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Finance, Personnel and Economic Development Committee

 

Minutes

Kenneth W. Depperman:  4-6:39 p.m.                           
Martin F. Farrell:  4-6:39 p.m.         

Brian T. Kolstad:  4-6:39 p.m.                                         
Martin S. Ryan:  4-6:39 p.m.           

Dean P. Will:  4-6:39 p.m.

 

Also present were Allen Buechel, Erin Gerred, Tammy Pinno Supple, Stacie Basler, Ryan Waldschmidt, Jim Borgen, Brenda Schneider, Chelsea Brocker, Michael Marx and Lisa Freiberg.

 

1. Call meeting to order.

Chair Ryan called the meeting to order at 4 p.m.

 

2. Approve minutes of the June 11, 2019, meeting.

Motion (Will/Kolstad) to approve the minutes. Motion carried, 5-0.

 

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.

 

4. Discuss and possibly approve an hourly add-on request for Sheriff’s Office command level staff.

Sheriff Ryan Waldschmidt provided salary information from other law enforcement agencies. Motion (Farrell/ Depperman) to provide $2 hourly add-on pay for 10 Sheriff’s Office command level staff positions, including chief deputy, captains, lieutenants and staff sergeants, effective July 14, 2019. Motion carried, 4-0-1, with Mr. Will abstaining.

 

5. Resolution adopting the Fond du Lac County deputy reserve wage and fee schedule effective October 1, 2019.

Sheriff Waldschmidt explained the responsibilities of the deputy reserves. Motion (Depperman/Farrell) to approve the resolution. Motion carried, 4-0-1, with Mr. Will abstaining.

 

6. Discuss the possible change regarding how the Fond du Lac County Jail will provide for its medical care for inmates.

Erin Gerred and Sheriff Waldschmidt explained a change regarding how medical care will be provided. Staff is recommending that the Health Department no longer provide the service and that medical care be contracted with private vendor Advanced Correctional Healthcare.

 

7. Discuss and possibly approve offering an incentive for current Fond du Lac County Jail nursing staff to remain working in the Jail for 60 days beyond the effective date of the signing of a contract for nursing.

Motion (Will/Kolstad) to offer an incentive for current Fond du Lac County Jail nursing staff to remain working in the Jail for 60 days beyond the effective date of the signing of a contract for nursing. Motion carried, 5-0.

 

8. Discuss and possibly approve add-on pay for Geri Vanevenhoven, director of Mental Health, AODA and Developmental Disabilities Services at the Department of Community Programs, effective immediately.

Motion (Will/Kolstad) to provide $2 hourly add-on pay for Geri Vanevenhoven effective July 14, 2019. Motion carried, 5-0.

 

12. Report on cash on hand and investments for May 2019.

Treasurer Brenda Schneider provided the report. Motion (Will/Kolstad) to receive the report and place on file. Motion carried, 5-0.

 

13. Tax collection agreements with the city of Fond du Lac and the village of North Fond du Lac for tax year 2019.

Treasurer Schneider recommended a 5 cent per parcel increase. Motion (Kolstad/Will) to support the proposed agreements with the 5 cent per parcel increase. Motion carried, 5-0.

14. In Rem No. 49 status report and possible establishment of minimum bids.

 

In Rem No. 49-37, 26 Southern Edge Court, city of Fond du Lac.

Motion (Farrell/Will) to establish a minimum bid amount of $625 for municipal purposes. Motion carried, 5-0.

 

In Rem No. 49-46, 120 E. Franklin Street, city of Waupun.

This is homestead property. A certified letter was sent to Cheryl M. Duket but has not been accepted.

 

In Rem No. 49-58, vacant lot, town of Eldorado.

There is a hold open on the property. On July 3, Assistant Corporation Counsel Chelsea Brocker obtained the waiver of lien from Associated Bank. The judgment document has been provided to the judge for signature. Motion (Farrell/Kolstad) to establish a minimum bid amount of $15,000. Motion carried, 5-0.

 

In Rem No. 49-60, remnant parcel, town of Empire.

Motion (Will/Farrell) to establish a minimum bid amount of $30 for municipal purposes. Motion carried, 5-0.

 

In Rem No. 49-64, strip of land, town of Fond du Lac, and In Rem No. 49-65, strip of land, town of Fond du Lac.

Motion (Farrell/Kolstad) to establish a minimum bid amount of $30 for each parcel for municipal purposes. Motion carried, 5-0.

 

In Rem No. 49-68, N5724 Fairview Road, town of Lamartine.

Motion (Will/Kolstad) to establish a minimum bid amount of $19,500. Motion carried, 5-0.

 

In Rem No. 49-75, 601 Michigan Avenue, village of North Fond du Lac.

Motion (Farrell/Depperman) to establish a minimum bid amount of $5,300 for municipal purposes. Motion carried, 5-0.

 

In Rem No. 49-78, 1122 Michigan Avenue, village of North Fond du Lac.

This is homestead property. A certified letter was sent to Randal J. Clapper but has not been accepted.

 

In Rem No. 49-98, 106 N. Putnam Street, village of Oakfield.

Motion (Farrell/Will) to establish a minimum bid amount of $10,000 for municipal purposes and, if the village is not interested, to establish a minimum bid amount of $30,000 with a $3,000 deposit that will be refunded when the structure is razed, which is required by Dec. 31, 2019. Motion carried, 5-0. 

 

15. In Rem No. 47.

Motion (Will/Kolstad) to move into closed session at 5:58 p.m. A roll call vote was taken (Ryan, aye; Depperman, aye; Farrell, aye; Kolstad, aye; Will, aye) and the motion carried, 5-0. The committee returned to open session at 6:14 p.m.

 

9. Report on the progress of the Hotel Retlaw project.

County Executive Allen Buechel provided a report on the progress of the Hotel Retlaw project.

 

10. Report on the disbursement of loan funds previously approved by the County Board for the Hotel Retlaw project.

County Executive Buechel gave an update on the disbursement of loan funds previously approved by the County Board for the Hotel Retlaw project.

 

11. Discuss a request from the Fond du Lac County Historical Society Board of Directors for a County Board supervisor to be appointed to serve as a county representative.

County Executive Buechel explained the request from the Fond du Lac County Historical Society for a County Board member to be appointed to the Board of Directors.

 

16. Report on mileage, per diem and expenses for June 2019.

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

 

17. Approve extra meetings.

None.

 

18. Approve bills.

Motion (Depperman/Kolstad) to approve the following bills. Motion carried, 5-0.

 

00101 General Fund

$ 5,053,909.01

00340 Dept of Social Services Fund

$ 355,139.73

00350 Nutrition Fund

$ 21,382.40

00690 Central Maintenance Fund

$ 204,905.99

00710 Harbor Haven Health & Rehabilitation

$ 140,127.35

00760 Rolling Meadows Golf Course Fund

$ 37,637.64

00770 Airport Fund

$ 31,089.15

00780 Landfill Fund

$ 6,579.10

Inter Office Invoices - Multi Fund

$ 227,035.71

Payroll Multi Fund - Employee Expense Reimbursement

$ 26,882.77

 

19. Future agenda items and meeting date.

Meetings were scheduled for Aug. 13 at 4 p.m. and for Aug. 20 at 3 p.m.

 

20. Adjournment.

Motion (Farrell/Depperman) to adjourn the meeting at 6:39 p.m. Motion carried, 5-0.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Lisa Freiberg, Fond du Lac County Clerk

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