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CITY OF MUSKEGON CITY COMMISSION WORKSESSION APRIL 12, 2004 MINUTES The Worksession came to order at 5:30pm. Present were Mayor Stephen Warmington, Vice Mayor Bill Larson, Commissioners Larry Spataro, Kevin Davis, Chris Carter, and Clara Shepherd and City Manager Bryon Mazade. Commissioner Stephen Gawron was excused. Irene Dempsey was present to take minutes. 1. CDBG Funding Allocations: Comments were heard from Funded Programs: Volunteer Muskegon (Youth Volunteer Corps Program and Keep Kids in School Program); Public School Reading Program and Dad’s Only(Michigan Works). 2. Madison Street Fire Station: The Lease Agreement of the Fire Station between the City and the Oakview Neighborhood Association was discussed. Present were representatives from the Oakview Association and Cathy Brubaker-Clark, Director of Community and Economic Development. Suggestion was made by Bill Larson to have a motion put on the April 13, 2004 Commission Meeting. 3. Rezoning of 407 Marquette: Mr. Reasonover (owner of 407 Marquette) and his Attorney were present. The Zoning Ordinance motion voted on at the February 10, 2004 Regular Commission Meeting was discussed. 4. Farmers Market Housing: Will Griffin gave a presentation to the Commission on the Farmers Market Area Proposed Housing Development Project. Discussion was held. 5. First Quarter Budget Reforecast: Tim Paul was present to answer any questions. 6. Other Business: Cross Lake Ferry Mayor Warmington gave a summary of the process between the Cross Lake Ferry project and the City. Representatives from Great Lake Marina were present for discussion on progress and to answer any questions. The procurement for additional funds needed to finish the project by the designated deadline was discussed. The meeting adjourned at 9:00pm.