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Minutes - March 7, 2019

HOLLAND CHARTER TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Regular Meeting
March 7, 2019

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 Steve Bulthuis.

Absent:  Supervisor Terry Nienhuis and Trustee Russell TeSlaa

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

Citizen’s Comments: Bruce Jackson presented to the Board on his suggestions for preserving trees in the Township.

Board members reviewed the consent agenda including communications, operational reports (February Building Report & Sgt. Converse’s February report from the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office), bills and financial transactions for February, and the minutes from the regular meeting held on February 21, 2019.

19-41  A motion was made by Mr. Nykamp­­, supported by Mr. Church, to approve the consent agenda.

All supported the motion
Motion declared adopted

The Board held a second reading and considered for adoption the proposed amendment to the text of the Township Code of Ordinances – Chapter 37 – Dunton Park Boat Launch Ramp.

19-42  A motion was made by Mr. Becker­­, supported by Mr. Nykamp to adopt Ordinance No. 591 – An Amendment to Chapter 37 – Dunton Park Boat Launch Amendment.

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

The next items for consideration were operational and capital improvement expenditures. Mr. Bulthuis reviewed two bid tabulations. The first was for a contract for Lakewood Blvd. water main replacement (River Ave. – Beeline Rd.). The recommendation is to enter a contract with Kamminga & Roodvoets in the amount of $1,465,569.00 and to approve the total project amount of $1,839,000.00 which includes contingency costs of $146,931.00 and engineering costs of $226,500.00

19-43  A motion was offered by Mr. Nykamp and supported by Mr. Church to approve the recommended total project amount for the Lakewood Blvd. water main replacement and allow the Manager to sign the contract of approval.

All supported the motion
Motion declared adopted

The second bid tabulation was for a contract for Pump Station No. 16 improvements. Mr. Bulthuis reviewed the improvements and bid tabulation and recommended the contract be awarded to Kamminga & Roodvoets in the amount of $2,785,358.00 and to approve the total project amount of $3,428,700.00 which includes contingency cost of $238,342.00 and engineering cost of $405,000.00.

19-44  A motion was offered by Mr. Becker and supported by Mr. Church to approve the recommended total project amount for Pump Station No. 16 improvements and allow the Manager to sign the contract of approval.

All supported the motion
Motion declared adopted

Mr. Bulthuis reviewed some informational and project updates. Included was his annual review of on-premise liquor license establishments. Board members gave committee reports and shared comments.

The meeting adjourned at 7:39 P.M.

Michael Dalman, Clerk
Vince Bush, Treasurer

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