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AGENDA
WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE
April 5, 2006
6:30 p.m.
Administration Building - Board Room
220 N. Main Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan
http://www.ewashtenaw.org

I.

Roll Call

II.

Citizen Participation

III.

Commissioner Follow-up to Citizen Participation

IV.

New Business

A.

Planning, Development and Environment Community of Interest

Employment Training and Community Services

1. FY 2006 Annual Weatherization Assistance Program

Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the application

To the Michigan Department of Human Services

For the period 4/1/06 3/31/07

To provide home weatherization to 109 units, outreach and intake services, and client education services for low-income (at or below 150% of the poverty income guidelines) individuals and families

Provided weatherization services to 113 units in FY 2005

For a total program of $343,814
o Federal Revenue: $343,814
o Match: 0
o Indirect costs: 0

Upon receipt of the award:
o Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Notice of Grant Award
o Amending the budget
o Authorizing the Administrator to sign the delegate contracts

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

2. FY 2006 Annual Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the application

To the Michigan Department of Human Services

For the period 4/1/06 3/31/07

To supplement funds from the Department of Energy in order to deliver energy savings related services to approximately thirty (30) low income (at or below 150% of poverty income guidelines) single-family units

50% reduction in funds from FY 2005 (served approximately 55 units in FY 2005)

For a total program of $64,500
o Federal Revenue: $64,500
o Match: $ 0
o Indirect Costs: $0

Upon receipt of the award:
o Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Notice of Grant Award
o Amending the budget
o Authorizing the Administrator to sign the delegate contracts

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

3. FY 2006 Annual Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Deliverable Fuels Funding

Authorizing the County Administrator to sign the application

To the Michigan Department of Human Services

For the period 2/10/06 9/30/06

To provide funds to community action agencies to be used for emergency provision of deliverable fuels to approximately 20 eligible low-income (at or below 150% of poverty income guidelines) families

For a total program of $20,171
o Federal Revenue: $20,171
o Match: $ 0
o Indirect Costs: $0

Upon receipt of the award:
o Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Notice of Grant Award
o Amending the budget
o Authorizing the Administrator to sign the delegate contracts

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

4. FY 2006 Annual Summer Food Program

Authorizing the County Administrator to sign the application

To the United States Department of Agriculture

For the period 6/19/06 8/25/06

To provide meals to low-income youth

Dexter Community Schools will deliver meals to 24 community sites

For a total program of $129,000
o Federal Revenue: $89,000
o Match: $40,000 (CSBG Budgeted)
o Indirect Costs: $0

Upon receipt of the award:
o Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Notice of Grant Award
o Amending the budget
o Authorizing the Administrator to sign the delegate contracts

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

5. WIA Southeast Michigan Hospitality and Tourism Grant Agreement

Authorizing the County Administrator to sign the agreement

To the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth

For the period 4/1/06 6/30/06

To plan for and begin to build a mechanism to address and support the workforce needs in the Hospitality and Tourism sector throughout the region (i.e. Livingston, Wayne, Macomb/St. Clair, Oakland, Genesee/Shiawassee and Washtenaw counties)

To form a Michigan Regional Skills Alliance (MiRSA) for Southeast Michigan Hospitality and Tourism to help business and workers in the region improve their competitiveness and economic security.

For a total program of $20,000
o Federal Revenue: $20,000
o Match: $0
o Indirect Costs: $0

Upon receipt of the award:
o Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Notice of Grant Award
o Amending the budget
o Authorizing the Administrator to sign the delegate contracts

RECOMMENDATION: Approval at the Board

B.

Childrens Well-Being Community of Interest

Childrens Services

1. Pfizer Grant for Washtenaw Area Teens for Tomorrow

Ratifying the submission of the electronic application

To Pfizer, Inc Community Grants

For the period 5/1/06 11/15/06

To create a youth organized annual County-wide Youth Festival of the Arts to showcase young artists in a variety of artistic media and performances.

For a total program of $23,780
o Revenue: $13,280 (Pfizer)
o Match: $6,500 (In-Kind)
o Private: $4000 (Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation and Rosebud Foundation)

Upon receipt of the award:
o Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Notice of Grant Award
o Amending the budget
o Authorizing the Administrator to sign the delegate contracts

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

Head Start

2. Annual 2005 Head Start Program

Authorizing the Administrator to sign the application

To the Department of Health and Human Services

For the period 8/1/06 7/31/07

To provide pre-school services to 561 children between the ages of 3 and 5 and their families

Head Start Program is a comprehensive, two-generational child development program geared towards breaking the cycle of poverty through educational, health, nutrition, social, emotional and cognitive services

For a total program of $4,661,465
o Federal Revenue: $3,592,227 ($3,450,951 Head Start, $141,276 USDA)
o Match (Local): $1,069,238 ($667,478 budgeted, $401,760 in kind)
o Indirect Costs: $0 

Upon receipt of the award:
o Authorizing the Administrator to sign the notice of grant award
o Amending the budget
o Authorizing the Administrator to sign the delegate contracts

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

3. Oral Health Grant

Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the application

To the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

For the period 8/1/06 7/30/07

To provide oral health services (dental education, screening and follow-up) to Head Start children and their families

Community Partners include HOPE Dental Clinic and the University of Michigan School of Dentistry

For a program amount of $93,750
o Federal Revenue: $75,000
o Match: $18,750 (In-kind from community partners)
o Indirect Costs: $0

Upon receipt of the award:
o Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Notice of Grant Award
o Amending the budget
o Authorizing the Administrator to sign the delegate contracts
o Authorizing the Administrator to sign supplemental grant awards for the total grant award period of December 31, 2005 through December 31, 2009

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

C.

Civic Infrastructure Community of Interest

Treasurer

Delinquent Tax Borrowing Resolution

Issues the 2006 General Obligation Limited Tax Notes

For the 2005 Delinquent Taxes

In the amount not to exceed $25,000,000

RECOMMENDATION: Approval at the Board

D.

Emergency Preparedness Community of Interest

Emergency Management

Supplemental 2004 Homeland Security Grant Program Grant Agreement

Authorizing the signature of the Administrator on a grant agreement

With the Michigan Department of State Police Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division

For the period of 4/1/06 to 8/31/06

To purchase interoperable 800 MHz communications equipment for the Emergency Operations Center

To enable coordination with local, state, and federal agencies that use the Michigan Public Safety Communications System during a crisis

For a program amount of $22,000
o Federal Revenue: $22,000
o Match: $0
o Indirect Costs: $0

Upon receipt of the award:
o Amending the budget
o Authorizing the Administrator to sign the delegate contracts

RECOMMENDATION: Approval at the Board

V.

Report of the Administrator

Presentation on IT collaboration with the City of Ypsilanti

VI.

Report of the Chair of the Board

VII.

   Items for Current/Future Discussion

VIII.

   Citizen Participation

IX.

Commissioner Follow-up to Citizen Participation

X.

Pending

XI.

Adjournment

April 19, 2006
Board Room
220 N. Main Street
Ann Arbor
6:30 p.m.

Next Agenda Meeting
April 12, 2006
Administration Building
220 N. Main Street
5:30 pm

For additional information, please contact the Washtenaw County Administration office
at (734) 222-6850 or AdminOffice@ewashtenaw.org

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