ADOPTED - MAY 24, 2005

Agenda Item No. 17

 

Introduced by the County Services and Finance Committees of the:

 

INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OD COMMISSIONERS

 

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A TEMPORARY FORECLOSURE PREVENTION ASSISTANT

 

RESOLUTION #05-144

 

WHEREAS, the Ingham County Treasurer has assumed the responsibility for Public Act 123 of 1999, the Delinquent Property Tax Foreclosure Act; and

 

WHEREAS, the Ingham County Treasurerís Office has stated that assuming the delinquent property tax foreclosure process results in improved service to Ingham County taxpayers; and

 

WHEREAS, the foreclosure process provides for full cost recovery for the program including staff, legal, contract services and supplies; and

 

WHEREAS, it will be necessary for additional staff to be authorized to carry out the duties, with the costs of such staff to be paid from the funds generated by this new activity; and

 

WHEREAS, the Ingham County Treasurer has determined the necessity for a temporary foreclosure prevention position to assist in the requirements of PA 123, under the Treasurerís supervision, to be effective June 1, 2005.

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners approves the establishment of a temporary foreclosure prevention position effective June 1, 2005.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the appropriate classification and salary grade for this temporary position is to be established by the Human Resources Department in concurrence with the Controller. 

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that an advance from the Delinquent Tax Fund or other appropriate source as determined by the Controller is authorized as necessary to cover the costs of this position, with said advance, to be repaid from the proceeds of the delinquent property tax foreclosure process which will be held in a Restricted Foreclosure Fund as required in statue. 

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes the Controller to make the necessary budget adjustments and position allocation list amendment in the Treasurerís 2005 budget, at a total amount not to exceed $7,200.

 

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

††††††††† Nays:† None†††† Absent:† None††††† Approved 5/17/05

 

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

††† †††††Nays:† Dougan †††††††††Absent:†† None††††† Approved 5/18/05