City of Muskegon
City Commission Worksession
November 18, 2008
City Commission Chambers
Present: Commissioners Wierengo, Wisneski, Gawron, Spataro, and Carter.
Absent: Mayor Warmington and Commissioner Shepherd.
DSE, Ann Bratsburg.
The presentation has been moved to the following Commission meeting.
Sewer Metering. (Finance)
Discussion of this matter will be taken up at the Wastewater Management meeting this Thursday.
Parts of the pipe are owned by the County as well as the City. The cost is estimated to be $1.3
million to meter the pipe as recommended by the engineering company.
Sale of Boat Slip.
Mr. Richard P. Stutzman, 1753 Edgewater, Muskegon, MI received staff recommendation
regarding the boat slip that the City now owns. He stated his unhappiness with the
recommendation to not grant his request to allow him to re-purchase the boat slip.
Commissioner Carter left at 6:15 p.m.
CDBG Fund Allocation.
Wil Griffin stated that fund allocations will be lowered next year. Commissioner Spataro
suggested that a larger amount be allocated to one project to make a larger impact.
Maintenance of Seaway Drive. (Commissioner Spataro)
Funds for maintenance of streets will be reduced by MDOT. The Commission may be asked to
evaluate current maintenance of the streets for additional funding options or a reduction in
Motion by Commissioner Wisneski, seconded by Commissioner Wierengo to adjourn the
meeting at 6:35 p.m.
Ann Marie Becker, MMC