Board Agenda

 

May 16, 2001

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. Bond Counsel/Financial Advisor
     
  • Authorizing the Administrator to sign the contract
  • With John R. Axe & Associates P.C.
  • For the period of three years with an option to extend for an additional two years
  • To provide bond counsel services to Washtenaw County including Building Authority
  • Authorizing the Administrator to sign the contract
  • With Dickinson Wright PLLC
  • For the period of three years with an option to extend for an additional two years
  • To provide bond counsel services for Delinquent Tax Notes
  • Authorizing the Administrator to sign the contract
  • With Municipal Financial Consultant Inc.
  • For the period of three years with an option to extend for an additional two years
  • To provide financial advisor services to Washtenaw County 
  • Authorizing the Administrator to sign the contract
  • With Bendzinski & Co.
  • For the period of three years with an option to extend for an additional two years
  • To provide financial advisor services to the Drain Commissioner and Public Works
    RECOMMENDATION:
  A. Administration (Contd)
       
    2. 2001 Borrowing Resolution-2000 Delinquent Taxes
       
     
  • Issues the 2001 General Obligation Limited Tax Notes
  • For the 2000 Delinquent Taxes
  • In the amount of $15,000,000
 
      RECOMMENDATION: ...at the Board meeting
     
  B. Community Mental Health
     
    Genesis of Ann Arbor Lease
     
   
  • Authorizing the Administrator to sign the lease
  • With Genesis of Ann Arbor
  • For the period ending 4/30/02
  • For space (288 square feet) at 2309 Packard Road, Ann Arbor
  • In the amount of $1200/year
  • Space used for office and treatment space by staff and developmentally disabled customers
    RECOMMENDATION: 
  C. Department of Environment & Infrastructure Services
     
    Brownfield Assessment Pilot Project
   
  • Authorizing the acceptance of the grant award
  • From the Environmental Protection Agency
  • For the period 2001-2003
  • To link brownfield redevelopment with local and regional land use planning efforts by identifying, prioritizing and assessing potential brownfield properties within the study area and to provide community outreach throughout the process
  • For a total program of $200,000
-Federal Revenue: $200,000
-Match: 0
-Indirect costs: 0
 
  • Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Notice of Grant Award
  • Amending the budget
  • Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contracts
    RECOMMENDATION
     
  D. Head Start
     
    Head Start Reorganization
   
  • Net decrease of 10.75 positions
  • Creating a .50 Nutrition Assistant position

    -Grade 5, Group 32

  • -Salary Range: $14,918 - $17,976
  • Creating a .50 Bus Aide position
-Grade 5, Group 32

-Salary Range: $14,918 - $17,976

  • Creating a .50 Child Development Assistant position
-Grade 10/13, Group 12

-Salary Range: $22,172 - $29,835

  • Creating a .25 Child Development Assistant position
-Grade 10/13, Group 12

-Salary Range: $22,172 - $29,835

  • Creating a .50 Child Development Professional position
-Grade 18/19, Group 11

-Salary Range: $28,782 - $37,167

  • Creating a 1.0 Child Development Professional position
-Grade 18/19, Group 11

-Salary Range: $28,782 - $37,167
 
 

  • Eliminating 7.0 Family Service Assistant positions
-Grade 15, Group 12

-Salary Range: $25,994 - $32,019

  • Eliminating 2.0 Home Visitor positions
-Grade 16, Group 12

-Salary Range: $26,910 - $33,209

  • Eliminating 3.0 Family/Child Dev Specialist positions
-Grade 16, Group 12

-Salary Range: $26,910 - $33,209

  • Eliminating a 1.0 Family Resource Assistant position
-Grade 15, Group 12

-Salary Range: $25,994 - $32,019

  • Eliminating a 1.0 Master Teacher position
-Grade 76, Group 10

-Salary Range: $32,256 - $47,073

    RECOMMENDATION: 
     
  E. Public Health
       
    13th Annual Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Program
   
  • Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the application
  • To the Michigan Department of Community Health
  • For the period 10/1/01 9/30/04
  • To address the needs of victims of sexual assault and domestic violence in the county by providing services to victims, their families and friends, via the phone, walk-in and outreach, individual counseling and criminal justice advocacy, follow-up and support groups for adults and teens
  • For a total program of $142,731

    -Federal Revenue: $114,185
    -Match: $ 28,546
    -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 the delegate contracts
       
    RECOMMENDATION: 
       
  F. Trial Courts Family Division
     
    1. Washtenaw County United Way Lease
       
     
  • Authorizing the Chair of the Board to sign the lease
  • With Washtenaw County United Way
  • For the period 8/1/01 1/31/02
  • To provide 18 office and reception area (1756 square feet) for the Juvenile Center Casework Department
  • For a total cost of $13,170
       
      RECOMMENDATION:
       
    2. Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Program for the 
     
  • Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the application
  • To the Michigan Department of Community Health
  • For the period 10/1/01 9/30/02
  • To provide child advocacy that recruits and trains volunteers to act as child advocates for neglected and abused children who are in the custody of the court and placed in foster or relative care. 
  • First time funding opportunity for the Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program to increase volunteer involvement
  • For a total program of $57,388
-Federal Revenue: $45,910
-Match: $11,478
-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 the delegate contracts
-Creating a Volunteer Services Coordinator position
  • Grade 21, Group 11
  • Salary Range: $32,109 - $41,613
       
      RECOMMENDATION:
   
V. Report of the Administrator: 
  1. Public Health Information Session
  2. Community Mental Health Information Session
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
  June 20, 2001

Board Room
County Administration Building
6:30 p.m.

Next Agenda Meeting
June 14, 2001
Administration Conference Room
5:00 p.m.

 

For additional information call: (734)222-6731 or email richardt@ewashtenaw.org
 
 
 
 

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