City Commission Worksession Minutes 02-08-2010

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                                        City of Muskegon
                                  City Commission Worksession
                                        February 8, 2010
                                   City Commission Chambers
                                             5:30 PM


Present: Commissioners Warmington, Carter (arrived 5:39 p.m.), Wierengo, Shepherd, Spataro,
Wisneski, and Gawron.
Absent: None.

Amendments to the L.C. Walker Arena Management Agreement.
Jeff Patulski, President of the Lumberjacks, presented a resolution requesting the City
Commission adopt the resolution authorizing the Mayor and/or City Manager to execute any and
all documents required by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission in connection with: a) JS
Hockey Enterprises, Inc. being deleted as a co-Licensee and b) Logger Hockey, LLC being
added as co-Licensee with the City of Muskegon to that certain Class C License issued by the
Michigan Liquor Control Commission, being 1962-2009, and all related permits.

The resolution also authorizes the operation of a USHL Junior Hockey team in the L.C. Walker
Arena and Conference Center and that it is in the city’s best interest to consent to the assignment
by JS Hockey Enterprises, Inc. to Logger Hockey, LLC of all of its right, title, and interest in and
to that certain City of Muskegon Operations Management Contract L.C. Walker Arena and
Conference Center between the City and JS Hockey Enterprises, Inc.

Motion by Spataro, seconded by Wisneski to approve the resolution of consent and
management agreement as presented.

                                                                             ROLL CALL VOTE:

Ayes: Carter, Gawron, Shepherd, Spataro, Warmington, Wierengo, and Wisneski.
Nays: None.

                                                                             MOTION PASSES

Downtown Street Vending.
Dan Rinsema-Sypenga gave a presentation for a possible food vending cart ordinance in
downtown Muskegon.

Many Commissioners thought it may be a good idea in the future, but the downtown is not ready
for such an ordinance at this time.
Habitat Restoration Proposal at Amoco Site (Seawall Removal/Creating Wetland)
Kathy Evans of WMSRDC presented a proposed conceptual site grading plan for the former
Amoco site.

Motion by Carter, seconded by Shepherd to approve the Habitat Restoration Proposal
contingent upon final approval of the design set by staff.

                                                                        ROLL CALL VOTE:

Ayes: Gawron, Shepherd, Spataro, Warmington, Wierengo, Wisneski, and Carter.
Nays: None.

                                                                        MOTION PASSES

Street Light Removal on Terrace, Pine, and Western.
Mohammad Al-Shatel, City Engineer, has marked sixty-three (63) street lights on Terrace, Pine,
and Western that can be removed to reduce energy cost. The savings will be approximately
$1593 per month. The cost to remove the lights will be approximately $37,000 and will take two
years to recover the costs.

Motion by Gawron, seconded by Spataro to authorize the removal of sixty-three (63) street
lights located on Terrace Street, Pine Street, and Western Avenue.

                                                                        ROLL CALL VOTE:

Ayes: Shepherd, Spataro, Warmington, Wierengo, Wisneski, Carter, and Gawron.
Nays: None.

                                                                        MOTION PASSES

Grievance Report.
The 2009 grievance reports were placed on file.

Any Other Business.
Public participation was accepted.

Motion by Carter, seconded by Shepherd to adjourn at 7:12 p.m.

                                                                        MOTION PASSES

                                                          Ann Marie Becker, MMC
                                                               City Clerk

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