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Warren County Board met October 16

By Michael Abella | Nov 9, 2019

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Warren County Board met Oct. 16.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

At the regular meeting of the county board of Warren County, Illinois, held at the courthouse in the city of Monmouth, on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at 9:30 am the following members were present:

PRESENT: 

Honorable William Reichow

Tim Bresnahan 

Sean Cavanaugh 

Tiffany Cole 

Dave Greenlief 

Steve Hawkins 

David Jenks 

Michael McVey 

Michael Pearson 

Mark Richardson 

Lyman Schar 

William Thompson 

Robbie Way

Todd Winkler 

ABSENT: Dan Byers and John Ockert

CLERK: Tina M. Conard 

The chair declared a quorum present and the meeting was opened for business.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES 

Mr. Cavanaugh made a motion to approve the minutes of the September 18, 2019, Warren County Board Meeting. Mr. Richardson seconded the motion and on a voice vote the chair declared the motion carried.

CHANGES AND/OR AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA 

There were no changes or amendments to the agenda

PRESENTATIONS FROM THE FLOOR 

A. Mr. Gary Teel was present from the community seeking a liquor license approval. There was discussion about his use for the property and the possibility of zoning issues.

Ms. Cole made a motion to approve the license. Mr. McVey seconded the motion and the following vote was taken:

Ayes: Cavanaugh, Cole, Greenlief, Hawkins, Jenks, McVey, Pearson, Reichow, Richardson, Thompson, Way, Winkler, Bresnahan 

Nays: Schar 

Absent: Byers, Ockert 

The chair declared the motion carried.

B. Jenna Link, Warren County Health Department Administrator, was present and passed out her YTD 2019 Budget and August 2019 Meeting Minutes. She shared about the flu clinic and other community events and programs. She also said that the roof was replaced.

C. Tim Lobdell, Western Illinois Regional Council Solid Waste Coordinator, was present at the meeting and distributed the Warren County Regional Collection Facility Data Report.

D. Jan Arteaga, Ted Hartke, and Melanie Monroe were present from the community to ask for a moratorium on wind farms. Mr. Hartke talked about a wind turbine project around his home in Vermillion County and the problems his family faced. He said that a wind ordinance is outdated in Warren County. He also encouraged a moratorium. Ms. Monroe spoke of the zoning ordinance being rewritten. She asked again for a moratorium.

ROAD AND BRIDGE 

Mr. Thompson made a motion to approve the minutes of the Road and Bridge Committee Meeting for October 8, 2019, and the claims for September 2019. Mr. Way seconded the motion and on a voice vote the chair declared the motion carried.

ANIMAL CONTROL 

Mr. Thompson made a motion to approve the minutes of the Animal Control Committee Meeting for October 8, 2019, and the claims for September 2019. Mr. Way seconded the motion and on a voice vote the chair declared the motion carried.

BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS 

Mr. Cavanaugh made a motion to approve the minutes of the Buildings and Grounds Committee Meeting for October 9, 2019, and the claims for September 2019. Mr. Bresnahan seconded the motion and on a voice vote the chair declared the motion carried.

HOLA MILL

RESOLUTION #33-18-19

County Farm Lease Mr. Cavanaugh made a motion to approve the foregoing resolution. Mr. McVey seconded the motion and on a voice vote the chair declared the motion carried.

FINANCE COMMITTEE 

Mr. Pearson made a motion to approve the minutes of the Finance Committee Meeting for October 10, 2019 and the claims for September 2019. Mr. Jenks seconded the motion and the following vote was taken:

Ayes: Jenks, McVey, Pearson, Reichow, Richardson, Schar, Thompson, Way, Winkler, Bresnahan, Cavanaugh, Cole, Greenlief, Hawkins 

Nays: None 

Absent: Byers, Ockert 

The chair declared the motion carried.

LIABILITY INSURANCE RENEWAL 

Mr. Pearson made a motion to approve the insurance renewal. Mr.Jenks seconded the motion and on a voice vote the chair declared the motion carried.

RESOLUTION #34-18-19 AND 35-18-19

Reinstate the Working Cash Levy Downstate County Working Cash Fund

Mr. Pearson made a motion to approve the two foregoing resolutions. Mr. Jenks seconded the motion and the following vote was taken:

Ayes: McVey, Pearson, Reichow, Richardson, Schar, Thompson, Way, Winkler, Bresnahan, Cavanaugh, Cole, Greenlief, Hawkins, Jenks 

Nays: None 

Absent: Byers, Ockert 

The chair declared the motion carried.

CIRCUIT CLERK REPORT 

Mr. Thompson made a motion to approve the Circuit Clerk report for September2019. Mr. Cavanaugh seconded the motion and the following vote was taken:

Ayes: Pearson, Reichow, Richardson, Schar, Thompson, Way, Winkler, Bresnahan, Cavanaugh, Cole, Greenlief, Hawkins, Jenks, McVey 

Nays: None 

Absent: Byers, Ockert 

The chair declared the motion carried.

COUNTY CLERK REPORTS 

Mr. Pearson made a motion to approve the County Clerk Reports for July, August, and September 2019. Mr. Hawkins seconded the motion and the following vote was taken:

Ayes: Richardson, Schar, Thompson, Way, Winkler, Bresnahan, Cavanaugh, Cole, Greenlief, Hawkins, Jenks, McVey, Pearson, Reichow 

Nays: None 

Absent: Byers, Ockert 

The chair declared the motion carried.

TREASURER REPORT 

Mr. Schar made a motion to approve the Treasurer report for September 2019. Mr. Hawkins seconded the motion and the following vote was taken:

Ayes: Schar, Thompson, Way, Winkler, Bresnahan, Cavanaugh, Cole, Greenlief, Hawkins, jenks, McVey, Pearson, Reichow, Richardson 

Nays: None 

Absent: Byers, Ockert 

The chair declared the motion carried.

ZONING REPORTS 

Mr. Cavanaugh made a motion to approve the Zoning reports for September 2019. Mr. Pearson seconded the motion and the following vote was taken:

Ayes: Thompson, Way, Winkler, Bresnahan, Cavanaugh, Cole, Greenlief, Hawkins, Jenks, McVey, Pearson, Reichow, Richardson, Schar 

Nays: None 

Absent: Byers, Ockert 

The chair declared the motion carried.

9-1-1 REPORT 

Mr. Cavanaugh made a motion to approve the 9-1-1 report for September 2019. Mr. Greenlief seconded the motion and on a voice vote the chair declared the motion carried.

APPOINTMENTS 708 MENTAL HEALTH BOARD

(4 Year term)

 Rachel Gibson 

Vicki Hennenfent 

Stephanie McVey

CAMERON DRAINAGE DISTRICT

(3 Year Term) 

Gene Youngquist

Mr. Pearson made a motion to approve the foregoing appointments. Mr. Greenlief seconded the motion and on a voice vote the chair declared the motion carried.

CHAIRMAN'S COMMENTS 

Mr. Reichow commented on the presentation today regarding wind farms and that there is much work to do.

ADJOURN 

Mr. Pearson made a motion to adjourn the County Board Meeting. Mr. Richardson seconded the motion and on a voice vote the meeting was adjourned until 9:30 am on Wednesday, November 13, 2019.

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