January 14, 2020 County Board Meeting

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**  AGENDA  **

* *    OUTAGAMIE COUNTY BOARD   * *

 

Office of the County Clerk, January 14, 2020. 

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 DECEMBER 10, 2019 COUNTY BOARD MEETING

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
Refugee status - Tami McLaughlin, Director, World Relief Fox Valley

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 Shirley Strange, Linda Bjella, Suzanne Brault and Patricia Sarvela to the Census Complete Count Committee.

County Executive Nelson nomination for appointment of Pamela Knaack to the Health & Human Services Board, set term to expire December 31, 2023.

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, November 12, and December 10, 2019 County Board Meetings, Resolution No. 79 was held in the Health and Human Services Committee and Public Safety Committee.

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.

At the December 10, 2019 County Board Meeting, Resolution No. 115 was held in the Health and Human Services Committee. 

NEW BUSINESS
Resolution No. 129--2019-20
– Health and Human Services Committee.  Authorize the County Executive to provide written consent to the United States Secretary of State to allow the continued resettlement of refugees in Outagamie County, as required by Executive Order 13888.

Resolution No. 130--2019-20– Health and Human Services Committee and Public Safety Committee.  Support legislation that would correct a discrepancy between parallel statutes hearing timelines for Children in Need of Protection proceedings under State Statutes Chapter 48 (Children’s Code), and juvenile delinquency cases under Chapter 938 (Juvenile Justice Code), that a day when the Clerk of Circuit Courts Office is closed does not count toward the computation of the detention hearing timeline under Chapter 938.

Resolution No. 131--2019-20– Highway, Recycling and Solid Waste Committee.  Authorize obliterating approximately 0.06 miles of CTH U from Old STH 29 to STH 29, and approximately 850 feet of CTH U north of STH 29; jurisdictionally transferring approximately 0.30 miles of CTH U from CTH VV north to the Village of Hobart, Brown County; and jurisdictionally transferring approximately 0.27 miles from 0.30 miles north of CTH VV to Old STH 29 to the Town of Oneida, as described in the attached Memorandum of Understanding, effective November 30, 2021 or upon completion of the WIS 29/County VV interchange improvement project.

Resolution No. 132--2019-20– Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee.  Approve the County Parks Department to accept and expend an additional $82,868 in supplemental snowmobile trail maintenance funding from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources for the 2018/2019 snowmobile season to be passed through snowmobile clubs that incurred trail maintenance expenses for the 2018/2019 season, and increase the Parks Department Snowmobile Trails cost centers for Intergovernmental Revenues and Purchased Services by $82,868, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 133--2019-20– Property, Airport, Recreation and Economic Development Committee.   Approve the First Addendum to the Lease Agreement with Air Wisconsin Airlines, LLC and decreasing Airport Terminal Wisconsin Second Floor cost center $3,641 and increasing Fund Balance Applied $3,641, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 134--2019-20 – Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee.  Approve a lease agreement between Outagamie County and the State of Wisconsin Department of Administration for the State of Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection portion of the Ag Services building, as noted on the attachments.

Resolution No. 135—2019-20– Legislative/Audit & Human Resources Committee.  Approve Administrative Rule AR-2020-01 (replacing AR-19-02) amending the County Employee Handbook to reflect current practice in several areas, modifications to employee fringe benefits, a new Employee Pet & Service Animal Policy section, and language regarding health insurance coverage for surviving spouses and dependent children of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty, as noted on the attachments.

REPORTS