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City Council Meeting Minutes

The City Council meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month at 5:30 p.m.  The City Council meets in the Council Chambers of Fulton City  Hall, 415 11th Avenue.  Council meetings are open to the public.

CITY OF FULTON
SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING
October 13, 2016
5:30 PM

City of Fulton
Regular Council Meeting Minutes
September 19, 2016

Mayor Russell called the meeting to order at 5:30 PM and directed the city clerk to call the roll. On roll call Ald. Barbara Mask, Gene Field, Margaret Crosthwaite, Sue VanKampen, Wes Letcher, Dan Nederhoff, Mike VanZuiden and Howard VanZuiden answered, “present.” Also in attendance were, Ed Cannon (City Administrator), Bill Shirk (City Attorney), Regina Lehman (Tourism Director), Dean Brackemyer (Zoning Board Chairman), James Rhoades (Chief of Police), Amanda Fosdick (City Treasurer), Cory Flack (Police Officer), Adam Wherry (Police Officer), Donnie Pridemore (Police Officer) and Dale Sikkema (Zoning Board Director).

City of Fulton
Zoning Board Meeting Minutes
September 22, 2016

Chairman Dean Brackemyer called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM and directed roll to be called. On roll call Dean Brackemyer, Adam Cooprider, Rich Kummerer, Don Loftus, Linda North, Jason Brewer and Brad Houzenga answered, “present.” Also present Zoning Director Dale Sikkema and City Clerk Lindsey Renkes.

CITY OF FULTON
SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING
September 26, 2016
5:30 PM

City of Fulton
Regular Council Meeting Minutes
September 6, 2016

Mayor Russell called the meeting to order at 5:30 PM and directed the city clerk to call the roll. On roll call Ald. Barbara Mask, Gene Field, Margaret Crosthwaite, Sue VanKampen, Wes Letcher, Dan Nederhoff, Mike VanZuiden and Howard VanZuiden answered, “present.” Also in attendance were, Ed Cannon (City Administrator), Bill Shirk (City Attorney), Dan Clark (Public Works Director), Regina Lehman (Tourism Director), Dean Brackemyer (Zoning Board Chairman), James Rhoades (Chief of Police) and Chuck Dykstra (Township Supervisor).

City of Fulton
Zoning Board Meeting Minutes
September 1, 2016

Chairman Dean Brackemyer called the meeting to order at 6:31 PM and directed roll to be called. On roll call Don Loftus, Dean Brackemyer, Adam Cooprider, Rich Kummerer, Linda North and Brad Huizenga answered, “present.” Jason Brewer was absent.

City of Fulton
Zoning Board Meeting Minutes
August 25, 2016

Chairman Don Loftus called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM and directed roll to be called. On roll call Don Loftus, Dean Brackemyer, Adam Cooprider, Rich Kummerer, Linda North, Jason Brewer and Brad Huizenga answered, “present.”

City of Fulton
Special Called Council Meeting
August 29, 2016

Mayor Russell called the meeting to order at 5:30 PM and directed the city clerk to call the roll. On roll call Ald. Wes Letcher, Mike VanZuiden, Barbara Mask, Sue VanKampen, Gene Field and Howard VanZuiden answered, “present.” Dan Nederhoff and Margaret Crosthwaite were absent.

City of Fulton
Regular Council Meeting Minutes
August 15, 2016

Mayor Russell called the meeting to order at 5:30 PM and directed the city clerk to call the roll. On roll call Ald. Barbara Mask, Gene Field, Margaret Crosthwaite, Sue VanKampen, Wes Letcher, Dan Nederhoff, Mike VanZuiden and Howard VanZuiden answered, “present.” Also in attendance were, Ed Cannon (City Administrator), Officer Hamilton & Flack (Police Officer), Bill Shirk (City Attorney), Dan Clark (Public Works Director), Regina Lehman (Tourism Director) and Dale Sikkema (Zoning Board).

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CITY OF FULTON

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

August 15, 2016

5:30 PM

1. Call to order

2. Roll call

3. Pledge of allegiance

4. Communication from visitors

5. Consent Agenda (All items in the consent agenda will be enacted by a single motion and roll call vote. Any item may be removed upon request by the Mayor or any Alderman and considered individually after all other items of business on the consent agenda).

A. Approve July 5, 2016 City Council Meeting Minutes (pages 3-4)

B. Appoint Brad Houzenga and Jason Brewer to Zoning Board of Appeals

C. Approve Treasurer’s Report (pages 5-13)

D. Budget to Actual (pages 14-52)

E. Approve Bill List (back of packet) Action: Motion to approve Consent Agenda

6. Rule on Items Removed from Consent Agenda

7. Unfinished Business

A. Dangerous Building (pages 53-55)

Summary: Council approval recommended before proceeding with a demand letter to the owner to repair or demolish the building.

B. Ordinance to Borrow Funds (pages 56-57)

Summary: Authorizes Mayor and Clerk to sign 2-year promissory note with First Trust and Savings Bank at 1.73% for new police vehicle. Replaces Ordinance #1541 which listed incorrect interest rate of 1.54%.

8. New Business

A. Internal Financial Control Policy (pages 58-59)

B. Street Closure Requests (pages 60-65)

C. Suggested Change to Harbormaster Power and Duties §96.02 Fulton Municipal Code (pages 66-67)

D. September City Council Meeting Date Change

Summary: The 1st Monday in September falls on Labor Day, so the next regular City Council meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 6th at 5:30 PM.

9. Reports

Mayor (pages 68-72)

Administrator Report (pages 73-74)

PW Director Report (pages 75-76)

Police Report (page 77) Aldermen Reports

Committee Reports

10. Executive session to discuss personnel

11. Adjourn