STATE OF IOWA
PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS BOARD (PERB)
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 10:52 a.m.
Jessie Parker Building
Present at meeting: Cormack, Van Fossen, Gannon, Machir, Bolte, DeSmet, Sarajlija, Luttrell
I. Van Fossen moved to approve the agenda, Gannon seconded; unanimously approved.
II. Gannon moved to approve the March 27, 2018 minutes, Van Fossen seconded; unanimously approved.
III. Public Comment: None
IV. Office status
* Gannon moved to approve the adopted and filed proposed rule amendments that include three changes to ARC 3671C: clarifying language regarding refunds contained in Item 16; clarifying language regarding second lists contained in Item 17; and the elimination of registration in Item 18, Van Fossen seconded, unanimously approved.
* Luttrell presented FY budget update. Cormack shared that at this point in the committee process, the Iowa House has approved PERB’s budget next year that will include $150,000 of new money and will add 1 FTE. He will continue to monitor.
* Luttrell presented to the Board a proposed layout and a bid from IPI to add a cubicle. The bid includes installation by IPI. Gannon moved to approve the IPI bid of $1,349.21, Van Fossen seconded, unanimously approved. Luttrell will contact IPI to begin the project.
* Cormack moved to approve the following with Gannon seconding: “PERB approves issuing an RFP to select a vendor for recertification elections, opening the process with DAS to begin that work. This RFP may be retracted if mutually agreed to contract terms can be agreed to with the current vendor, Everyone Counts,” 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 section 21.5(1)(a),(i) if applicable)
VII. Next meeting date is yet to be determined and will be held in the Jessie Parker Building, PERB Law Library, Des Moines, Iowa.
VIII. Adjourned at 11:36 a.m.
Jamie Van Fossen, Board Member