Administration Building Board Room
220 N. Main Street
Ann Arbor, MI

Roll Call


Pledge of Allegiance


Citizen Participation


Commissioner Follow-Up to Citizen Participation


Liaison Reports


Special Order of Business


1. A public hearing to receive comment on the proposed ordinance to provide for the issuance of municipal civil infractions for violations of the State of Michigan Construction Code


2. A public hearing to receive comment on the adoption of the Brownfield Plan for the proposed 309 North Ashley Brownfield Redevelopment Project, Ann Arbor, MI 48104


3. A resolution setting a Public Hearing for June 5, 2019 at 6:45 PM in the Board Room at 220 North Main Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan to receive public comment on the proposed 2019 millage rate to reduce the following rates from the 2018 levels due to a Headlee reduction factor of 0.9939 including:

Operating Millage rate of 4.4239 mills, Parks & Recreation rate of 0.4728 mills, Natural Areas rate of 0.2341 mills, Enhanced Emergency Communications System rate of 0.1943 mills, Roads rate of 0.4891 mills, Veteran’s rate of 0.0977 mills, Mental Health  & Public Safety rate of 0.9857 mills, and as the rates permanently established by MCL 211.34d; in compliance with Section 24e of Act 206, P.A. 1893 (M.C.L.A. 211.24e), the Millage Reduction Fractions Act 6, P.A. 1981, as amended (M.C.L.A. 211.34d), Section 6 of Act 264 P.A. 1987, (M.C.L.A. 141.471), and Section 10(3) of Act 106 P.A. 1985 (M.C.L.A. 207.630); and directing the County Clerk/ Register to cause to be published a notice of said meeting



1. A resolution appointing Ruth Ann Jamnick to the Retirement Commission (WCERS) for the remainder of a term expiring December 31, 2019.


Consent Agenda

  1. Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting (May 1, 2019)
  2. Communications
  3. Report of Standing Committees: Ways and Means (May 1, 2019) and Working Session (May 2, 2019)
  4. Report of Special Committees: Parks and Recreation Commission, Environmental Council, and Road Commission
  5. Other Reports: 
    A. Report on Contracts in the amount of $25,000 and under from April 1, 2019 to April 30, 2019

    B. MSU Extension Washtenaw County Annual Report

    C. Reports prepared by the Finance Department - to be presented at Ways & Means meeting
    1. Schedule of Fund Balances/Net Positions as of Year End 2018
    2. Schedule of Long Term Liabilities - Last Five Years

    D. Presentation on the Washtenaw County Audit results from Mark Kettner, CPA, Principal, from Rehmann Robson - to be presented at the Ways & Means meeting
    1. Independent Auditors’ Communication with Those Charged with  Governance
    2. Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the Year          
    Ended  December 31, 2018
    3. Washtenaw County Building Authority Financial Statements for the  
    Year ended December 31, 2018
    4. Washtenaw County Department of Public Works Projects Financial 
    Statements for the Year ended December 31, 2018
    5. Washtenaw County Water Resources Commissioner Financial Statements for the Year ended December 31, 2018
    6. Washtenaw County Employees Retirement System (WERS) 
    Financial Statements for the Year ended December 31, 2018                 
    7. Washtenaw County Voluntary Employees Beneficiary Association 
    (VEBA) Financial Statements for the Year ended December 31,  
    8. Washtenaw County Defined Contribution Plan (WCDC) Financial 
    Statements for the Year Ended December 31, 2018          
    9. Washtenaw County Retirement Health Savings Plan (RHS)         Financial Statements for the Year Ended December 31, 2018
    10. Washtenaw County Community Mental Health (CMH) 
    Financial Statements for the Year ended September 30, 2018

    11. Washtenaw County, Michigan Single Audit for the Year ended  
    December 31, 2018

  6. Report of the Treasurer
  7. Approval of Claims
A. A resolution authorizing payment of claims with the last previously adopted claims and continuing through the date of April 26, 2019




1. WAYS & MEANS – May 1, 2019

1. A resolution to adopt an ordinance to create a municipal civil infractions bureau for the Washtenaw County Building Inspection Department

2. A resolution approving the creation of a Plumbing/ Mechanical Inspector position in the Washtenaw County Building Inspection Department

3. A resolution authorizing the creation of the Washtenaw County Indigent Defense Fund and the approval of eight positions in the public defender office


2. WAYS & MEANS – May 15, 2019

1. A resolution authorizing the Sexual Assault Kit Initiative reimbursement funding to the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney.

2. A resolution to authorize the re-classification of position in the office of the Washtenaw County Treasurer, the Creation of a Position, the adoption of new job descriptions, and the transfer of receivable duties.

3. A resolution authorizing the creation of the Washtenaw County Youth Commission, allocating an amount of not to exceed $20,000 for the purposes of supporting the work and facilitation of the Youth Commission, amending the rules and regulations of the board of commissioners to add the Washtenaw County Youth Commission to the committees, commissions or boards eligible for compensatory service, and authorizing the County Administrator to sign contracts necessary to perform these tasks.



1. A resolution supporting Foster Care Awareness in Washtenaw County

2. A resolution celebrating the season and state championship of the Ypsilanti Lincoln High School boys varsity basketball team.

3. A resolution proclaiming the week of May 12 as Police and Corrections Officers Week, and May 15 as Peace Officer’s Memorial Day in Washtenaw County.

4. A resolution honoring the Washtenaw County Road Commission as it Celebrates 100 years of Service

5. A resolution honoring Pete Murdock for his Service to the Citizens of Ypsilanti and Washtenaw County

6. A proclamation recognizing Peter J. Murdock for his decades of dedication to Ypsilanti

7. A resolution supporting the e-Mobility Analytics Pilot Grant Request via Planet-M to the Michigan Economic Development Corporation 

8. A resolution reaffirming the 2019 Calendar of Deliverables

9. A resolution directing the County Administrator or organize a meeting to explore the involvement of the Environmental Protection Agency at the Gelman Site, and its listing as a “superfund” site.

10. Amending Board Calendar

Report From the County Administrator


Report of the Chair of the Board of Commissioners


Items for Current/Future Discussion



Next Board Meeting
[June 5, 2019]
Board Room, Administration Building
6:45 p.m.

Ways & Means Committee
[June 5, 2019]
Board Room, Administration Building
6:30 p.m.