AGENDA: April 19, 2016

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


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


3. Invocation by Father Michael Nassar, St. Nicholas Orthodox Church.


4. Roll Call: Artz, Brown, Coughlin, DeMaagd, Haas, Redmond 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 April 11, 2016.

    b. Receive and file Kentwood Fire Department 2015 Annual Report.

    c. Receive and file Horrocks Market Annual Report.

    d. City Payables.


8. Approve minutes of the regular City Commission Meeting held on April 11, 2016 as distributed

    (voice vote).


9. Presentations and Proclamations.

    a. Administer Oath of Office to Police Captain Bryan Litwin.


10. Communications and Petitions.

      a. Approve amended Michigan Mutual Aid Box Alarm System Association Agreement for

          coordination of mutual aid of emergency services. (voice vote)


11. Public Hearings.

      a. Swoboda, Inc. Tax Abatement Application.

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

             City of Kentwood for Swoboda, Inc. located at 4108 – 52nd Street. (roll call vote)

      b. Gourmet International Ltd. Tax Abatement Application

          i. Request to postpone until May 17, 2016 the Public Hearing regarding the approval of an

             Industrial Development District and Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate for

             Gourmet International Ltd. located at 5253 Patterson Ave. (voice vote)


12. Report of Standing Committees.


13. Other Committees.


14. Bids.

      a. Authorize a contract with A-1 Asphalt, Inc. for the installation of concrete disc golf tee pads

          at Old Farm Park. (voice vote)

      b. Authorize purchase of 11 ruggedized vehicle modems, software and antennas from Motorola

          Solutions. (voice vote)

      c. Authorize a contract with Sietsema Brothers Excavating, Inc. for floodway grading adjacent

          to Old Farm Park. (voice vote)

      d. Authorize a contract with Sietsema Brothers Excavating, Inc. for detention pond cleanout

          and repair services near 52nd St. and Bailey’s Grove Dr. (voice vote)


15. Resolutions.


16. Ordinances.


17. Appointments and Resignations.


18. Bills.


19. Comments of Commissioners and Mayor.


20. Adjournment.


                                                                                                            Becky L. Schultz

                                                                                                            Deputy City Clerk