Summary of Minutes of the Mt. Pleasant City Commission Meeting – January 9, 2023

Summary of Minutes of the regular meeting of the City Commission held Monday, January 9, 2023 at 7:00 p.m., in the City Commission Room, 320 W. Broadway St., Mt. Pleasant, Michigan with virtual options.

City Clerk Bouck administered the Oath of Office to Mary Alsager and Boomer Wingard for the term January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2026.

Commissioner Perschbacher was elected Mayor for 2023.

Commissioner Alsager was elected Vice Mayor for 2023.

Approved Resolution Setting Time and Day of Regular Meetings.

Mayor Perschbacher read and presented proclamation in support of Peacemaking Recognition Day “January 16, 2023” to Laura Gourlay of Mount Pleasant Public Schools.

Accepted the agenda as presented.

Received petitions and communications.

Approved the following items on the Consent Calendar:

5) Minutes of the regular meeting of the City Commission held December 12, 2022.

6) Isabella County Hazard Management Plan as presented.

Adjourned the meeting at 7:17 p.m.

Topics to Watch at the Mt. Pleasant City Commission Meeting – January 9, 2023

Here are the topics to watch at the next in-person, as well as virtual Mt. Pleasant City Commission meeting scheduled for Monday, January 9, 2023 at 7 p.m.

  • Administer Oath of Office to Commissioners Alsager and Wingard
  • Election of Mayor and Vice Mayor.
  • Consider approval of the Isabella County Hazard Management Plan.

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How to follow public meetings:

City Commission Meeting will be held in person in the City Chambers/City Hall (320 W. Broadway Street) with virtual attendance options as well. Non-voting participants may view the meeting live on the City’s YouTube Channel, on Spectrum Charter channel 188 or via Zoom.

If a virtual option becomes unavailable due to technical difficulties, the meeting will continue as scheduled. Residents who would like to provide a comment during the appropriate time are welcome to come to the meeting at City Hall, or email their statement to

To participate via Zoom:

Meeting ID: 889 3363 0594

Passcode: 538251

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.

Virtual attendance to the meeting and participation during public comment periods will be conducted as follows:

  • Members of the public are asked to provide their name and address with any comments.
  • Comments/Questions may be sent ahead of the meeting, or during the meeting via email to Comments sent via email will be read aloud to the Commission during the public comment period.

Individual commissioners can be contacted at the following email addresses:

Mary Alsager     

Brian Assmann  

Elizabeth Busch 

Bryan Chapman 

Maureen Eke     

Amy Perschbacher

Boomer Wingard

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.