PIERCE COUNTY: 9/25/12 Board Meeting MinutesPIERCE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
PIERCE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Tuesday - September 25, 2012 - 7:00 p.m.
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 16 supervisors present. Supervisor R. Mercord was excused. Also attending were Corporation Counsel Brad Lawrence, Administrative Coordinator Jo Ann Miller, Barry Barringer –Town of Trenton resident, & Jason Schulte – Press.
Motion by J. Kosin/L. Peterson to adopt the agenda as presented; motion carried by voice vote with all in favor. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag led by Supervisor D. Bergseng.
Public Comment on Issues Not Related to Agenda Items: None.
Strategic Planning for County Board: AC J. Miller presented information & offered suggestions for Board members to consider if their desire was to continue with strategic planning sessions. Supervisor R. Wood asked if some of the preliminary questioning/planning could be done in some type of written format as opposed to a formal meeting. A/C J. Miller replied that she thought that could be a possibility. Motion by G. Place/R. Bartels to move forward with strategic planning; motion carried unanimously.
Proclamation for former UW Lead Secretary Cindy Miller read by Clerk J. Feuerhelm thanking & commending her for over 22 years of service to Pierce County.
Proclamation for former Patrol/Deputy Sheriff Todd Hines read by Clerk J. Feuerhelm thanking & commending him for over 31 years of service to Pierce County.
RESOLUTIONS FOR FIRST CONSIDERATION - NONE.
RESOLUTIONS FOR SECOND CONSIDERATION
Res. 12-17 Reduce Fee for Passport Photos. Motion by M. Pittman/ J. Kosin to approve Resolution 12-17 as presented, discussion followed. Supervisor R. Wood commented that she still supported the County Clerk’s recommendation to reduce it to $12.00 as opposed to $10.00 recommended by the Finance & Personnel Committee. Motion carried with 15 in favor & 1 opposed (R. Wood).
ORDINANCES FOR FIRST CONSIDERATION - NONE.
ORDINANCES FOR SECOND CONSIDERATION - NONE.
APPOINTMENTS: Chairman J. Holst announced that he was appointing Supervisor D. Auckland to complete the term of D. Bergseng on the Industrial Development Committee. Supervisor D. Bergseng resigned from the Committee & addressed the Board concerning the reasoning for his decision.
Future Agenda Items: 2013 Budgets.
Adjournment: Meeting adjourned at 7:15 p.m. by motion of J. Kosin/ M. Kahlow. Motion carried unanimously.
Respectfully submitted by J. Feuerhelm, County Clerk
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