FULTON COUNTY BOARD
JANUARY 31, 2023
Chairman Spangler called the Special Session, January 31, 2023, meeting to order at
6:00 p.m. in Courtroom 201 at the Fulton County Courthouse in Lewistown, IL.
County Clerk Patrick J. O’Brian called the roll and found the following members present: Quorum was present. (Present-P; Absent-A)
|James Barclay – P
||Daniel Kumer – P
||Lauren Southwood – P
|Barry Beck – P
||BJ McCullum – A
||John Spangler – P
|Stan Berry – P
||Joe Murphy – P
||Lisa Thompson – P
|Jared Heller – P
||Brian Platt – P
||David Widger – P
|Laura Hepp Kessel – P
||Ryan Sloan – P
||Karl Williams – P
Elected/Appointed Officials Patrick O’Brian – County Clerk, Justin Jochums – States Attorney – by phone
Staff – Cindy Simpson – Fulton County Board Administrative Assistant
Guests – None
ADDITIONS/DELETIONS TO AGENDA
Member Murphy moved to approve the agenda with a second from Member Thompson. Motion carried by roll call vote (13-0).
ANNOUNCEMENTS, COMMUNICATIONS AND CORRESPONDENCE – None
PUBLIC REMARKS: – None
EXECUTIVE SESSION: Real Estate Matters: 5ILCS 120/2(c)(5)
Member Kumer moved with a second from Member Platt to go into executive session at
6:05pm. The motion carried by roll call vote (13-0).
Member Murphy moved with a second from Member Beck to return to open session at 6:44pm. The motion carried by roll call vote (14-0).
1. Discussion/Action: Recommendation for offer on Fred Palin Property (Old Dollar General)
Member Murphy moved to approve the purchase of the old Dollar General property for $160,000.00 including all closing and title fees with a second from Member Berry. Motion carried by roll call vote
(13-1) with Member Thompson voting nay.
Member Thompson made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 6:47pm with a second from Member Kessel. The motion carried with all present voting ayes (14-0).
Patrick J. O’Brian, Fulton County Clerk &
Ex-Officio Clerk of the Fulton County Board
C E R T I F I C A T I O N:
I, John Spangler, Chairman of the Fulton County Board, State of Illinois, do hereby certify that I have examined the record of the January 31, 2023 Special Session of the County Board of Fulton County, Illinois and find the same to be true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief, this day approve the same.
Witness this 14th day of February, 2023.
Fulton County Board Chairman
Signed FCB minutes Jan 31, 2023