AGENDA: March 1, 2016

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


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


3. Invocation by Rev. Kyle Ray, Kentwood Community Church.


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

     Excuse Commissioner Coughlin with prior notification.


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 16, 2016.

    b. Approve an Agreement for the Designation of Primary Emergency Ground Ambulance Service

        Areas among EMS Providers.

    c. Ord. -16 to add Chapter 18, Article 4, Section 18-90 Ambulance Service Agreement to the

        Code of Ordinances, City of Kentwood, MI.

    d. Approve a contract for as-needed IT services through June 30, 2016 with Corporate

        Technologies, Inc.

    e. Approve a contract for the provision of Form-based Zoning Code Consultant services with

        Nederveld, Inc.

    f. Receive and file General Fund Financial Projection (5x5) report.

    g. Receive and file General Revenue and Expenditure report for month ended November 30,


    h. City Payables.


8. Approve minutes of the regular City Commission Meeting held on February 16, 2016 as

    distributed (voice vote).


9. Presentations and Proclamations.


10. Communications and Petitions.


11. Public Hearing – ETO Magnetic Tax Abatement Application.

      a. Res. -16 to Approve the Establishment of an Industrial Development District in the City of

          Kentwood for ETO Magnetic Corp.

      b. Res. -16 to Approve an Application for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate in the

          City of Kentwood for ETO Magnetic Corp. located at 5925 Patterson Ave. SE.

      c. Res. -16 to Accept the Transfer of Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate Nos. 2006-573

          and 2001-046 in the City of Kentwood Issued to Lankfer Diversified Industries, Inc. (LDI,

          Inc.) to ETO Magnetic Corp.


12. Report of Standing Committees.


13. Other Committees.


14. Bids.

      a. Approve purchase of fertilizer for City properties for calendar 2016 from John Deere


      b. Approve a contract for median mowing and trimming with Brilar, LLC.

      c. Approve a contract for the rehabilitation of Walnut Hills Dr. with Michigan Paving and

          Materials, Inc.

      d. Approve a three year contract for 4th of July fireworks displays with Melrose Pyrotechnics,


      e. Approve a tripartite contract between Kent County, Redline Excavating, and the City of

          Kentwood for south parking lot expansion at Kelloggwoods Park.

      f. Approve a tripartite contract between Kent County, In’t Hout Concrete Construction, Inc.

         and the City of Kentwood for replacement of the Old Farm Park basketball court.

      g. Approve a tripartite contract between Kent County, Play Environments, and the City of

          Kentwood for the purchase of bleachers and benches for Kelloggwoods Park.

15. Resolutions.


16. Ordinances.


17. Appointments and Resignations.


18. Bills.


19. Comments of Commissioners and Mayor.


20. Adjournment.

                                                                                                 Becky L. Schultz

                                                                                                 Deputy City Clerk