Pierce County Board May Proceedings
Tuesday - May 27, 2008 - 7:00 p.m.
Meeting called to order by Chair P. Barkla at 7:00 p.m. A quorum was established with roll call by County Clerk J. Feuerhelm showing 17 supervisors present. Also attending were, Corporation Counsel B. Lawrence, Information Services Director Janet Huppert, Land Management Director Andy Pichotta and members of the public. Motion to adopt agenda made by J. Holst / C. Simones; motion carried by voice vote with all in favor. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag led by J. Kucinski.
Public Comments: Curtis Rustad, Town of Hartland resident commented on high salaries and continually increasing taxes. IS Director J. Huppert informed the board of storm damage done to the phone and voice mail system. She also presented estimated costs for such damages. M. Pittman reported on behalf of the Parks Committee and the status of the cabins located at the Park. D. Reis reported on behalf of the Building Committee and the different projects getting under way. R. Purdy reported on the River Country Resource Conservation and Development Council.
Appointment of Interim Administrative Coordinator: Motion by J. Holst / J. Kosin to appoint Paul Barkla as interim Admin. Coordinator; Chairman P. Barkla called for other nominations; none given. Motion by C. Simones / D. Rohl to close nominations and cast a unanimous ballot for Mr. Barkla; motion carried by voice vote with 16 in favor and 1 abstained (P. Barkla).
RESOLUTIONS FOR FIRST CONSIDERATION
Res. 08-03 Establish Fee for Securing Title in Lands taken by Tax Deed. First reading by Clerk J. Feuerhelm, with adoption requested on first reading. Motion by C. Simones / D. Reis to suspend the rules and adopt on first reading. Treasurer Phyllis Beastrom explained the need for such resolution and the purpose for adopting on first reading. Motion to suspend the rules carried by roll call vote with 16 in favor, 1 opposed (B. Plunkett). Motion by C. Simones / D. Reis to adopt resolution; motion carried by voice vote with all in favor.
RESOLUTIONS FOR SECOND CONSIDERATION
ORDINANCES FOR FIRST CONSIDERATION
Ord. 08-04 Rezone 38.390 Acres form General Rural Flexible 8 to Light Industrial in the Town of Oak Grove: Donna L. Nesbitt. First reading by Clerk J. Feuerhelm. Land Management Director Andy Pichotta explained the rezoning being requested and answered board member questions.
ORDINANCES FOR SECOND CONSIDERATION
Ord. 08-01 Rezone a Parcel of Land in Town of Gilman from Primary Agriculture to General Rural: Anderson Rezone. Motion by C. Simones / J. Holst to approve; motion carried by voice vote with 16 in favor and 1 abstained (R. Purdy).
Rezone a Parcel of Land in the Town of Gilman from Primary Agriculture to General Rural: Anderson Rezone
The Board of Supervisors of Pierce County, Wisconsin does ordain:
Section 1: The Official Pierce County Zoning Map for the Town of Gilman be amended to change the zoning from Primary Agriculture to General Rural for the parcel of land described as: A parcel of land located in the N ? of the NW ? of Section 20, Town 27 North, Range 16 West, excluding Lot 1 of CSM. Vol. 7 page 137 being part of the NW ? of the NW ?.
Section 2: That this ordinance shall not be codified.
Section 3: That this ordinance shall take effect upon passage.
Dated this 22nd day of April, 2008.
FARM TECHNOLOLGY DAYS 2010: UW-Extension Ag Agent Greg Andrews presented a review and update on the progress being made to host the event in Pierce County in 2010.
ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR JOB DESCRIPTION: Discussion on job description as it is currently written. Supervisor J. Holst suggested that if supervisors had comments or recommendations that they should submit them in writing to the Chairman no later than June 9, 2008 so they may be considered by the Finance and Personnel Committee at their meeting on June 16, 2008.
APPOINTMENTS: Chairman P. Barkla appointed Robert Traynor to a 3 year term on the Fair Committee commencing on 5-27-08. He also appointed Myrna Larrabee to the Solid Waste Management Board for a 3 year term commencing 04-30-08 through 04-30-10; he added this appointment needs to be ratified by the full County Board. Motion by C. Simones / R. Purdy to confirm the appointment of Myrna Larrabee to the Solid Waste Management Board; motion carried by voice vote with all in favor.
CLOSED SESSION: Motion by C. Simones / B. Gilles at 8:03 p.m. to convene in closed session pursuant to §19.85, WI STATS for the purpose of conferring with legal counsel for the governmental body who is rendering oral or written advice concerning strategy to be adopted by the body with respect to litigation in which it is or is likely to become involved: Litigation update. Motion carried by roll call vote with all present in favor; J. Kucinski absent.
OPEN SESSION: Motion by C. Simones / D. Rohl to return to open session at 8:45 p.m.; motion carried by roll call vote with all in favor; no action taken.
ANNOUNCMENTS from the CHAIRMAN: none
ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR REPORT:
FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS: Nesbitt rezone, union contract ratification.
OTHER BUSINESS: none
ADJOURNMENT: Meeting adjourned at 8:50 p.m. by motion of C. Simones / J. Holst. Motion carried by voice vote with all in favor.
Submitted by J. Feuerhelm, County Clerk. 27C