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Special Meeting - July 6, 2017

HOLLAND CHARTER TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Special Meeting
July 6, 2017

The Supervisor called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.

Present: Supervisor Terry Nienhuis, Clerk Michael Dalman, Treasurer Vince Bush, and Trustees Doug Becker, Elliott Church (arrived 5:50), and Norm Nykamp. Also present was Township Manager Don Komejan.

Absent: Trustee Russell TeSlaa

The first business item on the agenda was consideration of amendments to portions of the Utilities Chapter of the Code of Ordinances. The Board held a second reading and considered for approval the proposed amendments to portions of the Utilities Chapter of the Code of Ordinances, and specifically Chapter 34, Sections 34-34 (1)-(3) and 34-274 (3)-(4) regarding assessment of water and sewer connection and frontage fees.

17-59 A motion was made by Mr. Bush, supported by Mr. Nykamp, to approve Ordinance No. 571 – Utilities Chapter Amendment Ordinance – An Ordinance to amend certain portions of the Utilities Chapter of the Code of Ordinances of Holland Charter Township, Ottawa County, Michigan, by amending Chapter 34, Section 34-34 (1)-(3) and 34-274 (3)-(4) regarding frontage charges.

Roll call vote: Yes-5, No-0, Absent-2
Motion declared adopted

Mr. Becker introduced for a first reading another Utilities Chapter Amendment Ordinance – An Ordinance that would amend Chapter 34, Section 34-73 adding & restating definitions; Section 34 – various to incorporate sewer use ordinance changes in keeping with discharge into the Zeeland Clean Water Plant. Mr. Komejan reviewed the proposed changes.

The Board then considered two operational and capital improvement expenditures. The first item was to approve bids for contracted improvements and remodeling of the Main Office Building – 1st Floor. Mr. Komejan reviewed the expenditures. The bids are slightly more than the estimate in the CIP due to the scope of the project and current bidding climate.

17-60 A motion was made by Mr. Nykamp, supported by Mr. Nienhuis, to approve the low bid package in the amount of $188,589.75 for the contracted improvements and remodeling of the first floor of the HCT Main Office Building and authorize Lakewood, Inc. to manage contractors.

Roll call vote: Yes-5, No-0, Absent-2
Motion declared adopted

The second item was Change Order G for contracted improvements of the Dunton Park Waterfront. Mr. Komejan reviewed the changes to the original plan which included various improvements for an additional cost of $25,853.45.

17-61 A motion was made by Mr. Bush, supported by Mr. Becker, to approve the Change Order G for contracted improvements to the Dunton Park Waterfront and authorize the superintendent to sign on behalf of the Township.

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

Mr. Nienhuis announced the next order of business was the consideration of a proposed resolution to adopt the 2017 Hazard Mitigation Plan for Kent and Ottawa Counties. Adopting the plan will ensure the Township’s eligibility for Hazard Mitigation Grants when they are made available by the Federal Government.

17-62 A motion was offered by Mr. Bush and supported by Mr. Nykamp to adopt the resolution approving the 2017 Hazard Mitigation Plan for Kent and Ottawa Counties.

All supported the motion
Motion declared adopted

The meeting adjourned at 5:55 P.M.

Michael Dalman, Clerk
Terry Nienhuis, Supervisor

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