ST. CROIX COUNTY: 10/2/12 Board MinutesOCTOBER 2, 2012 9:00 AM County Board Room – St. Croix County Government Center 1101 Carmichael Road, Hudson, Wisconsin
PROCEEDINGS OF THE ST. CROIX COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OCTOBER 2, 2012 9:00 AM
County Board Room – St. Croix County Government Center
1101 Carmichael Road, Hudson, Wisconsin
Call to Order; Invocation by Tony Rambo of River Community
Church, Houlton, Wisconsin; Pledge Allegiance to the Flag
Roll Call – 19 present; 0 absent
Consent Agenda – Motion by Ostness, 2nd by J. Hurtgen to approve
the minutes of September 4, 2012, setting the next meeting for
Monday, November 5, 2012, approving Ordinance #816(2012) to
rezone land from Agricultural Residential to Commercial District,
James Pickerign, Town of Springfield and approval of applications for
exemption from County Tax for Library Funding (Wis. Stat. Sec.
43.64). Carried unanimously.
Presentations or Recognitions - 4-H Ambassadors Present: Mark
Jacobson, Shelby Liddle spoke on how 4-H has influenced their lives
and Advisor Nancy Burman highlighted 4-H programs.
Chair Standafer read a proclamation proclaiming October 2nd
through October 7th, 2012 as the "St. Croix County U-W Extension
County Administrator’s Report by Patrick Thompson.
Annual Committee and Department Reports submitted by Register of
Deeds, UW-Extension, Land and Water Conservation and Parks, the
St. Croix County Fair Board and Planning & Zoning
OLD AND NEW BUSINESS
1. Motion to Suspend the Rules & Bylaws, Article IX, Section E,
#13, to Allow for Public Comment (Requires Two-Thirds Vote) –
Motion by Horne, 2nd by Brinkman. Carried: Yes – 18; No - 1.
Speaking in favor of keeping the Nursing Home open: Suzanne Van
Mele, Kim Dupre, Phil Park, Sue Brown, Dan Hansen, John Lehto,
Rick Prokash, Buzz Marzolf, Bill Driscoll, James Mayer, Shirley
Matzek, Ellen Ard, Loyla Waskul; speaking in favor of closing the
Nursing Home: Tom Irwin and Steve Hermsen
2. Presentation of Options Regarding the St. Croix Health Center-
Nursing Home by Larry Lester of Wipfli CPAs and Consultants
3. Resolution to Determine the Future of the St. Croix Health
Center - Nursing Home – Motion by Malick, 2nd by Hawksford to
move to the floor. Motion by Horne, 2nd by Ostness to change the
order of the options for voting purposes to vote on the option to
close/sell first, then building a new Nursing Home and lastly the
option to remain in the current building with expense reductions.
Passed: Yes - 16; No - 3. Option to Close/Sell - Discussion and
review of projections. Vote on option to close/sell failed: Yes - 7; No -
12. Malick left the meeting at 12:50 p.m. Option to Build a New
Nursing Home - Discussion regarding building and bonding. Vote on
option to build passed: Yes - 10; No - 8 (one absent). Vote on
resolution which includes the option to build a new nursing home.
Passed: Yes – 11; No – 7 (one absent)
County Clerk’s Report of Correspondence and Rezoning Requests -
Adjourned at 1:20 p.m.
Daryl Standafer, Chair Cindy Campbell, County Clerk
CERTIFICATE OF CLERK
STATE OF WISCONSIN }
COUNTY OF ST. CROIX }
I, Cindy Campbell, County Clerk for St. Croix County, do hereby
certify the foregoing is a true, correct and complete record of the
transactions of the St. Croix County Board of Supervisors’ meeting
held on October 2, 2012. Resolutions, ordinances, reports and
minutes are filed in the County Clerk’s Office.
Dated October 25, 2012 in Hudson, St. Croix County, Wisconsin.
Cindy Campbell, St. Croix County Clerk
(Pub. 11/01/12) WNAXLP