Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Health and Human Services

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DATE: MARCH 11, 2004

ORIGINAL TO BE FILED WITH SAWYER COUNTY CLERK, KRIS MAYBERRY

 

COMMITTEE MEETINGS OF SAWYER COUNTY

COMMITTEE: HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES     DATE:  MARCH 11, 2004

PLACE:     SAWYER COUNTY COURT HOUSE     CALLED TO ORDER: 8:30 A.M.

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE:  

GLADYS RUEGGER; CAROL PEARSON; SIS HALE; SHIRLEY SUHSEN; DEB BUTLER; DON TRETTIN;  TOM LACAPPA, ARRIVED AT 8:45; ARLENE BRANDT; BRUCE MILLER, ARRIVED AT 8:40;  GERI FITCH, LEFT AT 9:50; JOHN MCKICHAN, LEFT AT 9:30.

 

STAFF MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE:

PETE SANDERS;  PATTY DUJARDIN; AMY NIGBOR; CAROL LARSON; PAT HARRINGTON; DEB CHRISTIANS; PATTY LANGHAM

 

THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY CHAIR DON TRETTIN, NOTING, FOR THE RECORD, THAT JIM BASSETT AND TOM PYDO WERE NOT IN ATTENDANCE.

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

A MOTION WAS MADE BY SHIRLEY SUHSEN, SECONDED BY CAROL PEARSON APPROVING THE AGENDA AS PRESENTED WITH MOVING OF NEW BUSINESS D TO AFTER THE FEBRUARY VOUCHERS; MOTION CARRIED.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARLENE BRANDT, SECONDED BY GERI FITCH TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE FEBRUARY 12TH MEETING AS PRESENTED;  MOTION CARRIED.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS:    

LCO LIAISON: DEB BUTLER INFORMED THE BOARD THAT A FAMILY CIRCLE WAS HELD ON THE ISSUE OF A SEX OFFENDER RECENTLY MOVING INTO THE COMMUNITY.

 

VOUCHERS:

COPIES OF FEBRUARY VOUCHERS WERE SUBMITTED FOR APPROVAL AS WELL AS ALL BILLS PAID SINCE THE LAST BOARD MEETING. A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARLENE BRANDT, SECONDED BY BRUCE MILLER, TO APPROVE THE VOUCHERS AS SUBMITTED; MOTION CARRIED.

 

VENTURES UNLIMITED, SUPPORTIVE EMPLOYMENT:

TYSA GOOLD MUENCH AND TIM HOWELLS, OF VENTURES UNLIMITED SPOKE ON THE SUPPORTIVE EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM, ONE OF THE WORK COMPONENTS OFFERED.  THE VARIOUS ADAPTATIONS AVAILABLE TO MAKE COMMUNITY WORK POSSIBLE AS WELL AS THE BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAM WERE PRESENTED.

    

OLD BUSINESS:    

W-2:

 


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TWO CASH PAYMENTS WERE MADE TO ELIGIBLE W-2 CLIENTS FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH.  THE AGENCY IS STILL IN THE PROCESS OF EXPLORING THE OPTIONS OF MOVING OUR OFFICE FACILITIES TO ANOTHER SITE IN THE SPOONER JOB SERVICE.

 

REVENUE AND EXPENSE STATEMENT:

A COPY OF THE JANUARY W-2 REVENUE AND EXPENSE REPORT WAS REVIEWED.  A

MOTION WAS MADE BY SHIRLEY SUHSEN, SIS HALE SECONDED, ACCEPTING THE

REVENUE AND EXPENSE REPORT AS SUBMITTED;  MOTION CARRIED.

 

HOME HEALTH PATIENT CENSUS AND UPDATE:

A COPY OF A GRAPH SHOWING HOME HEALTH PATIENT COUNTS FROM JANUARY 2002 THROUGH FEBRUARY 2004 WAS SHARED WITH THE BOARD.  A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE PATIENT CENSUS WAS MADE BY ARLENE BRANDT, TOM LACAPPA SECONDED;  MOTION CARRIED. 

 

DRUG COURT GRANT:

DIRECTOR SANDERS GAVE A POWER POINT PRESENTATION ON THE DRUG COURT PROGRAM, STATING THAT THE PILOT PROGRAM, STARTING WITH PROBATION AND PAROL CLIENTELE, HAS BEGUN.  THE FEDERAL GRANT APPLICATION WAS FILED AND IF RECEIVED, WOULD BEGIN ON JULY 1ST.

 

THE PRESENTATION OUTLINED THE PROGRAM AS WELL AS GAVE STATISTICAL DATA COLLECTED OVER A 23 MONTH PERIOD SHOWING SAWYER COUNTY 16% HIGHER THAN THE NATIONAL AVERAGE FOR RECIDIVISM.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

COUNTY WIDE MEDICAID COVERAGE:

A REPORT WAS REVIEWED SHOWING THE STATE AS WELL AS COUNTY DATA OF MEDICAID RECIPIENTS.  THE CURRENTLY DEBATED ISSUE THROUGH THE STATE LEGISLATURE PROPOSING THE INCREASE IN MEDICAID FUNDING AND REDUCTION IN GENERAL PURPOSE REVENUE DOLLARS WAS REPORTED AS WELL AS THE IMPACT THIS COULD POSSIBLY HAVE ON THE COUNTY.

 

CIVIL RIGHTS COMPLIANCE PLAN:

A COPY OF THE 2004-2006 CIVIL RIGHTS COMPLIANCE PLAN WAS REVIEWED.  THE PLAN, UPDATED EVERY TWO YEARS, ANALYZES EQUAL OPPORTUNITY DATA FOR A NUMBER OF PROGRAMS AND EMPLOYMENT AREAS.  A MOTION WAS MADE BY BRUCE MILLER, SECONDED BY GERI FITCH, APPROVING THE CIVIL RIGHTS COMPLIANCE PLAN AS SUBMITTED; AFTER DISCUSSION, MOTION CARRIED.

 

FAMILY LEAVE REQUEST:

A REQUEST FOR FAMILY LEAVE WAS RECEIVED FROM A PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE.  A MOTION WAS MADE BY SHIRLEY SUHSEN, SECONDED BY CAROL PEARSON, APPROVING THE FAMILY LEAVE AS REQUESTED; MOTION CARRIED.

 

RECEPTION DESK REMODELING:

A MOTION WAS MADE BY BRUCE MILLER, SECONDED BY SIS HALE, APPROVING THE REMODELING OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH RECEPTION DESK AREA; MOTION CARRIED. 

 


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REVENUE AND EXPENSE STATEMENT:

A COPY OF THE JANUARY REVENUE AND EXPENSE STATEMENTS FOR HEALTH AND

HUMAN SERVICES WERE REVIEWED.  A MOTION WAS MADE BY BRUCE MILLER SECONDED BY CAROL PEARSON TO ACCEPT THE REVENUE AND EXPENSE REPORT AS PRESENTED;  MOTION CARRIED.

 

OUT OF COUNTY TRAVEL:

OUT OF COUNTY TRAVEL AND TRAINING FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2004 WAS SUBMITTED FOR APPROVAL.  A MOTION WAS MADE BY BRUCE MILLER, SECONDED BY SIS HALE,  TO APPROVE THE OUT OF COUNTY TRAVEL AND TRAINING AS SUBMITTED; MOTION CARRIED.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY BRUCE MILLER, SECONDED BY TOM LACAPPA TO ADJOURN INTO CLOSED SESSION PURSUANT TO SECTION 19.85(C) WIS. STATUTES FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONSIDERING EMPLOYMENT, COMPENSATION OR PERFORMANCE DATA OF ANY PUBLIC EMPLOYEE OVER WHICH THE GOVERNMENTAL BODY HAS JURISDICTION OR EXERCISE RESPONSIBILITY;  MOTION CARRIED.  THE MEETING ENTERED INTO CLOSED SESSION AT 9:55 A.M.

 

THE COMMITTEE CONDUCTED THE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF THE AGENCY DIRECTOR.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE TO RECONVENE INTO OPEN SESSION BY BRUCE MILLER, SECONDED BY TOM LACAPPA; MOTION CARRIED.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE TO ADJOURN BY SHIRLEY SUHSEN, SECONDED BY SIS HALE; MOTION CARRIED.  MEETING ADJOURNED AT 10:05 A.M.