CITY OF MUSKEGON
CITY COMMISSION WORKSESSION
Monday, December 12, 2005
City Commission Chambers
The City Commission Worksession meeting was called to order by Mayor Warmington at
5:33 p.m. Also present were Vice Mayor Larson, Commissioners Carter, Davis, Gawron,
Shepherd and Spataro.
1. P roperty Donation by COGIC (Bishop Wells)
A proposal to donate 8.5 acres of property owned by COGIC to build a stadium
style park for sports events was heard from Bishop Nathanial Wells of 717
Bridgeview Bay. Comments for the alliance with COGIC with the proposal were
heard from Mrs. Vines of the East Muskegon Neighborhood.
2. L. C. Walker Arena Clubroom
A presentation for the proposal of construction of a Clubroom in the L. C. Walker
Arena was heard from Tony Lisman of 1939 Rosemary Rd., Fruitport.
Motion was put forward by Vice Mayor Larson, second by Commissioner
Spataro to direct the City Manager and Staff to put together information for
the construction of a clubroom in the Arena.
Vote: Ayes 7 Nays 0
3. Downtown Muskegon Development Corporation Update.
An update on proposals for the development of the downtown/former mall
properties was given by Frank Bednerek of 6024 Duck Lake Rd. The issue of
available parking was discussed.
4. Leisure Services Fee Update.
A comparison report on the result of the 2005 Fee increase was discussed.
Motion was put forward by Vice Mayor Larson, and second by Mayor
Warmington to reduce the daily launch fee from $10.00 to $7.50 and to raise
the fine cost from $ 17.00 to $55.00.
Vote: Ayes 3 Nays 3 Absent 1
5. Set Special Community Relations Committee Meeting.
The January Community Relations Committee Meeting is scheduled for January
5, 2006 at 5:30 pm in Room 203.
6. Any Other Business.
Various comments were heard from Commissioners.
The Commission Worksession adjourned at 7:30 pm.
Gail A. Kundinger, MMC