10-2-2017 BOARD MEETING

Time: 
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 3:00pm
Location: 
Jesse Parker Building
510 East 12th ST Suite 1B
Des Moines, IA 50319
Agenda: 

STATE OF IOWA

PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS BOARD (PERB)

AGENDA

Monday, October 2, 2017 3:00 p.m.

Jessie Parker Building

PERB Law Library

 

 

I. Approval of agenda

 

II. Approval of September 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 

   * Approval of Amended Notice of Intended Action, which will include public hearing scheduled for November 14, 2017.  Previous NOIA published in the IAB on August 30, 2017, as ARC 3277C.

  * Approval of PERB FY 2018 Regulatory Plan

  * Discuss Westlaw subscription renewal

  * Set Show Cause Hearing for AFSCME 606

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 Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in the Jessie Parker Building.

VIII.Adjourn 

Minutes: 

STATE OF IOWA
PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS BOARD (PERB)
MINUTES
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 10:00 a.m.
Jessie Parker Building
PERB Law Library

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

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

II. Gannon moved to approve the September 18, 2017 minutes, Van Fossen seconded; unanimously approved.

III. Public Comment: None

IV. Office status
     * Luttrell presented FY2019 PERB Budget request.  There will be an additional letter sent to DOM requesting additional funds at a later date.  Gannon moved to approve budget, Van Fossen seconded, unanimously approved.
     * Discussed Westlaw subscription renewal. Our current contract ends December 31, 2017. Cormack has been working on a new 3 year contract that contains a clause for budget issues.  After discussion, Cormack moved to adopt the 3 year contract, beginning immediately, with Westlaw (using the state of Iowa master agreement) that contains $118.00 fee per user with appropriate annual increases, Van Fossen seconded, unanimously approved.
     * Discussed September election results.  Board was appreciative of all the hard work staff has done.  Board asked staff to update election result spreadsheet to include additional voting results.  Board updated the website.
     * DeSmet reported that 1 of the September elections needs to submit additional funds after the vote.  Luttrell will send letter requesting additional funds or certification will be held.
 
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 Monday, October 2, 2017 at 3:00 p.m., Jessie Parker Building Suite 1B, PERB Law Library, Des Moines, Iowa.

VIII. Adjourned at 11:06 a.m.

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      Jamie Van Fossen, Board Member