November 2, 2011 Ways and Means Agenda

AGENDA
WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE
November 2, 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.  Economic Development 

1.    Office of Community & Economic Development

a.    Knight Foundation Community Grant

  • Ratifying the signature of the County Administrator on the submission
  • To the James A. and Faith Knight Foundation
  • For the period of one year after the grant agreement is signed
  • To work with various agencies to provide emergency financial assistance to clients to help to prevent evictions, utility shut-offs, and other services
  • To leverage the county's 2011 budgeted allocation for Eviction Prevention
  • For a total program of $40,000
    - Local Revenue: $40,000
    - County Match: $0
  • Indirect costs are not eligible under this grant

RECOMMENDATION: Approval at Board

B.  County Administrator 

1.    2011 General Fund Budget Allocations

  • Authorizing the Administrator to amend the 2011 General Fund Budget
  • Net increase to the General Fund Budget in the amount of $619,939
  • Increase other financing sources-capital lease revenue
  • Increase capital outlay expenditures
  • Transfer budgeted expenditure transfer out/appropriations to the capital outlay category
  • Transfer budgeted expenditure reserves to transfers out/appropriations category
  • Transfer budgeted expenditures of other services and charges to debt service category

RECOMMENDATION: Approval at Board

2.    2012-13 Administrator's Revised Budget Recommendation

  • Updated position modification grid for Public Defender, Sheriff's Office, Water Resources Commissioner Office and Public Health changes
    - Public Defender changes net impact to the General Fund is $0 as Public Defender's part-time temporary line item will be decreased by the amount to cover the cost of keeping this position
    - Sheriff's Office changes are for the specific position control numbers to be determined and therefore net impact to the General Fund is $0 for these positions were not budgeted for in 2012 and 2013
    - Water Resources Commissioner Office changes net impact to the General Fund is a savings of $54,828 in 2012 and a savings of $82,467 in 2013
    - Public Health changes net impact to the General Fund is $0 as Public Health's 2011/12 budget includes the cost of the additional position
  • Updated outside agency allocation to reflect a decrease for MAC Dues and increase for Sheltering Activities (Delonis Center) in the amount of $26,230 per year

  • V.  Report of the Administrator 

    1.    3rd Quarter 2011 Budget Update (to be presented prior to adoption of County Administrator agenda items)
    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


    November 2, 2011
    Board Room
    220 N. Main Street
    Ann Arbor
    6:30 p.m.

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