Muskegon County, experience the lake effect
Hall of Justice
990 Terrace, Muskegon, MI
June 24, 2008 - 3:30 p.m.
James Derezinski, Chair
John Snider, Vice-Chair

 1. Call to Order

 2. Pledge of Allegiance

 3. Invocation

 4. Roll Call

 5. Approval of Agenda

 6. Approval of Previous Minutes

- Approval of Minutes of June 10, 2008

7. Presentation

A. Tribute in Recognition of White Lake Beacon’s 25th Anniversary
B. John Thompson - Milwaukee Clipper

8. Communication

- Muskegon County Treasurer - General Property Tax Act 206 of 1893 as
Amended by Public Act 498 of 2006

 9 . Committee Reports

A. Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee
B. Transportation Committee
C. Ways & Means Committee

 10. Chairman’s Report/Committee Liaison Reports

A. MAC Legislative Update of June 6 & 13, 2008
B. Memo of June 16, 2008, Regarding Flower Fund
C. Board Planning Session: July 8th at 1:00, Training Center
D. Criminal Justice Coordinating Council Appointments
     1. Tony Kleibecker; term expiration 6/30/09
     2. Dana Bryant; term expiration 6/30/09
     3. Kate Kesteloot Scarbrough; term expiration 6/30/09
E. Building Authority
     - Beth Dick; term expiration 6/30/11

   11 . Administrator's Report

A. Approval to Contract with Williams & Works to Perform Site Survey
B. Approval of Contract Settlement with District Court Teamsters Local 214 Unit

 12. Old Business

 13. New Business

- Request for Personnel Hearing Board

 14 Public Participation

 15. Adjournment

Note: Public Participation - Persons may address the Commission during the time set aside for Public Participation or at any time by suspension of the rules. All persons must address the Commission and state their name for the record. Comments shall be limited to two minutes for each participant, unless time is extended prior to the public participation period by a vote of a majority of the commission.

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee met on June 19, 2008 and it was recommended and I move:

CD/SP08/06-13 To approve the quit claim deed of the parcel of land #61-11-016-300-0005-00 from Muskegon County to Egelston Township for the sole use of public park land, said parcel being described on the attached quit claim deed.

CD/SP08/06-12 Removed from the agenda prior to consideration.

The Transportation Committee met on June 19, 2008; it was recommended, and I:

TR08/06-17 Move to approve MDOT Project Authorization 2007-0264\Z8 with the Muskegon Area Transit System providing $68,000 in FY2008 state toll credits, and to authorize the Chairperson to execute the contract.

TR08/06-18 Move to approve MDOT Project Authorization 2007-0264\Z9 with the Muskegon Area Transit System providing state capital match funds in the amount of $130,636 for replacement buses, and to authorize the Chairperson to execute the contract.

TR08/06-19 Move to authorize MATS and the Purchasing Department to solicit bids for a heavy-duty riding floor scrubber for the Muskegon Area Transit System.

TR08/06-20 Move to approve MDOT Contract No. 2008-0295, providing the State’s 2.5% contribution, or $76,630, toward the Airport’s FY2008 construction activities, and further authorize the Chairman to execute the contract and the Clerk to authorize the resolution.

TR08/06-21 Move to approve Amendment No. 4 to the Agreement for Professional Engineering Services dated September 27, 2005, between the County and Prein & Newhof, establishing a fee, in the amount of $210,000, for services to be performed during Phase III of the runway extension construction, with the County’s 2.5% share to be $5,250, and further authorize the Chairman to sign said Amendment.

TR08/06-22 Move to approve the extension of five (5) T-Hangar Lease Agreements at Muskegon County Airport expiring in the third quarter of 2008 as follows:  Roger Babb, $190/month; Mark Malnor, $180/month; Jack DeHorn, $180/month; Rex Vanderlinde, $180/month; and Brad Oostindie, $180/month.

TR08/06-23 Move to approve authorization for the Chairman to sign and execute, prior to the FAA established June 20, 2008, deadline, an FAA Grant Offer providing $2,816,935, or 95% of project funds to complete Phase III of the Airport’s Runway Safety Area Improvement Project and further authorize the Clerk to certify the resolution.

TR08/06-24 Move to approve Construction Contract No. FM 61-1-C91 between the County and Mead Brothers Excavating, Inc., in the amount of $2,693,247, to reconstruct Runway 14/32, and construct Taxiways B and E at the Muskegon County Airport, with the County's 2.5% share to be $67,331.

TR08/06-25      Move to adopt a resolution of the County’s intent to regulate taxi service.


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Hall of Justice, Fourth Floor
990 Terrace Street
Muskegon, MI 49442
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