Village of Fruitport Special Council Meeting Minutes – 04/23/19

APRIL 23, 2019

1. Call to Order
President Roger Vanderstelt called the meeting to order at 5:30pm

2. Pledge

3. Prayer

4. Roll call
Present: Roger Vanderstelt, Jeff Guiles, Carl Rothenberger, Bill Overkamp, Jay Bolt, Donna Pope and Ann LaCroix.
Absent: Amy Haack

5. Approve the agenda for the April 23th Council meeting
Motion made by Jeff to approve the April 23rd agenda, supported by Donna. With a unanimous vote, the motion carried.

6. Approval of April 15th Council meeting minutes
Motion made by Jeff to approve both the April 15th council meeting minutes, supported by Jay. With a unanimous vote, the motion carried.

7. Public Comment

8. Hiring of new DPW Worker
Carl gave an update on the interview process and candidate selection that was completed last week. Carl made a motion to hire Seth Shavalier for the full-time DPW worker position at a rate of $13.00 per hour and that after a 120 day probation period that his rate will be $13.50 per hours, also after successful completion of his CDL license his rate of pay will increase to $14.00 per hour. In addition, a cell phone stipend of $25.00 per month. The motion was supported by Bill.
Roll call AYES: Pope, Rothenberger, Overkamp, Guiles and Vanderstelt.

9. Public Comment

10. Adjournment
Motion made by Donna to adjourn the meeting at 5:44pm, supported by Jeff. With a unanimous vote the motion carried.

Respectfully submitted by,
Ann LaCroix Clerk