Summary of Minutes of the City Commission Meeting – January 13, 2020

Summary of Minutes of the regular meeting of the City Commission held Monday, January 13, 2020, at 7:00 p.m., in the City Commission Room.

Commissioner Joseph was elected Mayor for 2020.

Commissioner Perschbacher was elected Vice Mayor for 2020.

Adopted resolution setting time and day of regular meetings.

Mayor Joseph read and presented a proclamation in support of Peacemaking Recognition Day, January 20, 2020, to Laura Gourlay of the Mt. Pleasant Public Schools Peacemaking Committee.

City Clerk Howard gave an update on the 2020 Census.

Received petitions and communications.

Approved the following items on the Consent Calendar:

1) Minutes of the regular meeting of the City Commission held December 9, 2019.

2) Bid of Fisher Transportation of Mt. Pleasant, MI for street sweepings disposal for 2020 and 2021.

3) Bid of Green Scene Landscaping of Mt. Pleasant, MI for 2020 and 2021 grounds mowing.

4) Bid of Ted’s Electric Service, Inc. of Midland, MI for the removal and replacement of two generators for the Wastewater Treatment Plant and the Pickard Street Lift Station and authorized the budget amendment.,

5) Resolution establishing authorized City signatories for MERS documents.

6) Resolutions #1 and #2 To Commence Proceedings for Special Assessment, Tentatively Determine the Necessity, And Set a Public Hearing for January 27, 2020, Regarding the Necessity of Special Assessment District #1-20.

7) Appointments of City Officials to applicable City boards and commissions for 2020.

Authorized the Mayor and Clerk to sign the contract amendment with McKenna Associates and authorized a budget allocation from the Unassigned Fund for the same.

Adjourned the meeting at 7:44 p.m.

Topics to Watch at the City Commission Meeting – January 13, 2020

Here are the topics to watch at the next Mt. Pleasant City Commission meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. on Monday, January 13, 2020.

-Administer oath of office to Commissioners Alsager and Ronan.

-Election of Mayor and Vice Mayor.

-Census 2020 Update – Presentation

-Consider resolutions #1 and #2 to commence the proceedings for special assessment, tentatively determine the necessity, and set a public hearing for January 27, 2020, regarding the necessity of Special Assessment District #1- 20 (Pedestrian Lighting)

– Consider amendment to McKenna contract for Master Plan

To view the entire meeting packet visit: http://www.mt-pleasant.org/docs/board/city.commission/agendas/2020/1.13.20.pdf

Topics to watch at the City Commission meeting – October 28, 2019

Here are the topics to watch at the next Mt. Pleasant City Commission meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. on Monday, October 28, 2019 at City Hall, 320 W. Broadway Street.
  • Consider contract for environmental consulting services
  • Consider resolution in support of the 2020 Census.
  • Consider amendment to prior approval for the purchase of self-unloading trailers and appropriate budget amendment for the same.
  • Receive an ordinance amendment to Chapter 133: Fireworks to comply with state law and set a public hearing for November 11

To view the entire meeting packet visit: http://bit.ly/MtPMeetingAgenda

Topics to watch at the City Commission Meeting – September 23, 2019

Here are the topics to watch at the next Mt. Pleasant City Commission meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. on Monday, September 23, 2019 at City Hall, 320 W. Broadway Street.

-Presentation on 2020 Census by Chloe Updegraff, Coordinator Great Lakes Bay Regional Hub.

-Receive applications for Neighborhood Enterprise Zone and Commercial Facility Exemption certificates and set a public hearing for October 14, 2019 on the same.

-Receive various recommendations from the Planning Commission and set public hearing for them on October 14, 2019.

-Consider setting priorities for the 2019 Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe 2% funding requests from City departments.

-Consider budget amendment for contract with Center for Research and Rural Studies (CARRS) for information regarding election process for Mayors.

-Presentation by Finance Director Mary Ann Kornexl on the 2020 Operating Budget.

To view the entire meeting packet visit: http://www.mt-pleasant.org/docs/board/city.commission/agendas/2019/9.23.19.pdf