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February 13, 2024 Meeting Minutes

NOTE: THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY DUE TO THE LINCOLN’S BIRTHDAY HOLIDAY.

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AGENDA
BOARD MEETING
FEBRUARY 13, 2024
9:00 AM
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call of Members
3. Approval of the Agenda
4. Consideration and Approval of January 22, 2024 Meeting Minutes
5. Public Comment
6. Committee Reports
7. Staff and Consultant Reports
8. Consideration and Action on Business Agenda Items (Motion and Roll Call Vote or
a) Bills
b) Payroll
c) FY 24 Budget Adjustment for Health Department and Public Defender Grant Fund
d) Approval of MFT Bid Letting Documents
e) Awarding of Bid for Courthouse HVAC project to Henson Robinson Company
f) Awarding of Bid for Courthouse Asbestos Abatement to M & O Companies
g) Ordinance Ratifying the Approval and Execution of the Project Road Use Agreement for the Construction and Operation of a Substation by Lotus Wind Project
9. Other Business
10. Closed Meeting Session (only if needed)
11. Chairman’s Remarks
12. Adjournment

MORGAN COUNTY BOARD MEETING
February 13, 2024

The Morgan County Borad of Commissioners met in the Commissioners office on Tuesday February 13, 2024 at 9 am. Chr. Wankel asked County Clerk Waggener to conduct the roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “present”, Commissioner Zeller answered “present” and Chr. Wankel answered “present”.

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

Chr. Wankel said the minutes from the January 22 board meeting need approval from the board. Commissioner Zeller made a motion to approve the minutes as written. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “aye”.

Public Comment-none

Committee Reports-none

Staff and Consultant Reports-Matt Coultas reported on replacing trucks at the Highway Department. County Clerk Waggener reported early voting has started in her office and all the permanent vote by mail ballots have been mailed.

Chr. Wankel said bills for $59,185.86 need approval from the board for payment. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the payment of bills. Commissioner Zeller seconded the motion. Chr. Wankel 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 Zeller answered “aye” and Chr. Wankel answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

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

Chr. Wankel said a FY 24 budget adjustment for the Health Department and Public Defender Grant is the next item on the agenda. Dale Bainter from the Health Department explain his need for the budget adjustment. There is discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the budget adjustment for the Health Department as discussed. Commissioner Zeller seconded the motion. Chr. Wankel asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the Health Department FY 24 budget adjustment as discussed as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye”, Commissioner Zeller answered “aye” and Chr. Wankel answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Wankel said the FY budget 24 adjustment for the Public Defender Grant fund is the next item on the agenda. There is discussion. Commissioner Zeller made a motion to approve the FY 24 budget adjustment for the Public Defender grant as discussed. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. Chr. Wankel asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the FY 24 budget adjustment for the Public Defender grant as discussed as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye”, Commissioner Zeller answered “aye” and Chr. Wankel answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Wankel said approval of the MFT bid letting documents is next on the agenda. There is discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the MFT letting documents as discussed. Commissioner Zeller seconded the motion. Chr. Wankel asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the MFT bid letting documents as discussed as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye”, Commissioner Zeller answered “aye” and Chr. Wankel answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Wankel said awarding of the bid for the courthouse hvac project to Henson Robinson Company is the next item on the agenda. There is discussion. Commissioner Zeller made a motion to approve the awarding to Henson Robinson Company as the low bidder for the courthouse hvac as discussed. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. Chr. Wankel asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the awarding of the bid to Henson Robinson Company for the courthouse hvac project as discussed as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye”, Commissioner Zeller answered “aye” and Chr. Wankel answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Wankel said the awarding of the bid for the courthouse asbestos abatement to M&O Companies is the next item on the agenda needing approval. There is discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the awarding to the low bidder M&O Companies for the courthouse asbestos abatement project as discussed. Commissioner Zeller seconded the motion. Chr. Wankel asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the awarding of the courthouse asbestos abatement to the low bidder M&O Companies as discussed as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye”, Commissioner Zeller answered “aye” and Chr. Wankel answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Wankel said an ordinance ratifying the approval and execution of the project road use agreement for the construction and operation of a substation by Lotus Wind Project is the next item on the agenda. Mr. Douglas is present and will explain this. There is discussion. Commissioner Zeller made a motion to approve the ordinance ratifying the approval and execution of the Project Road use agreement for the construction and operation of a substation by the Lotus Wind Project. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. Chr. Wankel asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the ordinance ratifying the approval and execution of the Project Use Agreement for the construction and operation of a substation by Lotus Wind Project as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye”, Commissioner Zeller answered “aye” and Chr. Wankel answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Other Business-none

Closed Meeting Session (only if needed)-none

Chr. Remarks-Chr. Wankel said the Courthouse will be closed Monday February 19 in observance of Presidents Day.

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

January 22, 2024 Meeting Minutes

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AGENDA
BOARD MEETING
JANUARY 22, 2024
9:00 AM

1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call of Members
3. Approval of the Agenda
4. Consideration and Approval of January 8, 2024 Meeting Minutes
5. Public Comment
6. Committee Reports
7. Staff and Consultant Reports
8. Consideration and Action on Business Agenda Items (Motion and Roll Call Vote or
a) Bills
b) Payroll
c) Resolution regarding Extension of the Jacksonville TIF District
d) Ordinance for American Rescue Plan Act Funds for Courthouse HVAC project
e) Ordinance for American Rescue Plan Act Funds for Courthouse Asbestos Abatement in relation to the Courthouse HVAC project
9. Other Business
10. Closed Meeting Session (only if needed)
11. Chairman’s Remarks
12. Adjournment

MORGAN COUNTY BOARD MEETING
JANUARY 22, 2024

The Morgan County Board of Commissioner met in the Commissioners office on Monday, January 22, 2024 at 9 am. Chr. Wankel asked County Clk. Waggener to conduct the roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “present”, Commissioner Zeller answered “present” and Chr. Wankel answered “present”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. a quorum is present and the meeting may continue.

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

Chr. Wankel said the minutes from the January 8th board meeting need approval from the board. Commissioner Zeller 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-none

Chr. Wankel said bills for $101,838.00 need approval for payment. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the payment of bills in the stated amount. Commissioner Zeller seconded the motion. Chr. Wankel 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 Zeller answered “aye” and Chr. Wankel answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

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

Chr. Wankel said a resolution regarding extension of the Jacksonville Tif District is the next item on the agenda. Chr. Wankel said the TIF District would like to extend another 12 years. There is discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the resolution concerning the Jacksonville TIF District as discussed. Commissioner Zeller seconded the motion. Chr. Wankel asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the resolution concerning the Jacksonville Tif District as discussed as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye”, Commissioner Zeller answered “aye” and Chr. Wankel answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Wankel said an ordinance for American Rescue Plan Act Funds for Courthouse HVAC project is the next item for approval. There is discussion. Commissioner Zeller made a motion to approve the ordinance as discussed. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. Chr. Wankel asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the ordinance of the American Plan Act Funds as discussed as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye”, Commissioner Zeller answered “aye” and Chr. Wankel answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Wankel said an ordinance for American Rescue Plan Act for Courthouse asbestos abatement in relation to the Courthouse HVAC project is the next item for approval. Chr. Wankel said this came about with the HVAC project that will be taking place in the Courthouse. There is discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the ordinance for American Rescue Plan Act for Courthouse asbestos as discussed. Commissioner Zeller seconded the motion. Chr. Wankel asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the ordinance for American Rescue Plan for Courthouse asbestos as discussed as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye”, Commissioner Zeller answered “aye” and Chr. Wankel answered “aye”. Clk. Waggner informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Other Business-none

Closed Meeting Session (only if needed)-none

Chairman’s Remarks-Chr. Wankel said the board has received the annual report from the wind farm.

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

January 8, 2024 Meeting Minutes

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AGENDA
BOARD MEETING
JANUARY 8, 2023
9:00 AM

1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call of Members
3. Approval of the Agenda
4. Consideration and Approval of December 26, 2023 Meeting Minutes
5. Public Comment
6. Committee Reports
7. Staff and Consultant Reports
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
January 8, 2024

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s office on January 8, 2024 at 9 am. Chr. Wankel asked for roll call. County Clerk Waggener asked for roll call as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “present” and Chr. Wankel answered “present”. Commissioner Zeller is absent from today’s meeting.

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

Chr. Wankel said the next order of business is the approval of the minutes from the December 26, 2023 board meeting. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the minutes as written. Chr. Wankel seconded the motion. All voted “aye”. The motion has been approved.

Public Comment-none

Committee Reports-none

Staff and Consultant Reports-none

Chr. Wankel said that bills for $51,035.67 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. Chr. Wankel 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 Fanning answered “aye” and Chr. Wankel answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Wankel said verifiable payroll for signing on the 11 and distribution on the 12 of January, respectfully, needs approval from the board. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the verifiable payroll for the stated dates. Chr. Wankel seconded the motion and asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the verifiable payroll as stated as follows, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye” and Chr. Wankel 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. Wankel said the Courthouse will be closed this coming Monday, January 15 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr.s birthday. Chr. Wankel also said the board wanted to congratulate MaryAnn Beard on her retirement and wanted to thank her for her years of service to the county and the courts.
Chr. Wankel said the work on the courthouse windows has begun.

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

December 26, 2023 Meeting Minutes

NOTE: THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY DUE TO THE HOLIDAY ON DECEMBER 25TH.

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AGENDA
BOARD MEETING
DECEMBER 26, 2023
9:00 AM

1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call of Members
3. Approval of the Agenda
4. Consideration and Approval of December 18, 2023 Meeting Minutes
5. Public Comment
6. Committee Reports
7. Staff and Consultant Reports
8. Consideration and Action on Business Agenda Items (Motion and Roll Call Vote or Voice Votes)
a) Bills
b) Payroll
c) Ordinance for ARPA State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Program for the Tendick Street Apartments Project
9. Other Business
10. Closed Meeting Session (only if needed)
11. Chairman’s Remarks
12. Adjournment

MORGAN COUNTY BOARD MEETING
DECEMBER 26, 2023

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioners office on Tuesday, December 26, 2023 at 9 am. Chr. Wankel asked Dep. Clk. Sills to conduct the roll call. Dep. Clk. Sills asked for roll call as follows, Commissioner Zeller answered “present”, Commissioner Fanning answered “present” and Chr. Wankel answered “present”. Dep. Clk. Sills informed the Chr. a quorum is present and the meeting may continue.

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

Chr. Wankel said board meeting minutes from December 18 need approval from the board. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the minutes as written. Commissioner Zeller seconded the motion. All voted “aye”. The motion has passed.

Public Comment-none

Committee Reports-none

Staff and Consultant Reports-none

Chr. Wankel said bills for $99,539.46 need approval from the board for payment. Commissioner Zeller made a motion to approve the payment of bills in the stated amount. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. Chr. Wankel asked for roll call. Dep. Clk. Sills asked for roll call for the approval of payment of bills in the stated amount as follows, Commissioner Zeller answered “aye”, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye” and Chr. Wankel answered “aye”. Dep. Clk. Sills informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Wankel said verifiable payroll for signing on the 28th and distribution on the 29th of December, respectfully, is the next item on the agenda for approval. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the verifiable payroll for the stated dates. Commissioner Zeller seconded the motion. Chr. Wankel asked for roll call. Dep. Clk. Sills asked for roll call for the verifiable payroll as stated as follows, Commissioner Zeller answered “aye”, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye” and Chr. Wankel answered “aye”. Dep. Clk. Sills informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Wankel said an ordinance for ARPA State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Program for the Tendick Street Apartment Project is the next item on the agenda. There is discussion after a presentation made by Mike Niehaus, project developer. Commissioner Zeller made a motion to approve the ordinance as discussed. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. Chr. Wankel asked for roll call. Dep. Clk. Sills asked for roll call for the ordinance as discussed as follows, Commissioner Zeller answered “aye”, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye” and Chr. Wankel answered “abstain”. Dep. Clk. Sills informed the Chr. the motion has passed with 2 aye, 0 nay, and 1 abstention.

Other Business-none

Closed Meeting Session (only if needed)-none

Chairman’s Remarks-Chr. Wankel said this is the last meeting of 2023.

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

December 18, 2023 Meeting Minutes

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AGENDA
BOARD MEETING
DECEMBER 18, 2023
9:00 AM

1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call of Members
3. Approval of the Agenda
4. Consideration and Approval of December 11, 2023 Meeting Minutes
5. Consideration and Approval of December 11, 2023 Truth in Taxation Public Hearing Meeting Minutes
6. Public Comment
7. Committee Reports
8. Staff and Consultant Reports
9. Consideration and Action on Business Agenda Items (Motion and Roll Call Vote or Voice Votes)
a) FY 2024 Morgan County Tax Levy Ordinance
b) FY 2024 Marnico Village Tax Levy Ordinance
c) Acceptance of the MFT Resolution for Maintenance (Form BLR 14220)
d) Resolution Appropriating Funds for the Payment of the County Engineer’s Salary (Form BLR 09221)
e) Request for Expenditure of MFT Funds (Form BLR 09150) for the Engineer’s Salary
f) Re-appointment of Roger Hardy to the Morgan County Board of Appeals for a five-year term
g) Appointment of Kelly Hall to fill an unexpired term to the Morgan County Board of Appeals
10. Other Business
a) Presentation on Tendick Street Apartments Project
11. Closed Meeting Session (only if needed)
12. Chairman’s Remarks
13. Adjournment

MORGAN COUNTY BOARD MEETING
DECEMBER 18, 2023

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioners office on Monday, December 18, 2023 at 9 am. Chr. Wankel asked County Clerk Waggener to conduct the roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call as follows, Commissioner Zeller answered “present”, Commissioner Fanning answered “present” and Chr. Wankel answered “present”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. a quorum is present and the meeting may continue.

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

Chr. Wankel said minutes from the December 11, 2023 board meeting need approval from the board. Commissioner Zeller made a motion to approve the November 11 board minutes as written. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “aye”. The motion has passed.

Chr. Wankel said minutes from the December 11, 2023 Truth in Taxation public hearing need approval from the board. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the minutes for the Truth in Taxation hearing as written. Commissioner Zeller seconded the motion. All voted “aye”. The motion has passed.

Public Comment-none

Committee Reports-none

Staff and Consultant Reports-Mr. Noll, State’s Attorney, said he recently attended the conference for State’s Attorney’s.
Matt Coultas, County Engineer, said bridge work in Rd. Dist. #1 on Johnson Rd. has begun.

Chr. Wankel said the approval of the FY 2024 Morgan County tax levy ordinance is the next item for approval on the agenda. There is discussion. Commissioner Zeller made a motion to approve the FY 2024 Morgan County as presented. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. Chr. Wankel asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the FY 2024 Morgan County tax levy as presented as follows, Commissioner Zeller answered “aye”, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye” and Chr. Wankel answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Wankel said the 2024 FY Marnico Village tax levy also needs approval from the board. There is discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the 2024 tax levy for Marnico Village as presented. Commissioner Zeller seconded the motion. Chr. Wankel asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the FY 2024 Marnico Village as discussed as follows, Commissioner Zeller answered “aye”, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye” and Chr. Wankel answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Wankel said acceptance of the MFT resolution for maintenance (Form BLR 14220) is the next item for approval and Matt Coultas would explain for the board. There is discussion. Commissioner Zeller made a motion to approve the MFT resolution as discussed. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. Chr. Wankel asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the acceptance of the MFT resolution as discussed as follows, Commissioner Zeller answered “aye”, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye” and Chr. Wankel answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Wankel said a resolution appropriating funds for the payment of the County Engineer’s salary (Form BLF 09221) is the next item for approval. There is discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the resolution appropriating funds for the payment of the County Engineer’s salary as discussed. Commissioner Zeller seconded the motion. Chr. Wankel asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the approval of the resolution appropriating funds for the County Engineer’s salary as discussed as follows, Commissioner Zeller answered “aye”, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye” and Chr. Wankel answered “aye”. Clk. Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Wankel said a request for expenditure of MFT funds (Form BLR 09150) for the Engineer’s salary is the next item on the agenda. There is discussion. Commissioner Zeller made a motion to approve the request for expenditure of MFT funds for the Engineer’s salary as discussed. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. Chr. Wankel asked for roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call for the approval of the request for expenditure of MFT funds for the Engineer’s salary as discussed as follows, Commissioner Zeller answered “aye”, Commissioner Fanning answered “aye” and Chr. Wankel answered “aye”. Clk., Waggener informed the Chr. the motion has passed.

Chr. Wankel said a re-appointment of Roger Hardy to the Morgan County Board of Appeals for a five-year term is the next item for approval from the board. There is discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the re-appointment as discussed. Commissioner Zeller seconded the motion. All voted “aye”. The motion has passed.

Chr. Wankel said an appointment of Kelly Hall to the Morgan County Board of Appeals to fill an unexpired term is the next item on the agenda. There is discussion. Commissioner Zeller made a motion to approve the appointment of Kelly Hall as discussed. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “aye”. The motion has passed.

Other Business- Chr. Wankel said a presentation of the Tendick Street Apartment project is next on the agenda and Mike Neihaus is present and would explain this project. Mr. Neihaus said there is a proposal for a 24-apartment unit for the homeless. Mr. Neihaus said the federal government is funding 90% of this project, and the City of Jacksonville is giving another $220.000 for the project. There is discussion. Chr. Wankel thanked Mr. Neihaus for the information and there would be further discussion.

Closed Meeting Session (only if needed)-none
Chairman’s Remarks-Chr. Wankel said the Courthouse will be closing at noon this Friday, December 22 and will be closed Monday December 25 in observance of Christmas.

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