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Bureau County Board will meet October 10.

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Oct 10, 2017


Bureau County Board will meet Oct. 10.

Here is the agenda provided by the Board:

Call To Order - Mrs. Entwhistle

Roll Call - Mrs. Hieronymus

Invocation - Ralph Anderson

Pledge Of Allegiance

Approving Of Minutes

Approval Of Board Minutes From September 12, 2017, Regular Meeting

Reading Of Communications - Mrs. Hieronymus

NCICG Annual Dinner is scheduled for November 9th.

Primary Election is March 20, 2018, -- Board Districts up for election in

2018 are Districts 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 17, 18, 20, 21, 26


Reappointment of Public Defender

Michael Henneberry has been reappointed as Bureau County's Public Defender for a two year period. Appointment made by the Circuit Court Judges of the 13th Judicial Circuit.

Board of Review Appointment

Approve appointment of Steve McKenney from Tiskilwa as a member on the Board of Review.

Public Comment

Mick Johnson to give update on building project in Wyanet for BPART

Standing Committee Reports

A. Ema And Zoning - Ms. Lilley

1. Zoning Office in need of a new phone

Approve the purchase of a new phone for Zoning department.

2. Summary of Zoning Hearings

Approve a rezone application from Ag to R-2 to build a home; Ethan Brandner, East end of N. Railroad St in Seatonville

Approve a Final/Preliminary Plat to create a one lot subdivision; Hulting-Wied Subdivision; East side of 00E St., 1/2 mile north of 1400 N Ave.

Zoning Office Report

EMA Officer Report

B. Health Dept - Mrs. Volker

C. Animal Control - Mr. Robinson

1. There is a special meeting of the Animal Control committee planned for October 30th at 6:00pm in the Law Library at the Courthouse.

Animal Control Report

D. Fees And Salaries/Labor Relations - Mrs. Entwhistle

1. Approve Tourism Resolution to change certifying tourism group to Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau

Kathy Bauer

2. Sell County Property in Depue, Second Park SD

Approve sale of parcel 17-35-451-030 to Alejandro Arteaga

3. Accept and place on file for review the 2017-2018 County Budget and 2017 Tax Levy

4. Accept and Place on File Taxes Received Report

Approve the transfer of Public Safety Sales Tax money to the General Fund.

5. Letter from Highway Dept. Head John Gross

6. Copy of MFT Fund history

7. Place on file - Circuit Clerk Report, Sheriff Report, County Clerk Report

Fees & Salaries Comm Report

E. Transportation (Highways, Roads & Bridges, Weeds) - Mr. Rabe

1. Resolution for Engineering Services for Walnut Ridge Wind Farm

Approve hiring Willett, Hofmann and Assoc. for engineering services due to construction of Walnut Ridge Wind farm

2. Resolution to approve intergovernmental agreement with the City of Princeton

Approve agreement for engineering services for improvements to Epperson Road County Hwy Comm Report


1. Employee survey on health insurance provided by county is available to employees

2. HR training was held in Springfield by CIRMA with some department heads attending Insurance Committee Report

G. Law, Memorials & Rules/Assessments - Mrs. Marini

1. Place on file Coroner's Report, Public Defender Report, Assessor's Report

2. Pat Herrmann to present information regarding class action lawsuit on opioid epidemic

Approve of having the law firm of Myers, Flowers, Bruno and Herrmann represent the County in a class action lawsuit against opioid manufacturers

Law Committee Repor

Assessor's Report

H. Building And Grounds, Printing And Stationery - Mrs. Warren

Printing/Stat Comm Report

Bld and Grounds Comm Report

Special Committee Reports

Liquor License, Dance Halls, Motels - Dale Anderson

Housing Authority - Mr. Baracani

Tourism - Mrs. Stetson

Economic Development - Mr. Cain

Probation, Crime - Mrs. Marini, Mr. Donarski

Cooperative Extension - Mrs. Entwhistle

Emergency Telephone System Board (E911) - Mr. Rabe

911 Stats for August

Computer Committee - Mrs. Entwhistle, Mr. Whited

Payment Of Claims

Approve All Claims for Month of October

Executive Session

Litigation, Personnel, and Purchase of Real Estate

Old Business

New Business


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