County Board Meeting -- March 12, 2013

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** AGENDA **
* * OUTAGAMIE COUNTY BOARD * *

Office of the County Clerk, March 12, 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 26, 2013, County Board meeting.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
None

ESTABLISH ORDER OF THE DAY
Resolution No. 141—2012-2013 – Listed under New Business. This resolution was submitted to the County Clerk after the Board Rule requirements for inclusion into the packet (Rule 7). A suspension of the rules is necessary for action.

COMMUNICATIONS
Communications Referral List – Included

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION FOR A PERIOD OF FIFTEEN MINUTES (PERTINENT TO THE RESOLUTIONS OF THE DAY)

APPOINTMENTS
None

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
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.

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.

Additional information (email addendum for Ronald Tank) was sent in the packet material for the February 26, 2013, meeting. At the February 26, 2013 meeting, Supervisor Mahan requested to hold in committee the appointments to the East Central Regional Planning Commission. No objection; so ordered. 

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.

At the February 26, 2013 meeting, Supervisor Culbertson requested to hold Resolution No. 129—2012-2013 in committee until the next meeting. No objection; so ordered.

NEW BUSINESS
Resolution No. 136—2012-2013 – Finance Committee. Oppose allowing the board of canvassers conducting a recount to determine to conduct the recount of a specific election by hand unless a court orders the recount to be conducted by another method.

Resolution No. 137—2012-2013 – Finance Committee. Support Election Day voter registration in Wisconsin.

Resolution No. 138—2012-2013 – Health and Human Services Committee. Support allowing an individual to have their status as a veteran indicated on a Wisconsin driver’s license or identification card.

Resolution No. 139—2012-2013 – Highway and Solid Waste Committee. Oppose freezing the renewable energy requirements at the 2011 levels. Outagamie County has committed to long-term production of renewable energy from landfill gas, and current law supports such renewable energy production.

Resolution No. 140—2012-2013 – Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee. Support creating a workforce training program to be administered by the Department of Workforce Development in order to access possible grant money to be used for the training of both new and existing employees of businesses in this state.
Resolution No. 141—2012-2013 – Legislative Audit and Human Resources Committee. Nominate Howard Miller, Edward Perkins, and Michael Thomas for consideration as Outagamie County’s Gubernatorial Appointee to the East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission.

REPORTS
None