McDonough County Elms/Building and Grounds Committee met April 10
McDonough County Elms/Building and Grounds Committee met April 10.
Here is the minutes provided by the committee:
The Elms/Building and Grounds Committee met on Tuesday, April 10, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting was held at the Elms. Committee members in attendance included Chairman Larry Aurelio, Marcia Twaddle, Lee Calvert, Dave Cortelyou, Terra Litchfield, Bob Mahr, and Paul Trimmer. Committee Member Ed Lavin was absent. Others in attendance included Patrick Stout, Steven House, Josh Wroblewski, Monica Windsor, Allen Sheffler, County Chairman George Dixon, and Committee Secretary Stacey Alexander.
Chairman Aurelio called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Review and Approval of March 12, 2019 Minutes
Member Litchfield moved with second by Member Mahr to approve the March 12, 2019 minutes with one change. Under McDonough County Maintenance Directors Report section, change the second sentence to say, The County’s lawnmower has been replaced at a cost of $400.00. Motion carried on a voice vote.
Monica Windsor gave the report. Census is at 79, with 7 being Medicare, 48 Medicaid, 24 private pay. The state currently owes approximately $484,000.00. Their annual surveys for Health Care, and Life Safety were completed and submitted. They were required to make changes to one sentence on the Life Safety survey, the change has been completed and the survey has been resubmitted, they are just waiting to hear back for approval. The annual Facility Assessment was completed this month. Repairs that were recently made to the sewer system are working as they have not had any new problems.
Member Mahr moved with a second by Member Trimmer to approve the March 2019 Financial Reports. Motion carried on a voice vote.
Member Litchfield moved with a second by Member Calvert to approve the Elm’s claims. Motion carried with a roll call vote of 7 yeas, 0 nays, and 1 absent.
Macomb Public Building Commission
McDonough County Maintenance Directors Report
Maintenance Director Allen Sheffler gave the report. Three ceiling fans were installed in the Assessor’s office per her request. There was an issue with two fire alarms and both have been repaired. Spring cleaning has begun as they have been cleaning up the Courthouse lawn, uncovering and cleaning the a/c units, and they have been mopping the stairs to get all of the salt removed. Some supplies have been purchased for the future lactation room in the Courthouse. There is a water drainage problem on the sidewalks around the Courthouse so Sheffler will be meeting with Scott Coker, the Director of Macomb Public Works to discuss the issue. For right now they are holding off on making a deal with the Macomb Beautiful Association regarding the Courthouse lawn.
Building and Grounds Claims
Member Mahr moved with a second by Member Trimmer to approve the March Building and Grounds Claims. Motion carried on a voice vote.
Request for Holiday Lighting for the Courthouse
Steven House and Josh Wroblewski from WIU’s Department of Theatre and Dance attended the meeting to request permission to decorate the Courthouse for Dicken’s on the Square. They would light up two sides of the Courthouse and would enter a competition to win new lighting for the Theatre Department at WIU.
A motion to allow the WIU Theatre Department to light the Courthouse for Christmas was made by Member Litchfield moved with a second by Member Cortelyou. Motion carried on a voice vote.
Motion to enter into executive session for discussion of personnel was made by Member Litchfield moved with a second by Member Mahr at 7:24 p.m. A motion to exit executive session was made by Member Litchfield moved with a second by Member Mahr at 7:33 p.m. No action taken.
A motion to compensate Monica Windsor $4,000.00 for taking on the role as Interim Administrator of the Elms was made by Member Cortelyou with a second by Member Calvert. Motion carried on a voice vote.
Member Cortelyou moved with a second by Member Trimmer that the meeting be adjourned. Motion carried on a voice vote. With no further business to discuss the meeting was adjourned at 7:38 p.m.