Meeting Agenda – 04/22/2014 Board of Commissioners

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Please be advised that the Barry County Board of Commissioners has scheduled a Board of Commissioners meeting on April 22, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.

for the purpose of:

 

AGENDA

for Barry County Board of Commissioners

April 22, 2014; 9:00 a.m.; Commission Chambers

For more information go to: www.barrycounty.org

 

  1. Call To Order at 9:00 a.m.
  2. Moment of Silence/Invocation
  3. Pledge of Allegiance

 

  1. Roll Call
  2. Approval of Written Agenda (including consent items & items for discussion)

 

  1. Limited Public Comment (for items not on the agenda) (3 minutes per person)
  2. Various Correspondence
  3. Consent Items (voted upon at one time by roll call vote):
  1. Approval of April 8, 2014 Board of Commissioners meeting minutes.
  2. Approval of April 15, 2014 Committee of the Whole meeting minutes.
  3. Approval to spend $21,600 to purchase a vehicle through the State of Michigan MiDEAL program to replace the Equalization vehicle, with funds to be paid from the Vehicle Fund.
  4. Approval of a land lease with Robert Cotant to allow him to farm the 35 acres located at the corner of M-79 and McKeown Road for $80 per acre. (roll call vote)
  1. Presentations:
  1. Tammy Pennington, Executive Director – Commission on Aging Annual Report
  2. Michelle Skedgell, Parks and Recreation Board – Annual Report for Parks and Recreation
  3. Dan Patton, Director – Charlton Park Annual Report
  1. Public Hearings – None.

 

  1. Items for Consideration (roll call vote indicated)
    1. Approval of transfers and disbursements:
    2. Approval of claims in the amount of $ 85,457.09 (roll call vote)
  • Approval of Resolution #14-13, Resolution to Accept the 2014 County Equalization Values (roll call vote)
  • Approval of Resolution #14-15, Resolution to Approve Ballot Proposal for Renewal of Millage for Operation of County-wide E 9-1-1 Emergency Telephone and Central Dispatch System. (roll call vote)

 

  1. Approval of Resolution #14-16, Resolution to Approve Ballot Proposal for Renewal of Millage for Older Citizens Services Through Barry County Commission on Aging, to place senior millage request of .4907 on ballot for August 5, 2014 primary election. (roll call vote)
  2. Approval of Budget Amendment A-14. (roll call vote)
  1. Unfinished Business
  2. New Business

 

  1. Legislative Update
  2. County Administrator’s Report

 

  1. Chairperson’s Report

 

  1. Vice Chairperson’s Report

 

  1. Member’s Time (for items not on the Agenda)

 

  1. Limited Public Comment (for items not on the Agenda) (3 minutes per person)

 

  1. Other Business:

 

  1. AdjournmentBarry County Board of Commissioners
  2. Joyce Snow, Chair

 

Meetings are held at: Barry County Courthouse, Commissioners Chambers, 220 W. State St., Hastings, MI 49058. Questions regarding the meeting may be addressed to the Barry County Administrator, Michael Brown, Courthouse, 220 W. State St., Hastings, MI 49058 (269)945-1284.

 

Meetings of the Barry County Board of Commissioners are open to all without regard to race, sex, color, age, national origin, religion, height, weight, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. Barry County will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audio tapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting/hearing, to individuals with disabilities at the meeting/hearing upon four (4) business days notice to the County. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the County by writing or calling: Michael Brown, County Administrator, Barry County, 220 W. State St., Hastings, MI 49058.

Meeting Agenda – 04/15/2014 Board of Commissioners

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Please be advised that the Barry County Board of Commissioners has scheduled a
Committee of the Whole meeting on April 15, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.
for the purpose of:

AGENDA for
Barry County Board of Commissioners
Committee of the Whole
April 15, 2014; 9:00 a.m.; Commission Chambers
For more information go to: www.barrycounty.org

9:00    Public Comment
Phyllis Fuller      – Request to Place 9-1-1 Millage Renewal on Ballot
Tammy Pennington – Request to Place Commission on Aging Millage Renewal on Ballot
Barb Hurless – Update Regarding E-Recording Implementation and New Abstractor
Tim Vandermark – 2014 Equalization Values
Michael Brown –     1)  Vehicle Replacement for Equalization Department
2)  Request to Lease Land (35 acres) at Corner of M-79 & McKeown Rd.
3)  Budget Amendment A-14

Public Comment
Other Business
Adjournment

This meeting will be held at:  Barry County Courthouse, Commissioners Chamber, 220 W. State St., Hastings, MI 49058.  Questions regarding the meeting may be addressed to the Barry County Administrator, Michael Brown, Courthouse, 220 W. State St., Hastings, MI 49058 (269)945-1284.

Meetings of the Barry County Board of Commissioners are open to all without regard to race, sex, color, age, national origin, religion, height, weight, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.  Barry County will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audio tapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting/hearing, to individuals with disabilities at the meeting/hearing upon four (4) business days notice to the County.  Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the County by writing or calling:  Michael Brown, County Administrator, Barry County, 220 W. State St., Hastings, MI 49058.

Meeting Agenda – 04/08/2014 Board of Commissioners

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AGENDA for
Board of Commissioners
04/08/2014; 09:00 am
Commission Chambers

AGENDA for
Barry County Board of Commissioners
April 8, 2014; 9:00 a.m.; Commission Chambers
For more information go to: www.barrycounty.org

1. Call To Order at 9:00 a.m.

2. Moment of Silence/Invocation

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Roll Call

5. Approval of Written Agenda (including consent items & items for discussion

6. Limited Public Comment (for items not on the agenda) (3 minutes per person)

7. Various Correspondence

8. Consent Items (voted upon at one time by roll call vote)

a. Approval of March 21, 2014 Committee of the Whole Strategic Planning meeting minutes.
b. Approval of March 26, 2014 Board of Commissioners meeting minutes.
c. Approval of April 1, 2014 Committee of the Whole meeting minutes.
d. Approval of the Farmland and Open Space Preservation Program (more commonly known as PA 116) applications #14-1 and #14-2, for James and Barbara Wickham in Section 23 of Carlton Township.
e. Approval of the Farmland and Open Space Preservation Program (more commonly known as PA 116) application #14-3, for James and Barbara Wickham in Sections 25 and 36 of Woodland Township.
f. Approval of the Farmland and Open Space Preservation Program (more commonly known as PA 116) application #14-4, for Boersen Farms Properties in Section 31 of Orangeville Township.
g. Approval to pay the attached invoice in the amount of $13,965.00 from Calhoun County for housing Barry County inmates in September 2013, to be paid from the Diverted Felons Fund.
h. Approval to allow the Register of Deeds to hire the new Abstractor for ten days of training before the current Abstractor retires.
i. Approval to purchase a TEAMCO Snowblast Snow Blower, model 8600A, for the amount of $16,768 with funds to be paid from the Airport Fund.
(roll call vote)

9. Presentations: None.

10. Public Hearings: None.

11. Items for Consideration (roll call vote indicated)
a. Approval of transfers and disbursements:
Approval of claims in the amount of $ 54,974.31
Approval of pre-paid invoices in the amount of $ 2,163,144.84
Approval of Commissioners payroll in the amount of $ 7,368.56 (roll call vote)
b. Approval of Resolution #14-11, Resolution of Authorization for the 2013 Homeland Security Grant Program Intergovernmental Funding Agreement between the County of VanBuren and the County of Barry and authorize the Chairperson and Administrator to sign. (roll call vote)
c. Approval of the attached Letter of Understanding with the Barry County Courthouse Employees Association to change the health insurance waiting period from six (6) months to sixty (60) days to comply with requirements of the Affordable Care Act, and to update the 2014 Health Insurance Appendix B-1, effective 1/1/14. (roll call vote)

12. Unfinished Business

13. New Business

14. Legislative Update

15. County Administrator’s Report

16. Chairperson’s Report

17. Vice Chairperson’s Report

18. Member’s Time (for items not on the Agenda)

19. Limited Public Comment (for items not on the Agenda) (3 minutes per person)

20. Other Business

21. Adjournment
Joyce Snow, Chair
Barry County Board of Commissioners

Meetings are held at: Barry County Courthouse, Commissioners Chambers, 220 W. State St., Hastings, MI 49058. Questions regarding the meeting may be addressed to the Barry County Administrator, Michael Brown, Courthouse, 220 W. State St., Hastings, MI 49058 (269) 945-1284.

Meetings of the Barry County Board of Commissioners are open to all without regard to race, sex, color, age, national origin, religion, height, weight, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. Barry County will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audio tapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting/hearing, to individuals with disabilities at the meeting/hearing upon four (4) business days notice to the County. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the County by writing or calling: Michael Brown, County Administrator, Barry County, 220 W. State St., Hastings, MI 49058.

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