Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Health and Human Services

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DATE: FEBRUARY 11, 2005

ORIGINAL TO BE FILED WITH SAWYER COUNTY CLERK, KRIS MAYBERRY

 

COMMITTEE MEETINGS OF SAWYER COUNTY

COMMITTEE: HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

DATE: FEBRUARY 11, 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, LEFT AT 10:35; BRUCE MILLER, ARRIVED AT 9:50; DEBBIE BUTLER.

 

STAFF MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE:

PETE SANDERS; PATTY DUJARDIN; PAT ACHESON; PAT HARRINGTON; DEB CHRISTIANS; AMY NIGBOR; PAT SANCHEZ; LYNN GRAHAM; CAROL LARSON.

 

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

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RON KINSLEY SECONDED BY SIS HALE APPROVING THE AGENDA AS PRESENTED WITH THE FOLLOWING CHANGES: DELETION OF NEW BUSINESS B, VENTURES UNLIMITED INC.; AND ADDITION OF OLD BUSINESS D, ABSTINENCE GRANT; MOTION CARRIED.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

A MOTION WAS MADE BY BILL VOIGHT SECONDED BY SIS HALE APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE JANUARY 12TH MEETING AS PRESENTED; MOTION CARRIED.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS: 

LCO LIAISON: DEB BUTLER REPORTED ON THE CURRENT STATUS OF GRANT APPLICATIONS AND THE REESTABLISHMENT OF THE COORDINATED COMMUNITY RESPONSE TEAM.

 

VOUCHERS:

COPIES OF 2004 & JANUARY 2005 VOUCHERS WERE SUBMITTED FOR APPROVAL AS WELL AS ALL BILLS PAID SINCE THE LAST BOARD MEETING. A MOTION WAS MADE BY RON KINSLEY SECONDED BY KATHY MCCOY, TO APPROVE THE VOUCHERS AS SUBMITTED; MOTION CARRIED.

 

OLD BUSINESS:   

W-2:

THE W-2 PROGRAM WAS REVIEWED EXPLAINING THAT 1 CASH PAYMENT IN SAWYER AND 1 IN WASHBURN COUNTY WERE MADE TO CLIENTS FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY.  

 

THE 2006-2007 W-2 SELECTION PROCESS WAS DISCUSSED.  THE RIGHT OF FIRST SELECTION CRITERIA HAS YET TO BE ESTABLISHED AND THE NEW PROPOSED TRANSITIONAL WORK PROGRAM HAS YET TO HAVE FUNDING ALLOCATED.

 

REVENUE AND EXPENSE STATEMENT:

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

MOTION WAS MADE BY BRUCE MILLER, 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 NEW ADMISSIONS FROM JANUARY 2002 THROUGH JANUARY 2005 WAS SHARED WITH THE BOARD. A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE PATIENT CENSUS WAS MADE BY SIS HALE, RON KINSLEY SECONDED;  MOTION CARRIED. 

 

HOME HEALTH SUPERVISOR, LYNN GRAHAM, REPORTED ON THE RECENT STATE SURVEY COMPLETED ON THE AGENCY.  THREE MINOR DEFICIENCIES WERE SITED WITH A PLAN OF CORRECTION SUBMITTED.

 

SANITARIAN & OTHER PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERNS:

GREG PALLASKE FROM THE STATE FOOD SAFETY & RECREATIONAL LICENSING DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH ADDRESSED THE BOARD ON THE AGENT STATUS PROGRAM;  REVIEWING POSITION NEEDS AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS AS WELL AS FUNDING OPTIONS.

 

THE CHAPTER 140 REVIEW WILL BE HELD ON MARCH 10TH AT 10:00 A.M.  ANY INTERESTED BOARD MEMBERS WERE INVITED TO ATTEND.

 

ABSTINENCE PROGRAM:

PUBLIC HEALTH SUPERVISOR, PAT HARRINGTON, HIGHLIGHTED HER MEETING WITH THE MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION REGARDING ABSTINENCE CLUBS AND THE MOVE FORWARD TO MEET WITH AREA YOUTH SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS.  A HANDOUT TO BE LEFT WITH AREA EMPLOYERS FOR STAFF TO ENCOURAGE PARENTS TO OPEN DISCUSSION WITH THEIR CHILDREN IS BEING CREATED.  AN OUTLINE FOR THE ABSTINENCE PROGRAM WILL BE PRESENTED AT THE MARCH MEETING.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

JOB SHARE REQUEST:

A REQUEST TO CREATE A JOB SHARE POSITION WAS RECEIVED FROM THE COMMUNITY SERVICE COORDINATOR.  A MOTION WAS MADE BY BRUCE MILLER, SECONDED BY KATHY MCCOY TO FORWARD THE ISSUE OF A JOB SHARE POSITION TO THE PERSONNEL COMMITTEE WITH A RECOMMENDATION FOR APPROVAL UNTIL DECEMBER 31ST, 2005 AS OUTLINED; MOTION CARRIED.

 

MENTORING PROGRAM:

GARY JOHNSON WITH THE HAYWARD KINSHIP PROGRAM ADDRESSED THE BOARD, GIVING THEM A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE MENTORING PROGRAM IN HAYWARD, AND REQUESTING ADDITIONAL PROGRAM FUNDING.  A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARLENE MIZERKA, SECONDED BY PAT ADERMAN TO RELEASE $500.00 OF THE $1,000.00 ALLOCATED FUNDING WITH THE REMAINING $500.00 RELEASED AFTER A FUND RAISING PLAN WAS SUBMITTED; MOTION FAILED.  A MOTION WAS MADE BY BRUCE MILLER, SECONDED BY ARLENE MIZERKA TO RELEASE $500.00 OF THE BUDGETED $1,000.00 NOW WITH THE A REQUEST FOR A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE PROGRAM TO SUBMIT A BUDGET AND FUND RAISING PLAN AT THE MARCH MEETING; AFTER DISCUSSION, MOTION CARRIED.

   

LONG TERM CARE GIVER BACKGROUND CHECK POLICY:

A COPY OF A PROPOSED LONG TERM CARE GIVER BACKGROUND CHECK POLICY WAS SUBMITTED FOR CONSIDERATION, WITH LONG TERM CARE SUPERVISOR, AMY NIGBOR, GIVING A HISTORY OF THE BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIREMENTS.  A MOTION WAS MADE BY BRUCE MILLER, SECONDED BY KATHY MCCOY, APPROVING THE LONG TERM CARE GIVER BACKGROUND CHECK POLICY AS SUBMITTED; MOTION CARRIED.

 

REVENUE AND EXPENSE STATEMENT:

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

HUMAN SERVICES WERE REVIEWED.  A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARLENE MIZERKA;

SECONDED BY RON KINSLEY 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 FEBRUARY 2005 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 TO ADJOURN INTO CLOSED SESSION PURSUANT TO SECTION 19.85(C) WIS. STATUES FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONSIDERING EMPLOYMENT, PROMOTION, COMPENSATION OR PERFORMANCE EVALUATION DATA OF ANY PUBLIC EMPLOYEE OVER WHICH THE GOVERNMENTAL BODY HAS JURISDICTION OR EXERCISE RESPONSIBILITY BY BRUCE MILLER, SECONDED BY PAT ADERMAN; MOTION CARRIED.  MEETING ADJOURNED INTO CLOSED SESSION AT 10:43 A.M.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY BRUCE MILLER, SECONDED BY PAT ADERMAN TO RETURN TO OPEN SESSION; MOTION CARRIED. 

 

A MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY KATHY MCCOY, SECONDED BY RON KINSLEY; MOTION CARRIED.  MEETING ADJOURNED AT 11:15 A.M.