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Macon County Board met September 12

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 2, 2019

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Macon County Board met Sept. 12.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

The Chairman called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. with the Sheriff and State’s Attorney present.

The Roll Call showed all members present with the exception of Mr. Bird, Mr. Brown, Ms. Buckner, Mrs. Dawson, Ms. Joy, Mr. Mattingley, and Mr. Oliver.

Mr. Greenfield: Mr. Greenfield asked that everyone stand and they would have a moment of silence for the passing of a board member that served on the county board for many years, R C Smith. He was a board member and also chairman at one time. Mr. Greenfield asked that they recognize him with a moment of silence.

Ms. Buckner, Mrs. Dawson and Mr. Oliver are now present at the meeting.

Mrs. Taylor led the members in prayer.

All led in the Pledge of Allegiance.

A. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE AUGUST 08, 2019 MEETING MOTION

Mr. Dudley moved, seconded by Mrs. Kraft to approve the minutes of the August 08, 2019 meeting.

There were no questions or comments from the board floor.

ROLL CALL.

Ayes: Buckner, Cox, Dawson, Drobisch, Dudley, Greenfield, Gresham, Hogan, Holman, Jackson, Kraft, Little, Noland, Oliver, Smith, Taylor, Zimmerman

Nays: (None)

AYES = 17 NAYS = 0

MOTION CARRIED.

ZONING /SUBDIVISIONS

1. Mr. Dudley presented Resolution Z-1212-09-19 which is regarding Case R-03-08-19, a petition submitted by Tyler Smock for rezoning of approximately 4.06 acres from (R-4) Single Family Residential Zoning to (RE-5) Single Family Estate Zoning on property commonly known as 7925 Fort Daniel Rd., Decatur, IL in Mt. Zion Township. After hearing the evidence, the Zoning Board of Appeals voted to recommend approval of the subject petition to the County Board. The EEHW Committee met and reviewed the petition and recommended approval to the County Board.

MOTION

Mr. Dudley moved, seconded by Mr. Hogan to approve Resolution Z-1212-09-19 by prior roll call vote.

There were no questions or comments from the board floor.

MOTION CARRIED.

2. Mr. Dudley presented Resolution Z-1213-09-19 which is regarding Case R-01-08-19 a petition submitted by Michael Smith for rezoning of approximately.23 acres from (A- 1) Agricultural Zoning to (R-1) Single Family Residential Zoning on property commonly known as 8791 Bethel Rd., Blue Mound, IL in Pleasant View Township. After hearing the evidence, the Zoning Board of Appeals voted to recommend approval of the subject petition to the County Board. The EEHW Committee met and reviewed the petition and recommended approval to the County Board.

MOTION

Mr. Dudley moved, seconded by Mr. Hogan to approve Resolution Z-1213-09-19 by prior roll call vote.

There were no questions or comments from the board floor.

MOTION CARRIED.

B. CORRESPONDENCE

A Public Notice from the Illinois EPA regarding proposed renewal of the Clean Air Act Permit Program Permit regulating air emissions for Advanced Disposal Services Valley View Landfill Inc. at 1145 Bear Road in Decatur.

Notification of an application received by the Illinois EPA Bureau of Air (BOA) from Caterpillar Inc. for a construction permit to revise the existing permit to allow an increase in the amount of coating usage and emissions for touch-up coating operations.

Notification of an application received by the Illinois EPA Bureau of Air (BOA) from Tate & Lyle to modify an existing natural gas-fired boiler and add a new natural gas-fired burner. Additionally, the facility requests to remove two coal-fired boilers.

A letter from NewWave Communications regarding upcoming changes to channel line- ups this fall.

Two letters from Comcast regarding channel line-up changes. Notification from Ameren Illinois regarding future tree trimming. REPORTS

Sheriff’s Report – August 2019 Treasurer’s Fund Report – August 2019 Collector’s Report – August 2019 Coroner’s Report – July 2019

Public Defender’s Report – August 2019 Auditor’s Report – August 2019

MOTION

Mrs. Little moved, seconded by Mrs. Cox to approve the Correspondence and Reports and that they will be placed on file by prior roll call vote.

There were no questions or comments from the board floor.

MOTION CARRIED.

3. CLAIMS

MOTION

Mrs. Cox moved, seconded by Mrs. Kraft to approve the claims that have already been paid by prior roll call vote.

There were no questions or comments from the board floor.

MOTION CARRIED.

There were no appointments presented at the meeting.

C. CONSENT CALENDAR

4. Resolution G-5039-09-19 – To executed deeds to convey property on which taxes were delinquent

MOTION

Mr. Greenfield moved, seconded by Mrs. Cox to approve the Consent Calendar by prior roll call vote.

There were no questions or comments from the board floor.

MOTION CARRIED.

JUSTICE COMMITTEE

5. Mrs. Kraft presented Resolution G-5040-09-19 which is approving an increase in appropriations in the Circuit Courts FY19 budget for expense fees in certain appeals for sexually dangerous persons.

MOTION

Mrs. Kraft moved, seconded by Mr. Jackson to approve Resolution G-5040-09-19 by prior roll call vote.

There were no questions or comments from the board floor.

MOTION CARRIED.

The EEHW Committee had nothing to submit at the meeting.

OPERATIONS AND PERSONNEL COMMITTEE

6. Mrs. Little presented Resolution G-5041-09-19 which is approving a contract between the Macon County Clerk and Liberty Systems LLC.

MOTION

Mrs. Little moved, seconded by Mr. Dudley to approve Resolution G-5041-09-19 by prior roll call vote.

There were no questions or comments from the board floor.

MOTION CARRIED.

The Legislative Committee had nothing to submit at the meeting.

FINANCE COMMITTEE

7. Mr. Jackson presented Resolution G-5042-09-19 which is granting permission to Workforce Investment Solutions to dispose of surplus equipment at the Illinois WorkNet Center.

MOTION

Mr. Jackson moved, seconded by Mrs. Cox to approve Resolution G-5042-09-19 by prior roll call vote.

There were no questions or comments from the board floor.

MOTION CARRIED.

The Negotiations Committee had nothing to submit at the meeting. The Transportation Committee had nothing to submit at the meeting. The Executive Committee had nothing to submit at the meeting. SITING, RULES & ORDINANCE SUB-COMMITTEE

8. Mr. Dudley presented Resolution G-5043-09-19 which is adopting certain codes by reference for use by the Planning and Zoning Department.

MOTION

Mr. Dudley moved, seconded by Mrs. Cox to approve Resolution G-5043-09-19 by prior roll call vote.

There were no questions or comments from the board floor.

MOTION CARRIED.

The Building Sub-Committee had nothing to submit at the meeting. There were no citizens’ remarks presented at the meeting.

There were no officeholders’ remarks presented at the meeting. There was no old business presented at the meeting.

There was no new business presented at the meeting.

MOTION TO ADJOURN

Mr. Smith moved, seconded by Mr. Oliver to adjourn until Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

MOTION CARRIED.

Meeting adjourned at 6:12 p.m.

https://www.co.macon.il.us/download/macon-county-board-meeting-minutes-2019/?wpdmdl=10552&ind=1570815186781

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