ADOPTED - JUNE 14, 2005

Agenda Item No. 12

 

Introduced by the Human Services and Finance Committees of the:

 

INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 

RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE AMENDMENTS TO THE TEEN PARENT

PROGRAM GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE

MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

 

RESOLUTION #05-160

 

WHEREAS, Ingham County operates Willow Plaza Services, an adolescent health program organized to reduce unintended pregnancies, lower infant death rates, and reduce the incidence of sexually transmitted diseases among adolescents between the ages of 11 to 19 years; and

 

WHEREAS, Willow Plaza Services utilizes an array of services to accomplish its purposes, including: counseling, case management, peer education, employment assistance, prenatal care, reproductive health and primary care services; and

 

WHEREAS, for the last seven years, the Health Department has successfully operated a Teen Parenting Program, through Willow Plaza Services, under contract with the Michigan Department of Human Services (formerly FIA); and

 

WHEREAS, the Teen Parent Program has become an important tool to achieve the stated purposes of Willow Plaza Services; and

 

WHEREAS, the Michigan Department of Human Services has proposed three amendments to the† Teen Parent Agreement with Ingham County for FY 2004-2005; and

 

WHEREAS, the Health Officer recommends that the Board of Commissioners authorize the amendments with the Department of Human Services and advises that $119,464, in Teen Parent Program revenue is included in the Health Departmentís 2005 budget. †

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes an amendment to the Teen Parent Agreement with the Michigan Department of Human Services to extend the agreement for the period April 1, 2005 through June 30, 2005 through which the State shall provide Ingham County with an additional $29,866.05, bringing the total State funding to $89,598.15.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Commissioners authorizes an amendment to the Teen Parent Agreement to extend the agreement for the period July 1, 2005 through September 30, 2005 through which the State shall provide Ingham County with an additional $29,866.05, bringing the total State funding to $119,866.20.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Commissioners authorizes an amendment to the Teen Parent Agreement to implement a Fatherhood Initiative and a Marriage Initiative during the period April 1, 2005 through September 30, 2005 through which the State of Michigan shall provide Ingham County with up to $73,600.

 

 

 

ADOPTED - JUNE 14, 2005

Agenda Item No. 12

 

RESOLUTION #05-160

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Commissioners authorizes the use of temporary employees, Program Facilitators, at the rate of $25 per hour, not to exceed 250 hours in total, to implement the Fatherhood and Marriage Initiatives.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Controller is authorized to adjust the Health Departmentís 2005 budget to implement the Fatherhood and Marriage Initiatives.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board Chairperson is authorized to sign the amendment after review by the County Attorney.†

 

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

†††††† Nays:† None††††††††† Absent:† Dedden†††††††††† Approved 6/6/05

 

FINANCE:† Yeas:† Dedden, Swope, Hertel, Schor, Dougan
†† Nays:† None†††††††††††††† Absent:† Thomas†††††††††† Approved 6/8/05