4/30/2018 BOARD MEETING

Meeting Information
Meeting Time: 
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 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
Monday, April 30, 2018 10:00 a.m.
Jessie Parker Building
PERB Law Library


I. Approval of agenda

II. Approval of April 25, 2018 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
     * Accept for display at PERB, artwork presented by Scott Raecker Director of The (Gov.)Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University on behalf Governor and Mrs. Ray.
     *  Approve dues payment ($400.00) to Association of Labor Relations Agencies
     * Approve moving forward with plan that DAS bid on separating 1 large office into 2 smaller offices.
     * Approval of purchase of a 1-desktop computer, 2-23” monitors,1- keyboard and 1-mouse and software for no more than $1300.00
     * Approve purchase of transcript for the UE (UE vs. PERB- CVCV054946) oral arguments.
     * Approve Neutral Invoice.
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
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 10:06 a.m.
Jessie Parker Building
PERB Law Library

Present at meeting: Cormack, Van Fossen, Gannon, Machir, Bolte, DeSmet, Sarajlija

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

II. Van Fossen moved to approve the April 18, 2018 minutes, Gannon seconded; unanimously approved.

III. Public Comment: None

IV. Office status
     * Machir and DeSmet presented a suggested rule change from Nate Willems to clarify that elections only take place when there is a CBA in place. General discussion was held by Board and staff. Machir and DeSmet will bring a final version of this to the Board at a future meeting.
     * Sarajlija presented the cost of both laptops and desktops for potential purchase. After discussion, Van Fossen moved to table this item.
     * Cormack presented a proposal from Triplett for the cost of 500 ink pens for PERB to distribute at outreach meetings and other public contact.  The cost for this order will be 500 pens at a cost of .61 per pen. Cormack moved to order the 500 pens at a cost of no more than $350.00, Gannon seconded, unanimously approved.
     * Cormack shared that DAS came out to examine PERB offices to help discuss options on how to create an additional office space.  DAS will present a design and cost for the Board to consider in the near future.
     * Discussed the status of securing the door to the PERB office.  It was determined after discussion to put this item on hold.  Luttrell will check with DAS about a potential buzzer system to allow access to PERB and report back to the Board with those costs.  The Board discussed reaching out to Post 16 for any potential ideas they may have about balancing public access and the safety of the office.

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 Monday, April 30, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. and will be held in the Jessie Parker Building, PERB Law Library, Des Moines, Iowa.

VIII. Adjourned at 10:57 a.m.
_______/s/_____________________________
       Jamie Van Fossen, Board Member

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