3/03/2017 BOARD MEETING

Meeting Information
Meeting Time: 
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 10:00am
Meeting Location: 
Jessie Parker Building
510 East 12th Street Suite 1B
Des Moines, IA 50319
Agenda
Meeting Agenda: 

STATE OF IOWA

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS BOARD (PERB)

AGENDA

Friday, March 3, 2017 10:00 a.m.

PERB Law Library

 

I. Approval of agenda

II. Approval of February 22, 2017 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 

     * Impasse ’17

     * Legislative review

     * Payroll dues deduction

     * Approve conference calling system from ICN

     * Purchase of computer monitors and speakers for member Gannon

     * PERB monthly budget update

     * Audio file from hearings on eFiling system

     * HOVR for staff desks

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

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

     * 

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

     * 

VII.Next tentative meeting date is TBA in the Jessie Parker Building Ste. 1B, PERB Law Library.

VIII.Adjourn 

 

Minutes
Meeting Minutes: 

STATE OF IOWA

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS BOARD (PERB)

MINUTES

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 9:40 a.m.

PERB Law Library

 

Present at meeting: Cormack, Van Fossen, Gannon, Bolte, Berry, Machir, Sarajlija, DeSmet, Luttrell and Lawrence

 

I. Cormack moved to approve the agenda, Gannon seconded; unanimously approved.

 

II. Gannon moved to approve the February 17, 2017 minutes, Van Fossen seconded; unanimously approved. 

 

III. Public Comment: None (no one present)

 

IV. Office status 

     * Discussed Impasse ’17 with Bolte.  State and AFSCME have continued their interest arbitration until April 6.  There are 31 impasse items open: 10 with waivers, 21 without.

     * Discussed arbitrators; not accepting any new arbitrators as our list is currently full.

     * Discussed Legislative review.

     * Discussed ICN conference call system with Luttrell, who will set up service, check on costs per call, costs for system set up, etc. 

     * Moved discussion of office scanner discussion/purchase to a couple of weeks from now.

     * General discussion on how Board/Staff are to proceed in their interactions with AFSCME during the lawsuit, following filing of AFSCME lawsuit, and it will remain status quo.

     * Discussed Consumer Price Index-U posting requirements.  Cormack motioned the Board post the next 6 months of the CPI-U Midwest Calculation Chart on the PERB website.  This will be the official number to be used for arbitrations and will be subsequently updated as needed.  Gannon seconded; unanimously approved.

     * Considered draft emergency rules to enforce provisions of HF 291(2017).  Emergency draft rule 221 enables parties to reach their March 15 deadline if no waiver.  Cormack motioned to approve adoption of emergency rule as presented, 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)

     * 

VI. New Business ( Board may go into closed session pursuant to Iowa Code Section21.5(1)(a),(i) if applicable)

     * 

VII.Next tentative meeting date is TBA in the Jessie Parker Building Ste. 1B, PERB Law Library.

VIII.Board adjourned at 11:01 a.m. to allow time for emergency rules discussion among ALJs.  Reconvened at 1:06 p.m.  Adjourned at 2:42 p.m. 

 

       _________________/s/_____________________

       Jamie K. Van Fossen, Board Member

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