PART II: OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE MARATHON COUNTY EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ANNOUNCING RETENTION OF VON BRIESEN & ROPER, S.C. TO INVESTIGATE
(Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from the Marathon County Executive Committee meeting on Friday, June 3, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. in Assembly Room B-105, 500 Forest Street, Wausau. The committee and other individuals went into closed session to discuss a personnel matter before they returned to open session and the chairperson announced that Von Briesen & Roper, S.C. has been retained by the county to do an investigation on an employee matter.
Recording secretary excused from closed session meeting. Non-committee members attend. View minutes below.
The official minutes can be viewed here starting on page six: http://www.co.marathon.wi.us/Portals/0/Departments/MCB/Archives/Standing%20Committees/Executive%20Committee/2016/EXEC_20160705_Packet.pdf
The above link to the July 5, 2016 Packet includes the full two-page minutes of the June 3 meeting, while the county’s link to the specific minutes on its website led to a shorter version (one-page version) for the Executive Committee on June 3, 2016 at the time of this posting: http://www.co.marathon.wi.us/Portals/0/Departments/MCB/Archives/Standing%20Committees/Executive%20Committee/2016/EXEC_20160603_Minutes.pdf
The same law firm was hired by Portage County recently to review activity in the Portage County’s Treasurer’s Office. The Stevens Point Journal, among others, have covered the topic and the county meetings surrounding it:
Lawyer Reviewing Treasurer’s Office: http://www.stevenspointjournal.com/story/news/local/2016/01/19/lawyer-reviewing-treasurers-office/78996068/
County: We tried to follow open meeting law: http://www.stevenspointjournal.com/story/news/local/2016/06/21/prosecutor-portage-co-meeting-illegal/86171320/
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