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Marion County Community Corrections

Advisory Board Meeting

June 17, 2010

Board Members Present: Robert Hill, Christina Trexler, Benjamin Hunter, Natalie Wolfe, Dale Buwalda, Bill Carr, Meshell Chapman, Judge Collins, Christine Kerl, Judge Salinas, Jason Reyome, Deputy Chief Eva Talley-Sanders (Proxy for Sheriff Anderson), and David Wyser (Proxy for Prosecutor Brizzi).

With a quorum present, Robert Hill called the meeting to order at 12:00 pm.

Approval of Board Minutes from February 18, 2010

Robert Hill asked for a motion to approve the Board minutes. The motion was made and seconded and the Advisory Board minutes from February 18, 2010 were approved.

Thank-You to Indianapolis Public Schools

Tom Marendt publically thanked IPS for their over 20 years of providing MCCC clients with a GED instructor free of charge. The MCCC Advisory Board expressed their thanks for IPS’s dedication to the re-entry effort.

New Business- Contracts

    1. PACE/OAR- Renewal
    2. The contract between MCCC and PACE/OAR in the amount of $60,660.00, paid

      an hourly rate of $30.00 per hour for 37.5 hours per week for 52 weeks, plus $45.00 per hour for the additional 4 hours each month, was presented for renewal for a term of 07/1/10 TO 06/30/11.

      Christina Trexler, Deputy Director of PACE/OAR, excused herself from discussion regarding the contract and did not offer a vote. Discussion was held between board members and a motion was made and seconded to approve the contract. The board unanimously voted to approve the contract, with Christina Trexler abstaining.

    3. Mental Health America of Greater Indianapolis- Renewal
    4. The contract between MCCC and MHAGI in the amount of $20,800.00 was presented for renewal for a term of 07/1/10 TO 06/30/11. Discussion was held between board members and a motion was made and seconded to approve the contract. The board unanimously voted to approve the contract.

    5. Craine House- Renewal
    6. The contract between MCCC and Craine House in the amount of $87,906.60, charged in a per diem amount of $40.14 per calendar day per resident, was presented for renewal for a term of 07/1/10 TO 06/30/11. Discussion was held between board members and a motion was made and seconded to approve the contract. The board unanimously voted to approve the contract.

    7. VOA-Theodora House- Renewal
    8. The contract between MCCC and VOA in the amount not to exceed $325,945.00, was presented for renewal for a term of 07/1/10 TO 06/30/11. Discussion was held between board members and a motion was made and seconded to approve the contract. The board unanimously voted to approve the contract.

    9. Mike Brown- Renewal
    10. The contract between MCCC and Mike Brown in the amount not to exceed $60,900.00, was presented for renewal for a term of 07/1/10 TO 06/30/11. Discussion was held between board members and a motion was made and seconded to approve the contract. The board unanimously voted to approve the contract.

    11. Riverside Residential- Extension
    12. The contract between MCCC and Riverside Residential in the amount not to exceed $364,596.00, was presented for a six month extension to the original contract. MCCC is currently re-evaluating the amount of beds needed and will present the contract for renewal once that decision has been made. Discussion was held between board members and a motion was made and seconded to approve the contract. The board unanimously voted to approve the contract.

    13. Sentinel Offender Services- Extension
    14. MCCC is re-evaluating their needs for electronic monitoring services via the RFP process. In the interim, MCCC presented an extension of the contract with Sentinel Offender Services for a period of an additional 6 months. Discussion was held between board members and a motion was made and seconded to approve the contract. The board voted to approve the contract, with David Wyser voting in the negative.

       

    15. Paperless Business Solutions- New
    16. MCCC presented a new contract with Paperless Business Solutions for the amount of $45,500.00. The contract is to provide MCCC with a PBS staff member to provide expertise and technical service for efforts related to current and future work being performed on the design and development of enhancements to the existing Informer case management software system. Discussion was held between board members and a motion was made and seconded to approve the contract. The board unanimously voted to approve the contract.

    17. Senate Enrolled Act 340- New
    18. MCCC presented information regarding the new legislation taking effect July 1, 2010. SEA340 mandates a change in credit time for those offenders sentenced to electronic monitoring as "direct placement". MCCC requested the board approve changes to provide a consistent standard of sanctions and rewards that would mirror Indiana DOC standards.

      After discussion, the board voted to postpone the decision until a future meeting on August 19th, 2010. The board decided to form a committee to gather further information on SEA340 and the impact of the changes MCCC requested. The following board members volunteered to sit on that committee: Robert Hill, Judge Salinas, Judge Collins, David Wyser, Christina Trexler, and Jason Reyome.

    19. DLZ- New
      MCCC presented a contract in the amount of $22,000.00. The contract is for DLZ to develop drawings, specifications, and cost estimates for remodel project of Duvall Residential Center, to develop a bid package, conduct one pre-bid meeting with respective Contractors, and assist in evaluating the bids received. Discussion was held between board members and a motion was made and seconded to approve the contract. The board unanimously voted to approve the contract.
    20. Annex Agreement- New
      Attorney Logan Harrison presented an agreement between MCCC and the owners of the building at 147 E. Maryland St. ("The Annex"). The agreement is as follows: MCCC will pay $163,230.61 in amortized expenses, MCCC will be responsible for removing the internal gutter system and repair any damage caused by that system, and the lease will terminate on October 31,2010. Discussion was held between board members and a motion was made and seconded to approve the agreement. The board unanimously voted to approve the agreement.


Other Business

    1. Barrister Building relocation- Tom Marendt informed the board that MCCC is looking to relocate those staff currently housed at 155 E. Market St. MCCC is working with City Real Estate to find a location where staff from both the Barrister and the Annex Buildings can fit.
    2. Town Hall Meeting- MCCC is hosting with Indiana DOC in a Town Hall Meeting. All Criminal Justice Agencies in Marion County are being represented to discuss various issues with members of the public.
    3. Special Presentation- MCCC is hosting a Special Presentation by ATF Agent Jay Dobyns on Friday, June 18th.

 

 

With no further business before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 1:00 pm.