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Grundy County Finance Committee met Nov. 12, 2019

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 24, 2019

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Grundy County Finance Committee met Nov. 12.

Here is the minutes provided by the Committee:

I. Call to Order

Attendee Name Title Status Arrived

Millie Dyer Board Member Present

Ann Gill Board Member Absent

Eric Rasmusson Board Member Present

Deb Warning Board Member Absent

Debra Jo Kinsella Board Member Present

Don Hansen Vice Chairman Present

Lana Phillips Board Member Present

Sandy Pommier County Board Admin. Asst. Present

Chris Balkema Chairman Present

George Gray County Board Administrator Present

Matt Melvin Financial Analyst Present

Sherey Zerbian Transit Director Present

Mary Kucharz HR Present

Kay Olson County Clerk Present

II. Approve Minutes

1. Finance Committee - Regular Meeting - Oct 21, 2019 4:30 PM

Result: Approved [Unanimous]

Mover: Millie Dyer, Board Member

Seconder: Lana Phillips, Board Member

Ayes: Dyer, Rasmusson, Kinsella, Hansen, Phillips

Absent: Gill, Warning

III. Claims

1. Board Member Vouchers - Total

1. Motion to approve in the amount of $2640

Result: Approved [Unanimous]

Mover: Don Hansen, Vice Chairman

Seconder: Millie Dyer, Board Member

Ayes: Dyer, Rasmusson, Kinsella, Hansen, Phillips

Absent: Gill, Warning

2. Claims Listing

A claim from ETSB was pulled for further review. The new total approved was $1,078,956.65.

Result: Approved [Unanimous]

Mover: Lana Phillips, Board Member

Seconder: Debra Jo Kinsella, Board Member

Ayes: Dyer, Rasmusson, Kinsella, Hansen, Phillips

Absent: Gill, Warning

IV. Public Comment

None

V. Budget Reporting

At 93 percent through FY19, the General Fund revenues are at 97 percent, expenditures 82 percent.

1. FY19 Budget Tracking

VI. New Business

A. Highway Civil Engineer Position - Pay Rate

A discussion was held regarding the extended vacancy of the position, lack of qualified applicants and concern that the pay range was too low. The current range is $55k-$65K, the committee agreed to increase the high end to $85k.

1. Motion to amend the pay range for the Highway Civil Engineer position to $55,000-$85,000.

Result: Approved [Unanimous]

Mover: Don Hansen, Vice Chairman

Seconder: Lana Phillips, Board Member

Ayes: Dyer, Rasmusson, Kinsella, Hansen, Phillips

Absent: Gill, Warning

B. Transit Operations Manager - New Position

Sherey Zerbian told the committee that since the service was brought in-house, the work load has increased. IDOT suggested adding the position of Operations Manager that would oversee dispatch and assist the Director with other duties.

1. Motion to approve the salary range for the Transit Operations Manager at $35,000-$45,000.

Result: Approved [Unanimous]

Mover: Don Hansen, Vice Chairman

Seconder: Millie Dyer, Board Member

Ayes: Dyer, Rasmusson, Kinsella, Hansen, Phillips

Absent: Gill, Warning

VII. Tentative FY19 Levies

1. General Fund Levy - $5,650,000

2. Social Security Fund Levy - $675,000

3. Bond and Interest Fund Levy - $1,376,623

4. Highway Fund Levy - $2,100,000

5. Federal Aid Matching Fund Levy - $875,000

6. Bridge Fund Levy - $400,000

7. Liability Insurance Fund Levy - $1,750,000

8. Tuberculosis Fund Levy - $10,000

9. Workmen's Compensation Insurance Fund Levy - $10,000

10. Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund Levy - $1,425,000

11. Unemployment Insurance Fund Levy - $10,000

12. Certification of Estimated Revenues by Source

13. Motion to recommend the tentative levies as presented to the County Board to be placed on file.

Result: Approved [Unanimous]

Mover: Debra Jo Kinsella, Board Member

Seconder: Lana Phillips, Board Member

Ayes: Dyer, Rasmusson, Kinsella, Hansen, Phillips

Absent: Gill, Warning

VIII. Old Business

1. FY20 Budget

Result: Referred to Committee [Unanimous] Next: 11/12/2019 6:00 p.m.

Mover: Debra Jo Kinsella, Board Member

Seconder: Lana Phillips, Board Member

Ayes: Dyer, Rasmusson, Kinsella, Hansen, Phillips

Absent: Gill, Warning

2. FY19 Amended Budget

Result: Referred To Committee [Unanimous] Next: 11/12/2019 6:00 p.m.

Mover: Don Hansen, Vice Chairman

Seconder: Lana Phillips, Board Member

Ayes: Dyer, Rasmusson, Kinsella, Hansen, Phillips

Absent: Gill, Warning

IX. Executive Session

None

X. Action as a Result of Executive Session

XI. Adjournment

1. Motion to adjourn at 5:08 PM

Result: Approved [Unanimous]

Mover: Millie Dyer, Board Member

Seconder: Don Hansen, Vice Chairman

Ayes: Dyer, Rasmusson, Kinsella, Hansen, Phillips

Absent: Gill, Warning

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