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Champaign County Committee of the Whole met June 11

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 10, 2019


Champaign County Committee of the Whole met June 11.

Here is the minutes provided by the committee:

MEMBERS PRESENT: John Clifford, Aaron Esry, Stephanie Fortado, Jim Goss, Stanley Harper, Mike Ingram, Jim McGuire, Kyle Patterson, Jon Rector, Chris Stohr, Steve Summers, Leah Taylor, James Tinsley, Pranjal Vachaspati, Jodi Wolken, Charles Young, Bradley Clemmons, Giraldo Rosales

MEMBERS ABSENT: Lorraine Cowart, Jodi Eisenmann, Tanisha King-Taylor, Eric Thorsland

OTHERS PRESENT: Darlene Kloeppel (County Executive), Rita Kincheloe (Executive Administrative Assistant)

CALL TO ORDER

Chair Rosales called the meeting to order at 6:31 p.m.

ROLL CALL

Ms. Kincheloe called the roll. Clifford, Cowart, Eisenmann, Esry, Fortado, Goss, Harper, Ingram, King-Taylor, McGuire, Patterson, Rector, Stohr, Summers, Taylor, Thorsland, Tinsley, Vachaspati, Wolken, Young, Clemmons, and Rosales, establishing the presence of a quorum.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Motion by Mr. Goss to approve Agenda; seconded by Mr. Young. Motion carried with unanimous support.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

MOTION by Mr. Harper to approve the minutes of May 14, 2019; seconded by Mr. Clifford; Motion carried with unanimous support. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

There was no public participation.

COMMUNICATIONS

Mr. Stohr read a letter for James Quisenberry, a resident and former County Board Member, who is concerned in residents not receiving proper emergency notification of severe weather when we are having bad weather. Mr. Quisenberry is asking for suggestions or changes that can improve future similar events. Mr. Ingram spoke of attending the Visit Champaign County Day and represented the Champaign County Board Members. Mr. Young mentioned that the Community Coalition meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at the Hawthorne Hotel, now the Holiday Inn, rather than the Champaign Public Library due to large attendance. Mr. Rosales added that the CU Public Health Board is reviewing Farmer’s Market permits for food and vendors and that there were some issues regarding a limited number of permits. Mr. Ingram, speaking on behalf of Mr. Thorsland & the Lincoln Legacy Committee, added that Lincoln does have a legacy, it is alive and well with Mr. Thorsland. In addition, the Facility Committee received a report that the lockers outside of the Courthouse should be installed within the next few weeks.

FINANCE

Budget Amendments/Transfers

MOTION by Mr. Esry to recommend County Board approval of a resolution authorizing Budget Transfer 19-00004 for Fund 080 General Corporate / Dept. 020 Auditor total amount of $1,200 to transfer from temporary salary to cover expenses for conferences and training for both CPA’s in the office; seconded by Ms. Fortado. Discussion followed. Motion carried with unanimous support.

Treasurer Monthly Report

The Treasurer’s report for March 2019 were received and placed on file.

MOTION by Mr. Clemmons to recommend County Board approval of a resolution authorizing Cancellation of the Appropriate Certificate of Purchase of Real Estate Permanent Parcel No. 20-09-03-229-015; seconded by Mr. Rosales. Discussion followed. Motion carried with unanimous support.

MOTION by Mr. Vachaspati to recommend County Board approval of a resolution authorizing the Cancellation of the Appropriate Certificate of Purchase of Real Estate Permanent Parcel No. 30-21-04-328-057; seconded by Mr. Clifford. Motion carried with unanimous support.

MOTION by Ms. Fortado to recommend County Board approval of a resolution authorizing the Addendum to Professional Service Agreement with Joseph E. Myer & Associates providing for the creation & administration of a Delinquent Tax Liquidation Program; seconded by Mr. Esry. Discussion followed. Motion carried with unanimous support.

Auditor Monthly Report

The Auditor’s May 2019 report was received and placed on file.

County Clerk

MOTION by Mr. Ingram to recommend County Board approval of Illinois State Board

of Elections Voter Registration State Grant 2019 Acceptance Agreement; seconded by Mr. Rector. Discussion followed. Motion carried with unanimous support.

Supervisor of Assessments

MOTION by Ms. Fortado to recommend County Board approval of resolution authorizing an Amendment to an Agreement with DEVNET Inc. for an Integrated Property Tax Assessment, Extension and Collection System; seconded by Mr. Harper. Discussion followed.

Motion carried with unanimous support.

Budget Amendment Agreement

MOTION by Mr. Clemmons to recommend County Board approval of a resolution authorizing Budget Transfer 19-00029 for Fund 105 Capital Asset Replacement Fund / Dept. 028 Information Technology Increased Appropriations total amount of $27,000 for conversion of existing data needs completed in 2019, in order to implement CAMA software through DEVNET for 2020. Conversion includes approximately 23,050 parcels and any existing photographs saved in the system; seconded by Mr. Clifford. Motion carried with unanimous support.

MOTION by Mr. Esry to recommend County Board approval of a resolution authorizing a Contract with DEVNET Inc. for CAMA License, Maintenance and Support for Townships in Champaign County, IL; seconded by Mr. Ingram. Discussion followed. Motion carried with unanimous support.

MOTION by Ms. Fortado to recommend County Board approval of a resolution adopting and authorizing Intergovernmental Agreements for Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal Software (CAMA), IGA #1 ($2,000 subsidy); seconded by Mr. Rosales. Discussion followed. Motion passed.

County Executive

FY2019 General Corporate Fund Budget Projection & Budget Change Reports were received and placed on file.

Budget Change report

No additions in May

Follow up on Moody’s Call

Ms. Ogden discussed that Moody’s did affirm the County’s Double 2A rating and removed the negative outlook.

MOTION by Mr. Vachaspati to recommend County Board approval a request for reimbursement of Travel Expense by County Board Member Christopher Stohr for mileage to attend Lincoln Heritage RC&D in Paris, IL on May 16, 2019; seconded by Mr. Young. Discussion followed. Motion passed.

Chair’s Report 

None

Designation of Items to be Placed on the Consent Agenda VII A. 1a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 4a, 5a, 5ai, 5b

JUSTICE AND SOCIAL SERVICES

Monthly Reports

The monthly reports were received and placed on file.

Chair’s Report

None

POLICY, PERSONNEL, & APPOINTMENTS

Appointments/Reappointments

MOTION by Mr. Tinsley to move without recommendation to the full County Board meeting, items 1a (Champaign County Forest Preserve District) and 1c (County Board of Health); seconded by Mr. Clifford. Motion passed.

MOTION by Ms. Fortado to recommend County Board approval of a resolution appointing Anne Robin & Sue Suter to the Developmental Disabilities Board, term 7/1/2019- 6/30/2022; seconded by Mr. Ingram. Motion passed.

Sheriff

MOTION by Mr. Rector to recommend County Board approval to Request Review of the Sheriff Data Analyst Position by Job Content Evaluation Committee; seconded by Mr. Patterson. Discussion followed. Motion passed.

Recorder of Deeds

MOTION by Mr. Goss to recommend County Board approval to Request Review of Recorder Document Clerk Position by Job Content Evaluation Committee; seconded Mr. Patterson. Discussion followed. Motion passed.

GIS

MOTION by Mr. Patterson to recommend County Board approval of Amended Intergovernmental Agreement Providing for the Creation of the Geographic Information System Consortium; seconded by Mr. Stohr. Discussion followed. Motion passed.

Director Brehob-Riley gave a brief summary regarding the policy committee members requesting an edit to the IGA to help encourage membership by smaller municipalities while also protecting their investment.

County Clerk

May 2019 report has been accepted and placed on file

County Executive

Monthly HR report for May 2019 has been accepted and placed on file.

Other Business

No other business

Chair’s Report

No appointments expiring July 30, 2019

Designation of Items to be Placed on the Consent Agenda

2A, 3A, 4A

ADJOURNMENT

Mr. Rosales adjourned the meeting at 8:02pm.

http://www.co.champaign.il.us/CountyBoard/Committee_Of_The_Whole/2019/190611_Meeting/190611_cowminutes.pdf

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