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BR City Commission meets tonight at City Hall

The Big Rapids City Commission meets for the first time in 2023 tonight at City Hall.

 

On the agenda, Commissioners will be presented a quarterly investment report by City Treasurer Carla Staffen.

 

In general business, Commissioners will be acting on a resolution extending the listing for a property on at 906 N. State Street. Commissioners will also be acting on a couple of resolutions regarding city income taxes. The first is amending the annual Interest rate of city income taxes. The second resolution is adopting poverty guidelines for administration of the poverty exemption from property taxes for 2023.

 

The meeting begins at 6:30pm.

 

For full agenda scroll down. 

 

CITY COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING
TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2023
226 N. MICHIGAN AVENUE
BIG RAPIDS, MI 49307
6:30 P.M.

Information and minutes are available from the City Clerk’s Office, 226 N. Michigan
Avenue, Big Rapids, MI 49307 Phone: 231-592-4020.
AGENDA FOR REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COMMISSION


1. CALL TO ORDER.
2. ROLL CALL.
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.
4. APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES. Act on the minutes of regular meeting of December 19,
2022.
6. QUARTERLY INVESTMENT REPORT – Carla Staffen, City Treasurer
7. SPECIAL ORDERS OF THE DAY
a. Introduction of Lilly Franklin, New Public Relations/Communications Coordinator
8. STUDY SESSION
a. Rules of Procedures for 2023.
9. PUBLIC COMMENT NOT RELATED TO ITEMS ON THE AGENDA.
10. PUBLIC HEARINGS – None
11. GENERAL BUSINESS. (Regarding public comment, anyone may speak on an item of
general business. Please rise and wait to be recognized.)
a. Resolution Adopting the 2023 City Commission Meeting Schedule.
b. Resolution Authorizing a Listing Extension with Re/Max Together Realty to Sell
Property Located at 906 N. State Street.
c. Resolution Amending Annual Interest Rate of City Income Taxes.
d. Resolution Adopting Poverty Guidelines for Administration of the Poverty
Exemption from Property Taxes for 2023.
e. Resolution on Mayoral Appointments to Boards and Commissions.

12. WORK SESSION – None
13. UNSCHEDULED BUSINESS – (Commission Concerns/Reports)
14. ADJOURNMENT.


***Agenda items requiring a 4/5 Vote.
The City of Big Rapids will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services to individuals with
disabilities at a meeting or hearing upon one-week notice to the City. Individuals with disabilities
requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the City by writing or calling the ADA Coordinator,
Melissa Hauger, 226 N. Michigan Avenue, Big Rapids, MI 49307 (231-592-4007). TRS users may dial 711 for service. The City of Big Rapids is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer

Weather

Local High School Schedule & Scores

CSAA Basketball (Boys)

2/19/24

White Cloud 48 @ Big Rapids 53 (OT)

  -> Game broadcasting on WBRN 1460am, 96.5fm

Lakeview 46 @ Tri County 54

C Montcalm 55 @ Kent City 52 (OT) 

Chip Hills 48 @ Newaygo 58

Grant 41 @ Reed City 60

2/19/24

Reed City 32 @ Cadillac 54

Morley Stanwood 68 @ Tri County 63

Shepherd 56 @ Chip Hills 39

Lakeview 58 @ St Louis 50

2/21/24

CSAA Tournament

  Big Rapids 48 @ Reed City 46 (CSAA Tourn Champ)

      -> Game broadcasting on WBRN 1460am, 96.5fm

      -> Big Rapids Wins CSAA Tournament

  Chip Hills 30 @ Kent City 56 (CSAA Tourn)

  C Montcalm 40 @ Newaygo 82 (CSAA Tourn)

  Lakeview 41 @ Morley Stanwood 52 (CSAA Tourn)

2/22/24 - 7:00pm

Montague @ Grant

Morley Stanwood @ Tri County (CSAA Tourn)

2/23/24 - 7:00pm

C Montcalm @ Midland Calvary Bap

CSAA Basketball (Girls)

2/19/24 - 7:00pm

Hart 45 @ Morley Stanwood 40

Newaygo 38 @ Oakridge 46

2/20/24 - 7:00pm

Chip Hills 33 @ Beal City 67

Big Rapids 39 @ Cadillac 41

Whitehall 44 @ Grant 71

Hesperia 18 @ Tri County 71

Lakeview 55 @ Pine River 41

Reed City 36 @ McBain 40

2/21/24 - 7:00pm

Shelby 41 @ Newaygo 48

2/23/24 - 7:30pm

Tri County @ Big Rapids (7:00p)

Reed City @ C Montcalm

Morley Stanwood @ Grant

Lakeview @ Kent City

Newaygo @ Chip Hills

 

Big Rapids Ice Hockey (12-12-1)

MHSAA Regional 21: 2/24/24

Big Rapids#4 @ E Grand Rapids#1 (7:15pm)

GR CC#3 @ GR Christian#2 (4:15pm)

CSAA Basketball Standings

CSAA - Boys

  1. Reed City 18-3 (10-0)
  2. White Cloud 16-5 (8-2)
  3. Big Rapids   15-6 (8-2)
  4. Grant   13-6 (8-2)
  5. Newaygo 13-8 (6-4)
  6. Central Montcalm 8-12 (4-6)
  7. Kent City 7-14 (4-6)
  8. Tri County 6-15 (3-7)
  9. Chip Hills 5-16 (3-7)
  10. Morley Stanwood 2-17 (1-9)
  11. Lakeview 5-16 (0-10)

CSAA - Girls

  1. Morley Stanwood 15-3 (8-1)
  2. Grant 13-4 (8-1)
  3. Kent City 15-4 (7-2)
  4. Reed City 11-8 (7-2)
  5. Big Rapids 10-8 (6-3)
  6. Lakeview 10-9 (4-5)
  7. Central Montcalm 8-11 (4-5)
  8. Newaygo 10-9 (3-6)
  9. White Cloud 7-13 (2-8)
  10. Tri County 3-14 (1-8)
  11. Chip Hills 1-18 (0-9)

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