All in favor. Opposed (0). Motion carried.
Services with Reedy & Peters were discussed. Butch Williams asked that a letter be written to Reedy & Peters, thanking them for their services and if we need services in the future we will be in touch.
RESOLUTION
2008-03 Butch Williams reads Resolution 2008-03 Resolution to Transfer Funds from 217- Local Road and Street to Government Bond Renovation in the amount of $205,000.00, as a temporary loan.
Hollie Sintz moved to approve Resolution 2008-03 as read. Jeff Koch seconds. All in favor. Opposed (0). Motion carried.
2008
APPOINTMENTS
SIRPC & ALOCHOL
BEVERAGE BOARD
Hollie Sintz motions to appoint Carroll Lanning to the Southeastern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (SIRPC). Jeff Koch seconds. All in favor. Opposed (0). Motion carried.
Carroll Lanning motions to re-appoint John Amberger to the Alcohol Beverage Board. Brad Spurlock seconds. All in favor. Opposed (0). Motion carried.
2008 COUNCIL
MEETING
SCHEDULE
January 22, 2008 @ 7:00 P.M. July 22, 2008 @ 7:00 P.M.
February 26, 2008 @ 7:00 P.M. August 26, 2008 @ 9:00 A.M. (Regular Meeting)
March 25, 2008 @ 7:00 P.M. August 26 (after Regular Mtg), 27 & 28, 2008 (Budget Hearings)
April 22, 2008 @ 7:00 P.M. September 23, 2008 @ 7:00 P.M.
May 20, 2008 @ 7:00 P.M. October 28, 2008 @ 7:00 P.M.
June 24, 2008 @ 7:00 P.M. November 25, 2008 @ 7:00 P.M.
December 16, 2008@ 7:00 P.M.
Jeff Koch moved to adopt the Meeting Schedule for 2008. Carroll Lanning seconds. All in favor. Opposed (0). Motion carried.
PROPOSED
ZONING TEXT
Brad Spurlock mentioned a letter he and Butch Williams had received on the proposed zoning text and wanting to let persons know that County Council does not vote on the proposed text. After much discussion a motion was made. Carroll Lanning moved that we ask Greg Kunkel, our appointment to the Franklin County Planning Commission, to vote down the proposed zoning code at the January 14, 2008 meeting. A certified letter notifying Greg Kunkel of the Council’s vote should be sent to him, before the January 14th meeting. All in favor (6). Opposed (0). Abstained (1). Motion carried. Brad Spurlock asked that the Commissioners also vote No for the Ordinance. Jim Suhre was present as a concerned citizen in opposition to the proposed zoning text.
ADJOURN Hollie Sintz moved to adjourn. Carroll Lanning seconds. All in favor. Opposed (0). Motion carried.
Those also present: John Estridge, Whitewater Publications Jim Suhre, Citizen
AYE NAY
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ATTEST:
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Franklin County Auditor

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