Summary of Minutes of the Virtual Mt. Pleasant City Commission Meeting – July 12, 2021

Summary of Minutes of the electronically conducted regular meeting of the City Commission held Monday, July 12, 2021, at 7:00 p.m.

Introduced recently hired City employee Micah Kemler, Water Resource Recovery Facility Operator.

Received petitions and communications.

Approved the following items on the Consent Calendar:

1) Minutes of the regular meeting of the City Commission held June 28, 2021.

2) Bid of Denali Construction of Mt. Pleasant, MI for the replacement of three bridge decks at Broadway and Leaton Streets.

3) Received proposed ordinance to amend Section 154.410.B.4 of the Mt. Pleasant Zoning Ordinances to update special use permit conditions and requirements for two-family dwellings and set a public hearing for August 9, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. on the same.

4) Received proposed ordinance to amend Section 154.410.B.4 of the Mt. Pleasant Zoning Ordinances to update special use permit conditions and requirements for accessory dwelling units and set a public hearing for August 9, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. on the same.

5) Appointed employer delegate and alternate for the 2021 MERS Annual Meeting.

6) Set a special meeting for Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. for City Manager interviews.

7) Authorized the Mayor to sign the Reciprocal Parking Space Lease Agreement for Parking Lot #6 with Isabella Bank as presented.

8) Resolution authorizing the City Manager to accept the American Rescue Funds as presented.

9) Warrants and Payrolls.

Received a proposed ordinance to amend section 154.410.B and table 154.410.A of the Mt. Pleasant Zoning Ordinances to permit multiple-family dwellings as a special use in the CD-3-character district and set a public hearing for August 9, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. on the same.

Postponed action on liquor license policies and applicable fees until further information is available.

Approved the Website Policy as presented. (CC Exh. 7-2021)

Approved the updated Self-Insurance Fund Operating Policy as presented. (CC Exh. 8-2021)

Approved Resolution Attachment B to put the four-year term language on the November 2021 ballot. (CC Exh. 9-2021)

Received reports regarding changes to overnight parking and downtown sidewalk snow removal.

Passed, ordained and ordered published Ordinance 1069, an Ordinance to amend Chapter GENERAL PROVISIONS, §10.05 DEFINITIONS and Chapter 91: ANIMALS of the Mt. Pleasant City Code of Ordinances.

Adjourned the meeting at 8:47 p.m.

Summary of Minutes of the Mt. Pleasant City Commission Meeting – February 22, 2021

Summary of Minutes of the electronically conducted regular meeting of the City Commission held Monday, February 22, 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 February 8, 2021.

2) Bid of Central Asphalt of Mt. Pleasant, MI for the 2021 DPS Parking Lot Mill and Resurface project.

3) Authorized the confirmation of the MERS Agreement Addendum for deferred compensation plans by Finance Director Mary Ann Kornexl as presented.

4) Appointment of Cory Friedrich as the representative of the Planning Commission to the Zoning Board of Appeals for a one-year term as recommended by the Planning Commission.

5) Received proposed ordinance to amend Chapter 52: WATER, §52.12 Cross Connections and §52.29 Right of Entry of City Employees of the Mt. Pleasant City Code of Ordinances and set a public hearing for Monday, March 8, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. on same.

6) Received proposed ordinance to amend Chapter 154: ZONING ORDINANCES, §154.203F Residential/Dwelling Use Restriction, §154.410.B Special Uses and Table 154.410.A Building and Lot Principal Use of the Mt. Pleasant Code of Ordinances to permit residential/dwelling uses under certain circumstances as recommended by the Planning Commission; and set a public hearing for Monday, March 22, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. on same.

7) Warrants and Payrolls.

Authorized the Mayor to sign the appropriate documents for a drain easement across Mission Creek Park as presented.

Confirmed the appointment of Heather Bouck as City Clerk and Chris Saladine and Mary Ann Kornexl as Deputy City Clerks.

Conducted a work session discussion on goals/objectives.

Conducted a work session discussion on work session schedule.      

Adjourned the meeting at 9:32 p.m.

Summary of Minutes of the Mt. Pleasant City Commission Meeting – January 25, 2021

Summary of Minutes of the electronically conducted regular meeting of the City Commission held Monday, January 25, 2021, at 7:00 p.m.

Video presentation to introduce newly hired employee to the commission and public.

Proclamation recognizing February as “Peacemaking Recognition Month”.

Added a new item to the agenda.

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 11, 2021.

2) Minutes of the closed session of the City Commission held January 11, 2021.

3) Authorized the purchase of a Ford Explorer Utility Vehicle from Krapohl Ford for the Fire Department.

4) Awarded contract for work on Section 1 of EIFS at the DPS building to Cusack Masonry Restoration, LLC of Hubbardston, MI.

5) Approved a budget amendment for the renovation of Conference Room E.

6) Authorized the confirmation of the MERS agreement addendum for retirement plans as presented.

7) Set a special meeting for Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. for a joint meeting between the City Commission and the Planning Commission.

8) Warrants dated January 12, 19, and 20, 2021.

Confirmed the sale of up to 3 acres in Industrial Park North to Mitchell Wagoner as recommended by the EDC.

Made appointments of City Commissioners to City standing and special committees.

Made appointments of City Commissioners to applicable City Boards and Commissions.

Approved the appointment of City Manager Nancy Ridley and MMDC CEO Jim McBryde to serve as the representatives on the Airport Joint Operations Board and approved the appointment of DPW Director Jason Moore to serve as the alternate for the City Manager.

Discussion on recent social media post from Vice Mayor Perschbacher.

Adjourned the meeting at 8:53 p.m.