Boyne City Commission mtg synopses May 10 – June 28

Boyne City officials are still catching up on posting their legally required notices of minute synopses from Boyne City Commission meetings over the first half of 2016. Here are some more of the back synopses just recently submitted to the Boyne City Gazette for publication. We will post/print more as they are made available to us. —Benjamin J. Gohs, Editor


CITY OF BOYNE CITY
CITY COMMISSION
minute synopsis
May 10, 2016 –Excused Mayor Pro-Tem Towne from attending this meeting; Approved the April 26, 2016 City Commission regular meeting minutes; Approved the 2016/2017 Planning and Zoning Service contracts for Evangeline Township in the amount of $28,609.91 and Wilson Township in the amount of $39,923; Approved to update and renew the operating agreement for the One Water Marina with Integrity Land Development (aka Catt Development) and any other slip owner for 2016 and future years, if the opportunity presents itself; Approved to proclaim May 15 – 21, 2016 as “Public Works Week” in the City of Boyne City; Approved a payment in the amount of $2,700 to Loy Cyrulik of Harborage Heights Development LLC for a permanent easement for the construction and maintenance of a sidewalk in connection with the Safe Routes to School Grant; approved the resolution opposing Enbridge Line 4 as presented, with edits proposed by the Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council, also to include Commissioner Sansom’s proposed change on item 2 regarding financial responsible, with the resolution to be signed by all City Commissioners, the City Manager and City Clerk.
Cindy Grice, City Clerk/Treasurer

CITY OF BOYNE CITY
CITY COMMISSION
minute synopsis
May 24, 2016 – Approved the May 10, 2016 City Commission regular meeting minutes as presented; Approved to reappoint Aaron Place to the Planning Commission for a three year term expiring on May 31, 2019; Approved to reappoint Joe St. Dennis to the Planning Commission for a three year term expiring on May 31, 2019, Approved to reappoint Ken Allen to the Planning Commission for a three year term expiring on May 31, 2019; Approved to reject the offer from the Charlevoix County Treasurer to purchase tax foreclosed properties;
Approved a grant application to the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians in the amount of $36,315 for the purpose of purchasing three Lucas automatic CPR machines; Approved the request from Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital, financing through Charlevoix Township Hospital Finance Authority to hold a Public Hearing for utilizing tax exempt bond proceeds for the purpose of purchasing and installing medical equipment at the Boyne Area Medical facility located in Boyne City and to approve of the resolution; Approved To proceed with a request from Stephanie Moody for the vacation of the south portion of Willow Street and authorize staff to schedule and notice the required public hearing; Approved To authorize the City Manager to proceed with a letter of opposition regarding the EPA’s recent re-interpretation of the Clean Air Act; Approved the request of the City Manager to go into closed session to consider strategy connected with the negotiation of a collective bargaining agreement as provided in MCL 15.268 (c) of the Michigan Open Meetings Act (PA 267 of 1976)
Cindy Grice, City Clerk/Treasurer

CITY OF BOYNE CITY
CITY COMMISSION
minute synopsis
June 2, 2016 – Approved the request of the City Manager to go into closed session to consider strategy connected with the negotiation of a collective bargaining agreement as provided in MCL 15.268 (c) of the Michigan Open Meetings Act (PA 267 of 1976); approved to ratify the AFSCME Collective Bargaining unit agreement as presented, authorizing City Manager Michael Cain to draft the document, including final approval from City Labor Attorney
Cindy Grice, City Clerk/Treasurer

CITY OF BOYNE CITY
CITY COMMISSION
minute synopsis
June 14, 2016 – Approved the May 24, 2016 City Commission regular meeting minutes; Approved the June 2, 2016 City Commission special meeting minutes; Approved a contract with MDOT’s Aeronautics Division for pavement marking services at the Boyne City Airport at an estimated cost of $3,000; Approved a second reading and approval of the proposed amendment to Sec 54-170 (a), the Outdoor Sidewalk Café Ordinance to allow alcohol service and to Sec 54-171 adding item (1) which has a requirement for review of the barrier used to delineate the service area with review by years end; Approved the construction of the Safe Routes to School project and authorize the City Manager to sign and submit the MDOT grant agreement; Approved to authorize staff to move forward with designing a trail head with picnic benches, appropriate signs and for a trail path from the 1910 Building to Avalanche Park; Approved to authorize staff to work with Pat O’Brien & Associates to install up to two “Little Free Librarys”; approved the request of the City Manager to go into closed session to consider the purchase of real property as provided in MCL 15.268 (d) of the Michigan Open Meetings Act (PA 267 of 1976)
Cindy Grice, City Clerk/Treasurer

CITY OF BOYNE CITY
CITY COMMISSION
minute synopsis
June 28, 2016 – Approved to excuse Commissioner Conklin from attending this meeting; Approved the June 13, 2016 City Commission special meeting minutes; Approved the June 14, 2016 City Commission regular meeting minutes; Approved the request from Stephanie Moody for the vacation of the south portion of Willow Street as proposed; Approved the request of Muddypaw, LLC. to donate and maintain a fountain at their expense as proposed to be located immediately South of the Chamber of Commerce office upon coordination with and approval from City Staff
Cindy Grice, City Clerk/Treasurer

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