Public Safety Committee
- Date: 03/05/2018 4:30 PM
- Location: City-County Government Center, Room H
160 S. Macy Street
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54935
Thomas M. Kitchen: 4:31-5:57 p.m.
Robert J. Simon: 4:31-5:57 p.m.
Gary A. Will: 4:31-5:57 p.m.
Also present were County Executive Allen Buechel, Sheriff Mick Fink, Chief Deputy Mark Strand, District Attorney Eric Toney and Corporation Counsel Meggin McNamara.
1. Call meeting to order.
Chair Martin E. Schroeder called the meeting to order at 4:31 p.m.
2. Approve minutes of the February 5, 2018, meeting.
Motion (Kitchen/Simon) to approve the minutes. Motion carried, 4-0-1, with Mr. D. Will abstaining.
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.
4. District Attorney’s Office.
b. District Attorney Eric Toney presented a letter of support for legislation that will add two assistant district attorney positions in his office in 2019. Motion (G. Will/Kitchen) to support the letter addressed to Sens. Dan Feyen, Duey Stroebel and Luther Olsen and carbon copied to Sens. Scott Fitzgerald and Leah Vukmir. Motion carried.
a. District Attorney Toney presented the department report. Motion (G. Will/Simon) to receive the report and place on file. Motion carried.
5. Sheriff’s Office.
a. Sheriff Mick Fink presented the January and February reports. Motion (D. Will/G. Will) to receive the reports and place on file. Motion carried.
b. Chief Deputy Mark Strand gave the history of the resolution repealing Section 6-5, Fond du Lac County Code, Social host ordinance, and amending Section 6-1, Fond du Lac County Code, Consumption, sale, or procurement by persons under 21 years of age. He identified the changes, which were primarily the language. Corporation Counsel Meggin McNamara, who drafted the new resolution, also provided details. Motion (Simon/Kitchen) to approve the resolution. Motion carried.
6. Preliminary progress report by the county executive on the development of a building security plan.
County Executive Allen Buechel gave a preliminary progress report on the building security plan.
7. Update on the recruitment effort for a forensic pathologist.
County Executive Buechel gave an update on the recruitment effort for a forensic pathologist. He will recommend to County Board on March 20 that Dan Krieser serve as interim medical examiner.
8. Future agenda items and meeting date.
The next meeting is at 4:30 p.m. on April 2 with the Medical Examiner’s Office and Communications & Emergency Management reporting.
Motion (Simon/Kitchen) to adjourn the meeting at 5:57 p.m. Motion carried.
Dean P. Will