Minutes of the meeting of the Property and Airport Committee
Sawyer County Board of Supervisors
February 9, 2004, 8:30 a.m., Assembly Room, Sawyer County Courthouse
members present: John Hirschfeld (Chairman), Melvin Olson, Nate DeLong, Mark Kelsey, Tom Pydo
also present: Airport hangar owners, pilots, or interested persons Tom Schroeder, Cindy Holloway, Cliff Korn, and Lloyd Driessen; Human Resource Manager Carol Larson; and County Clerk Kris Mayberry
Motion by Pydo, 2nd by Kelsey, to approve the meeting agenda as presented. Motion carried.
Motion by Kelsey, 2nd by Hirschfeld, to approve the minutes of the meeting of January 7, 2004. Motion carried.
The Committee reviewed the request of the Hayward Half Marathon for permission to use Courthouse restroom facilities during the Hayward Half Marathon running event scheduled for September 11, 2004. Motion by Kelsey, 2nd by Hirchfeld, to approve the request with the terms and condition of the use to be established by Sawyer County Maintenance Department Director Dennis Erickson. Motion carried.
Maintenance Department Supervisor Erickson reported on projects completed, in progress, and planned for the Maintenance Department, including projects in the Law Enforcement Center, the Large Courtroom, the Health and Human Services Department, and the 5th St. Maintenance Building.
The Committee discussed whether the entire Courthouse should be open the day after Thanksgiving in 2004 or just the Health and Human Services Department. Four of the five employee bargaining units exchanged that day for Presidents’ Day as a holiday in 2004. The Para-Professional Health and Human Services Department Employee Bargaining Unit retained Presidents’ Day and will work the day after Thanksgiving. Motion by DeLong, 2nd by Pydo, to have open only the Health and Human Services Department the day after Thanksgiving. Motion carried.
Mr. Erickson reported that a Maintenance Department Custodian indicated the intent to move to Florida. Mr. Erickson requested approval to fill the position when it becomes vacant. Motion by DeLong, 2nd by Pydo, to approve the request. Motion carried.
Motion by DeLong, 2nd by Kelsey, to approve the monthly Maintenance Department vouchers. Motion carried.
Patty Leslie, of L & L Aviation (contracted Sawyer County Airport management), presented a monthly report on operations and conditions at the Sawyer County Airport.
The Committee reviewed the request of Charles Granger for approval to lease an area for the construction of an aircraft hangar at the Airport. At the January meeting of the Committee concern was expressed for the effect of the construction of a hangar at the site on drainage in the hangar area. Upon inspection of the site it was determined that this would not be a problem. Motion by DeLong, 2nd by Pydo, to approve the request. Motion carried.
The Committee discussed the issue of aircraft hangar regulation and inspection by the County.
The Committee discussed the Airport improvement project.
The Committee reviewed the monthly expense vouchers for the Airport. Motion by Pydo, 2nd by DeLong, to approve the vouchers. Motion carried.
Motion by Kelsey, 2nd by Pydo, to convene into closed session, pursuant to section 19.85(1)(c), Wisconsin Statutes, for the purpose of conducting employee evaluations. Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
[Minutes of closed sessions are kept in a confidential file in the County Clerk’s Office.]
Motion by Kelsey, 2nd by Pydo, to reconvene into open session. Motion carried.
Motion by Hirschfeld, 2nd by Kelsey, to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried.
Minutes prepared by Kris Mayberry, Sawyer County Clerk