AGENDA: November 17, 2015

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


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


3. Invocation by Rev. Carolyn Cammenga, retired Christian Reformed Pastor.


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. Authorize tri-partite contract between Kent County, Sinclair Recreation and the City of

        Kentwood for the purchase of a play structure and accessories for Kelloggwoods Park for a

        total cost of $40,000 with funds from the Kent County Community Development Fund Block


    b. City Payables


8. Approve minutes of the regular City Commission Meeting held on November 9, 2015

    as distributed (voice vote).


9. Presentations and Proclamations.

    a. Administer Oath of Office to Police Officers Jeff Bylsma and John White.


10. Communications and Petitions.


11. Public Hearings.


12. Report of Standing Committees.


13. Other Committees.


14. Bids.

      a. Approve purchase of a one ton Silverado ($50,000) and a four wheel drive Tahoe ($47,350)

          from Berger Chevrolet for a total cost of $97,350 with funds from the FY 2015-16 Fire

          Equipment Fund budget (voice vote).

      b. Approve purchase of one Tahoe ($35,941) and one Impala ($17,648) from Berger Chevrolet

          and two Tauruses ($39,064) from Signature Ford at a total cost of $96,153 (including

          $3,500 auxiliary equipment allowance) with funds from the FY 2015-16 Police Equipment

          Fund budget (voice vote).


15. Resolutions.

      a. Res. -15 to accept Newly Constructed Streets in 2015 as Public City Streets (roll call vote).


16. Ordinances.


17. Appointments and Resignations.


18. Bills.


19. Comments of Commissioners and Mayor.


20. Adjournment.


                                                                                         Becky L. Schultz

                                                                                         Deputy City Clerk