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Georgetown Charter Township
1515 Baldwin St., Jenison, MIĀ  49428
Township Board Meeting Agenda
April 26, 2021, 7:00 p.m.


1.

Virtual Meeting Option for the Public


In an effort toward transparency and community engagement in the meetings of the Georgetown Township Board, a livestream will be available via the Zoom platform, using the links and directions provided below.  Public comment via this platform will be made available at the designated times in our agenda.

Please Note:  While we will do our best to make this experience positive for our community, we anticipate it will not be without technical difficulties.  We ask for patience while we navigate and troubleshoot issues that arise, and invite you to attend our meetings in person if this virtual option does not meet your needs.  

This service is being made available as we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, and will be discontinued when health officials determine that the risk of community spread of the virus decreases for our demographics.

When: Apr 26, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Georgetown Township Board of Trustees Meeting

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84790577810

Or One tap mobile : 
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Or Telephone:
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Webinar ID: 847 9057 7810

Members of the public will be given the option to provide comment during the Public Comment portion of the agenda. Those interested in providing comment will simply need to utilize the raise hand option at the appropriate time. To utilize the Raise Hand feature, follow these steps:

Those that have joined electronically: Click on Participants on the Control Panel at the bottom of the screen. The Raise Hand feature will be available in the lower right corner of the Participants box.

Those that have joined by phone: Push *9



2.

Call to Order

3.

Prayer for Guidance

3.I.

Gary Veldink

4.

Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag

5.

Roll Call

6.

Approval of Agenda

7.

Communications, Letters and Reports Received for Information

7.I.

JHA April 2021 News Letter

7.II.

April 7, 2021 Planning Commission & Mineral Mining Board Meeting Minutes

Documents:
  1. PCM21407.pdf
7.III.

April 12, 2021 Utilities Committee Meeting Minutes

Documents:
  1. uc210412minutes.pdf
7.IV.

April 19, 2021 Finance Committee Meeting Minutes

Documents:
  1. fc210419minutes.pdf
7.VI.

Balance Sheet & GL Report

7.VII.

GTWP Investment Report for First Quarter of 2021

8.

Public Comments for action items remaining on the agenda (maximum of three minutes per person)

9.

Consent Agenda

9.I.

Approval of the minutes of the previous meeting

9.I.i.

April 12, 2021 Township Board Meeting Minutes

Documents:
  1. TBM210412.pdf
9.II.

Approval of the bills

9.II.i.

Bills

Documents:
  1. 210416bills.pdf
9.IV.

Approval of the 2022 Budget Approval Timetable


To approve the following 2022 Budget Approval Timetable, as recommended by the Finance Committee.
    
August 16, 2021 - Finance Committee review of proposed budget
August 23, 2021 - Township Board review of proposed budget
September 13, 2021 - Township Board tentative approval of proposed budget and schedule the Public Hearing
September 23, 2021 - Public Hearing and final Board approval of the budget
9.V.

Approval of the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) Board Appointment


To approve the appointment of Rod Weersing to the EDC Board, to fill a recent vacancy, with a term ending December 31, 2023, as recommended by the Finance Committee.
9.VI.

Approval of the Extension of the ZOOM Option for Public Participation in Township Board Meetings


To approve the extension of the ZOOM option for public participation in Township Board meetings through June 30, 2021, as recommended by the Finance Committee.
9.VII.

Approval of the Proposed Cemetery Fee Changes for 2022


To approve the proposed cemetery fee changes for 2022, as recommended by the Finance Committee.
10.

GTFD Officer Appointment


Moved by _________________, seconded by _______________, to confirm the appointment of Rob Holland as Lieutenant for Fire Station #3, as recommended by the Finance Committee. 
11.

Additional List of Roads for Re-Surfacing


Moved by ___________, Seconded by __________, to ___________ the Township Staff prepared list of additional roads to be re-surfaced in 2021, as recommended by the Utilities Committee.

Note - The actual re-surfacing cost, of the originally approved list, came in well under the estimate amount.  By approving this list it will allow these additional streets to be re-surfaced at approximately the same dollar amount that was approved previously.
12.

Code Enforcement Replacement Vehicle


Moved by _________________, seconded by _______________, to ______________ the    purchase of a replacement vehicle for the Code Enforcement Officer to conform to the attached  specification sheet, and not to exceed $30,000, as recommended by the Finance Committee.
13.

Second Public Comment (maximum of three minutes per person)

14.

Discussion and General Information

15.

Meeting Adjourned