SMBA Regular Board Meeting

March 23, 2017 |  8:30 AM | 
Southwest Michigan Building Authority March 23, 2017 The SMBA meeting was held at the Oshtemo Township Hall, Chair Jeff Sorensen called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m. PRESENT: Jeff Sorensen, Chair, Cooper Representative Deb Everett, Secretary, Oshtemo Representative Nancy Culp, Oshtemo Representative Larry Stehouwer, Citizen at Large Also present were Building Official Jerry Reitenour, Attorney James Porter, and Administrative Operations Assistant Crystal Bartel. Consent Agenda February 23rd Regular Meeting Minutes Financial Report Building Official Report Motion by Stehouwer, second by Everett to approve the consent agenda. Carried 5-0. Budget Amendment Requested budget amendment to transfer from reserves $20,000 to capital outlay for purchase of a copier/scanner/plotter. Motion by Culp, second by Stehouwer to approve the budget amendment. Carried 5-0. Other Business Mr. Reitenour advised membership for the Home Builders Association has been paid. Attorney Porter presented the final draft of the organization by-laws. Motion by Everett, second by Culp to approve the by-laws. Carried 5-0. The Employee Handbook will be updated by Ms. Everett for board consideration at the April 27th meeting. Mr. Stehouwer advised he has been appointed to the Road Commission of Kalamazoo County; inquiries have not revealed an issue of incompatibility with his SMBA board role. Mr. Reitenour advised inspector licenses issued by the State no longer provide which field they are licensed in. Attorney Porter will follow up. Meeting adjourned at 9:10 a.m. Next meeting – April 27, 2017 – 8:30 a.m.