Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Health and Human Services

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DATE: FEBRUARY 12, 2007

ORIGINAL TO BE FILED WITH SAWYER COUNTY CLERK, KRIS MAYBERRY

 

COMMITTEE MEETINGS OF SAWYER COUNTY

COMMITTEE: HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES      DATE:  FEBRUARY 12, 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; CAROL PEARSON; RON KINSLEY; BRUCE MILLER; DALE SCHLEETER; KATHY MC COY, ARRIVED AT 7:40.

 

STAFF MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE:

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

 

THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY VICE-CHAIR RON KINSLEY, NOTING, FOR THE RECORD, THAT DEB BUTLER AND GERI FITCH WERE NOT IN ATTENDANCE.

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

A MOTION WAS MADE BY BRUCE MILLER, SECONDED BY DALE SCHLEETER, APPROVING THE AGENDA AS PRESENTED;  MOTION CARRIED.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARLENE MIZERKA SECONDED BY SIS HALE APPROVING THE MINUTES OF THE JANUARY 11TH MEETING AS PRESENTED; MOTION CARRIED.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS: 

LCO LIAISON: NO REPORT WAS RECEIVED.

 

VOUCHERS:

COPIES OF JANUARY 2007 AND PERIOD 13 2006 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 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 2 WASHBURN COUNTY PAYMENTS WERE MADE TO CLIENTS FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY.  THE AGENCY IS IN THE PROCESS OF CLARIFYING THE TERMS OF THE W-2 CONTRACT WITH THE EXTENSION OFFICE.

 

REVENUE AND EXPENSE STATEMENT:

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

MOTION WAS MADE BY BRUCE MILLER, JOE EICHINGER 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 2007 WAS SHARED WITH THE BOARD. A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE PATIENT CENSUS WAS MADE BY SIS HALE, RON KINSLEY SECONDED;  MOTION CARRIED.

 

UNION SIDE LETTER CONCERNING NURSE TRANSFER:

A COPY OF THE MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AS WELL AS A SIDE LETTER OF AGREEMENT APPROVED BY THE UNION WAS REVIEWED.  A MOTION WAS MADE BY BRUCE MILLER, SECONDED BY JOE EICHINGER TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL OF THE SIDE LETTER OF AGREEMENT AND FORWARD THE ISSUE TO THE PERSONNEL COMMITTEE; MOTION CARRIED.                       

 

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

ROM KINSLEY REPORTED ON THE RECENT MEETING OF THE PUBLIC SAFETY AND HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES JOINT COMMITTEE ON JAIL PROGRAMING.

 

TRANSIT COMMISSION AND MINUTES:

A COPY OF THE JANUARY MINUTES OF THE TRANSIT COMMISSION WERE REVIEWED.

THE BOARD WAS INFORMED THAT THE COMMISSION IS REVIEWING THE PROCESS OF VEHICLE REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

MANDATED SERVICES & HUMAN SERVICES:

THE THIRD IN A SERIES OF POWER POINT PROGRAMS THAT REVIEW THE STATUTES AND COUNTY RESPONSIBILITY IN EACH OF THE AGENCIES PROGRAMS CONTINUED WITH CHILDREN AND FAMILY AND DELINQUENT AND STATUS OFFENDER SERVICES.

 

HOME HEALTH “WE CARE” PROGRAM:

LYNN GRAHAM SPOKE ON A NEW SELF PAY PROGRAM PROPOSAL; REVIEWING THE CLIENTS SERVED AND THE COSTS OF THE PROGRAM.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY RON KINSLEY, SECONDED BY SIS HALE TO APPROVE IMPLEMENTING THE “WE CARE” PROGRAM; 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 BRUCE MILLER SECONDED BY RON KINSLEY 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 FEBRUARY 2007 WAS

SUBMITTED FOR APPROVAL. AN ADDITION OF LAURA UNOLD AND EILEEN SIMACK TO EAU CLAIRE ON 2-28 FOR A PREGNANT WOMEN AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE MEETING WAS MADE.  A MOTION WAS MADE BY BRUCE MILLER, SECONDED BY SIS HALE TO APPROVE THE OUT OF COUNTY TRAVEL AND TRAINING AS AMENDED;  MOTION CARRIED.

 

THE DIRECTOR REVIEWED A PRESS RELEASE ON A REGIONAL SUMMIT ON LONG TERM CARE REFORM BEING HELD ON THE 15TH.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY JOE EICHINGER, SECONDED BY PAT ADERMAN, TO GO INTO CLOSED SESSION PURSUANT TO SECTION 19.85(C) WIS. STATUTES, FOR THE PURPOSE OF DISCUSSING PERFORMANCE EVALUATION DATA OF A PUBLIC EMPLOYEE OVER WHICH THE GOVERNMENTAL BODY HAS JURISDICTION OR EXERCISE RESPONSIBILITY;  MOTION CARRIED.  CLOSED SESSION ENTERED INTO AT 9:50 A.M.

 

THE BOARD PROVIDED COMMENTS FOR THE ANNUAL PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DIRECTOR PETE SANDERS.  CAROL LARSON WILL SUMMARIZE THE COMMENTS AND THE FINAL PERFORMANCE EVALUATION DOCUMENT WILL BE DELIVERED TO SANDERS AT THE MARCH MEETING.

 

ADVANCE \d4A MOTION WAS MADE TO RECONVENE INTO OPEN SESSION BY ADERMAN, SECONDED BY KINSLEY; MOTION CARRIED.  OPEN SESSION WAS RECONVENED AT 10:00 A.M.

 

A MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY EICHINGER, SECONDED BY ADERMAN; MOTION CARRIED.   MEETING ADJOURNED AT 10:00 A.M.