City Commission Meeting Summary of Minutes – October 8, 2018

Summary of Minutes of the regular meeting of the City Commission held Monday,
October 8, 2018, at 7:00 p.m., in the City Commission Room.

Mayor Lents read and presented a proclamation to Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Council
Members, recognizing “Indigenous People Day – October 8, 2018”.

Mayor Lents read and presented a proclamation to Jerry Fountain with the Bowlers Hall of Fame, recognizing “Bowlers Hall of Fame Day – October 14, 2018”.

Received petitions and communications.

Approved the following items on the Consent Calendar:

1) Minutes of the regular meeting of the City Commission held September 24, 2018.

2) Set a special meeting for Monday, October 29, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the CMU Bovee University Center for the purpose of meeting with Central Michigan University Student Government Association.

3) Warrants and Payrolls

Held a public hearing and passed, ordained and ordered published Ordinance 1041, an
Ordinance to amend Chapter 30, Sections 30.04, 30.05, 30.06, 30.07, 30.08, 30.09, 30.10,
30.11, 30.13, 30.15 and 31.01 and add Section 30.16 of the Mt. Pleasant Code of Ordinances having been introduced and read, now be passed, ordained and ordered published.

Held a public hearing and postponed action on changes to Section 98.37 of the Mt. Pleasant City Code regarding snow and ice removal until a work session discussion can be held.

Approved and conducted a closed session pursuant to subsection 8(h) of the Open
Meetings Act for material exempt from discussion or disclosure by state or federal statue.

Conducted a work session discussion on 2019 Operating Budget.

Adjourned at 10:10 p.m.

City Commission Meeting Summary of Minutes – September 24, 2018

Summary of Minutes of the regular meeting of the City Commission held Monday, September 24, 2018, at 7:00 p.m., in the City Commission Room.

Mayor Lents read and presented a proclamation in support of United Way Week – September 23-29, 2018.

Fire Lieutenant Randy Keeler gave a presentation on the City’s Fire Department.

Received petitions and communications.

Approved the following items on the Consent Calendar:

1) Minutes of the regular meeting of the City Commission held September 10, 2018.

2) Minutes of the closed session of the City Commission held September 10, 2018.

3) Bid of McKenna and Associates of Northville, MI for Master Plan Consultant project and authorized the Mayor to sign the appropriate contract documents.

4) Received a proposed Ordinance to amend Chapters 30 and 31.01 of the Mt. Pleasant Code of Ordinances and set a public hearing for Monday, October 8, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. to hear public comment on same.

5) Received a proposed Ordinance to amend Section 98.37 of the Mt. Pleasant Code of Ordinances regarding snow and ice removal and set a public hearing for Monday, October 8, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. to hear public comment on same.

6) Purchase-buyback of 11 trucks from Krapohl Ford and appropriate budget amendment.

7) Resolution for fireworks display permits.

8) Warrants and Payrolls

Held a public hearing and adopted resolution approving Application of American Mitsuba Corporation for Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate for a New Facility.

Awarded the contract for 2018-2021 Airport Snow Removal to Pat McGuirk Excavating, Inc. of Mt. Pleasant, MI.

Received Commissioners’ top rankings for Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe two percent allocations.

Approved resolution setting the initial receipt deadline date for medical marihuana facility license applications as presented.

Held work session on 2019 Operating Budget.

Postponed work session discussion on feedback received on potential Property Maintenance Standards to a future date not yet determined.

Adjourned at 9:13 p.m.

City Commission Meeting Summary of Minutes – August 27, 2018

Summary of Minutes of the regular meeting of the City Commission held Monday, August
27, 2018, at 6:30 p.m., in the City Commission Room.

Presented the 2017 Historic Preservation Improvement Award to George Ronan, 201 S.
University for the renovation of the granite stairs on the front of the building which is
phase three in a series of preservation projects on the building.

Introduced newly hired Public Relations Director Darcy Orlik.

Presentation on the City’s Airport.

A moment of silence was observed for Senator John McCain.

Received petitions and communications.

Approved the following items on the Consent Calendar:

1) Minutes of the regular meeting of the City Commission held August 13, 2018.

2) Bid of Rowe Professional Services of Mt. Pleasant, MI for engineering design and construction services for the 2019 bridge repairs for Lincoln Bridge and Broadway Street Bridge.

3) Received proposed Ordinance to Repeal Chapter 53, Section 53.01: Storm Sewer District No. 1, of the Mt. Pleasant Code of Ordinances, in its entirety and set a public hearing for Monday, September 10, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. to hear public comment on same.

4) Authorized the Mayor to sign the MEDC grant agreement for the $15,000 grant toward the branding project.

5) Warrants and Payrolls

Postponed action on the revised Sewer Lead Policy and requested a legal opinion clarifying the City responsibility and property owner responsibility in the various situations that may require changing the lead sewer line from a back yard hookup to a front yard hookup.

Confirmed the sale of the approximately four acre parcel in Industrial Park South from the EDC to Rice & Diggs LLC for $75,000.

Authorized the allocation of $3,000 toward hosting the Back to the Bricks Promo Tour in
June, 2019.

Approved and conducted closed session pursuant to subsection 8(h) of the Open Meetings Act for material exempt from discussion or disclosure by state or federal statute.

Conducted a work session on proposed amendment to Chapter 30: Commission, of the
Code of Ordinances of the City of Mt. Pleasant.

Adjourned at 8:35 p.m.