Fulton County Highway Committee discusses reimbursement policy
The Fulton County Highway Committee met Feb. 7 to discuss the reimbursement policy.
Here are the meeting's minutes, as provided by the committee:
February 7, 2017 Highway Committee Meeting Minutes
FULTON COUNTY HIGHWAY COMMITTEE
February 7, 2017
Chairman Clark called the meeting to order at 7:30 a.m. at the Fulton County Highway Department, Canton, IL.
Committee: Quorum Present (Clark, Pigg, Taylor, Murphy, Deushane present)
Elected/Appointed Official(s): Robert Bucher, Board Member; Nicole Grube, County Engineer
Staff: Tonya Holmes, Executive Assistant
Announcements, Communications and Correspondence
Ms. Grube stated we received phone calls thanking the Highway Department for the condition of the roads during the last ice storm, specifically County Highway 27.
A postcard was received at the Courthouse regarding County Highway 6, the issue was addressed.
Call for Additions/Deletions to and Approval of the Agenda
Mr. Pigg made a motion with a second by Mr. Murphy to approve the Agenda. The motion passed (5-0).
Karl Williams addressed the Committee in regards to continuing Landfill Hunting. Mr. Clark stated Landfill Hunting was tabled until March due to the expected EPA response to Fulton County’s request for closure of the Landfill. Further, Mr. Clark noted that after closure the Landfill property would be turned over to the Property Committee.
Acceptance of Minutes of Previous Meeting(s)
A motion was made by Mr. Pigg and a second by Mr. Taylor to approve the minutes from the January 3, 2017 meeting. The motion passed (5-0).
County Engineer’s Report
• Landfill Update
• Heitz Bridge Project
• County Highway 13 Project Township
• NACE/IACE Conference
• Brush Cutting Maintenance
• Township Seal Coat Letting
• 2016 Close Out
• IDOT Training Classes
Consent Agenda Items
a. Claims (Highway, CAB, FAM, TBP, CMFT)
A motion was made by Mr. Pigg, a second by Mr. Murphy to approve the claims and
recommended they be put on the Board Consent Agenda. The motion passed (5-0)
A motion was made by Mr. Taylor, a second by Mr. Murphy to approve and recommended it be put on the Board’s Consent Agenda. The motion passed (5-0)
a. Reimbursement/Advances Policy
A brief discussion about the recent reimbursement and advancement policy in regards to the rates in the policy were from 2010 and will need to be updated.
b. Canton to SRC Bike Trail
Mr. Taylor requested an update of the trail. Ms. Grube provided the committee an overview of the current status of the project.
c. Contract Negotiations
Mr. Bucher informed the committee that the bargaining unit for the Highway Department staff would be meeting with the Negotiation Committee on February 9th.
Mr. Pigg made a motion to adjourn at 7:57 a.m. with a second from Ms. Deushane. The motion passed (5-0).
Organizations in this Story
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Lewistown, IL - 61542