Executive Committee meeting will be held this Tuesday at 4:30 pm in the Government Center, 4th Floor.
OF NOTE: EXECUTIVE Request approval of planned Dell Computer purchases to replace aging equipment. Update from the Behavioral Health Coordinating Council that outreach will begin April 9th to residents in most need of services, and beta testing of screening tool for law enforcement to determine appropriate level of service for individuals when diverting from criminal justice system. EDC Update: working to expand the Enterprise Zone for state funded abatements that will not impact our local tax base. TRANSPORTATION Request approval of agreements to develop Route 66 Bike Trail extension from Shirley to Funk’s Grove JUSTICE Request approval of ordinance to update fee schedule in Circuit Clerk’s office to be in line with fees across the state. Approval of contract to provide performance/outcome evaluation of Veteran’s Court (first graduation from Veteran’s Court is May 2019) FINANCE COUNTY Request additional parcels to be added to the Enterprise Zone, of agreed upon tax abatements for Brandt as they have met the abatement terms. COUNTY ADMINISTRATION Closed session to discuss employment.
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TUESDAY- 4/9 4:30 pm
Executive Departmental Matters:
Presented for Action- Will Appoint Susie Casey to Sheriff Office Merit Commission, John Dennis, Jr to Danvers Fire Protection District, and Brian Taylor to Octavia Fire Protection District. Will Re-Appoint Mark Lareau to Carlock Fire Protection District, Keenan Wilson to Chenoa Fire Protection District, Diane bostic to the Danvers Community Fire Protection District, Doug Huskey and Jim Walters to Ellsworth Fire Protection District, Mike Cotter to Lexington Fire Protection District, Bradley Wade to Mt Hope Funks Grove Fire Protection District, Chad Johnson to Octavia Fire Protection District, Ronald Hamilton to Randolph Fire Protection District, Joseph Bane and Richard Benjamin to Saybrook-Arrowsmith Fire Protection District, Joel White to Towanda Fire Protection District Jeff Wilcox to the Bloomington Township Public Water District, Jeff Feid to Bloomington-Normal Water Reclamation District, and Gerald Fortag to Clearview Sanitary District. Will Request approval to purchase 186 Dell Computers to replace units that are extremely inefficient (37 will go to the Health Department, 29 to Nursing Home, and remaining 120 will go to other county departments). This purchase is under the planned schedule of upgrades and budgeted in this fiscal year. Presented for Information- Update on the Behavioral Health Coordinating Council (p. 8-9): Outreach starting April 9, Hiring supervisor to begin 24-hr triage, new screening tool for police/sheriff, and beginning to plan for 2019 Mental Health Forum; EDC Report (p. 10-11): working to expand the Enterprise Zone for state funded abatements that will not impact our local tax base, another Canadian company in considering the region for 100 new jobs @$25+ an hour, hosted “Trade Wars in McLean County” to educate community and participated in the One Voice trip to advocate for 4 major projects to be supported (Uptown’s Pedestrian underpass, Downtown’s transit transfer center, get information on recent designation of Rte 66 as a National Historic Trail and what that means for available resources to expand/improve our landmark, and ISU small business incubator/makerspace; and General Report.
Health: To be Presented to the Board: Request approval of Laboratory Agreement with American Health Associates for clinical lab work; and Presented for Information- General Report.
Land Use: Presented for Information- General Report.
Transportation: Presented for Action- Will Request approval of Local Public Agency Agreement, Appropriation Resolution for Local Match (20% locally funded) and Intergovernmental Agreement with IDOT for Route 66 Bike Trail extension from Shirley to Funk’s Grove; Presented to the board- Requests approvals of Resolutions for Equipment (Road Sweeper), Project, Materials (Oil & Chip road work), & Construction Letting (Jefferson St resurfacing/sidewalks in Towanda); Requests for Engineering Service Agreement for Park Culvert Replacement; and Approval of Bridge Construction Petition for Joint Culvert Replacement #1; and Presented for Information- General Report.
Property: Presented for Action- Will Request approval of budget adjustment for signs, vacuums in the Law & Justice expansion at a price of $7,156. To be Presented to the Board: Request approval of a 2-year Tractor lease agreement that allows us to have new equipment at lower cost than purchasing and maintaining equipment. Presented for Information- General Report.
Justice: Presented for Action- Will Request approval of ordinance establishing fees and assessments to be charge by Circuit Clerk’s office in line with fees throughout the state; Presented to the Board- Will Request approval of contract to assess performance and outcome evaluations of the Veteran’s Court and approval of update to automated reporting system of court dispositions for traffic & criminal cases; and Presented for Information- General Report.
Finance: Presented for Action- Will Request approval of Agreement with Town of Normal & Town of Normal Contract for Animal Control Warden Services, Request additional parcels to be added to the Enterprise Zone, of agreed upon tax abatements for Brandt as they have met the abatement terms (p. 76), of Resolution to transfer monies from Working Cash fund to FICA/Social Security Fund to be replenished in Working Cash upon collection of general property taxes being paid, of Ordinance transferring monies from Health Dept fund to Persons with Developmental Disabilities as budgeted for normal operating expenses, and of Ordinance transferring monies from General Fund to Children’s Advocacy Center/Tort Judgment Fund/Emergency Telephone System Board as budgeted for normal operating expenses. To be Presented to the Board: Request approval of Deed of Conveyance for unpaid taxes; and Presented for Information- General Report.
County Administrator: Presented for Information- Report on Recent Employment, CLOSED SESSION for employment discussion, and General Report.
Other Business and Communication
Close after any approval of Bills and Transfers to be paid.