OTSEGO COUNTY 2011 APPOINTMENTS

STATUTORY COMMITTEES

 

TRANSPORTATION & COUNTY AIRPORT Chair Paul Liss, Doug Johnson, Ken Borton
Staff: Matt Barresi
LOCAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMM. Lee Olsen, Ken Borton
9-1-1 Paul Liss, Lee Olsen
PLANNING COMMISSION Ken Borton
PARLIAMENTARIAN Paul Beachnau

 

SELECT COMMITTEES

 

BUDGET - FINANCE

Chair Paul Beachnau, Lee Olsen, Ken Borton, Erma Backenstose, John Burt.
Staff: Diann Axford, Rachel Frisch

JUSTICE & PUBLIC SAFETY Chair Doug Johnson, Paul Liss, Bruce Brown, Erma Backenstose, John Burt.  Staff: Rachel Frisch
CRIMINAL JUSTICE COORDINATING COMMITTEE

Chair Doug Johnson, Paul Liss, Rich Sumerix, Erma Backenstose, John Burt, Vicki Courterier, Matt Nowicki, Michael Rola, Melissa FitzGerald, Brian Webber, Judge Morse, Judge Allen, Judge Cooper, Chief Brett McVannel,  Lt. Blake Davis, Dona Wishart, Alexis Kaczynski, Nancy Morgridge, Gary Gelow, Diane Rekowski, Mike Turnbull, Dave Duffield.   Staff: Rachel Frisch

PERSONNEL Chair Paul Liss, Tammy LaBouef, Rich Sumerix, Doug Johnson, John Burt
Staff: Trisha Adam

 

COMPONENT UNIT/CONTRACTUAL LIAISONS

 

COMMISSION ON AGING Lee Olsen, Rich Sumerix, alternate
EMS Bruce Brown, Tammy LaBouef, alternate
LIBRARY Erma Backenstose, Paul Beachnau, alternate
HOUSING COMMITTEE Ken Glasser, Tammy LaBouef, Erma Backenstose, alternate
PARKS & RECREATION Doug Johnson, Rich Sumerix, alternate
ROAD COMMISSION Paul Beachnau, Lee Olsen, alternate
SPORTSPLEX Bruce Brown, Ken Borton, alternate
UNIVERSITY CENTER Paul Beachnau, Paul Liss, alternate
M-TEC ADVISORY Ken Borton, Erma Backenstose, alternate
DISTRICT HEALTH Rich Sumerix, Doug Johnson, Bruce Brown, alternate
MENTAL HEALTH (NCCMH) Paul Liss, Doug Johnson, alternate
SOIL CONSERVATION Rich Sumerix, Bruce Brown, alternate
CONSTRUCTION BOARD OF APPEALS Doug Johnson, Lee Olsen
APPEALS BOARD (Sanitary Board of Appeals) Paul Liss, Bruce Brown, Erma Backenstose

 

 

COMMUNITY, GOVERNMENT & PROGRAM LIAISONS

AU SABLE RIVER ZONING Ken Borton, Tammy LaBouef, alternate
COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS Paul Liss, Rich Sumerix, alternate
COOPERATIVE PLANNING COMMITTEE Erma Backenstose, John Burt
FAIR BOARD Paul Beachnau, Tammy LaBouef, alternate
GAYLORD CITY COMMISSION Tammy LaBouef, Paul Beachnau, alternate
HURON PINES Lee Olsen
M.A.C./WORKER COMP/RISK MGMT Doug Johnson
M.A.C. BOARD & COMMITTEES Ken Borton
M.S.U. EXTENSION Bruce Brown, Erma Backenstose, alternate
NEM CONSORTIUM Rich Sumerix, Doug Johnson, alternate
NEMCOG

Lee Olsen, Rich Sumerix, Paul Beachnau, alternate

NEMCSA Ken Glasser, Paul Beachnau, alternate
NMRE Lee Olsen, Bruce Brown, alternate
OCHSCB and DHS Erma Backenstose, Tammy LaBouef, alternate
PIGEON RIVER ADVISORY/ZONING Ken Glasser, Paul Liss, alternate
S.A.N.E. Erma Backenstose
TOWNSHIP ASSOCIATION Lee Olsen, Erma Backenstose
VETERANS' AFFAIRS Tammy LaBouef, Erma Backenstose, alternate

RECYCLING

Chair Paul Beachnau, Rich Sumerix, John Burt, Jack Thompson, Phil Alexander, Janice Lampert, Bob Diesing, Beth Dipzinski, Diane House, Mike McCarthy, Judge Pat Morse, Bill Marshall, Kam Ensing, Joe Wambold, Don Sklarczyk, Diane Rekowski, Diane Franckowiak, Sue Smethurst, Dave Smethurst, Diane Pompei, Jeri-Lynn Bailey, John Frye
 

GROEN NATURE PRESERVE
VISIONING COMMITTEE
 

Lee Olsen, John Burt, Mike Tarbutton, Don Sklarczyk, Pam Duczkowski, Butch Fleming, Frank Latusek, Jim Hilgendorf, Matt Nowak

ELECTED OFFICIALS’ LIAISONS

CLERK/REGISTER OF DEEDS Doug Johnson
PROSECUTING ATTORNEY Paul Liss
SHERIFF Rich Sumerix
TREASURER Paul Beachnau

*Elected Officials will be scheduled for quarterly reports to the Board of Commissioners on a rotating basis.

STATUTORY/SELECT COMMITTEE DESCRIPTIONS/DUTIES

 

 

STATUTORY/SELECT COMMITTEE DESCRIPTIONS/DUTIES

 

 

Budget & Finance Committee

 

The Budget & Finance Committee consists of 4 County Commissioners appointed by the Chairman of the Board of Commissioner.  The County Administrator is also a permanent voting member of the Committee, but is not intended to serve in the capacity of Chairman of the Committee.  The County Administrator determines which issues need committee action prior to board action.  The committee shall make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners concerning policy matters concerning finance, budget establishment and management, federal and state grants, equalization of taxes throughout the county, additional appropriations requested during the course of a fiscal year, and associated fiscal matters.  

 

 

Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee

 

The Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee consists of a variety of representatives involved in the criminal justice system.  The Committee provides a forum for law enforcement representatives to come together to discuss issues affecting the criminal justice system in Otsego County.   The CJCC is designed to be a community wide law enforcement, criminal justice, legal forum. 

 

Personnel Committee

 

The Personnel Committee consists of 4 County Commissioners appointed by the Chairman of the Board of Commissioner.  The County Administrator is also a permanent voting member of the Committee, but is not intended to serve in the capacity of Chairman of the Committee.  The County Administrator determines which issues need committee action prior to board action.  The committee shall make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners concerning all personnel items such as: determining the number of employees in a department; employing personnel; termination of personnel, other than department heads; establishing new positions; salary or wages for positions; personnel policies; benefits for elected and non-elected personnel; serve as the collective bargaining committee including involvement in grievance procedures; and any duties assigned by the Board of Commissioners. 

 

 

Transportation and Airport Committee

 

The Transportation and Airport Committee consists of 3 County Commissioners appointed by the Chairman of the Board of Commissioner.  The County Administrator determines which issues need committee action prior to board action.  The Committee shall have the management, control and expenditure of funds for the county airport, and shall supervise the care, control and improvement of the airport property, and make reasonable rules and regulations and enforce the same when made respecting the use by the public of such property.  The committee’s responsibilities also include serving as a liaison to the following departments, offices and agencies:  Airport, Bus, and the Airport Advisory Committee.

  

 

Justice & Public Safety Committee

 

The Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee consists of a variety of representatives involved in the criminal justice system.  The Committee provides a forum for law enforcement representatives to come together to discuss issues affecting the criminal justice system in Otsego County.   The Justice & Public Safety Committee is designed for County Officials to discuss practices and procedures relating directly to Otsego County systems and employees.