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Jefferson County Full Board met July 22

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 28, 2019

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Jefferson County Full Board met July 22.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

Chairman Cliff Lindemann called the meeting to order at 7 00 pm 

County Clerk & Recorder Connie Simmons called the roll Board Members present Joyce Damron, Steve Draege, Randy Edwards, Wayne Hicks, James Malone, Tim Marlow, Joey McDermott (arrived 7 05 pm), Jeff Nowland (arrived 7 25 pm), 

Adam Ortgiesen, Jeff Williams and Cliff Lindemann (11) 

Board Members absent Jere Shaw, Sean Wilkey (2) 

Legal Counsel present State's Attorney Sean Featherstun 

The invocation was given by Marlow, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance led by Lindemann

Public Input 

Sheriff Bullard pinned Lt bars on Correctional Officer Dave Curtis Whiting

Board Member & Chairman comments

Ortgiesen commended the lineman for their work during the recent storms

Malone complimented the Courthouse maintenance crew on a well kept lawn

Lindemann announced the Cannabis Seminar in Springfield on August 1st, and urged members to attend

Edwards stated he attended the meeting regarding separating from Cook County, and has requested an advisory question be discussed at next month's meeting

Motion by Edwards seconded by Damron to approve the June 24, 2019, Regular Session Full Board Meeting minutes 

Voice vote Motion Carried (10 aye - 0 nay - 0 abstain)

Services Committee Chair Draege stated this Committee did not meet this month

Motion by Draege seconded by Ortgiesen to accept the Public Defender's Report as presented

Voice vote Motion Carried (10 aye - 0 nay - 0 abstain)

Highway Committee Chair Marlow presented the July 18, 2019, Committee Meeting minutes

Marlow moves seconded by Edwards to approve the monthly claims as presented Roll call vote Motion Carried (10 aye - O nay - O abstain)

Fiscal Committee did not have a quorum on July 18, 2019

Motion by Edwards seconded by Draege to approve the audit of paid claims as presented 

Roll call vote Motion Carried (9 aye - 0 nay - 1 abstain McDermott)

Motion by Edwards seconded by Malone to approve the Payroll Distribution Report as presented 

Roll call vote Motion Carried (10 aye - 0 nay - 0 abstain)

Technology Committee Chair Ortgiesen stated this Committee did not meet this month

Land, Tax & Appointments Committee Chair Williams presented the June 18, 2019, Committee Meeting minutes

Williams moves seconded by Edwards to re-appoint Lori Given to the Jefferson County Health Department Board 

Roll call vote Motion Carried (10 aye - 0 nay - 0 abstain) Chairman re-appoints

Public Safety Committee Chair Malone stated this Committee did not meet this month

Motion by Malone seconded by Edwards to approve the Animal Shelter Report as presented

Voice vote Motion Carried (10 aye - 0 nay - 0 abstain)

Motion by Malone seconded by Damron to approve all Committee Reports as presented

Voice vote Motion Carried (10 aye - 0 nay - 0 abstain)

Old Business

Coroner Roger Hayse stated he did not want Coroner markings on the County truck stating instances where social media might put out misinformation if his truck was seen at an accident, and read statute that says the Coroner is in control of duties of his office He is on call 24 hours a day and needs to respond in a timely fashion

Motion by Malone seconded by Nowland to require the Coroner to mark the County truck with Coroner if the Board has the authority to do so 

Voice vote Motion Failed (2 aye Nowland, Ortgiesen - 9 nay - 0 abstain)

New Business

Motion by Draege seconded by Hicks to approve the State required Head Public Defender salary increase retroactive to July 1, 2019 

Roll call vote Motion Carried (11 aye - 0 nay - 0 abstain)

August Meetings Committees will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2019, and Full Board will meet on Monday, August 26, 2019

Sheriff Bullard stated they received $25,000 on boiler grant today, July 22, 2019

Motion by Hicks seconded by Damron to adjourn at 7 34 pm 

Voice vote Motion Carried (11 aye - 0 nay - 0 abstain)

http://www.jeffersoncountyillinois.com/sites/default/files/July%2022%2C%202019%20Full%20Board.pdf

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