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Georgetown Charter Township
1515 Baldwin St., Jenison, MI  49428
Township Board Meeting Agenda
March 13, 2017, 7:30 p.m.


1.

Call to Order

2.

Prayer for Guidance

2.I.

Carol Scholma

3.

Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag

4.

Roll Call

5.

Approval of Agenda

6.

Communications, Letters and Reports Received for Information

6.I.

2016 LLC Reciprocal Borrowing Report

6.II.

Ottawa County Road Commission letter dated 2-23-17

6.III.

Utilities Committee meeting minutes of 2/27/2017

Documents:
  1. ws170227minutes.pdf
6.IV.

Planning Commission meeting minutes of March 1, 2017

Documents:
  1. PCM170301.pdf
6.V.

Finance Committee meeting minutes of March 8, 2017

Documents:
  1. fc170308minutes.pdf
6.VI.

Sheriff's Department January 2017 and February 2017 Reports

6.VII.

Services Committee minutes of March 9, 2017

Documents:
  1. sc170309minutes.pdf
7.

Public Comments for items on the agenda ONLY (maximum of three minutes per person)

8.

Consent Agenda

8.I.

Approval of the minutes of the previous meeting

8.I.i.

Township Board minutes of February 27, 2017

Documents:
  1. TBM170227.pdf
8.II.

Approval of the bills

8.II.i.

Bills and Utility Bills

8.III.

Approval of the proposed change to Group C Board Rep relating to the Township affiliation with the Lakeland Library Co-op, as recommended by the Services Committee.


8.IV.

Approval to Set the fee of $600.00 for a site condo application for the new Site Condo Ordinance, as recommended by the Finance Committee.

8.V.

Approval to authorize the Superintendent to demolish the existing buildings and restore the site at 50 Baldwin, as recommended by the Finance Committee.

8.VI.

Approval to appoint Jackie Bogema as an alternate to the Board of Review with the term to expire 12/31/2018.

8.VII.

Approval of the Final Plat of Lowing Woods No. 9. This final plat was approved on August 22, 2016 but is on the agenda for final plat approval again due to a problem Nederveld had with the signatures for approval for the State. Note the letter states there have been no changes.

8.VIII.

Approval to authorize the use of debit and credit cards for entrance fees at 8th Ave. Park and to make the park cash free, as recommended by the Services Committee.

8.IX.

Approval of the proposal from Libertas for the use of soccer fields, as recommended by the Services Committee.


9.

(Ordinance 2017-02) (REZ1702) Site Condominium Ordinance and Revisions to Chapter 3 and 24



Motion: To approve the resolution for the Site Condominium Ordinance and revisions to Chapter 3 and 24, as recommended by the Planning Commission.
10.

B.C. Pizza Liquor License Application for Ice Arena



Motion: To deny the request from B.C. Pizza for a liquor license at the ice arena, as recommended by the Utilities Committee.
11.

Mowing and Fertilizing Bids



Motion: To approve the low bidders, as recommended by the Parks Department and as recommended by the Finance Committee:

Fertilizer Bid Package - Contractor River's Edge Landscape for $ 25,088.00

Fertilizing Cemetery & DPW - Contractor True-Green for $7,150.00

Mowing Bid Package #2 - Contractor Wolf Creek Landscape Services for $ 54,378.00

Mowing Bid Package #1 - Contractor Cutting Edge Landscape Mgmt for $ 6,000.00.

12.

Parking Lot Installation at Veteran’s Plaza



Motion: To authorize the Superintendent to have installed a five space parking lot to serve the Veteran’s Plaza, as recommended by the Finance Committee.
13.

Place 200 Chicago Dr. Property For Sale



Motion: to authorize the Superintendent to do the following: 1) to place parcels one and two of the property at 200 Chicago Dr. for sale at $1,500,000; 2) to authorize payment of 50% of the cost of the paving of the private drive across the property, with the adjacent property owners to pay the remaining 50% of the cost; 3) to authorize the Superintendent to remove the remaining parking lot and to perform the restoration including top soil, hydro seeding, and minimal irrigation, as recommended by the Finance Committee. 

14.

Part Time Staff Addition to Senior Center



Motion: To approve authorizing one additional part time staff person for the Senior Center and to amend the salaries and wages budget by $12,500.00 from $75,000.00 to $87,500.00, as recommended by the Services Committee.

15.

Second Public Comment (maximum of three minutes per person)

15.I.

Comments

Documents:
  1. Board Comments.pdf
16.

Discussion and General Information

17.

Meeting Adjourned