September 19, 2012 Ways and Means Agenda

AGENDA
WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE
September 19, 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.  Children's Well Being

1.    Trial Court & Department of Human Services 

a.  2012/2013 State Child Care Fund Budget (DHS Form 2091)

  • Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the 2012 summary budget form
  • To the Michigan Department of Human Services, Bureau of Juvenile Justice
  • For the period of October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013
  • To provide 50% reimbursement for eligible expenses, including funding for programs that serve neglected, abused, and delinquent youth
  • For expenses that are made locally and submitted to the state for reimbursement on a monthly basis
  • For 50% reimbursement on estimated expenditures of $8,658,084 for state funding of $4,329,042
  • Indirect costs of $1,036,033 are included above, $659,761 of which are eligible for 50% reimbursement
  • Anticipated expenditures and reimbursements are aligned with the County's 2013 budget

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

B.  Public Safety & Justice

1.    Sheriff 

a.    Annual Secondary Road Patrol (SRP) Grant  (Grant Application)

  • Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board

  • To the Michigan State Police, Office of Highway Safety
  • For the period of October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013
  • To provide additional road patrol on secondary roads and in state and county parks
  • To support personnel costs for 1.5 FTE deputy positions
  • For a total program of $184,464
       - State Revenue: $184,464
       - County Contribution: $0
  • Indirect costs are not included in this grant

    RECOMMENDATION: Approval

b.    Economic Vitality Incentive Program Grant (FY 2012 - Round 2)  (Grant Application) (Budget Narrative)

  • Ratifying the electronic submission of the grant
  • To the Michigan Department of Treasury
  • For the period of October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2016
  • To provide incentives for the dispatch merger between Washtenaw County and the City of Ann Arbor
  • To cover coordination and transitioning costs during the project
  • Total application amount of $196,000
  • For a total program of $196,000
    - State Revenue: $196,000
    - County Match: $0

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

2.    Prosecuting Attorney 

a.   Annual 2012 Cooperative Reimbursement Program (CRP)  (Title IV-D)

  • Ratifying the electronic submission of the grant budget
  • To the Michigan Department of Human Services
  • For the period of October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2015
  • To provide partial cost reimbursement for Prosecuting Attorney expenses as they relate to prosecuting and/or nonpayment of child support cases; and establishing paternity
  • For a total program of $1,671,019
    - Federal Revenue: $1,102,872
    - County Match: $568,147
  • For a net budget of $524,885 in 2013, including a general fund appropriation of $178,461
  • For a net budget of $556,885 in 2014, including a general fund appropriation of $189,167
  • For a net budget of $589,761 in 2015, including a general fund appropriation of $200,519
  • Indirect costs of $60,230 are included in 2013
  • Indirect costs of $63,081 are included in 2014
  • Indirect costs of $67,674 are included in 2015

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

3.    Trial Court - Friend of the Court 

a.  Annual 2012 Cooperative Reimbursement Program (CRP)  (Title IV-D)

  • Ratifying the electronic submission of the grant budget
  • To the Michigan Department of Human Services
  • For the period of October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2015
  • To provide services to residents who are seeking to establish paternity and/or child support orders
  • For a total program of $18,034,556
    -Federal Revenue: $11,902,808
    -Program Revenue: $890,709
    -County Match: $5,241,039
  • For a net budget of $5,367,928 in 2013, including a general fund appropriation of $1,629,139
  • For a net budget of $5,707,818 in 2014, including a general appropriation of $1,744,702
  • For a net budget of $6,068,101 in 2015, including a general fund appropriation of $1,867,198
  • Indirect costs of $536,598 are included in 2013
  • Indirect costs of $565,011 are included in 2014
  • Indirect costs of $598,911 are included in 2015

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

C.  Health

1.    Community Support &  Treatment Services 

a.  2012-13 Budget

  • Approving the draft budget
  • For the period of October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013
  • Pending WCHO Board approval of the WCHO Budget
  • Approves the budget in the amount of $29,607,596
  • Includes appropriation for jail medical from the Harrier Bequest in the amount of $165,190
  • Estimating the following 1.0 FTE:
    -1.0 FTE Staff Psychiatrist
    Group 32, Grade 34A
    Salary Range: $144,721 - $190,692
  • Creating the following 2.7 FTE:
    -1.0 FTE Staff Child Psychiatrist
    Group 32, Grade 34B
    Salary Range: $150,032 - $198,288
    -0.2 FTE Peer Support Specialist
    Group 12, Grade 15
    Salary Range: $31,508 - $38,811
    -1.5 FTE Mental Health Professional
    Group 11, Grade 21
    Salary Range: $38,811 - $53,806
  • For a net increase of 1.7 FTE
  • No layoffs will be occurring since all position eliminations are reclasses of the current occupants

RECOMMENDATION: Approval at Board

D.  County Administration

a.   Sale of small parcel of land and sidewalk to MDOT  (Warranty Deed) (Sidewalk Easement)

  • Approving the sale of a small strip of County-owned land
  • To the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT)
  • To permit it to complete improvements to the Washtenaw Avenue/Hogback Road intersection
  • Approving a sidewalk easement to MDOT to permit it to relocate the existing sidewalk
  • MDOT is offering $16,500 for the land and $2,500 for the sidewalk easement
  • These sales prices are consistent with comparable sales information reviewed by County staff
  • Sale of the land and granting of the sidewalk easement will have no adverse impact upon the County or any of its operations at the Service Center
  • Sale and easement will enable MDOT to complete much-needed safety improvements to the intersection
  • All funds received from transactions shall be put into the County's General Fund unless otherwise directed by the Board of Commissioners

RECOMMENDATION: Approval at Board

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

October 3, 2012
Board Room
220 N. Main St.,
Ann Arbor
6:30 p.m.

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