City of Muskegon
City Commission Worksession
May 7, 2012
City Commission Chambers
Present: Commissioners Warmington, Gawron, Hood (excused at 6:45 p.m.), Wierengo,
German, Turnquist, and Spataro.
Consumers Energy Smart Grid/Smart Meters Presentation.
Roger Morgenstern, representative of Consumers Energy, gave a presentation of the 2012-2013
smart meter installation. Approximately 60,000 smart meters will be installed between August
20th and December 31st.
The smart meters will ensure two-way communication between Consumers Energy and
customers. The new system will offer several options that the current system does not.
Sand Products Proposal.
Chuck Canestraight, President of Sand Products, made a presentation regarding a possible
property swap of Fisherman’s Landing with Sand Products property.
Members of the City Commission and several audience members made comment.
Staff was instructed to continue discussions with Sand Products.
Proposal for Refuse Collection – Amendment from Allied Waste/Republic Services.
Staff and Allied Waste/Republic Services negotiated a proposed amendment to the present
agreement to extend the contract through December 31, 2022.
This item will be considered by the City Commission at its City Commission Meeting on May 8,
Any Other Business.
Public comments were received.
Motion by Commissioner Hood, seconded by Commissioner Spataro to adjourn at 8:00
Ann Marie Cummings, MMC