The Chippewa County Board of Commissioners met on Thursday, December 28, 2000 at 7:00 p.m. in the Courtroom of the Chippewa County Courthouse.
Present: Commissioners, Postula, Cooper, Dale, LaJoie, Hopper, Kay and Chairman McDowell
Also Present: Frank Sasso, Ken Eagle, Scott Brand, Dave Carpenter, Jeff Moran, Lou Murray Tim McKee, Kelly Beaune and Diane Cork
Frank Sasso, Chairman of the 911 Board addressed the County Board. Mr. Sasso stated that 22 applications were received for the position of OES/E 9-1-1 Director. The applications were narrowed down to four and out of that four a unanimous decision was made to hire Tim McKee. This decision was brought to the Personnel Committee and now to the County Board.
It was moved by Commissioner Dale, supported by Commissioner LaJoie to hire Tim McKee as the OESIE 9-1-1 Director. Motion carried with Commissioner Cooper voting nay.
It was moved by Commissioner LaJoie, supported by Commissioner Hopper that the 90-day waiting period for Blue Cross be waived the Mr. McKee and that now and until a Controller is in place, that Mr. McKee report to Sheriff Moran and that Kelly Beaune, acting Controller and Chairman McDowell be aware of what is going on. Motion carried unanimously.
Mr. McKee thanked the Board for the opportunity and he looked forward to getting everything back on track.
David Carpenter, Finance Director, addressed the Board concerning the Deferred Comp Program thru MAC. Discussion followed.
It was moved by Commissioner Hopper, supported by Commissioner Cooper to adopt the following resolution:
CHIPPEWA COUNTY MICHIGAN DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN
WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners of Chippewa County Michigan (hereinafter the “County”) previously adopted the MAC Service Corporation Model Deferred Compensation Plan (hereinafter the MAC Plan).
WHEREAS, the MAC Service Corporation board is the trustee under the MAC Plan.
WHEREAS, County wishes to adopt a new plan to be known as the Chippewa County Michigan Deferred Compensation Plan (hereinafter the “Chippewa County Plan”) and transfer all assets of our participants in the MAC Plan to the Chippewa County Plan.
WHEREAS, the County wishes to appoint Wells Fargo Bank West, N.A. (Wells Fargo) as the Custodian and deemed trustee of the Chippewa County Plan.
WHEREAS, the County wishes to continue the investment options currently offered by the MAC Plan under the Chippewa County Plan and to merge the assets of the MAC Plan into the Chippewa County Plan in kind.
WHEREAS, the County wishes to retain the services of Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company as recordkeeper and service provider.
NOW, THEREFORE, Be it resolved, that the Chippewa County Michigan Deferred Compensation Plan is adopted effective January 1, 200L No contributions shall be made to the MAC Plan on or after the effective date.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the MAC Service Corporation Board is terminated as trustee and Wells Fargo Bank West, NA. is appointed as Custodian and deemed trustee of the Chippewa County Plan, effective January 1, 2001.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that all assets of employees of the County in the MAC Plan shall be merged into the Chippewa County Plan in kind as of the effective date by registering all investment options in the name of Wells Fargo Bank West, N.A. effective January 1, 2001.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, ‘that the Chippewa County shall be the plan administrator of the Chippewa County Plan and hereby names Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company as the service provider and recordkeeper to provide the services set forth in the Agreement for Recordkeeping and Communication Services to be effective January 1, 2001.
BE IF FURTHER RESOLVED, that employees of Chippewa County shall be allowed to make individual plan to plan transfers to the MAC Plan once the new investment options are in place. New employees will be allowed to choose to participate in any eligible deferred compensation plan sponsored by the County.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Board of Commissioners or the following officers or representatives of the County are hereby authorized and directed to execute any and all documentation which is necessary to establish the County’s Plan, including but not limited to the adoption agreement establishing the plan, the custodial account agreement appointing Wells Fargo Bank West NA. as Custodian, the Agreement for Recordkeeping and Communication Services with Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company, and to otherwise implement and effectuate the Plan.
Motion carried unanimously.
It was moved by Commissioner Hopper, supported by Commissioner LaJoie to adjourn. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 7:20 p.m.
Diane S. Cork, County Clerk
Gary McDowell, Chairman