May 1, 2013 Ways and Means Agenda

AGENDA
WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE
May 1, 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.  Economic Development

1.    Office of Community and Economic Development

a.  Washtenaw Urban County 2013-17 Consolidated Plan and 2013 Action Plan   (Plan)

    • Authorizing the signature of the County Administrator on the Washtenaw Urban County 2013-17 Consolidated Plan and the 2013 Action Plan

    • To the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

    • For the period of 7/1/13 - 6/30/14

    • To provide a new Washtenaw Urban County Consolidated Plan and a 2013 Action Plan

    • To provide the updated Urban County CDBG and HOME Consolidated Strategy outlining priority areas for use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership, and Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) funds

    • CDBG was established to meet the following HUD goals:
      - To benefit low and moderate income persons
      - To aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight
      - To meet community development needs that have particular urgency

    • HOME is designed to build, buy, or rehabilitate housing for rent or homeownership by low to moderate-income individuals

    • Emergency Shelter Grants are used to increase the number and quality of housing facilities for homeless individuals and families, as well as operate the facilities and provide essential services to the homeless

    • For a total program of up to $3,415,227
      - Federal Revenue: $3,042,526
      - CDBG: $1,895,261
      - HOME: $983,574
      - ESG: $163,691
      - County Match (In-Kind): $209,010
      - Local Match: $ 163,691

    • Total program funding represents a reduction of $179,748 compared to the last program year (12/13)

    • Indirect costs are not included in this grant

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

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

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

May 15, 2013
Board Room
220 N. Main St.,
Ann Arbor
6:30 p.m.

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