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Carroll County Board met June 20

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Oct 7, 2019


Carroll County Board met June 20.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

The meeting was called to order by Chairman Reibel, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll call was taken showing Reibel, Preston, Payette, Stitzel, Yuswak, Anderson, Imel and Cole all being present, with Hartman being absent.

Motion by Mr. Payette, second by Mr. Preston to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried.

Motion by Mr. Preston, second by Mr. Imel to approve the June 6th County Board special meeting minutes as presented. Motion carried.

FINANCIAL

Bills paid in vacation were presented. Motion by Mr. Imel, second by Mr. Preston to approve the action of the clerk. Motion carried.

Committee on claims were presented. Motion by Mr. Yuswak, second by Mr. Imel to approve the bills as presented. Motion carried.

Transfers – None

Monthly Financial Report – The report was submitted in the packet.

Board Members Services were presented. Motion by Mr. Preston, second by Mr. Imel to approve as presented. Motion carried.

TABLED ITEMS - Motion to approve three-year contract with Century Link. No discussion.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Sheriff & Property – Motion by Mr. Yuswak, second by Mr. Imel to approve the semi-annual report as presented. Motion carried. Sheriff Doran also reported the tuck pointing is cancelled until fall.

State’s Attorney – No report

Treasurer – Treasurer Powers reported that a small 1st distribution had been done.

Circuit Clerk – Clerk Hiher reported that the new fees start July 1st.

Assessor – SOA Gruhn reported that she attended a farmland meeting about land values.

County Clerk & Recorder – Motion by Mr. Preston, second by Mr. Imel to approve the Semi-Annual Report as presented. Motion carried. Clerk Woessner commented that he would like to have the item for an ICN line for election cyber security placed on the July agenda for discussion and possible action.

Animal Control – No report

Highway – Motion by Mr. Preston, second by Mr. Stitzel to approve the Bridge Petition for aid from Fairhaven Road District for Sec. 18417 Pleasant Hill Road. Motion carried.

Motion by Mr. Preston, second by Mr. Imel to approve the Bridge Petition for aid from Wysox Road District for Sec. 23603 Fairhaven Road. Motion carried.

Motion by Mr. Preston, second by Mr. Imel to approve the Federal Participation Agreement for Sec. 03-00083-00-BR. Motion carried.

Motion by Mr. Yuswak, second by Mr. Imel to approve the Resolution for Agreement for Sec. 03-00083-BR. Motion carried.

Mr. Payette moved to approve the installation of a flashing red light on the stop signs at the intersection of Shannon Route and IL Route 64, seconded by Mr. Imel. Discussion also included adding rumble strips to the pavement for better alertness. Engineer Vandendooren stated he would try to install them out of his own time and budget. Roll call vote was asked for on the motion for red lights and showed Preston, Imel, Cole, Anderson, Reibel, Stitzel, Payette and Yuswak all voting aye, no one voting nay and Hartman being absent. Motion carried.

Engineer Vandendooren also mentioned he had done 67 bridge inspections this spring.

GIS – No report

Zoning – No report

Zoning Board of Appeals – Special Use Permit 19-09-500 – Applicant Mark O’Hara has been given permission by owners Jerry and Vicki Gendreau to apply for a special use “Mixed use building” defined as a building in B-1 district. The special use would allow part of the building to be used for residence. The property is located at 16416 IL Route 84 Savanna. All Zoning Board of Appeals requirements were satisfied and the Zoning Board of Appeals approve the Special Use Permit. Motion by Mr. Imel, second by Mr. Yuswak to approve the Special Use Permit as presented. Motion carried.

Special Use Permit 19-LC-500 – Petitioner, James & Debbie Christopher are seeking a Special Use Permit for a guest house at 17149 Edgewater Dr, Lake Carroll. All Zoning Board of Appeals requirements were satisfied and Zoning Board of Appeals approved the request. Motion by Mr. Payette, second by Mr. Imel to approve the request as presented. Motion carried.

Variance 19-12-701 – Petition Kenneth Mueller requested a building set back variance from the required 100’ to 68’ from center of the road. Location is 10561 Two Mile Road, Thomson. All Zoning Board of Appeals requirements were satisfied and Zoning Board of Appeals approved the request. Motion by Mr. Stitzel, second by Mr. Yuswak to approve the request as presented. Roll call was called for showing Imel, Cole, Anderson, Reibel, Stitzel, Payette and Yuswak all voting aye, Preston voting nay and Hartman being absent. Motion carried.

Probation – No report

Other Departments – No reports

AFFILIATE AND LIAISON REPORTS

LRA – Mr. Hartman – No report

CEDS – Mr. Imel – No report

UCCI – Mr. Payette – No report

911 – Ms. Anderson thanked Chairman Reibel and Sheriff Doran for the jail tour.

Health Department – Mr. Yuswak – No report

VAC – Mr. Hartman – No report

Senior Services – Mr. Imel – A monthly report was submitted in the packet.

Hotel/Motel – Mrs. Cole – No report

Tri-County Opportunities Council – Mr. Preston – A monthly report was submitted in the packet.

708 Board – No report

Extension – No report

OLD BUSINESS - Changes to Chapter 310 (Alcoholic Beverages) of the County Code Book were presented. The amendments effected Section 310-3, 310-6.2, 310-18, 310-20. Mr. Yuswak moved to approve the changes as presented, seconded by Mr. Preston. Roll call vote was called for showing Preston, Imel, Cole, Anderson, Reibel, Stitzel, Payette, and Yuswak all voting aye, no one voting nay and Hartman being absent. Motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS- Motion by Mr. Payette, second by Mr. Imel to approve the 2020 Holiday Schedule. Motion carried.

Administrator Michael Doty gave a Six-Month Revenue Review and said expenses and revenues are on budget schedule.

CHAIRMAN REPORTS – Chairman Reibel reported on a Hazardous mitigation meeting and announced no July 4th meeting.

APPOINTMENTS - Motion by Mr. Yuswak, second by Mr. Preston to approve the following reappointments to the Carroll County Board of Health:

Dr. David Reese

Dr. William Tonne

Bart Ottens

Motion carried.

PUBLIC COMMENTS – SOA Gruhn spoke of the June 6th Special Meeting and stated the ag community learned much information farm land assessing.

EXECUTIVE SESSION – 5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (1)(2)(8) & (11) Personnel, Union Contract Negotiation, Security & Litigation - Motion by Mr. Payette, second by Mr. Preston to enter into Executive Session. Roll call taken showing Preston, Imel, Cole, Anderson, Reibel, Stitzel, Payette and Yuswak all voting aye and no one voting nay, with Hartman being absent. Motion carried.

Chairman Reibel announced the meeting was back in Open Session and took the following action:

1. Motion by Mr. Payette, second by Mr. Stitzel to approve the Carpenters agreement for December 1, 2018 to November 30, 2021 with an adjustment for two employees in the first year to $12.00 per hour and three percent in year one. Three percent increase for all other employees in year one and all employees in year two and three receive a three percent raise. Starting hourly rates will be $12.00 in year one, $12.00 in year two and $12.29 in year three. Motion carried.

2.Motion by Mr. Stitzel, second by Mrs. Cole to approve the Fraternal Order of Police agreement for December 1, 2018 to November 30, 2021 with a three percent increase in each of three years for all employees. Start wages to increase by $700 each year for all positions. Voluntary overtime to change from seniority to rotation. Motion carried.

Motion by Mr. Imel, second by Mr. Preston to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried.

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