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									                                                                           MEETING OF THE RUSK COUNTY
                                                                              BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
                                                                                   JUNE 29, 2010
                                                                                     7:00 P.M.


Meeting called to order by Chair Randy Tatur at 7:00 P.M.

Roll Call. Present - 19. Excused - 1. Present: Hauser, Svoma, Knops, Roth, Nawrocki, Kaiser, Dixon, Costello, Skogen, Mai, Willingham, Schultz, Platteter, Heiden, Stencil,
Swoverland, Schneider, Gierke, Tatur. Excused: DuSell Corporation Counsel Richard Summerfield present.

Invocation by Dave Smith of Ladysmith Baptist Church.

Pledge of Allegiance led by Erny Heiden, District #17 Supervisor.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Motion by Costello, second by Dixon to approve minutes of May 25, 2010. Motion carried by aye vote.

RECOGNIZE SPECIAL GROUPS AND INDIVIDUALS

3rd Annual Bluegrass Festival Update - Arlene Knops reported attendance down due to weather. The event was held inside but not advertised to do so. Complimented work of
volunteers and county maintenance staff, Mike Naczas and John Ducommun.

Mike Sanderson spoke on concerns with FEMA flood plain mapping, his flood insurance issue, mortgage requiring insurance and trouble if he were to sell.

Linda Wise of RCNH spoke on behalf of the union requesting the county provide publicity notifying the public that RCNH is open.

MULTI County Hazard Mitigation Grant Application: Tatur advised this will be put on next month’s agenda.

RESOLUTION #09-32D AMEND 2010 PARK DEVELOPMENT FUND BUDGET

WHEREAS, the Community Park Pavilion project is expected to exceed the budgeted amount of $28,000.00; and

WHEREAS, as of December 31, 2009, the Park Development Fund has a balance of $20,831.04 that is available to assist in funding this project; and

WHEREAS, $9,979.00 of the Park Development Fund balance has been allocated towards this project which means there is $10,852.04 still available to assist in funding the
Community Park Pavilion project.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Rusk County Board of Supervisors does hereby amend the 2010 Park Development Fund budget as follows:

Account          Line Item                        Old        New                Difference
100-53-55208-812 Comm. Park Pavilion            28,000.00 38,852.04             10,852.04

100-53-43570-000    Park Aids Grant              10,000.00 10,000.00                 0.00
100-53-48110-000    Park Devel.-Interest             21.00     21.00                 0.00
100-53-49140-000    Transfer from Powerline       8,000.00  8,000.00                 0.00
100-53-49990-000    Prior Year Budgeted           9,979.00 20,831.04            10,852.04
Total Revenues                                   28,000.00 38,852.04            10,852.04

LEVY                                                     0.00          0.00           0.00

Submitted by Finance Committee. S/DuSell, Svoma, Nawrocki, Schneider, Hauser.

Motion by Svoma, second by Knops to adopt. Discussion on what’s being built and funding. Roll call. Voting yes - 18. Voting no - 1. Voting yes: Willingham, Schultz, Platteter,
Heiden, Stencil, Schneider, Gierke, Hauser, Svoma, Knops, Roth, Nawrocki, Kaiser, Dixon, Costello, Skogen, Mai, Tatur. Voting no: Swoverland. Resolution adopted by roll call
vote.

RESOLUTION #08-53Q AMEND 2009 COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING BUDGET

WHEREAS, Rusk County completed work on a Comprehensive Plan in 2009; and

WHEREAS, at the time when the decision was made to commence work on a Comprehensive Plan it was determined to utilize $10,000 of budgeted levy dollars and $65,000 of
available Powerline monies to fund the project; and

WHEREAS, a total of $30,625.49 was spent on staff, supplies, and contract services to complete the Comprehensive Plan; and

WHEREAS, the total dollars necessary were not allocated during the 2009 budget process from Powerline funds.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Rusk County Board of Supervisors does hereby approve amended the 2009 Comprehensive Planning budget as follows using
an additional $14,713.65 from the Powerline fund:

Account Number     Name of Account         Original        Amended         Adjustment
100-79-51100-120   Comp Plan-Interns       2,000.00         6,952.30        4,952.30
100-79-51100-151   Comp Plan-FICA             76.50           531.86          455.36
100-79-51100-152   Comp Plan-Retire.           0.00           353.52          353.52

100-79-51100-156 Comp Plan-WC                   2.20           18.95              16.75
100-79-51100-220 Comp Plan-Contract.            0.00       12,035.34          12,035.34

100-79-51100-313 Comp Plan-Cent. Dup.     0.00                   200.94          200.94
100-79-51100-319 Comp Plan-Supplies       0.00                   263.90          263.90
100-79-51100-320 Comp Plan-Publishing 4,000.00                   435.54       (3,564.46)

Total Expenses                                6,078.70     20,792.35        14,713.65

100-79-49100-000 Comp Plan-Powerline        5,078.70       19,792.35        14,713.65
Total Revenues                              5,078.70       19,792.35        14,713.65

LEVY                                          1,000.00          1,000.00          0.00

Submitted by Finance Committee. S/Tatur, Platteter, Dixon, Skogen, Kaiser.

Motion by Platteter, second by Skogen to adopt. Roll call. Voting yes - 19. Voting no - 0. Voting yes: Schultz, Platteter, Heiden, Stencil, Swoverland, Schneider, Gierke, Hauser,
Svoma, Knops, Roth, Nawrocki, Kaiser, Dixon, Costello, Skogen, Mai, Willingham,Tatur. Resolution adopted by roll call vote.
(County Board Meeting of June 29, 2010 cont. Page 2)

RESOLUTION #10-22 RUSK COUNTY CODE SECTION 10-25 OF CHAPTER 10 SMOKING BAN – WIS ACT 12

WHEREAS, the Wisconsin Legislature recently enacted 2009 Wisconsin Act 12 (referred to as the Smoking Ban) that will take effect on July 5, 2010; and

WHEREAS, the Smoking Ban prohibits smoking in a number of places including: restaurants, taverns, public places and places of employment; and

WHEREAS, the Smoking Ban sets requirements on the persons in charge of the places where smoking is prohibited to enforce the prohibitions by taking certain steps to ensure
compliance of the law; and

WHEREAS, the Smoking Ban has established fines that can be enforced on individuals in violation of the Smoking Ban; and

WHEREAS, in order for the County to retain these fines for penalties that may be surrendered, the County would need to adopt a county ordinance complying with Wisconsin Act
12 (Smoking Ban).

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Rusk County Board of Supervisors hereby creates and adopts, for inclusion to the Rusk County Code, the attached ordinance
10.25 of Chapter 10 that would comply with Wisconsin Act 12 (Smoking Ban).

Submitted by Property Committee. S/Skogen, Hauser, Platteter.

Motion by Platteter, second by Costello to adopt. Discussion on fines, where money goes, enforcement and what agency writes the citations. Resolution adopted by aye vote.

RESOLUTION #10-23 HOME CARE CARRY FORWARD REQUEST

WHEREAS, the 2009 Health & Human Services budget reconciliation has been completed; and

WHEREAS, the 2009 year ending Health & Human Services budget balance is $345,145.19; and

WHEREAS, the Home Health Care Program is anticipated to incur a $100,000 deficit in the 2011 budget year;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Rusk County Board of Supervisor’s does approve the carry forward of $100,000 of the 2009 Health & Human Service Budget
to met operational expenses of the Home Care Program in the 2011 budget year.

Submitted by Finance Committee. S/Tatur, Platteter, Dixon, Skogen.

Motion by Dixon, second by Schneider to adopt. Gary Rivers, Executive Director, explained Home Care programming trends, private insurance effects and Medicare. Roll call.
Voting yes - 16. Voting no - 3. Voting yes: Platteter, Heiden, Schneider, Gierke, Svoma, Knops, Roth, Nawrocki, Kaiser, Dixon, Costello, Skogen, Mai, Willingham, Schultz,
Tatur. Voting no: Stencil, Swoverland, Hauser. Resolution adopted by roll call vote.

RESOLUTION #10-24 RESOLUTION SUPPORTING AN INDEPENDENT STUDY OF WISCONSIN’S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMPETITIVENESS
AND POSITIONING, CONDUCTED BY THE WISCONSIN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION (WEDA), COMPETITIVE WISCONSIN, INC. (CWI),
WISCONSIN COUNTIES ASSOCIATION (WCA), AND WISCONSIN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE (WEDI)

WHEREAS, Rusk County understands the Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA), Competitive Wisconsin, Inc. (CWI), Wisconsin Counties Association
(WCA), and Wisconsin Economic Development Institute (WEDI) are all Wisconsin-based statewide organizations which have agreed to collaboratively conduct a research project
that examines Wisconsin’s overall regional, national, and global economic development competitiveness and positioning; and,

WHEREAS, Rusk County understands the Wisconsin Economic Development Competitiveness and Positioning Study will analyze Wisconsin’s capacity to retain and expand
existing businesses, and attract new business investment in a changing economic climate; and,

WHEREAS, Rusk County understands the Wisconsin Economic Development Competitiveness and Positioning Study will offer program and policy recommendations to align and
advance local, regional, and statewide economic development efforts in Wisconsin; and,

WHEREAS, Rusk County understands the Wisconsin Economic Development Competitiveness and Positioning Study will create the framework for a new, bold statewide
economic development plan; and,

WHEREAS, Rusk County understands the Wisconsin Economic Development Competitiveness and Positioning Study will be prepared by an independent third-party consulting
firm with significant national experience in economic development policy, planning, sitting, recruiting, expansion, innovation, industry clusters, and comparative market analysis;
and,

WHEREAS, Rusk County understands the Wisconsin Economic Development Competitiveness and Positioning Study will be publicly released and presented in numerous venues
throughout Wisconsin in Spring 2010; and,

WHEREAS, WEDA, CWI, WCA, and WEDI have requested support for the Wisconsin Economic Development Competitiveness and Positioning Study from organizations and
governmental agencies interested in supporting economic development; and,

WHEREAS, Rusk County wishes to support economic development initiatives which result in improved economic conditions and business growth throughout the State of
Wisconsin; and,

WHEREAS, Rusk County authorizes this resolution in lieu of financial support to WEDA, CWI, WCA, and WEDI in pursuit of this initiative.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Rusk County Board of Supervisors that it hereby supports and endorses preparation of the Wisconsin Economic Development
Competitiveness and Positioning Study, conducted by the Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA), Competitive Wisconsin, Inc. (CWI), Wisconsin Counties
Association (WCA), and Wisconsin Economic Development Institute (WEDI); and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Rusk County believes the public policy discussion regarding the state’s investments in the area of economic development should occur during
the 2010 Wisconsin gubernatorial election.

Submitted by Finance Committee. S/Tatur.

Motion by Knops, second by Platteter to adopt. Discussion on cost. Andy Albarado, Economic Development Director, explained state programs are outdated and out maneuvered
by other states. State will be audited and company hired to provide a better strategy making us more competitive. Resolution adopted by aye vote.

RESOLUTION #10-25 ACCEPTANCE OF WISCONSIN LAND INFORMATION PROGRAM 2010 GRANT

WHEREAS, a resolution designating the Land Information Office was passed by the Rusk County Board in August, 1990; and

WHEREAS, the Rusk County Plan for Land Records Modernization was last updated in February 2006 as required by State Statute 59.88(3)(b); and

WHEREAS, State Statute 16.967(7)(b) provides grant monies to counties for Land Records Modernization; and

WHEREAS, the Rusk County Land Information/ Surveyor’s Office has applied for the WLIP 2010 Base Budget and Training Grant; and

WHEREAS, said WLIP Grant Funds, along with a County contribution of $16,837.57 from the Re-monumentation fund, will be used for data entry and scanning of recorded
documents in the Zoning office and to help purchase a new Topcon G.P.S. Hiper GA kit w/ FC250 controller and a PDL 35W radio kit; and
(County Board Meeting of June 29, 2010 cont. Page 3)

WHEREAS, the WLIP has stated the Rusk County Land Information Office is eligible for $23,759.00 Base Budget Grant and a $300.00 Training Grant(2010 budget), for a total of
$24,059.00, which was the full amount applied for.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Rusk County Board of Supervisors that Rusk County will accept the WLIP 2010 Grant of $24,059.00 and that Randy Tatur, its
Chairman, and David A. Kaiser, it’s Land Information Officer, be hereby authorized to sign the necessary documents to receive said Grant.

Submitted by Surveyor/Land Information Committee. S/Tatur.

Motion by Willingham, second by Mai to adopt. Resolution adopted by aye vote.

DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE MOTION

Approval of Rusk County Job Application: Denise Wetzel, Clerk, explained updating process, compliance with affirmative action plan and protecting confidential information.
Motion by Dixon, second by Skogen to approve. Motion carried by aye vote.

Approval of Rusk County Code Book – Chapter 2: Wetzel explained revisions made by Committee on Committee members. Motion by Platteter, second by Skogen to amend by
leaving        Rooms Joint Management Committee with a termination date of December 31, 2010. Motion to amend carried by aye vote. Motion by Heiden, second by Stencil
to approve as amended. Motion carried as amended by aye vote.

Approval of Rusk County Personnel Handbook: Wetzel explained revision process. Motion by Costello, second by Stencil to approve. Motion carried by aye vote.

Right of Refusal – Flambeau Mine Property: Tatur explained county waiving right to purchase property. Motion by Platteter, second by Schultz to approve. Heiden abstained.
Motion carried by aye vote.

Rusk County Memorial Hospital & Nursing Home Future Plans: Tatur gave update on Ad Hoc Committee options. Discussion on cost, co-ownership, city doing a survey,
assisted living, Medicare patients, what other counties have done and current union negotiations.

APPOINTMENTS

Board of Adjustment: Dennis Lelm, Tom Meisner and Stanley Kromrey. Motion by Willingham, second by Hauser to approve. Motion carried by aye vote.

Land Information Council; Register of Deeds, Treasurer, Real Property Lister, Member of Board – Dave Willingham, Land Information Office Representative – John Fitzl,
Realtor – Phil Kaiser, Public Safety/Emergency Communications Representative – Tom Hall, Registered Professional Land Surveyor – Dave Kaiser, Board Designee – CeCe
Tesky. Motion by Platteter, second by Heiden to approve. Motion carried by aye vote.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Skogen advised of five $2,000. scholarships offered through WCA for child or grandchild of county board member or employee. Applications due by July 31, 2010.

Wetzel reminded board of registration for WCA conference and DNR services now offered in clerk’s office for ATV, snowmobile and boat registration.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Skogen, second by Hauser to adjourn. Motion carried by aye vote. Meeting adjourned at 10:06 p.m.

Next meeting July 27, 2010 at 7:00 p.m.




Denise Wetzel, Rusk County Clerk
Bonnie Stoneberg, Chief Deputy Clerk

								
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