Illinois Environmental Protection Agency transfers funds
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency met June 9 to transfer funds.
Here are the meeting's minutes, as provided by the agency:
Environmental Protection Trust Fund Commission meeting June 9th, 2016 The meeting was called to order by Carol Radwine at 10:00 a.m. Attendees were Carol Radwine and Pam Smith from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, David Boots from the Office of the Attorney General, Doug Florence from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and Kathy Griffin from the Pollution Control Board. A sign-in sheet was distributed to members to record attendance. Next Ms. Radwine distributed packets to each member that included the notice of meeting posting. agenda, the minutes from the December 3rd, 2015 meeting, the IGAs, the resolutions, proxy and the EPTF accounting statement as of June 6, 2016. Attendees were given the opportunity to review the December 3rd, 2015 minutes. Mr. Boots made a motion to approve the minutes, Mrs. Griffin seconded the motion. A vote was taken and it was unanimously agreed to approve the minutes as drafted. Ms. Radwine stated she would have the approved minutes posted to the IEPA web site. The next topic was the June 6, 2016 EPTF accounting statement. Ms. Smith presented the statements which showed a useable balance of $2,654,253.13. It was recommended that each Agency plan on $500,000. The group also discussed the need to amend if we were still without budget authority for FY17. The $1,000,000 transfer (310 B transfer type at IOC which indicates it was a borrowing) that occurred in June 2015 was also noted. Mr. Boots suggested statutory change to distribute funds via a legislative transfer and it was suggested that the whistle blower act be reviewed for relative language. It was also pointed out that a date field needs to be added to future IGAs. It was confirmed that the next meeting will be held on December 1st, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at IEPA unless prior notification is sent out. The June 2017 meeting was set for June 8, 2017. Meeting notices will be posted in accordance with the Open Meetings Act. Ms. Radwine made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Boots seconded. By a unanimous vote the meeting was adjourned at 10:18 a.m.