STATE OF IOWA
PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS BOARD (PERB)
Thursday, September 9, 2021 9:49 a.m.
Jessie Parker Building
PERB Law Library
Present at meeting: Gannon, Helland, Bolte, DeSmet, 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, Helland moved, Gannon seconded, unanimously approved.
II. Approval of August 25, 2021 minutes, Gannon moved, Helland seconded, unanimously approved.
III. Office status
* Gannon moved to approve the renewal arbitrator application of Rachel Goedken, Helland seconded, unanimously approved.
* Gannon moved to approve a request from AFSCME, CWA, PPME, and Teamsters (unions that represent Black Hawk County) for an extension to pay retention and recertification election fees until Wednesday September 15, 2021, Helland seconded, unanimously approved. Bolte sited PERB Rule 15.5(5) and noted that parties have emailed the request and will e-file the request for an extension as soon as possible.
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 9:54 a.m.
Erik Helland, Board Chair