Summary of Minutes of the Mt. Pleasant City Commission Meeting – October 26, 2020

Summary of Minutes of the electronically conducted regular meeting of the City Commission held Monday, October 26, 2020, at 7:00 p.m.

Fire Chief Beltinck gave a presentation on the Fire Department.

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 October 12, 2020.

2) Minutes of the electronically conducted Closed session held October 12, 2020.

3) Authorized extension of the agreement with Coyne Oil for the purchase of fuel until December 31, 2025 as presented.

4) Authorized the Mayor and City Clerk to sign an agreement with Alltel Corporation for co-location on the cell tower at 805 S. Bradley.

5) Resolution authorizing the Mayor and Clerk to sign the amended Street Lighting Contract with Consumers Energy for the removal of a street light near 700 Edgewood Drive.

6) Set a public hearing for November 23, 2020 on the expected Planning Commission recommendation to amend Section 154.405.A to update standards in the CD-3L, CD-3 and CD-4 zoning districts regarding residential housing standards.

 7) Warrants and Payrolls.

Approved the resolution adopting the Articles of Incorporation for the Mid-Michigan Aquatic Recreational Authority as presented.

Approved extending the authority of utility billing staff to set up payment plans until March 31, 2021 and support the reinstatement of water shut-offs beginning December, 2020.

Approved the electronic participation procedures for virtual meetings as presented. (CC Exh 13-2020)

Held a work session discussion on the 2050 Master Plan.

Adjourned the meeting at 9:40 p.m.

Summary of Minutes of the Mt. Pleasant City Commission Meeting – August 24, 2020

Summary of Minutes of the electronically conducted regular meeting of the City Commission held Monday, August 24, 2020, at 7:00 p.m.

Representative of Michigan Department of Transportation Aeronautics gave a presentation on Mt. Pleasant Airport.

Downtown Development Director Sponseller gave a departmental presentation.

Received petitions and communications.

Approved the following items on the Consent Calendar:

1) Minutes of the regular meeting of the City Commission held August 10, 2020.

2) Referred proposed ordinance to amend Table 154.405.A of the Mt. Pleasant Zoning Ordinance to update standards in the CD-3L, CD-3 and CD-4 zoning districts regarding residential housing standards to the Planning Commission for review and recommendation.

3) Authorized a one-year contract extension with Republic Services until December 31, 2024 for solid waste pick up.

4) Resolution setting fee for trash carts.

5) Warrants and Payrolls.

Approved the resolution temporarily permitting outdoor business activities as presented. (CC Exh. 10-2020)

Approved the appointment of Chris Saladine as acting City Clerk and Mary Ann Kornexl as Deputy City Clerk for the City of Mt. Pleasant.

Approved the appointment of Vice Mayor Amy Perschbacher as the voting delegate, representing the City of Mt. Pleasant at the Michigan Municipal League annual member’s meeting and appoint Mayor Will Joseph as the alternate.

Approved and conducted a closed session pursuant to subsection 8(c) of the Open Meetings Act for strategy and negotiation of a collective bargaining agreement.

Conducted a work session discussion on Airport Partners Agreement.

Adjourned the meeting at 9:14 p.m.