Grundy County IL

Law & Justice/Legislative/EMA/Facilities/Coroner Committee

Minutes ● August 8, 2019

              Regular Meeting              Admin Building Conference Rooms 1 & 2              4:30 PM

                            1320 Union St., Morris, IL 60450

I.              Call to Order

Attendee Name

Title

Status

Arrived

Millie Dyer

Board Member

Present

 

Ken Iverson

Board Member

Absent

 

Jim Ryan

Board Member

Present

 

David Valdivia

Board Member

Absent

 

Greg Ridenour

Board Member

Present

 

Drew Muffler

Board Member

Present

 

James Olson

Board Member

Absent

 

Sandy Pommier

County Board Admin. Asst.

Present

 

Chris Balkema

Chairman

Present

 

George Gray

County Board Administrator

Present

 

Jason Helland

State's Attorney

Present

 

Joe Schroeder

EMA Director

Present

 

John Callahan

Coroner

Present

 

Ken Briley

Sheriff

Present

 

Gary Dobbs

 

Present

 

 

II.              Public Portion

None

III.              Approval of Minutes

1.              Law & Justice/Legislative/EMA/Facilities/Coroner Committee - Regular Meeting - Jul 2, 2019 4:30 PM

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Greg Ridenour, Board Member

SECONDER:              Millie Dyer, Board Member

AYES:              Dyer, Ryan, Ridenour, Muffler

ABSENT:              Iverson, Valdivia, Olson

IV.              Sheriff/Courthouse

1.              Claims

1.              Motion to approve as submitted.

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Greg Ridenour, Board Member

SECONDER:              Millie Dyer, Board Member

AYES:              Dyer, Ryan, Ridenour, Muffler

ABSENT:              Iverson, Valdivia, Olson

2.              Report

3.              Resolution - Food Provision and Service for County Jail

Motion to recommend to the County Board.

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Drew Muffler, Board Member

SECONDER:              Millie Dyer, Board Member

AYES:              Dyer, Ryan, Ridenour, Muffler

ABSENT:              Iverson, Valdivia, Olson

4.              Resolution - Approval Bid and Contract Courthouse Tuck Pointing

Motion to recommend to the County Board.

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Greg Ridenour, Board Member

SECONDER:              Drew Muffler, Board Member

AYES:              Dyer, Ryan, Ridenour, Muffler

ABSENT:              Iverson, Valdivia, Olson

V.              EMA

A.              Claims

1.              Motion to approve as submitted.

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Millie Dyer, Board Member

SECONDER:              Greg Ridenour, Board Member

AYES:              Dyer, Ryan, Ridenour, Muffler

ABSENT:              Iverson, Valdivia, Olson

B.              Report

Joe Schroeder reviewed the report with the committee.

The committee expressed their appreciation to Joe and George Gray for their participation in the Dresden Nuclear Generating Station Exercise.  The FEMA evaluation refelcted no level 1 or 2 findings, with one planning issue. 

1.              EMA Director's Monthly Report

VI.              Coroner

A.              Claims

1.              Motion to approve as submitted.

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Greg Ridenour, Board Member

SECONDER:              Millie Dyer, Board Member

AYES:              Dyer, Ryan, Ridenour, Muffler

ABSENT:              Iverson, Valdivia, Olson

B.              Report

John Callahan presented year to date statistics on deaths and causes.

VII.              Circuit Clerk

A.              Claims

1.              Motion to approve as submitted.

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Greg Ridenour, Board Member

SECONDER:              Millie Dyer, Board Member

AYES:              Dyer, Ryan, Ridenour, Muffler

ABSENT:              Iverson, Valdivia, Olson

B.              Report

VIII.              States Attorney

A.              Claims

1.              Motion to approve as submitted.

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Drew Muffler, Board Member

SECONDER:              Millie Dyer, Board Member

AYES:              Dyer, Ryan, Ridenour, Muffler

ABSENT:              Iverson, Valdivia, Olson

B.              Report

Jason Helland discussed the recent wage increase for his position.  He also discussed the new State cannabis legislation.

IX.              Public Defender

A.              Claims

1.              Motion to approve as submitted.

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Millie Dyer, Board Member

SECONDER:              Greg Ridenour, Board Member

AYES:              Dyer, Ryan, Ridenour, Muffler

ABSENT:              Iverson, Valdivia, Olson

B.              Report

X.              Probation Department Report

XI.              Administration Maintenance Department

A.              Claims

1.              submitted.Motion to approve as

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Greg Ridenour, Board Member

SECONDER:              Drew Muffler, Board Member

AYES:              Dyer, Ryan, Ridenour, Muffler

ABSENT:              Iverson, Valdivia, Olson

B.              Report

George Gray added that Muffler Concrete was awarded the bid for the Administration Building concrete project in the amount of $9950, which is budgeted for. No action was needed.

1.              Administration Facility Report

XII.              New/Old Business

A.              Declare Property as Surplus

1.              Surplus Office Furniture

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Drew Muffler, Board Member

SECONDER:              Greg Ridenour, Board Member

AYES:              Dyer, Ryan, Ridenour, Muffler

ABSENT:              Iverson, Valdivia, Olson

XIII.              Facility Use Requests

A.              Morris High School Soccer - Soccer Field

1.              Soccer Field Use Request

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Millie Dyer, Board Member

SECONDER:              Drew Muffler, Board Member

AYES:              Dyer, Ryan, Ridenour, Muffler

ABSENT:              Iverson, Valdivia, Olson

XIV.              Budget Reporting

1.              FY19 Budget Tracking

XV.              Appointments

1.              Resolution Appointment of Craig Eberhardt to the Braceville Fire Protection District

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Drew Muffler, Board Member

SECONDER:              Greg Ridenour, Board Member

AYES:              Dyer, Ryan, Ridenour, Muffler

ABSENT:              Iverson, Valdivia, Olson

2.              Appointment of James Matteson to the Mazon Fire Protection District

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Drew Muffler, Board Member

SECONDER:              Millie Dyer, Board Member

AYES:              Dyer, Ryan, Ridenour, Muffler

ABSENT:              Iverson, Valdivia, Olson

3.              Resolution Appointment of Ronald Clavey to the Mazon Fire Protection District

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Drew Muffler, Board Member

SECONDER:              Greg Ridenour, Board Member

AYES:              Dyer, Ryan, Ridenour, Muffler

ABSENT:              Iverson, Valdivia, Olson

XVI.              Legislative Matters

XVII.              Executive Session

None

XVIII.              Action Taken as a Result of Executive Session

XIX.              Adjournment

Prior to the adjournment Sheriff Briley commended his Corrections staff for preparing for and passing the jail inspection; 25 years in a row.

1.              Motion to adjourn at 5:30 PM

RESULT:              APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER:              Drew Muffler, Board Member

SECONDER:              Millie Dyer, Board Member

AYES:              Dyer, Ryan, Ridenour, Muffler

ABSENT:              Iverson, Valdivia, Olson