Audience

Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission Planning and Grants Members and Staff. The public is welcome to attend.

Date/Time

July 19, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Location

  • 401 S Clinton
    1st Floor Conference Room
    Chicago, IL
  • 823 E Monroe
    Springfield, IL
  • Call In:  888-494-4032
    Code:  5329547331#

Agenda

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. Fiscal Updates
  5. GATA/NOFO Update 
  6. Program Updates
  7. Legislative Updates
  8. Public Comment
  9. Next Meeting
    August 9, 2017
  10. Adjourn

Minutes

  1. Call to Order
    Meeting was called to order at 9:11am.
  2. Roll Call
    IJJC Chairman George Timberlake, Planning and Grants Chairperson Lisa Jacobs, Rodney Ahitow, Jacqueline Bullard, Shelley Davis, Esther Franco-Payne, George Hill, Arnetra Jackson, Patrick Nelson, Ben Roe, and Dana Weiner. Staff: Wendy Nussbaum, Julie Stremlau, Karima Douglas, Dick Walsh. Guests: Susan Witkin, Amanda McMillen
  3. Approval of Minutes
    Commissioner Hill motioned to approve the May minutes. Commissioner Ahitow seconded the motion. Minutes approved.
  4. Fiscal Updates
    Executive Director, Wendy Nussbaum gave the fiscal update. She explained that we have received the majority of the June EDFs. She explained the spreadsheet to the group and what we anticipate to be spent. She also estimated the amount we believe will be de-obligated from the providers. The Commissioners voiced their concerns with providers who do not spend their contract amounts.
    Commissioner Hill wants to be able to end their contracts if they are unable to expend the funds. Wendy explained that there are policies and guidelines as to how a contract can be ended. We will continue to monitor and work to facilitate the agencies in expending their grant funds.
  5. GATA/NOFO Updates
    FY18 Contracts were discussed.
  6. Program Updates
    Wendy explained that DuPage County's Juvenile Justice Coordinator resigned and the county was unable to rehire a Coordinator until later in the fiscal year. St Clair and DuPage had the most money lapse. Discussion about how to keep providers using their money. Also, discussion on accepting and approving budget revisions.
  7. Legislative Updates
    None noted.
  8. Public Comment
    None noted.
  9. Next Meeting
    August 9, 2017
  10. Adjourn
    Commissioner Hill motioned to adjourn and Commissioner Davis seconded.  Meeting adjourned at 10:11am.