AGENDA:  MARCH 17, 2015 CITY OF KENTWOOD COMMISSION MEETING 
  1. Call meeting to order at 7:00 P.M.
 
  1. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag (Artz).
 
  1. Invocation by Rev. Neva Evenhouse (retired) of the Holland Home Campus.
 
  1. Roll Call:  Artz, Brown, Coughlin, DeMaagd, Haas and Mayor Kepley.
 
       Excuse Commissioner Haas with prior notification.
 
  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
                   March 3, 2015.
       b.         City Payables.
 
  1. Approve minutes of the regular City Commission Meeting held on March 3, 2015 as distributed.
 
  1. Presentations and Proclamations.
       a.         Accept recommendation of Committee of the Whole to appoint
                   Steven Redmond as Commissioner-At-Large.  (roll call vote)
       b.         Clerk to administer Oath of Office to the new Commissioner-At-Large
                   Steven Redmond.
       c.         Administer Oaths of Office to new Police Officers Nathaniel Ismond and
                   Andrew Vigen.
 
  1. Communications and Petitions.
       a.     Approve the application for a Fireworks Display for Melrose  
               Pyrotechnics, Inc. for the July 4th Celebration.  (voice vote)
 
  1. Public Hearings.
       a.         Res.   -15 to approve the establishment of an Industrial
                   Development District in the City of Kentwood for Lacks Enterprises, Inc.
                   located at 4975 Broadmoor Ave., SE; under Act 198.  (roll call vote)
 
                   Request to table approval for Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate
                   to the April 21, 2015 Commission Meeting.  (voice vote)
 
  1.      Report of Standing Committees.
                                               
13.       Other Committees.
 
14.       Bids.
            a.         Purchase of lawn mower for the Department of Public Works.  (voice
                        vote)
            b.         Engineering services for 44th Street rehabilitation projects for 
                        Engineering Department.  (voice vote)
            c.         Engineering services for 52nd Street reconstruction for Engineering
                        Department.  (voice vote)
            d.         Engineering services for Burton-Forest Hill intersection improvement
                        study for Engineering Department.
            e.         Position and Compensation study for Human Resources Department.
                        (voice vote)
            f.          IT Management Services.  (voice vote)
 
15.       Resolutions.
            a.         Res.   -15 in support of Proposal 1 for Safer Roads.  (roll call vote)
            b.         Res.   -15 to authorize the formation of a nonprofit corporation under
                        Michigan Law.  (roll call vote)
 
16.       Ordinances.
 
17.       Appointments and Resignations.
 
18.       Bills.
 
19.       Comments of Commissioners and Mayor.
 
20.       Adjournment.
 
 
 
 
                                                                                                            Mary Bremer
                                                                                                            Deputy City Clerk