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Minutes - April 4, 2019

HOLLAND CHARTER TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Regular Meeting
April 4, 2019

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, and Norm Nykamp. Also present was Township Manager Steve Bulthuis.

Absent: Trustees Russell TeSlaa and Doug Becker

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

Citizen’s Comments: Barbara VanHorssen, representing the Momentum Center for Social Engagement, spoke of the organization’s efforts to address social and mental illness. She also invited Board members to a Town Hall meeting on mental illness to be held at the Butternut Event Center on April 15, 2019 where the topic will be ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences) and developing resilience. QPR training will be offered prior to the Town Hall. Barbara distributed information to Board members.

Board members reviewed the consent agenda including communications, operational reports (Building Report for March 2019), bills and financial transactions for March 2019, and the minutes from the regular meeting held on March 21, 2019.

19-47 A motion was made by Mr. Nykamp, supported by Mr. Church, to approve the consent agenda.

All supported the motion
Motion declared adopted

19-48 Moved by Mr. Nykamp and supported by Mr. Church to hold a second reading and consideration for adoption on Ordinance #592 rezoning 12685 James Street – Moderate Density Residential (R-2) to Community Commercial (C-2).

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

19-49 Moved by Mr. Bush and supported by Mr. Church to hold a second reading and consideration for adoption on Ordinance #593 rezoning 168 Aniline Ave. – Agricultural (AG) to Low-Density Residential (R-1).

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

The next items for consideration were reappointments to the SmartZone Advisory Board. Mr. Nienhuis recommended that Vince Bush (term ending 1-1-20), Pete Beukema (term ending 1-1-21), and Paul Hunt (term ending 1-1-23) be reappointed. Each would be eligible for one more four-year term following the completion of the terms listed above.

19-50 A motion was offered by Mr. Dalman and supported by Mr. Nykamp to reappoint Vince Bush, Pete Beukema, and Paul Hunt to the SmartZone Advisory Board.

All supported the motion
Motion declared adopted

Mr. Bulthuis reviewed some informational and project updates including some highlights from the MTA Conference. Board members shared committee reports and comments.

The meeting adjourned at 7:45 P.M.

Michael Dalman, Clerk
Terry Nienhuis, Supervisor

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