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Extension Meetings

Tazewell County Extension Board Minutes August 2, 2017

Wednesday August 2, 2017 • 5:00 PM

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Tazewell County Extension Board

Minutes – August 2, 2017

The August 2017 Tazewell County Extension Board levy request meeting was called to order by Earl Allen, County Extension Director, at 5:02 p.m. on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at the Tazewell County Extension office in Pekin. Board members present were County Extension Director Earl Allen, Tazewell County Board members Greg Sinn and Carroll Imig, Extension Council member Rosemary Palmer and County Administrator Wendy Ferrill.

Earl welcomed the participants and thanked everyone for attending.

Minutes from the 2016 meeting were reviewed. A motion was made by Carroll Imig, seconded by Rosemary Palmer to approve the minutes. The motion carried.

Earl updated the group about recent Extension program activities in Tazewell County. County fairs and sizes of the 4-H program in and around Tazewell County were discussed. Earl shared some historical trends, demographic shifts and policy changes that have occurred over the years, and their effects on the scope of the 4-H program.

Earl presented and reviewed the draft FY19 Fulton-Mason-Peoria-Tazewell Unit Extension budget containing the FY18 Tazewell County Board levy request. Earl requested an FY18 levy amount of $157,000 representing no change from the FY17 request. The board expressed appreciation for the steps U of I Extension was taking to contain costs and follow guidelines set for Tazewell Department Heads in establishing the request.

A motion was made by Carroll Imig to forward the budget and a $157,000 levy request to the Tazewell County Board Finance Committee with a recommendation to accept the levy request at $157,000. The motion was seconded by Greg Sinn. The motion carried.

Greg Sinn moved to adjourn. The motion was seconded by Carroll Imig. The motion passed, and the meeting was adjourned at 5:40 p.m.

Minutes recorded and submitted by Earl Allen, University of Illinois County Extension Director for the Fulton-Mason-Peoria-Tazewell Unit.

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