M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

Regular Meeting January 11,  2000 3:32 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

Board Minutes may be found on the web at http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk

The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Chairman Hulka. The pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison followed by the invocation given by Commissioner McMurray.

Roll Call

Present: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Hulka, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Excused: Frye

Absent: None


2000-5 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by Start, supported by Baade, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of December 22, 1999 and the Organizational meeting of January 4, 2000.

Motion carried


2000-6 PRESENTATION - WEST MICHIGAN ARTIFICIAL REEF SOCIETY

Heather Bloom, co-owner West Michigan Dive Center, LLC, presented information to the Board regarding plans by the West Michigan Artificial Reef Society to apply to sink a vessel as an artificial reef in the Muskegon area of Lake Michigan.

Moved by Start, supported by Funkhouser, to prepare a letter of support for the application by the West Michigan Artificial Reef Society to sink a vessel in the Muskegon area of Lake Michigan.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-7 COMMUNICATIONS

Moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to receive and place on file the following Communications:

A. Oceana County Resolutions

1. Tax Appeals Process

2. Assessment of State-owned Lands and Drainage Benefits

3. Proper Determination of the Accuracy of Property Values

B. Resolution Supporting March as Parent Awareness Month-MGH Family Health Center

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-8 APPROVE PAYMENT OF THE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COVERING THE PERIOD OF DECEMBER 15TH THROUGH 31ST, 1999

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Kobza, to approve payment of the accounts payable of $2,635,956.03 covering the period of December 15th, 1999 through December 31st, 1999, as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-9 APPROVE PURCHASE OF 18 BEDS FROM CELLS CORRECTIONAL

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to purchase 18 beds from Cells Correctional at an approximate cost of $4,900.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-10 APPROVE TO HAVE MAYRON OVERHAUL AND TRANSFER THE PRISONER TRANSPORT MODULE TO THE NEW CHASSIS

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to have Mavron overhaul and transfer the prisoner transport module to the new chassis for approximately $8,500.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-11 AUTHORIZE SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO PURCHASE VEHICLES

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to purchase a Chevy Malibu from Don Rypma for $14,735 and a Ford truck from Signature Ford for $19,594 for the Sheriff's office.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-12 APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF THREE AUTOMOBILES FROM COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to approve the purchase of three automobiles from Community Mental Health (#106, #122 and #125) by Juvenile Division of Family Court at a combined Blue Book wholesale cost of $6,825.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-13 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO SEND DESIGNATED AGENCY STAFF AND A CLUBHOUSE MEMBER FOR REQUIRED CLUBHOUSE TRAINING

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Start, to authorize the COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH Director to send designated agency staff and a Clubhouse member to Genesis House in Worcester, Massachusetts for required Clubhouse training.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-14 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO CONTRACT WITH DR. RUSS BRUBAKER, M.D., FOR PSYCHIATRIC OUTPATIENT COUNSELING

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Start, to authorize the COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH Director to contract with Dr. Russ Brubaker, M.D., for psychiatric outpatient counseling, at the rate of $102.00 per hour, for the period of January 5, 2000, through September 2000, at a cost not to exceed $33,048.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-15 AUTHORIZE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES OF MUSKEGON COUNTY TO CONTRACT WITH WESTSHORE DISPUTE RESOLUTION CENTER

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Start, to authorize COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH Services of Muskegon County to contract with Westshore Dispute Resolution Center for FY 99/00 for consumer dispute resolution services at a rate of $100.00 per episode and a maximum annual cost not to exceed $2,000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-16 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO CONTRACT WITH PROTOCALL SERVICES, INC.

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Start, to authorize the COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH Director to contract with ProtoCall Services, Inc. of Portland, Oregon, for after-hours telephone assessment and crisis counseling services at a rate of $1,350 per month for a volume of up to 150 calls; with an additional fee of $10.00 per month per call for each call over the monthly call allowance.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-17 AUTHORIZE THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT TO SOLICIT BIDS ON BEHALF OF THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT FOR THE PURCHASE OF FIVE NEW VEHICLES

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Start, to authorize the Purchasing Department to solicit bids on behalf of the Health Department for the purchase of five new vehicles.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-18 APPROVE THE FEE SCHEDULE FOR THE MEDICAL EXAMINER PROGRAM (0648)

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Start, to approve the fee schedule for the Medical Examiner Program (0648) with fees to be effective January 16, 2000. Adjust fees for the program:

 

 

Current

Proposed

Cremations permits

$25.00

$ 50.00

Copy of autopsy summary form

  10.00

   20.00

ME Investigator write-up/gross autopsy

  25.00

   50.00

Complete autopsy report

  50.00

100.00

Duplicate photographs

    0.75

      2.00

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-19 APPROVE THE MEDICAL EXAMINER AGREEMENT

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Start, to approve the Medical Examiner agreement for the period January 16, 200 through December 31, 2000 to be signed by Dr. Joyce L. DeJong, the Board Chair, and the Health Department Director.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


CHAIR'S REPORT

2000-20 APPOINT VELMA PHILLIPS TO THE MUSEUM BOARD

The Chairman recommends, moved by Start, supported by Gill, to appoint Velma Phillips to the museum Board.

Motion Carried


2000-21 REAPPOINT DUANE BUCKNER AND JOHN VANWYCK TO THE PLANNING COMMISSION BOARD

The Chairman recommends, moved by Gill, supported by McMurray, to reappoint Duane Buckner and John VanWyck to the Planning Commission Board.

Motion Carried


ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

None.


Old Business

None.


New Business

None.


Staff Report

Elizabeth Winsche addressed the Board regarding a Bond millage to be on the February Ballot to provide equal support for all County libraries.


Audience Participation

Students were in attendance from Muskegon High School.


Adjourned at 4:27 p.m.

_____________________________

Marianne L Hathaway,
Deputy County Clerk

 

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M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

 

Regular Meeting January 25,  2000 3:32 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

Board Minutes may be found on the web at http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk

The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Chairman Hulka. The pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison followed by the invocation given by Commissioner Start.

Roll Call

Present: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Hulka, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Arrived at 3:40 p.m.: Funkhouser

Absent: None


2000-22 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by Frye, supported by Bennett, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of January 11, 2000.

Motion carried


2000-23 COMMUNICATIONS

Moved by Gill, supported by Start, to receive and place on file the following Communications:

A. Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate

- Neway Anchorlok International

- Holland Neway International, Inc.

- Source One Signs

B. Van Buren Co. Resolution re: substance abuse coordinating agencies

C. Arenac Co. Resolution re: reimbursement criteria for county jail program

D. Barry-Eaton Co. Resolutions re: community mental health and substance abuse services

E. Fruitport Township Notice of Public Hearing

G. State Information Meeting on US Environmental Protection Agency Air Attainment Rule

H. West MI Shoreline Regional Development Commission 1999 Annual Report (available on Commission desk)

I. City of Holland Federal Awards Single Audit Report (available on Commission desk)

J. Central Operations for Police Services-Financial Statements and Independent Auditor's Report (available on Commission desk)

Motion Carried


2000-24 PREPARE A LETTER OF SUPPORT

Moved by Frye, supported by Start, to prepare a letter of support for the West MI Shoreline Regional Development Commission - Muskegon Area Wide Plan (MAP) Project.

Motion Carried


2000-25 APPROVE PAYMENT OF THE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COVERING THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 1ST 2000, THROUGH JANUARY 11TH, 2000

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Bennett, to approve payment of the accounts payable of $3,220,242.42 covering the period of January 1st 2000, through January 11th, 2000 as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None.

Motion Carried


2000-26 APPROVE EXEMPTION FROM INTEREST AND ADMINISTRATION FEES

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Bennett, that senior citizens, paraplegics, quadriplegics, eligible service veterans, eligible widows of service veterans, the permanently disabled, and the blind be exempt from interest and administration fees in excess of the one percent charged by the local units through April 30 on their current property tax bills as permitted by law.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-27 APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF A LASER PRINTER BY THE EQUALIZATION DEPARTMENT

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Bennett, to approve the purchase of a laser printer by the Equalization Department not to exceed $4,900 and amend the 1999/00 line item budget by transferring such amount from line item 728.000 (printing) to line item 980.000 (office equipment.) to approve payment of the accounts payable of $2,635,956.03 covering the period of December 15th, 1999 through December 31st, 1999, as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays:

Motion Carried


2000-28 APPROVE AN ADVERTISING AGENT AGREEMENT WITH GOLD SHIELD SHUTTLE SERVICES

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to approve an Advertising Agent Agreement with Gold Shield Shuttle Services, and further, authorize the Chairman to execute the agreement on behalf of the County as prepared.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-29 APPROVE THE AUTHORIZING RESOLUTION FOR MDOT CONTRACT 99-03-76/A1

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to approve the attached authorizing resolution for MDOT Contract 99-03-76/A1 for additional federal grant monies for the passenger boarding bridge.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-30 APPROVE THE FY2001 STATE APPLICATION FOR TRANSIT OPERATING AND CAPITAL ASSISTANCE

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to approve the FY2001 state application for transit operating and capital assistance, to authorize the Resolution of Intent to apply for financial assistance, to name the Administrator/Controller as the Transportation Coordinator, and to publish the public notice.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-31 APPROVE THE LETTER OF AMENDMENT REGARDING LOCAL DISPOSAL OF TRANSIT ASSETS

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to approve the letter of amendment regarding local disposal of transit assets, and to authorize the Chair to sign the letter.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-32 RECEIVE AND PLACE ON FILE THE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT DIRECTORS REPORT AND OPERATIONS REPORT

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to receive and place on file the Transportation Department Directors Report and Operations Report.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-33 PREPARE A RESOLUTION FOR FRANCES WRIGHT

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to prepare a resolution for Frances Wright who has served three terms on the Museum Board and is retiring.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


CHAIR'S REPORT

2000-34 APPOINTMENTS TO LAKESHORE COORDINATING COUNCIL CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The Chairman recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Start, to appoint Cheryl McKinney and Toni Porter to the Lakeshore Coordinating Council Citizens Advisory Committee.

Motion Carried


ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

2000-35 AWARD PURCHASE OF PICNIC TABLES AND FIRE RINGS TO LOW BIDDERS

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, that the purchase of picnic tables be awarded to low bidder, Play Environments, 32 tables $7,116 and that the fire ring purchase be awarded to Capital Play Systems in accordance with its low bid, 78 rings totaling $2,868.50.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-36 AUTHORIZE THE BOARD CHAIR TO EXECUTE A PURCHASE AGREEMENT AND DEED AS PREPARED BY CORPORATE COUNSEL TO LOT #21, AIRPORT BUSINESS PARK

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Start, supported by Kobza, move to authorize the Board Chair to execute a purchase agreement and deed as prepared by Corporate Counsel to Lot #21, Airport Business Park to P & N Properties, LLC, in the amount of $62,700.00. I further move to authorize the Property Manager to execute all other documents needed to close the transaction.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-37 APPROVE MDOT CONTRACT NO. 98-1408/A1

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Frye, to approve MDOT Contract No. 98-1408/A1 and authorizing resolution for a term extension of six months and further authorize the Chairman to execute the Amendment as prepared

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-38 APPROVE AND FORWARD RESOLUTION OPPOSING THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION (EPA) AGENCY'S REVISED AIR QUALITY STANDARDS

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Frye, to approve and forward resolution opposing the United States Environmental Protection (EPA) Agency's revised air quality standards for Muskegon County, request redesignation and to include United States Representative in Congress, Vernon Ehlers, in the resolution distribution.

Motion Carried


2000-38 AUTHORIZE THE BOARD CHAIR TO EXECUTE A QUIT CLAIM DEED FOR LOT 6, AIRPORT BUSINESS PARK

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Start, supported by Gill, to authorize the Board Chair to execute a quit claim deed for Lot 6, Airport Business Park.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None


Old Business

Mr. Funkhouser requested information regarding race course break dollars. Discussion ensued regarding sale of the race track, who holds the racing license and does the County have any say regarding future casino gambling at that site.


New Business

None.


Audience Participation

Wally Colby, 5005 Sternberg Road, Fruitport, MI. Mr. Colby addressed the Board regarding sale of the Race Course.


Recessed at 4:37 p.m. until Thursday, January 27, 2000, at 3:30 p.m.

 

_________________________________
Marianne L Hathaway,
Deputy County Clerk

 

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M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

 

Regular Meeting February 15,  2000 3:32 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

Board Minutes may be found on the web at http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk

The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Vice -Chairman Gill. The pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison followed by the invocation given by Rev. Charles Hildreth, Greater Harvest Baptist Church.

Roll Call

Present: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Arrived at 3:40: Funkhouser, Hulka

Absent: None


2000-43 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by Frye, supported by Start, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of January 25, and the Special Board Meeting of February 8, 2000.

Motion carried


2000-44 PRESENTATION

Mr David R. Eling, Director of Veterans Trust Fund, provided information about bringing the Traveling Wall Veterans Memorial to Muskegon County this summer.


2000-45 COMMUNICATIONS

Moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to receive and place on file the following Communications:

A. Letter from George Frampton re: American Heritage Rivers Designation

B. City of Muskegon Public Hearing re: Special Assessment District

C. City of Montague Public Hearing re: Lathrop Machine Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate

Motion Carried


2000-46 COMMUNICATIONS (continued)

Moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, to receive and place on file the following Communications:

D. Midland County resolution re: County Jail Reimbursement program

E. Newaygo County resolution re: Mental Health Services

F. City of Muskegon notification re: Groundwater Protection Ordinance

G. Whitehall Township re: Erdman Machine Co. Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate

H. West Michigan Shoreline Regional Development Commission Financial Audit & Single Audit Report (copies on commission desk)

I. Partnership for Health in the New Millennium - Healthy People 2010

Motion Carried


2000-47 AUTHORIZE A CONTRACT WITH GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY PROVIDING THE ADMINISTRATOR/CONTROLLER WITH A GRADUATE INTERN FOR 300 HOURS AT A COST OF $2700 TO WORK ON THE STRATEGIC PLAN

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to authorize a contract with Grand Valley State University providing the Administrator/Controller with a graduate intern for 300 hours at a cost of $2,700 to work on the strategic plan, to be paid from the Administrator/Controller's budget.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-48 APPROVE THE AGREEMENT FOR PRECONSTRUCTION SERVICES OF BIRDAIR

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to approve the agreement for preconstruction services of Birdair, not to exceed $5,000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-49 AUTHORIZE CHAIR TO SIGN THE PARENTING TIME GRANT CONTRACT

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, authorize Chair to sign the parenting time grant contract.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-50 RENEW THE CONTRACT WITH DAVID H. DIETRICK, M.D.

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, renew the contract with David H. Dietrick, M.D., for medical services at the county jail at the rate of $2,000.00 per month for the year January 1, 2000 to December 31, 2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-51 TRANSFER OWNERSHIP OF A 1978 CHEVY VAN CGL3390127275

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, transfer ownership of a 1978 Chevy Van CGL3390127275 to the Muskegon Township Fire Department.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-52 AUTHORIZE THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT TO ADVERTISE FOR PINS DEPUTIES

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, authorize the Sheriff's Department to advertise for PINS deputies with interviewing and selection process to be completed prior to the April 1, 2000 hire date.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-53 AUTHORIZE INCREASING THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH VACANT COMMUNITY PLACEMENT COORDINATOR POSITION NUMBER X-20008 FROM 28 HOURS PER WEEK TO 40 HOURS PER WEEK

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Bennett, authorize increasing the Community Mental Health vacant Community Placement Coordinator position number X-20008 from 28 hours per week to 40 hours per week.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-54 AUTHORIZE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES OF MUSKEGON COUNTY TO CONTRACT WITH GERBER HOSPITAL RESIDENTIAL HOME

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Bennett, authorize Community Mental Health Services of Muskegon County to contract with Gerber Hospital Residential Home to provide crisis residential services and required psychiatric services at a rate of two hundred dollars ($200.00) per diem.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-55 AUTHORIZE BROOKHAVEN MEDICAL CARE FACILITY TO REQUEST BIDS FOR AGENCY STAFFING

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Bennett, authorize Brookhaven Medical Care Facility to request bids for agency staffing.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-56 AUTHORIZE BROOKHAVEN TO SOLICIT REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS FOR PHARMACY SERVICES

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Bennett, authorize Brookhaven to solicit requests for proposals for Pharmacy Services.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-57 APPROVE PAYMENT OF THE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COVERING THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 12TH, 2000 THROUGH JANUARY 28TH, 2000

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to approve payment of the accounts payable of $8,318,070.79 covering the period of January 12th, 2000 through January 28th, 2000 as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-58 AUTHORIZATION BE GIVEN TO SEEK BIDS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF DUNE ACCESS STAIRS AND COMPLETION OF DUNE STABILIZATION MEASURES FOR MEINERT COUNTY PARK

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, that authorization be given to seek bids for the construction of dune access stairs and completion of dune stabilization measures for Meinert County Park.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-59 AUTHORIZATION BE GIVEN TO SEEK BIDS FOR PROFESSIONAL AERIAL APPLICATION SERVICES FOR MUSKEGON AND OCEANA COUNTIES

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, that authorization be given to seek bids for professional aerial application services for Muskegon and Oceana Counties as part of the 2000 Muskegon County Gypsy Moth Suppression Program using MDA approved bidders list.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-60 APPOINT CURRENT MEINERT PARK CARETAKER AS MANAGER/CARETAKER FOR MEINERT PARK PINES CAMPGROUND

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, that the current Meinert Park caretaker be appointed as manager/caretaker for Meinert Park Pines Campground with terms in accordance with the contract and authorize the Chair to execute same.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: McMurray

Motion Carried


2000-61 AUTHORIZE THE BOARD CHAIR TO EXECUTE RIGHT-OF-WAY RELEASES, AS PREPARED BY CORPORATE COUNSEL

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to authorize the Board Chair to execute right-of-way releases, as prepared by Corporate Counsel, covering real property on Oak Lane over lots legally described as Lots 33 & 34, Koenig Subdivision No. 1, Fruitport Township.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-62 AUTHORIZE THE BOARD CHAIR TO EXECUTE AN OPTION AGREEMENT AND WARRANTY DEED, AS PREPARED BY CORPORATE COUNSEL, WITH LAKEWOOD DEVELOPMENT LTD, LLC

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to authorize the Board Chair to execute an Option Agreement and Warranty Deed, as prepared by Corporate counsel, with Lakewood Development LTD, LLC in the amount of $57,000 covering Lot #10, Airport Business Park. Further, to authorize the Property Manager to execute all other documents needed to close this transaction.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-63 AUTHORIZE THE BOARD CHAIR TO EXECUTE AN ASSIGNMENT OF INTEREST IN THE OPTION HELD BY ELLIS ROAD, LLC TO LAKEWOOD DEVELOPMENT LTD, LLC

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to authorize the Board Chair to execute an assignment of interest in the option held by Ellis Road, LLC to Lakewood Development LTD, LLC covering Lot 9, Airport Business Park.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-64 AUTHORIZE THE CHAIRMAN TO EXECUTE PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT AND RELATED DOCUMENTS WITH NORTON SHORES FOR THE PHASE II AIRPORT BUSINESS PARK DEVELOPMENT

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to authorize the Chairman to execute Participation Agreement and related documents with Norton Shores for the Phase II Airport Business Park Development, with the agreement providing for repayment first of County costs, followed by repayment of City costs, followed by any excess being paid to County with City of Norton Shores approving all sales.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Abstain: Kobza

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


CHAIR'S REPORT

None.


ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

2000-65 SCHEDULE PUBLIC HEARING FEBRUARY 29TH FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) HOUSING PROGRAM

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, schedule Public Hearing February 29th for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Housing Program

Motion Carried


2000-66 AUTHORIZE CONTRACT SETTLEMENT WITH PUBLIC HEALTH NURSES UNIT

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Start, supported by Kobza, authorize contract settlement with Public Health Nurses Unit

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-67 AUTHORIZE DONATION OF $600 FOR SPONSORSHIP OF THE "COMMUNITY KETTLE" FUND-RAISING EVENT

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, move to authorize donation of $600 for sponsorship of the "Community Kettle" fund-raising event.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-68 AUTHORIZE SUBMISSION OF A NOTICE OF INTENT TO APPLY FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FUNDS FOR EXPANSION OF THE MUSKEGON COUNTY WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND TO SCHEDULE A PUBLIC HEARING AT 3:30 P.M. ON FEBRUARY 29, 2000

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to authorize submission of a Notice of Intent to apply for Community Development Block Grant funds for expansion of the Muskegon County Wastewater Management System and to schedule a Public Hearing at 3:30 p.m. on February 29, 2000, for the Community Development Block Grant Wastewater Expansion Project.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-69 APPROVE STALL RENTAL AGREEMENT/FAIRGROUNDS TRAINING CENTER

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Start, supported by McMurray, to authorize execution of attached Second Amendment to Horse Stall Agreement.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Frye, Funkhouser

Motion Carried


2000-70 AUTHORIZE CHAIRMAN TO EXECUTE DOCUMENT PROVIDING FOR TRANSFER OF TRACK LICENSE

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Start, supported by Baade, to authorize Chairman to execute document providing for transfer of track license to MI Racing upon full payment of amounts owed to County under Three Party Agreement (attached.)

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Frye, Funkhouser

Motion Carried


Old Business

None.


New Business

None.


Audience Participation

Edward Weesies, Laketon Township Clerk, thanked the Board of Commissioners for their support in the PINs Program

Commissioner Frye introduced the new Supervisor of Dalton Township, Rich Houtteman.

Students were in attendance from Muskegon High School.


Meeting adjourned at 4:50 p.m.

 

 

__________________________________
Marianne L Hathaway,
Deputy County Clerk

 

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M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

Regular Meeting February 29,  2000 3:30 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

Board Minutes may be found on the web at http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk

The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Chairman Hulka. The pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison followed by the invocation given by Commissioner McMurray.

Roll Call

Present: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Hulka, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Absent: None


2000-71 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by Start, supported by Frye, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of February 15, 2000.

Motion carried


2000-72 OPEN PUBLIC HEARING - COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT HOUSING PROGRAM

Moved by Start, supported by Kobza, to open the public hearing regarding the Community Development Block Grant Housing Program.

Motion Carried


2000-73 CLOSE PUBLIC HEARING - COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT HOUSING PROGRAM

Frank Bednarek, County Administrator/Controller and Marianne L. Hathaway, Deputy County Clerk, noted there were no written or verbal communications regarding the Community Development Block Grant Housing Program received in their offices although proper publication guidelines have been followed. There being no public comment, it was moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to close the public hearing.

Motion Carried


2000-74 OPEN PUBLIC HEARING - COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT WASTEWATER EXPANSION

Moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to open the public hearing regarding the Community Development Block Grant Wastewater Expansion

Motion Carried


2000-75 CLOSE PUBLIC HEARING - COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT WASTEWATER EXPANSION

Frank Bednarek, County Administrator/Controller and Marianne L. Hathaway, Deputy County Clerk, noted there were no written or verbal communications regarding the Community Development Block Grant Wastewater Expansion received in their offices although proper publication guidelines have been followed. There being no public comment, it was moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to close the public.

Motion Carried


2000-76 PRESENTATION - RESOLUTION - DOROTHY GILL-JACKSON

Commissioner McMurray presented Dorothy Gill-Jackson with a resolution in recognition of her retirement from coaching at Muskegon Heights High School.


2000-77 PRESENTATION - EMPLOYEE SUGGESTION AWARD TO MICHAEL CAVALIER

Commissioner Baade presented Michael Cavalier with a check in recognition of his suggestion for automatic door openers on certain buildings serving Community Mental Health service recipients.


2000-78 COMMUNICATIONS

Moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to receive and place on file the following Communications:

A. Ottawa Co. Resolution re: EPA Ambient Air Quality Standard

B. MSU Cooperative Extension - Agriculture & Natural Resources Week

(program guide on Commission desk)

Motion Carried


2000-79 APPROVE PAYMENT OF THE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COVERING THE PERIOD OF JANUARY 29TH, 2000, THROUGH FEBRUARY 11TH, 2000

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to approve payment of the accounts payable of $6,390,820.09 covering the period of January 29th, 2000, through February 11th, 2000, as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-80 AUTHORIZE THE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN THE APPLICATION FY 2000 MICHIGAN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) HOUSING PROGRAM AND THE CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT WITH THE WEST MICHIGAN SHORELINE REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, that the Chairman is authorized to sign the Application for a $375,000 FY 2000 Michigan Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Housing Program and the Contractual Agreement for administration of the program with the West Michigan Shoreline Regional Development Commission.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-81 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO CONTRACT WITH DAVID HORNESS BUILDERS, TO INCREASE CAPACITY AT NORTHRIDGE RESIDENTIAL FROM A SIX-BED FACILITY TO A SEVEN-BED FACILITY

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to authorize the Community Mental Health Director to contract with David Horness Builders, 7052 Sternberg Road, Fruitport, MI 49415, at a cost not to exceed $10,300.00, to increase capacity at Northridge Residential Services,788 Marquette, Muskegon MI 49442, from a six-bed facility to a seven-bed facility via renovations in complete compliance with licensing regulations for homes larger than six beds, as authorized and approved by the Community Mental Health Board.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: McMurray

Motion Carried


2000-82 AUTHORIZE CENTRAL SERVICES TO ACCEPT THE PROPOSAL FROM OFFICE MACHINES COMPANY FOR SUPPORT SERVICES

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to authorize Central Services to accept the proposal from Office Machines Company for support services in regard to the purchase of computer hardware.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-83 AUTHORIZE CENTRAL SERVICES TO ACCEPT THE BID FROM COMPUTER PROCESSING UTILITY, INC.

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to authorize Central Services to accept the bid from Computer Processing Utility, Inc. to supply the County with 10/100MB Ethernet Switches at a total cost of $29,616.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-84 APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGE ORDER #1 FOR THE WICKHAM ROAD PROJECT (GRANT #MSC-980029-EDIG) FOR A REDUCTION IN THE CONTRACT PRICE

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, that Contract Change Order #1 for the Wickham Road project (grant #MSC-980029-EDIG) be approved for a reduction in the contract price of $51,331.57, making the current contract cost $492,850.08 which is payable to Jackson-Merkey Contractors.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-85 APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGE ORDER #2 FOR THE WICKHAM ROAD PROJECT (GRANT #MSC-980029-EDIG)

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, that Contract Change Order #2 for the Wickham Road project (grant #MSC-980029-EDIG) be approved in the increased amount of $2,249 bringing the current contract price to $495,099.08 which is payable to Jackson-Merkey Contractors.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-86 AWARD CONTRACTS TO SANDEL, CHAPPELL AND ASSOCIATES, WESTSHORE CONSULTING AND MOORE & BRUGGINK FOR SURVEYOR SERVICES

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to award contracts to Sandel, Chappell and Associates, Westshore Consulting and Moore & Bruggink in the amount of $11,600 each for surveyor services for the Remonumentation Program.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-87 AUTHORIZE THE LIBRARY TO CONTRACT WITH UNIQUE MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INC. FOR RECOVERY OF LIBRARY OVERDUE MATERIALS AND UNPAID LIBRARY FINES

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, that the Library be authorized to contract with Unique Management Services, Inc. for recovery of library overdue materials and unpaid library fines under a group plan provided through Lakeland Library Cooperative.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-88 APPROVE A LEASE AMENDMENT WITH EXECUTIVE AIR TRANSPORT

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Frye, to approve a lease amendment with Executive Air Transport as outlined and further authorize the Chairman to execute the amendment as prepared.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-89 APPROVE A NEW LEASE AGREEMENT WITH THE BROWNSTONE RESTAURANT

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Frye, to approve a new lease agreement with the Brownstone Restaurant as prepared and further authorize the Chairman and Clerk to execute the agreement.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-90 APPROVE AN ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH HOOKER DEJONG ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Frye, to approve an architectural services agreement with Hooker DeJong Architects and Engineers in the lump sum amount of $39,650 for design services on Airport Maintenance Facility improvements and further, authorize the Chairman to execute the agreement as prepared.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


CHAIR'S REPORT

None.


ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

2000-91 APPROVE SUBMISSION OF THE LETTER OF INTENT FOR THE COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGY FOR SERIOUS, VIOLENT AND CHRONIC JUVENILE OFFENDERS

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Kobza, approve submission of the Letter of Intent for the Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent and Chronic Juvenile Offenders, including Balanced and Restorative Justice and the Title V Delinquency Prevention Initiative, in accordance with the conditions outlined in the letter.

Motion Carried


2000-92 AUTHORIZE CORPORATE COUNSEL TO APPROPRIATELY INTERVENE WITH THE STATE TAX COMMISSION TO PROTECT MUSKEGON COUNTY'S INTEREST

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, that the Corporate Counsel be authorized to appropriately intervene with the State Tax Commission to protect Muskegon County's interest in regard to the proposed multipliers for determining taxable value for personal property owned by utility companies.

Moved by Funkhouser, supported by Kobza, to amend proposed motion to include a $5,000 cap.

Motion Carried


Voice vote on Motion as Amended

Motion Carried


2000-93 COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS DECLINE TO MAKE AN OFFER ON 8 W. WALTON AVENUE AT THIS TIME

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Start, supported by Funkhouser, that the County Board of Commissioners decline to make an offer on 8 W. Walton Avenue at this time.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Frye, Kobza

Motion Carried


2000-94 AUTHORIZE CORPORATE COUNSEL TO ADD VANBUREN COMMUNITY HEALTH AS NAMED DEFENDANTS IN SUIT AGAINST MDCH AND HCFA

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to authorize Corporate Counsel to add VanBuren Community Health, and VanBuren County if necessary, as named defendants in suit against MDCH and HCFA.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-95
The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Start, to approve the 2000 Community Economic Development Strategies and forward to the Muskegon County Metropolitan Planning Commission and the West Michigan Shoreline Regional Development Commission along with a letter indicating that this is a random list.

Motion Carried


Old Business

Commissioner McMurray suggested a commendation for Sam Wendling in reference to his handling of the property sale to MANPOWER.

Commissioner Frye requested a report regarding the dental coordinator position that was approved by this Board last year.

2000-96 ADOPTION OF FISCAL YEAR 2001 BUDGET SCHEDULE

Moved by Gill, supported by Baade, to adopt the Fiscal Year 2001 Budget Schedule as presented.

Motion Carried


New Business

None.


Audience Participation

Students were in attendance from Oak Ridge, Mona Shores and Muskegon High Schools.

Meeting adjourned at 4:55 p.m.

 

 

_____________________________

Marianne L Hathaway,
Deputy County Clerk


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M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

Regular Meeting March 14,  2000 3:42 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

Board Minutes may be found on the web at http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk

The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Chairman Hulka. The pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison followed by the invocation given by Commissioner Start.

Roll Call

Present: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Hulka, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Absent: None


2000-96 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by Start, supported by Frye, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of February 29, 2000.

Motion carried


2000-97 PRESENTATION - MUSKEGON COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD

Rosalind Ford, Charles Pool and Robert Christi addressed the Board regarding a resolution approving an Interlocal Agreement to provide countywide public library service and to set a date for election for a countywide library millage proposal.

Moved by Kobza, supported by Baade, that the attached Resolution Approving Interlocal Agreement be adopted.

Moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to amend the motion to read .67 mill.

Roll Call on Motion to Amend

Ayes: Frye, Funkhouser,

Nays: Baade, Bennett, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Motion Defeated


2000-97 PRESENTATION - MUSKEGON COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD (continued)

Moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to suspend the rules to allow for audience participation.

Motion Carried


The following audience members addressed the Board regarding the Library Millage: Martha Ferriby, John Pridnia, Dr. Robert Christi, Fran Fisher, Susan Clink, Henry Rosler, Jr., Russ Dressman and Blanche Smith.

Moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to amend the motion to set the Election in conjunction with the General Election in November.

Roll Call on Second Motion to Amend

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Hulka

Nays: Baade, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Motion Defeated

Roll Call on Motion as Presented

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Nays: Hulka

Motion Carried


2000-98 COMMUNICATIONS

Moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to receive and place on file the following Communications:

A. City of Montague Resolution re: revised air quality standards for Muskegon County

B. Correspondence from FIA Board re: St. Mary's Pharmacy

Motion Carried


2000-99 ACCEPT THE GRANT AWARD FROM FAMILY INDEPENDENCE FOR THE 2000 CALENDAR YEAR AND TO AUTHORIZE THE PROSECUTOR TO SIGN THE DOCUMENT TO ESTABLISH A NEW POSITION OF ASSISTANT PROSECUTOR II

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, accept the grant award from Family Independence in the amount of $67,586.36 for the 2000 calendar year and to authorize the Prosecutor to sign the document to establish a new position of Assistant Prosecutor II (table NX, grade 00290); to transfer the funding effective January 1, 2000 of Assistant Prosecutor II (X08502) and Departmental Clerk (G34018) from 1010-0229 to a separate fund and org; to establish a budget of $133,059 for the grant for the period January 1 to September 30, 2000; to decrease the Prosecutor General fund budget by $76,243; and to increase the Appropriations General Fund budget by $76,243.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-100 ESTABLISH FIVE DEPUTY SHERIFF POSITIONS

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, establish five deputy sheriff positions and amend the general fund budget by adding department 0303 for $150,875 for the PINS program.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-101 AUTHORIZE THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO INITIATE THE BID PROCESS

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, authorize the Sheriff's office to initiate the bid process for the mobile and portable radios, to purchase radar units from Kustom Signals, purchase computers from Office Machines, and purchase from area vendors operating equipment for the new township vehicles.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-102 GRANT PERMISSION TO THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO START THE SEALED BID PROCESS TO SELL EIGHT OLD VEHICLES

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, grant permission to the Sheriff's office to start the sealed bid process with the County Purchasing Department to sell eight old vehicles.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-103 PURCHASE FIVE CHEVY IMPALA POLICE VEHICLES FOR THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, purchase five Chevy Impala police vehicles from Don Rypma for $92,865 for the Sheriff's office.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-104 APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF ONE PANASONIC KX-E4020 ELECTRONIC TYPEWRITER FOR PROBATE COURT

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, approve the purchase of one Panasonic KX-E4020 Electronic Typewriter with word processing capability at the approximate cost of $1095.00 for Probate Court.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-105 APPROVE THE SALARY RANGE ADJUSTMENTS FOR THE CLASSIFICATION OF CHIEF ASSISTANT PROSECUTOR, CHIEF TRIAL LAWYER AND SENIOR ASSISTANT PROSECUTOR

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, approve the salary range adjustments for the classification of Chief Assistant Prosecutor, Chief Trial Lawyer and Senior Assistant Prosecutor by adding one step to the existing six step range effective March 1, 2000, with the provision that the current vacant attorney position not be filled until such time as the $12,100 costs needed to cover these increases has been recovered.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Abstain: McMurray

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-106 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO SIGN A CONTRACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 1999/2000 WITH PINE REST CHRISTIAN MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES AND WEDGWOOD CHRISTIAN YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to sign a contract for Fiscal Year 1999/2000 with Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services for Community Mental Health authorized specialized residential at per diem rates as follows:

10/01/99 through 02/29/00:

$251.97 per day

The Center

$179.70 per day

Birch Lodge Programs

$179.70 per day

Maple Lodge Program

 

03/01/00 through 09/30/00:

$258.77 per day

The Center

$184.55 per day

Birch Lodge Programs

$128.32 per day

Maple Lodge Program

AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO SIGN A CONTRACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 1999/2000 WITH WEDGWOOD CHRISTIAN YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES FOR COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH AUTHORIZED SPECIALIZED RESIDENTIAL AT PER DIEM RATES AS FOLLOWS:

10/01/99 through 12/31/99:

Residential Program:

$260.00 per day

Boelkins Home

 

01/01/00 through 09/30/00:

Residential Programs:

$270.00 per day

Boelkins Home

$228.20 per day

Secure Residential

$186.66 per day

Crossroads Hom

$154.28 per day

Brookside Home

$154.28 per day

Wedgwood Home


Foster Care:

$61.71 per day

Age 0-12

$65.99 per day

Age 13-18

$79.44 per day

Child with baby

$75.00 per day

Foster Care Respite

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-107 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO SIGN A CONTRACT WITH PIONEER RESOURCES

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to sign a contract with Pioneer Resources for the provision of a day program for one client doing paper shredding at a rate of $6.50 per hour for Fiscal Year 1999/2000; Authorize the Community Mental Health Director to sign a contract of Pioneer Resources for the provision of community support services for Fiscal Year 1999/2000 at a rate of $19.50 per hour; Authorize the Community Mental Health Director to sign a contract of Pioneer Resources for the provision of an enhanced adult foster care environment for DD clients (Pioneer House) at a rate of $47.00 per client per day for Fiscal Year 1999/2000; Authorize the Community Mental Health Director to sign a contract with Pioneer Resources for the provision of transportation of clients to and from day programs at a rate of $4.00 per trip for Fiscal Year 1999/2000; Authorize the Community Mental Health Director to sign a contract with Pioneer Resources for the provision of a work enclave at a rate of $12.44 per client per day for Fiscal Year 1999/2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-108 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO SIGN CONTRACTS WITH THE FOLLOWING CORPORATIONS FOR PROVISION OF SPECIALIZED RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to sign contracts with the following corporations for provision of specialized residential services at the following per diem rates for Fiscal Year 1999/2000; effective October 1, 1999:

MOKA:

Airline-$124.70

Annette- $131.81

Sternberg-$149.27

Slocum-$137.60

Benston-$145.76

Crystal-$134.04


LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES:

Brooks-$141.44

Ducey-$2176.68


HGA:

Lilac-$128.90

Shaffer-$125.72

Walker-$139.86

West Fruitport-$121.99


BWP:

Marcoux Home-$137.28

Amanda Family, Inc.

Amanda-$161.51


FAHOLO:

Wolf Lake Home-$131.77

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-109 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO SIGN VEHICLE LEASE CONTRACTS

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to sign vehicle lease contracts with the following agencies/corporations for Fiscal Year 1999/2000 to lease the following vehicles at a cost of $1.00 per vehicle:

MOKA:

1993 Lumina (car)--Lic. # 291X60

1995 Astro (van)--Lic. # 028X18

1991 Chevrolet (van)--Lic. # 028X21

2000 Chevrolet (van)--Lic. #342X16

1996 Dodge (van)--Lic. # 450X84

1997 Ford (van)--Lic. #325X11

2000 Ford (van)--Lic. # 296X41

1995 Ford (van)--Lic. # 51X799

1996 Dodge (van)---Lic. # 433X08

 

PIONEER RESOURCES:

1988 Ford (van)--Lic. # 18Y420

1997 Ford (van)--Lic. #516X93

1993 Chevrolet (van)--Lic. #296X42

1994 Chevrolet (van)--Lic. #325X12

1993 Chevrolet (van)--Lic. #296X38

1997 Ford (van)--Lic. #342X15

 

FA HO LO:

1994 Ford (van)--Lic. #359X44

1996 Dodge (van)--Lic. #445X49

1997 Ford (van)--Lic. #128X72

 

LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES:

1994 Ford (van)--Lic. #359X43

1997 Ford (van)--Lic. #258X85

1998 Ford (van)--Lic. #512X30

RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT OF GRAND RAPIDS:
1996 Dodge (van) --Lic. #253X88

BWP:
1999 Ford (van)--Lic. #51X825

HGA:

2000 Chevrolet (van)--Lic. #342X17

1997 Ford (van)--Lic. #296X36

1997 Ford (van)--Lic. #296X37

1997 Ford (van)--Lic. #296X40

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-110 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO CONTRACT WITH DR. DHANU MAHESH

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to contract with Dr. Dhanu Mahesh for the provision of outpatient psychiatric services at the rate of $102 per hour for the period of March 6, 2000, through September 30, 2000, at a cost not to exceed $27,540.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-111 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO SIGN CONTRACT WITH ARLENE CECIL OF CECIL'S III AFC

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to sign contract with Arlene Cecil of Cecil's III AFC located at 249 W. Grand, Muskegon, for the provision of enhanced Adult Foster Care Services for up to three developmentally disabled individuals at a rate of $35.38 per day per authorized resident for Fiscal Year 1999/2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-112 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO SIGN A CONTRACT WITH JULE MCLAUGHLIN, PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Bennett, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to sign a contract with Jule McLaughlin, Physician's Assistant, for the provision of medical/psychiatric services at a rate of $54.00 per hour and a maximum average of 30 hours per week for October 1, 1999, through September 30, 2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-113 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO SIGN A CONTRACT WITH KATHY ROSEMA, D.O.

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Bennett, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to sign a contract with Kathy Rosema, D.O., for the provision of medical/ psychiatric services at a rate of $75.00 per hour for the period extending from October 1, 1999, through September 30, 2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-114 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO SIGN A CONTRACT WITH MUHAMMAD BUTT, M.D.

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Bennett, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to sign a contract with Muhammad Butt, M.D. for: 1) provision of medical/ psychiatric services at $102.00 per hour and a maximum average of 28 hours per week, and; 2) provision of Medical Director services at $112.00 per hour for a maximum of 10 hours per week.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-115 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO SIGN A CONTRACT WITH ERWIN GRASMAN, M.D.

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Bennett, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to sign a contract with Erwin Grasman, M.D., for the provision of medical/ psychiatric services at a rate of $75.00 per hour for the period extending from October 1, 1999, through September 30, 2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-116 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO SIGN A CONTRACT WITH GLENN GLASER

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Bennett, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to sign a contract with Glenn Glaser for the provision of Pharmacy Consultation Services at a rate of $48.35 per hour for the period extending from October 1, 1999, through September 30, 2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-117 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO SIGN A CONTRACT WITH PHILLIP MARGULES, M.S., LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Bennett, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to sign a contract with Phillip Margules, M.S., Licensed Psychologist, for Fiscal Year 1999/2000, for the provision of emergency psychological services at a rate of $550.00 per month for up to 17 hours per month of services; an additional $50.00 per hour for each hour of service which exceeds the agreed upon 17 hours per month up to a maximum of 4 hours per month; and $3.30 for mileage reimbursement for each examination performed and extending from October 1, 1999, through September 30, 2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-118 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO SIGN CONTRACT WITH UNLIMITED POTENTIALS, INC.

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Bennett, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to sign contract with Unlimited Potentials, Inc. for the provision of Drop In Center services to their clients at a rate not to exceed $46,665.00 for Fiscal Year 1999/2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-119 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO SIGN FISCAL YEAR 1999/2000 CONTRACTS FOR GUARDIANSHIP SERVICES

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Bennett, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to sign Fiscal Year 1999/2000 contracts for guardianship services with the following providers:

Cheryl Ferris at a rate not to exceed $40.00 per client per month;

P.W. Services at a rate not to exceed $40.00 per client per month;

Support Services Limited at a rate not to exceed $45.00 per client per month.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-120 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO SIGN A CONTRACT WITH PROFESSIONAL MED TEAM FOR PROVISION OF EMERGENCY TRANSPORT

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Start, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to sign a contract with Professional Med Team for provision of emergency transport at the Medicaid base rate of $208.89 per trip and $3.56 per mile one-way, and non-emergency transport at the base rate of $85.00 per trip and $3.56 per mile one-way effective January 1, 2000, through September 30, 2000, with a full Fiscal Year 1999/2000 retainer of $1,000.00.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-121 APPROVE THE CONTRACT AMENDMENT #3 BETWEEN COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES OF MUSKEGON COUNTY AND THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Start, approve the Contract Amendment #3 between Community Mental Health Services of Muskegon County and the Department of Community Health effective October 1, 1999.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-122 AUTHORIZE BROOKHAVEN MEDICAL CARE FACILITY TO REQUEST BIDS FOR MECHANICAL ENGINEERING PROPOSALS FOR HEATING SYSTEM CONVERSION

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Start, authorize Brookhaven Medical Care Facility to request bids for mechanical engineering proposals for heating system conversion.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-123 AUTHORIZE BROOKHAVEN MEDICAL CARE FACILITY TO PURCHASE TWO MILLENNIUM 2000 BATHERS

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Start, authorize Brookhaven Medical Care Facility to purchase two Millennium 2000 bathers at a cost of $14,290.00 each.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-124 AUTHORIZE THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT TO AMEND THE MUSKEGON REMOVAL SERVICE CONTRACT

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Start, authorize the Health Department to amend the Muskegon Removal Service contract to include a $300 fee for removal/transfer of corpses for autopsies to Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Michigan and to be made part of that contract as Exhibit B.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-125 AUTHORIZE THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT TO ESTABLISH ONE (1) FULL-TIME PUBLIC HEALTH QUALITY IMPROVEMENT SPECIALIST POSITION

Moved by Gill, supported by Start, to defer this item for clarification of position title.

Motion Carried


2000-126 AUTHORIZE THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT TO PROCEED WITH THE PURCHASE OF THREE (3) CHEVROLET LUMINAS AND TWO (2) HALF-TON CHEVROLET PICK-UPS FOR THE ANIMAL CONTROL OPERATION

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Start, that the Purchasing Department be authorized to proceed with the purchase of three (3) Chevrolet Luminas from Lemmon Grand and two (2) half-ton Chevrolet pick-ups from Don Rypma for the Animal Control operation to be paid for through the revolving equipment fund.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-127 AUTHORIZE THE HEALTH TO AMEND ITS FY2000 BUDGETED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FROM $6,934,440 TO $6,912,6262

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Start, authorize the Health to amend its FY2000 budgeted revenues and expenditures from $6,934,440 to $6,912,6262 with no change in General Fund.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-128 APPROVE PAYMENT OF THE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE OF COVERING THE PERIOD OF FEBRUARY 12TH, 2000, THROUGH MARCH 7TH, 2000

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Bennett, approve payment of the accounts payable of $11,443,528.59 covering the period of February 12th, 2000, through March 7th, 2000, as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-129 ADOPT THE RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY OF MUSKEGON TO BORROW AGAINST ANTICIPATED DELINQUENT 1999 TAXES

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Bennett, adopt the resolution authorizing the County of Muskegon to borrow against anticipated delinquent 1999 taxes.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-130 AUTHORIZE SUBMITTAL OF A REQUEST FOR GRANT FUNDS FROM THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY'S COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Bennett, authorize submittal of a request for grant funds from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality's Coastal Zone Management program for the completion of a professional master plan for Meinert Park and Pines Campground. Project cost: $16,000 with a 50/50 cost share ($8,000 grant, $8,000 county.)

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-131 ACCEPT THE BID FROM HATFIELD SPRAYING SERVICES OF NUNICA

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Bennett, accept the bid from Hatfield Spraying Services of Nunica, Michigan for $19.21 per acre.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-132 ACCEPT THE BASE BID FROM EARTHSCAPES, INC., OF MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN FOR DUNE STABILIZATION PROJECT

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Bennett, accept the base bid of $3,240 from Earthscapes, Inc., of Muskegon, Michigan for dune stabilization project.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-133 ACCEPT THE BID FROM ALSTROM CONSTRUCTION OF MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A DUNE WALKWAY AT MEINERT PARK

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Bennett, accept the bid from Alstrom Construction of Muskegon, Michigan for construction of a dune walkway at Meinert Park for base bid price of $14,400.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-134 APPROVE THE PA 8 MULTI-JURISDICTION CONSORTIUM AGREEMENT WITH OCEANA COUNTY AS PRESENTED

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Bennett, approve the PA 8 Multi-jurisdiction Consortium Agreement with Oceana County as presented.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-135 APPROVAL TO SEEK BIDS TO EXPAND THE IRRIGATION SYSTEMS OF HERITAGE LANDING, SOUTH CAMPUS AND ANIMAL SHELTER

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Bennett, approval to seek bids to expand the irrigation systems of Heritage Landing, South Campus and Animal Shelter.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-136 AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING/FACILITIES MANAGEMENT TO GO OUT FOR BIDS FOR LAWN MAINTENANCE SERVICES

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Bennett, authorize the Department of Employment & Training/Facilities Management to go out for bids for lawn maintenance services.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-137 APPROVE CHURCHILL ELECTRONICS TO DO THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS WIRING OF STARK HALL

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Bennett, approve Churchill Electronics to do the telecommunications wiring of Stark Hall. Cost not to exceed $41,000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-138 REQUEST THAT THE MUSKEGON COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION DEED THE PROPERTY ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE MUSKEGON RIVER KNOWN AS VETERANS' PARK TO THE COUNTY OF MUSKEGON

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Bennett, that the County Board of Commissioners request that the Muskegon County Road Commission deed the property on the north side of the Muskegon River known as Veterans' Park to the County of Muskegon with the intent to have the County Department of Veteran Affairs administer the park.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


CHAIR'S REPORT

2000-139 APPROVE REAPPOINTMENTS TO THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH BOARD

The Chairman recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, to reappoint John Halmond, Eugene Fisher and Janet Thomas to the Community Mental Health Board.

Motion Carried


ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

2000-140 AUTHORIZE ADMINISTRATION TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO THE MICHIGAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, that Administration be authorized to submit an application to the Michigan Economic Development Corporation for a $2.5 million dollar Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) loan for the metro B.O.D. capacity expansion at the Muskegon Wastewater Treatment facility. I further move that the attached resolution pledging expected State Revenue Sharing funds to guarantee repayment of any part of the loan not turned into a grant by job creation, be approved, and that Frank Bednarek be named the certifying officer for this loan application.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-140 SCHEDULE PUBLIC HEARING FOR BLUE LAKE PHASE I GRANT

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Baade, that a public hearing for resubmittal of Blue Lake Phase I Grant to DNR be set for 3:30 p.m., March 28, 2000.

Motion Carried


2000-141 NATIONAL COUNTY GOVERNMENT WEEK

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Start, move that Administration prepare a resolution proclaiming April 9-15th as National County Government Week AHonoring Volunteers@ and that invitations be sent to all County secondary schools to send a student representative to participate with the Commissioners at meetings during the week. I further move that Administration be authorized to develop and distribute an insert in the Chronicle identifying all county elected officials and listing services provided by County government at an approximate cost of $6,827.50.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


Old Business

None.


New Business

Moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to review the issue of microphones and the speaker system in the Board Room.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Frye, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Abstain: Gill

Nays: Bennett, Funkhouser, Hulka

Motion Carried


Commissioner Frye introduced Mike O'Hare, new Editor of the Horizon.

Moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to prepare a Resolution to be presented to Bishop N. W. Wells, Jr. of the Church of God, on March 23, 2000.

Motion Carried


Moved by Funkhouser, supported by Frye, to prepare a Resolution for the Mona Shores Hockey Team.

Motion Carried


Audience Participation

Dr. Joseph Schulze addressed the Board in support of the earlier action for the library.

Jon Koens, County Treasurer, announced the appointment of Susan R. Doriot to the position of Muskegon County Clerk.

Students were in attendance from Fruitport High School.

Meeting adjourned at 5:30 p.m.

 

 

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Marianne L Hathaway
Deputy County Clerk


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M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

Regular Meeting March 28,  2000 3:30 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

Board Minutes may be found on the web at http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk

The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Chairman Hulka. The pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison followed by the invocation given by Commissioner Start.

Roll Call

Present: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Hulka, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Absent: None


2000-142 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by Frye, supported by McMurray, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of March 14, 2000.

Motion Carried


2000-143 PRESENTATION - RESOLUTION TO ROGER C. WADE

Chairman Hulka presented Roger C. Wade with a Resolution from Muskegon County in recognition of his years of service to the community.

2000-144 PRESENTATION - SISTER CITIES

Joanne Hatch introduced visiting students from the Sister Cities program with Japan.

2000-145 PRESENTATION - CENSUS 2000 - DEBBI ZANT

Debbi Zant updated the Board on the current status for the 2000 census as well as plans to promote further participation by Muskegon County residents.

2000-146 OPEN PUBLIC HEARING - WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM METRO B.O.D. EXPANSION APPLICATION

Moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to open the Public Hearing regarding the Wastewater Management System Metro B.O.D. Expansion Application.

Motion Carried


2000-147 CLOSE PUBLIC HEARING - WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM METRO B.O.D. EXPANSION APPLICATION

Mr. Bednarek, Administrator/Controller, and Marianne L. Hathaway, Deputy County Clerk, noted they had not received any written or verbal communications regarding the Wastewater Management System Metro B.O.D. Expansion Application. There being no audience comment, moved by McMurray, supported by Bennett, to close the public hearing.

Motion Carried


2000-148 COMMUNICATIONS

The following Communications were received and place on file:

A. Fruitport Township Resolution re: Sternberg Road Interchange at I-9

B. Muskegon County Medical Examiner 1999 Annual Report (already distributed to Commission)


2000-149 APPROVE A NEW THREE YEAR AIR TRAVEL MARKETING CONSULTANT AGREEMENT

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve a new three year Air Travel Marketing Consultant Agreement and further authorize the Chairman to execute the agreement as prepared.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-150 APPROVE A REVISED ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH HOOKER DEJONG ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve a revised architectural services agreement with Hooker DeJong Architects and Engineers in the lump sum amount of $39,650 for design services on Airport Maintenance Facility improvements, and further, authorize the Chairman to execute the agreement as prepared.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-151 AUTHORIZE THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT TO SOLICIT BIDS ON THE MATS OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE FACILITY PROJECT

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to authorize the Purchasing Department to solicit bids on the MATS Operations and Maintenance Facility project and to schedule a public hearing on the project for April 20,2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-152 ACCEPT THE DELONG TRUCKING, INC., BID FOR THE PROVISION OF TRANSIT MAINTENANCE SERVICES AND OFFICE SPACE

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to accept the DeLong Trucking, Inc., bid for the provision of transit maintenance services and office space, and to authorize the Chairperson to execute a contract for these services.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-153 AUTHORIZE STAFF TO ISSUE A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR TRANSIT ADVERTISING SALES AND PRODUCTION

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to authorize staff to issue a Request for Proposals for transit advertising sales and production.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-154 AUTHORIZE THE PUBLICATION OF THE PUBLIC NOTICE AND THE SUBMITTAL OF THE FY2000 FEDERAL ASSISTANCE APPLICATION IF NO PUBLIC HEARING IS REQUESTED

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to authorize the publication of the public notice and the submittal of the FY2000 federal assistance application if no public hearing is requested.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-155 APPROVE MDOT CONTRACT 99-1034

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve MDOT Contract 99-1034, and to authorize the Chairperson to execute the contract.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-156 ACCEPT INFORMATIONAL ITEMS: DIRECTORS REPORT, OPERATIONS REPORT AND COMMUNITY FOUNDATION LETTER

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to accept informational items: Directors Report, Operations Report and Community Foundation Letter.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-157 PUBLISH IN THE MUSKEGON CHRONICLE A NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM EXPANSION

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to publish in the Muskegon Chronicle a Notice of Public Hearing on Wastewater Management System Expansion to be held on March 28, 2000, at 3:30 p.m. in the Board of Commissioners Room.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-158 APPROVE PAYMENT OF THE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COVERING THE PERIOD OF MARCH 8TH, THROUGH MARCH 17TH, 2000

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Frye, to approve payment of the accounts payable of $6,230,918.66 covering the period of March 8th, 2000 through March 17th, 2000 as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-159 AUTHORIZE THE BOARD CHAIRMAN TO SIGN A GRANT APPLICATION TO THE GATES FOUNDATION

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Frye, to authorize the Board Chairman to sign a grant application to the Gates Foundation for additional computers for the County Library System.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-160 PARTICIPATE IN THE 2000 MUSKEGON SUMMER CELEBRATION PARADE

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Frye, to participate in the 2000 Muskegon Summer Celebration parade on July 1st.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-161 SCHEDULE THE GRAND OPENING OF WICKHAM DRIVE

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Frye, to schedule the grand opening of Wickham Drive for Tuesday, April 25th at 5:30 PM.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-162 ACCEPT CORPORATE COUNSEL'S OPTION AND CONTINUE TO ENCOURAGE THE TWO ATTORNEYS INVOLVED IN THE APPLE-CARR VILLAGE DISPUTE TO REACH A SETTLEMENT PRIOR TO TRIAL

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Frye, to accept Corporate Counsel's option and continue to encourage the two attorneys involved in the Apple-Carr Village dispute to reach a settlement prior to trial.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-163 ADOPT THE RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MUSKEGON COUNTY SOLID WASTE PLAN - 1998 UPDATE

The Board of Public Works recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, the adoption of the Resolution approving the Muskegon County Solid Waste Plan - 1998 Update.

Motion Carried


CHAIR'S REPORT

2000-164 PREPARE A RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION FOR MARIANNE L. HATHAWAY AND TO COMPENSATE HER FOR THE PERIOD OF TIME SHE ASSUMED THE COUNTY CLERK RESPONSIBILITIES

Moved by Gill, supported by Frye, to prepare a resolution of appreciation for Marianne L. Hathaway and to compensate her for the period of time she assumed the County Clerk responsibilities between Dale Hartman and the appointment of Susan Doriot.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-165 PUBLIC HEARING - BLUE LAKE PHASE I GRANT

Chairman Hulka opened the Public Hearing regarding the Blue Lake Phase I Grant.

2000-166 CLOSE PUBLIC HEARING - BLUE LAKE PHASE I GRANT

Mr. Bednarek, Administrator/Controller, and Marianne L. Hathaway, Deputy County Clerk, noted they had not received any written or verbal communications regarding the Blue Lake Phase I Grant. There being no audience comment or participation, moved by Frye, supported by Start, to close the public hearing.

Motion Carried


ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

2000-167 AUTHORIZATION BE GIVEN TO SUBMIT GRANT APPLICATION THROUGH MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Frye, that authorization be given to submit grant application through Michigan Department of Natural Resources via the Clean Michigan Initiative (CMI) and Natural Resources Trust Fund (NRTF) for Blue Lake County Park. Grant request is for new restroom/shower facility and upgrades to campground. Requesting a grant of $233,350 with local match of $100,000 (total project cost $333,350).

Motion Carried


2000-168 SUBMIT THE APPLICATION FOR A $2.5 MILLION DOLLAR LOAN FROM THE MICHIGAN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK PROGRAM

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to submit the application for a $2.5 million dollar loan from the Michigan Community Development Block program for the Metro B.O.D. capacity expansion at the County's Wastewater Management System to the State along with the attached authorizing resolution.

Motion Carried


2000-169 ADOPT THE ATTACHED RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING APRIL 1ST AS CENSUS 2000 DAY

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Frye, to adopt the attached resolution proclaiming April 1st as Census 2000 Day and encouraging all citizens to participate.

Motion Carried


2000-170 INTRODUCTION

Mr. Bednarek introduced Fatima Guy, intern in Administration from Grand Valley University.


2000-171 AUTHORIZE THE RECLASSIFICATION OF TWO POSITIONS IN FAMILY COURT

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Bennett, that the Board authorize the reclassification of two positions: X07101, Asst. Family Court Administrator - Administration to and Administrative Analyst position and position G72001, Secretary to a Clerk II position. I further move that the Board authorize the establishment of a Transport Officer position with a salary range of $11.810 - $16.920

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Abstain: McMurray

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-172 APPROVE THE APRIL, 2000, COUNTY GOVERNMENT WEEK FLYER

Moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to approve alternative #1 of the April, 2000, County Government Week flyer as presented.

Motion Carried


Old Business

2000-173 AUTHORIZE THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT TO ESTABLISH ONE (1) FULL-TIME PUBLIC HEALTH QUALITY IMPROVEMENT SPECIALIST POSITION

Moved by Frye, supported by Kobza, to authorize the Human Resources Department to establish one (1) full-time Public Health Quality Improvement Specialist position at a pay range of NX220 and one (1) full-time Community Health Representative position for the Health Department to be funded by increased Liquor Tax and Cigarette Tax revenues with no increase to general fund appropriations.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


New Business

Mr. Bednarek presented information regarding space planning for the Hall of Justice. Discussion ensued including Prosecutor Tague, Judge Mullally, Judge Nolan, Judge Hicks, Jan Koens - County Treasurer, Marti Hulka - Drain Commissioner, Mike Flanery - District Court Administrator as well as Jim Hughes - State Court Administrator, Jesse Doan and Dennis Vennema from State Probation.

Mike Panyard, Norton Shores resident and volunteer on the Mona Shores PAC Committee and Michigan Rehab Services, addressed the Board regarding three issues:

1. Special Education and Rehab Services meeting being planned for June 15 & 16 at the Holiday Inn.
2. Concern that Muskegon County Community Mental Health did not show support on the state level.
3. Two weeks after the state event, Muskegon Hackley Hospital, Muskegon General Hospital and Muskegon Community Mental Health put on a presentation at the Muskegon Holiday Inn.


Audience Participation

None.


Meeting adjourned at 5:35 p.m.

 

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Marianne L. Hathaway
Deputy County Clerk

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M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

Regular Meeting April 11,  2000 3:30 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

Board Minutes may be found on the web at http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk

The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Chairman Hulka. The pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison followed by the invocation given by Commissioner Start.

Roll Call

Present: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Hulka, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Excused: Frye

Absent: None


2000-174 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of March 28, 2000 with corrections to item #149 to include that the agreement is a renewal with Dianne Hoofman and #152 to include that it is a renewal agreement with DeLong Trucking for 2 years with a 90 day cancellation clause.

Motion Carried


2000-175 PRESENTATION - 25 YEARS OF SERVICE - JACOB FUNKHOUSER

Chairman Hulka presented Jacob Funkhouser with a pin in recognition of 25 Years of Service as a County Commissioner.


2000-176 PRESENTATION - RESOLUTION TO FRANCES WRIGHT

Commissioner Baade presented a Resolution to Frances Wright for outstanding services to the Museum Board.


2000-177 PRESENTATION - RESOLUTION TO FRIENDS OF SYMPHONY - MARLEEN DELONG

Chairman Hulka presented a Resolution to Friends of Symphony to Marleen DeLong. Members of the Friends of Symphony presented Board Members with the new More Enchanted Eating cook books.


2000-178 COMMUNICATIONS

Moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to receive and place on file the following Communications:

B. NACO Legislative Alert - Federal Gas Tax Threatened

C. Fruitport Township resolution re: Sternberg Road Interchange at I-96

D. City of Whitehall - Hilite Industries Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificates

E. Montcalm County Resolution re: Revision of Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code

F. Department of Environmental Quality Notice of Public Hearing April 20,2000

G. MI Department of Transportation Construction Project Information

H. MI State Housing Development Authority - National Community Development Week April 24-30, 2000

I. Muskegon Township Notice of Review of special Assessment Roll

J. City of Norton Shores Special Use Permit for Real Equities, LLC

K. Muskegon County Road Commission Act 51 & Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (already distributed)

Motion Carried


2000-179 PREPARE LETTER OF SUPPORT FOR RETAINING GAS TAX

Moved by Baade, supported by Start, to prepare a letter to be sent to Federal elected officials in support of retaining the gas tax.

Motion Carried


2000-180 APPROVAL OF 911 PLAN

Moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to authorize the Chairman to send a letter to the Office of Revenue and Tax Analysis, Department of Treasury, indicating that we do have a final plan in for 911.

Motion Carried


2000-181 AUTHORIZE THE BOARD CHAIR TO EXECUTE A QUIT CLAIM DEED TO HOLTON EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to authorize the Board Chair to execute a Quit Claim Deed to Holton Evangelical Lutheran Church to real property legally described as (attached) located in Holton Township.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-182 ENGAGE RC PRODUCTIONS TO DEVELOP A MARKETING PLAN AND PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS FOR THE COUNTY'S INDUSTRIAL PARKS

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to engage RC Productions at a rate of $72 per hour but not to exceed $3,000 to develop a marketing plan and promotional materials for the County's industrial parks with funding from the County's economic development revolving loan fund.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-183 AUTHORIZE THE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU TO PURCHASE 5,000 BRIGHT YELLOW PLASTIC BAGS WITH THE "CATCH THE WAVE" LOGO AND DEPOT ADDRESS

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to authorize the Convention and Visitors Bureau to purchase 5,000 bright yellow plastic bags with the "Catch the Wave" logo and Depot address printed in two colors at a cost of .22 cents each, not to exceed $1,100 total, including shipping.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-184 CONTRIBUTE $3,000 TO THE MISS MICHIGAN SCHOLARSHIP PAGEANT

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to contribute $3,000 to the Miss Michigan Scholarship Pageant and to host a luncheon for the Miss Michigan pageant from the Accommodations Tax Fund.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-185 SPONSOR THE MUSKEGON HEIGHTS FESTIVAL IN THE PARK

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to sponsor the Muskegon Heights Festival in the Park and to provide them with $3,000 financial support from the Accommodations Tax Fund.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-186 REQUEST THAT THE MUSKEGON COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION ADOPT AS A COUNTY ROAD THE NEW ACCESS TO BROOKHAVEN

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, that the County request that the Muskegon County Road Commission adopt as a county road the new access to Brookhaven originating from Apple Avenue east of Sauter with the understanding that any future improvements to the road will be according to Road Commission standards.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-187 AUTHORIZE AN ENDORSEMENT/SUPPORT LETTER TO APPROPRIATE U.S. CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATION REGARDING THE APPROVAL AND FUNDING OF THE CDBG AND HOME PROGRAMS

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to authorize an endorsement/support letter to appropriate U.S. Congressional Representation regarding the approval and funding of the CDBG and Home programs for the fiscal year 2001.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-188 AUTHORIZE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) FOR A MARKET EVALUATION OF THE NEED AND FINANCIAL FEASIBILITY FOR AN EXHIBITION CENTER

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to authorize Request for Proposals (RFP) for a market evaluation of the need and financial feasibility for an exhibition center to be located within Muskegon County.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-189 APPROVE POSITION CHANGES EFFECTIVE APRIL 17, 2000

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Bennett, approve the following position changes effective April 17, 2000: 1) Reclassify Client Services Manager Assistant position number N19504 in 2220-7144 - 100% to Client Services Manager/MI. Also transfer from 22220-7144 - 100% to 2220-7134-100%. 2) Reclassify three (3) Microcomputer Analyst positions (position numbers X56001 in 2222-7703, X56003 in 2222-7703 and X56005 in 2222-7703-50% and 5920-5040-50%) to Information Systems Technician II. 3) Transfer Clinic Services Supervisor II position number X17804 from 2222-7701-100% to 2220-7320-100%. 4) Transfer Social Worker position number X85501 from 2220-7341-67% and 2220-7343-33% to 2220-7325 - 100%. 5) Transfer Psychologist position number X75505 from 2220-7321 - 100% to 2220-7341 - 67% and 2220-7343 - 33%.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-190 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO CONTRACT WITH H.G.A. NON-PROFIT HOMES, INC.

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Bennett, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to contract with H.G.A. Non-Profit Homes, Inc., for the purchase of five beds of Specialized Residential Services at Virginia's House at a rate of $106.33 per bed per day from May 1, 2000, through September 30, 2000; with an annual cap not to exceed $98,000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-191 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO CONTRACT WITH GOODWILL INDUSTRIES

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Bennett, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to contract with Goodwill Industries for work enclave services for people with mental illness or developmental disabilities at the rate of $3.12 per hour per client with an annual cap not to exceed $68,000 for fiscal year 1999/2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-192 APPROVE AMENDMENT #4 TO THE MANAGER SPECIALTY SUPPORTS AND SERVICES CONTRACT BETWEEN COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES AND THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Bennett, approve amendment #4 to the Manager Specialty Supports and Services Contract between Community Mental Health Services and the Michigan Department of Community Health for the year ending September 30, 2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-193 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO CONTRACT WITH VISITING NURSE-HOME CARE SERVICES, INCORPORATED

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Bennett, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to contract with Visiting Nurse-Home Care Services, Incorporated, for the provision of crisis residential nursing services at the rate of $25.00 per hour for orientation, $35.00 per hour for Saturday and Sunday coverage and $45.00 per hour on holidays during the period of April 21, 2000, through September 30, 2000 at a cost not to exceed $7,500.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-194 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO CONTRACT WITH THE DISABILITY AWARENESS COUNCIL

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Bennett, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to contract with the Disability Awareness Council for the recruitment, training and support of Community Mental Health consumers at a rate not to exceed $8,500 during the course of Fiscal Year 1999/2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-195 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO COMPLETE FISCAL YEAR 1999-2000 CONTRACTS

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Bennett, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to complete fiscal year 1999-2000 contracts with annual maximum amounts as detailed on the attached: Maximum amount of Community Mental Health contract(s) for fiscal year 1999-2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-196 AUTHORIZE BROOKHAVEN MEDICAL CARE FACILITY TO AWARD BID TO EXPAR COMPANY

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Bennett, authorize Brookhaven Medical Care Facility to award bid to Expar Company for a double convection oven in the amount of $7,425.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-197 AUTHORIZE BROOKHAVEN MEDICAL CARE FACILITY TO UTILIZE QUEST DIAGNOSTICS

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Bennett, authorize Brookhaven Medical Care Facility to utilize Quest Diagnostics for Lab Services.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-198 AMEND EXHIBIT B OF THE MEDICAL EXAMINER CONTRACT TO INCLUDE $2 PER SITE INVESTIGATION FOR TELEPHONE, FAX AND OTHER MISCELLANEOUS CHARGES

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Bennett, amend Exhibit B of the Medical Examiner Contract to include $2 per site investigation for telephone, fax and other miscellaneous charges as of 1/16/00. There will be no increase or decrease in general fund appropriations.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-199 APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF STAFF-TO-STAFF RADIOS

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, that the Board approve the purchase of staff-to-staff radios in the amount of $469 per unit for a total cost of $1,876. Further, move that the Board approve radio maintenance agreement at a cost of $6.10 per unit per month for new and existing units for a total of $585.60 for the current fiscal year and that the Board approve modification of line item 802000 from $10,000 to $7,538 and modification of line item 978000 from $7,500 to $9,376 and modification of line item 936000 from $750 to $1,336.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-200 APPROVE EXTENDING THE PROBATION RESIDENTIAL SERVICES CONTRACTS THROUGH THE END OF FY2000

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, that the Board approve extending the Probation Residential Services Contracts through the end of FY2000, ending on September 30, 2000, to allow for a comprehensive solicitation of Probation Residential Service providers including specialized populations such as the developmentally disabled, mentally ill, substance abusers, dually diagnosed populations and gender specific services.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-201 AMEND THE 416 ROAD PATROL LINE ITEM BUDGET

to amend the 416 Road Patrol line item budget with the State Office of Highway Safety Planning.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-202 AUTHORIZE SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO FILL SIX SEASONAL MARINE OFFICER POSITIONS

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, that the Sheriff's Office be authorized to fill six seasonal marine officer positions by rehiring:

Eric Anderson

Step 38.75

Anthea Roberts

Step 28.50

Matt Smith Step

38.75

And open recruiting for the remaining positions.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-203 PURCHASE RADIOS FROM MIDCOM MOTOROLA FOR THE RAVENNA AND PINS VEHICLES

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to purchase radios from Midcom Motorola for an estimated $11,219.70 for the Ravenna and PINS vehicles.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-204 HAVE CHURCHILL COMMUNICATIONS INSTALL A VIDEO DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM FOR JAIL INMATES

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to have Churchill Communications install a video distribution system for jail inmates for $22,378 paid for from inmate trust funds.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-205 PURCHASE FROM ABC WAREHOUSE 23 - 20" TVS

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to purchase from ABC Warehouse 23 - 20" TVs from the inmate trust fund account for $3,634.


CHAIR'S REPORT

2000-206 NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER PROCLAMATION

The Chairman recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, National Day of Prayer Proclamation, Thursday, May 4, 2000

2000-207 MISS MICHIGAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM PARADE

The following Communication was received and placed on file: Miss Michigan Scholarship Program Parade, June 17, 2000


ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

2000-208 APPROVAL OF COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS AGREEMENT WITH HACKLEY OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH FOR PROVISION OF DRUG TESTING SERVICES

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Start, supported by Funkhouser, approve Community Corrections agreement with Hackley Occupational Health for provision of drug testing services

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-209 APPROVAL OF $375,000 HOUSING GRANT WITH MI STATE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Baade, to authorize the Board Chairman to execute the agreement with the Michigan State Housing Development Authority housing grant in the amount of $375,000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-210 APPROVAL TO ADVERTISE IN THE MUSKEGON CHRONICLE'S "SUMMER ALONG THE LAKE"

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Start, to authorize the placement of an ad in the Muskegon Chronicle "Summer Along the Lake" supplement on Sunday, April 30, 2000, at a cost of $3,000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Abstain: Baade

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-211 APPROVAL OF ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FOR THE PERIOD MARCH 18 THROUGH MARCH 28, 2000

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Kobza, to approve payment of the accounts payable of $1,049,424.06 covering the period of March 18th, 2000, through March 28th, 2000, as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-212 AUTHORIZE THE BOARD CHAIR TO EXECUTE A 12-MONTH OPTION EXTENSION, AS PREPARED BY CORPORATE COUNSEL, COVERING LOT 9, AIRPORT BUSINESS PARK

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Start, supported by Baade, to authorize the Board Chair to execute a 12-month option extension, as prepared by Corporate Counsel, covering Lot 9, Airport Business Park with Ellis Road Investors, LLC, with the optionee paying the required 10% additional option consideration.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


Old Business

2000-213 COMMUNICATE WITH PARTICIPATING TOWNSHIPS THROUGH THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT FOR PARTNERSHIP IN NEIGHBORHOOD SAFETY

Moved by Kobza, supported by Funkhouser to direct staff to communicate with Participating Townships through the Intergovernmental Agreement for Partnership in Neighborhood Safety that Townships may, should they choose, make quarterly payments rather than annual payments as provided in the contract, so long as total annual amounts are equal to that provided for in the contract between County and participating townships.


New Business

Commissioner Funkhouser introduced Halbert Stegal, Commissioner Gill introduced Steve Valdez, both students from Muskegon High School participating as student commissioners during National Government Week.


Audience Participation

Students were in attendance from Muskegon High School.


2000-214 MOTION TO GO INTO CLOSED SESSION - POSSIBLE LAND ACQUISITION

Moved by McMurray, supported by Funkhouser, to go into Closed Session regarding a possible land acquisition.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


Returned to Open Session at 4:56 p.m.

Meeting adjourned at 4:56 p.m.

 

 

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Susan R. Doriot
County Clerk

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M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

Regular Meeting April 25,  2000 3:30 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

Board Minutes may be found on the web at http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk


The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Chairman Hulka. The pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison followed by the invocation given by Commissioner Start.

In Attendance:
Present: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser, Gill, Hulka, McMurray, Start
Excused: Kobza

Absent: None


2000-215 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of April 11, 2000.

 

Motion Carried


2000-216 COMMUNICATIONS

Moved by Frye, supported by Start, to receive and place on file the following Communications:

A. NACO Legislative Alert - Delaying Congressional Action on Internet Tax Moratorium

B. Osceola County Resolution 2000-0011, Amend Public Acts 92

Motion Carried


2000-217 APPROVE PAYMENT OF THE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COVERING THE PERIOD OF MARCH 29TH, THROUGH APRIL 11TH, 2000

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Bennett, to approve payment of the accounts payable of $4,181,691.18 covering the period of March 29th, 2000, through April 11th, 2000, as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-218APPROVE THE COST ALLOCATION PLAN FOR THE PERIOD ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 1999

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Bennett, to approve the Cost Allocation Plan for the period ending September 30, 1999, as presented.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-219 APPROVE THE LOW BIDDERS FOR LAWN MAINTENANCE SERVICES

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Bennett, to approve the low bidders for lawn maintenance services, not to exceed $17,616.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-220 APPROVE THE COMMUNITY-WIDE STRATEGIC PLANNING PROCESS

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Bennett, to approve the community-wide strategic planning process, the acceptance of up to $115,000 of State funds for this purpose, and the approval of a consultant contract with Judee Lonnee Associates, not to exceed $10,000.

2000-220 APPROVE THE COMMUNITY-WIDE STRATEGIC PLANNING PROCESS (continued)

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-221 APPROVE THE RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE 2000 EQUALIZED VALUATION FOR MUSKEGON COUNTY

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Bennett, to approve the resolution establishing the 2000 Equalized Valuation for Muskegon County as determined and submitted by the Muskegon County Equalization Department.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-222 APPROVE PURCHASE OF ITEMS IDENTIFIED (ATTACHED), NOT TO EXCEED $135,080

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Bennett, to approve purchase of items identified (attached), not to exceed $135,080, from funds provided for this purpose.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-223 RECEIVE AND PLACE ON FILE THE MUSKEGON ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Bennett, to receive and place on file the Muskegon Environmental Excellence Awards.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-224 APPROVE THE FISCAL YEAR 2000-2004 REVISED FIVE YEAR DEVELOPMENT PLAN

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve the Fiscal Year 2000-2004 revised Five Year Development Plan as presented and further authorize its submission to MDOT and the Federal Aviation Administration for funding consideration.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-225 APPROVE THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT SOLICITING STATEMENTS OF QUALIFICATIONS AND INTEREST

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve the Purchasing Department soliciting Statements of Qualifications and Interest from qualified airport engineering firms to complete engineering services for the Runway 14/32 extension project.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-226 APPROVE THE AIRPORT PROMOTIONAL PROGRAM

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve the airport promotional program as presented.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-227 AUTHORIZE THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT TO REQUEST BIDS FOR AN AIRPORT AND BUSINESS PARK AWARENESS SIGN

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to authorize the Purchasing Department to request bids for an Airport and Business Park Awareness Sign located on US31 near Sternberg Road.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-228 APPROVE THE ATTACHED RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF MDOT AIR SERVICE MARKETING CONTRACT NO 00-0312

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve the attached resolution authorizing execution of MDOT Air Service Marketing Contract No 00-0312 and further, authorize the Chairman to execute the grant.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-229 APPROVE THE ATTACHED RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AIRPORT RESCUE AND FIREFIGHTING TRAINING AGREEMENT WITH MDOT

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve the attached resolution authorizing execution of an Airport Rescue and Firefighting Training Agreement with MDOT.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-230 APPROVE A CONCESSION AGREEMENT WITH A RED ROSE LIMOUSINE SERVICE

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve a concession agreement with A Red Rose Limousine Service and further, authorize its execution as prepared.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-231 APPROVE THE 2000 TROLLEY PROGRAM

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve the 2000 Trolley Program as presented, and further authorize publishing of a public notice in the Muskegon Chronicle on proposed charter operations.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-232 AUTHORIZE THE OPERATION OF A TRANSIT ROUTE FROM BAKER COLLEGE TO MICHIGAN ADVENTURE

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to authorize the operation of a transit route from Baker College to Michigan Adventure from June 11 to September 4, 2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-233 AUTHORIZE THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT TO ISSUE A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR VEHICLE REHABILITATION AND FOR ENGINE COMPONENT REBUILDING ON THE MATS FLEET

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to authorize the Purchasing Department to issue a Request for Proposals for vehicle rehabilitation and for engine component rebuilding on the MATS fleet.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-234 AUTHORIZE THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT TO WORK WITH THE JACKSON TRANSIT AUTHORITY ON THE ISSUANCE OF A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR FAREBOX EQUIPMENT

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to authorize the Purchasing Department to work with the Jackson Transit Authority on the issuance of a Request for Proposals for farebox equipment.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-235 ACCEPT THE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT DIRECTORS REPORT AND OPERATIONS REPORT

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to accept the Transportation Department Directors Report and Operations Report.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-236 APPROVE INSERTION OF THE COUNTY BOARD WELCOME IN THE AIR FAIR SOUVENIR PROGRAM

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve insertion of the County Board welcome in the Air Fair souvenir program.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


CHAIR’S REPORT

2000-237 The Chairman recommends, moved by Start, supported by Baade, to appoint Winfred Morrisey to the Community Mental Health Board.

Motion Carried


ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

2000-238 ACCEPT THE GRANT FROM THE PAUL C. JOHNSON FOUNDATION

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Start, supported by Frye, to accept the grant from the Paul C. Johnson Foundation in the amount of $25,000 and authorize the purchase of the old Grand Trunk Railroad Ticket Station.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-239 PURCHASE THE OLD GRAND TRUNK RAILROAD TICKET STATION

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to purchase the old Grand Trunk Railroad Ticket Station at a cost of $25,000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-240 AUTHORIZE SOLICITATION OF SEALED BIDS FOR THE SALE OF FIVE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH VEHICLES

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to authorize solicitation of sealed bids for the sale of five Community Mental Health vehicles to be added to the already approved process for the Sheriff’s eight vehicles.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Abstain: Funkhouser

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-241 AUTHORIZE THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY TO BORROW $2,500,350 FROM THE MICHIGAN STRATEGIC FUND

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to authorize the Michigan Department of Treasury to borrow $2,500,350 from the Michigan Strategic Fund to finance the expansion of the Muskegon County Wastewater Management System.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


Old Business

None.


New Business

2000-242 PREPARE A RESOLUTION FOR DR. GRASMAN OF BROOKHAVEN, IN RECOGNITION OF HIS 30 YEARS OF SERVICE AT BROOKHAVEN

Moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to prepare a resolution for Dr. Grasman of Brookhaven, in recognition of his 30 years of service at Brookhaven in this year of Brookhaven’s 30th Anniversary.

Motion Carried


Audience Participation

Gail Stevens and Mary Lappo addressed the board regarding the need for air conditioning and temperature regulation at Brookhaven for the health of residents as well as for operation of special equipment required by residents.

Bob Schrager, 2nd Congressional District, addressed the Board to open communication regarding needs of Muskegon County.

Students were in attendance from Muskegon and Oak Ridge High Schools.


Meeting adjourned at 4:02 p.m.

 

______________________
Susan R. Doriot, County Clerk

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M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

Regular Meeting May 9, 2000 3:33 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

Board Minutes may be found on the web at http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk

The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Chairman Hulka. The pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison followed by the invocation given by Rev. George Bennett of Mount Zion Church of God in Christ.

Roll Call

Present: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Hulka, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Late Arrival: Commissioner Funkhouser arrived at 3:38 p.m.

Absent: None


2000-243 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by Frye, supported by Start, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of April 25, 2000.

Motion Carried


2000-244 COMMUNICATIONS

Moved by McMurray, supported by Bennett, to receive and place on file the following Communications:

A. Sprayform Technologies International, LLC - Industrial Facilities Exemption

C. Washtenaw County Resolution re: Increase Funds for CDBG Program

D. Region 14 Area Agency on Aging Multi-Year Plan & Annual Implementation Plan (available on Commission desk)

E. County Clerk Correspondence re: New Position Request

And to refer item B., Isabella County Resolution re: Revision to Uniform Commercial Code, to Administration for recommendation.

Motion Carried


2000-245 AUTHORIZE THE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU TO APPLY FOR A GRANT

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Frye, to authorize the Convention and Visitors Bureau to apply for a grant in the amount of $50,000 to support the 2001 Tall Ship Challenge from the State Budget Office Program for Arts, Cultural and Quality of Life.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-246 ADOPT THE FRUITPORT CHARTER TOWNSHIP RESOLUTION REGARDING STERNBERG ROAD INTERCHANGE AT I-96

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Frye, to adopt the Fruitport Charter Township Resolution Regarding Sternberg Road Interchange at I-96.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-247 REFER THE TOWNSHIP PLANNING EFFORT TO THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR FOR REVIEW

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Frye, to refer the Township Planning Effort to the County Administrator for review and to report back to the Committee with his findings.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-248 RECEIVE THE COURT STRATEGIC PLAN REPORT

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Frye, to receive the Court Strategic Plan report.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-249 REFER ELECTRICAL IMPROVEMENTS AT FAIRGROUNDS TO ADMINISTRATION FOR REVIEW AND RECOMMENDATIONS

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Frye, to refer electrical improvements at Fairgrounds to Administration for review and recommendations, to be done expeditiously.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-250 PREPARE A RESOLUTION FOR THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY FOR CHEMICAL AWARENESS WEEK

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Frye, to prepare a resolution for the chemical industry for Chemical Awareness Week, May 7 - 18, 2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-251 APPROVE FISCAL YEAR 1999/2000 CONTRACT MAXIMUM ANNUAL AMOUNTS

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Start, to approve Fiscal Year 1999/2000 contract maximum annual amounts as listed below:

Muhammad M. Butt, M.D.

$   59,000.00

FaHoLo B Wolf Lake Home

$294,000.00

Muhammad M. Butt, M.D.

$149,000.00

Dhanu Mahesh, M.D.

$   28,000.00

Arlene Cecil  Cecil III

$   39,000.00

Jule McLaughlin, P.A.

$   85,000.00

Unlimited Potentials  Drop In Center Services

$   47,000.00

Phillip Margules, M.S.L. P.

$     9,000.00

Glenn Glaser

$     5,000.00

Cheryl Ferris

$   16,000.00

Kathy Rosema, D.O.

$     6,000.00

P.W. Services

$   13,500.00

Erwin Grasman, M.D.

$     3,000.00

Support Services Limited

$   13,500.00

Pine Rest Mental Health Services

$ 284,000.00

Wedgewood Christian Youth & Family Services

$ 296,000.00

Professional Med Team

$     6,500.00

MOKA  Airline

$ 279,000.00

Pioneer Resources Day Program -Paper Shredding

$     6,000.00

MOKA - Annette

$ 294,000.00

MOKA  Sternberg

$ 332,000.00

Pioneer Resources  Community Support Services

$ 140,000.00

MOKA  Slocum

$ 307,000.00

MOKA  Benston

$ 325,000.00

Pioneer Resources  Pioneer House  Enhanced AFC

$   35,000.00

MOKA  Crystal Lake

$ 299,000.00

Pioneer Resources  Transportation

$ 290,000.00

Lutheran Social Services  Brooks

$ 315,000.00

Pioneer Resources  Work Enclave

$     5,000.00

Lutheran Social Services  Ducey

$ 482,000.00

Rebecca Carlson  JCAHO Consultant

$   16,000.00

H.G.A.  Lilac

$ 288,000.00

H.G.A.  West Fruitport

$ 273,000.00

H.G.A. Walker

$ 312,000.00

H.G.A. Shaffer

$ 281,000.00

B.W.P. Marcoux

$ 306,000.00

Amanda Family, Inc.

$ 359,000.00

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-252 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO COLLABORATE WITH THE COUNTY PURCHASING DEPARTMENT AND TO INITIATE CONTRACTS FOR SPECIALITY SERVICES

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Start, to authorize the Community Mental Health Director to collaborate with the County Purchasing Department and to initiate contracts for speciality services including foreign language translators and clinical specialists. Such authorization is limited to $1,000 per instance and each instance shall be reported to the Community Health Services Board at its next regular meeting.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-253 APPROVE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A $200 PETTY CASH FUND AT COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH FOR THE SKILLS BUILDING CLUBHOUSE PROGRAM

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Start, to approve the establishment of a $200 petty cash fund at Community Mental Health for the Skills Building Clubhouse program, located at 1470 Peck Street, Muskegon.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-254 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO CONTRACT WITH HEALTH MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Frye, to authorize the Community Mental Health Director to contract with Health Management Associates to provide managed care expertise for the period of May 1, 2000, through September 30, 2000, at a total cost not to exceed $33,120.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-255 AUTHORIZE THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT TO APPLY FOR A $4,500 HEARING AND VISION SCREENING GRANT

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Frye, to authorize the Health Department to apply for a $4,500 Hearing and Vision Screening grant through the Community Foundation for Muskegon County/Lions Endowment Fund.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-256 AUTHORIZE THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT TO RE-ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN A CASH FUND FOR THE 2000 FARMERS' MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM APROJECT FRESH 2000@

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Frye, to authorize the Health Department to re-establish and maintain a cash fund with an initial and maintenance level of $2,000 not to exceed $14,000 for the 2000 Farmers' Market Nutrition Program AProject Fresh 2000,@ to reimburse local contracted farmers for fresh fruits and vegetables sold to eligible WIC program clients.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-257 AUTHORIZE THE BOARD CHAIR TO EXECUTE AND SUBMIT TO THE STATE THE APPLICATION AND CONTRACT FOR CONTINUED FUNDING OF THE MEDICAL SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to authorize the Board Chair to execute and submit to the State the Application and Contract for continued funding of the Medical Support Enforcement Program for the fiscal year 10/1/2000 through 9/30/2001 in the amount of $82,000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-258 PURCHASE FROM NORIX INC. THREE (3), EIGHT-SEAT RECTANGLE TABLES

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to purchase from Norix Inc. three (3), eight-seat rectangle tables for $3,241.00 to be purchased from inmate funds.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-259 PURCHASE FROM TEL-RAD SIX RADIOS AND MODEMS

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to purchase from Tel-Rad six radios and modems for each new officer for $11,747.61 to be paid from the equipment rent revolving fund and to amend the budget from $150,75 to $160,434.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-260 APPROVE PAYMENT OF THE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COVERING THE PERIOD OF APRIL 12TH, 2000, THROUGH APRIL 25TH, 2000

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to approve payment of the accounts payable of $3,642,386.38 covering the period of April 12th, 2000, through April 25th, 2000, as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-261 AUTHORIZE USE OF TWIN LAKE PARK FOR THE APPROPRIATE ACTIVITIES OF THE TWIN LAKE SUMMERFEST JULY 7 AND 8, 2000

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, that use of Twin Lake Park be authorized for the appropriate activities of the Twin Lake Summerfest July 7 and 8, 2000, as requested by the Twin Lake Civic Association subject to park rules and guidance of the Park Superintendent.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-262 AMEND ENGINEERING AGREEMENT WITH WESTSHORE CONSULTING FOR THE WICKHAM ROAD PROJECT TO PROVIDE A FINAL COST OF $64,035.06

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, that the engineering agreement with Westshore Consulting for the Wickham Road Project be amended to provide a final cost of $64,035.06 which provides for substantial added work on the project including Sherman improvements, signalization of Wickham/Sherman intersection, special soil conditions and Phase I environmental study.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-263 AUTHORIZE SOLICITATION OF BIDS FOR BANKING SERVICES

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to authorize solicitation of bids for banking services.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-264 RECEIVE AND PLACE ON FILE THE COUNTY OF MUSKEGON MANAGEMENT LETTER

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to receive and place on file the County of Muskegon Management Letter for the period ending September 30, 1999.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


CHAIR'S REPORT

None.


ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

None.


Old Business

None.


New Business

2000-265 PREPARE A PROPOSAL FOR THE COUNTY OF MUSKEGON TO SUPPORT THE OPERATION OF THE HEADSTART PROGRAM

Moved by Gill, supported by Start, to prepare a proposal for the County of Muskegon to support the operation of the Headstart Program.

Motion Carried


Commissioner McMurray introduced Ms. Delores Cole, Chairperson of Muskegon County Solidarity, and Rev. George Bennett, who presented a resolution to the Board to petition County observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the third Monday in January, as an official County Holiday.

2000-266 REFER TO ADMINISTRATION FOR ALL DETAILS REQUIRED FOR COUNTY OBSERVANCE OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY

Moved by Gill, supported by Start, to refer to Administration for all details required to follow through on this request.

Motion Carried

Commissioner McMurray requested the rules be suspended to allow audience participation on this subject.

The following audience member addressed the Board regarding County observance of Martin Luther King Day: Mayor Rillastine Wilkins of the City of Muskegon Heights, Sigre Morris, Inez Jones, Jerry Lottie and Rick Witham.

2000-267 REVISE MOTION TO SAY WE COMMIT OURSELVES TO RECOGNIZE THIS DAY AND SEE THAT ADMINISTRATION WORK OUT THE APPROPRIATE TIMING AND DETAILS OF IMPLEMENTATION

Moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to revise motion to say we commit ourselves to recognize this day and see that Administration to work out the appropriate timing and details of implementation.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


Mr. Bednarek introduce Jason McVoy, Graduate Student at Grand Valley doing Internship with Muskegon County Administration.


Audience Participation

Students were in attendance from Muskegon and Fruitport High Schools.

Meeting adjourned at 4:12 p.m.

 

                                                    
Susan R. Doriot, County Clerk
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M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

Regular Meeting May 23,  2000 3:30 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

Board Minutes may be found on the web at http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk

The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Chairman Hulka. The pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison followed by the invocation given by Commissioner Frye.

Roll Call

Present: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Hulka, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Excused: Gill

Absent: None


2000-268 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by Frye, supported by Start, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of May 9, 2000.

Motion Carried


2000-269 AUTHORIZE MUSKEGON COUNTY CONSERVATION MILLAGE PROPOSAL TO BE PLACED ON THE AUGUST PRIMARY BALLOT

Moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to authorize a Conservation millage proposal to be placed on the August primary ballot subject to Corporate Counsel's finalization of appropriate language consistent with the intent and a contract to be approved by the Board.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: Bennett, McMurray

Motion Carried


2000-270 PRESENTATION- RESOLUTION TO MONA SHORES SAILORS HOCKEY TEAM

Commissioners Funkhouser and Baade presented a resolution to Sean Zimmerman, Coach of the Mona Shores Hockey Team and team member Kevin Yager and Craig Blosco, in recognition of winning the championship.


2000-271 PRESENTATION - JIM PLANT - MILWAUKEE CLIPPER

Jim Plant presented an update from the Milwaukee Clipper Preservation Association.

Moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to refer to Administration for recommendation regarding financial support for repair of the sprinkler system on the Milwaukee Clipper.

Motion Carried


2000-272 COMMUNICATIONS

Moved by Funkhouser, supported by Start, to receive and place on file the following Communications and to send a letter of support to Osceola County and Legislators in regard to item C.:

A. Arenac County Resolution re: support of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnership Programs

B. Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate - ADAC Plastics

C. Osceola County Resolution re: Uniform Commercial Code

D. City of Muskegon Proposed CDBG and Home Activities for 2000-2001

E. City of Norton Shores Action Plan for CDBG Funding

F. Michigan Department of Career Development Strategic Planning Grant

G. BDO Seidman Audit of General Purpose Financial Statements

Motion Carried


2000-273 APPROVE PAYMENT OF THE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COVERING THE PERIOD OF APRIL 26TH, 2000 THROUGH MAY 9TH, 2000

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Kobza, to approve payment of the accounts payable of $3,646,876.76 covering the period of April 26th, 2000 through May 9th, 2000, as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-274 AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR TO REPLACE CARPET AT THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER LOCATED AT 125 E. SOUTHERN AVENUE

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Kobza, to authorize the Director to replace carpet at the Community Mental Health Center located at 125 E. Southern Avenue., Muskegon, MI 49442 through a County-authorized vendor at a cost not to exceed $37,884.40, funded through the COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH Replacement Reserve Account.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-275 EMERGENCY SERVICES DEPARTMENT AND CORPORATE COUNSEL REVIEW THE MUSKEGON CHEMICAL COUNCIL'S PROPOSAL TO FUND A TELEPHONE WARNING SYSTEM FOR MUSKEGON COUNTY

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Kobza, that the Emergency Services Department and Corporate Counsel review the Muskegon Chemical Council's proposal to fund a telephone warning system for Muskegon County, and report back to the Board of Commissioners on their findings.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-276 AUTHORIZE ADMINISTRATION TO PURCHASE A HEWLETT PACKARD-DESKJET 1220 CXI COLOR INKJET PRINTER FROM ENTRE' COMPUTER

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Kobza, to authorize Administration to purchase a Hewlett Packard-DeskJet 1220 cxi color inkjet printer from Entre' Computer at a cost of $489 plus installation and a printer cable at a cost of $19.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-277 APPROVE AND PLACE ON FILE BDO SEIDMAN'S AADDITIONAL REPORTS REQUIRED BY OMB CIRCULAR A-133"

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Kobza, to approve and place on file BDO Seidman's "Additional Reports Required by OMB Circular A-133" September 30, 1999.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-278 AUTHORIZE BROOKHAVEN MEDICAL CARE FACILITY TO CONTRACT WITH RHOADES ENGINEERING CORPORATION FOR MECHANICAL ENGINEERING SERVICES

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Kobza, to authorize Brookhaven Medical Care Facility to contract with Rhoades Engineering Corporation for Mechanical Engineering Services, the low bidder, at a cost not to exceed $24,500. Roll Call

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-279 APPROVE A WATER MAIN EASEMENT AS OUTLINED AND AUTHORIZE THE CHAIRMAN

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Kobza, to approve a water main easement as outlined and authorize the Chairman to execute the agreement as prepared by Corporate Counsel.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-280 APPROVE MDOT CONTRACT 99-0123/A1

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Kobza, to approve MDOT Contract 99-0123/A1, and to authorize the Chairperson to execute the Contract.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-281 AUTHORIZE THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT TO ISSUE A REQUEST FOR BIDS FOR A 15-PASSENGER COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS VAN

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Kobza, to authorize the purchasing department to issue a request for bids for a 15-passenger compressed natural gas van and to allow an amendment of the lease agreement with COGIC Transportation Service to add this vehicle in service.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-282 ACCEPT THE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT DIRECTORS REPORT AND OPERATIONS REPORT

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Kobza, to accept the Transportation Department Directors Report and Operations Report.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


CHAIR'S REPORT

None.


ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

2000-283 AUTHORIZE CONTRACT AMENDMENT WITH HACKLEY OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH DRUG TESTING SERVICES

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Frye, to authorize amendment of contract with Hackley Occupational Health to provide for drug testing at the rate of $12 for three panel drug test and $25 for eight panel drug test.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-284 AUTHORIZE LETTER OF SUPPORT FOR THE MUSKEGON AREA-WIDE PLAN AND APPOINT REPRESENTATIVES TO SERVE ON A STEERING COMMITTEE

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to authorize a letter of support for the Muskegon Area-Wide Plan and appoint Ken Hulka as representative and Louis McMurray as alternate to serve on a steering committee.

Motion Carried


2000-285 INFORMATION REGARDING LAWN MAINTENANCE QUOTES

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Frye, that the low bids be granted to Reliable Lawn Care at $3,500 for the Fairgrounds, $1,750 for the Shady Rest Cemetery and $600 for the Herman Ivory Terminal.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


Old Business

2000-286 AUTHORIZE A VOTE OF ENCOURAGEMENT AND THANKS FOR JIM PLANT FOR HIS DEDICATED EFFORT IN PROMOTING THIS PORT

Moved by Kobza, supported by Funkhouser, authorize a vote of encouragement and thanks for Jim Plant for his dedicated effort in promoting this port.

Motion Carried


2000-287 REIMBURSE ANDY HOLY $250 FOR TRANSPORTATION OF HIS DAUGHTER, ANGELA HOLY, FROM METROPOLITAN HOSPITAL IN GRAND RAPIDS TO CLOCKS FUNERAL HOME IN WHITEHALL

Moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to reimburse Andy Holy $250 for transportation of his daughter, Angela Holy, from Metropolitan Hospital in Grand Rapids to Clocks Funeral Home in Whitehall, for an autopsy requested by the Prosecutor.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: McMurray

Motion Carried


New Business

None.


Audience Participation

Students were in attendance from Fruitport and Muskegon High Schools.


Meeting adjourned at 4:34 p.m.

 

                                                      
Patrick Jordan, Deputy Clerk Supervisor
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M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

Regular Meeting June 13,  2000 4:55 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

Board Minutes may be found on the web at http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk

The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Chairman Hulka. The pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison followed by the invocation given by Commissioner McMurray.

Roll Call

Present: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Hulka, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Absent: None

2000-288 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by Frye, supported by Baade, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of May 23, 2000.

Motion Carried


2000-289 COMMUNICATIONS

Moved by Kobza, supported by Bennett, to receive and place on file the following Communications:

A. Resolution re: Revision of Article 9 of Uniform Commercial Code

1. Allegan County

2. Crawford County

B. Arenac County Resolution re: Amend Public Acts 92 re: development of reimbursement criteria based on new sentencing guidelines

C. Iron County Resolution re: National Forest Planning Process

Motion Carried


2000-290 COMMUNICATION D. MUSKEGON STATE PARK CAMPGROUND CLOSURE AUGUST 1ST

Moved by Kobza, supported by Funkhouser, to request the County Manager to send a letter of protest, request the repairs be conducted after Labor Day and to change the referral service to the Muskegon County Visitors Bureau.

Motion Carried


2000-291 COMMUNICATIONS

Moved by Funkhouser, supported by Frye, to receive and place on file the following Communications:

E. Notice of Hearing on Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate - Dana Corporation

F. Lakeshore Coordinating Council Annual Report (available on Commission desk)

Motion Carried


2000-292 COMMUNICATIONS

Moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to receive and place on file the following Communications

G. Let Local Votes Count information packet (available on Commission desk)

H. Region 14 Area Agency on Aging Annual Report (available on Commission desk)

Motion Carried


2000-293 HOST A PUBLIC CEREMONY AT THE DEPOT ON JULY 25TH AT 5:00 P.M. TO UNVEIL THE STATE OF MICHIGAN HISTORIC SITE PLAQUE AND TO HONOR THE SHAW WALKER CORPORATION

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to host a public ceremony at the Depot on July 25th at 5:00 p.m. to unveil the State of Michigan Historic Site plaque and to honor the Shaw Walker Corporation for donating the building to the County of Muskegon.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-294 AUTHORIZE THE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU TO PURCHASE LAPEL ADEPOT@ PINS

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to authorize the Convention and Visitors Bureau to purchase whatever number of lapel "Depot" pins we can get a price break on not to exceed 2,500 (excluding shipping).

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-295 PRESENT A WELCOMING RESOLUTION TO THE CHURCH OF THE LIVING GOD, CWFF

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to present a welcoming resolution to the Church of the Living God, CWFF and purchase a $200 advertisement in their program for their 56th District Convention.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-296 ADMINISTRATION DO A FEASIBILITY STUDY AND ATTEMPT TO RESOLVE THE ISSUE OF BALLROOM DANCING AT HERITAGE LANDING

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, that Administration do a feasibility study and attempt to resolve the issue of ballroom dancing at Heritage Landing including Cherry County involvement.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-297 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO COMPLETE A FISCAL YEAR 2000 CONTRACT WITH NAPPI, INC.

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, authorize the COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH Director to complete a Fiscal Year 2000 contract with NAPPI, Inc. for provision of four (4) days annual NAPPI, Inc. recertification training at a total cost of $9,000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-298 AUTHORIZE BROOKHAVEN MCF TO ENTER INTO AGENCY STAFFING CONTRACTS WITH ALL BIDDERS

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, authorize Brookhaven MCF to enter into Agency staffing contracts with all bidders, subject to insurance requirements.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-299 AUTHORIZE CREATION OF TEN (10) FULL-TIME CENA I POSITIONS

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, authorize creation of ten (10) full-time CENA I positions with a concurrent deletion of seventeen (17) vacant CENA 1/24 hour (3/5) positions.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-300 AUTHORIZE BROOKHAVEN MEDICAL CARE FACILITY TO CONTRACT WITH ST. MARY'S HEALTH SERVICES FOR PHARMACY SERVICES

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, authorize Brookhaven Medical Care Facility to contract with St. Mary's Health Services for pharmacy services.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-301 REFER REQUEST FOR BROOKHAVEN MEDICAL CARE FACILITY TO CONTRACT WITH NANTZ, LITOWICH, SMITH & GIRARD TO CORPORATE COUNSEL FOR REVIEW

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, refer request for Brookhaven Medical Care Facility to contract with Nantz, Litowich, Smith & Girard for development of a Corporate Compliance Program to Corporate Counsel for review and resubmit to the Board by next meeting.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-302 AUTHORIZE AN INCREASE IN BROOKHAVEN'S CENA I RECRUITMENT INCENTIVE

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, authorize an increase in Brookhaven's CENA I Recruitment Incentive to $500.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-303 ESTABLISH A PERSONNEL HEARING BOARD AS REQUESTED BY RUSSELL LARSON

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, establish a Personnel Hearing Board as requested by Russell Larson.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-304 AUTHORIZE THE LIBRARY TO AMEND THEIR 1999/00 BUDGET

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, authorize the Library to amend their 1999/00 budget, adding $43,516 to income from accumulated Penal Fines and Using $26,716 on additional purchases from the Gates Foundation and $16,800 on other technology purchases as indicated on the attached budget sheets.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-305 AUTHORIZE THE LIBRARY TO ACCEPT A BILL AND MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION GRANT

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, authorize the Library to accept a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant award of $80,540, start budget activity in 2710-0740 and carry activity over into FY2000/01.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-306 AUTHORIZE THE LIBRARY TO PURCHASE A HIGH-LEVEL PC, A NETWORK LASER PRINTER AND A LOW-END PC WITHOUT MONITOR

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, that the Library be authorized to purchase a high-level PC at $1,800, a network laser printer at $1,500 and a low-end PC without monitor for $946 through Office Machines Company of Muskegon.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-307 AUTHORIZE THE BOARD CHAIR TO EXECUTE A PURCHASE AGREEMENT AS PROPOSED AND/OR REVIEWED BY CORPORATE COUNSEL WITH DOUGLAS AND GRETCHEN PAPROCKI

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, authorize the Board Chair to execute a purchase agreement as proposed and/or reviewed by Corporate Counsel with Douglas and Gretchen Paprocki in an amount not to exceed $130,000 for the purchase of approximately 32 2 acres in White River Township, Muskegon County, Michigan. I further move to authorize the Property Manager and/or Corporate Counsel to execute other documents needed to consummate this transaction.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-308 AUTHORIZE THE PROPERTY MANAGER AND CORPORATE COUNSEL TO PREPARE AND/OR EXECUTE ALL DOCUMENTS NEEDED TO ACQUIRE REAL PROPERTY

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, authorize the Property Manager and Corporate Counsel to prepare and/or execute all documents needed to acquire the real property legally described as lots 157 and 158 Supervisors Plat of Churchill No. 3, City of Norton Shores, County of Muskegon, State of Michigan.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-309 INCREASE THE PETTY CASH FUND FOR THE 60TH DISTRICT COURT

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, increase the petty cash fund for the 60th District Court from $100 to $250.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-310 AUTHORIZE PROSECUTOR TO ATTEND THE ANNUAL NATIONAL BLACK PROSECUTOR'S ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN WASHINGTON, DC

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, give Prosecutor authorization to attend the annual National Black Prosecutor's Association conference to be held in Washington, DC, August 8 - 13, 200 to interview candidates for potential employment. In addition, to grant travel and printing funding in the amount of $1,730.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-311 AMEND THE BUDGET AND PURCHASE A DOOR FOR THE WALTON SIDE OF THE JAIL BUILDING

C/PS-00/06-28

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, amend the budget and purchase a door for the Walton side of the Jail building, not to exceed $4,700.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Funkhouser

Motion Carried


2000-312 INCLUDE IN THE BUDGET AND HAVE FACILITIES MANAGEMENT PURCHASE A BUZZER/INTERCOM/CAMERA SYSTEM FOR THE WALTON STREET DOOR OF THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, include in the budget and have Facilities Management purchase a buzzer/intercom/camera system for the Walton Street door of the Sheriff's office for approximately $2,742.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Funkhouser

Motion Carried


2000-313 AUTHORIZE UTILIZATION OF $2,400 FROM LINE ITEM NUMBER 0662-802.000 TO CONTINUE SUBSTANCE ABUSE EDUCATION AND COUNSELING SERVICES

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, authorize utilization of $2,400 from line item number 0662-802.000 to continue substance abuse education and counseling services for residents.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-314 AUTHORIZE THE 60TH DISTRICT COURT TO SEEK QUOTES FOR A SECURITY CABINET/DROPBOX

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, authorize the 60th District Court to seek quotes for a Security Cabinet/Dropbox.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-315 AUTHORIZE ACCEPTANCE OF THE JAIBG GRANT

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, authorize acceptance of the JAIBG grant for the 2000-2001 year in the amount of $75,180.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-316 AUTHORIZE THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FOR A COPS IN SCHOOLS LIAISON OFFICER

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, authorize the Sheriff's Department to submit an application to the U.S. Department of Justice for a COPS in Schools Liaison Officer for $1125,000 and upon receipt of approval initiate the agreed upon contract with Holton Public Schools at 90%.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-317 APPROVE PAYMENT OF THE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COVERING THE PERIOD OF MAY 10, 2000 THROUGH JUNE 6, 2000

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to approve payment of the accounts payable of $5,550,363.42 covering the period of May 10, 2000 through June 6, 2000, as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-318 ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE 1999 COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT AND THE 1999 SINGLE AUDIT REPORT

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to accept and place on file the 1999 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and the 1999 Single Audit Report.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-319 APPROVE CONTRACT CHANGE ORDER #3 FOR THE WICKHAM ROAD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, that Contract Change Order #3 be approved in the amount of $18,980.75 for the Wickham Road Improvement Project, payable to Jackson-Merkey Contractors.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-320 ACCEPT THE CHEVY SUBURBAN VEHICLE FROM ORCHARD VIEW WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CENTER

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to accept the Chevy Suburban vehicle from Orchard View Workforce Development Center and authorize it to be titled as a County vehicle.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-321 AUTHORIZE THE PURCHASE OF A SIDE-EMITTING, FIBER OPTIC LIGHTING SYSTEM

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to authorize the purchase of a side-emitting, fiber optic lighting system from All-Phase Electric Supply Co. at a cost of $16,000 financed through the Heritage Landing Improvement Fund with $2,500 added for color option.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-322 AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR OF THE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT PREPARED BY THE EQUALIZATION DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE ASSESSMENT ADMINISTRATION SERVICES FOR WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to authorize the Chair of the County Board of Commissioners to execute an agreement prepared by the Equalization Department to provide assessment administration services for Whitehall Township, establish a new full-time clerk II position, and increase the 1999/00 revenues by $1,650 and increase expenditures by $1,650.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-323 APPROVE A CONTRIBUTION TO THE MUSKEGON COUNTY GOLF LEAGUE

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to approve a contribution to the Muskegon County Golf League in the amount of $300 from the miscellaneous contingency fund.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-324 AUTHORIZE CORPORATE COUNSEL TO PREPARE AND THE BOARD CHAIR TO EXECUTE, A QUIT CLAIM DEED TO REAL PROPERTY

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to authorize Corporate Counsel to prepare and the Board Chair to execute, a Quit Claim Deed to real property adjacent to 586 W. Western Avenue (Depot) and legally described as attached, with the understanding that the transfer is to be considered a match by Muskegon County to the Amazon redevelopment project and subject to a reverter if not used for housing purposes through MSHDA guidelines.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-325 AUTHORIZE A DONATION TO THE MICHIGAN STATE COUNCIL, VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA STATE CONVENTION

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to authorize a donation of $2,150 to the Michigan State Council, Vietnam Veterans of America State Convention being held June 23-25, 2000 to be paid from Administrator's miscellaneous contingency line-item.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-326 AUTHORIZE THE SOLICITATION OF PROPOSALS FOR DESIGN SERVICES FOR HERITAGE LANDING IMPROVEMENTS

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to authorize the solicitation of proposals for design services for Heritage Landing improvements.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-327 GO FORWARD WITH THE DESIGN STAGE OF THE HALL OF JUSTICE RENOVATION PROJECT

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to go forward with the design stage of the Hall of Justice exterior renovation project with architect fees not to exceed $21,500.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


CHAIR'S REPORT

2000-328 APPOINTMENT TO COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH BOARD - DUANE GAULTNEY

The Chairman recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to appoint Duane Gaultney to the Community Mental Health Board.

Motion Carried


ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

2000-329 PROCLAIM JUNE 18TH - 24TH AS VIETNAM VETERAN'S WEEK

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Start, proclaim June 18th through June 24th as Vietnam Veteran's Week.

Motion Carried


2000-330 ADOPT A RESOLUTION WELCOMING THE MICHIGAN CHAPTER OF THE VIETNAM VETERAN'S

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Start, to adopt a resolution welcoming the Michigan Chapter of the Vietnam Veteran's to the convention to Muskegon

Motion Carried


2000-331 AUTHORIZE CHANGE IN DENTAL HEALTH COORDINATOR'S CLASS SPECIFICATION

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Bennett, to authorize the Human Resources Department to change the Dental Health Coordinator's class specification (XF252) from table/grade NX00100 to NX00190.

Motion Carried


Old Business

None.


New Business

None.


Audience Participation

None.


Meeting adjourned at 5:40 p.m.

Patrick Jordan, Deputy Clerk Supervisor

_______________________________
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M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

Regular Meeting June 27,  2000 4:45 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

Board Minutes may be found on the web at http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk

The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Chairman Hulka. The pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison followed by the invocation given by Commissioner McMurray.

Roll Call

Present: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Hulka, McMurray, Start

Excused: Funkhouser

Arrive at 3:50: Kobza

Absent: None


2000-332 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by Gill, supported by Frye, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of June 13, 2000, as corrected.

Motion Carried


2000-333 COMMUNICATIONS

Moved by Gill, supported by Start, to receive and place on file the following Communications:

A. Clare County Resolution re: Federal Drug Administration patent/copyrighting procedures

B. Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate

1. Holland Neway International, Inc.

2. Fleet Engineers, Inc.

C. State Tax Commission requirement for filing of Equalization Survey

D. City of Muskegon - Brownfield Plan Hearing July 11, 2000

E. Redesignation of Muskegon MSA to Attainment for Ozone (available on Commission desk)

F. City of Muskegon - Application for IFT Certificate - Consumers Energy

Motion Carried


2000-334 APPROVE A LIMOUSINE SERVICE CONCESSION AGREEMENT WITH A RED ROSE LIMOUSINE SERVICE

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve a limousine service concession agreement with A Red Rose Limousine Service and further authorize its execution as prepared.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-335 APPROVE THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT SOLICITING STATEMENTS OF QUALIFICATIONS AND INTEREST FROM QUALIFIED PROPERTY ACQUISITION FIRMS

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve the Purchasing Department soliciting Statements of Qualifications and Interest from qualified property acquisition firms to acquire property for the Runway 14/32 extension project.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-336 AUTHORIZE IMMEDIATE PAYMENT TO THE CITY OF NORTON SHORES FOR WATER ASSESSMENT ON THE ACEMCO CORPORATION HANGER

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to authorize immediate payment to the City of Norton Shores for water assessment on the Acemco Corporation hangar in the amount of $6,685.80.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-337 ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT DIRECTORS REPORT

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to accept and place on file the Transportation Department Directors Report.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-338 ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT MAY 2000 OPERATIONS REPORT

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to accept and place on file the Transportation Department May 2000 Operations Report.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-339 APPROVE PAYMENT OF THE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COVERING THE PERIOD OF JUNE 7TH THROUGH JUNE 20TH, 2000

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to approve payment of the accounts payable of $12,038,067.92 covering the period of June 7th through June 20th, 2000, as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-340 APPOINT JAMES DELANEY AS EMPLOYER DELEGATE AND WALTER O'NEAL AS ALTERNATE TO THE 2000 MERS ANNUAL MEETING

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to appoint James Delaney as employer delegate and Walter O'Neal as alternate to the 2000 MERS annual meeting and the cost of attending this meeting for the employer and employee delegates and alternates be paid from the Risk Management fund.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-341 AUTHORIZE THE HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR TO EXECUTE THE RESOLUTION OF ACKNOWLEDGMENT DESIGNATING THE COUNTY AS A PARTICIPATING "EMPLOYER" IN THE STATE OF MICHIGAN DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN II

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to authorize the Human Resources Director to execute the Resolution of Acknowledgment designating the County as a participating "Employer" in the State of Michigan Deferred Compensation Plan II.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-342 ACCEPT THE 2000-2001 RENEWAL RATES FROM DELTA DENTAL PLAN OF MICHIGAN

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to accept the 2000-2001 renewal rates from Delta Dental Plan of Michigan, which are $38.83 for group 2993-001 and $36.15 for group 2993-0003.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-343 AUTHORIZE THE EXPENDITURE OF $25,179 TO WEST MICHIGAN TRANE FOR REPAIR OF THE AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM AT 1611 OAK AVENUE

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to authorize the expenditure of $25,179 to West Michigan Trane for repair of the air conditioning system at 1611 Oak Avenue.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Frye

Motion Carried


2000-344 AUTHORIZE THE REINSTATEMENT OF THREE (3) CLERK II SEASONAL POSITIONS TOT HE DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to authorize the reinstatement of three (3) Clerk II seasonal positions to the Department of Employment & Training.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-345 AUTHORIZE PUBLIC WORKS TO SOLICIT PROPOSALS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE ESTES STREET RECONSTRUCTION PORTION OF THE WICKHAM ROAD PROJECT

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, that Public Works be authorized to solicit proposals for the construction of the Estes Street Reconstruction portion of the Wickham Road project.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


CHAIR'S REPORT

None.


ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

2000-346 ESTABLISH A PERSONNEL HEARING BOARD FOR GREG CRAWFORD

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Gill, to establish a Personnel Hearing Board as requested by Greg Crawford consisting of the following County Commissioners: Chairman - Start; Vice-Chair - Funkhouser, and Bennett.

Motion Carried


2000-347 ESTABLISH A PERSONNEL HEARING BOARD FOR JEANNINE FARRELL

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to establish a Personnel Hearing Board as requested by Jeannine Farrell consisting of the following County Commissioners: Chairman - Hulka, Vice-Chair - Frye and Gill.

Motion Carried


2000-348 ESTABLISH A PERSONNEL HEARING BOARD FOR ELIZABETH FLOYD

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Gill, to establish a Personnel Hearing Board as requested by Elizabeth Floyd consisting of the following County Commissioners: Chairman - McMurray, Vice-Chair - Kobza and Baade.

Motion Carried


2000-347 AUTHORIZE AD PROGRAM FOR LARGE SITE INDUSTRIAL PARK

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to authorize the ad program for the Large Site Industrial Park.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-348 ADOPT RESOLUTION SUPPORTING STATE'S APPLICATION TO EPA FOR OZONE ATTAINMENT REDESIGNATION

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Frye, to adopt a resolution supporting State's application to EPA for Ozone Attainment Redesignation.

Motion Carried


Old Business

None.


New Business

None.


Audience Participation

None.


Meeting adjourned at 4:15 p.m.


_______________________
Susan R. Doriot, County Clerk

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M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

Regular Meeting July 11,  2000 3:45 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

Board Minutes may be found on the web at http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk

The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Chairman Hulka. The pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison followed by the invocation given by Commissioner Frye.

Roll Call

Present: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Hulka, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Absent: None


2000-349 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by Frye, supported by Start, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of June 27, 2000, as corrected.

Motion Carried


2000-350 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO CONTRACT WITH DAYBREAK ADULT DAY SERVICES

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Gill, to authorize the COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH Director to contract with Daybreak Adult Day Services in Norton Shores at a rate of $4.00 a day for a six-hour day at a cost not to exceed $6,000 for fiscal year 1999/2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-351 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH DR. JAMES P. WIADUCK, MD

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Gill, to authorize the COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH Director to enter into a contract with Dr. James P. Wiaduck, MD for the provision of ECT services to Community Mental Health clients at the rate of $120.00 per evaluation and $150.00 per treatment at a cost not to exceed $4,000 for fiscal year 1999/2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-352 AUTHORIZE THE LIBRARY TO SUBMIT A LSTA NON-COMPETITIVE SUBGRANT APPLICATION FOR THE LIBRARY FOR THE BLIND & PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Gill, that the Library be authorized to submit a LSTA Non-Competitive Subgrant application for $6,842 for the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-353 AUTHORIZE THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT TO PURCHASE FROM EXISTING FUNDS (6710) A LARGE HEAVY-DUTY REFRIGERATOR

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Gill, to authorize the Health Department to purchase from existing funds (6710) a large heavy-duty refrigerator at a cost of $2,200 delivered, no increase in general fund appropriation.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-354 AUTHORIZE THE FRIEND OF THE COURT TO SUBMIT THE 2001 COOPERATIVE REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM APPLICATION

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza , supported by Gill, that the Board authorize the Friend of the Court to submit the 2001 Cooperative Reimbursement Program application for a grant in the amount of $1,598,119.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-355 AUTHORIZE THE BOARD CHAIR TO EXECUTE THE LETTER OF AGREEMENT

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza , supported by Gill, that the Board authorize the chair to execute the Letter of Agreement, authorize the Circuit Court Administrator to accept grant money as authorized by the Board and to disburse grant money to vendors and service providers on behalf of the Fathers' Initiative. I further move the Board accept the Family Coordinating Council grant in the amount of $10,000.00.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


CHAIR'S REPORT

None.


ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

2000-356 APPROVAL OF ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, move to approve payment of the accounts payable of $2,450,232.56 covering the period of June 21 through July 5, 2000, as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-357 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION-JOHN HALMOND CENTER

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Start, supported by Frye, to approve a 10th Anniversary Celebration for the John Halmond Center, 376 Apple Ave., Muskegon, MI 49442, to be held on Tuesday August 1, 2000, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., at a cost not to exceed $1,000.00 to be funded through the Community Mental Health fund number 2222-7705-871000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-358 AUTHORIZE LEASE AGREEMENT WITH HOPE NETWORK

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Start, move to authorize the County of Muskegon Board Chair to execute a lease agreement, as reviewed and/or drafted by Corporate Counsel, for approximately 2 acres of real property that is depicted as ALot G" on the attached site plan, for a 75 year period with a one dollar consideration with Hope Network, its successors or assigns.

Moved by Start, supported by Gill, to amend the motion for the lease to be for a 99 year period.

Motion Carried


Roll Call on Motion as Amended

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


Old Business

None.


New Business

2000-359 WHEN VOTING DELEGATE FROM COUNTY COMMISSION ATTENDS A CONFERENCE IF NO MAJORITY OF COMMISSIONERS ARE THERE, AND NO AGREEMENT IS REACHED, THE VOTE IS SPLIT

Moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, that when voting delegate from County Commission attends a conference if no majority of commissioners are there, and no agreement is reached, the vote is split.

Motion Carried


Audience Participation

None.


2000-361 MOTION TO GO INTO CLOSED SESSION - RE: WORKERS' COMPENSATION

Moved by Baade, supported by Frye, to go into closed session regarding Workers' Compensation Claim.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


Returned to open session at 4:58 p.m.

2000-362 APPROVE REDEMPTION SETTLEMENT OF THE LEAH SMITH VS COUNTY OF MUSKEGON

Moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, to approve redemption settlement of the Leah Smith vs County of Muskegon case with the Bureau of Workers' Disability Compensation.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Start

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


Meeting adjourned at 4:50 p.m.

 

Susan R. Doriot, County Clerk
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M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

Regular Meeting July 25,  2000 4:00 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

Board Minutes may be found on the web at http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk

The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Chairman Hulka. The pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison followed by the invocation given by Commissioner McMurray.

Roll Call

Present: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Hulka, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Absent: None


2000-363 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by McMurray, supported by Frye, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of July 11, 2000, as corrected.

Motion Carried


2000-364 COMMUNICATION

Moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, to approve the draft resolution re: State Bid-out of Substance Abuse & Mental Health Management Services as presented by Corporate Counsel.

Motion Carried


2000-365 COMMUNICATION

Moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to receive and place on file the following Communication:

Region 14 Area Agency on Aging - "Draft Annual Implementation Plan FY2001"

Motion Carried


2000-366 APPROVE AN AGREEMENT WITH MUSKEGON QUALITY BUILDERS

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve an agreement with Muskegon Quality Builders in the amount of $3,711,410 for construction of the MATS Operations and Maintenance Facility in Muskegon Heights and further authorize the Chair to execute the contract as prepared by Corporate Counsel.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-367 THAT THE COUNTY TAKE THE POSITION AT ITS OPTION THAT IT MAY ELECT TO BORROW ALL OR PART OF THE FUNDING NECESSARY TO BUILD THE MUSKEGON AREA TRANSIT SYSTEM (MATS) NEW OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE FACILITY

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, that the County take the position at its option and depending on grants, interest rates and financing options that it may elect to borrow all or part of the funding necessary to build the Muskegon Area Transit System (MATS) new Operations and Maintenance Facility in an amount and through whatever viable means it chooses, including any repayments of funds which it may advanced from this day (July 25, 2000) forward to facilitate the project.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-368 APPROVE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO THE ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH HOOKER DEJONG

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve Amendment No. 1 to the Architectural Services Agreement with Hooker DeJong in the amount of $54,960 for construction inspection services and further authorize the Chair to execute the amendment as prepared.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-369 APPROVE THE WATER MAIN RELOCATION AGREEMENT AND EASEMENT AS OUTLINED

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve the water main relocation agreement and easement as outlined and further authorize the Chair to execute the easement document to be prepared by Corporate Counsel.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-370 REJECT THE SINGLE BID RECEIVED FOR MATS ADVERTISING REPRESENTATIVE SERVICES AND AUTHORIZE REBID

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to reject the single bid received for MATS advertising representative services and authorize rebid based on the revised Request for Proposal package presented.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-371 APPROVE A DEPOSIT OF $500 FROM CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT FUNDS TO BE ISSUED TO ARTRAIN USA TO RESERVE A DATE ON THE 2001 SCHEDULE

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve a deposit of $500 from Convention and Visitors Bureau and Transportation Department funds to be issued to Artrain USA to reserve a date on the 2001 schedule for Muskegon County.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-372 APPROVE TUESDAY, AUGUST 15 AT 5:30 P.M. AS THE DATE AND TIME FOR THE MATS OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE FACILITY GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve Tuesday, August 15 at 5:30 p.m. as the date and time for the MATS Operations and Maintenance Facility groundbreaking ceremony.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-373 APPROVE THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT SOLICITING BIDS FOR A BOOM-TYPE AIRCRAFT DEICING UNIT

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve the Purchasing Department soliciting bids for a boom-type aircraft deicing unit.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-374 ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT DIRECTORS REPORT AND OPERATIONS REPORT

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to accept and place on file the Transportation Department Directors Report and Operations Report.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-375 THANK ALL COUNTY EMPLOYEES AND COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS WHO VOLUNTEER THEIR TIME AT THE MUSKEGON AIR FAIR

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to thank all County employees and community volunteers who volunteer their time at the Muskegon Air Fair to be placed in the County Communicator.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-376 APPROVE THE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COVERING THE PERIOD OF JULY 6TH THROUGH JULY 18TH, 2000

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to approve the accounts payable of $3,069,892.58 covering the period of July 6th through July 18th, 2000, as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-377 APPROVED PROPOSAL FOR THE 2000 UPDATE OF THE PARKS & RECREATION PLAN

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, that the proposal for the 2000 update of the Parks & Recreation plan be approved with county staff tasks as noted assisted by Cornelisse and Associates for the tasks enumerated at a cost not to exceed $7,500.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-378 SUBMIT A BUDGET AMENDMENT TO GRANT (MSC2000-787-HO) TO THE MICHIGAN STATE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OFFICE OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to submit a budget amendment to grant (MSC2000-787-HO) to the Michigan State Housing Development Authority Office of Community Development to decrease the Rehabilitation budget by $7,500 and increase the Administration/Fair Housing budget by $7,500 as a one time modification to cover the County's share of the Impediments to Fair Housing Study.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-379 REFER THE ISSUE OF COMMUNICATIONS TOWERS TO THE FULL BOARD

The Board of Public Works recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to refer the issue of communications towers to the Full Board.

Motion Carried


CHAIR'S REPORT

2000-380 REAPPOINT MERRILL BAILEY TO THE ECONOMICAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE BOARD

The Chairman recommends, moved by Start, supported by Kobza, to reappoint Merrill Bailey to the Economical Development Committee Board with Louis McMurray to fill the Commissioner opening.

Motion Carried


ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

None.


Old Business

None.


New Business

2000-381 SCHEDULE A DATE FOR THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO VIEW THE VIDEO, COMING TO THE LAKES

Moved by Start, supported by Kobza, to schedule a date for the County Commissioners to view the video, Coming to the Lakes.

Motion Carried


2000-382 PREPARE A RESOLUTION FOR JOE BEYRLE

Moved by Gill, supported by Start, to prepare a resolution for Joe Beyrle.

Motion Carried


Audience Participation

None.


Meeting adjourned at 4:20 p.m.

Marianne L. Hathaway, Deputy County Clerk
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M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

Regular Meeting August 15,  2000 4:00 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

Board Minutes may be found on the web at http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk

The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Chairman Hulka. The pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison followed by the invocation given by Commissioner Start.

Roll Call

Present: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Hulka, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Excused: Baade

Absent: None



2000-383 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by Start, supported by Kobza, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of July 25, 2000.

Motion Carried


2000-834 PRESENTATIONS

United Way - Ron Gossett

Muskegon Area First - Todd Battle


2000-385 COMMUNICATIONS

Moved by Bennett, supported by Frye, to receive and place on file the following Communications and move item C. WMSRDC Regional Air Quality Forum, August 29, 2000, 10:00 A.M.:

 

A. American Red Cross 1998-1999 Annual Report

B. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Public Notice "Proposed Erosion Mitigation Policy for Shore Protection Projects Along Eastern Shoreline. . ."


2000-385 COMMUNICATIONS (continued)

D. Muskegon County Summary Quotation (available on Commissioners’ desk)

E. Application for Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate

1. American Coil Spring

2. Hardwoods, Inc.

Motion Carried


2000-386 APPROVE A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF MDOT CONTRACT NO. 2000-0734

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to approve a resolution authorizing the execution of MDOT Contract No. 2000-0734 and further authorize the Chairman to execute the agreement as prepared.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-386 APPROVE THE RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF MDOT CONTRACT NO. 00-0767

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to approve the attached resolution authorizing execution of MDOT Contract No. 00-0767 under the Michigan Air Service Grant program providing for the purchase of a deicing vehicle and further that the Chairman be authorized to execute the contract as prepared.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-387 ACCEPT THE PROPOSAL FROM SOILS AND STRUCTURES, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION TESTING SERVICES

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to accept the proposal from Soils and Structures, Inc., for Construction testing services and to authorize the Chair to sign the agreement.


2000-387 ACCEPT THE PROPOSAL FROM SOILS AND STRUCTURES, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION TESTING SERVICES (continued)

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-388 ADOPT THE YEAR 2025 LONG RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLAN FOR MUSKEGON COUNTY RESOLUTION

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to adopt the Year 2025 Long Range Transportation Plan for Muskegon County resolution and proposed project list for consideration by the West Michigan Shoreline Regional Development Commission.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-389 AUTHORIZE SUBMITTAL OF AN APPLICATION TO THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to authorize submittal of an application to the Michigan Department of Transportation to fund a Muskegon Area Transit System Comprehensive Service Analysis.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-390 APPROVE MDOT CONTRACT 2000-0456

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to approve MDOT Contract 2000-0456, and to authorize the Chairperson to execute the Contract.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-391 APPROVE MDOT CONTRACT 2000-0861

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to approve MDOT Contract 2000-0861 and to authorize the Chairperson to execute the Contract.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-392 APPROVE MDOT CONTRACT 2000-0865

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to approve MDOT Contract 2000-0865 and to authorize the Chairperson to execute the Contract.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-393 APPROVE MDOT CONTRACT 2000-0499

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to approve MDOT Contract 2000-0499 and to authorize the Chairperson to execute the Contract.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-394 APPROVE MDOT CONTRACT 96-0762/A2

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to approve MDOT Contract 96-0762/A2, and to authorize the Chairperson to execute the Contract.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-395 APPROVE THE NEW 20 YEAR GROUND LEASE AGREEMENT WITH SPX CORPORATION

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to approve the new 20 year ground lease agreement with SPX Corporation and further authorize the Chairman to execute the agreement as prepared.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-396 ACCEPT THE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT JULY 2000 OPERATIONS REPORT

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to accept the Transportation Department July 2000 Operations Report.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-397 APPROVE PAYMENT OF THE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COVERING THE PERIOD OF JULY 19TH THROUGH AUGUST 8TH, 2000

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to approve payment of the accounts payable of $5,234,622.13 covering the period of July 19th through August 8th, 2000, as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-398 REQUEST AUTHORIZATION TO BECOME A DIAMOND SPONSOR

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to request authorization to become a diamond sponsor, in the amount of $2,500, of the Minority Business Month workshops planned by the Muskegon Area Chamber of Commerce ad-hoc committee for the promotion of supplier diversity.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-399 AUTHORIZE THE MICHAEL WOODS GROUP OF MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN CONDUCT A PRELIMINARY MARKET ANALYSIS OF SUPPORTIVE HOUSING SPECIAL NEEDS POPULATION IN MUSKEGON COUNTY

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, that the County Board authorize the Michael Woods Group of Muskegon, Michigan conduct a preliminary market analysis of supportive housing special needs population in Muskegon County for a cost amount of $2,000 and that the County Board contract with the Michael Woods group of Muskegon County to assist/facilitate with the formation and development of a county-wide supportive housing consortium if the market analysis identifies such a need with cost to be at a rate of $75.00 per hour and not to exceed $2,500.


2000-399 AUTHORIZE THE MICHAEL WOODS GROUP OF MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN CONDUCT A PRELIMINARY MARKET ANALYSIS OF SUPPORTIVE HOUSING SPECIAL NEEDS POPULATION IN MUSKEGON COUNTY (continued)

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-400 AUTHORIZE COUNTY PURCHASING DEPARTMENT TO PURCHASE ON BEHALF OF COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES, EIGHT WORK STATIONS FROM INTERIORS PARTNERSHIP

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to authorize County Purchasing Department to purchase on behalf of Community Mental Health Services, eight work stations from Interiors Partnership for staff located at the County Mental Health Center in the amount of $27,115.26.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: McMurray

Motion Carried


2000-401 APPROVAL OF TRANE OF WEST MICHIGAN TO DO THE A/C REPAIRS AT 635 OTTAWA STREET

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, for the approval of Trane of West Michigan to do the A/C repairs at 635 Ottawa Street at a cost not to exceed $5,436.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-402 APPROVAL THE MUSKEGON/OCEANA CONSORTIUM’S AGREEMENT

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to approval the Muskegon/Oceana Consortium’s Agreement as presented.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-403 AUTHORIZE A CONTRACT WITH GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY PROVIDING THE EQUALIATION DEPARTMENT WITH A GRADUATE INTERN

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to authorize a contract with Grand Valley State University providing the Equaliation Department with a graduate intern for 300 hours at a cost of $3,000 and approve the purchase of a professional desktop computing system by the Equalization Department not to exceed $1,975 and amend the 1999/00 line item budget by transferring such amount from line item #702.000 (regular wages) to line items #801.000 (contractual and professional services and #980.000 (office equipment).

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-404 AUTHORIZE THE BOARD CHAIR TO SIGN THE STATE CHILD CARE FUND BUDGET APPLICATION

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to authorize the Board chair to sign the State Child Care Fund budget application and authorize submission to the State.


2000-404 AUTHORIZE THE BOARD CHAIR TO SIGN THE STATE CHILD CARE FUND BUDGET APPLICATION (continued)

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-405 APPROVE THE FY 2001 APPLICATION FOR CONTINUATION FUNDING FROM THE OCC

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to approve the FY 2001 Application for Continuation Funding from the OCC, for the provision of Community Corrections Plans and Services, in the amount of $357,271, and for Probation Residential Services in the amount of $659,190.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-406 AUTHORIZE THE CMH DIRECTOR TO SUBMIT A REQUEST FOR $15,000 IN ADDITIONAL PATH FUNDS

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to authorize the CMH Director to submit a request for $15,000 in additional PATH funds to help people with mental illness find appropriate housing.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-407 AUTHORIZE THE CMH DIRECTOR TO CONTRACT WITH PATRICIA DAUSER, ED.D.

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to authorize the CMH Director to contract with Patricia Dauser, Ed.D., for provision of specialized outpatient treatment services for the period of July 1, 2000, through September 30, 2000, at a rate of $75.00 per hour and a maximum contract amount of $2,000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-408 AUTHORIZE THE CMH DIRECTOR TO CONTRACT WITH SOUTHLAND ADULT REHABILITATION/BEHAVIORAL SYSTEMS, INC., OF LANSING, MICHIGAN

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to authorize the CMH Director to contract with Southland Adult Rehabilitation/Behavioral Systems, Inc., of Lansing, Michigan, for the provision of specialized residential services for the period of July 1, 2000, through September 30, 2000, with a per diem range of $195 to $300 per day, and a total cost not to exceed $22,000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-409 AUTHORIZE THE CMH DIRECTOR TO SIGN A CONTRACT WITH HACKLEY HOSPITAL FOR DIETICIAN SERVICES

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to authorize the CMH Director to sign a contract with Hackley Hospital for dietician services at a rate of $45 per hour not to exceed $16,000 for Fiscal Year 1999/2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-410 AUTHORIZE THE CMH DIRECTOR TO SIGN A CONTRACT WITH GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF WEST MICHIGAN

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to authorize the CMH Director to sign a contract with Goodwill Industries of West Michigan for an Assem Tech enclave of up to six (6) adults working seven (7) hours per day, five (5) days per week at a rate of $3.49 per hour per person served, and Administrator/Controller sot not to exceed $10,000 for Fiscal Year 1999/2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-411 AUTHORIZE THE CMH DIRECTOR TO CONTRACT WITH WILSON HOMES, INC.

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to authorize the CMH Director to contract with Wilson Homes, Inc. for the provision of specialized residential services for the period of July 13, 2000 through September 30, 2000 at a total cost not to exceed $10,000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-412 AUTHORIZE THE CMH DIRECTOR TO AWARD A $5,000 GRANT TO SHAIR

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to authorize the CMH Director to award a $5,000 grant to SHAIR for the provision of educational services to families of mentally ill residents during the period of August 2000 through September 2001.


2000-412 AUTHORIZE THE CMH DIRECTOR TO AWARD A $5,000 GRANT TO SHAIR (continued)

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-413 APPROVE CONTRACTING WITH INTERIORS PARTNERSHIP

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to approve contracting with Interiors Partnership to make needed changes in CMH workstations as outlined in the ergonomic study performed by them in an amount not to exceed $22,577.59.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: McMurray

Motion Carried


2000-414 APPROVE CONTRACTING WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH FOR FOUR BLOCK GRANTS

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to approve contracting with the Department of Community Health for four block grants as follows: MSU-Employment Training Specialist Trainee for $2,900; Older Adults at Risk of Suicide for $5,768; Jail Diversion Cross Training for $5,474; and Dementia/Dementia Resources for $2,750.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-415 AUTHORIZE THE PAYMENT OF $9,258 FOR FY 00/01 MICHIGAN ASSOCIATION OF CMH BOARDS AND NATIONAL COUNCIL JOINT MEMBERSHIP ANNUAL DUES

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to authorize the payment of $9,258 for FY 00/01 Michigan Association of CMH Boards and National Council Joint Membership annual dues.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-416 AUTHORIZE THE CMH DIRECTOR TO SIGN THE MDCH/CMHSP MANAGED SPECIALTY SUPPORTS AND SERVICES CONTRACT AMENDMENT #5

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to authorize the CMH Director to sign the MDCH/CMHSP Managed Specialty Supports and Services contract amendment #5.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-417 ESTABLISH AN ANNUAL PERMIT FEE FOR A WOLF-DOG CROSS OF $60

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to establish an annual permit fee for a wolf-dog cross of $60 and establish a reinspection fee of $30 for inspections related to violations of the wolf-dog cross act.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-418 AUTHORIZE THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT TO AMEND ITS FY 2000 BUDGETED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to authorize the Health Department to amend its FY 2000 budgeted revenues and expenditures from $6,912,626 to $7,005,368 with no change in General Fund Appropriations.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-419 AUTHORIZE THE BOARD CHAIR TO SIGN A COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR MUSKEGON COUNTY-LIONS CLUB ENDOWMENT FUND GRANT AGREEMENT

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to authorize the Board Chair to sign a Community Foundation for Muskegon County-Lions Club Endowment Fund Grant Agreement for $4,500 to be used to support hearing and vision screening for area pre-schools at the Health Department.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-420 PREPARE A RESOLUTION FOR QUEEN ESTHER BAPTIST CHURCH FOR 58 YEARS OF SERVICE

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to prepare a resolution for Queen Esther Baptist Church for 58 years of service.


2000-420 PREPARE A RESOLUTION FOR QUEEN ESTHER BAPTIST CHURCH FOR 58 YEARS OF SERVICE (continued)

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-421 PREPARE A RESOLUTION FOR DAVID JOHNSON, WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP SUPERVISOR UPON HIS RETIREMENT

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to prepare a resolution for David Johnson, Whitehall Township Supervisor upon his retirement.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for Vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried

CHAIR’S REPORT


2000-422 APPOINT DERRICK KNOX AND KEN HULKA TO THE ECONOMICAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE BOARD

The Chairman recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to appoint Derrick Knox and Ken Hulka to the Economical Development Committee Board.

Motion Carried

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

Recommendation for Design at Heritage Landing is deferred to the next meeting.


Old Business

None.


New Business

2000-423 APPROVE A RESOLUTION FOR TRUSTEE OF EGELSTON TOWNSHIP, BILL RAHN

Moved by Frye, supported by Start, to approve a resolution for Trustee of Egelston Township, Bill Rahn, who has served on the Board for 30 years.

Motion Carried

Audience Participation

None.


Meeting adjourned at 4:44 p.m.

Marianne L. Hathaway, Deputy County Clerk

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M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

Regular Meeting August 29,  2000 3:30 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

Board Minutes may be found on the web at http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk

The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Chairman Hulka. The pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison followed by the invocation given by Commissioner McMurray.

Roll Call

Present: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Hulka, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Excused: Funkhouser

Absent: None


2000-424 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by Start, supported by Frye, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of August 15, 2000 with correction to show Commissioner Gill as Excused.

Motion Carried


2000-425 COMMUNICATIONS

Moved by Frye, supported by Start, to receive and place on file the following Communications and ask Administration to come up with a recommendation for funding for Item B.

A. City of Montague Public Hearing re: Leading Edge Welding

B. American Ideals Committee - Celebration of American 2001

Motion Carried


2000-426 APPROVE PAYMENT OF THE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COVERING THE PERIOD OF AUGUST 9TH THROUGH AUGUST 22ND, 2000

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Frye, to approve payment of the accounts payable of $2,923,482.46 covering the period of August 9th through August 22nd, 2000, as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-427 ACCEPT THE FEDERAL GRANT FOR COMMUNITY POLICING STRATEGIES

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Frye, to accept the Federal grant for Community Policing Strategies, ODCP Project #70865-2K00 in the amount of $48,316 Federal funds and $32,210 local funds.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-428 ESTABLISH A PERSONNEL HEARING BOARD AS REQUESTED BY WESLEY SPYKE

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Frye, to establish a Personnel Hearing Board as requested by Wesley Spyke concerning a written reprimand.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-429 AUTHORIZE THE EQUALIZATION DEPARTMENT TO PURCHASE THE APEX IV DIGITAL SKETCHING SOFTWARE

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Frye, to authorize the Equalization Department to purchase the Apex IV Digital Sketching software at a cost not to exceed $3,900 and approve the purchase of a professional desktop computing system not to exceed $1,641 and amend the 1999/00 line item budget by transferring such a mount from line item #702000 (regular wages) to line items #801000 contractual and professional services and #980000 (office equipment.)

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-430 ADOPT THE FY2001 BUDGET HEARING SCHEDULE AS PRESENTED

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Frye, to adopt the FY2001 Budget Hearing Schedule as presented.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Kobza

Motion Carried


2000-431 ADOPT THE RESOLUTION SETTING SEPTEMBER 19, 2000, AS THE DATE FOR THE PROPOSED FY2001 GENERAL OPERATING BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING


The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Frye, to adopt the resolution setting September 19, 2000, as the date for the Proposed FY2001 General Operating Budget public hearing and proposing a tentative levy of 5.7966 mills for county general operating in 2000, a tentative levy of 0.3224 mills for Museum operating, a tentative levy of 0.0766 mills for veterans affairs operating, and a quality of life bond repayment levy of 0.43 mills in 2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-432 AUTHORIZE ADMINISTRATION TO PURCHASE A COMPAQ E500 LAPTOP COMPUTER AND TOSHIBA TLP-450 LCD PROJECTOR

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Frye, to authorize Administration to purchase a Compaq E500 laptop computer and Toshiba TLP-450 LCD projector at an approximate cost of $2,980 and $4,099 respectively.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-433 ACCEPT THE GRANT FROM THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR HERITAGE LANDING IMPROVEMENTS

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Frye, to accept the grant from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources for Heritage Landing Improvements, Project #CM99-186 in an amount not to exceed $748,498; to authorize the Chair to execute the agreement; and to adopt the proposed resolution accepting the terms of the agreement.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-434 ACCEPT THE PROPOSAL FROM HOOKER DEJONG ARCHITECTS FOR PROFESSIONAL DESIGN SERVICES FOR THE HERITAGE LANDING PROJECT

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Frye, to accept the proposal from Hooker DeJong Architects for professional design services for the Heritage Landing Project in an amount not to exceed $89,000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-435 ACCEPT THE DESIGN FOR NEW ATRIUM ENTRANCE TO MICHAEL E. KOBZA HALL OF JUSTICE

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Frye, to accept the design for new atrium entrance to Michael E. Kobza Hall of Justice and new signage for Michael E. Kobza Hall of Justice.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-436 AUTHORIZE DISPOSAL OF 10 SHERIFF VEHICLES

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Frye, authorize disposal of 10 Sheriff vehicles as presented at the Ways and Means Committee.

Motion Carried


CHAIR'S REPORT

None.


ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

2000-437 PUBLIC HEARING - GRAND TRUNK DEPOT

Mr. Bednarek, Administrator/Controller, and Marianne Hathaway, Deputy County Clerk, noted they had not received any written or verbal communications regarding the Grand Trunk Depot. The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Start, supported by Bennett, to authorize submission of a grant to the Clean Michigan Initiative (CMI) Department of Natural Resources Trust Fund for the renovation and restoration of the Grand Trunk Depot in the amount of $174,802 which includes a local match of $47,196.

Motion Carried


2000-438 VIDEO PRESENTATION - COMING TO THE LAKES - JOHN MCGARRY


Old Business

None.


New Business

None.


Audience Participation

None.


2000-439 MOTION TO GO INTO CLOSED SESSION - TRIDONN V. COUNTY

Moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to go into closed session regarding Tridonn v. County.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried

Returned to open session at 5:49 p.m.


2000-440 CONCUR WITH THE RECOMMENDATION FROM CORPORATE COUNSEL REGARDING TRIDONN V. COUNTY

Moved by McMurray, supported by Start, to concur with the recommendation from Corporate Counsel regarding Tridonn v. County.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


Meeting adjourned at 5:50 p.m.

Marianne L Hathaway, Deputy County Clerk

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M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

Regular Meeting September 12,  2000 3:30 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

Board Minutes may be found on the web at http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk

 

The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Chairman Hulka. The pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison followed by the invocation given by Commissioner Start.

Roll Call

Present: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Hulka, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Absent: None



2000-441 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of August 29, 2000 as presented.

Motion Carried


2000-442 PRESENTATION - EMPLOYEE SUGGESTION AWARD PROGRAM - DORI SZCZEMBARA

Chairman Hulka presented Dori Szczembara with the Employee Suggestion Award.


2000-443 PRESENTATION - STATE OF MICHIGAN CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION FOR SILVER HEALTHY WORKPLACE AWARD

Chairman Hulka presented Ken Kraus with the State of Michigan Certificate of Recognition for Silver Healthy Workplace Award.


2000-444 COMMUNICATION

Moved by Funkhouser, supported by Frye, to receive and place on file Communication item B. Kristi Karis Letter (Muskegon Chapter DAR) re: Constitution Week.

Motion Carried


2000-445 COMMUNICATION

Moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to receive and place on file Communication item A. Hillsdale County Board of Commissioners Resolution.


Motion Carried


2000-446 COMMUNICATION

Moved by Gill, supported by Start, to receive and place on file and support Communication item C. West Michigan Labor Council AFL-CIO re: Union Label Week 2000.

Motion Carried


2000-447 GRANT PERMISSION TO THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO BEGIN THE COUNTY'S BID PROCESS FOR TWO WASHING MACHINES

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, to grant permission to the Sheriff's Office to begin the county's bid process for two washing machines for 2000/2001 for the jail.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-448 GRANT PERMISSION TO THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO BEGIN THE COUNTY'S BID PROCESS FOR FIVE POLICE CRUISERS

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, to grant permission to the Sheriff's Office to begin the county's bid process for five police cruisers for 2000/2001.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-449 GRANT PERMISSION TO THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO REQUEST A GRANT FOR $35,983 TO THE MICHIGAN OFFICE OF HIGHWAY SAFETY PLANNING

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, to grant permission to the Sheriff's Office to request a grant for $35,983 to the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning for a special Traffic Enforcement Program 'Drive Michigan Safely Task Force'.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Bennett

Motion Carried


2000-450 ACCEPT THE MARINE SAFETY GRANT OF $94,083

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, to accept the Marine Safety Grant of $94,083 for the calendar year 2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-451 ACCEPT THE DNR GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,585.31

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, to accept the DNR grant in the amount of $1,585.31 for a T-top and a GPS instrument for the Marine Division.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-452 GRANT SHERIFF'S OFFICE PERMISSION TO SUBMIT THE 2000/2001 APPLICATION FOR THE SECONDARY ROAD PATROL GRANT

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, that the Sheriff's Office be granted permission to submit the 2000/2001 application for the Secondary Road Patrol Grant for $214,650 to the Office of Highway Safety Planning for their approval.


2000-452 GRANT SHERIFF'S OFFICE PERMISSION TO SUBMIT THE 2000/2001 APPLICATION FOR THE SECONDARY ROAD PATROL GRANT (continued)

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-453 APPROVE THE 2000-2001 TITLE IV-D COOPERATIVE REIMBURSEMENT CONTRACT BETWEEN THE MUSKEGON COUNTY PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE AND MICHIGAN FAMILY INDEPENDENCE AGENCY - OFFICE OF CHILD

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, to approve the 2000-2001 Title IV-D Cooperative Reimbursement Contract between the Muskegon County Prosecutor's Office and Michigan Family Independence Agency - Office of Child Support in the amount of $221,990.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-454 AMEND THE 1999-2000 VOCA GRANT

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, to amend the 1999-2000 VOCA grant from $52,793 to $60,676.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-455 ACCEPT THE VICTIM OF CRIME ACT (VOCA) GRANT AWARD

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, to accept the Victim of Crime Act (VOCA) grant award in the amount of $61,981 for the period of October 1, 2000 through September 30, 2001.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-456 AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN THE 2001 TITLE IV-D COOPERATIVE REIMBURSEMENT CONTRACT

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, that the Board authorize the Chair to sign the 2001 Title IV-D Cooperative Reimbursement Contract in the amount of $2,421,393, the Lobbying Certificate and the language amendment to the FY2001 Medical Support Contract.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-457 AUTHORIZE THE FAMILY DIVISION OF THE CIRCUIT COURT TO PURCHASE TWO COMPAQ PROLIANT ML350 SERVERS

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, that the Board authorize the Family Division of the Circuit Court to purchase two Compaq ProLiant ML350 servers at a cost not to exceed $10,000 with the cost to be split equally between Friend of the Court and District Court.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-458 AUTHORIZE THE FAMILY DIVISION TO PURCHASE A JAVS COURT RECORDING SYSTEM

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, that the Board authorize the Family Division to purchase a JAVS court recording system in the amount of $26,487.50.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-459 WAIVE THE BID PROCESS AND CONTRACT WITH DMC CONSULTING, INC.

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to waive the bid process and contract with DMC Consulting, Inc. in the amount of $7,990 to program upgrades and modifications to the District Court's collection software.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-460 MOVE TO WAIVE THE BID PROCESS AND CONTRACT WITH MILLER CONSULTATIONS AND ELECTIONS, INC. FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF SHELVING FOR THE DISTRICT/PROBATE COURTS STORAGE AREA IN BUILDING H

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to have $27,430 approved in the 2000 Fiscal Year Capital Improvements Budget for the purchase and installation of shelving for the District/Probate Courts storage area in Building H on South Campus. I further move to waive the bid process and contract with Miller Consultations and Elections, Inc.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-461 AUTHORIZE GRANT APPLICATION FOR JUVENILE JUSTICE AND DELINQUENCY PREVENTION ACT

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to authorize grant application for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-462 AUTHORIZE RFP DEVELOPMENT FOR THE FOLLOWING: COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CLUBHOUSE SERVICES, TRANSPORTATION SERVICES, EMPLOYMENT FIDUCIARY SERVICES AND VOUCHERED SERVICES

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by McMurray, to authorize the following Community Mental Health requests:

1) Authorize RFP development of selection of a provider of Community Mental Health Clubhouse services for people with developmental disabilities,

2) Authorize RFP development for selection of a provider panel for Community Mental Health transportation services,

3) Authorize RFP development for selection of a provider panel for Community Mental Health employment fiduciary services,

4) Authorize RFP development for selection of a provider panel for Community Mental Health vouchered services.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-463 AUTHORIZE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO MAKE BUDGET ADJUSTMENTS AS LISTED IN THE FOLLOWING MOTION

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by McMurray, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to add a Community Living and Support Services general rate of $20.24 per hour to the H.G.A. Non-Profit Homes, Inc., fiscal year 99/00 contract. Authorize the Community Mental Health Director to amend the MOKA Non-Profit Services Corporation Community Living and Supports contract rates to $19.82 per hour for Children's Model Waiver, and $20.84 per hour for non-waiver consumers. Amend the Daybreak Adult Services, Inc., 99/00 contract rate for $44.00 per day to $9.50 per hour, and increase the annual maximum to $7,000. Authorize a one-time fiscal year 99/00 food stamp revenue adjustment as follows:

MOKA Non-Profit Services $5,373.00

H.G.A. Non-Profit Homes, Inc. $6,093.00

Pioneer Resources, Inc. $ 468.00

FA-HO-LO Family, Inc. $ 796.00

Amanda Family, Inc. $ 940.00

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-464 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO CONTRACT WITH CRAGWELL AND ASSOCIATES, P.C., FOR PROVISION OF CLINICAL CONSULTATIVE SERVICES

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by McMurray, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to contract with Cragwell and Associates, P.C., for provision of clinical consultative services at a rate of $88.00 per hour, and an annual maximum of $4,000 for Fiscal Year 1999-2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-465 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO SIGN A CONTRACT WITH KURT LALEMAND, PRESIDENT OF NAPPI, INC.

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by McMurray, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to sign a contract with Kurt Lalemand, President of NAPPI, Inc. for Training of Trainers program for a total cost not to exceed $11,800.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-466 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO DISPOSE OF NINE VANS AND ONE CAR

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by McMurray, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to dispose of nine vans and one car as described on the attached schedule.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-467 APPROVE THE FY00/01 BLOCK GRANT RESPITE CONTRACT

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by McMurray, approve the FY00/01 Block Grant Respite contract between the Department of Community Health and Community Mental Health Services of Muskegon County.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-468 AUTHORIZE BROOKHAVEN MEDICAL CARE FACILITY TO LET BIDS FOR REPLACEMENT OF BOILERS

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by McMurray, authorize Brookhaven Medical Care Facility to let bids for replacement of boilers and related equipment.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-469 AUTHORIZE THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT TO RECLASSIFY THE VACANT MICROCOMPUTER ANALYST POSITION X56002 TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS TECH I

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, authorize the Human Resources Department to reclassify the vacant Microcomputer Analyst position X56002 to Information Systems Tech I with no increase in General Fund Appropriations.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-470 AUTHORIZE THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT TO CONTRACT WITH THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH FOR DATA ENTRY SUPPORT

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, authorize the Health Department to contract with the Michigan Department of Community Health for data entry support for Regions 1 and 2 for the Michigan Childhood Immunization Registry and authorize the Human Resources Department to establish one (1) Clinic Clerk position with no increase in General Fund Appropriations.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-471 GRANT PERMISSION TO THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT TO START THE SEALED BID PROCESS WITH THE COUNTY PURCHASING DEPARTMENT

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, grant permission to the Health Department to start the sealed bid process with the County Purchasing Department to sell three old vehicles.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-472 AUTHORIZE THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT TO PURCHASE A PRO SEAL I PORTABLE SEALANT UNIT

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, authorize the Health Department to purchase a Pro Seal I Portable Sealant Unit and an Armada E500 Notebook computer for use in the Dental Health Program not to exceed $4,239 with no change in General Fund Appropriations.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-473 ALLOCATE UP TO $1,000 TO STAGE, PUBLISH AND SUPPORT THE ANIMAL SHELTER OPEN HOUSE

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, allocate up to $1,000 to stage, publish and support the Animal Shelter Open House.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-474 APPROVE PAYMENT OF THE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COVERING THE PERIOD OF AUGUST 23RD THROUGH AUGUST 29TH, 2000

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to approve payment of the accounts payable of $679,653.46 covering the period of August 23rd through August 29th, 2000 as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-475 ACCEPT LOW BID FROM JACKSON-MERKEY CONTRACTORS FOR THE WORK ON THE ESTES STREET IMPROVEMENTS FOR NORTON SHORES

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, that the low bid of $591,081.45 from Jackson-Merkey Contractors be accepted for the work on the Estes Street improvements for Norton shores, the funds for the work coming partially from Michigan Economic Development Corporation and partially from the City of Norton Shores.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-476 APPROVE A FIVE-YEAR CONTRACT WITH THE FIRST CALL INTERACTIVE NETWORK COMPANY FROM BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to approve a five-year contract with the First Call Interactive Network company from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to provide a telephone warning system for Muskegon for an amount of $44,350, which will be funded by the Muskegon Chemical Council for the initial five-year period.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-477 AUTHORIZE THE PURCHASE OF 1,000 PAUL C. JOHNSON PAVILION LAPEL PINS AND 1,000 DEPOT LAPEL PINS FROM THE TROPHY HOUSE


The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to authorize the purchase of 1,000 Paul C. Johnson Pavilion lapel pins and 1,000 Depot lapel pins at a cost of $1.10 each plus shipping from the Trophy House to be paid from the Administrator's budget, miscellaneous line-item.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-478 COUNTY CONTRIBUTE ITS CURRENT EXCESS COMPUTER EQUIPMENT INVENTORY TO THE WHITEHALL-MONTAGUE ROTARY CLUB INTERNATIONAL PROJECT FOR ROTARY BLIND


The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, that the County contribute its current excess computer equipment inventory as reviewed and determined by Central Services to the Whitehall-Montague Rotary Club International Project for Rotary Blind.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-479 AUTHORIZE BIDS FOR THE GRAND TRUNK DEPOT BASIC UPGRADE

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to authorize bids for the Grand Trunk Depot basic upgrade and that it be included as an amendment to the 2001 budget.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-480 AUTHORIZE BIDS FOR CLEANING AND CAULKING OF PANELS AND WINDOW WASHING FOR MICHAEL E. KOBZA HALL OF JUSTICE

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to authorize bids for cleaning and caulking of panels and window washing for Michael E. Kobza Hall of Justice in conjunction with the bids for the atrium and elevator construction.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-481 AUTHORIZE THAT THE COUNTY CONTRIBUTE $2,000 TO THE AMERICAN IDEALS COMMITTEE - CELEBRATION OF AMERICA 2001


The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to authorize that the County contribute $2,000 to the American Ideals Committee - Celebration of America 2001 and that it be included as an amendment to the 2001 budget.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-482 AUTHORIZE DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING/FACILITIES MANAGEMENT TO OBTAIN QUOTES/BIDS FOR A BARRIER FREE RAMP INSTALLATION


The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to authorize Department of Employment And Training/Facilities Management to obtain quotes/bids for a barrier free ramp installation at the Walton Avenue entrance to the Sheriff's Department.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


CHAIR'S REPORT

2000-483 CORPORATE COUNSEL INVESTIGATE AND RECOMMEND APPROPRIATE ACTION IN CONNECTION WITH A LETTER REGARDING THE LIBRARY MILLAGE

The Chairman recommends, moved by Start, supported by Gill, that Corporate Counsel investigate and recommend appropriate action in connection with a letter distributed in a Muskegon County Library bulk rate envelope on Board of Commissioner stationery regarding the Library millage.

Motion Carried


ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

2000-484 TABLE THE MOTION TO APPROVE AN EASEMENT

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Baade, to table the motion to approve an easement for the purchasers of Apple Avenue land to use the driveway from Brookhaven to Quarterline including access for utilities.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-485 APPROVE ACCEPTANCE OF AIP PROJECT NO. 3-26-0071-1900 GRANT OFFER

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Start, supported by Frye, to approve acceptance of AIP Project No. 3-26-0071-1900 Grant Offer in the amount of $650,001 and further that the Chairman be authorized to execute the grant agreement as prepared.

Motion Carried


Old Business


None.


New Business

None.


Audience Participation

Phil Shultz of Nexcom addressed the Board regarding the Apple Avenue easement.

One student was in attendance from Oak Ridge High School.


Meeting adjourned at 4:22 p.m.

Susan R. Doriot, County Clerk

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M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

Special Meeting September 21,  2000 3:30 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Chairman Hulka.

Roll Call

Present: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Hulka, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Absent: None


2000-486 ADOPT A POLICY FORBIDDING STAFF FROM DISSEMINATING ANY MATERIAL TO VOTERS IN CONNECTION WITH A PENDING VOTE

Moved by Frye, supported by Start, to adopt a policy forbidding staff from disseminating any material to voters in connection with a pending vote absent formal review and approval of same by vote of the County Board of Commission.


2000-487 AMEND THE MOTION TO INCLUDE THAT THE MUSKEGON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS REMAIN OFFICIALLY NEUTRAL ON THE ISSUE OF THE LIBRARY MILLAGE VOTE OF SEPTEMBER 28, 2000

Moved by Funkhouser, supported by Frye, to amend the motion to include that the Muskegon County Board of Commissioners remain officially neutral on the issue of the Library Millage Vote of September 28, 2000.

Roll Call on Amendment

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Nays: Gill, Hulka

Motion Carried

Roll Call on Amended Motion

Ayes: Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Baade, Bennett, Funkhouser

Motion Carried


2000-488 REMOVE FROM THE TABLE, THE MOTION TO APPROVE EASEMENT FROM BROOKHAVEN TO QUARTERLINE

Moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to remove from the table, the motion to approve easement from Brookhaven to Quarterline.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: McMurray

Motion Carried


2000-489

Moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to execute an easement, as prepared by Corporate Counsel, to the Motel Developer, LHR Properties and Msukegon Township granting use of the Brookhaven ingress/egress roadway subject to the Motel Developer & LHR Properties adding the County of Muskegon to their liability coverage as an additional insured party.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Abstain: McMurray

Motion Carried


CHAIR'S REPORT

None.


ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

None.


Old Business

None.


New Business

None.


Audience Participation

None.


Meeting adjourned at 4:21 p.m.

Marianne L. Hathaway, Deputy County Clerk

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M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

Regular Meeting September 26,  2000 3:30 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

Board Minutes may be found on the web at http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk

The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Chairman Hulka. The pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison followed by the invocation given by Commissioner McMurray.

Roll Call

Present: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Hulka, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Arrive 3:37: Funkhouser

Absent: None


2000-490 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by Frye, supported by Start, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of September 12, 2000 and of the Special Board of September 21, 2000 as presented.

Motion Carried


2000-491 PRESENTATION - EMPLOYEE SUGGESTION AWARD PROGRAM - CHRISTIAN TOEBE

Chairman Hulka presented Christian Toebe with the Employee Suggestion Award.


2000-492 COMMUNICATIONS

Moved by Kobza, supported by Bennett, to receive and place on file Communication item A., Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate - SAPPI Fine Paper.

Motion Carried


2000-493 APPROVE AN OPEN HOUSE IN NOVEMBER AT THE ANIMAL SHELTER

Moved by Start, supported by Funkhouser, to approve an open house in November at the Animal Shelter with the date to be communicated to Mr. Bednarek or Mr. Roy.

Motion Carried


2000-494 APPROVE A COOPERATIVE SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH U.S.D.A. WILDLIFE SERVICES

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve a cooperative service agreement with U.S.D.A. Wildlife Services as prepared in the amount of $17,488 and further authorize the Chairman to execute the agreement as prepared.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-495 APPROVE ISSUANCE OF A PURCHASE ORDER TO DCF MANUFACTURING FOR THE PURCHASE OF A DEICING TRUCK FOR MUSKEGON COUNTY AIRPORT

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve issuance of a purchase order to the lowest qualified bidder DCF Manufacturing in the amount of $104,391 for the purchase of a deicing truck for Muskegon County Airport.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-496 APPROVE THE PROPOSED CHANGES IN BUS ROUTES IN THE CITY OF MUSKEGON HEIGHTS

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve the proposed changes in bus routes in the City of Muskegon Heights.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-497 AWARD THE MATS ADVERTISING SALES AGENT CONTRACT TO GOLD SHIELD

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to award the MATS Advertising Sales Agent Contract to Gold Shield and to allow the Chair to execute a contract for these services.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-498 APPROVE AND PLACE ON FILE THE DIRECTOR'S REPORT

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve and place on file the Director's Report.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-499 APPROVE PAYMENT OF THE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COVERING THE PERIOD OF AUGUST 30TH THROUGH SEPTEMBER 12TH, 2000

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to approve payment of the accounts payable of $3,819,019.07 covering the period of August 30th through September 12th, 2000 as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-500 AUTHORIZE STAFF TO SOLICIT PROPOSALS FOR PHOTOCOPY EQUIPMENT

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to authorize staff to solicit proposals for photocopy equipment.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-501 SET THE PETTY CASH AMOUNT FOR POSTAGE ON THE COUNTY'S POSTAGE MACHINE AT $35,000

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to set the petty cash amount for postage on the County's postage machine at $35,000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-502 APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH BIRDAIR NOT TO EXCEED $29,285

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to approve the contract with Birdair not to exceed $29,285 to be paid from the Risk Management Fund.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-503 APPROVE THE CONTRACT WITH BIRDAIR NOT TO EXCEED $182,370

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to approve the contract with Birdair not to exceed $182,370 from the Risk Management Fund.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-504 AMEND THE FY2000 GENERAL FUND REVENUE BUDGET

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to amend the FY2000 general fund revenue budget from $32,728,474 and the expenditure budget from $32,812,466 to a balanced budget of $33,410,330, the all funds revenue budget from $178,919,673 to $168,932,279 and the all funds expenditure budget from $180,209,422 to $167,084,942 and to approve the funding transfers on the attached sheet.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-505 AUTHORIZE THE BOARD CHAIR TO EXECUTE A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH RICHARD MELLEMA

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to authorize the Board Chair to execute a lease agreement with Richard Mellema covering real property at 171 Dennis Street, Muskegon, MI as reviewed by Corporate Counsel.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: McMurray

Motion Carried


2000-506 ADOPT THE APPROPRIATION ORDINANCE IMPLEMENTING THE COUNTY OF MUSKEGON'S FY2001 OPERATING BUDGET AND THE ATTACHED BUDGET AMENDMENTS

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to adopt the Appropriation Ordinance implementing the County of Muskegon's FY2001 Operating Budget and the attached budget amendments.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-507 DELETE PORTION FROM PAGE S-2 FROM THE BUDGET DOCUMENT

Moved by Hulka, supported by Start, to delete from page S-2 from the budget document: Increase salary ranges, by one step, effective October 1, 2000 for all Administrative Directors and the District Court Administrator and Circuit Court Administrator/ Friend of the Court.


2000-507 DELETE PORTION FROM PAGE S-2 FROM THE BUDGET DOCUMENT

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-508 REQUEST ADMINISTRATION TO PREPARE TWO RESOLUTIONS ONE FOR THE GREATER MUSKEGON AREA WOMEN'S CLUB AND THE DAUGHTER'S OF AMERICAN REVOLUTION

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to request Administration to prepare two resolutions one for the Greater Muskegon Area Women's Club, October 8, 2000 designation of historical marker; and the Daughter's of American Revolution, October 11, 2000 dedication of World War I Memorial.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-509 ADOPT THE RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING COUNTY OF MUSKEGON, MUSKEGON COUNTY WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM NO. 1, SERIES II (FRUITPORT-NORTON SHORES) BONDS, SERIES 2000

The Board of Public Works recommends, moved by McMurray, supported by Start, that the resolution authorizing county of Muskegon, Muskegon County Water Supply System No. 1, Series II (Fruitport-Norton Shores) Bonds, Series 2000, be adopted by the County Board of Commissioners.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


CHAIR'S REPORT

None.


ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

2000-510 AUTHORIZE THE EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING DEPARTMENT TO TEMPORARILY BACKFILL THEIR ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY POSITION THROUGH MANPOWER SERVICES

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Start, supported by Kobza, to authorize the Employment & Training Department to temporarily backfill their Administrative Secretary position through Manpower Services.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


Old Business

None.


New Business

None.


Audience Participation

The following Audience members addressed the board in support of County observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Delores Cole, Rev. George Bennett, Inez Jones, Rick Witham, Ted Davis, Charles Dyksterhouse


2000-511 CLOSE THE COUNTY BUILDING IN OBSERVANCE OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY

Moved by Kobza, supported by Start to close the County Building in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day with the employees having the option of taking two of the following days off: Good Friday, Veteran's Day or Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Kobza, Start

Nays: Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, McMurray, Hulka

Motion Defeated


Meeting adjourned at 4:20 p.m.

Susan R. Doriot, County Clerk

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M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

Regular Meeting October 10,  2000 3:30 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

Board Minutes may be found on the web at http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk

The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Chairman Hulka. The pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison followed by the invocation given by Commissioner Frye.

Roll Call

Present: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Hulka, Kobza, McMurray, Start
Absent: None


2000-512 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by Start, supported by Baade, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of September 26, 2000 as presented.

Motion Carried


2000-513 COMMUNICATIONS

Moved by Kobza, supported by Bennett, to receive and place on file the following Communication item:

A. Resolution of Support for SmartZone Designation

Motion Carried


2000-514 COMMUNICATIONS (continued)

Moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, to receive and place on file the following Communication item requesting the Administrator to negotiate to include Martin Luther King Junior Day as one of the 12 official County paid holidays:

C. Teamsters Local 214 Contract Notice
- Muskegon County General Unit
- Muskegon County CMH Unit
- Muskegon County Sheriff’s Department Corrections Unit
- Muskegon County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Unit
- Muskegon County Sheriff’s Department Command Unit

Motion Carried

2000-515 COMMUNICATIONS (continued)

The following Communication items were placed on file:
B. Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate
- Allied Ring Corporation
- Leading Edge Welding, Inc.
- Lathrop Machine
- International Master Products Corporation

D. Muskegon’s Smartzone

Excused for the remainder of the meeting: Gill


2000-516 AUTHORIZE COUNTY STAFF TO REVIEW AND MAKE RECOMMENDATION AS TO THE POSSIBLE POTENTIAL FOR THE 210 ACRE USEPA SUPERFUND SITE

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, that the county staff be authorized to review and make recommendation as to the possible potential for the 210 acre USEPA superfund site to be used for public purposes by the County of Muskegon.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka
Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-517 ENGAGE CSL, CONVENTION, SPORTS AND LEISURE CONSULTANTS OF MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA TO PERFORM A FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR A CONVENTION/EXHIBITION CENTER IN MUSKEGON COUNTY

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, that CSL, Convention, Sports and Leisure Consultants of Minneapolis, Minnesota be engaged to perform a feasibility study for a convention/exhibition center in Muskegon County at a cost not to exceed $46,000, subject to approval by the state for use of economic development revolving loan funds for payment.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-518 NOTICE OF INTENT AND PUBLIC HEARING BE HELD NOTIFYING THE COUNTY’S INTENT TO FUND A CONVENTION/EXHIBITION CENTER FEASIBILITY STUDY

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, that a notice of intent and public hearing be held notifying the county’s intent to fund a convention/exhibition center feasibility study from economic development revolving loan funds and that staff be authorized to do the environmental impact assessment.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-519 APPROPRIATE $30,000 TO MUSKEGON AREA FIRST (MAF) TO DEVELOP A JOINT MARKETING CAMPAIGN

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, that $30,000 be appropriated to Muskegon Area First (MAF) to develop a joint marketing campaign to further economic development of Muskegon County subject to the approval of the state for use of such funds and with the understanding that the plan would be subject to the approval of the County Board of Commissioners.


2000-519 APPROPRIATE $30,000 TO MUSKEGON AREA FIRST (MAF) TO DEVELOP A JOINT MARKETING CAMPAIGN (continued)

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-520 NOTICE OF INTENT AND PUBLIC HEARING BE HELD NOTIFYING OF THE COUNTY’S INTENT TO FUND A JOINT MARKETING CAMPAIGN WITH MUSKEGON AREA FIRST (MAF)

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, that a notice of intent and public hearing be held notifying of the county’s intent to fund a joint marketing campaign with Muskegon Area First (MAF) from economic development revolving loan funds and that staff be authorized to do the environmental impact assessment.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-521 ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITY REPORT FOR THE PERIOD ENDING 3/31/00

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Frye, to accept and place on file the Departmental Activity Report for the period ending 3/31/00.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-522 APPROVAL THE DISTRICT COURT SECURITY SYSTEM

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Frye, to approval the District Court security system as outlined in the attached, not to exceed $10,523.


2000-522 APPROVAL THE DISTRICT COURT SECURITY SYSTEM (continued)

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-523 SET NOVEMBER 10, 2000 AS THE PUBLIC HEARING DATE FOR USE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUNDS

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Frye, to set November 10, 2000 as the public hearing date for use of economic development funds.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-524 BUY EQUIPMENT FOR VEHICLE MAINTENANCE FROM MUSKEGON AUTOMOTIVE UP TO $9,727.18 FROM THE SHERIFF’S FORFEITURE FUND

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Bennett, to buy equipment for vehicle maintenance from Muskegon Automotive up to $9,727.18 from the Sheriff’s Forfeiture Fund.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-525 ACCEPT THE DRIVE MICHIGAN SAFELY TASK FORCE GRANT

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Bennett, accept the Drive Michigan Safely Task Force grant from the Office of Highway Safety Planning budgeted in fund 1210 for $35,984.00.


2000-525 ACCEPT THE DRIVE MICHIGAN SAFELY TASK FORCE GRANT (continued)

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Frye, Kobza, McMurray, Hulka

Nays: Bennett, Funkhouser, Start

Motion Carried


2000-526 INCREASE THE FEE FOR TB X-RAYS

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to increase the fee for TB X-rays from $27.76 to $32.00 effective October 1, 2000 and to do free testing for lead poisoning on September 23, 2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-527 AUTHORIZE THE CMH DIRECTOR TO COMPLETE SERVICE CONTRACTS AS SHOWN ON ATTACHMENT A: FISCAL YEAR 2000-2001 PROVIDER CONTRACTS

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to authorize the CMH Director to complete service contracts as shown on Attachment A: Fiscal Year 2000-2001 provider contracts.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-528 AUTHORIZE THE CMH DIRECTOR TO COMPLETE FISCAL YEAR 2000-2001 VEHICLE LEASE AGREEMENTS AT A RATE OF $1.00 PER YEAR

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to authorize the CMH Director to complete fiscal year 2000-2001 vehicle lease agreements at a rate of $1.00 per year per agreement with:

Best Way Providers, Inc. - 1 van
Fa Ho Lo, Inc. - 3 vans
HGA Corporation - 4 vans
Lutheran Social Services - 3 vans
MOKA Corporation of Michigan - 8 vans; 1 car
Pioneer Resources, Inc. - 6 vans
Horizons of Michigan - 1 van

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-529 APPROVE THE FY99/00 MUSKEGON HOMELESS PROGRAM (PATH) CONTRACT AMENDMENT

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to approve the FY99/00 Muskegon Homeless Program (PATH) contract amendment with the Department of Community Health.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-530 APPROVE THE FY00/01 MUSKEGON HOMELESS PROJECT (PATH) CONTRACT

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to approve the FY00/01 Muskegon Homeless Project (PATH) contract with the Department of Community Health.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-531 AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR TO SIGN AN AGREEMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $30,974.50 WITH THE MICHIGAN FAMILY INDEPENDENCE AGENCY (FIA)

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to authorize the Director to sign an agreement in the amount of $30,974.50 with the Michigan Family Independence Agency (FIA) for outreach assistance to residents of Muskegon County for Title XIX Medical Assistance and/or Public Assistance programs operated by FIA.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-232 AUTHORIZE BROOKHAVEN MEDICAL CARE FACILITY TO INCREASE THE HOURLY RATE OF CAROL SICHTERMAN, DIETITIAN

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to authorize Brookhaven Medical Care Facility to increase the hourly rate of Carol Sichterman, Dietitian, to forty dollars ($40) per hour for up to twenty-four (24) hours per week.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-533 APPROVE PAYMENT OF ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COVERING THE PERIOD OF SEPTEMBER 13TH THROUGH SEPTEMBER 26TH, 2000

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to approve payment of accounts payable in the amount of $3,905,936.43, covering the period of September 13th through September 26th, 2000 as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-534 NOTIFY THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (MDOT) THAT THE COUNTY OF MUSKEGON IS NOT INTERESTED IN THE PARCEL OF LAND OFFERED ON OLTHOFF DRIVE

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to notify the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) that the County of Muskegon is not interested in the parcel of land offered on Olthoff Drive.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


CHAIR’S REPORT

2000-535 PREPARE A RESOLUTION IN RECOGNITION OF BILL RAHN, RETIRING TRUSTEE IN EGELSTON TOWNSHIP

The Chairman recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to prepare a resolution in recognition of Bill Rahn, retiring Trustee in Egelston Township, for his 30+ years of service.

Motion Carried


2000-536 PREPARE A RESOLUTION IN RECOGNITION OF GARY DEKOCK, RECIPIENT OF THE 2000 WATER ENVIRONMENTAL FEDERATION'S LAB ANALYST EXCELLENCE AWARD

The Chairman recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by McMurray, to prepare a resolution in recognition of Gary DeKock, Wastewater employee since 1992, for recieving the 2000 Water Environmental Federation's Lab Analyst Excellence award.

Motion Carried


ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

2000-537 AUTHORIZE PAYMENT OF $6,000 TO MARY JONES, JURY CONSULTANT

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Start, supported by Baade, that Mary Jones be paid $6,000 for services performed in handling jury matters.


2000-537 AUTHORIZE PAYMENT OF $6,000 TO MARY JONES, JURY CONSULTANT (continued)

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, McMurray, Hulka

Nays: Kobza, Start

Motion Carried


2000-538 CONTRACT WITH ROBERT HERALD FOR JURY COMMISSION SERVICES

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Funkhouser, supported by Baade, that a contract with Robert Herald be approved for services to the Jury Commission in an amount not to exceed $2,640 and for a period not to exceed six weeks.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-539 APPROVE CONTRACT BETWEEN ACCESS HEALTH AND MUSKEGON COUNTY

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Start, that the contract between Access Health and the County of Muskegon be approved authorizing the Administrator/Controller to initiate intergovernmental transfers up to $500,000 to assist with funding of Access Health with the first transfer of this year being $85,000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


Old Business

None.


New Business

None.


Audience Participation

Larry VanderMolen addressed the Board regarding continued purchase of hard copy law books for the Law Library.

Students were in attendance from Oak Ridge High School.

Meeting adjourned at 4:10 p.m.

 

Marianne Hathaway, Deputy County Clerk

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M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

Regular Meeting October 24,  2000 3:30 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

Board Minutes may be found on the web at http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk

The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Chairman Hulka. The pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison followed by the invocation given by Commissioner McMurray.

Roll Call

Present: Bennett, Frye, Gill, Hulka, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Excused: Baade, Funkhouser

Absent: None


2000-540 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by Frye, supported by Start, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of October 10, 2000 as presented.

Motion Carried


2000-541 INTRODUCTION BY JOHN MCGARRY, MUSEUM DIRECTOR

John McGarry, Museum Director introduced Susan Levingstone of Ireland


2000-542 COMMUNICATIONS

Moved by Gill, supported by Frye, to receive and place on file the following Communication item:

Muskegon County Drain Commissioner 2000 Annual Report ( already received in Board members’ boxes)

Motion Carried


2000-543 APPROVE PAYMENT OF THE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COVERING THE PERIOD OF SEPTEMBER 27TH, THROUGH OCTOBER 10TH, 2000

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to approve payment of the accounts payable of $5,000,122.69 covering the period of September 27th, 2000 through October 10th, 2000, as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-544 AUTHORIZE THE RLF CDBG GRANT FOR THE HOWMET EXPANSION

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to authorize the RLF CDBG grant for the Howmet Expansion in the amount of $100,000 be accepted and that the funds be transferred from the RLF account to the Howmet training fund (Fund #2754).

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-545 AUTHORIZE STAFF TO SUBMIT AN AMENDED GRANT APPLICATION TO DNR FOR CMI/TRUST FUND CONSIDERATION

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to authorize staff to submit an amended grant application to DNR for CMI/Trust Fund consideration.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-546 AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS TO SOLICIT BIDS/QUOTES THROUGH THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to authorize the Department of Public Works to solicit bids/quotes through the Purchasing Department for equipment approved in the 2001 Parks budget including a garden tractor, picnic tables, fire rings and Kubato tractor-loader.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-547 AUTHORIZE THE EQUALIZATION DEPARTMENT TO DISPOSE OF A 1990 CHEVROLET LUMINA

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to authorize the Equalization Department to dispose of a 1990 Chevrolet Lumina through the Muskegon County Purchasing Office.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-548 ADOPT THE 2000 APPORTIONMENT REPORT

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to adopt the 2000 apportionment report as prepared and submitted by the Muskegon County Equalization Department.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-549 AUTHORIZE CLOETINGH-SEAWAY GENERAL AGENCY TO PLACE THE COUNTY’S AIRPORT LIABILITY INSURANCE THROUGH PHOENIX AVIATION MANAGERS, WITH OLD REPUBLIC INSURANCE COMPANY

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to authorize Cloetingh-Seaway General Agency to place the County’s Airport liability insurance through Phoenix Aviation Managers, with old Republic Insurance Company for one (1) year, effective November 19, 2000, for a premium of $9,063.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-550 APPROVE ISSUANCE OF CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT TO THE LOWEST QUALIFIED BIDDER, TRIDONN CONSTRUCTION OF MUSKEGON

T00/10-69

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve issuance of construction contract to the lowest qualified bidder, Tridonn Construction of Muskegon, in the amount of $1,024,468 and further authorize the Chairman to execute a contract including any change orders to complete alternatives one, two, four, six and seven and provide for multi-year grant funding of the work.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-551 AUTHORIZE THE PURCHASE OF THREE 15-PASSENGER COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS VANS FROM COOPERSVILLE MOTORS

T00/10-70

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to authorize the purchase of three 15-passenger compressed natural gas vans from Coopersville Motors at a cost of $25,993 each and to allow an amendment of the lease agreement with COGIC Transportation.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Abstain: McMurray

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-552 AUTHORIZE THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT TO DEVELOP SPECIFICATIONS AND RECEIVE BIDS FOR UP TO 5 SMALL BUSES AND UP TO 3 MEDIUM-DUTY BUSES

T00/10-71

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to authorize the purchasing department to develop specifications and receive bids for up to 5 small buses and up to 3 medium-duty buses.

Roll Call

Ayes: Bennett, Frye, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


CHAIR’S REPORT

None.


ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

None.


Old Business

None.


New Business

None.


Audience Participation

Dolores Cole, Inez Jones, Ted Davis and Sigre Morris addressed the Board regarding County observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Sue Wollett addressed the Board regarding the disturbing response she recently received from the administration at the Animal Shelter.

Nel Williams addressed the Board regarding the community benefit and continued need for Hackley Library in light of the defeat of the recent library millage.

Larry Vandermolen addressed the Board regarding retaining and continued purchase of books for the Law Library as well as supporting observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the Hackley Library.

Students were in attendance from Orchard View and Muskegon High Schools.

Meeting adjourned at 4:14 p.m.

 

Susan R. Doriot, County Clerk

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M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

Regular Meeting November 14,  2000 3:30 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

Board Minutes may be found on the web at http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk

The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Chairman Hulka. The pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison followed by the invocation given by Commissioner Start.

Roll Call

Present: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Hulka, Kobza, Start

Excused: McMurray

Absent: None


2000-553 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by Frye, supported by Bennett, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of October 24, 2000 as presented.

Motion Carried


2000-554 PRESENTATION EMPLOYEE SUGGESTION AWARD

Commissioner Funkhouser presented Bruce Schouten with the Employee Suggestion Award. William Bourdo was not in attendance but is also a recipient of the Employee Suggestion Award.


2000-555 COMMUNICATIONS

Moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to receive and place on file the following Communication items:

City of Norton Shores Notice re: DieTech special use permit

Michigan Economic Development Corporation re: Hyundai

Muskegon Area Labor-Management Committee

Motion Carried


2000-556 COMMUNICATIONS (continued)

Moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to receive and place on file the following Communication item:

Resolutions

– County of Gladwin re; Senate Bills 1194 & 1195

– County of Antrim re: Senate Bills 1194 & 1995

Motion Carried


2000-557 RECEIVE AND PLACE ON FILE THE 2000 COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY ANNUAL REPORT

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, to receive and place on file the 2000 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Annual Report.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-558 APPROVE BUDGET AMENDMENT TO MSHDA OFFICE OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FOR GRANT #MSC200-787-HO

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, approve budget amendment to MSHDA Office of Community Development for grant #MSC200-787-HO.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-559 TABLE FOR FURTHER DISCUSSION THE CORDOVA QUESTIONS AND CONSIDERATIONS

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, table for further discussion the Cordova questions and considerations.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-560 RECEIVE AND PLACE ON FILE THE OCTOBER 16, 2000, LETTER FROM THE MICHIGAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION ABOUT ON-SITE MONITORING REVIEW

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, receive and place on file the October 16, 2000, letter from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation about on-site monitoring review.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-561 RECEIVE AND PLACE ON FILE THE OCTOBER 20, 2000, LETTER FROM THE MICHIGAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, receive and place on file the October 20, 2000, letter from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation regarding Hyundai’s announcement to locate an automotive assembly plant in North America.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-562 DEFER FOR MORE INFORMATION THE S.S. MILWAUKEE CLIPPER PRESERVATION, INC. REQUEST FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, defer for more information the S.S. Milwaukee Clipper Preservation, Inc. request for financial assistance.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-563 PASS A RESOLUTION FOR PHIL YOUNG, SUPERVISOR OF BLUE LAKE TOWNSHIP

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, pass a resolution for Phil young, supervisor of Blue Lake Township, who will be retiring.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-564 SEND A LETTER TO REPRESENTATIVES ASKING THEM TO WORK AT THE STATE LEVEL TO GET THE MUSKATAWA TRAIL DESIGNATED AS A STATE PARK

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, send a letter to representatives Gerald VanWoerkom, Julie Dennis and Senator Stille asking them to work at the state level to get the Muskatawa Trail designated as a state park.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-565 PASS A RESOLUTION FOR JOHN POTTS, SULLIVAN TOWNSHIP CLERK

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, pass a resolution for John Potts, Sullivan Township clerk, who retired this year.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-566 PASS A RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT FOR THE MONA SHORES GOLF TEAM, DIVISION STATE CHAMPS

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, pass a resolution of support for the Mona Shores golf team, division state champs, and its Coach Thomas Wilson.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-567 SEND A LETTER TO THE CITY OF MUSKEGON AND MUSKEGON TOWNSHIP ASKING THAT THEY LOOK INTO GETTING A MARQUETTE AVENUE INTERCHANGE TO US31

The Community Development/Strategic Planning Committee recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Start, send a letter to the City of Muskegon and Muskegon Township asking that they look into getting a Marquette Avenue interchange to US31.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-568 APPROVE PAYMENT OF THE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COVERING THE PERIOD OF OCTOBER 11TH THROUGH 27TH, 2000

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to approve payment of the accounts payable of $4,770,160.22 covering the period of October 11th, 2000 through October 27th, 2000, as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-569 AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTION OF CONTINUATION CONTRACTS FOR PAYMENT OF EXISTING PROBATION RESIDENTIAL CENTER PROVIDERS, MCAP AND PATHFINDERS

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to authorize the execution of continuation contracts for payment of existing probation residential center providers, MCAP and Pathfinders in a total accumulative amount, not to exceed $141,255, through December 31, 2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-570 AUTHORIZE STAFF TO SELL THE COUNTY SURPLUS VEHICLES TO THE HIGHEST VALID BIDDER

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to authorize staff to sell the County surplus vehicles to the highest valid bidder.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-571 AUTHORIZE THE JUVENILE DIVISION OF FAMILY COURT TO SEEK BIDS ON THE PURCHASE OF A NEW MID-SIZE AUTOMOBILE

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, authorize the Juvenile Division of Family Court to seek bids on the purchase of a new mid-size automobile.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-572 ACCEPT THE 2000/2001 OFFICE OF HIGHWAY SAFETY SECONDARY ROAD PATROL GRANT

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, accept the 2000/2001 Office of Highway Safety Secondary Road patrol Grant in the amount of $214,650.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-573 GRANT PERMISSION FOR THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE TO SOLICIT BIDS TO PROVIDE COMMISSARY SERVICES FOR JAIL INMATES

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, grant permission for the Sheriff’s Office to solicit bids to provide commissary services for jail inmates.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-574 GRANT PERMISSION TO THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE TO BEGIN THE COUNTY’S BID PROCESS FOR THREE UNMARKED VEHICLES AND A MARINE DIVISION VEHICLE

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, grant permission to the Sheriff’s Office to begin the county’s bid process for three unmarked vehicles and a Marine Division vehicle.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-575 PURCHASE FROM FITNESS THINGS A FOUR STATION EXERCISE UNIT FROM INMATE TRUST ACCOUNT

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, purchase from Fitness Things a four station exercise unit for $7,454 from inmate trust account.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-576 APPROVE CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENTS WITH WEST MICHIGAN THERAPY FOR THE PROVISION OF SERVICES

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, approve contractual agreements with West Michigan Therapy for the provision of the following services at the rates specified for a total of $120,791 for FY2001.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-577 AUTHORIZE THE PURCHASE OF IPAQ COMPUTER EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, authorize the purchase of iPAQ computer equipment for Community Corrections in the amount of $7,651 to outfit one new work station and to upgrade five workstations.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-578 ADJUST THE SALARY RANGE FOR ASSISTANT PROSECUTOR I AND ASSISTANT PROSECUTOR II

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, adjust the salary range for Assistant Prosecutor I and Assistant Prosecutor II according to the attached proposed salary range effective January 1, 2001 in accordance with Personnel Rule 27; Section II D.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-579 ADJUST THE SALARY RANGE FOR SENIOR ASSISTANT PROSECUTOR, CHIEF TRIAL LAWYER AND CHIEF ASSISTANT PROSECUTOR

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, adjust the salary range for Senior Assistant Prosecutor, Chief Trial Lawyer and Chief Assistant Prosecutor according to the attached proposed salary range to become effective January 1, 2001 with incumbents’ salary adjustment occurring on the anniversary date of their current position not pursuant to Personnel Rule 27; Section II D.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-580 AWARD THE HALL OF JUSTICE ATRIUM PROJECT TO THE LOW BIDDER, CLIFFORD BUCK CONSTRUCTION

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, award the Hall of Justice Atrium project to the low bidder, Clifford Buck Construction, for the amount of $1,275,240.00 which includes bid addendum #1.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-581 AUTHORIZE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH AND COUNTY PURCHASING DEPARTMENT TO GO OUT FOR BIDS FOR THREE VANS, THREE VAN CONVERSIONS AND LIFT INSTALLATION WITH TIE DOWN SYSTEMS AND ONE MID-SIZE PASSENGER VEHICLE

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Gill, authorize Community Mental Health and County Purchasing Department to go out for bids for three vans, three van conversions and lift installation with tie down systems and one mid-size passenger vehicle at an estimated cost of $119,500.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-582 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO COMPLETE SERVICE CONTRACTS

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Gill, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to complete service contracts as shown on attachment A: Fiscal Year 2000-2001 Provider Contracts.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Start, Hulka

Abstain: Kobza

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-583 APPROVE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH, IN CONJUNCTION WITH COUNTY PURCHASING, DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) FOR PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Gill, approve Community Mental Health, in conjunction with County Purchasing, development and implementation of a Request for Proposal (RFP) for pharmaceutical services systems management for Community Mental Health funded uninsured/indigent consumer pharmacy benefits.


2000-583 APPROVE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH, IN CONJUNCTION WITH COUNTY PURCHASING, DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) FOR PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT (continued)

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-584 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO GRANT LEMONADE STAND OF MUSKEGON A MAXIMUM OF $11,270.00 FOR PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF A LIFT

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Gill, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to grant Lemonade Stand of Muskegon a maximum of $11,270.00 for purchase and installation of a lift at the Center at 1192 Jefferson Street, Muskegon, Michigan.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-585 AUTHORIZE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH TO PURCHASE REWIRING OF OFFICE SPACE AT 125 EAST SOUTHERN

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Gill, authorize Community Mental Health to purchase rewiring of office space at 125 East Southern from the preferred vendor, Churchill Communications, in an amount not to exceed $23,048.56

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-586 AUTHORIZE BROOKHAVEN MEDICAL CARE FACILITY TO CONTRACT WITH RICH & HOWELL PLUMBING

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Gill, authorize Brookhaven Medical Care Facility to contract with Rich & Howell Plumbing of Muskegon at a cost of $465,272.00 for Brookhaven’s boiler replacement project.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-587 AUTHORIZE BROOKHAVEN MEDICAL CARE FACILITY TO INITIATE AN RFP PROCESS FOR THERAPY SERVICES

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Gill, authorize Brookhaven Medical Care Facility to initiate an RFP process for Therapy Services.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-588 AUTHORIZE BROOKHAVEN MEDICAL CARE FACILITY TO PROCEED WITH THE BID PROCESS TO RENOVATE THE WEST ELEVATOR

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Gill, authorize Brookhaven Medical Care Facility to proceed with the bid process to renovate the West elevator.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-589 ESTABLISH AN ANNUAL PERMIT FEE FOR A LARGE CARNIVORE

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Gill, establish an annual permit fee for a large carnivore of $60.00 and establish a reinspection fee of $30.00 for inspections related to violations of the large carnivore act.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-590 AUTHORIZE THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT TO SOLICIT BIDS ON BEHALF OF THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT FOR REMOVAL SERVICES OF HUMAN REMAINS FOR THE MEDICAL EXAMINER PROGRAM

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Gill, authorize the Purchasing Department to solicit bids on behalf of the Health Department for removal services of human remains for the Medical Examiner Program.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-591 AUTHORIZE THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT TO SOLICIT BIDS ON BEHALF OF THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT FOR THE PURCHASE OF THREE NEW VEHICLES

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Gill, authorize the Purchasing Department to solicit bids on behalf of the Health Department for the purchase of three new vehicles.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-592 AUTHORIZE THE LIBRARY FOR THE BLIND AND PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED TO ACCEPT LSTA PROJECT NO. 2K-806

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Gill, authorize the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped to accept LSTA Project No. 2K-806 for $6,482, amend the budget in 1720-0743 and 0744 and start budget activity.


2000-592 AUTHORIZE THE LIBRARY FOR THE BLIND AND PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED TO ACCEPT LSTA PROJECT NO. 2K-806

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-593 RECEIVE THE BID OF $6.5 MILLION FOR FRUITPORT CHARTER TOWNSHIP AS THE CITY OF NORTON SHORES REGIONAL WATER BOND ISSUE

The Board of Public Works recommends, moved by Start, supported by Baade, that we receive and award the bids of $6.5 million for the bond sale on the Fruitport Charter Township and the City of Norton Shores Regional Water Bonds, to low bidder William R. Hough and Company.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-594 DESIGNATE MUSKEGON COUNTY BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS AS THE RESPONSIBLE PARTY FOR IMPLEMENTATION, ENFORCEMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF THE MUSKEGON COUNTY SOLID WASTE PLAN

The Board of Public Works recommends, moved by Start, supported by Gill, that the Muskegon County Board of Public Works be designated as the responsible party for implementation, enforcement and management of the Muskegon County Solid Waste Plan.

Motion Carried


CHAIR’S REPORT

None.


ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

2000-595 BOARD AUTHORIZE THE CHAIR TO SIGN THE 2001 ACCESS AND VISITATION GRANT APPLICATION

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Start, supported by Frye, that the Board authorize the Chair to sign the 2001 Access and Visitation Grant Application in the amount of $125,573.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


Old Business

None.


New Business

2000-296 PREPARE A RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT FOR THE ROAD COMMISSION TO APPLY FOR A PLANNING GRANT FOR A LAKESHORE NON-MOTORIZED TRAIL

Moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, to prepare a resolution of support for the Road Commission to apply for a planning grant for a Lakeshore non-motorized trail, sometimes called a bike path, which would run through Laketon and Fruitland Townships and be of such a right-of-way for utility services.

Motion Carried


Audience Participation

Inez Jones addressed the Board representing Solidarity regarding two issues: 1. Thank the County Commission for passing the motion for an additional person in the Prosecutor’s office and 2. County observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Larry VanderMolen addressed the Board regarding County observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, retaining law books in the law library and requesting information regarding the County plan for building compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Students were in attendance from Oak Ridge High School.

Meeting adjourned at 4:40 p.m.

 

Susan R. Doriot, County Clerk

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M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

Regular Meeting November 28,  2000 3:30 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

Board Minutes may be found on the web at http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Chairman Hulka. The pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison followed by the invocation given by Commissioner McMurray.

Roll Call

Present: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Hulka, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Absent: None


2000-597 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by Start, supported by Frye, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of November 14, 2000 as presented.

Motion Carried


2000-598 COMMUNICATIONS

Moved by Kobza, supported by Start , to receive and place on file the following Communication items:

A. WMSRDC re: US31 Exits at Marquette Avenue

B. Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate

1. ADAC Plastics, Inc.

2. Sappi Fine Paper

3. Hardwoods, Inc.

4. Consumers Energy Co.

C. Verizon Advanced Data, Inc.

Motion Carried


2000-599 APPROVE AN ENGINEERING SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH PREIN AND NEWHOF FOR THE RUNWAY 32 EXTENSION PROJECT

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Kobza, to approve an Engineering Services Agreement with Prein and Newhof for the Runway 32 extension project in the amount of $174,000, and further authorize the Chairman to execute the agreement as prepared.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-600 APPROVE A LAND ACQUISITION SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH COMMONWEALTH ASSOCIATES

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Kobza, to approve a Land Acquisition Services Agreement with Commonwealth Associates in the amount of $349,319, and further authorize the Chairman to execute the contract as prepared.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-601 APPROVE AN AMENDMENT TO THE U.S. COAST GUARD BUILDING AGREEMENT

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Kobza, to approve an amendment to the U.S. Coast Guard building agreement as outlined and further authorize the Chairman to execute the amendment as prepared.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-602 APPROVE ISSUANCE OF A PURCHASE ORDER TO THE LOWEST BIDDER PORT CITY NEON SIGNS FOR AN AIRPORT AND BUSINESS PARK AWARENESS SIGN

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Kobza, to approve issuance of a purchase order to the lowest bidder Port City Neon Signs for an Airport and Business Park Awareness sign in the amount of $110,500.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-603 REJECT THE KNOLL/INTERIORS PARTNERSHIP PROPOSAL FOR 50 TOLEDO MODEL CHAIRS AND GO OUT FOR BIDS FOR CHAIRS FOR THE BROWNSTONE RESTAURANT

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Kobza, to reject the Knoll/Interiors Partnership proposal for 50 Toledo model chairs at a cost of $33,000, and go out for bids for chairs for the Brownstone Restaurant in the Airport terminal.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-604 APPROVE ISSUANCE OF A PURCHASE ORDER TO TRAFFIC AND SAFETY CONTROL SYSTEMS, INC., FOR ONE FEDERAL APD TD-249 TICKET SPITTER

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Kobza, to approve issuance of a purchase order to Traffic and Safety Control Systems, Inc., for one Federal APD TD-249 ticket spitter in the amount of $5,467.00.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-605 APPROVE THE REVISED FY2001 BUDGET FOR THE MUSKEGON AREA TRANSIT SYSTEM

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Kobza, to approve the revised FY2001 budget for the Muskegon Area Transit System, including the deletion of Full Time Bus Operator position G13019, the change in status of positions G13004, G13022, G13025, G13029, G13034 and G13035 from Full Time Bus Operator to Hourly Bus Operator resulting in no change to current personnel, and the addition of a Clerk II position for the Project Zero Coordination project.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill, McMurray

Motion Carried


2000-606 APPROVE THE SUBMITTAL OF AN APPLICATION TO THE FY2002 TRANSPORTATION ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM FOR THE PURCHASE OF PEDESTRIAN AND TRANSIT INFORMATION PRODUCTS

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Kobza, to approve the submittal of an application to the FY2002 Transportation Enhancement Program for the purchase of pedestrian and transit information products, and to authorize the Chairperson to sign the application.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-607 APPROVE THE SUBMITTAL OF AN APPLICATION TO THE FY2002 TRANSPORTATION ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM FOR GRAND TRUNK DEPOT RESTORATION

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Kobza, to approve the submittal of an application to the FY2002 Transportation Enhancement Program for Grand Trunk Depot restoration, to provide matching funds, and to authorize the Chairperson to sign the application.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-608 APPROVE THE SUBMITTAL OF AN APPLICATION TO THE FY2002 TRANSPORTATION ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM TO FUND BUS SHELTERS

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Kobza, to approve the submittal of an application to the FY2002 Transportation Enhancement Program to fund bus shelters, and to authorize the Chairperson to sign the application.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-609 APPROVE THE SUBMITTAL OF AN APPLICATION TO THE FY2002 TRANSPORTATION ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM FOR LANDSCAPING

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Kobza, to approve the submittal of an application to the FY2002 Transportation Enhancement Program for landscaping, to provide matching funds, and to authorize the Chairperson to sign the application.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-610 APPROVE THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT BIDDING A NEW 3/4 TON PICKUP TRUCK WITH PLOW FOR MUSKEGON COUNTY AIRPORT

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Kobza, to approve the Purchasing Department bidding a new 3/4 ton pickup truck with plow for Muskegon County Airport.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-611 ACCEPT AND PLACE ON FILE THE OCTOBER 2000 TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT OPERATIONS REPORT

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Kobza, to accept and place on file the October 2000 Transportation Department Operations Report.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-612 APPROVE THE PAYMENT OF THE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COVERING THE PERIOD OF OCTOBER 28, 2000 THROUGH NOVEMBER 14, 2000

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to approve the payment of the accounts payable of $4,402,056.99 covering the period of October 28, 2000 through November 14, 2000, as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-613 AUTHORIZE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT TO ACCEPT THE RENEWAL PROPOSAL FOR LONG TERM DISABILITY INSURANCE WITH UNUM LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, that the Human Resources Department be authorized to accept the renewal proposal for long term disability insurance with Unum Life Insurance Company of America at the rate of .39% of covered payroll for long term disability, effective January 1, 2001 to January 1, 2003 and .40% of covered payroll effective January 1, 2003 to January 1, 2004.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-614 SOLICIT BIDS THROUGH THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT FOR DEMOLITION OF THE DALTON TOWNSHIP BUILDING

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, that bids be solicited through the Purchasing department for demolition of the Dalton Township building at Twin Lake Park subsequent to the reversion of the property back to the County.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried

2000-615 AUTHORIZE UP TO $585 FOR PAYMENT TO DALTON TOWNSHIP FOR AQUATIC NUISANCE CONTROL ON TWIN LAKE

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, authorize up to $585 for payment to Dalton Township for aquatic nuisance control on Twin Lake including "swimmers itch" with a request to the Township to review other entities with swimming beach activities for participation in the annual program.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-616 APPROVE REQUEST FOR PETITION AND PAVING ASSESSMENT FOR THE GROUP HOME AT 2475 ANNETTE STREET

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, that the request for petition and paving assessment for the group home at 2475 Annette Street be approved and authorize the Chair to execute same.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-617 CONTRIBUTE UP TO $5,000 TOWARDS THE COST OF THE MARTIN LUTHER KING UNITY DAY BREAKFAST

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to contribute up to $5,000 towards the cost of the Martin Luther King Unity Day Breakfast scheduled for January 15, 2001 from the Muskegon County Administration miscellaneous contingency line item.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-618 EXTEND THE EXISTING OPTION WITH TOPPER CONSTRUCTION, INC. FOR LOT #19 OF THE AIRPORT SMART PARK

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to extend the existing option with Topper Construction, Inc. for Lot #19 of the Airport Smart Park, subject to receipt of an additional $2,000 non-refundable payment which would be credited to the final purchase price of the property.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-619 PRESENT A CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION TO SHIRAY WATSON FOR HER SERVICE TO THE COUNTY BOARD DURING MARY VILLANUEVA’S ABSENCE

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to present a certificate of appreciation to Shiray Watson for her service to the County Board during Mary Villanueva’s absence.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-620 REFER TO NEXT BOARD AUTHORIZATION OF UP TO $6,000 FOR THE PURCHASE OF TENTS FROM MUSKEGON AWNING AND MILLER CANVAS FOR TEMPORARY COVERAGE OF THE NORTH/SOUTH SIDEWALK ON TERRACE

The Ways and Means Committee, moved by Baade, supported by Start, to refer to the next Board meeting authorization of up to $6,000 for the purchase of tents from Muskegon Awning and Miller Canvas for temporary coverage of the north/south sidewalk on Terrace.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


CHAIR’S REPORT

2000-621 APPROVE APPOINTMENTS AND REAPPOINTMENTS TO THE WORK FORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD

The Chairman recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, approve appointments and reappointments of: William Johanson, Jannie Scott, David Borns, Kay Meyers, David Siedschlag, Char Holloway, Nancy Sterk and Jerry Lottie to the Work Force Development Board.

Motion Carried


ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

2000-622 DESIGNATE FRANK BEDNAREK, COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR/CONTROLLER, AS THE CERTIFYING OFFICER FOR THE APPLICATIONS TO USE REVOLVING LOAN FUNDS

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, that Frank Bednarek, County Administrator/Controller, be designated as the Certifying Officer for the applications to use Revolving Loan Funds for:

An Exhibition Center Feasibility Study

A Joint Marketing Plan with Muskegon Area First

Motion Carried


2000-623 AMEND THE CDBG REVOLVING LOAN FUND REUSE PLAN TO INCLUDE GRANTS AS WELL AS LOANS

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to amend the CDBG Revolving Loan Fund reuse plan to include grants as well as loans that meet the national objectives as an acceptable reuse of funds.

Motion Carried


Old Business

None.


New Business

2000-624 ELIMINATE ALL SMOKING AT THE MUSKEGON COUNTY AIRPORT

Moved by Frye, supported by Kobza, to eliminate all smoking at the Muskegon County Airport.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Hulka

Nays: Gill, Start

Motion Carried


Audience Participation

Delores Cole, Inez Jones and Ted Davis addressed the Board requesting an update on the County observance of the Martin Luther King Holiday.

Larry VanderMolen addressed the Board regarding books in the law library. Commissioners requested a report on the projected cost for the currently planned changes to the law library.

Don Aley, Muskegon Charter Township Supervisor, introduced James Nielsen, new Muskegon Charter Township Clerk.

Students were in attendance from Muskegon and Orchard View High Schools.


Meeting adjourned at 4:35 p.m.

 

Marianne L. Hathaway, Deputy County Clerk

 

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M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

Regular Meeting December 12,  2000 3:30 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

Board Minutes may be found on the web at http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Chairman Hulka. The pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison followed by the invocation given by Commissioner Start.

Roll Call

Present: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Hulka, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Absent: None


2000-625 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of November 28, 2000 as presented.

Motion Carried


2000-626 COMMUNICATIONS

Moved by Kobza, supported by Start, to receive and place on file the following Communication items:

A. Industrial Facilities Exemption - Lathrop Machine

B. Crawford County Resolution re: Confined Animal Feed Operations

C. Ottawa County Resolution re: Opposition to Michigan Department of Community Health

D. Ottawa County CMH Board Resolution re: Opposition to Michigan Department of Community Health

D. West Michigan Veteran’s, Inc. Financial Statements & Independent Auditors’ Report (available on Commission desk)

Motion Carried


2000-627 AUTHORIZE THE COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH ST. MARY’S FAMILY PHARMACY

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, authorize the Community Mental Health Director to enter into a contract with St. Mary’s Family Pharmacy of Grand Rapids, MI for pharmaceutical services for the CMH group homes effective December 15, 2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-628 AUTHORIZE THE LIBRARY TO PUBLISH A REQUEST FOR BIDS ON A 2001 CAB AND CHASSIS TRUCK

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, authorize the Library to publish a Request for Bids on a 2001 cab and chassis truck with a V.8 diesel engine and automatic transmission to be used with the existing 26' fifth wheel trailer to provide bookmobile service in Muskegon County.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-629 AUTHORIZE BROOKHAVEN MEDICAL CARE FACILITY TO ACCEPT THE INNOVATIONS GRANT OF $50,490 FROM THE STATE OF MICHIGAN

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, authorize Brookhaven Medical Care Facility to accept the Innovations grant of $50,490 from the State of Michigan for the development of a restaurant-style dining program within the Facility.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-630 AUTHORIZE BROOKHAVEN TO SOLICIT BIDS FOR FURNITURE FOR THE RESIDENT RESTAURANT-STYLE DINING ROOM PROJECT

The Human Resources Committee recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Funkhouser, authorize Brookhaven to solicit bids for furniture for the resident restaurant-style dining room project.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: Gill

Motion Carried


2000-631 AUTHORIZE THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE TO SUBMIT THE PROPOSED 2001 MARINE SAFETY BUDGET REQUEST TO THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, authorize the Sheriff’s Office to submit the proposed 2001 Marine Safety budget request for $199,162 to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources for approval.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-632 AUTHORIZE THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE TO PURCHASE FIVE (5) CHEVROLET IMPALA POLICE VEHICLES FROM DON RYPMA

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, authorize the Sheriff’s Office to purchase five (5) Chevrolet Impala police vehicles from Don Rypma for $97,365.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried



2000-633 AUTHORIZE THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE TO ACCEPT THE GRANT FROM THE OFFICE OF DRUG CONTROL POLICY FOR WEMET

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, authorize the Sheriff’s Office to accept the grant from the Office of Drug Control Policy for WEMET for $59,970; $29,985 federal funds and $29,985 matching funds.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Abstain: McMurray

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-634 AUTHORIZE THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE TO PURCHASE FROM A & B EQUIPMENT TWO WASHING MACHINES

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, authorize the Sheriff’s Office to purchase from A & B Equipment two washing machines for $17,995.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-635 ACCEPT THE JOINT PROPOSAL OF WEST MICHIGAN THERAPY AND MUSKEGON COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM FOR THE PROVISION OF PROBATION RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

The Courts and Public Safety Committee recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Start, accept the joint proposal of West Michigan Therapy and Muskegon Community Alternative Program for the provision of Probation Residential Services for males and females from January 1, 2001 through September 30, 2001 for the amount not to exceed $425,312; and to authorize continuing the current contract with Pathfinders Resources for clients placed through December, 2000.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-636 APPROVE PAYMENT OF THE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COVERING THE PERIOD OF NOVEMBER 15TH THROUGH DECEMBER 2ND, 2000

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, approve payment of the accounts payable of $3,363,052.03 covering the period of November 15th through December 2nd, 2000, as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried



2000-637 AUTHORIZE THE STAFF TO WRITE-OFF $161,852.47 IN UNCOLLECTIBLE ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, authorize the staff to write-off $161,852.47 in uncollectible accounts receivable as presented and attached.


2000-638 AMEND MOTION TO INCLUDE POLLS, LINK AND WILKERSON

Moved by Frye, supported by Kobza, to amend the motion to include (Mrs.) Arthur polls - $1,572.30, Betty Link -$511.32, and Margie Wilkerson - $274.27.

Roll Call on Amendment

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried

Roll Call on Amended Motion

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-639 AUTHORIZE THE EQUALIZATION DEPARTMENT TO PURCHASE A NEW NETWORK FILE-SERVER AND RELATED COMPUTER EQUIPMENT

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, authorize the Equalization Department to purchase a new network file-server and related computer equipment at a cost not to exceed $16,100 and amend the 2000/01 line-item budget for activity 1010-0225 by increasing line-item #942.010 (equipment rent revolving) by $6,200.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-640 AUTHORIZE THE PURCHASE OF KUBOTA TRACTOR AND EQUIPMENT FROM THE POWER SHOP

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, authorize the purchase of Kubota tractor and equipment from the Power Shop in accordance with their low total bid of $19,948 within the budgeted amount of $25,000 approved in the Parks capital budget.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-641 AUTHORIZE ACCEPTANCE OF THE PROPOSAL FROM CORNELISSE DESIGN ASSOCIATES

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, authorize acceptance of the proposal from Cornelisse Design Associates for the completion of a new Master Plan for Meinert Park and Pines Campground with costs not to exceed $7,600 and reimbursables not to exceed $250.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-642 AUTHORIZE ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT FROM THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, authorize acceptance of a grant in the amount of $10,000 with local cost-share of $10,000 from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality for the completion of a new Master Plan for Meinert Park and Pines Campground and establish a county budget of $20,000 in the Parks Development Fund.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-643 ACCEPT THE PROPOSAL FROM RC PRODUCTIONS FOR PARK BROCHURE LAYOUT

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, accept the proposal from RC Productions for park brochure layout, including the general park brochure for $1,500 and individual brochures for Pioneer, Meinert/Pines and Blue Lake Parks at $1,020 each for total layout cost of $4,560 to be paid from park funds.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-644 AUTHORIZE THE ADMINISTRATOR/CONTROLLER TO SIGN THE 2001 STATE SURVEY AND REMONUMENTATION PROGRAM GRANT APPLICATION

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Start, authorize the Administrator/Controller to sign the 2001 State Survey and Remonumentation Program Grant application and submit it to the State.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


CHAIR’S REPORT

None.


ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

2000-645 ALLOCATION TO COMMUNITY HEALTH PROJECT/ACCESS HEALTH, INC.

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Start, move that $20,000 from the miscellaneous contingency account be appropriated to the Muskegon Community Health project to assist in funding their efforts to develop, expand and fund the Access healthmodel as a national pilot for health insurance programming, provided that the Health Project Receives at least $40,000 from other contributions support the effort.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-646 ADDENDUM TOT HE LAKESHORE COORDINATING COUNCIL AGREEMENT

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Start, To authorize Chairman to execute the Addendum to the Lakeshore Coordinating Council Agreement and authorize Muskegon Community Mental Health to execute Contract Amendment (substance abuse management) with MDCH upon execution of the Addendum by the six counties of Berrien, Allegan, Cass, Muskegon, Ottawa, and VanBuren.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


Old Business

None.


New Business

None.


Audience Participation

Jim Sclichting, County employee, addressed the Board regarding problems with the switch to PHP Self-funded plan.


2000-647 REFER TO ADMINISTRATION FOR INVESTIGATION OF CHANGES IN INSURANCE COVERAGE SINCE CHANGING TO SELF-FUNDED

Moved by Funkhouser, supported by Frye, to refer to Administration for investigation of changes in insurance coverage since changing to self-funded and to include Mr. Schlichting in the response meeting.

Motion Carried

Carol Wood, White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce presented their 2001 Tourism Plans and 2000 Tourism Reports.

Mike Guinon, White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Chair, addressed the Board regarding conflicts in the motion for funding and the contract presented by Corporate Counsel.


2000-648 ADMINISTRATION, JOANN HATCH, CAROL WOOD AND MIKE GUINON MEET TO COMPLETE THE CONTRACT WITH WHITE LAKE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Moved by Baade, supported by start, that Administration. Legal Counsel, Joann Hatch, Carol Wood and Mike Guinon meet to complete the contract with White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce within 30 days or less.

Motion Carried

Delores Cole addressed the Board regarding County observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day noting that letters and petitions have been sent to Administration the Board regarding this issue.

Students were in attendance from Orchard View High School.

Meeting adjourned at 5:04 p.m.

 

Marianne L. Hathaway, Deputy County Clerk

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M u s k e g o n   C o u n t y

Board of Commissioners

Kenneth J. Hulka, Chair      Bill Gill, Vice Chair
Paul Baade James J. Kobza
Douglas Bennett  Louis A. McMurray
Nancy Frye    Clarence Start
Jacob O. Funkhouser             

Regular Meeting December 21,  2000 3:30 P.M.

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

Board Minutes may be found on the web at http://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/clerk

Honorable Chairman Kenneth J. Hulka, Presiding

 

The Meeting of the Board of Commissioners was called to order by Chairman Hulka. The pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison followed by the invocation given by Commissioner McMurray.

Roll Call

Present: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Hulka, Kobza, McMurray, Start

Arrive 3:35: Funkhouser

Absent: None


2000-649 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by Bennett, supported by Frye, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting of December 12, 2000 as presented.

Motion Carried


2000-650 COMMUNICATIONS

Moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, to receive and place on file the following Communication items:

A. Industrial Facilities Exemption - Allied Ring Corporation

B. Industrial Facilities Exemption - American Coil Spring

C. City of Muskegon re: Ordinance Regulating Tatooing, Branding &

Body Piercing

Motion Carried


2000-651 APPROVE AN AMENDMENT TO THE ENGINEERING SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH HOOKER DEJONG FOR SNOW REMOVAL EQUIPMENT BUILDING IMPROVEMENTS

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve an amendment to the Engineering Services Agreement with Hooker DeJong for Snow Removal Equipment Building Improvements to add construction inspection services at a fixed fee of $38,330 and further authorize the Chairman to execute the amendment as prepared.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-652 APPROVE THE ASSIGNMENT OF THE LAND CONTRACT BETWEEN R&S HOLDINGS, INC., AND THE COUNTY OF MUSKEGON

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve the assignment of the land contract between R&S Holdings, Inc., and the County of Muskegon be assigned to 1770 E. Keating, LLC, and further that the Chairman be authorized to execute the Purchaser’s Agreement of Land Contract with Seller’s Consent and Memorandum of Purchaser’s Assignment of Land Contract with Seller’s Consent documents as prepared.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-653 APPROVE THE ASSIGNMENT OF THE LEASEHOLD INTEREST OF AVIS RENT A CAR SYSTEMS, INC., TO CENDANT

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve the assignment of the leasehold interest of Avis Rent a Car Systems, Inc., to Cendant and further authorize the Chairman to execute a letter of acceptance as prepared.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-654 APPROVE MDOT CONTRACT 2001-0057

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to approve MDOT Contract 2001-0057, and to authorize the Chairman to execute the Contract.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-655 ADOPT THE FISCAL YEAR 2002 TO 2004 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM RESOLUTION

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to adopt the Fiscal Year 2002 to 2004 Transportation Improvement Program resolution and proposed project list for consideration by the West Michigan Shoreline Regional Development Commission.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-656 AUTHORIZE THE PURCHASE OF ONE CHEVROLET SILVERADO FROM DON RYPMA CHEVROLET

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to authorize the purchase of one Chevrolet Silverado from Don Rypma Chevrolet in the amount of $23,262 and Western Pro Plow from Hoekstra Truck Equipment for $2,813.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-657 ACCEPT THE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT DIRECTORS REPORT AND OPERATIONS REPORT

The Transportation Committee recommends, moved by Gill, supported by Start, to accept the Transportation Department Directors Report and Operations Report.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-658 APPROVE PAYMENT OF THE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COVERING THE PERIOD OF DECEMBER 2ND, 2000 THROUGH DECEMBER 12TH, 2000

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Kobza, approve payment of the accounts payable of $3,085,709.87 covering the period of December 2nd, 2000 through December 12th, 2000, as presented by the County Clerk.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-659 APPROVE THE SOLICITATION OF BIDS FOR THE RENOVATION OF THE JOHN HALMOND CENTER HVAC SYSTEM

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Kobza, approve the solicitation of bids for the renovation of the John Halmond Center HVAC system as per the prepared specifications.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-660 ACCEPT THE PROPOSAL FROM IKON OFFICE SOLUTIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,535.95 PER MONTH FOR TWENTY-THREE COPY MACHINES

The Ways and Means Committee recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Kobza, accept the proposal from Ikon Office Solutions in the amount of $6,535.95 per month for twenty-three copy machines and authorize staff to replace the existing copy machines as the lease/rental agreements expire.


2000-660 ACCEPT THE PROPOSAL FROM IKON OFFICE SOLUTIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,535.95 PER MONTH FOR TWENTY-THREE COPY MACHINES (continued)

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-661 INCREASE PURCHASE ORDER #00119080 WITH HOOKER DEJONG ARCHITECTS FOR ATRIUM/ELEVATOR DESIGN AND SUPERVISION COSTS FOR THE MICHAEL E. KOBZA HALL OF JUSTICE

The Ways and Means Committee refers to the Board without recommendation, moved by Start, supported by Kobza, to increase Purchase Order #00119080 with Hooker DeJong Architects from $21,500 to $45,000 for atrium/elevator design and supervision costs for the Michael E. Kobza Hall of Justice.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


CHAIR’S REPORT

2000-662 REAPPOINT THERON WIERENGA AND ROSALIND FORD TO THE LIBRARY BOARD

The Chairman recommends, moved by Start, supported by Bennett, to reappoint Theron Wierenga and Rosalind Ford to the Library Board.

Motion Carried


2000-663 APPOINT JOAN SANTES TO THE COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION FOR THE NEXT SIX YEARS

The Chairman recommends, moved by Start, supported by Bennett, to appoint Joan Santes to the County Road Commission for the next six years, January 1, 2001 through December 31, 2006.


2000-663 APPOINT JOAN SANTES TO THE COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION FOR THE NEXT SIX YEARS (continued)

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Gill, Start, Hulka

Nays: Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray

Motion Carried


2000-664 APPROVAL OF A 2.75 PERCENT SALARY INCREASE FOR THE COUNTY BOARD PER YEAR FOR THE YEARS 2001 AND 2002

The Chairman recommends, moved by Baade, supported by Bennett, approval of a 2.75 percent salary increase for the County Board per year for the years 2001 and 2002.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Absent for vote: Gill

Nays: None

Motion Carried


2000-665 APPROVE SALARY INCREASE FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS

The Chairman recommends, moved by Bennett, supported by Baade, approve salary increase for elected officials as submitted.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

2000-666 AUTHORIZE BIDS FOR DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF KITCHEN SERVICE AREA AT BROOKHAVEN

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Kobza, supported by Frye, to authorize Brookhaven to proceed with the bid process for design and installation of kitchen service area cabinets and counter tops.

Motion Carried


2000-667 AUTHORIZE RESOLUTION REGARDING PARTNERSHIP WITH OTTAWA COUNTY

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Frye, supported by Start, to authorize execution of Resolution of Muskegon County Board of Commissioners regarding partnering with Ottawa County in the defense of Michigan’s Community Mental Health System.

Motion Carried


2000-668 APPROVE PURCHASE OF THE MILLER CANVAS TENTS FOR THE HALL OF JUSTICE ATRIUM PROJECT

The Administrator/Controller recommends, moved by Start, supported by Kobza, to approve purchase of the Miller Canvas tents at a cost of $6,000 for the Hall of Justice Atrium Project.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried


Old Business

None.


New Business

2000-669 APPROVE THAT THE CIRCUIT COURT RECORDS PART-TIME CLERK II POSITION, (G20010), BE INCREASED TO FULL-TIME AND THAT AN ADDITIONAL FULL-TIME CLERK II POSITION BE ADDED

Moved by Funkhouser, supported by Kobza, to approve that the Circuit Court Records part-time Clerk II position, (G20010), be increased to full-time and that an additional full-time Clerk II position be added.


2000-670 TABLE UNTIL THE NEXT BOARD OF COMMISSIONER’S MEETING

Moved by Frye, supported by Start, to table until the next Board of Commissioner’s meeting for additional information on the cost impact of the change.

Roll Call

Ayes: Baade, Bennett, Frye, Funkhouser, Gill, Kobza, McMurray, Start, Hulka

Nays: None

Motion Carried

Moved by Funkhouser to update/remodel the the County Clerk’s office with workstations, files, shelving and painting. Motion died for lack of support.



2000-671 INCREASE MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT RATE FOR EMPLOYEE USAGE OF THEIR OWN CARS FOR COUNTY BUSINESS

Moved by Funkhouser, supported by Frye, to increase mileage reimbursement rate for employee usage of their own cars for County business.


2000-672 DEFER UNTIL CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS HAVE BEEN COMPLETED AND A UNIFORM RATE IS DETERMINED

Moved by Gill, supported by Baade, to defer until contract negotiations have been completed and a uniform rate is determined.

Motion Carried


2000-673 PREPARE A RESOLUTION FOR RUSSELL BUYS, FORMER LAKETON TOWNSHIP BOARD MEMBER

Moved by Kobza, supported by Gill, to prepare a resolution for Russell Buys, former Laketon Township Board Member.

Motion Carried


2000-674 CHAIRMAN HULKA PRESENTED A RESOLUTION TO JACOB FUNKHOUSER

Chairman Hulka presented a resolution to Jacob Funkhouser in recognition of his years of service as a County Commissioner.


Audience Participation

Mark Fairchild addressed the Board, thanking them for the salary adjustment and extending Holiday greetings.


Audience Participation (continued)

Bruce Privacky addressed the Board thanking Board Members who supported his reappointment and bidding his farewell from the Road Commission Board and extended Holiday Greetings.

Marti Hulka addressed the Board extending Holiday greetings.

Students were in attendance from Mona Shores High School.

Meeting adjourned at 4:22 p.m.

 

Susan R. Doriot, County Clerk

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