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Minutes - August 18, 2016

HOLLAND CHARTER TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Regular Meeting
August 18, 2016

The Supervisor called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

Present: Supervisor Terry Nienhuis, Clerk Michael Dalman, Treasurer Vince Bush, and Trustees Elliott Church, Norm Nykamp, and Russell TeSlaa. Also present was Township Manager Don Komejan.

Absent: Trustee Doug Becker

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited and Mr. Nienhuis gave the invocation.

Citizen’s Comments: None

Board members reviewed the consent agenda including the minutes of the Board meeting held on August 4, 2016.

16-108 A motion was made by Mr. Bush, supported by Mr. TeSlaa, to approve the consent agenda.

All supported the motion
Motion declared adopted

One added item to the agenda was consideration of a request to split a platted lot for property located at 611 136th Ave. Mr. Chad Bareman was present to update and answer questions from the Board.

16-109 Mr. Bush made a motion, supported by Mr. Nykamp, to approve the request to split a platted lot at 611 136th Ave.

All supported the motion
Motion declared adopted

Mr. Nienhuis presented the revised Macatawa Area Coordinating Council (MACC) Bylaws as approved by the Policy Board. The changes permit a sitting Policy Board member representing a city or township to be a member of the Executive Committee, update the main areas of work, and eliminate the position of Past-chairperson on the Executive Committee.

16-110 Mr. Nykamp made a motion, supported by Mr. TeSlaa, to approve the revised MACC’s Bylaws.

Roll call vote: Yes-6, No-0, Absent-1
Motion declared adopted

The next item for consideration was a Housing Resource Map Appropriation Agreement with the Ottawa County United Way in the amount of $1000.00. Mr. Nienhuis and Mr. Komejan explained the request which supports the completion of the Housing Resource Map and the completion of a countywide Target Market Analysis which will the help the Township in our long term planning efforts.

16-111 Mr. TeSlaa made a motion, supported by Mr. Nykamp, to approve the Housing Resource Map Appropriation Agreement.

All supported the motion
Motion declared adopted

Mr. Komejan reviewed various updates. The Board will hold a special meeting on September 1 at 4:15 to review and discuss the status of the proposed Community Recreation Center Project. The HCT Budget Work Session will be held at approximately 5:00 on September 1.

The meeting adjourned at 7:28 P.M.

Michael Dalman, Clerk
Terry Nienhuis, Supervisor

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