* * AGENDA * *
* * OUTAGAMIE COUNTY BOARD * *
Office of the County Clerk, April 21, 2015.
The Board meets for the ANNUAL REORGANIZATION MEETING, pursuant to Section 59.03, Wisconsin Statutes, and is called to order by Board Chairperson Nagler at 4:00 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 March 24, 2015, County Board Meeting minutes.
An Oath of Office will be administered by the Honorable John A. Des Jardins, Circuit Court Branch VII, to newly re-elected Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson.
SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
APPOINTMENT OF SERGEANT-AT-ARMS
APPOINTMENT OF PARLIAMENTARIAN
DESIGNATION OF OFFICIAL COUNTY NEWSPAPER FOR LEGAL AND ELECTION NOTICES
CHAIRPERSON’S APPOINTMENT OF COMMITTEE MEMBERS
ESTABLISH ORDER OF THE DAY
Communication Referral List
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION FOR A PERIOD OF FIFTEEN MINUTES (PERTINENT TO THE RESOLUTIONS OF THE DAY)
A letter was received from County Executive Thomas Nelson nominating Morgan Hinkley as the Outagamie County Brewster Village Administrator effective June 1, 2015, pending Board confirmation.
REPORT BY THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE
REPORT AND PRESENTATION OF COUNTY LOBBYIST
Resolution No. 129—2014-15 – Legislative/Audit & Human Resources Committee. Urge the state legislature to, when redistricting, consider a non-partisan board utilizing a method to establish voting districts similar to the process used in Iowa.
Resolution No. 129—2014-15 was previously distributed with your March 24, 2015, board packet; please bring your copy to the meeting.
At the March 24, 2015 meeting, Supervisor Thyssen moved, seconded by Supervisor Iverson, for adoption. Subsequently, discussion took place regarding a similar resolution adopted Feb. 25, 2014, Resolution No. 155—2013-14. Corporation Counsel Guidote reported that if Resolution No. 129—2014-15 were defeated at the March 24, 2015 meeting, confusion could occur with Board intent regarding redistricting. His recommendation was that it might be preferable for the County Board to withdraw Resolution No. 129—2014-15. After further debate, Supervisor Thomas moved, seconded by Supervisor Rahmlow, to refer Resolution No. 129—2014-15 back to committee. Motion carried 20 aye, 14 nay, 2 absent.
Resolution No. Z-1—2015-16 - Agriculture, Extension Education, Zoning & Land Conservation Committee. Approval of the proposed rezoning request from Exclusive Agriculture District to the General Agriculture District for Matthew and Megan Wilcox of 38.3 acres in the Town of Black Creek as depicted on the attached review and map.
Resolution No. 1—2015-16 - Finance Committee. Support the Village of Kimberly’s amendment number one to the TID #5 plan, as detailed on the attachment.
Resolution No. 2—2015-16 - Health & Human Services Committee. Authorize the expenditure of 85.21 trust funds for the purchase of one handicapped accessible minivan for the Non-Profit Affordable Housing Based Rental Service Program at a cost of $33,723 as noted on the attached fiscal note.
Resolution No. 3—2015-16 - Health & Human Services Committee. That provisions brought forth to create a new Children’s Community Option Program and eliminate Family Support, be eliminated from the 2015-2017 Biennial Budget Bill, and that such changes be fully developed and debated as a separate bill outside the budget process.
Resolution No. 4—2015-16 - Health & Human Services Committee. That Wisconsin should keep Senior Care as it is currently structured, a program that is simple, successful and cost effective for our Senior Citizens.
Resolution No. 5—2015-16 - Health & Human Services Committee. That the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services needs to allocate adequate Affordable Care Act funding to the Balance of State Income Maintenance agencies from the unallotted reserve fund by the fall of each year to ensure that adequate staffing and resources are available to sustain the increased workload.
Resolution No. 6—2015-16 - Health & Human Services Committee. That the Joint Finance Committee remove all budget provisions that change the BadgerCare Plus for Childless Adults Medicaid Program and allow this important safety net health insurance program to operate as it currently does for individuals and family members below 100% of federal poverty limits.
Resolution No. 7—2015-16 - Health & Human Services Committee. That the State of Wisconsin should maintain the existing mental health programs funded in the same manner that they have been funded in calendar year 2015 and that no changes to these funding streams occur in the 2015-2017 State Budget.
Resolution No. 8—2015-16 – Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee. Authorize granting WE Energies a 12-foot wide easement, Town of Clayton, Winnebago County, WI, as noted on the attached Distribution Easement Underground and maps, for utilities to transmit electric energy, signals, television and communication services.
Resolution No. 9—2015-16 - Legislative/Audit & Human Resources Committee. Approve the settlement agreement for the Outagamie County Justice Center Association Union employees, authorizing a 1.0% base wage increase effective with the January 11, 2015 pay period and an additional .5% base wage increase effective with the December 13, 2015 pay period, with budgeted expenses and revenues, as noted on the attached fiscal note and attachment.
Resolution No. 10—2015-16 - Legislative/Audit & Human Resources Committee. Oppose any attempt by the State Legislature to eliminate computer aid payments and the personal property tax.
Resolution No. 11—2015-16 – Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee. Approve the second addendum to the Ground Lease Agreement with Kimberly Clark with no fiscal impact, as noted on the attached Second Addendum to Lease Agreement and fiscal note.
Resolution No. 12—2015-16 – Property, Airport, Recreation & Economic Development Committee. Approve the Outagamie County Greenway “Pilot” Fund Policy and Administrative Guidance with program continuity being contingent upon annual appropriation included and approved in the County annual budget.
Ordinance No. A—2015-16 – Health & Human Services Committee. Approve amending Chapter 26, HEALTH, of the Outagamie Code of Ordinances, renaming and creating Division 6. “Smoke Free County-Owned or Leased Enclosures and Vehicles”, and creating “Division 7” for “Enforcement” as noted in the ordinance.