ADOPTED - MARCH 10, 2009
Agenda Item No. 23
Introduced by the Judiciary and Finance Committees of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH HIGHFIELDS, INC. FOR THE INGHAM ACADEMY
WHEREAS, the Ingham Academy, an alternative day treatment program, continues to provide behavioral intervention and support to court adjudicated youth who have not been successful in their home district; and
WHEREAS, Highfields, Inc. staff provides the behavioral intervention needed by the students on a daily basis as well as the transportation of the juveniles to and from the program; and
WHEREAS, Highfields, Inc. submitted a proposed budget of $432,625 to cover their expenses which was approved in the 2009 Ingham County Budget.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners hereby authorizes an agreement with Highfields, Inc. in the amount of $432,625, for the transportation and behavioral intervention of youth attending the Ingham Academy, for the time period of October 1, 2008 through September 30, 2009.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes the Board Chairperson and the County Clerk to sign any necessary documents that are consistent with this resolution and approved as to form by the County Attorney.
JUDICIARY: Yeas: Bahar-Cook, McGrain, Thomas, Koenig, Nolan, Schafer
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 2/26/09
FINANCE: Yeas: Grebner, Nolan, Bahar-Cook, Davis, Dougan
Nays: None Absent: Tennis Approved 3/4/09