Southwest Michigan Building Authority
December 14, 2017
The SMBA regular meeting was held at the Oshtemo Township Hall, Chair Jeff Sorensen called the
meeting to order at 8:45 a.m.
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, Attorney Jim
Porter and 1 interested person.
October 26, 2017 Regular Meeting Minutes
Building Official Report
Motion by Stehouwer, second by DeHaan to approve the consent agenda. Carried 5-0.
Discussion regarding health insurance premium increase for 2018. Board requested Agent Geoff Lansky
attend next meeting.
Motion by Stehouwer, second by Everett to amend the 2017 budget as needed. Carried 5-0.
Motion by DeHaan, second by Culp to invest $100,000 in money markets and $100,000 in CD’s.
Notice to Contractors
Mr. Reitenour provided sample letter which will be mailed to contractors owing additional permit fees.
Mr. Reitenour advised contract inspector Doug Scott resigned effective December 22, 2017.
Motion by DeHaan, second by Stehouwer to approve purchase of promotional items. Carried 5-0.
Meeting adjourned at 9:45 a.m.
Next Regular Meeting – January 26, 2018 – 8:30 a.m.