ADOPTED - DECEMBER 14, 2010
Agenda Item No. 21
Introduced by the Human Services Committee of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH THE CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE FOR THE 5TH YEAR OF THE POWER OF WE CONSORTIUM’S VISTA PROJECT
WHEREAS, the Ingham County Health Department on behalf of the Power of We Consortium has been the recurring recipient of grant funds in support of the AmeriCorps*VISTA Project since 2006; and
WHEREAS, annual renewal of such funding has been accepted by resolution (#06-333, #07-307, #08-321, #10-055); and
WHEREAS, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has provided Ingham County with up to eighteen (18) AmeriCorps*VISTA members to perform volunteer services to strengthen and supplement efforts to eliminate poverty and poverty-related human, social and environmental problems; and
WHEREAS, VISTA members provide expanded capacity to community-based organizations that are engaged in work that helps meet Ingham County’s long-term goals of fostering economic well-being, assisting in meeting basic needs and fostering appropriate youth development; and
WHEREAS, the continuation of the Power of We Consortium VISTA Project requires the renewal of a Memorandum of Agreement.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Commissioners authorizes a Memorandum of Agreement between the Corporation for National and Community Service and the Ingham County Health Department for the purpose of conducting the Power of We Consortium AmeriCorps*VISTA Project, from January 2, 2011 through January 14, 2012, unless terminated sooner by either party.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Chairperson of the Board of Commissioners is authorized to sign the necessary contract documents on behalf of the County after approval as to form by the County Attorney.
HUMAN SERVICES: Yeas: McGrain, Tennis, Koenig, Vickers
Nays: None Absent: Davis, Nolan Approved 12/6/10