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Monday, February 24, 2020

Knox County Board met May 22

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jun 2, 2019


Knox County Board met May 22.

Here is the agenda provided by the board:

Special Events

5:30 p.m.

Closed Session for Pending litigation.

Opening Ceremonies

6:00 p.m.

Call to Order (Chairman)

Roll Call (Clerk)

Declaration of Quorum (Chairman)

Proclamation (Sheriff)

Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America (Chairman)

Moment of Silence (In lieu of a formal Invocation).

Additions to the Agenda (for discussion only)

Public Comment

Consent Agenda (R/C)

Item 1


Minutes of the Regular and Closed Board Meetings on April 24, 2019.

Item 2


Claims by Members for per diem and mileage for the Meetings of May 2019 and other claims for per diem from Meetings.

Item 3


Sales tax and various taxes for month of February 2019 in the amounts of $93,416.26 and $15,982.52 and public safety tax in the amount of $150,815.66.

Items for the Chairman

Item 4

Approve R/C

Proclamation of Support for Blessings In A Backpack Program in Knox County.

Item 5

Approve R/C

Approve Annual Audit for Fiscal Year Ending November 30, 2018

Item 6

Approve R/C

Appointment to Knoxville Fire Protection District Trustee of Jeff Jefferson. (New Appointment)

Item 7

Approve R/C

Appointment to Knox County Mental Health 708 Board of Debra Goodwin. (New Appointment)

Item 8

Approve R/C

 Intergovernmental Agreement Between Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services and States Attorney

Report – Committee on Finance, Insurance, Treasurer, Judicial, Recorder, and Clerk

Item 9


Monthly Report from Committee.

Item 10

Approve R/C

Schedule on Civil Clerk Fees from Circuit Clerk.

Item 11

Approve R/C

Resolution on Criminal and Traffic Fees from Circuit Clerk.

Item 12

Approve R/C

Approve Resolution Regarding Health Savings Account Contribution for Plan Year July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.

Report – Nursing Home Committee

Item 13


Monthly Report from Committee.

Item 14

Approve R/C

Approve Payment to Klinger and Associates for Engineering Services for Roof and Sewer Projects.

Report – Committee on Sheriff, Jail, Mary Davis Home, Animal Control, and Building Committee.

Item 15


Monthly Report from Committee.

Item 16

Approve R/C

Bid and Bring Back for Weather Protection for Courthouse HVAC System.

Item 17

Approve R/C

Bid and Bring Back for Climate Control Updates to Storage Facility at Mary Davis Home.

Item 18

Approve R/C

Approve Taser Replacement 5 Year Plan for Sheriff’s Office.

Report – Committee on Assessor, Zoning, GIS, Highway, Veterans, and Landfill

Item 19


Monthly Report from Committee.

Reports – External Committees Assigned to Board Members

Item 20


Knox County Board of Health (Bondi)

Item 21


Galesburg Convention and Visitors Bureau (Varner)

Item 22


9-1-1 Committee (Hawkinson)

Item 23


Knox County Area Partnership for Economic Development

Item 24


Prairie Hills Resources Board (Johnson)

Item 25


United Council of Counties (Johnson/Amor)

Item 26


Western Illinois Regional Council (Amor)

Item 27


Knox County Mental Health 708 Board (Rohweder)

Claims Against the County – R/C

Item 28

Approve R/C

Approve Opening of Budget for Line Item Changes. (If Necessary)

Item 29


Presentation of the Proposed Budget Line Item Changes

Item 30

Approve R/C

Approval of Proposed Line Item Changes. (If Necessary)

Item 31

Approve R/C

Claims against Knox County, Illinois, for the period of April 25, 2019 through May 22, 2019 (ordering that invoices be accepted and approved and that the County Clerk and County Treasurer be authorized and directed to issue County Warrants in payment of the bills)

Statements of General Concern

Item 32


Statements of General Concern from Board Members


Item 33


The next regular meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 6:00 p.m., at the Galesburg City Hall Council Chambers, Galesburg, IL

Closing Ceremonies

Item 34


Adjournment of meeting until next scheduled meeting of the Board.

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