8/3/2017 BOARD MEETING

Time: 
Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 1:00pm
Location: 
Jessie Parker Building
510 E. 12th ST Suite 1B
Dept. of Corrections Board Room
Des Moines, IA 50319
Agenda: 

STATE OF IOWA
PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS BOARD (PERB)
AGENDA
Thursday, August 3, 2017 1:00 p.m.
Jessie Parker Building
Iowa Department of Corrections
Board Room


I. Approval of agenda

II. Approval of July 24, 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
     * Review and potentially approve contract with Everyone Counts, for a voter system for retention, certification, recertification, and decertification elections.  (See Contract Here)
     * Review and potentially approve fee schedule for retention, certification, recertification, and decertification elections.  (See draft fee schedule Here)
     * Review summary of recertification numbers.
     * Review 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)
     * 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 Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. in the Jessie Parker Building , Department of Corrections Board Room.

VIII. Adjourn

Minutes: 

STATE OF IOWA
PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS BOARD (PERB)
MINUTES
Monday, July 24, 2017 10:03 a.m.
Jessie Parker Building
Starkweather Conference Room

Present at meeting: Cormack, Gannon, Van Fossen, Berry, Bolte, DeSmet, Sarajlija Machir, Luttrell
Public at meeting:  Jay Smith, Ann Smisek, Charles Gribble, Chris Stewart, Jeff Edgar, Mary Blakelock, Kay Pence, Jay Hammond, Morgan Miller, Sue Foecke, Mary Jane Cobb, Christy Hickman, Ken Sagar, Andy Conlin, Joyce Russell, and Scott Utech (via phone)

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

II. Van Fossen moved to approve the July 20, 2017 minutes, Gannon seconded; unanimously approved.

III. Public Comment: Cormack stated there would be opportunity on the rules later in the meeting.  No one commented on any other topic at this time.

IV. Office status
     * The Board reviewed the draft of proposed emergency amendments to chapters 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11 and 16 of PERB’s rules to determine whether PERB should appear before the Administrative Rules Review Committee at its August 4, 2017 meeting to seek its approval for the adoption of emergency rules.  The public was given the opportunity to comment or ask questions.  Written comments were presented to the Board from Jay Smith prior to the meeting. Cormack shared that these were available for review. Oral comments were given at the meeting on the rules by Jay Smith, Charles Gribble, Jay Hammond, Morgan Miller, Ann Smisek, and Christy Hickman. Gannon moved to approve Machir to appear before the Administrative Rules Review Committee on August 4, 2017, Van Fossen seconded, unanimously approved.

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 Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 1:30 p.m., in the Jessie Parker Building, Department of Corrections Board Room.

VIII. Adjourned at 10:53 a.m.

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       Jamie Van Fossen, Board Member