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AGENDA
WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE
December 3, 2008
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. Economic Development Community of Interest

ETCS

2008 / 2009 Department of Human Services (DHS) Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) Weatherization Assistance and Client Education Program ( Supplement)

  • Ratifying the County Administrators signature on the application
  • To the State of Michigan Department of Human Services
  • For the period of Nov 1, 2008 through Sep 30, 2009
  • To provide low-income Washtenaw County residents with the following services:
  • Complete weatherization energy saving improvements on fifty (50) residential units
  • Conduct five (5) energy education classes for 160 weatherization program participants and eligible community members
  • In 2007 / 2008 the Weatherization program served seventy (70) households and conducted six (6) energy education classes with $ 224,138

In the amount of $ 182,750

o State Revenue: $ 182,750

o County Match: $ 0

  • Indirect costs are not eligible for reimbursement under this grant
  • 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 Board

B. Land Use and Environment Community of Interest

Office of Strategic Planning

  1. Amending the Brownfield Plan 2800 Jackson ( Supplement)
  • Amending the Brownfield plan to approve tax increment financing and eligibility for Michigan Business Tax Credit incentive for the 2800 Jackson Brownfield Redevelopment Project in the city of Ann Arbor
  • Total TIF Capture of $665,040
  • To cover eligible activities including asbestos and lead abatement, demolition, and site and work plan preparation in the amount of $ 569,414
  • WCBRA administrative expenses in the amount of $ 26,623
  • WCBRA Local Site Remediation Revolving Fund in the amount of $ 59,604
  • To abate lead and asbestos contamination to redevelop functionally obsolete property
  • To increase the annual tax revenue by $ 956,600, of which Washtenaw Countys portion is projected at $ 86,299, once all eligible costs are reimbursed (estimated at 5 years)
  • This plan has been approved by the Washtenaw County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority (WCBRA) and the city of Ann Arbor

Recommendation: Approval at Board

  1. Amending the Brownfield Plan Maple Shoppes ( Supplement)
  • Amending the Brownfield plan to approve tax increment financing and eligibility for Michigan Business Tax Credit incentive for the Maple Shoppes Brownfield Redevelopment Project in the city of Ann Arbor
  • Total TIF capture of $ 1,209,027
  • To cover eligible activities including asbestos and lead survey and abatement, demolition, environmental cleanup, infrastructure improvements and site and work plan preparation in an amount not to exceed $ 1,010,042
  • WCBRA administrative expenses in the amount of $ 52,571
  • WCBRA Local Site Remediation Revolving Fund in the amount of $ 105,132
  • To clean up contaminated property historically occupied by auto repair and maintenance facilities
  • To build $7.8 million retail development including a new ALDI food center
  • To create 80 temporary jobs and 25 30 full-time positions upon completion
  • To increase annual tax revenue by $ 138,100, of which Washtenaw Countys portion is projected at $ 15,336 once all eligible activities are reimbursed (estimated at 12 years)
  • This plan has been approved by the Washtenaw County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority (WCBRA) and the city of Ann Arbor

Recommendation: Approval at Board

  1. Amending the Brownfield Plan 601 Forest, LLC Green Urban Living ( Supplement)
  • Amending the Brownfield plan to approve tax increment financing and eligibility for Michigan Business Tax Credit incentive for the 601 Forest, LLC Green Urban Living Brownfield Redevelopment Project in the City of Ann Arbor
  • Total TIF capture of $ 10,119,689
  • To cover eligible activities including environmental assessment and reporting, environmental remediation, asbestos abatement, demolition, infrastructure improvements and site and work plan preparation not to exceed $ 8,877,460
  • WCBRA administrative expenses in the amount of $ 353,483
  • WCBRA Local Site Remediation Revolving Fund in the amount of $ 887,746
  • To abate asbestos contamination
  • To build $82.8 million 14-story mixed-use housing development with retail and office uses on the first two floors with LEED Silver certification
  • To create 100 temporary jobs and 70-90 permanent full-time positions when completed
  • To increase annual tax revenues by $1,33,424, of which Washtenaw Countys portion is projected at $121,327 after all reimbursable work has been completed (estimated at 11 years)
  • This plan has been approved by the Washtenaw County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority (WCBRA) and the city of Ann Arbor

Recommendation: Approval at Board

  1. Survey & Remonumentation Grant ( Grant Application) ( Attachment A)
  • Authorizing the application
  • To the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth
  • For the period of January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009
  • To implement the Revised Plan for Remonumentation on Monumentation of Public Land Survey as approved in 1992 by the Board of Commissioners
  • To research and monument seventy-five (75) corners within local jurisdictions, contributing to the accuracy of the Geographic Information System (GIS) base
  • In 2008, the County was awarded $ 144,869 for survey and remonumentation to research and monument ninety-three (93) corners

In the amount of $ 104,699

o State Revenue: $ 104,699

o County Match: $ 0

  • Indirect costs are not eligible for reimbursement under this grant
  • 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 Board

  1. Community-wide Hazardous and Petroleum Substances Assessment Grant ( Supplement)
  • Ratifying the County Administrators signature on the application
  • To the United States Environmental Protection Agency
  • For the period of October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2012
  • To provide incentives to assist with the environmental site assessments and related activities necessary to remove barriers associated with brownfield redevelopment

In the amount of $ 400,000

o Federal Revenue: $ 400,000

o County Match: $ 0

  • Indirect costs are not eligible for reimbursement under this grant
  • 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 Board

C. Health Community of Interest

Community Support and Treatment Services

Three Year Lease at 2051 S. State Street

  • Authorizing the Chair of the Board to sign a 36-month lease
  • With State Street Enterprises, L.L.C.
  • For the period of 1/1/2009 12/31/2011
  • To provide a site for staff of the new Community Crisis Response Team (CCRT) to use as a home base for offices and to triage CSTS consumers in crisis
  • The total lease amount for the 36-month period is $107,880
  • The County has the option to terminate the lease agreement in year one and year two via written notice and with payment of $25,000 and $20,000, respectively

Recommendation: Approval at Board

D. Support Services Community of Interest

Information Technology

Washtenaw Educational Telecommunications System Consortium Agreement ( Supplemental)

  • Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Washtenaw Educational Telecommunications System Consortium Agreement between Washtenaw County, Eastern Michigan University, Merit Networks and Fiber Link LLC
  • For a 5 year period with the option to renew the agreement
  • To reduce recurring costs associated with operating the Countys new fiber optic network
  • By sharing costs for maintenance and repair of those areas and paths where the entities share common attachments and location
  • Savings of at least $28,000 per year are anticipated
  • The agreement also permits other governmental partners to be included in the future, which will further reduce operating and maintenance costs
  • Discussions with Washtenaw Intermediate School District have not resulted in consensus on a similar agreement that was approved in BOC Resolution #08-0125

Recommendation: Approval at Board

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

January 7, 2008
Boa
rd 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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