Southwest Michigan Building Authority
April 25, 2019
The SMBA regular meeting was held at the Oshtemo Township Hall, Acting Chair Dusty Farmer
called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
Carol DeHaan, Treasurer, Cooper Representative
Dusty Farmer, Oshtemo Representative
Grant Taylor, Oshtemo Representative
Larry Stehouwer, Citizen at Large
Also present were Building Official Garrett Reitenour, Attorney Jim Porter, and Board Secretary
Meeting Minutes – March 28, 2019 Regular Meeting
Receipts & Disbursements Report
Motion by Taylor, second by Stehouwer to approve the consent agenda. Carried 4-0.
Discussion – Staffing
Building Official Reitenour advised he is reaching out to other building inspectors for
information on a back up inspector.
st Quarter Budget Review
Office Manager Everett presented budget amendments for the 1st quarter.
Motion by Taylor, second by DeHaan approve the journal corrections and budget amendments
as discussed. Carried 4-0.
Office Manager Everett presented draft updates to Credit Card and Purchasing Policies to
reflect the duties that have been assigned to the Office Manager position.
Motion by Stehouwer, second by Taylor to approve the changes as discussed. Carried 4-0.
Building Official Reitenour advised he met with Oshtemo planning and public works staff to
clarify process for receiving as built site plans.
Meeting adjourned at 9:00 a.m.
Next Regular Meeting – May 23, 2019 – 8:30 a.m.