ADOPTED - OCTOBER 25, 2005

Agenda Item No. 12

 

Introduced by the County Services and Finance Committees of the:

 

INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 

RESOLUTION TO INCREASE THE INGHAM COUNTY YOUTH COMMISSION

COORDINATOR WAGE

 

RESOLUTION #05-278

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Commissionerís established the Ingham County Youth Commission (ICYC), with the primary function to advise the Board of Commissioners and others in County government on issues relating to young people throughout the county; and

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners approved the employment of a special, part time, Youth Commission Coordinator within the Ingham County Extension Department starting in November, 2003 at a wage of $15/hour, with no benefits; and

 

WHEREAS, the Coordinator has been successful in getting the Youth Commissioners much more active and involved in County government and youth issues; has instigated meeting twice monthly rather than monthly, established a subcommittee structure; and has involved the Commissioners in various activities, including the Lansing Youth Diversity and Pluralism Conference, the Kids Speak and Capitol Experience; assistance at a County Park, sponsorship of several youth forums, and service on the Teen Court; and

 

WHEREAS, the wage has not been increased since it was established in November, 2003.

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners approves an increase in the Youth Commission Coordinator wage from $15.00/hour to $16.00/hour effective October 29, 2005.

 

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

†††††††† Nays:† None††††††††††††††† Absent:† Schor†††††††††† Approved 10/18/05

 

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

†††††††††† Nays:† None††††††††††††††† Absent:† None†††††† †††††††††Approved 10/19/05