ACTION SUMMARY
Expanded Budget and Quality Planning Committee
October 6, 1999
5:00-9:00 p.m.
Board Chambers


Present: 11 Representatives. (Representatives Davis, Kiefer, Lane, and Penniman arrived later in the meeting)

Mr. Joseph called the meeting to order at 5 p.m.

Approval of October 1, 1999 Action Summary

It was MOVED by Mr. Evans, seconded by Mr. Totman, and unanimously adopted by voice vote by members present, to approve the action summary dated October 1, 1999 as corrected. SUMMARY APPROVED.

It was MOVED by Ms. Mink, seconded by Mrs. Schuler, and unanimously adopted by a vote by show of hands, to approve the incorporation of the State Aid from the action taken to move the positions out - stationed at Public Health ($4,592) and Probation ($3,618) into the proposed budget.

Tompkins Community Action (a.k.a. EOC)

Ms. Walker explained the amount being requested is replacement costs for maintenance contracts, utilities, and taxes and repairs. It is expected that these expenses will not continue after the first year.

Ms. Kiefer arrived at 5:10 p.m. 12 members present.

Ms. Davis arrived at 5:15 p.m. 13 members present.

It was MOVED by Ms. Mink, seconded by Ms. Blanchard, to approve $22,000 for Tompkins Community Action for one-time. A vote by show of hands resulted as follows: Ayes - 10, Noes - 3 (Davis, Totman, and Winch); Excused - 2 (Lane and Penniman). MOTION CARRIED.

Mental Health Department

Mr. Lane arrived at 5:25 p.m. 14 members present.

The Planner position has been on the books but not filled for a number of years. In answer to whether a halftime Planner would be desirable, Mr. DeLuca said by 2001 we may need create a Deputy Commissioner with a planning function, which would cost more but is a firmer structure. Mr. DeLuca and Mr. Erb will be reviewing this next year.

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE

It was MOVED by Mr. Evans, seconded by Ms. Mink, to approve the Public Safety Committee's recommendation OF $1,090.82.

Fire, Disaster, and EMS

It was MOVED by Mr. Koplinka-Loehr, seconded by Mr. Stein, to amend line 89 and approve $10,000 as a two-year increase rather than a target increase because once the new system is in place, costs could be less. A vote by show of hands resulted as follows: Ayes - 3 (Kiefer, Koplinka-Loehr, and Stein); Noes - 11, Excused - 1 (Penniman). MOTION FAILED.

It was MOVED by Mr. Proto, seconded by Mr. Lane, to place line 89 - $35,000 in the Contingent Fund, earmarked for this until the plan is complete. A vote by show of hands resulted as follows: Ayes - 6 (Blanchard, Evans, Kiefer, Proto, Totman, and Winch); Noes - 8 (Davis, Joseph, Kiefer, Koplinka-Loehr, Lane, Mink, Schuler, and Stein); Excused - 1 (Penniman). MOTION FAILED.

Probation

It was MOVED by Mr. Joseph, seconded by Mrs. Schuler, to add the JISP program in the amount of $52,829 as one-time. A vote by show of hands resulted as follows: Ayes - 6 (Blanchard, Evans, Joseph, Kiefer, Schuler, and Stein); Noes - 8 (Davis, Koplinka-Loehr, Lane, Mink, Proto, Todd, Totman, and Winch); Excused - 1 (Penniman). MOTION FAILED.

It was MOVED by Mrs. Schuler, seconded by Ms. Davis, Schuler, to approve the JISP program in the amount of $52,829 as a target increase. A vote by show of hands resulted as follows: Ayes - 5 (Davis, Joseph, Kiefer, Schuler, and Stein); Noes - 9 (Blanchard, Evans, Koplinka-Loehr, Lane, Mink, Proto, Todd, Totman, and Winch). Excused - 1 (Penniman). MOTION FAILED.

It was MOVED by Ms. Davis, seconded by Mr. Stein, to approve $52,000 for the Juvenile Intensive Supervision Program as one-time. A vote by show of hands resulted as follows: Ayes - 5 (Blanchard, Davis, Joseph, Kiefer, and Stein); Noes - 9 (Evans, Koplinka-Loehr, Lane, Mink, Proto, Schuler, Todd, Totman, and Winch). Excused - 1 (Penniman). MOTION FAILED.

Mr. Penniman arrived at 6:30 p.m. 15 members present.

Sheriff's Department

It was MOVED by Mr. Joseph, seconded by Ms. Kiefer, to delete two proposed deputy positions. A vote by show of hands resulted as follows: Ayes - 2 (Joseph and Kiefer) Noes - 13. MOTION FAILED.

Recess

Mr. Joseph declared recess from 7:05 to 7:16 p.m.

Mr. Stein was excused at 7:15 p.m. 14 Representatives present.

Sheriff's Department (cont'd)

It was MOVED by Ms. Kiefer, seconded by Mr. Evans, to approve $4,500 as one time (funding for three new positions for initial fittings of uniforms). A vote by show of hands resulted as follows: Ayes - 14, Noes - 0, Excused - 1 (Stein). MOTION CARRIED.

District Attorney

It was MOVED by Mr. Winch, seconded by Mrs. Schuler, to reduce line 87 (Maintenance of Effort) from $17,355 to $4,955 because of State Aid for the District Attorney's salary increased. A vote by show of hands resulted as follows: Ayes - 14; Noes; Excused - 1 (Stein). MOTION CARRIED.
 
 

CDRC

It was MOVED by Mr. Proto to approve the Agency's original budget request in the amount of $8,015. MOTION DIED FOR LACK OF A SECOND.

Criminal Justice

It was MOVED by Ms. Mink, seconded by Mrs. Schuler, and unanimously adopted by vote of a show of hands to approve $141,130 for two years for CISNET, since you won't know until it is up and running whether one or two positions are necessary. MOTION CARRIED.

A vote by show of hands on the Committee's recommendation resulted as follows: Ayes - 14; Noes - 0; Excused - 1 (Stein). MOTION CARRIED.

Change in Meeting Time

It was MOVED by Mr. Koplinka-Loehr, seconded by Ms. Davis, to change the October 8, 1999 meeting time from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. A vote by show of hands resulted as follows: Ayes - 12, Noes - 2 (Lane and Proto); Excused - 1 (Stein). MOTION CARRIED.

Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 8:30 p.m.

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