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.
Those persons wishing to provide public comment (by phone or in person) must register https://mcleanil.seamlessdocs.com/f/public_comment 24 hours in advance of the meeting (for comments relating to an item on the agenda) and 48 hours in advance (for comments not related to an item on the agenda). When you register, you will receive an email confirmation of your request. You will then be contacted by a member of the Administrative staff to discuss your options for public speaking (in person or via phone). 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- MCHD We are not meeting guidelines to re-open at a greater capacity, Over 30% of McLean County residents are fully vaccinated. Pgs 5-13 provides a detailed look at the variety of ways the MCHD has been working for everyone to keep us safe and healthy. EXECUTIVE Continuation of hearing on Redistricting/Reapportionment JUSTICE Court Services will also request modification of contract with Kevin Crutcher for increasing contract for Risk and Responsivity for the Juvenile Court Services LAND USE Resolution Opposing Senate Bill 1602 to protect McLean County’s ability to set their own safety standards in regard to wind farms/turbine safety guidelines RULES Will be voting on the number of Districts and Representatives for the next 10 years of County Board representation.
4:30 pm HEALTH Departmental matters Jessica McKnight (Health Department) will present Monthly Report (Highlighted focus on increasing vaccinations to eligible populations that are seeing the highest positivity rates – 20s age group, We are not currently meeting guidelines to re-open at a greater capacity, Over 30% of McLean County residents are fully vaccinated. Pgs 5-13 provides a detailed look at the variety of ways the MCHD has been working for everyone to keep us safe and healthy); Terri Edens (County Nursing Home) will present monthly report (National Nursing Home Week will be May 9-15th, 0 COVID cases, Visitations allowed by appointment and under strict guidelines, staff continues to facilitate virtual visits and residents dining in their rooms, Inclusion of Outstanding Balances owed of $3,364,486 awaiting reimbursement); Suzanne Scott will present Healthcare Report from Adult detention center (19 COVID tests were administered in March by OSF).Jason Tabb will present Healthcare Report from Juvenile detention center (8 admissions and 8 releases). Camille Rodriguez, the County Administrator, will request approval of amended resolution for adjusting basis for calculating the Private Pay Rate at the nursing home as the formula from 1995 is not keeping up with industry standards for rates of pay.
7:00 pm Special Session EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Continuation of Public Comment on Redistricting/Reapportionment of McLean County Board.
8:00 am TRANSPORTATION Departmental Action Items: Requests approvals of Project Letting (pg 3-6 for guardrail on Ft Jesse Road in Towanda Township- $30,000; Brookside Bridge latex overlay- $179,057, and Diveley Bridge latex overlay- $136,056), Highway Fund Resolution for Hudson East Road microsurfacing project to extend the life of the road- $200,000, Motor Fuel Tax Resolution/Matching Tax Resolution for Olympia School Road to resurface from Tazwell County line to ¼ mile east of Stanford-McLean Road- $1M; EAC 2020 Storm Water Annual Report (p 14-19); Project updates on Chenoa Road and Colfax-Weston Road.
4:30 pm JUSTICE Departmental matters: Don Knapp (State’s Attorney), Mike Donovan (Director of Court Services), Don Everhart (Circuit Clerk), Ron Lewis (Public Defender), Molly Evans (Children’s Advocacy Center), Jon Sandage (Sheriff) and Kathy Yoder (Coroner) will present statistics and General Report. In addition, Court Services will also request modification of contract with Kevin Crutcher for increasing contract for Risk and Responsivity for the Juvenile Court Services (additional $5,000) due to increased referrals and need for service; Public Defender will request re-classification of one employee role from APD1 to APD3 due to increased responsibilities; and Circuit court will request IGA with Ford County for reimbursement of Suzanne Montoya’s interim Director of Ford County Court Services until March 2022; and Camille Rodriguez (County Administrator) will be available for questions.
No May Zoning Board of Appeals
4:30 pm FINANCE Not available as of Saturday Morning.
3:30 pm LAND USE Resolution Opposing Senate Bill 1602 to protect McLean County’s ability to set their own safety standards in regard to wind farms/turbine safety guidelines; Reports from EAC for 3rd & 4th quarter (2020) Solid Waste Program and the 2020 e-waste recycling report for Consumer Electronics Recycling.
4:45 pm PROPERTY Not available as of Saturday Morning.
5:45 pm RULES SUB-COMMITTEE Will be voting on the number of Districts and Representatives for the next 10 years of County Board representation. Not available as of Saturday Morning.
Many thanks if you have made it through this week’s round up!