Board Agenda

 
 

September 1, 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
   
  1999 Washtenaw County Millage Rate
   
  *Setting the Washtenaw County Millage Rate at 5.5197

-Washtenaw County Operating Millage 4.7978
-Drain Assessment 0.0016
-County Parks (1998-2007) 0.2485
-County Parks (2000-2009) 0.2500
-Huron-Clinton Metropolitan 0.2218

   
  RECOMMENDATION: Approval
   
B. Employment Training/Community Services
   
Michigan Works! Service Center Plan
*Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the plan application
*To the Michigan Jobs Commission
*For the period 07/01/99 6/30/00

*To provide a comprehensive master plan for all programs funded through the Office of Workforce Development (formerly the JTP Plan and Comprehensive Workforce Development Plan

*Upon receipt of the award:
-Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Notice of Grant Award
-Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contracts

RECOMMENDATION: Approval
2. Community Development Housing Rehabilitation & Emergency Services Program Continuation Plan
*Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the application
*To the Michigan State Housing Development Authority
*For the period 9/1/99 8/30/01

*To provide housing rehabilitation services to 21 homeowners who earn 50-80 percent of the median income and live outside the cities of Ann Arbor & Ypsilanti 

*For a program amount of $300,000
-Federal revenue: $300,000
-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
   
3. Annual FY 2000 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
*Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the application
*To the Michigan Family Independence Agency
*For the period 9/1/99 08/31/00

*To provide supplemental weatherization services to low income families such as insulation of attics, sidewalls, floors, crawl spaces, roof replacement/repair, furnace replacement/repair, health & safety issues resulting from faulty hot water tanks and furnaces

*For a program amount of $158,528
-Federal Revenue: $158,528
-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
   
4. Annual 2000 Foster Grandparent Program (Federal)
*Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the application
*To Corporation for National & Community Services
*For the period 01/01/00 12/31/00

*To provide employment opportunities to 64 older adults (aged 60+) to work 20-hours per week, one-one-one with children with special needs in a not-for-profit community setting

*For a program amount of $357,303
-Federal Revenue: $270,777
-Match: $ 86,526 (Budgeted $43,556 + $17,280 Inkind + -Indirect Costs: 0 
CSBG $25,690)

*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:
   
5. Annual 2000 Foster Grandparent Program (State)
*Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the application
*To the Office of Services to the Aging 
*For the period 10/1/99 9/30/00

*To provide employment opportunities to 64 older adults (aged 60+) to work 20-hours per week, one-one-one with children with special needs in a not-for-profit community setting

*For a program amount of $17,390
-State Revenue: $10,000
-Match: $ 7,390 (Budgeted $6,147 + $1,243 Inkind)
-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
   
6. Annual FY 2000 School To-Work Program
*Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the application
*To the Michigan Jobs Commission
*For the period 10/1/99 9/30/00

*To complement the Career Preparation Systems to transition high school students to work environment

*For a program amount of $50,208
-State Revenue: $50,208
-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
7. Annual FY 2000 State Emergency Funds Program
*Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the application
*To the Michigan Family Independence Agency
*For the period 10/1/99 9/30/00

*To respond to emergency needs of low income households, outreach & referral activities, and administrative activities related to the operation of critical workfirst program activities

*For a program amount of $52,684
-State Revenue: $52,684
-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
8. Annual FY 2000 Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Program
*Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the application
*To the Michigan Family Independence Agency
*For the period 10/1/99 9/30/00

*To participate in Community Action Programs to prevent and eliminate the causes, conditions, and effects of poverty and promote social and economic opportunities for low-income individuals

*For a program amount of $737,630
-Federal Revenue: $372,391
-Match: $365,239 (budgeted)
-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
9. Annual PY Title IIA Job Training Plan
*Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the application
*To the Michigan Jobs Commission
*For the period 7/1/99 6/30/00

*To provide employment training and placement services to 100 individuals who face serious barriers to employment due to domestic or family violence 

*For a program amount of $236,475
-Federal Revenue: $236,475
-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
10. Annual PY Title IIA 5% Older Workers Plan
*Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the application
*To the Michigan Jobs Commission
*For the period 7/1/99 6/20/00

*To serve 6 adult participants aged 55 or older with employment training and placement services to reduce barriers to employment

*For a program amount of $16,212
-State Revenue: $16,212
-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
11. Annual PY Title IIB Summer Youth Employment Training Program Plan
*Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the application
*To the Michigan Jobs Commission
*For the period 10/1/99 9/30/00

*To serve 125 youth in promoting education continuation and exposure to employment opportunities

*For a program amount of $316,122
-Federal Revenue: $316,122
-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
12. Annual PY Title IIC (Youth) Plan
*Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the application
*To the Michigan Jobs Commission
*For the period 10/1/99 9/30/00

*To provide opportunities to 15 youth for improving long-term employability of youth

*For a program amount of $33,107
-Federal Revenue: $33,107
-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
13. Annual PY Title III Economic Dislocation & Worker Adjustment Assistance Act (EDWAAA) Plan
*Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the application
*To the Michigan Jobs Commission
*For the period 7/1/99 6/30/00

*To provide assistance to 70 adults displaced due to facility closure or mass lay-off by providing basic readjustment services

*For a program amount of $205,182
-Federal Revenue: $205,182
-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
C. Human Resources
   
1. Money Purchase Pension Plan Bylaw Amendment
*Amending the bylaws of the Money Purchase Pension Plan
*To change section 7 to provide a process of filling a vacancy by appointment vs. special election of an employee trustee
RECOMMENDATION: Approval
2. Washtenaw County Employee Retirement Ordinance Amendment
*Amending the Washtenaw County Employees Retirement Ordinance Section 4 Membership in Retirement System

*To provide a window of opportunity for non-union employees and other union employees as specified in their contracts/letter of understanding to allow for re-entry into the system 

RECOMMENDATION: Approval
D. Planning
   
  Michigan Ability Partners Affordable Housing Agreement
   
  *Authorizing the Administrator to sign the agreement
*With Michigan Ability Partners

*For acquisition and rehabilitation of 9445 Main Street, Whitmore Lake to support a housing project for up to 7 homeless, disabled veterans

*Project known as the "Home Zone"

*For a total acquisition of $205,525
-Washtenaw County $20,000
-Veteran Administration $128,213
-Michigan Housing Trust Fund $57,312

   
  RECOMMENDATION: Approval
   
E. Sheriff
   
  Annual Secondary Road Patrol Program
   
  *Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the application
*To the Office of Highways Safety Planning
*For the period 10/1/99 9/30/00

*To enhance existing law enforcement services of 3 deputies on primary and secondary roads

*For a program amount of $263,520
-State revenue: $263,520
-Match: 0
-indirect costs: $9,218

*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
   
   
   
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
   

 
 
  September 15, 1999
Board Room
County Administration Building
6:30 p.m.
Next Agenda Meeting
September 9, 1999
Administration Conference Room
5:00 p.m.

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

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