AGENDA: February 21, 2017
CITY OF KENTWOOD
COMMISSION MEETING


1. Call meeting to order at 7:00 P.M.

2. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag (DeMaagd).

3. Invocation by Rev. James Kralt, East Paris Christian Reformed Church.

4. Roll Call: Artz, Brown, Coughlin, DeMaagd, Haas and Mayor Kepley.

5. Approve agenda.

6. Acknowledge visitors and those wishing to speak to non-agenda items.

7. Consent agenda. (roll call vote)
    a. Receive and file minutes of the Committee of the Whole meeting held on
        February 7, 2017.
    b. Receive and file November 2016 General Revenue and Expenditure report.
    c. City Payables.

8. Approve minutes of the regular City Commission Meeting held on February 7, 2017
    as distributed. (voice vote)

9. Presentations and Proclamations.

10. Communications and Petitions.
      a. Wing Avenue Natural Beauty Road Designation & Reconstruction Scope.
          i. Res. -17 to Approve the Designation of Wing Avenue in the City of Kentwood
             as a Natural Beauty Road. (roll call vote).
          ii. Decision on Wing Avenue reconstruction. (voice vote)

11. Public Hearings.
      a. Approve 2017-18 Community Development Block Grant funding.
          i. Res. -17 Authorizing the Acceptance of Community Development Block
             Grant Funds from Kent County. (roll call vote)
          ii. Res. -17 Authorizing the Use of Community Development Block Grant
              Funds. (roll call vote)

12. Report of Standing Committees.

13. Other Committees.

14. Bids.
      a. Authorize a contract with Michigan Paving & Materials, Inc. for the resurfacing
          of portions of 32nd Street and Shaffer Avenue. (voice vote)
      b. Authorize a contract with Melrose Pyrotechnics, Inc. for Fourth of July and
          50th Anniversary Celebration fireworks displays. (voice vote)
      c. Authorize a contract with possible extensions with Corporate Technologies for 
         data backup services. (voice vote)
      d. Authorize the purchase of network switches with support and maintenance
          from Logicalis. (voice vote)

15. Resolutions.
      a. Res. -17 Authorizing Consumers Energy to install, operate and maintain five
          post-top streetlights on Roseworth Ct. SE. (roll call vote)

16. Ordinances.

17. Appointments and Resignations.
      a. Confirm appointment of Mary VanNoord to the Zoning Board of Appeals with a
          term ending January 2018. (voice vote)
      b. Confirm appointment of Jake Walczak to the Parks and Recreation
          Commission with a term ending January 2018. (voice vote)
      c. Accept resignation of Steven Redmond as Commissioner-at-Large, forward
          resignation to City Clerk for filing, and authorize the Mayor’s office to solicit
          applications for that office. (voice vote)

18. Bills.

19. Comments of Commissioners and Mayor.

20. Adjournment.

                                                                                                      Becky L. Schultz
                                                                                                      Deputy City Clerk