ACTION SUMMARY
Expanded Budget Committee
October 15, 2002
1 p.m.
Board Chambers


Present:  P. Penniman, T. Joseph, T. Todd, M. Robertson, L. McBean, D. Kiefer, M. Lane, D. Winch, M. Koplinka-Loehr, K. Herrera, D. Booth, B. Blanchard (arrived at 1:10 p.m.); F. Proto (arrived at 1:12 p.m.)

Call to Order

 Mr. Penniman called the meeting to order at 1:05 p.m. (11 members present).

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE (CONT’D)

It was MOVED by Mr. Joseph, seconded by Mr. Koplinka-Loehr, to lift from the table the recommendations of the Health and Human Services Committee.

Mental Health Department

 It was MOVED by Mr. Koplinka-Loehr, seconded by Ms. McBean, to amend Over Target Request No. 9 – Forensic Counselors, in the amount of $120,602 from target to one-time funding.

 Ms. Blanchard arrived at 1:10 p.m. (12 members present).

 Mr. Proto arrived at 1:12 p.m. (13 members present).

 A vote by show of hands resulted as follows:  Ayes – 6 (Blanchard, Joseph, Koplinka-Loehr, McBean, Penniman, and Robertson); Noes – 7 (Booth, Herrera, Kiefer, Lane, Proto, Todd, and Winch).  MOTION FAILED.

Public Health

 It was MOVED by Mr. Joseph, seconded by Ms. Robertson, to delete Over Target Request No. 21 – Salary and Fringe, Dental Hygenist, in the amount of  $16,793.  A vote by show of hands resulted as follows:  Ayes – 11, Noes – 2 (Kiefer and Proto).  MOTION CARRIED.
 
 It was MOVED by Mrs. Robertson, seconded by Ms. Kiefer, to restore Over Target Request No. 19 – Salary and Fringe, Team Leader, in the amount of $43,683.

Executive Session

 It was MOVED by Mr. Lane, seconded by Mr. Booth, to postpone the recommendations of the Health and Human Services Committee that are currently on the floor until the end of executive session.  A vote on the motion by a show of hands resulted as follows:  Ayes – 8 (Blanchard, Booth, Kiefer, Lane, Penniman, Robertson, Todd, and Winch, Noes – 5 (Herrera, Joseph, Koplinka-Loehr, McBean, and Proto).  MOTION CARRIED.

 It was MOVED by Mr. Booth and seconded by Mr. Kiefer, to enter into executive session at 1:42 p.m. to discuss public safety issue (national security and confidential information).   A vote by show of hands resulted as follows:  Ayes – 9, Noes- 4 (Joseph, Koplinka-Loehr, McBean, and Proto).  MOTION CARRIED.   The meeting returned to open session at 2:00 p.m.

 It was MOVED by Mr. Koplinka-Loehr, seconded by Mr. Proto, to amend the motion on the floor, making the restoration of Over Target Request No. 19 to one-time funded with Rollover.  A vote by show of hands on the motion resulted as follows:  Ayes – 10, Noes – 3 (Booth, Kiefer, and Todd).  MOTION CARRIED.

A vote on the original motion as amended resulted as follows:  Ayes – 13, Noes – 0.  MOTION CARRIED.

It was MOVED by Ms. Herrera, seconded by Mr. Koplinka-Loehr, to restore the following Over Target Requests:

OTR No. 26 – Salary and Fringe, Sr. Acct. Clerk Typist - $17,313
OTR No. 27 -  2001 Certified Rollover – ($17,313)

A vote by show of hands resulted as follows:  Ayes – 8 (Booth, Herrera, Kiefer, Koplinka-Loehr, McBean Penniman, Proto, and Robertson); Noes – 5 (Blanchard, Joseph, Lane, Todd, and Winch).  MOTION CARRIED.

At the request of Public Health Director Cole, Over Target Request No. 29 - Salary and Fringe - Public Health Sanitarian, in the amount of $17,855 was withdrawn.

It was MOVED by Ms. Robertson, seconded by Ms. Kiefer, to amend Over Target Request No. 28 – Salary and Fringe – Public Health Sanitarian, in the amount of $35,708 from one-time to target funding.  A vote by show of hands resulted as follows:  Ayes – 8 (Booth, Kiefer, McBean, Penniman, Proto, Robertson, Todd, and Winch); Noes- 5 (Blanchard, Herrera, Joseph, Koplinka-Loehr, Lane).  MOTION CARRIED.
 
Department of Social Services

 Mr. Koplinka-Loehr acknowledged the receipt of information from Commissioner Dolan in response to his request for scenarios  and implications for budget reductions for the Department of Social Services.

 Mr. Booth asked Ms. Dolan to provide information on the total local share of Department of Social Services contracts.  Ms. Dolan said she would provide this.
 

 Mr. Penniman declared recess from 2:59 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Youth Bureau
 
 It was MOVED by Mr. Koplinka-Loehr, seconded by Mr. Booth, to amend Over Target Request No. 49 - Maintain Primary School Family Support, in the amount of $35,425 from target funding to one-time.  A vote by show of hands resulted as follows:  Ayes - 11, Noes - 2 (Joseph and Kiefer).  MOTION CARRIED.

 It was MOVED by Ms. Blanchard, seconded by Mr. Koplinka-Loehr, to delete Over Target Request No. 50 - Restoration of Outings, in the amount of $70,000 and restoring rollover funds in the amount of $33,042 to the Department.

 It was MOVED by Mr. Lane, seconded by Mr. Todd, to amend the amendment to return $33,042 in Youth Bureau Rollover funds (Over Target Request No. 50.1) to the General Fund. A vote by show of hands resulted as follows:  Ayes - 2 (Lane and Todd), Noes - 11.  MOTION FAILED.

 It was MOVED by Ms. Ms. Robertson, seconded by Mr. Winch, to separate the amendment above. A vote by show of hands resulted as follows:  Ayes - 11, Noes - 2 (Blanchard and Booth).  MOTION CARRIED.

 A vote by show of hands on the amendment to reduce Over Target Request No. 50 - Restoration of Outings, in the amount of $70,000 to zero resulted as follows:  Ayes - 10, Noes - 3 (Kiefer, Proto, and Robertson).  MOTION CARRIED.

 A vote by show of hands on the amendment to restore rollover funds in the amount of $33,042 to the Department resulted as follows:  Ayes - 13, Noes - 0.  MOTION CARRIED.

 It was MOVED by Mr. Koplinka-Loehr, seconded by Ms. Herrera, to change funding for Over Target Request No. 52 - Maintain Support for Recreation Partnership in the amount of $9,528 to one-time.  Ayes - 9 (Blanchard, Herrera, Kiefer, Koplinka-Loehr, Lane, Penniman, Robertson, Todd, and Winch); Noes - 4 (Booth, Joseph, McBean, and Proto).  MOTION CARRIED.

 A vote on the Health and Human Services Committee's recommendation as amended by show of hands resulted as follows:  Ayes - 12, Noes - 1 (Booth).  MOTION CARRIED.

Recess

 Mr. Penniman declared recess from 4:05 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Information Technology Services Committee

Information Technology Services

 It was MOVED by Mr. Koplinka-Loher, seconded by Mr. Lane, to approve the Information Technology Services Committee recommendation, including the return of Over Target Request No. 159 - 2001 Certified Rollover, in the amount of $64,000 to the General Fund.

 A vote by show of hands resulted as follows:  Ayes - 10, Noes - 2 (Booth and Kiefer); Temporarily out of the Room - 1 (Proto).   MOTION CARRIED.

Adjournment

 The meeting adjourned at 4:36 p.m.

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