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Earlville Community Unit School District 9 Board of Education met August 19

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 27, 2019

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Earlville Community Unit School District 9 Board of Education met Aug. 19.

Here is the agenda provided by the board:

I. Call to Order

Attendee Name

Title

Status

Ann Gill

Board Member

Absent

Deb Warning

Board Member

Present

Doug Boresi

Board Member

Absent

Mike Onorato

Board Member

Present

Lana Phillips

Board Member

Present

Drew Muffler

Board Member

Present

Ellen Hanson

Board Member

Present

Sandy Pommier

County Board Admin. Asst.

Present

Chris Balkema

Chairman

Present

George Gray

County Board Administrator

Present

Tom Hougas

Supervisor of Assessments

Present

Perry Rudman

Asst. State's Attorney

Present

Paul Webb

IT

Present

 

II. Moment of Silence for Tim Doss

Mike Onorato, along with other committee members and coworkers expressed their feelings of the loss of a great coworker and friend.

III. Public Portion

None

IV. Minutes Approval

1. Elections/Tax/Tech Committee - Regular Meeting - Apr 3, 2019 3:00 PM

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Deb Warning, Board Member

SECONDER: Drew Muffler, Board Member

AYES: Warning, Onorato, Phillips, Muffler, Hanson

ABSENT: Gill, Boresi

V. Elections

A. Claims

No action required.

1. Election Claims

B. Clerk's Report

Kay Olson updated the committee on the April Consolidated Election; re-tab and canvass was held 4/17 with a tie and coin flip on 4/23 for the Mazon Trustee position. Olson also stated that she is looking to make some changes in the judges training and specimen ballots and continue to work on tax extensions.

VI. Supervisor of Assessments

A. Claims

1. Motion to approve the claims as submitted.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Lana Phillips, Board Member

SECONDER: Drew Muffler, Board Member

AYES: Warning, Onorato, Phillips, Muffler, Hanson

ABSENT: Gill, Boresi

B. Assessor Report

Tom Hougas reported that there is one outstanding balance for Township Assessor work as well as the Internet IGA. The Farm Committee Annual Meeting is scheduled for May 10, 2019 at 9:00 AM. He updated on ongoing and upcoming projects including the 2019 General Quadrennial revaluation of Grundy County.

C. Vehicle Purchase Approval

1. Vehicle Purchase Approval

The committee discussed the possibility of using a Sheriff's vehicle that is going to auction, however it was decided that a more reliable vehicle was needed. The committee approved the purchase of a Chevy Equinox from D'Arcy Motors in the amount of $23,000.00, which is currently budgeted.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Lana Phillips, Board Member

SECONDER: Ellen Hanson, Board Member

AYES: Warning, Onorato, Phillips, Muffler, Hanson

ABSENT: Gill, Boresi

VII. Technology

A. Claims

1. Motion to approve the claims as submitted.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Deb Warning, Board Member

SECONDER: Lana Phillips, Board Member

AYES: Warning, Onorato, Phillips, Muffler, Hanson

ABSENT: Gill, Boresi

B. Technology Report

Paul Webb reviewed the report provided to the committee.

1. I.T. Monthly Report- May 2019

VIII. GIS

A. Claims

1. Motion to approve the claim as submitted.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Deb Warning, Board Member

SECONDER: Lana Phillips, Board Member

AYES: Warning, Onorato, Phillips, Muffler, Hanson

ABSENT: Gill, Boresi

B. GIS Report

Dave Ostrander reviewed the report provided to the committee and further discussed the application for building inspections.

1. GIS Report

IX. Budget Report

County Administrator George Gray told the committee that there were no concerns with the report.

1. FY19 Budget Tracking

X. New/Old Business

A. House Bill 3317

1. Hb 3317

2. Motion to direct George Gray and Perry Rudman to write letter in opposition of HB3317 and any bill singling out Grundy County to require an elected Assessor and supporting HB 31443 that establishes a uniform statewide policy.

RESULT: WITHDRAWN [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Lana Phillips, Board Member

SECONDER: Ellen Hanson, Board Member

AYES: Warning, Onorato, Phillips, Muffler, Hanson

ABSENT: Gill, Boresi

3. Motion to direct George Gray and Perry Rudman to draft a resolution in opposition of HB3317 and any bill singling out Grundy County to require an elected Assessor and in support of HB 3143 that establishes a uniform statewide policy.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Lana Phillips, Board Member

SECONDER: Ellen Hanson, Board Member

AYES: Warning, Onorato, Phillips, Muffler, Hanson

ABSENT: Gill, Boresi

B. Resolution Dresden Power Station Real Property Tax

1. Motion to recommend to the County Board as written

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Lana Phillips, Board Member

SECONDER: Drew Muffler, Board Member

AYES: Warning, Onorato, Phillips, Muffler, Hanson

ABSENT: Gill, Boresi

C. Resolution IGA Redistribution of Dresden Nuclear Generating Station Annual Credit Trigger Amounts

1. Resolution IGA Redistribution of Dresden Nuclear Generating Station Annual Credit Trigger Amounts

Motion to recommend to the County Board.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Lana Phillips, Board Member

SECONDER: Deb Warning, Board Member

AYES: Warning, Onorato, Phillips, Muffler, Hanson

ABSENT: Gill, Boresi

D. Resolution - First Amendment to U.S. Ventures Agreement

1. Resolution -First Amendment to U.S. Venture Agreement

Motion to recommend to the County Board.

RESULT: APPROVED [4 TO 0]

MOVER: Drew Muffler, Board Member

SECONDER: Deb Warning, Board Member

AYES: Warning, Phillips, Muffler, Hanson

ABSENT: Gill, Boresi

AWAY: Onorato

E. Temporary I.T. Support Services:Simple Communications Inc. Proposal

1. Temporary IT Support

RESULT: APPROVED [4 TO 0]

MOVER: Deb Warning, Board Member

SECONDER: Ellen Hanson, Board Member

AYES: Warning, Phillips, Muffler, Hanson

ABSENT: Gill, Boresi

AWAY: Onorato

F. I.T. Director Job Posting

The position will be posted after the job description has been updated.

G. Media Controller for County Board and Committee Room

No action was taken.

XI. Executive Session

None

XII. Action Taken as a Result of Executive Session

XIII. Adjournment

1. Motion to adjourn at 4:26 PM

RESULT: APPROVED [4 TO 0]

MOVER: Deb Warning, Board Member

SECONDER: Ellen Hanson, Board Member

AYES: Warning, Phillips, Muffler, Hanson

ABSENT: Gill, Boresi

AWAY: Onorato

http://grundycountyil.iqm2.com/Citizens/FileView.aspx?Type=12&ID=2480

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