City Commission Meeting Agenda • March 22 2021

Write-Up by Editor Rebecka Hoyt, Agenda by City Clerk Barbara A. Pitcher

Please note that only the City Commission Meeting Agenda is posted below. At the end of the agenda, click on the link to take you to more detailed minutes of the meeting. Also, the meeting minutes will not be published in each issue of The Buchanan Chronicle (probably once a month) due to rules that minutes are approved at the next City Commission meeting.

Begin Agenda:


MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2021 – 7:00 PM

I. Call to Order

II. Recognition

  • City of Buchanan Fire Department

III. Pledge of Allegiance

IV. Roll Call

V. Agenda

  • Additions to the Agenda
  • Approval of the Agenda

VI. Public Comment

  • Agenda Items Only (3-minute limit)

VII. Consent Agenda

(can be approved all in one motion, for general housekeeping items)

  • Approve Minutes:
    • Regular City Commission Meeting, March 8, 2021
    • City Commission Work Session, March 13, 2021.*
  • Approve Invoices/Expenditures:
    • for March 22, 2021 in the amount of: $345,621.31
  • Approve Oak Ridge Cemetery Fee Schedule:
    • to include disinterment fees (set at 1.5X the cost of an opening and closing).*

VIII. Scheduled Matters from the Floor (if any)

  • NONE

IX. Reports by: Departments, Committees, Boards

  • Community Development Department

X. Unfinished Business

  • Proposal to Amend Personnel Policies Manual

XI. New Business

  • Indiana Michigan Power: Electric Franchise
  • Spring Clean-Up
  • Thrill on the Hill
  • Cannavista 2021Marihuana Permit Renewals

XII. Communications

(informational only, formal board action is not necessary for these items, unless so desired)

  • Chamber Board Update
  • American Rescue Plan (ARP) Funding
  • American Legion: Memorial Day Parade
  • Berrien County Commission Press Release RE Virtual Meetings (3/17/21)
  • Edgewater Bank Correspondence
  • West Wind Apartment Fire

XIII. Public Comment

  • Non-Agenda Items Only (3-minute limit)

XIV. Executive Comments

  • City Manager Comments
  • Commissioner Comments
  • Mayor Comments

XV. Adjourn

Click on this link to read complete meeting minutes.

You may view the completed March 22, 2021 City Commissioner Meeting Minutes on the City of Buchanan Website.

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