State Use Committee Meeting Minutes - March 13, 2019

March 13, 2019 Meeting Minutes

  1. Call to Order

    Chairman Wilson opened the meeting at 1:00 p.m.

  2. Roll Call

    Committee members present: (see attached s​ign-in sheet​​)

    • Ron Wilson, Stratton Springfield
    • Joyce McGrady, Stratton Springfield
    • Dan Strick, Stratton Springfield
    • Richard Gloede, Stratton Springfield
    • George Indelli, Stratton Springfield
    • Ryan Dowd, Stratton Springfield

    Others present:

    • Katrina Livingston, CMS/BOSS
    • Robert Johnson, Bridgeway
    • Tammy Diefendorf, Bridgeway
    • Cathy Bradbury, CPO Higher Ed
    • Margaret Van Dijk, CPO Higher Ed
    • Michael Glanz, The Arc of the Quad Cities
    • Mark DeVar, CFO University of Illinois Hospital
    • Janet Szlyk, CEO Chicago Lighthouse
    • 4 others at JRTC who never identified themselves

    Chairman Wilson noted there was a quorum present with six members.

  3. Chairman Wilson opened floor to Public Comment

    Due to the number of people attending the meeting Chairman Wilson thought for the sake of everyone’s time he’d would move public comment section to first thing on the agenda. However, no one wished to make a comment.

  4. Approval of the December 12, 2018 Meeting Minutes

    Chairman Wilson confirmed the members had reviewed the December 12th meeting minutes and there were no proposed changes. Chairman Wilson called for a motion to approve the Minutes. Motion to approve was made by Member Gloede, seconded by Member Indelli. All members unanimously approved the Minutes.

  5. Review and Vote on Proposed Contracts

    Chairman Wilson asked the Committee if all had a chance to review the proposed contracts and request letters to be voted on today. All Committee members affirmed they had. Coordinator Livingston read aloud each contract for vote, asked if there were questions, and requested a vote. Coordinator Livingston explained moving for start date of all request will be "Upon Execution". Chairman Wilson explained this is due to processes in place in which this must be start date. While reading the U of I call center vote for Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind/Visually Impaired. Member Gloede questioned length of contract and number of renewals being done with total approval for contract would be nine years. Guest Margaret Van Dijk questioned if this contract had been in place prior or if it was new. Mark DeVar interjected that this contract had been in place prior and was very successful, so a new contract has been requested with all calls coming into the Health Enterprise Customer Care Center answered under this contract. Member Dick Gloede questioned call per minute and Mark stated $1.00/minute. Chairman asked if any further questions and with no response vote continued.

  6. Discussion where we are with members renewing terms and new suggestions on who might want to serve.

    Chairman Wilson opened the floor to discussion with Coordinator Livingston explained she has spoken with Natalie Pine at the Governor’s office and all applications have been received and she is in the process of getting required signatures to update appointments. It was also explained we still have one space available and questioned if anyone was interested in serving. Tammy Diefendorf with Bridgeway stated she would like to serve and will complete online application immediately.

  7. Future Meeting Date

    Chairman Wilson expressed his appreciation to the Committee members present for their attendance and reviewed the upcoming quarterly meeting dates:

    • June 12, 2019 at 2 p.m.
    • September 11, 2019 at 1 p.m.
    • December 11, 2019 at 1 p.m.

  8. Adjournment

    There being no further business to come before the Committee, Chairman Wilson called for a motion to adjourn. Chairman Wilson announced the motion to adjourn was approved and adjourned the meeting at 1:29 p.m.