City Commission Minutes 10-29-2019

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                               CITY OF MUSKEGON
                        SPECIAL CITY COMMISSION MEETING


                               Tuesday, October 29, 2019
                                     5:30 p.m. @
                                  Muskegon City Hall
                                  933 Terrace Street
                                 Muskegon, MI 49440
                        In the Commission Chambers, Room 107

                                         MINUTES

Present: Commissioners Turnquist, Warren, Johnson, German, Rinsema-Sybenga, and
Gawron

Absent: Hood


2019-85

Establishment of Plant Rehabilitation District – Public Hearing

Pursuant to Public Act 198 of 1974, as amended, American Chemical Solutions, LLC
has requested the establishment of a Plant Rehabilitation District at 2406 Roberts
Street. This new company will be moving into the former chemical plant on Roberts
Street and will need to make significant upgrades to the facility. In order to apply for a
Plant Rehabilitation IFT, they must be located in a Plant Rehabilitation District.

Public Hearing Commenced:

Todd Zaan, CEO of and Joe Haak, CFO 2406 Roberts Street provided an overview of
their business.

Motion by Commissioner Rinsema-Sybenga, second by Commissioner Johnson,
to close the public hearing and to approve the Plant Rehabilitation District at 2406
Roberts Street.

ROLL VOTE:           Ayes: Gawron, Warren, German, Rinsema-Sybenga, Turnquist,
                     and Johnson

                     Nays: None

MOTION PASSES
2019-86

Issuance of an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate – American
Chemical Solutions, LLC – Public Hearing

Pursuant to Public Act 198 of 1974, as amended, American Chemical Solutions, LLC
has requested the issuance of an Industrial Facilities Tax (IFT) Exemption Certificate in
order to rehabilitate the vacant chemical plant at 2406 Roberts Street. The company is
eligible for a 6-year abatement on the real property improvements.

Public Hearing Commenced: No public comments were received.

Motion by Commissioner Johnson, second by Commissioner Rinsema-Sybenga,
to close the public hearing and to approve the IFT Certificate for 6 years with no
extensions.

ROLL VOTE:          Ayes: Warren, German, Rinsema-Sybenga, Turnquist,
                    Johnson, and Gawron

                    Nays: None

MOTION PASSES

2019-87

Motion by Commissioner Johnson, second by Commissioner Warren, to take
from the table, the Marihuana Application, for further discussion.

ROLL VOTE:          Ayes: German, Johnson, and Warren

                    Nays: Rinsema-Sybenga, Turnquist, and Gawron

MOTION DEFEATED

Adjourned:          The Special Meeting of the City Commission adjourned at 6:12 p.m.


                                         Respectfully Submitted,




                                         Ann Marie Meisch, MMC – City Clerk

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