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File #: 2018-883    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/20/2018 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 8/22/2018 Final action: 8/22/2018
Title: RESOLUTION APPROVAL OF WATER RESIDENTIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM CHANGES AND REALLOCATION OF UNCOMMITTED ASSISTANCE AND CONSERVATION FUNDS
Sponsors: Nicolette Bateson
Indexes: Finance
Attachments: 1. Pages 7-10 from 2018-883 GLWA Board 8.22.18 WRAP Changes
Related files: 2018-890, 2018-889, 2018-891
Title
RESOLUTION APPROVAL OF WATER RESIDENTIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM CHANGES AND REALLOCATION OF UNCOMMITTED ASSISTANCE AND CONSERVATION FUNDS

Body
Agenda of: August 22, 2018
Item No.: 2018-883
Amount: N/A

TO: The Honorable
Board of Directors
Great Lakes Water Authority

FROM: Sue F. McCormick
Chief Executive Officer
Great Lakes Water Authority

DATE: August 22, 2018

RE: RESOLUTION APPROVAL OF WATER RESIDENTIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM CHANGES AND REALLOCATION OF UNCOMMITTED ASSISTANCE AND CONSERVATION FUNDS

MOTION

Upon recommendation of Sue McCormick, Chief Executive Officer, The Board of Directors (Board) of the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA), 1) approve the removal of the 120% usage requirement for the lead fixture replacement for in-home faucets that pre-date the lead-free plumbing code change; 2) approve the transfer of uncommitted FY 2017 Counties' assistance funds of $1,063,519 to the City of Detroit ($679,984: $549,784 for assistance and $130,200 for conservation) and City of Flint ($383,535: $307,535 for assistance and $76,000 for conservation); 3) approve the transfer of uncommitted FY 2017 Counties' conservation dollars of $149,097 to the City of Detroit ($106,997) and City of Flint ($42,100) be designated for the replacement of in-home faucets that pre-date the lead-free plumbing code change; and 4) no action is to be taken regarding the needs based WRAP allocation as introduced by Wayne Metro and outlined in bullet 3 entitled 'Need-Based Allocation of FY 2019 WRAP Funds; 5) directs that a discussion regarding Board Members' ideas for potential improvements and/or enhancements to the WRAP program be held at a meeting of the Board taking place on or before November 2018; and authorizes the CEO to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.
BACKGROUND
The Water Residential Assistance Program ("WRAP") provides sustainable funding for qualifying low-income residents served by the ...

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