Thursday, November 23, 2017
Holland Logo

November 2, 2017

HOLLAND CHARTER TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES
 
Regular Meeting
November 2, 2017
 
The Treasurer called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
 
Present: Supervisor Terry Nienhuis, Clerk Michael Dalman, Treasurer Vince Bush, and Trustees Doug Becker, Elliott Church, Norm Nykamp, and Russell TeSlaa.  Also present was Township Manager Don Komejan. 
 
Absent: None
 
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited and Mr. Komejan gave the invocation.  
 
Citizen’s Comments:  None
 
Board members reviewed the consent agenda including communications, operational reports (Monthly Building Report), and bills and financial transactions for the month of October 2017.  Also reviewed were minutes from the regular meeting held on October 19, 2017.
 
17-116 A motion was made by Mr. TeSlaa, supported by Mr. Becker, to approve the consent agenda.
 
All supported the motion
Motion declared adopted
 
The next agenda item was consideration of a Resolution to Dissolve the Park-Holland Townships Water and Sewer Authority.  Mr. Komejan presented the background related to this resolution.
 
17-117  Mr. Church made a motion, supported by Mr. Nykamp, to approve the Resolution to Dissolve the Park-Holland Townships Water and Sewer Authority.
 
All supported the motion
Motion declared adopted
 
Next was consideration of a Resolution to elect to comply with the P.A. 152 of 2011 (Publicly Funded Health Insurance Contribution Act) by means of an 80/20 percentage requirement option.   Mr. Komejan explained the reason for consideration of this resolution.
 
17-118  A resolution was offered by Mr. Nykamp and supported by Mr. TeSlaa to elect to comply with P.A. 152 of 2011 by means of the 80/20 percentage requirement.
 
Roll call vote:  Yes-7, No-0, Absent-0
Resolution declared adopted
 
The next items for consideration were related to Ottawa County Drain matters.  They included the following resolutions: 
 
Resolution to file a Petition for consolidation of the Perry Ridge No. 3 & No. 4 Drains (copy of the Petition form included for information)
Resolution to approve an Application to designate a new Sleepy Hollow Drainage District (copy of the Application form included for information)
Resolution to file a Petition to establish a new Sleepy Hollow Drain (copy of the Petition form included for information)
Resolution to approve an Application to designate a new South Macatawa Ridge Drainage District (copy of the Application form included for information)
Resolution to file a Petition to establish a new South Macatawa Ridge Drain (copy of the Petition form included for information)
Resolution to file a Petition for maintenance and improvement of Steaders Borough North Drain (copy of the Petition form included for information)
Resolution to approve an Application to designate a new Steaders Borough South Drainage District (copy of the Application form included for information)
Resolution to file a Petition to establish a new Steaders Borough South Drain (copy of the Petition form included for information)
 
Water Resources Commissioner Joe Bush was present to answer questions and provide updates related to drain projects.  Mr. Komejan also reviewed the information and reason for the resolutions to be considered by the Board.  
 
17-119  A resolution was offered by Mr. Bush, supported by Mr. Church, to file a Petition for consolidation of the Perry Ridge No. 3 & No. 4 Drains.
 
All supported the resolution
Resolution declared adopted
 
17-120 A resolution was offered by Mr. Nykamp, supported by Mr. Becker, to approve an Application to designate a new Sleepy Hollow Drainage District.
 
All supported the resolution
Resolution declared adopted
 
17-121 A resolution was offered by Mr. Becker, supported by Mr. Bush, to file a Petition to establish a new Sleepy Hollow Drain.
 
All supported the resolution
Resolution declared adopted
 
17-122 A resolution was offered by Mr. TeSlaa, supported by Mr. Church, to approve an Application to designate a new South Macatawa Ridge Drainage District.
 
All supported the resolution
Resolution declared adopted
 
17-123 A resolution was offered by Mr. Nykamp, supported by Mr. Becker, to file a Petition to establish a new South Macatawa Ridge Drain.
 
All supported the resolution
Resolution declared adopted
 
17-124  A resolution was offered by Mr. Church, supported by Mr. Nykamp, to file a Petition for maintenance and improvement of Steaders Borough North Drain.
 
All supported the resolution
Resolution declared adopted
 
17-125 A resolution was offered by Mr. TeSlaa, supported by Mr. Bush, to approve an Application to designate a new Steaders Borough South Drainage District.
 
All supported the resolution
Resolution declared adopted
 
17-126 A resolution was offered by Mr. Dalman, supported by Mr. Nienhuis, to file a Petition to establish a new Steaders Borough South Drain.
 
All supported the resolution
Resolution declared adopted
 
Mr. Komejan reviewed some informational and project updates.  Board members gave updates and asked questions.  
 
The meeting adjourned at 8:14 P.M.
  
Michael Dalman, Clerk
Terry Nienhuis, Supervisor
six pack abs