ADOPTED - MAY 10, 2005

Agenda Item No. 11

 

Introduced by the Human Services, County Services and Finance Committees of the:

 

INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 

RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A PEDIATRIC HEALTH CENTER

AT 901 EAST MT. HOPE AVENUE, LANSING

 

RESOLUTION #05-128

 

WHEREAS, Ingham County operates a network of community health centers that have Federally Qualified Health Center status; and

 

WHEREAS, Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine and Sparrow Health System have proposed that Ingham County establish a pediatric practice at 901 East Mt. Hope Avenue to serve Medicaid eligible children; and

 

WHEREAS, the Primary Care Director has determined that the practice can operate without a subsidy from the County and that the Health Department has the ability to manage the practice; and

 

WHEREAS, the Health Officer has recommended that the Board of Commissioners authorize the actions necessary to develop and manage a pediatric practice at 901 East Mt. Hope Avenue in Lansing.

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Ingham County Board of Commissioners supports the Health Departmentís proposal to operate a community health center at 901 East Mt. Hope Avenue in Lansing, Michigan, with the purpose of providing medical care to Medicaid eligible children.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Commissioners authorizes a lease agreement with Sparrow Health System for 4,115 square feet of space on the second floor of the Sparrow owned building at 901 East Mt. Hope Avenue, Lansing.† The period of the lease agreement shall be for three years with the annual rate per square foot of space not to exceed $15.75 for 2005-2006 and to increase by three percent for 2006-2007 and to increase by an additional three percent for 2007-2008.†††

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Commissioners authorizes a physician services agreement with Michigan State University College of Human Medicine for approximately 0.5 full-time equivalent pediatric physician, who shall be a faculty member of the College and board certified in pediatrics.† The period of the agreement shall be June 1, 2005 through December 31, 2005 and the rate of pay shall be $90,284/year (approximately $53,000 for the period).††

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a part-time Community Health Representative IV position shall be established, UAW TOPS F, effective June 1, 2005 and shall convert to full-time status on October 1, 2005.†

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a part-time Charge Nurse position, ICEA Nursing Grade 3, be established effective June 1, 2005 and shall convert to full-time status on October 1, 2005.††

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a part-time Clinic Assistant/Tech position, UAW TOPS D, be established effective June 1, 2005 and shall convert to full-time status on October 1, 2005.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a part-time Community Health Representative II shall be established, UAW TOPS D, effective June 1, 2005 and shall convert to full-time status on October 1, 2005.

ADOPTED - MAY 10, 2005

Agenda Item No. 11

 

RESOLUTION #05-128

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Controller is authorized to amend the Health Departmentís 2005 budget to increase revenue and expenses, including capital improvement expenses, by $166,439 and to include the Pediatric Health Center revenue and expenses in the 2006 Health Departmentís budget as finally determined by the Board of Commissioners.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the MIS Director is authorized to expend up to $32,350 to purchase computer and communication equipment to support the pediatric site.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Purchasing Department Director is authorized to expend up to $15,000 to purchase medical equipment necessary to support the pediatric site.†

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board Chairperson is authorized to sign the lease agreement and the physician services agreement after review by the County Attorney.†

 

HUMAN SERVICES:† Yeas:† Hertel, Weatherwax-Grant,, Celentino, Dedden, Holman, Severino

††††††† Nays:† None††††††††††††††† Absent:† None††††††††††††† Approved 5/2/05

 

COUNTY SERVICES:† Yeas:† Celentino, Copedge, De Leon, Schor, Severino, Vickers

††††††††† Nays:† None††††††††††††††††††††††† Absent:† None†††††††† Approved 5/3/05

 

FINANCE:† Yeas:† Dedden, Swope, Hertel, Schor, Thomas, Dougan

††††††††† Nays:† None††††††††††††††††††††††† Absent:† None†††††††††††††† Approved 5/4/05