County Board Meeting--July 12, 2016

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

Office of the County Clerk, July 12, 2016.

The Board meets pursuant to adjournment, and is called to order by Chairperson Nooyen at 6:30 p.m. in the County Board Room, located at 410 South Walnut Street, Appleton, Wisconsin.

Roll call of the Board of Supervisors. The Board Chairperson requests the Board's confirmation regarding excused members.

The Pledge of Allegiance will be offered by Chairperson Nooyen.

Approval of the June 28, 2016 County Board Meeting minutes.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
• Tax Incremental Financing/Tax Incremental Districts Explanation – Brian Massey
• McMahon Final Pre-Design Study Report, Security and Space Needs Project – Eric Rhodehamel, Mike McMahon, and Tony Fieweger - McMahon Associates
• Closed session pursuant to sec. 19.85 (1)(g), conferring with legal counsel for the governing body who is rendering oral advice concerning strategy with respect to litigation it is likely to become involved.

ESTABLISH ORDER OF THE DAY

COMMUNICATIONS

Communications Referral List

No.  Communication Date  Received From   Subject  Referred To
 1    6-21-16  Polk County  Res. 25-16, Authorizing application for county waiver from state mandated process concerning absentee ballots  Finance Committee
 2  6-21-16      Price County  Res. 20-16, Support enhancing quality of Medicaid non-emergency medical transport system Outagamie County has a position Res. 17--2016-17

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION FOR A PERIOD OF FIFTEEN MINUTES (PERTINENT TO THE RESOLUTIONS OF THE DAY)

APPOINTMENTS
A letter was received from County Executive Nelson nominating the following alternate representatives to the Coordinating Council: Curt Nysted, Clerk of Courts and Brandt Swardenski, State Public Defender; said terms expiring April 30, 2018.

A letter was received from County Executive Nelson nominating Greg Peterson, Municipal Police Department alternate representative to the Coordinating Council; said term expiring April 30, 2018.

A letter was received from County Executive Nelson nominating Randy Dorow and Al Kramer, Jr. for re-appointment to the Land Conservation Committee; said terms expiring April, 2017.

A letter was received from County Executive Nelson nominating Cathy Thompson for appointment to the Outagamie Waupaca Counties Federated Library System Advisory Board to complete Theresa Rechner’s term; said term expiring December 31, 2018.

REPORT BY THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE
County Executive Thomas Nelson will give an Administrative Update.

REPORT AND PRESENTATION OF COUNTY LOBBYIST
County Lobbyist Mark Wadium will speak on subjects of County interest.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Resolution No. 20—2016-17 – Health and Human Services Committee. Oppose proposed legislation which would make changes to the current law governing veteran’s 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 veteran’s homes.

This resolution was originally introduced February 9, 2016, as Resolution No. 135—2015-16 and was held in committee initially and at each subsequent meeting since its introduction. At the June 14, 2016 County Board meeting, Chairperson Nooyen reported that Resolution No. 135—2015-16 was converted to Resolution No. 20—2016-17 to coincide with the current session. No objection; so ordered. Supervisor Meyer moved, seconded by Supervisor Lemanski, for adoption of Resolution No. 20—2016-17. After discussion regarding the resolve clause language, Supervisor Duncan moved, seconded by Supervisor Pleuss, to refer back to the committee. Motion carried.

At the June 28, 2016 County Board meeting, Supervisor Lemanski requested that Resolution No. 20 be held in committee, noting that the Health and Human Services Committee would not be meeting on July 12. Therefore, Resolution No. 20 will not be acted on until the July 26 board meeting. No objection; so ordered.

Resolution No. 22—2016-17 – Legislative/Audit & Human Resources Committee. Approve Administrative Rule 16-04 amending the AS&P Personnel Manual and all Interim Personnel Policy Manuals by reducing the number of deferred compensation vendors the county currently partners with from two to one.

At the June 28, 2016 County Board meeting, Supervisor Thyssen requested that Resolution No. 22 be held in committee. No objections, so ordered.

NEW BUSINESS
Resolution No. 24—2016-17 – Agriculture, Extension Education, Zoning & Land Conservation Committee. Approve of amending the Land Conservation Department 2016 revenue and expenditure budgets to accept and expend The Nature Conservancy grant funds in the amount of $20,000.

Resolution No. 25—2016-17 – Finance Committee. Support the Village of Little Chute’s Tax Incremental District No. 6 Project Plan.

Resolution No. 26—2016-17 – Public Safety Committee. Authorize the Sheriff’s Department to apply for, accept and expend the 2016 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Funds in the amount of $10,807.

Resolution No. 27—2016-17 – Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee. Authorize granting WE Energies an easement for the area described in the recorded Warranty Deed Document No. 559206, as noted on the attached Distribution Easement Underground and Temporary Exhibit A.

REPORTS