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Dekalb County Board met November 20

By Michael Abella | Dec 3, 2019

Meeting 01

Dekalb County Board met Nov. 20.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

1. Roll Call

2. Pledge to the Flag

3. Approval of Agenda

4. Approval of Minutes:

a. October 16, 2019

5. Communications & Proclamations:

a. Employee Service Awards

6. Public Comments

7. Appointments for this Month

a. DeKalb County Nursing Home Foundation Board: Chuck Walters, Lorrie Wildenradt, and Mary Pritchard all appointed for three-year terms beginning December 1, 2019 and expiring November 20, 2022. Michael Haines appointed as of December 1, 2019 to fill the unexpired term of J.J. Wett until November 30, 2020 and Steve Lux appointed immediately to fill the unexpired term of Jim Hupke until November 30, 2020.

b. DeKalb County Rehab & Nursing Center Operating Board/Supportive Living Facility Board: Greg Millburg and Rita Nielsen both reappointed for two- year terms beginning January 1, 2020 and expiring December 31, 2021. Chris Porterfield reappointed for a term beginning January 1, 2020 and expiring December 31, 2020.

c. Emergency Telephone System Board (E-911): John Petragallo, Jeff McMaster, James Bianchi, and Pete Polarek all reappointed for four-year terms beginning January 1, 2020 and expiring December 31, 2023.

8. Reports of Standing Committees with Ordinances & Resolutions

PLANNING & ZONING COMMITTEE

a. Ordinance O2019-42: An Ordinance Approving a Zoning Map Amendment in Sycamore Township. The DeKalb County Board hereby approves, with conditions as outlined in the Ordinance, a Zoning Map Amendment to change the zoning of property located at 1847 Brickville Road in Sycamore Township from A-1, Agricultural District to PD-R, Planning Development- Residential to allow for the construction of a single-family residence. Committee Action: Mr. Pietrowski moved to recommend approval of map amendment with conditions, seconded by Ms. Willis, and the motion carried unanimously.

b. Ordinance O2019-43: An Ordinance Approving a Special Use Permit for the Retail Sale of Used Automobiles in Genoa Township. The DeKalb County Board hereby approves, with conditions as outlined in the Ordinance, a Special Use Permit to allow for a retail and service use conducted within and adjacent to an existing agricultural structure that is no longer used for agricultural purposes, in the form of the retail sale of used automobiles within an existing converted pole barn on property located at 30795 Grant Road in Genoa Township. Committee Action: Moved by Ms. Willis, seconded by Mr. Jones; Amended by Mr. Jones, seconded by Mr. Frieders and approved unanimously as amended with additional conditions.

c. Ordinance O2019-44: An Ordinance Amending DeKalb County Ordinance O2019-33 “An Ordinance Amending Chapter 14 of the DeKalb County Code Regarding Adopted Building Codes”. The DeKalb County Board hereby approve to delete the two revisions at set forth in this Ordinance within the DeKalb County Code, Chapter 14, Buildings and Building Regulations, and DeKalb County Ordinance O2019-33. Committee Action: Moved by Mr. Roman, seconded by Ms. Willis and approved unanimously.

d. Ordinance O2019-45: An Ordinance Amending Section 14-3 of the DeKalb County Code to Adopt Demolition Permit Fees. The DeKalb County Board hereby approves the amendments to the DeKalb County Code, Chapter 14, Buildings and Building Regulations by adopting the Demolition Permit Fees, as outlined in this Ordinance, for the removal and/or destruction of residences, residential accessory structures greater than one hundred and twenty (120) square feet in area or containing utilities, and commercial structures beginning January 1, 2020. Committee Action: Moved by Ms. Willis, seconded by Mr. Pietrowski and approved unanimously.

COUNTY HIGHWAY COMMITTEE

a. Resolution R2019-78: MFT Resolution for General Maintenance Projects. The DeKalb County Board hereby authorizes the expenditure of MFT funds in the total amount of $1,943,000 for the purpose of maintaining streets and highways under the applicable provision of the Illinois Highway Code from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020. Committee Action: Moved by Mr. West, seconded by Mr. Osland and approved unanimously.

Maintenance Project

MFT Funds Programed

Salaries

$621,180

Equipment Rental

$500,000

Winter Maintenance (Salt)

$600,000

Seal Coat Operations

$111,100

Pavement Striping

$110,000

TOTAL

$1,943,000

b. Resolution R2019-79: MFT Supplemental Resolution for Section 15- 00250-00-SW. The DeKalb County Board does hereby authorize the appropriation of $3,994.33 from Motor Fuel Tax allotment for sidewalk removal and replacement and other incidental work for 0.54 miles of Somonauk Road from North Avenue to Meadow Drive in Cortland, Illinois. Committee Action: Moved by Mr. Luebke, seconded by Ms. Willis and approved unanimously.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

a. Resolution R2019-80: Approval of Amendments to the DeKalb County Enterprise Zone Intergovernmental Agreement. The DeKalb County Board hereby approves that the DeKalb County Enterprise Zone Intergovernmental Agreement approved by DeKalb County Resolution R2014-84 is hereby amended by replacement with the DeKalb County Enterprise Zone Intergovernmental Agreement attached hereto as Addendum “A”, and that the Chairman of the DeKalb County Board is hereby authorized to sign and execute said Agreement on behalf of DeKalb County, Illinois. Committee Action: Moved by Mr. Bagby, seconded by Ms. Mann-Lamb and approved unanimously.

HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE

a. Ordinance O2019-46: Amendment to the DeKalb County Code, Chapter 10 – Animals. The DeKalb County Board does concur in the recommendations of the DeKalb County Board of Health and the DeKalb County Health and Human Services Committee and hereby approves the revisions to Chapter 10 of the DeKalb County Code as set forth in Attachment A to this Ordinance, effective as of January 1, 2020. Committee Action: Moved by Ms. Slabon, seconded by Mrs. Cribben and approved unanimously.

LAW & JUSTICE COMMITTEE

a. Resolution R2019-81: State's Attorney Appellate Prosecutor Fee Resolution. The DeKalb County Board hereby agrees to participate in the service program of the Office of the State’s Attorney Prosecutor for FY 2020, commencing December 1, 2019, and ending November 30, 2020 in the amount of $28,000. Committee Action: Moved by Mr. Jones, seconded by Mr. Stoddard and approved unanimously.

FINANCE COMMITTEE

a. Ordinance O2019-47: Adoption of the FY 2020 Tax Levy. The DeKalb County Board hereby approves to levy upon all the taxable property within DeKalb County, as assessed, for the calendar year beginning January 1, 2019 and ending December 31, 2019, and to be collected for fiscal year beginning January 1, 2020 and ending December 31, 2020, in the total amount of $23,656,000. Committee Action: Moved by Mr. Faivre, seconded by Mr. Campbell and approved unanimously.

b. Ordinance O2019-48: Adoption of the Annual Appropriation and Budget Ordinance for Fiscal Year 2020. The DeKalb County Board hereby approves that the monies received by the County Treasurer from taxes and other revenues, for the use of DeKalb County during the Fiscal Year starting January 1, 2020 and ending December 31, 2020 are hereby appropriated as set forth in the attached twenty-two (22) pages for the purpose necessary for DeKalb County to carry out its responsibilities in the total amount of $99,035,500. Committee Action: Moved by Mr. Faivre, seconded by Mr. Campbell and approved unanimously.

c. EXECUTIVE SESSION: Collective Bargaining as Provided for in 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(2).

d. Resolution R2019-82: Approval of Labor Contract with the Metropolitan Alliance of Police, Local Chapter #318. The DeKalb County Board does concur in the recommendation of its negotiators and does hereby ratify the labor contract with the Metropolitan Alliance of Police, Local Chapter #318 for the period of January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2022 and does direct the Chairman to execute the contract as prepared by the County’s Labor Attorney and further directs staff to implement said contract in a timely fashion.

e. Claims to be Paid in November 2019: Move to approve the payment of claims for this month, and the off-cycle claims paid during the previous month, including all claims for travel, meals, and lodging, in the amount of $10,661,812.71.

. Reports of County Officials: Move to accept and place on file the following Reports of County Officials:

1. Cash & Investments in County Banks – October 2019

2. Public Defender’s Report – October 2019

3. Adult & Juvenile Monthly Reports – October 2019

4. Pretrial Report – October 2019

5. Sheriff’s Jail Report – October 2019

6. Building Permits & Construction Reports – October 2019

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

No Actionable Items

9. Reports of Special Committees with Ordinances & Resolutions

AD HOC RULES COMMITTEE

a. Ordinance O2019-49: Approval of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 2 of the DeKalb County Code. The DeKalb County Board hereby approves to amend Chapter 2 of the DeKalb County Code specific to Sec. 2-67. - Deputy County Administrator as outlined in Exhibit A to this Ordinance. Committee Action: Moved by Mr. Bagby, seconded by Mr. Campbell and approved unanimously.

10. Old Business

11. New Business & Referral of Matters to Committee

12. Adjournment

https://dekalbcounty.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/agenda-cb-11202019.pdf

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