Finance, Personnel and Economic Development

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A. Composition:

To be comprised of five members:

Martin S. Ryan, chair
Kenneth W. Depperman, vice chair
Martin F. Farrell
Brian T. Kolstad
Dean P. Will

At least one member of the Finance, Personnel and Economic Development Committee must be a County Board Supervisor representing a supervisory district from within the geographic limits of the city of Fond du Lac and at least one must be a County Board supervisor representing a supervisory district from outside the geographic limits of the city of Fond du Lac. The County Board chair shall also be a voting member of the committee.

B. Duties:

It shall report at the annual session of the County Board and such other times as the board may request.

The committee shall report on the several funds of the county and shall recommend what sums of money be levied for the purpose of paying the expenses of the county for the fiscal year.

The County Board will refer the budget, submitted to it by the county executive pursuant to s.59.17, Wisconsin Statutes, to the Finance, Personnel and Economic Development Committee for review and revision and report back to the County Board as to its recommendations for budgetary expenditures and revenues for the ensuing year.

This committee shall perform such other duties as have hereinbefore or shall hereinafter be required of them by resolutions of the County Board.

It shall establish guidelines for negotiations for the county and as such shall make recommendations to the County Board for hospital and surgical insurance, workers compensation for county employees and general liability insurance.

It shall be responsible for reviewing all unemployment compensation benefit reports prepared by the Human Resources director. The reports shall be made after a full and impartial study has been made to ascertain that the county is not paying more in unemployment compensation benefits than is required by law.

It shall examine all claims filed under s.174.11, Wisconsin Statutes, and make recommendation to the County Board concerning same.

It shall examine all claims for per diem fees and mileage of members of the County Board and make report(s) on the same to the County Board at each meeting thereof.

It shall examine all accounts and claims filed against the county and examine and settle accounts, claims, demands or causes against the county.

It shall supervise all delinquent taxes returned to the county, supervise the taking of tax deeds, supervise the sale of real estate taken on tax deed to the end that the property is returned to the tax roll and aid in the collection of delinquent taxes. When the value of the property involved warrants it, the committee shall have the power to have the property appraised and in its discretion insured for the benefit of the county.

It shall be the duty of the committee to recommend to the County Board salaries to be paid county officers and employees and to examine and recommend for approval the bonds of various county officers and employees.

The committee shall act as and be the personnel committee, having all of the authority, powers and duties of such committee under that certain ordinance adopted to provide procedures for the presentation, consideration and determination of request by employees of Fond du Lac County in the state of Wisconsin relating to wages, hours and conditions of employment.

It shall act to promote and facilitate economic development within Fond du Lac County and work closely with the Fond du Lac County Economic Development Corporation in that effort and be responsible to review all Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Milk Volume Production (MVP) loans and make recommendation to the County Board.