Village Council Minutes 2-27-17

VILLAGE OF KALKASKA

MINUTES OF A REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2017 IN THE VILLAGE COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 200 HYDE STREET, KALKASKA, MICHIGAN, 49646.

CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL

President Sieting called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

PRESENT: President Sieting and Trustees Dupuie, Kelly, Needham, Sanborn and White.

ABSENT: Trustee North

STAFF PRESENT:     Scott Yost, Village Manager; Angie Koon, Village Clerk; Glenn Artress, Lieutenant; Blake Huff, Sergeant; Denny Corrado, Compliance Officer.

PUBLIC PRESENT: Mike Thompson, Kevin Rogols, Mickey Miller, Bruce Standfest, Patty Cox and Dennis Mansfield.

President Sieting started with a prayer and led with the Pledge of Allegiance.

APPROVAL OF REGULAR AGENDA

Motion by Needham, second by Sanborn, to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried on a voice vote.

CONSENT AGENDA

Motion by White, second by Dupuie, to approve as presented. Motion carried on a voice vote.

PUBLIC HEARING: PRESENTATION OF BUDGET FOR FYE 2/28/2018

Motion by Sanborn, second by Needham, to open the Public Hearing. Motion carried on a voice vote.  The Public Hearing was opened at 6:02 p.m.

Manager Yost stated there have been no changes to the budget since the Budget Work Session. There were no public comments.

Motion by White, second by Dupuie, to close the Public Hearing. Motion carried on a voice vote.  The Public Hearing was closed at 6:04 p.m.

PUBLIC COMMENT – None

PRESENTATIONS

  • Presentation from Emergency Manager Mike Thompson – Manager Yost introduced Thompson, who serves as the Emergency Manager in Crawford and Kalkaska Counties. Yost and Thompson discussed the proposed Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan, which was tabled from the previous Council meeting. Thompson reviewed the long-term plan including funding and equipment, promotion of utilities, public education and training. Yost recommended adoption of the Mitigation Plan.

Thompson also discussed a Public Officials conference being held on February 28, 2017 at the Kaliseum. Thompson explained that the conference will detail responsibilities of public officials in emergencies.

Manager Yost stated the Railroad Tank Car Parking resolution, which was also tabled at the last Council meeting, will be addressed later in the agenda.

REPORTS FROM COUNCIL COMMITTEES

Business Development Committee – Manager Yost stated the committee discussed a request from COLI Communications/186 Networks to lease space on the Village water tower for wireless internet access to the Village and surrounding areas.  Yost reviewed the terms of the lease agreement and recommended its approval pending review by the Village attorney.

Bruce Standfest of 186 Networks explained the process of the antenna-based system which would provide an internet option for residents of the Village and surrounding area, as well as the Village Office. Standfest also reviewed internet pricing tiers.

Motion by Sanborn, second by Needham, to accept for execution the described Lease between the Village of Kalkaska and COLI, Inc. (186Networks), for use of the Village Water Tower, and the free standing tower at 200 Hyde Street, including physical space as provided therein, for Installation and Operation of Wireless Internet Access Points, pending review by the Village Attorney, and authorize the Village Manager to sign on behalf of the Village. A roll call vote was then taken:  Ayes – President Sieting and Trustees Dupuie, Kelly, Needham, Sanborn and White; Nays – None;

Absent – Trustee North. Motion carried.

REPORTS FROM VILLAGE OFFICERS

MANAGER’S REPORT – None

PRESIDENT’S REPORT – None

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

Consider Adoption of Resolution 2017-003 Railroad Tank Car Parking – Motion by White, second by Dupuie, to adopt Resolution 2017-003.  Motion carried on a voice vote.

Consider Adoption of Resolution 2017-004 Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan – Motion by Sanborn, second by White, to adopt Resolution 2017-004.  Motion carried on a voice vote.

NEW BUSINESS

Consider Adoption of Resolution 2017-006 Budget Amendment No. 1 (FYE 2/28/2017) – Trustee Dupuie pointed out some mathematical errors needing correction.  Motion by Needham, second by Sanborn, to approve Budget Amendment No. 1 as corrected.  A roll call vote was then taken:

President Sieting and Trustees Needham, Sanborn and White; Nays – Trustees Dupuie and Kelly; Absent – Trustee North. Motion carried.

Consider Adoption of Resolution 2017-007 Authorizing Budget FYE 2/28/2018 – Motion by Needham, second by White, to adopt Resolution 2017-007. A roll call vote was then taken:

Ayes – President Sieting and Trustees Needham, Sanborn and White; Nays – Trustees Dupuie and Kelly; Absent – Trustee North. Motion carried.

Consider Resignation of Trustee North and Declare Vacancy on Village Council – Motion by Needham, second by Sanborn, to regretfully accept the resignation of Trustee North and declare a vacancy on the Village Council. Motion carried on a voice vote.

Consider Adoption of Ordinance 2017-004 Authorizing the Private Sale of Village-Owned Property (Lot #9 of Kalkaska Enterprise Industrial Park) – Motion by Sanborn, second by Dupuie, to adopt Ordinance 2017-004. A roll call vote was then taken:  Ayes – President Sieting and Trustees Dupuie, Kelly, Needham, Sanborn and White; Nays – None; Absent – Trustee North.  Motion carried.

Consider Adoption of Ordinance 2017-005 Authorizing the Private Sale of Village-Owned Property (Lot #10 of Kalkaska Enterprise Industrial Park) – Motion by White, second by Needham, to adopt Ordinance 2017-005. A roll call vote was then taken:  Ayes – President Sieting and Trustees Dupuie, Kelly, Needham, Sanborn and White; Nays – None; Absent – Trustee North.  Motion carried.

PUBLIC COMMENT

Mike Thompson stated that Kalkaska County has implemented a Mass Notification System whereby registered residents are notified via text of an emergency or disaster situation. Thompson reviewed the registration process, stating that there is no cost and participants may opt out at any time.

ADJOURNMENT

With no further business coming before this Council, President Sieting adjourned the meeting at 6:45 p.m.

 

Angie Koon, Village Clerk