Board Agenda

 
May 6, 1998 6:30 p.m. Board Room Washtenaw County Administration Building 220 N. Main Street Ann Arbor, Michigan
 
 
I. Roll Call
II. Citizen Participation
III. Commissioner Follow-up to Citizen Participation
IV. New Business:
 
 
A. Employment Training/Community Services
   
 
  1. Annual '98 Title IIB Summer Youth Employment Training Plan (SYETP)
   
  *To improve in school retention/completion; academic performance; employability skills; coordination of prevention & treatment programs; enhance basic skills; enrollment in supplemental or alternative school program; provide opportunity for exposure to the world of work and enhance citizenship to serve 330 youth
*Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the application for funds
*From the Michigan Jobs Commission
*For the period 10/1/97 - 9/30/98
*For a total program amount of $391,581
-Indirect Costs: $24,000
-Match: $0
*Upon receipt of the grant award:
-Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Notice of Grant Award
-Amending the budget
-Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contracts
   
  RECOMMENDATION: Approval
   
 
  • '97 Title III Trade Adjustment Act/North American Free Trade Agreement Master Plan
  •    
      *For participation in the program to provide rapid response/early intervention in the event of a large dislocation event, such as permanent closure or substantial layoff
    *Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the program participation application
    *With the Michigan Jobs Commission
    *For the period 07/01/97 - 6/30/98
    *Upon receipt of program participation authorizing the Administrator to sign the applications for funding up to $400 per program participant
       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval
       
     
  • Annual ' 98 Title IIC (Youth) Plan
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      *To provide opportunities for improving long-term employability to 16 youth such as classroom training, competency-based training, on-th-job training, in-school youth program, work experience, support services and special outreach for non-traditional work opportunities
    *Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the application for funds
    *From the Michigan Jobs Commission
    *For the period 07/01/98 - 6/30/99
    *For a total program of $39,270
    -Indirect Costs: $1,400
    -Match: $0
    *Upon receipt of the award:
    -Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Notice of Grant Award
    -Amending the Budget
    -Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contracts
       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval
       
     
    1. Annual '98 Title IIA 5% Older Workers Plan (Age 55 or Older)
       
      *To provide outreach & recruitment, intake and assessment, referral, occupational training, training & placement assistance, job development, public relations and advocacy, job search assistance, placement services, supportive services, outcome evaluation to 7 adults aged 55 or older
    *Ratifying the signature of Chair of the Board on the application for funding
    *From the Michigan Jobs Commission
    *For the period 07/01/98 - 6/30/99
    *For a total program of $18,283
    -Indirect Cost: $0
    -Match: $0
    *Upon receipt of the award:
    -Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Notice of Grant Award
    -Amending the budget
    -Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contracts
       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval
       
     
  • Annual '98 Title IIA (Adult) Plan
  •    
      *To provide classroom training, on-the-job training, work experience, job search skills assistance, job search assistance, job club activities, support services to 124 adults
    *Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the application for funds
    *From the Michigan Jobs Commission
    *For the period 07/01/98 - 6/30/99
    *For a total program of $280,764
    -Indirect Costs: $14,500
    -Match: $0
    *Upon receipt of the award:
    -Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Notice of Grant Award
    -Amending the budget
    -Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contracts
       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval
       
     
  • Annual '98 Weatherization Plan
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      *To provide outreach, intake, pre-inspection, blower-door/health and safety furnace testing, "plan of action", and post-inspection to serve 81 homes (projected)
    *Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the application for funding
    *From the Department of Energy/Michigan Family Independence Agency
    *For the period 04/01/98 - 03/31/99
    *For a total program amount of $181,536
    -Indirect Costs: $2,300
    -Match: $0
    *Upon receipt of the award:
    -Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Notice of Grant Award
    -Amending the budget
    -Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contracts
       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval
       
     
  • Annual '98 Head Start Program
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      *To provide health, nutrition and social services to 543 children and their families at the following delegate sites:
    -Ann Arbor Public Schools
    -Willow Run Public Schools
    -Whitmore Lake Public Schools
    -Lincoln Consolidated Schools
    -Jefferson site 
    -Fletcher site
    *Program changes include:
    -deleting 67 Home Base spaces
    -adding Lincoln Consolidated Schools (34 children)
    -adding 17 children to Jefferson site
    -adding 16 children to Ann Arbor Public Schools
    *Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the application for funding
    *From the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
    *For the period 08/01/98 - 07/31/99
    *For a total program amount of $3,221,312
    -Indirect Costs: $15,800
    -Match: $642,982 ($233,504 - budgeted County; $409,478 provided by grantee and local school districts)
    *Upon receipt of the award:
    -Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Notice of Grant Award
    -Amending the budget
    -Authorizing the Administrator to sign the delegate contracts
       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval
       
    B.  Finance & Treasurer
       
      Investment Policy
       
      *Adopting a new Washtenaw County Investment Policy
    *As required by Public Act 20 of 1943 amended by Public Act 196 of 1997
    *To address the investment of surplus County funds and validate certain investments
    *For the purpose of outlining safety, diversification, liquidity and return on investments; 
    delegation of authority
    *All banks and broker/dealers must execute an agreement before the County does business with them
       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval
     
     
    C. Parks & Recreation
       
      Renewal of .25 Millage
       
      *Adopting ballot language for the primary election on August 4, 1998
    *For the renewal of the .25 Millage
    *For a ten-year period beginning with the December 1, 1999 levy
    *For acquisition, development, maintenance and operation of park lands and recreational facilities
       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval
       
    D. Prosecuting Attorney
       
      Domestic Violence Court Pilot Program
       
      *To provide implementation of a comprehensive and intensive effort to impact the incidents of domestic violence and ensure swift and consistent prosecution of assailants
    *Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the application for funds
    *From the US Department of Justice
    *In collaboration with Washtenaw County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, 15th District Court, Ann Arbor Police Department, Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department and Domestic Violence Project/Safe House
    *For the period 07/01/98 - 6/30/99
    *For a total program amount of $367,930
    -Indirect Costs: $32,227
    -Match: $0
    *Upon receipt of the award:
    -Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Notice of Grant Award
    -Amending the budget
    -Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contracts
    -Creating a 1.0 grant status Assistant Prosecuting Attorney position
    -Grade 27, Group 22
    -Salary Range: $36,836 - $48,341
    -Creating a 1.0 grant status Management Assistant position
    -Grade 27, Group 32
    -Salary Range: $28,339 - $40,335
       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval
     
    1. Report of the County Administrator
    VI. Report of the Chair of the Board
    1. Items for Current/Future Discussion
    2. Citizen Participation
    IX. Commissioner Follow-up to Citizen Participation

     X. Pending

     XI. Adjournment

      May 20, 1998 Next AGENDA meeting
    Board Room May 14, 1998
    County Administration Building Administration Conference Room
    6:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m.

      For additional information, call Tammy Richards at (734) 996-3055 or e-mail her at richardt@ewashtenaw.org

     

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