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Minutes - May 2, 2019


Regular Meeting
May 2, 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 Doug Becker, Elliott Church, Russ TeSlaa and Norm Nykamp. Also present was Township Manager Steve Bulthuis.

Absent:  None

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

Citizen’s Comments: None

19-53  A motion was made by Mr. Nykamp, supported by Mr. TeSlaa, to approve the consent agenda including communications (Thank you notes from Outdoor Discovery Center and Lakeshore Advantage), operational reports (Building Permit report for April 2019), and the minutes of the April 18, 2019 meeting as written.

All supported the motion
Motion declared adopted

Next the Board considered appointments of voting members to the Holland Area Water Reclamation Facility Administrative Committee and the Zeeland Area Clean Water Plant Technical Review Committee. Mr. Nienhuis recommended the appointment of Steve Bulthuis, Manager, to both committees with Aaron Nyboer, Director of Public Works (effective June 2, 2019), as the alternate.

19-54  A motion was made by Mr. Becker, supported by Mr. Church, to appoint Steve Bulthuis to represent Holland Charter Township on the Holland Area Water Reclamation Facility Administrative Committee and also on the Zeeland Clean Water Plan Technical Review Committee with Aaron Nyboer as the alternate.

All supported the motion
Motion declared adopted

The next item on the agenda was the consideration of several appropriations recommended for approval by the Appropriations Committee. The organizations include: Community Foundation Holland Zeeland ($9692), Evergreen Commons Senior Center ($5000), Good Samaritan Ministries ($4000), Holland American Legion Band ($3000), Holland Chorale ($1500), Holland Civic Theatre ($500), Holland Symphony Orchestra ($4000), Hospice of Holland ($2500), Ottagan Addictions Recovery – OAR ($1000), Resthaven Patrons, Inc. ($3000), Zeeland Historical Society ($5000). The total appropriation amount is $39,192.

19-55  Mr. Bush offered a resolution, supported by Mr. Nykamp, to approve appropriations in the amount of $39,192 to various organizations.

All supported the resolution
Resolution declared adopted

Mr. Bulthuis reviewed his informational report and an informational report from the Ottawa County Road Commission. Board members shared committee reports.

The meeting adjourned at 7:33 P.M.

Michael Dalman, Clerk
Terry Nienhuis, Supervisor

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