Motion: To approve the following resolution, as recommended by the Finance Committee:
Georgetown Township Library Improvement Resolution
At a regular meeting of the Georgetown Charter Township Board, held in Ottawa County, State of Michigan on January 8, 2018, at 7:30 p.m.
The following resolution was offered by and seconded by :
WHEREAS, the Township Board has determined that libraries are a gathering place for exploring new ideas, learning new skills, and meeting new people, and
WHEREAS, the Township Board has determined that libraries help foster a healthy and vibrant community that attracts new residents and businesses; and
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Township Board does authorize the Finance Committee to spend up to twelve million dollars to build a library not to exceed 30,000 square feet in the current location and for related improvements.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT the Township Board does authorize the transfer of one million dollars from the Stabilization fund where the funds have been saved for a future need.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT that the Township Board does authorize the Superintendent to sell cell tower leases to help fund the project.
GEORGETOWN CHARTER TOWNSHIP
By: Richard VanderKlok