AGENDA: December 6, 2016
CITY OF KENTWOOD
COMMISSION MEETING


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

2. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag (Boy Scout Troop #71).

3. Invocation by Rev. Jay Jones, Pentecostals of Kentwood.

4. Roll Call: Artz, Brown, Coughlin, DeMaagd, Haas, Redmond and Mayor Kepley.

    Excuse Commissioner Coughlin 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. Receive and file minutes of the Committee of the Whole meeting held on
        November 15, 2016.
    b. Receive and file minutes of the Joint Meeting with City and Planning
        Commissions held on November 29, 2016.
    c. Approve Kentwood 50th Anniversary Celebration budget for FY 2016-17 and
        2017-18.
    d. City Payables.

8. Approve minutes of the regular City Commission Meeting held on November 15,
    2016 as distributed. (voice vote)

9. Presentations and Proclamations.
    a. Presentation of Eagle Scout project at Home Acres Park by Haden Stickney, Boy
        Scout Troop #71.

10. Communications and Petitions.
      a. Michigan City, Village and Township Revenue Sharing reporting.
          (informational)
      b. Authorize an agreement with CSX Transportation for access to resurface
          railroad crossings on Shaffer Avenue and 32nd Street. (voice vote)
      c. Authorize application for SAMHSA Grant for the 62-B District Regional
          Sobriety Court program. (voice vote)

11. Public Hearings.

12. Report of Standing Committees.

13. Other Committees.

14. Bids.
      a. Approve the purchase of a replacement elevated platform for the existing
          playground structure at Northeast Park from Miracle Midwest. (voice vote)
      b. Authorize a contract for engineering services with Moore & Bruggink, Inc. for
          sidewalks along sections of Madison Avenue and Embro Drive. (voice vote)
      c. Authorize a contract for engineering services with Prein & Newhof, Inc. for
          resurfacing for sections of Shaffer Avenue and 32nd Street. (voice vote)
      d. Approve the purchase of 20 TASERs and related accessories from Taser
          International. (voice vote)

15. Resolutions.
      a. Res. -16 to establish City Commission meeting dates in the 2017 calendar
          year. (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