HEALTH & ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES COMMITTEE
March 13, 2002
@ 1:30 p.m.
MEMBERS PRESENT: Cheryl Budzinski; Carol Trumpe; James Thomas; Merle Widmer
OTHERS PRESENT: Patrick Urich-County Administrator; Robert Baietto-County
Board; Brian Elsasser-County Board; Donna Schwab-Budget
Director; Stephen Johnson; Denise Patton-Personnel; Don
Toohill-Assistant States Attorney; Bob Massa-Bel-Wood; Media
The meeting was called to order by Chairman Budzinski at 1:31 p.m. Mr. Thomas moved to go
into Executive Session. Ms. Trumpe seconded the motion, and it carried.
EXECUTIVE SESSION – Personnel Matters
Regular session resumed at 2:22 p.m. on a motion by Mr. Thomas and a second by Ms. Trumpe.
The motion carried.
Resolution: Appointment of New Bel-Wood Nursing Home Administrator
Mr. Thomas moved to recommend the appointment of Stephen H. Johnson as the new
Administrator of Bel-Wood Nursing Home. Ms. Trumpe seconded the motion, and it carried.
Mr. Johnson was introduced to the media and it was noted that the recommendation will go to the
March 14 County Board meeting on the Supplemental Agenda. The County Administrator
explained that if the full Board passes the resolution, Mr. Johnson’s first day at Bel-Wood will be
March 25, and it may take four to six weeks for paperwork for his Illinois license.
The meeting adjourned at 2:28 p.m. on a motion by Mr. Thomas and a second by Ms.Trumpe.
Recording Secretary: Susan McIntyre-Steiner