All meetings are at the Government Center, 4th Floor, and there will be a social gathering at Anderson Park and home of Chairman McIntyre
OF NOTE: There will be a SOCIAL EVENT held SUNDAY Nov 3rd at Chairman McIntyre’s home (link below for details) in which there will be a majority of a quorum present. HEALTH County Nursing home report, on Blue Ribbon Panel recommendations, is on pages 26-30 (list changes made to improve facility, current focus, and future projects to improve sustainability- as in developing Adult Day Services, Memory Care OR designate Hospice wing- any of which could lead to approximately $2M in additional revenue annually). TRANSPORTATION Acceptance of increased Motor Fuel Tax monies of $2,374,120 to put toward county projects that had been delayed due to funding constraints. FINANCE County Clerk submitted proposal to consolidate Bloomington Township 01 & 02 voting sites, Primary Vote by Mail form, and proposed Early Voting Sites/Date & Times to Board. Sheriff’s office pay revision now recommended for Chief Deputy, Jail Superintendent, and Assistant Jail Superintendent and will be retroactively applied to beginning of 2019. LAND USE Renew 3-year McLean County Solid Waste Program contract and report on success of Household Hazardous Waste Collection. PROPERTY Agenda not available at this time but anticipate presentation from Laborer’s on proposed housing project with interest in developing Fairview building.
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
SUNDAY- 11/3 McLean County Board Social Event No county business is scheduled to be discussed or acted on, but there will be a majority of a quorum present.
3:00 pmHEALTH Departmental matters: Cindy Wegner (director of the County Nursing Home) will present 3 items for approval: First Amendment to Agreement with Symbria Rehab, Inc for to adopt the new payment rule from Medicare for “Patient Driven Payment Model” where Symbria will receive 39% of per diem rate for services; Amendment to Agreement with Medline Post-Acute Corporate Sales Supply/Program to reduce the cost of wound dressings and ensure best practices with additional staff training; Merchant Agreement between Nursing Home, Worldpay LLC, & GovPayNet to provide credit card payment system; and Nursing Home 2020 Private Pay Rate (proposing a 3% increase to $222 a day for semi-private and $239 a day for private room which is a $7 increase over the current rates); as well as Monthly and General Reports. County Nursing home report, on Blue Ribbon Panel recommendations, is on pages 26-30 (list changes made to improve facility, current focus, and future projects to improve sustainability- as in developing Adult Day Services, Memory Care OR designate Hospice wing- any of which could lead to approximately $2M in additional revenue annually). Michelle Welch and Jason Tabb will present Healthcare Reports from Adult & Juvenile detention centers. Tammy Brooks (Interim Director of Health Department) will present Monthly and General Report. Camille Rodriguez, the County Administrator, will review the 2019 recommended budget on: Tort Judgment for Juvenile Detention Program to amend Vaccine budget to match previous year expenses ($1,500 increase), make a Revision on Tort Judgment fund to allow additional funds for Office Supplies for expanded office and satellite medical office needs ($500 increase), increased budget to replace dental equipment ($700 increase), with cuts made to College Tuition/Books/Fees ($500 decrease) as well as Non-Contractual Services ($1k decrease); and Nursing Home Fund revised budget numbers to match expected income based on current reimbursement rates (multiple), current expense of Vaccines/Prescriptions/Non-prescription ($60k), approved expenses for kitchen equipment ($4.9k) and A/C chiller repair ($12k), Capital Improvement approvals for HVAC and window replacement ($44k). County Administrator will also report on Recent Employment Activities (1 Promotion specialist, 1 Office Support Specialist, 1 CNA, 1 RN, 1 Social Services Assistant), and General Report.
8:00 am TRANSPORTATION Departmental Action Items: Requests approvals of Resolution to approve acceptance of increased Motor Fuel Tax monies (increasing our budget by $2,374,120); IGA with IDOT for TARP Funds to be used on Gillum Road/Approval of Weight Limit Resolution (upgrading weight limit on road to 80,000 lbs following resurfacing); and Jurisdictional Transfer Agreement and Resolution for West Street in Danvers to complete an agreement following relocation County Hwy 55 in 1991, but never officially transferred; and Service contract with Crane Tech LLC to provide certification training to potential operators of the sign truck ($11,572). Information: Jerry Stokes (County Engineer) will present summaries of positions recently filled, and ongoing projects: Money Creek II Bridge, Old Colonial Road, and Gillum Road. Adjournment.
4:30 pmJUSTICE Departmental matters: Kathy Yoder (Coroner), Don Knapp (State’s Attorney), Mike Donovan (Director of Court Services), Don Everhart (Circuit Clerk), Carla Barnes (Public Defender), Molly Evans (director of Children’s Advocacy Center), and Jon Sandage (Sheriff) will present statistics and General Report. In addition, State’s Attorney will present Caseload and Forfeiture Fund Report; and Sheriff will request approval of Intergovernmental Agreements (IGA) with: State of IL, IEMA for enacting effective Emergency Management Services; Heartland CC for GED Instruction/Calendar Year; with Bloomington/ISU/Normal for booking services; and contract with Ruth Chin for Chaplin Services. County Administrator will also give report on Employment Activities to hire 1 Case Manager with CAC, 1 Clerk for Circuit Clerk, 1 Corrections Officer, 1 Veteran’s Treatment Court Coordinator, and 1 Assistant Public defender; and General Report.
7:00 pm ZONING BOARD will consider 1 application: Case SU-19-12 from Patricia Braid to allow for a cemetery with cremation in the Agricultural district in Funks Grove Township, McLean, IL.
4:30 pm FINANCE Marshell Thomson (Director of Animal Control), Becky McNeill (Treasurer), Michelle Anderson (Auditor), and Kathy Michael (County Clerk) will present for information the Monthly and General Report. In addition, Director of Animal Control will request budget adjustments to account for donations of $5,745 to be added to the department fund and to increase expense budget to $7,500 for 2-way radios to improve communication with rural law enforcement agencies, and County Treasurer will file the County’s Monthly financial report. County Clerk put out an RFP to supply voting poll books and got 1 vendor, GBS who has been working with the County for 18 years to provide poll books. County Clerk is also requesting 2 permanent changes to polling locations (Consolidate Bloomington Township 01 and 02 polling locations to the Bloomington Township Fire Station, and move Martin Township location from Colfax Town Hall to Colfax Village Board Room). And County Clerk submitted Primary Vote by Mail form and proposed Early Voting Sites/Date & Times to Board. Camille Rodriguez (County Administrator) will review the 2020 recommended budget for County Auditor; Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund; FICA Social Security; the 2020 Compensation Plan; Critical Hire requests for 1 Circuit Clerk Division Supervisor, 1 State’s Attorney Legal Assistant I, and 1 Custodian for Facilities Department; report on how discussion of Lieutenants stagnant wages compared to Correction Officers led to awareness of wage disparities for Chief Deputy, Jail Superintendent, and Assistant Jail Superintendent (with recommendations to backdate pay increases and increase wages accordingly in future budget cycles); recent employment, and provide General Report.
3:30 pmLAND USE Action: Request approval to renew 3-year McLean County Solid Waste Program between EAC, McLean County, City of Bloomington and Town of Normal (with a 20% increase in budget to address implementation of services to reduce waste now that we do not have an active landfill within the county, and a 3% increase for the 2021 budget and 2022 budget). Information: EAC will report on outcome of Sept 2019 Household Hazardous Waste Collection (16k Gallons of Hazardous and 17.5k pounds of electronic waste collected for recycling), EAC 2nd Quarter Education Activity Report, Bright Stalk Wind Farm Update (Applicant has completed Historical preservation consultation and the Pre-Construction Aquatic Species Inventory Surveys), Camille Rodriguez (County Administrator) will update committee regarding positions filled, next proposed meeting date, and General Report.
4:45 pm PROPERTY Agenda not available as of 11/1/2019. We are expecting to hear a presentation from the local Laborer’s on proposal for a housing development in the Fairvew Building.
Many thanks if you have made it through this week’s round up!