City Commission Worksession Minutes 09-10-2018

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                           CITY OF MUSKEGON

                          Monday, September 10, 2018
                                   5:30 p.m.
                          City Commission Chambers


Present:   Johnson, Hood, Turnquist (left at 7:45 p.m.), Gawron, Warren, Rinsema-
           Sybenga and German.
Absent:    None

Rental Ordinance Change

The Director of Public Safety requests that the Commission authorize the
approval of the Rental Ordinance changes. This will allow Building Safety
Inspections (Rental) to get more detailed information and create timelines
to remedy violations. The Rental Ordinance sections include;
    • 10-329 – Time to correct violation
    • 10-351(d) – Change in register information
    • 10-351(e) – Application; contents
    • 10-351(h) – Exemption from registration requirement
    • 10-352(b) – Issuances
    • 10-352(d) – Validity
    • 10-352(f) – Length of time certificate of compliance is valid

This item will be on the September 11, 2018 City Commission for

1000 West Western Purchase Agreement Extension

Staff is seeking approval for an extension to the purchase agreement for
1000 West Western to work out a number of title issues. Asking to close on
the transaction by October 4, 2018.

This item will be on the September 11, 2018 City Commission for
Sale of the Property at 1078 Second Street

Staff initiated request to approve the purchase agreement for the sale of
the home at 1078 Second Street to Rachel Stewart. This home was
recently purchased by the city, rehabbed and converted back into a single-
family home from a three-unit home.

This item will be on the September 11, 2018 City Commission for

Mid-Town Square 2
We have three responses to the Mid-Town Square 2 request for proposals.
Staff will soon be finalizing our recommendation to the Commission. If there
is an agreement in direction, we will plan to present it to the neighborhood
at an upcoming neighborhood meeting.

ADA Department of Justice Overview
Dwana Thompson, Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity staff,
presented information on items worked on or completed in reference to the
Settlement Agreement between the United States and City of Muskegon. A
copy of the Settlement Agreement, from 2010, was distributed.

Public Participation:   Public comments were received.

The Worksession Meeting adjourned at 8:27 p.m.

                                   Respectfully Submitted,

                                   Ann Marie Meisch, MMC – City Clerk

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