County Board Meeting--April 19, 2016

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* * AGENDA * *
* * OUTAGAMIE COUNTY BOARD * *

Office of the County Clerk, April 19, 2016

The Board meets for the 2016 Reorganization Meeting, pursuant to Section 59.11 (1) (c), Wisconsin Statutes, and is called to order by County Clerk Lori O’Bright at 4:00 p.m. in the County Board Room, Administrative Building, 410 S. Walnut St., Appleton, WI.

Roll call to establish a quorum of the Outagamie County Board of Supervisors

County Clerk O’Bright requests the Board's confirmation regarding excused members

Pledge of Allegiance led by County Clerk Lori O’Bright

The Oath of Office will be administered by the Honorable Judge John A. DesJardins, Outagamie County Circuit Court Branch VII, to the 2016-18 County Board of Supervisors.

RECOGNITION OF OUTGOING COUNTY BOARD SUPERVISORS

VOTING EQUIPMENT, PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURES & OPEN MEETING LAWS REPORTS
County Clerk O’Bright - Brief report on use of County Board voting equipment

Corporation Counsel Joe Guidote - Brief report on parliamentary procedures and open meeting laws

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Approval of the minutes of the March 22, 2016, County Board meeting

ELECTION OF COUNTY BOARD CHAIRPERSON
County Clerk O’Bright – Appointment of three County Board Supervisors to act as Tellers

Election of County Board Chairperson for a two-year term

Once the Chairperson is elected and seated, the Chairperson will assume their duties.

ELECTION OF COUNTY BOARD VICE CHAIRPERSON & REMAINING ORGANIZATIONAL AGENDA ITEMS
Election of County Board Vice-Chairperson for a two-year term

Election of Committee on Appointments (five member committee)

Appointment of Sergeant-at-Arms for a term of one (1) year

Appointment of Parliamentarian for a term of one (1) year

Adoption of the Robert’s Rules of Order, revised Modern 11th Edition

Adoption of 2016-18 County Board Rules and Procedures

Designation of the Appleton Post Crescent as the official County newspaper pursuant to §985.05 and §10.04 of the Wisconsin State Statutes

RECESS
Committee on Appointments will meet for the purpose of recommending appointments to standing committees

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS RECONVENES
Confirmation of the Chairperson’s Standing Committee appointments for a term of one year

RECESS to meetings of the following Standing Committees to determine committee structure, meeting days and time:
• Agriculture, Extension Education, Zoning & Land Conservation
• Finance Committee
• Health and Human Services
• Highway, Recycling & Solid Waste
• Legislative/Audit and Human Resources
• Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development
• Public Safety

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS RECONVENES

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS

ESTABLISH ORDER OF THE DAY

COMMUNICATIONS
Distribution and collection of Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA) surveys (draft WCA survey previously sent County Board under separate cover).

APPOINTMENTS

REPORT BY THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE
County Executive Thomas Nelson will not be attending due to another commitment; a written update will be provided.

REPORT AND PRESENTATION OF COUNTY LOBBYIST
County Lobbyist Mark Wadium will report on items of County interest.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Resolution No. 135—2015-16 – Health and Human Services Committee. Oppose proposed legislation which would make changes to the current law governing veterans affairs, changes to powers of officials or employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, changes to the powers of the Board of Veterans Affairs, and changes regarding the maintenance of veterans homes.

A copy of Resolution No. 135 is included with this packet in accordance with the 60 day rule in Sec. 2-51 of the County Code.

At the February 9, 2016 County Board meeting, Supervisor Krueger moved, seconded by Supervisor Iverson, for adoption. Supervisor Thomas moved, seconded by Supervisor Pleuss, to refer Resolution No. 135 to the Health and Human Services Committee. Motion carried. At the February 23, 2016 County Board meeting, Supervisor Iverson requested that Resolution No. 135 be held in committee. No objection; so ordered. At the March 8, 2016 County Board meeting, Supervisor Lemanski requested that Resolution No. 135 be held in the Health and Human Services Committee. No objections, so ordered. At the March 22, 2016 County Board meeting, Supervisor Lemanski requested to hold Resolution No. 135 in committee. No objections, so ordered.

Resolution No. 143—2015-16 – Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee. Approve of the Appleton Airport and Cobblestone Aviation, LLC, entering into a lease agreement for hangar space as noted on the attached Common Storage Hangar Space Lease Agreement.

Resolution No. 143—2015-16 was previously distributed to County Board members at the March 8, 2016 County Board meeting. County Board members: Please bring your copy of the resolution to the meeting. Updated copies of the lease are included in this packet. Copies of both the resolution and lease are included for newly elected board members.

At the March 8, 2016 County Board meeting, Supervisor Hagen moved, seconded by Supervisor Klemp, for adoption. Supervisor Krueger stated that the length of the lease is different on Page 1 of the Resolution and page 28 of the attachment. Corporation Counsel Guidote reported that he would need to have the length of lease clarified with the Airport Director and recommended that the resolution be held in committee. Supervisor Rabec moved, seconded by Supervisor Grady, to hold Resolution 143 in committee. At the March 22, 2016 County Board meeting, Supervisor Culbertson requested to hold Resolution No. 143 in committee. No objections, so ordered.

Resolution No. 149—2015-16 – Legislative/Audit & Human Resources Committee. Approve the Justice Center Association Union employees settlement agreement authorizing a 0.73% base wage increase effective with the January 11, 2016 pay period and authorizing an additional lump sum payment of 1.27% of each employee’s wages to be paid on the July 15, 2016 paycheck, calculated by using the pay received in the first 13 pay periods of the year, along with attendant budget expenses and revenues.

Resolution No. 149—2015-16 was previously distributed to County Board members at the March 22, 2016 County Board meeting. County Board members: Please bring your copy to the meeting. Copies are included for newly elected board members.

At the March 22, 2016, County Board meeting, Supervisor Thyssen requested to hold Resolution No. 149 in committee. No objections, so ordered.

NEW BUSINESS
Resolution No. Z-1—2016-17 – Agriculture, Extension Education, Zoning & Land Conservation Committee. Approve of the proposed 1.7 acre rezoning request for D&D Enterprise Family LTD Partnership, located in the Town of Grand Chute, from the General Agriculture District to Industrial District.

Resolution No. Z-2—2016-17 – Agriculture, Extension Education, Zoning & Land Conservation Committee. Approve of the proposed 28.6 acre rezoning request for Spirit SPE Portfolio 2006-4, located in the Town of Grand Chute, from Industrial District to Regional Commercial District.

Resolution No. 1—2016-17 – Finance Committee. Approve of transferring $66,000 from the Contingency Fund to the Library County Aids Cost Center Purchased Services account for payment of 2013 and 2014 Outagamie County residents utilizing Brown County Libraries.

Resolution No. 2—2016-17 – Agriculture, Extension Education, Zoning & Land Conservation Committee. Approve receipt of the $17,320 grant from the Alliance for the Great Lakes and approve amending the Land Conservation Department 2016 revenue and expenditure budgets in the amount of $17,320 for work to be completed by existing Land Conservation staff in 2016.

REPORTS