ADOPTED - DECEMBER 13, 2005
Agenda Item No. 13
Introduced by the County Services and Finance Committees of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION SUPPORTING REGIONAL COLLABORATION EFFORTS
WHEREAS, service to our constituents is our reason for existence and we recognize that the services we offer are important to the fabric of our community and often attract people to move here; and
WHEREAS, regional collaboration may be one avenue to pursue to maintain or enhance some of the services we now offer; and
WHEREAS, regional collaboration may afford us flexibility in our budgeting without diminishing the way of life in our community; and
WHEREAS, regional collaboration may help us save money as well as providing effective and efficient services; and
WHEREAS, regional collaboration has proved in many areas to be an effective land use tool; and
WHEREAS, regional collaboration may help both our region and our own community be more economically competitive.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Ingham County agrees to participate in the Centers for Regional Excellence program to pursue the potential for regional collaboration in our area.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Ingham County will send a representative to participate in these discussions.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the citizens of Ingham County will be kept fully informed and provided opportunities for input into the process.
COUNTY SERVICES: Yeas: Celentino, Copedge, Schor, Vickers
Nays: None Absent: DeLeon, Severino Approved 12/6/05
FINANCE: Yeas: Dedden, Swope, Hertel, Schor, Thomas
Nays: None Absent: Dougan Approved 12/7/05