County Board Meeting--June 28, 2016

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

Office of the County Clerk, June 28, 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 14, 2016 County Board Meeting minutes.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
• 2015 Audit Presentation – David Maccoux, Shareholder, Schenck SC
• Presentation on Structure and Process of County Government – Joe Guidote

ESTABLISH ORDER OF THE DAY

COMMUNICATIONS

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 individuals as members and alternate members to the Coordinating Council; said terms expiring April, 2018. Members – Beth Robinson, Karen Iverson-Riggers, and Maren Peterson. Alternates – Brian Bezier and Kim Hernandez.

A letter was received from County Executive Nelson nominating Ethan Kroll for appointment, and Robert Paltzer and Jeff Nye for reappointment, to the Local Emergency Planning Committee; said terms expiring June 30, 2019.

A letter was received from County Executive Nelson nominating Lyle Verstegen for appointment to the Coordinating Council; said term expiring April 30, 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. 18—2016-17 – Legislative/Audit & Human Resources Committee. Support the Federal Railroad Administration proposed ruling requiring that trains operating in America be operated by no less than a two-person crew.

At the June 14, 2016 County Board meeting, Supervisor Thyssen requested that Resolution No. 18 be held in committee. No objection; so ordered.

Resolution No. 135—2015-16/20—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.

Resolution No. 135—2015-16 was originally introduced at the February 9, 2016 County Board meeting. At subsequent meetings, the resolution was held in committee.

At the June 14, 2016 County Board meeting, Chairperson Nooyen reported that Resolution No. 135—2015-16 will be 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 language of the resolve clauses in the resolution, Supervisor Duncan moved, seconded by Supervisor Pleuss, to refer back to the committee.
Motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS
Resolution No. 21—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 award of $1,800. 

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.

Resolution No. 23—2016-17 – Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee.
Approve the Maintenance Service Agreement and Building Lease with NewView Technologies and approve a budget transfer of $4,000.

REPORTS