4/3/2017 BOARD MEETING

Meeting Information
Meeting Time: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 1:00pm
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 3, 2017 1:00 p.m.

PERB Law Library

 

I. Approval of agenda

 

II. Approval of March 27, 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

     * Board approval of ad hoc mediator fees for FY17.  Fees are as the same as FY16 and are as follows:  1) Trainee ($30 reimbursement rate); 2) 0-6 years of service ($45 reimbursement rate) and 3) 7+ years of service ($55 reimbursement rate).  These rates were discussed and approved at a previous Board meeting in September.

     * Budget update from Luttrell

     * Approval for an additional chair purchase from IPI in the amount of $400.00, totaling the purchase from IPI of $1,197.00 using T&T funds

     * PERB regional meetings HF 291 changes 

     * Approval of transcript for PERB Case No. 100778 – State/Brooks (Sarajlija)
 

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

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

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

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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)

AGENDA

Monday, March 27, 2017 1:02 p.m.

PERB Law Library

 

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

 

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

 

II. Gannon moved to approve the March 22, 2017 minutes, Van Fossen seconded; unanimously approved. 

 

III. Public Comment: None (no one present)

 

IV. Office status 

     * Reviewed Impasse ’17 with Bolte.

     * Discussed Legislative review.  Looking at bills for minimum wage.

     * Cormack discussed approving desk chairs for admin staff from reversion funds.  Gannon moved to approve up to $800 for purchase of 2 desk chairs to replace the current ones, with funds taken from the reversion funds; Van Fossen seconded; unanimously approved.

     * Discussed approving purchase of scanning software from Ricoh from reversion funds.  Gannon moved to approve up to $7,000 for the purchase using Training & Technology funds, contingent upon the compliance of the bid with the current contract.  Cormack seconded; unanimously approved.

     * Discussed long-term planning for PERB conference and/or fall outreach.  Was decided to put off holding the bi-annual conference at this time.  Will focus on how the agency will provide education and outreach to our constituents in the upcoming months.  Will revisit conference discussion in fall of 2017.

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

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

     * PERB Case No. 100820 – Columbus EA/CSD (Negotiability Dispute)Discussed setting up a hearing date for 4/10/2017.

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

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

VIII.Adjourned at 1:44 p.m. 

 

__________________/s/____________________

       Jamie K. Van Fossen, Board Member

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