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Health and Human Services

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DATE: JANUARY 12,2005

ORIGINAL TO BE FILED WITH SAWYER COUNTY CLERK, KRIS MAYBERRY

 

COMMITTEE MEETINGS OF SAWYER COUNTY

COMMITTEE: HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES      DATE: JANUARY 12,2005

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

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE:  

KATHY MCCOY; SHIRLEY SUHSEN; ARLENE MIZERKA; SIS HALE; GLADYS RUEGGER; PAT ADERMAN; RON KINSLEY; BILL VOIGHT; GERI FITCH; BRUCE MILLER.

 

STAFF MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE:

PETE SANDERS; PATTY DUJARDIN; PAT ACHESON; PAT HARRINGTON; DEB CHRISTIANS; AMY NIGBOR; DAVE BAUER; CAROL LARSON.

 

THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY CHAIR SHIRLEY SUHSEN, NOTING, FOR THE RECORD, THAT JOHN MCKICHAN, CAROL PERSON AND DEB BUTLER WERE NOT IN ATTENDANCE.

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

A MOTION WAS MADE BY BILL VOIGHT SECONDED BY GLADYS RUEGGER APPROVING THE AGENDA AS PRESENTED; MOTION CARRIED.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

A MOTION WAS MADE BY SIS HALE, SECONDED BY PAT ADERMAN APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE DECEMBER 10TH MEETING AS PRESENTED; MOTION CARRIED.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS: 

LCO LIAISON:  NO REPORT WAS RECEIVED.

 

VOUCHERS:

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

 

OLD BUSINESS:   

W-2:

THE W-2 PROGRAM WAS REVIEWED EXPLAINING THAT NO CASH PAYMENTS IN SAWYER COUNTY AND 1 IN WASHBURN COUNTY WERE MADE TO CLIENTS FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY.  

 

THE STRINGENT LIMITATIONS BEING ADOPTED ON HOW W-2 FUNDS ARE ALLOWED TO BE USED AND THE MEDIA ATTENTION REVOLVING AROUND THE PROGRAM IN MILWAUKEE COUNTY WAS DISCUSSED.

 

REVENUE AND EXPENSE STATEMENT:

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


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MOTION WAS MADE BY BRUCE MILLER, PAT ADERMAN 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 NEW ADMISSIONS FROM JANUARY 2002 THROUGH DECEMBER 2004 WAS SHARED WITH THE BOARD. A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE PATIENT CENSUS WAS MADE BY KATHY MCCOY, BRUCE MILLER SECONDED;  MOTION CARRIED. 

 

REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH DISCUSSION:

THE DIRECTOR REVIEWED INFORMATION PRESENTED AT THE TWO PREVIOUS BOARD MEETINGS, ON THE REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH PROGRAM, FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE AUDIENCE.  A LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR OF THE STATE BUREAU OF COMMUNITY HEALTH PROMOTION, CONCERNING THE REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CONTRACT AND THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE PROGRAM, WAS READ.  PUBLIC HEALTH SUPERVISOR, PAT HARRINGTON, REPORTED STATISTICAL INFORMATION ON THE NUMBER OF YOUTH PARTICIPATING IN THE PROGRAM AND WHETHER THE HOME ADDRESS WAS USED AS CONTACT OR NOT.  THE POSSIBILITY OF APPLYING FOR A STATE ABSTINENCE GRANT AND WHAT THAT PROGRAM ENTAILS WAS PRESENTED.  A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARLENE MIZERKA, SECONDED BY PAT ADERMAN TO DISCONTINUE THE REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH PROGRAM; DISCUSSION FOLLOWED INCLUDING COMMENTS FROM THE AUDIENCE; MOTION FAILED.  A MOTION WAS MADE BY BILL VOIGHT, SECONDED BY SIS HALE, TO CONTINUE THE REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH PROGRAM WITH AN APPLICATION BEING SUBMITTED FOR AN ABSTINENCE GRANT AND INCREASE ABSTINENCE PROMOTION; AFTER DISCUSSION; MOTION CARRIED.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

CHAPTER 140 PUBLIC HEALTH REVIEW:

THE EVERY FIVE YEAR, CHAPTER 140 PUBLIC HEALTH REVIEW BY THE STATE, IS SCHEDULED TO TAKE PLACE ON MARCH 10TH.  ANY BOARD MEMBERS WISHING TO PARTICIPATE WERE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.

 

PUBLIC HEALTH AGENT STATUS:

THE ISSUE OF TAKING ON THE CURRENT SATE RESPONSIBILITY OF INSPECTING PERMANENT AND TEMPORARILY LICENSED RESTAURANT AND HOTEL ESTABLISHMENTS FOR SANITARY COMPLIANCE WAS DISCUSSED.  A REPORT SHOWING THE NUMBER OF FACILITIES AND THE POSSIBLE REVENUE AVAILABLE FROM THE PROGRAM WAS REVIEWED.  IT WAS ALSO REPORTED THAT A MONETARY INCENTIVE TO IMPLEMENT THE PROGRAM MIGHT BE AVAILABLE.  A MOTION WAS MADE BY KATHY MCCOY, SECONDED BY BRUCE MILLER, AUTHORIZING THE AGENCY TO INVESTIGATE INITIATING AN AGENT STATUS PROGRAM AND TO REPORT BACK AT THE FEBRUARY MEETING; MOTION CARRIED.

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE GRANT POSITION:

A JOB DESCRIPTION FOR A DIVERSIONARY DISPOSITIONAL WORKER WAS PRESENTED BY JUVENILE COURT INTAKE SUPERVISOR, DAVE BAUER.  THE POSITION, FUNDED BY A GRANT RECEIVED FROM THE OFFICE OF JUSTICE ASSISTANCE, WOULD PROMOTE COLLABORATION BETWEEN THE COUNTY AND THE LCO COURT SYSTEM BY WORKING ON DEFERRED PROSECUTION AGREEMENTS WITH LCO JUVENILES.  A MOTION WAS MADE BY KATHY MCCOY, SECONDED BY SIS HALE, TO FORWARD THE DIVERSIONARY


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DISPOSITIONAL WORKER SPECIAL GRANT POSITION TO THE PERSONNEL COMMITTEE WITH A RECOMMENDATION FOR APPROVAL; MOTION CARRIED.

 

REVENUE AND EXPENSE STATEMENT:

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

HUMAN SERVICES WERE REVIEWED.  A MOTION WAS MADE BY BRUCE MILLER;

SECONDED BY PAT ADERMAN 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 JANUARY 2005 WAS SUBMITTED FOR APPROVAL.  A MOTION WAS MADE BY BRUCE MILLER; SECONDED BY RON KINSLEY TO APPROVE THE OUT OF COUNTY TRAVEL AND TRAINING AS SUBMITTED;  MOTION CARRIED.

 

IT WAS REQUESTED THAT A REPORT COVERING PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS, AND SHOWING THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED BE BROUGHT TO THE BOARD ON A QUARTERLY BASIS.

 

A MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY BRUCE MILLER, SECONDED BY SHIRLEY SUHSEN; MOTION CARRIED.  MEETING ADJOURNED AT 10:17 A.M.