PIERCE COUNTY BAORD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING MINUTESPIERCE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
PIERCE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Tuesday - October 25,2011 - 7:00 pm
Meeting called to order by Chair Paul Barkla at 7:00 pm in the County Board Room at the Pierce County Courthouse. A quorum was established with roll call by County Clerk Jamie Feuerhelm with all 17 supervisors present (M. Pittman arriving at 7:04 pm). Also attending were Corporation Counsel Brad Lawrence, PC Economic Development Coordinator Bill Warner, Hwy. Commissioner Chad Johnson, Human Services Director Tami Kincaid, H.S. Ops Manager Tami Billeter, Land Conservation Director Rodney Webb, Sharon Klumpp of Springsted Inc., A.C. Candidate Jo Ann Miller, Army Reservist Barry Foy, and Reporter Jason Schulte. Motion by J. Hoist / C. Simones to adopt agenda as presented; motion carried by voice vote with all in favor. Pledge of Allegiance to the flag led by T. Sitz.
Public Comment: Army Reservist Barry Foy was present to give Veterans Award to supervisor M. Pittman who had not yet arrived at the meeting. Barry indicated he would return next month.
Introduction of AC Candidate: R. Rommel reviewed the hiring process for the administrative coordinator and introduced Sharon Klumpp of Springsted Inc. who helped the recruitment process. He then introduced Jo Ann Miller, the AC candidate who spoke to the board about her experience, skills, and goals.
CLOSED SESSION: Motion by C. Simones / J. Kosin at 7:07 pm to convene in closed session pursuant to §19.85(1) (c), Wl STATS for the purpose of considering employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility: Selection of Administrative Coordinator candidate. Motion carried unanimously by roll call vote.
OPEN SESSION: Motion by C. Simones / D. Rohl at 7:13 pm to return in open session; motion carried unanimously by roll call vote. Motion by R. Rommel / G. Place to appoint Jo Ann Miller as Administrative Coordinator subject to the execution of a contract, effective December 1,2011 with the first day on the job to be December 5,2011, at an annual salary of $105,000 and benefits as provided for other non-represented employees. Further, that Ms. Miller be provided with up to $2,500 in moving expenses, accrual of Paid Time Off (PTO) at the rate of 14 years with an advance of 30 days of PTO for use within one year from date of hire with the advanced PTO to be repaid no later than three years from December 1, 2011 and three months' severance. Motion carried unanimously by roll call vote.
RESOLUTIONS FOR FIRST CONSIDERATION
Res. 11-17 Authorize New Positions for 2012. First reading by Clerk J. Feuerhelm.
Res. 11-18 Approve 2012 Tax Levy and Budget. First reading by Clerk J. Feuerhelm; T. Billeter summarized the budget and addressed questions from the Board.
RESOLUTIONS FOR SECOND CONSIDERATION
Res. 11-14 Authorize Purchase of Trenton Boat Landing from State of Wisconsin in the Town of Trenton with Park Development Funds and Approve Unbudgeted Expenditure. Motion
by C. Simones / M. Pittman to approve as presented; motion carried unanimously by roll call vote.
Res. 11-15 Sponsorship of Industrial Revenue Bonds. Motion by C. Simones / R. Bartels to approve as presented; motion carried unanimously.
Res. 11-16 Prohibit Carrying of Concealed Weapons in Buildings Owned, Occupied, or Controlled by Pierce County and at Special Events Organized by Pierce County. Motion by G. Place / D. Reis to approve as presented. Board discussed possible liability issues, if any, the County should consider. Motion by B. Plunkett / C. Peterson to amend the resolution by removing any language referring to buildings other than the Courthouse as well as special events. Motion to amend failed by roll call vote with 2 in favor (B. Plunkett, M. Pittman) and 15 opposed. Original motion to approve as presented carried with 15 in favor and 2 opposed (B. Plunkett, M. Pittman).
ORDINANCES FOR FIRST CONSIDERATION
Ord. 11-10 Amendments to the Pierce County Floodplain Code (Chapter 238). Motion by J. Hoist / C. Simones to suspend the rules and waive reading of ordinance; motion carried by voice vote with 16 in favor and 1 opposed (B. Plunkett). No action taken.
ORDINANCES FOR SECOND CONSIDERATION
Ord. 11-07 Amend Chapter 101, Article IV of the Pierce County Code: Animals - Waste Storage. Motion by J. Hoist / C. Simones to approve as presented; motion carried unanimously. (This lengthy document may be viewed at the Pierce County Courthouse or on the county website: www.co.pierce.wi.us.)
Ord. 11-08 Rezone 6.34 Acres from Agriculture Residential to Industrial in the Town of Union -Greg Bechel. Motion by K.Snow / J. Kosin to approve as presented; motion carried unanimously.
Rezone 6.34 Acres from Agriculture Residential to Industrial in the Town of Union - Greg Bechel The Board of Supervisors of Pierce County, Wisconsin does ordain as follows:
Section 1: The Official Pierce County Zoning Map for the Town of Union is amended to change the zoning from Agriculture Residential to Industrial on 6.34 acres of land located in Lot 1 CSM Volume 4 Page 165 being part of the Southeast 1/4 of the Southwest 1/4 of Section 7, Township 25 North, Range 15 West, Town of Union, Pierce County, Wisconsin, containing 6.34 acres together with a driveway easement described in Volume 290 Page 156.
Section 2: That this ordinance shall not be codified.
Section 3: That this ordinance shall take effect upon passage.
Dated this 27th day of September 2011.
Ord. 11-09 Amend Chapter 238 of the Pierce County Code - Floodplain Zoning. Motion by C. Simones / L. Peterson to approve as presented; motion carried unanimously.
Amend Chapter 238 of the Pierce County Code: Floodplain Zoning
Pierce County Board of Supervisors does hereby ordain as follows:
SECTION 1: That Chapter 238, Article I, § 238-5 of the Pierce County Code is hereby revised as follows:
§ 238-5 Areas to be regulated.
This chapter regulates all areas that may be covered by the regional flood or base flood. Note: Base flood elevations are derived from the flood profiles in the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) 55093CVOOOA. November 16.2011. Regional flood elevations may be derived from other studies. Areas covered by the base flood are identified as A-zones on the Flood Insurance Rate Map.
SECTION 2: That Chapter 238, Article I, § 238-6 of the Pierce County Code is hereby revised as follows:
§ 238-6 Official maps and revisions.
These maps and flood profiles are the Official Floodplain Zoning Maps and profiles and have been approved by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and are on file in the office of the Zoning Administrator. If more than one map is referenced, the regional flood profiles govern boundary discrepancies according to § 238-8.
A. Official maps based on the FIS. Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) (DFIRM) dated November 3,1993, that those revised with a date of September 2,1994, August 2.2011. Community Panel Numbers 555571 0010200, 550953C0085E, 55093C0095E, 55093C0107E, 55093C0109E, 55093C0125E, 55093C0126E, 55093C0127E. 55093C0130E, 55093C0131E, 55093C0132E. 55093C0150E, 55093C0155E. 55093C0160E, 55093C0165E, 55093C0170E, 55093C0180E. 55093C0185E, 55093C0190E, 55093C0195E, 55093C0205E. 55093C021QE, 55093C0215E. 55093C0216E, 55093C0217E, 55093C0218E, 55093C0219E. 55093C0231E, 55093CQ232E. 55093C0251E. 55093C0252E. 55093C0253E, 55093C0254E. 55093C0260E, 55093C0262E.
55093C0266E. 55093C0267E. 55093C0269E, 55093C0288E. 55093C0300E, 55093C0301E. 55093C0302E. 55093C0305E. 55093C0325E, 55093C0350E, 55093C0364E, 55093C0368E, 55093C0375E. 55093C0376E. 55093C0377E, 55093C0381E. 55093C0382E, 55093C0383E, 55093C0384E. 55093C0403E. 55093CQ404E, 55093C0405E. 55093C0408E, 55093C0409E, 55093C0410E. 55093C0412E. 55093C0416E, 55093C0417E. 55093C0428E, 55093C0429E, 55093C0430E. 55093C0435E. 55093C0436E, 55093C0437E, 55093C0441E. 55093C0445E, 55093C0452E. 55093C0456E. 55093C0475E prepared for the Federal Emergency Management
B. Official maps based on other studies:
(1) Pierce County Mississippi River Floodway map dated August 14,1974 prepared by or for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
(2}[1) Flood Insurance Study dated November 19,1990, August 2, 2011,Community Number 550330, City of River Falls, Pierce and St. Croix Counties.
(3)(2) Flood profiles as documented in the Upper Mississippi River Water Surface Profiles, System Flow Frequency Study prepared by the United States Army Corp of Engineers and dated November 1979 from 1998 to 2003.
(4)(3) St. Croix Regional Flood Analysis, St. Croix Falls to Mouth, dated March 1973, by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in cooperation with the United States Army Corp of Engineers.
(5)(4) Flood Insurance Study, Pierce County, Wisconsin (unincorporated areas).
(6)(5) Dam breach profiles as approved by Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources on March
8, 1996, for areas downstream of dam structures at Plum Creek No. 2, Plum Creek No. 3, and Plum
Creek No. 19, and Bay City Dam Structure No. 1.
SECTION 3: That this Ordinance shall become effective upon its adoption and publication as
required by law.
Dated this 27th day of September, 2011.
Appointments: Chairman P. Barkia made the following appointments:
ADRC Governing Board - Joan Odden effective through April 2012.
Joint Airport Zoning Board - Jeff Hoist, Dist. 16 and Jim Kleinhans, Zoning Administrator, no term length.
Board of Health - Dr. David Woeste effective April 2011 through April 2014. Motion by C. Simones / C. Peterson to confirm his appointment; motion carried unanimously.
Interim Administrative Coordinator's Report: P. Barkia reported on activities he and others were
involved in since the last meeting.
Future Agenda Items: 2012 budget items.
Adjournment: Meeting adjourned at 7:50 pm by motion of J. Hoist / J. Kosin. Motion carried unanimously. Submitted by J. Feuerhelm, County Clerk.