1. Call meeting to order at 7:00 P.M.
  1. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag (Haas).
  1. Invocation by Rev. J. Craig Dillman of Grand Rapids International Fellowship
  1. Roll Call:  Artz, Brown, Coughlin, DeMaagd, Haas and Mayor Kepley.
  1. Approve agenda.
  1. Acknowledge visitors and those wishing to speak to non-agenda items.
  1. Consent agenda (roll call vote).
       a.         Receive and file minutes of the Committee of the Whole Meeting held on
                   February 17, 2015.
       b.         Approve petition of City Treasurer to strike delinquent personal property
                   taxes from the tax rolls for 2008 and 2009.
        c.         Receive and file the Economic Development Corporation Strategic Plan.
        d.         Res.  -15 top amend a contract between the City of Kentwood and the
                    Michigan Department of Transportation pertaining to rehabilitation
                    work along 52nd Street from Eastern Avenue to Kalamazoo Avenue.
        e.         Authorize the Mayor to enter into a contract with Dean’s Landscaping
                    and Excavating (Dean’s) to rehabilitate 52nd Street from Eastern
                    Avenue to Kalamazoo Avenue, in an amount not to exceed $1,300,000
                    (including a 10% contingency). $700,000 has been deposited into the
                    City’s Major Street Fund exclusively for this project by the Michigan
                    Department of Transportation (MDOT) from their Road and Risks
                    Reserve Fund. The City is responsible for the remaining $600,000, with
                    $89,000 coming from the Water Fund budget and $511,000 from the
                    FY16 Major Street Fund.
        f.          Authorize the Mayor to amend a contract for design and construction
                    engineering services to Prein and Newhof for the rehabilitation of 52nd
                    Street from Eastern Avenue to Kalamazoo Avenue in an amount not to
                    exceed $29,500 (including a 10% contingency).
        g.         Receive and file minutes of the Committee of the Whole Meeting held on
                    February 23, 2015.
        h.         City Payables.
  1. Approve minutes of the regular City Commission Meeting held on February 17, 2015 as distributed.
  1. Presentations and Proclamations.
  1. Communications and Petitions.
  1. Public Hearings.
       a.         Resolution  -15 (Resolution #5) to confirm Special Assessment Roll “A”
                   for the 28th Street Sidewalk Construction from the Western City Limits
                   to Patterson Ave., SE.  (roll call vote)
       b.         Conditional approval of changes to the Wildflower Creek Planned Unit
                   Development located on the north side of 52nd Street west of East Paris
                   Avenue to permit up to 60% of the homes to have forward facing
                   garages and to permit more than two homes with forward facing garages
                   to be adjacent to each other.  (voice vote)
                   Conditional approval of the Final Phase II PUD Site Plan dated February
                   3, 2015 for Wildflower Creek located on the north side of 52nd Street
                   west of East Paris Avenue.  (voice vote)
  1. Report of Standing Committees.
13.       Other Committees.
14.       Bids.
            a.         Division Avenue Construction Engineering.  (voice vote)
            b.         Purchase of fertilizer for the Department of Public Works.  (voice vote)
            c.         Replacement of ¾ ton Pickup Truck for the Department of Public
                       Works.  (voice vote)
15.       Resolutions.
            a.         Res.   -15 to continue the use of an asset management plan and to
                        recognize an updated version of that plan for city streets.  (roll call
16.       Ordinances.
17.       Appointments and Resignations.
18.       Bills.
19.       Comments of Commissioners and Mayor.
20.       Adjournment.
                                                                                                      Mary Bremer
                                                                                                      Deputy City Clerk