ADOPTED - OCTOBER 11, 2005

Agenda Item No. 17

 

Introduced by the Human Services and Finance Committees of the:

 

INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 

RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE A TEEN PARENT

PROGRAM GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE

MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

 

RESOLUTION #05-269

 

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, the Health Department has for eight years successfully operated a Teen Parenting Program, through Willow Plaza Services, under contract with the Department of Human Services; 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 awarded the Teen Parent Program grant to Ingham County for FY 2005-2006; and

 

WHEREAS, the Health Officer recommends that the Board of Commissioners authorize the agreement with the Michigan Department of Human Services and advises that the Teen Parent Program grant funds are included in the Health Departmentís 2006 budget request and the Controllerís 2006 Recommended Budget.† †

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes a Teen Parent Program Agreement with the Michigan Department of Human Services for the period October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2006.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the State of Michigan shall provide Ingham County with up to $116,169 to implement the FY 2005-2006 Teen Parent Program.

 

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, Dedden, Holman, Severino

†† Nays:† None††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Absent:† None†† Approved 10/3/05

 

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

†Nays:†††††††††† None††††††††††††††† ††††††Absent:† None††††††††††† Approved 10/5/05