Call to Order (5:00 pm)
Members Present: D. Bost, Hunter, Mendoza, Jr., Mueller and S. Bost
Members Absent: Endres and Peterson
Also Present: John S. Rendleman, Andrew Erbes, Grant Guthman, Orry Cummings
Approval of Minutes
I. 18-3507 June 13, 2018 Minutes
A motion was made by Hunter, seconded by S. Bost, to approve the June 13 minutes as presented. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
II. 18-3508 ISA Infrastructure Improvement Initiative
For informational purposes
A. SIMPO-Southern Illinois Metropolitan Planning Organization
B. Jackson County Bike Paths/Trails
C. Payment of Highway Monthly Claims
A. No report this month.
B. Guthman updated the committee on the progress of the bike path work on Highway 13.
C. D. Bost moved and S. Bost seconded to pay the Highway Monthly Claims in the amount of $328,262.31
III. 18-3509 Speed Study Neunert Road
Guthman reported that the additional speed study on Neunert Road has been completed and it does not allow for a reduction in the speed limit. The committee discussed the issue and the consensus is to add additional speed limit si gns and ask the Sheriff's Office to make visible patrols of the area.
IV. 18-3510 Personnel
Guthman informed the committee that he has accepted a position at Samron and will be leaving the county. He went on to say that he would like to help make a smooth transition for the new County Engineer and that he will make himself available for questions. The committee expressed their appreciation for all of his hard work.
Land Use & Economic Development
A. Greater Egypt Regional Planning & Development Commission
B. Supervisor of Assessments
C. Jackson Growth Alliance
D. Comprehensive Plan
E. River Levee Project Update
A. Rendleman reported that he attended the Greater Egypt meeting the night before. There is funding available in DRA and ERA. He also reported that the lagoon clean up at the Reed Station Trailer Park has been approved. The committee briefly discussed options for the land once the clean up is complete.
B. Nothing at this time.
C. Nothing at this time.
D. Nothing at this time.
E. Nothing at this time.
County Buildings & Grounds
V. 18-3511 Lions Club Flag Service
A motion was made by D. Bost, seconded by Mueller, to authorize payment of the Lion's Club Flag Service in the amount of $40. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
VI. 18-3512 Smartwatt Energy Study Results
Cummings presented the committee with the results of the energy audit. The committee reviewed the handout and asked Cummings questions.
A motion was made by D. Bost, seconded by Hunter, to forward the information to the Public Building Commission and direct them to consider implementation of this project. The motion carried by unanimous vote.
Adjourn (5:58 pm)
D. Bost moved and Muellerrn seconded to adjourn, motion carried.