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Grundy County Law & Justice/Legislative/EMA/Facilities/Coroner Committee met March 5

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 25, 2020

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Grundy County Law & Justice/Legislative/EMA/Facilities/Coroner Committee met March 5.

Here is the minutes provided by the committee:

I. Call to Order

Attendee Name

Title

Status

Arrived

Millie Dyer

Board Member

Present

 

Ken Iverson

Board Member

Present

 

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

 

Eric Werden

GCSO

Present

 

Ken Briley

Sheriff

Present

 

George Gray

County Board Administrator

Present

 

Joe Schroeder

EMA Director

Present

 

Mary Kucharz

HR Director

Present

 

John Callahan

Coroner

Present

 

Corri Trotter

Circuit Clerk

Present

 

Jason Helland

State's Attorney

Present

II. Public Portion

None

III. Approval of Minutes

1. Law & Justice/Legislative/EMA/Facilities/Coroner Committee - Regular Meeting - Feb 6, 2020 4:30 PM

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Greg Ridenour, Board Member

SECONDER: Millie Dyer, Board Member

AYES: Dyer, Iverson, Ryan, Valdivia, Ridenour, Muffler, Olson

IV. Sheriff/Courthouse

A. Claims

1. Motion to approve the claims as submitted.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Drew Muffler, Board Member

SECONDER: Ken Iverson, Board Member

AYES: Dyer, Iverson, Ryan, Valdivia, Ridenour, Muffler, Olson

B. Report

V. EMA

A. Claims

1. Motion to approve the claims as submitted.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: James Olson, Board Member

SECONDER: Millie Dyer, Board Member

AYES: Dyer, Iverson, Ryan, Valdivia, Ridenour, Muffler, Olson

B. Report

Joe Schroeder reviewed the report with the committee.

VI. Coroner

A. Claims

1. Motion to approve the claims as submitted.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Ken Iverson, Board Member

SECONDER: Greg Ridenour, Board Member

AYES: Dyer, Iverson, Ryan, Valdivia, Ridenour, Muffler, Olson

B. Report

John Callahan discussed the current status of the vehicles in his department.

VII. Circuit Clerk

A. Claims

1. Motion to approve the claims as submitted.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Greg Ridenour, Board Member

SECONDER: Drew Muffler, Board Member

AYES: Dyer, Iverson, Ryan, Valdivia, Ridenour, Muffler, Olson

B. Report

Corri Trotter updated the committee on the new jury program.

VIII. States Attorney

A. Claims

1. Motion to approve the claims as submitted.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Drew Muffler, Board Member

SECONDER: Millie Dyer, Board Member

AYES: Dyer, Iverson, Ryan, Valdivia, Ridenour, Muffler, Olson

B. Report

None

IX. Public Defender

A. Claims

1. Motion to approve the claims as submitted.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: David Valdivia, Board Member

SECONDER: James Olson, Board Member

AYES: Dyer, Iverson, Ryan, Valdivia, Ridenour, Muffler, Olson

B. Report

None

X. Probation Department Report

Millie Dyer told the committee that there are currently three juveniles on probation.

XI. Administration Maintenance Department

A. Claims

1. Motion to approve the claims as submitted.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Drew Muffler, Board Member

SECONDER: Greg Ridenour, Board Member

AYES: Dyer, Iverson, Ryan, Valdivia, Ridenour, Muffler, Olson

B. Report

Tony Arnold reviewed the report with the committee.

1. Administration Facility Maintenance Monthly Report

XII. New/Old Business

A. Use of County Parking Lot for Corn Festival

George Gray stated that due to flooding issues, the summer carnival was set up in the County parking lot which created parking issues. Further discussion will be held in the future.

XIII. Facility Use Requests

1. HD FacilityUse Request

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Millie Dyer, Board Member

SECONDER: David Valdivia, Board Member

AYES: Dyer, Iverson, Ryan, Valdivia, Ridenour, Muffler, Olson

2. Family Fun Day

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Greg Ridenour, Board Member

SECONDER: James Olson, Board Member

AYES: Dyer, Iverson, Ryan, Valdivia, Ridenour, Muffler, Olson

XIV. Budget Reporting

Gray reported that all budgets are on track.

1. Budget Tracking

XV. Appointments

1. Reappointment - C Williamson to the ETSB

2. Reappointment - B Dite to the ETSB

3. Reappointment - G Lamboley - ETSB

4. Reappointment- K Callahan to the ETSB

5. Motion to table all four appointments for further review.

RESULT: TABLED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: David Valdivia, Board Member

SECONDER: James Olson, Board Member

AYES: Dyer, Iverson, Ryan, Valdivia, Ridenour, Muffler, Olson

XVI. Legislative Matters

XVII. Hiring Four Correctional Officers

XVIII. Executive Session

1. Motion to enter into executive session at 4:50 PM for potential litigation.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: David Valdivia, Board Member

SECONDER: Jim Ryan, Board Member

AYES: Dyer, Iverson, Ryan, Valdivia, Ridenour, Muffler, Olson

2. Motion to return to open session at 5:28 PM.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: James Olson, Board Member

SECONDER: David Valdivia, Board Member

AYES: Dyer, Iverson, Ryan, Valdivia, Ridenour, Muffler, Olson

XIX. Action Taken as a Result of Executive Session

1. Motion to recommend to the Finance Committee that four additional Correctional Officers be hired.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Ken Iverson, Board Member

SECONDER: David Valdivia, Board Member

AYES: Dyer, Iverson, Ryan, Valdivia, Ridenour, Muffler, Olson

XX. Adjournment

1. Motion to adjourn at 5:29 PM.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Millie Dyer, Board Member

SECONDER: David Valdivia, Board Member

AYES: Dyer, Iverson, Ryan, Valdivia, Ridenour, Muffler, Olson

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