STANDUP MEETING- FINANCE: ordinance to amend McLean County Code to allow spouses/dependent children to purchase to County insurance, at County employee rates for 3 years in the case of an employee death due to work injuries; to submit questions of law to State’s Attorney’s office regarding rules regulating polling place locations so the board can have relevant and legally grounded information when deciding on merging, approving new, or closing polling locations.
REGULAR MEETING- ADMINISTRATOR Proposed Ordinance and/or Voter referendums to be placed on the Primary Ballot to Prohibit any commercial activity regarding growing, processing, transporting, or selling adult use cannabis in the unincorporated areas of McLean County.
County Board meeting will be held this Tuesday at 4:45 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 (email@example.com), 24 hours in advance of the meeting with your name and topic you wish to speak on. Public Comment Statute
Stand Up Meetings: Tues, 12/17 at 4:50 pm The following committees will discuss-
4:50 pm FINANCE: Approval of Critical Hire Requests for a Veterans Court Mentor Coordinator (funded by grant) and Assistant Public Defender I mainly focusing on DUI and Major Traffic Violations; of ordinance to amend McLean County Code to allow spouses/dependent children to purchase to insurance through the County and at County employee rates for 3 years instead of COBRA rates, in the case of an employee death due to work injuries; to submit questions of law to State’s Attorney’s office regarding rules regulating polling place locations so the board can have relevant and legally grounded information when deciding on merging, approving new, or closing polling locations; CLOSED SESSIONS 1) to deliberate on matter with employee/representative or salary of employees; and 2) to discuss litigation.
5:20 pm EXECUTIVE: Approval of ordinance to Amend McLean County Code (see above); and of Local Public Agency Agreement for Federal funds to repair Maitland Bridge, Dale Road (funding 80% of the $720,000 cost).
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 October Minutes
->County Hwy Dept: Approvals of Local Public Agency Agreement to use Federal funds for 80% of costs of reconstruction for Maitland Bridge in Dale Township ($720K Federal, $90K County, $90K Dale Township); Engineering Services Agreement for Bridge & Box Culvert Inspection as part of the Bright Stalk Wind farm to ensure the safety of transporting equipment across 22 bridges and culverts; update to County Ordinance imposing Weight Limitations to match State-adjusted road classifications (including weight limits resolutions to increase limit to 80K pounds for Arrowsmith Road, Downs Road, Lexington-Leroy Road, White Oak Road, and Danvers-Yuton Road); of Engineering Services Agreement for Takiff Bridge in Empire Township (Engineering cost will be $40K); and approval of Motor Fuel Tax Resolution to cover Jerry Stokes’ salary for the 2020 year of $129K.
->Building & Zoning: Approval of 1 zoning reclassification for Case ZA-19-06 from Freesen to change M-2 General Manufacturing zoning to an A- Agricultural district on an 18-acre property in Dale Township that has been restored to agricultural quality land; and 1 special use permit for Moraine Solar LLC in case SU-19-13 requesting to amend special use case SU-18-05 (expiring 2/20/2020) to extend building permit for a solar power generating facility in Downs Township.
->Transfer Ordinance 2019 (requires 2/3 majority vote) for Children’s Advocacy Center Expenses for $19,559.
->Executive: approve renewal of Maintenance Agreement with Interact Public Safety for E-Justice Software with a 5% increase (total cost of $106,964); agreement with Conference Technologies to maintain audio/visual equipment in room 400 to stream our monthly meetings online ($6583); of Triage Center Program Service Agreement with Chestnut Health Systems to provide Peer Support staff for Contract Manager and Employees to assist with Triage services; and Agreement with Anderson Legislative Consulting, Ltd for lobbying services to monitor key legislation and coordinate meetings with legislators, and draft legislation/amendments on behalf of the county ($9,000 annual cost); and establish County Board Meeting Dates for Calendar Year 2019.
->Justice: approval of contracts with Special Public Defenders: John Bussan, William Mahrt, Kelly Hamms, Jennifer Patton, Michael Doubet, and Stephanie Wisner; and Director of CAC will request approval of Lease Agreement for space at 100 S. Center St, Clinton IL and a Business Associate Agreement with Network Ninja for software data management to protect employee health information; amendment to Neutral site Custody Exchange; and amendment to Children’s Waiting Room agreement.
->Property: Approval of lease for space with Veterans Assistance Commission, and lease for space with Regional Office of Education for DeWitt/Livingston/Logan/McLean Counties.
->Finance: Approval of finding agreement with Charitable Trust for up to $15,000 a month to cover vet services/supplies for pet care; of Resolutions authorizing County board to: disburse funds from Defaulted surrender, Assign Tax Sale Certification of Purchase on Mobile home; and Surrender/Cancel Tax Sale certificates on Purchase of 2 mobile home real estates.
->Chairman: Will Appoint Tim Lindenbaum to Patton Drainage District; and Re-Appoint Michael Doyle to Sangamon River Drainage District and Clayton Rosenberger to Golden Rule Drainage District.
->Congratulations & Commendations: Susan Hartzold was awarded the Illinois Association of Museums’ Lifetime Professional Achievement Award in November 2019.
STANDING COMMITTEE ITEMS:
->Executive: Items for Action- None. Items for Information- BN Airport Authority Minutes (5 months into fiscal year- Revenue and Expenditures are both over-budget and received reimbursement from state for improvements; renewal of Line of Credit with Commerce Bank); Bloomington Township Public Water (looking into cost of a hydrant meter for bulk water purchasing and looking into how to make BTPWD hydrants look less like hydrants as they only are for flushing not fire suppresion); and General Report.
->Health: Items for Information: General Report.
->Land Use: Items for Information: General Report.
->Transportation: Items for Action- Approval of update to County Ordinance imposing Weight Limitations to match State-adjusted road classifications; Budget adjustment for County Bridge Fund to account for additional expenses incurred in 2019 above the budgeted amount ($65K); and of Local Public Agency Agreement to use Federal funds for 80% of costs of reconstruction for Maitland Bridge in Dale Township.Items for Information: General Report.
->Property: Items for Action- Approval of Amendment to lease for Public Building Commission; Contract for operation and maintenance of County Buildings. Items for Information: General Report.
->Justice: Items for Action- Approval of agreement for access to shooting range for employee training; and of amendment to contract with ISU Stevenson Center for Data/Research. Items for Information: General Report.
->Finance: Items for Action- Approval of budget adjustment for $60,000 in charitable contributions; of CliftonLarsenAllen LLP as our external auditor; and ordinance to amend McLean County Code to allow spouses/dependent children to purchase to insurance through the County and at County employee rates for 3 years instead of COBRA rates, in the case of an employee death due to work injuries. Items for Information: General Report.
->County Administrator: Items for Action- Approval of Resolution authorizing Electoral Authorities to place 2 Referendum items on the Primary Ballot to Prohibit any commercial activity regarding growing, processing, transporting, or dispensing adult-use cannabis in the unincorporated areas of McLean County; and of Chapter 260 Mclean County Cannabis Prohibition Ordinance. Items for Information: General Report
Meeting will close with any Other Business, Approval of Bills, and Adjournment.