Jackson County Human Resource Subcommittee revise personnel handbook
Human Resource Subcommittee met Thursday, Sept. 22.
HUMAN RESOURCE SUBCOMMITTEE
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2016 5:00 PM
JACKSON COUNTY COURTHOUSE
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Call to Order (5:00 PM)
Members Present: Chapman, Erbes, J.S. Rendleman and S. Bost
Also Present: Tamiko Mueller, Susie Kilquist, Grant Guthman, Maureen Berkowitz
Approval of Minutes
I. 16-0746 July 14, 2016 Minutes
A motion was made by Erbes, seconded by Chapman, to approve the July 14, 2016 minutes as
presented. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
II. 16-0748 IMRF Retirement Annuity Law changes
Discussion about the IMRF Retirement Annuity law changes was moved up.
The subcommittee discussed the recent law change regarding IMRF Retirees who are then
hired back by the county, Public Act 099-0745. The subcommittee discussed how this might
pertain to current employees, how many employees this might affect and how this could affect
future budgeting. The subcommittee decided that it would like to incorporate some l anguage
regarding this issue into the personnel policy. They discussed asking CIRMA, UCCI, other
counties what they are doing about this law change. Also they would like the State's Attorney's
office to draft a policy.
III. 16-0747 Personnel Handbook Revisions
The subcommittee began discussion of the personnel policy manual by talking about who will
be included in this scope of this policy manual, it was decided to take out all reference of this
applying or not applying to any other departments. Next the committee went through each
item on the State's Attorney Office memo and made decisions about how they want each issue
reflected in the manual. Guthman, Kilquist, and Berkowitz all made comments and suggestions
about different items. Finally, the subcommittee went through the list of questions the
committee coordinator had and made decisions. The committee coordinator will make the
changes and updates to the policy and forward the updated policy to the subcommittee and
CIRMA for review.
The Committee Coordinator requested permission and funding to attend an HR Law Conference in Cape Girardeau on November 7,
2016. It was the consensus ofthe subcommittee that the Committee Coordinator's request be granted.
Adjourn (6:42 PM)
Erbes moved and Chapman seconded to adjourn, motion carried.