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AGENDA
WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE
June 7, 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 & Environment Community of Interest

1. ETCS

2006 MPSC/MCAAA Energy Assistance Program

Ratifying the Signature of the Administrator on the Application

To the Michigan Community Action Agency

For the period 3/22/2006 7/31/2006

To provide emergency energy services to approximately 50 additional families whose annual income is at or below 200% of poverty

Second contract for 2006 MPSC/MCAAA Energy Assistance Program (the first was approved February 15, 2006 for $94,004) which will increase the total FY 2006 funding to $131,936.

For a total program of $37,952:

-Revenue: $37,952
-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 at the Board

2. Planning & Environment

Purchase of Development Rights Ordinance (see staff report)

Adopt the revised Purchase of Development Rights (PDR) Ordinance

To meet the Michigan Agricultural Preservation Funds (i.e., the State PDR Program) Policies and Procedures.

Doing so will allow landowners in townships that have not adopted PDR ordinances to qualify for eligibility under the Michigan Agricultural Preservation Fund

As a County-wide PDR initiative, the County will be committed to funding the administration of a PDR program, which involves three areas:

-Application: $2,500 to $5,000 per year based on $500 per application and

an estimated 5-10 applications per year

-Acquisition: $3,000 to $5,500 per year, based on estimated one award of

State PDR per year

-Monitoring and enforcement: $500 per year, per property

Upon approval of the Ordinance:

-Authorizing the Administrator to solicit candidates for appointment as members of the Agricultural Lands Preservation Advisory Committee

-Authorizing the Administrator to solicit resolutions only from townships that do not have adopted PDR ordinances authorizing the County PDR Program and Ordinance to apply in the township

-Authorizing the Administrator to begin the process of negotiating an Urban Cooperation Agreement with townships within the County that have adopted PDR ordinances for the purposes of developing a comprehensive County-wide program to apply to the Michigan Agricultural Preservation Fund

RECOMMENDATION: Approval at the Board

B.

Health Community of Interest

Public Health

Reality Check Campaign

Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the grant application

To the Washtenaw Community Health Organization

For the period of 10/1/2006 9/30/2008

To continue a substance abuse prevention media campaign targeting youth ages 12-14 in the Howell, Pinckney, Milan, Ypsilanti, and Willow Run school districts

In collaboration with Livingston County Community Alliance

For a total program of $102,246 (Year One):
-Revenue: $75,000

-Match: $27,246 (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

C.

Public Safety & Justice Community of Interest

3. Prosecuting Attorney

Annual 2007 Cooperative Reimbursement Program

Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the application

To Michigan Department of Human Services

For the period of 10/1/2006 9/30/2007

To provide partial cost reimbursement for Prosecuting Attorney expenses as they relate to prosecuting paternity and/or non-payment of child support cases

In the amount of:
-Revenue: $785,482
-County Match: $259,029
-Indirect Costs: $67,112

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

4. Trial Court-Friend of the Court

Annual 2007 Cooperative Reimbursement Program

Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the application

To Michigan Department of Human Services (Office of Child Support)

For the period of 10/1/2006 9/30/2007

To provide services to residents who are seeking to establish paternity and/or child support orders

In the amount of:
-Revenue: $3,814,528
-County Match: $1,891,199
-Indirect Costs: $458,751

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

D.

Office of the Administrator

Administration

1. Police Services

Extending two options for providing contractual police services to Augusta, Salem, and Ypsilanti Townships

Response must be received by 9:00am on August 18, 2006

If both options are rejected, police services will be provided at the minimal level that is constitutionally required

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

2. Facilities Management Policies

Updating the policies that govern the management of Washtenaw County buildings and grounds, fleet vehicles, and Facilities business operations

As part of the larger initiative to update all policies, which have not been amended since 1986

RECOMMENDATION: Approval at the Board

V.

Report of the Administrator

A) Report of the Sheriff

B) Report on Jail Overcrowding and Boarding Out

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

July 5, 2006
Board Room
220 N. Main Street
Ann Arbor
6:30 p.m.

Next Agenda Meeting
June 28, 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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