PIERCE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS PROCEEDINGSPIERCE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
PIERCE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Tuesday - February 28, 2012 - 7:00 p.m.
Meeting called to order by 1st Vice-Chair Jeff Holst 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 J. Feuerhelm with 13 supervisors present; J. Aubart, R. Rommel, and K. Snow excused. Also attending were Corporation Counsel Brad Lawrence,
Administrative Coordinator Jo Ann Miller, Public Health Director Sue Galoff, Mindy Dale from Weld, Riley, Prenn and Ricci (via phone), Reporter Jason Schulte, and numerous employees and members of the public. Motion by C. Simones / J. Kosin to adopt agenda as presented; motion carried by voice vote with all in favor. Pledge
of Allegiance to the Flag led by C. Peterson.
Public Comment on Issues Not Related to Agenda Items: none
Proclamation for Court Commissioner / Law Clerk Julia Gehring read by Clerk J. Feuerhelm thanking her for nearly 27 years of service with Pierce County Circuit Court. Ms. Gehring is retiring next month.
Revolving Loan Fund Changes explained by Bill Warner, PCEDC Director. He also reviewed the status of funds and changes likely coming this year regarding regionalization of how and where the funds will be administered.
RESOLUTIONS FOR FIRST CONSIDERATION
Res. 11-34 Reauthorization of Self-Funded Worker’s Compensation. First reading by Clerk J. Feuerhelm. Motion by C. Simones / M. Pittman to suspend the rules and act on first reading; motion carried by show of hands with 12 in favor and 1 opposed (B. Plunkett). Motion by C. Simones / J. Kosin to approve as presented; motion carried unanimously.
Res. 11-35 Salary Adjustments for Elected Officials: County Clerk, Treasurer, and Register of Deeds for 2013
- 2016. First reading by Clerk J. Feuerhelm.
RESOLUTIONS FOR SECOND CONSIDERATION
Res. 11-29 Amend Fees for Issuing Permits and Making Inspections and Investigations of Certain Types of Establishments. Motion by C. Simones / R. Bartels to approve as presented; motion carried unanimously.
Res. 11-30 Dog Damage Claims. Motion by C. Simones / L. Peterson to approve as presented; motion carried unanimously.
Res. 11-31 Amend Personnel Policy to Update and Address Collective Bargaining Changes Resulting from Budget Repair Bill. Dawn Churchill, county employee and resident tax payer from Plum City read a statement regarding proposed changes to the personnel policy. Hwy. Dept. employee Jim Snow also spoke on the changes related to
sick leave. B. Plunkett asked for further clarification regarding Mr. Snow’s situation. Mindy Dale / Weld, Riley, Prenn and Ricci explained how the sick leave bank worked in the past and what the proposed changes would entail. M. Pittman responded stating as a county supervisor they have to consider what’s in the best interest of the whole county not just employees. Motion by J. Kosin / T. Sitz to adopt the resolution and incorporate the changes as recommended by the Transitions Employee Benefits Workgroup and the Finance and
Personnel Committee, as set forth in: a. the Personnel Policy draft of January 10, 2012, and in b. the ‘recommended Revisions to Draft Personnel Policy’ document. Motion carried by roll call vote with 11 in favor (T. Sitz, J. Ross, D. Rohl, G. Place D. Reis, R. Bartels, J. Kosin, M. Pittman, C. Simones, L. Peterson, and J. Holst); 2 opposed (B. Plunkett, C. Peterson).
ORDINANCES FOR FIRST CONSIDERATION
Ord. 11-12 Amend Chapter 172, Section 172-15 of the Pierce County Code - Parks and Recreation. Motion by M. Pittman / J. Kosin to suspend the rules and waive reading of ordinance except the language that was added; motion carried by show of hands with 12 in favor and 1 opposed (B. Plunkett). Clerk J. Feuerhelm read the new language added to the ordinance.
Ord. 11-14 Rezone 20.01 Acres From Rural Residential 12 to General Rural Flexible 8 in the Town of Oak Grove - Kerry and Mary Stees. First reading by Clerk J. Feuerhelm.
ORDINANCES FOR SECOND CONSIDERATION - none
Future Agenda Items: none
Adjournment: Meeting adjourned at 7:37 p.m. by motion of C. Simones / C. Peterson. Motion carried unanimously. JRF