ADOPTED - MARCH 10, 2009
Agenda Item No. 24
Introduced by the Judiciary and Finance Committees of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH HIGHFIELDS, INC. FOR THE
WHEREAS, the Pride Program, an evening reporting program for court adjudicated youth is located at the Ingham County Family Center; and
WHEREAS, the Pride Program involves treatment intervention as recommended in the Chinn study in 2005 such as: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, tutoring, mentoring, community service and structured recreational activity; and
WHEREAS, Highfields, Inc. provides the transportation and professional support for the court ordered youth assigned to the program; and
WHEREAS, Highfields, Inc. submitted a proposed budget for $185,084 which was approved in the 2009 Ingham County Budget.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners hereby authorizes an agreement with Highfields, Inc. for the transportation and professional support to the Pride Program in the amount of $185,084, from October 13, 2008 through September 30, 2009.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes the Board Chairperson and the County Clerk to sign any necessary documents that are consistent with this resolution and approved as to form by the County Attorney.
JUDICIARY: Yeas: Bahar-Cook, McGrain, Thomas, Koenig, Nolan, Schafer
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 2/26/09
FINANCE: Yeas: Grebner, Nolan, Bahar-Cook, Davis, Dougan
Nays: None Absent: Tennis Approved 3/4/09