Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Health and Human Services

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DATE: APRIL 10, 2008

ORIGINAL TO BE FILED WITH SAWYER COUNTY CLERK, KRIS MAYBERRY

 

COMMITTEE MEETINGS OF SAWYER COUNTY

COMMITTEE: HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES      DATE:  APRIL 10, 2008

PLACE:  SAWYER COUNTY COURT HOUSE                        CALLED TO ORDER: 7:30 A.M.

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE:  

SHIRLEY SUHSEN; ARLENE MIZERKA; SIS HALE; GLADYS RUEGGER; PAT ADERMAN; CAROL PEARSON; RON KINSLEY; DALE SCHLEETER.

 

STAFF MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE:

PETE SANDERS; PATTY DUJARDIN; PAT HARRINGTON; DEB CHRISTIANS; JILL DANTZMAN; AMY NIGBOR; PAT ACHESON.

 

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

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

A MOTION WAS MADE BY SHIRLEY SUHSEN, SECONDED BY CAROL PEARSON, APPROVING THE AGENDA AS PRESENTED WITH THE ADDITION OF OLD BUSINESS, F, COMMUNITY HEALTH NOTIFICATION; MOTION CARRIED.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

A MOTION WAS MADE BY ARLENE MIZERKA SECONDED BY SIS HALE APPROVING THE  MINUTES OF THE MARCH 12TH REGULAR MEETING AS PRESENTED; MOTION CARRIED.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS:   

LCO LIAISON: NO REPORT WAS RECEIVED.

 

VOUCHERS:

COPIES OF MARCH 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 PAT ADERMAN, TO APPROVE THE VOUCHERS AS SUBMITTED; MOTION CARRIED.

 

OLD BUSINESS:   

W-2:

THERE WERE NO CASH PAYMENTS MADE TO SAWYER COUNTY AND 2 MADE TO WASHBURN COUNTY RESIDENTS FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL.

 

THE DIRECTOR REPORTED ON THE DRAMATIC INCREASE IN ECONOMIC SUPPORT CASE LOAD AND THE EVALUATION OF THE DUTIES OF THE PERSONNEL. 

 

REVENUE AND EXPENSE STATEMENT:

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

MOTION WAS MADE BY SIS HALE, CAROL PEARSON SECONDED, ACCEPTING THE

REVENUE AND EXPENSE REPORT AS SUBMITTED;  MOTION CARRIED.

 

 


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HOME HEALTH PATIENT CENSUS AND UPDATE:

A COPY OF A GRAPH SHOWING HOME HEALTH PATIENT NEW ADMISSIONS, DISCHARGES

AND OVERALL CASELOAD FOR 2008 WAS SHARED WITH THE BOARD. A MOTION TO

ACCEPT THE PATIENT CENSUS WAS MADE BY PAT ADERMAN, GLADYS RUEGGER SECONDED;  MOTION CARRIED.

 

RESIDENTIAL SERVICES PROPOSAL:

AN UPDATE WAS GIVEN ON THE RESIDENTIAL SERVICES PROPOSAL, STATING THAT THE PROPOSAL WAS APPROVED CONTINGENT UPON A COMMERCIAL APPRAISAL, WHICH HAS BEEN REQUESTED.  A MEETING IS BEING SET UP THIS MONTH WITH THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT TO LOOK AT DEVELOPING A PLAN FOR CONTINUUM OF SERVICES FOR 72 HOUR HOLD SUBJECTS.

 

SAWYER COUNTY/LCO TRANSIT UPDATE:

THE DIRECTOR AND TRANSIT MANAGER MET WITH STATE DOT PERSONNEL REGARDING THE STRAP GRANT AND THE REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS RECEIVED.

 

LCO SUBMITTED AND WAS AWARDED A GRANT FOR EXPANSION OF TRANSIT SERVICES.  3 NEW VEHICLES WILL BE ADDED BY JUNE TO REPLACE SOME OF THE HIGHER MILAGE FLEET. 

 

CURRENT EXPANSION OF SERVICES AND NEGOTIATIONS FOR POSSIBLE COORDINATION WITH SERVICES IN RUSK AND BAYFIELD COUNTIES WERE HIGHLIGHTED.

 

CHILD WELFARE REVIEW:

DEPUTY DIRECTOR ACHESON SPOKE ON THE CHILD WELFARE REVIEW BEING CONDUCTED THIS WEEK.  IT WILL CULMINATE WITH A MEETING ON FRIDAY TO REVIEW FINDINGS.

 

COMMUNITY HEALTH NOTIFICATION:

HEALTH SUPERVISOR, PAT HARRINGTON, GAVE AN UPDATE ON THE LIST OF REPORTABLE DISEASES AND INFORMED THE BOARD OF A RECENT OUTBREAK OF NORO VIRUS. 

 

THE YEARLY REVIEW OF THE CONTAINMENT PLAN AND ANTIVIRAL DISTRIBUTION PLAN WILL BE CONDUCTED ON APRIL 29TH.  THE BOARD WAS INVITED TO ATTEND.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

NWLTCO CONSORTIUM CREATION OF A LONG TERM CARE DISTRICT:

A COPY OF A PROPOSED RESOLUTION CREATING A LONG TERM CARE DISTRICT WAS REVIEWED.  THE DIRECTOR GAVE A HISTORY OF THE LONG TERM CARE PROGRAM, THE PROPOSED FAMILY CARE AND THE DIFFERENCES AND FUNDING STRATEGIES FOR THE PROGRAMS. 

 

DALE SCHLEETER REPORTED ON HIS INVOLVEMENT IN THE DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL.

 

A MOTION WAS MADE BY SHIRLEY SUHSEN, SECONDED BY PAT ADERMAN TO FORWARD THE RESOLUTION TO THE COUNTY BOARD WITH A RECOMMENDATION FOR APPROVAL AND TO INCLUDE LANGUAGE THAT SAWYER COUNTY STRONGLY REQUESTS A CHANGE IN THE BY LAWS TO LIMIT THE NUMBER OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THE BOARD TO NO MORE THAN 3 PER COUNTY; AFTER DISCUSSION, MOTION CARRIED.

 


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THE FUNCTION OF THE AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER AND INVOLVEMENT WITH OTHER COUNTY AGENCIES WAS DISCUSSED.

 

INTENSIVE SUPERVISION GRANT:

THE BOARD WAS INFORMED OF A GRANT PROPOSAL SUBMITTED FOR A TRAFFIC OFFENDER PROGRAM.  THE PROGRAM WOULD SERVE PEOPLE CHARGED WITH 2ND AND SUBSEQUENT INTOXICATED DRIVING VIOLATIONS THROUGH ASSESSMENT,  EDUCATION, AND RANDOM TESTING.

 

REVENUE AND EXPENSE STATEMENT:

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

HUMAN SERVICES WERE REVIEWED. A MOTION WAS MADE BY SIS HALE, PAT ADERMAN SECONDED, TO APPROVE THE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICE REVENUE AND EXPENSE REPORTS AS PRESENTED;  MOTION CARRIED.

 

OUT OF COUNTY TRAVEL:

OUT OF COUNTY TRAVEL AND TRAINING FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2008 WAS

SUBMITTED FOR APPROVAL.  A MOTION WAS MADE BY SHIRLEY SUHSEN, SECONDED BY SIS HALE TO APPROVE THE OUT OF COUNTY TRAVEL AND TRAINING AS SUBMITTED; MOTION CARRIED.

 

THE DIRECTOR REPORTED ON THE ENERGY PROGRAM AND IMPACT OF HIGH FUEL PRICES. 

 

AN INVOICE WAS SENT TO WE ENERGIES FOR THE RECENT SHELTER CARE COSTS.

 

A MOTION TO ADJOURN WAS MADE BY PAT ADERMAN, SECONDED BY DALE SCHLEETER.  MEETING ADJOURNED AT 8:47 A.M.