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Personnel and Administrative Committee Minutes 01/14/2009

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minutes of the meeting of the Personnel and Administrative Committee, Sawyer County Board of Supervisors

January 14, 2009, 9:00 a.m., Assembly Room, SawyerCounty Courthouse

 

present: 

Hal Helwig (Chair), Ron Kinsley, Robert Vitcenda, Dale Schleeter, James Bassett, Fred Zietlow

 

also present:  Human Resource Manager Carol Larson, County Clerk Kris Mayberry

 

Motion by Vitcenda, 2nd by Bassett, to approve the meeting agenda.  Motion carried. 

 

Motion by Bassett, 2nd by Vitcenda, to approve the minutes of the meeting of December 16, 2008.  Motion carried.

 

Human Resource Manager Carol Larson and Health and Human Services Department Director Pete Sanders reported that a clerical employee in the Health and Human Services Department transferred into an economic support position in the Department creating a vacancy in a clerical position.  The Health and Human Services Board recommends filling the vacant clerical position.  Motion by Vitcenda, 2nd by Kinsley, to recommend

CountyBoard approval to fill the vacant clerical position.  Motion carried.

 

Human Resource Manager Carol Larson and Health and Human Services Department Director Pete Sanders reported that there may be a second vacant clerical position in the Health and Human Services Department if a clerical employee is approved to fill the vacant ARDC clerical position approved in December.  The Health and Human Services Board recommends filling the second clerical position if it becomes vacant.  Motion by Kinsley, 2nd by Schleeter, to recommend

CountyBoard approval to fill the position if it becomes vacant.  Motion carried.

 

Health and Human Services Department Director Pete Sanders reported that the Department intends to contract for the services of a personal care nurse through June of 2009.

 

The Committee discussed the Health and Human Services Board recommendation to the Personnel and Administrative Committee that new employees hired by the County be hired at 40 hours a week instead of 35 hours a week when appropriate and that the clerical positions recommended for filling above be 40 hour a week positions.  Motion by Bassett, 2nd by Zietlow, that in lieu of establishing the 2 clerical positions recommended above as 40 hour a week positions, applicants for those clerical positions be notified that the successful applicant(s) for the position(s) may be required to work up to 40 hour a week.  Motion carried.

 

Human Resource Manager Carol Larson presented proposed updates to the Sawyer County Personnel and Administrative Policies.  The Committee determined to review the proposals and to discuss them at the February meeting of the Committee.

 

Human Resource Manager Carol Larson presented 3 options for the employee evaluation form to be used for the evaluation of County employees in 2009.  Motion by Bassett, 2nd by Kinsley, to use the same form used in 2008.  Motion carried.

 

The Committee reviewed the monthly expense vouchers for the Human Resources Department.  Motion by Vitcenda, 2nd by Kinsley, to approve the vouchers.  Motion carried.

 

The Committee discussed the concerns of the Highway Committee and the Highway Department with Highway Department applications of the

New World accounting and payroll systems and determined to check with the Highway Department and Information Technology Department Director Mike Coleson to determine the nature of the problems and possible solutions.

 

Motion by Vitcenda, 2nd by Zietlow, to adjourn the meeting.  Motion carried.

 

Minutes prepared by Sawyer County Clerk Kris Mayberry