Board Agenda

 
June 17, 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. Community Corrections
1998 Annual Community Corrections Program
*Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the application for funding 
*From the Michigan Department of Corrections/Office of Community Corrections  
  

*To address the needs of Washtenaw County's criminal justice system by offering diversion and alternative sentencing options 

  

*For the period FY 1998/1999 
*For the amount of $888,993  
-Program/Administration: $450,993  
-Probation Residential Services: $438,000 
-Indirect Costs: $24,607 
-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
 
B. Employment Training/Community Services
   
 
  1. 1998 Annual Summer Food Program for Children
   
  *Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the application for funds 
*To the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) 
  

*For meal reimbursement of 52 sites in Ypsilanti/Ann Arbor area 
Ann Arbor Community Center Hollow Creek 
Ann Arbor Community Center for Camp Hill Holmes Elementary 
Ann Arbor Housing-South Maple Juvenile Court-O'Brien 
Arrowwood Hills Co-Op Kaiser Elementary  
Bible Church Kettering Elementary School 
Boys & Girls Club Labor of Love Bible Church 
Brown Chapel Child Care Leforge Villa 
Brown Chapel Church Liberty Square 
Bryant Community Center Mt. Olive Baptist Church 
Bryant Elementary Parkridge Community Center 
Burning Bush COGIC Parkview Apartments 
Pinelake Village 
Cheney Elementary Day Camp Second Baptist Church 
Cobble Creek Apts St. James COGIC 
Community Center Impact St. John's Baptist Church 
Community Church of God St. Mary's Bible Church 
Community Park Sumpter Community Church of God 
EMU Westview Thurston Elementary Day Care 
Evergreen Pointe Washtenaw Community College 
Ford Elementary Day Camp Wee Wisdom Day Care 
Forrest Knoll Whitmore Lake Elementary 
Girl Scouts-Jefferson Willow Run High School 
Greater Area Civitan Club Ypsilanti High School Sports Camp 
Greater Faithway Bible Church Ypsilanti Paradise Housing 
Green Glacier Community Center  
Hikone Community Center  
  *To provide breakfasts, lunches, and snacks at no cost to children from low-income families at recreation facilities throughout the County.    *For the period 6/1/98 - 8/31/98 

  

*For the amount of $146,220 
-Indirect Costs: 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
   
 
  1. 1998 The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)
   
  *Approving the application for participation in the reimbursement program 
*To the Michigan Department of Education 
  

*To participate in the program to provide surplus USDA purchased food to needy people including the unemployed, elderly and low-income.  

  

*In the amount of $50,000 
-Indirect Costs: 0 
-Match: 0 
  

*For the period 10/1/97 - 9/30/98 

  

*Upon receipt of participation acceptance: 
-Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Notice of Acceptance 
-Amending the budget 
-Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contracts

   
  RECOMMENDATION: Approval
   
 
  • 1998 Annual Early Childhood School Readiness Program
  •    
      *Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the application for funds 
    *To the Michigan Department of Education 
       *To provide health, nutrition and social services to 85 children and their families targeting "at risk" children who are not eligible for Head Start 

      *For the period 10/1/98 - 9/30/99 
      

    *In the amount of $263,500 
    -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
       
    C. Environment & Infrastructure Services- Environmental Services
       
     
    1. Environmental Monitoring for Public Access and Community Tracking (EMPACT)
       
      *Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the application for funding 
    *From the US Environmental Protection Agency 
       *To provide accessible and useful environmental information to the public to assist in making day-to-day health and safety decisions 

     

      • *In the amount of $834,936

      • -Federal Funds - $576,792 
        -Match: $258,144 
        $231,647 Inkind contributions from: 
        • Huron River Watershed Council 
      • Michigan State University - Cooperative Extension Services 
      • University of Michigan - School of Natural Resources and Environment 
      • Michigan Net - National Weather Service
      • $26,497 cash match from United States Geological Survey
    -Indirect Costs:$27,606 
      

    *For the period 10/1/98 - 9/30/00 
       *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 Management Analyst I/II position 
    -Grade 27/29, Group 32 
    -Salary Range: $28,339 - $47,922 
    -Creating a 1.0 grant status Management Assistant position 
    -Grade 27, Group 32 
    -Salary Range: $28,339 - $40,335 
    -Continue funding a .50 Environmental Response Coordinator position 
    -Grade 29, Group 32 
    -Salary Range: $33,669 - $47,922

       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval
       
     
    1. Establishing Grading/Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control Waiver Fees and Cost Schedule for Resource Remediation
       
      *To implement a fee associated with Grading Waivers and to accept cost contributions for Resource Remediation 

    *Adopting a fee schedule for the Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control Grading Waivers and Resource Remediation Cost 

    *Establishing a Resource Remediation fund *Amending the budget

       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval
       
    D. Environment & Infrastructure Services - Public Works
       
     
    1. Northfield Township Sanitary Sewer System Improvements, Project Contract
       
      *Approving the contract 
    *With Northfield Township 
    *For the Northfield Township Sanitary Sewer System Improvements, 1998 Project
       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval at the Board meeting
       
     
  • Northfield Township Sanitary Sewer System Improvements, 1998 Project Bonds
  •    
      *Authorizing the issuance of bonds 
    *For the amount of $4,900,000 
    *For the purpose of defraying costs of acquiring and constructing the project
       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval at the Board meeting
       
    E. Prosecuting Attorney
       
      Creating and Eliminating Positions
       
      *Net increase of 0.50 position 

      

    *Creating a 0.50 Victim/Witness Clerk position 
    -Grade 13, Group 12 
    -Salary Range: $22,737 - $27,827 

    *Victim/Witness Clerk position has no cost implications, position currently temporary 

      

    *Creating a 1.0 Deputy Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney 
    -Grade 33, Group 32 
    -Salary Range: $48,978 - $72,499 

    *Eliminating a 1.0 Assistant Prosecuting Attorney I/II position 
    -Grade 27/30, Group 22 
    -Salary Range: $36,836 - $54,561

       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval
        
    F. Sheriff
       
      1998 COPS More 
       
      *Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the application for funding  *From the US Department of Justice  

      

    *To provide funding to create ten 1.0 grant funded Office Specialist I/Booking Clerk positions 

      *For the period of one year 

      

    *For the amount of $365,690 
    -Indirect Costs: 0 

    -Match: $91,422 (25% match to be met by department's budget) 

    *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 ten 1.0 grant funded Office Specialist I/Booking Clerk positions 
    -Grade 51, Group 27 
    -Salary Range: $21,237 - $28,850  -Provide a 6 month review/update to the Board of Commissioners

       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval
       
    G. Trial Court 
       
      Judicial Coordinator Advancement Program
       
      *Authorizing the creation of a tiered Judicial Coordinator/Senior Judicial Coordinator position 
    *As agreed to by the Administrator in the 1998/1999 budget process after adoption 
    *To promote opportunities for advancement after six years of employment 
    *Advancement from Judicial Coordinator to Senior Judicial Coordinator
       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval
        
    H. Trial Court - Family Division
       
      Creating a Juvenile Center Intake Unit
       
      *To establish a Juvenile Center Intake Unit 

    *No net increase/reduction of positions 

    *Net savings: 1998 - $16,882 

    Annually - $7,500: 

      

    *Creating a 1.0 Family Division Referee position 
    -Grade 31, Group 32 
    -Salary Range: $39,751 - $58,841 

    *Creating three 1.0 Intake Caseworker positions 
    -Grade 22, Group 14 
    -Salary Range: $30,986 - $40,307 

    *Creating a 1.0 Intake/Casework Supervisor position 
    -Grade 77, Group 24 
    -Salary Range: $37,655 - $50,349 

      

    *Eliminating a .80 Substance Abuse Specialist position 
    -Grade 24, Group 14 
    -Salary Range: $33,384 - $43,544 

    *Eliminating a 1.0 Family Division Referee position 
    -Grade 30, Group 32 
    -Salary Range: $36,699 - $52,234 

    *Eliminating two 1.0 Intake Specialist positions 
    -Grade 20, Group 14 
    -Salary Range: $28,821 - $37,382 

    *Eliminating a 1.0 Juvenile Court Caseworker position 
    -Grade 22, Group 14 
    -Salary Range: $30,986 - $40,307 

      

    *Adopting job descriptions

       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval
       
     
    1. Report of the County Administrator
    2.  

    3. Report of the Chair of the Board
     

    VII. Items for Current/Future Discussion

     

     

    VIII. Citizen Participation

     

    IX. Commissioner Follow-up to Citizen Participation

     

    X. Pending

     

    XI. Adjournment

      July 1, 1998 Next AGENDA meeting
    Board Room June 25, 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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