City Commission Packet 03-25-2014

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      CITY OF MUSKEGON
       CITY COMMISSION MEETING
                       MARCH 25, 2014
     CITY COMMISSION CHAMBERS @ 5:30 P.M.
                                AGENDA

   CALL TO ORDER:
   PRAYER:
   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
   ROLL CALL:
   HONORS AND AWARDS:
   INTRODUCTIONS/PRESENTATION:
   CITY MANAGER’S REPORT:
      A. March 25, 2014 Report. CITY MANAGER
   CONSENT AGENDA:
      A. Approval of Minutes. CITY CLERK
      B. 2014 Dozer Rental for Beach Leveling. PUBLIC WORKS
      C. Pothole Wagon. PUBLIC WORKS
      D. Rezoning Request for the Properties Located at 2306 and 2320 S. Getty
         Street. PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
      E. MUFD Fire Apparatus & Equipment Request for a 2014 Spartan Metro-
         Star Custom Chassis Fire Engine. PUBLIC SAFETY
      F. Heritage Square Development LLC – Loan from City.       PLANNING &
         ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
   PUBLIC HEARINGS:
      A. Issuance of a Commercial Rehabilitation Certificate for 500 W. Western
         Avenue. PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
   COMMUNICATIONS:
   UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
   NEW BUSINESS:
        A. Approval of Sale of City-Owned Home at 1500 Leahy. COMMUNITY &
           NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES
   ANY OTHER BUSINESS:
   PUBLIC PARTICIPATION:
   Reminder: Individuals who would like to address the City Commission shall do the following:
   Fill out a request to speak form attached to the agenda or located in the back of the room.
   Submit the form to the City Clerk.
   Be recognized by the Chair.
   Step forward to the microphone.
   State name and address.
   Limit of 3 minutes to address the Commission.
   (Speaker representing a group may be allowed 10 minutes if previously registered with City Clerk.)

   CLOSED SESSION:
   ADJOURNMENT:
ADA POLICY: The City of Muskegon will provide necessary auxiliary aids and services to individuals who
want to attend the meeting upon twenty four hour notice to the City of Muskegon. Please contact Ann
Marie Cummings, City Clerk, 933 Terrace Street, Muskegon, MI 49440 or by calling (231) 724-6705 or
TTY/TDD dial 7-1-1 to request a representative to dial (231) 724-6705.
Memorandum

To:      Mayor and Commissioners

From: Frank Peterson

Re:      City Commission Work Session

Date:    March 20, 2014

We have a number of items on the agenda, and I thought you could use a little background on them as
you prepare for our meeting next week.

      1. Consent Agenda:
            a. The dozer rental is necessary to begin reopening the beach for the 2014 season.
            b. I think of all years, this will be one of our greatest challenges for filling potholes. The
                pothole wagon will help us do this more efficiently and effectively. This purchase will
                replace one of our two existing pothole wagons.
            c. The rezoning request for 2306 and 2320 Getty has been approved by the Planning
                Commission. There was no opposition from the surrounding neighborhood, and this will
                allow for an existing business to expand into some vacant buildings.
            d. The fire truck came in under budget. We were able to realize some additional savings
                by joining a purchasing consortium and agreeing to pay for the equipment up-front.
            e. The Heritage Square Agreement is expected to jumpstart the townhome project on Clay
                Street. At our recent goal setting session, the idea of getting this and other downtown
                projects moving again was a high priority for the Commission. In addition to this
                agreement, which will help build two townhomes, we will be bringing a HOME Funding
                agreement to the commission soon that will assist in the building of 4 smaller condo
                units and 4 commercial units. We expect to recoup our investment as the two
                townhomes sell.

      2. New Business
            a. The only item is the sale of our last CNS home! This marks four home sales this month,
               and should project good feelings about the 2014 housing market in Muskegon!

Other Updates:

      1. We have a meeting scheduled with the LC Walker folks next week, and plan to have an update
         and recommendation to you regarding utilities at the April Work Session.

      2. Action Plans for the 2014 12-month goals will be presented at the April Work Session.
3. Staff will make a recommendation on Muskegon/Webster at the April Work Session relative to
   traffic signalization and how to re-stripe the roadway.

4. With the $215 Million road funding supplement now signed into law, we are in a position to
   receive about $190,000 in additional funding to help fill potholes in 2014. Additionally,
   members of the legislature were able to submit for funding for special road projects within their
   districts. Mohammed worked with both Rep. Hovey-Wright and Sen Hansen to have a project
   from Muskegon listed for consideration; cross your fingers 

5. Pigeon Hill Brewery is scheduled to open this weekend, and City Hub Cyclery held a Grand
   Opening in Downtown Muskegon this week!
Date:     March 25, 2014
To:       Honorable Mayor and City Commissioners
From:     Ann Marie Cummings, City Clerk
RE:       Approval of Minutes




SUMMARY OF REQUEST: To approve minutes of the March 10th
Commission Worksession Meeting, and the March 11th City Commission
Meeting.


FINANCIAL IMPACT: None.


BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED: None.


STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Approval of the minutes.
                                       City of Muskegon
                                 City Commission Worksession
                                        March 10, 2014
                                  City Commission Chambers
                                            5:30 PM

                                          MINUTES

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Present: Commissioners Gawron, Johnson, German, Hood, Turnquist, Rinsema-Sybenga, and
Spataro.

Absent: None.

LC Walker Arena Utility Costs.
Staff has been in discussions with LC Walker Arena’s Management Company. There is concern
the building has high operating costs outside of those associated with the hockey team. The
management company has made a number of capital investments, but is still in need of some sort
of change in the management fee structure to free up capital to operate the arena and keep up on
needed maintenance.

The City Manager is requesting the Commission to consider reimbursing the management
company up to $15,000 per month for utility costs beginning in March 2014, and continuing
until we have a satisfactory (but not more than 12 months) to ensure the success of the arena.

The City Manager will draw up an agreement to take to the City Commission for consideration.

SAPPI Smoke Stack(s) Presentation & Discussion.
Representatives of Melching and Trinity Explosives gave an update on the planned implosion of
the smokestacks.

Sidewalk Snow Removal Ordinance Amendment.
Staff has updated the proposed ordinance to address the concerns of the Commissioners.

This item has been placed on the March 11, 2014 City Commission meeting for consideration by
the Commission.

Pilot Request (Nelson Place) – Ordinance Amendment, First Reading
Joe Hollander of Hollander Development Corporation (a partner in Nelson Place Limited
Dividend Housing Association Limited Partnership), is seeking new financing for Nelson Place.
There is currently a Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) for Nelson Place which was executed on
March 26, 1996. Mr. Hollander intends to refinance the existing high interest loan from
MSHDA with a lower interest rate loan from another lender. However, the existing PILOT
Ordinance for Nelson Place terminates the exemption upon refinancing. Therefore, an
amendment to the current Ordinance is being requested to allow for the continuation of the
PILOT after refinancing. Mr. Hollander intends to continue with the present rent restrictions and
income limits. There will be no significant change to the existing PILOT (length of Contract,
PILOT payment). In addition, Nelson Neighborhood Improvement Association will be paid
back for a portion of their initial investment in the property. The Commission is requested to
review and vote on the Ordinance Amendment at the March 10, 2014 Work Session. It is likely
that a second reading will be necessary on March 11, 2014.

Staff Recommendation: If the City Commission agrees that the continuation of the PILOT is
necessary for this property, staff recommends the ordinance amendment be approved and the
Clerk be authorized to sign the necessary documents.

Motion by Commissioner Hood, seconded by Commissioner German to approve the
ordinance amendment as presented and authorize the Clerk to sign the necessary
documents.

                                                                          ROLL CALL:

Ayes: Turnquist, Johnson, Gawron, Hood, and German.
Nays: None.
Abstained: Rinsema-Sybenga and Spataro.

                                                                          MOTION PASSES

A second reading will be required.

Resolution to Place an Emergency Moratorium on the Establishment of Medical
Marijuana Facilities.
In light of a number of changes in case law since the implementation of our current ordinance
regulating medical marijuana, our recommendation is to implement a 120 day moratorium while
staff works to update our ordinance.

This item has been placed on the March 11, 2014 City Commission Meeting for consideration by
the City Commission.

Adjournment.
Motion by Commissioner Hood, seconded by Commissioner Johnson to adjourn at 6:50
p.m.

                                                                          MOTION PASSES




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                                                            Ann Marie Cummings, MMC
                                                                   City Clerk
     CITY OF MUSKEGON
       CITY COMMISSION MEETING
                       MARCH 11, 2014
    CITY COMMISSION CHAMBERS @ 5:30 P.M.
                                 MINUTES

The Regular Commission Meeting of the City of Muskegon was held at City Hall,
933 Terrace Street, Muskegon, MI at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, 2014.
Mayor Gawron opened the meeting with prayer from Pastor Marcy Miller from
Samuel Lutheran Church after which the Commission and public recited the
Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
ROLL CALL FOR THE REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING:
Present: Mayor Stephen Gawron, Vice Mayor Lawrence Spataro,
Commissioners Ken Johnson, Eric Hood, Willie German, Dan Rinsema-Sybenga,
and Byron Turnquist, City Manager Franklin Peterson, City Attorney John Schrier,
and City Clerk Ann Marie Cummings.
HONORS AND AWARDS:
      A. West Michigan Trails & Greenways Coalition.
Mayor Gawron presented Kati Santee from the West Michigan Trails &
Greenways Coalition a resolution thanking them for the generous donation of
$50,000 for a connector project linking the non-motorized Musketawa Trail to the
Laketon Trail.
2014-16 CONSENT AGENDA:
      A. Approval of Minutes. CITY CLERK
SUMMARY OF REQUEST: To approve minutes of the February 7th Goal Setting
Meeting, February 10th Commission Worksession Meeting, and the February 11th
City Commission Meeting.
FINANCIAL IMPACT: None.
BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED: None.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Approval of the minutes.
      B. Gaming License Request from the Muskegon Irish American Society.
         CITY CLERK
SUMMARY OF REQUEST: The Muskegon Irish American Society is requesting a


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resolution recognizing them as a non-profit organization operating in the City for
the purpose of obtaining a Gaming License. They have been recognized as a
501(c)(3) organization by the State.
FINANCIAL IMPACT: None.
BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED: None.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Approval.
      C. Consideration of Bids for Palmer Reconstruction between McGraft and
         Southern. ENGINEERING
SUMMARY OF REQUEST: Award the reconstruction of Palmer from McGraft to
Southern Avenue contract to Jackson Merkey out of Muskegon Township, MI
since they were the lowest responsible bidder with a total bid price of $263,753.
FINANCIAL IMPACT: The construction cost of $263,753 plus engineering.
BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED:         None at this time since this project is in the
2013/2014 CIP’s.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Award the contract to Jackson Merkey.
      D. 2014 Pavement Marking Program. PUBLIC WORKS
SUMMARY OF REQUEST: Staff is requesting permission to enter into a one-year
contractual agreement with Michigan Pavement Marking (MPM) of Wyoming,
Michigan for centerline painting. This contract bid was awarded by the
Muskegon County Road Commission and for local agencies in the Muskegon
County Pavement Marking Group to enter into with MPM with each member
billed separately by MPM for painting services requested.
FINANCIAL IMPACT: Estimated costs for 2014 are $16,000. Approximately
$14,794 in 2009, $14,300 in 2010 was spent for centerline painting. Also $20,334 in
2011 was spent for centerline painting/specialty markings with $16,008 in 2012
and $16,999 in 2013 spent for centerline painting, through previous
bids/contracts with MCRC and MPM.
BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED: None, contractual work has been budgeted for in
the Highway Majors budget.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Approve the request to enter into a one-year
contract with Michigan Pavement Markings.
      E. Management Agreement – Fisherman’s Landing. FINANCE
SUMMARY OF REQUEST: Approval of a proposed agreement for management
of Fisherman’s Landing for the 2014 season. Staff has met with Fisherman’s
Landing representatives on several occasions to work out details of the
agreement. Key provisions of the new agreement:
         Facility to move more towards self-sufficiency and further relieve City

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          of financial obligations;
         A non-disparagement clause was added;
         The agreement terminates at the end of the 2014 season, but no later
          than November 13, 2014.
Staff believes Fisherman’s Landing, Inc. is in the best position to manage the
facility and continue to oversee its’ operation.
FINANCIAL IMPACT: Estimated $10,000 cost savings to City by additional
responsibilities being taken on by Fisherman’s Landing manager with the goal of
making the facility more self-supporting.
BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED: None at this time.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Approval.
      F. Fireworks Delegation of Authority Authorization. PUBLIC SAFETY
SUMMARY OF REQUEST: The Director of Public Safety requests that the City
Commission review and authorize the “Fireworks Delegation of Authority
Authorization Pursuant to PA 256”.
The Bureau of Fire Services is seeking for departments that are interested in
applying for inspection delegation for consumer fireworks sales facilities (CFRS)
under Section 19 of 2011 PA 256. The delegation is for one year. The fire
department would be responsible to conduct inspections of the permanent and
temporary CFRS location within its jurisdiction (City of Muskegon). Entities (MUFD)
that elect to have delegation will receive 80% of the application fee paid for
the consumer fireworks certificate ($700 for permanent and $420 for temporary).
Currently MUFD has two trained “certified fire inspectors” that are qualified to
perform this job task. Application will be made upon the acceptance by City
Commission.
FINANCIAL IMPACT:       Positive financial impact as fees are paid to conduct
inspections.
BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED: N/A.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION:           Staff recommends reapproving and performing
delegation inspections.
      G. River Barges to Muskegon Port – Letter of Support.          PLANNING &
         ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
SUMMARY OF REQUEST: Legislation has been introduced to allow river barge
traffic to enter the Muskegon Port. Currently, similar river bare traffic has access
to the Wisconsin ports, but not West Michigan ports. If river barge traffic is
allowed to enter the Muskegon ports, a drastic increase in export and import will
be available to the Muskegon area (including the shipment of goods such as


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aggregate and alternative energy products into Muskegon and the shipment of
agricultural goods out of Muskegon).
FINANCIAL IMPACT: The future potential for the Muskegon area to benefit from
both import and export of goods through river barge traffic could be significant.
BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED: None.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION: To approve the letter of support for “Coast Guard
Proposed Rulemaking USCG-2013-0954 directed to the Director of
Governmental and Public Affairs, US Coast Guard Headquarters and to
authorize the Mayor’s signature.
      H. 2014, 2015 and 2016 Street Sweeping Contract. PUBLIC WORKS
SUMMARY OF REQUEST: To award a three-year contract to provide four annual
street sweepings to Tri-Us Services, Inc., 78 N. Ball Creek Rd., Kent City, MI 49330.
FINANCIAL IMPACT: Cost will be $202,135.50 each year; $606,406.50 over the
course of the contract. Excludes special requests charged at $125/hour.
BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED: None, monies appropriated in Highway and State
Trunkline budgets.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Approval of this request.
      I. City – MDOT Agreement for the Reconstruction of Ramp Connecting
         Apple Avenue (M-46) to Northbound US-31. ENGINEERING
SUMMARY OF REQUEST: Approve the contract with MDOT for the reconstruction
of the on-ramp from Apple to northbound US-31 and approve the resolution
authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to sign the contract.
FINANCIAL IMPACT: The City’s participation is limited to 8.75% of the State’s
share as required by ACT 51 which is estimated at $15,650.
BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED: None at this time.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Approve the contract and resolution authorizing the
Mayor and Clerk to sign both.
      J. Watermain Purchase and Installation. PUBLIC WORKS
SUMMARY OF REQUEST: Authorize staff to purchase 8 inch watermain pipe and
appurtenances from Michigan Pipe & Valve to install a new 8 inch watermain to
the Harris development at 1601 Beach Street. The developer will pay for all
materials and the City of Muskegon Water Department will install the watermain
using our in-house workforce and equipment.
FINANCIAL IMPACT:      The estimated cost of materials $27,428 (Developer will
reimburse).
BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED: None.


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STAFF RECOMMENDATION:          Approve watermain material purchase from
Michigan Pipe & Valve for the estimated amount of $27,428.
      N. Resolution to Place an Emergency Moratorium on the Establishment of
         Medical Marijuana Facilities. CITY CLERK
SUMMARY OF REQUEST: To adopt the resolution placing an emergency
moratorium on the establishment of medical marijuana facilities for the next 120
days allowing staff to update the current ordinance based on recent court
rulings.
FINANCIAL IMPACT: None.
BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED: None.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION:        To authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign the
resolution.
      O. Appointment to Civil Service Commission. CITY CLERK
SUMMARY OF REQUEST: Appoint Pamela Lynk to the Civil Service Commission.
FINANCIAL IMPACT: None.
BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED: None.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Appointment of Pamela Lynk.
COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION:        The Community Relations            Committee
recommended the appointment at their March 10th meeting.
Motion by Vice Mayor Spataro, second by Commissioner Hood to approve the
Consent Agenda as read with the exception of items K, L and M.
ROLL VOTE: Ayes:      Gawron, Hood, Spataro, German, Rinsema-Sybenga,
           Turnquist, and Johnson
            Nays: None
MOTION PASSES
2014-17 ITEMS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA:
      K. Participation Agreement for Nims Neighborhood              Playground.
         PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
SUMMARY OF REQUEST: Staff has been working with Nims Neighborhood
(“Neighborhood”) and Muskegon Public Schools (“MPS”) to designate a parcel
of property on the former Nims School site for a playground for the
neighborhood. When the school closed a few years ago, the play equipment
was removed. There are no other playgrounds in close proximity to much of the
neighborhood. Therefore, MPS has agreed to donate a parcel of property to
the City of Muskegon (“City”), who will then enter into an agreement with the
Neighborhood to construct and maintain a playground on the property. At this


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time, it is not absolutely certain where the playground will be located on the
property. Therefore, the “Participation Agreement” has been prepared (and
approved and signed by MPS), which will allow the Neighborhood to have an
assurance of property control for the future playground (needed for grant
applications).
FINANCIAL IMPACT: None.
BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED: None.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION: To approve the “Participation Agreement” and
authorize the Vice-Mayor’s signature.
Motion by Commissioner Rinsema-Sybenga, second by Vice Mayor Spataro to
approve the participation agreement for Nims Neighborhood playground.
ROLL VOTE: Ayes:    Hood, Spataro, German, Rinsema-Sybenga, Turnquist,
           Johnson, and Gawron
            Nays: None
MOTION PASSES
      L. SECOND READING:   PILOT Request (Nelson Place) – Ordinance
         Amendment. PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
SUMMARY OF REQUEST: Joe Hollander of Hollander Development Corporation
(a partner in Nelson Place Limited Dividend Housing Association Limited
Partnership), is seeking new financing for Nelson Place. There is currently a
Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) for Nelson Place which was executed on March
26, 1996. Mr. Hollander intends to refinance the existing high-interest loan from
MSHDA with a lower interest rate loan from another lender. However, the
existing PILOT Ordinance for Nelson Place terminates the exemption upon
refinancing. Therefore, an amendment to the current Ordinance is being
requested to allow for the continuation of the PILOT after refinancing. Mr.
Hollander intends to continue with the present rent restrictions and income limits
(with no dislocation of existing tenants). There will be no significant change to
the existing PILOT (length of Contract, PILOT payment). In addition, Nelson
Neighborhood Improvement Association will be paid back for a portion of their
initial investment in the property. The Commission will review and vote on the
Ordinance Amendment at the March 10, 2014 Work Session. It is likely that a
second reading will be necessary on March 11, 2014.
FINANCIAL IMPACT: None.
BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED: None.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION: If the City Commission agrees that the continuation
of the PILOT is necessary for this property, staff recommends that the Ordinance
amendment be approved and the Clerk be authorized to sign the necessary


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documents.
(Voted on with next item).
      M. PILOT Request (Nelson Place) – Contract Amendment. PLANNING &
         ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
SUMMARY OF REQUEST: The PILOT Contract between Nelson Place Limited
Dividend Housing Association Limited Partnership (“Nelson Place”) and the City
of Muskegon (“City”) was executed on March 26, 1996. Nelson Place is in the
process of refinancing their mortgage. To do so, they must have the Contract
amended. The length of the PILOT, as well as the PILOT payment, remain the
same.
FINANCIAL IMPACT: The terms remain the same.
BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED: None.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION: To approve the amended Contract and authorize
the Mayor and Clerk to sign.
Motion by Commissioner Johnson, second by Commissioner German to
approve the PILOT request ordinance amendment and the contract amendment
for Nelson Place.
ROLL VOTE: Ayes: German, Turnquist, Johnson, Gawron, and Hood
             Nays: None
             Abstain: Spataro and Rinsema-Sybenga
MOTION PASSES
2014-18 PUBLIC HEARINGS:
      A. Recommendation for Annual Renewal of Liquor Licenses. CITY CLERK
SUMMARY OF REQUEST: To adopt a resolution recommending non-renewal of
those liquor license establishments who are in violation of Section 50-146 and 50-
147 of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Muskegon. These establishments
have been found to be in non-compliance with the City Code of Ordinances
and renewal of their liquor licenses should not be recommended by the City
Commission. If any of these establishments come into compliance by March 21,
2014, they will be removed from this resolution, and recommendation for their
renewal will be forwarded to the Liquor Control Commission.
FINANCIAL IMPACT: None.
BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED: None.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Adoption of the resolution.
The Public Hearing opened to hear and consider any comments from the
public. No comments were made.


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Motion by Vice Mayor Spataro, second by Commissioner Hood to close the
Public Hearing and adopt the resolution recommending non-renewal of those
liquor license establishments who are in violation of Section 50-146 and 50-147
of the Code of Ordinances for the City of Muskegon.
ROLL VOTE: Ayes: German, Rinsema-Sybenga, Turnquist, Johnson, Gawron,
           Hood, and Spataro
            Nays: None
MOTION PASSES
2014-19 UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
      A. To Forward Case #EN130182 (1780 Jarman) Back to the Housing Board
         of Appeals for Oversight of the Rehabilitation of the Property. PUBLIC
         SAFETY
SUMMARY OF REQUEST: This is to request that the City Commission consider
forwarding case #EN130182 back to the Housing Board of Appeals to monitor
progress and repairs to the structure located at 1780 Jarman Street. Owner,
Linda Jones, and/or representatives have been in contact with SAFEbuilt
building official/staff to rehabilitate the home. SAFEbuilt Building Official, Krik
Briggs, reports that Ms. Jones has applied for applicable building permits and
submitted a “rough” timeline which will be considered and presented to the
HBA upon approval.
FINANCIAL IMPACT: CDBG Funds.
BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED: None.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION: To forward case #EN130182 back to the HBA for
oversight (repairs, rehabilitation and timeline monitoring), and not to approve
demolition of the property known as 1780 Jarman Street.
Motion by Commissioner Johnson, second by Commissioner German to forward
case #EN130182 back to the HBA for oversight, and not to approve demolition of
the property known as 1780 Jarman Street.
ROLL VOTE: Ayes:    Rinsema-Sybenga, Turnquist, Johnson, Gawron, Hood,
           Spataro, and German
            Nays: None
MOTION PASSES
2014-20 NEW BUSINESS:
      A. Approval of Sale of City-Owned Home at 218 Catherine. COMMUNITY
         & NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES
SUMMARY OF REQUEST: To approve the resolution and instruct the Community &
Neighborhood Services Department to complete the sales transaction

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between Brooks Jr. and Quentina Dawson for the totally rehabilitated home at
218 Catherine, which is part of the City’s HOME Infill program through the U. S.
Department of Housing and Urban Development. Mr. and Mrs. Dawson’s
purchase price is $49,900.
FINANCIAL IMPACT: The proceeds from the sale will be used to continue the
rehabilitation of vacant houses through the HOME program to sustain our
current investments to stabilize and revitalize neighborhoods.
BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED: None.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION: To approve the resolution and direct the CNS staff to
complete the sale.
Motion by Commissioner German, second by Vice Mayor Spataro to approve
the resolution and direct the CNS staff to complete the sale of 218 Catherine.
ROLL VOTE: Ayes: Turnquist, Johnson, Gawron, Hood, Spataro, German, and
           Rinsema-Sybenga
            Nays: None
MOTION PASSES
      B. Approval of Sale of City-Owned Home at 553 Octavius. COMMUNITY &
         NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES
SUMMARY OF REQUEST: To approve the resolution and instruct the Community &
Neighborhood Services Department to complete the sales transaction between
Mr. Robert G. Parker for the totally rehabilitated home at 553 Octavius Street,
which is part of the City’s HOME Infill program through the U. S. Department of
Housing and Urban Development. Mr. Parker’s purchase price is $63,000.
FINANCIAL IMPACT: The proceeds from the sale will be used to continue the
rehabilitation of vacant houses through the HOME program to sustain our
current investments to stabilize and revitalize neighborhoods.
BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED: None.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION: To approve the resolution and direct the CNS staff to
complete the sale.
Motion by Commissioner Rinsema-Sybenga, second by Commissioner Hood to
approve the resolution and direct the CNS staff to complete the sale of 553
Octavius.
ROLL VOTE: Ayes:  Johnson, Gawron, Hood, Spataro, German, Rinsema-
           Sybenga, and Turnquist
            Nays: None
MOTION PASSES
      C. Approval of Sale of City-Owned Home at 1733 Manz. COMMUNITY &

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         NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES
SUMMARY OF REQUEST: To approve the resolution and instruct the Community &
Neighborhood Services Department to complete the sales transaction between
Aryana Stewart for the newly rehabbed home at 1733 Manz Street, which is part
of the City’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) through the Michigan
State Housing Development Authority Office of Community Development. Ms.
Stewart’s purchase price is $40,000.
FINANCIAL IMPACT:      The proceeds from the sale will be used to pay off
remaining NSP debt.
BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED: None.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION: To approve the resolution and direct the CNS staff to
complete the sale.
Motion by Vice Mayor Spataro, second by Commissioner German to approve
the resolution and direct the CNS staff to complete the sale of 1733 Manz Street.
ROLL VOTE: Ayes:      Gawron, Hood, Spataro, German, Rinsema-Sybenga,
           Turnquist, and Johnson
            Nays: None
MOTION PASSES
      D. Sidewalk Snow Removal Ordinance Amendment – Revised. PLANNING
         & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
SUMMARY OF REQUEST: The City of Muskegon currently has a snow removal
ordinance for sidewalks. However, it is not practical to administer. Therefore, an
amendment to the Ordinance is recommended to allow for actual
enforcement of the Ordinance. The major changes are to require snow to be
removed from sidewalks within 24 hours after the cessation of any storm
depositing snow on the sidewalk, and to allow for employees other than police
officers, authorized by the City Manager, to enforce the provisions of the
Ordinance. In addition, since the February 11 Commission meeting, the draft
ordinance has been amended to read, “within twenty-four (24) hours after the
cessation of any storm depositing snow on the sidewalk abutting the property or
as soon as practical, clear the snow from the sidewalk”. This allows for
discretion, depending on the weather conditions.
FINANCIAL IMPACT: None.
BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED: None.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION:        To approve the Ordinance Amendment for
“Removal of Snow and Ice from Sidewalks” and authorize the Clerk’s signature.
Motion by Commissioner German, second by Commissioner Hood to approve
the ordinance amendment for “Removal of Snow and Ice from Sidewalks” and

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authorize the Clerk’s signature.
ROLL VOTE: Ayes:    Hood, Spataro, German, Rinsema-Sybenga, Turnquist,
           Johnson, and Gawron
            Nays: None
MOTION PASSES
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: Public comments were received.
ADJOURNMENT: The City Commission Meeting adjourned at 6:15 pm.


                                             Respectfully submitted,




                                             Ann Marie Cummings, MMC
                                             City Clerk




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                            AGENDA ITEM NO._____________

                  CITY COMMISSION MEETING ___________________



TO:           Honorable Mayor and City Commission


FROM:         Department of Public Works


DATE:         March 25, 2014


SUBJECT:      2014 Dozer Rental for Beach Leveling


SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
Staff is requesting permission to enter into a rental agreement with Contractors Rental
Corporation, out of Grand Rapids, MI for a John Deere 850K WLT Cab Dozer for leveling sand
at Pere Marquette Beach.


FINANCIAL IMPACT:
Estimated cost for the 2014 Dozer rental is $8,245 (which includes $450 for delivery and
pickup).


BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED:
None


STAFF RECOMMENDATION:
Approve request.


COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION:
                                                               City of Muskegon




Memo
 To:     Mohammed Al-Shatel
 From:   Highway Department
 Date:   3/10/14
 Re:     Dozer Rental for Annual Beach Leveling at PM Park



 Below are 3 bids for the dozer rental, for a maximum of 180 hours usage per month, for
 the Highway Departments’ beach leveling project for 2014.

 Michigan CAT submitted a bid proposal of $9,180 per month plus $800 for delivery and
 pickup for a total of $9,980.

 Southeastern Equipment Co., Inc. submitted a proposal of $9,500 per month including
 delivery and pickup.

 Contractors Rental Corporation submitted a proposal of $7,795 per month plus $450
 for delivery and pickup, for a total of $8,245.

 Based on the availability of the dozer and the tabulated bids above, Contractors Rental
 Corporation, is the lowest bidder based upon the size of the equipment utilized and its
 ability to get the project completed within the allotted rental time of 180 hours.

 Staff is requesting permission to rent the John Deere 850K WLT dozer for leveling the
 beach from Contractors Rental Corporation for 2014.




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Date:     3/25/14

To:       Honorable Mayor and City Commissioners

From: DPW/Equipment
RE:       Pothole Wagon


SUMMARY OF REQUEST:

Authorize staff to purchase one (1) 4 ton asphalt pothole wagon from Falcon Road
Maintenance equipment, the Mi Deal, State Contract holder. This machine will replace
the 2000 model that we had to retire from service due to safety issues.

FINANCIAL IMPACT:
$19,407.00 on State Contract.
BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED:
This purchase will be added to the 3rd quarter budget reforecast.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION:
Authorize staff to purchase one (1) 4 ton Falcon Pothole Wagon.




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                               MiDEAL PRICE QUOTE                            No. OZ030314-894



120 Waldo Ave.                   Requested By: Muskegon Public Works Department
Midland, MI 48642                              1350 Keating Avenue
Phone: (989) 495 – 9332                        Muskegon, MI 49442 US
Fax: (989) 495 – 9342
                                       Ship To: Same

 Quote Date   Quote Good Through        Freight Terms         Requested By     Payment Terms
  03/03/14          04/12/14          FOB Midland, MI     Joe Buckingham        Net 30 Days

 Qty   Item No                            Description                              Price
  1    MI10259 4-Ton Falcon Asphalt Recycler & Hot Box Trailer                    $19,407
               12-Volt Battery
               Triple Wall Construction and Fully Insulated
               Automatic Temperature Control
               Tandem Axle Trailer Frame
               Tires - 8 x 14.5
               Electric Brakes w/ Safety Breakaway
               Single Diesel Burner
               6-Pin Round Trailer Plug
               Paint Color Falcon Orange
               Conspicuity Tape
               Included Options:
               LED Lighting Upgrade-Two Red Stop/Tail/Turn Lights Per Side
               Solvent Sprayer Bracket
               Rear-Mounted Analog 50/550 Thermometer
               Dump Box (12-Volt Electric Over Hydraulic)
               Timer – 24-Hour
               Battery Charger Package
               Tool Holder - 5-Positions


                     Reflects Michigan MiDEAL Contract #071B1300079

                 Operator, Parts and Service Manual                              Included
                 One-Year Warranty                                               Included
                 Freight to Muskegon, MI                                         Included
                 Training                                                        Included

                                  Quote Continued on Page 2



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            Picture of 4-Ton Diesel Dump Box Trailer




Standards For The Falcon Asphalt Recycler & Hot Box:
-Ability to recycle asphalt chunks and millings. Visit Falcon's
website at www.falconrme.com for a recycling video.

-A patented heat management system with a burner box
 combustion chamber constructed of a one-piece, seamless,
 vacuum formed ceramic fiber that is 1" thick with an insulation
 rating for temperatures in excess of 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit
 (required for recycling asphalt millings).
 Cross-section of seamless combustion chamber provided.

-Combustion efficiency rating exceeds 90% when tested at
 105,000 BTU. Independent, 3rd party test results, on a
 qualified diesel burner testing facility's letterhead, are provided.




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        Commission Meeting Date: March 25, 2014



Date:         March 19, 2014
To:           Honorable Mayor and City Commissioners
From:         Planning & Economic Development
RE:           Rezoning request for the properties located at 2306 & 2320 S
              Getty St.


SUMMARY OF REQUEST:

Request to rezone the properties at 2306 & 23020 S Getty St from B-4, General Business
District to I-2,General Industrial District by Port City Architectural Signage. The company,
which is located adjacent to these properties, would like to expand their business and utilize
the existing buildings on site.

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

None

BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED:

None

STAFF RECOMMENDATION:

Staff recommends approval of the rezoning.

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION:

The Planning Commission recommended approval of the request at their March 13 meeting.




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Planning Commission Excerpt:

STAFF OBSERVATIONS
   1. Port City Architectural Signage operates their business at 2350 S Getty St. They
      manufacture signs at this location, which is zoned I-2, General Industrial, and they
      also own the properties to the north at 2306 and 2320 S Getty St. Half of the parcel
      at 2320 is zoned I-2 and half of it is zoned B-4, General Business. The parcel at
      2306 S Getty St is zoned B-4. They would like to have all of these properties be
      zoned I-2 so that they can expand their operations.
   2. Both parcels measure roughly 0.4 acres with about 100 feet of road frontage each.
      Both parcels contain a building. A lighting fixture business was located at 2320 and
   3. There appears to be enough parking at this location for industrial uses. However, the
      applicant will still be required to apply for a site plan review on this property (staff
      review) because it is a change of use.
   4. The properties to the north are zoned for business and residential. The properties to
      the east are industrial. The properties to the west located in Muskegon Heights and
      are mostly zoned for business. This area is on the border of the Medendorp
      Industrial Park.
   5. Notification was sent to property owners within 300 feet of these properties and at
      the time of this writing staff had not received any comments.


 Port City Architectural Signage at 2350 S Getty with the building at 2320 S Getty to
                                       the left.




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2320 S Getty (former lighting business) and 2306 Getty to the left.




  2306 Getty (former Laundromat) and 2320 Getty to the right.




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Zoning Map




Aerial Map




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                                CITY OF MUSKEGON

                             MUSKEGON COUNTY, MICHIGAN

                                 ORDINANCE NO.

 An ordinance to amend the zoning map of the City to provide for a zone change for 2306 &
  2320 S Getty St from B-4, General Business District to I-2, General Industrial District.

THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF MUSKEGON HEREBY ORDAINS:

The zoning map of the City of Muskegon is hereby amended to change the zoning for the following
described properties from B-4, General Business District to I-2, General Industrial District.

         CITY OF MUSKEGON COM @ SW COR SEC 33 T10N R16W TH N 00D 46M 24S E
         ALG W LN SD SEC 1873.90 FT TO POB TH S 89D 57M 31S E 189.98 FT TH N 01D
         01M 20S E 128.54 FT TO CL BARNEY AVE TH N 89D 59M 14S W 190.53 FT ALG SD
         CL TO W LN SD SEC 33 TH S 00D 46M 24S W ALG SD W LN 128.35 FT TO POB EXC
         W 33 FT FOR ST
         CITY OF MUSKEGON SEC 33 T10N R16W COM AT SW COR SD SEC TH N 00D 46M
         24S E ALG W LN SD SEC 1773.90 FT TO POB TH S 89D 57M 31S E 189.54 FT TH N
         01D 01M 20S E 100 TH 89D 57M 31S W 189.98 FT TO W LN SD SEC TH S 00D 46M
         24S W 190.53 FT ALG SD W LN 100 FT TO POB EX ANY PORTION USED OR
         TAKEN FOR RD PURPOSES


This ordinance adopted:

Ayes:

Nayes:

Adoption Date:

Effective Date:

First Reading:

Second Reading:


                                                 CITY OF MUSKEGON

                                                 By: __________________________
                                                        Ann Cummings, MMC
                                                        City Clerk


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                      CERTIFICATE       (Rezoning of 2306 & 2320 S Getty St)

The undersigned, being the duly qualified clerk of the City of Muskegon, Muskegon County,
Michigan, does hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and complete copy of an ordinance
adopted by the City Commission of the City of Muskegon, at a regular meeting of the City
Commission on the 25th day of March, 2014, at which meeting a quorum was present and remained
throughout, and that the original of said ordinance is on file in the records of the City of Muskegon.
I further certify that the meeting was conducted and public notice was given pursuant to and in full
compliance with the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act, Public Acts of Michigan No. 33 of 2008, and
that minutes were kept and will be or have been made available as required thereby.

DATED: ___________________, 2014.            ________________________________
                                             Ann Cummings, MMC
                                             Clerk, City of Muskegon



Publish:       Notice of Adoption to be published once within ten (10) days of final adoption.




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                                             CITY OF MUSKEGON
                                            NOTICE OF ADOPTION

Please take notice that on March 25, 2014, the City Commission of the City of Muskegon adopted
an ordinance amending the zoning map to provide for the change of zoning for the properties from
B-4, General Business District to I-2, General Industrial District.

         CITY OF MUSKEGON COM @ SW COR SEC 33 T10N R16W TH N 00D 46M 24S E
         ALG W LN SD SEC 1873.90 FT TO POB TH S 89D 57M 31S E 189.98 FT TH N 01D
         01M 20S E 128.54 FT TO CL BARNEY AVE TH N 89D 59M 14S W 190.53 FT ALG SD
         CL TO W LN SD SEC 33 TH S 00D 46M 24S W ALG SD W LN 128.35 FT TO POB EXC
         W 33 FT FOR ST
         CITY OF MUSKEGON SEC 33 T10N R16W COM AT SW COR SD SEC TH N 00D 46M
         24S E ALG W LN SD SEC 1773.90 FT TO POB TH S 89D 57M 31S E 189.54 FT TH N
         01D 01M 20S E 100 TH 89D 57M 31S W 189.98 FT TO W LN SD SEC TH S 00D 46M
         24S W 190.53 FT ALG SD W LN 100 FT TO POB EX ANY PORTION USED OR
         TAKEN FOR RD PURPOSES


Copies of the ordinance may be viewed and purchased at reasonable cost at the Office of the City
Clerk in the City Hall, 933 Terrace Street, Muskegon, Michigan, during regular business hours.

         This ordinance amendment is effective ten days from the date of this publication.

Published ____________________, 2014                           CITY OF MUSKEGON

                                                               By ___________________________
                                                                     Ann Cummings, MMC
                                                                     City Clerk

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PUBLISH ONCE WITHIN TEN (10) DAYS OF FINAL PASSAGE.

Account No. 101-80400-5354




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Date:            March 18th, 2014

To:              Honorable Mayor & City Commissioners

From:            Director of Public Safety Jeffrey Lewis

RE:              MUFD Fire Apparatus & Equipment Request
                 (2014 Spartan Metro-Star Custom Chassis Fire Engine)


SUMMARY OF REQUEST:

         The Director of Public Safety requests that the Commission authorize the amount of;
$545,678.00 to purchase a 2014 Spartan Metro-Star Custom Chassis Fire Engine with related
tools/equipment. This truck purchase request is to replace the aging/unserviceable Reserve Engine
that is now in-service and supports our fleet of frontline Fire Engines. Our current reserve engines are
20 years old, mechanical problems, deteriorating suspension, and visible rust plagues both reserve fire
engines.

          This selection and request to purchase was achieved by submitting apparatus specification(s)
to HGAC (Houston-Galveston Area Council), which procures competitive pricing for governmental units
(saving the city $2,000.00, plus staff hours to research).

         In addition to the new fire apparatus the purchase is complete with selected diagnostic tools &
maintenance equipment to service this new truck and the three (3) other Spartan Engines that now
provide fire services to our city (see related attachments for detailed information).


FINANCIAL IMPACT:

N/A – Budgeted

BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED:

    (1) The requested new Fire Apparatus was part of the City’s fiscal year 2013/14 budget cycle
        ($550,000.00) to enhance front line engine response.
    (2) Funds required to purchase are; $513,000.00, from MMRA (Michigan Municipal Risk
        Association) dividend payment, and the remaining funds of $37,000.00 from the fire equipment
        replacement reserves.
    (3) Selected Payment Option; Discount Payment Program, (1) Pay 100 % at signing – potential
        savings $8,639.00. In addition to the payment option, purchase the 100 % performance bond,
        cost $2,311.00 to assure quality workmanship & acceptance at time of delivery, save an
        additional $6,328.00 off the total purchase price.


STAFF RECOMMENDATION:

Staff recommends approval of this purchase with a final cost of;                $539,350.00
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                                    CONTRACT PRICING WORKSHEET                                    Contract                          Date
                                                                                                    No.:
                                                                                                                 FS12-13          Prepared:
                                                                                                                                                12/31/2013
                                                   For MOTOR VEHICLES only
This Form must be prepared by Contractor and given to End User. The H-GAC administrative fee shall be shown in Section
F. End User issues PO to Contractor, and MUST also fax a copy of PO, together with completed Pricing Worksheet, to H-
GAC @ 713-993-4548. Please type or print legibly.
   Buying
                City of Muskegon Fire Department                                Contractor: Crimson Fire DBA Spartan ERV
   Agency:
   Contact                                                                        Prepared
                City Buyer, Beth Lewis                                                           Jessica Garry
   Person:                                                                          By:
   Phone:       231-724-6917                                                       Phone:        605-582-4022

     Fax:       231-724-6768                                                        Fax:         605-582-4001

   Email:       beth.lewis@shorelinecity.com                                       Email:        jessica.garry@spartanerv.com
   Product                            Spartan 4-Door Custom Full-Tilt Aluminum Cab, Pumper, Stainless Steel Body, Single Axle, 1250
                    DC04            Description:
    Code:                             GPM Pump, Mid-Mounted
A. Product Item Base Unit Price Per Contractor's H-GAC Contract:                                                                  $ 342,547.00
B. Published Options - Itemize below - Attach additional sheet(s) if necessary - Include Option Code in description if applicable.
(Note: Published Options are options which were submitted and priced in Contractor's bid.)
                         Description                                 Cost                               Description                                 Cost
1 - Upgrade cab to Metro Star                                    $ 26,915.00 11 - Change cab paint to two-tone                                  $    2,150.00
19 - Cab EMS compartment with exterior access (2)                $ 10,550.00 23 - Change cab electrical system to multiplexed w/ 1 screen       $    6,400.00
24 - Add a additional multiplex display                          $   2,400.00 27 - Upgrade engine to 400 hosepower (small block)                $    9,500.00
33 - Add engine brake in addition to VG turbo                    $   3,250.00 50 - Upgrade front tires, wheels, and suspension to 20,000#       $    4,200.00
67 - Change front wheels to aluminum                             $     950.00 68 - Change rear wheels to aluminum                               $    2,400.00
77 - Add ESC to the brake system on a single rear axle           $   3,900.00 79 - Upgrade to disc brakes                                       $    1,100.00
91 - Upgrade front bumper length to be 24"                       $     900.00 93 - Upgrade bumper to severe duty                                $    2,100.00
98 - Add Q2 siren                                                $   2,800.00 104 - Add 3" tow eyes to front bumper                             $    1,200.00
109 - Add front underseat heaters                                $     970.00 112 - Add cab recirculation fans                                  $     500.00
121 - Add aluminum overlay w/ Sparliner over cab rear wall       $   1,750.00 125 - Upgrade to xtreme duty int. center dash w/ Sparliner        $    2,500.00
129 - Change interior metal surfaces to Sparliner                $   4,900.00 151 - Change exterior door handles to chrome                      $     875.00
155 - Upgrade to bus style remote mirrors                        $   1,750.00 159 - Add 10" high side cab full length door trim                 $     575.00
187 - Add 12 volt eyebrow scene light                            $   2,350.00 189 - Add 12 volt side cab recessed scene lights                  $    4,600.00
213 - Add interior cab door warning lights                       $     900.00 217 - Add single rear view camera system                          $    1,475.00
351 - Upgrade to manual operated master intake valves (2)        $ 11,800.00 377 - Add 2.5" hose bed preconnect                                 $    2,200.00
380 - Add front bumper discharge (2)                             $   7,000.00 384 - Add remote controlled electronic deck gun package           $   16,500.00
453 - Change wheel well area to be single axle smart storage     $   9,500.00 495 - Change compartment lighting to LED                          $    5,100.00
510 - Add 10 kW hydraulic generator w/ PTO, breaker box          $ 24,000.00 519 - Electric cord reel with cable (2)                            $    5,950.00
523 - Add 120-volt generator & shoreline power outlet (3)        $   2,925.00 527 - Add body 120 volt side mounted scene light (4)              $    6,200.00
531 - Body exterior 12 volt LED scene lights (2)                 $   4,400.00
                                                                                                                                  Subtotal B:   $ 199,435.00
C. Unpublished Options - Itemize below / attach additional sheet(s) if necessary.
(Note: Unpublished options are items which were not submitted and priced in Contractor's bid.)
                         Description                                 Cost                               Description                                 Cost
Change pump to Hale 1500gpm pump                                 $   1,696.00
                                                                                                                                  Subtotal C:   $    1,696.00
Check: Total cost of Unpublished Options (C) cannot exceed 25% of the total of the Base Unit
                                                                                                   For this transaction the percentage is:                     0%
                           Price plus Published Options (A+B).
D. Total Cost Before Any Applicable Trade-In / Other Allowances / Discounts (A+B+C)                                                                    543678
            Quantity Ordered:            1                     X Subtotal of A + B + C + D:      $ 543,678.00          =          Subtotal D:   $ 543,678.00
E. H-GAC Fee Calculation (From Current Fee Tables)                                                                                Subtotal E:   $    2,000.00
F. Trade-Ins / Other Allowances / Special Discounts / Freight / Installation
                         Description                                 Cost                                Description                                Cost



                                                                                                                                  Subtotal F:   $          -
                          Delivery Date: 270-330 Days ARO                                    G. Total Purchase Price (D+E+F):                   $ 545,678.00
            Commission Meeting Date: March 25, 2014




Date:         March 19, 2014
To:           Honorable Mayor & City Commission
From:         Planning & Economic Development Department
RE:           Heritage Square Development LLC- Loan from
              City


SUMMARY OF REQUEST: The Heritage Square Development project began
several years, ago, with the construction of four townhouses. However, the project
stalled with the recent Recession. In an effort to jump-start the project, City staff has
been working with owner, Gary Post, on financing options. An agreement has been
reached to loan Mr. Post $500,000 from the City’s “economic development fund” for
the construction of two townhouses (just to the West of the existing four units). Mr.
Post has signed a letter (see attached) agreeing to the loan, construction and
repayment. In addition, a HOME loan is being considered for one of four new condo
units that will be built on the corner of Clay and Second, over 4 commercial units.



FINANCIAL IMPACT: The City will loan $500,000 to Mr. Post to complete two
townhouses. The funds must be expended by December 2014.



BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED: None.



STAFF RECOMMENDATION: To authorize staff and the City Attorney to proceed
with the necessary documents to complete the loan transaction with Mr. Post for the
construction of two townhouses at Heritage Square (final approval of documents by
City Commission); as well as to complete the documents and seek approval (through
the CDC and City Commission) for use of HOME funds for one condo unit (total of
four to be built) to be built over the commercial unit at the corner of Clay and Second.
In addition, Mr. Post will be required to complete the sidewalk in front of his Heritage
Square properties.
                                                                                                          Alley

                                                                                                   Commercial Units with Apartments Above
                                                                                                   Model #3 - 2,160 s.f.
926 Second            Unit 9                                                                       Model #2 - 1,520 s.f.                                                                                                        867 First
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Unit 16
                                                                                                   Units Built, Sold & Occupied
                                                                                                   Residential Units are numbered 1-20
930 Second                                                                                         Commercial Units are numbered 1C-8C                                                                                          871 First
                      Unit 8                                                                                                                                                                              Unit 15


                    Unit 13                                                                                                                                                                                 Unit 20             873 First
934 Second
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                875 First - Up
936 Second - Up                                                                                                                                                                                             Unit 8C
                    Unit 4C



                  Unit 12                                                                                                                                                                                       Unit 19
938 Second                                                                                                                                                                                                                      877 First
                                          Unit 10                                                       Unit 2               Unit 1                                                 Unit 17
940 Second - Up   Unit 3C
                              Unit 11                                                                                                                                Unit 14                          Unit 18                    879 First - Up
                                                                          Unit 6                                                                                                                                      Unit 7C
                                                           Unit 7                      Unit 5                                              Unit 3
                                           Unit 1C                                                                                                       Unit 4                     Unit 5C
                            Unit 2C                                                                                                                                                                      Unit 6C




                      296 W. Clay        292 W. Clay     288 W. Clay   284 W. Clay   280 W. Clay      276 W. Clay          272 W. Clay   268 W. Clay   264 W. Clay   260 W. Clay   256 W. Clay          252 W. Clay
                      298 W. Clay - Up   294 W. Clay - Up                                                                                                                          254 W. Clay - Up     250 W. Clay - Up




 Contact: Mary Jamieson: mkjamieson@aol.com
                         231-744-6219
          Gary Post      gpost@portcitycds.com
                         231-578-2033
Units 16-21 of the Downtown Muskegon Development Center No.1, according
to the Master Deed dated May 31, 2006, as amended, and as designated as
Muskegon County Condominium Subdivision Plan No. 160.


                Unit 1    ...........   272 W. Clay
                Unit 2    ...........   276 W. Clay
                Unit 3    ...........   268 W. Clay
                Unit 4    ...........   264 W. Clay
                Unit 5    ...........   280 W. Clay
                Unit 6    ...........   284 W. Clay
                Unit 7    ...........   288 W. Clay
                Unit 8    ...........   930 Second Street
                Unit 9    ...........   926 Second Street
                Unit 10   ...........   294 W. Clay
                Unit 11   ...........   298 W. Clay
                Unit 12   ...........   940 Second Street
                Unit 13   ...........   936 Second Street
                Unit 14   ...........   260 W. Clay
                Unit 15   ...........   871 First Street
                Unit 16   ...........   867 First Street
                Unit 17   ...........   254 W. Clay
                Unit 18   ...........   250 W. Clay
                Unit 19   ...........   879 First Street
                Unit 20   ...........   875 First Street
                Unit 1C   ...........   292 W. Clay
                Unit 2C   ...........   296 W. Clay
                Unit 3C   ...........   938 Second Street
                Unit 4C   ...........   934 Second Street
                Unit 5C   ...........   256 W. Clay
                Unit 6C   ...........   252 W. Clay
                Unit 7C   ...........   877 First Street
                Unit 8C   ...........   873 First Street
                    Commission Meeting Date: March 25, 2014




Date:         March 19, 2014
To:           Honorable Mayor and City Commissioners
From:         Planning & Economic Development
RE:           Public Hearing – Issuance of a Commercial Rehabilitation
              Certificate – 500 W Western Ave.


SUMMARY OF REQUEST:

Pursuant to Public Act 210 of 2005, as amended, 500 W Western LLC has requested the
issuance of a Commercial Rehabilitation Certificate. The City Commission approved the
creation of the Commercial Rehabilitation District on August 27, 2013. The certificate will
freeze the taxable value of the building and exempt the new real property investment
from local taxes. The school operating tax and the State Education Tax (SET) are still
levied on the new investment. The company will be investing over $385,000 in the
building and will create up to 60 jobs, which qualifies them for an abatement of 10
years.

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

The real property taxes would be frozen at their pre-rehabilitated rate for the duration of the
certificate

BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED:

None

STAFF RECOMMENDATION:

Establishment of the Commercial Rehabilitation Certificate

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION:

None




3/19/2014
                                            Resolution No. _______

                                       MUSKEGON CITY COMMISSION

                         RESOLUTION APPROVING APPLICATION FOR ISSUANCE
                           OF A COMMERCIAL REHABILITATION CERTIFICATE
                                       500 W Western, LLC

WHEREAS, pursuant to P.A. 210 of 2005 as amended, after duly noticed public hearing held on August
     27, 2013, this Commission by resolution established a Commercial Rehabilitation District as
     requested by 500 W Western, LLC for the building at 500 W Western Ave, Muskegon, Michigan
     49441; and

WHEREAS, 500 W Western, LLC has requested in writing for the City to establish a Commercial Rehabilitation
     District at 500 W Western Ave in a letter dated July 26, 2013; and

WHEREAS, the application for the issuance of a Commercial Rehabilitation Certificate was filed within six
     months of the projects commencement; and

WHEREAS, the rehabilitation of this building is calculated to and will have the reasonable likelihood to retain,
     create, or prevent the loss of employment in Muskegon, Michigan; and

WHEREAS, 500 W Western, LLC is not delinquent on any taxes related to the facility; and

WHEREAS, the application is for commercial property as defined in section 2(a) of Public Act 210 of
     2005; and

WHEREAS, 500 W Western, LLC has provided answers to all required questions under the application
     instructions to the City of Muskegon; and

WHEREAS, the City of Muskegon requires that rehabilitation of the facility shall be completed by March
25, 2015; and

WHEREAS, the application relates to a rehabilitation program that when completed constitutes a qualified
     facility within the meaning of Public Act 210 of 2005 and that is situated within a Commercial
     Rehabilitation District established under Public Act 210 of 2005; and

WHEREAS, the rehabilitation includes improvements aggregating 10% or more of the true cash value of
     the property at commencement of the rehabilitation as provided by section 2(j) of Public Act 210
     of 2005; and

WHEREAS, a Public Hearing was held on March 25, 2014 at which the applicant, the assessor and
     representatives of the affected taxing units were given written notice and were afforded an opportunity
     to be heard; and

WHEREAS, the aggregate SEV of real property exempt from ad valorem taxes within the City of Muskegon, will
     not exceed 5% of an amount equal to the sum of the SEV of the unit, plus the SEV of personal and real
     property thus exempted.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Muskegon City Commission of the City of Muskegon,
      Michigan that:




3/19/14
          1) The Muskegon City Commission finds and determines that the Certificate considered together with
             the aggregate amount of certificates previously granted and currently in force under Act No. 210 of
             the Public Act of 2005 as amended shall not have the effect of substantially impeding the operation
             of the City of Muskegon or impairing the financial soundness of a taxing unit which levies ad
             valorem property taxes in the City of Muskegon.

          2) The application of 500 W Western, LLC, for the issuance of a Commercial Rehabilitation Certificate
             with respect to the building improvements and equipment on the following described parcel of real
             property situated within the City of Muskegon to wit:

CITY OF MUSKEGON REVISED PLAT OF 1903 COM AT SW COR LOT 1 BLK 567 TH N
48 DEG 29 MIN E AL NLY LN WESTERN AVE 59 FT 3 1/2 IN FOR POB TH N 41 DEG 27
MIN W 31 FT 8 IN TH S 48 DEG 29 MIN W 3 FT 2 IN TH N 41 DEG 27 MIN W 42 FT 4 IN
TH N 48 DEG 29 MIN E 3 FT 2 IN TH N 41 DEG 27 MIN W 68 FT 0 IN TH N 48 DEG 29
MIN E 65 FT 7 IN TH S 41 DEG 27 MIN E 142 FT TO NLY LN WESTERN AVE TH S 48
DEG 29 MIN W 65 FT 7 IN TO BEG BLK 567


          3) The Commercial Rehabilitation Certificate is issued and shall be and remain in force and effect for
             a period of ten (10) years, ending on December 31, 2024.


Adopted this 25th Day of March, 2014.


Ayes:

Nays:

Absent:



                                                     BY: __________________________________
                                                            Stephen J. Gawron
                                                            Mayor

                                               ATTEST: __________________________________
                                                          Ann Cummings
                                                          Clerk




                                                CERTIFICATION

I hereby certify that the foregoing constitutes a true and complete copy of a resolution adopted by the Muskegon
City Commission, County of Muskegon, Michigan, at a regular meeting held on March 25, 2014.

                                                             ______________________________
                                                             Ann Cummings
                                                             Clerk




3/20/14
        Commission Meeting Date:            March 25, 2014

Date:      March 19, 2014
To:        Honorable Mayor & City Commission
From:      Community and Neighborhood Services Department
RE:        Approval of Sale of City-owned home at 1500 Leahy


SUMMARY OF REQUEST: To approve the attached resolution and instruct
the Community and Neighborhood Services department to complete the sales
transaction between Nakkia Grissom, for the totally rehabilitated home at 1500
Leahy, which is part of the City’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP)
through the Michigan State Housing Development Authority Office of
Community Development. Ms. Grissom’s purchase price for the home is
$70,000.
FINANCIAL IMPACT: The proceeds from the sale will be used to continue the
rehabilitation of vacant houses through the HOME program to sustain our
current investments to stabilize and revitalize neighborhoods.
BUDGET ACTION REQUIRED: None.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION: To approve the resolution and direct the CNS
staff to complete the sale.
COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION: None.
                   MUSKEGON CITY COMMISSION



          RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF
        CURRENTLY CITY-OWNED PROPERTY AT 1500 LEAHY


WHEREAS, the City of Muskegon is dedicated to the redevelopment of its
neighborhoods and;



WHEREAS, the City of Muskegon is dedicated to promoting high quality
affordable single-family housing in the community and;



WHEREAS, the City of Muskegon is dedicated              to   promoting
homeownership throughout its neighborhoods;



NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City Commission hereby
approves the sale of 1500 Leahy to Nakkia Grissom. Ms. Grissom will
purchase the house as an owner-occupied structure.

Adopted this 25th day of March, 2014.

Ayes:

Nays:


                          By ______________________________
                             Stephen J. Gawron, Mayor


                          By ______________________________
                             Ann Marie Cummings, MMC City Clerk

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