Ways & Means Agenda

AGENDA
WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE
September 19, 2007

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.

Public Safety and Justice Community of Interest

Sheriffs Office

a. Annual Drive Michigan Safely

  • To Michigan State Police, Office of Highway Safety Planning
  • For the period of 10/1/07 to 9/30/08
  • To provide safety belt and drunk-driving enforcement during the seasonal holiday periods and throughout the year
  • To improve countywide enforcement of underage drinking laws
  • The Safe Communities Grant was previously submitted as two separate grants, the Youth Alcohol Grant and the Drive Michigan Safely Grant. The projects are now being submitted under one grant to the State Police. The enforcement activities will not change.
  • In the amount of $99,839
    State Revenue: $99,839
    Match: $0
    Indirect costs: $0
  • Upon receipt of award:

              Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Notice of Grant Award
             
Amending the budget
             
Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contracts

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

b. Annual Secondary Road Patrol Program

  • To State of Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning
  • For the period of 10/1/07 to 9/30/08
  • To provide additional road patrol on secondary roads and in state and county parks
  • To support personnel costs for 3.0 FTE deputy positions plus vehicle and operating expenses
  • In the amount of $270,108

State Revenue: $270,108
Match: $0
Indirect costs: $0

  • Upon receipt of award:

              Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Notice of Grant Award
            
Amending the budget
            
Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contracts

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

B.

Emergency Preparedness Community of Interest

a. Annual Emergency Management Performance Agreement

  • Authorizing the Chair of the Board and the County Administrator to sign the Work and Budget Agreement
  • To Michigan State Police, Emergency Management Division
  • For the period of 10/1/07 to 9/30/08
  • For pass-through funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to support County Emergency Management operations
  • In the amount of approximately $46,997 or 34% of eligible expenses:

No match is required
Eligible expenses are salary and fringes for the Emergency management Director

  • Upon receipt of award:

Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Notice of Grant Award
Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contracts

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

b. Updated Mutual Aid Agreement with Southeast Michigan

  • Authorizing the Chair of the Board to sign the Mutual Aid Agreement
  • Between the Counties of Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, Saint Clair, Washtenaw, and Wayne
  • Updated to allow local units of government to join the agreement
  • Allowing the Mutual Aid Agreement to include local units of government increases the asset base that is available during any significant emergency in the region
  • The Mutual Aid Agreement creates a standard procedure which mutual aid counties will use when requesting outside assistance after a catastrophic event and makes the Countys emergency response organizations eligible for FEMA reimbursement funding for disaster assistance provided to another mutual aid county

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

C.

Health Community of Interest

1. Community Support & Treatment Services

2007-08 Community Support & Treatment Services Budget

  • Approving the 2007-08 budget
  • In the amount of $24,946,443
  • For the period of 10/1/07 to 9/30/08
  • A net decrease of 3.25 FTE positions in 2007-08 due to funding constraints will not impact core mandated services
  • Creating 2.0 FTE Psychiatric Services Administrator positions:
    Grade 34D, Group 32
    Salary Range:$155,037 - $204,922
  • Creating a 1.0 FTE CSTS Program Administrator position:
    Grade 33, Group 32
    Salary Range: $65,875 - $101,023
  • Creating a 1.0 FTE Health Services Supervisor position:
    Grade 77, Group 10
    Salary Range: $49,178 - $65,689
  • Creating 12.0 FTE Client Service Manager I/II positions:
    Grade 17/19, Group 11
    Salary Range: $33,585 - $44,827
  • Creating 20.0 FTE Supports Coordinator I/II/III positions:
    Grade 17/19/21, Group 11
    Salary Range: $33,585 - $50,190
  • Creating a 1.0 FTE Consumer Benefit Specialist, Youth & Family position:
    Grade 15, Group 12
    Salary Range: $31,351 - $38,618
  • Eliminating 2.0 FTE Staff Psychiatrist positions:
    Grade 34A, Group 32
    Salary Range: $143,553 - $189,743
  • Eliminating a 1.0 FTE PORT Services Supervisor position:
    Grade 80, Group 10
    Salary Range: $61,197 - $81,800
  • Eliminating a 1.0 FTE Service Coordinator position:
    Grade 25, Group 11
    Salary Range: $44,827 - $58,563
  • Eliminating 15.0 FTE Client Service Manager positions:
    Grade 17, Group 11
    Salary Range: $33,585 -$41,558
  • Eliminating a 1.0 FTE Mental Health Caseworker position:
    Grade 19, Group 11
    Salary
    Range : $35,984 - $44,827
  • Eliminating 12.0 FTE CAC Client Service Manager positions:
    Grade 19, Group 11
    Salary Range: $35,984 - $44,827
  • Eliminating 4.0 FTE Mental Health Professional positions:
    Grade 21, Group 11
    Salary Range: $38,618 - $50,190
  • Eliminating a 1.0 FTE CSTS Office Coordinator position:
    Grade 14, Group 12
    Salary Range: $30,363 - $37,278

            Authorizing the Administrator to adjust the 2007-08 CSTS budget once the final impact of labor 
            
negotiations is known

            Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contracts

RECOMMENDATION: Approval at the Board

2. Washtenaw Health Plan

Creating 2.5 FTE positions

  • Creating 1.5 FTE WHP Member Services Specialist positions:
    Grade 17, Group 12
    Salary Range: $33,585 - $41,558
  • Creating a 1.0 FTE Executive Secretary position:
    Grade 14, Group 12
    Salary Range: $30,363 - $37,278
  • To increase the Washtenaw Health Plans capacity to respond to the needs of a growing uninsured and underinsured population in Washtenaw County

             Authorizing the Administrator to approve amendments to the WHP lease agreement for 2007-08

              WHP has sufficient revenue to cover personnel cost increase (County general fund support is not needed)

RECOMMENDATION: Approval at the Board

3. Public Health

Annual 2007-08 Comprehensive Planning, Budgeting and Contracting Agreement

  • Ratifying the County Administrators signature on the annual Comprehensive Planning, Budgeting, and Contracting Agreement
  • With the State of Michigan Department of Public/Community Health
  • For the period of 10/1/07 to 9/30/08
  • Approving the 2007-08 Public Health budget in the amount of $9,433,830
  • A net increase of 3.5 FTE positions (includes an additional 2.5 FTE positions for Washtenaw Health Plan requested via a separate resolution
  • Creating a 1.0 FTE Social Worker-Health revenue generating position:
    Grade 21, Group 11
    Salary Range: $38,618 - $50,190
  • 2007-08 budget includes funding increases for Women, Infants & Children (WIC) and Medicaid Outreach activities and decreased funding for Emergency Preparedness and Infant Mortality Coalition
  • Authorizing the Administrators signature on the annual Interagency Agreement between Public Health and Planning & Environment
  • Authorizing the Administrator to adjust the 2007-08 Public Health budget once final state allocations, program requirements, and the final impact of labor negotiations are known
  • Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contracts

RECOMMENDATION: Approval at the Board

D.

Land Use & Environment Community of Interest

Creation of Washtenaw and Livingston Line Regional Transportation Authority

  • Adopting the resolution to approve the Articles of Incorporation establishing the Washtenaw and Livingston Line (WALLY) Regional Transportation Authority
  • The Washtenaw and Livingston Line Regional Transportation Authority provides the legal framework to accept funds, negotiate service contracts, and to perform necessary core functions to implement and operate commuter rail service between the two counties
  • The community impact of a commuter rail service are to reduce vehicle congestion along the US 23 vehicle corridor, to reduce vehicle emissions and greenhouse gasses
  • Washtenaw County will initially provide office space and general office support to the established Authority to minimize operational expenses
  • In accordance with Public Act 196 of 1986

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

E.

Administration

1. Approval of Other Eligible Adult Benefits

  • Authorizing the implementation of Other Eligible Adult benefits, as well as recommended procedures and summary of benefits

RECOMMENDATION: Approval at the Board

2. Presentation (Power Point) Administrators Recommended Budget for 2008/09 (Resolution)

3. Presentation Proposed 2008/09 Budget for Health Community of Interest

V.

Report of the Administrator

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


October 3, 2007
Board Room
220 N. Main Street
Ann Arbor
6:30 p.m.



For additional information, please call Washtenaw County Administration at (734) 222-6850

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