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Georgetown Charter Township
1515 Baldwin St., Jenison, MIĀ  49428
Township Board Meeting Agenda
June 26, 2017, 7:30 p.m.


1.

Call to Order

2.

Prayer for Guidance

2.I.

Carol Scholma

3.

Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag

4.

Roll Call

5.

Approval of Agenda

6.

Communications, Letters and Reports Received for Information

6.I.

Finance Committee meeting minutes of June 21, 2017

Documents:
  1. fc170621minutes.pdf
6.II.

Planning Commission meeting minutes of June 21, 2017

Documents:
  1. PCM170621.pdf
6.III.

JHA June 2017 Member News

6.IV.

Utilities Committee meeting minutes of 6/12/2017

Documents:
  1. ws170612minutes.pdf
6.V.

GL Report and Balance Sheet

7.

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

8.

Consent Agenda

8.I.

Approval of the minutes of the previous meeting

8.I.i.

Minutes of June 12, 2017

Documents:
  1. TBM170612.pdf
8.II.

Approval of the bills

8.II.i.

Bills

8.III.

Approval of Policy 2017-01, Subdivision Streets Resurfacing Policy, as recommended by the Finance Committee

Documents:
  1. Policy 2017-01.pdf
8.IV.

Approval of Policy 2017-02, Fire Hydrant Private Use Policy, as recommended by the Finance Committee.


Documents:
  1. Policy 2017-02.pdf
8.V.

Approval to establish a new fee (from $75.00) of $100.00, plus additional water usage if required, for the permit for the private use of a fire hydrant, as recommended by the Finance Committee.


8.VI.

Approval of the 2018 Budget Schedule as follows, as recommended by the Finance Committee.

August 21, 2017 - Budget Work Session 4:00 PM.

August 28, 2017 - Regular Meeting Tentative Approval.

September 11, 2017 - Regular Meeting Public Hearing and Final Approval.


9.

Edson Sidewalk Installation



Motion:           To initiate the process to require the installation of sidewalk on the west side of 18th Ave. from 44th St. to Edson Dr., both sides of Edson Dr. from 18th Ave. to 22nd Ave. (excluding the properties where sidewalk is already installed) and on the north side of 22nd Ave. from the current ending point to Edson Dr., and to schedule a public hearing for July 24, 2017, as recommended by the Utilities Committee.  


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.  All required sidewalk and non-motorized path construction herein shall be at the sole cost and responsibility of the owner of the property involved.

10.

28th Ave. Sidewalk Installation


Moiton: To authorize the Superintendent to install a five foot concrete sidewalk along the east side of 28th Ave. from Baldwin St. to the south entrance of Hager Park adjacent to the following parcels that conveyed the additional ten feet of right-of-way, as follows, as recommended by the Finance Committee:

70-14-16-270-021

70-14-16-265-001

70-14-16-200-043

70-14-16-200-038

70-14-16-200-010

70-14-16-200-048

70-14-16-200-047

70-14-16-223-012

70-14-16-223-011

70-14-16-200-030

70-14-16-200-001

Note:   The remaining property owners who were previously notified and described in the Township Board minutes of May 22, 2017 shall install the five foot concrete sidewalk adjacent to their property, at their own expense prior to the deadline date of October 22, 2017.


11.

Second Public Comment (maximum of three minutes per person)

12.

Discussion and General Information

13.

Meeting Adjourned