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Grundy County Law & Justice/Legislative/EMA/Facilities/Coroner Committee met January 3

By Corazon L. Gonzales | Jan 27, 2019


Grundy County Law & Justice/Legislative/EMA/Facilities/Coroner Committee met January 3.

Here is the minutes as provided by the committee:

I. Call to Order


Attendee Name   Title                   Status  Arrived

Millie Dyer           Board Member   Absent

Ken Iverson         Board Member  Absent

Jim Ryan             Board Member        Present

David Valdivia      Board Member       Present

Greg Ridenour     Board Member       Present

Drew Muffler        Board Member       Present

James Olson       Board Member        Present

Sandy Pommier  County Board Admin. Asst.   Present

Chris Balkema     Chairman                Present

George Gray        Administrator          Present

Jason Helland      States Attorney       Present

Ken Briley             Sheriff                     Present

Tony Arnold          Maintenance Supervisor      Present

Chris Kindelspire   ETSB                     Present

II. Public Portion

None

III. Approval of Minutes

1. December 6, 2018

2. Law & Justice/Legislative/EMA/Facilities/Coroner Committee - Regular Meeting - Dec 6, 2018 4:30 PM

      RESULT:           APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

      MOVER:           Drew Muffler, Board Member

      SECONDER:    David Valdivia, Board Member

      AYES:               Ryan, Valdivia, Ridenour, Muffler, Olson

      ABSENT:           Dyer, Iverson

IV. Sheriff/Courthouse

 A. Claims

      1. Motion to approve the claims as submitted.

            RESULT:           APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

             MOVER:           David Valdivia, Board Member

             SECONDER:   James Olson, Board Member

             AYES:              Ryan, Valdivia, Ridenour, Muffler, Olson

             ABSENT:          Dyer, Iverson

B. Report

Sheriff Briley told the committee that he and his staff are making certain that the department is compliant with all State training mandates. He plans to develop a 3-5 year plan for his department.

V. EMA

A. Claims

      1. Motion to approve the claims as submitted.

            RESULT:          APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

            MOVER:          David Valdivia, Board Member

            SECONDER:   Greg Ridenour, Board Member

            AYES:              Ryan, Valdivia, Ridenour, Muffler, Olson

            ABSENT:          Dyer, Iverson

B. Report

Provided for the committee's review.

      1. EMA Director's Monthly Report

VI. Coroner

A. Claims

      1. Motion to approve the claims as submitted.

            RESULT:          APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

            MOVER:          David Valdivia, Board Member

            SECONDER:   James Olson, Board Member

            AYES:              Ryan, Valdivia, Ridenour, Muffler, Olson

            ABSENT:          Dyer, Iverson

B. Report

VII. Circuit Clerk

A. Claims

None

B. Report

VIII. States Attorney

A. Claims

      1. Motion to approve the claims as submitted.

             RESULT:           APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

              MOVER:           David Valdivia, Board Member

              SECONDER:    Drew Muffler, Board Member

              AYES:                Ryan, Valdivia, Ridenour, Muffler, Olson

               ABSENT:          Dyer, Iverson

B. Report

Helland updated the committee on an ongoing litigation claim and the Criminal Justice Reform.

IX. Public Defender

A. Claims

      1. Motion to approve the claims as submitted.

             RESULT:           APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

             MOVER:            James Olson, Board Member

             SECONDER:     Greg Ridenour, Board Member

              AYES:               Ryan, Valdivia, Ridenour, Muffler, Olson

             ABSENT:            Dyer, Iverson

B. Report

X. Probation Department Report

None

XI. Administration Maintenance Department

A. Claims

      1. Motion to approve the claims as submitted.

             RESULT:          APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

             MOVER:          David Valdivia, Board Member

             SECONDER:   Drew Muffler, Board Member

             AYES:              Ryan, Valdivia, Ridenour, Muffler, Olson

             ABSENT:          Dyer, Iverson

B. Report

Tony Arnold reviewed the highlights of the report.

      1. Administration Facility Maintenance Report

XII. Facility Use Requests

A. Placement of Verizon Equipment Cabinet on Administration Campus

Chris Kindelspire, Grundy ETSB addressed the committee in regards to a private/public partnership regarding the rental of tower space and the use of ground space at the County Administration building next to the tower for the placement of equipment. He was asked to bring back more information on the matter.

      1. Site Configuration

      2. Ordinance Amending County 911 Ordinance

XIII. New/Old Business

A. Grundy County Board Rules and Procedures

      1. Grundy County Board Rules and Procedures

             RESULT:         REFERRED TO COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS] Next: 1/8/2019 6:00 PM

             MOVER:         David Valdivia, Board Member

             SECONDER:  James Olson, Board Member

             AYES:              Ryan, Valdivia, Ridenour, Muffler, Olson

             ABSENT:          Dyer, Iverson

XIV. Budget Reporting

1. FY19 Budget Tracking

XV. Appointments

None

XVI. Legislative Matters

Jim Ryan discussed the new 2019 State laws.

1. New 2019 IL Laws

XVII. Executive Session

None

XVIII. Action Taken as a Result of Executive Session

XIX. Adjournment

1. Motion to adjourn at 5:45 PM

      RESULT:          APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

      MOVER:           David Valdivia, Board Member

      SECONDER:   James Olson, Board Member

      AYES:              Ryan, Valdivia, Ridenour, Muffler, Olson

      ABSENT:          Dyer, Iverson

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