OF NOTE: SWEARING-IN AND REORGANIZATION Will determine the new leadership and committee assignments for the next 2 years. Rules will also be discussed and voted on by the new board. HEALTH Increase nursing pay at the Nursing Home to remain competitive in the field. TRANSPORTATION Salary agreement for County Engineer, which if maintained at 95% of recommended pay by State, will be partially paid by the State of Illinois. JUSTICE Many contracts for employees are being renewed for Public Defenders, Prison Chaplain, Guardian Ad Litem contracts. There are also many contract renewals: for drug testing and treatment in the jail and court services; for education services; for services in booking on behalf of Bloomington, Normal and ISU; and for data/research from ISU Stevenson Center.
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8:00 am SWEARING-IN & REORGANIZATION MEETING: Prior to the meeting, all new members will be sworn in by Hon. Mark Fellheimer, Chief Judge, Circuit Court. After opening the meeting and electing a temporary chairman to oversee the new chairman election, board members will elect new chairman and vice-chairman. Chairman will then bring the rules and committee appointments to a vote.
4:30 pm HEALTH Camille Rodriguez from the Health Department will present Activity Summary, Statistics Report and General Report. Cindy Wegner from the County Nursing Home will request a nurse position reclassification to bring RN pay in line with other community opportunities, and present their General Report. Michelle Welch and Jason Tabb will present Healthcare Reports from Adult & Juvenile detention centers. Bill Wasson, County Administrator, will report on Recent Employment Activities and General Report.
8:00 am TRANSPORTATION Jerry Stokes, County Engineer with Highway Dept, will request approval for: Letting contract on County Maintenance Materials; Engineering Services Agreement and Motor Fuel Tax Resolution for Division St in Chenoa; Jurisdictional Transfer Agreement, Resolution, Ordinance, and Intergovernmental Agreement with City of Chenoa for Division St in Chenoa; Motor Fuel Tax and Matching Tax Resolution for Stringtown Road; Motor Fuel Tax and Matching Tax Resolution for Covell Road; Motor Fuel Tax Resolution for Towanda-Barnes Road; Study of Altered Speed Limit on Old Town Township; Bridge Replacement Petition in Hudson Road District- Rhinehart Culver; Resolution for Anticipation of Township Bridge Funds (see previous); and Motor Fuel Tax Funds with a CLOSED SESSION to discuss salary of Engineer and then approval of Salary Agreement. Items for Information: UPDATES on any recent positions filled, Project Summaries on Holders Bridge, Shaffer Bridge, and Towanda-Barnes/Ireland Grove intersection.
4:30 pm JUSTICE Departmental matters: Cassy Taylor, Director from Court Services, will present for approval: Proposal from Seimen’s Healthcare Diagnostics for Drug testing; Agreement between Court Services and Chestnut for Mental Health and Substance Abuse treatment; Agreement between County and National Center for State Courts for process and outcome services in Drug Court; Agreement with Kevin Crutcher for assessment and Counseling services; and Emergency Appropriation amending budget to accommodate a SAMHSA grant received that covers part of 2018 and 2019 budget. Carla Barnes, the Public Defender, will request approval for contracts for retaining 5 special public defenders. Jon Sandage, the Sheriff, will request approval of Agreements: with City of Bloomington for Byrne Justice Assistance Grant, for GED Instruction with Heartland, Intergovernmental agreement with ISU to provide booking services, and Intergovernmental Agreement with Normal to provide booking services; and of contract with Ruth Chin for chaplain services. Don Knapp, the State’s Attorney, will give Caseload and General Report. Will Scanlon, from the Circuit Court, will request approval of 2 Guardian Ad Litem contracts, an amendment to agreement for Children’s waiting room, Neutral Site Custody Exchange/Visitation Center, and to the contract with ISU Stevenson Center for Data/Research Services. Monthly and General Reports will be given by Court Services, Circuit Clerk, Public Defender, Sheriff, Children’s Advocacy Center, Coroner, and State’s Attorney. Bill Wasson, the County Administrator, will report on Employment Activities and General Report.
7:00 pm ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS Requests for special use permit to allow a single-family residence in an Agricultural district in Martin Township.
4:30 pm FINANCE Monthly and General Reports from County Treasurer, Animal Control, Clerk, and Auditor. Treasurer will also request approval of resolution to authorize execution of a Deed of Conveyance for unpaid tax bills. County Auditor will request approval to retain actuarial firm. Administrator will request approval of critical hiring, approval of reclassification of position at Nursing Home, report on recent employment activity, and General Report.
3:30 pm LAND USE Action Items: None Information: McLean County Ameren Reliability Project proposal. County Administrator, Bill Wasson, will update committee regarding positions filled and General Report.
4:45 pm PROPERTY Departmental Matters: County Administrator, Bill Wasson, will request approval amendment for the Lease and the Contract for Operation & Maintenance between McLean County and the Public Building Commission. He will also give report recent employment activity, and General Report.