LEGISLATIVE AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE

TUESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2019 5:00 PM

JACKSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE CONFERENCE ROOM


Call to Order (5:17 PM)

  • Erbes and Nehring
  • Calandro, Comparato, Mueller and Snyder

 Also Present: Julie Peterson, Kenton Schafer, Robert Burns, Jeff Whitbeck, Kerri Gale, Bart Hagson, Charles Koehn

 

There was not a quorum so no official meeting took place.  Those present did decide to stay and talk.


Approval of Minutes

I.19-4330

July 9, 2019 Minutes


Animal Control

Koehn spoke very highly of the late Animal Control Officer Lloyd Nelson and what he did for the County, how good he was at his job and the importance of understanding all the different facets of the position. 

II.19-4331

Increasing the Animal Control Fees


Legislative

Peterson spoke about cannabis, the recent conference she attended, how it could affect the county, grants that may be available, and the need for the county to look into it.  Nehring stated that she thought a taskforce to look into the effects of the new laws on the county would be good.  The consensus was to put this item on the Board agenda.


Health Department & Solid Waste

 

III.19-4332

Jackson County Health Department

Hagston reported that the Community Assessment Survey is on the Health Department website and available to anyone, he is meeting with the Governor next week, the Board of Health received over 50 applications for the Directors position and will be interviewing soon, and the Health Department budget was approved by the Board of Health and is in BS&A.

IV.19-4333

Solid Waste Enforcement

Gale reported that there were 12 open dumping/burning sites, three were new, one closed for compliance and three field visits.

V.19-4334

Solid Waste Fund Update

Gale reviewed the handout there was a slight increase this month due to the shredding of Rehab & Care documents.

VI.19-4335

Recycling Program

Gale reported that the new assessments building is set up with trash and recycling, the licensing of waste haulers is complete, and she is working on a contract with a new shredding company.


Emergency Management

Burns reported that he spent the day with the FEMA representative and it went well.


Ambulance Service

 

VII.19-4336

Ambulance Monthly Claims

This will move to the Board meeting.

VIII.19-4337

Director’s Report
i. Accounts Receivable Cash
ii. Activity Report

IX.19-4338

CTS Contract for Ambulance

This will move to the Board meeting.

X.19-4339

BLIP Networks Structure Agreement

This will move to the Board meeting.


Citizen Comments


Old Business


New Business


Executive Session


Adjourn