Southwest Michigan Building Authority
February 28, 2019
The SMBA regular meeting was held at the Oshtemo Township Hall, Chair Jeff Sorensen called
the meeting to order at 2:00 p.m.
Jeff Sorensen, Chair, Cooper Representative
Carol DeHaan, Treasurer, Cooper Representative
Dusty Farmer, Oshtemo Representative
Grant Taylor, Oshtemo Representative
Larry Stehouwer, Citizen at Large
Also present were Building Official Jerry Reitenour, Building Inspector Garrett Reitenour,
Attorney Jim Porter, Board Secretary Deb Everett, and 2 interested people.
Closed Session – Discussion with Legal Counsel Regarding Litigation
Motion by Taylor, second by Stehouwer to adjourn to closed session to discuss pending
litigation. Roll call showed all members voting aye. Adjourned to closed session at
approximately 2:05 p.m.
Motion by DeHaan, second by Taylor to return to open session at approximately 2:55 p.m.
Motion by Farmer, second by Taylor to proceed as discussed in closed session. Carried 5-0.
Meeting Minutes – January 28, 2019
Receipts & Disbursements Report
Motion by Taylor, second by DeHaan to approve the consent agenda. Carried 5-0.
Discussion – 2019 Staffing
Chair Sorensen advised the information needed for discussion had not been received.
Discussion was held regarding process for issuing Certificate of Occupancy.
Meeting adjourned at 3:15 p.m.
Next Regular Meeting – March 28, 2019 – 8:30 a.m.