All meetings are at the Government Center, 4th Floor.
OF NOTE: HEALTH decrease in Physician Services at Adult Detention due to lower expected actual daily population (decreased from estimated 250 to 200 booked persons per day); TRANSPORTATION approve road use agreement with Ameren for new line from Hudson to Normal East sub-station; JUSTICE budget adjustment for Sheriff employee trainings; ZONING Update county code definition/special use to include Boat Sales & Service and allow for irrevocable line of credit with escrow account to secure decommissioning for wind energy conversion system; FINANCE request to fund 2 new ballot printers for Primary and General Election and approval of new Union contract with Sheriff’s office employees; LAND USE request from Cropsey Township to assist in removal of collapsed building; PROPERTY Facility Management will present 1st monthly report on current projects.
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4:30 pmHEALTH Departmental matters: Michelle Welch and Jason Tabb will request approval of 2020 rates for Physician Services at Adult Detention Center at a lower rate ($7014.80 per month) due to lowered expected actual daily population rate of 200 instead of 250; and will present Healthcare Reports from Adult & Juvenile detention centers. Jessica McKnight (Health Department Administrator) will present Monthly and General Report. Cindy Wegner (director of the County Nursing Home) will present Monthly and General Reports including an intention to present first report on efforts to increase census, reduce costs and improving quality measures next month. Camille Rodriguez, the County Administrator, will report on Recent Employment Activities (Nursing Home: Registered Nurse) and General Report.
8:00 am TRANSPORTATION Departmental Action Items: Requests approvals of February Project letting for Chenoa Road by Stark Excavating ($1.3M, Colfax-Weston Road by Rowe Construction ($1.9M), and General Motor Fuel Tax and Non MFT maintenance materials (approx. $175,900); for February Equipment letting for 2 Dump Body, Hoists and Hydraulic Systems ($117,808); for Engineering Services Agreement with Farnsworth to replace Brand II Bridge on Stringtown Road in Chenoa ($96,500) to be covered by bridge fund 100%; and for road use agreement with Ameren Illinois for McLean County Reliability Project to construct a new electric transmission line from Hudson to Normal East sub-station. Information: Jerry Stokes (County Engineer) will report on positions recently filled (None). Adjournment.
4:30 pmJUSTICE Departmental matters: Carla Barnes (Public Defender), Molly Evans (director of Children’s Advocacy Center), Jon Sandage (Sheriff), Kathy Yoder (Coroner), Don Knapp (State’s Attorney), Mike Donovan (Director of Court Services), and Don Everhart (Circuit Clerk) will present statistics and General Report. In addition, Sheriff will request approval of budget adjustment for required trainings that the State of Illinois has stopped covering ($6,577). County Administrator will also give report on Employment Activities to hire 2 Probation officers and 1 Correction’s Officer; and General Report.
7:00 pm ZONING BOARD to hear 3 cases: SU-20-01 from Patricia Braid to amend SU-19-12 (approval of pet cemetery with cremation; SU-20-02 from Maxlider Motors LLC requesting special use to allow vehicle paint/body shop in Dale Township; and ZA-20-01 for a text amendment to the Zoning Ordinance of McLean County to 1) allow Land Use Committee as entity to propose text amendments, 2) to add Boat Sales & Service facility to section 350-26; 3) to allow Boat Sales & Service as option for Special Use permit in section 350-42; 4) to amend section 350-43 to add Boat Sales & Service to Use Standard; and 5) to amend section 350-43, OO(2)(p)[e] to allow irrevocable letter of credit in addition to an escrow account as assurance in decommissioning fund for Wind Energy Conversion System.
4:30 pm FINANCE Marshell Thomson (Director of Animal Control), Becky McNeill (Treasurer), Kathy Michael (County Clerk), and Michelle Anderson (Auditor) will present for information the Monthly and General Report. In addition, County Treasurer will file the County’s Monthly financial report (to be distributed); and County Clerk will request budget adjustment to replace a ballot printer that was not working and a 2nd printer as backup for both 2020 Primary and General voting ($4,190). Camille Rodriguez (County Administrator) will request approval of Critical Hire requests (Part time Screener at Law & Justice; Office Support Specialist II in Health Dept); update to authorized persons list for County Credit cards; resolution transferring money to FICA/SS Fund and IMRF fund ($1.8M); money to Persons with Developmental Disabilities ($248,811); money to Children’s Advocacy Center/Tort Judgment/Emergency Telephone System Board ($2.3M); and approval of Collective Bargaining Agreement for Sheriff’s department employees (Correctional officers, Correctional Sergeants, Control Operators) to be distributed. Ms Rodrigez will also present recent employment activities (6 Clerical Assistants in County Clerk’s office for Elections).
3:30 pmLAND USE Action: Request approval of 2 item: a waiver and approval of one-lot subdivision for Emily Schwartz for Marvin Smith Subdivision in White Oak Township; and approve request from Cropsey Township Board to assist with rectification of unsafe conditions of a collapsed building at 105 Belle Prairie Street in Cropsey where the owner has only made minimal efforts to clear the property of the unsafe structure. Information: Camille Rodriguez (County Administrator) will update committee regarding positions filled, next proposed meeting date, and General Report.
4:45 pm PROPERTY Information: Tim Daugherty (Facilities Management Director) will provide first monthly report (page 2); and County Administrator will request approval to move emergency siren from State Farm building to Government Center; update committee regarding positions filled, update on Fairview Building.
Many thanks if you have made it through this week’s round up!