ADOPTED - DECEMBER 13, 2005

Agenda Item No. 20

 

Introduced by the County Services and Finance Committees of the:

 

INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN ADDITIONAL LEAD SENIOR ACCOUNTANT POSITION IN THE COUNTY TREASURERíS OFFICE

 

RESOLUTION #05-342

 

WHEREAS, the Ingham County Board of Commissioners and the Ingham County Treasurer took action in December of 2004 to assume the responsibility for Public Act 123 of 1999, the Delinquent Property Tax Foreclosure Act; and

 

WHEREAS, the Ingham County Treasurerís Office is providing improved service to Ingham County Taxpayers by handling the Delinquent Property Tax Foreclosure Process; and

 

WHEREAS, the Foreclosure Process provides for full cost recover for the program including staff, legal, contract services and supplies, and the Treasurer is generating the additional funding necessary for this position in the Delinquent Tax Revolving Fund; and

 

WHEREAS, the Ingham County Treasurer has previously created a Property Tax Coordinator position to administer the requirements of PA 123 under the Treasurerís supervision; and

 

WHEREAS, the accounting work to administer the forfeiture and foreclosure requirements of PA 123 are a significant addition to the day to day operation of the office; and

 

WHEREAS, the Ingham County Treasurer has taken on the additional responsibility of the Ingham County Land Bank Fast Track Authority that also required additional accounting; and

 

WHEREAS, Ingham County Chief Deputy Treasurer Ruttan will retire in 2006 and a rebalancing of the work within the office is necessary to effectively manage the departure of this long-term and extremely valuable county employee; and

 

WHEREAS, the Treasurer has discussed the office staffing structure and funds availability with the Human Resources Director and the County Controller and is hereby requesting approval of the Board of Commissioners to create this full-time permanent position under the Professional contract effective January 1, 2006.

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners hereby agrees to create a second Lead Senior Accountant position effective January 1, 2006.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes the Controller to make the necessary budget adjustments and Position Allocation List amendment in the Treasurerís 2006 budget.

 

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