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April 17, 2013 Ways and Means Agenda

April 17, 2013
6:30 p.m.
Administration Building - Board Room
220 N. Main Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan

I.  Roll Call
II.  Citizen Participation
III.  Commissioner Follow-up to Citizen Participation
IV.  New  Business

A.  Economic Development

1.    Office of Community and Economic Development

a.  Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Crisis Assistance Grant for Weatherization  (Grant Agreement)

    • Ratifying the signature of the County Administrator on the agreement

    • With the Michigan Department of Human Services

    • For the period of April 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014

    • To serve homeowners and renters with low to moderate income with services that improve the energy-efficiency and safety of their homes through the installation of extra insulation, weather-stripping, caulking, furnace inspections, small repairs

    • To provide outreach, pre-inspection of homes, air leakage testing, health and safety furnace assesment, refrigerator efficiency testing, post-inspection of homes

    • OCED intends to weatherize 27 households with this grant

    • Funding in the amount of $322,500 was received in 2010 to weatherize 95 homes

    • Eligibility for the program is 150% of the federal poverty level, which is $17,235 for a single person or $35,325 for a family of four

    • For a total program of up to $185,654
      - State Revenue: $185,654
      - County Match: $0

    • Indirect costs are not included in this grant

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


B.  Support Services

1.    Human Resources

a.    Worker's Compensation Excess Insurance  (Resolution)

  • Accepting the offer of Safety National Insurer

  • For excess insurance coverage for Worker's Disability Compensation Program

  • For the period of 5/1/13 - 4/30/14

  • This insurance protects the County from worker's compensation losses that may arise under the contract period


C.  Civic Infrastructure

1.    Equalization

a.    Equalization Report Memo   (Resolution) (Report)

  • Approving the 2012 Equalization Report

RECOMMENDATION: Approval at Board

D.  County Administrator

a.    Quadrennial County Budget

  • Approving the development of a Quadrennial County Budget 
  • To provide a longer term fiscal outlook and intervene early in potential deficit situations
  • To provide stability in service provision and for employees
  • The Board sworn in during the Quadrennial period will have an opportunity to revise priorities that will be implemented in the third and fourth years of the budget.
  • Annual budget reaffirmations will still be completed in compliance with the State of Michigan Uniform Budgeting and Accounting Act


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

May 1, 2013
Board Room
220 N. Main St.,
Ann Arbor
6:30 p.m.

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