MUSKEGON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
MUSKEGON COUNTY, MICHIGAN
Hall of Justice
990 Terrace, Muskegon, MI
December 9, 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 November 25, 2008
- County of Muskegon United Way Campaign Final Totals
8 . Committee Reports
A. Courts and Public Safety Committee (Page 3)
B. Human Resource Committee (Page 4)
C. Ways & Means Committee (Page 5)
9. Chairman’s Report/Committee Liaison Reports
A. MAC Legislative Updates of November 21, 2008
B. Corporate Counsel Evaluation - Due Date: Friday, December 19, 2008
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 Courts/Public Safety Committee met on December 2, 2008, it was recommended and I move:
CPS08/12- 72 To accept this $80,000.00 grant to create a new grant-funded Sobriety Court Case Management position assigned to Sobriety Court with a salary grade of N0210 ($33,399 - $42,326), with the understanding the position is contingent on grant funding.
CPS08/12 - 73 To grant permission to Sheriff’s Office to purchase from Smith and Wesson, for no cost, M&P 40 hand guns and trade in our S&W model 99's.
CPS08/12 - 74 To authorize the Sheriff’s Office to purchase from Great Lakes Ford 4 Crown Vic police vehicles for $87,260.00 to be paid out of the equipment rent revolving fund.
CPS08/12 - 75 To waive the hiring freeze and allow the Sheriff’s Office to fill the vacant Lieutenant position #C02505 and the subsequent Sergeant position.
CPS08/12 - 76 To waive the hiring freeze and allow the Sheriff’s Office to fill the vacant Clinic Clerk position #G21018.
CPS08/12 - 77 To authorize the Sheriff’s Office to accept the Snowmobile grant from the Department of Natural Resources from the period October 1, 2008 to May 31, 2009 in the amount of $10,752.00 and amend the budget to $12,649.00.
CPS08/12 - 78 To authorize the Sheriff’s Office to accept the “Safe Communities Grant” from the State Office of Highway Safety for enforcement projects in the amount of $56,362.00 and amend the budget accordingly.
CPS08/12 - 79 To accept a donation from State Farm Insurance in the amount of $1,200 and authorize the purchase of equipment to be used in the Teen Safe Driving Program.
CPS08/12 - 80 To approve the purchase of a JAVS Digital Recording System to replace the JAVS VHS system currently used in Court A to be financed through the Equipment Revolving Fund (6660) and charged to the Circuit Court budget (1010-0131) at an approximate cost of $2,740.63 per year for five years.
CPS08/12 - 81 To extend the current contract with Muskegon Family Care to provide medical services to the Muskegon County Juvenile Detention Center at the rate of Two Thousand and 00/100 ($2,000) Dollars per month or the annualized rate of Twenty-Four Thousand 00/100 ($24,000.00) Dollars through September 30, 2009 and that the rate be re-negotiated at that time.
CPS08/12 - 82 To Support Proclamations in Recognition of the four Muskegon Area All-State Football Champions.
The Human Resources Committee met on December 2, 2008, it was recommended and I move:
HR08/12 - 92 To approve Amendment No. 1 of the FY08/09 CPBC agreement, subject to final review and approval by Corporate Counsel, with the Michigan Department of Community Health, with no effect on County General Funds, and further authorize the Board Chair to sign the Amendment.
HR08/12 - 93 To terminate the contract for animal adoption services with Pound Buddies Rescue (PBR) through Society for the Protection and Care of Animals (SPCA) and contract with PBR through Golden Years Alaskan Malamute Rescue (GYAMR) for the purpose of adoption services for the Vector Control Program in Muskegon County and authorize the Public Health Director to sign the agreement, effective through September 30, 2009, with no effect on County General Funds.
HR08/12 - 94 To authorize the Board Chair to sign the agreement between Public Health Muskegon County and Lakeshore Coordinating Council for substance abuse prevention services, subject to final review and approval by Corporate Counsel, in the amount of $132,894.00, effective from October 1, 2008 to September 30, 2009 with no effect on County General Fund.
HR08/12 - 95 To authorize the Board Chair to sign the agreement between Public Health Muskegon County and the Community Foundation for Muskegon County and to accept the $10,000 award.
HR08/12 - 96 To adopt the Animal Control Ordinance which repeals and replaces ordinance no. 2006-463, as amended, to take immediate effect.
HR08/12 - 97 To authorize the Community Mental Health Director to sign a contract with Heritage Homes to continue service provision at the Fiscal Year 2007/2008 rates for the time period effective October 1, 2008 through September 30, 2009.
HR08/12 - 98 To authorize Community Mental Health to accept the proposed rate changes for Hope Network Behavioral Health Services, Specialized Residential Homes including River Valley I ($275.00 per day), River Valley II ($256.00 per days plus the SSI rate of $24.67), and for Enhanced Staffing services ($6.00 per 15 minute unit), effective October 1, 2008 through September 30, 2009.
The Ways and Means Committee met on December 4, 2008, it was recommended, and I move:
WM08/12 - 177 To approve payment of the accounts payable of $6,623,401.23 covering the period of November 13, 2008 through November 26, 2008, as presented by the County Clerk.
WM08/12 - 178 To appoint James Elwell as the County Grant Administrator for the State Survey and Remonumentation Grant retroactive back to September 15, 2008.
WM08/12 - 179 To authorize the Interim Administrator to sign the 2009 State Survey and Remonumentation Program Grant application and submit it to the state for a grant in the amount of $75,207 with a local match requirement of $8,000.
WM08/12 - 180 To authorize the payment of property taxes in the amount of $5,047.23 from the public improvement fund for the tax years 2006 and 2007 for the property located at 793 Webster and 1390 Henry Street.
WM08/12 - 181 To authorize the Human Resources Department to extend the Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance policy for six (6) months to expire on June 30, 2009.
WM08/12 - 182 To approve the Winter Tax Collection Bond from 12/1/08 through 3/31/09 with Hartford Insurance Company in the amount of $5,428.
WM08/12 - 183 To authorize the Sheriff’s Office to apply for the calendar year 2009 Marine Safety grant from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources in the amount of $168,486.00
WM08/12 - 184 To approve the Treasurer, Equalization and Register of Deeds Estimated Renovation Budget of $937,599 and to award the construction contract to the low bidder, Muskegon Quality Builders at a cost not to exceed $479,700.
WM08/12 - 185 To authorize DET/FM to be included in the vehicle bid request being released by the Purchasing Department for the purchase of one mid-size, four-door vehicle for the County Vehicle Fleet.
WM08/12 - 186 To accept the 2009 Muskegon County Continuum of Care Plan and authorize the County Board Chair to sign the certification indicating approval of the Emergency Shelter Grant projects.