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The June 13, 2022 Council Meeting saw the Appointment of the Committee to investigate becoming a city, creating the City Feasibility Study Committee.
Motion by Angell-Powell, supported by Palmer to approve the appointment of the following people to a committee chaired by Trustee Ressel-Hodan to investigate the Village of Pentwater becoming a city. The additional members will be Trustee Dave Bluhm, Amy LaBarge, Kathy O'Connor, Kyle Jansen and Sue Johnson.
Trustee Ressel-Hodan read the following goals of the committee: to study and understand the process of becoming a city, develop a pros and cons list, explain how the change will affect the Village within the Township, study the changes in tax that would occur and develop a question-and-answer forum for the public.
ROLL CALL VOTE: YES: Angell-Powell, Bluhm, Griffis, Nugent, Ressel-Hodan, Palmer and Hodges.
NAYS: 0. ABSENT: 0. Motion approved: 7-0
The November 14, 2022 Council Meeting saw the Appointment of the Committee for the Short- Term Rental Moratorium.
Motion by Bluhm, supported by Angell-Powell to approve the following appointments to an Ad-Hock Committee to study the current Short-Term Rental industry in the Village of Pentwater to bring the information back to the council; Amy Roberson, Arron Boyko, John Perles and Jason Vanderstelt.
Discussion: Trustee Nugent, Griffis, Angell-Powell and Palmer would like to see the committee blended with the Planning Economic Development Committee which would include Council Members on the Committee. President Hodges stated he would consider this as he fills the other seats.
ROLL CALL VOTE: AYES: Angell-Powell, Bluhm, Nugent, Ressel-Hodan and Hodges.
NAYS: Griffis and Palmer. ABSENT: 0. Motion approved 5-2.
Download a File:
Planning and Economic Development Minutes about Short-Term Rentals (PDF)
Short Term Rental NEW Application (PDF)
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