Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Health and Human Services

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DATE: JANUARY 11, 2007

ORIGINAL TO BE FILED WITH SAWYER COUNTY CLERK, KRIS MAYBERRY

 

COMMITTEE MEETINGS OF SAWYER COUNTY

COMMITTEE: HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES      DATE:  JANUARY 11, 2007

PLACE:  SAWYER COUNTY COURT HOUSE                        CALLED TO ORDER: 7:35 A.M.

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE:  

SHIRLEY SUHSEN; ARLENE MIZERKA; SIS HALE; JOSEPH EICHINGER; GLADYS RUEGGER; PAT ADERMAN; RON KINSLEY.

 

STAFF MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE:

PETE SANDERS; PATTY DUJARDIN; DEB CHRISTIANS; PAT HARRINGTON; CAROL LARSON; PAT ACHESON; JOE BODO.

 

THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY VICE-CHAIR RON KINSLEY, NOTING, FOR THE RECORD, THAT KATHY MCCOY, CAROL PEARSON, BRUCE MILLER, DEB BUTLER, DALE SCHLEETER AND GERI FITCH WERE NOT IN ATTENDANCE.

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARLENE MIZERKA, SECONDED BY GLADYS RUEGGER, APPROVING THE AGENDA AS PRESENTED WITH THE ADDITION OF OLD BUSINESS E, PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATION;  MOTION CARRIED.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

A MOTION WAS MADE BY SHIRLEY SUHSEN, SECONDED BY SIS HALE APPROVING THE MINUTES OF THE DECEMBER 12TH 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 SHIRLEY SUHSEN, SECONDED BY JOE EICHINGER, TO APPROVE THE VOUCHERS AS SUBMITTED; MOTION CARRIED.

 

OLD BUSINESS:   

W-2:

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

 

REVENUE AND EXPENSE STATEMENT:

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

MOTION WAS MADE BY SIS HALE, 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, DISCHARGES AND OVERALL CASELOAD FOR 2006 WAS SHARED WITH THE BOARD. A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE PATIENT CENSUS WAS MADE BY GLADYS RUEGGER, SHIRLEY SUHSEN SECONDED;  MOTION CARRIED.

 

PUBLIC SAFETY AND HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES JOINT COMMITTEE ON JAIL PROGRAMING:

THE MINUTES OF THE FIRST MEETING WERE DISCUSSED.  AN OVERALL POSITIVE FEELING WAS HAD REGARDING THE MEETING. DISCUSSION FOLLOWED CONCERNING THE  RECIDIVISM RATE.  THE NEXT MEETING HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY 6TH.

 

PERSONAL CARE POSITION:

THE BOARD WAS INFORMED THAT 2 PART TIME PEOPLE HAVE BEEN HIRED TO FILL THE VACANT PERSONAL CARE WORKER POSITION.

 

PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATION:

PAT HARRINGTON, PUBLIC HEALTH SUPERVISOR, REVIEWED AN INFORMATIONAL SHEET FROM SMOKE FREE WISCONSIN ON THE AFFECTS OF CIGARETTE PRICES ON SMOKING RATES.

 

THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ON PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENTS IN REGARD TO PANDEMIC FLUE OUTBREAK PLANS AND GENERAL PREPAREDNESS WERE OUTLINED.  ASSESSMENTS AND PLANS OF CORRECTION NEED TO BE COMPLETED.  A COMPANY HAS BEEN CONTRACTED WITH TO PROVIDE INCIDENT COMMAND IMMERSION AS ONE AREA OF FULFILLING THE PLAN REQUIREMENTS.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

ON CALL PAY PROCEDURE AND POLICY:

A COPY OF THE CURRENT ON CALL PROCEDURE WAS REVIEWED.  THE DIRECTOR WAS INSTRUCTED TO FOLLOW PAST PRACTICE IN ASSIGNING STAFF TO COVER MORE THAN ONE UNIT WHILE ON CALL IF STAFF ARE TRAINED IN MULTIPLE AREAS.

 

TRANSIT COMMISSION AND MINUTES:

A COPY OF THE DECEMBER MINUTES OF THE TRANSIT COMMISSION WERE REVIEWED. THE IMPACT OF THE DECISIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON THE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICE BUDGET WERE DISCUSSED.

 

MANDATED SERVICES & HUMAN SERVICES:

THE SECOND IN A SERIES OF POWER POINT PROGRAMS THAT REVIEW THE STATUTES AND COUNTY RESPONSIBILITY IN EACH OF THE AGENCIES PROGRAMS CONTINUED WITH AODA AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES.

 

REVENUE AND EXPENSE STATEMENT:

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

HUMAN SERVICES WERE REVIEWED.  THE DIRECTOR REPORTED THAT THE AGENCY PROJECTS DEFICITS IN HOME HEALTH OF APPROXIMATELY $100,000.00 AND PUBLIC HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES OF APPROXIMATELY $196,000.00.  THE DIRECTOR WILL BE REPORTING AT THE FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING ON THE 13TH.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY SIS HALE SECONDED BY SHIRLEY SUHSEN TO APPROVE THE REVENUE AND EXPENSE REPORT AS PRESENTED;  MOTION CARRIED.

 

OUT OF COUNTY TRAVEL:

OUT OF COUNTY TRAVEL AND TRAINING FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2007 WAS

SUBMITTED FOR APPROVAL. A MOTION WAS MADE BY JOE EICHINGER, SECONDED BY PAT ADERMAN TO APPROVE THE OUT OF COUNTY TRAVEL AND TRAINING AS SUBMITTED;  MOTION CARRIED.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY PAT ADERMAN, SECONDED BY JOE EICHINGER, TO GO INTO CLOSED SESSION PURSUANT TO SECTION 19.85(C) WIS. STATUTES, 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;  MOTION CARRIED.  CLOSED SESSION ENTERED INTO AT 9:40 A.M.

 

THE BOARD BEGAN THE PROCESS OF CONDUCTING THE ANNUAL PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF THE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICE DIRECTOR PETE SANDERS.  HE PRESENTED HIS PRE-REVIEW INPUT FORM, THE BOARD WAS GIVEN A COPY OF HIS PREVIOUS EVALUATION, AND DISCUSSION FOLLOWED.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE TO RECONVENE INTO OPEN SESSION BY SHIRLEY SUHSEN, SECONDED BY ARLENE MIZERKA; MOTION CARRIED.  OPEN SESSION WAS RECONVENED AT 10:10 A.M.

 

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