SMBA Regular Board Meeting

October 26, 2017 |  8:30 AM |  Oshtemo Township Hall
Southwest Michigan Building Authority October 26, 2017 The SMBA regular 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 Carol DeHaan, Treasurer, Cooper Representative Nancy Culp, Oshtemo Representative Larry Stehouwer, Citizen at Large Also present were Building Official Jerry Reitenour, Administrative Assistant Crystal Bartel, and Attorney Jim Porter. Amend Agenda Motion by Culp, second by Stehouwer to amend the agenda adding discussion regarding citations. Carried 5-0. Consent Agenda October 4th Special Meeting Minutes Financial Report Building Official Report Motion by DeHaan, second by Culp to approve the consent agenda. Carried 5-0. Workers Compensation Discussion regarding contracted inspectors requirements for workers compensation. Attorney Porter will confer with SMBA insurance agent. Permissions – Program Discussion regarding need for additional “seats”; program was purchased by Oshtemo Township. Consensus was SMBA should reimburse Oshtemo Township for the program. Motion by DeHaan, second by Everett to request an invoice from Oshtemo Township. Carried. Other Business Citing Contractors – process of issuing citations for work performed without a permit was discussed. Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the next regular meeting will be on December 14th . Board Member Comments Member Stehouwer commented SMBA should have a mission statement clarifying what we are about. Meeting adjourned at 8:45 a.m. Next Regular Meeting – December 14, 2017 – 8:30 a.m.