STANDUP MEETING- FINANCE: CLOSED SESSION regarding county employment. Approval of Resolution to amend full-time hire to supervise the Triage program for the remaining 7 months of the Fiscal Year 2019. EXECUTIVE: Same as see in Finance, and also approving Contract for McLean County Administrator.
REGULAR MEETING- Consent Agenda- Congratulations & Commendations: Proclamation recognizing NaCo Stepping Up Month of Action- Mental Health Month. Standing Committee Items- 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. FINANCE: Expand Enterprise Zone to include Brandt expansion, Approve tax abatement as negotiated with Brandt as they met employment goals.
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Stand Up Meetings: Tues, 4/16 at 5:10 pm The following committees will discuss-
5:10 pm FINANCE: CLOSED SESSION for the purpose of discussing County Employment. Approval of Resolution to amend full-time hire to supervise the Triage program for the remaining 7 months of the Fiscal Year 2019, and Accept/Place on File Treasurer’s monthly report.
5:20 pm EXECUTIVE: CLOSED SESSION for the purpose of discussing County Employment. Request Approval of Resolution to amend full-time hire to supervise the Triage program for the remaining 7 months of the Fiscal Year 2019 (both as seen in FINANCE stand up); Approval of Budget Ordinance transfer to fund full-time hire; and Approval of Contract for McLean County Administrator (to be distributed).
Full County Board Meeting will follow directly at 5:30 pm. After Call to Order, Invocation, Pledge of Allegiance, Roll Call, Public Comment, then there will be the Consent Agenda and discussion/vote on Action Items.
CONSENT AGENDA (to be approved in one motion- unless an item is asked to be set aside for discussion):
->Approval of March Minutes
->County Hwy Dept: Approval 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.
->Building & Zoning: Approval of 4 Zoning cases 1) authorize special use permit for Randolph Cooperative Grain Co to expand Grain Elevator facility in Heyworth, IL, 2) authorize special use permit to expand a Grain Elevator facility and waive 50 ft property line buffer requirement, reducing it to 4.7 feet in McLean, IL, 3) authorize special use permit to allow an Agricultural Tourism Facility in Shirley, IL, and 4) authorize special use permit to expand an Agricultural Tourism Facility in Downs, IL for Epiphany Farms Hospitality Group.
->Transfer Ordinances 2019 (requires 2/3 majority vote) to make funds available for purchasing Radio Equipment and for purchasing Software.
->Health: Approval of Laboratory Agreement with American Health Associates for clinical lab work.
->Property: Approval of Tractor Lease Agreement.
->Justice: 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.
->Finance: Approval of Deed of Conveyance for unpaid taxes.
->Finance: Approval to purchase 186 Dell Computers in accordance with scheduled replacement.
->Chairman: Will Appoint Susie Casey to Sheriff Office Merit Commission, John Dennis, Jr to Danvers Fire Protection District (FPD), and Brian Taylor to Octavia FPD. Will Re-Appoint Mark Lareau to Carlock FPD, Keenan Wilson to Chenoa FPD, Diane Bostic to the Danvers Community FPD, Jeffrey Misch to Downs FPD, Doug Huskey and Jim Walters to Ellsworth FPD, Mike Cotter to Lexington FPD, Bradley Wade to Mt Hope Funks Grove FPD, Chad Johnson to Octavia FPD, Ronald Hamilton to Randolph FPD, Joseph Bane and Richard Benjamin to Saybrook-Arrowsmith FPD, Joel White to Towanda FPD, Jeff Wilcox to the Bloomington Township Public Water District, Jeff Feid to Bloomington-Normal Water Reclamation District, and Jerald Fortag to Clearview Sanitary District..
->Congratulations & Commendations: Proclamation recognizing NaCo Stepping Up Month of Action- Mental Health Month recognizing the many efforts of McLean County to address the mental health needs of our residents.
STANDING COMMITTEE ITEMS:
->Executive: Items for Action- Request Approval of Resolution to amend full-time hire to supervise the Triage program for the remaining 7 months of the Fiscal Year 2019; Approval of Budget Ordinance transfer to fund full-time hire; and Approval of Contract for McLean County Administrator (to be distributed at Meeting). Items for Information- CLOSED SESSION if needed to discuss employment, BN Airport Authority Minutes (CIRA will be designing a new mother’s lounge, new public lounge and ISU is refinishing a space for an ISU Student Art Gallery space), Bloomington Normal Water Reclamation District minutes (Cargill has requested a variance to raise the Fats/Oil/Grease limits as there is a leak they are working to identify- the request is still in Public Comment Period. They cite that Soybean oil is biodegradable and has zero impact on wastewater plant), EDC Report (working to expand the Enterprise Zone for state funded abatements that will not impact our local tax base; negotiating with Canadian company that would bring 100 jobs/$400 mil investment; 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: Items for Information: General Report.
->Land Use: Items for Information: General Report.
->Transportation: Items for Action: 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. Items for Information: General Report.
->Property: Items for Action- Request approval of budget adjustment for signs, vacuums in the Law & Justice expansion at a price of $7,156. Items for Information: General Report.
->Justice: Items for Action- Request approval of ordinance establishing fees and assessments to be charge by Circuit Clerk’s office in line with fees throughout the state. Items for Information: General Report.
->Finance: Items for Action: 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. 153), 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. Items for Information: General Report.
->County Administrator: Items for Information: General Report
Meeting will close with any Other Business, Approval of Bills, and Adjournment.