MUSKEGON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
MUSKEGON COUNTY, MICHIGAN
Hall of Justice
990 Terrace, Muskegon, MI
October 14, 2008 - 3:30 p.m.
James Derezinski, Chair
John Snider, Vice-Chair
1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Roll Call
5. Approval of Agenda
6. Approval of Previous Minutes
A. Approval of Minutes of September 23, 2008
- Lenawee County Resolution Re: PA 177
8 . Committee Reports
A. Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee
B. Courts/Public Safety Committee
C. Human Resources Committee
D. Ways & Means Committee
9. Chairman’s Report/Committee Liaison Reports
A. MAC Legislative Updates of September 19th and 26th, and October 3rd, 2008
B. Legal Opinion 2008-037; Muskegon County Building Authority Commission Membership
C. Appointment of James Elwell to Muskegon County Building Authority; term expiration 6/30/09
D. Appointment of James Elwell to the Foreign Trade Zone, term expiration 6/30/09
10. Administrator's Report
11. Old Business
12. New Business
13. Public Participation
Note: Public Participation - Persons may address the Commission during the time set aside for Public Participation or at any time by suspension of the rules. All persons must address the Commission and state their name for the record. Comments shall be limited to two minutes for each participant, unless time is extended prior to the public participation period by a vote of a majority of the commission.
The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee met on October 2, 2008 and it was recommended and I move:
CD/SP08/10 - 21 To approve the Muskegon County CVB’s Fiscal Year 2009 Marketing Plan/Budget as presented.
CD/SP08/10 - 22 To authorize the Board Chair to execute the contract with the White Lake Chamber of Commerce for Fiscal Year 2009 in the amount of $78,500.00.
CD/SP08/10 - 23 To approve and place on file the zoning ordinance amendment “An Ordinance to Amend Sections 3.17 and 5.19 of the White River Township Zoning Ordinance, as amended, and to add a new and additional section 5.20, as submitted by White River Township on August 27, 2008.
CD/SP08/10 - 24 To authorize staff to advertise for qualified candidates to fill the contract position of Patterson Park caretaker, to interview the candidates and to bring back to the Board a recommendation for the position.
CD/SP08/10 - 25 To endorse a Resolution of Support to the Muskegon County Museum to continue to move forward with the Sesquicentennial Event Planning.
CD/SP08/10 - 26 To endorse a Resolution of Support to the Muskegon County Museum to continue to move forward with the Hilts Landing - Michigan’s Heritage Park project.
The Courts/Public Safety Committee met on October 7, 2008, it was recommended and I move:
CPS08/10 - 57 To waive the hiring freeze and allow the Sheriff’s Office to fill the vacant Account Clerk II position #G02011.
CPS08/10 - 58 To authorize the Sheriff’s Office to begin with the County’s bid process for four 2009 Ford Crown Vic police vehicles.
CPS08/10 - 59 To enter into an Advanced Funding Agreement with Ottawa and Allegan counties to advance WEMET up to $200,000 to cover operational costs to be paid back by forfeiture income as it becomes available and to fund 1/3 of any shortfalls resulting from forfeitures not covering the amount advanced or for lost investment income resulting from the advance.
CPS08/10 - 60 To authorize the Circuit Court - Family Division to seek bids on the purchase of two new full size automobiles.
CPS08/10 - 61 To authorize the Prosecutor to apply for the Project Safe Neighborhoods grant from the United States Department of Justice in the amount of $11,916, for the purpose of reducing gun crimes in Muskegon County.
CPS08/10 - 62 To approve the extension of the Agreement between the County of Muskegon, Community Corrections, Juvenile Detention Center and Whitehall Public Schools to provide for the delivery of educational services to juvenile detainees residing at the Muskegon County Juvenile Detention Center for the 2008-2009 school year.
CPS08/10 - 63 To move the Courts/Public Safety Committee meeting from November 4, 2008, to November 6, 2008, 3:30 p.m., Hall of Justice, 4th Floor, 990 Terrace Street, Muskegon, MI.
The Human Resources Committee met on October 7, 2008, it was recommended and I move:
HR08/10 - 73 To authorize the Public Health Director to sign the agreement with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality for the rendering of technical services effective from October 1, 2008, to September 30, 2009, with no effect on County General Funds.
HR08/10 - 74 To authorize Public Health, with assistance of Purchasing, to commence bid process for the purpose of purchasing three vehicles for the Environmental Health, Food Service and Vector Control Programs, and to include compressed natural gas alternative vehicles to the bid specifications.
HR08/10 - 75 To authorize the Community Mental Health Director to sign the contract with the Michigan Department of Community Health for Medicaid Managed Specialty Supports and Services, effective October 1, 2008, through September 30, 2009.
HR08/10 - 76 To authorize the Community Mental Health Director to sign the contract with the Michigan Department of Community Health for Managed Mental Health Supports and Services, effective October 1, 2008, through September 30, 2009.
HR08/10 - 77 To authorize the Community Mental Health Director to sign contracts accepting the proposed rate changes by those vendors/providers listed in FY 2008/20090 Proposed Vendor Rate Changes, effective October 1, 2008 through September 30, 2009.
HR08/10 - 78 To authorize Community Mental Health Services of Muskegon County to approve the extension of Fiscal Year 2007/2008 vendor/provider contracts for up to 90 days for those vendors/providers who have not completed Fiscal Year 2008/2009 rate negotiations or submitted network re-applications.
HR08/10 - 79 To authorize the Community Mental Health Director to sign contracts with those service vendors/providers who have submitted written agreements to continue service provision at the current Fiscal Year 2007/2008 rates for the time period effective October 1 2008, through September 30, 2009.
HR08/10 - 80 To authorize Lakeshore Office Furniture to move Community Mental Health Youth Services/Home Based Services program and support staff from South Campus Bldg. C to 1611 Oak Street, Muskegon, MI 49442, at a cost not to exceed $21,012.50.
HR08/10 - 81 To approve establishing a position and classification for Wrap-Around Coordinator with a salary grade of NX00210 ($19.416-$24.565/hr) in the Community Mental Health Youth Services program to be funded by the Michigan Department of Community Health Block Grant.
HR08/10 - 82 To move the Human Resources Committee meeting from November 4, 2008, to November 6, 2008, 3:30 p.m. Hall of Justice, 4th Floor, 990 Terrace Street, Muskegon, MI.
The Ways and Means Committee met on October 2, 2008, it was recommended, and I move:
WM08/10 - 153 To approve payment of the accounts payable of $10,939,450.06 covering the period of September 10, 2008 through September 26, 2008, as presented by the County Clerk.
WM08/10 - 154 To accept the grant for funding under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program in the amount of $16,776.00 to purchase tasers and to authorize the Chairman of the County Board of Commissioners to sign the Inter-Local Agreement between the City of Muskegon and Muskegon County.
WM08/10 - 155 To authorize staff to implement a Gypsy Moth suppression program for 2009 and to develop a fee schedule such that all costs are covered by participating Local Units and/or the State of Michigan and that an up front fee of $300.00 per participating Local Unit be charged to cover the front end costs of field work, mapping and administration and that the program be administered to the State of Michigan, Department of Agriculture requirements in order to qualify for maximum possible cost recovery.
WM08/10 - 156 To approve a $3,500 contribution to the Muskegon Area Labor-Management Committee to assist with the Tribute to Industry and Labor Dinner (to be paid from the Miscellaneous Contingency budget; 1010-0941-959020).