STATE OF IOWA
PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS BOARD (PERB)
Thursday, March 19, 2020 1:30 p.m.
Jessie Parker Building
PERB Law Library
Present at meeting: Arnold, Van Fossen, Gannon, Machir, Thomas, DeSmet, Sarajlija, Bolte, Van Horne, Jewell, and Luttrell-Bainter
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.)
I. Approval of agenda – Gannon moved and Van Fossen seconded; unanimously approved.
II. Approval of February 28, 2020 minutes- Gannon moved, Van Fossen seconded, unanimously approved.
III. Office status
* Discussion of the Fall 2020 retention and recertification election schedule was tabled to next board meeting.
* Gannon moved to approve the purchase of 2 laptop computers from Insight with a cost of up to $3,000, using T&T funds, for the laptops and configuration of the laptops, Van Fossen seconded, unanimously approved.
* Van Fossen moved to approve an intern to work for 3 days during the week of March 16, 2020, Gannon seconded, unanimously approved.
* Gannon moved to approve the $30.00 cost to renew Jewell’s notary stamp, Van Fossen 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)
V. 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 to be determined at a later date and will be held in the Jessie Parker Building, PERB Law Library.
VI. Adjourned at 1:43 p.m.
Jamie Van Fossen, Board Member