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Champaign County Committee of the Whole met September 10

By Michael Abella | Nov 8, 2019

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Champaign County Committee of the Whole met Sept. 10.

Here is the minutes provided by the committee:

I. Call To Order

Chair Rosales called the meeting to order at 6:34 p.m.

II. Roll Call

A verbal roll call was taken and a quorum was declared present

III. Approval of Agenda/Addenda

MOTION by Mr. Vachaspati to approve the agenda; seconded by Mr. Stohr. Upon vote, the MOTION CARRIED unanimously.

IV. Approval of Minutes

A. August 13, 2019

MOTION by Mr. Esry to approve the minutes of August 13, 2019; seconded by Mr. Young. Upon vote, the MOTION CARRIED unanimously.

V. Public Participation

None

VI. Communications

Mr. Young mentioned 9/11 ceremonies and the Freedom Fund Dinner. Mr. Patterson spoke about Amnesty Week in the Circuit Clerk’s Office.

Ms. Taylor entered at 6:39 p.m.

VII. Policy, Personnel, & Appointments

A. Appointments/Reappointments

1. County Executive’s Appointments

a. Drainage District Commissions

MOTION by Mr. Harper to recommend County Board approval of resolutions appointing trustees to their respective Drainage Districts; seconded by Mr. Rector. Discussion followed. Upon vote, the MOTION CARRIED.

b. Zoning Board of Appeals

MOTION by Mr. Ingram to recommend County Board approval of resolution appointing A. Lee Roberts, Jr. to the Zoning Board of Appeals; seconded by Ms. Cowart. Comments from Mr. Stohr and Mr. Young about the applicant. Upon vote, the MOTION CARRIED.

c. Rural Transit Advisory Group

MOTION by Mr. Goss to recommend County Board approval of resolution appointing Rachel Voss to the Rural Transit Advisory Group; seconded by Mr. Ingram. Discussion followed. Upon vote, the MOTION CARRIED.

d. Sadorus Fire Protection

MOTION by Mr. Rector to recommend County Board approval of resolution appointing Marc Eckerty to the Sadorus Fire Protection Board; seconded by Mr. Esry. Discussion followed. Upon vote, the MOTION CARRIED.

2. County Board Chair Appointments

a. Ad Hoc 6 Year IT Plan Committee

MOTION by Mr. Goss to recommend County Board approval of a resolution establishing an Ad Hoc 6 Year IT Plan Committee; seconded by Mr. Stohr. Discussion followed. Upon vote, the MOTION CARRIED unanimously.

B. Proposal to Champaign County Board to recommend to review and update the language of our County Board Rules and Procedures

Mr. Young discussed updates he would like to see added to the rules and procedures. Discussion followed.

C. Proposal to Champaign County Board to recommend to review and update travel policy, then addendum to our County Board Rules and Procedures

Mr. Young discussed updates he would like to see added to the rules and procedures. Discussion followed.

D. Other Business

Mr. McGuire brought concerns about the opening on the Board of Review. Discussion followed.

E. Chair’s Report

1. County Executive Appointments Expiring August 31, 2019 (Information Only)

Mr. Young mentioned all the current vacancies. Mr. Vachaspati asked that the qualifications for each position be listed on the agenda.

F. Designation of Items to be Placed on the Consent Agenda VII. 2. a

VIII. Justice & Social Services

A. Lincoln Legacy Committee – 2019 Annual Report Received and placed on file

B. July 2019 Rosecrance Re-Entry Financial Report Received and placed on file

C. OtherBusiness None

D. Chair’s Report None

IX. Finance

A. Budget Amendments/Transfers

1. Budget Transfer 19-00008

Fund 619 Tax Sale Automation Fund / Dept. 026 County Treasurer Total amount: $6,000

Reason: Board approved transfer from professional services line to cover increased temp salaries and wages.

MOTION by Mr. Vachaspati to recommend County Board approval of resolution authorizing budget transfer 19-00008; seconded by Ms. Cowart. Discussion followed. Upon vote, the MOTION CARRIED unanimously.

B. Treasurer

1. Monthly Report – April, May, June & July 2019 – Reports are available on the Treasurer’s Webpage

Received and placed on file. Mr. Goss mentioned these are Fund Balance Reports

2. Resolution to execute a written assignment of Champaign County, Illinois tax sale certificate of purchase No. 113 as to Champaign County, Illinois, tax sale certificate of purchase No. 113, permanent parcel No. 14-03-32-400-015

MOTION by Mr. Esry to recommend County Board approval of resolution executing written assignment of Champaign County, Illinois tax sale certificate of purchase No. 113, permanent parcel No. 14-03-32-400-015; seconded by Ms. Fortado. Upon vote, the MOTION CARRIED unanimously.

3. Resolution authorizing the cancellation of the appropriate certificate of purchase on real property, permanent parcel No. 14-03-35-429-008

4. Resolution authorizing the cancellation of the appropriate certificate of purchase on real property, permanent parcel No. 20-03-34-428-002

5. Resolution authorizing the cancellation of the appropriate certificate of purchase on real property, permanent parcel No. 20-03-34-428-004

6. Resolution authorizing the cancellation of the appropriate certificate of purchase on real property, permanent parcel No. 20-09-02-178-022

7. Resolution authorizing the cancellation of the appropriate certificate of purchase on real property, permanent parcel No. 20-09-28-305-004

MOTION by Mr. Esry to recommend County Board approval of resolution authorizing cancellation of appropriate certificate of purchase on real property, permanent parcel No. 14-03-35-429-008; 20-03-34-428-002; 20-03-34-428-004; 20-09-02-178-022; 20-09-28- 305-004; seconded by Mr. Rosales. Upon vote, the MOTION CARRIED unanimously.

8. Resolution authorizing the cancellation of the appropriate certificate of purchase on mobile home, permanent parcel No. 20-900-0028

MOTION by Mr. Rosales to recommend County Board approval of resolution authorizing cancellation of appropriate certificate of purchase on mobile home, permanent parcel No. 20-900-0028; seconded Mr. Clifford. Discussion followed. Upon vote, the MOTION CARRIED unanimously.

C. Auditor

1. Monthly Report - August 2019 – Reports are available on the Auditor’s Webpage 

Received and placed on file

D. CountyClerk

1. August 2019 Monthly Report

Received and placed on file

2. Issuance of the RFP 2019-005 for Champaign County Clerk voter registration and pollbook software and vendor support

MOTION by Mr. Patterson to recommend County Board approval for issuance of the RFP 2019-005 for Champaign County Clerk voter registration and pollbook software and vendor support; seconded by Mr. Rosales. Discussion followed. Upon vote, the MOTION CARRIED.

3. Illinois State Board of Elections voter registration state grant 2020 acceptance agreement

MOTION by Mr. Ingram to recommend County Board approval of Illinois State Board of Elections voter registration state grant 2020 acceptance agreement; seconded by Mr. Vachaspati. Upon vote, the MOTION CARRIED unanimously.

E. County Executive

1. Labor/Management Health Insurance Committee recommendation for employee health insurance & related benefits for FY2020

MOTION by Mr. Clifford to recommend County Board approval of resolution approving Labor/Management Health Insurance Committee’s recommendation for FY2020; seconded by Mr. Summers. Discussion followed. Upon vote, the MOTION CARRIED unanimously.

2. Recommendation for salaries for the County Board Chair, Circuit Clerk, Auditor, Coroner, and Recorder for term beginning in December 2020

MOTION by Mr. Vachaspati to recommend County Board approval of resolution approving the County Executive’s recommendation for 2020-2021 seconded by Mr. Rosales. Discussion followed. MOTION by Ms. Fortado to amend motion on the table to add option No. 2 to for 2022-2023; seconded by Mr. Vachaspati. Upon vote, the MOTION to amend CARRIED unanimously. Upon vote, the MOTION with amendment CARRIED.

3. Ordinance establishing a county cannabis retailer’s occupation tax

Began with discussion. MOTION by Mr. Patterson to recommend County Board approval of ordinance establishing a county cannabis retailer’s occupation tax; seconded by Mr. Clifford. Discussion followed. Upon vote, the MOTION CARRIED.

4. Commercial PACE Funding Program

Ms. Kloeppel explained her understanding of the program. Discussion followed.

5. Douglas County Enterprise Zone Proposal

Presentation given by Ms. Bergren and Mr. Moody. Discussion followed.

6. Board Member Young budget request proposal

Mr. Young presented his proposal for a budget increase proposal. Discussion followed.

7. Correction to two August 13, 2019 Consent Agenda Items: Resolution 201- 187 and Resolution 2019-268

Moved forward to the County Board consent agenda

F. Other Business

None

G. Chair’s Report None

H. Designation of Items to be Placed on the Consent Agenda

IX. A; B. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8; D. 3; E. 1, 7

X. Other Business

Mr. Tinsley reminded everyone on the correct pronunciation of Ms. Cowart’s name

XI. Adjournment

Chair Rosales adjourned the meeting at 8:55 p.m.

http://www.co.champaign.il.us/CountyBoard/Committee_Of_The_Whole/2019/190910_Meeting/190910Minutes.pdf

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