STATE OF IOWA
PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS BOARD (PERB)
Thursday, August 10, 2017 1:32 p.m.
Jessie Parker Building
Iowa Department of Corrections Board Room
Present at meeting: Cormack, Gannon (by phone), Van Fossen, Berry, Bolte, DeSmet, Machir, Sarajlija, Luttrell
Public at meeting: Brianne Pfannenstier
I. Van Fossen moved to approve the agenda, Gannon seconded; unanimously approved.
II. Van Fossen moved to approve the August 3, 2017 minutes, Cormack seconded, Gannon participated by phone and did not have a copy of minutes so she abstained from vote; unanimously approved.
III. Public Comment: None.
IV. Office status
* Van Fossen moved to adopt the emergency rules approved by ARRC on August 4, 2017, effective August 10, 2017, and directed Machir to file those rules, as well as a (double-barreled) Notice of Intended Action concerning those rules to allow for additional public comment; Gannon seconded, unanimously approved.
* Board noted that Sarajlija will request a transcript for consolidated PPC’s 100797/100817.
* Luttrell discussed the specifics of a possible purchase of a Desktop Deposit check scanner due to the anticipated increase of checks received by PERB for elections. Tabled until next Board meeting.
* Discussed contracts and other documents for recertification.
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 Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., in the Jessie Parker Building Suite 1B, PERB Law Library, Des Moines, Iowa.
VIII. Adjourned at 1:56 p.m.
Jamie Van Fossen, Board Member