Citizen’s District Council Meeting
City of Muskegon CDBG
Conference Room 103
January 7, 2020
CALL TO ORDER:
The meeting was called to order by Kim Burr at 5:30 pm.
Roll call was taken by Samantha Pulos-Porter, and a quorum was present.
✓ Ken Johnson - Commissioner
✓ Jeremy Lenertz
✓ Kim Burr
✓ Samantha Ferguson
✓ Veania Coleman
➢ Staff Present:
✓ LeighAnn Mikesell
✓ Samantha Pulos-Porter
✓ Sharonda Carson
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
A motion to approve the minutes from December 3, 2019 was made by Veania Coleman;
Samantha Ferguson seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
Summer Youth Employment Program: 23 kids took part in the program. It will continue into
next year. A letter received by CNS from one of the Youth Advocates that helped monitor the
program was read, where he reflected on further plans to work with youth.
2020 Meeting Schedule: Sam P. from CNS will check with the City Clerk’s about any election
conflicts with the tentative meeting schedule. We will revisit the schedule in February.
Senior Millage: A handout out was given summarizing the status and progress of the Muskegon
County Senior Millage Repair Program in CNS. There is possible additional funding coming
Lead Safe Muskegon: The program finds home in need of lead abatement with resident with
elevated blood lead levels through Muskegon County Public Health or doctor offices. The total
award amount was $880,805.
Report about Smith Ryerson and 3rd Street Beautification were given in a handout to the group.
Jeremy Lenertz asked if the HVAC upgrades at Smith Ryerson accommodated the whole
building. CNS staff will confirm with DPW and report back in February.
Jeremy Lenertz motioned to adjourn the meeting, Samantha Ferguson seconded the motion,
which passed unanimously. Meeting adjourned at 6:09 pm.
The next meeting date is: February 4, 2020.