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Finance, Personnel and Economic Development Committee

Minutes

Kenneth W. Depperman:  3:04-4:28 p.m.                     
Thomas E. Dornbrook:  3:02-4:28 p.m.

Martin F. Farrell:  3:02-4:28 p.m.                                   
Judy Goldsmith:  3:02-4:28 p.m.

Martin S. Ryan:  3:02-4:28 p.m.     

 

Also present were Allen Buechel, Erin Gerred, Karen Kuehl, Tammy Pinno-Supple, Brenda Schneider, Jim Miller, Lisa Freiberg, Michael Marx and Chelsea Brocker.

 

1. Call meeting to order.

Chair Thomas E. Dornbrook called the meeting to order at 3:02 p.m.

 

2. Approve minutes of the January 16, 2018, meeting.

Motion (Goldsmith/Ryan) to approve the minutes. Motion carried, 4-0.

 

3. Members of the public who wish to address the committee on specific agenda items must register their requests at this time, with such comments subject to the reasonable control of the committee chair, as set forth in “Robert’s Rules of Order.”

There was no public comment.

 

Kenneth W. Depperman arrived at 3:04 p.m.

 

4. Report on cash on hand and investments for January 2018.

Treasurer Brenda Schneider provided the report. Motion (Farrell/Ryan) to accept the report and place on file. Motion carried, 5-0.

 

5. Status report and possible action regarding the following In Rem No. 47 properties:

a. No. 47-3, 248 N. Hickory Street, city of Fond du Lac.

At the Jan. 16 meeting, the committee gave Ron Boda a 30-day extension to pay the balance due. The balance is due on Feb. 19.

 

b. No. 47-5, 216 Auburn Street, city of Fond du Lac.

The condition report was provided to committee members, which they discussed at the last meeting. Motion (Ryan/ Depperman) to accept the condition report on the sale as presented, using the word “and” instead of “or” as suggested by Treasurer Schneider. Motion carried, 5-0. Motion (Ryan/Farrell) to accept the bid of $7,001 from Darryl L. Smith. Motion carried, 5-0.

 

c. No. 47-46, 424 Liberty Street, city of Ripon.

Motion (Ryan/Goldsmith) to void Herbert L. Phelps’ bid. Motion carried, 5-0.

 

d. No. 47-92, N2511 Banner Road, town of Waupun.

Motion (Depperman/Ryan) to reestablish a minimum bid amount of $15,000. Motion carried, 5-0.

 

6. Resolution authorizing an agreement regarding the Community Development Block Grant Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund with Fond du Lac County Economic Development Corporation.

Motion (Ryan/Depperman) to approve the resolution. Motion carried, 5-0.

 

5. Status report and possible action regarding the following In Rem No. 47 properties:

c. No. 47-46, 424 Liberty Street, city of Ripon.

Assistant Corporation Counsel Chelsea Brocker advised committee members they could accept the $20 bid from Gary J. Liefke and Linda L. Moreland. With the original bid voided, the next bid is accepted. Motion (Depperman/ Ryan) to accept the $20 bid from Gary J. Liefke and Linda L. Moreland. Motion carried, 5-0.

 

7. Discussion regarding the proposed structure for the borrowing of $8,925,000 in general obligation promissory notes to fund the 2018 Capital Improvement Plan projects in the 2018 adopted budget.

Jim Miller of Hutchinson, Shockey, Erley & Co. presented the 2018 Debt Financing Plan for Fond du Lac County. Motion (Farrell/Ryan) to accept Option 2 of the plan. Motion carried, 5-0.

 

8. Resolution authorizing the submission of an application for a State of Wisconsin Trust Fund Loan from the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands to finance projects in the adopted 2018 Fond du Lac County Budget and 2018 Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan.

Motion (Depperman/Goldsmith) to approve the resolution. Motion carried, 5-0.

 

9. Review county policy on donation of vacation to seriously ill employees.

Human Resources Director Michael Marx reviewed the county policy on donation of vacation to seriously ill employees.

 

10. Resolution recognizing Cindy Borski, Barbara Due, Debra Nell, Deb Parduhn, Betty Pinno, Tony Zelhofer and Jean Ziegler for their dedicated service and contributions to Fond du Lac County.

Motion (Goldsmith/Depperman) to approve the resolution. Motion carried, 5-0.

 

11. Report on mileage, per diem and expenses for January 2018.

Motion (Depperman/Farrell) to approve the report. Motion carried, 5-0.

 

12. Approve extra meetings.

Martin F. Farrell attended the 2018 Wisconsin Counties Association Legislative Exchange on Feb. 6 and 7 in Madison. Motion (Depperman/Goldsmith) to approve payment for his attendance. Motion carried, 4-0-1, with Mr. Farrell abstaining.

 

13. Approve bills.

Motion (Ryan/Goldsmith) to approve the following bills. Motion carried, 5-0.

 

00101 General Fund

$ 2,072,766.99

00340 Dept of Social Services Fund

$ 541,464.37

00350 Nutrition Fund

$ 1,245.64

00690 Central Maintenance Fund

$ 91,615.23

00710 Harbor Haven Health & Rehabilitation

$ 148,081.81

00760 Rolling Meadows Golf Course Fund

$ 10,917.55

00770 Airport Fund

$ 304.77

00780 Landfill Fund

$ 3,622.35

Inter Office Invoices - Multi Fund

$ 149,389.10

Payroll Multi Fund - Employee Expense Reimbursement January

$ 23,374.77

Payroll Multi Fund - Employee Expense Reimbursement December

$ 19,439.11

 

14. Future agenda items and meeting dates.

The next meeting is on March 6 at 3 p.m. Additional meetings will be held on March 20, with the time to be determined, and on April 10 at 3:30 p.m.

 

15. Adjournment.

Motion (Goldsmith/Ryan) to adjourn the meeting at 4:28 p.m. Motion carried, 5-0.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Lisa Freiberg, Fond du Lac County Clerk

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