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November 7, 2022 Meeting Minutes

The Morgan County Board is providing a call-in number for public participation without physical presence at the Board meeting.

Dial-in number: 1-701-802-5482
Access code: 166442
AGENDA
BOARD MEETING
NOVEMBER 7, 2022
9:00 AM
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call of Members
3. Approval of the Agenda
4. Consideration and Approval of October 24, 2022 Meeting Minutes
5. Public Comment
6. Committee Reports
7. Staff and Consultant Reports, including Finance Report
8. Consideration and Action on Business Agenda Items (Motion and Roll Call Vote or Voice Votes)
a) Bills
b) Payroll
c) Resolution regarding Navigator Heartland Greenway LLC with the Illinois Commerce Commission for their requested usage of Eminent Domain
d) Memorandum of Understanding between Wolf Run Solar LLC and Morgan County
e) Intergovernmental Agreement between Morgan County and Franklin Community Unit School District 1
9. Other Business
10. Closed Meeting Session (only if needed)
11. Chairman’s Remarks
12. Adjournment

MORGAN COUNTY BOARD MEETING
NOVEMBER 7, 2022

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s office on Monday November 7 at 9 am. Chr. Zeller asked Clk. Waggener to conduct the roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “present”, Commissioner Wankel answered “present” and Chr. Zeller answered “present”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. a forum is present and the meeting may continue.

Chr. Zeller said the first order of business is the approval of the agenda. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. Commissioner Wankel seconded the motion. All voted “aye”. The motion has passed.

Chr. Zeller said the board meeting minutes from October 24 are the next item needing approval. Commissioner Wankel made a motion to approve the minutes as written. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “aye”. The motion has passed.

Public Comment-none

Committee Reports-none

Staff and Consultant Reports, including finance report-Clk. Waggener said early voting is still available in her office until November 7 at 5 pm.

Chr. Zeller said bills for $95,544.59 need approval from the board for payment. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the payment of bills in the stated amount. Commissioner Wankel seconded the motion. Chr. Zeller asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the payment of bills in the stated amount as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye”, Commissioner Wankel answered “aye” and Chr. Zeller answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Zeller said verifiable payroll for signing on the 14th and distribution on the 15th of November is the next item for approval. Commissioner Wankel made a motion to approve the verifiable payroll for the stated dates. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. Chr. Zeller asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the verifiable payroll as stated as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye”, Commissioner Wankel answered “aye” and Chr. Zeller answered “aye”. Clk., Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Zeller said a resolution regarding Navigator Heartland Greenway LLC with the Illinois Commerce Commissioner for the requested usage of eminent domain is the next item on the agenda. Chr. Zeller said that resolution states the county is against using eminent domain. Commissioner Fanning said land owners may make their own decisions concerning the use of their land. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion for the resolution concerning Navigator Heartland Greenway LLC and the usage of eminent domain. Commissioner Wankel seconded the motion. Chr. Zeller asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the resolution with Navigator Heartland Greenway as discussed as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye”, Commissioner Wankel answered “aye” and Chr. Zeller answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Zeller said a memorandum of understanding between Wolf Run Solar LLC and Morgan County is on the agenda. Commissioner Wankel thanked Wolf Run for their open communication with land owners and the board. There was discussion. Commissioner Wankel made a motion to approve the memorandum of understanding with Wolf Run Solar as discussed. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. Chr. Zeller asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call as follows for the memorandum of Understanding with Wolf Run Solar as discussed as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye”, Commissioner Wankel answered “aye” and Chr. Zeller answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Zeller said an intergovernmental agreement between Morgan County and Franklin Community Unit School District #1 is the next item on the agenda. Chr. Zeller asked Clk. Waggener to comment on this. Clk. Waggener said that during the levy extension of the tax cycle a bond request was inadvertently left off this school district request. Clk. Waggener said that the district did not receive monies they were entitled to during the distribution segment of taxes and this money will be captured on next year’s tax bill. Chr. Zeller said that the county will loan the school district the money and the county will capture it next year as well. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the intergovernmental agreement as discussed. Commissioner Wankel seconded the motion. Chr. Zeller asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call as follows for the intergovernmental agreement as discussed, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye”, Commissioner Wankel answered “aye” and Chr. Zeller answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Other Business-none

Closed Meeting Session (only if needed)-none

Chairman’s Remarks-Chr. Zeller said the courthouse will be closed on Tuesday and Friday of this week.

Commissioner Wankel made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “aye”. The motion has passed and the meeting stands adjourned.

October 24, 2022 Meeting Minutes

The Morgan County Board is providing a call-in number for public participation without physical presence at the Board meeting.

Dial-in number: 1-701-802-5482
Access code: 166442
AGENDA
BOARD MEETING
OCTOBER 24, 2022
9:00 AM
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call of Members
3. Approval of the Agenda
4. Consideration and Approval of October 11, 2022 Meeting Minutes
5. Public Comment
6. Committee Reports
7. Staff and Consultant Reports, including Finance Report
8. Consideration and Action on Business Agenda Items (Motion and Roll Call Vote or Voice Votes)
a) Bills
b) Payroll
c) Reappointment of Rosemary Grace to the Morgan County Housing Authority Board to serve until August 31, 2027
d) Resolution for Delinquent Tax Payment
e) Resolution for FY 22 Budget Transfers
9. Other Business
10. Closed Meeting Session (only if needed)
11. Chairman’s Remarks
12. Adjournment

MORGAN COUNTY BOARD MEETING
OCTOBER 24, 2022

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s office on Monday October 24, 2022 at 9 am. Chr. Bradley A. Zeller asked County Clerk Waggener for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “present”, Commissioner Wankel answered “present” and Chr. Zeller answered “present”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. that a quorum is present and the meeting could continue.

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

Chr. Zeller said minutes from the October 11 board meeting will need approval from the board. Commissioner Wankel made a motion to approve the minutes as written. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “aye”. The motion is approved.

Public Comment-none

Committee Reports-none

Staff and Consultant Reports, including Finance Report-County Clerk Waggener said the Election is November 8 and reminded everyone to early vote or vote Election Day.

Chr. Zeller said bills for $207,595.63 need approval from the board for payment. There is discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the payment of bills in the stated amount. Commissioner Wankel seconded the motion. Chr. Zeller asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the payment of bills in the stated amount as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye”, Commissioner Wankel answered “aye” and Chr. Zeller answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Zeller said the verifiable payroll for signing on the October 28 and distribution on October 29. Commissioner Wankel made a motion to approve the verifiable payroll for the stated dates. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. Chr. Zeller asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the verifiable payroll as stated as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye”, Commissioner Wankel answered “aye” and Chr. Zeller answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Zeller said the next order of business is the approval of a reappointment of Rosemary Grace to the Morgan County Housing Authority Board to serve until August 31, 2027. There is discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the reappointment of Rosemary Grace as discussed. Commissioner Wankel seconded the motion. All voted “aye”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said a resolution for a delinquent tax payment is the next item on the agenda. There is discussion. Commissioner Wankel made a motion to approve the resolution as discussed. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. Chr. Zeller asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call as follows for the resolution as discussed as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye”, Commissioner Wankel answered “aye” and Chr. Zeller answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Zeller said a resolution for the FY 22 budget transfers is the next item needing approval. There is discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the resolution for the FY 22 budget transfers as discussed. Commissioner Wankel seconded the motion. Chr. Zeller asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the FY 22 budget transfers as discussed as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye”, Commissioner Wankel answered “aye” and Chr. Zeller answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Other Business-none

Closed Meeting Session (only if needed)-none

Chairman’s Remarks-none

Commissioner Wankel made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “aye”. The motion has passed and the meeting stands adjourned.

October 11, 2022 Meeting Minutes

THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY DUE TO THE COLUMBUS DAY HOLIDAY.

The Morgan County Board is providing a call-in number for public participation without physical presence at the Board meeting.
Dial-in number: 1-701-802-5482
Access code: 166442
AGENDA
BOARD MEETING
OCTOBER 11, 2022
9:00 AM
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call of Members
3. Approval of the Agenda
4. Consideration and Approval of September 26, 2022 Meeting Minutes
5. Public Comment
6. Committee Reports
7. Staff and Consultant Reports, including Finance Report
8. Consideration and Action on Business Agenda Items (Motion and Roll Call Vote or Voice Votes)
a) Bills
b) Payroll
c) Reappointment of Jerrod Staake as a Commissioner to the Willow Creek Drainage District Board
d) Reappointment of Alan Taylor as a Trustee to the Meredosia-Bluffs Rescue Squad District Board
e) Ordinance for American Rescue Plan Act Funding for a Coroner Transport Vehicle
9. Other Business
10. Closed Meeting Session (only if needed)
11. Chairman’s Remarks
12. Adjournment

MORGAN COUNTY BOARD MEETING
OCTOBER 11, 2022

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s office on Monday October 11, 2022 at 9 am. Chr. Zeller asked County Clerk Waggener to ask for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “present”, Commissioner Wankel answered “present” and Chr. Zeller answered “present”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. 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 Wankel seconded the motion. Al voted “aye”. The motion has passed.

Chr. Zeller said that the next order of business is the approval of the minutes from the September 26 board meeting. Commissioner Wankel made a motion to approve the minutes as written. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “aye”. The motion has passed.

Public Comment-none

Committee Reports-none

Staff and Consultant Reports, including Finance Report-Clk. Waggener reported that her office is still early voting and her staff is working on the VBM ballots and all should be mailed by Saturday at noon.

Chr. Zeller said bills for $79,729.26 need approval from the board for payment. There is discussion.
Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the payment of bills in the stated amount. Commissioner Wankel seconded the motion. Chr. Zeller asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the payment of bills in the stated amount as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye”, Commissioner Wankel answered “aye” and Chr. Zeller answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Zeller said that verifiable payroll for signing on October 13 and distribution on the 14 is the next item for approval. Commissioner Wankel made a motion to approve the verifiable payroll for the stated dates. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. Chr. Zeller asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the verifiable payroll dates as stated as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye”, Commissioner Wankel answered “aye” and Chr. Zeller answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Zeller said a reappointment of Jerod Staake as Commissioner to the Willow Creek Drainage District Board is the next item on the agenda. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the appointment of Jarrod Staake to the Willow Creek Drainage District as discussed. Commissioner Wankel seconded the motion. All voted “aye”. The motion has been approved.

Chr. Zeller said a reappointment of Alan Taylor as a Trustee to the Meredosia-Bluffs Rescue Squad District Board is the next item needing approval. There was discussion. Commissioner Wankel made a motion to approve the reappointment to the Meredosia Bluffs Rescue Squad District as discussed. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “aye”. The motion has been approved.

Chr. Zeller said that an ordinance for American Rescue Plan Act Funding for a Coroner Transport Vehicle is the next on the agenda. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the ordinance for the American rescue plan act funding for the coroner transport vehicle as discussed. Commissioner Wankel seconded the motion. Chr. Zeller asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the ordinance approving the American Rescue Plan Act for the coroner transport vehicle as discussed as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye”, Commissioner Wankel answered “aye” and Chr. Zeller answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Other Business-none

Closed Meeting Session (only if needed)-none

Chairman’s Remarks-Commissioner Fanning said there will be a drive thru only clinic for flu shots this Thursday at the First Christian Church from 10-2.

Commissioner Wankel 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 26, 2022 Meeting Minutes

The Morgan County Board is providing a call-in number for public participation without physical presence at the Board meeting.
Dial-in number: 1-701-802-5482
Access code: 166442
AGENDA
BOARD MEETING
SEPTEMBER 26, 2022
9:00 AM
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call of Members
3. Approval of the Agenda
4. Consideration and Approval of September 12, 2022 Meeting Minutes
5. Public Comment
6. Committee Reports
7. Staff and Consultant Reports, including Finance Report
8. Consideration and Action on Business Agenda Items (Motion and Roll Call Vote or Voice Votes)
a) Bills
b) Payroll
c) Intergovernmental Agreement to Establish the Two Rivers Land Bank
d) Appointment of Ginny Fanning to serve as a Local Governmental Director of the Two Rivers Land Bank Authority
9. Other Business
10. Closed Meeting Session (only if needed)
11. Chairman’s Remarks
12. Adjournment

MORGAN COUNTY BOARD MEETING
SEPTEMBER 26, 2022

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s office on Monday September 26, 2022 at 9 am. Chr. Zeller asked County Clerk Waggener to conduct the roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “present”, Commissioner Wankel answered “present” and Chr. Zeller answered “present”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. 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 Wankel made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. Commissioner Wankel seconded the motion. All voted “aye”. The motion has passed.

Chr. Zeller said minutes from the September 12 board meeting need approval from the board. Commissioner Wankel made a motion to approve the minutes as written. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “aye”. The motion has passed.

Public Comment-none

Committee Reports-none

Staff and Consultant Reports, including Finance Report-County Clerk Waggener said Early Voting for the November 8th election is taking place in her office beginning today.

Chr. Zeller said bills for $155,882.96 need approval from the board for payment. Commissioner Fanning made a motion for payment of bills in the stated amount. Commissioner Wankel seconded the motion. Chr. Zeller asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the payment of bills in the stated amount as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye”, Commissioner Wankel answered “aye” and Chr. Zeller answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Zeller said verifiable payroll for signing on September 29 and distribution on the 30 needs approval from the board. Commissioner Wankel made a motion to approve the verifiable payroll for the stated dates. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. Chr. Zeller asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the verifiable payroll as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye”, Commissioner Wankel answered “aye” and Chr. Zeller answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Zeller said an intergovernmental agreement to establish the Two Rivers Land Bank is the next item on the agenda. Brian Nyberg is present, Chr. Zeller said, and will explain. Mr. Nyberg said this agreement allows a Morgan County board member to be active on the board of Two Rivers Land Bank. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the agreement as discussed. Commissioner Wankel seconded the motion. Chr. Zeller asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the agreement with Two Rivers Land Bank as discussed as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye”, Commissioner Wankel answered “aye” and Chr. Zeller answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Zeller said an appointment of Ginny Fanning to serve as a local government director of the Two Rivers Land Bank Authority is the next item on the agenda. There was discussion. Chr. Zeller asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the appointment of Ginny Fanning as discussed as follows, Commissioner Wankel answered “aye”, Chr. Zeller answered “aye” and Commissioner Fanning abstained from the vote. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Other Business-none

Closed Meeting Session (only if needed)-none

Chairman’s Remarks-none

Commissioner Wankel made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “aye”. The motion has passed and the meeting stands adjourned.

September 12, 2022 Meeting Minutes

The Morgan County Board is providing a call-in number for public participation without physical presence at the Board meeting.
Dial-in number: 1-701-802-5482
Access code: 166442
AGENDA
BOARD MEETING
SEPTEMBER 12, 2022
9:00 AM
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call of Members
3. Approval of the Agenda
4. Consideration and Approval of September 6, 2022 Meeting Minutes
5. Public Comment
6. Committee Reports
7. Staff and Consultant Reports, including Finance Report
8. Consideration and Action on Business Agenda Items (Motion and Roll Call Vote or Voice Votes)
a) Bills
b) Payroll
9. Other Business
10. Closed Meeting Session (only if needed)
11. Chairman’s Remarks
12. Adjournment

MORGAN COUNTY BOARD MEETING
SEPTEMBER 12, 2022

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s office on Monday September 12, 2022 at 9 am. Commissioner Fanning asked for roll call. County Clerk Waggener asked for roll call as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “present” and Commissioner Wankel answered “present”. * It is noted that Chr. Zeller is absent from the meeting this morning and Commissioner Fanning will be conducting the meeting as Vice Chairman*. Clk. Waggener informed the Vice Chr. a quorum is present and the meeting may continue.

Vice Chr. Fanning said the agenda is the first item for approval. Commissioner Wankel made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. Vice Chr. Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “aye”. The motion has passed.

Vice Chr. Fanning said minutes from the September 6, 2022 need approval from the board. Commissioner Wankel made a motion to approve the September 6 board minutes as written. Vice Chr. Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “aye”. The motion is approved.

Public Comment-none

Committee Reports-none

Staff and Consultant Reports, including finance report-none

Vice Chr. Fanning said bills for $63,284.17 need approval from the board for payment. Commissioner Wankel made a motion to approve the payment of bills in the stated amount. Vice Chr. Fanning seconded the motion and asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the payment of bills in the stated amount as follows, Commissioner Wankel answered “aye” and Vice Chr. Fanning answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Vice Chr. the motion has passed.

Vice Chr. Fanning said verifiable payroll for signing on the 14 and distribution on the 15 of September respectfully needs approval from the board. Commissioner Wankel made a motion to approve the verifiable payroll for the stated dates. Vice Chr. Fanning seconded the motion and asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for verifiable payroll for stated dates as follows, Commissioner Wankel answered “aye” and Vice Chr. Fanning answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Vice Chr. the motion has passed.

Other Business-none

Closed Meeting Session (only if needed)-none

Chairman’s Remarks-none

Commissioner Wankel made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Vice Chr. Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “aye”. The motion has passed and the meeting is adjourned.