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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Grundy County Animal Control/Highway/Transit Committee met July 18

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 15, 2019

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Grundy County Animal Control/Highway/Transit Committee met July 18.

Here is the agenda 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:

Eric Gibson Grundy County Engineer

George Gray Grundy County Administrator

Sue Gale Grundy County Animal Control Director

Cody Doran Grundy County Engineer Technician

Georgette Vota Public Attendee

II. Public Comment

No Public Comment

III. Approval of Minutes

1. Animal Control/Highway/Transit Committee - Regular Meeting - Jun 20, 2019 4:30 PM

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Doug Boresi, Board Member

SECONDER: Debra Jo Kinsella, Board Member

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

IV. Animal Control Claims

1. Animal Control Report on Claims

2. Animal Control Claims

Sue Gale gave an update on Animal Control Claims.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Debra Jo Kinsella, Board Member

SECONDER: Eric Rasmusson, Board Member

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

V. Animal Control Monthly Report

1. Committee Report

A question was asked about livestock that is picked up by Animal Control. Sue Gale explained that the livestock is turned over to the Dept. of Agriculture.

Sue Gale was asked about transfer in numbers. Sue explained that animal control generally does not accept transfers. Animal Control will transfer out or give to rescues.

Sue informed the committee that Animal control won 2 animal chip scanners valued at $299 each at a conference they attended.

Sue informed the committee that concrete work will be taking place Monday at Animal Control.

Sue informed the committee that they are working with the State's Attorney's office regarding Animal Control citations not meeting federal format.

VI. Animal Control Activity

1. Animal Control Activity

Sue Gale informed the committee of animal control activity.

VII. Animal Control Numbers and Dispositions

1. Animal Control Numbers and Dispositions

Sue Gale informed the committee on animal control numbers and dispositions

VIII. Animal Control Monthly Case Detail

1. Monthly Case Detail

Sue Gale informed the committee on animal control monthly cases.

IX. New Business Animal Control

No new business

X. Old Business Animal Control

No old business

XI. Transit Claims

1. Transit Claims

There were no questions on claims.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Jim Ryan, Board Member

SECONDER: Doug Boresi, Board Member

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

XII. New Business Transit

No new business

XIII. Old Business Transit

No old business

XIV. Highway Claims

1. Highway Claims

Eric Gibson informed the committee that payment was made for Ridge Road ROW purchases and also for Grand Ridge Bridge and Braceville Bridge

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Harold Vota, Board Member

SECONDER: Jim Ryan, Board Member

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

XV. Fuel Usage and Overtime

1. Fuel

As normal for season.

2. Overtime

As normal for season

XVI. New Business Highway

A. Recommend Clover Lane Jurisdictional Transfer to Goose Lake Township

Eric informed the committee that the Jurisdictional Transfer Process is in the works and more information will be available at next meeting.

1. Motion to table Jurisdictional Transfer Clover Lane to Goose Lake

RESULT: TABLED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Jim Ryan, Board Member

SECONDER: Harold Vota, Board Member

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

B. Recommend Township Bids

1. Felix Seal Coat

Eric informed the committee that a Seal Coat Bid Letting was held June 18, 2019 at 10:00 am for Felix township. There were two bidders. AC Pavement 30,461.47 and Steffens 3D with no bid.

1. Motion to recommend AC Pavement $30,461.47

RESULT: APPROVED [6 TO 0]

MOVER: Harold Vota, Board Member

SECONDER: Eric Rasmusson, Board Member

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

RECUSED: Kinsella

2. Garfield Seal Coat

Eric informed the committee that a Seal Coat Bid Letting was held June 18, 2019 at 10:00 am for Garfeild township. There were two bidders. AC Pavement $39,958.54 and Steffens 3D $33,821.30.

1. Motion to Recommend Steffens 3D $33,821.30

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Jim Ryan, Board Member

SECONDER: Eric Rasmusson, Board Member

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

3. Goodfarm Seal Coat

Eric informed the committee that a Seal Coat Bid Letting was held June 18, 2019 at 10:00 am for Goodfarm township. There were two bidders. AC Pavement $66,660.85 and Steffens 3D with no $56,530.30.

1. Motion to Recommend Steffens 3D $56,530.30

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Doug Boresi, Board Member

SECONDER: Jim Ryan, Board Member

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

4. Highland Seal Coat

Eric informed the committee that a Seal Coat Bid Letting was held June 18, 2019 at 10:00 am for Highland township. There were two bidders. AC Pavement $29,846.09 and Steffens 3D $25,895.45.

1. Motion to Recommend Steffens 3D $25,895.45

5. Mazon Seal Coat

Eric informed the committee that a Seal Coat Bid Letting was held June 18, 2019 at 10:00 am for Mazon township. There were two bidders. AC Pavement $52,270.07and Steffens 3D $49,808.90.

1. $49,808.90Motion to Recommend Steffens 3D

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Eric Rasmusson, Board Member

SECONDER: Greg Ridenour, Board Member

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

6. Norman Seal Coat

Eric informed the committee that a Seal Coat Bid Letting was held June 18, 2019 at 10:00 am for Norman township. There were two bidders. AC Pavement $28,410.18 and Steffens 3D $24,428.20.

1. Motion to Recommend Steffens 3D $24,428.20

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Jim Ryan, Board Member

SECONDER: Doug Boresi, Board Member

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

7. Saratoga Seal Coat

Eric informed the committee that a Seal Coat Bid Letting was held June 18, 2019 at 10:00 am for Saratoga township. There were two bidders. AC Pavement $33,478.26 and Steffens 3D $33,212.75.

1. Motion to Recommend Steffens 3D $33,212.75

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Doug Boresi, Board Member

SECONDER: Harold Vota, Board Member

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

8. Vienna Seal Coat

Eric informed the committee that a Seal Coat Bid Letting was held June 18, 2019 at 10:00 am for Vienna township. There were two bidders. AC Pavement $60,229.75 and Steffens 3D $52,431.75.

1. Motion to Recommend Steffens 3D $52,431.75

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Eric Rasmusson, Board Member

SECONDER: Doug Boresi, Board Member

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

9. Braceville HMA

10. Erienna HMA

11. Goose Lake HMA

12. Vienna HMA

13. Hot Mix

Eric Gibson informed the committee that a HMA Bid Letting was held June 18, 2019 at 11:00am for Braceville Township, Erienna Township, Goose Lake Township, and Vienna Township. There were 2 bidders PT Ferro $1,186,709.08 and D Construction $954,231.98. Eric requested recommendation to recommend the project to the low bidder D Construction.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Harold Vota, Board Member

SECONDER: Doug Boresi, Board Member

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

14. Oil & Chip Bids

XVII. Old Business Highway

Eric Gibson informed the committee that the highway department will need to issue a letter intent to purchase a new snow plow tandem truck. The truck was shown on approved capital improvement plan and also in the approved budget. The purchase will be through the state bid. The cost of the truck is $239,685.00

1. Ridge Road Update

Eric informed the committee that the project is on track for September 20th Letting. All ROW will be certified 7/23/2019.

Utility and pre work will take place this year. Bulk of the work 2020.

2. Pine Bluff Curve Flattening Update

Eric informed the committee that Pine Bluff Road is still awaiting environmental survey.

3. Grand Ridge Road Bridge Update

Eric Gibson informed the committee that Grand Ridge Road has been delayed due to rain and high water events. As soon as weather allows work will continue.

4. Braceville Road Bridge Update

Eric Gibson informed the committee that Braceville Road Bridge will be open following striping.

This should be tomorrow.

5. Review and Recommend Construction and Maintenance Agreement with WCL Railroad

1. Construction and Maintenance

Eric Gibson informed the committee that WCL has provided an updated agreement with all necessary exhibits. This agreement has been reviewed by State's Attorney's office. The highway department has request an combined cost estimate to be used in the agreement.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Jim Ryan, Board Member

SECONDER: Debra Jo Kinsella, Board Member

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

6. Review and Recommend Construction Agreement with CSX Transportation Railroad

Eric Gibson informed the committee that CSX Transportation has not provided an updated

Construction Agreement at this time. CSX has stated the are waiting on the signals department for a cost estimate.

1. Motion table decision until next month

RESULT: TABLED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Jim Ryan, Board Member

SECONDER: Debra Jo Kinsella, Board Member

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

7. Motion to Recommend Purchase of Tandem Plow Truck to County Board

RESULT: APPROVED [6 TO 0]

MOVER: Debra Jo Kinsella, Board Member

SECONDER: Harold Vota, Board Member

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

RECUSED: Hansen

XVIII.Budget Reporting

1. FY19 Budget Tracking

George Gray updated the committee on the Budget. 59-60% through budget year. Tax disbursement not yet received.

XIX. Executive Session

None

XX. Action Taken on Recommendation from Executive Session

None

XXI. Adjournment

1. Motion to Adjourn

Adjournment 5:25 PM

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