State Use Meeting Minutes - September 14, 2011

September 14, 2011 Minutes

 September 14, 2011 Minutes (PDF, 74 KB)

  1. Call to Order
    Jeremy Bliss, State Use Manager, called the meeting to order at 1:00 p.m.
  2. Roll Call
    Jeremy Bliss conducted roll call and present at the meeting were the following members:
    ( see attached)

    Sharla Roberts in Chicago
    Curt Massie
    Christine M. Dickey
    Daniel A. Strick
    Audrey McCrimon in Chicago
    David Dailey at DOT

    Members not present:

    Dr. Seymour Bryson
    Richard W. Gloede

  3. Review of proposed 5 year plan presented by the Tom Colclasure
    Jeremy Bliss asked if there were any other issues that needed to be discussed before Tom Colclasure presents the revised 5 Year Plan to the Committee.

    Tom Colclasure went over the revised 5 Year Plan. There were several changes made by the recommendations of Audrey McCrimon and Dan Strick. Some of the changes would include spelling out the word SUPRA to State Use Program Association; the Task Force is also going to include some of the verbiage recommended by Member Dan Strick and Member Audrey McCrimon. Tom Colclasure explained that he is going to be busy with his CARF Accreditation for the next few weeks and will resume working on the plan as soon as the Accreditation is finished. Tom is going to rewrite the Plan with the changes and send it to the Committee prior to the November 14th meeting for members to review.

    *Due to Technical Problems, there was a short break after Tom Colclasure presentation of the 5 Year Plan. The meeting resumed after approximately 10 minutes.

  4. Review of and Vote on Proposed Contracts (see attachment for list of contracts)
    Presentation by Illinois Tollway Authority given by Michael Catolico and Chris Sedares.

    Michael Catolico from Illinois Tollway Authority gave a presentation of the recent awards given to two Rehabilitation Facilities. The first award went to Printers Mark which is a division of Transitions Mental Health. The first award is for printing, it is a 3 year contract in the amount of approximately five million dollars. The contract will consist of printing the violations forms and citations of the Responder customers. The second award went to Ada S. McKinley for a Fulfillment contract; this contract is also for 3 years in the amount of 2.6 million dollars. Customers can go to the Illinois Tollway’s website or call center to order new Transponders, and also swap out the transponder batteries. Michael explained that the batteries have a certain amount of shelf life and needs to be replaced; this is also part of the Fulfillment contract. The Tollway has commercial accounts that also fall under this contract. Michael Catolico also told the Committee that they have an Image Review contract with Bridgeway Training Services.

    Jeremy Bliss asked if there were any question regarding these contracts. (See Attached)
    Member Dan Strick motioned to approve the contracts
    Second by Member Chris Dickey

    Jeremy Bliss announced that all contracts were voted on and approved.

  5. Approval of the Minutes of the August 24, 2011 Meeting
    Jeremy Bliss asked if there were any questions regarding the August 24th meeting.
    Member Dan Strick motioned to approve the minutes
    Second by Member Chris Dickey

    Jeremy Bliss announced the minutes were unanimously approved.

  6. Future Meeting Dates

    November 16, 2011 regular quarterly meeting

  7. Adjournment
    Jeremy Bliss called for a motion to adjourn

    Member Curt Massie motioned to adjourn
    Second by member Chris Dickey