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Grundy County Education/Personnel/VAC Committee met November 14

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jan 4, 2020

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Grundy County Education/Personnel/VAC Committee met Nov. 14.

Here is the minutes provided by the committee:

I. Call to Order

Attendee Name

Title

Status

Arrived

Ann Gill

Board Member

Absent

 

Eric Rasmusson

Board Member

Absent

 

Ken Iverson

Board Member

Present

 

Harold Vota

Board Member

Present

 

Don Hansen

Vice Chairman

Absent

 

Jim Ryan

Board Member

Present

 

David Valdivia

Board Member

Absent

 

Chris Balkema

Chairman

Present

 

Sandy Pommier

County Board Admin. Asst.

Present

 

George Gray

County Board Administrator

Present

 

Tom Hougas

Supervisor of Assessments

Present

 

Sherey Zerbian

Transit Director

Present

 

Mary Kucharz

 

Present

 

Ken Buck

Superintendent Grundy Veterans Affairs Commission

Present

 

Chris Mehochko

Regional Superintendent

Present

 

John Nicholson

Sheriff Department

Present

 

Paul Webb

IT Director

Present

II. Public Portion

None

III. Approval of Minutes

1. Education/Personnel/VAC - Regular Meeting - Oct 10, 2019 4:00 PM

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Harold Vota, Board Member

SECONDER: Ken Iverson, Board Member

AYES: Iverson, Vota, Ryan, Balkema

ABSENT: Gill, Rasmusson, Hansen, Valdivia

IV. Education

A. Claims

1. Motion to approve the claims as submitted.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Ken Iverson, Board Member

SECONDER: Harold Vota, Board Member

AYES: Iverson, Vota, Ryan, Balkema

ABSENT: Gill, Rasmusson, Hansen, Valdivia

B. Report

V. GCVAC

A. Claims

1. Motion to approve as submitted.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Ken Iverson, Board Member

SECONDER: Harold Vota, Board Member

AYES: Iverson, Vota, Ryan, Balkema

ABSENT: Gill, Rasmusson, Hansen, Valdivia

B. Report

1. GCVAC Report

VI. Personnel/Insurance

A. Claims

1. Motion to approve as submitted.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Ken Iverson, Board Member

SECONDER: Harold Vota, Board Member

AYES: Iverson, Vota, Ryan, Balkema

ABSENT: Gill, Rasmusson, Hansen, Valdivia

B. HR Report

Mary Kucharz updated the committee on the new hires and separations.

VII. New/Old Business

A. Employee Handbook "Workplace Safety" Policy Updates

Kucharz presented the changes to the "Drug-free Workplace" section of the handbook. The changes were made to include the prohibited use of marijuana by county employees.

1. Motion to recommend the amended policy to the County Board.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Chris Balkema, Chairman

SECONDER: Harold Vota, Board Member

AYES: Iverson, Vota, Ryan, Balkema

ABSENT: Gill, Rasmusson, Hansen, Valdivia

B. Chief Deputy of Assessments Updated Job Description

1. Motion to approve the job description as presented.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Harold Vota, Board Member

SECONDER: Chris Balkema, Chairman

AYES: Iverson, Vota, Ryan, Balkema

ABSENT: Gill, Rasmusson, Hansen, Valdivia

C. Network Administrator Updated Job Description

1. Motion to approve the job description as presented.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Chris Balkema, Chairman

SECONDER: Harold Vota, Board Member

AYES: Iverson, Vota, Ryan, Balkema

ABSENT: Gill, Rasmusson, Hansen, Valdivia

D. Transit Operations Manager - Job Description

1. Motion to appove the job description as presented.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Chris Balkema, Chairman

SECONDER: Harold Vota, Board Member

AYES: Iverson, Vota, Ryan, Balkema

ABSENT: Gill, Rasmusson, Hansen, Valdivia

E. Administrative Assistant (Sheriff Department) Job Description

1. Motion to approve the job description as presented.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Chris Balkema, Chairman

SECONDER: Harold Vota, Board Member

AYES: Iverson, Vota, Ryan, Balkema

ABSENT: Gill, Rasmusson, Hansen, Valdivia

F. Civil Engineer Updated Job Description

1. Motion to approve the job description as presented.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Harold Vota, Board Member

SECONDER: Chris Balkema, Chairman

AYES: Iverson, Vota, Ryan, Balkema

ABSENT: Gill, Rasmusson, Hansen, Valdivia

VIII. Budget Reporting

1. FY19 Budget Tracking

IX. Executive Session

None

X. Action Taken as a Result of Executive Session

XI. Adjournment

1. Motion to adjourn at 5:30 PM

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Chris Balkema, Chairman

SECONDER: Harold Vota, Board Member

AYES: Iverson, Vota, Ryan, Balkema

ABSENT: Gill, Rasmusson, Hansen, Valdivia

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