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July 13, 2015 Board Meeting Minutes

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s office on Monday July 13, 2015 at 9 am. Chairman Zeller called the meeting to order and asked the Clerk’s office to call roll. Roll call is as follows. Chairman Zeller present, Commissioner Meier present and Commissioner Fanning present. The Clerk’s office informed the Chairman that a quorum was 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 for approval is the minutes from the July 6, 2015 board meeting. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the minutes with the correction of Monte Hall’s name. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the bills in the amount of $86,920.17 are the next items for approval. Chr. Zeller said that this was an unusually large amount due to the special election costs. There was discussion. 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 for the July 15 payroll is the next item on the agenda for 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 an appointment of Brian Wilson to the E911 board to fill an unexpired term of Richard Evans is the next item on the agenda. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the appointment of Brian Wilson as stated. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Reports of Departments-It was noted that the County Clerk’s office will be receiving $5,085.00 to help cover some of the cost of election judges for the special election. Chr. Zeller said that the budget process has began and that the appointments are on the County website.

Communications-none

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.

July 6, 2015 Meeting Minutes

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s office on Monday July 6, 2015 at 9 am. Chr. Zeller asked County Clerk Waggener to conduct  the roll call. Clerk Waggener called as follows. Chr. Zeller present, Commissioner Meier present, Commissioner Fanning present. Clerk Waggener informed the Chairman that a quorum was present and the meeting could proceed.

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 minutes from the June 22 meeting were the next item on the agenda. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the minutes as written. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

The next order of business Chr. Zeller said is the appointment of Monty Hall to the West Central Mass Transit District Board for a period of four years. Chr. Zeller said that the board had received a letter from the head of the West Central Mass Transit District Board for this appointment. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the appointment as stated. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. Al voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the board is in the process of setting up appointments to meet with election officials and department heads to discuss the new budget year.

Reports of Departments-County Clerk Waggener said that her office has been conducting early voting for the upcoming July 7 Special Election.

Communications-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.

June 22, 2015 Meeting Minutes

 

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s office on Monday June 22, 2015 at 9 am. Chr. Zeller asked Clerk Waggener to call the roll. Clk Waggener called as follows, Chr. Zeller present, Commissioner Meier present and Commissioner Fanning. Clk Waggener informed the Chairman that a quorum was present and that the meeting could proceed.

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 is the approval of the minutes from the June 8 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 the bills in the amount of $45,506.46 are the next items needing 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.

The verifiable payroll for the June 30 payroll is the next item on the agenda Chr. Zeller said. 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 an appointment of Chad Moore to the E911 board is the next item on the agenda. Chr. Zeller said that this appointment of Mr. Moore will be to replace Rodney Cox on that board. There was some discussion. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the appointment of Mr. Moore to the E911 board as discussed. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the prevailing wage ordinance is the next item for approval. Chr. Zeller said that this is an annual ordinance that the county has to approve and then publish in the paper. There was discussion. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the ordinance as discussed. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the awarding of the weatherization bids in the next  item for approval. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the bids as presented by Mr. Douglas for the weatherization projects. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Reports of Departments-none

Communications-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.

June 8, 2015 Meeting Minutes

 

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s office on June 8, 2015 at 9 am. Chr. Zeller asked Clerk Waggener to take roll call. Clerk Waggener called as follows Chairman Zeller present, Commissioner Fanning present. Note that Commissioner Meier was absent from the meeting. Clerk Waggener informed the Chairman that a quorum was present and that the meeting could proceed.

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

Chr. Zeller said that the acceptance of the Treasurer’s report is the next item on the agenda and the treasurer is present. Treasurer Geirnaeirt said that she had nothing to point out but would answer questions if there were any. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to accept the Treasurer’s re port as presented. Chr. Zeller seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

The next order of business Chr. Zeller said is the approval of the minutes from the May 26 board meeting. Commissioner Fanning 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 approval of the bills in the amount of $26,566.36 is the next item on the agenda. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the payment of bills in the stated amount. Chr. Zeller seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the verifiable payroll for the June 15th payroll will need approval. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the verifiable payroll for the stated date. Chr. Zeller seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Approval and renewal of the Devnet contract is the next item on the agenda Chr. Zeller said. This renewal is for five years and covers the license, support and maintenance Chr. Zeller said. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the contract for five years with Devnet. Chr. Zeller seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that a vote for the election of Regional Superintendent of School District #1 is the next item on the agenda. Chr. Zeller said that the Regional Superintendent Debbie Niederhouser has announced her retirement and that a replacement must be appointed. There was discussion. Chr. Zeller said that the vote s of 9,486 from Morgan County will be for the candidate Jill Reis. Commissioner Fanning made a motion for the above votes for the Regional Superintendent replacement to be approved. Chr. Zeller seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that an approval of the Shanahan subdivision is the next order of business and that Mr. Douglas is present and would explain this. Mr. Douglas said that this was a straight forward subdivision and wanted to thank the engineering firms for the help. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the Shanahan subdivision as presented. Chr. Zeller seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the awarding of bids for the roof replacement at the jail is the next item on the agenda. Chr. Zeller said that at the time of opening the low bid was not complete. There was discussion and the Board felt that since the low bid  was not complete they would have to decline that bid and award to the next low bidder. Chr. Zeller said that the bid would be awarded to Design Roofing from Springfield, Illinois. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the awarding of the bid as stated. Chr. Zeller seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the opening of weatherization bids is the next item on the agenda. Chr. Zeller said that there were nine to be opened and then they would be put on a spread sheet for further review.

Reports of Departments-Treasurer Geirnaeirt said that tax payments have been coming into her office.

Communications-Chr. Zeller said that there will be tree trimming in the South and West portions of Morgan County.

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

May 26, 2015 Meeting Minutes

 

The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s office on Tuesday May 26, 2015 at 9 am. Chairman Zeller asked Clerk Waggener to take roll call. Clk. Waggener called as follows, Chairman Zeller present, Commissioner Meier present and Commissioner Fanning present. Clk. Waggener said that a quorum was present and Chr. Zeller said that the meeting would proceed.

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 on the agenda Chr. Zeller said is the approval of the minutes from the May 11 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 the bills are the amount of $21,646.24 and need approval for payment. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the payment of the bills in the stated amount. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that the verifiable payroll for distribution on May 29 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 notice of acquisition of property is the next item on the agenda. Chr. Zeller said that the County had received a letter from the city attorney stating that the City of Jacksonville had purchased the property located at 1013 East Morton Ave. and is asking for all unpaid taxes/leins as requested. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that a resolution for juror compensation and jury trial demand fee is the next item on the agenda for approval. There was discussion. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the resolution as presented. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Chr. Zeller said that an approval of a bridge replacement over Woods Creek is the next item on the agenda and the Mr. Coultas is present and would explain. Mr. Coultas said that this bridge is in Road District #9 over Woods Creek and this agreement is with Benton and Associates for phase one of the replacement. There was discussion. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the agreement with Benton and Associates as discussed. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.

Reports of Departments-County Clerk Waggener said that Vote by Mail/Early voting will begin May 28th in her office for the Special Election to be held on July 7.

Treasurer Geirnaeirt said that tax bills are being mailed out and the due dates are July2 and September 4.

Communications-Commissioner Fanning said that bids for the roof project at the jail would be opened today at 3 pm.

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.