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Kankakee County Executive Committee met December 19

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Mar 21, 2020

Hall

Kankakee County Executive Committee met Dec. 19.

Here is the minutes provided by the committee:

Members Present

Mr. Wheeler, Mr. Sirois, Mr. Liehr, Mr. Washington, Mr. Hess, Mr. Byrne, Ms. Webber, Mr. Payton, Mr. Kinzinger, Ms. Haas, Mr. Fetherling and Mr. Miller

Members Absent

Mr. Tholen

In Attendance

 Board Members

Mr. Zenz, Mr. Swanson, Mr. Ekhoff, Mr. Long, and Mr. Smith

 Department Heads

Anita Speckman, Nancy Nicholson, Steve McCarty, Nick Africano, Mike Downey, Sandi Cianci, Lori Gadbois, Mark Rogers, Kevin Duval, Erich Blair, Ben Wilson, Karen Smietanski, John Bevis and Delbert Skimerhorn

 Media

Present

1. Call to Order

The meeting was called to order by the Chairman, Mr. Wheeler, at 9:49 a.m. Quorum present.

Mr. Wheeler noted that there is only one per diem that will be made for the day, even though there were multiple meetings.

2. Public Comment

None

3. Presentations

None

4. Approval of Minutes: November 26, 2019

Mr. Byrne made to approve the minutes, and Mr. Payton seconded it. Motion carried with a voice vote.

5. Legislative – Steve Liehr

6. Appointments

None

7. Information Services – Kevin Duval

There were no questions for Mr. Duval

8. Health Department – John Bevis

There were no questions for Mr. Bevis

9. Schools – Dr. Gregg Murphy

 Quarterly Report of the Regional Superintendent of Schools, Iroquois and Kankakee Counties

Mr. Washington made a motion to accept the report, and Mr. Byrne seconded it. Motion carried with a voice vote.

10. Veterans Assistance Commission – Karen Smietanski

 Monthly Report

There were no questions or comments from the committee

Mr. Liehr made a motion to accept the report, and Ms. Webber seconded it.

Motion carried with a voice vote.

11. County Administrator’s Report - Anita Speckman

 Staffing Report

There were no questions from the committee.

12. Administrative Issues

 Resignations/Appointments/Reappointments:

Mr. Wheeler read the appointments and reappointments to the committee.

 Appointment of Cole Jarvis to the Historic Preservation Commission (Architect)

 Appointment of George H. Ryan Jr. to the Kankakee Valley Airport Authority

Mr. Kinzinger made a motion to combine and approve the appointments, and Mr. Payton seconded it.

Motion carried with a voice vote.

 Openings:

Mr. Wheeler read each of the available openings to the committee members.

 One Opening on the Manteno No. 9 Drainage District

 One Opening on the Exline Creek Drainage District

 Two Openings on the Kankakee County Regional Planning Commission

 One opening on the Kankakee County GIS Committee

13. New Business

None

14. Old Business

None

15. Other Business

None

16. Adjournment

Mr. Hess made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:54 a.m., and Mr. Miller seconded it.

Motion carried with a voice vote.

http://www.co.kankakee.il.us/files/committees/executive_121919.pdf

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