Marihuana Facility and Establishment Limits Lifted – Effective June 8, 2022

The Mt. Pleasant City Commission recently adopted amendments to Chapter 112 (Medical Marihuana Facilities) and Chapter 115 (Recreational Marihuana Establishments) of the Mt. Pleasant City Code. These amendments eliminate caps on the number of medical marihuana facilities and recreational establishments eligible for licensing by the City. These amendments are effective June 8, 2022.

The City will begin accepting new applications for Provisioning Centers, Retailers, Growers, and Microbusinesses on June 8, 2022. Applicants must be prequalified by the State of Michigan. All marihuana businesses are subject to operational and location criteria contained in the City of Mt. Pleasant Zoning Ordinance, including buffers from K-12 schools and the Central Michigan University campus.  

Processor, Secure Transporter, and Safety Compliance license types were not previously subject to a numeric cap and the City continues to accept applications for those facilities and establishments. The City does not allow Designated Consumption Establishments or Class A Microbusinesses.

Updated information regarding marihuana licensing can be found at  www.mt-pleasant.org/marihuana. Below are FAQ’s for medical and recreational marihuana.

www.mt-pleasant.org/marihuana.

Summary of Minutes from the Mt. Pleasant City Commission Meeting – May 9, 2022

Summary of Minutes of the regular meeting of the City Commission held Monday, May 9, 2022, at 7:00 p.m., in the City Commission Room, 320 W. Broadway St., Mt. Pleasant, Michigan with virtual options.

Approved the agenda as presented.

Received petitions and communications.

Approved the following items on the Consent Calendar:

9) Minutes of the special meeting of the CC held April 18, 2022.

10) Minutes of the regular meeting of the CC held April 25, 2022.

11) Bid of Peerless Midwest of Ionia, MI for the Well #6 Rehabilitation Project.

12) Bid of National Restoration, Inc. of Milford, MI for Building Crack Seal and Masonry Repair Project at DPS.

13) Resolution extending conditional approval of a Medical Marihuana Class C Grow Operation for Absolute Royale, Inc.

14) Resolution extending conditional approval of an Adult-Use Marihuana Class C Grow Operation for Absolute Royale, Inc.

15) Set a special meeting for follow-up discussion on 2023 goals and objectives for June 15, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. at DPS.

16) Warrants and Payrolls.

Held a public hearing on the CDBG Water Related Infrastructure Program and adopted the resolution authorizing the grant application and funds for this project.

Held a public hearing and adopted the resolution authorizing the grant application and commit the local matching funds for the MEDC Revitalization and Placemaking Grant proposal.

Held a public hearing and passed, ordained and ordered published Ordinance 1078, an Ordinance to amend Title XI: BUSINESS REGULATIONS, Chapter 110. GENERAL LICENSING to allow for and regulate the operation of pedicabs within the City.

Held a public hearing and passed, ordained and ordered published Ordinance 1079, an Ordinance to amend Title XI: BUSINESS REGULATIONS, Chapter 112. Medical Marihuana Facilities of the Mt. Pleasant Code of Ordinances.

Held a public hearing and passed, ordained and ordered published Ordinance 1080, an Ordinance to amend Title XI: BUSINESS REGULATIONS, Chapter 115. Recreational Marihuana Facilities of the Mt. Pleasant Code of Ordinances with the inclusion of §115.08 POLICY REVIEW IN 2023.

Approved a modified plan for Broadway Central for the 2022 season and budget amendment for same.

Approved a budget amendment for MERS contribution and Fire Truck Replacement.

Approved the resolution to authorize the issuance of $8.5m of General Obligation Bonds for WRRF upgrades.

Awarded contract for WRRF Phase I Upgrades to RCL Construction Co. of Sanford, MI.

Adjourned the meeting at 9:07 p.m.

Topics to Watch at the Hybrid Mt. Pleasant City Commission Meeting – May 9, 2022

Here are the topics to watch at the next in-person, as well as virtual Mt. Pleasant City Commission meeting scheduled for Monday, May 9, 2022 at 7 p.m.

  • Administer oath of office to Commissioner Brian Assmann.
  • Public hearing on the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Revitalization and Placemaking Grant proposal and consider resolution on the same. (Town Center Civic Space)
  • Public hearing on an ordinance to amend Chapter 110 of the Mt. Pleasant Code of Ordinances to allow the operation of pedicabs and consider approval of the same.
  • Public Hearing on an ordinance to amend Chapter 112 of the Mt. Pleasant Code of Ordinances and consider approval of the same.
  • Public Hearing on an ordinance to amend Chapter 115 of the Mt. Pleasant Code of Ordinances and consider approval of the same.
  • Consider approval of Broadway Central for the 2022 season and consider budget amendment for the same.

To view the entire meeting packet visit: 

How to follow public meetings:

In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, the 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 https://www.youtube.com/user/MtPleasantMi/, 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 comments@mt-pleasant.org.

To participate via Zoom:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87227037368?pwd=OWhWRjdvTWJzMDR0d3AveDZLT0FkQT09

Meeting ID: 872 2703 7368

Passcode: 796101

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 comment@mt-pleasant.org. 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               malsager@mt-pleasant.org

Brian Assmann            bassmann@mt-pleasant.org

Elizabeth Busch           ebusch@mt-pleasant.org

Olivia Cyman               ocyman@mt-pleasant.org

Maureen Eke               meke@mt-pleasant.org

Amy Perschbacher      aperschbacher@mt-pleasant.org

George Ronan             gronan@mt-pleasant.org

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 – 4/25/2022

Summary of Minutes of the regular meeting of the City Commission held Monday, April 25, 2022, at 7:00 p.m.

Approved the agenda with the cancellation of Item #23, “Public hearing on the CDBG Water Related Infrastructure Program; Postponement of Item #24 “Consideration of Broadway Central” to May 9, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.; addition of Item #21a to the Consent Calendar “Set a public hearing for Monday, May 9, 2022 for the CDBG Water Related Infrastructure Grant”.

Received petitions and communications.

Approved the following items on the Consent Calendar:

9) Minutes of the regular meeting of the City Commission held April 11, 2022.

10) Minutes of the closed session of the City Commission held April 11, 2022.

11) MDOT performance resolution for governmental agencies for the purpose of representing the City in transactions. (CC Exh 2-2022).

12) Bid of Fisher Transportation of Mt. Pleasant, MI for the 2022-2023 Street Sweepings Disposal Project.

13) Bid of McGuirk Sand & Gravel of Mt. Pleasant, MI with budget amendment for the Crapo Street Reconstruction Project.

14) Resolution Establishing Fee for Minor Site Plan Review.

15) Received proposed ordinance to amend Chapter 110. GENERAL LICENSING to add a new Section 110.30 PEDICABS to allow for and regulate the operation of pedicabs within the City and set a public hearing on same for May 9, 2022.

16) Set a public hearing for May 9, 2022 to obtain public input on the MEDC Revitalization and Placemaking Grant proposal.

17) Received proposed amendment to Chapter 112. Medical Marihuana Facilities of the Mt. Pleasant Code of Ordinances and set a public hearing for May 9, 2022 on same.

18) Received proposed amendment to Chapter 115 Recreational Marihuana Establishments of the Mt. Pleasant Code of Ordinances and set a public hearing for May 9, 2022 on same.

19) Received proposed ordinance to amend Chapter 154.410.B.4. of the Mt. Pleasant Zoning Ordinances and set a public hearing for May 23, 2022 on the same.

20) Budget amendment in Major Street fund and Water fund for the 2022 Brown Street Reconstruction project.

21) Warrants and Payrolls

21a) Set a Public hearing for Monday, May 9, 2022 on the CDBG Water Related Infrastructure Grant.

Held a public hearing and approved the resolution approving a redevelopment liquor license to Jib-Bob, LLC at 214 N. Franklin St.

Work session presentation and discussion on 2023-2028 Capital Improvement Plan.

Work session discussion on Housing Study next steps.

Adjourned the meeting at 9:09 p.m.

Topics to Watch at the Hybrid Mt. Pleasant City Commission Meeting – April 25, 2022

Here are the topics to watch at the next in-person, as well as virtual Mt. Pleasant City Commission meeting scheduled for Monday, April 25, 2022 at 7 p.m.

  • Receive an ordinance to amend Chapter 110 of the Mt. Pleasant Code of Ordinances to allow the operation of pedicabs and set a public hearing for May 9, 2022 on the same.
  • Consider setting a public hearing for May 9, 2022 to obtain public input on the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Revitalization and Placemaking Grant proposal. (Town Center Civic Space)
  • Receive an ordinance to amend section 154.410.B.4. of the Mt. Pleasant Zoning Ordinances to reference numeric limits for adult-use marihuana establishments and medical marihuana facilities and set a public hearing for May 23, 2022 on the same.
  • Public hearing on a redevelopment liquor license for Jib-Bob, LLC and consider approval of resolution on the same.
  • Public hearing on the Community Development Block Grant Water Related Infrastructure Program application and consider approval of resolution on the same.
  • Consider approval of Broadway Central for the 2022 season and consider budget amendment for the same.

To view the entire meeting packet visit: 

How to follow public meetings:

In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, the 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 https://www.youtube.com/user/MtPleasantMi/, 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 comments@mt-pleasant.org.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82548845265?pwd=akJ2cEREQXZ3cUF6dC9abUpzcS82QT09

Meeting ID: 825 4884 5265

Passcode: 996048

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 comment@mt-pleasant.org. 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               malsager@mt-pleasant.org

Brian Assmann            bassmann@mt-pleasant.org

Elizabeth Busch          ebusch@mt-pleasant.org

Olivia Cyman              ocyman@mt-pleasant.org

Maureen Eke              meke@mt-pleasant.org

Amy Perschbacher      aperschbacher@mt-pleasant.org

George Ronan            gronan@mt-pleasant.org

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 – April 11, 2022

Summary of Minutes of the regular meeting of the City Commission held Monday, April 11, 2022, at 7:00 p.m.

Added Item #23, Broadway Central, to the agenda.

Received petitions and communications.

Approved the following items on the Consent Calendar:

5) Minutes of the meeting of the CC held March 28th.

6) Set a public hearing for April 25 at 7:00 p.m. on a redevelopment liquor license for Jib-Bob, LLC.

7) Set a public hearing for April 25 at 7:00 p.m. to obtain public input on the CDBG Water Related Infrastructure Program.

8) Received proposed 2023-2028 CIP and set a public hearing for May 23 at 7:00 p.m. on same.

9) Amendment to the Consumers Energy Demand Response Agreement for continuation in the program, and authorized the Mayor to sign the Agreement.

10) Set a public hearing for May 23 at 7:00 p.m. for presentation of the Phase II Project Plan for upgrades at the WRRF.

11) Warrants and Payrolls.

Held a public hearing and postponed action on proposed amendment to Chapter 112. Medical Marihuana Facilities of the Code of Ordinances to update standards for medical marihuana facilities.

Held a public hearing and postponed action on proposed amendment to, Chapter 115. Recreational Marihuana Establishments of the Code of Ordinances to update standards for adult-use marihuana establishments.

Postponed the public hearing on the MEDC Revitalization and Placemaking Grant proposal.

Held a public hearing and approved the MEDC Public Gathering Spaces Grant application and resolution.

Held a public hearing and passed, ordained and ordered published Ordinance 1076, an Ordinance to amend Article VII of the Mt. Pleasant Zoning Ordinances to update the definition of liquor store.

Held a public hearing and passed, ordained and ordered published Ordinance 1077, an Ordinance to amend Sections 154.103, 154.613 and 154.615 of the Mt. Pleasant Zoning Ordinances regarding the types of improvements and applications requiring site plan review and approval.

Designated the five precincts and their locations as presented to be implemented beginning with the August primary election.

Appointed Dr. Amanda Garrison to the Historic District Commission as recommended by the Appointments Committee.

Placed the issue of Broadway Central on the April 25th meeting agenda and instructed staff to create an action plan providing a list of events and a proposed budget amendment.

Approved and conducted a closed session pursuant to MCL 15.268(1)(E) to consult with the city attorney regarding trial or settlement strategy in connection with Taco Boy of Mount Pleasant, Inc., v City of Mt. Pleasant, Circuit Court Case No. 22-27612-AA.

Approved proposed settlement in the case of Taco Boy of Mount Pleasant, Inc., v City of Mt. Pleasant and instructed the City Attorney to enter into the proposed agreement.

Adjourned the meeting at 9:38 p.m.

Topics to Watch at the HYBRID Mt. Pleasant City Commission Meeting – April 11, 2022

Here are the topics to watch at the next in-person, as well as virtual Mt. Pleasant City Commission meeting scheduled for Monday, April 11, 2022 at 7 p.m.

  • Public Hearing on an ordinance to amend Chapter 112 of the Mt. Pleasant Code of Ordinances to update standards for medical marihuana facilities and consider approval of the same.
  • Public Hearing on an ordinance to amend Chapter 115 of the Mt. Pleasant Code of Ordinances to update standards for adult-use marihuana establishments and consider approval of the same.
  • Public hearing on the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Public Gathering Spaces Grant application and consider resolution on the same. (New Civic Space in Town Center)
  • Consider designation of five precinct facilities commencing August 2022.

To view the entire meeting packet visit: 

http://www.mt-pleasant.org/docs/board/city.commission/agendas/2022/4-11-22_packet.pdf

How to follow public meetings:

In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, the 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 https://www.youtube.com/user/MtPleasantMi/, 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 comments@mt-pleasant.org.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81145327455?pwd=dUpXS01DeEs3UFBpTGVNaTUvYzhVZz09

Meeting ID: 811 4532 7455

Passcode: 373040

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 comment@mt-pleasant.org. 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               malsager@mt-pleasant.org

Brian Assmann            bassmann@mt-pleasant.org

Elizabeth Busch          ebusch@mt-pleasant.org

Olivia Cyman              ocyman@mt-pleasant.org

Maureen Eke              meke@mt-pleasant.org

Amy Perschbacher      aperschbacher@mt-pleasant.org

George Ronan            gronan@mt-pleasant.org

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 – March 28, 2022

Summary of Minutes of the regular meeting of the City Commission held Monday, March 28, 2022, at 7:00 p.m., in the City Commission Room, 320 W. Broadway St., Mt. Pleasant, Michigan with virtual options.

Public Safety Director Paul Lauria introduced Krysta Carabelli who is joining the City as our Social Crisis Advocate in partnership with RISE, and thanked all those assisting in the creation of this position.

Received petitions and communications.

Approved the following items on the Consent Calendar:

5) Minutes of the special meeting of the City Commission held March 9, 2022.

6) Minutes of the regular meeting of the City Commission held March 14, 2022.

7) Minutes of the closed session of the City Commission held March 14, 2022.

8) Committed to purchase road salt for the 2022-2023 season through the State of Michigan MiDEAL Extended Purchasing Program.

9) MDOT Resolution authorizing the City Manager to approve a contract amendment for the approach slope clearing project at the Mt. Pleasant Airport.

10) Set a public hearing for Monday, April 11, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. to obtain public input on the MEDC Revitalization and Placemaking Grant proposal.

11) Set a public hearing for Monday, April 11, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. to obtain public input on the MEDC Public Gathering Spaces Grant application.

12) Warrants dated March 22, 2022 and Payrolls dated March 18, 2022.

Held a public hearing and approved the Resolution of Approval for the 2022 Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Grant Application.

Approved the budget amendment to cover the addition of a Water Plant Operator for the remainder of 2022.

Denied Broadway Central for the May 2 – October 11, 2022 season and a budget amendment.

Approved the requested street closure for Richli, Inc. to hold an EDM concert on Saturday, September 17, 2022 on Court Street with conditions.

Approved submission of City requests for Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe two percent allocations with a summary of the Commission’s top priorities.

Approved the revised purchasing policy to enhance and streamline the purchasing process.

Received proposed amendment to Title XI: BUSINESS REGULATIONS, Chapter 112. Medical Marihuana Facilities of the Mt. Pleasant Code of Ordinances to update standards for medical marihuana facilities and set a public hearing for Monday, April 11, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. on same.

Received proposed amendment to Title XI: BUSINESS REGULATIONS, Chapter 115.

Recreational Marihuana Establishments of the Mt. Pleasant Code of Ordinances to update standards for adult-use marihuana establishments and set a public hearing for Monday, April 11, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. on same.

Made appointments to boards and commissions as recommended by the Appointments Committee.

Reappointed Corey Friedrich as the representative of the Planning Commission to the Zoning Board of Appeals.

Conducted a work session discussion on MML Capital Conference learning.

Adjourned the meeting at 10:24 p.m.

Krysta Carabelli Fills Social Crisis Advocate Role

At the March 28, 2022 Mt. Pleasant City Commission meeting, Public Safety Director Paul Lauria introduced Social Crisis Advocate, Krysta Carabelli.

Krysta Carabelli recently joined the Mt. Pleasant Division of Public Safety as a social crisis advocate. This is a new position resulting from an expanded partnership between the City and RISE, an agency which provides support services for survivors of both domestic violence and sexual assault. 

With an overwhelming need for mental health support services, RISE and the City have entered into a one-year pilot program agreement. The purpose of this agreement is to offer networking services to individuals suffering from mental health and temporary crisis issues, as well as substance abuse and drug overdose situations.  

Director of Public Safety Lauria stated, “An innovative concept for a public safety division of our size, this new position will provide further guidance to first responders in dealing with these specific types of encountered incidents.” He added, “It will also connect individuals to additional resources in obtaining specialized help. The Division of Public Safety is excited to see where this pilot program takes us as we continue to serve with pride, integrity and compassion.”

Krysta, a two-time graduate of Central Michigan University, earned her master’s degree in Clinical Professional Counseling. Previous work experience includes service as a social worker, domestic violence counselor, and a sexual assault counselor. For the past year Krysta has worked for RISE, specializing in trauma and crisis counseling.

Krysta shared, “I went into counseling to help people, and while completing my degree I decided to concentrate on trauma and crisis counseling. Trauma work is difficult, but I am honored to be a support when needed.” She continued, “You can make a drastic difference in someone’s life by being present and genuine. This integrated approach with first responders can make a noticeable difference.”

Summary of Minutes of the Mt. Pleasant City Commission Meeting – March 14, 2022

Summary of Minutes of the regular meeting of the City Commission held Monday, March 14, 2022, at 7:00 p.m.

City Planner Kain and Mayor Perschbacher presented the 2021 Community Improvement Awards to the selected property owners.

Received petitions and communications.

Approved the following items on the Consent Calendar:

9) Minutes of the regular meeting of the City Commission held February 28, 2022.

10) Corrections to the MDOT Act 51 map and approved resolutions for same.

11) Awarded contract for 2022 Alley Reconstruction Project to Malley Construction, Inc. of Mt. Pleasant, MI and budget amendment for same.

12) Transfer of parcels from CBD/TIFA to City.

13) Set a public hearing for March 28, 2022 to obtain public input on the MDNR Trust Fund Grant application.

14) Budget amendment for preliminary design and cost estimates for Town Center civic space.

15) Amendment to the 2022 CBD/TIFA budget and 2022 general fund budget.

16) Item removed from Consent Calendar.

17) Received recommended text change to amend Article VII of the Mt. Pleasant Zoning Ordinances to update the definition of liquor store and set a public hearing for April 11, 2022 on same.

18) Received recommended text change to amend Sections 154.1203, 154.613 and 154.615 of the Mt. Pleasant Zoning Ordinances regarding the types of improvements and applications requiring site plan review and approval and set a public hearing for April 11, 2022 on same.

19) Received City requests for Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe 2% allocations.

20) Warrants and Payrolls.

Held a public hearing and read, passed, ordained and ordered published Ordinance 1075, an Ordinance to amend Section 154.414 to update band sign standards and delete reference to downtown Mt. Pleasant signage design guidelines.

Held a public hearing on Green Tree Cooperative Grocery, Inc.’s performance as required under the CDBG-RLF program. Authorized the Mayor to sign the required Action to Affirmatively Further Fair Housing form.

Awarded the contract for the 2022 Illinois Street Reconstruction Project to McGuirk Sand and Gravel of Mt. Pleasant, MI and approved budget amendments.

Approved the Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to sign the MDOT Grant Agreement for reimbursement of funds to the City for the 2022 Brown Street Reconstruction Project.

Tabled Item #16: “Recommendation from the Planning Commission to reappoint Corey Friedrich as the representative of the Planning Commission to the ZBA.” to the March 28th meeting.

Approved and conducted a closed session to consult with the city attorney regarding trial or settlement strategy the discussion of which in an open meeting would have a detrimental financial effect on the litigation or settlement position of the City and pursuant to MCL 15.268(1)(h) to discuss written confidential legal opinions with the city attorney, which are exempt from disclosure by state or federal statute.

Adjourned the meeting at 9:03 p.m.