Jackson County Legislative and Public Safety Committee recommends Reed Station Mobile Home Park - Maier excavating contract bid
Jackson County Legislative and Public Safety Committee met Wednesday, Nov. 9.
Here are the minutes as provided by Jackson County:
LEGISLATIVE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2016 4:30 PM
JACKSON COUNTY COURTHOUSE
Call to Order (4:30 PM)
Members Present: D. Bost, Erbes, Larkin, Maxwell, Peterson and S. Bost
Also Present: John S. Rendleman, Liz Hunter, Tamiko Mueller, Derek Misener, Keri Gale, Bart Hagston
Approval of Minutes
I. 16-1880 October 12, 2016 Minutes
A motion was made by Peterson, seconded by S. Bost, to approve the October 12, 2016 minutes as presented. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
Health Department & Solid Waste
II. 16-1881 Jackson County Health Department
Hagston reported that the Health Department has actively been giving flu shots but still have the vaccine if you have not had your shot this season feel free to stop in. Also, Western Egyptian is temporarily being housed at the Health Department while their building is being repaired. They should be able to move back before the end of the year. Additionally, Michelle McLernon, the Health Education Director, recently presented on our Plan4Health programming at the annual conference of the American Public Health Association in Denver.
III. 16-1882 Solid Waste Enforcement
Gale reported that Mr. Terry completed 11 inspections/field visits at open dumping/open burning sights, eight were revisits to existing sites and three were new sites. Of the revisits two resulted in closure due to compliance being achieved and approximately ten cubic yards of waste was removed from the environment. Also, one landfill inspection was completed and there were no citizen complaints.
IV. 16-1883 Recycling Program
Gale reported that the Shred and Med day held on October 22, 2016 was successful with 168 total participants of which 71 residents disposed of 132 pounds of meds. This number was down a bit from the previous Shred and Med day but that was probably due to the fact that it was held the same day as SIU homecoming.
V. 16-1884 Solid Waste Fund Update
The committee reviewed the solid waste fund update that was presented to them. D. Bost informed the Health Department representatives that at the Finance & Administration meeting on Monday the committee voted to return some money from the Nursing Home to the Solid Waste fund.
VI. 16-1885 Reed Station Mobile Home Park - Maier Excavating Contract/Bonds
Misener informed the committee that this contract is part of the bid acceptance for the Reed Station Mobile Home Park project. The bid was accepted but the contract requires a separate motion for the County Board Chairman to sign it.
Misener updated the committee on the progress of planning for the upcoming eclipse. He believes that all of the pre-planning that can be done has been done. The will begin working on running scenarios with the idea that there will be approximately 100,000 extra people in the county for this event. Erbes asked about working with other counties and Misener informed the committee that there are already mutual aid agreements with the surrounding counties.
A motion was made by Peterson, seconded by Erbes, to forward the Reed Station Mobile Home Park - Maier Excavating Contract/Bond to the full board. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
VII. 16-1886 Video Camera Repair/Replacement
Misener spoke with the committee about replacing/repairing the cameras at the Ambulance department. He indicated that it will cost $3636.72 and there are funds in the ambulance budget for this. He also spoke with the IT department and they can do the instillation, going this route will save the department/county money. The consensus of the committee is that Misener go this route for replacing the cameras.
VIII. 16-1887 Ambulance Monthly Claims
A motion was made by S. Bost, seconded by Erbes, to authorize payment of the Ambulance Monthly claims in the amount of $44,688.39. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
IX. 16-1888 Directors Report
a. Accounts Receivable Cash
b. Activity Report
Misener reported that there is $275,869.40 in accounts receivable cash, there were 836 ambulance reports and 56 livery van transports.
X. 16-1889 Resolution/Ordinances relating to Peddling during the Eclipse
The committee discussed the presented Ordinance Registering and Regulating Itinerant Vendors and Merchants, Peddlers, and Solicitors. They went through each section to determine what they want included and how they would like things worded. The committee coordinator will make the suggested changes and this item will be discussed again at the December meeting.
Peterson mentioned the previous discussion the committee has had about creating a resolution regarding water set backs from CAFO's and keeping some of the regulation under local control. She and/or some citizens might be bringing this item back to the committee in the future.
Adjourn (5:43 PM)
Erbes moved and D. Bost seconded to adjorn, motion carried.