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PIERCE COUNTY: 2/25/14 Board Meeting Minutes

Monday, March 24, 2014 - 11:20pm

PIERCE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Tuesday - February 25, 2014 - 7:00 p.m.
MINUTES
Meeting called to order by 1st Vice-Chairman Greg Place at 7:00 p.m. in the County Board Room at the Pierce County Courthouse. A quorum was established with roll call by County Clerk Jamie Feuer-helm with 15 supervisors present & 2 excused (J. Aubart, J. Holst). Also attending were Corporation Counsel Brad Lawrence, JoAnn Miller–Administrative Coordinator, Andy Pichotta-Land Management Director, Chad Johnson-Hwy Commissioner, Sue Galoff-Public Health Director, Ron Schmidt-Human Services Director, Peg Feuerhelm-Clerk of Court, Dee Novak-Register in Probate, Jason Schulte – Press.
Motion by J. Ross/J. Kosin to adopt the agenda as presented; motion carried by voice vote with all in favor. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag led by Supervisor M. Pittman.
Public Comment: None.
RESOLUTIONS FOR FIRST CONSIDERATION
Res. 13-30 To Order Issuance of Deed to Pierce County for Property Subject to tax Certificate. First reading by Clerk J. Feuer-helm interrupted by motion of M. Kahlow/J. Kosin to suspend the rules & waive reading of resolution; motion carried unanimously by show of hands vote.
Res. 13-31 Ratify Collective Bargaining Agreement for L.A.W. – Community Health. First reading by Clerk J. Feuerhelm. Motion by M. Pittman/J. Ross to suspend rules and approve resolution on first reading, motion carried by show of hands vote with all in favor. Motion by M. Pittman/J. Kosin to approve Resolution 13-31 as presented; motion carried unanimously by voice vote.
Res. 13-32 Ratify Collective Bargaining Agreement for Teamsters Human Services Professionals Local 662. First reading by Clerk J. Feuerhelm. Motion by D. Reis/S. Bjork to suspend rules and approve resolution on first reading, motion carried by show of hands vote with all in favor. Motion by C. Bjork/D. Reis to approve Resolution 13-32 as presented; motion carried unanimously by voice vote.
Res. 13-33 Salary Adjustments for Elected Officials Clerk of Court & Sheriff 2015-2018. First reading by Clerk J. Feuerhelm. Supervisor M. Kahlow asked why the Sheriff’s salary was not set at the average for the other counties used as comparables. Supervisor M. Pittman responded by saying that the Finance & Personnel Committee felt that with the 1.25% increase to 2014 salary for Sheriff brings it very close to that average & determined that was sufficient at this time. No action taken.
Res. 13-34 To Authorize County Email Addresses for County Board Supervisors. First reading by Clerk J. Feuerhelm. Supervisor R. Wood indicated that she was in favor of this legislation & thought it was a good idea. Supervisor K. Snow asked if a there was a list of do’s & don’ts regarding the usage of such an account that would be provided for supervisors as well.
Res. 13-35 Advisory Resolution Concerning Changes to the Wisconsin Well Woman Program. First reading by Clerk J. Feuer-helm. Motion by R. Bartels/R. Wood to suspend rules and approve resolution on first reading, motion carried by show of hands vote with all in favor. Motion by R. Bartels/D. Bergseng to approve Resolution 13-35 as presented; motion carried unanimously by voice vote.
Res. 13-37 Amend Personnel Policy to Change Recruitment & Hiring Process & Certain Employee Benefits. First reading by Clerk J. Feuerhelm. Motion by M. Kahlow/D. Bergseng to suspend rules and approve resolution on first reading, motion carried by show of hands vote with 14 in favor, & 1 opposed (R. Wood). Motion by D. Bergseng/D. Auckland to approve Resolution 13-37 as presented; motion carried unanimously by voice vote.
Res. 13-38 Transfer From General Fund for 2013 Register of Probate Budget Deficit. First reading by Clerk J. Feuerhelm. Motion by M. Pittman/R. Wood to suspend rules and approve resolution on first reading, motion carried by show of hands vote with all in favor. Motion by C. Bjork/S. Bjork to approve Resolution 13-38 as presented; motion carried unanimously by roll call vote.
RESOLUTIONS FOR SECOND CONSIDERATION
Res. 13-29 Establish 2014 Salaries & Benefits for Non- Represented Employees. Motion by J. Ross/R. Mercord to approve Resolution 13-29 as presented; motion carried unanimously by roll call vote.
ORDINANCES FOR FIRST CONSIDERATION
Ord. 13-12 Amend Pierce County Code Chapter 238 Floodplain Zoning & Chapter 240 Zoning Codes. Motion by K. Snow/D. Reis to suspend the rules & waive reading of the ordinance; motion carried unanimously by voice vote. A. Pichotta explained the proposed amendments.
Ord. 13-13 Rezoning 10 Acres From Agriculture-Residential to Industrial in the Town of Diamond Bluff: Steve Burmood (owner) and Wisconsin Industrial Sand Company (agent). Motion by R. Mercord/ M. Kahlow to suspend the rules & waive reading of the ordinance; motion carried unanimously by voice vote. A. Pichotta further explained request for rezone.
ORDINANCES FOR SECOND CONSIDERATION - None
APPOINTMENTS: 1st Vice-Chairman G. Place announced that Marge Lorayne was being appointed to the ADRC Board. Motion by M. Kahlow/R. Mercord to confirm the appointment of Marge Lorayne to ADRC Board for a term of 4/1/2013 – 4/30/2016; motion carried unanimously by voice vote.
Future Agenda Items: Resolutions & ordinances for second consideration. Special County Board meeting addressing issues on potential new jail announced for March 11, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
Adjournment: Meeting adjourned at 8:02 p.m. by motion of M. Pittman/L. Peterson; motion carried unanimously.
Respectfully submitted by J. Feuerhelm, County Clerk
______________________________ (Pub. 03/26/14) WNAXLP