Southwest Michigan Building Authority
August 22, 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.
Dusty Farmer, Board Chair, Oshtemo Representative
Jeff Sorensen, Cooper Representative
Grant Taylor, Oshtemo Representative
Also present were Building Official Garrett Reitenour, and Board Secretary Deb Everett.
Meeting Minutes – July 25, 2019 Regular Meeting
Receipts & Disbursements Report
Motion by Sorensen, second by Taylor to approve the consent agenda. Carried 3-0.
Insurance Package Renewal
Agent Geoff Lansky was present to review the upcoming renewal of the liability,
property, vehicle insurance package. Consensus was to add cyber security coverage.
A recommendation to add zoning coverage will be reviewed by Attorney Porter.
Motion by Sorensen, second by Taylor to approve the renewal package with added
cyber security coverage and zoning coverage if recommended by Attorney Porter.
Motion carried 3-0.
Temporary Certificate of Occupancy Policy
The Board reviewed the policy recently adopted and recommended by Oshtemo
Motion by Sorensen, second by Taylor to adopt the amended Temporary Certificate
of Occupancy Policy. Roll call showed: Sorensen-yes, Taylor-yes, Farmer-yes.
Meeting adjourned at 9:20 a.m.
Next Regular Meeting – September 26, 2019 – 8:30 a.m.