AGENDA: August 18, 2015

  1. Call meeting to order at 7:00 P.M.
  2. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag (Haas).
  3. Invocation by Dave Poolman, Princeton Christian Reformed Church
  4. Roll Call:Artz, Brown, Coughlin, DeMaagd, Haas, Redmond and Mayor Kepley.
    Excuse Commissioner --- with prior notification.
  5. Approve agenda.
  6. Acknowledge visitors and those wishing to speak to non-agenda items.
  7. Consent agenda (roll call vote).
    a.         City Payables
  8. Approve minutes of the regular City Commission Meeting held on August 10, 2015 as distributed.
  9. Presentations and Proclamations.
                a.         Monthly reports from Police and Fire Departments.
  10. Communications and Petitions.
  11. Public Hearings.
                a.         Proposal submitted to the United States Bureau of Justice Assistance to utilize the Justice Assistance Grant funding for projects to reduce crime and improve public safety.  (voice vote)
  12. Report of Standing Committees.
  13. Other Committees.
  14. Bids.
                a.         Purchase of firearms for Police Department.  (voice vote)

15.       Resolutions.
                  a.         Res.   -15 to Approve Amendment 39 in the Articles of  Incorporation of Grand Valley Metropolitan Council to add Nelson Township and the Village of Sparta as Members.   (roll call vote)
16.       Ordinances.
17.       Appointments and Resignations.
18.       Bills.
19.       Comments of Commissioners and Mayor.
20.       Adjournment.
                                                                                                       Mary Bremer
                                                                                                       Deputy City Clerk