County Board Meeting -- December 10, 2013

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

Office of the County Clerk, December 10, 2013.

The Board meets pursuant to adjournment, and is called to order by Chairperson Schuette at 5:30 p.m. in the County Board Room, located at 410 South Walnut Street, Appleton, Wisconsin.

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 November 19, 2013 County Board meeting.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
Space Needs Study PowerPoint Presentation – Mike Thomas (information in packet)

Space Needs Memo

Space Needs Survey

Space Needs - Detailed Dept. Staff + Space Needs

Space Needs - Individual Space Needs Issues

Space Needs - Options to Resolve Space Needs

Space Needs - Recommendations History

Space Needs - Sheriff's Memo

ESTABLISH ORDER OF THE DAY

COMMUNICATIONS 
Communications Referral List
Reminder memo regarding the County Board Christmas party

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

APPOINTMENTS 
Letter from County Executive Nelson recommending to the Greenway Implementation Committee the following: re-appointment of Chad Hoerth for a three-year term, appointment of Mike Kading for an unexpired term ending October 2015, and appointments of Candice Mortara and Nick Hoffman.

Letter from County Executive Nelson recommending to the newly created Community Development Block Grant Committee the following appointments: Jim Lincoln, Gary Schmidt, Nick Cluppert, Jason Garcia, Dan Brady, Andy Schmitt, and Paul Bady.

Letter from County Executive Nelson recommending to the newly implemented Justice Center Roof Replacement Project Oversight Committee the following appointments: Paul Farrell, Dave Kiesner, and Craig Moser.

Letter from County Chairperson Schuette recommending to the newly implemented Justice Center Roof Replacement Project Oversight Committee the following appointments: Supervisors Tanya Rabec and Katrin Patience.

Letter from County Chairperson Schuette recommending to the Outagamie County Loan Review Committee the following appointments: Supervisors Jeff Nooyen and Carl Anthony.

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. 113—2013-14 – Public Safety Committee. Support legislation that provides that a parent of any age who has appeared before the juvenile court in a contested adoption or involuntary termination of parental rights proceeding is considered to have waived his or her right to counsel if the juvenile court has ordered the parent to appear and the parent fails to appear in person as ordered without just cause. The bill also provides that repeated failure by a parent to appear in person as ordered by the juvenile court is presumed to be without just cause.

At the November 19, 2013 meeting, Supervisor Duncan moved, seconded by Supervisor Groat, for adoption. Subsequently, Supervisor Nagler moved, seconded Supervisor McDaniel, to refer back to committee. Motion carried.

Resolution No. 118 —2013-14 – Highway and Solid Waste Committee. Authorize the Outagamie County Highway Department to complete excavation and earthwork on building Phase 2 of the Northeast Landfill, the roadway extension to the Northeast Landfill, and some intermediate cover work, and approve the Solid Waste Department reimbursing itself from future note proceeds for expenses incurred until the note proceeds are received as noted on the attached referenced fiscal note.

At the November 19, 2013 meeting, Supervisor D. De Groot requested Resolution No. 118 be held in committee. No objection; so ordered. 

Ordinance No. K—2013-14 – Highway and Solid Waste Committee. Amend Section 36-91 “Speed Zones Established” of the Outagamie County Code of Ordinances for a speed limit change on CTH “CE” from 45 to 40 m.p.h. from WIS 441 to CTH “N” and from WIS 441 to 200 feet east of Railroad Street, as noted in the ordinance.

At the November 19, 2013 meeting, Supervisor D. De Groot requested Ordinance No. K be held in committee. No objection; so ordered.

NEW BUSINESS

Resolution No. Z-5—2013-14 – Agriculture, Extension Education, Zoning and Land Conservation Committee. Approval the proposed rezoning request for 26 parcels in the Town of Black Creek. Twenty one parcels are to be rezoned to Exclusive Agriculture District and five parcels rezoned to the General Agriculture District, as depicted on the attached.

Resolution No. Z-6—2013-14 – Agriculture, Extension Education, Zoning and Land Conservation Committee. Approval the proposed 41.9 acre rezoning request (two parcels) for Tom Dercks from General Agricultural District to Single Family Residential District in the Town of Greenville, as depicted on the attached.

NOTE: A large map will be hanging in the County Board Room for review relative to the following Ordinance No. Z-6—2013-14.

Ordinance No. Z-6—2013-14 – Agriculture, Extension Education, Zoning and Land Conservation Committee. Approve the amendments to Chapter 24 of the Outagamie County Code of Ordinances, “Floods” as noted in the ordinance and as filed in the Office of Planning and Zoning Administration.

Resolution No. 124—2013-14 – Property, Airport, Recreation and Economic Development Committee. Establish the Justice Center Roof Replacement Project as a public works project whose total cost will not exceed $358,000, and authorize the formation of the Outagamie County Justice Center Roof Replacement Project Oversight Committee to oversee said project.

Resolution No. 125—2013-14 – Health & Human Services Committee. Approve accepting and expending up to $500,000 of federal monies under the Wisconsin Small Cities Community Development Block Grant – Emergency Assistance Housing Program to assist eligible residents who incurred damage from the August 7, 2013 tornados and severe storm, and approve payment of $35,000 to East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission for administering these grant funds, as noted on the attached fiscal note.

Resolution No. 126—2013-14 – Health & Human Services Committee. Approve that a seven- person Housing Committee be established for the purpose of working with the Grant Administrator to review local applications for assistance for recovery from the August 7, 2013 storm.

Resolution No. 127—2013-14 – Health & Human Services Committee. Approve various Brewster Village budgetary transfers to account for actual financial activity during the year as noted on the attached fiscal note.

Resolution No. 128—2013-14 – Health & Human Services Committee. Support legislation to create a statewide program to review child deaths and provide a penalty.

Resolution No. 129—2013-14 – Highway and Solid Waste Committee. Approve transfers of highway funding as follows: $250,000 from the CTH “E” - STH “96” to Longview Drive project; $80,000 from the CTH “E” - CTH “EE” to East County Line project to the CTH “AA” - STH “96” to CTH “OO” project; and $50,000 from the CTH “S” - CTH “CB” to Kelly Road project to the Culvert Replacement Program as noted on the attached fiscal note.

Resolution No. 130—2013-14 – Legislative/Audit & Human Resources Committee. Authorize a budget transfer to increase the HR-Negotiation, Mediation & Arbitration Purchased Services budget by $29,000, decrease the HR-Unemployment Compensation Fringe Benefit budget by ($23,000) and decrease the HR-Director Purchased Services budget by ($6,000) as noted on the attached fiscal note. 

Resolution No. 131—2013-14 – Property, Airport, Recreation and Economic Development Committee. Approve a $18,000 transfer from the Airport Public Safety cost center to the Terminal North Boiler Replacement cost center as noted on the attached fiscal note. 

Resolution No. 132—2013-14 – Property, Airport, Recreation and Economic Development Committee. Approve various Airport budget transfers to account for actual financial activity during the year and anticipated activity on existing Federal AIP and State Grant Projects as noted on the attached fiscal note.

Resolution No. 133—2013-14 – Property, Airport, Recreation and Economic Development Committee. Approve accepting all donations for the construction of the Outagamie County Insane Asylum Cemetery Memorial.

Resolution No. 134—2013-14 – Public Safety Committee. Approve a $7,000 transfer from the Emergency Management cost center, Salaries line item, to the EPCRA cost center, Fringe Benefits, line item and $3,000 from the Emergency Management cost center, Fringe Benefits line item to the EPCRA cost center, Salaries line item, as noted on the attached fiscal note. 

Resolution No. 135—2013-14 – Public Safety Committee. Approve the Sheriff’s Department applying for the County/Tribal Program grant to be used to secure a drug detection/passive tracking K-9, training and equipment, as noted on the attached fiscal note.

Resolution No. 136—2013-14 – Public Safety Committee. Approve the Sheriff’s Department various budget transfers to account for actual financial activity, as noted on the attached fiscal note.

Resolution No. 137—2013-14 – Public Safety Committee. Approve an $800 transfer from the Offender Services cost center, Fringe Benefits line item, to the Offender Services cost center, Travel/Training line item, as noted on the attached fiscal note.

Resolution No. 138—2013-14 – Finance Committee. Approve a deletion to the Outagamie County Investment Policy Section VII – Investment Parameters: Maximum Maturities, as noted in the resolution

Resolution No. 139—2013-14 – Finance Committee. Authorize the County Clerk to enter into new Memorandum of Understanding with 19 municipalities for the 2014 and 2015 calendar years as noted on the attachments to the resolution. 

Resolution No. 140—2013-14 – Finance Committee. Authorize writing off the debts listed on the Delinquent Accounts Receivable Write-Offs for 2013, as attached to the resolution. 

Resolution No. 141—2013-14 – Finance Committee. Approve a $3,000 transfer from the County Executive cost center, Travel/Training line item, to the County Executive cost center, Purchased Services line item, as noted on the attached fiscal note.

Resolution No. 142—2013-14 – Finance Committee. Approve increasing the Tax Deed Expense cost center, Fees, Fines, and Costs line item $95,000; increasing the Purchased Services line item $45,000; and approve the net $50,000 to be used to reduce the Fund Balance Applied line item in the General Fund Surplus cost center as noted on the attached fiscal note.

Resolution No. 143—2013-14 – Finance Committee. Approve accepting and expending the Wisconsin Energy Foundation Sustainability Grant of $1,000 with funds to be placed in the County Executive cost center, Sustainability Fund – Purchased Services line item, to be used for the Cool Choices Program, as noted on the attached fiscal note.

Resolution No. 144—2013-14 – Finance Committee. Approve a $7,000 transfer from the Reserve for Contingency cost center, Purchased Services line item, to Corporation Counsel cost center, Purchased Services line item, as noted on the attached fiscal note.

REPORTS

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