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August 31, 2023 Special Board Meeting Agenda

Harbor Transit Multi-Modal Transportation System (HTMMTS)

Special Board Meeting Agenda

August 31, 2023 at 4:00pm | Ferrysburg City Hall

Meeting Called to Order
1. Roll Call
2. Approval July 26, 2023 HTMMTS Board Meeting Minutes
3. Additions/Corrections to the Agenda
4. Approval of Regular Agenda
5. General Business / Call to Audience
6. Motion to go into Closed Session.
7. New Business:
A. Potential Purchase of Real Property MCL 15.268 (d).
B. Consider Opinion of Legal Counsel MCL 15.268 (h).
C. Discussion/Action on 172nd Ave Property Open Session.
D. Board Member Comments.
• Craig Bessinger
• Bill Cargo
• Ashley Latsch
• Gordon Gallagher
• Chris Burns
• Bill Cate
• Cathy Pavick
• Kevin Mclaughlin
• Joel TePastte
• Deanna McIntyre
• William Whittemore

Next regularly scheduled Board Meeting will be held on September 27, 2023 at 4:30 PM at the City of Grand Haven 519 Washington Avenue, Grand Haven, MI 49417

July 26, 2023 Board Meeting Minutes

Regular HTMMTS Board Meeting Minutes July 26, 2023
Village of Spring Lake

1. Meeting Called to Order by President Craig Bessinger at 4:33 p.m.

2. Roll Call
Present: Craig Bessinger, Bill Cargo, Bill Cate, Ashley Latch, Kevin McLaughlin, & Cathy Pavick..
Absent: Chris Burns, Gordon Gallagher, Deanna McIntyre, Joel TePastte, & Will Whittemore.
Also Present: Scott Borg, HTMMTS Director; Dana Appel, Finance and Compliance Director; Andrea Dumbrell, Human Resources Director; & Annelise Walker, Marketing Coordinator.

3. Additions/Corrections to the Agenda: None

4. General Business/Call to Audience: None

5. Consideration for Approval of Consent Agenda:
a. Approval of May 24, 2023 HTMMTS Board Meeting Minutes.
b. Approval of Regular Agenda.
c. Discussion/Action Payable Warrant.
d. File/Receive Financial Report.
e. File/Receive FY2023 Estimated Final Budget.
Motion by Cargo, second by Pavick, to approve the agenda. Motion carries.

6. Old Business: Discussion/Update on 172nd Ave Property:
Shape Corporation has made an offer on the property. It is unclear whether the buyer or the seller can get out of the purchase agreement. There are 29 acres, but HTMMTS only needs 10 acres. See item 6a (attached) for details.

7. New Business: Completed Regional Transit Study Final Report:
Discussion regarding the viability of HTMMTS connection with Muskegon Transit at Trinity at the Lakes; it may not be worth the expense. Cargo emphasized focusing on our core issue: our local population.

8. Reports:
a. Marketing Update (Annelise Walker): Reviewed the June and July marketing reports and answered questions from board members. See report, Item 8a (attached)
b. Operations Report (Scott Borg): See report, Item 8b (attached).
c. Transportation Director’s Report (Scott Borg): See report, Item 8c (attached).

9. Board Member Comments: Pavick commented on the number of drivers; Borg stated that the number of drivers is now at pre-pandemic levels.

Meeting adjourned by President Craig Bessinger at 5:07 PM.

The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 27, 2023, at the City of Grand Haven, 519 Washington Ave, Grand Haven.

July 26, 2023 Board Meeting Agenda

Harbor Transit Multi-Modal Transportation System (HTMMTS) Board Meeting Agenda

Village of Spring Lake Administrative Offices
102 West Savidge Street, Spring Lake, MI 49456
July 26, 2023 AT 4:30 PM

1. Meeting Called to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Additions/Corrections to the Agenda

4. General Business/Call to Audience

5. Consideration for Approval of Consent Agenda:
a. Approval of May 24, 2023 HTMMTS Board Meeting Minutes
b. Approval of Regular Agenda
c. Discussion/Action Payable Warrants.
d. File/Receive Financial Report
e. File/Receive FY2023 Estimated Final Budget

6. Old Business
a. Discussion/Update on 172nd Property

7. New Business
a. Completed Regional Transit Study Final Report

8. Reports
a. Marketing Report- Annelise Walker
b. Operations Report -Tom Burghardt Jr.
c. Transportation Directors Report – Scott Borg

9. Board Members Comments

  • Craig Bessinger
  • Bill Cargo
  • Ashley Latsch
  • Kevin Mclaughlin
  • Joel TePastte
  • Christine Burns
  • Gordon Gallagher
  • Cathy Pavick
  • Bill Cate
  • Deanna McIntyre
  • Will Whittemore

Next regularly scheduled Board Meeting will be held on September 27, 2023 at 4:30 PM at the City of Grand Haven, 519 Washington Avenue, Grand Haven, MI 49417

May 24, 2023 Board Meeting Agenda

Harbor Transit Multi-Modal Transportation System (HTMMTS) Board Meeting

Ferrysburg City Hall
17290 Roosevelt Rd. Room # 5, Ferrysburg, MI 49409
May 24, 2023 AT 4:30 PM

1. Meeting Called to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Approval March 22, 2023 HTMMTS Board Meeting Minutes
4. Additions/Corrections to the Agenda
5. Approval of Regular Agenda
6. General Business/Call to Audience
7. Consideration for Approval of Consent Agenda:
a. Discussion/Action Payable Warrants.
b. File/Receive Financial Reports.
c. File/Receive National Transit Summaries & Trends 2021
8. Old Business
a. Wage Study Update.
9. New Business:
a. Discussion/Update on 172nd Property
b. Discussion/Action to request Harbor Transit millage renewal be placed on the August 2024 ballot for Spring Lake Township & Spring Lake Village. (.60 per $1,000.00 of taxable value for five years, 2024-2028)
c. Amendments to the Harbor Transit Personnel Manual
10. Discussion/Update on Local Advisory Council Meeting held on May 17, 2023.
11. Reports:
a. Marketing Report- Annelise Walker
b. Operations Report -Tom Burghardt Jr.
c. Transportation Directors Report – Scott Borg
12. Board Members Comments: Craig Bessinger, Bill Cargo, Ashley Latsch, Kevin Mclaughlin, Joel TePastte, Christine Burns, Gordon Gallagher, Cathy Pavick, Bill Cate, Deanna McIntyre, Will Whittemore

Next regularly scheduled Board Meeting will be held on July 26, 2023 at 4:30 PM at the Village of Spring Lake Administrative Offices, 102 West Savidge Street, Spring Lake, MI 49456

March 22, 2023 Board Meeting Agenda

Harbor Transit Multi-Modal Transportation System (HTMMTS)

Board Meeting Agenda March 22, 2023 AT 4:30 PM

Spring Lake Township
102 West Savidge Street
Spring Lake, MI 49456

1. Meeting Called to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Approval March 1, 2023 HTMMTS Special Board Meeting Minutes
4. Additions/Corrections to the Agenda
5. Approval of Regular Agenda
6. General Business/Call to Audience
7. New Business:
a. Discussion/Review of wage study (presented by Lisa Brown of HR Collaborative). No
Action Needed.
b. Discussion/Action of Harbor Transit 2022 Financial Audit (Presented by Peter Haefner of Vredeveld Haefner CPA’s LLC).
c. Discussion/Action of Payable Warrant.
d. Receive/File Financial Statements.
e. Discussion/Action of Requested FY2023 Budget Amendment.
f. Approval of LAC Advisory Members for an additional 1-year term.
I. Angie Davis will represent persons with a disability for the City of Grand Haven, MI, one-year Term.
II. Lisa Greenwood will represent persons with a disability for the City of Grand Haven, MI, one-year term.
III. Heather Phillips will represent persons with a disability for Grand Haven Township, one-year term.
g. Discussion/Action of HTMMTS Consent Agenda Policy.
h. Discussion/Action of HTMMTS Accessibility plan.
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8. Old Business:
a. Discussion/Action to Adopt the Annual Hard Caps Option. – 1) Section 3 – Limits a public
employer’s total annual health care costs for employees based on coverage levels, as defined in the Act.
9. Reports: Marketing Report – Annelise Walker Operations Report – Scott Borg
Transportation Directors Report – Scott Borg
10. Board Members Comments: Craig Bessinger
Bill Cargo
Ashley Latsch Kevin Mclaughlin Joel TePastte Christine Burns Gordon Gallagher Cathy Pavick
Don Reiss
Bill Cate
Deanna McIntyre
Next regularly scheduled Board Meeting will be held on May 24, 2023 at 4:30 PM at City of Ferrysburg Administrative Office, 17290 Roosevelt Road.

March 1, 2023 Special Board Meeting Minutes

Harbor Transit Multi-Modal Transportation System (HTMMTS) Special Board Meeting Minutes

March 1, 2023

Ferrysburg City Hall

Meeting Called to Order by President Craig Bessinger at 4:33 p.m.

Roll Call:

Present: Craig Bessinger, Cathy Pavick, Bill Cargo, Gordon Gallagher, Ashley Latsch, Deanna McIntyre

Absent: Kevin McLaughlin, Joel TePastte, Chris Burns, Don Reiss, Bill Cate

Also Present: Dana Appel, Finance and Compliance Director, Trina Robinson, Consultant

Approval January 25, 2023 HTMMTS Board Meeting Minutes

Motion by Gordon Gallagher, second by Ashley Latsch, to approve the minutes of the January 25, 2023 meeting. Motion carries.

Approval of Regular Agenda

Motion by Cathy Pavick, second by Gordon Gallagher, to approve the March 1, 2023, agenda as presented. Motion carries.

General Business/Call to Audience

None

Discussion/Action of contract services for grant writing.

Motion by Bill Cargo, second by Ashley Latsch, to approve a contract with HDR Michigan, Inc., for grant writing services.  Motion carries.

Board Member Comments:  None.

Next regularly scheduled Board Meeting will be held on March 22, 2023 at 4:30 PM at Spring Lake Township Hall, 102 West Savidge Street, Spring Lake, MI 49456.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:40 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Craig Bessinger, Acting Secretary