ADOPTED - MARCH 8, 2005
Agenda Item No. 7
Introduced by the County Services and Finance Committees of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT AN OPTICAL SCAN VOTING SYSTEM
AND RELATED ELECTION MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE (EMS)
FROM THE MICHIGAN SECRETARY OF STATE
WHEREAS, Resolution #05-040 authorized the County Clerk to apply to the State of Michigan Secretary of State for a grant to purchase an optical scan voting system and related Election Management System (EMS) software to comply with the Help America Vote Act (HAVA); and
WHEREAS, the voting system and related software will be provided to Ingham County at no cost to the County; and
WHEREAS, the Clerk wishes to have this equipment in place for use at the May 3 elections; and
WHEREAS, the State of Michigan Secretary of State is now prepared to deliver the voting system and related software to Ingham County.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Commissioners accepts the voting equipment and related software as outlined in the grant application.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board Chairperson and County Clerk are authorized to sign any related documents upon approval as to form by the County Attorney.
COUNTY SERVICES: Yeas: Celentino, Copedge, Schor, Vickers
Nays: None Absent: De Leon and Severino Approved 3/1/05
FINANCE: Yeas: Dedden, Swope, Hertel, Schor, Thomas, Dougan
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 3/2/05