City Commission Worksession Minutes 07-12-2004

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                              CITY OF MUSKEGON
                                CITY COMMISSION
                                Monday, July 12, 2004
                                     5:30 p.m.
                             City Commission Chambers


The City Commission Worksession was called to order at 5:30 p.m. by Mayor

Present:      Mayor Warmington, Vice Mayor Larson, Commissioner Carter, Spataro,
              Gawron, Davis, and Shepherd
Absent:       None

1.     Second Quarter 2004 Budget Reforecast.
       Finance Director Tim Paul explained the item.

2.     Boilerworks.
       Update was given by City Manager Bryon Mazade.

3.     Balcom’s Cove Condominiums – Update.
       City Manager Bryon Mazade passed out information to the Commissioners.

4.     Farmland Openspace Legislation.
       Kathy Evans explained the item and asked for a contribution of $450.
       Motion by Commissioner Spataro, second by Vice Mayor Larson to take
       $450 from Commissioner Spataro’s travel allowance for Farmland
       Openspace Legislation.
       Ayes: 7
       Nays: 0

5.     Parking Ramp - DMDC.
       Commission discussed this item.

6.     Relocation of Former Gas Station at 793 W. Laketon.
       City Manager Bryon Mazade and Terry McAllister gave an overview.

7.     National Recreation Parks Month Resolution.
       Motion by Commissioner Spataro, second by Vice Mayor Larson to approve
       the resolution.
       Ayes: 7
       Nays: 0
8.   Any Other Business.
     Discussion was held reference new restroom at Fisherman’s Landing, vandalism
     at the cemeteries, Nelson Neighborhood report, Civil Service Commission
     conflict, the City’s image, and local develop block grant.
     Mohammed Al-Shatel asked for permission to apply for the Terrorism Planning
     Competitive Grant.
     Motion by Vice Mayor Larson, second by Commissioner Shepherd to apply
     for the grant.
     Ayes: 5
     Nays: 0
     Absent: 2 (stepped out of the room)

     The meeting adjourned at 7:29 p.m.

                                          Respectfully submitted,

                                          Gail A. Kundinger, MMC
                                          City Clerk

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