County Board Special Meeting--July 20, 2016

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** AGENDA **
* * OUTAGAMIE COUNTY BOARD SPECIAL MEETING * *

Office of the County Clerk, July 20, 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.

On July 12, 2016, the Outagamie County Clerk received a Special Meeting Request petition from the Outagamie County Board to hold a special meeting on July 20, 2016, at 6:30 p.m., pursuant to Sec. 2-20(d) of the County Board Rules and Sec. 59.11(2)(a), Wis. Stats. to consider Eminent Domain proceedings to obtain the Goodland Drive property for just compensation.

At the July 12, 2016, County Board meeting, Board Chairperson Nooyen reported that because of the July 20, 2016 Special Meeting, there would not be a second normally scheduled meeting in July (July 26, 2016, 6:30 p.m.). Because of that cancellation, the agenda is scheduled in accord to a normally scheduled meeting.

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 July 12, 2016 County Board Meeting minutes.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
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

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 and July 12, 2016 County Board meeting, Supervisor Lemanski requested that Resolution No. 20 be held in committee at each 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 and July 12, 2016 County Board meetings, Supervisor Thyssen requested that Resolution No. 22 be held in committee. No objections, so ordered.

NEW BUSINESS
Resolution No. 28—2016-17 – Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee. Declares and determines in accord with Wisconsin Statutes Section 32.07(2) the necessity to acquire for a Sheriff’s Department law enforcement facility Tax Parcel #311672311, and that the acquisition involve an exercise of the power of eminent domain by Outagamie County in accord with Wisconsin Statute 32.06.

Resolution No. 29—2016-17 – Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee. Authorize granting WE Energies an easement for the area described in the Warranty Deed recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Outagamie County as Document No. 640137, as noted on the attached drawing, marked Exhibit “A”.

REPORTS