Board of Commissioners

 

AGENDA
WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE
June 1, 2011
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 & Justice

1.    Sheriff

a.    Annual Community Corrections Advisory Board Grant (Supplemental Documentation)

  • Ratifying the electronic submission of the grant application
  • To the Michigan Department of Corrections
  • For the period of 10/1/11 – 9/30/12
  • To continue offering diversion and alternative sentencing options to the Washtenaw County Trial Court
  • Providing pre-trial services, drug testing, electronic monitoring and social education
  • In 2009 an estimated 45,470 jail bed days were saved
  • In 2010 an estimated 39,560 jail bed days were saved
  • For a total program of $1,010,059
    -State Revenue: $421,801
    -Program Generated Revenue: $295,890
    -Fund Balance $76,386
    -County Match: $215,983
  • Indirect costs are not include pending 2012/13 budget development
  • Upon receipt of the award:
    -Authorizing the Administrator to sign the notice of grant award
    -Authorizing the Administrator to approve the budget
    -Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contracts

RECOMMENDATION:  Approval at Board

 

b.    Contract Police Services Price (Metrics Attachment)

  • Adopting 5 year cost projections for contract police services through 2015
  • Setting the price for a contract Police Services Unit (PSU) through 2015
    -2012  $150,594 (0% increase)
    -2013  $152,100 (1% increase)
    -2014  $153,621 (1% increase)
    -2015  $155,157 (1% increase)

RECOMMENDATION: Approval at the Board

 

B.   Economic Development

1.    Employment Training and Community Services

a.    2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Redistribution of Funds for PY 2011, Weatherization Assistance Program Agreement

  • Ratifying County Administrator’s signature on the agreement
  • To the Michigan Department of Human Services
  • For the period of 6/1/11 – 3/31/12
  • $455,000 in additional ARRA funding that was not used by other municipalities is being redistributed to ETCS
  • To provide outreach and intake, pre-inspection of homes, air leakage testing, health and safety evaluations, furnace assessments, refrigerator efficiency testing, post-inspection of the completed work and consumer education to residents of 70 units
  • Eligible residents must have an income at or below 200% of the federal poverty level which translates to less than $23,448 for a single person or $45,088 for a family of four
  • For the 2009, 2010, and 2011 program years, ETCS received $4,308,538, and completed work on 611 units
  • For a total program of $455,000
    -Federal Revenue: $455,000
    -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 at the Board

 

b.    Summer Food Service Program for Children (Electronic Agreement)

  • Ratifying the signature of the Administrator on the grant application
  • To the Michigan Department of Education
  • For the period of 6/13/11 – 8/26/11
  • To provide approximately 14,000 breakfasts, 37,000 lunches, and 21, 000 snacks to children from low-income families at approximately 30 sites throughout the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti area
  • Eligibility is determined by eligibility for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs
  • In FY 2010, ETCS provided 14,000 breakfasts, 37,000 lunches, and 21,000 snacks for $116,911
  • For a total program of $115,850
    -Federal Revenue: $115,850
    -County Match: $0
    -Additional CSBG funds may be used to meet needs not covered by the federal allocation.  ETCS anticipates that up to $29K in CSBG funds may be used this year.
  • Indirect costs are not included in this budget.
  • Upon receipt of the award:
    -Authorizing the Administrator to sign the notice of grant award
    -Authorizing the Administrator to amend the budget
    -Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contracts

RECOMMENDATION: Approval at Board

 

C.   Land Use & Environment

1.  Water Resources Commissioner

a.  Allen Creek Drain Cistern Installation, Downspout Disconnection and Tree Planting Project

  • Pledging Washtenaw County’s Full Faith & Credit for payment of bonds
  • For the Allen Creek Drain Cistern Installation, Downspout Disconnection and Tree Planting Project
  • In an amount not to exceed $330,000
  • To improve water quality in the Allen Creek Drainage District through:
    -Locating and installing infiltration facilities, rain gardens, and trees at various locations
    -Redirecting roof drains away from impervious surfaces
  • All improvements will be on City of Ann Arbor property
  • Bonds will be retired through a special assessment against the City of Ann Arbor

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

 

b.  County Farm Stream Bank Stabilization Project

  • Pledging Washtenaw County’s Full Faith & Credit for payment of bonds
  • For the County Farm Drain Stream Bank Stabilization Project
  • In an amount not to exceed $1,200,000
  • To reduce bank erosion, channel incising, sedimentation and tree fall in the stream bank along the County Farm Drain
  • All work will occur within County Farm Park
  • Water Resources has worked with Parks & Rec to design the project
  • Bonds will be retired through a special assessment against the City of Ann Arbor and the State of Michigan for the benefit to State Highways

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

 

c.  Malletts Creek Drain Burns Porous Alley, Malletts Creek Cistern Installation, Downspout Disconnection, Tree Planting, and Malletts Creek Stream Bank Stabilization Projects

  • Pledging Washtenaw County’s Full Faith & Credit for payment of bonds
  • For the Malletts Creek Drain Burns Park Porous Alley, the Mallets Creek Cistern Installation, Downspout Disconnection, and Tree Planting, and the Malletts Creek Stream Bank Stabilization Project
  • In an amount not to exceed $3,480,000
  • To reduce the rate of runoff to Malletts Creek by installing 470 linear feet of porous pavement in the Burns Park Porous Alley Project
  • To improve water quality by installing cisterns and trees and redirecting downspouts away from impervious surfaces on city-owned property
  • To reduce bank erosion, channel incising, sedimentation and tree fall by stabilizing stream banks throughout Malletts Creek
  • Bonds will be retired through a special assessment against the City of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County for the benefit of County Roads, and the State of Michigan for the benefit to State Highways

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

 

d.  Swift Run Drain Cistern Installation Downspout Disconnection and Tree Planting Project

  • Pledging Washtenaw County’s Full Faith & Credit for payment of bonds
  • For the Swift Run Drain Cistern Installation Downspout Disconnection and Tree Planting Project
  • In an amount not to exceed $75,000
  • To improve water quality in the Swift Run Drainage District through planting trees along the Swift Run County Drain
  • All improvements will be located within City-owned rights-of-way throughout the basin
  • Bonds will be retired through a special assessment against the City of Ann Arbor

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

 

e.  Traver Creek Drain Cistern Installation, Downspout Disconnection and Tree Planting and Traver Creek Stream Bank Stabilization Projects

  • Pledging Washtenaw County’s Full Faith & Credit for payment of bonds
  • For the Traver Creek Drain Cistern Installation, Downspout Disconnection and Tree Planting and Traver Creek Stream Bank Stabilization Projects
  • In an amount not to exceed $780,000
  • To plant trees throughout the Traver Creek basin on City-owned rights-of-way
  • To reduce property damage, channel incising, erosion, and sedimentation by stabilizing the stream bank along the main stem of Traver Creek
  • Bonds will be retired through a special assessment against the City of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County for the benefit of County Roads, and the State of Michigan for the benefit to State Highways

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

 

D.  Health

1.  Public Health

a.    Hiring a Public Health Medical Director (Monique Reeves Resume)

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
July 6, 2011
Board Room
220 N. Main Street
Ann Arbor
6:30 p.m.

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