County Board Meeting -- February 24, 2015

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

Office of the County Clerk, February 24, 2015.

The Board meets pursuant to adjournment, and is called to order by Chairperson Nagler at 6:30 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 Nagler.

Approval of the minutes of February 10, 2015, County Board meeting.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS

ESTABLISH ORDER OF THE DAY
Reconsideration of Resolution No. 113—2014-15. A supervisor from the prevailing side has requested the following be listed on the agenda for reconsideration to divide and send back to committee. Previously distributed with your February 10 board packet; please bring your copy to the meeting.

Resolution No. 113—2014-15 – Legislative/Audit & Human Resources Committee. Approve urging the State Legislature to, when redistricting, wait until local governments produce and provide their numbers, wards, and district information to the state and to use local boundaries to create state districts.

At the February 10, 2015 Board Meeting, Supervisor Grady moved, seconded by Supervisor Pleuss, for adoption. After some discussion, Supervisor Iverson moved, seconded by Supervisor Thyssen, to amend Resolution No. 113—2014-15 on Page 1, Line 23, by adding a period after “districts” and adding “In addition the legislature will consider a non-partisan board utilizing a method to establish voting districts similar to the process used in Iowa.” Chairperson Nagler stepped down from the chair and Vice Chairperson Hagen took the chair. After Chairperson Nagler addressed the board she retook her seat as chair. Roll call for amendment carried. Roll call for adoption as amended carried.

COMMUNICATIONS

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

APPOINTMENTS
A letter was received from County Executive Thomas Nelson nominating Coordinating Council appointments as follows: Ryan Peterson, Community Corrections member; Tom Wickenham-alternate; Beth Robinson, Alternative Treatment Coordinator member; Kim Hernandez- alternate; Derreka Walton as Bernard Vetrone’s alternate, and Barb Bocik, Clerk of Court, with all terms expiring in April 2017.

A letter was received from County Executive Thomas Nelson appointing Representative Amanda Stuck, elected representative, and Lisa Van Schyndel, Emergency Management Director, to the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) with terms expiring in June 2017.

A letter was received from County Executive Thomas Nelson recommending the reappointments of Bob Jakel and Larry Burkhardt to the Loan Review Committee with said terms expiring in January 2018. (Bob Jakel’s information is pending and will be put on your desks)

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

NEW BUSINESS 
Ordinance No. Z-8—2014-15 - Agriculture, Extension Education, Zoning & Land Conservation Committee. Recommend adoption of the petition from Dave and Tina Wichman to rezone two acres of a 40 acre parcel located in the Town of Cicero from the Exclusive Agriculture District to the General Agriculture District as depicted on the attached review and map.

Resolution No. 114—2014-15 – Health and Human Services Committee (HHS). Approve the acceptance of the Project YES! Grant (otherwise known as the Healthy Transitions Grant) for January 1, 2015 through September 30, 2015, in the amount of $371,854, as noted on the attached fiscal note, and approve the use of these funds to contract for two full-time and two part-time HHS positions, and to also use a portion of the grant funds to provide Comprehensive Community Services staff time and related contracted services.

Resolution No. 115—2014-15 – Public Safety Committee. Approve amending membership to the Coordinating Council Committee by including an Alternative Treatment Coordinator.

Resolution No. 116—2014-15 – Public Safety Committee. Support proposed legislation which will require the Department of Justice to design a poster that provides information regarding the national human trafficking resource center hotline, make the poster electronically available, and encourage its display by certain businesses.

Resolution No. 117—2014-15 – Public Safety Committee. Support proposed legislation prohibiting the sale of novelty lighters to minors and prohibiting the display of novelty lighters in an area of a retail establishment that is accessible to the general public.

Resolution No. 118—2014-15 – Public Safety Committee. Support the funding of pay progression for prosecutors, as well as the creation and funding of additional assistant district attorney positions.

Ordinance No. H—2014-15 – Finance Committee. Recommend adoption of the list of depositories for Outagamie County.

REPORTS