10/18/2017 BOARD MEETING

Time: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:00am
Location: 
Jessie Parker Building
510 E. 12th ST Suite 1B
Des Moines, IA 50319
Agenda: 

STATE OF IOWA
PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS BOARD (PERB)
AGENDA
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 10:00 a.m.
Jessie Parker Building
PERB Law Library


I. Approval of agenda

II. Approval of October 2, 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 purchase of transcript for 100819 City of Indianola - objection to election case
     * Discussion of PERB annual report due November 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)
     * 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, November 1, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in the Jessie Parker Building.
VIII. Adjourn

Minutes: 

STATE OF IOWA
PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS BOARD (PERB)
MINUTES
Monday, October 2, 2017 3:20 p.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 27, 2017 minutes, Van Fossen seconded; unanimously approved.

III. Public Comment: None

IV. Office status
     * Gannon moved to approve Machir’s Amended Notice of Intended Action, which will include a public hearing scheduled for November 14, 2017.  Previous NOIA published in the IAB on August 30, 2017, as ARC 3277C, Van Fossen seconded, unanimously approved.
     * Machir presented the PERB FY 2018 Regulatory Plan to the Board.  Cormack moved to approve the FY2018 Regulatory Plan as presented, Van Fossen seconded, unanimously approved. 
     * Gannon moved to reconsider Westlaw approval at last board meeting, Van Fossen seconded, unanimously approved.  Cormack was apprised with new information from the Westlaw representative that we are in the second year of the State of Iowa’s master agreement, resulting in a change in the cost.  Gannon moved to approve the new cost from $118.00 to $121.00 per person, with any subsequent changes in the State contract, Van Fossen seconded, unanimously approved.
     * Sarajlija apprised the Board that she will set a Show Cause hearing for AFSCME 606 on October 11 at 1:00 p.m.
 
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, Jessie Parker Building Suite 1B, PERB Law Library, Des Moines, Iowa.

VIII. Adjourned at 3:32 p.m.

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      Jamie Van Fossen, Board Member