City Council Minutes
GRANDVILLE CITY COUNCIL
MAY 17, 2006
The Special Meeting of the Grandville
City Council was called to order by Mayor James Buck on May 17, 2006
at 5:03 p.m.
The City Clerk called the roll.
Present were Council Members Ken Gates, Steve Maas, Carole Pettijohn,
Stan Ponstein, Joe Sierawski, Mayor Buck. Absent: None
Also present: Ron Carr, DPW Director;
Debby Descheneau, Personnel Assistant; Dan Johnson, Assistant City
Manager; Randy Kraker, City Attorney; Ken Krombeen, City Manager;
and Mary Meines, City Clerk.
APPOINTMENT OF THE CITY COUNCIL MEMBER
Attorney explained that the Council Member appointment needs to be
made by four votes from the Council. He indicated that the Charter
does not state the procedure to be used. The Council determined to
rank the candidates with each Council Member giving their top choice
four points, second choice three points, etc. The two candidates
that receive the lowest total points will be eliminated. From the
remaining two candidates Council will then cast votes for their top
marked and signed ballots ranking the applicants. City Attorney and
City Clerk tabulated the ballots. Results of the ranking were:
Buck – Gelderloos, Blitchok, Poll,
Gates – Poll, Blitchok, Lovell,
Maas – Blitchok, Poll, Lovell,
Pettijohn – Gelderloos, Blitchok,
Ponstein – Gelderloos, Poll, Blitchok,
Sierawski – Gelderloos, Blitchok,
and Robert Poll were eliminated in the ranking vote.
marked and signed ballots indicating their choice for the
appointment. City Council votes were:
Buck – Gelderloos
Gates – Blitchok
Maas – Blitchok
Pettijohn – Gelderloos
Ponstein – Gelderloos
Sierawski – Gelderloos
received the appointment. Mayor Buck extended congratulations.
Mr. Blitchok and
Mr. Lovell thanked City Council for the opportunity to participate
in the appointment process.
Motion made by
Council Member Maas, supported by Council Member Gates, to adjourn
at 5:24 p.m. The motion was APPROVED.
Mary L. Meines
Approved by City
Council: May 22, 2006
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