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September 23, 2019 Meeting Minutes

AGENDA
BOARD MEETING
SEPTEMBER 23, 2019
9:00 AM

1. Call To Order
2. Roll Call
3. Approval of the Agenda
4. Approval of September 9, 2019 Meeting Minutes
5. Public Comment
6. Business
a) Approval of Bills
b) Approval of Payroll
c) Consideration and Action on Raffle and Benefit License for Jacksonville Area Center for Independent Living for November 2, 2019
d) Consideration and Action on Resolution for 2019 Sealed Bid Auction
e) Recognition of Coroner Jeff Lair for 35 Years of Service to Morgan County
f) Consideration and Action on Appointment of Marcy Patterson to fulfill remaining Coroner’s term which expires November 30, 2020
7. Reports of Departments
8. Chairman’s Remarks
9. Adjournment

MORGAN COUNTY BOARD MEETING
September 23, 2019

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s office on Monday September 23 at 9 am. Chr. Zeller asked Deputy Clerk Mellor to conduct the roll call. Dep. Clk. Mellor asked for roll call as follows, Chr. Zeller answered present, Commissioner Fanning answered present and Commissioner Meier answered present. Dep. Clk. Mellor informed Chr. Zeller that a quorum is present and the meeting could continue.

Chr. Zeller said that the first order of business is the approval of the agenda. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the board meeting minutes from September 9, 2019 is the next item on the agenda for approval. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the minutes for the stated date as written. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Public Comment-none

Chr. Zeller said that the payment of bills is the next item on the agenda. Chr. Zeller said that this payment is broken into two fiscal years as the last of the 2019 bills were submitted for $35,631.76. There was discussion. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the payment of bills in the stated amount for the ending of the 2109 fiscal year. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.
Chr. Zeller said that the bills for the new current fiscal year are $56,043.83. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the payment of bills in the stated amount. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the verifiable payroll for signing on the September 27 and distributing on September 30 is the next item for approval. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the verifiable payroll for the stated dates. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the consideration and action on a raffle and benefit license for the Jacksonville Area Center for Independent Living on November 2, 2019 is the next item on the agenda. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that consideration and action on resolutions for the 2019-sealed bid auction is the next item for approval on the agenda. There was discussion. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the resolutions as presented and discussed. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the board would be recognizing Coroner Jeff Lair at a reception in his honor in October. There was discussion.

Chr. Zeller said the consideration and action on the appointment of Marcy Patterson to fill the vacancy of Coroner Lair on his resignation effective September 30, 2019 is the next item for approval. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the appointment of Marcy Patterson to fill the vacancy of the coroner from September 30, 2019 until November 30, 2020. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Reports of Departments-Flu Clinic is October 10-11.
Phil McCarty discussed disaster relief due to flooding earlier this year.
Treasurer Geirnaeirt discussed the tax deeds that the County received.
State’s Attorney Noll wished Marcy the best in the Coroner office.

Chairman’s Remarks-none

Commissioner Meier made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved and the meeting stands adjourned.

September 9, 2019 Meeting Minutes

AGENDA
BOARD MEETING
SEPTEMBER 9, 2019
9:00 AM

1. Call To Order
2. Roll Call
3. Approval of the Agenda
4. Approval of August 26, 2019 Meeting Minutes
5. Public Comment
6. Business
a) Approval of Bills
b) Approval of Payroll
c) Consideration and Action on Meado Subdivision Application
7. Reports of Departments
8. Chairman’s Remarks
9. Adjournment

MORGAN COUNTY BOARD MEETING
September 9, 2019

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s office at 9 am on Monday September 9, 2019. Chr. Zeller asked Clerk Waggener to conduct the roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call as follows, Chr. Zeller answered present, Commissioner Fanning answered present and Commissioner Meier answered present. Clk. Waggener informed Chr. Zeller that a quorum is present and the meeting could continue.

Chr. Zeller said that the first order of business is the approval of the agenda. Chr. Zeller said that a correction made to Business and that item C needs to be removed and tabled at this time. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the agenda with the correction noted. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the next order of business is the approval of the minutes from the August 26 board meeting. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the board meeting minutes as written. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Public Comment-none

Chr. Zeller said that bills presented would be for 2 fiscal years. The first amount, Chr. Zeller said, is for the final bills presented in the fiscal year 2019 that ended August 31 and that amount is $64,058.53. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the payment of bills to end the fiscal year 2019 in the stated amount. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved. Chr. Zeller said that the next amount would be for the fiscal year 2020 that began on September 1 and those bills amount to $9,017.78. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the stated amount of bills for the new fiscal year. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the verifiable payroll to sign on September 12 and distributed on September 13 is the next item needing approval. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the verifiable payroll for the stated dates. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Reports of Departments-Treasurer Geirnaeirt said that the second installment of taxes were due this past Tuesday and as of this morning, all payments have been posted. There was some discussion.

Chairman’s Remarks-none

Commissioner Meier made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved and the meeting stands adjourned.

August 26, 2019 Meeting Minutes

AGENDA
BOARD MEETING
AUGUST 26, 2019
9:00 AM

1. Call To Order
2. Roll Call
3. Approval of the Agenda
4. Approval of August 12, 2019 Meeting Minutes
5. Public Comment
6. Business
a) Approval of Bills
b) Approval of Payroll
c) Reappointment of Terry Denison to the Western Illinois Economic Development Authority for a term ending January 2024
d) Approval of One Day Liquor License for the Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce, September 12, 2019
e) Resolution for Delinquent Tax Payment
f) Adoption of General Assistance Rates and Needs Allowance Grant
g) Adoption of the FY 2020 Budget
7. Reports of Departments
8. Chairman’s Remarks
9. Adjournment

MORGAN COUNTY BOARD MEETING
August 26, 2019

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s office on Monday August 26, 2019. Chr. Zeller asked Clk. Waggener to conduct the roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call as follows, Chairman Zeller answered present, Commissioner Fanning answered present and Commissioner Meier answered present. Clk. Waggener informed Chr. Zeller that a quorum is present and the meeting could continue.

Chr. Zeller said that the first order of business is the approval of the agenda. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the board meeting minutes from August 12, 2019 need approved from the board. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the minutes as written. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Public Comment-none

Chr. Zeller said that bills for $106,448.53 will need approval from the board for payment. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the payment of bills in the stated amount. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the board had received a letter from Warren Ribley, Asst. Exec. Director of the Western Illinois Economic Development Authority, asking for reappointment of Terry Denison to the board. Chr. Zeller said that this appointment would be through January 2024. Mr. Denison, Chr. Zeller said, currently serves on this board. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the appointment as discussed. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that a request for a one-day liquor license for the Steak Fry to be held on September 12, 2109 is the next item on the agenda. Chr. Zeller said that this is an annual event and requested from the Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the request for the one-day liquor license as discussed. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that a resolution for a delinquent tax payment is next on the agenda. There was discussion. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the delinquent tax resolution as discussed. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the next item on the agenda is the adoption of the general assistance rates and needs allowance grant. Chr. Zeller said that Emily Bishop, General Assistance Administrator, is present and would explain this for the board. Ms. Bishop said that the State of Illinois has increased the amount of funds for general assistance clients from $225 to $304 through a rate and needs allowance grant. Ms. Bishop said that along with the rate increase from the State of Illinois the Board of Commissioners will need to adopt the rates and needs handbook. There was discussion. Commissioner Meier made a motion for the adoption of the General Assistance Rates and Allowance handbook per discussion. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the adoption of the FY 2020 budget is next on the agenda for approval. Chr. Zeller said that the budget relatively stayed the same. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to adopt the FY 2020 budget as presented. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Reports of Departments-Treasurer reported that the second installment of real estate taxes are due September 3. Chr. Zeller said that the courthouse would be closed September 2 in observance of Labor Day.

Chairman’s remarks-none

Commissioner Meier made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved. The meeting is adjourned.

August 12, 2019 Meeting Minutes

AGENDA
BOARD MEETING
AUGUST 12, 2019
9:00 AM

1. Call To Order
2. Roll Call
3. Approval of the Agenda
4. Approval of July 22, 2019 Meeting Minutes
5. Approval of May and June Treasurer’s Reports
6. Public Comment
7. Business
a) Approval of Bills
b) Approval of Payroll
c) Discussion of Phone System and Internet
8. Reports of Departments
9. Chairman’s Remarks
10. Adjournment

MORGAN COUNTY BOARD MEETING
AUGUST 12, 2019

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s office on Monday, August 12 at 9 am. **Chr. Zeller is absent from this morning’s meeting so Vice Chr. Fanning will be conducting the meeting.** Vice Chr. Fanning asked County Clerk Waggener to conduct the roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call as follows, Vice Chr. Fanning answered present and Commissioner Meier answered present. Clk. Waggener informed the Vice Chr. that a quorum is present and the meeting could continue.

Vice Chr. Fanning said that the first order of business is the approval of the agenda. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. Vice Chr. Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

The next item needing approval, Vice Chr. Fanning said, is the board meeting minutes from July 22, 2019. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the minutes as written. Vice Chr. Fanning seconded the motion. All vote voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Vice Chr. Fanning said that the Treasurer’s reports for May and June were next for approval. There was discussion. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the Treasurer’s reports as presented. Vice Chr. Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Public Comment-none

Vice Chr. Fanning said that bills for $61,907.93 need approval from the board for payment. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the payment of bills in the stated amount. Vice Chr. seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Vice Chr. Fanning said that the verifiable payroll for signing on the 14 of August and distribution on the 15 needs approval from the board. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the verifiable payroll for the stated dates. Vice Chr. Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Vice Chr. Fanning said Sheriff Carmody is present and would discuss the new phone system that presently is being looked at by the County. There was discussion. Scott Roberts from Khamma Group was present and answered questions from the board.

Reports of Departments-County Clk. Waggener said that her office is putting together packets that may be picked up beginning September 3 for anyone wishing to run in the local March 2020 primary. County Clk. Waggener said that the offices that will be up for election/re-election are Circuit Clerk, Coroner, State’s Attorney and 1 seat on the board of commissioners.
County Treasurer said that September 3 is the next and final due date for the 2019 real estate taxes.
Vice Chr. Fanning said that the board is working on the annual budget and a preliminary budget would be placed on file in the County Clerk’s office by August 15 and the final budget would be in place and filed by the end of August.

Chr. Remarks-none

Commissioner Meier made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Vice Chr. Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved. The meeting stands adjourned.