City of Muskegon
City Commission Worksession
Monday, November 5, 2007
City Commission Chambers
Present: Commissioners Warmington, Carter, Shepherd, Spataro, Wierengo, and Wisneski.
Absent: Vice Mayor Gawron.
Edison Landing Development
Dan Hendrickson presented a site plan for the Edison Landing Development. LEED certified
buildings within the development will be a priority.
Transient boat slips will be made available.
Agreements have been signed to purchase the property. Some financial relief has been asked on
commitments for special assessments. Mr. Hendrickson will pay $250,000 immediately at
closing and bring all past finances current.
Bryon Mazade was instructed to contact Parmenter O’Toole regarding the completion of the
Commissioner Wierengo moved, Commissioner Carter seconded, to approve the tentative
agreement between the City of Muskegon and Belmont Farms for the Edison Landing
Development and allow the City Manager to contact Parmenter O’Toole on item six and to
negotiate item eight of the agreement.
Ayes: Shepherd, Spataro, Warmington, Wierengo, Wisneski, and Carter.
Retiree Healthcare Proposal
Tim Paul, Finance Director, proposed a change to healthcare options for those retirees age 65
Commissioner Wisneski disclosed that his parents do benefit from the City of Muskegon
Motion by Commissioner Spataro, seconded by Commissioner Wierengo to approve the
retiree healthcare proposal as proposed by staff.
Ayes: Spataro, Warmington, Wierengo, Wisneski, Carter, and Shepherd.
Banking Services RFP
Motion by Commissioner Carter, seconded by Commissioner Shepherd to move the City of
Muskegon’s banking services to 5/3 Bank for the next seven years.
Ayes: Warmington, Wierengo, Wisneski, Carter, Shepherd, and Spataro.
Any Other Business
Motion by Commissioner Spataro, seconded by Commissioner Carter to move the
December 10, 2007 Worksession meeting to December 3, 2007.
A request was made not to change the zoning at Mart Dock so the Milwaukee Clipper lease
agreement will not be affected.
Staff will work with the committee.
Motion by Commissioner Carter, seconded by Commissioner Shepherd to adjourn at 6:35
Ann Marie Becker, MMC