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Williamson County Board of Commissioners met June 11

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 12, 2019

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Williamson County Board of Commissioners met June 11.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

The Williamson County Board of Commissioners met Tuesday June 11, 2019 at 10:03 a.m. at the Williamson County Administrative Building Boardroom, Marion, Illinois, in a regular meeting of the Williamson County Board of Commissioners with the following members present:

Ron Ellis, Chairman

Jim Marlo, Commissioner

Brent Gentry, Commissioner

Attest: Amanda Barnes, County Clerk and Recorder

Greg Smothers, County Engineer, present to give an update on the Mach Mine plan. A section of Thompsonville road will have to be closed while it is being mined under. Could possibly take up to eight weeks. Greg would like Mach to pay for some of the cost of repairing the road. Greg will speak with Wendy, Assistant State’s Attorney before he talks with the mine about the issue.

Motion made by Jim Marlo and seconded by Brent Gentry, approving RESOLUTION NO. 19-06-11-36 RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A CLASS II OR CLASS III DESIGNATED TRUCK ROUTE. Roll call vote was taken as follows: Jim Marlo, Yea; Brent Gentry, Yea; Ron Ellis, Yea. All members present voting Yea; motion carried.

Discussion had on Frontier internet contract. The amount to cancel contract is $8,942.47. We will have no internet contract but the service agreement will still be in place until March of 2020. Tabled.

PBC Lease Agreement. Tabled.

Motion made by Ron Ellis and seconded by Brent Gentry, approving minutes for May 13, 2019. Roll call vote was taken as follows: Jim Marlo, Yea; Brent Gentry, Yea; Ron Ellis, Yea. All members present voting Yea; motion carried.

Discussion had on IT position. The background checks came back on both applicants. Tabled.

Commissioners discussed the amount for the Fixed Asset stipend. Commissioner Marlo would like it to be set at $3,000, Commissioner Gentry would like it to be $5,000 and Commissioner Ellis would like $5,000 also. Roll call vote was taken as follows: Jim Marlo, No; Brent Gentry, Yea; Ron Ellis, Yea. All members present two voting Yea; motion carried.

Commissioner Gentry would like a meeting set up to go over ICRMT claims with Kyle Schell. Wendy Cunningham, Assistant State’s Attorney will email Kyle and get the meeting date set up.

Motion made by Ron Ellis and seconded by Brent Gentry, approving Raffle and Poker Run Application for Carterville Chamber of Commerce. Roll call vote was taken as follows: Jim Marlo, Yea; Brent Gentry, Yea; Ron Ellis, Yea. All members present voting Yea; motion carried.

Motion made by Brent Gentry and seconded by Jim Marlo, approving Formal Approval of the Application to Add Territory to the Williamson County Enterprise Zone – Fujiyama Restaurant. Roll call vote was taken as follows: Jim Marlo, Yea; Brent Gentry, Yea; Ron Ellis, Yea. All members present voting Yea; motion carried.

Motion made by Brent Gentry and seconded by Jim Marlo, approving rate increase of five dollars for the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center. Roll call vote was taken as follows: Jim Marlo, Yea; Brent Gentry, Yea; Ron Ellis, Yea. All members present voting Yea; motion carried.

Motion made by Brent Gentry and seconded by Jim Marlo, approving the engagement letter from Hudgens & Meyer for the Commissary Fund Audit November 30, 2018. Roll call vote was taken as follows: Jim Marlo, Yea; Brent Gentry, Yea; Ron Ellis, No. All members present two voting Yea; motion carried.

Motion made by Brent Gentry and seconded by Jim Marlo, approving the engagement letter from Hudgens & Meyer for the Treasurer’s Exit Audit. Roll call vote was taken as follows: Jim Marlo, Yea; Brent Gentry, Yea; Ron Ellis, No. All members present two voting Yea; motion carried.

Motion made by Brent Gentry and seconded by Jim Marlo, approving the engagement letter from Hudgens & Meyer for the Jail Administrator’s Exit Audit. Roll call vote was taken as follows: Jim Marlo, Yea; Brent Gentry, Yea; Ron Ellis, No. All members present two voting Yea; motion carried.

Crawford Survey - Tabled.

The following reports were accepted:

Public Defender Report May 2019

Williamson County Clerk Fees Account April 2019

Williamson County Clerk Real Estate Trust April 2019

Williamson County Clerk Mobile Home Trust April 2019

Williamson County Clerk Vital Records April 2019

Williamson County General Fund April 2019

Motion made by Jim Marlo and seconded by Brent Gentry, approving ORDINANCE NO. 19-06-11-03 AND ORDINANCE TO ADD TERRITORY TO THE WILLIAMSON COUNTY ENTERPRISE ZONE. Roll call vote was taken as follows: Jim Marlo, Yea; Brent Gentry, Yea; Ron Ellis, Yea. All members present voting Yea; motion carried.

Motion made by Jim Marlo and seconded by Brent Gentry, approving RESOLUTION NO. 19-06-11-37 FERGES WATER DISTRICT APPOINTMENT OF DAVID ANDERSON. Roll call vote was taken as follows: Jim Marlo, Yea; Brent Gentry, Yea; Ron Ellis, Yea. All members present voting Yea; motion carried.

Motion made by Ron Ellis and seconded by Jim Marlo, approving Travel Reimbursement for Brent Gentry in the amount of $55.30. Roll call vote was taken as follows: Jim Marlo, Yea; Brent Gentry, Abstain; Ron Ellis, Yea. All members present two voting Yea; motion carried.

John Miller was present to discuss retiree health insurance. He would like the board to look into shopping around for different rates and also considering to raise their $500 portion. No action taken.

Marvin Meyer, Group Benefits Services, was present to talk benefit services. No action taken.

Beverly Yackey was present to discuss her unhappiness of the amount of funds being paid to County’s auditing firm. No action taken.

Motion made by Brent Gentry and seconded by Jim Marlo adjourning meeting. Roll call vote was taken as follows: Jim Marlo, Yea; Brent Gentry, Yea; Ron Ellis, Yea. All members present voting Yea; motion carried.

http://www.williamsoncountyil.gov/wp-content/uploads/minutes-agendas-newsletters/Minutes_2019-06-11.pdf

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