July 23, 2014 Meeting Minutes

 

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s office on Monday June 23, 2014 at 9 am. Present were Chairman Bradley A. Zeller and Commissioner Bill Meier. Absent from the meeting was Commissioner Dick Rawlings.

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. Chr. Zeller seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. ZellerĀ  said that the minutes from the June 9 board meeting is the next item needing approval. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the minutes as written. Chr. Zeller seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the bills in the amount of $42,656.06 are the next items on the agenda for approval. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the bills in the stated amount. Chr. Zeller seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Verifiable payroll for the June 30 pay date is the next on the agenda said Chr. Zeller. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the verifiable payroll for the stated date. Chr. Zeller seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that a resolution appointing the Supervisor of Assessments is the next order of business. Chr. Zeller said that this is a routine resolution that is required by the Department of Revenue and is done every four years. There was discussion. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the resolution as presented. Chr. Zeller seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the appointments for a mental health committee are the next items needing approval. Chr. Zeller said that the county board had received correspondence from the State of Illinois asking if the county had a mental health advisory committee. The county has since formed this committee and appointed seven board members Chr. Zeller said. There was discussion. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the seven board members to the mental health advisory committee. Chr. Zeller seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that a final plat approval for the Pisgah Coop Subdivision is the next item on the agenda and Mr. Douglass is present and would explain this for them. Mr. Douglass said that this is basically taking one parcel and making it two parcels. There was discussion. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the plat for the Pisgah Coop Subdivision. Chr. Zeller seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the next resolution on the agenda is establishing the FY 2015 budget process. This is done annually and the commissioner’s office would be setting up appointments within the next two weeks to start budget hearings in July with elected officials and department heads. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the resolution as stated. Chr. Zeller seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Reports of Departments-Commissioner Meier said that the first payment of real estate taxes is due July 3, 2014.

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