CITY OF MUSKEGON
CITY COMMISSION WORKSESSION
Monday, January 8, 2007
City Commission Chambers
1. Downtown Arts Committee
John McGarry, Executive Director Muskegon County Museum, and Judy Hainer
informed the Commission of activities. Information on Richard Hunt was
Motion by Commissioner Spataro, second by Commissioner Wierengo to
support the project.
VOTE: All Ayes
2. MAF/Main Street Annual Report
Dan Rinsema-Sybenga gave an update.
3. Facility Sponsorship
Tim Paul, Finance Director and Tim Wicinski, Sports Facilities Marketing Group
explained the item.
Motion by Commissioner Spataro, second by Vice Mayor Gawron to
authorize pursuing the naming rights of the L C Walker Arena based on the
ROLL VOTE: Ayes: Davis, Gawron, Shepherd, Spataro, Warmington,
Wierengo, and Carter
4. Sale of Central Fire Station
City Manager Bryon Mazade explained that an offer has been made.
Motion by Commissioner Shepherd, second by Commissioner Spataro to
direct staff to enter into negotiations with the proposed purchaser of the
Central Fire Station and bring back the recommendation to the City
ROLL VOTE: Ayes: Gawron, Shepherd, Spataro, Warmington, Wierengo,
Carter, and Davis
5. 2007 Goal Setting Session
City Manager Bryon Mazade asked the Commission to hold the dates of January
26 and February 23 open.
6. Any Other Business
Finance Director Tim Paul explained that due to the switch out of copy machines
we have a lot of old printers, fax machines, and computers.
Motion by Commissioner Davis, second by Vice Mayor Gawron to authorize
the selling of the machines to employees.
VOTE: All Ayes
City Manager Bryon Mazade explained the Special Event request from Summer
Celebration/Muskegon Air Fair. This will be put on the January 9th City
Commission Meeting agenda.
Yuba Street Petition – Have staff look at Sumner Street and bring it back to the
Legislative Policy Committee Meeting.
7. Meeting adjourned at 7:03 p.m.
Linda Potter, CMC