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Georgetown Charter Township
1515 Baldwin St., Jenison, MIĀ  49428
Township Board Meeting Agenda
August 14, 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.

Communications, Letters and Reports Received for Information

6.I.

Planning Commission meeting minutes of August 2, 2017

Documents:
  1. PCM170802.pdf
6.II.

Finance Committee meeting minutes of August 9, 2017

Documents:
  1. fc170809minutes.pdf
6.III.

Services Committee minutes of August 10, 2017

Documents:
  1. sc170810minutes.pdf
6.IV.

Sheriff's Department May and June 2017 Reports

6.V.

Letter from Van Os

6.VII.

Huizinga Letter and Pictures of Edson

7.

Public Hearings

7.I.

Public Hearing for Woodcrest Park Master Plan



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

Motion: To approve the Woodcrest Park Master Plan, as recommended by the Services Committee.
7.II.

Public Hearing for the Installation of Sidewalks on 16th Ave.



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

Motion: To approve ordering the installation of sidewalks
on both sides of 16th Ave. from the existing sidewalk south to VanBuren and on the north side of Ponstein from the existing sidewalk to 16th Ave., to be installed no later than June 30, 2018, as requested by residents and as recommended by the Utilities Committee.

8.

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

9.

Consent Agenda

9.I.

Approval of the minutes of the previous meeting

9.I.i.

Township Board Meeting Minutes of July 24, 2017

Documents:
  1. TBM170724.pdf
9.II.

Approval of the bills

9.II.i.

Bills and Utility Bills

9.III.

Approval of the appointment of Josiah Samy to the Zoning Board of Appeals as an alternate to fill the vacated term to expire December 31, 2018, as recommended by the Finance Committee

9.IV.

Approval to authorize the Superintendent to install video cameras at the Veterans Plaza, as recommended by the Finance Committee.

9.V.

Approval to authorize the Superintendent to replace or make necessary repairs and maintenance to trails/sidewalks along properties that fall under Township control, as recommended by the Finance Committee.

10.

Purchase 58 MSA Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)



Motion:           To approve the purchase of 58 MSA Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), face pieces, cylinders and other equipment from 5-Alarm at the cost of $376,022.40, and to amend the budget for the amount, as recommended by the Services Committee.


11.

Proposal from M.C. Smith for Master Planning of Maplewood Park Wetlands



Motion:           To approve the proposal from M.C. Smith for Master Planning of Maplewood Park Wetlands, for a total of $12,710.00, as recommended by the Services Committee.
12.

Proposal for Equipment to Record Township Meetings



Motion:           To authorize the Superintendent to procure the necessary equipment for the Township meeting room to record Township Board meetings, Planning Commission meetings, Zoning Board of Appeals meetings and Mineral Mining Board meetings, for placement on the Township website in order to provide easier access and transparency, aligning with Board goals, as recommended by the Finance Committee.

13.

200 Chicago Drive Clean-Up Proposal



Motion:           To accept the cleanup proposal from K&R, as recommended by the Finance Committee.


14.

Library Expansion



Motion:           To authorize the Superintendent to engage an architect to conduct a site appraisal of the existing library structure for possible future renovations and/or expansions, as recommended by the Services Committee.
15.

Second Public Comment (maximum of three minutes per person)

16.

Discussion and General Information

16.I.

Discuss letter from Douglas North regarding sculpture

17.

Meeting Adjourned