PIERCE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MAY 22, 2012 PROCEEDINGSPIERCE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
PIERCE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 7:00pm
Meeting called to order by Chairman 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 Jamie Feuerhelm with 15 supervisors present. Supervisors G. Place & M. Pittman were excused. Also attending were Corporation Counsel Brad Lawrence, Administrative Coordinator Jo Ann Miller, Finance Director Julie Brickner, HS Operations Manager Tami Billeter, Auditor Brock Geyen, Land Management Director Andy Pichotta, & Jason Schulte – Press.
Motion by J. Kosin/J. Ross to adopt the agenda as presented; motion carried by voice vote with all in favor. Pledge of
Allegiance to the Flag led by Supervisor R. Wood.
Public Comment on Issues Not Related to Agenda Items: None.
Proclamation for former Deputy County Clerk Gwen Swanson read by Clerk J. Feuerhelm thanking & commending her for her 27 years of service to Pierce County.
2011 Audit report: Finance Director J. Brickner introduced B. Geyen from Larson, Allen Firm. Mr. Geyen presented the annual audit report & gave verbal summary & analysis of audit results. Motion by M. Kahlow/R. Mercord to receive audit report as submitted; motion carried unanimously.
RESOLUTIONS FOR FIRST CONSIDERATION
Res. 12-04 Development of Recreational Boating
Facilities on Trenton Island and Request For Funding
Assistance. First reading by Clerk J. Feuerhelm. Land Management Director A. Pichotta explained purpose of resolution & addressed questions from the Board.
Res. 12-05 Convey Property Acquired Through Trenton Island Property Acquisition Project to Town of Trenton. First reading by Clerk J. Feuerhelm. Land Management Director A. Pichotta explained purpose of resolution & addressed questions from the Board.
Res. 12-06 Granting Exception to Purchasing Policy and Authorization for County to Perform Parking Lot
Resurfacing and Striping Work without Submitting For Bids. First reading by Clerk J. Feuerhelm with adoption
requested on first reading. Motion by M. Kahlow/J. Kosin to suspend rules and approve resolution on first reading; motion carried by show of hands vote with all in favor. Supervisor D. Reis explained that by foregoing the formal bidding policy would allow the County to save time & money. Supervisor R. Wood asked to address the member of the building committee that was opposed to the proposal at committee level. Supervisor R. Bartels responded by saying he believes that competition is what made America great & bidding is a key component of competition. Thus, he opposed the measure at committee, but now believed that timing might be an issue so was in favor of moving forward on the issue. Motion by D. Reis/R. Wood to approve Resolution 12-06 as presented; motion carried by roll call vote with all in favor.
Res. 12-07 Resolution to Increase Hours for Deputy County Clerk. First reading by Clerk J. Feuerhelm with adoption requested on first reading. Motion by C. Bjork/M. Kahlow to suspend rules and approve resolution on first reading; motion carried by show of hands vote with all in favor. Motion by J. Ross/J. Kosin to approve Resolution 12-07 as presented; motion carried by roll call vote with all in favor.
RESOLUTIONS FOR SECOND CONSIDERATION - None
ORDINANCES FOR FIRST CONSIDERATION
Ord. 12-05 Rezoning 214.99 Acres from Rural Residential – 12/PRD to General Rural Flexible 8 in the Town of Oak Grove: NEWCO Finance, Inc. (Wm. F. Holst III). Chairman J. Holst recused himself from any discussion & voting on this specific ordinance; passing the gavel to 2nd Vice-Chairman J. Kosin to chair this portion of the meeting. First reading begun by Clerk J. Feuerhelm. Interrupted motion by J. Aubart/J. Ross to waive reading of lengthy ordinance; motion carried by show of hands vote with 14 in favor; J. Holst abstaining. Land Management Director A. Pichotta explained the change in zoning requested & answered question from members. Gavel then returned to Chairman J. Holst for remainder of meeting.
ORDINANCES FOR SECOND CONSIDERATION
Ord. 12-04 Rezoning a Parcel of Land from Primary
Agriculture to General Rural Flexible in the Town of
Martel – 29.31 acres: Steven & Susan Boyer. Motion by C. Bjork/J. Ross to approve Ordinance 12-04 as presented;
motion carried by voice vote with all in favor.
APPOINTMENTS: Chair J. Holst made the following
Housing Committee: Three citizen members Kathleen
McCardle, Peggy Rother & Gale Gaard; term 05/22/12
Chairman J. Holst also made the following appointments &
requested confirmation from supervisors.
ADRC Governing Board: Two county board members: Cecil Bjork & Dale Auckland; term 04/17/12 – 04/2015.
Board of Health: Five county board members: Jon Aubart, Ruth Wood, Michael Kahlow, Greg Place, & Ron Bartels; term 04/17/12 – 04/2015.
Solid Waste Management Board: Membership consistent with Pierce County Code §7-15 C as follows: Jeff Holst; C.B. Chairman & Land Management Committee Rep.: 04/17/2012 – 04/30/15 Jerry Kosin: 04/17/2012 – 04/30/15, Ross Christopherson; citizen member: 04/17/2012 – 04/30/15, Scott Bjork; completing term of former member B. Plunkett: Term from 04/17/2012 – 04/30/13. Motion by K. Snow/R. Wood to confirm all appointments to all committees so stated above; motion carried unanimously.
Future Agenda Items: None presented.
Adjournment: Meeting adjourned at 7:54 p.m. by motion of M. Kahlow/K. Snow. Motion carried unanimously.
Pub. July 25, 2012