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Grundy County Elections/Tax/Tech Committee met March 4

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 25, 2020

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Grundy County Elections/Tax/Tech Committee met March 4.

Here is the minutes provided by the committee:

I. Call to Order

Attendee Name

Title

Status

Arrived

Ann Gill

Board Member

Absent

 

Deb Warning

Board Member

Present

 

Doug Boresi

Board Member

Absent

 

Mike Onorato

Board Member

Present

 

Lana Phillips

Board Member

Present

 

Drew Muffler

Board Member

Present

 

Ellen Hanson

Board Member

Present

 

Sandy Pommier

County Board Admin. Asst.

Present

 

George Gray

County Board Administrator

Present

 

Chris Balkema

Chairman

Present

 

Tom Hougas

Supervisor of Assessments

Present

 

Perry Rudman

Asst. State's Attorney

Present

 

Lori Werden

Treasurer

Present

 

Mary Kucharz

HR Director

Present

 

Kay Olson

County Clerk

Present

 

Dave Ostrander

GIS Director

Present

Also Present: Duane Calbow, NCIC

II. Public Portion

None

III. Minutes Approval

1. Elections/Tax/Tech Committee - Regular Meeting - Feb 5, 2020 3:00 PM

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Ellen Hanson, Board Member

SECONDER: Lana Phillips, Board Member

AYES: Warning, Onorato, Phillips, Muffler, Hanson

ABSENT: Gill, Boresi

IV. Elections

A. Claims

Copies were provided for the committee's review.

1. Election Claims

B. Clerk's Report

Kay Olson told the committee that Grace Period Registration and early voting are underway and have had 422 early voters. Re-tab/Canvass will be held April 1 at 10:00 AM and a Party Placement Lottery will be held after the Re-tab.

V. Supervisor of Assessments

A. Claims

1. Motion to approve the claims as submitted.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Lana Phillips, Board Member

SECONDER: Ellen Hanson, Board Member

AYES: Warning, Onorato, Phillips, Muffler, Hanson

ABSENT: Gill, Boresi

B. Assessor Report

Tom Hougas updated the committee on the status of the Board of Review complaints and corrections as well as the processing/manhours required through Final Abstract.

VI. Technology

A. Claims

None

B. Technology Report

Provided for the committee's review.

1. IT Report

VII. GIS

A. Claims

1. Motion to approve the claim as submitted.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Drew Muffler, Board Member

SECONDER: Lana Phillips, Board Member

AYES: Warning, Onorato, Phillips, Muffler, Hanson

ABSENT: Gill, Boresi

B. GIS Report

Dave Ostrander informed the committee of a recent user conference that he attended in Chicago. His work developing the County's new building permit and inspection software was featured during the conference's plenary session. The event's organizers invited Dave to present his work and Dave shared a video of the keynote address that featured Grundy County.

VIII. Budget Reporting

George Gray stated that all budgets were in line.

1. Budget Tracking

IX. New/Old Business

A. Resolution Supporting the Creation of the Statistical Boundaries of the Illinois Waterway Ports and Terminals

Duane Calbow, Economic Development Planner for NCIC presented and requested that the County pass a resolution supporting the creation of the statistical boundaries of the Illinois Waterway Ports and Terminals. No action was taken. The matter will be discussed further at the next scheduled meeting.

1. GC Support for Designation of Ports Statistical Area

X. Executive Session

None

XI. Action Taken as a Result of Executive Session

XII. Adjournment

1. Motion to adjourn at 3:50 PM.

RESULT: APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

MOVER: Ellen Hanson, Board Member

SECONDER: Deb Warning, Board Member

AYES: Warning, Onorato, Phillips, Muffler, Hanson

ABSENT: Gill, Boresi

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