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Georgetown Charter Township
1515 Baldwin St., Jenison, MI  49428
Township Board Meeting Agenda
May 18, 2020, 7:00 p.m.


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THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF GEORGETOWN TOWNSHIP OTTAWA COUNTY, MICHIGAN



NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
OF GEORGETOWN TOWNSHIP VIA ELECTRONIC MEANS IN ACCORDANCE WITH EXECUTIVE ORDERS 2020-77 AND 2020-75



         PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby provided that, in order to comply with recommended guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Section 2 of Executive Order 2020-77, issued by Governor Whitmer on May 7, 2020, prohibiting the public gathering of people not part of a single household, and pursuant to Section 1(a) of Executive Order 2020-75 issued by Governor Whitmer on May 6, 2020, amending the Open Meetings Act to temporarily suspend any physical-place or physical-presence requirements, and in an effort to reduce the likelihood of spreading the Coronavirus (Covid-19), the Board of Trustees of Georgetown Township will conduct the May 18, 2020 Township Board meeting via electronic means using ZOOM on-line video conferencing at 7 pm. 


         The public may participate in the May 18, 2020, Township Board meeting electronically via the following website address: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82334977589


         Detailed instructions for joining the video conference of the meeting and providing public comment via video conference are included below.


         PUBLIC NOTICE IS FURTHER PROVIDED THAT, in order to comply with Executive Order 2020-77, MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO ATTEND THE TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETING AT THE GEORGETOWN TOWNSHIP OFFICE IN-PERSON.


         In all other respects, the May 18, 2020 Township Board meeting will be held in accordance with Michigan’s Open Meetings Act and the Georgetown Township Board of Trustee’s bylaws, as those bylaws may be modified from time to time.


         Email addresses for Township Board members may be found online on the Township’s website at: https://georgetown-mi.gov/179/Township-Board


         This notice was posted at the Township Office on May 15, 2020 at approximately 12:00 p.m. and on the Township’s website, www.georgetown-mi.gov, on May 15, 2020 at approximately 12:00 p.m.


         To join the Township Board meeting follow these instructions:

When: May 18, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Topic: Georgetown Township Board Meeting


Please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82334977589


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         Members of the public will be given the option to provide comment during the Public Comment portion of the agenda. Those interested in providing comment will simply need to utilize the raise hand option at the appropriate time. To utilize the Raise Hand feature, follow these steps:




Those that have joined electronically:
Click on Participants on the Control Panel at the bottom of the screen. The Raise Hand feature will be available in the lower right corner of the Participants box.



Those that have joined by phone:
Push *9



2.

Call to Order

3.

Prayer for Guidance

3.I.

Jim Wierenga

4.

Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag

5.

Roll Call

6.

Approval of Agenda

7.

Communications, Letters and Reports Received for Information

7.I.

March 2020 Sheriff’s Report

7.II.

Balance Sheet and GL Report

8.

Public Hearing

8.I.

Public Hearing and Resolution Approving the Project Plan, Amendment to Project Plan and the Issuance of Bonds by the Economic Development Corporation for Sunset Manor, Inc.



Motion:     to open (and close) the public hearing.

Motion:     to     the resolution.
8.I.i.

Roll call

YEAS:
NAYS:
ABSTAINED:
9.

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

10.

Consent Agenda

10.I.

Approval of the minutes of the previous meeting

10.I.i.

April 27, 2020 Township Board meeting minutes

Documents:
  1. TBM200427.pdf
10.II.

Approval of the bills

11.

Second Public Comment (maximum of three minutes per person)

12.

Discussion and General Information

13.

Meeting Adjourned