Citizens District Council Minutes 05-07-2019

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                                          Minutes

Citizen’s District Council Meeting
City of Muskegon CDBG
Conference Room 203
Muskegon, Michigan
May 7, 2019

CALL TO ORDER:
The meeting was called to order by Kim Burr at 5:30 pm.

ROLL CALL:
Roll call was taken by Samantha Pulos-Porter, and a quorum was present.
    Present:
            Ken Johnson - Commissioner
            Jeremy Lenertz
            Poppy Sias-Hernandez
            Eleanor Canter
            Kim Burr
            Scott Banninga
            Veania Coleman
    Absent:
           
    Excused:
          Carrie Johnson
    Staff Present:
          Oneata Bailey
          Samantha Pulos-Porter

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
A motion to approve the minutes from April 2, 2019 was made by Scott Banninga; Jeremy
Lenertz seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

OLD BUSINESS:
The budget for CDBG-HOME was discussed. Poppy Sias-Hernandez motioned to approve the
CDC proposed budget for CDBG, seconded by Jeremy Lenertz, which passed unanimously.
Scott Banninga motioned to approve the CDC proposed budget for HOME, seconded by Eleanor
Canter, which passed unanimously. Budget details are as follows:
CDBG
CDBG                                              CNS-Staff      CDC Proposed
Organization/Agency          Activity           Proposed 2019        2019
                      Youth
                      Opportunities/Summer
COM - Finance         Internships               $    20,000.00   $    20,000.00
COM - CNS             CDBG Admin **             $   197,690.20   $   197,690.20
COM - CNS             Priority Home Repair      $   100,000.00   $   125,000.00
COM - CNS             Services Delivery         $    65,000.00   $    65,000.00
                      Residential Façade
COM - CNS             Program                   $    50,000.00   $    50,000.00
                      Fire Station Bond
COM - Finance         Repayment                 $   254,166.66   $   254,166.66
                      Dangerous Bldgs -
COM - Inspections     Demolition                $    25,000.00   $    25,000.00
                      Dangerous Bldgs -
COM - Inspections     Board-Ups                 $           -    $           -
COM - Leisure
Services              Youth Recreation*         $   100,000.00   $   100,000.00
                      Code Enforcement
COM - Planning        Staff                     $           -    $           -
COM - Engineering     Smith Ryerson Park
                      Neighborhood
                      Beautification - 3rd St
COM - Engineering     Sidewalks
                      Economic
COM - Planning        Development               $    10,000.00   $            -
COM - CNS             Youth Center              $   111,594.14   $    86,594.14
COM - Engineering     Sidewalks - ADA           $    10,000.00   $    20,000.00
COM - DPW             Skate Park                $    30,000.00   $    20,000.00
                      Construction of ADA
                      Enhancements-
COM - ?**             Convention Center                          $    10,000.00
**not vetted,
recommended by
the CDC               TOTAL                     $   973,451.00   $   973,451.00
 HOME
  HOME                                       CNS-Staff
  Organization/A                             Proposed        CDC Proposed
  gency                   Activity             2019              2019
                      Housing
  CHDO                Affordable                       $
  Allocation          Units****                50,222.70    $       50,222.70
  CHDO                                                 $
  Administration      Administration                   -     $               -
                      HOME
                      Administration*                   $
  COM - CNS           **                        33,481.80   $       33,481.80
                                                        $
  COM - CNS           Rental Rehab              20,000.00   $       20,000.00
                      HOME Rehab                        $
  COM - CNS           Construction *           110,000.00   $      110,000.00
                                                   $
  COM - CNS           HOME Infill            121,113.50     $      121,113.50
                                             $
                      TOTAL                 334,818.00      $      334,818.00




NEW BUSINESS:
SAFEbuilt would like CNS to repair roofs earlier, to avoid internal damage to home. The CDC
supports updating the roof policy to accept applicants with letter from the Inspection Department
(SAFEbuilt). Scott Banninga made a motion; seconded by Poppy Sias-Hernandez, which passed
unanimously.

STAFF REPORTS:
1015 E Forest: Original buyer backed out of purchase agreement, CNS is entertaining other
offers. Exceptions to the 6 year waiting period, if it limits other program services, was also
discussed.

ADJOURN:
Scott Banninga motioned to adjourn the meeting, Veania Coleman seconded the motion, which
passed unanimously. Meeting adjourned at 7:10 pm.

NEXT MEETING:
The next meeting date is: June 4th, 2019.

GENERAL DISCUSSION:

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