April 1, 2016 Meeting Minutes

  1. Call to Order

    Chairman Rutter called the meeting to order at 3:00 PM.

  2. Roll Call

    Brynn Henderson conducted roll call.

    The following members were present: (see attached sign-in sheet)

    Tracy Rutter, Stratton Springfield
    George Indelli, Chicago
    Dan Strick, JRTC Chicago
    Skylar Tierney, Stratton Springfield
    Khari Hunt, Stratton Springfield

    Chairman Rutter announced that there was a quorum present.

  3. Approval of the March 16th, 2016 Meeting Minutes

    Chairman Rutter confirmed the members had reviewed the March 16th minutes.

    Chairman Rutter called for a motion to approve the Minutes.

    Motion to Approve: Member Strick
    Second: Member Tierney
    Tally of Votes: Members unanimously approved the Minutes.

  4. Review of and Vote on Proposed Contracts

    Chairman Rutter asked the Committee if everyone had a chance to review the list of contracts and request letters that are to be voted on today.

    The Committee stated that they did.

    Corrie Smith read aloud the contracts for vote (see attached vote sheet).

    Chairman Rutter asked if there were any questions from the committee or a member of the public regarding any contract. Chairman Rutter called for a motion to approve the list of contracts read aloud by Corrie Smith. The contracts voted on today represented 43 jobs and $1,703,740.00.

    Motion to approve: Member Tierney
    Second: Member Strick
    Tally of Votes: The contracts were approved

  5. New Business

    There was discussion in regards to SB2967. Member Strick asked Chairman Rutter if he could talk to Senator Bliss on his own behalf. Chairman Rutter stated that he could on behalf of himself. Member Hunt had a question in regards to how the workshops justify paying minimum wage, is there a formula or a time study? He would like to see what a time study looks like.

  6. Public/ Vendor Comments

    Chairman Rutter called for Public and Vendor Comments. There were none.

  7. Future Meeting Dates

    Chairman Rutter announced that the next scheduled meeting date is May 18th 2016, but we will need to schedule a meeting in April as well.

  8. Adjournment

    Chairman Rutter called for motion to adjourn.

    Motion to Approve: Member Tierney
    Second: Member Hunt
    Tally of Votes: Members unanimously approved the motion to adjourn.

    Chairman Rutter announced the motion to adjourn was approved and adjourned the meeting at 3:35 P.M.

    Future meeting dates:

    May 18, 2016