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Minutes - March 1, 2018

HOLLAND CHARTER TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES
 
Regular Meeting
March 1, 2018
 
The Treasurer called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
 
Present: Clerk Michael Dalman, Treasurer Vince Bush and Trustees Doug Becker, Elliott Church, and Norm Nykamp.  Also present was Township Manager Don Komejan. 
 
Absent: Supervisor Terry Nienhuis and Trustee Russell TeSlaa
 
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited and Mr. Komejan gave the invocation.  
 
Citizen’s Comments:  None
 
18-20 A motion was made by Mr. Nykamp, supported by Mr. Becker, to approve the consent agenda including communications (Thank you note from Outdoor Discovery Center – Project Clarity), operational reports (Building Report for February 2018), bills and financial transactions for February 2018, and the minutes of February 15, 2018 Regular Board Meeting and February 24, 2018 Special Board Meeting as written.
 
All supported the motion
Motion declared adopted
 
The next agenda items all dealt with Operational and Capital Improvement Expenditures. The first item was consideration of approval of a contract to replace Dunton Park upper playground safety tiles.  Mr. Komejan reviewed the contract and recommended the Board approve and award the contract to the low bidder APEX Contractors, Inc. in the amount of $89,500.00 with project costs to come from General Fund reserves.
 
18-21  Mr. Church offered a motion, supported by Mr. Nykamp, to approve and award the contract for the replacement of the Dunton Park upper playground safety tiles to APEX Contractors, Inc.
 
All supported the motion
Motion declared adopted
 
The next item was the consideration of acquisition and replacement of several pieces of equipment for ongoing operation and maintenance of parks and pathways.  Mr. Komejan reviewed a bid summary and recommended the purchase the low bid items.  Total purchase cost of the new equipment is $117,604.00 and total net cost of new equipment minus trade in allowance of used equipment is $107,610.00.
 
18-22  Mr. Nykamp made a motion, supported by Mr. Church, to approve the purchase of new equipment for the operation and maintenance of our parks and pathways.
 
All supported the motion
Motion declared adopted
 
Next was the consideration of the purchase and installation of a new automated boat launch ticket dispenser machine.  Mr. Komejan reviewed the rationale and related operating considerations for this project.  The recommendation is to purchase the VenTek automated pay station at a cost of $10,289.00 and to approve estimated costs for installation at $1211.00 for an estimated purchase and installation cost of $11,500.
 
18-23  Mr. Becker made a motion, supported by Mr. Church, to approve the purchase and installation of the VenTek automated pay station for the boat launch at Dunton Park.
 
All supported the motion
Motion declared adopted
 
The next agenda item was the Consideration of a Resolution to approve an updated and revised Consumers Energy Company Standard Lighting Contract (for company owned street lights).  Mr. Komejan reviewed the contract and changes which would add seven LED street lights on 136th Avenue north of Quincy Street.
 
18-24  Mr. Nykamp offered a resolution, supported by Mr. Bush, to approve an updated and revised Consumers Energy Company Standard Lighting Contract.  
 
All supported the resolution
Resolution declared adopted
 
Mr. Komejan reviewed several updates.  Board members reviewed committee reports.
  
The meeting adjourned at 8:10 P.M.  
 
Michael Dalman, Clerk 
Vince Bush, Treasurer
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