June 1st, 2020
Courthouse District Courtroom
June 1, 2020
Bert Lowery, John Bertram, Ronald Freeman, Kristi Cooper, Chay Howard, Jay Schmidt, Jeff Blackburn, Kerri Ulrich, Matt Christenson and Grant Neuhold attended the meeting.
Consent agenda included: Agenda, PR reports, AP reports and commissioner minutes of 05/18 & 5/18 Special Meeting.
After the prayer given by Jeff Blackburn, Ron opened the meeting at 9:00. John moved to approve the consent agenda and Bert seconded, motion carried 3-0.
Jay Schmidt came to give updates for the public works departments which included; payroll changes, tree trimming on B St, cleaned cattle guard off Belvidere blacktop and S St, mowing, Jay presented payroll changes for J Ahrens (merit), C Erikson (merit), D Liggett (merit) and C Beal (pay increase) for approval. After review of the changes, Ron moved to approve the payroll changes as presented and Bert seconded, motion carried 3-0.
Chay Howard came to express his concerns about moving back down to the commissioners meeting room due to restrictions to comply with the 6-foot distancing and Kerri was present for the discussion. Matt Christenson came to report the new doors and sneeze guards have been installed and that the Courthouse is ready to be opened. There was discussion regarding continuing to record the meetings that included Grant Neuhold, Kerri Ulrich and Jeff Blackburn. Bert moved to move back upstairs and continue to live stream the meetings moving forward, and John seconded, motion carried 3-0. Next, they discussed opening the county facilities for pubic use. After some discussion, John moved to open the courthouse with limited access to the east door only, to open the Commons building to public use and open the fairgrounds effective July 1st and Bert seconded, motion carried 3-0. Motion carried 3-0.
Meeting adjourned at 9:50
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