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					The May meeting of the County Board of Supervisors convened at the Rolling Hills Auditorium in
the Town of Sparta, Wisconsin, on Friday, May 20, 2011 at 5:35 p.m. Vice-Chair James Kuhn
presided. Roll was called with 20 Supervisors present; Supervisors Hayden, Irwin, Brian Buswell,
Blanchard absent.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Vice-Chair Kuhn brought the board together for a committee of the whole for the proposed
redistricting plan. Public hearing per WI Statute 59.10(3)(b)1. No one from the public signed up
to speak. Vice-Chair Kuhn called three times for anyone from the public to speak. The public
hearing was closed.

Motion by Supervisor Retzlaff second by Supervisor Olson to approve the minutes of the April 27,
2011 meeting. Motion by Supervisor Las second by Supervisor Yarrington to amend resolution
04-11-15 following Supervisor Irwin explained. Discussion. Motion by Supervisor Path to table
until next meeting. Point of order by Supervisor Yarrington. Motion died for a lack of a second.
Discussion. Motion by Supervisor Path second by Supervisor Olson to postpone until next
meeting. Discussion. Motion carried by voice vote.

Appointments-
Human Services – Sue Peck for a 3 year term ending 05/14; Ellen Graham Knight for a term
  ending 05/12.
Shelter Care- Liz Karbula, Kathy Maurer-Schultz, Tim Mueller, Gene Olson, Fred Perri, Cedric
  Schnitzler, Tyler Tripp, Erica Walters for a 3 year term ending 04/01/14; Kevin Riley for a
  term ending 04/01/12

Motion to approve all Human Service and Shelter Care appointments by Supervisor Yarrington
second by Supervisor Las. Carried by voice vote.

Announcements – Supervisor Retzlaff announced that Fort McCoy has an open house on May
  st
21 and also recognized the military for Memorial Day. Supervisor Las announced that it is foster
care month.

Public Comment Period – Two individuals from the public signed up to comment directly to the
board. Individuals were only allowed to speak once and were limited to 3 minutes. Board
members were not allowed to speak or discuss the comments made by the public.

Annette Erickson gave the monthly Treasurer’s report and answered questions.

Tina Osterberg gave the monthly financial report and answered questions.

Brad Viegut from Baird presented the proposed advance refinancing of the Sand Creek 2 bond.
Refinancing will not extend or add new money. Current interest rates range from 4.700% to
5.000%. Mr. Viegut projected a 7/13/2011 refinancing at an average interest rate of 2.810%
showing a projected savings of $64,412 over the life of the bond. The required minimum County
savings target is $50,000. Discussion.

Catherine Schmit gave the monthly Administrator’s report and answered questions. Catherine
provided and explained in detail the following document to the Supervisors: Forms of county
government, a plain language discussion of the different forms of county government in
Wisconsin. Catherine explained that ordinances need to be updated. Catherine provided an
update on the proposed cuts in the budget repair bill. The 2012 budget will be introduced to
department heads in June.

Committee reports were given.
Budget Adjustments:
Health - Tina Osterberg explained the 2011 budget adjustment in the amount of $3,441.00 for WI
DNR contracts with local Health Departments to conduct water sampling. Motion by Supervisor
Westphal second by Supervisor Cook to approve budget adjustment. Discussion. Roll call vote
with the following 20 Supervisors voting yes, Retzlaff, Cook, Folcey, Path, Kuhn, Schroeder,
Craig Buswell, Kenyon, McTaggart, Humphrey, Olson, Boltik, Yarrington, Westphal, Rice, Las,
VanWychen, Treu, Chapman, Cornett; Supervisors Brian Buswell, Blanchard, Hayden, Irwin
absent. (Original budget adjustment is attached to the minutes in the County Clerk’s office.)

Extension - Catherine Schmit explained the 2011 budget adjustment in the amount of $11,464.00
to transfer budgeted funds from UW Extension Agent budget to Extension Office budget. Motion
by Supervisor VanWychen second by Supervisor Boltik to approve budget adjustment.
Discussion. Motion carried by voice vote. (Original budget adjustment is attached to the minutes in the County
Clerk’s office.)

A short recess was taken at 7:39 p.m.; the meeting reconvened at 7:54 p.m.

                                         RESOLUTION 05-11-01

    PROVIDING APROVAL OF TENTATIVE MONROE COUNTY SUPERVISORY DISTRICTS
                      PLAN FOLLOWING THE 2010 CENSUS

The foregoing resolution was moved for adoption by Supervisor Humphrey second by Supervisor
Path. Discussion. Motion by Supervisor Retzlaff to amend third Whereas to read: WHEREAS,
the recommended plan is made in part hereof; and that the committee will define boundaries as
proposed. The motion died for a lack of a second. Discussion. Call the question by Supervisor
Treu second by Supervisor Humphrey. Roll call vote with the following 17 Supervisors voting
yes, Cook, Folcey, Path, Kuhn, Schroeder, Craig Buswell, Kenyon, McTaggart, Humphrey, Olson,
Boltik, Rice, Las, VanWychen, Treu, Chapman, Cornett; with the following 3 Supervisors voting
no, Yarrington, Westphal, Retzlaff; Supervisors, Brian Buswell, Blanchard, Hayden, Irwin absent.
The discussion ended. Roll call vote on resolution requested by Supervisor Yarrington. Roll call
vote with the following 18 Supervisors voting yes, Folcey, Path, Kuhn, Schroeder, Craig Buswell,
Kenyon, McTaggart, Humphrey, Olson, Boltik, Rice, Las, VanWychen, Treu, Chapman, Cornett,
Retzlaff, Cook; with the following 2 Supervisors voting no, Yarrington, Westphal; Supervisors
Brian Buswell, Blanchard, Hayden, Irwin absent. The resolution passed.

                                         RESOLUTION 05-11-03

   RESOLUTION RATIFYING SETTLEMENT OF THE 2011 COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
AGREEMENTS WITH THE COURTHOUSE, DISPATCH, HIGHWAY, HUMAN SERVICES AND
                          ROLLING HILLS UNIONS

The foregoing resolution was moved for adoption by Supervisor Kenyon second by Supervisor
Folcey. Supervisor Kenyon recognized Ken Kittleson, Personnel Director to explain. Discussion.
Motion by Supervisor Folcey second by Supervisor Boltik to amend resolution to remove the
Dispatch Department. Amendment carried by voice vote. Discussion. Call the question by
Supervisor Treu second by Supervisor Humphrey. Roll call vote with the following 19
Supervisors voting yes, Path, Kuhn, Schroeder, Craig Buswell, Kenyon, McTaggart, Humphrey,
Olson, Boltik, Westphal, Rice, Las, VanWychen, Treu, Chapman, Cornett, Retzlaff, Cook, Folcey;
Supervisor Yarrington voting no; Supervisors Brian Buswell, Blanchard, Hayden, Irwin absent.
The discussion ended. The resolution passed by voice vote as amended.

                                         RESOLUTION 05-11-04

 RESOLUTION REQUIRING NON-UNION EMPLOYEES TO PAY HALF OF THE WISCONSIN
                RETIREMENT FUND CONTRIBUTIONS FOR 2011
The foregoing resolution was moved for adoption by Supervisor Kenyon second by Supervisor
Folcey. The resolution passed by voice vote.

Motion by Supervisor Retzlaff second by Supervisor Path to adjourn meeting at 8:36 p.m.
Carried by voice vote.

I, Shelley Bohl, Monroe County Clerk certify that to the best of my knowledge the foregoing is a
correct copy of the May meeting of the Monroe County Board of Supervisors held on May 20,
2011.

				
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