Grand Traverse County Commission on Aging - 5/17/2016

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Commission on Aging Regular Meeting
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 9:00 AM
Agenda

BOARD MEETING AGENDA

Mission Statement: The mission of the Grand Traverse County Commission on Aging is to offer home and community based services to maintain and improve the quality of life for resident senior citizens.

TUESDAY, May 17, 9:00 A.M.

Grand Traverse County Governmental Center

Commission on Aging office

520 West Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49684

Internet Home Page Address: www.gtcoa.org

E-mail address: gtcoa@grandtraverse.org

Chair: Rodetta Harrand

1. CALL TO ORDER - 9:00 a.m., Rodetta Harrand, Chair
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL
4. MISSION STATEMENT
5. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
6. INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS/LIMITED PUBLIC COMMENT

(Three minutes or less)

7. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
a. Employee Anniversaries-Laura Green, Deputy Director

Brenda V., Home Health Care/Respite, 10 years

b. NMC BBQ-Marsha J., Office Specialist
c. Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Michigan 2015 Annual Report-Bob Schlueter, Executive Director (10-13)
d. Catholic Human Services/Senior Companion Program, Outside Agency Funding Update-Theresa Kerry, Program Director
e. Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency/Meals on Wheels, Outside Agency Funding Update-Lisa Robitshek, Senior Nutrition Director
f. Commission on Aging Public Service Announcement
8. DEPUTY DIRECTOR'S REPORT
9. COUNTY COMMISSIONER LIAISON REPORT
10. CONSENT CALENDAR

The purpose of the Consent Calendar is to expedite business by grouping non-controversial items together to be dealt with by one motion without discussion. Any member of the board, staff, or the public may ask that any item on the Consent Calendar be removed for full discussion. Such requests will be automatically respected.

If any item is not removed from the Consent Calendar, the action noted is approved by a single motion adopting the Consent Calendar.

All information identified on the Consent Calendar can be viewed in its entirety, on the Commission on Aging™s website at www.gtcoa.org.

ACTION

a. Approval of the March 21, 2016 Board meeting minutes (4-7) and April 19, 2016 Board meeting cancellation minutes (8).
b. Approval to use grant funds from Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation as follows: $1,500 for Universal Aides for vacuums and $5,324 for Claras Cupboard. (15, 26-27)
c. Acceptance of the March 2016 Program Report. (16, 28-42)
d. Acceptance of staff's recommendation on Lawn Maintenance vendors of Leslies Outdoor Maintenance and Cuttin It Close Outdoor for the 2016 season. (17)
11. REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

For information only.

a. Committee of the WholeMinutes dated May 3, 2015 (14-49)
12. REPORTS OF AD HOC/SPECIAL COMMITTEES:

None

13. AREA AGENCY REPORT
14. COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY COMMITTEE REPORT
15. OLD BUSINESS
16. NEW BUSINESS
17. GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT (3 minutes per person)
18. ADJOURNMENT

ATTENTION GTCOA BOARD MEMBERS: If you are unable to attend this, or any other GTCOA meeting, please notify the Commission on Aging office, 922-4688, as soon as possible.

Minutes available by contacting the Grand Traverse County Commission on Aging office by phone at (231) 922-4688 or by mail at the following address: 520 West Front Street Suite B, Traverse City, MI, 49684. If you need auxiliary aid under ADA, contact the Administrator at (231) 922-4780 or TDD # (231) 922-4412.