Ways & Means Agenda

AGENDA
WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE
May 17, 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.

Executive Session- Litigation and Advice of Counsel

B.

Planning & Environment Community of Interest

1. Office of the Drain Commissioner

Oak Park Washtenaw Heights Drainage District Improvements Project

  • Authorizing the use of the Countys Full Faith and Credit
  • Permitted by Michigan Drain Code Section 280.275 upon approval of two-thirds of the Board of Commissioners
  • In the amount of $1,650,000
  • For the Oak Park Washtenaw Heights Drainage District Improvement Project
  • Bonds will be retired through special assessments against Pittsfield Township, Washtenaw County (for benefits to County roads), and the State of Michigan (for benefits to State Highways)

RECOMMENDATION: Approval at the Board

2. Employment Training and Community Services

a. Annual Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Adult, Youth & Dislocated Workers Program

  • Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the application
  • To the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth
  • For the period of 7/1/06 6/30/07
  • To provide employment services to Washtenaw County residents through three distinct programs to each of the following populations, adults, dislocated workers and youth
  • An increase of $163,000, or 8% over last year
  • For a program award of $2,102,484

- Federal revenue: $451,858 (adult program)

$735,813 (dislocated worker program)

$914,813 (youth program)

- 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 the delegate contracts

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

b. Annual 2006 Employment Services Program

  • Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the plan application
  • To the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth
  • For the period of 7/1/06 6/30/07
  • To meet the needs of employers and approximately 9,000 job seekers in the County
  • For a program award of $459,030

- Federal revenue: $459,030

- 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 the delegate contracts

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

C.

Health Community of Interest

Public Health

Mutual Aid Agreement

  • Between the counties of Washtenaw, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, and Wayne and the city of Detroit
  • To enhance the capacity of the Washtenaw County Public Health Department to respond to local emergencies
  • To provide a framework for local health departments in southeastern Michigan to coordinate as a single consortium during emergency planning and response efforts
  • Conforms with Critical Task 2 in Washtenaw County Public Health Department federal emergency preparedness requirements

RECOMMENDATION: Approval at the Board

D.

Support Services Community of Interest

Human Resources

Washtenaw County Employees Retirement System Change Ordinance

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

E.

Public Safety & Justice

Trial Court-Juvenile Center

Building a Restorative Community- Year Three Implementation Grant

  • Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on a grant application
  • To the Michigan Department of Human Services
  • For the period of December 1, 2006 to November 30, 2007
  • To coordinate sustainable system changes within the juvenile justice system including implementation of a Victim Impact Panel
  • To expand mentoring programs and sustain job training/employment programs for at-risk youth
  • To provide Life Skills training for 325 at risk students at Slauson Middle School (Ann Arbor) and Whitmore Lake Middle School plus Parenting Wisely classes at community sites in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Ypsilanti Township, and Whitmore Lake
  • For a total program of $100,000:

-Federal Revenue: $60,000
-Match: $40,000 (in kind personnel)
-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 at the Board

F.

Office of the Administrator

Administration

Police Services

  • Extending two options for providing contractual police services to Augusta, Salem, and Ypsilanti Townships
  • Response must be received by 9:00am on June 21, 2006
  • If both options are rejected, police services will be provided at the minimal level that is constitutionally required

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

V.

Report of the Administrator

A. Status of Boarding Out of Inmates

B. Presentation on Space Plan History, Public Safety and Justice Needs Assessment

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

June 7, 2006
Board Room
220 N. Main Street
Ann Arbor
6:30 p.m.

Next Agenda Meeting
May 31, 2006
AdministrationBuilding
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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