Southwest Michigan Building Authority
November 7, 2018
The SMBA regular meeting was held at the Oshtemo Township Hall, Chair Jeff Sorensen called the
meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
Jeff Sorensen, Chair, Cooper Representative
Deb Everett, Secretary, Oshtemo Representative
Nancy Culp, Oshtemo Representative
Carol DeHaan, Cooper Representative
Larry Stehouwer, Citizen at Large
Also present were Building Official Jerry Reitenour, Building Inspector Garrett Reitenour, and Attorney
October 4, 2018 Special Meeting Minutes
Receipts & Disbursements Report
2019 Meeting Dates
2019 Consultants – Legal/Financial
Motion by Stehouwer, second by Culp to approve the consent agenda. Carried 5-0.
Discussion – 2019 Staffing
Discussion held regarding staffing needs for 2019, including adding a part time position for office
management, provide Permit Technician training for administrative assistants, volume of trade
permits/inspections. Consensus was to review job descriptions for Building Inspector and Building
Official and draft job description for Office Manager and continue discussion at the next meeting.
Meeting adjourned at 9:30 a.m.
Next Regular Meeting – December 13, 2018 – 8:30 a.m.