January 16, 2013 Ways and Means Agenda

AGENDA
WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE
January 16, 2013
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.  Coordinated Funding Capacity Building Grant - Telling It   Grant Application   Budget Narrative

  • Ratifying the electronic application
  • To the Coordinated Funding pool of the Ann Arbor Community Foundation, United Way, and the Washtenaw County Offices of Community and Economic Development
  • For the period of January 1, 2013, through December 31, 2013
  • To provide after school enrichment, community-based programs to vulnerable populations of youth grades K-12 using creative arts  
  • To establish sites of the Telling It Program (TIP) in West Willow and MacArthur Boulevard housing developments
  • To coordinate with other organizations providing youth engagement opportunities and enhancing the quality of life in these communities 
  • For a total program of up to $20,000
    - Local Revenue: $20,000
    - County Match: $0
  • Indirect costs are not eligible under this grant

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

b. 2010 Homeland Security Grant   Inter-local Agreement  Exhibit A   Exhibit B 

  • Authorizing the County Administrator to sign the 2010 Homeland Security Grant Program Inter-local Fiduciary Agreement and delegate contracts
  • With Macomb County
  • For the period of August 1, 2010, through April 30, 2013
  • To change the fiduciary of the 2010 Homeland Security grant from Oakland County to Macomb County in alignment with the Southeast Michigan Urban Area Security Intiative (UASI) Board decision
  • The program dollar amount of $904,800 and projects will not change

RECOMMENDATION: Approval at Board

c. 2011 Homeland Security Grant  Inter-local Agreement  Exhibit A  Exhibit B

  •  Authorizing the County Administrator to sign the 2011 Homeland Security Grant Program Inter-local Fiduciary Agreement and delegate contracts
  • With Macomb County
  • For the period of September 1, 2011, through May 30, 2014
  • To use Homeland Security funds to purchase response equipment for Weapons of Mass Destruction, enhance emergency planning and coordination, improve disaster exercise design and participation, and for local hospitals and public health preparedness
  • To continue funding 1.0 Emergency Planning Coordinator, 1.0 Emergency Planning Assistant, and 1.0 Crime Analyst positions
  • For a total program of $816,713
    - Federal Revenue: $816, 713
    - County Match: $0
  • Indirect costs are not eligible under this grant

RECOMMENDATION: Approval at Board

d. 2012 Homeland Security Grant  Inter-local Agreement  Exhibit A  Exhibit B

  • Authorizing the County Administrator to sign the 2012 Homeland Security Grant Program Inter-local Fiduciary Agreement and delegate contracts
  • With Macomb County
  • For the period of September 1, 2012, through May 31, 2014
  • To use Homeland Security funds to purchase response equipment for Weapons of Mass Destruction, enhance emergency planning and coordination, improve disaster exercise design and participation, and for local hospitals and public health preparedness
  • For a total program of $308,202
    - Federal Revenue: $308,202
    - County Match: $0
  • Indirect costs are not eligible under this grant

RECOMMENDATION: Approval at Board

B.  Economic Development

1.    Office of Community and Economic Development

a.    Food Assistance Employment and Training (FAE&T)  Program Year 2013

  • Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the program plan

  • To the Workforce Development Agency, State of Michigan

  • For the period of October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013

  • To serve able-bodied adults 18-49 years of age who receive Food Assistance, and do not have dependents

  • To help interested participants develop an Individual Service Strategy for meeting their long-term employment goals

  • To refer participants to employment services such as educational and training programs, workfare, job search and job education training, job retention services, and enrollment in other WIA activities

  • Last year, $161,348 was received, and 209 referrals were received

  • The one-year temporary increased funding was due to a redistribution of MWA funds

  • For a total program of $84,873
    - Federal Revenue: $84,873
    - County Match: $0

  • Indirect costs are not eligible under this grant

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

b.    Partnership. Accountability. Training. Hope. (PATH) {Formerly the Jobs, Education and Training (JET) Program}  Program Year 2013

  • Ratifying the signature of the Chair of the Board on the Program Plan

  • To the Workforce Development Agency, State of Michigan

  • For the period of October 1, 2012 - September 30, 2013

  • To provide Orientation and Client Assessment, Job Search/Job Readiness, and Other Employment and Training Services to eligible recipients

  • Over the past few years, the Michigan Works! Agency has created a service delivery model that allows it to serve steady numbers of clients, despite declining revenue

  • The total number of participants will depend on the number of referrals from the Department of Human Services

  • During FY 2012, the DHS referred 3067 people to PATH with 1280 participating and 417 being carry-ins from the previous year as compared to 3817 referrals 1463 participants and 345 carry-ins during FY 2011

  • For a total program of $1,160,203
    - Federal Revenue: $1,160,203
    - County Match: $0

  • Indirect costs are not included in this grant

  • Upon receipt of the award:
    - Authorizing the Administrator to sign notice of grant award
    - Approving the budget
    - Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contracts

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

c. Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Dislocated Worker Program - Additional Funding  Program Year 2011

  • Authorizing the submission of  a Budget Information Sheet for additional funding for Appropriation Year (AY) 2011

  • To the Workforce Development Agency, State of Michigan

  • For the period of July 1, 2011, through June 30, 2013

  • Adoption or original resolution took place on September 21, 2011

  • To provide core, intensive and training services to dislocated workers

  • Funds may also be used for supportive services such as transportation, childcare, temporary housing, and needs-related payments

  • For a total program of $913,419
    - Federal Revenue Increase: $111,750
    - Countyy Match: $0

  • Indirect costs are not included in this grant

  • Upon receipt of award:
    - Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Notice of Grant Award
    - Amending the budget
    - Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contracts

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

C.  Board of Commissioners

a.  2013 Budget Calendar & Guidelines

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

V. Report of the Administrator

1. Financial State of the County Presentation
2. Financial State of the County Executive Summary
3. Financial State of the County Major Assumptions
VI. Report of the Chair of the Board
VII. Items for Current/Future Discussion
VIII. Pending
IX. Adjournment

February 6, 2013
Board Room
220 N. Main St.,
Ann Arbor
6:30 p.m.

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