Grundy Reporter

Grundy Reporter

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Grundy County Animal Control/Highway/Transit Committee met June 20

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 12, 2019


Grundy County Animal Control/Highway/Transit Committee met June 20.

Here is the minutes provided by the committee:

I. Call to Order

Attendee Name

Title

Status

Eric Rasmusson

Board Member

Present

Harold Vota

Board Member

Present

Doug Boresi

Board Member

Present

Debra Jo Kinsella

Board Member

Present

Don Hansen

Vice Chairman

Present

Jim Ryan

Board Member

Present

Greg Ridenour

Board Member

Present

Also Present were:

Grundy County Administrator George Gray

Grundy County Animal Control Director Sue Gale

Grundy County Highway Engineer Eric Gibson

Grundy County Engineering Technician Cody Doran

Grundy County Board Chairman Chris Balkema

II. Public Comment

III. Approval of Minutes

1. Animal Control/Highway/Transit Committee - Regular Meeting - May 23, 2019 4:30 PM

RESULT: APPROVED [6 TO 0]

MOVER: Eric Rasmusson, Board Member

SECONDER: Greg Ridenour, Board Member

AYES: Rasmusson, Vota, Kinsella, Hansen, Ryan, Ridenour

RECUSED: Boresi

IV. Animal Control

A. Animal Control - FY20 Budget/Capital Plan

1. FY 20 Budget - AC

Sue Gale updated the Committee on Animal Control FY 2020 budget and any changes taking place from 2019.

2. Animal Control CIP 2020

Sue Gale informed the committee on Animal Control Capital Improvement Plan.

B. Animal Control Claims

1. Animal Control Claims

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Jim Ryan, Board Member

SECONDER: Harold Vota, Board Member

AYES: Rasmusson, Vota, Boresi, Kinsella, Hansen, Ryan, Ridenour

C. Animal Control Report

1. Animal Control Report

Sue Gale gave a monthly update on Animal Control. $435 was raised for Animal Control through the Joliet Slammers fundraiser.

2. June Animal Control Activity

Sue Gale informed the committee on June Animal Control Activity

3. Animal Control Case Detail

Sue updated the committee on June Animal Control cases

V. Transit Claims

1. Transit Claims

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Harold Vota, Board Member

SECONDER: Eric Rasmusson, Board Member

AYES: Rasmusson, Vota, Boresi, Kinsella, Hansen, Ryan, Ridenour

VI. New Business Transit

A. Transit - FY20 Budget/Capital Plan

George Gray announced that Transit budget and CIP is in progress but not ready for tonight's meeting.

VII. Old Business Transit

A. Grant Application Update

George Gray updated the committee that the county has received 2nd requisition for 2019 operating funds.

George Gray informed the committee that a request for qualifications is being assembled for the Bus Storage Facility.

VIII. Highway Claims

1. Highway Claims

RESULT: APPROVED [6 TO 0]

MOVER: Harold Vota, Board Member

SECONDER: Debra Jo Kinsella, Board Member

AYES: Rasmusson, Vota, Boresi, Kinsella, Hansen, Ridenour

RECUSED: Ryan

IX. Fuel Usage and Overtime

1. Fuel

Fuel usage is normal for this time of year.

Fuel island and fuel master system was improved to run on battery back up to avoid surges caused by weekly generator system exercises.

2. Overtime

Overtime normal for season.

X. New Business Highway

A. Highway - FY20 Budget/Capital Plan

1. FY20 Budget - Highway

Eric Gibson updated the committee on FY 2020 budget. Eric explained and reviewed all changes to the budget from 2019 to 2020. Changes are due to projects moving to later dates and raises.

2. Highway CIP 2020

Eric informed the committee of the Highways capital improvement plan. This plan reflects equipment purchases and bridge upgrades.

XI. Old Business Highway

A. Approve 5 year Construction Plan

1. Five Year Construction Plan

Eric Gibson informed the committee of the Grundy County Highway 5 year construction project plan. The updated list reflects projects moved to later dates and several bridges off of critical watch list and weight restriction list.

RESULT: REFERRED TO COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS] Next: 7/9/2019 6:00 PM

MOVER: Harold Vota, Board Member

SECONDER: Greg Ridenour, Board Member

AYES: Rasmusson, Vota, Boresi, Kinsella, Hansen, Ryan, Ridenour

B. Ridge Road Update

Eric Gibson updated ROW certification date for August letting was not met. ROW acquisition is in progress and the project has been moved to September Letting. Project plans and specs are complete. ROW and railroad agreements are critical path at this point.

C. Pine Bluff Road Flattening Update

Eric updated the committee that the project is awaiting environmental survey request results.

When results are received a phase 1 engineering estimate can be provided.

D. Grand Ridge Road Bridge Update

Grand Ridge Road bridge is on schedule. Contractor working on earth work and stone. Both operations are weather dependent.

E. Braceville Road Bridge Update

Braceville Road bridge is on schedule. Contractor working on earth work and stone. Both operations are weather dependent.

F. Review Construction Agreement with WCL Railroad

Nothing received.

G. Review Construction Agreement with CSX Transportation Railroad

Nothing received awaiting updated cost estimates.

XII. Review and Approve Kinsman Storm Sewer Bids

Grundy County Highway Department received bids from 3 contractors for storm sewer in Kinsman. 

Fatlan Construction $24,750

Biros $25,000

D Construction $16,900

Eric requested the committee approved D Construction to complete the Kinsman Railroad work.

1. Approve D Construction for $16,900 for Kinsman Storm Sewer

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Harold Vota, Board Member

SECONDER: Eric Rasmusson, Board Member

AYES: Rasmusson, Vota, Boresi, Kinsella, Hansen, Ryan, Ridenour

XIII. Budget Reporting

1. FY19 Budget Tracking

George updated the committee on the budget status.

XIV. Executive Session

No session needed.

XV. Action Taken on Recommendation from Executive Session

N/A

XVI. Adjournment

1. Motion to Adjourn

6:10 PM

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Harold Vota, Board Member

SECONDER: Jim Ryan, Board Member

AYES: Rasmusson, Vota, Boresi, Kinsella, Hansen, Ryan, Ridenour

http://grundycountyil.iqm2.com/Citizens/FileOpen.aspx?Type=12&ID=2507&Inline=True

Want to get notified whenever we write about Grundy County ?

Sign-up Next time we write about Grundy County, we'll email you a link to the story. You may edit your settings or unsubscribe at any time.

Organizations in this Story

Grundy County

More News