September 22, 2014 Meeting Minutes

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s office on Monday September 22, 2014 at 9 am. Present were Chairman Bradley A. Zeller, Commissioner Bill Meier and Commissioner Ginny Fanning.

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.

The next item for approval Chr. Zeller said is the minutes from the September 8, 2014 board meeting. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the minutes as written. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that bills in the amount of $40,901.23 are the next items that are on the agenda. 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 verifiable payroll to be distributed on September 30, 2014 will need approval. 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 for Donald Bradley Jr. to the Meredosia Fire Protection District for a three year term is the next item for approval. There was some discussion. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the appointment as stated. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

The next item on the agenda is a resolution of transfer of funds for the MCS FY 2014 budget. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the resolution. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that a resolution of transfer of funds for MCS FY 2015 budget is the next item on the agenda. Chr. Zeller said that there had been discussion with the auditor Mr. Eyth concerning this. There was discussion. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve this resolution. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that a resolution for MCS FY 2014 budget amendments were the next item on the agenda. Chr. Zeller said that Mr. Eyth was again consulted on this matter. There was discussion. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the resolution. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that a resolution for FY 2014 budget amendments is the next item on the agenda. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the resolution. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the next item on the agenda is a resolution for the State’s Attorney Appellate Prosecutor annual agreement. Chr. Zeller said that this is an annual resolution with the Appellate Prosecutors office that should a conflict of interest with the County State’s Attorney the County may ask for an attorney from the State’s Attorney Appellate Prosecutor office. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the resolution as noted. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the next item on the agenda is a proclamation proclaiming October 4th Rotary Day in Morgan County. There was discussion. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the proclamation as read. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Reports of Departments–none

Communications-Chr. Zeller said that the there will be a meeting at the Courthouse September 24th at 6 pm discussing the construction of a hog confinement west of Jacksonville.

Chr. Zeller said that on October 4 from 1-6 pm and October 3 from 8 am – 6 pm flu shots will be offered at the JHS Bowl. They will be $32 for a regular dose and $55 for the higher dose for adults over 55.

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.