News about the City of Muskegon, announcements and updates.

December Board of Review 2020

NOTICE

 

CITY OF MUSKEGON DECEMBER BOARD OF REVIEW 2020

THE TAXPAYERS AND PROPERTY OWNERS OF THE CITY OF MUSKEGON ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THE CITY BOARD OF REVIEW SHALL MEET FOR THE PURPOSE OF CORRECTING CLERICAL ERRORS OR MUTUAL MISTAKES OF FACT AS THEY RELATE TO THE 2020 ASSESSMENT ROLL.

 

VALUATION APPEALS WILL NOT BE HEARD AT THIS TIME.

 

THE DECEMBER MEETING OF THE BOARD OF REVIEW WILL BE HELD:

MUSKEGON CITY HALL

933 TERRACE STREET

MUSKEGON, MI  49443

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15th 2020

10:30 AM

 

PROPERTY OWNERS SEEKING TO APPLY FOR THE PRINCIPLE RESIDENCE EXEMPTION, VETERANS EXEMPTION OR HARDSHIP EXEMPTION FOR THEIR HOMESTEAD SHOULD FILE AN APPLICATION WITH THE CITY ASSESSORS OFFICE PRIOR TO THIS MEETING.

IF A TAXPAYER HAS ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE CITY ASSESSING DEPARTMENT AT (231)724-8864.

 

CITY OF MUSKEGON BOARD OF REVIEW

City of Muskegon Downtown Development Authority Cancellation Notice 12-08-2020

CITY OF MUSKEGON
SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE
DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

The meeting of the City’s Downtown Development Authority scheduled for TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8 has been CANCELLED due to lack of business to conduct.

Public Notice – Conflict of Interest 2 12-1-2020

On Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 5:30 pm via zoom, the City Commission will consider a request to enter into an agreement with Community  EnCompass to develop affordable housing.

Commissioner Ramsey has disclosed he has a conflict of interest with regard to projects and partnerships between the City of Muskegon and Community EnCompass.  As an employee of Community EnCompass, he benefits from funds that are made available by the city to CenC and its programs.

The city benefits from its partnership with CenC by gaining residents who pay property and income taxes and purchase city utilities.  CenC’s work to improve affordable housing options also benefits the city by activating neighborhoods and attracting residents who spend money in the city’s commercial districts.

Those wishing for more information or to comment are encouraged to view the Commission Packet that will be posted on Friday morning at www.shorelinecity.com and the city’s Facebook page. You may also view the meeting on zoom on the City’s Facebook page on December 28, 2020 at 5:30 pm. An opportunity to provide comment will be made available at the meeting.

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Public Notice – Conflict of Interest 12-1-2020

On Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 5:30 pm via zoom, the City Commission will consider a request to enter into an agreement with Community EnCompass to develop affordable housing.

Commissioner Rinsema-Sybenga has disclosed he has a conflict of interest with regard to projects and partnerships between the City of Muskegon and Community EnCompass, involving federal funds.  As the spouse of the executive director of Community EnCompass, he has a conflict of interest under federal law, and he benefits from funds that are made available by the city to Community enCompass and its programs.  Commissioner Rinsema-Sybenga has been advised that under state law and city charter, he does not have a conflict of interest.

The city benefits from its partnership with CenC by gaining residents who pay property and income taxes and purchase city utilities. CenC’s work to improve affordable housing options also benefits the city by activating neighborhoods and attracting residents who spend money in the city’s commercial districts.

Those wishing for more information or to comment are encouraged to view the Commission Packet that will be posted on Friday morning at www.shorelinecity.com and the city’s Facebook page. You may also view the meeting on zoom on the City’s Facebook page on December 8, 2020 at 5:30 pm. An opportunity to provide comment will be made available at the meeting.

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Public Notice – Conflict of Interest

On Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 5:30 pm via zoom, the City Commission will consider a request to enter into an agreement with Community  EnCompass to develop affordable housing.

Commissioner Ramsey has disclosed he has a conflict of interest with regard to projects and partnerships between the City of Muskegon and Community EnCompass.  As an employee of Community EnCompass, he benefits from funds that are made available by the city to CenC and its programs.

The city benefits from its partnership with CenC by gaining residents who pay property and income taxes and purchase city utilities.  CenC’s work to improve affordable housing options also benefits the city by activating neighborhoods and attracting residents who spend money in the city’s commercial districts.

Those wishing for more information or to comment are encouraged to view the Commission Packet that will be posted on Friday morning at www.shorelinecity.com and the city’s Facebook page. You may also view the meeting on zoom on the City’s Facebook page on November 24, 2020 at 5:30 pm. An opportunity to provide comment will be made available at the meeting.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: As Needed Forestry Services

The City of Muskegon is seeking proposals from interested firms to provide as-needed tree removal, tree pruning, stump removal, and stump grinding services on city property under its jurisdiction. The period of the contract will be for one (1) year from the date of award, subject to satisfactory performance by the Contractor.

Work shall include furnishing all labor, equipment, and tools required for tree/stump services as locations to be determined.

Subcontractors, if any, shall be approved by the Project Manager prior to acceptance on this contract and shall bound by these specifications. It is the responsibility and duty of the contractor to verify that the subcontractor meets all conditions. The contractor shall furnish any subcontractor’s proof of insurance meeting city requirements.

The City Commission reserves the right to reject any or all bids, waive irregularities in any bid and make award in any manner deemed in the best interests of the City.

RFP – As Needed Forestry Services (2020-11-05)

City of Muskegon Downtown Development Authority Cancellation Notice 11-10-2020

CITY OF MUSKEGON
SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE
DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

The meeting of the City’s Downtown Development Authority scheduled for TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10 has been CANCELLED due to lack of business to conduct.

Invitation for Bids – H 92003 Michigan Ave. and Franklin Street

IMPORTANT NOTE:

To potential bidders of the H92003 Michigan/Franklin Reconstruction project, Due to Covid-19 concerns, the Pre-Bid meeting that was scheduled for Thursday, November 12 will be CANCELLED. Please submit all questions submitted to joel.brookens@shorelinecity.com by NOON on Wednesday, November 18.

 

The full Invitation for Bids and supporting documents are attached bellow.

H92003 Invitation to Bid [PDF]

H92003 Plan Set [PDF]

H92003 Spec Book [PDF]

H92003 Addendum 01 [PDF]

H92003 Soil Borings [PDF]

H92003 BID TAB [PDF]