October 2, 2013 Ways and Means Agenda

AGENDA
WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE
October 2, 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.  Children's Well Being

1.    Children's Services

a.  Washtenaw Intermediate School District (WISD) Contract

  • Authorizing the Administrator to sign the contract with the Washtenaw Intermediate School District
  • For the period of July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2015
  • To fund educational services for the Children's Services Department, Juvenile Detention and Daybreak Residential Programs
  • In the amount of $531,347 for the 2013-14 school year
  • The estimated net cost to the county for the 2013-2014 school year following eligible reimbursements is $73,058; this cost will be included in the 2014-17 budget

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

B.  Human Services

1.    Veteran Affairs

a. Veterans Relief Millage

  • Approving an Indigent Veterans' Relief Millage
  • Of 0.0333 (1/30th) mills to be levied in December 2013, as recommended by the Veterans Affairs Committee
  • For use during calendar year 2014
  • To provide relief for honorably discharged indigent members of the armed forces and their spouses, minor children and parents
  • If approved, the millage would cost a homeowner $3.33 for every $100,000 of his/her home's taxable value
  • The proposed millage would generate $463,160
  • The milllage rate is a slight increase over previous years in order to address rising claims, the anticipated release of current active duty soldiers, the increased cost of living reflected in claims, continued increases to demand, and the reduction in property values

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

C.  County Administrator

a. 2014-17 Recommended Budget

RECOMMENDATION: Approval

V. Report of the Administrator
A. Administrator's Recommended Budget Presentation

VI. Report of the Chair of Ways & Means
VII. Report of the Chair of the Board
VIII. Items for Current/Future Discussion
IX. Pending
X. Adjournment

October 16, 2013
Board Room
220 N. Main St.,
Ann Arbor
6:30 p.m.

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