March 18, 2009 Ways and Means

AGENDA
WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE
March 18, 2009
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

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)Crisis Assistance (LCA) (Application)

  • Ratifying the County Administrators signature on the application

To the Michigan Department of Human Services
For the period of: February 1, 2009 through September 30, 2009

  • To serve 26 households with non-metered fuels including Propane, Fuel Oil, Coal, Wood, Kerosene, and Heating Fuel pellets
  • In FY 2006, ETCS served 26 households with $20,171
  • Eligible households are those earning less than or equal to 60% of the Washtenaw County Median Income
  • For a total program of $ 20,171
  • State Revenue: $ 20,171
  • County Match: $0
  • Indirect costs are not included in the budget
  • Upon receipt of the award:
  • Authorizing the Administrator to sign the notice of grant award
  • Approving the budget
  • Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contracts

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

B. Childrens Well-Being Community of Interest

Head Start

Annual Head Start Program

  • Authorizing the signature of the Chair of the Board on the application
  • To the Department of Health and Human Services
  • For the period of 8/1/09 7/31/10
  • To provide pre-school services to 561 children between the ages of 3 and 5 and their families
  • Head Start is a comprehensive, two-generational child development program geared towards breaking the cycle of poverty through educational, health, nutrition, social, emotional and cognitive services

Washtenaw County Head Start was named a Program of Excellence in 2008

  • For a total program of $4,961,400:
  • -Federal Revenue: $3,679,911 ($3,539,557 Head Start; $140,534 USDA)
  • -Local Match: $1,281,489 ($867,565 cash; $413,924 in-kind contributions)
  • The grant application includes $167,974 for the Cost Allocation Plan
  • Upon receipt of the award:

- Authorizing the Administrator to sign the notice of grant award

- Approving the budget

- Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contracts

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

C. Support Services Community of Interest

Office of Strategic Planning

Aerotropolis (Agreement)

  • To adopt an intergovernmental agreement creating the Aerotropolis Development Corporation (ADC)
  • To accelerate job formation and revitalization through development of airport-related businesses in western Wayne and eastern Washtenaw counties
  • To approve a $50,000 annual appropriation to be paid by ETCS

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

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

April 1, 2009
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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