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Christian County Board To Meet Tuesday Evening

The Christian County Board will meet on Tuesday evening at 6:30 PM. The meeting will be held remotely. Major topics of discussion that will be brought before the board include the Solar Project in South Fork Township, a discussion on probation salary, a update from Chris-Mont EMA Director Greg Nimmo, and public comments.


The meeting will also give a courthouse update, give a review of cemeteries, and extend the emergency declaration proclamation. 


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The dial-in number is 701-802-5367

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1.                  Call to order
2.                   Roll Call
3.                   Approve minutes from the regular County Board meeting of the
September 15, 2020 as printed with any corrections or amendments to them.
4.                   Discussion with Chief Judge Kimberly G. Koester of the Fourth Judicial Circuit on the Probation salary scale.
5.                   EDSA Update: Greg Nimmo
6.                   Public Comments
7.                   Present in writing petitions, resolutions/or ordinances, proclamations:
1-ZBA-Adopt O2020ZN009 Special Use called the Black Diamond Solar Project: a 299 Megawatt Solar Farm in South Fork Township.
8.                   Reading of Communications:
9.                   Committee Reports:

Highway/Building/Grounds/Environmental/ Zoning/ Welfare-10/13/2020

1.      Highway business:  Soil boring agreement for bridge projects, storage building, other updates.

  1.  Courthouse and jail business: Courthouse boiler, fountain project (Frank Mathon-speaker) and other updates.
  2.  Animal Control/Zoning updates.
  3.  Referred cemetery business.

5.      Any other matters that properly come before the committee and/or public comments.


  1.  Update for listing the membership of appointed boards on the county website.
  2.  Review of cemeteries owned by the County.
  3.  Continue discussion of job description for Assistant to the County Board/HR with department head input.
  4.  Personnel issues and/or personnel/other county policies/procedures, personnel or labor updates or any other matters or referrals that properly come before the committee and/or executive session for any personnel issue and public comments.

1.      Approve claims as presented for October.

2.      Update from Greg Nimmo EMA.

3.      CTI proposal for additional hours of technical service.
4.       Budget discussions including Jail Administrator salary increase and non-bargaining salary increases.
5.       Referred back to finance committee job description for Assistant to the Board/HR.
6.       Motion to put on file the FY 2021 tentative budget and tax levy.
7.       Update on new software for payroll, accounts payable and general ledger.
8.       Adopt resolution to accept a bid to purchase a delinquent tax property in Pana Township: 11-25-22-123-003-00.
9.       Public comments.
10.   Referrals from any other committee, any other matters that are properly brought before the Committee.

a.       Extend the Emergency Declaration Proclamation.
b.       Approve the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy

11.               Mileage and Per Diem Report:

12.               Re-Appointments/terms: none requested

13.               Adjourn meeting until Tuesday, November 17, 2020 for the regular meeting.

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