City of Muskegon
City Commission Worksession
Monday, October 8, 2007
City Commission Chambers
Present: Commissioners Warmington, Gawron, Shepherd, Spataro, Wierengo, and Wisneski.
Absent: Commissioner Carter.
Government Efficiency Charter Amendments
Several possible charter amendments are suggested in the 2008 Budget statement. Commission
asked staff to forward a recommendation to City Commission for consideration on the August
Former Parking Ramp Property
Tammy and Alan Jagger of Press Excavating are requesting to grass over the former downtown
parking ramp property area until leases can be secured for the 120 parking spots.
The City Commission agreed to extend the agreement for one year.
November Worksession Date
It was agreed to move the November Worksession to the November 5, 2007 CRC meeting if a
meeting is deemed necessary.
Review City Manager’s Evaluation Form
The City Clerk will forward both forms for City Commission review.
Any Other Business
Motion by Commissioner Spataro, seconded by Commissioner Wierengo, to authorize the
payment of a membership fee to the West Michigan Strategic Alliance at a cost of $100.
Tim Paul reported there may be a change in retiree health insurance for retirees age 65 and over.
The current insurance group may be disbanding. An alternative has been found that may prove
to be more beneficial.
Motion by Commissioner Shepherd, seconded by Commissioner Spataro to adjourn at 6:14
Ann Marie Becker, MMC