STAND-UP: LEGISLATIVE SUBCOMMITTEE- approval of finalized 2020 Legislative Program for McLean County (specifics found on pgs 2-9): In general, Support allowing counties to expand fee/non-property tax revenue; Support granting additional permissive authorities for counties; Oppose unfunded mandates, Oppose reducing existing authority, and Oppose proposals that decrease or divert existing County revenue. JUSTICE Approval of contract for State’s Attorney’s office to assist with major prosecutions. EXECUTIVE Approval of Memorandum of Understanding between McLean County and United Way of MC regarding one-time contribution of $250,000 toward establishment of Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Services for ages 13-18.
GENERAL MEETING: CONSENT AGENDA Building & Zoning to add Boat Sales & Service as option for Special Use permit; RESOLUTION to recognize Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, if you have a family history, please begin screenings at age 45. REGULAR BUSINESS AGENDA- Executive- Amendments to McLean County Board Rules (pgs 81-85) to clarify current procedures, and for substantive changes to require motions for reconsiderations at subsequent meetings to follow same procedure as any motion, all language in the rules will be gender neutral, and if agenda item does not receive a majority vote in committee, it shall proceed through the normal process and placed on the County Board agenda but with a note that the committee does not recommend approval. Finance- Approval of working cash monies transfer (annually) to cover FICA/SS, Developmental Disabilities, and CAC until first property tax payments are received in 2020; and approval of Bargaining Agreement with Illinois Fraternal Order of Police for Sheriff’s Department staff.
County Board meeting will be held this Tuesday with Stand-Up Committees beginning at 5:00 pm in the Government Center, 4th Floor. Following Roll Call, Approval of Minutes, there will be time for Appearance by Members of the Public.
If you wish to speak at the County Board meeting, you must notify the County Administrator, Ms. Camille Rodriguez (firstname.lastname@example.org), 24 hours in advance of the meeting with your name and topic you wish to speak on. Public Comment Statute
Stand Up Meetings: Tues, 3/17 at 5:00 pm The following committees will discuss-
5:00 pm LEGISLATIVE SUBCOMMITTEE: Request approval of finalized 2020 Legislative Program for McLean County (pgs 2-9): In general, Support allowing counties to expand fee/non-property tax revenue; Support granting additional permissive authorities for counties; Oppose unfunded mandates, Oppose reducing existing authority, and Oppose proposals that decrease or divert existing County revenue. Specifically we are asking the state to protect the County’s revenue from state income tax, property taxes, and motor fuel tax proceeds; Prevent duplication of accountability paperwork; Amend Criminal Traffic Assessment Act to budget neutral for safety officer trainings(Tabled); Support compromise language for Juvenile Court hearings to be required within 48 hours; Permission to institute a County Motor Fuel Tax if additional funding becomes necessary; Retain adjudication of minor traffic offenses in Circuit Clerk’s office; Fully fund Probation services (as maintained over the past 2 years); Financial Support for Electronic Filing Mandates; Restore and identify new funding sources for critical Mental Health Services; Establish a statewide program for Household Hazardous Waste (reducing burden on local government); Review School funding formula to increase support from the state and decrease property tax burden; Support the Fair Maps Initiative following the 2020 Census; Support Renewable Energy with Clean Energy Jobs Act or Path to 100 Act; Identify and increase funding for child protective services; Support groundwater protection with Mahomet Aquifer as it provides water for approximately 850,000 Central Illinois Residents; and Increase Medicaid Reimbursement Rates to support care and reduce shortfall burden on local government.
5:25 pm JUSTICE: Approval of contract with Tammy Wagoner as a Special State’s Attorney to prosecute major cases, and Budget Adjustment ($36,000) for State’s Attorney’s office with this contract.
5:26 pm EXECUTIVE: Approval of Memorandum of Understanding between McLean County and United Way of MC regarding one-time contribution of $250,000 toward establishment of Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Services (ages 13-18) for: Therapy Groups, Individual psychotherapy, Case Management, Connection to community resources, Social-emotional skill building, Recreation & leisure, Mindfulness, Education and Experiential learning; President/CEO of UW and one UW board member will serve on Grant Application Review Committee; and Budget Adjustment for State’s Attorney’s office ($36,000).
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 February Minutes
->County Hwy Dept: 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.
->Building & Zoning: Approval of 3 Zoning 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; and 4) to amend section 350-43 to add Boat Sales & Service to Use Standard; and 1 Sub-division Case: S-20-02 for one-lot subdivision for Emily Schwartz for Marvin Smith Subdivision in White Oak Township
->Transfer Ordinances 2019 (requires 2/3 majority vote)- 2 items to transfer money from Contractual Services to Employee Salary/IMRF/Medicare/SS for Mental Health staff ($192,804); and Monies from Construction road/bridges/culverts to Maintenance Roads/Drainage account ($26,186.40)
OTHER RESOLUTIONS, CONTRACTS, LEASES, AGREEMENTS, MOTIONS
->Executive: Approval of resolution to allow Administration to offer a salary above starting maximum for a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in the Triage Center (and eliminate need for telepsychiatry across county mental health programs) under the Behavioral Health Coordinating Council; and Memorandum of Understanding between McLean County and United Way of MC regarding one-time contribution of $250,000 toward establishment of Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Services (seen above in Stand-up).
->Finance: Approval of resolution to obtain a Commerce Bank Credit Card Account.
->Health: 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
->Justice: Approval of contract with Tammy Wagoner as a Special State’s Attorney (seen above in Stand-up)
->Chairman: Will Appoint Michael Pettorini to McLean County Regional Planning Commission.
->Congratulations & Commendations to Proclaim March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, reminding everyone that individuals with family history of colorectal cancer are recommended to begin regular screenings at age 45.
STANDING COMMITTEE ITEMS:
->Executive: Items for Action- Approval of Amendment to McLean County Board Rules (pgs 81-85) whereas the majority of the updates are to clarify current procedures (ex. “distribute” instead of “mail” information), motions for reconsiderations at subsequent meetings will only be allowed if placed on agenda similarly to an original item for consideration, all language in the rules will be gender neutral, update to include a third standing committee of the Legislative Subcommittee, update to functions of Property committee to expand definition to current oversight functions as the duties have shifted over time, and update to remote attendance policy allowing member to qualify for remote attendance through communication with Administrative staff and not required to state reason at the board meeting; and if agenda item does not receive a majority vote in committee, it shall proceed through the normal process and placed on the County Board agenda but with a note that the committee does not recommend approval. Items for Information: Bloomington Normal Water Reclamation minutes and General Report.
->Justice: Items for Action- Approval of Budget adjustment to pay for Sheriff dept staff training ($6,577), and budget adjustment for Special Prosecutor for State’s Attorney’s office ($36,000). Items for Information: General Report.
->Finance: Items for Action- Approval of 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), of 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). Items for Information: General Report.
->Health: Items for Information: General Report.
->Land Use: Items for Information: General Report.
->Transportation: Items for Information: General Report.
->Property: Items for Information: General Report.
->County Administrator: Items for Information: General Report
Meeting will close with any Other Business, Approval of Bills, and Adjournment.