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Adjourned board session

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[January 04, 2014]  Below is a copy of the minutes of the adjourned session of the Logan County Board on Oct. 16.

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE COUNTY BOARD
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2013
LOGAN COUNTY COURTHOUSE,
LINCOLN, ILLINOIS

The members of the Logan County Board convened in adjourned session on the above date in the first floor Courtroom. Vice-Chairman Dave Hepler called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm. The pledge of the Allegiance to the American Flag was led by Mr. Carlton.

Members Present: Andy Anderson; Kevin Bateman; Terry Carlton; David Hepler; Bill Martin; Pat O'Neill; Gene Rohlfs; Chuck Ruben; Jan Schumacher

Absent: Robert Farmer; Rick Aylesworth; Andrew Meister

Guests: Mark Hilliard; Sally Gosda; Jan Youngquist; Dan Fulscher; Jessica Lema; Jean Anderson; Jerome Vlahovich; Frank Rickord

A motion was made by Mr. Bateman, seconded by Mr. Martin, to accept and place on file the minutes from the Adjourned Board meeting of September 17, 2013. Motion passed.

Recognitions:
None

Appointments:

A motion was made by Mrs. Schumacher, seconded by Mr. Ruben, to approve LO 12-13 91 Bret Farmer to the Logan County Zoning Board of Appeals. Roll call vote taken 9 yes 0 no Motion passed.

A motion was made by Mrs. Schumacher, seconded by Mr. Anderson, to approve LO 12-13 92 Maxine Lolling, RN to the Logan County Board of Health. Roll call vote taken 9 yes 0 no Motion passed.

A motion was made by Mrs. Schumacher, seconded by Mr. Rohlfs, to approve LO 12-13 93 Richard Bivin, MD to the Logan County Board of Health. Roll call vote taken 9 yes 0 no Motion passed.

Raffles:

LO 12-13 89 Central Illinois Leathernecks
LO 12-13 90 Garey's Tunis

A motion was made by Mrs. Schumacher, seconded by Mr. Rohlfs, to approve the raffles as presented. Motion passed.

Reports for the month of September, 2013 were read by Clerk Sally Litterly as follows:

Sheriff's report of fees collected: $2,051.54

Sheriff's report of expenses: $31.51

Clerk of the Circuit Courts' report: Collections due to County General Fund: $72,101.84 Collection of funds due to others: $54,875.22 Child Support: $51,636.03

County Clerk & Recorders fees collected: $35,854.53

Logan County Treasurer's Cash Statement: September Revenue: $924,823.52 September Expenses: ($787,058.60) September Balance: $1,801,750.17

Hotel/Motel Tax at 4.25%: $14,036.70 Special Use Hotel/Motel Tax .75%: $2,477.53

A motion was made by Mr. Carlton, seconded by Mr. Anderson, to accept and place these reports on file as read. Motion passed.

Chairman of Committees reported the following:

Airport/Farm: Nothing to report.

Animal Control: Nothing to report.

Building & Grounds: A motion was made by Mr. Carlton, seconded by Mr. Bateman, to approve Kone Elevator repairs in the amount of $14,450.00. Roll call vote taken 9 yes 0 no Motion passed. Nothing further to report.

Finance: A motion was made by Mr. Ruben, seconded by Mr. Carlton, to approve LO 12-13 84 Resolution Tax Sale Richard Morrow. Roll call vote taken 9 yes 0 no Motion passed. A motion was made by Mr. Ruben, seconded by Mrs. Schumacher, to approve LO 12-13 85 Resolution Tax Sale Robert Monts. Roll call vote taken 9 yes 0 no Motion passed. A motion was made by Mr. Ruben, seconded by Mr. Bateman, to approve LO 12-13 86 Resolution Tax Sale David Marten. Roll call vote taken 9 yes 0 no Motion passed. A motion was made by Mr. Ruben, seconded by Mrs. Schumacher, to approve LO 12-13 87 Tax/Quit Claim Deed Robert G. Long Jr. and Melanie A. Pinkley. Roll call vote taken 9 yes 0 no Motion passed. A motion was made by Mr. Ruben, seconded by Mr. Rohlfs, to approve LO 12-13 88 Quit Claim Deed James E. Briggs. Roll call vote taken 9 yes 0 no Motion passed. A motion was made by Mr. Ruben, seconded by Mr. Carlton, to approve LO 12-13 97 Resolution EMA budget amendment FY 2013. Roll call vote taken 9 yes 0 no Motion passed. A motion was made by Mr. Ruben, seconded by Mr. Carlton, to approve a probation contract for juvenile bed space (60 beds @ $80/bed). Roll call vote taken 9 yes 0 no Motion passed. A motion was made by Mr. Ruben, seconded by Mr. Carlton, to approve the engagement letter from CliftonLarsenAllen. Roll call vote taken 9 yes 0 no Motion passed. A motion was made by Mr. Ruben, seconded by Mrs. Schumacher, to place the FY 2014 budget on display. Roll call vote taken 8 yes 1 no Amended motion passed. A motion to amend was made by Mr. Bateman, seconded by Mr. Carlton, to approve an additional 1% increase for full-time non-union employees, plus Janet Kvitle, in the salary line items of the FY 2014 budget. Roll call vote taken 9 yes 0 no Motion to amend passed. A motion to amend was made by Mr. Anderson, seconded by Mrs. Schumacher, to revise the EMA Manager salary line item to $30,436 plus any additional raise approved for non-union employees. Roll call vote taken 4 yes 4 no Motion to amend failed. A motion to amend was made by Mr. Anderson, seconded by Mrs. Schumacher, to amend the levy for the Tuberculosis Fund to $1.00 and to increase the levy for the IMRF Fund by $45,999.00 on behalf of the Health Department. Roll call vote taken 7 yes 2 no Motion to amend passed. A motion to amend was made by Mr. O'Neill, seconded by Mr. Anderson, to increase funding to the Regional Superintendent of Schools to $62,000.00 Roll call vote taken 6 yes 3 no Motion to amend passed. A motion to amend was made by Mr. Bateman, seconded by Mr. Anderson, to reinstate a transfer of $12,000.00 from the General Fund to the Animal Control Fund for the establishment of a Building Pool. Roll call vote taken 9 yes 0 no Motion to amend passed. A motion to amend was made by Mrs. Schumacher, seconded by Mr. Anderson, to increase the salary line item for the Assessor by an additional 1% if the raises for non-union employees passes at 4%. Roll call vote taken 9 yes 0 no Motion to amend passed. Nothing further to report.

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Insurance & Legislation: Nothing to report.

Law Enforcement & EMA: Mr. Fulscher reported the next meeting on the Hazard Mitigation Plan will be held on October 17th. Nothing further to report.

Executive/Economic Development: A motion was made by Mr. Ruben, seconded by Mr. Carlton, to approve the appointment of Pamela Meagher as PCOM and County Board Secretary at a salary of $32,000.00, hire part-time help for the County Board office (less than 20 hours per week), place $20,000.00 in the County Board part-time help line item, and require comp time earned to be used within the same period, or as required by law. Roll call vote taken 9 yes 0 no Amended motion passed. A motion to amend was made by Mrs. Schumacher, seconded by Mr. Anderson, to include any additional increase for Pamela Meagher that is approved for all non-union employees. Roll call vote taken 7 yes 2 no Motion to amend passed. A motion to amend was made by Mr. Bateman, seconded by Mr. Anderson, to amend the additional position to a full-time position at a salary of $22,500.00 plus benefits. Roll call vote taken 7 yes 2 no Motion to amend passed. A motion to amend was made by Mr. O'Neill to allocate $22,500.00 for two part-time employees (one 20 hours and one 15 hours) with no benefits. Motion dies for lack of a second. A motion was made by Mr. Ruben, seconded by Mr. O'Neill, to appoint Bill Martin to the EDC Board and Brian Bergen and Kristi Powell to the CEDS committee. Roll call vote taken 9 yes 0 no Motion passed. A motion was made by Mr. Ruben, seconded by Mrs. Schumacher, to hire Will D'Andrea as County Coordinator at a salary of $65,000.00. Roll call vote taken 3 yes 6 no Motion failed. A motion to amend was made by Mr. Rohlfs, seconded by Mr. Ruben, to amend the salary to $60,500.00 plus any additional increase approved for non-union employees. Roll call vote taken 3 yes 6 no Motion to amend failed. Nothing further to report.

Planning and Zoning: A motion was made by Mr. Martin, seconded by Mr. O'Neill, to approve LO 12-13 83 Resolution to Amend the Logan County Zoning Map. Roll call vote taken 9 yes 0 no Motion passed. Nothing further to report.

Road and Bridge: A motion was made by Mr. Martin, seconded by Mr. Rohlfs, to approve LO 12-13 95 Ordinance Imposing Weight Limitations on County Highways in Logan County. Roll call vote taken 9 yes 0 no Motion passed. A motion was made by Mr. Martin, seconded by Mr. O'Neill, to approve LO 12-13 96 Resolution Joint Construction or Repair of Drainage Structure. Roll call vote taken 9 yes 0 no Motion passed. Nothing further to report.

Community Action: Mr. O'Neill reported HeadStart is seeking leaders in the community to read to students. Call the office for more information. Nothing further to report.

Health: Nothing to report.

Tourism: Mr. Anderson reported the search committee is beginning efforts to identify a new Director. Nothing further to report.

Main Street: Nothing to report.

Workforce Investment: Mrs. Schumacher reported Rod Lewis is retiring in December after 17 years of service to Workforce Investment. Nothing further to report.

General Assembly Liaison: Nothing to report.

Chamber of Commerce: Nothing to report.

Waste Management: Nothing to report.

Safety: A motion was made by Mrs. Schumacher, seconded by Mr. Rohlfs, to approve LO 12-13 94 Atlanta ETSB Tower Agreement. Roll call vote taken 9 yes 0 no Motion passed. Nothing further to report.

Liquor: Mr. Martin reported an inquiry was received from Lawndale Tap regarding a new license. No action has taken place at this time. Nothing further to report.

Personnel: Mrs. Schumacher reported the employee Christmas luncheon is planned for Wednesday, December 18th. Nothing further to report.

Committee reports of claims were read by Clerk Sally Litterly:

A motion was made by Mr. O'Neill, seconded by Mr. Martin, to accept and place on file the reports as read. Motion passed.

Chairman's Report: Nothing to report.

Communications: Nothing to report.

A motion was made by Mr. O'Neill, seconded by Mr. Bateman, to adjourn the meeting until November 19, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. Motion passed. Meeting ended at 9:01 pm.

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