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DuPage Judicial and Public Safety Committee met October 3

By Corazon L. Gonzales | Jan 1, 2018

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DuPage Judicial and Public Safety Committee met October 3. 

Here is the minutes as provided by the committee:

1. Call To Order

8:15 am meeting was called to order by Chairman Grant Eckhoff at 8:15 am.

2. Roll Call

Present:      Hart, Eckhoff, Grasso, Healy (8:22 AM), Khouri, Larsen, Noonan, Puchalski, Zay

Absent:      DiCianni, Grant, Tornatore

3. Public Comment

4. Chairman's Remarks

5. Approval of Minutes:

A. Judicial/Public Safety Committee - Regular Meeting - Sep 19, 2017 8:15 AM

     RESULT:           ACCEPTED [UNANIMOUS]

     MOVER:           Donald Puchalski, District 1

     SECONDER:    Robert L Larsen, Vice Chair

     AYES:               Hart, Eckhoff, Grasso, Khouri, Larsen, Noonan, Puchalski, Zay

     ABSENT:           DiCianni, Grant, Healy, Tornatore

6. Budget Transfers

Budget Transfer Items 6.A, 6.B, 6.C, 6.D, 6.E, and 6.F were combined and approved.

     RESULT:           APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

     MOVER:           Robert L Larsen, Vice Chair

     SECONDER:    Sean T Noonan, District 2

     AYES:               Hart, Eckhoff, Grasso, Khouri, Larsen, Noonan, Puchalski, Zay

     ABSENT:           DiCianni, Grant, Healy, Tornatore

A. Budget Transfers -- Transfer of funds from account nos 53240 (waste disposal services), 53800 (printing), 53807 (software maint agreements), 52200 (operating supplies), and 53090 (other professional services) to account nos 53250 (wired communication services), and 53370 (repair & mtce other equip) for the Sheriff's Office/Admin, LEB, in the amount of $24,000.00 to cover negative balances.

B. Budget Transfers -- Transfer of funds from account no 50000 (regular salaries) to account nos 53040 (interpreter services) and 53510 (travel expense) for the Public Defender's Office in the amount of $863.00 to cover invoices.

C. Budget Transfers -- Transfer of funds from account no 53828 (contingencies) to account no 50010 (overtime) for the Coroner Fee Fund in the amount of $2,000.00 to cover overtime expenses for pathology assistant.

D. Budget Transfers -- Transfer of funds from account no 52200 (operating supplies) to account nos 53020 (information technology svc), 53260 (wireless communication svc), 53610 (instruction & schooling), 53804 (postage & postal charges), 53818 (refunds & forfeitures), and 53830 (other contractual expenses) for LEB/Admin in the amount of $5,100.00 to cover invoices and negative balances.

E. Budget Transfers -- Transfer of funds from account no 51080 (wearing apparel reimburse) to account no 52220 (wearing apparel) for Sheriff's Office Admin in the amount of $15,000.00 to cover invoices and negative balances.

F. Budget Transfers -- Transfer of funds from account no 53040 (interpreter services) to account no 54110 (equipment and machinery) for the Circuit Court in the amount of $27,740.00 to cover invoices for additional equipment needed for bond court.

7. Action Items

A. JPS-P-0395-17 Recommendation for approval of a contract purchase order to William G. Worobec, Attorney at Law, to provide professional services as a conflict attorney for the 18th Judicial Circuit Court. This contract covers the period of November 1, 2017 through October 31, 2018 for a contract total amount not to exceed $47,000.00. Other Professional Service not subject to competitive bidding per 55 ILCS 5/5-1022(a). Vendor selected pursuant DuPage County Code Section 2-300.4-108 (1) (b).

     RESULT:           APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

     MOVER:           Donald Puchalski, District 1

     SECONDER:    James Zay, District 6

     AYES:                Hart, Eckhoff, Grasso, Khouri, Larsen, Noonan, Puchalski, Zay

     ABSENT:            DiCianni, Grant, Healy, Tornatore

B. JPS-P-0396-17 Recommendation for the approval of a contract purchase order to PCM Sales, Inc., d/b/a Tiger Direct for the issuance of a contract purchase order to PCM Sales, Inc., d/b/a Tiger Direct, for the purchase of RealPresence Group 700-1080p-video conferencing kit and extended warranty for the 18th Judicial Court, for a contract total not to exceed $27,739.84, per lowest responsible bid 17-178-LG.

     RESULT:           APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

     MOVER:           Robert L Larsen, Vice Chair

     SECONDER:    Sean T Noonan, District 2

     AYES:               Hart, Eckhoff, Grasso, Khouri, Larsen, Noonan, Puchalski, Zay

     ABSENT:           DiCianni, Grant, Healy, Tornatore

C. FI-R-0414-17 RESOLUTION -- Acceptance of Additional Funding for the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) Emergency Management Performance Grant PY 2016 Agreement No. 16EMADUPA2 $42,266.24

     RESULT:           APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

     MOVER:           Tonia Khouri, District 5

     SECONDER:    James Zay, District 6

     AYES:                 Hart, Eckhoff, Grasso, Khouri, Larsen, Noonan, Puchalski, Zay

     ABSENT:            DiCianni, Grant, Healy, Tornatore

D. FI-R-0415-17 RESOLUTION -- Acceptance and Appropriation of the ILDCFS Children's Advocacy Center Grant PY2018 $64,180

     RESULT:           APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

     MOVER:           James Zay, District 6

     SECONDER:    Robert L Larsen, Vice Chair

     AYES:                Hart, Eckhoff, Grasso, Khouri, Larsen, Noonan, Puchalski, Zay

     ABSENT:           DiCianni, Grant, Healy, Tornatore

 E. FI-R-0419-17 RESOLUTION -- Additional Appropriation Coroner's Fee Fund Company 1300, Accounting Unit 4130 $75,000.00

     RESULT:           APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

     MOVER:           Robert L Larsen, Vice Chair

     SECONDER:    James Zay, District 6

     AYES:               Hart, Eckhoff, Grasso, Khouri, Larsen, Noonan, Puchalski, Zay

     ABSENT:           DiCianni, Grant, Healy, Tornatore

F. Change Order -- JPS-P-0062A-17 Amendment to Resolution JPS-P-0062-17 (Purchase order 2395-1 SERV), issued to Public Safety Direct to furnish and install new equipment in Sheriff Vehicles, for a change order to increase the encumbrance in the amount of $80,000 for the Sheriff's Office, resulting in a new contract total amount not to exceed $180,000, an increase of 80.00%. (2359-0001)

Member Healy arrived at 8:22 a.m.

Member Zay did question the need for an increase in the contract amount. Chief Kruse explained the increase is due to the purchase of three new prison vehicles needing to be outfitted with cages. These cages are custom built to fit each vehicle.

Discussion about WatchGuard ensued as well. The Sheriff's Department is currently waiting on the pending camera install per a 3rd party financial agreement.

     RESULT:           APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

     MOVER:           Sean T Noonan, District 2

     SECONDER:    Robert L Larsen, Vice Chair

     AYES:               Hart, Eckhoff, Grasso, Healy, Khouri, Larsen, Noonan, Puchalski, Zay

     ABSENT:           DiCianni, Grant, Tornatore

G. 2017-269 Recommendation to approve the payment of invoice to Genus Technologies, LLC for software maintenance for the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for the total amount of $5,190.00, per DuPage County Purchasing Ordinance, Article 4-102(5)

     RESULT:           APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

     MOVER:           Gary Grasso, District 3

     SECONDER:    Sean T Noonan, District 2

     AYES:                Hart, Eckhoff, Grasso, Healy, Khouri, Larsen, Noonan, Puchalski, Zay

     ABSENT:            DiCianni, Grant, Tornatore

H. 2017-274 Recommendation to approve the payment of invoice to SourceHOV for hardware maintenance for the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office for the total amount of $1,750.00, per 55 ILCS 5/5-1022 Competitive Bids (d) IT/Telecom purchases under $35,000., per DuPage County Purchasing Ordinance, Article 4-102(5)

     RESULT:           APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

     MOVER:           Gary Grasso, District 3

     SECONDER:    Sean T Noonan, District 2

     AYES:               Hart, Eckhoff, Grasso, Healy, Khouri, Larsen, Noonan, Puchalski, Zay

     ABSENT:          DiCianni, Grant, Tornatore

8. Informational Items

A. Informational -- Public Defender's Office Monthly Statitical Report-August 2017

     RESULT:           APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

     MOVER:           Sean T Noonan, District 2

     SECONDER:    Robert L Larsen, Vice Chair

     AYES:               Hart, Eckhoff, Grasso, Healy, Khouri, Larsen, Noonan, Puchalski, Zay

     ABSENT:          DiCianni, Grant, Tornatore

9. Old Business

Chairman Eckhoff introduced the topic: the Sheriff's Office has an opportunity to be awarded grant funds for which they applied. Chief Kruse went on to clarify that the grant could be awarded for $75K, but requires a matching $75K of funds within 45 days. This grant would assist in the acquisition of body cameras for approximately 150 personnel.

A presentation detailing the Sheriff Office body camera costs and interdepartmental commitments/expenses to come shortly.

10. New Business

11. Adjournment

A. Motion to Adjourn

Without objection, the meeting was adjourned at 8:55 a.m.

     RESULT:           APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]

     MOVER:           Robert L Larsen, Vice Chair

     SECONDER:    Gary Grasso, District 3

     AYES:                Hart, Eckhoff, Grasso, Healy, Khouri, Larsen, Noonan, Puchalski, Zay

     ABSENT:           DiCianni, Grant, Tornatore

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