County Board Meeting--October 9, 2012

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Office of the County Clerk, October 9, 2012.

The Board meets pursuant to adjournment, and is called to order by Chairperson Schuette at 6:30 p.m. in the County Board Room, located in City Center East, 122 East College Avenue, Appleton, WI.

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 Schuette.

Approval of the minutes of the September 25, 2012, County Board meeting.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission Annual Report – Eric Fowle

ESTABLISH ORDER OF THE DAY

COMMUNICATIONS
Communication Referral List - None

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:
• Legislative Council update
• Other items of County interest.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
None

NEW BUSINESS

Resolution No. 39—2012-2013 – Public Safety Committee. Authorize the Outagamie County Lobbyist to request elected state officials and the Governor to re-examine the policies which have led to historically high incarceration rates in Wisconsin and to make changes that will result in a substantial reduction in the number of mentally ill, chemically dependent and low-risk people in our jails and prisons.

Resolution No. 40—2012-2013 – Public Safety Committee. Authorize the Outagamie County Lobbyist to request that the state legislature re-examine Wisconsin State Statute 968.255 regarding strip searches and change the outdated language to mirror the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Florence v. Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Burlington, 4/2012.

Resolution No. 41—2012-2013 – Finance Committee. Approve of Outagamie County joining the NACo Dental Discount Program, at no cost to Outagamie County, in order to save the County residents on dental care costs.

Resolution No. 42—2012-2013 – Finance Committee. Approve a transfer of $600,841 from the General Fund to the 2012 General Obligation Notes Capital Projects Fund to reduce 2012 borrowing needs and save the County residents approximately $150,000 in interest.

REPORTS
None