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Georgetown Charter Township
1515 Baldwin St., Jenison, MIĀ  49428
Township Board Meeting Agenda
May 22, 2017, 7:30 p.m.


1.

Call to Order

2.

Prayer for Guidance

2.I.

John Schwalm

3.

Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag

4.

Roll Call

5.

Approval of Agenda

6.

Update on Rush Creek Park and Senior Center Buses

7.

Communications, Letters and Reports Received for Information

7.I.

Finance Committee meeting minutes of May 17, 2017

Documents:
  1. fc170517minutes.pdf
7.II.

Planning Commission meeting minutes of May 17, 2017

Documents:
  1. PCM170517.pdf
7.III.

March and April 2017 Sheriff's Department Reports

7.IV.

Balance Sheet and GL Report

8.

Public Hearings

8.I.

Sidewalk Public Hearing for 28th Ave.



Motion: To open the public hearing (and close).

Motion: To approve ordering the installation of  (sidewalk or path) on the east side of 28th Ave.., from Baldwin St. to the south end of Hager Park, at the expense of the property owner.  Each property owner is granted the option to provide to the Township an additional 10 feet of right-of-way, in which case the Township will pay for the cost of installation.  If all property owners agree to grant the additional right-of-way, the Township will pay the cost for the installation of an 8 foot bituminous path; as recommended by the Utilities Committee.

Note:  

Code of Ordinances:

10-216.  Construction by land owner; sidewalk locations.

The township board has the authority (at its discretion) to order the installation and construction of sidewalks and/or non-motorized paths, pursuant to township sidewalk and/or non-motorized path specifications, in any area of the township it deems reasonably necessary in order to protect the health, safety or welfare of the residents of the township.


9.

Public Comments for items on the agenda ONLY (maximum of three minutes per person)

10.

Consent Agenda

10.I.

Approval of the minutes of the previous meeting

10.II.

Approval of the bills

10.II.i.

Bills

Documents:
  1. 170519bills.pdf
10.III.

Appoint Construction Board of Appeals Members

Approval to appoint the following people to the Construction Board of Appeals, as recommended by the Supervisor and Finance Committee:
1. Jim Jansma, to fulfill the term of Thomas VanDyke, to expire 12/31/2019;
2. Jim Faber, to fulfill the term of Ralph DenHartigh, to expire 12/31/2019.

11.

Rosewood Cell Tower Lease Renewal Options



Motion: To accept the perpetual lease proposal from American Tower of $615,000.00 for the existing tower at Rosewood Park, with the funds to be restricted for Township Parks, as recommended by the Finance Committee.


12.

Second Public Comment (maximum of three minutes per person)

13.

Discussion and General Information

14.

Meeting Adjourned