Southwest Michigan Building Authority
October 24, 2019
The SMBA regular meeting was held at the Oshtemo Township Hall, Chair Dusty Farmer
called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.
Dusty Farmer, Board Chair, Oshtemo Representative
Carol DeHaan, Cooper Representative
Grant Taylor, Oshtemo Representative
Larry Stehouwer, Citizen at Large Representative
Also present were Building Official Garrett Reitenour, SMBA Attorney Jim Porter, and Board
Secretary Deb Everett.
Meeting Minutes – September 26, 2019 Regular Meeting
Meeting Minutes – October 4, 2019 Special Meeting
Receipts & Disbursements Report
Motion by Taylor, second by Stehouwer to approve the consent agenda. Carried 4-0.
Consideration of 2020 Budget
The proposed 2020 budget was before the Board. Member Taylor suggested a
Capital Improvement Plan should be formulated. Other discussion included
investing a portion of the fund balance, Treasurer DeHaan will explore.
Motion by Taylor, second by DeHaan to approve the 2020 budget. Carried 4-0.
Motion by Stehouwer, second by Farmer to cancel the December 19th meeting and
reschedule to December 4th at 8:30 a.m. at Oshtemo Township Hall. Carried 4-0.
Motion by Farmer, second by Taylor to add Chair Report to future meeting agendas.
Meeting adjourned at 9:20 a.m.
Next Regular Meeting – December 4, 2019 – 8:30 a.m.