County Board Meeting -- October 27, 2015

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

Office of the County Clerk, October 27, 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 October 13, 2015 County Board Meeting minutes.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
Parks Study Ad Hoc Committee Presentation – Joy Hagen and Trish Nau

ESTABLISH ORDER OF THE DAY

COMMUNICATIONS

 No. 

Communication Date 

Received From   Subject Referred To 
 1  10-16-15      Sawyer  County   

 Res. 10-2015, Repeal statutory provisions in budget bull relative to shoreland zoning standards    

 Zoning Committee
 2  10-13-15      Price County  Res. 56-15, Support funding of pay progression for assistant district attorneys  OC has a position: Res. 118-2014-15

County Clerk request for roll call votes on the required no. of printed copies of the following:
Roll call vote for printed copies of the 2013-2014 County Board Proceedings Book
Roll call vote for printed copies of the 2014-2015 County Board Proceedings Book

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

APPOINTMENTS
A letter was received from County Executive Nelson nominating Andy Gitter and Melinda Morella for appointment as citizen members to the Greenway Implementation Committee; said terms expiring October 2018.

A letter was received from County Executive Nelson nominating John Weyenberg for re-appointment and Lisa Schneider for appointment to the Housing Authority Commission; said terms expiring May 2020 and May 2019, respectively.

A letter was received from County Board Chairperson Nagler nominating Supervisor Mike Thomas for appointment to the FoxComm Fiscal Advisory Committee; said term expiring April 2016.

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 Nos. 53, 54, & 57—2015-16 were previously distributed to the County Board members at the October 13 meeting. County Board members: please bring your copies to the meeting.

Resolution No. 53—2015-16 – Property, Airport, Recreation and Economic Development Committee. Recommend the utilization of property and/or structures located outside the downtown campus for the purpose of relocating the Sheriff's Department Patrol Division, in order to allow the Patrol Division to better serve the needs of the residents they provide law enforcement services, and recommend that the square footage potentially vacated by the Sheriff’s Department be utilized by the Veterans Department in an area that satisfies the accessibility needs of their clients.

At the October 13, 2015 County Board meeting, Supervisor Culbertson requested that Resolution No. 53 be held in committee. No objections; so ordered.

Resolution No. 54—2015-16 – Public Safety Committee. Recommend relocating the Law Enforcement portion of the Sheriff’s Department out of the downtown campus to an area near a major arterial.

At the October 13, 2015 County Board meeting, Supervisor Duncan requested that Resolution No. 54 be held in committee. No objection; so ordered.

Resolution No. 57—2015-16 – Property, Airport, Recreation and Economic Development Committee. Approve the Parks Need Study Ad Hoc Committee recommendation to utilize segregated funds (Cost Center 2080200) to create: 1) A traditional and/or linear park in the vicinity of the Duck Creek Corridor; and/or 2) A linear park with trail connections and water access points in the vicinity of the Fox River, as noted in the “Outagamie County Parks Needs Study-2014-2015,” and approve the “Outagamie County Parks Needs Study-2014-15” be included as an addendum to the Outdoor Recreation and Open Space Plan: 2014-2018.

At the October 13, 2015 County Board meeting, Supervisor Culbertson requested that Resolution No. 57 be held in committee. No objections; so ordered.

NEW BUSINESS
Resolution No. 61—2015-16 – Finance Committee. Support the Town of Grand Chute Tax Incremental District No. 2 Project Plan.

Resolution No. 62—2015-16 – Public Safety Committee. Oppose any legislation expanding the subpoena process.

Resolution No. 63—2015-16 –Legislative/Audit & Human Resources Committee. Oppose any legislation which gives counties the option to eliminate the duties, powers, and functions of the register of deeds, and treasurer, giving those duties, powers and functions to the county clerk.

Resolution No. 64—2015-16 – Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development & Public Safety Committees. Recommend relocating the Law Enforcement Division of the Sheriff’s Department outside of the downtown campus, and support a collaborative effort with the State Patrol (WDOT) with the Outagamie County Executive pursuing consolidation options with WDOT as well as providing County Board progress updates, and due to the project timeline, if a memorandum of understanding with the State has not been obtained by February 29, 2016, proceed with relocating the Law Enforcement Division of the Sheriff’s Department to a board approved location.

REPORTS