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Board Agenda


May 3, 2000
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
    Capital Area Transportation Authority Feasibility study of a Lansing-Detroit passenger rail system
  B. Central Dispatch
    Creating a Central Dispatch Authority
  • Approving an Urban Co-operation Act Agreement 
  • With the State of Michigan through its Department of State Police
  • To create a new Washtenaw County Central Dispatch Authority
    RECOMMENDATION: at the Board Meeting
  C. Employment Training and Community Services
     Annual Transportation Work Program
  • Ratifying the Chair of the Boards signature on the application
  • To the Michigan Department of Career Development
  • For the period 04/01/00- 12/31/00
  • To provide transportation services to 935 Temporary Assistance for Needy Families recipients in areas not covered by local public transportation, willing to stop at day care centers, and offer extended service hours
  • To support the costs of a Mobility Manager employed by RideSource to coordinate the calls for rides
  • For a total program amount of $201,701
-Federal Funds: $124,701 -In-kind Match (RideSource): $ 77,000 

-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

  D. Planning
    Establishing a Washtenaw County HOME Consortium
  • Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Cooperation Agreement
  • To the Housing & Urban Development for the period of October 1, 2000 through December 31, 2003
  • To allow for housing activities such as reconstruction & rehabiliating housing, homeownership assistance, public facilities & infrastructure improvement job training & brownfield redevelopment
  • Partners include Ypsilanti City, Superior Township, Pittsfield Township, and Ypsilanti Township
  E. Sheriff
    Racial Profiling Project
  • Authorizing a data collection and analysis project
  • To be conducted by Dr. John Lamberth of Temple University
  • To address allegations of racial profiling in Washtenaw County
  • For a total amount of $45,000
  • $30,000 from unearmarked reserve
  • Additional $15,000 needed for internal staff support for the project to come from the Sheriffs budget
  • Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contract
    Creating & Eliminating Positions for the COPS MORE 98 Grant Program
  • To more accurately reflect staffing and security needs
  • Creating nine (9) 1.0 Corrections Officer positions
-Grade 56, Group 27

-Salary Range:$27,227 - $42,661

  • Eliminating ten (10) 1.0 Office Specialist II positions
-Grade 54, Group 27

-Salary Range:$23,421 - $31,866

V. Report of the Administrator

Update on Police Services Contract

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


  May 17, 2000
Board Room
County Administration Building
6:30 p.m.
Next Agenda Meeting
May 10, 2000

Administration Conference Room
5:00 p.m.

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