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.
If you wish to submit a public comment for a committee meetings, 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. 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 Health Department reports there are 50-55K residents in Phases 1a-1b, 40k residents will be added when expanding to 1b+ which will happen when we have vaccinated a larger portion of 1a-1b, we are receiving 4,000 vaccines a week for both 1st and 2nd doses. JUSTICE Request Approval in Support of Support McLean County Law Enforcement and Opposing Changes to the IL Qualified Immunity Act (changes to Qualified Immunity was dropped from HB 3653 was dropped before it was signed into law). FINANCE Postponing Delinquency Date Interest for first Installment of 2020 Property Tax Payments for 30 days (as we did last year to ease financial burden of COVID pandemic)
4:30 pm HEALTH Departmental matters Suzanne Scott will present Healthcare Report from Adult detention center (22 COVID tests were administered in Jan by OSF).Jason Tabb will present Healthcare Report from Juvenile detention center (9 admissions and 12 releases). Jessica McKnight (Health Department) will present Monthly Report (50-55K residents in Phases 1a-1b, 40k residents when expanding to 1b+, we are receiving 4k vaccines a week for both 1st and 2nd doses; Contact tracers are caught up and assisting the COVID hotline with 600-700 calls a day and have registered 800 residents for vaccine appointments); Terri Edens (County Nursing Home) Nursing Facility Hospice Agreement with Community Hospices of America and present monthly report (0 COVID cases; All vaccines completed; 27 referrals in January, 4 admissions, total census 62). Camille Rodriguez, the County Administrator, will report on Recent Employment Activities (Nursing Home- Food Services Assistant, CNA; Health Department- WIC Nutritionist, Public Affairs Coordinator, Public Health Nurse).
8:00 am TRANSPORTATION Departmental Action Items: Requests approvals of FY2022 Rural Areas Operating Assistance, FY2022 Downstate Operating Assistance Program Application, Purchase of Service Agreement for SHOWBUS; revised Vehicle Lease Agreement for SHOWBUS, Project Letting (pg 27-33) Equipment letting (1 Track Excavator $200k and 1 Platform Bed/Crane Installation $110k), Engineering Agreement with Thouvenot, Wade & Moerchen for Horse Farm Rd ($122,445); Engineering Agreement with Hampton, Lenzini & Renwick for Hoffman Bridge on Colfax Rd ($93,700); Bridge fund resolution for Brookside Dec Repair on Diveley Bridge ($225k); Engineering agreement with Hampton, Lenzini & Renwick for Bansau Bridge ($9,800) and for Moore’s Mill Bridge ($9,800); and Engineering Agreement with Cummins Engineering Corp for Meiners II Bridge ($61,169). Recent Employment Activity (Fleet Manager)
4:30 pm JUSTICE Departmental matters:
Jon Sandage (Sheriff), Kathy Yoder (Coroner), Don Knapp (State’s Attorney), Mike Donovan (Director of Court Services), Don Everhart (Circuit Clerk), Public Defender and Molly Evans (Children’s Advocacy Center) will present statistics and General Report. In addition, Sheriff will also request IGA with City of Bloomington for use of Shooting Range; Memorandum of Understanding for Emergency Management Agency to establish additional vaccination sites as needed; and Adoption of the National Incident Management System. State’s Attorney will request approval of IGA with State of Illinois, IL Criminal Justice Information Authority and McLean County for Victim Assistance Grant ($55,732), Court Services will request Agreement with Swank Motion Pictures for Public Performance Licensing to show movies at Juvenile Detention Center ($407.20/year); and Camille Rodriguez (County Administrator) will report budget adjustments for funding to finish paying for the Children’s Waiting room due to decreased fees/fines ($14,627); and report on recent employment activities (Public Defender- Legal Assistant; Court Services- Probation Officer, Juvenile Detention Officer; Circuit Clerk Office Support Specialist; Sheriff- Office Support Specialist II, Correction Officer). OTHER BUSINESS: Request Approval in Support of Support McLean County Law Enforcement and Opposing Changes to the IL Qualified Immunity Act.
7:00 pm Zoning Board of Appeals – Case SU-20-16: Special Use permit for single-family dwelling in Agricultural district on land unsuitable for farming in Randolph Township.
4:30 pm FINANCE Monthly reports from Michelle Anderson (Auditor), Becky McNeil (Treasurer), Kathy Michael (County Clerk), and Marshell Thomson (Animal Control). Treasurer will also request approval of Resolution Postponing Delinquency Date Interest for first Installment of 2020 Property Tax Payments for 30 days (as we did last year to ease financial burden of COVID pandemic). Camille Rodriguez (County Administrator) will request amendment to FTE Position Resolution for the Health Department to continue employment of Contact Tracing Coordinator and for Circuit Clerk to change a part-time position to full-time to meet needs due to increased expungement requests to remove cannabis charges; and report on Recent Employment Activities (County Clerk- Clerical Assistant).
3:30 pm LAND USE Not available as of Saturday Morning.
4:45 pm PROPERTY Not available as of Saturday Morning.
Many thanks if you have made it through this week’s round up!