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Minutes - October 5, 2017

HOLLAND CHARTER TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES
 
Regular Meeting
October 5, 2017
 
The Treasurer called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
 
Present: Clerk Michael Dalman, Treasurer Vince Bush, and Trustees Doug Becker, Elliott Church, Norm Nykamp, and Russell TeSlaa.  Also present was Township Manager Don Komejan. 
 
Absent: Supervisor Terry Nienhuis
 
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited and Mr. Nykamp gave the invocation.  
 
Citizen’s Comments:  None
 
Mr. Bush announced one change to the agenda.  Item 9a. would be consideration of approval of the Holland Charter Township application to the Construction Board of Appeals.
 
Board members reviewed the consent agenda including communications, operational reports (Monthly Building Report, Sgt. Converse’s Report of Monthly Calls for September 2017), and bills and financial transactions for the month of September 2017.  Also reviewed were minutes from the regular meeting held on September 21, 2017.
 
17-104  A motion was made by Mr. Nykamp, supported by Mr. TeSlaa, to approve the consent agenda.
 
All supported the motion
Motion declared adopted
 
The next agenda item was consideration of approval for the White Oaks Subdivision Final Plat. The Planning Commission has recommended approval.  Present to answer questions was Rob Berends from Nederveld.
 
17-105 Mr. TeSlaa made a motion, supported by Mr. Nykamp, to approve the White Oaks Subdivision Final Plat.
 
All supported the motion
Motion declared adopted
 
Next was consideration of one operational and capital improvement expenditure.  Mr. Komejan presented one change order for the contract awarded on June 15 for additional sidewalk and pathway repairs at Dunton Park.  The recommendation is that the Board approve a Change Order to the open contract with Curt DeJonge Excavating in the amount of $30,046.00. The funding for this would come from the “General Fund – Parks” department.
 
17-106  A motion was made by Mr. Becker, supported by Mr. TeSlaa, approving the change order for the June 15 contract with for additional sidewalk and pathway repairs at Dunton Park.
 
All supported the motion
Motion declared adopted
 
Mr. Komejan reviewed some informational and project updates.  Board members gave committee reports and asked questions. 
 
The next item was consideration of approval of the Holland Charter Township application to the Construction Board of Appeals.  Mr. Komejan reviewed the application form that would be considered.
 
17-107 A motion was made by Mr. Bush, supported by Mr. Church, that the Board of Trustees hereby affirms that the Township Building Official has always had the authority to create applications and other forms, none-the-less, the Board hereby approves the Holland Charter Township Application to the Construction Board of Appeals as so presented to the Board.
 
All supported the motion
Motion declared adopted
 
The meeting adjourned at 7:33 P.M.
 
Michael Dalman, Clerk
Vince Bush, Treasurer
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