Meetings will be held at 115 E Washington Street, Rooms 400 and 404, AND VIA REMOTE ATTENDANCE which can be streamed on YouTube. The south/Front Street doors of the McLean County Government Center will be open 30 minutes prior to the meeting to allow the general public access to Room 400. Immediately following adjournment of the meeting, the general public will be asked to leave and the building will be closed.
If you wish to submit a public comment for a committee meetings, 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. Details for virtual meetings found on each committee agenda. Public Comment Statute
Clicking on Committee name links below will take you to the Agenda with attachments on the County’s Website
OF NOTE: HEALTH Nursing Home will request approval of the Nursing Home 2021 Private Pay Rate increase of 3% Health Department Monthly Report (weekly calls with IDPH, continue preparation for vaccine distribution, distribution of 3,000 antigen tests from IDPH, 426 COVID-19 related complaints for 2020, communication plan for fall/winter, continued expansion of contact tracing capacity 55 on staff with other MCHD staff cross-trained for surge capacity); TRANSPORTATION Engineering Services Agreement for structural assessment and hydraulic analysis on bridges culverts and other drainage related items JUSTICE Sheriff Agreement with HCC for GED instruction FINANCE update on the Targeted Development Loan Program
4:30 pm HEALTH Departmental matters: Suzanne Scott and Jason Tabb will present Healthcare Reports from Adult & Juvenile detention centers (19 COVID tests were administered in October). Terri Edens (County Nursing Home) will request approval of the Nursing Home 2021 Private Pay Rate increase of 3% ($229 per day for a semi-private room and $246 for private room rate) and present monthly report (51 referrals in October, total census 83). Jessica McKnight (Health Department) will present Monthly Report (weekly calls with IDPH, continue preparation for vaccine distribution, distribution of 3,000 antigen tests from IDPH, 426 COVID-19 related complaints for 2020, 469 COVID tests completed in the rural testing sites, communication plan for fall/winter with billboards, radio spots, TV spots, ads on public transit, plexiglass clings for check-out counters, and social media campaign, continued expansion of contact tracing capacity 55 on staff with other MCHD staff cross-trained for surge capacity). Camille Rodriguez, the County Administrator, will report on Recent Employment Activities (Health Department- Office Support Specialist).
8:00 am TRANSPORTATION Departmental Action Items: Requests approvals of Motor Fuel Tax Resolution for Division Street (Chenoa); Engineering Services Agreement with Chastain & Assoc (to design and plan for deck replacement of the Baker Bridge on the Lexington-Leroy Road- $46,450) and Hampton Lenzini & Renwick (Structural assessment and hydraulic analysis on bridges culverts and other drainage related items- $30,000); Illinois Commerce Commission Stipulated Agreement (to install automatic flashing light signals and gates at the railroad crossing on Meadows Road to be covered mostly by the Grade Crossing Protection Funds); Takiff Bridge- Empire Road District (Anticipation of Township Bridge Program Funds Resolution in the amount of $118,000 and Bridge Construction Petition), and possible CLOSED SESSION to discuss employee annual review of Jerry Stokes (County Engineer) with approval of Motor Fuel Tax Resolution to cover part of his salary. Project Summaries for Chenoa- Division Street and Park Culvert on Pipeline Road.
4:30 pm JUSTICE Departmental matters: Don Everhart (Circuit Clerk), 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 Will Scanlon (Circuit Court) will present statistics and General Report. In addition, Public Defender will request approval of contracts for Special Public Defender with John Bussan, Kelly Harms, Jennifer Patton, Michael Doubet, and Stephanie Wisner; Sheriff will request approval of agreement for GED instruction ($14,467.68) and Addendum to the Idemia Identity & Security System Maintenance agreement (fingerprinting system annual maintenance- $4,160); Court Services requests approval of agreement with Center for Youth and Family Solutions for juvenile offender treatment and agreement with Kevin Crutcher for assessment and counseling services; and Circuit Court will request approval for waiting room agreement with Children’s Home & Aid; Amendment to Neutral Site Custody exchange; and amendment to contract with ISU Stevenson Center for Data/Research Services. Camille Rodriguez (County Administrator) will report on recent employment activities (Sheriff- 2 Correction Officers, 1 Deputy Patrol Officer; Court Services- Juvenile Detention Officer; State’s Attorney- Assistant State’s Attorney I).
4:30 pm FINANCE Departmental matters: Monthly reports from Kath Michael (Clerk, Marshell Thomson (Animal Control), Michelle Anderson (Auditor), and Beck McNeil (Treasurer). Ms. McNeil will also request approval to Assign Tax Sale Certificate of Purchase and Monthly financial report (to be distributed). Ms Rodriguez (County Administrator) request approval of Class C Raffle License for American Legion; and approve ordinance approving technical correction to the Bloomington Normal Enterprise Zone for the Ferrero Expansion. Ms Rodriguez will also provide an update on the Targeted Development Loan Program and Recent Employment activities.
3:30 pm LAND USE Meeting cancelled.
4:45 pm PROPERTY Not available as of Saturday Morning.
Many thanks if you have made it through this week’s round up!