NORTHWESTERN INDIANA REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION


FINANCE AND PERSONNEL COMMITTEE


January 19, 2017 NIRPC Dune Room Portage, Indiana


Members Present

Staff and Others Present

Christine Cid

Ty Warner

Robert Carnahan

Angie Hayes

Richard Hardaway

Kelly Wenger

Diane Noll - Chair

Kathy Luther

Dave Shafer

Lisa Todd

Greg Stinson

Dave Hollenbeck

George Topoll

Members Absent

Anthony Copeland

Ron Meer


Call to Order


The meeting was called to order at 8:00 a.m. by Diane Noll.


Approval of Minutes


A correction was proposed by Diane Noll to the December 8, 2016 minutes. Upon a motion by Dave Shafer, seconded by Greg Stinson, the Committee approved the amended minutes of the December 8, 2016 meeting.


Review of Financial Status


Angie Hayes presented the financial report. NIRPC has received the 2016 Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. At this time there are no cash issues to report. The Budget to Actual reports were presented to the Committee. The total expenditures of the General Fund for the period ending December 31, 2016 are at 75.45%.


Approval of Claims Register


Kelly Wenger presented the claims register to the Committee for approval. Upon a motion by Greg Stinson, seconded by Dave Shafer, the Committee approved the claims register.


South Shore Clean Cities Agreement


Kathy Luther presented the 2017 agreement with South Shore Clean Cities. Funding for this comes from NIRPC’s Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality grant and South Shore Clean Cities provides the local match. Upon a motion by Dave Shafer, seconded by Greg Stinson, the

Committee approved the South Shore Clean Cities agreement for recommendation to the Full Commission.


Air Quality Survey Agreement


Kathy Luther presented the agreement with Responsive Management for the air quality survey. The air quality survey will help NIRPC evaluate the effectiveness of the current air quality education program. Upon a motion by Greg Stinson, seconded by Dave Shafer, the agreement was approved for recommendation to the Full Commission.


Resolution 17-01 Internal Control


Diane Noll presented Resolution 17-01 on internal controls to the committee. Upon a motion by Greg Stinson, seconded by Dave Shafer, the Committee approved Resolution 17-01 for recommendation to the Full Commission.


Internal Control Training


The Internal Control webinar available on the Indiana State Board of Accounts website was viewed at the meeting.


Other Business


There was no other business to discuss.


Adjournment

There being no further business the meeting adjourned at 8:56 a.m.