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Pierce County Board, Nov. 12, 2008

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Pierce County Board, Nov. 12, 2008
Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

Wednesday - November 12, 2008 - 9:00 a.m.

Meeting called to order by Chair P. Barkla at 9:01 a.m. A quorum was established with roll call by County Clerk J. Feuerhelm showing 16 board members present; B. Gilles excused. Also attending were Corporation Counsel B. Lawrence and several department supervisors.

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Agenda adopted by motion of J. Holst / C. Simones and carried by voice vote with all in favor. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag led by Clerk J. Feuerhelm.

Public Comments: Chairman P. Barkla announced that supervisor B. Gilles has been moved from the intensive care unit at Regions Hospital to the trauma care unit and is doing better. He is still not able to have visitors other than family.

Public Hearing on 2009 Budget. Chairman P. Barkla opened the hearing for the 2009 budget. He called for any comments or questions from the public; none presented. Chairman P. Barkla closed hearing to public comment on the 2009 Pierce County budget.

* All legislation may be adopted on a first reading at Annual Budget Meeting pursuant to §4-4 and §4-43 of the Pierce County Board Rules (exception: ordinance rezones).

RESOLUTIONS FOR FIRST CONSIDERATION

Res. 08-16 Care of Soldier's Grave. First reading by Clerk J. Feuerhelm. Motion by C. Simones / M. Pittman to approve; motion carried by roll call vote with all in favor.

Res. 08-17 Claims for Listing Dogs. First reading by Clerk J. Feuerhelm. Motion by C. Simones / D. Rohl to approve. B. Plunkett raised a question on the total dollar amount due not being equal to the sum of the individual claims being made. Motion carried by roll call vote with all in favor, subject to the clerical error of the total amount due being corrected. In reviewing individual claims Clerk J. Feuerhelm verified them to be justified and correct, but total amount due was in excess by .50; total amount due revised to read $1,968.50.

RESOLUTIONS FOR SECOND CONSIDERATION

Res. 08-11 Authorize New Positions for 2009. Motion by R. Purdy / D. Reis to approve; motion carried by roll call vote with all in favor.

Res. 08-12 Approve 2009 Tax Levy and Budget. Motion by C. Simones / D. Rohl to approve; discussion followed. M. Pittman informed the board that after reviewing the budget it was discovered that funds needed for the Farm Technology Days project were not included in the budget for 2009 but was approved by the Board in prior legislation. Motion by M. Pittman / D. Reis to amend the 2009 budget to be consistent with Resolution 06-23 to provide funding for contractual services of a temporary marketing coordinator for a limited time from 2009-2010 as a part of Farm Technology Days, transferring funds from the contingency fund of $12,250 from the Seyforth Building and $12,250 from remodeling and relocation projects to the Farm Technology Days fund #55622 general fund account for a total amount of $24,500. Discussion followed, M. Pittman also explained the need and process for expending such funds. Motion on Pittman amendment passed by roll call vote with all in favor. Motion to adopt 2009 budget as amended carried by roll call vote with all in favor.

Res. 08-13 Establish 2009 Salaries and Benefits for Non-Represented Employees. Motion by C. Simones / D. Rohl to approve; discussion followed. Motion carried by roll call vote with 15 in favor (N. Shonoiki, R. Lockwood, J. Kucinski, K. Snow, J. Ross, D. Rohl, G. Place, D. Reis, J. Holst, M. Pittman, C. Simones, J. Camery, R. Purdy, B. Plunkett, and P. Barkla); and 1 opposed (J. Kosin).

Res. 08-14 Ratify Sheriff's Dept. L.A.W. Bargaining Agreement. Motion by C. Simones / R. Lockwood to approve; motion carried by roll call vote with 14 in favor (R. Lockwood, J. Kucinski, K. Snow, J. Ross, D. Rohl, G. Place, D. Reis, J. Holst, C. Simones, J. Camery, R. Purdy, B. Plunkett, N. Shonoiki, and P. Barkla); and 2 opposed (J. Kosin, M. Pittman).

Res. 08-15 Ratify Human Services Professionals Teamsters Bargaining Agreement. Motion by C. Simones / R. Purdy to approve; motion carried by roll call vote with 14 in favor (J. Kucinski, K. Snow, J. Ross, D. Rohl, G. Place, D. Reis, J. Holst, C. Simones, J. Camery, R. Purdy, B. Plunkett, N. Shonoiki, R. Lockwood, and P. Barkla); and 2 opposed (J. Kosin, M. Pittman).

ORDINANCE FOR FIRST CONSIDERATION

Ord. 08-09 Amend Chapter 4, Board of Supervisors Article II, §4-12 of the Pierce County Code - Appointments by Board Chairperson, §4-9 and §4-31 regarding Revolving Loan Fund Committee. Motion by R. Purdy / C. Simones to suspend the rules and waive reading of the ordinance. M. Pittman explained the changes in more detail. Motion to suspend the rules carried by show of hands with 15 in favor and 1 opposed (B. Plunkett). Motion by C. Simones / M. Pittman to approve ordinance; motion carried by voice vote with all in favor. (This lengthy ordinance may be viewed at the Pierce County Courthouse or on the county website: www.co.pierce.wi.us.)

Ord. 08-10 Amend Chapter 4, Board of Supervisors Article II, §§4-8, 4-9, 4-12, 4-24; and Eliminate §4-18 of the Pierce County Code to Eliminate the Drug Court Committee and Add the Duties of the Drug Court Program to the Human Services Board. Motion by J. Kucinski / D. Reis to suspend the rules and waive reading of the ordinance; motion carried by show of hands with 15 in favor and 1 opposed (B. Plunkett). Motion by C. Simones / D. Reis to approve ordinance; motion carried by voice vote with all in favor. (This lengthy ordinance may be viewed at the Pierce County Courthouse or on the county website: www.co.pierce.wi.us.)

ORDINANCE FOR SECOND CONSIDERATION

Ord. 08-08 Rezone a Parcel of Land in the Town of Salem from General Rural to Industrial: Wieser Concrete. Motion by C. Simones / M. Pittman to approve; motion carried by voice vote with all in favor.

ORDINANCE 08-08

Rezone 5.99 Acres from General Rural to Industrial in the Town of Salem: Wieser Concrete

The Board of Supervisors of Pierce County, Wisconsin does ordain as follows:

Section 1: The Official Pierce County Zoning Map for the Town of Salem is amended to change the zoning from General Rural to Industrial on 5.99 acres of land located in part of the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 10, Township 25 North, Range 16 West, Town of Salem, Pierce County, Wisconsin; described as follows: Commencing at the southwest corner of said Section 10; thence along the west line of said Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter N00°57'16"E a distance of 207.44 feet to the northerly right-of-way of U. S. Highway "10" and the point of beginning; thence continuing along said west line of the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter N00°57'16"E a distance of 1105.39 feet to the northwest corner of said Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter; thence along the north line of said Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter S88°50'56"E a distance of 100.00'; thence S00°57'16"W a distance of 700.00 feet; thence S68°37'42"E a distance of 593.74 feet; thence S00°57'16"W a distance of 160.00 feet to said northerly right-of-way of U. S. Highway "10", being the arc of a 7814.49-foot radius curve, concave southerly, with a central angle of 02°18'22", a chord that bears N82°25'49"W and measures 314.52 feet; thence westerly along the arc of said curve and right-of-way a distance of 314.54 feet; thence along said right-of-way S00°57'16"W a distance of 100.00 feet to the beginning of a 7714.49-foot radius curve, concave southerly, with a central angle of 01°40'40", a chord that bears N84°25'20"W and measures 225.90 feet; thence westerly along the arc of said curve and right-of-way a distance of 225.90 feet to the point of tangency; thence along said right-of-way N85°15'40"W a distance of 109.56 feet to the point of beginning.

Section 2: That this ordinance shall not be codified.

Section 3: That this ordinance shall take effect upon passage.

Dated this 28th day of October 2008.

Appointments: Chairman P. Barkla thanked Jack Leo and Corliss Hendrickson for their many years of service on the Board of Adjustment.

County Board Chairman / Interim Administrative Coordinator Announcements: P. Barkla announced that budget and bonding matters occupied a considerable amount of time and thanked fellow Board members for their extraordinary work with departments in creating and bringing forth the 2009 budget.

Future Agenda Items: none

Meeting adjourned at 9:52 a.m. by motion of J. Holst / C. Simones. Motion carried by voice vote with all in favor. Submitted by J. Feuerhelm, County Clerk.

Published December 24, 2008 52 1C

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