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May 18, 2016 Ways and Means Agenda

                                                                 AGENDA
                                             WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE
                                                            May 18, 2016
                                                                 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. Human Services
 
 1. Office of Community and Economic Development
 
 a. 2016-2018 Human Services and Children’s Well-Being Funding Process and Priority Allocations
 
  Approving the Children’s Well-Being and Human Services funding awards based on recommendations from the coordinated funding review committee
 For the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018
 
  On January 20, 2016 the BOC approved a continuation of the coordinated funding process between Washtenaw County, the City of Ann Arbor, the United Way of Washtenaw County, the Washtenaw Urban County, the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation, the RNR Foundation, and Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital of Ann Arbor to fund 38 agencies operating 63 programs
 The 2016 allocations total $ 4,606,257 as detailed below:
- Washtenaw County General Fund  $ 1,015,000
- City of Ann Arbor General Fund  $ 1,247,529
- United Way of Washtenaw County  $ 1,650,000
- Washtenaw Urban County CDBG funds $ 278,728
- Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation funds  $ 165,000
- St. Joseph Hospital Ann Arbor  $ 250,000
 
  The recommendation for $1,015,000 in Human Services & Children’s Well-Being Funds assumes no change from the FY2014-16 annual allocations
 Funds to be dedicated in conjunction with the 2016-2019 reaffirmation of the quadrennial budget
 
 RECOMMENDATION: Approval
 
 
B.  Health
 
 1. Community Mental Health
 
    a.  Projects to Assist in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) grant


  Ratifying the signature of the Interim County Administrator on the PATH grant Funds application
 To the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS)
 For the period of October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2016
 
  To eliminate homelessness for individuals with serious mental illness or co-occurring serious mental illness and substance use disorders
 
  Washtenaw County (previously through WCHO) has applied and been awarded PATH grant funding since 2000
 Path eligible services include Housing, Staff Training, Case Management, and Housing Services
 The PATH team then coordinates resources, assists in securing housing, and advocates for entitlements, and participate in a “warm hand-off” to a treatment service provider
 
  For a total program of up to $199,615
- State Revenue:$ 41,500
- Federal Revenue: $ 158,115
- County Match: $ 0
 
  Upon receipt of the award
- Authorizing the Administrator to sign notice of the grant award
- Approving the budget
- Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contracts
 
 RECOMMENDATION: Approval
 
 
 b.  Michigan Health Endowment Fund Grant (MHEF)
 
  Ratifying the signature of the Interim County Administrator on the Michigan Health Endowment Fund grant application
 To the Michigan Health Endowment Fund (MHEF)
 For the period August 1, 2016 through July 31, 2017
 
  To expand Health Information Sharing (HIE) use to the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) and Washtenaw County Children’s Services (WCCS) to allow service partners to view the holistic health of an individual, and increase efficiency of service provision
 
  In 2011 WCCMH (previously CSTS) partnered with Great Lakes Health Connect and PCE Systems to provide an information connectivity platform to share health information
 The jail and Youth Center use a contract provider for physical health care services. Separate providers, separate medical records, separate clinical histories and assessments have proven to be a challenge when trying to meet the needs of an individual and ensure continuity of care
 A key goal of the opportunity is to develop and expand innovative and cost-effective integration models that coordinate care, services, and community resources in ways that promote health and wellness
 
  For a total program of $ 400,000
- Local Revenue: $ 400,000
- County Match: $ 0
 
  Upon receipt of the award
- Authorizing the Administrator to sign notice of the grant award
- Approving the budget
- Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contracts
 
 RECOMMENDATION: Approval
 
 
 c. Budget amendment to reflect the closeout of Washtenaw County Health Organization (WCHO)
 
  To authorize the receipt of net assets from the WCHO which can be used for the provision of mental health services, and will flow to fund balance at the end of the current fiscal year
 
  The dissolution of the WCHO as the CMHSP allowed for the WCCMH to apply and receive the State designation of the CMHSP for Washtenaw County.
 This transfer of designation of CMHSP’s is the authorizing mechanism that requires the funds to flow to WCCMH as the new CMHSP
 
  The auditors have approved the transfer and receipt of these funds with the final closure of the WCHO:
- Transfers In: $ 3,047,739
- Reserves: $ 3,047,739
 
 RECOMMENDATION: Approval
 
 
 d. Washtenaw County Community Mental Health Non-Structural Allocation Adjustment


  To approve the discontinuation of the one-time non-structural allocation authorized in resolution 16-022 and return the un-utilized difference to the General Fund
 
  On February 3, 2016 the Board of Commissioners approved a reduction for up to $964,020 to the WCCMH Cost Allocation Plan (CAP) to be applied monthly between March 1, 2016 – September 30, 2016
 The budget is trending well through the first two quarters of fiscal year 2016, and is no longer in need of budgetary relief
 
  WCCMH has utilized $275,435 in CAP funds, and will return the difference of $688,585 effective May 1, 2016 to the General Fund
- Personal Services: ($688,586)
- Internal Service Charges: $688,586
 
 RECOMMENDATION: Approval
 
 
C.  Support Services
 
 1. Corporation Counsel
 
    a.  Natural Areas Preservation Program Ordinance
 
  Approving the amendments to the Natural Areas Preservation Program (NAPP)
 Clarifying a number of issues which have arisen about the proper use of the millage funds used to purchase properties as well as what uses are permitted on those properties once they are purchased
 
  To reinforce passive recreation is an appropriate and desired use of purchased property
 To define “Agricultural Land”, “Conservation Easement”, and “Property Interest”
 To state that any property interest being purchased must be completed in the name of Washtenaw County
 To remove the language indicating that 75% of funding would be used for natural areas land and 25% for natural areas on or adjacent to agricultural land
 To further clarify cumbersome language
 
 RECOMMENDATION: Approval
 
 
 2. Finance
 
    a.  2016 County Operating Millage Rate
 
  Setting the 2016 Washtenaw County Operating Millage Rate
 
  The 2016 rate is a reduced from the 2015 rate, due to a Headlee mileage reduction factor of 0.9939
 
 RECOMMENDATION: Approval
 
 
V. Report of the Administrator
 
 1. First Quarter Update
 
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
 
 Next Ways & Means Meeting
June 1, 2016
Board Room
220 N. Main Street
Ann Arbor
6:30 p.m.

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