PIERCE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS PROCEEDINGSPIERCE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
PIERCE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Tuesday - March 27, 2012 - 7:00 p.m.
Meeting called to order by 1st Vice-Chair Jeff Holst at 7:00 p.m. in the Pierce County Board Room. A quorum was established with roll call by County Clerk Jamie Feuerhelm with 13
supervisors present; C. Simones, B. Plunkett, and C. Peterson absent. Also attending were Corporation Counsel Brad Lawrence, Administrative Coordinator Jo Ann Miller, Reporter Jason Schulte, and county resident Larry Johnson. 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 J. Aubart.
Public Comment on Issues Not Related to Agenda Items: Vice-Chair J. Holst thanked all County Board members for their time and effort serving as supervisors for the County and the public.
Proclamation for Lieutenant Dennis Sorenson read by Clerk J. Feuerhelm thanking him for 26 years of service with the Pierce County Sheriff’s Dept. Lt. Sorenson retired in February.
County Board Meeting Dates for 2012 - 2013. County Clerk J. Feuerhelm explained dates are set primarily on the 4th Tuesday of each month with the exceptions of April, November, and December. Motion by M. Pittman / J. Kosin to suspend the rules and act on first reading; motion carried unanimously by show of hands.Motion by R.Bartels /J.Kosin to approve dates as set forth by County Clerk; motion carried unanimously.
RESOLUTIONS FOR FIRST CONSIDERATION - none
RESOLUTIONS FOR SECOND CONSIDERATION
Res. 11-35 Salary Adjustments for Elected Officials: County Clerk, Treasurer, and Register of Deeds for 2013 - 2016. Motion by R. Rommel / J. Kosin to approve as presented; motion carried unanimously.
ORDINANCES FOR FIRST CONSIDERATION
Ord. 11-15 Amend Chapter 4 of the Pierce County Code: Eliminate the Emergency Management Committee and Designate the Law Enforcement Committee as the County Emergency Management Committee. R. Rommel gave a review of the ordinance change, explaining that it allows the departments to share resources with less direct reporting to the Administrative Coordinator. Motion by J. Ross / K. Snow to suspend the rules and waive reading of ordinance; motion carried unanimously by show of hands.
Ord. 11-16 Amend Chapter 10 of the Pierce County Code: Eliminate the Emergency Management Committee and Designate the Law Enforcement Committee as the County Emergency Management Committee. Vice-Chair J. Holst explained that this ordinance and the next are related to previous Ordinance 11-15 and are necessary for administrative purposes. Motion by M. Pittman / J. Ross to suspend the rules and waive reading of ordinance; motion carried unanimously by show of hands.
Ord. 11-17 Amend Duties of Administrative Coordinator to Eliminate Supervision of Emergency Management Director. (See explanation in previous ordinance). Motion by J. Ross / J. Kosin to suspend the rules and waive reading of ordinance; motion carried unanimously by show of hands.
ORDINANCES FOR SECOND CONSIDERATION
Ord. 11-12 Amend Chapter 172, Section 172-15 of the Pierce County Code - Parks and Recreation. Motion by G. Place / J. Ross to approve as presented; motion carried unanimously.
Amend Chapter 172, Section 172-15 of the Pierce County Code - Parks and Recrea
tion Pierce County Board of Supervisors does hereby ordain as follows:
SECTION 1: That Chapter 172, Section 172-15 of the Pierce County Code is hereby
revised as follows: § 172-15 All-terrain vehicles and routes.
A. Operation of all-terrain vehicles.Pursuant to s.23.33(4)(d)4, Wis. Stats., except as other
wise provided in s. 23.33(4), Wis. Stats., no person may operate an all-terrain vehicle on
the roadway portion of any highway in the county except on roadways that are designated
as an all-terrain vehicle route by this ordinance. Operation of all-terrain vehicles on a high
way in the county that is an all-terrain vehicle route is authorized only for the extreme right
side of the roadway except that left turns may be made from any part of the roadway that is
safe given prevailing conditions. On paved roadway, all-terrain vehicles must be operated
on the paved portion of the roadway and not on the gravel shoulder.
B. Designation of all-terrain vehicle routes. The following routes are designated all-terrain
vehicle routes in the county.
(1) In the Town of El Paso, the portion of County Road N from 650th Avenue to County
Road G to 425th Street.
(2) In the Town of El Paso, from the intersection of County Road N and G to W4277
County Road G.
(3) In the Town of Spring Lake, CTH B, from 170th Street proceeding North approxi
mately 0.8 miles to 850thAvenue.
C. Conditions applicable to all-terrain vehicle routes. Pursuant to s. 23.33(8)(d),Wis. Stats.,
the following restrictions are placed on the use of the county all-terrain vehicle
routes designated by this ordinance:
(1) Routes shall be marked with uniform all-terrain vehicle route signs in accordance
with s. NR 64.12(7), Wisconsin Administrative Code. No person may do any of the fol
lowing in regard to signs marking county all-terrain vehicle routes.
a. Intentionally remove, damage, deface, move or obstruct any uniform all-terrain ve-
hicle route sign or standard or intentionally interfere with the effective operation
of any uniform all-terrain vehicle route or standards if the sign or standard is legally
placed by the state, any municipality or any authorized individual.
b. Possess any uniform all-terrain vehicle route sign or standard of the type estab-
lished by the department for the warning, instruction or information of the public,
unless he or she obtained the uniform all-terrain vehicle route sign or standard in a
lawful manner. Possession of a uniform all-terrain vehicle route sign or standard
creates a rebuttable presumption of illegal possession.
(2) Operation shall be subject to all provisions of s. 23.33, Wis. Stats., which is adopted
as part of this ordinance by reference, pursuant to s.23.33(11), Wis. Stats.
(3) A copy of this ordinance shall be sent by the County Clerk to appropriate entities as
set forth in §23.33(11)(b) Wis. Stats.
(4) In addition to the provisions of s. 23.33, Wis. Stats., the following restrictions are
placed on the use of the county all-terrain vehicle routes designated by this ordinance:
a. All all-terrain vehicle operators shall observe a speed limit of not more than 40 mph
or the posted roadway speed limit, whichever is lower.
b. All all-terrain vehicle operators shall ride single file.
c. The allowed hours of operation shall be from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. during Daylight
Savings Time and from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. during Standard Time.
d. All all-terrain vehicle operators 12 to 15 must be under the direct supervision of a
parent or legal guardian at all times when operating on a designated all-terrain
e. All persons under 18 must wear a helmet.
SECTION 2: That this Ordinance shall become effective upon its adoption and publication as required by law. Dated this 28th day of February, 2012.
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. Motion by G. Place / J. Ross to approve as presented; motion carried unanimously.
Rezone 20.01 Acres From Rural Residential 12 To General Rural Flexible 8 In The Town Of Oak Grove - Kerry & Mary Stees
The Board of Supervisors of Pierce County, Wisconsin does ordain as follows:
Section 1: The Official Pierce County Zoning Map for the Town of Oak Grove is amended to change the zoning from Rural Residential 12 (RR-12) to General Rural Flexible 8 (GRF8) on 20.01 acres of land located in the Northeast ¼ of the Southeast ¼ of Section 23, Township 26 North, Range 19 West, Town of Oak Grove, Pierce County, Wisconsin, more fully described as follows:
Commencing at the SE corner of said Sec 23; Thence North 01°37’30” East, along the east line of said SE ¼, 1,319.98 feet to the SE corner of said NE ¼ of the SE ¼ and the Point of Beginning; Thence North 86°35’24” West, along the south line of said NE ¼ of the SE ¼, 694.68 feet; Thence North 01°37’30” East, 1,455.73 feet; Thence South 57°00’23” East, 498.07 feet; Thence along the arc of a curve concave Northeasterly, the long chord bearing South 57°41’42” East, 312.86 feet, having a radius of 13,015.96 feet and an arc length of 312.87 feet to the East line of said SE ¼; Thence South 01°37’30” West, along the east line of said SE ¼, 1,058.47 feet, to the Point of Beginning, containing 871,732 square feet or 20.01 acres.
Section 2: That this ordinance shall not be codified.
Section 3: That this ordinance shall take effect upon passage.
Dated this 28th day of February 2012.
Appointments: Vice-Chair J. Holst appointed Bob Traynor as citizen member to the Fair Committee for a term of three years from 4-01-2012 through 3-31-2015.
Future Agenda Items: Hwy. Dept. surplus property and another request for ATV route.
Adjournment: Meeting adjourned at 7:13 p.m. by motion of M. Pittman / J. Kosin. Motion carried unanimously.
Pub. May 2, 2012