Grand Traverse County Board of Commissioners - Regular Meeting

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Board of Commissioners
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 6:00 PM
Agenda
1. OPENING CEREMONIES OR EXERCISES

(Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance)

2. ROLL CALL
3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES (Reading aloud is waived as long as the Board has been furnished a copy in the packet prior to the meeting)
a. December 23, 2014 (Regular Session)
b. January 2, 2015 (Organizational Meeting)
4. FIRST PUBLIC COMMENT

Any person shall be permitted to address a meeting of the Board of Commissioners which is required to be open to the public under the provision of the Michigan Open Meetings Act, as amended. (MCLA 15.261, et.seq.) Public Comment shall be carried out in accordance with the following Board Rules and Procedures:

1)Any person wishing to address the Board shall state his or her name and address.

2)No person shall be allowed to speak more than once on the same matter, excluding time needed to answer Commissioners’ questions. The Chairperson shall control the amount of time each person shall be allowed to speak, which shall not exceed three (3) minutes. Chairperson may, at his or her discretion, extend the amount of time any person is allowed to speak.

5. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
6. CONSENT CALENDAR:

The purpose of the Consent Calendar is to expedite business by grouping non-controversial items together to be dealt with by one Commission motion without discussion. Any member of the Commission, staff or the public may ask that any item on the Consent Calendar be removed and placed elsewhere on the agenda for full discussion. Such requests will be automatically respected.

If any item is not removed from the consent calendar, the action noted (receive & file or approval) is approved by a single Commission action adopting the consent calendar.

All Information identified on the Consent Calendar can be viewed in it’s entirety at www.grandtraverse.org.

a. Receive and File:

1) Correspondence received 11-24-14

(Maxbauer-2 items)

2) Correspondence dated 12-27-14 (Maxbauer)

3) Resolution in Support of SB 495-498 to Curtail Unfunded Mandates

(Marquette County)

4) Pugsley Correctional Facility minutes of 10-2-14

5) Human Services Board minutes of 11-24-14

6) Community Collaborative minutes of 12-4-14

7) GTC Board of Public Works minutes of 12-11-14

8) Department of Veterans Affairs minutes of 12-18-14

9) Traverse Area District Library minutes of 12-18-14

10) Road Commission minutes of 12-22-14

b. Approvals:

The Public Health & Safety Committee

Recommends Approval of the Following:

11) GTSO –Oil & Fluid Change Service Contract with Williams Chevrolet

12) GTSO – Acceptance of Byrne Grant Funding for TNT Officer

The Resource Management & Administration Committee

Recommends Approval of the Following:

13) Compliance with the Public Funded Health Insurance Contribution Act, Public Act 152

14) Appoint Area Agency on Aging Representative – Kory Hansen

The Way & Means Committee recommends approval of the following:

15) Board & Committee Appointments – BPW & Brownfield

16) County Board 2015 Meeting Schedule – Amended

17) Resolution in Support of the Hartman/Hammond Connection

18) County Commissioner Appointments to Other Boards

19) IT – Camera Surveillance System from EPS Security

20) Planning Commission Ordinance Amendment

c. Action:
7. SPECIAL ORDERS OF BUSINESS:

PUBLIC HEARING – CDBG Blight Elimination Grant Close-out

133 West State Street

8. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT CALENDAR
9. DEPARTMENT ACTION ITEMS
a. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT:

1) Update of Hazard Mitigation Plan Process (Gregg Bird)

b. SOIL EROSION:

1) Update on Soil Erosion (Bruce Remai)

c. ADMINISTRATION/FINANCE:

1) January Claims Summary (handout)

10. OLD/UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
11. NEW BUSINESS:
a. Request to Proclaim April as Social Host Awareness Month (Marybeth Novak)
12. SECOND PUBLIC COMMENT (Refer to Rules under Public Comment/Input above.)
13. COMMISSIONER REPORTS
14. NOTICES
15. CLOSED SESSION (IF REQUIRED)
16. ADJOURNMENT