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April 19, 2017 Ways and Means Agenda

                                              WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE
                                                             April 19, 2017
                                                                 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. Community Economic Development
 1. Office of Community and Economic Development
 a. Washtenaw Urban County 2017 HUD Action Plan
 -Authorizing the signature of the County Administrator on the Washtenaw Urban County 2017 Action Plan
 -To the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
 -For the period of 7/1/17 – 6/30/18
 -To receive funding for the CDBG, HOME, and ESG programs by submitting an Annual Action Plan
 -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
 -The over-arching goals of the action plan are to increase quality, affordable homeownership and rental opportunities, improve public facilities and infrastructure, promote access to public services and resource, support homelessness prevention and rapid rehousing, and enhance economic development activities
 -For a total program of $ 3,319,154
­ Federal Revenue: $ 2,955,996
­ CDBG: $ 1,858,189
­ HOME: $ 931,541
­ ESG: $ 166,266
­ Local Match: $ 363,158
­ HOME: $ 196,893
­ ESG: $ 166,266
 -No additional County General Fund dollars are being requested
 -Total program funding from 2016/17 to 2017/18:
- CDBG: $ 0 increase in funding amount from prior year
- HOME: Increase of $ 4,990, or about .54%
- ESG: $ 0 increase in funding amount from prior year
 -Upon receipt of the award:
- Authorizing the Administrator to sign the Notice of Grant Award
- Amending the budget
- Authorizing the Administrator to sign delegate contracts
B. Civic Infrastructure
 1. Equalization
 a. Equalization Report
  -Approving the 2017 Equalization Report
 RECOMMENDATION: Approval at Board
V. Report of the Administrator
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
May 3, 2017
Board Room
220 N. Main Street
Ann Arbor
6:30 p.m.

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