** AGENDA **
* * OUTAGAMIE COUNTY BOARD * *
Office of the County Clerk, June 11, 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.
SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
ESTABLISH ORDER OF THE DAY
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION FOR A PERIOD OF FIFTEEN MINUTES (PERTINENT TO THE RESOLUTIONS OF THE DAY) – Individual speakers are limited to three minutes per speaker.
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.
Veto of Ordinance B—2019-20 -- Action on County Executive Thomas Nelson Veto Message Pertaining to Ordinance B—2019-20.
Ordinance No. B—2019-20– Finance Committee. Approve creation in the Outagamie County Code of Ordinances of Article VIII of Chapter 22 – Finance and Taxation entitled, “County Sales and Use Tax,” of one-half of one percent, language as noted in the ordinance. The purpose and goal of enacting tax is to utilize net proceeds to directly reduce the property tax levy of Outagamie County and a portion of which (up to maximum of 15%) will be shared with qualifying municipalities and school districts within Outagamie County. If approved, this Ordinance shall become effective January 1, 2020.
At the May 28, 2019 County Board meeting, Supervisor Sturn moved, seconded by Supervisor Dillenberg, for adoption. Supervisor Duncan moved, seconded by Supervisor VanderHeiden, to amend Ordinance B to add a sunset clause. The amendment failed. Supervisor Klemp moved, seconded by Supervisor Wegand, to hold Ordinance B until the next meeting in June. The hold failed. Supervisor Duncan moved, seconded by Supervisor Patience, to call for the question. The calling of the question failed. The Ordinance passed by 28 aye, 4 nay, 4 absent.
Resolution No. Z-6—2019-20– Agriculture, Extension Education, Zoning & Land Conservation Committee. Approve the proposed rezoning request in the Town of Greenville of parcel 110278600, totaling 1.84 acres, for Benjamin Romenesko, Wolf River Machine, owner’s agent for TBBR Properties LLC, owner. The proposed rezoning is from General Commercial to Industrial, as noted on the attachments.
Resolution No. 24—2019-20– Finance Committee. Approve 2019 budgetary transfers due to transferring excess unspent prior years highway projects or debt related interest earnings and/or debt issuance costs under budget to increase anticipated winter maintenance expenses by $170,718, increase project costs by $299,282 due to a 15% increase in stone and gravel costs, and reduce projected debt borrowing by $250,000, as noted on the attachments.
Resolution No. 26—2019-20– Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee and Highway, Recycling and Solid Waste Committee. Approve declining the creation of an oversight committee for the Material Recovery Facility Pre-Sort Cabin Construction Project.
Resolution No. 27—2019-20– Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee. Authorize granting We Energies an easement for strips of land in the Town of Greenville, described in Warranty Deed recorded in the Register of Deeds as Document No. 569515, as noted on the attachments.
Resolution No. 28—2019-20– Health and Human Services Committee. Urge the State Legislature to reinvest in nursing facility residents by including a provision in the 2019-2021 State Biennial Budget that directs the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) to report to the Joint Finance Committee on whether annual nursing facility fee-for-service Medicaid spending is less than the amount authorized by the 2019-21 Biennial Budget Act. If underspending has occurred, require DHS to submit a proposal to the Joint Finance Committee for review and approval that allocates the difference to the amount authorized for nursing facility funding in the subsequent fiscal year.
CLOSED SESSION PURSUANT TO SEC. 19.85(1)(e) WI STATUTES FOR THE PURPOSES OF NEGOTIATING A CONTRACT AND INVESTING PUBLIC FUNDS, WHERE COMPETITIVE OR BARGAINING REASONS REQUIRE A CLOSED SESSION.
END CLOSED SESSION
NEW BUSINESS – Continued
Resolution No. 25—2018-19– Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee. Approve the Development and Land Services (DLS) Department to accept $500,000 Economic Development Grant from the Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau for economic development incentives to increase hotel room night stays in the Fox Cities region. This is a one-time receipt of grant funds. County administration, and specifically the DLS Director, in conjunction with a membered committee consisting of Convention and Visitor’s Bureau staff and their board members will determine distribution of grant funds, as noted on the attachment.