Statewide 9-1-1 Advisory Board Minutes
Illinois Commerce Commission Main Hearing Room
527 East Capitol Avenue
March 21, 2016
The Board met pursuant to notice, at 10:00 A.M. in the Main Hearing Room at the Illinois Commerce Commission’s offices at 527 East Capitol Avenue, Springfield, IL.
Board Members physically present:
Col. Kelly Walter
Board Members present by phone:
Chairman Walter opened the meeting at 10:02 A.M.; the roll call was taken, and a quorum was present.
- Approval of February 22, 2016 Open Meeting Minutes
On Linda Zerwin’s motion and Glenna Johnson’s second, the minutes were unanimously approved.
- Legislative Update
SB3019, a continuing appropriation bill for various funds including 911, has been moved to the appropriations committee. House amendments 3 & 4 of SB26 have seen no movement. There is a 4/28 deadline for action. The Statewide 911 Administrator’s appointment is awaiting confirmation.
3) Proposed Administrative Rules
The first notice 45 day comment period is open until April 4. To date there has been two written comments submitted. The first is from the Secretary of State regarding clarification of retention rules related to local records. The second is from the Illinois Association of County Engineers regarding road sign maintenance. No corrections were submitted by Board members or members of the public.
4) RFP Discussion
In general, Board members thought that Nebraska RFP was most similar to Illinois’ needs for an RFP. The Department will start with the RFP format used by the State of Illinois and try to blend it with the Nebraska RFP.
The Chairman asked that any specific items the Board members want to see in the RFP should be emailed independently to the Administrator by April 8th.
To date, McHenry County, Coles County/Moultrie County, and St. Clair County have filed consolidation plans.
During this discussion, representatives from Williamson County, Madison County, Troy Police Dept., Highland Police Dept. and Stickney Police Dept. asked questions of the Board regarding their respective situations. Topics addressed were grants, removal of CPE from PSAPs, dispatching when no longer a PSAP, and whether CAD is a network cost.
- Meeting Dates for Remainder of 2016
The following dates were scheduled by the Board on a motion by Ralph Caldwell and a second by David Tuttle.
- Old Business
Karl Pound stated that the rural county disbursement amendment was lower than usual as another rural county was added to the disbursement.
- New Business
Jana Fear mentioned that some 911 authorities received checks for January and should check with their carriers to determine if they are true-ups.
Ralph Caldwell requested that the fund balance and surcharge disbursement dates by added to the upcoming agendas.
The meeting was adjourned at 12:19 P.M. on a motion by Linda Zerwin and a second by Jana Fear.