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December 10, 2019 County Board Meeting

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December 10, 2019 - 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.

 

 
* *   OUTAGAMIE COUNTY BOARD   * *

 

Office of the County Clerk, December 10, 2019. 

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 12, 2019 COUNTY BOARD MEETING

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS

ESTABLISH ORDER OF THE DAY

COMMUNICATIONS
Communication 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 Executive Nelson nomination for appointments of Pafoua Her, PhD and Susan O’Neill to the Health & Human Services Board; said terms expiring Dec. 31, 2023.

County Executive Nelson nomination for appointment of John Rathman as the Health & Human Services Director; effective the pay period beginning December 9, 2019.

County Executive Nelson nomination for re-appointment of Willis Bloedow as the Outagamie-Waupaca Library System Board Trustee; said term expiring December 2022.

County Executive Nelson nominations for appointment of Amie Bastian, Bonne Elias Planner, Mary Dorn, Kara Homan, Bradley Shipps, Karen Nelson, Melissa Kraemer-Badtke, Josh Dukelow, Julie Schroeder, Oladimeji Tomori, Christyn Abaray and Jerry Iverson to the Complete Census Count Committee.

County Board Chair Nooyen nomination for appointment of Eric Davidson as the District 26 County Board Supervisor on the Public Safety Committee; said term expiring April 20, 2020.

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. 79--2019-20 – Health and Human Services Committee and Public Safety Committee. Support legislation for the following:  change any act of sexual misconduct that is currently a second degree sexual assault to a first degree sexual assault if the victim is 60 years of age or older regardless of whether or not the offender knew the victim’s age; create the crime of physical abuse of a person that is 60 years of age or older that is modeled after the current law prohibition of physical abuse of a child regardless of whether or not the offender knew the victim’s age; create a procedure for a court to freeze or seize assets from a defendant who has been charged with a financial exploitation crime when the victim is at least 60 years old; allow anyone who is 60 years or older who is seeking a domestic violence, individual-at-risk, or harassment restraining order to appear in a court hearing by telephone or live audiovisual means, as noted on the attachments.

At the October 22, November 4, and November 12, 2019 County Board Meetings, Resolution No. 79 was held in the Health and Human Services Committee and Public Safety Committee.

NEW BUSINESS
Resolution No. Z-9—2019-20
– Agriculture, Extension Education, Zoning & Land Conservation Committee.  Approve the rezoning request for Davel Engineering & Environmental, Inc., agent for Russell L. Obermeier, owner, for parcel 101086300, 3.4 acres, in the Town of Grand Chute from Local Commercial to Multi-Family Residence District.

Resolution No. 113—2019-20– Finance Committee.  Approve supporting legislation as follows: Limit the amount of cash grants to 20 percent of a Tax Increment District’s (TID) expenditures; require that the project plan adopted by the TID’s governing Joint Review Board (JRB) include alternative economic projections to highlight the potential financial scenarios in the event of more modest economic growth; clarify a majority vote as specified in the resolution; and remove the statutory limit on the number of territorial amendments allowed, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 114—2019-20– Health and Human Services Committee.  Approve urging the Governor and Legislature to submit an application for a waiver from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services of the Medicaid Institute for Mental Disease exclusion to allow federal reimbursement of short term acute care and transition planning for persons with serious and persistent mental illness.

Resolution No. 115—2019-20– Health and Human Services Committee.  Authorize the County Health and Human Services Department to enter into a Memo of Understanding and Agreement with the Oneida Nation Indian Child Welfare Department (the Nation) clarifying the relationship between Outagamie County and the Nation in regard to providing for the health, safety, and welfare of children of the Nation residing within Outagamie County as noted in the resolution and on the attachments.

Resolution No. 116—2019-20– Health and Human Services Committee.  Approve various budget transfers and alterations in the 2019 Health and Human Services budget, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 117—2019-20– Highway, Recycling and Sold Waste Committee.  Authorize the County Highway Commissioner to execute an Intergovernmental Agreement between the County and the City of Appleton for jurisdictional transfer of County KK from John Street to WIS 441, effective on December 31, 2019, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 118—2019-20– Highway, Recycling and Sold Waste Committee. Authorize the County Highway Commissioner to execute an Intergovernmental Agreement between the County, City of Appleton, and the Town of Grand Chute for the jurisdictional transfer of County BB from Seminole Road to Bartell Drive, effective December 31, 2020, which includes concrete pavement, curb & gutter, driveway aprons, and sidewalks, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 119—2019-20– Highway, Recycling and Sold Waste Committee. Approve the various budget transfers and alterations in the 2019 Highway Department budgets and approve of a budget adjustment of $290,000 for state maintenance, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 120—2019-20– Highway, Recycling and Sold Waste Committee. Authorize the County Highway Department to complete the Highway Department LED Facility Renovation Project at the Appleton facility; estimated total project cost $110,000, with $55,000 from the 2019 adopted budget and $55,000 from the 2020 adopted budget, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 121—2019-20– Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee.  Approve various budget transfers in the Appleton International Airport budget in order to align the budget to the actual expenses incurred and anticipated on existing Airport capital improvements and operations, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 122—2019-20 – Public Safety Committee.  Approve accepting and expending an unsolicited donation from Keller Inc. of $2,500 for the purchase of an Automated External Defibrillator for the Sheriff’s Office and increase the cost centers for Patrol Miscellaneous Revenue and Patrol Supplies by $2,500 each, as noted on the attached fiscal note.

Resolution No. 123—2019-20 – Public Safety Committee.  Approve various budget transfers and alterations in the 2019 Sheriff’s Office budget, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 124—2019-20– Public Safety Committee.  Approve the County Sheriff to apply for, accept and expend the 2020 County/Tribal Law Enforcement Grant of $31,313, split equally with the Oneida Tribe of Indians, and increase the following Patrol cost centers:  Intergovernmental Revenue $31,313, Supplies $15,656, and Purchased Services $15,657, as noted on the attached fiscal note.

Resolution No. 125—2019-20– Agriculture, Extension Education, Zoning and Land Conservation Committee.  Approve various budget transfers and alterations in the 2019 Land Conservation Grant budget, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 126—2019-20– Agriculture, Extension Education, Zoning and Land Conservation Committee.  Approve changing Land Conservation cost centers as follows:  Increase Fringe Benefits $27,000 and decrease Miscellaneous Revenue $25,000, Supplies $10,000, and Contingency Purchased Services $42,000, as noted on the attached fiscal note.

Resolution No. 127—2019-20– Finance Committee.  Authorize writing off the 2019 Accounts Receivables and authorize the Finance Director to remove these receivables from the County records and deem them no longer collectible, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 128—2019-20– Public Safety Committee and Legislative/Audit and Human Resources Committee.  Urge the Legislature to revise state statutes for consistency by requiring fees and costs charged by the Register in Probate office and Clerk of Circuit Court office to be identical for the same item or service, as noted on the attached Fee Structure for Court Fees and Costs in Probate and Juvenile Cases.

Ordinance No. F—2019-20– Agriculture, Extension Education, Zoning and Land Conservation Committee.  Approve amending the County Code of Ordinances, Chapter 2 – Administration Sec 2-616, by establishing a cutoff time for filing and recording of real estate documents in the Register of Deeds office to 4:00 p.m.

CLOSED SESSION PURSUANT TO SECTION 19.85(1)(e) WISCONSIN STATUTES FOR THE
PURPOSE OF DELIBERATING OR NEGOTIATING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF A
PUBLIC AGREEMENT
.

END CLOSED SESSION.

REPORTS