AGENDA:  MAY 19, 2015 CITY OF KENTWOOD COMMISSION MEETING

 
  1. Call meeting to order at 7:00 P.M.
 
  1. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag (Haas).
 
  1. Invocation by Rev. Cody Kuehl of the Breton Rd. Baptist Church.
 
  1. Roll Call:  Artz, Brown, Coughlin, DeMaagd, Haas, Redmond 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
                       May 11, 2015.
          b.         Res.   -15 to adopt the Cash Handling Policy for the Treasurer’s Office.
          c.         Res.   -15 to approve the Schedule of Capital Improvements for July 1,
                      2015 – June 30, 2021.
         d.        Authorize Mayor to enter into a contract with Wolverine Building Group
                     for rehabilitation and maintenance design/build services on Kentwood’s
                     three fire stations for a cost not-to-exceed $60,700.00 (including a 10%
                     contingency) with funds from the FY 2015 and FY 2016 Fire Equipment
                     Fund budgets.
        e.         City Payables.
 
  1. Approve minutes of the regular City Commission Meeting held on May 11, 2015 as distributed.
 
  1. Presentations and Proclamations.
          a.         Administer Oaths of Office to new Police Officers Jacob Conner and
                       William Mendez.
          b.         Presentation of Annual Report by Kent District Library personnel.
 
  1. Communications and Petitions.
 
  1. Public Hearings.
          a.         Res.   -15 to adopt the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 General Fund and Special     
                       Revenue Funds budgets and 2015 Millage Rates.  (roll call vote)

          b.         Ord.   -15 to rezone 2.93 acres at 5022 Division Avenue from C-2
                       Community Commercial to R-2 Single and Two Family Residential for
                       Guiding Light Mission.  (roll call vote)
 
           c.         Conditional approval of the Preliminary Plat located on the south side of
                        44th Street – Quaker Hill Drive extended for Woodbury Center.  (voice
                         vote)
 
           d.         Ord.  -15 to rezone 5.147 acres at 4520 and 4501 Bowen Boulevard, SE
                        from C-2 Community Commercial to R-4 High Density Residential for
                       Tamarisk Apartments.  (roll call vote)
                       
  1. Report of Standing Committees.
                                               
13.       Other Committees.
 
14.       Bids.
           
15.       Resolutions.
            a.         Res.   -15 to study the Lake Eastbrook Watershed – a portion of the
                        Whiskey Creek Watershed.  (roll call vote)
           b.         Res.   -15 to approve an application for an Industrial Facilities Exemption
                        Certificate in the City of Kentwood for Lacks Enterprises, Inc. located at
                        4975 Broadmoor Ave., SE; under Act 198.  (roll call vote)  (See attached
                        request to postpone action)
 
16.       Ordinances.
 
17.       Appointments and Resignations.
 
18.       Bills.
 
19.       Comments of Commissioners and Mayor.
 
20.       Adjournment.
 
           
                                                                                                            Mary Bremer
                                                                                                            Deputy City Clerk