City of Muskegon Organizational Meeting 1- 4-16 City Hall – 5:30 PM

Organizational Meeting Agenda 1- 4-16

AGENDA

CITY OF MUSKEGON
ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING
MONDAY, JANUARY 4, 2016
CITY COMMISSION CHAMBERS
CITY HALL – 5:30 P.M.

1. Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance.
2. Oath of Office Ceremony – Muskegon County Board Chair Terry Sabo
Mayor Stephen J. Gawron
Ward I Commissioner Eric Hood
Ward II Commissioner Willie German
Ward III Commissioner Debra Warren
Ward IV Commissioner Byron Turnquist

3. Election of Vice-Mayor.
4. Setting Commission Meetings: 5:30 p.m. – 2nd and 4th Tuesdays each month.
5. Setting Worksession Meetings: 5:30 p.m. – Mondays preceding the 2nd Tuesday each month.
6. Appointment of City Manager: Franklin J. Peterson.
7. Appointment of City Clerk: Ann Marie Meisch.
8. Appointment of City Treasurer: Kenneth Grant.
9. Appointment of City Auditor: Derrick Smith.
10. Appointment of City Assessor and Deputy Assessors:
County Equalization Director Donna VanderVries
Deputy Director Dan VanderKooi
11. Designation of City Fund Depositories.
Fifth Third Bank (Main Depository)
Huntington Bank
Comerica Bank
PNC Bank

12. Designation of Firm to Act as Legal Counsel: Parmenter-O’Toole.
13. New Business.
14. Adjourn.
ADA POLICY: The City of Muskegon will provide necessary auxiliary aids and services to
individuals who want to attend the meeting upon twenty-four hour notice to the City of Muskegon.
Please contact Ann Marie Cummings, City Clerk, at 933 Terrace Street, Muskegon, MI 49440 or
by dialing (231) 724-6705 or TTY/TDD: dial 7-1-1 and request a representative dial (231) 724-6705.
RESOLUTION DESIGNATING CITY FUND DEPOSITORIES
THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF MUSKEGON DOES HEREBY RESOLVE, that the following financial institutions shall be and hereby are designated as official depositories of the City funds:

Fifth Third Bank (Main Depository)
Huntington Bank
Comerica Bank
PNC Bank
Adopted this 4th day of January, 2016.
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BY________________________________
Mayor
ATTEST____________________________
City Clerk

RESOLUTION DESIGNATING FIRM TO ACT AS LEGAL COUNSEL FOR THE CITY OF MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN

BE IT RESOLVED, that the City Attorney be and hereby is authorized to designate any other member of the firm of Parmenter-O’Toole to represent the City of Muskegon in court and in all other legal proceedings in such matters as the City Attorney shall, in his discretion, deem advisable, from time to time. No additional compensation shall be paid for such services unless same are of an extraordinary nature for which additional compensation is authorized in advance.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that in any matter wherein the City Attorney, or his firm, shall be unable by reason of a conflict to represent the City, the City Manager is authorized to use a Special Assistant City Attorney to represent the City in such matter, and any expenses thereby incurred shall be charged to the budget of the City Attorney, unless such services are of an extraordinary nature as determined by the City Manager, and in such event additional compensation may be authorized.

Adopted by the City Commission this 4th day of January, 2016.
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BY________________________________
Mayor
ATTEST____________________________
City Clerk