11/15/2019 BOARD MEETING

Meeting Information
Meeting Time: 
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 10:30am
Meeting Location: 
Jessie Parker Building
510 E. 12th ST Suite 1B
Des Moines, IA 50319
Agenda
Meeting Agenda: 

                                   STATE OF IOWA

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS BOARD (PERB)

                                    AGENDA

             Friday, November 15, 2019 10:30 AM

                      Jessie Parker Building

                        PERB Law Library

I. Approval of agenda

II. Approval of September 13 and November 12, 2019 minutes

III. Public Comment (Citizens are allowed to speak on any agenda item or general operation of the agency with the exception of item (VI.) and any other pending cases. Members of the public are allowed a 2-minute limit per speaker.)

IV. Office status 

       * Approval to pay YesElections $27,250.00 for the Fall 2019 elections.

      * Case Processing

      * LMCs

     * Approve IPI quote in the amount of $412.70, using T&T funds, to repair J.S. power up desk.

     * Luttrell updated the Board on budget and financials on October 31, 2019.

V. Consider new and pending Cases (Board may go into closed session pursuant to 

Iowa Code Sec. 21.5(1)(d),(f) if applicable)

     * None

VI. New Business (Board may go into closed session pursuant to Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(a),(i) if applicable)

     * None

VII. Next tentative meeting date is to be determined at a later date and will be held in the Jessie Parker Building, PERB Law Library.

VIII. Adjourn 

Minutes
Meeting Minutes: 


                STATE OF IOWA
PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS BOARD (PERB)
                    MINUTES
      Friday, September 13, 2019 10:04 a.m.
             Jessie Parker Building
               PERB Law Library

Present at meeting: Arnold, Van Fossen, Gannon, Machir, Thomas, DeSmet, Bolte, Sarajlija, Luttrell-Bainter

I. Gannon moved to approve the agenda, with addition of AG CLE and the FY20 Regulatory Plan for PERB, Van Fossen seconded, unanimously approved.

II. Gannon moved to approve the July 11, 2019 minutes, Van Fossen seconded, Arnold abstained, unanimously approved. 

III. Public Comment:  None.

IV. Office status 
   * Thomas gave recertification election updates.  Machir discussed objections to the election.
   * Gannon moved to approve the arbitrator renewal applications, provided by Bolte, for Susan Bauman, James Dworkin, Marvin Hill, Michael Hill, Sharon Imes, Lisa Salkovitz Kohn, Sinclair Kossoff, James Lundberg, Ruth Robinson, and James Scoville.  John Baker has chosen to remove himself from the list; Van Fossen seconded, unanimously approved.
   * Gannon moved to approve 98 bargaining units to be recertified; Arnold seconded, unanimously approved.
   * Bolte informed the Board that there is an open records request regarding federal F-7 requests.  She will return the email.
   * There will be no PERB employees attending the Labor Law and Arbitration conference in Minneapolis.
   * Arnold moved to approve the attendance for 5 employees and expenses paid by PERB, up to a total of $375.00, for the IAALJ CLE on October 11, 2019; Van Fossen seconded, Gannon abstained, unanimously approved.
   * Luttrell discussed the One Gift Campaign ending September 27, 2019. She has provided emails to the board and staff.  Also reminded staff up the upcoming 2020 Enrollment and Change Period from September 30 – October 29, 2019. 
   * Luttrell discussed DAS rate changes for FY20 including a rent increase of $1,527.00 for the year.
   * Luttrell gave financial and budget update. Luttrell had provided the board with a budget update on August 23, 2019 via email.
   * Luttrell submitted the GAAP report to the GAAP team and Department of Management on August 16, 2019.
   * The Board discussed updates to some PERB policies. Gannon moved to approve the policy updates, 4 with amendments; Arnold seconded, unanimously approved.  Arnold moved to approve the Leave Policy changes; Gannon seconded, unanimously approved.
   * Board and Machir discussed the FY20 Regulatory Plan of the PERB. Van Fossen moved to approve the plan, Gannon seconded, unanimously approved.

V. Consider new and pending Cases  (Board may go into closed session pursuant to Iowa Code Sec. 21.5(1)(d),(f) if applicable)
   * None
VI. New Business (Board may go into closed session pursuant to Iowa Code section 21.5(1)(a),(i) if  applicable)
   * None

VII. Next meeting date is to be determined at a later date and will be held in the Jessie Parker Building, PERB Law Library, Des Moines, Iowa.

VIII. Adjourned at 12:04 p.m.
___________/s/_________________________
      Jamie Van Fossen, Board Member

 

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            STATE OF IOWA

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS BOARD (PERB)

             MINUTES

    Tuesday, November 12, 2019 10:02 a.m.

        Jessie Parker Building

          PERB Law Library

Present at meeting: Arnold, Gannon, Thomas, and Luttrell-Bainter

I. Approval of agenda – Gannon moved and Arnold seconded. Approved unanimously.  

II. Approval of September 13, 2019 minutes – tabled to next meeting. 

     a. Public Comment (Citizens are allowed to speak on any agenda item or general operation of the agency with the exception of item (VI.) and any other pending cases. Members of the public are allowed a 2 minute limit per speaker.) – No citizens present.

III. Office status 

     * Gannon moved to approve the orders of decertification from the recent elections with the exception of BU-0885 – Greater Regional Medical Center and SEIU Local 199 as they have filed an Objection to the Election; Arnold seconded, unanimously approved.

     * Gannon moved to approve the orders of recertification from the recent elections; Arnold seconded, unanimously approved.

IV. Consider new and pending Cases (Board may go into closed session pursuant to Iowa Code Sec. 21.5(1)(d),(f) if applicable)

     * None

V. New Business (Board may go into closed session pursuant to Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(a),(i) if applicable)

     * None

VII. Next tentative meeting date is to be determined at a later date and will be held in the Jessie Parker Building, PERB Law Library.

VI. Adjourned at 10:04 a.m.

____/s/________________________________

      Mary Gannon, Board Member

 

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