TO:Health & Human Services Committee
Robert Headwell, Jr., Chairman, Legislator, District 4
Martin P. Kelly, Legislator, District 1
Brian D. Sweet, Legislator, District 2
Joseph M. Isabel, Legislator, District 8
Robert A. Purtell, Legislator, District 9
FROM:Cheryl A. Reese, Clerk of the Legislature
CC:Legislators, County Attorney, County Treasurer, Mental Health Director, Commissioner of Social Services, Media
DATE:5/22/2018
RE:Committee Meetings

Chairman Robert Headwell Jr. has called a meeting of the Health and Human Services Committee for 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 in the Legislative Chambers, County Office Building, 64 Broadway, Fonda, New York. Items on the agenda, at this time, are as follows:

1.  DISCUSSION

 A. Privilege of Committee Chair, Committee Members & Legislators to discuss items of interest, etc., regarding departments governed by this Committee 

2.  RESOLUTION AMENDING THE 2017 OPERATING BUDGET -MONTGOMERY COUNTY MANDATED FORENSIC BILLING (MENTAL HEALTH)

3.  RESOLUTION AMENDING THE 2018 OPERATING BUDGET (SOCIAL SERVICES)

4.  RESOLUTION AMENDING THE 2018 OPERATING BUDGET  (SOCIAL SERVICES)

5.  OTHER

 



Proposed Resolutions

Res. #Sponsor/SecondRecommendation
271

RESOLUTION AMENDING THE 2017 OPERATING BUDGET -MONTGOMERY COUNTY MANDATED FORENSIC BILLING (MENTAL HEALTH)

Wilson/PurtellMove to Full Legislature
272

RESOLUTION AMENDING THE 2018 OPERATING BUDGET (SOCIAL SERVICES)

Dimond/IsabelMove to Full Legislature
273

RESOLUTION AMENDING THE 2018 OPERATING BUDGET  (SOCIAL SERVICES)

Dimond/WilsonMove to Full Legislature



Montgomery County Seal!RESOLUTION NO. 271 of 2017

DATED: December 19, 2017

RECOMMENDATION:
     

RESOLUTION AMENDING THE 2017 OPERATING BUDGET -MONTGOMERY COUNTY MANDATED FORENSIC BILLING (MENTAL HEALTH)


Resolution by Legislator: Wilson
Seconded by: Purtell

WHEREAS, the Mental Health Department has  increased expenses for Court Ordered mental health services in the Mental Health Department account; and

WHEREAS, Montgomery County is required to pay half the cost of individiuals ordered into state operated forensic mental health centers; and

WHEREAS, the 2017 Operating budget for the Mental Health Department only appropriated $51,000 for such expenses and those funds have been expended; and

WHEREAS, the NYS Office of Mental Health has vouchered Montgomery County an additional $45,000.00.

RESOLVED, that the County Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to amend the 2017 Operating Budget as follows:

INCREASE     
A599 Appropriated Fund Balance $45,000.00
     
TRANSFER TO:    
A-17-4-4320-00-.4433  Court Related Expenses $45,000.00

RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(9). (12/19/2017)



Statement of Legislative and Financial Impact:

I. Nature of Request:

Request to amend the 2017 Operating Budget

 


II. Justification:

Montgomery County is required to pay half the cost of individiuals ordered into state operated forensic mental health centers resulting in the need for an increase the Court Related Expenses fund A-17-4-4320-00.4433 of $45,000.00

 


III. Legislative Impact:

Pursuant to Article 2 of the Charter the Montgomery County Legislature has the power to make such appropriations

 


IV. Financial Impact:

The Contingency Account/Fund Balance will be charged $45,000.00



cc: County Clerk
County Treasurer
Mental Health Director




Montgomery County Seal!RESOLUTION NO. 272 of 2017

DATED: December 19, 2017

RECOMMENDATION:
     

RESOLUTION AMENDING THE 2018 OPERATING BUDGET (SOCIAL SERVICES)


Resolution by Legislator: Dimond
Seconded by: Isabel

WHEREAS,  Resolution 254 of 2017 established the positions for three Part Time Fraud Investigators; and 

WHEREAS, the 2018 Operating Budget needs to be revised to reflect these new positions.

RESOLVED, tthat the County Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to amend the 2018 Operating budget, effective January 1, 2018, as follows:

TRANSFER FROM:     
A-18-4-6010-00-.4438  Miscellaneous Service Fee $38,896.00
     
TRANSFER TO:    
A-18-4-6010-00-.1120 (NEW)  PT Fraud Investigators $38,896.00

FURTHER RESOLVED, this resolution shall take effect January 1, 2018.                             

RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(9). (12/19/2017)



Statement of Legislative and Financial Impact:

I. Nature of Request:

The Department is requesting that the $38,896.00 of funds set aside from the Contractual line A.18-4-6010-00-4438 be used to change the status of and fund 3 Part Time Fraud Investigators which covers the cost for the 2018 budget year.


II. Justification:

A PT Fraud Investigator works in conjunction with the Fraud Unit to recover monies that were fraudulently paid out to clients.


III. Legislative Impact:

Pursuant to Article 2 of the Charter, the Montgomery County Legislature has the power to make appropriations.


IV. Financial Impact:

Funds will be transferred from miscellaneous services to cover the positions.



cc: County Clerk
County Treasurer
Commissioner of Social Services




Montgomery County Seal!RESOLUTION NO. 273 of 2017

DATED: December 19, 2017

RECOMMENDATION:
     

RESOLUTION AMENDING THE 2018 OPERATING BUDGET  (SOCIAL SERVICES)


Resolution by Legislator: Dimond
Seconded by: Wilson

RESOLVED, that the County Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to amend the 2018 Operating Budget as follows:

TRANSFER FROM:     
A-18-4-6010-00-.1110 (1196)  Sr. Medical Audit Clerk $15,724.00
     
TRANSFER TO:     
A-18-4-6010-.1110 (514) Social Welfare Examiner $2,087.00
A-18-4-6010-00-.1110 (885)  DSS Attorney $8,579.00
A-18-4-6010-00-.1120 (276)  DSS Attorney - PT $5,058.00

FURTHER RESOLVED, this resolution shall take effect January 1, 2018.

 

 

 

 

           

                                              

RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(9). (12/19/2017)



Statement of Legislative and Financial Impact:

I. Nature of Request:

AMENDING THE 2018 OPERATING BUDGET 


II. Justification:

Salary adjustments that were not reflected in the adopted budget


III. Legislative Impact:

Pursuant to Article 2 of the Montgomery County Charter the legislature has the power to make appropriations


IV. Financial Impact:

The request for transfer will be 100% funded with Federal dollars and as opposed to prior whereby the position was only funded 50% Federal dollars and 50% State dollars. Total reimbursement of line 514 will be $34,776.00 of which 100% is Federal dollars.

Line numbers A-18-4-6010-00-1110 (885) and A-18-4-6010-00-1120-(276) will be funded 55% Federal dollars ($42,350 & $34,841) , 21% State dollars ($16,170 & $13,303)  and 24% Local dollars ($18,480 & $15,203). 



cc: County Clerk
County Treasurer
Commissioner of Social Services