City Commission Worksession Agenda 10-13-2008

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                                           CITY OF MUSKEGON
                                     CITY COMMISSION WORKSESSION

                                             Monday, October 13, 2008
                                             City Commission Chambers


              1.     Presentation: Old Landfill. David Farhat

   ,.\\       2.     Presentation: Milwaukee Clipper
                     Pigeon Key Boat Slip.
   ''\        3. .

      t)      5.
                     DSE, Ann Bratsburg

                     AmTrak, John Langdon.

              6.     Film & Music Policy - City of Muskegon. Planning & Economic Development

              7.     Timeline - Tax Abatements. Bryon Mazade

              8.     Congress of Cities Registration. Commissioner Shepherd

              9.     Branding. Vice Mayor Gawron

              10.    CRC Appointments.

              11.    Any Other Business

              12.    Adjournment
                                        City of Muskegon
                                  City Commission Worksession
                                        October 13, 2008
                                   City Commission Chambers
                                             5:30 PM


Present: Commissioners Warmington, Wierenga, Wisneski, Gawron, Shepherd, and Spataro, and
Carter (arrived 5:42 p.m.).
Absent: None.

Presentation: Old Landfill. David Farhat
David Farhat made a presentation to develop the old landfill located on the causeway by developing
a nature preserve and creating a regional law enforcement training facility.

He will continue to keep the City Manager informed of any developments.

Presentation: Milwaukee Clipper
Dr. Hilt made a presentation seeking the Commission's input to move the Milwaukee Clipper be
moved to the old site of the Port City Princess at the Hartshorn Marina.

Wisneski moved, Carter seconded, to approve allowing the Milwaukee Clipper to move to the
Hartshorn Marina site as a temporary location till research can be completed to determine if
it is an appropriate long-term location, and that it has a specific timeline and that the final
agreement comes back to the City Commission for final approval.

                                                                          Jl,JOTJON PASSES.

Pigeon Key Boat Slip
Mr. Richard P. Stutzman made a presentation regarding a boat slip at Pigeon Key that the City
recently purchased from the County for back taxes. He is asking that the City re-consider and allow
him the boat slip.

Spataro moved, Shepherd seconded, to refer this matter back to staff for a recommendation
at next months worksession meeting.

                                                                          MOTION PASSES.

DSE, Ann Bratsburg
This item will be placed on the next worksession agenda.

AmTrak, John Langdon
Mr. Langdon asked that the City Commission consider passing a resolution to increase current
funding level for the state-supported Pere Marquette passenger train to add a second daily train out
of Chicago to arrive in Grand Rapids before noon.

Spataro moved, Shepherd seconded, to adopt the resolution of support to increase current
funding level for the stat-supported Pere Marquette passenger train to add a second daily
train out of Chicago to arrive in Grand Rapids before noon.

                                                                                  i'rlOTION PASSES.

Film & Music Policy - City of Muskegon. Planning & Economic Development
Cathy Brubaker-Clarke, Community & Economic Development Director, presented a proposed
Film & Music Policy.

Timeline - Tax Abatements. Bryon Mazade
The City has been approached by companies asking that the City consider a longer timeline than
what is currently in the City policy.

The City Commission will evaluate each request on a case-by-case basis.

Congress of Cities Registration. Commissioner Shepherd
Commissioner Shepherd requested that the City Commission consider paying the registration fee of
$525 to the Congress of Cities Registration.

Commissioner Wierenga and Carter have volunteered to take the fees from their budgets.

Branding. Vice Mayor Gawron
Vice Mayor Gawron presented the branding concept, Simply J,;fuskegon' To the City Commission.

Meeting adjourned at 7:25 p.m.

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                                                                 Ann Marie Becker, MMC
                                                                       City Clerk
                                                                                                                                                                                            PAYMENT DK.\DLINE
                                                                                                                                                      Persons lhal hold an interesl in real estate with unpaid 2005 and/or previous years taxes will
                                                                                                                                                       LOS E ALL TITL!s INTEREST IN THAT PROPERTY AFTER ~l,\RCII 31. 2008

MUSlU!GOli CIJUNTY T REASURER                                         DELINQUENT TAX RECEIPT                      000184754R
                                                                                                                                         .."                                  Payment or2005 and/or previous yeals laxes
                                                                                                                                                                  MUST DE PAID IN FULL by end of business MARCIi 31, 2008.
               ., .                                                                TAX YEAR:                          2005                             THERF. IS NO WAY TO RF.C OVER THIS PROPERTY AFTF.R MARCH 31.1008.
990 Terrace                                                                                     DATE PAID:        0 1 1 26/ ) '3
Muskegon HI 494'12                          1231) n~-6261                                       I NTEREST DA-TE : 03/26/08
                                                                                                                                                Property Coun ty: MUSKEGON
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                                 TAX APP£J,f11NG OH ! MIS Rl:Ctl PT' AIIO 1(0 OTHER.
                                                                                                                                                Rcrercnce # : 61-05-01138
 PARCEL:         24-673-001-0011-00                                                              AMOUNT PA ID :         1,432.1 J
                                                                                                                                                Streel Add rm: 3545 MARINA VIEW PT MUSK EGON
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              STUTZM~N RICHARD P                                                                CASHI ER NO :                       JH
                                                                                                Cot-:MENTS:                                     Other Parties Ofh•terest In This Property: RICHARD P STUTZMAN
              1753 EDGENATER ST                                                   CTR- CASH•         400.00 CK-...1032.10
              MUSKEGON                                  MI 49 4H-1 01

                                          PREV. A~T CUE                PAYMENT           OUF: [ f PA.lD THIS MQ11TH
  BA SE TAX                                          000. oi               800 . 07                       0.00
  INTER EST.                                         300. 03               300.03
  ADtHN f ,E &                                        32.00                 32.00
  OTHER           .
  PA123 FEES

LB~At.   oescai PT ION :
                                                                                                                                                    CONTACT THE M USKEGON COUNTY T REASURER AT (231) 724-6261
                                                                                                                                                              FOil THE CURRENT PAYOFF AMOUNT.
                                                                                                                                                             l'le-l~e di51tgard lhis nolicc !()'OU h;Wc ,cun1ly paid this .amount, Of ifyou d aimoo inlant in chis piopcr1y.
                                                                                                                                                   VERIFY PAYMENT OF TAXES BY YOUR LENDER if you escrow tax payments wit!• your

CH.ECJi YOUR otseuntOll:
                                                                                                                                                 This real estate is In the process of FOR ECLOSURE for u upahl 2005 and/or previous years
The freH1,1 n~ i , !'lot.. r uponsiti l e to.,: p•y.::itl\t O!I, t he "~?nCJ pi1rc:,1,                                                           property taxes .
It you p•y on the wron9 des cr i ption, ., #.rl ,· •. • , ,:.. ,,.1,.1 , :       ....
we <1rt not pt rJDltted to ,uike .-d)Ustmirnts h,t, r. ·                                       Coun t y Trea .suret                              THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR Tl IE COUNTY OF MUSKEGON HAS ENTERED A JUDGEMENT
                                                                                                                                                 WHICH BECOMES EFFECTIVE MARCH 3 I, 2008 VESTING TITLE IN THE FORECLOSING
                                                                                                                                                 GOVERNMENTAL UNIT.
                                                                                                                                                 It is recommended that you pay, or no1iry persons thal arc responsible for paying these taxes
                                                                                                                                                 immediately to prevent loss of lhis propc1ty.
                                                                                                                                                 lf)'OU ti..ive questions or commen1s about ibis proc<'n, con111ct us by sending enuil to Musktgon@titlc• Qf
                                                                                                                                                 calling (2G9) 226-2600.
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