* * AGENDA ** - Revised as of 4/25/2013 at 4:25 p.m.
* * OUTAGAMIE COUNTY BOARD * *
Office of the County Clerk, February 26, 2013.
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 the 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.
ROLL CALL of Supervisors-Parking in the Washington Street ramp.
Approval of the minutes of the February 12, 2013, County Board meeting.
SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
ESTABLISH ORDER OF THE DAY
• Communications Referral List – Included
• Letter from Nicole Schoultz;sale of County personal property
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION FOR A PERIOD OF FIFTEEN MINUTES (PERTINENT TO THE RESOLUTIONS OF THE DAY)
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.
A letter was received from County Executive Thomas Nelson recommending the following additional individuals for consideration as the gubernatorial appointee representing Outagamie County on the East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (requested from the Governor’s office): Mr. Michael Potter, Mr. Brennan Haworth, Ms. Kathleen Rumsey, Mr. Richard Schoenbohm, and Mr. Ronald Tank. Mr. Paul Hirte was recommended and overwhelmingly supported for re-appointment as the gubernatorial appointee by the County Board at the October 23, 2012, meeting.
(Additional information: email addendum for Ronald Tank-included)
At the February 12, 2013 meeting, Supervisor Schmidt requested to hold in committee the appointments to the East Central Regional Planning Commission. No objection; so ordered.
Resolution No. 120—2012-2013 – Public Safety Committee. Authorize the Outagamie County Lobbyist to request the state legislature re-examine Wisconsin State Statute 968.255 regarding strip searches and to clarify the language contained therein in light of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Florence v. Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Burlington, April 2012, and to consider permitting strip searches of newly incarcerated inmates who have been taken into custody on existing warrants, probation holds or who are returning from work release instead of restricting those searches to persons newly arrested for felonies or certain misdemeanors.
At the January 22, 2013 meeting, Supervisor Pleuss moved, seconded by Supervisor Schmidt, to refer Resolution 120—2012-2013 to the Legislative/Audit and Human Resources Committee for review. ROLL CALL on referral: 33 aye, 2 nay, 1 absent. RESOLUTION NO. 120—2012-2013 WAS REFERRED TO THE LEGISLATIVE/AUDIT AND HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE.
At the February 12, 2013 meeting, Supervisor Duncan requested to hold in committee Resolution No. 120—2012-2013. No objection; so ordered
Resolution No. 121—2012-2013 – Legislative/Audit & Human Resources Committee. Approve Administrative Rule No. 13-01 Union Interim Personnel Policy regarding AFSCME Local 980 (Brewster Village); AFSCME Local 455 (Highway & Solid Waste); Justice Center Association (Jail & Emergency Management); AFSCME Local 2416 (Professional Employees); and AFSCME Local 2046 (General Employees).
At the January 22, 2013 meeting, Supervisor Griesbach requested that Resolution 121—2012-2013 be held in committee. No objections; so ordered.
At the February 12, 2013 meeting, Supervisor Mahan requested to hold in committee Resolution No. 121—2012-2013. No objection; so ordered.
Resolution No. 123—2012-2013 – Highway and Solid Waste Committee. The County Board requests on behalf of the counties of Winnebago, Calumet and Outagamie the restoration of the proposed schedule and funding to continue to progress the reconstruction for the US 10/Wisconsin 441 project as planned by the Department of Transportation.
At the February 12, 2013 meeting, Supervisor D. De Groot requested to hold in committee Resolution No. 123—2012-2013. No objection; so ordered.
Resolution No. 126—2012-2013 – Public Safety Committee. Approve of the formal creation of an Outagamie County Drug and Alcohol Treatment Court which will allow for the establishment of cost centers to account for anticipated grant funding.
Resolution No. 127—2012-2013 – Public Safety Committee.
Support any proposal exempting off-duty and qualified former law enforcement officers from current state law prohibiting a licensee from carrying a firearm on school grounds and certain posted private properties.
Resolution No. 128—2012-2013 – Public Safety Committee.
Support any proposal extending the time period from 12 months to 24 months for a county to seek reimbursement for certain expenses it incurs from a person sentenced to a county jail or placed on probation and confined to jail, in relation to the crime for which the person was sentenced to or confined in jail.
Resolution No. 129—2012-2013 – Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee. Authorize the formation of a Space Needs Study Ad Hoc Committee consisting of seven appointed members to identify and address current and future space needs within Outagamie County.
Resolution No. 130—2012-2013 – Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee. Authorize the formation of an Airport Name Change Ad Hoc Committee consisting of seven appointed members to study the ramifications of a name change for the Outagamie County Regional Airport and recommend new names if deemed advantageous.
Resolution No. 131—2012-2013 – Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee . Approve and authorize the execution of the attached Concession Agreement between Outagamie County Regional Airport and DMH, Inc. after review by the Outagamie County Corporation Counsel.
Resolution No. 132—2012-2013 – Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee. Approve and authorize the execution of the attached Concession Agreement between Outagamie County Regional Airport and First Class Concessions after review by the Outagamie County Corporation Counsel.
Resolution No. 133—2012-2013 – Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee. Authorize granting the Outagamie County Highway Department a permanent limited easement for the right to construct and maintain a drainage facility, including for such purpose the right to operate the necessary equipment thereon and the right of ingress and egress as long as required for such public purpose, including the right to preserve, protect, remove or plan thereon any vegetation that the highway authorities may deem necessary or desirable but without prejudice to the owner’s right to make or construct improvements on such land or to flatten the slopes, providing said activities will not impair or otherwise adversely affect the highway facilities within the right-of-way as noted on the attached easement and other documents, which by reference are made a part hereof.
The following two resolutions are subject to action by confirmation of the County Board to suspend the County Board Rules for timing submission in the packet (the documents will be posted as soon as they become available to the County Clerk's office):
Resolution No. 134—2012-2013 - Legislative/Audit & Human Resources Committee. Approves extending the employment terms approved in Resolutions 135, 136, 137, 138 and 139-2010-2011 and amends the grievance procedure to comply with Section 66.0509 Wisconsin State Law. NOTE: Resolution No. 134--2012-2013 was not approved by the Legislative/Audit & Human Resources Committee at their February 26, 2013, meeting to be brought to the floor of the County Board meeting.
Resolution No. 135—2012-2013 – Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee. Approve the Airport Liquor License Application.