February 1, 2012 Ways and Means Agenda

AGENDA
WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE
February 1, 2012
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.  Land Use & Environment 

1.    Water Resources Commissioner

a.    Whitmore Lake Improvement Project

  • Directing the Board of Public Works
  • To undertake a Lake Improvement Project
  • For the Township of Northfield in Washtenaw County and the Township of Green Oak in Livingston County
  • For a 5 year period beginning in Spring of 2012
  • To perform lake studies and necessary permitting from the Department of Environmental Quality to apply herbicides and control invasive weeds.
  • The project will cost $460,000, which will be recovered by special assesments on over 800 parcels
  • This project is a continuation of a project initiated in 2003 and renewed in 2007, but will now be contained in one Special Assessment district
  • The townships have created a Water Quality Advisory Board to assist with the effort and provide input to the Board of Public Works

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

B.  Support Services

1.    Human Resources

a.    Workers' Compensation Disability Compensation Administration and Excess Insurance Coverage

  • Accepting the offer for the third party administration of claims services for Workers' Disability Compensation Program
  • From Broadspire
  • For the period of 2/1/2012 - 2/1/2015
  • Accepting the offer for Excess Insurance Coverage for Worker's Disability Compensation Program
  • From Safety National Insurer
  • For the period of 2/1/2012 - 5/1/2013
  • The total projected cost for both contracts for the period of 2/1/2012 through 5/1/2013 is $108,234.50, which is already included in the Adopted 2012 Budget
  • Excess Insurance for the period of 2/1/11 through 1/31/12 cost $59,641
  • The cost for 2012 is an increase of $2,656

RECOMMENDATION: Approval at the Board

V. Report of the Administrator
VI. Report of the Chair of the Board
VII. Items for Current/Future Discussion
VIII. Pending
VIV. Adjournment

February 15, 2012
Board Room
220 N. Main St.,
Ann Arbor
6:30 p.m.

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