AGENDA: July 19, 2016
CITY OF KENTWOOD
COMMISSION MEETING


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

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

3. Invocation by Frank Guter, Chaplain, Holland Home.

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 July 5, 2016.
    b. Receive and file minutes of the Parks and Recreation Commission meeting held on July 11,

        2016.
    c. Approve contract with Fleis & VandenBrink for engineering and planning services for Wing

        Avenue Corridor Study.
    d. Approve contract amendment with Prein & Newhof, Inc. for design and construction

        engineering services for the rehabilitation of 44th St.
    e. Approve contract with TelNet Worldwide for Telecommunications Services.
    f. City Payables.

8. Approve minutes of the regular City Commission Meeting held on July 5, 2016 as distributed.

    (voice vote)

9. Presentations and Proclamations.
    a. Kent District Library annual report presentation by Lance Werner, Director; Shirley

        Bruursema, Trustee; and Cheryl Cammenga, Branch Manager.

10. Communications and Petitions.
      a. Authorize license agreement to install a guy-wire pole at 44th St. and Walma Ave. (voice

          vote)

11. Public Hearings.
      a. Approve submission of 2016 Byrne Grant application from the Bureau of Justice Assistance

          for the School Resource Officer Program. (voice vote)
      b. Advance Packaging Corp. Tax Abatement Application.
          i. Request to postpone until August 16, 2016 the Public Hearing regarding the approval of

             an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate for Advanced Packaging Corp. located at

             4459 – 40th Street. (voice vote)

12. Report of Standing Committees.

13. Other Committees.

14. Bids.
      a. Approve a one year renewal agreement with Verizon Wireless for cellular telephone service

          and equipment. (voice vote)
      b. Approve a one year contract with Bloom Sluggett Morgan, PC for as-needed Prosecutorial

          Services. (voice vote)

15. Resolutions.

16. Ordinances.

17. Appointments and Resignations.
      a. Approve appointment of James Sparks as an alternate to the Building Board of

          Appeals. (voice vote)

18. Bills.

19. Comments of Commissioners and Mayor.

20. Adjournment.

                                                                                                     Becky L. Schultz
                                                                                                     Deputy City Clerk