Marshall County Board met June 8.
Marshall County Board met June 8.
Here is the minutes provided by the Board:
The Marshall County Board met in the Marshall County Board Room for the June Board meeting on June 8, 2017 at 8:30 am. Chairman Gary Kroeschen called the meeting to order. Following the Pledge of Allegiance, roll call shows: Bakewell, Gauwitz, Daykin, Kroeschen, Lindstrom, Johnson, McGlasson, McGrath, McLaughlin, Minnick and Waldschmidt. Stash was absent.
It was moved by Bakewell and seconded by Lindstrom to approve the minutes for 5/11/2017 as presented. Vote shows all ayes, 0 nays, 1 absent, motion carried.
County Engineer Pat Sloan reported that ZBA granted one variances.
Sloan reported that the Highway Department has been busy mowing and filling cracks. They are very busy with multiple construction projects. Sloan reported he wanted to table the County Aid Township Drainage Structure for Roberts Township County Aid Project #903 Culvert. Sloan reported on recycling that the electronic day event collected about 35,000 pounds of material.
#17-44 It was moved by Lindstrom and seconded by Daykin to leave all Voting Precincts as is. Republican Chairman Michael Mendola was present. Vote shows: All ayes, 0 nays, and 1 absent.
#17-45 It was moved by Johnson and seconded by Gauwitz to approve the Prevailing Wage Ordinance. Vote shows all ayes, 0 nays, and 1 absent.
#17-46 It was moved by McLaughlin and seconded by Gauwitz to re-appoint Dave Lenz Jr. to the Lacon Cemetery Board for a 6 year term. Vote shows all ayes, 0 nays, and 1 absent.
#17-47 It was moved by Gauwitz and seconded by Minnick to re-appoint Blake Stickel to the Lacon Cemetery Board for a 6 year term. Vote shows all ayes, 0 nays, and 1 absent.
#17-48 It was moved by Gauwitz and seconded by McLaughlin to re-appoint Jill Franklin to the Lacon Cemetery Board for a 6 year term. Vote shows all ayes, 0 nays, and 1 absent.
#17-49 It was moved by Gauwitz and seconded by McLaughlin to re-appoint Juanita Wilson to the Lacon Cemetery Board for a 6 year term. Vote shows all ayes, 0 nays, and 1 absent.
#17-50 It was moved by Gauwitz and seconded by McLaughlin to re-appoint Larry Wigand to the Lacon Cemetery Board for a 6 year term. Vote shows all ayes, 0 nays, and 1 absent.
#17-51 It was moved by Lindstrom and seconded by Waldschmidt to re-appoint Donna Augustyn-Sloan to the Board of Health for a 3 year term. Vote shows all ayes, 0 nays, and 1 absent.
#17-52 It was moved by McLaughlin and seconded by Daykin to appoint Hank Gauwitz to the Airport Committee and remove Marty McLaughlin. Vote shows: All ayes, 0 nays, and 1 absent.
#17-53 It was moved by Lindstrom and seconded by Bakewell to table the Resolution for Elected Officials IMRF till next month. Vote shows: All ayes, 0 nays, and 1 absent.
Discussion was held on IMRF and ECO a Finance Committee meeting will be held in the County Board room on June 20th at 9:00 am. with representative Randy Stevens. Chairman Kroeschen noted that each County Board Member is encourage to attend the meeting.
#17-54 It was moved by Johnson and seconded by McGrath to NOT pay the NCICG membership bill. It was discussed that the Enterprise Zone application was disappointing and that there is not a representative from the Marshall County Board on the Executive Committee. A roll call vote was done to pay the NCICG Membership Bill. Vote shows five Yes to not pay the bill (Bakewell, Gauwitz, Johnson, McGlasson and McGrath) and six No we will pay the membership bill (Daykin, Kroeschen, Lindstrom, McLaughlin, Minnick and Waldschmidt) one absent (Stash). Motion carried. Kevin Lindeman from NCICG was present and the County Board expressed some of the concerns before and he is the newly Executive Director and they are working on sending out quarterly newsletters.
Lindstrom reported he is currently looking into requirements for enrollment options for Health Insurance.
Break was held 9:22 a.m. - 9:34 a.m.
It was moved by Johnson and seconded by Lindstrom for the Payment of Bills.
Animal Control: Waldschmidt reported there are currently three pit bulls and the fencing is ready to go. A new electrician is going to give an estimate on the wiring.
Building & Grounds: Johnson reported that the flower beds are all cleaned up.
EMA: McLaughlin reported there will be a meeting next month.
Finance/Budget: Bakewell reported there will be a meeting June 20th at 9:00 a.m.
County Highway & Recycling: Lindstrom reported that they are working on re-routing Tax School Road out to Route 89.
Human Resources & IT: Lindstrom reported he is working on the health benefits.
Judicial Offices: Nothing to report.
Lower Level Offices: Gauwitz reported the County Clerk’s office took in 189 documents.
Public Transportation: Waldschmidt reported Traci was very impressed with Jill Piper and Debbie Daykin on helping get everything done so they could turn their paperwork in for the grant.
County Sheriff & Coroner: Gauwitz reported they have had a lot of overtime hours with all the accidents and suicides. They will be losing two dispatchers and will need to hire. They have put the add on face book and have had a lot of responses. They received 330 911 this past month. The K9 dog may be released next week from the accident.
Airport: McLaughlin reported they will be having their annual Fly In Drive In breakfast on June 18th.
Economic Development: McGlasson reported they had a meeting with the DCO and there are currently no funds available.
Enterprise Zone: Bakewell reported IRVDA had a meeting May 8th and they approved 5 new projects.
ETSB 911: Mike Mayer was present and they have purchased a new generator from ESCO. They will be advertising to sell the current generator. They had received a complaint from Lenny Strong about not being notified about the bids and Mike Mayer sent the minutes from the meeting. All the radios are currently wired. They are in need of dispatchers. Next meeting will be July 17th.
Health Dept.: Lindstrom reported that Diana gave him the 2016 annual report. They will be looking for two new members as they have two that would like to resign.
Marshall-Putnam Extension: Lindstrom reported the next meeting is Tuesday, June 13th at IVCC.
Regional Office of Education: Nothing to report.
Tri-County Opportunities: Johnson reported they had a meeting and there is still lack of funds and they are cutting back on activities and possible layoffs. They approved 3 grant applications.
Upper IL River Valley Development Authority: Bakewell reported that five enterprise zone projects were approved.
Zoning & Land Use: Gauwitz reported they had a meeting but no business was conducted.
Various Correspondence: Nothing to report. Public Comments: Nothing to report.
At 10:04 am it was moved by Gauwitz and seconded by Bakewell to adjourn the meeting. Vote shows: all ayes, 0 nays, and 1 absent.
7/13/17 It was moved by Bakewell and seconded by Minnick to approve the minutes 6/8/17 as presented. Vote shows: all ayes, 0 nays, 1 absent. Motion carried.