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September 2019 Board Meeting Minutes

BOND COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH

Minutes of Meeting

September 23, 2019

Those physically in attendance:

Members:       T. Dawdy                                Others:           S. Eifert, Administrator

                        A. Oestreich                                                    S. Hediger, Administrative Assistant

                        R. Nehrt                                                          J. Derrick, Home Health/Hospice Director

                        H. Elmore                                                        D. Ducomb    

                        D. Lippert                                                       F. Buckingham

                        K. Plage

                        J. Kirkham

Members Absent:

                        M. Bleyer

                        W. Ahern

                        M. McCullough
                        T. Hall

T. Dawdy called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.

Minutes of August 26, 2019

T. Dawdy asked for a motion to accept the minutes as submitted. J. Kirkham moved to accept the August 26, 2019 minutes as submitted. A. Oestreich seconded the motion which passed unanimously.

Minutes of August 28, 2019
T. Dawdy asked for a motion to accept the minutes as submitted. R. Nehrt moved to accept the August 28, 2019 minutes as submitted. K. Plage seconded the motion which passed unanimously.

Administrator’s Report

Administrator Sean Eifert reported to the board that as of Friday, HSHS Hospital had admitted its first patient from vaping.  The Family Planning Grant is due on Friday.  The Saturday Dental Clinics continue and are very busy. S. Eifert stated he will be doing the Celebrity Pie Auction on Thursday @ 8:30a.m.

Approval of August Financial Reports

S. Eifert stated that August ended with a cash balance of $670,527.  S. Eifert stated the Comprehensive Health Protection Grant has been completed for FY20-21, which they will pay all out at once.  We should receive this payment sometime in the fall.  The Finance Committee has also reviewed the financials.

Approval of August Activity Reports

S. Eifert stated we have been prepping for our MRC exercise which will be held here at the Health Department on October 8, 2019.  This will test the Health Department on distributing medicine in the case of an emergency.  Blood pressures are still being done off sight. T. Dawdy asked for a motion to approve the August 2019 activity reports.  A. Oestreich moved to accept the August 2019 activity reports as presented. J. Kirkham seconded the motion which passed unanimously.

Old Business

Update from Home Health

J. Derrick gave a brief update of the Home Health/Hospice activity to the board.  Home Health currently has 70 patients, 12 in Hospice, and 12 private duty.  We continue to be very busy and had 6 referrals in one day.  Things are going better now that we are fully staffed.  Illinois is the only state that Home Health has to send in all the documents and have Oasis approved.  The revenue should be better in the coming months.

Clinton County Agreement

Dr. Ducomb stated S. Eifert has been great to come and help.  He has been very communitive and we have a long way to go, but we are getting there. 

S. Eifert stated the Board members from Clinton County are requesting to extend this agreement until they figure out what direction they are going.

New Business

FY2020 Budget

S. Eifert stated A. Oestreich and T. Dawdy has reviewed the budget and it needs to be submitted to the county board on Monday for approval.  S. Eifert stated he used the same process to develop the budget as last year.  We are looking at a balanced budget with a 3% increase built in.  T. Dawdy asked for a motion to approve the FY2020 Budget as submitted.  K. Plage moved to accept the FY2020 Budget as submitted.  D. Lippert seconded the motion which passed unanimously.

S. Eifert stated with Missy Zeeb being our current Director of Finance, we need to remove Melissa Marti from all Bradford National Bank accounts and add Missy Zeeb as a signatory naming her on all accounts at the Bradford National Bank.  T. Dawdy asked for a motion to remove Melissa Marti from all Bradford National Bank accounts, and approve Missy Zeeb as a resolution to be a signatory on all Bradford National Bank accounts.  J. Kirkham moved to accept removing Melissa Marti from all Bradford National Bank accounts, and approve Missy Zeeb as a resolution to be a signatory on all Bradford National Bank accounts.  D. Lippert seconded the motion which passed unanimously. 

Executive Session

K. Plage made a motion to move into executive session at 7:59 p.m. for the purpose of personnel matters.  A. Oestreich seconded the motion which passed unanimously.

D. Lippert made a motion to return to regular session at 8:32 p.m. R. Nehrt seconded the motion which passed unanimously.

J. Kirkham made a motion to extend the MOU with Clinton County until our January meeting.  R. Nehrt seconded the motion which passed unanimously. 

Next Meeting
The next meeting of the board of health meeting is scheduled for October 28 at 6:30 p.m.

Adjourn

At 8:34 p.m. D. Lippert made a motion to adjourn the meeting. K. Plage seconded the motion which passed unanimously.

T. Hall, DO

Secretary

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