The September 9, 2014 meeting of the Honorable Clay County Board was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by Sheriff Andy Myers.
The Pledge to the flag was led by Sheriff Myers.
The blessing was led by Brad Harris.
The roll was called: Present: Sue Pettit, Chairman, Mike Spitzner, Brad Harris, John Weidner, Chris Rinehart, Ted Whitehead, Ron King, Mary McCollough, Janice Brooks, Thomas Butcher, and David Johnson
Absent: Bryan Knapp and Mike Rinehart
Chairman Pettit opened the floor for nominations for Vice Chairman. John Weidner nominated Chris Rinehart for Vice President. There being no other nominations, a motion was made by Ted Whitehead to close nominations, seconded by Tom Butcher. Voice Action acclamation elected Chris Rinehart as Vice President.
Chairman Pettit acknowledged guest and there were no agenda changes.
Motion by Ted Whitehead, Seconded by Mike Spitzner to approve the agenda as it stands. Motion Carried. Voice Action.
Motion by Tom Butcher, seconded by Mary McCollough to approve the County Board minutes of August 12, 2014. Motion carried Voice Action.
Motion by Brad Harris, seconded by John Weidner to approve the action of the Claims Committee. Motion Carried. Voice Action
There was no Board of Health report available for the meeting.
Sheriff Myers presented his monthly report and provided updates on construction progress for the addition to the jail. Additionally, Sheriff Myers presented the Jail Inspection Report, available for public review.
Motion by Ted Whitehead, Seconded by Tom Butcher to go to closed session for the following purpose: (1) The appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees of the public body (5ILCS 120/2 ( c)(1); Time 6:15 p.m. Motion Carried. Voice Action.
Motion by Tom Butcher, Seconded by Brad Harris to return to open session. Time 6:35 p.m. Motion Carried. Voice Action.
Motion by Tom Butcher, Seconded by Brad Harris to draft a letter from the County Board to the Hope Trust regarding the upcoming open enrollment period. Motion Carried. Voice Action.
The Probation Department Report was available in written form.
There was no Circuit Clerk’s Report available for board members.
Treasurer Jana Tolliver presented her financial reports in written form. Additionally, Tolliver noted that approximately 68% of the tax bills have been collected and the 1st distribution has gone out to taxing entities.
Motion by Tom Butcher, seconded by Dave Johnson to approve the Local Agency Agreement (BLR 05310) for construction engineering between the State and County for the federal reimbursement of 80% of the FY 2015 bridge inspections costs, Section 13-00089-00-BI, and that the Chairwoman of the County Board be authorized to execute the agreement. Motion Carried. Voice Action.
Motion by Ron King, Seconded by Janice Brooks to rescind Bridge Aid Petition 11(05-2) in Hoosier Township. Motion Carried. Voice Action.
Motion by Janice Brooks, seconded by Brad Harris to approve Bridge Aid Petition 14(05-2) in Hoosier Township. Motion Carried. Voice Action.
Engineer Quandt presented the Highway Department Report in written form. Additionally, Quandt announced that Nicole Lewis has been hired as the new secretary at the Highway Department.
Motion by Mary McCollough, seconded by Tom Butcher to submit for approval to add Janelle Monroe to the SHAZAM account. Motion Carried. Voice Action.
Motion by Ted Whitehead, Seconded by Tom Butcher to approve the appointment for the following health professionals: Motion Carried. Voice Action
James Miller, MD Associate Pathology
Augusto Elias, MD Courtesy Teleradiology
Timothy Gray, MD Courtesy Surgery
Robert Woodruff, MD Courtesy Cardiology
Carl Deetz, MD Provisional Courtesy Pathology
Motion by Tom Butcher, Seconded by Mary McCollough to allow Chairman Pettit to sign the Corporate Banking Resolution, once prepared, regarding accounts for the hospital. Motion Carried. Voice Action
Motion by Ron King, seconded by Tom Butcher to ratify the chairman’s appointments to the following committees: Motion Carried. Voice Action
Dave Johnson- Executive Finance Committee
Ron King- Economic Development Committee
Tom Butcher- Road and Bridge Committee
Ted Whitehead- Chairman of Hospital Committee
Janice Brooks- Hospital Committee
Brad Harris (replacing Mary McCollough) Board of Health
Janice Brooks- Chairman of ESDA Committee
Mary McCollough- ESDA Committee
Motion by Brad Harris, seconded by Mary McCollough to ratify the Chairman’s appointments to the newly formed Grievance Committee. Motion Carried. Voice Action.
Chris Rinehart- Chairman
Motion by Ted Whitehead, seconded by Chris Rinehart to ratify the Chairman’s appointment of Robert “Joe” Goodman II, to County Board District C, per the recommendation of the Republican Central Committee. Motion Carried.
Motion by John Weidner, Seconded by Brad Harris to recess the September meeting. Time: 6:50 PM. Motion Carried. Voice Action
Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen of the County Board:
Your Committee on Paid Claims would beg leave to report that they have examined all claims presented to them, and recommend the payment of the following, and that the Clerk be directed to issue orders on the County Treasurer to the Claimants for the several amounts allowed, as follows, to wit:
No. Names of Claimants For What Amount of Claim
1 4X4 HEAD QUARTERS, LLC SHERIFF- INCIDENTAL EXPENS 399.98
2 ALLEN, STACEY ELECTION-OVERTIME 53.20
3 AIT CORONER- TOXICOLGY 360.00
4 AMEREN CIPS PROB, JAIL, CH, HWY-UTILITIES 848.33
5 ANTHONYS SHERIFF- INCIDENTAL EXPENS 90.88
6 ARNOLD, ASHLEY S OF A –TRAVEL 26.70
7 AYERS, JAMIE JAIL- PHONE 40.00
8 BALLARD, CRYSTAL CIRCUIT CLERK- MISC 358.84
9 BISSEY, ASHLEY TREASURER- CLERICAL HIRE 1700.00
10 BOWEN TREE SERVICE SHERIFF- INCIDENTAL EXPENS 450.00
11 BOYD, JERRY COURTS- MISC FEE FOR INDIGENTS 1566.90
12 BRITTON, BRENDA ELECTION- MISC, CO BOARD SEC FEES 172.43
13 BUHRMANN, JULIE TREASURER- OVERTIME 35.48
14 BYRD, ASHTON JAIL –PHONE, SHERIFF- OVERTIME 260.16
15 CELLULARONE ESDA- PHONE 41.19
16 CHILDERS, JEREMY SHERIFF- INCIDENTAL EXPENS, JAIL- PHONE 70.00
17 CIT CH RECORDS- DEBT RETIRMENT 87.88
18 CITY OF FLORA ESDA- RENT 275.00
19 CLAY CO HEALTH DEPARTMENT SOLID WASTE PLANNING/EDUCATION 1937.74
20 CLAY CO REPUBLICAN ELECTION- PUBLICATION 36.80
21 CONKLIN, TERA PROB- TRAVEL 230.34
22 COUNTY BOARD MEMBERS COUNTY BOARD MEETING 2514.86
23 EASTIN, KINDAL S OF A- TRAVEL 131.77
24 ELECTION SYSTEMS ELECTION SUPPLIES 368.45
25 FANCHER, PHILLIP BAILIFFS 1401.60
26 FELDHAKE, MARK SHERIFF-OVERTIME, JAIL PHONE, BAILIFFS 293.64
27 FLORA PRINTING COMPANY PROB- INCIDENTAL EXPEN 87.26
28 FORE, KELLIE ELECTION- OVERTIME 41.60
29 FRANK & BRIGHT FUNERAL HOMECORONER- OFFICE EQUIP EXPENS 100.00
30 GFI DIGITAL CH RECORD- DEBT RETIRMENT 23.04
31 GREENWOOD PEST CONTROL HWY- UTILITIES 88.00
32 GREENWOOD, TOM BAILIFFS 350.40
33 GROSS, WILLIAM BAILIFF, JAIL- OVERTIME 1327.04
34 GROVES, TONY JAIL- OVERTIME 269.28
35 HEUERMAN, CORY SHERIFF-OVERTIME, JAIL-PHONE 189.88
36 HOMEFIELD ENERGY JAIL, CH, PROB- UTILITIES 992.73
37 ILLINOIS SHERIFF’S ASSOC JAIL-TRAINING 100.00
38 KNAPP OIL COMPANY SHERIFF- AUTO MAINT 729.08
39 LEIB, CURTIS PROB- TRAVEL 36.59
40 LEWIS, ELAM SHERIFF- OVERTIME JAIL- PHONE 130.08
41 LINDA’S CLEANING SERVICE HWY- UTILITIES 65.00
42 LOUISVILLE METHODIST CHURCH ELECTION- JUDGES SALARY 200.00
43 LOUISVILLE POSTMASTER SHERIFF-SUPPLIES, ELECTION & CO CLK- POSTAGE 2083.60
44 MILLER, WES CORONER- EDUCATION 422.19
45 MILNER, CHAD JAIL-PHONE 40.00
46 MUNICIPLE UTILITIES JAIL, CH, HWY, PROB-UTILITIES 1171.80
47 MURPHY, DARLA ELECTION- OVERTIME 47.56
48 MYERS, ANDY JAIL- PHONE 40.00
49 PHILLIPS, RAYMOND SHERIFF- OVERTIME, JAIL- PHONE, BAILIFFS 959.38
50 QUANDT, TAMI ELECTION- OVERTIME 41.60
51 QUILL ESDA- MISC 91.75
52 RICOH SHERIFF- SUPPLIES 125.00
53 RKDIXON CH RECORDS- DEBT RETIREMENT 117.21
54 ROSS INFORMATICS SERVICES S OF A- COMPUTER TAX SERVICES 180.25
55 SAFEWORKS IL OCCUPATIONAL SHERIFF- INCIDENTAL EXPENS 567.50
56 SOUTH CENTRAL FS SHERIFF- AUTO MAINT 4041.48
57 SPITZNER, STEVEN JAIL PHONE 40.00
58 STURM, ROBERT JAIL- OVERTIME 978.75
59 THOMPSON, LYNDI TREASURER- OVERTIME 20.80
60 THOMPSON REUTERS ST ATTY- DUES/ SUBSCRIPTIONS 112.00
61 TUNGATE, MARK COURTS- ATTY FEES FOR INDIGENTS 712.50
62 VERIZON WIRELESS JAIL- PHONE 386.37
63 WALMART JAIL- DIET & CARE PRISONERS, CO BOARD- EXPENS 673.69
PUBLIC DEFENDER- OTHER EXPENS
64 WEIDNER, KRISTA PROB- TRAVEL 44.50
65 WTCI CH, JAIL, HWY-PHONES 1659.18
66 YOUNG, RONALD COURTS- ATTY FEES FOR INDIGENTS 175.15
TOTAL PAID CLAIMS $33,214.41
1. BUTCHER AUTOMOTIVE SHERIFF- AUTO MAINT 103.10
2. CIT CH RECORDS- DEBT RETIREMENT 87.88
3. CLAY COUNTY REPUBLICAN COURTS- MISC FEES FOR INDIGENTS, 239.60
4 COMPUTER INFORMATION CONCEPTS RECORDS MICRO- LICENSE AGREEMENT/EQUIPMENT 6940.00
5 COMPUTYPE MISC & COMTINGENCIES 75.00
6. DBS DISPOSAL JAIL & HWY- UTILITIES 120.00
7 EFFINGHAM TELCOM SOLUTIONS MISC & CONTING, JAIL- PHONE 310.50
8 ELECTION SYSTEMS & SOFTWARE ELECTION- COMPUTER SERVICES 1569.05
9 FLORA BATTERY & ALTERNATOR CH- REPAIRS TO COUNTY BLDING 160.00
10 HEAVENS MIST BOTTLED WATER PROB- INCIDENTAL EXPENS, CH- SUPPLIES 102.00
11 INDOFF S OF A-, ST. ATTY, PROB, CIRCUIT CLK,TREASURER 1129.11
JAIL, SHERIFF- SUPPLIES- JAIL- MAINT OF EQUIP
PROB- INCIDENTAL EXPENS
12 KEMPER CPA GROUP BUDGET PREPARATION 1250.00
13 KIEFER LANDSCAPING REPAIRS TO COUNTY BUILDING 275.00
14 LEE PC DEPOT CIRCUIT CLK- SUPPLIES 145.00
15. MIKES FOOD MARKET JAIL- DIET & CARE FOR PRISONERS 3182.12
16 MILLER OFFICE EQUIPMENT ST ATTY- SUPPLIES 193.00
17 QUILL ELECTION- SUPPLIES 246.56
18. RAY O’HERRON CO INC JAIL & SHERIFF- UNIFORMS, SUPPLIES 221.68
19 ROBBINS SCHWARTZ NICHOLAS MISC & CONTINGENCIES 2310.88
20. SHIRT TALES CORONER- SUPPLIES 65.00
21 THE WEB CAFÉ JAIL-MAINT TO EQUIP 29.95
22 WIN MISC & CONTINGENCIES 67.00
23 YOUNG’S PIT STOP PLUS SHERIFF- AUTO MAINT 138.00
24 ZINK BUILDING CENTER CH- SUPPLIES 12.49