City of Muskegon
City Commission Worksession
June 7, 2010
City Commission Chambers
Present: Commissioners Warmington, Gawron, Carter, Spataro, Wierengo, Shepherd, and
2010-11 Budget Review.
Bryon Mazade, City Manager, gave an overview of the proposed 2010-11 budget.
City Commissioners asked questions regarding the proposed budget.
Management indicated that Commissioners could choose to approve a one millage increase,
currently allowed by the vote of the City Commission, and ask the voters to consider devoting
one mil to the Major Street Fund at the November election. If the voters approve the request, the
Commissioners would reduce the general millage by one mil.
Authorization to Purchase LC Walker Arena Scoreboard.
Moved by Commissioner Carter, seconded by Commissioner Wisneski to approve the
purchase of the LC Walker Arena scoreboard in the amount of $129,500, with the City’s
share of the project cost at $65,000 to come from the City’s EECBG grant and the
remainder to be contributed by the Blue Ox Hockey.
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Ayes: Warmington, Wierengo, Wisneski, Carter, Gawron, Shepherd, and Spataro.
F ire Union Agreement.
Moved by Commissioner Spataro, seconded by Vice Mayor Gawron to go into closed
session to discuss the proposed Fire Union agreement.
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Ayes: Wierengo, Wisneski, Carter, Gawron, Shepherd, Spataro, and Warmington.
Moved by Commissioner Wisneski, supported by Commissioner Carter to go into open
Motion by Commissioner Carter, seconded by Commissioner Wisneski to adjourn at 6:45
Ann Marie Becker, MMC