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March 24, 2009 Council Minutes

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FRANKLIN COUNTY COUNCIL MEMORANDUM & MINUTES

March 24, 2009 @ 7:00 P.M.

FRANKLIN COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER

COMMISSIONERS/COUNCIL PUBLIC MEETING ROOM 203

 

Those Present:                

County Council:   Hollie Sintz   Jeffery Koch       Carroll Lanning   Bradley L Spurlock          

Kenneth Rosenberger   Tom Linkel          Jason Allen        

County Auditor:     Susan A Jones

County Commissioner:                  Eric E Roberts                     Thomas E Wilson                             

Hollie Sintz opened the Meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance.  Meeting was called to Order.

MINUTES  Carroll Lanning moved to accept the Minutes of February 24, 2009.  Jeff Koch seconds.  All in Favor (7).  Opposed (0).  Motion carried.

RESOLUTION 2009-06-A ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION The Additional Appropriation for County General Personal Services in the amount of $82,555.00 was tabled from the February 24, 2009 Council Meeting.  Additional Appropriations are Assessor 4th Deputy $23,423.00, Assessor Part-time $32,221.00, Prosecutor Secretary $22,500.00 and Prosecuting Attorney IV-D $27,834.00.

It was discussed and not having an approved 2009 Budget at this time.  Brad Spurlock made motion to deny County General Additional Appropriation Resolution 2009-06-A.  Kenneth Rosenberger seconds.  All in Favor (7).  Opposed (0).  Motion carried.

RESOLUTION 2009-10 ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION Hollie Sintz reads Resolution 2009-10 Additional Appropriation.  County General – Sheriff Part-time Cook  $1,730.00, Sheriff Oil & Gas $30,000.00, Sheriff Contractual Services $40,000.00 and Sheriff Equipment $2,000.00.  Highway – Road Equipment $19,500.00.  Cum Bridge – #73 Enochsburg $90,000.00 & $30,000.00.  Highway EDIT – Stone House Road Slope $90,900.00.  Government Center Bond – Bond Payment $421,000.00.  Tower Maintenance $5,000.00. Economic Development – Director $35,000.00, Social Security $2,700.00, PERF $2,500.00, Health Insurance $17,000.00 and Longevity $120.00.  United Way Grant  $9,200.00.

Council Members ask that E-911 Director Tracy Lightfield attend the next County Council Meeting to get accounts set up, between E-911 Landline – E-911 Wireless and County General Communications as per Indiana Code and State Board of Accounts Audit.

Carroll Lanning questions the $25,000.00 that had been budgeted for a car in the Sheriff’s Budget.  Dale Maxie replied that (2) Sheriff Cars have been ordered (the second car to be paid out of Cum Capital Development Funds).  It was asked how many more Spillman Software payments are left to be paid.  Dale Maxie said 2 or 3 more payments.  It was asked if the Spillman Payment and Equipment could be paid out of Cum Cap Development.  Tom Wilson said yes.  Brad Spurlock questioned why Gas & Oil for the Sheriff Cars is paid out of County General instead of MVH.  The Town of Laurel pays for theirs out of MVH.  Hollie Sintz will check out.

Carroll Lanning motioned to approve Resolution 2009-10 Additional Appropriation, to approve all funds, but denying County General.  Jeff Koch seconds.  All in Favor (7).  Opposed (0).  Motion carried. 

 

 

     

ADDITIONAL

ADDITIONAL

     

AMOUNT

AMOUNT

     

REQUESTED

APPROVED

FUND NAME: County General      
  10000  Personal Services  

$1,730.00

$0.00

  20000  Supplies  

$30,000.00

$0.00

  30000 Services and Charges  

$40,000.00

$0.00

  40000  Capital Outlay  

$2,000.00

$0.00

      .  
TOTAL for County General Fund:

$73,730.00

$0.00

         
         
FUND NAME: Highway      
  10000  Personal Services  

$0.00

$0.00

  20000  Supplies  

$0.00

$0.00

  30000 Services and Charges  

$0.00

$0.00

  40000  Capital Outlay  

$19,500.00

$19,500.00

      .  
TOTAL for Highway Fund:

$19,500.00

$19,500.00

         
FUND NAME: Cumulative Bridge      
  10000  Personal Services  

$0.00

$0.00

  20000  Supplies  

$0.00

$0.00

  30000 Services and Charges  

$120,000.00

$120,000.00

  40000  Capital Outlay  

$0.00

$0.00

      .  
TOTAL for Cumulative Bridge Fund:

$120,000.00

$120,000.00

         
FUND NAME: Highway Edit      
  10000  Personal Services  

$0.00

$0.00

  20000  Supplies  

$0.00

$0.00

  30000 Services and Charges  

$90,900.00

$90,900.00

  40000  Capital Outlay  

$0.00

$0.00

      .  
TOTAL for Highway Edit Fund:

$90,900.00

$90,900.00

         
FUND NAME: Government Center Bond      
  10000  Personal Services  

$0.00

$0.00

  20000  Supplies  

$0.00

$0.00

  30000 Services and Charges  

$421,000.00

$421,000.00

  40000  Capital Outlay  

$0.00

$0.00

      .  
TOTAL for Government Center Bond Fund:

$421,000.00

$421,000.00

         
FUND NAME: Tower Maintenance      
  10000  Personal Services  

$0.00

$0.00

  20000  Supplies  

$0.00

$0.00

  30000 Services and Charges  

$5,000.00

$5,000.00

  40000  Capital Outlay  

$0.00

$0.00

      .  
TOTAL for Tower Maintenance Fund:

$5,000.00

$5,000.00

         
FUND NAME: Franklin County Economic Development    
  10000  Personal Services  

$57,320.00

$57,320.00

  20000  Supplies  

$0.00

$0.00

  30000 Services and Charges  

$0.00

$0.00

  40000  Capital Outlay  

$0.00

$0.00

TOTAL for Franklin County Economic Development Fund:

$57,320.00

$57,320.00

         
FUND NAME:

2008 Round One IN Nat Disa Grant

     
  10000  Personal Services  

$0.00

$0.00

  20000  Supplies  

$0.00

$0.00

  30000 Services and Charges  

$9,200.00

$9,200.00

  40000  Capital Outlay  

$0.00

$0.00

      .  
TOTAL for 2008 Round One IN Nat Disa Grant Fund:

$9,200.00

$9,200.00

         

RESOLUTION 2009-11 TRANSFER OF FUNDS

Hollie Sintz read Resolution 2009-11 Transfer of Funds.  County General Treasurer transferring $610.00 from Office Machine Repair to Equipment to purchase a new validator to validate payments for collection of taxes.  

 

                                                COUNTY GENERAL

                                                FROM:                  Treasurer – Office Machine Repair           $610.00 100-103-4360.00

                                                TO:                         Treasurer – Equipment                                 $610.00 100-103-4440.00

Jeff Koch moved to approve Transfer of Funds Resolution 2009-11.  Brad Spurlock seconds.  All in Favor (7).  Opposed (0).  Motion carried.

ORDINANCE 2009-01 LAW ENFORCEMENT FUND  Mel Wilhelm, Prosecutor had presented and Ordinance 2009-01 at the February 24, 2009 Council Meeting.  The Ordinance was tabled at that time to allow Brad Spurlock to discuss the Ordinance with Dale Maxie and Mel.  Brad Spurlock reported that he had talked to Dale Maxie and Phil Wietholter, they don’t feel the money that their departments obtain should go to the Prosecutor’s Office and to distribute to his discretion.  The funds now go to the designated departments.  No action was taken at this time.  Brad Spurlock will talk to Gene Stewart and Mel Wilhelm  and check if the  Ordinance can be rewritten.

ORDINANCE 2009-04 AMENDED 2009 SALARY ORDINANCE           The Amendment to the 2009 Salary Ordinance is adding to the Reassessment (0123) Part-time $32,221.00 @ $9.50 hourly rate.

Jeff Koch motioned to accept  Ordinance 2009-04 Amended 2009 Salary Ordinance.  Kenneth Rosenberger seconds.  All in Favor (7).  Opposed (0).  Motion carried.

BATESVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION APPOINTMENT   Tom Linkel motioned to rescind motion made appointing Brian Patterson to the Batesville Economic Development Commission and appoint Rick Green to the Batesville Economic Development Commission.  Jason Allen seconds the motion.  All in Favor (6).  Opposed (1 – BS).  Motion carried.  Tom Linkel will check with Major Fledderman on an advisory member.

LETTER OF SUPPORT FOR GRANT THROUGH THE CITY OF LAWRENCEBURG FOR STATE MANDATED EQUIP FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT VEHICLES            Dale Maxie, County Sheriff reported that Don Smith and Jason Lovins will be submitting a Grant Application to the City of Lawrenceburg in the amount of $147,000.00 up to $162,000.00 for the purpose of implementing the State Mandated Electronic Ticket Writing System.  The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department would utilize grant monies to purchase laptop computers, mounting brackets and upgrade software for E-911 to set up the sheriff vehicles.  The grant can be written to include Laurel, Oldenburg and Brookville Law Enforcement Agencies.  Dale is requesting a Letter of Support from the Franklin County Council.  Tom Linkel asked that Dale check into a User Fee.  (Letter of Support was written and signed by Hollie Sintz, President Franklin County Council).

SHERIFF DEPT CHANGE IN RANK Dale Maxie, Sheriff mentioned that he has made changes in Sheriff Department.  The Chief Deputy is now John Roberts, who is also the K-9 Unit, instead of Doug Baker.  There is $500.00 difference in pay, can’t take the pay from Doug Baker, will be needing an additional $500.00.  Eldon Cornelius, Former Sheriff had made Doug Baker Chief Deputy and Major to allow him to get overtime.  Council asked that the additional funds be transferred from the Departments overtime line.  The Salary Ordinance will also need to be amended.

POLICE RETIREMENT PLAN Dale Maxie, Sheriff presented their Police Pension Plan for the Sheriff’s Department that needs to be signed by the County Council.  Carroll Lanning moved to sign the Police Pension Plan.  Tom Linkel seconds the motion.  All in Favor (7).  Opposed (0).  Motion carried.

 LETTER OF SUPPORT TOWN OF LAUREL STANLEY MONROE PROPERTY FOR INDUSTRIAL LAND The Town of Laurel is making application to the City of Lawrenceburg for a Grant to purchase 41.3 acres of land that had been zoned industrial located (PT SE  9-12-12 & SW 9-12-12) on State Road 121 owned by Stanley & Martha Monroe.  On April 6, 2009 a Public Hearing is set for the Property to Annexed to the Town of Laurel.  Requesting a Letter of Support from the County Council.  Have received letter of support from Representative Tom Knollman, Senator Jean Leising, Tom Davis, Democrat County Chairman and John Worth, Republican County Chairman.

Brad Spurlock moved to sign Letter of Support for the Town of Laurel.  Tom Linkel seconds the motion.  All in Favor (7).  Opposed (0).  Motion carried.

LETTER OF RESIGNATION FROM DONALD (BUTCH) WILLIAMS FROM ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION

Donald L (Butch) Williams had presented to County Council a Letter of Resignation from his appointment from the Economic Development Commission dated February 22, 2009.

Carroll Lanning moved to accept Letter of Resignation from Donald Butch Williams from the Economic Development Commission.  Jeff Koch seconds.  All in Favor (7).  Opposed (0).  Motion carried.

APPOINTMENT TO THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION  Jeff Koch mentioned he had talked to Donald Dickey, Jr. about the Economic Development Commission Appointment.  Mr. Dickey lives near the Batesville High School, worked for Hillenbrand Industries for 27 years and has worked in Property Management and with Highway Systems.  Mr. Dickey is interested in the appointment for the Economic Development Commission.

Tom Linkel had been contact with Rick Fledderman, Major of Batesville and he had recommended Myron Kanning.  Tom had talked to Mr. Kanning and Economic Development in Indiana is his passion.  Mr. Kanning has also worked for Hillenbrand Industries for 30 years and served as Vice President.  Mr. Kanning has experience in negotiating and setting up business for Hillenbrands.  Mr. Kanning is also interested in the appointment for the Economic Development Commission.  Mr. Kanning can meet on Thursday’s only, the Commission currently meets on Tuesdays.  Keith Hall and Dennis Kolb had agreed to move the meeting day to Thursdays.  Mr. Dickey after hearing Mr. Kanning is interested in the position had recommended him and supports the Council’s decision saying Mr. Kanning is a great guy.  Jason Allen had made contact with several people in Batesville and both Mr. Dickey and Mr. Kanning were recommended for the position.  There were others who were also interested in the position, Roy Hall, Brian Patterson and Dave Lowery.

To m Linkel motioned to nominate Myron Kanning to the Economic Development Commission.  Jason Allen seconded the motion.  All in Favor (7).  Opposed (0).  Motion carried.  The Board of Commissioners will make appointment on April 6, 2009.  The next Commission meeting is scheduled for April 9, 2009.

ADJOURN            Jeff Koch moved to adjourn.  Carroll Lanning seconds.  All in Favor (7).  Opposed (0).  Motion carried.

Others Present:               

Joann Koch                         Tony Schwab                     Monica Yane                      Austin Cook                       

Lou Linkel                            Wayne E Monroe             Dale Maxie                         Dennis Kolb                       

Keith Hall                             Donald D Dickey Jr.          Scott McDonough            Brian Patterson                

Darrell Smith                      John Estridge

 

AYE                                                                                    NAY

__S/ Hollie Sintz_____________                             _____________________

Hollie Sintz                                                                          Hollie Sintz

__S/  Jeffery C Koch__________                             _____________________

Jeffery C Koch                                                               Jeffery C Koch

__S/ Kenneth J Rosenberger___                              _____________________

Kenneth J Rosenberger                                                Kenneth J Rosenberger

__S/ Bradley L Spurlock_______                              _____________________

Bradley L Spurlock                                                   Bradley L Spurlock

__S/ Carroll Lanning_________                                _____________________

Carroll Lanning                                                               Carroll Lanning

__S/ Tom Linkel____________                                ______________________

Tom Linkel                                                                       Tom Linkel

__S/ Jason Allen_____________                            _____________________

Jason Allen                                                                    Jason Allen

 

ATTEST:  __S/ Susan A Jones__________________________

                  Susan A Jones, Franklin County Auditor

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