DRAFT - minutes of the meeting of the Courthouse Committee
Sawyer County Board of Supervisors
March 8, 2011, 7:00 p.m., Assembly Room, Sawyer County Courthouse
members present: Dale Schleeter (Chair), Ron Kinsley, Mel Olson
also present: County Board member Warren Johnson, Land Records Department Director Robyn Thake, County Surveyor Dan Pleoger, Circuit Court Judge Gerald Wright, Circuit Court Clerk Anne Marie Danielson, Child Support Department Director Sandy Okamoto, County Clerk Kris Mayberry
Motion by Kinsley, 2nd by Olson, to approve the meeting agenda as presented. Motion carried.
Motion by Olson, 2nd by Kinsley, to approve the February 8, 2011 meeting minutes. Motion carried.
Child Support Department Director Sandy Okamoto presented a department report which included a report on tax intercept collections, the new State of Wisconsin Department of Children and Families Transitional Jobs Demonstration Project, an update on estimated funding of county child support programs by the State of Wisconsin, and a request for her to attend the 2011 child support department director’s dialogue scheduled for April 14th and 15th in Stevens Point. Motion by Kinsley, 2nd by Olson, to accept the Child Support Department report and to approve the request for travel to Stevens Point. Motion carried.
Land Records Department Director Robyn Thake presented a department report, including an update on the real property listing process of amending the land records database for documents recorded in the Register of Deeds Office, a report on the townships of the County with completed digital parcel mapping, and a report from the Wisconsin Land Information Association Conference which she and Geographic Information Specialist Brian DeVries attended. Motion by Kinsley, 2nd by Olson, to accept the Land Records Department report. Motion carried.
Clerk of Court Anne Marie Danielson presented a department report, including a report on collections for passport applications, interest, tax intercept funds, payment plan fees, attorney fees, guardian ad litem fees, and bail forfeitures. Ms. Danielson reported that the Clerk of Court’s Office is reviewing accounting procedures in the office and assessing job duties and undergoing a reallocation of duties to maximize efficiency and to maintain an even distribution of duties in the office. Circuit Court Judge Gerald Wright reported that funding in the proposed State of Wisconsin budget for public defenders and prosecutors is in question. Motion by Olson, 2nd by Kinsley to accept the Clerk of Court’s Office report. Motion carried.
County Surveyor Dan Pleoger provided a department report, including reporting that the department staff is completing projects in the office and surveying projects in the Town of Draper. Motion by Kinsley, 2nd by Olson, to accept the County Surveyor’s Office report. Motion carried.
The Committee reviewed the monthly department expense vouchers. Motion by Kinsley, 2nd by Olson, to approve the vouchers. Motion carried.
County Clerk Kris Mayberry reported on insurance, risk management, and liability claims involving Sawyer County.
Motion by Kinsley, 2nd by Olson, to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried.
minutes prepared by County Clerk Kris Mayberry