Executive Committee meeting will be held this Tuesday at 4:30 pm in the Government Center, 4th Floor. Following Roll Call, Approval of Minutes, there will be time for Appearance by Members of the Public.
OF NOTE: EXECUTIVE Will present and hear from Candidates to replace Scott Murphy for District 2 and received memo from BHCC noting intention to seek development of Mental Health treatment services for Adolescents. JUSTICE Receipt of multiple grants to fund victim support services for children and adults. FINANCE Increase in state grant to reimburse costs to maintain voter database and access Centralized Statewide Voter Registration system. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR Resolution Declaring Serious Public Health & Safety Crisis from Unlawful Distribution of Prescription Controlled Substances (in 2015 6.7 million opioids sent to McLean County with 130,000 adults); Authorization of Chairman to hire firm to pursue litigation for negligence in excessive opioid distribution; and Ordinance to authorize County Administrator to amend non-discrimination policies to meet State and Federal Requirements.
If you wish to speak at the committee meetings, you must notify the County Administrator, Ms Camille Rodriguez, 24 hours in advance of the meeting with your name and topic you wish to speak on. Public Comment Statute
Clicking on Committee name links below will take you to the Agenda with attachments on the County’s Website
EXECUTIVE Departmental Matters: Presented for Action- Will Appoint Dr. Rich Ginnetti to the McLean County Board of Health. Presented for Information: Candidates for McLean County Board District 2 Appointment: William Friedrich, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Novosad, Chelsie Leffelman, and Martin Tipsord; IT report on Data Initiatives, and General Report for Information Technologies, Behavioral Health Coordinating Council Update with intention to develop a short-term, more intensive program for Adolescent Mental Health services, and General Report of the Executive Committee.
PROPERTY Information: General Report.
JUSTICE Presented for Action: will request approval of Emergency Ordinance to amend Children’s Advocacy Center budget to reflect a grant received for $16,256 from Victims of Crime Act; Emergency Ordinance to amend Coroner’s Office budget to reflect necessary purchase of encrypted radio to communicate with Law Enforcement at a cost of $7,522.31; and approval of Intergovernmental Agreement and federal grant award for $80,187 under the States’ Attorney’s office to provide advocates to assist victims throughout court proceedings. To be Presented to the Board: Amended Memorandum of Understanding between Child Protection Network and County to fund CAC/CASA in the amount of $27,706 Information: General Report.
FINANCE Presented for Action: Will request approval of adjusted Voter Registration 2019 State Grant and Agreement, eligible to be reimbursed for expenses related to maintenance and access to Centralized Statewide Voter Registration system, up to $59,426.31. To be Presented to the Board: request Approval to cancel 6 Tax Sale Certificates. Information: General Report.
HEALTH Information: General Report.
LAND USE Information: General Report.
TRANSPORTATION To be Presented to the Board: Requests approvals of Fiscal Year 2020 Downstate Operating Assistance Program Resolution (allowing for SHOW BUS), Resolutions for Project Lettings (Mill and Resurface section of Gillum Road, as well as Hot Mix patching on Gillum Road, at a cost of $929,172.34 and $53,330 respectively); Request Approval for new Joint Culvert in Yates Road District with the County’s cost of $2,850, and Requests Approval of Petition to resurface Towanda East Road (preliminary design work for this 2020 project). Information: General Report.
REPORT OF COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR Presented for Action: Will request approval of Resolution Declaring Serious Public Health & Safety Crisis from Unlawful Distribution of Prescription Controlled Substances (a letter from Mr Don Knapp states, “I feel confident that evidence exists to support both the conclusion that adequate controls were not in place preventing the filling of “suspicious orders” in McLean County when more than 6.7 million opioids were sent to a county of 172,000 people with an adult population of around 135,000.”); Authorization of Chairman to execute a Contingent Fee Engagement agreement to hire firm of Sanders Phillips Grossman, LLC to pursue litigation for negligence in excessive opioid distribution; and Ordinance amending McLean County Code to authorize Co. Administrator to amend non-discrimination policies to meet State and Federal Requirements. Information: General Report.