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PROCEEDINGS OF THE DOUGLAS COUNTY BOARD

PROCEEDINGS OF THE DOUGLAS COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 6:00 p.m., Boardroom, Second Floor, Government Center 1316 North 14th Street, Superior, Wisconsin Meeting called to order by Chairman Mark Liebaert. Pledge of Allegiance recited. Roll call taken by County Clerk Susan Sandvick. There were 15 Present, 6 Absent. Absent – Pomush, Bong, Slay, Moen, Long, Borgeson. PUBLIC COMMENT None. RESOLUTIONS #56-22: Resolution by the Administration Committee authorizing Senior Connections to apply for Transportation Services Grant. Motion by Jaques, second Hendrickson, to adopt. Motion carried. #57-22: Resolution by the Administration Committee designating banking depositories. Motion by Baker, second Lear, to adopt. Motion carried. Glazman abstained. PRESENTATIONS 2023 budget presentation by County Administrator Ann Doucette. Overview of Douglas County’s mission, core values, priorities, and economic conditions summarized. The 2023 proposed budget reflects the following: (1) Proposed levy (based on the cap) $18,731,078; (2) Equalized value increased 14.91%, decreasing mill rate from 4.33% (2022) to 3.93% (2023); and (3) Total expenses $65,735,258; increase of 10.9%. REVIEW OF 2023 DOUGLAS COUNTY BUDGET County Board of Supervisors: $224,474 Total Expenses; $0 Other Revenues; $224,474 Net Cost; $224,474 Tax Levy. Motion by Hendrickson, second Bergman, to adopt. Motion carried. Administration: $518,451 Total Expenses; $82,000 Other Revenues; $436,451 Net Cost; $436,451 Tax Levy. Motion by Lear, second Luostari, to adopt. Motion carried. Clerk of Courts: $754,912 Total Expenses; $559,100 Other Revenues; $195,812 Net Cost; $195,812 Tax Levy. Motion by Bergman, second Hendrickson, to adopt. Motion carried. Circuit Court I: $80,711 Total Expenses; $0 Other Revenues; $80,711 Net Cost; $80,711 Tax Levy. Motion by Lear, second Ryan, to adopt. Motion carried. Circuit Court II: $96,551 Total Expenses; $0 Other Revenues; $96,551 Net Cost; $96,551 Tax Levy. Motion by Bergman, second Leino, to adopt. Motion carried. Court Commissioner: $264,224 Total Expenses; $104,000 Other Revenues; $160,224 Net Cost; $160,224 Tax Levy. Motion by Jaques, second Lear, to adopt. Motion carried. District Attorney: $460,571 Total Expenses; $69,000 Other Revenues; $391,571 Net Cost; $391,571 Tax Levy. Motion by Allen, second Staupe, to adopt. Motion carried. Corporation Counsel: $349,444 Total Expenses; $254,000 Other Revenues; $95,444 Net Cost; $95,444 Tax Levy. Motion by Jaques, second Bergman, to adopt. Motion carried. Register of Deeds: $322,582 Total Expenses; $351,125 Other Revenues; ($28,543) Net Cost; ($28,543) Tax Levy. Motion by Lear, second Allen, to adopt. Motion carried. Land Conservation: $314,387 Total Expenses; $274,226 Other Revenues; $40,161 Net Cost; $40,161 Tax Levy. Motion by Hendrickson, second Bergman, to adopt. Motion carried. Zoning and Land Information: $645,267 Total Expenses; $229,816 Other Revenues; $415,451 Net Cost; $415,451 Tax Levy. Motion by Bergman, second Luostari, to adopt. Motion carried. County Clerk: $374,325 Total Expenses; $93,336 Other Revenues; $280,989 Net Cost; $280,989 Tax Levy. Motion by Lear, second Peterson, to adopt. Motion carried. County Treasurer: $303,068 Total Expenses; $94,900 Other Revenues; $208,168 Net Cost; $208,168 Tax Levy. Motion by Jaques, second Raunio, to adopt. Motion carried. Sheriff-Patrol Division: $5,011,571 Total Expenses; $383,994 Other Revenues; $4,627,577 Net Cost; $4,627,577 Tax Levy. Motion by Lear, second Staupe, to adopt. Motion carried. Sheriff-Jail Division: $5,951,458 Total Expenses; $1,510,180 Other Revenues; $4,441,278 Net Cost; $4,441,278 Tax Levy. Motion by Lear, second Allen, to adopt. Motion carried. Finance: $691,725 Total Expenses; $287,500 Other Revenues; $404,225 Net Cost; $404,225 Tax Levy. Motion by Hendrickson, second Raunio, to adopt. Motion carried. Recycling: $150,931 Total Expenses; $56,000 Other Revenues; $94,931 Net Cost; $94,931 Tax Levy. Motion by Hendrickson, second Raunio, to adopt. Motion carried. Veterans Service Office: $258,596 Total Expenses; $18,000 Other Revenues; $240,596 Net Cost; $240,596 Tax Levy. Motion by Peterson, second Leino, to adopt. Motion carried. Extension: $121,253 Total Expenses; $8,250 Other Revenues; $113,003 Net Cost; $113,003 Tax Levy. Motion by Raunio, second Jaques, to adopt. Motion carried. Emergency Management: $529,219 Total Expenses; $228,000 Other Revenues; $301,219 Net Cost; $301,219 Tax Levy. Motion by Lear, second Ryan, to adopt. Motion carried. Communications Center: $1,228,923 Total Expenses; $23,000 Other Revenues; $1,205,923 Net Cost; $1,205,923 Tax Levy. Motion by Lear, second Staupe, to adopt. Motion carried. Medical Examiner: $148,725 Total Expenses; $34,050 Other Revenues; $114,675 Net Cost; $114,675 Tax Levy. Motion by Bergman, second Hendrickson, to adopt. Motion carried. Buildings and Grounds: $638,057 Total Expenses; $353,296 Other Revenues; $284,761 Net Cost; $284,761 Tax Levy. Motion by Jaques, second Peterson, to adopt. Motion carried. Probate: $231,490 Total Expenses; $106,000 Other Revenues; $125,490 Net Cost; $125,490 Tax Levy. Motion by Hendrickson, second Peterson, to adopt. Motion carried. Surveyor: $232,854 Total Expenses; $39,080 Other Revenues; $193,774 Net Cost; $193,774 Tax Levy. Motion by Bergman, second Glazman, to adopt. Motion carried. Land and Development: $229,500 Total Expenses; $130,078 Other Revenues; $99,422 Net Cost; $0 Tax Levy. Motion by Allen, second Jaques, to adopt. Motion carried. Non-Departmental Taxes: $104,390 Total Expenses; $155,000 Other Revenues; ($50,610) Net Cost; ($50,610) Tax Levy. Motion by Hendrickson, second Lear, to adopt. Motion carried. Human Services: $16,296,706 Total Expenses; $12,131,264 Other Revenues; $4,165,442 Net Cost; $4,165,442 Tax Levy. Motion by Jaques, second Peterson, to adopt. Motion carried. Health: $908,320 Total Expenses; $366,088 Other Revenues; $542,232 Net Cost: $542,232 Tax Levy. Motion by Jaques, second Peterson, to adopt. Motion carried. Child Support: $1,042,203 Total Expenses; $842,203 Other Revenues; $200,000 Net Cost; $200,000 Tax Levy. Motion by Hendrickson, second Bergman, to adopt. Motion carried. Aging Resources: $663,557 Total Expenses; $456,975 Other Revenues; $206,582 Net Cost; $206,582 Tax Levy. Motion by Lear, second Raunio, to adopt. Motion carried. Forestry: $2,731,040 Total Expenses; $2,651,040 Other Revenues; $80,000 Net Cost; $0 Tax Levy. Motion by Baker, second Luostari, to adopt. Motion carried. Highway: $11,074,749 Total Expenses; $7,931,826 Other Revenues; $3,142,923 Net Cost; $3,071,108 Tax Levy. Motion by Baker, second Luostari, to adopt. Motion carried. Central Supply: $93,175 Total Expenses; $93,175 Other Revenues; $0 Net Cost; $0 Tax Levy. Motion by Jaques, second Hendrickson, to adopt. Motion carried. Workers’ Compensation: $310,000 Total Expenses; $310,000 Other Revenues; $0 Net Cost; $0Tax Levy. Motion by Lear, second Leino, to adopt. Motion carried. Information Technology: $1,014,728 Total Expenses; $1,014,728 Other Revenues; $0 Net Cost; $0 Tax Levy. Motion by Hendrickson, second Lear, to adopt. Motion carried. Health Insurance: $5,871,000 Total Expenses; $5,871,000 Other Revenues; $0 Net Cost; $0 Tax Levy. Motion by Lear, second Bergman, to adopt. Motion carried. Land Records: $327,703 Total Expenses; $194,213 Other Revenues; $133,490 Net Cost; $82,490 Tax Levy. Motion by Bergman, second Staupe, to adopt. Motion carried. Debt Service: $5,164,418 Total Expenses; $0 Other Revenues; $5,164,418 Net Cost; $5,164,418 Tax Levy. Motion by Baker, second Lear, to adopt. Motion carried. Direct Tax Relief (Including Sales Tax): $0 Total Expenses; $9,395,500 Other Revenues; ($9,395,500) Net Cost; ($9,395,500) Tax Levy. Motion by Jaques, second Hendrickson, to adopt. Motion carried. 2023 BUDGET RESOLUTIONS #58-22: Resolution by the Administration Committee recommending the sum of $507,105 be levied for the purpose of paying special charges. Motion by Jaques, second Lear, to adopt. Motion carried. #59-22: Resolution by the Administration Committee recommending the sum of $18,731,078 be levied for the purpose of paying general property taxes. Motion by Jaques, second Hendrickson, to adopt. Motion carried. #60-22: Resolution by the Administration Committee recommending the sum of $65,735,258 be budgeted for the operation of all county departments for 2023. Motion by Luostari, second Ryan, to adopt. Motion carried. ADJOURNMENT: Motion by Luostari, second Allen, to adjourn. Motion carried. Adjourned at 6:37 p.m. Next regularly scheduled meeting – November 17, 2022. Submitted by, Susan T. Sandvick Douglas County Clerk (Nov. 11, 2022) WNAXLP 120375