Morgan County Board met July 1.
Here is the minutes as provided by the board:
The Morgan County Board of Commissioners met in the law library on Monday July 1, 2019 at 9 am. Chr. Zeller asked County Clk. Waggener to conduct the roll call. Clk. Waggener asked for roll call as follows, Chr. Zeller – answered present, Commissioner Fanning – answered present and Commissioner Meier – answered present.
Chr. Zeller said that the first order of business is the approval of the agenda. Commissioner Meier made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.
Chr. Zeller said that the approval of the board meeting minutes from June 24, 2019 are next on the agenda for approval. Commissioner Fanning made a motion to approve the minutes from the June 24, 2019 board meeting. Commissioner Meier seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved.
Chr. Zeller said that the next item on the agenda is the opening of weatherization materials bids and that Dusty Douglas is present. Mr. Douglas said that today is only to open the bids and then the bids will be put on a spreadsheet as bidders only bid on certain items. Chr. Zeller said that the first two bids were for the mechanical side and they were from Benoist Bros., Springfield, Illinois and Conner Co., Jacksonville, Illinois. Chr. Zeller said that four bids were submitted for the architectural side and they were R.P. Lumber, Jacksonville, Illinois, Whole Energy & Hardware, Chaska, Minnesota, EFI, Southborough, Massachusetts and Trone Appliance Center, Jacksonville, Illinois. There was some discussion. Chr. Zeller said this would be awarded after they have been placed on the spreadsheet according to the bid specifications.
Reports of Departments-Chr. Zeller said that budget hearings would be taking place the weeks of July 8 and July 15. Commissioner Fanning said the Courthouse would be closed Thursday July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Treasurer Geirnaeirt said the first distribution to the taxing bodies from the first installment of real estate taxes is complete.
Public Comment-Betty Niemann said that she would like the May 20 board meeting minutes to reflect that she is opposed to the wind farm project. If the County of Morgan must have a wind farm project then the ordinance should protect the people of Morgan County and Morgan County.
Commissioner Meier made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Fanning seconded the motion. All voted “AYE”. The motion is approved and the meeting stands adjourned.