ADOPTED - DECEMBER 13, 2005
Agenda Item No. 19
Introduced by the County Services and Finance Committees of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE RENEWAL OF THE RETENTION PROGRAM CONTRACT WITH THE CITY OF LANSING FOR BUSINESS RETENTION SERVICES
WHEREAS, the business retention calling program contract between the City of Lansing (the City) Economic Development Corporation and the Ingham County Economic Development Corporation (Ingham County EDC) has proven beneficial to both parties in establishing and maintaining contact with the Ingham County employers and business community; and
WHEREAS, the Ingham County Board of Commissioners has authorized renewals of the retention program beginning in 1999 and continuing through 2005 by resolutions; and
WHEREAS, the City of Lansing has requested minor amendments to the contract language to specify and clarify reporting and business visits planning, improving reports by adding summary data requirements, and requires pre-approval of calls; and
WHEREAS, the City and the Ingham County EDC have agreed that the maximum expenditure for 2006 by Ingham County EDC, from its budget, shall not exceed $29,376 for services including payments per a business visit and $40 per hour for work involved in resolving issues or problems identified through the retention calling program to a maximum of no more than $29,376 in 2006.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes the renewal of the existing retention program contract between the City of Lansing and Ingham County for business retention services.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Economic Development Corporation agrees to continue the business retention program with the minor changes requested by the Lansing EDC.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the total reimbursement under this contract will not exceed $29,376 for the contract time from January 1, 2006 to December 31, 2006.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Commissioners authorizes a new 2006 contract to accomplish this purpose.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the County Controller is hereby authorized to make the necessary budget adjustments as required by this resolution, and the Board Chair is authorized to sign the contract amendment upon review of the County Attorney as to form.
COUNTY SERVICES: Yeas: Celentino, Copedge, Schor, Vickers
Nays: None Absent: DeLeon, Severino Approved 12/6/05
FINANCE: Yeas: Dedden, Swope, Hertel, Schor, Thomas, Dougan
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 12/7/05