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August 3, 2016 Ways and Means Agenda

                                               WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE
                                                           August 3, 2016
                                                                6:30 p.m.
                                      Administration Building - Board Room
                                                       220 N. Main Street
                                                      Ann Arbor, Michigan

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I. Roll Call
II. Citizen Participation
III. Commissioner Follow-up to Citizen Participation
IV. New Business
A. Public Safety and Justice
 1. Sheriff
 a. Hazardous Materials Response Authority Reauthorization
  -Approving a Restated and Amended Hazardous Materials Response Team Authority Agreement for Washtenaw County and Adjacent Communities
 For a period of fifteen (15) Years
  -To develop, implement, and manage a County-wide Hazardous Materials response team
 -To plan for and respond to chemical emergencies within Washtenaw County
  -Continuing an inter-local agreement established under Michigan’s Urban Cooperation Act, and including the following entities:
- Washtenaw County
- The City of Ann Arbor
- The City of Ypsilanti
- Ypsilanti Township
- Pittsfield Township
 -The authority was established in 1996 for a 10 year term, and was renewed in 2006 for another 10 year term
  -This action will have no additional impact on Budget or Indirect Costs
 Washtenaw County, through the Emergency Management Division of the Sheriff’s Department, will continue to act as fiduciary of the authority
 RECOMMENDATION: Approval at Board
B.  Health
 1. Public Health
 a. Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation (AAACF) Grant
 -Ratifying/Authorizing the signature of the Interim County Administrator on the Community Conversations grant contract
 -With the AAACF
 -For the period of 6/1/16 – 12/31/16
 -In the amount of $ 20,000
 -To improve community health outcomes and expand community engagement through targeted community conversations
 -Community Conversations will center on results of the 2015 Health Improvement Plan Survey conducted by Washtenaw County Public Health (WCPH) and community partners
 -These sessions will be a partnership between Washtenaw County Public Health Staff and Key stakeholders in the following neighborhoods:
- South of Michigan Avenue Neighborhood
- Whitmore Lake Neighborhood
- West Willow Neighborhood
- Members of the Latino community spread throughout Washtenaw County
 RECOMMENDATION: Approval at Board
 2. Community Mental Health
 a. Washtenaw County Community Mental Health (WCCMH) Agency Budget Amendment
 -Approving the Washtenaw County Community Mental Health Agency Budget Amendment
 -Authorizing the Administrator to approve the amended Medicaid Subcontracting Agreement
 -With the CMHPSM
 -For the FY 10/1/2015-9/30/2016
 -In the amount of $1,250,000
 -On May 11, 2016 the CMHPSM amended the subcontracting agreement with WCCMH to increase the reimbursable rate for Community Living Support (CLS) services
 -CLS services are concentrated training and support activities which focus on encouraging personal self-sufficiency, facilitating independence, and promoting an individual’s community integration
 -Until recently, the region has been unable to increase the CLS rate for several years making it difficult to recruit and maintain direct care staffing
 -The increase  is funded by the CMHPSM and has been approved by the WCCMH Board
 RECOMMENDATION: Approval at Board
C. Economic Development
 1. Office of Community & Economic Development
 a. Adoption of the Brownfield Redevelopment Plan for 615/633/637 South Main St, Ann Arbor MI
 -Adopting the Redevelopment Area Brownfield Plan for 615/633/637 South Main St, Ann Arbor MI
 -To support the mixed-use redevelopment of the  three above mentioned parcels which occupy approximately 2 acres within the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Smart Zone District (LDFA) to create an urban apartment community
 -To allow for the use of Tax Increment Financing to reimburse eligible activities that address contamination, site conditions, and public infrastructure in the specified area, including:
- Baseline Environmental Assessment
- Due Care
- Additional Response Activities
- Preparation of Brownfield Plan and Work Plans
- 10% Contingency
- WCBRA Administrative Fees
- Interest on unreimbursed eligible activities
- Deposits into the County’s Local Site Revolving Remediation Fund
 -Reimbursements will total approximately $3,509,511 over the life of the seven year Plan
 -The area is within the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority Tax Increment Finance district, however due to the cap on DDA capture, it is anticipated that DDA millages will be available for capture in this plan once the cap on taxable value collection is exceeded
 -The plan was approved by the Ypsilanti City Council on July 18th, 2016, and by the Washtenaw County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority on July  8th, 2016
 RECOMMENDATION: Approval at Board
V. Report of the Administrator
 1. 2nd Quarter Budget Update
VI. Report of the Chair of Ways and Means
VII. Report of the Chair of the Board
VIII. Items for Current/Future Discussion
IX. Pending
X. Adjournment
Next Ways & Means Meeting
September 7, 2016
Board Room
220 N. Main Street
Ann Arbor
6:30 p.m.

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