AGENDA: December 15, 2015

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


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


3. Invocation by Rev. James Kralt, East Paris Christian Reformed Church.


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 December 1, 2015.

    b. Receive and file minutes of the Kentwood Parks & Recreation Commission meeting held on

        November 16, 2015.

    c. Approve Bloom Sluggett Morgan, PC as provider of labor, pension, health care and ordinance

        legal services for the City of Kentwood on a temporary basis not to exceed six months.

    d. Res. -15 to Adopt the Restated Plan – City of Kentwood Employee Pension Plan.

    e. Res. -15 to Adopt the Restated Plan – City of Kentwood Defined Contribution Pension Plan

        and Trust.

    f. City Payables


8. Approve minutes of the regular City Commission Meeting held on December 1, 2015 as

    distributed (voice vote).


9. Presentations and Proclamations.


10. Communications and Petitions.


11. Public Hearings.


12. Report of Standing Committees.


13. Other Committees.


14. Bids.

      a. Approve contract with B & L Excavating, LLC for water main installation at Pine Hill

          Cemetery in an amount not to exceed $98,600 with funds from the FY2015-16 Property &

          Building fund (voice vote).


15. Resolutions.

      a. Res. -15 to Establish City Commission Meeting Dates in the 2016 Calendar Year (roll call



16. Ordinances.


17. Appointments and Resignations.

      a. Confirm reappointments to various boards, commissions and committees (voice vote).


18. Bills.


19. Comments of Commissioners and Mayor.


20. Adjournment.


                                                                                       Becky L. Schultz

                                                                                       Deputy City Clerk