ADOPTED - MARCH 22, 2005

Agenda Item No. 15

 

Introduced by the Human Services and Finance Committees of the:

 

INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 

RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE A LEASE AGREEMENT FOR

5656 SOUTH CEDAR STREET, LANSING, MICHIGAN

 

RESOLUTION #05-078

 

WHEREAS, the Bureau of Health Plan Management requires additional space; and

 

WHEREAS, the need for the additional space was anticipated in the 2005 budget; and†

 

WHEREAS, the Purchasing and Facilities Departments have worked with the Health Department to identify appropriate space; and

 

WHEREAS, space has been located at 5656 South Cedar Street (Cedar Pointe Building) in Lansing, which has been assessed by the Facilities Department and the MIS Department; and

 

WHEREAS, the Purchasing Department has negotiated a reasonable price for the space; and

 

WHEREAS, the Health Officer recommends that the County enter into a lease agreement for 7,300 square of space at 5656 South Cedar Street, Lansing, Michigan.

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes a lease agreement with JWJ Company, LLC for 7,300 square feet of space at 5656 South Cedar Street, Lansing, Michigan in the building known as Cedar Pointe.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the term of the lease shall be for five years beginning on or about June 1, 2005.††

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the leasor shall provide for all costs involved with parking and parking lot maintenance, including snow removal, maintenance of common areas, general maintenance on leased space, custodial, utilities, taxes and insurance, proportionate signage on the existing free standing sign and suite identification.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Ingham County shall pay JWJ Company, LLC $13.85 per square foot for the first year of the lease and that per square foot rate shall increase each succeeding year by 3% (three percent) over the previous year.†

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the lease agreement shall provide Ingham County with the option of renewing the lease for additional five year periods.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Ingham County will be able to exit the lease with a six month written notice if the County is unable to continue operation of the Health Plan Management Bureau for reasons beyond its control.

 

 

ADOPTED - MARCH 22, 2005

Agenda Item No. 15

 

RESOLUTION #05-078

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Purchasing Department is authorized to expend up to $130,000, using existing County contracts and standard County policies and procedures, to purchase furniture and equipment to support the development of the space at 5656 South Cedar Street and to implement the move from the Human Services Building.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the MIS Department is authorized to expend up to $145,000, using existing County contracts and standard County policies and procedures, to purchase and install data and voice equipment and to connect the County occupied space at 5656 South Cedar Street to the Countyís Wide Area Network.†

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Commissioners authorizes an advance to the Health Fund of up to $150,000 to be repaid over a three year period beginning October 1, 2005.†

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Controller is authorized to adjust the Health Departmentís 2005 budget in order to implement this resolution, including the recognizing of an additional $25,700 in revenue from new Health Plan Management business.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board Chairperson is authorized to sign the lease agreement after review by the County Attorney.†††††††††

 

HUMAN SERVICES:Yeas: †Hertel, Weatherwax-Grant, Celentino, Dedden, Holman, Severino

††† Nays:† None††††††† Absent:† None††††††††††††† Approved 3/14/05

 

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

†††††† Nays:† None†††††† Absent:† None†††††††††††† Approved 3/16/05