A. Membership. The Administrative & Finance Committee shall be comprised of (5) five County Board Supervisors; one (1) of which would be a member of the Executive Committee and Health and Human Services Board; however, this person cannot Chair both the Administrative & Finance Committee and the Executive Committee.
B. Oversight. The Administrative & Finance Committee shall confer and have policy-making responsibilities for the following Departments: County Clerk, County Treasurer, Administrative Coordinator/Director of Finance, and MIS.
C. Duties and Responsibilities. Shall have oversight of the County Budget and transfer of funds per the County Budget and Accounting Polices and be consistent with §65.90 of the Wisconsin State Statutes, as they may be amended from time to time.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
1. Examine all claims against the County
2. Provides oversight for all routine County financial matters including review and approval of:
· Audit reports
· Insurance policies, bonding
· Contingency funds, and
· Recommends budget amendments to the County Board
3. Review on a monthly basis, the Treasurer’s report on County investment activities pursuant §59.62, Wisconsin Statutes
4. Evaluate and make recommendations to the County Board on the issuance of new debt, refinancing existing debt, and authorizing debt repayment
5. Approve the implementation of a five (5) year technology plan for the County
6. Review and update all computer and technological policies annually
7. Review and update budget and accounting policies annually
8. Review and recommend benefits and compensation structure for all county personnel to the Executive Committee
9. Maintain a level of communication with the Drainage Boards
D. Sub Committees, Boards and Commissions:
1. Health Insurance Committee. This is an advisory Commission not a policy-making Commission. The purpose is to find ways to reduce costs of health, dental, vision, etc insurances for both the county and the insured employees. Recommend plan design and cost to the Finance Committee. Membership to include: two (2) County Board Members that are appointed by the board and each department head or their designee.
2. Rural Industrial Development Commission. This is an advisory Commission not a policy-making Commission.
a. Membership. The Rural Industrial Development Commission shall consist of seven (7) members that reflect the diversity of needs within the County. The Commission shall consist of representatives from the following and shall be appointed by the Committee on Appointments and approved by the County Board:
1. Adams Columbia Electric Cooperative
2. Adams County Board Supervisor
3. Adams County Banks
4. Local Business Community
6. City of Adams
7. Village of Friendship
8. Ex-Officio members include:
a. President of the Village of Friendship
b. Mayor of the City of Adams
c. All Chairpersons of all Town Boards within the County
d. Adams County Executive Director of the Chamber
b. Duties and Responsibilities. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
1. The Rural Industrial Development Commission shall elect annually a President, Vice-President, Recorder of the minutes, and Treasurer.
2. Act pursuant to the Rural Industrial Development Commission, Inc. bylaws approved by the County Board
3. Revolving Loan Fund. This is an advisory Board, not a policy-making Board.
a. Membership. The Revolving Loan Fund shall be comprised of the Board of Directors of the Rural Industrial Development Commission.
b. Duties and Responsibilities. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
1. Serve new and expanding businesses in Adams County
2. Provide gap financing
3. Encourage investment
4. Encourage creation of permanent, year round jobs
5. Encourage retention and expansion of existing businesses
6. Attract new business
7. Encourage development of modern industrial technology, and a safe, healthful work environment in Adams County
4. Technology Steering Committee. This is an advisory Committee, not a policy-making Committee.
a. Membership. The Technology Steering Committee will include seven (7) members. The Committee members should be named as follows: Administrative Coordinator/Director of Finance or representative ((Ad Hoc Member) anyone deemed necessary by the committee, appointed by the committee serving limited term), the MIS Department Information Systems Manager, a member of GIS, Health and Human Services ((1) one designated by the Oversight Committee), Public Safety & Judiciary ((1) one designated by the Oversight Committee), and (1) one County Board Member (as designated/appointed by the Chair Committee on Appointments). The County Board Member will be the Chair.
b. Oversight: Identify areas where the investment in technology will be of the most value to the County, trends that may make technology more important to an area, and mandates, rulings, and guidelines that may make changes to infrastructure necessary, allowing balanced input into the overall future technology plans for Adams County Government.