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May 7, 2018 Meeting Minutes

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s office on Monday, May 7, at 9 am. Chr. Zeller asked Clk. Waggener to conduct the roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call as follows,
Chr. Zeller – present, Commissioner Meier – present and Commissioner Fanning – present. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. that a quorum is present and the meeting could continue.

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. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

The next item for approval are the minutes from the April 23 board meeting Chr. Zeller said. 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 $85,870.55 need approval 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 verifiable payroll for distribution on April 15 is the next item on the agenda. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the verifiable payroll for the stated date. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that a resolution appointing Sara Brown representing Passavant Area Hospital to the West Central Joint Emergency Telephones System Board (2018-2020) needs approval from the board. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the resolution appointing Sara Brown as read. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the next three items on the agenda involve the highway department and Matt Coultas is present and would explain them. Chr. Zeller said that item D is approval of an engineering agreement for Section 18-0119-00BR. Mr. Coultas said that this would replace another bridge with the ongoing township/bridge project. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the engineering agreement as discussed. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that a resolution approving surplus equipment agreement is next. Mr. Coultas said that bids were received and opened at the highway department and he would like to ask the board to approve the high bids presented. There was discussion. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the high bids as recommended by Mr. Coultas. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion was approved.

Chr. Zeller said that a resolution approving a sign upgrade program is next and Mr. Coultas would explain this. Mr. Coulters said that his office received six bids in his office and three of those had to be rejected because they were missing required documentation. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the resolution with the low bids as recommended by Mr. Coultas. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Reports of Departments-Treasurer Geirnaeirt said that tax bills have gone out with due dates June 4 and September 4.
Chr. Zeller said that the board has received notice the Ameren will be in the area trimming trees.

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

April 23, 2018 Meeting Minutes

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s office on Monday April 23 at 9 am. Chr. Zeller asked Clk. Waggener to conduct the roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for the roll call as follows – Chr. Zeller present, Commissioner Meier present and Commissioner Fanning present. Clk. Waggener informed the Chairman 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 next item on the agenda for approval are the board minutes from the April 9 meeting. 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 $78,309.45 are the next items for approval from the board. 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 verifiable payroll to be signed on April 27 and distributed on April 30 needs to be approved by the board. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the verifiable payroll as stated by the Chairman. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that a resolution approving a professional service agreement with Joseph E. Meyer and Assoc. is the next item on the agenda and the Treasurer Geirnaeirt is present and would explain this. There was discussion. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the resolution with Joseph E. Meyer and Assoc., as discussed. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Reports of Departments-Treasurer Geirnaeirt said that the tax bills are being processed and dates of payment are June 4 and September 4 respectfully.
States Attorney Noll said that the Walk a Mile in her Shoes would be spearheaded on the front steps of the Courthouse tomorrow at 5 pm and he would be saying a few words.

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

April 9, 2018 Meeting Minutes

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s office at 9 am on Monday April 9. Chr. Zeller asked Deputy Clerk Mellor to take roll call. Deputy Mellor asked for roll call as follows, Chr. Zeller present, Commissioner Meier present and Commissioner Fanning present. Deputy Mellor said 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 minutes from the April 2 board meeting need approval. 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 the bills for $126,766.09 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 verifiable payroll for the 15th payroll distributed on April 13 needs approval from the board. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the verifiable payroll for the stated date. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Reports of Departments-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.

April 2, 2018 Meeting Minutes

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s office on Monday April 2, 2018 at 9 am. Chr. Zeller asked Clk. Waggener to conduct the roll call for today’s meeting. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call as follows, Chr. Zeller present, Commissioner Meier present and Commissioner Fanning present. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. 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 minutes from the March 26 board meeting are the next item for approval. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the minutes as written. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Public comment-none

Chr. Zeller said that a resolution for the material letting 2018 county mtf maintenance is the next item on the agenda and Matt Coultas is present an would explain. Mr. Coultas said that this is an annual resolution that the county approves and this does not have to be sent into the State. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the resolution as discussed. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Reports of Departments-Treasurer Geirnaeirt said that the mobile home taxes were mailed out last week and the due date for those is June 14.
Chr. Zeller said that the ICA gave a distribution of funds to county boards and the County Board is donating this check to the United Way.

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.

March 26, 2018 Meeting Minutes

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s office on Monday March 26 at 9 am. Chr. Zeller asked Clk. Waggener to conduct the roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call as follows, Chr. Zeller present, Commissioner Meier present and Commissioner Fanning present. Clk. Waggener informed the Chairman 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 Fanning made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said the next item on the agenda is the approval of the board minutes from the March 12 meeting. 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 bills for $49,781.95 need approval 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 verifiable payroll for distribution on March 30 needs approval from the board. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the verifiable payroll for the stated date. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that a reappointment of Andy Wright to the Alexander Water District Board is the next item on the agenda. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the reappointment of Andy Wright as discussed. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that an approval of a one-day liquor license for Hamilton’s catering on May 26, 2018 needs approval from the board. There was discussion. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the one-day liquor license for the stated date. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that another one-day liquor license for Hamilton’s catering on June 16, 2018 also needs approval from the board. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the one-day liquor license for the stated date for Hamilton’s Catering. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

An appointment of Abby Martin to fill an unexpired term of Connie Martin as Road District #5 clerk is the next item for approval Chr. Zeller said. There was discussion. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the appointment as discussed. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Reports of Departments-County Clk. Waggener said that the election is over and everything went smooth.
Treasurer Geirnaeirt said that mobile home taxes would be going out this week.

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

March 12, 2018 Meeting Minutes

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s office on Monday March 12 at 9 am. Chairman Zeller asked Clk. Waggener to conduct the roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call as follows Chr. Zeller present, Commissioner Meier present and Commissioner Fanning present. Ck. Waggener informed the Chairman 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 the March 12 meeting is the next item on the agenda for approval. 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 $117,932.43 are the next items for approval. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the payment of bills in the stated amount. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the verifiable payroll needs approval. Chr. Zeller said that payroll would be signed on the 14th and distributed on the 15th. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the verifiable payroll for the stated date. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that a reappointment of John R. Hermes to the Alexander Fire Protection is the next item needing approval from the board. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the reappointment of John R. Hermes as discussed. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Reports of Departments-County Clk. Waggener said that her office would be open from nine until noon on Saturday for early voting and grace period voting only.

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.