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MONDAY, JULY 2, 2018

5:30 P.M.

A meeting of the Putnam County Board’s Finance Committee was called to order at 5:30 P.M. on July 2, 2018, in the Board Room at the Putnam County Courthouse in Hennepin, Illinois by Putnam County Board Chairman Steven Malavolti.

Roll call was taken by the Clerk of the County Board with Duane Calbow, Sheila Haage, William Holmes, and Steven Malavolti answering.  Board member Luke Holly was absent for the roll call.  Also present for the meeting was Putnam County Treasurer Kevin Kunkel, Putnam County Zoning Officer Jim Burger, Putnam County Probation Officer Pat Hohulin, and Deputy County Clerk & Recorder Mary Ann Brouwer.

The Putnam County Board’s Finance Committee met to discuss the current Fiscal Year Budget (December 1, 2017 thru November 30, 2018).  Putnam County Treasurer Kevin Kunkel presented to the committee an update on the current financial situation relative to the county’s General Fund.  Mr. Kunkel informed the board that he has transferred another $50,000 from the Highway Federal Aid Matching Fund to the General Fund in order to meet the county’s financial obligations.  A total of $125,000 has been transferred thus far.  Mr. Kunkel also discussed the costs related to the corrected property tax bills for the Village of Granville.  The committee then discussed the ongoing problem with the Budgetary and Accounting Software Program provided to the county by Computer Information Concepts (CIC).  The board directed Mr. Kunkel to contact CIC and request that the problem is corrected as soon as possible.  Board Chairman Steven Malavolti will also be in contact with CIC to discuss the software problem.  The board also requested Mr. Kunkel to identify a spending forecast for next Fiscal Year.    

At 6:30 P.M., board member Sheila Haage moved that the meeting be adjourned.  Board member Duane Calbow seconded the motion and motion was carried on a board vote of 3ayes, 0 nays, and 1 absent.  The meeting was adjourned.  The next Regular Meeting of the Putnam County Board is scheduled for Monday, July 9, 2018, at 5:30 P.M. 

Respectfully submitted,

DANIEL S. KUHN
Clerk of the Putnam County Board