ADOPTED - APRIL 12, 2005
Agenda Item No. 25
Introduced by the Human Services and Finance Committees of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF FUNDS TO THE MID-SOUTH SUBSTANCE ABUSE COMMISSION AND A 2005 CONTRACT FOR ACCOUNTING WITH RESPECT THERETO
WHEREAS, MCL 211.24(e), commonly known as the State Liquor Tax Law, allowed Ingham County the option of retaining the entire amount of liquor tax revenue provided that these monies be used to offset property tax revenues by an equal amount, or the option of retaining one-half of the revenues and distributing the other half to the county’s designated coordinating agency for substance abuse prevention; and
WHEREAS, the Ingham County Board of Commissioners, during the 2005 budget process, chose to retain one-half of these liquor tax revenues for the General Fund and is now required to distribute the other one-half of these revenues to the designated coordinating agency, the Mid-South Substance Abuse Commission, to use said funds for substance abuse prevention and treatment programs in Ingham County; and
WHEREAS, the statute requires the Mid-South Substance Abuse Commission to use said funds for substance abuse prevention and treatment programs in Ingham County; and
WHEREAS, the Department of Treasury has recommended certain accounting and/or auditing procedures to be used with respect thereto.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that a contract be entered into with the Mid-South Substance Abuse Commission which provides that the Mid-South Substance Abuse Commission will provide Ingham County with substance abuse services and accounting and audit reports consistent with the requirements of the Michigan Department of Treasury, demonstrating its use of funds received from Ingham County from liquor tax revenues, which use shall be in accordance with the requirements of MCL. 211.24(e).
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes an amendment to the 2005 General Fund Budget to reflect an increase of $107,652 in anticipated revenues from the Liquor Tax distribution; and a decrease of $53,826 in the projected use of the Fund Balance; and an increase of $53,826 in the appropriation to the Mid-South Substance Abuse Commission, totaling $722,616.50 to come from 101-63100-849000.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Chairperson of the Ingham County Board of Commissioners and the County Clerk are authorized to sign any necessary contract documents consistent with this resolution and approved as to form by the County Attorney.
HUMAN SERVICES: To be approved 4/11/05
FINANCE: Yeas: Dedden, Swope, Hertel, Schor, Thomas, Dougan
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 4/6/05