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Adams County Board Finance Committee met February 11

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 23, 2020

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Adams County Board Finance Committee met Feb. 11.

Here is the minutes provided by the committee:

The Adams County Board Finance Committee held their meeting in the ROE room at 507 Vermont Street, Quincy, Illinois.

The following members were present:

Bret Austin, Chairman 

Taylor Rakers

Matt Obert

Barney Beir

Others present: 

Gary Farha 

Todd Elyer 

Bryden Cory 

Todd Nelson

The meeting was called to order at 6:01 p.m. by Bret Austin.

Approval of Prior Minutes:

Mr. Obert made a motion to approve the January finance committee minutes. Mr. Bier seconded the motion. The minutes were approved.

Bills:

The committee reviewed bills and stamped as “checked.”

Mr. Austin commented on USI looking into insurance packages, but thought we were on the correct path with the tiered policies. Everyone understood that changes could not be made until open enrollment.

Resolutions:

a. Transfer of Budget Appropriation – From Todd Nelson – Public Defender – a transfer of $320.00 from line item 001-411-5710 Public Defender: Travel & Seminars for a revised budgeted amount of $1,680.00 and an increase of $320.00 to expense account 001-411- xxxx Public Defender: Mileage for a new budgeted amount of $320.00.

i. Mr. Rakers made a motion, seconded by Mr. Austin. None – opposed. Motion carried.

b. Transfer of Budget Appropriation – From Todd Nelson – Public Defender – a transfer of $6,000.00 from line item 001-411-5727 Public Defender: Other Expenses for a revised budgeted amount of $6,000.00 and an increase of $6,000.00 to expense account 001- 411-5105 Public Defender: Salary – Assistant Defenders for a new budgeted amount of $371,386.00.

i. Motion made by Mr. Austin, seconded by Mr. Rakers. Mr. Barney was opposed, motion carried

c. Transfer of Budget Appropriation – From Aaron Arnold – Juvenile Detention Center – a transfer of $56,750.00 from line item 001-001-59999 County General Administration - Contingency for a revised budgeted amount of $43,250.00 and an increase of $56,750.00 to expense account 001-321-5506 Maintenance – JDC Building for a new budget amount of $81,750.00.

i. Motion made by Mr. Obert, seconded by Mr. Barney, non- opposed, motion carried

Old Business: NONE

New Business:

Executive committee explanation

Port update – It is important to get the Federal Government to recognize us for the tonnage that comes across our stretch of water.

Highway collective bargaining agreement has been agreed upon and waiting to be signed. Discussing on the CEO program was tabled.

Mr. Obert made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Rakers seconded the motion. Mr. Austin adjourned the meeting at 6:56 p.m.

Minutes submitted by: Taylor D. Rakers, Finance Committee, Adams County Board

https://www.co.adams.il.us/home/showdocument?id=4249

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