Board Agenda

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September 2, 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. Children Services-Detention
   
  Hiring above the midpoint
   
  *Hiring a Detention Supervisor
*At Grade 77, Group 10, Step 6 (Salary $47,273)
*Salary Range: $38,022 - $50,814

 

*Hiring a Social Services Worker 
*At Grade 22, Group 15, Step 6 (Salary $37,190)
*Salary Range: $31,013 - $40,310

 

*Absorbed within Child Care budget 

   
  RECOMMENDATION: Approval at the Board
   
B. Community Corrections
   
  Application for Drug Testing Program Expansion
   
  *Ratifying the Administrator's on the invitation to bid (application)
*To Michigan Jobs Commission
*For Drug Testing services for Ann Arbor Probation & Parole 
*For the period 10/1/98 9/30/99
*In the amount of $40,021
-Indirect Costs: $6,670
-Match: 0
*Upon receipt of the award:
-Authorize the Administrator to sign the Notice of Grant Award
-Amend the budget
-Authorize the Administrator to sign delegate contracts
-Creating a grant status 1.0 Community Corrections Case Manager position
-Grade 25, Group 32
-Salary Range: $24,563 - $33,616
   
  RECOMMENDATION: Approval
   
C. Community Mental Health
   
  Hiring above midpoint for a Program Administrator
   
  *Hiring a Community Mental Health Adult Services Program Administrator
*At Grade 32, Group 32 (Salary: $60,000)
*Salary Range: $44,123 - $65,313
   
  RECOMMENDATION: Approval at the Board
   
D. Employment Training/Community Services
   
 
  1. Application for 1998 (TAA-NAFTA) Trade Adjustment Act/North American Free Trade Agreement Master Grant
   
  *Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the application
*To the Michigan Jobs Commission
*For program participation to provide rapid response for each participant in the event of a large dislocation (layoff or closure)
*For the period 7/1/98 6/30/99
*In the amount of $400 per program participant
*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
   
 
  • Application for 1998 Emergency Basic Readjustment Grant (EBRG) Program
  •    
      *Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the application
    *To the Michigan Jobs Commission
    *For program participation to provide emergency response in the event of a large dislocation (layoff or closure)
    *For the period 7/1/98 6/30/99
    *In the amount of $25,000 per event
    *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 Application for Foster Grandparent Program (FGP)-Federal 
  •    
      *Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the application
    *To the Office of Services to the Aging
    *To provide opportunities for 64 individuals age 60+ with limited income to volunteer working with children with special needs
    *For the period 1/1/99 12/31/99
    *Total Program of $339,250
    -Federal: $261,821
    -Match: $60,149 (budgeted)
    $17,280 (inkind)
    -Indirect Cost: $13,278
    *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 Application for 1999 Foster Grandparent Program (FGP)-State
  •    
      *Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the application
    *To the Office of Services to the Aging
    *To provide opportunities for 64 individuals age 60+ with limited income to volunteer working with children with special needs
    *For the period 10/1/98 9/30/99
    *Total Program of $17,390
    -State: $10,000
    -Match: $6,147 (budgeted)
    $1,243 (inkind)
    -Indirect Cost: $1,500
    *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 Application for 1999 Displaced Homemaker Program
  •    
      *Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the application
    *To the Michigan Jobs Commission
    *To provide 22 participants with vocational assessment & counseling, job seeking training, job placement assistance, direct job development & placement assistance, referrals to community services and information on other government programs
    *For the period 10/1/98 9/30/99
    *In the amount of $27,077
    -Indirect Cost: $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
       
    E. Environment and Infrastructure Services Department-Public Works
       
      Washtenaw County Sewage Disposal System-Ypsilanti Community Utilities Authority
       
     
      1. Issuance of Refunding Bonds
       
      *Authorize the issuance of refunding bonds
    *In the amount of $1,100,000
    *For the Sewage System No. 8 Refunding Bonds Series II
    *For a savings of $30,000 over the life of the bonds
       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval at the Board meeting
       
     
    1. Provide Continuing Disclosure
       
      *Approving the undertaking to provide continuing disclosure
    *To extend the period of bonds from 2007 
       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval at the Board meeting
       
    F. Facilities Management
       
      Washtenaw County Space Plan Amendment
       
      *Amending the Space Plan Phase I Projects
    *Office Space at County Annex Building:
    -Public Defender
    -Information & Technology Services 
    -Other activities to be determined

    *Office space at new Downtown Ann Arbor Services Building:
    -County Clerk/Register of Deeds
    -County Treasurer
    -Equalization Department
    -Prosecuting Attorney

    *Office space at new Environmental Services Building:
    -Drain Commissioner
    -Department of Environment & Infrastructure Services
    -Environmental Health Division
    -Building Inspection & Soil Erosion Division
    -Public Works Division
    -Customer Services Division
    -MSU Extension
    -Planning Commission

       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval
       
    G. Library
       
      Creating a Position to Adjust Staffing to Meet Service Delivery Needs
       
      *To conform County Policy/Procedures and Collective Bargaining Agreements pertaining to the use of temporary employees
    *Creating a 1.0 Library Services Assistant position
    -Grade 11, Group 12
    -Salary Range: $21,353 - $25,974
    *Amending the budget
    *1998 costs $5,277
    *Adopting the job description
         
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval
    H. Planning
       
      Washtenaw Affordable Housing Corporation Project
       
      *Authorizing the recoverable grant of housing funds (to be repaid upon sale of property)
    *To the Washtenaw Affordable Housing Corporation
    *To acquire & rehabilitate two single family homes in Ann Arbor
    *Located at 2156 and 2185 Hemlock (Arbor Oaks area)
    *In the amount of $150,000 ($75,000/each)
    -County: $20,000
    -Ann Arbor City: $20,000
    -Housing Trust Fund $110,000
    *Eligible purchasers are from Homebuyer Program 
       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval
       
    I. Sheriff 
       
     
    1. Application for Drive Michigan Safely Program 
       
      *Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the application
    *To the Office of Highway Safety Planning
    *For acquiring 16 Kustom signal Pro 1000 DS dual antenna radar units & 2 fatal vision goggles for education/re-education on reducing drunk driving
    *For the period 10/1/98 - 9/30/99
    *In the amount of $23,568
    -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
       
     
  • Application for Operation Nightcap Traffic Enforcement Program
  •    
      *Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the application
    *To the Office of Highway Safety Planning
    *To pay for deputies overtime targeting alcohol impaired drivers
    *For the period 10/1/98 - 9/30/99
    *In the amount of $11,896
    -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
       
     
  • Upgrade Communication System for Law Enforcement & Jail
  •    
      *Authorizing the Administrator to sign the agreement
    *With the Motorola Corporation
    *To upgrade communication systems from analog to digital for law enforcement and jail operations
    *For the period of two years
    *In the amount of $752,182.60 ($386,299 annually)
      For1998
    -E911 Revenue: $268,250
    -97/98 Law Enf. Block Grant $93,926
    -General Fund $24,123
    For 1999 
    -E911 Revenue $268,250
    -98/99 Law Enf. Block Grant $96,655
    -99 Sheriff budget: $21,399
       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval
       
     
    1. Background Investigations Services
       
      *Authorizing the Administrator to sign the contract amendment
    *With J.F. Moore & Associates 
    *To provide background investigations services for the potential employment candidates
    *For the period 1/1/98 -12/31/98
    *In the amount of $61,000 (additional $36,000)
       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval
       
     
  • Law Enforcement Services to Augusta Township
  •    
      *Creating a .50 Deputy Sheriff position
    -Grade 57, Group 16
    -Salary Range:$29,349 - $41,538
    *For the purpose of increasing the law enforcement revenue contract from .50 Deputy Sheriff to 1.0 Deputy Sheriff
    *With Augusta Township
    *For the period 10/1/98 - 12/31/98
       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval
       
    J. Trial Court - Family Division
       
      Collaborative For Adolescent Recovery Program
       
      *To develop a Collaborative for Adolescent Recovery Unit
    *For an intensive outpatient treatment program to serve 58 chemically dependent adolescents and their families
    *In the amount of $40,000 (eligible for 50% child care reimbursement = $20,000)
    *In collaboration with: Chelsea Arbor-University of Michigan Hospitals, HelpSource/CLEAR House, St. Joseph Mercy Mental Health System and Community Mental Health, Ozone House, Referral Systems, Inc.
       
      RECOMMENDATION: Approval
    1. Report of the County Administrator
    2. Report of the Chair of the Board
    1. Items for Current/Future Discussion
    2. Citizen Participation
    3. Commissioner Follow-up to Citizen Participation
    X. Pending

    XI. Adjournment
     
      September 16, 1998 Next AGENDA meeting
    Board Room September 10, 1998
    County Administration Building Administration Conference Room
    6:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
     
      For additional information call: (734)996-3055 or email: richardt@ewashtenaw.org

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