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Ogle County County Facilities Committee met November 12

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jan 11, 2020


Ogle County County Facilities Committee met Nov. 12.

Here is the minutes provided by the committee:

1. Call Meeting to Order: Chairman Typer called the meeting to order at 1:00 p.m. Present: Fox, Griffin, Kenney, McLester, Reising and Sulser. Others: Sheriff Brian VanVickle, Finfrock, Nordman and Corbitt.

2. Approval of Minutes – October 8, 2019: Motion by Reising to approve the minutes as presented, 2nd by Sulser. Motion carried.

3. Public Comment: None

4. Project Status Report

 Judicial Center 1st Floor Drinking Fountain (10/19) – VanVickle stated it was removed years ago and never replaced due to cost. Typer would like to see an updated quote.

 Courthouse Door Closers (10/19) – VanVickle will look into, it may have been addressed already.

 Slip & Fall Training (9/19) – offered through the Safety Committee.

 Landscaping & Weed Program (9/19) – No report

 Roof Leak at Solid Waste Dept. (9/19) – completed

 Water Leak at EOC (9/19) – will be addressed this spring.

 Water Leak under East basement door of Courthouse in Election Room (9/19) – completed

 Cleaning of Courthouse Steps (9/19) – will work on

 No Parking sign at Courthouse (9/19) – completed

 Jail Trustees (9/19) – VanVickle stated they have 2 trustees now.

 Courthouse Basement Bathroom Light Sensor (9/19) - completed

 EOC Skylight (start 7/19) - completed

 Judicial Center Compressor (start 7/19) – not installed

 Communication Tower Extension (plan complete 6/19) – waiting on FCC, Verizon is currently putting up a building at the new tower.

 Courthouse Exterior Planters & Replacement of Red Sidewalk Inserts (started 6/2018 – to be completed 5/2019) – completed 8/19

 Focus House Electrical Outside Wiring (started 6/2018 – to be completed 5/2019) – completed 8/19

 Weld Park Trees (started 7/2018 – completed 5/2019) – completed 5/19

 Move Iron Mike (started 10/2018 – to be completed 6/2019 / work moved to 9/20) – Griffin gave a brief update

 Pines Road Annex Repair List (started 11/2018 – to be completed 1/2019) – completed 4/19

 Tuck Point Repair – 3rd floor wall will be repainted this winter

 Judicial Center Lactation Room (start 2/2019 – to be completed 6/2019) – completed 6/19

 Focus House Sidewalks (start 4/2019 – to be completed 5/2019) – Sulser stated they have been patched.

 EOC Generator (start 4/2019 – to be completed 6/2019) – will be installed next week

 Accounting Code Tracking (start 3/2019 – to be completed 6/2019) – will be done FY2020

 Weld Park Electric Upgrade (start 4/2019 – to be completed 6/2019) – no report

 Weld Park Septic – (to be completed 5/2019)

 Weld Park Road Repair – (to be completed 5/2019)

 Judicial Center Lighting – will replace as they fail (completed 5/2019)

5. LRP/IT Update: Griffin stated the project is going very well; they are currently waiting on Nicor Gas.

6. Old Business

 510 Lincoln Hwy Cleaning Bill: None

 County Credit Card Policy Review: VanVickle stated they will start using the worksheet; Sulser would like to see better descriptions of the purchases.

 Budget Performance Report: Report was emailed.

7. New Business

 2020 Proposed Budget: VanVickle reminded the Committee that the buildings are aging and they are starting to see bigger problems.

 Introduction of New Problems/Projects: Typer would like to be notified when problems arise. VanVickle informed them they need to start discussing the removal of the old jail and the Soldiers/Sailors Monument. He is looking into a grant for a new Maintenance building.

 Lease Agreement with City of Rochelle: Finfrock stated the City of Rochelle would like to utilize the west parking lot of the EOC building; they are still working on the terms.

 Janitor Contract for EOC: Finfrock stated they have an agreement with Brandt Zies Z Cleaning for 1st floor cleaning only. County will provide all the supplies and the cost of cleaning will be a 51% Health Dept./49% Sheriff’s Dept. split. Motion by Kenney to approve and forward on to Executive Committee, 2nd by Griffin. Motion carried.

8. Approval of Bills

 Credit Card Billing: None

 Department Billing: Motion by Kenney that the department billing has been reviewed, 2nd by Fox. Motion carried. Total: $45,301.34

9. Closed Session: None

10. Adjournment: With no further business, Chairman Typer adjourned the meeting. Time: 1:56 p.m.


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