Southern Illinois News

Southern Illinois News

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Union County Commissioners met October 11

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 11, 2020

Meeting 10

Union County Commissioners met Oct. 11.

Here is the agenda provided by the commissioners:

I. Roll Call

Commissioners in attendance are Kent Pitts, Bobby Toler Jr., Dale Foster, Max Miller and David Gould

II. Call Meeting to Order

The Union County Board of Commissioners met for a regular meeting in the Union County Courthouse Community Room at 08:30am. County Chairman Max Miller called the meeting to order.

III. Approval of Minutes

Regular Meeting Minutes - 09/27/19

Mr. Gould made the motion to approve the regular meeting minutes from 09/27/19 and Mr. Pitts seconded the motion.

Kent Pitts YES

Bobby Toler Jr. YES

Dale Foster YES

Max Miller YES

David Gould YES

Motion Passed

IV. Public Comments

None

V. Committee Reports

Mr. Toler attended a 911 meeting and it was a short meeting but they've invested $324,852.18 invested in a CD and $242,652.45 in the checking account. The CD is for 24 months at 2.8%

VI. Building Permits

1. 05-07-03-051-A6 Homer Cissell at 772 Kaolin Rd.

Mr. Foster made the motion to approve the building permit and Mr. Pitts seconded the motion.

Kent Pitts YES

Bobby Toler Jr. YES

Dale Foster YES

Max Miller YES

David Gould YES

Motion Passed

VII. Old Business

None

VII. New Business

A. Approve Payment of Bills

Mr. Gould made the motion to approve the payment of the bills and Mr. Foster seconded the motion.

Kent Pitts YES

Bobby Toler Jr. YES

Dale Foster YES

Max Miller YES

David Gould YES

Motion Passed

B. Clearwave-Contract Renewal - Ambulance Service

Grant Capel, Ambulance Director, stated that they would like to stay with the

current contract and has no need to change. The Clearwave representative offered 2 options one is an increase of bandwidth for about the same amount at the other is the same bandwidth for $50 a month less. Mr. Gould made the motion to keep for the same bandwidth for the $50 a month savings and Mr.

Toler seconded the motion.

Kent Pitts YES

Bobby Toler Jr. YES

Dale Foster YES

Max Miller YES

David Gould YES

Motion Passed

C. ICRMT - Insurance Renewal

Angie Johnson, County Administrator, stated that the contract was just a 2% increase from last year and had no other issues with the contract. Mr. Pitts made the motion to approve the new contract between ICRMT and Union County, Mr. Foster seconded the motion.

Kent Pitts YES

Bobby Toler Jr. YES

Dale Foster YES

Max Miller YES

David Gould YES

Motion Passed

D. Intergovernmental Agreement Between the State of Illinois, Illinois Emergency Management Agency and County of Union Mr. Miller explained that it's a standard renewal that is done every year and nothing is different with the agreement for this year. Mr. Gould made the motion to sign the agreement and Mr. Pitts seconded the motion. Mr. Foster left the meeting 8:49am

Kent Pitts YES

Bobby Toler Jr. YES

Dale Foster ABSENT

Max Miller YES

David Gould YES

Motion Passed

Mr. Foster came back into the meeting at 8:54am

E. Image Trend Software Contract – Ambulance Service

Mr. Capel explained that this is for new software to report to the federal government for the information needed for the state the process payments for the ambulance service. The contract was not ready to sign so this item was tabled by Mr. Miller. F. Ware-Wolf Lake Fire Protection District Appointment - David Livesay

Mr. Miller made the motion to re-appoint David Livesay to the Ware-Wolf Lake Fire Protection District Board for a 3 year term and Mr. Pitts seconded the motion.

Kent Pitts YES

Bobby Toler Jr. YES

Dale Foster YES

Max Miller YES

David Gould YES

Motion Passed

G. Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Discussions

Mr. Miller stated that each meeting until the budget is approved will have this discussion. Mrs. Johnson stated that she has almost completed the budget for the general fund and all the department heads have cooperated greatly. She also stated that there have been a lot of request for capital improvements this year and she suggested that they set up a projector and go through the items individually like they did last year during the board meetings. Mrs. Johnson also added that she will have an amended budget resolution prepared for the next meeting to move money around in the current year's budget so that it can be balanced.

IX. Executive Session

Mr. Miller made the motion to go into executive session to discuss security, Mr. Gould seconded the motion.

Kent Pitts YES

Bobby Toler Jr. YES

Dale Foster YES

Max Miller YES

David Gould YES

Motion Passed 8:59am

Regular Session opened back up at 9:19 am

X. Other Business

None

XI. Adjournment

Mr. Foster made the motion to adjourn the meeting and Mr. Pitts seconded the motion.

Kent Pitts YES

Bobby Toler Jr. YES

Dale Foster YES

Max Miller YES

David Gould YES

Motion Passed 9:19 a.m.

https://www.unioncountyil.gov/wp-content/uploads/minutes-agendas/Minutes_2019-10-11.pdf

Want to get notified whenever we write about Union County ?

Sign-up Next time we write about Union County, we'll email you a link to the story. You may edit your settings or unsubscribe at any time.

Organizations in this Story

Union County