Topics to Watch at the Virtual Mt. Pleasant City Commission Meeting – December 13, 2021

Here are the topics to watch at the next virtual Mt. Pleasant City Commission meeting scheduled for Monday, December 13, 2021 at 7 p.m.

  • Consider resolution to purchase, acquire and construct capital improvements, and to publish notice of intent to issue municipal securities.
  • Consider purchase-buyback program with Krapohl Ford for the renewal purchase of 18 vehicles and appropriate budget amendment.
  • Consider waiver of fees for Nottawa Township and deadline extension.
  • Consider recommendation from the Appointments Committee for City Commission vacancy.

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How to follow public meetings during social distancing:

In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, as allowed under the Open Meetings Act and consistent with the Isabella County Declaration of a State of Emergency (Resolution No. 20-12-03 effective 12-15-20), the City Commission Meeting will be held virtually. The public may view the meeting live on the City’s YouTube Channel, on Spectrum Charter channel 188 or via Zoom.

Zoom Meeting instructions via computer, phone, or dial-in number are as follows:

Meeting ID: 874 4078 3934         

Passcode: 186203

Phone dial-in: (312) 626-6799

Audio and video will be muted for members of the public and then unmuted by the host during public comment periods.

  • For participants accessing via computer or smartphone please use the “Raise Your Hand” icon to indicate you would like to speak. First, click on the “Participants” icon at the bottom of your screen. Next, click on the “Raise Your Hand” icon near the bottom right corner of the screen.
  • To raise your hand for telephone dial-in participants, press *9.
  • Members of the public may be muted or removed if using abusive language or if they become disruptive to the meeting. Any citizen desiring to make a public comment on an agenda item may email their comments.

• Attendance to the meeting and participation during public comment periods will be conducted as follows:

• Members of the public must provide their name and address with their comments.

• Comments/Questions may be sent ahead of the meeting in writing or emailed to

• Individual commissioners can be contacted at the following email addresses:

Mary Alsager     

Olivia Cyman     

Lori Gillis            

Amy Perschbacher

George Ronan   

Pete Tolas          

• Comments/Questions can be emailed to during the meeting and during normal public comment sections of the agenda.

• Comments sent via email will be read aloud to the Commission during the public comment periods.

Persons with disabilities needing assistance to participate may call the Human Resources office at (989) 779-5314. Persons requiring speech or hearing assistance may contact the City through the Michigan Relay Center at 711. A 48-hour advance notice is necessary for accommodation.

Summary of Minutes of the Mt. Pleasant City Commission Meeting – February 8, 2021

Summary of Minutes of the electronically conducted regular meeting of the City Commission held Monday, February 8, 2021, at 7:00 p.m.

Received petitions and communications.

Approved the following items on the Consent Calendar:

1) Minutes of the electronically conducted regular meeting of the City Commission held January 25, 2021.

2) Warrants and Payrolls.

3) Approved the bid of Central Asphalt of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan for 2021 Street Overlay Project.

4) Approved a budget amendment from the Capital Improvement Fund to the General Fund Parks Department for the Island Park tennis/pickleball courts conversion, outdoor fitness equipment and Millpond Park parking lot repair.

5) Approved budget amendment from the Economic Initiatives Fund to the TIFA-CBD to be used for marketing and promotion planned as outlined by the TIFA Board.

6) Failed resolution to censure Vice Mayor Perschbacher.

7) Approved the resolution adopting approval of poverty exemption extensions as presented.

8) Set a special meeting for Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. for parliamentary procedure training.

Work session discussion on possible Charter amendments proposed in 2020.

Adjourned the meeting at 9:40 p.m.