December 11, 2018 County Board Meeting

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December 11, 2018 - The County Board will convene at 6:00 p.m. for a social event.  No county business will be taken up prior to the regular meeting at 7:00 p.m.

 

 AMENDED **   AGENDA   ** AMENDED

* *   OUTAGAMIE COUNTY BOARD   * *

 Office of the County Clerk, December 11, 2018. 

The Board meets pursuant to adjournment, and is called to order by Chairperson Nooyen at 7:00 p.m. in the County Board Room, located at 320 South Walnut Street, Appleton, Wisconsin.

ROLL CALL of the Board of Supervisors.  Board Chairperson requests the Board's confirmation regarding excused members.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Offered by Chairperson Nooyen.

MINUTES OF THE NOVEMBER 5, 2018 COUNTY BOARD MEETING

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS  

ESTABLISH ORDER OF THE DAY

Chairperson Nooyen will be requesting suspension of the rules to move the County Executive and County Chairperson appointments to the Justice Center (JC) Piping Project Oversight Committee (8.A. and 8.B.) to be taken up after Resolution No. 144 (12.W. - resolution forming the JC Project Oversight Committee).

COMMUNICATIONS

Communications Referral List

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION FOR A PERIOD OF FIFTEEN MINUTES (PERTINENT TO THE RESOLUTIONS OF THE DAY) – Individual speakers are limited to three minutes per speaker. 

APPOINTMENTS

County Board Chairperson Nooyen nomination for appointments of Supervisors Dean Culbertson, Katrin Patience and Dan Gabrielson to the Justice Center Piping Project Oversight Committee; said terms expiring April 2020. 

County Executive Nelson nomination for appointments of Paul Farrell, Dave Kiesner and Craig Moser to the Justice Center Piping Project Oversight Committee; said terms expiring April 2020.

County Executive Nelson nomination for appointment of Steve Swanson, Interim Zoning Administrator, as full-time Zoning Administrator, effective Jan. 21, 2019.

County Executive Nelson nominations for the Greenway Implementation Committee for re-appointments of Jason Brozek, Chad Hoerth, David Horst, Mike Hruzek, Sue Kinde, Andy Rowell, Cheryl Zadrazil and appointments of John Schoen and Kayla Rouse; said terms expiring October 31, 2021.

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. 71--2018-19– Highway, Recycling & Solid Waste Committee and Public Safety Committee.  Request the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to conduct an engineering and traffic investigation on I-41 from County BB (Prospect Avenue) to Kaukauna exit County J and ultimately lower the speed limit on that stretch of the highway from 10-15 miles per hour as soon as possible.

At the October 23, 2018 County Board Meeting, Supervisor Grady moved, seconded by Supervisor Mc Daniel, for adoption. Supervisor Woodzicka moved, seconded by Supervisor Sturn, to amend lines 24 and 32 to strike “ultimately lower the speed limit on that stretch of the highway from 10 – 15 miles per hour.” and insert “recommend the DOT take immediate action to improve highway safety on that stretch of the highway,”. The amendment carried and the resolution was then adopted as amended by a vote of 27 aye, 3 nay, 6 absent.

At the November 5, 2018 Meeting, Supervisor Iverson moved, seconded by Supervisor Croatt, to reconsider Resolution No. 71.  Reconsideration motion carried.  Supervisor Iverson then moved, seconded by Supervisor Marcks, to amend as follows: on page 31, to add “including the possibility of reducing the speed limit until such stretch is upgraded to six lanes,” and add a resolve after that paragraph to read, “BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Outagamie County Board of Supervisors requests the DOT provide a time frame for the County Board as to when such proposals will be implemented, and”.  Amendment carried.  Supervisor Spears subsequently moved, seconded by Supervisor Thomas, to refer the resolution to the Legislative/Audit & Human Resources Committee.  Motion carried by a vote of 25 aye, 9 nay, 2 absent.

NEW BUSINESS

Resolution No. Z-14—2018-19– Agriculture, Extension Education, Zoning and Land Conservation Committee.  Approve the rezoning request for DJW Investments, LLC for part of parcels 110084131 and 110084200, totaling 49.27 acres from General Agriculture District to R-1 Single Family Residential District in the Town of Greenville, as depicted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 123—2018-19– Agriculture, Extension Education, Zoning and Land Conservation Committee.  Approve transferring $14,500 from the Development and Land Services Department (DLS) Zoning Administration Fringe Benefits cost center to the DLS Zoning Administration Salaries cost center, as noted on the attachment.

Resolution No. 124—2018-19– Agriculture, Extension Education, Zoning and Land Conservation Committee.  Approve increasing the Land Conservation P&K TMDL Intergovernmental cost centers as follows:  Revenues by $33,000, Fringe Benefits by $11,000, and Capital Outlay by $22,000, as noted on the attachment.

Resolution No. 125—2018-19– Finance Committee.  Deny the claim submitted by Hupy and Abraham, attorney, on behalf of client Jonathan H. Maas, as has been placed on file in the Outagamie County Clerk Office, and that no action on this claim may be brought against Outagamie County.

Resolution No. 126—2018-19– Finance Committee.  Approve transferring $55,000 from cost centers Election Software – Debt Capital Outlay to the Election Software – Non-Debt Capital Outlay and $55,000 from Highway Projects – Non-Debt Capital Outlay to Highway Projects – Debt Capital Outlay, as noted on the attachment.

Resolution No. 127—2018-19– Finance Committee.  Authorize writing off the Accounts Receivables and Delinquent Accounts Receivable Write-Offs for 2018, as noted on the attachment.

Resolution No. 128—2018-19– Health and Human Services Committee.  Request that Medicaid funding for nursing home facilities be increased significantly in Wisconsin state budget fiscal years 2019-21 to address shortcomings in nursing home staff shortages and overall funding deficits.  This investment will ensure that Outagamie County Brewster Village can continue to effectively provide short-term rehabilitation and long-term nursing services.

Resolution No. 129—2018-19– Health and Human Services Committee.  Request that the Legislature work with the associations, listed in the resolution, to address the workforce crisis in the 2019-21 Wisconsin state budget as serious consequences will result if the long-term workforce crisis is not addressed.

Resolution No. 130—2018-19– Health and Human Services Committee.  Request the Wisconsin Department of Health Services consider a reimbursement rates increase for the five lowest labor rate regions (Appleton/Calumet, Brown/Kewaunee/Oconto Counties, Eau Claire/Chippewa, Fond du Lac County, and rural counties as identified by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services), to the statewide direct care target by reinvesting unexpended Medicaid funds within the nursing home budget.

Resolution No. 131—2018-19– Health and Human Services Committee.  Approve various budget transfers and alterations in the 2018 Brewster Village budget, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 132—2018-19– Health and Human Services Committee.  Grant permission to Health and Human Services and the Finance Department to commit the department’s share of surplus Random Moment Time Study system funds from 2016 and 2017 to fund growing operational needs to perform Medicaid and FoodShare eligibility functions, as included in the Health and Human Services 2019 budget and noted on the attachment.

Resolution No. 133—2018-19– Health and Human Services Committee.  Approve various budget transfers and alterations in the 2018 Health and Human Services Budget, as noted on the attachment.

Resolution No. 134—2018-19– Highway, Recycling and Solid Waste Committee.  Approve various budget transfers and alterations in the 2018 Recycling and Solid Waste and Single Stream Recycling budgets and Recycling and Solid Waste 2018 Budget Adjustments worksheets, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 135—2018-19– Legislative/Audit & Human Resources Committee.  Approve amending the Sheriff’s Office Table of Organization deleting the Undersheriff position and adding a Chief Deputy position, effective December 11, 2018, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 136—2018-19– Legislative/Audit & Human Resources Committee.  Authorize an employee wage increase, effective January 6, 2019, of 40 cents per hour for 2019 for AS&P/Non-represented employees group (groups listed in the resolution), 10 cents per hour for seasonal staff, and a 1% increase for the Miscellaneous employee group (groups listed in the resolution), as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 137—2018-19– Legislative/Audit & Human Resources Committee.  Authorize increasing the first year wage rate for Sheriff Office Telecommunicators by $1.23 per hour for Grade 11 and $1.20 per hour for Grade 11A, effective January 6, 2019, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 138—2018-19– Legislative/Audit & Human Resources Committee.  Authorize various Highway Department positions to be paid “special” pay for types of work, listed in the resolution and as noted on the attachments.  Positions/work include Lead Pay, Screed Operators, Sign Maintainer Assistant, and employees scheduled on maintenance/repair night work on Interstate 41 and STH 441 (not accident/weather related incidents).

Resolution No. 139—2018-19– Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee.  Authorize granting We Energies an easement for a 12 foot strip of land in the Town of Greenville, recorded in Register of Deeds as Document No. 1367622, as referenced on the attachments.

Resolution No. 140—2018-19 – Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee.  Authorize granting We Energies an easement for a 12 foot strip of land in the Town of Greenville, recorded in Register of Deeds as Document No. 1066611, as referenced on the attachments.

Resolution No. 141—2018-19– Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee.  Approve the Outagamie County and Gulfstream Aerospace Agreement which holds Gulfstream Aerospace responsible for the job creation portion of the Transportation Economic Assistance grant from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation in the amount of $1,000,000, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 142—2018-19– Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee.  Approve the Outagamie County and Fox Valley Technical College Ground Lease Agreement for the development of a Regional Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Training Facility (ARFF) that meets all ARFF training facilities Federal Aviation Administration requirements, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 143—2018-19– Public Safety Committee.  Approve the County Emergency Management $1,154 additional grant funding request by increasing cost centers: EPCRA Intergovernmental Revenue, transferring $1,600 from EPCRA Purchased Services to EPCRA Supplies, transferring $9,500 from Contingency Fund Purchased Services to Emergency Management Purchased Services, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 144—2018-19 – Public Safety Committee and Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee.  Establish the Justice Center Piping Project as a public works project, whose total cost exceeds $250,000, and authorize formation of the Justice Center Piping Project Oversight Committee to oversee all phases of the project.

Resolution No. 145—2018-19– Finance Committee.  Approve increasing cost centers: Vehicle Physical Damage Purchased Services by $39,000 and increasing Vehicle Physical Damage Fund Balance Applied by $39,000, as noted on the attachment.

Resolution No. 146—2018-19– Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee.  Approve the Outagamie County and Gulfstream Aerospace Services Corporation Eleventh Addendum Lease Agreement, which decreases Gulfstream’s premises by 13,627 square feet to leasable area of 595,769 square feet, and decrease cost centers: 2019 Rental Properties Charges for Services - $3,490 and decrease 2019 Terminal Fund Balance Applied - $3,490, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 147—2018-19-- Health and Human Services Committee.  Approve creation of temporary Chapter 980 Sexually Violent Person – Release to Community Placement –Ad Hoc Committee to convene when a court of competent jurisdiction orders the county to prepare a report as mandated by law.

Resolution No. 148—2018-19-- Legislative/Audit & Human Resources Committee.  Request Outagamie County state legislator representatives, as well as the State Legislature as a whole, to heed clear November 6, 2018, Election referendum results and adopt legislation to close the Dark Stores loophole.

Resolution No. 149—2018-19 -- Legislative/Audit & Human Resources Committee.  Approve of the Settlement Agreement negotiated by the Outagamie County Human Resources Department with the Outagamie County Deputy Sheriff’s Association, as noted on the attachments.

REPORTS