Board Agenda

WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE

January 20, 1999

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.
Administration
 
  1. Worker's Compensation Excess Insurance Coverage 1999-2000
 
*Approving Employers Reinsurance Corporation as the County Excess Insurance carrier

*For Workers Disability Compensation

*For the period 2/1/99 - 2/1/00

*In the amount of $25,094 (savings of $3,592)

*Approving Alexis for claims services

*For the period 2/1/99 - 2/1/00

*In the amount of $32,500 (same as previous year)

 

 
RECOMMENDATION: Approval at the Board meeting
 
  • Washtenaw County Insurance Coverage 1999-2000
  •  
    *Approving Arthur J. Gallagher as the insurance provider for Washtenaw County

    *Approving insurance carriers: Coregis Insurance Company Coregis Indemnity Insurance Company, American Motors Insurance Company, Coregis Insurance Company, Gallager Bassett Services, Reliance Insurance Company of Illinois and Hartford Steam Boiler

    *For the period 2/1/99 - 2/1/00

    *In the total amount of $358,108

    *Net reduction of $4,761

     
    RECOMMENATION: Approval at the Board meeting
    B.
    Drain
     
    Creating a Position
     
    *To resolve temporary staffing and align the departmental needs with market conditions

    *Creating a 1.0 Administrative Coordinator position

    -Grade 25, Group 32

    -Salary Range: $24,563 - $33,616

    *Amending the budget

     
    RECOMMENDATION: Approval
    C.
    Employment Training/Community Services
     
    1. 1999 Food Stamp Employment and Training Program Application
     
    *Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the application

    *With the Michigan Jobs Commission

    *To serve 25 age 18-49 able-bodied adults without dependents who are in jeopardy of losing their food stamp eligibility due to time limits

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

    *For a total program amount of $44,374

    -Match: 0

    -Indirect Costs: 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
     
  • 1999 Michigan Works! System Implementation Grant Application
  •  
    *Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the application

    *To the Michigan Jobs Commission

    *For the purpose implementing the Michigan Works! System to focus on providing information and resources to enable customers (job seekers and employers) to successfully compete in today's economy and achieve economic security

    *Direct services provided by Work Skills and Foundation for Behavioral Research

    *For the period 1/1/99 - 12/31/99

    *In the amount of $134,536

    -Match: 0

    -Indirect Costs: 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
     
  • 1999 Work First Program Plan Amendment Application
  •  
    *Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the application

    *To the Michigan Jobs Commission *To provide education and training services to individuals on public assistance programs *Direct Services provided by Foundation for Behavioral Research

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

    *In the amount of $1,606,433

    -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
    D.
    Health 
     
    Hiring of the Public Health Medical Director Position
     
    *Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the Letter of Understanding

    *With Dr. Stan Reedy

    *As the Public Health Medical Director effective February 22, 1999

    *Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Livingston County delegate contract for Medical Director services

     
    RECOMMENDATION: Approval
    E.
    Human Resources
     
    Washtenaw County Voluntary Employees Beneficiary Association (VEBA) Trust Agreement Amendment
     
    *Authorizing the Chair of the Board to sign the amendment

    *To provide for medical benefits for retired employees of the County, their spouses and dependents, pursuant to the County Retiree Health Care Plan.

     
    RECOMMENDATION: Approval
    F.
    Public Works
     
    Ypsilanti Community Utilities Authority
     
    *Authorizing the Advanced Refunding of Bonds - Washtenaw County Sewage Disposal System - Ypsilanti Community Utilities Authority

    *In the amount of $1,100,000

    *Due to the decrease in interest rates to allow for a $300,000 decrease in bond sale

     
    RECOMMENDATION: Approval at the Board meeting
    G.
    Sheriff
     
    Creating and eliminating positions for the COPS More 98 Program
     
    *Net increase/decrease of 0 positions

    *Creating ten (10) 1.0 Office Specialist II positions

    -Grade 54, Group 27

    -Salary Range: $22,173 - $30,181

    *Eliminating ten (10) 1.0 Office Specialist I positions

    -Grade 51, Group 27

    -Salary Range: $21,237 - $28,850

    *Amending the budget

     
    RECOMMENDATION: Approval
    V.
    Report of the County Administrator
    VI.
    Report of the Chair of the Board
    VII.
    Items for Current/Future Discussion
    VIII.
    Citizen Participation
    IX.
    Commissioner Follow-up to Citizens Participation
    X.
    Pending
    XI.
    Adjournment
     
    February 3, 1999

    Board Room

    County Administration Building

    6:30 p.m.

    Next Agenda Meeting

    January 28, 1999

    Administration Conference Room

    5:00 p.m.

    For additional information call: (734)996-3055 or email richardt@ewashtenaw.org

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