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Board Meeting - October 1, 2004
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Meeting Summary - Employee Suggestion Board
October 1, 2004
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Investment Board, 121 East Wilson Street, Madison, WI

PRESENT:

Board Members:    James Behrend, Chairman; Sandy Drew, Member; David Vriezen, Member
OSER Staff:   Susan Crawford, OSER Executive Assistant; Robert Toomey, Statewide Program Coordinator

REGULAR  BUSINESS:

NEW SUGGESTIONS:

The Board reviewed and decided on the following regular employee suggestions:

ESP Number

Name & Agency

Suggestion Description & Benefits

Board Decision

FY05-01

Glenn Saeger, Bernie Gehrmann, Jean Peters, Judy Johnson, Carolyn Sampson, Candy Bettinger, Michelle Britsch, Penny Rollins, Cindy McCallum, Sandy Anderson, and Rod Wing Ė all DOT/DTD

Automate and centralize the updating of standard plotting and CADD files, thus making the process more efficient. Net savings: 26,880 per year.

Certificate and $550 cash award to be split between the 11 suggesters ($50 each)

FY05-02

Asit Patel, DOT/DTID

Automate the bid review process by importing existing reports from the Trns-port program through various macros that link and forward files automatically. Net savings:  $23,303 per year.

Certificate and $466 cash award

FY05-03

Tomas Thomas, DOT/DTID

In the Hill Farms State Transportation Building, coordinate the numbering in the first floor central stairwell with the floor numbers and Braille code found on other floors.
This suggestion could be used by other agencies/campuses.

Certificate

FY05-04

Tomas Thomas, DOT/DTID

Relocate an unused clock from a conference room in the Hill Farms State Transportation Building to the menís locker room located on ground floor

Certificate

FY05-05

Robert Hauser, DOT/DMV

Update the DMV/Bureau of Driver Services phone queue to automatically route calls to CNR when the RNS phone queue is filled.

Certificate

FY05-06

Kathy Beaulieau, DOT/DMV

Update DMV form MV3291 to include all the Hill Farms areas that the form is routed to.

Certificate

FY05-07

Doug Hennick, DOT/DMV

Create a service log to schedule regular cleaning of Vilsage printers to reduce printer downtime.

Certificate

FY05-08

James Burchell, DOT/DBM

Allow DOT contractors and consultants to submit suggestions to the DOT STAR program.

Certificate

FY05-09

Lynn Nachreiner & Steve Anderson, DOT/DMV

Work with the vendor for the Automated Road Test Systems (ARTS) to reduce costs by reprogramming the way repeat contacts are batched, thus reducing the number of times the system is accessed.

Savings:  Average $85,000 per year.

Certificate and $1,000 cash award (split equally for $500 each)

FY05-10

Carolyn Hackler, DOT/DMV

Have the DOT Bulletin and DMV Reporter include articles featuring employees from all levels of the department, not just management

Certificate

FY05-11

Danny Dahle, UW-La Crosse

An innovative way to remove black scuff marks from tile floors.  By using a tennis ball attached to the end of a broomstick or long wooden pole, the employee saves him/herself from putting strain on his/her back from bending down to remove the mark in the traditional fashion.
This suggestion could be used by other agencies/campuses.

Certificate

FY05-12

Carolyn Hackler, DOT/DMV

Clarify the telephone message system by adding a short explanation for customers regarding the replacement of a lost, stolen, or misplaced sticker.

Certificate

FY05-13

Melbourne Cleveland, DOT/DMV

Make the Division of Motor Vehicles form MV-2117 available on the DOT Internet site.

Certificate

FY05-14

Daniel A. Young, DOT/DMV

Develop procedures for the employees of the DMV Dealer Section to answer questions.

Certificate


NEXT MEETING:

The next meeting will be the Annual Awards Ceremony on November 16, 2004, at 11:00 a.m. at the State Capitol, Governorís Conference Room, Madison. 

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