City of Muskegon
City Commission Worksession
January 12, 2009
City Commission Chambers
Present: Commissioners Warmington, Wierengo, Wisneski, Gawron, Carter, Spataro, and
Update on Milwaukee Clipper Relocation. City Manager
The previous location that was approved by City Commission will not work. A previously
proposed site, the small boat basin at Hartshorn Marina, is now being revisited.
The Commission stated its approval to relocate the Milwaukee Clipper and to move ahead with
The committee will continue to keep the City Manager informed.
Branding. Public Relations
The Public Relations Committee selected several items to sell on an online website supported by
The Commission expressed its approval, with the clarification that the project shall not cost the
City any money.
City Commission Goal Setting Date. City Manager
The Goal Setting meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, February 19, 2009 at 9:00 a.m.
Any Other Business.
A lengthy discussion of Special Assessment policies took place. This item will be placed on the
Legislative Committee agenda for further discussion.
Motion by Spataro, seconded by Commissioner Carter to authorize advance payment to
Muskegon Lumberjacks up to $50,000 of the 2009-10 arena management fee contingent
upon both parties coming to an agreement on the previously approved transfer of arena
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Ayes: Spataro, Warmington, Wierengo, Wisneski, Carter, Gawron, and Shepherd.
Motion by Commissioner Carter, seconded by Commissioner Wierengo to adjourn at 7:25
Ann Marie Becker, MMC