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    Authority
        
    City Commission Proceeding Number 83503 - May 20, 2014

    Purpose
        
    The Commission shall be to make recommendations to the City Manager and City Commission on the
         expenditure of revenue from the income tax continuation, report to the City Commission on achievement 
         of Vital Street and Sidewalk outcomes and advise on asset management strategies. 

         The annual capital budget for proposed expenditures of the revenue from the income tax continuation 
         shall be reviewed by the Vital Streets Oversight Commission and approved by the City Commission prior
         to any spending.


    Appointment
        
    Each City Commissioner shall nominate one (1) member.  
         The Mayor shall also nominate one (1) member.  
         Eighteen (18) additional members will represent as many designated entities.  
         Members are appointed on the first Monday in January.
    ​Residency Requirement
         None
    Term
         Each member's term is for three (3) years.  
         Members are not subject to the Service Limitation Policy.

    Meetings
         Location:     City Commission Chambers
                           City Hall
                           300 Monroe Avenue NW
                           Grand Rapids, MI 49503

         Frequency:  Third Monday of each month (unless otherwise noted) at 3 p.m.

         Meeting Agendas: 

         Vital Streets Oversight Commission Meeting Agendas and Minutes

         Meeting Announcements:
         Annual Meeting Schedule
         Meeting Notice


    Vital Streets Dashboard

         Vital Streets Dashboard 

    Vital Streets Plan

         Vital Streets Plan​

    Compensation
        
    None

    Liaison
        
    Eric DeLong
         Deputy City Manager
         ph:  456-3119

     


     

     Current Members and Vacancies 

     
    John Gelderloos
         Commisioner Appointment
         Resident – Ward 1
         Term Ends 1/6/2020
    VACANCY
         Commissioner Appointment
         New Term 
    VACANCY
         Commissioner Appointment
         New Term 
    Howard Hansen
         Commissioner Appointment
         Resident – Ward 2​
         Term Ends 1/6/2020
    Elizabeth Paskiewicz
         Commissioner Appointment
         Resident – Ward 3
         Term Ends 1/6/2020
    VACANCY
         Commisioner Appointment
         New Term 
    Tammy Helminski
         Mayoral Appointment
         Non-Resident
         Term Ends 1/6/2020
    VACANCY
         DGRI Representative
         New Term 
    VACANCY
         New Term 
    VACANCY
         GRPS Representative
         New Term 
    Erick Kind
         MDOT Representative
         Non-Resident
         Term Ends 1/6/2020
    VACANCY
         GR Bicycle Coalition Rep.
         New Term 
    VACANCY
         Parking Commission Representative
         New Term 
    (Christopher McDonald)
         Pending Oath of Office  
         Term Ends 1/6/2020
    (Andrew Johnston)
         Pending Oath of Office  
         Non-Resident
         Term Ends 1/6/2020
    (Kimberly Frost)
    Pending Oath of Office
         Disability Advocates Representative
         Resident – Ward 3
         Term Ends 1/6/2020
    VACANCY
         Monday Group Representative
         New Term 
    VACANCY
         Urban League Representative
         New Term 
    VACANCY
        Member
         New Term 
    VACANCY
         New Term 
    (Kevin Wisselink)
     Pending Oath of Office
         The Rapid Representative
         Resident – Ward 2
         Term Ends 1/6/2020
    VACANCY
         New Term 
    (William Wood)
    Pending Oath of Office
         WMEAC Representative
         Resident – Ward 2
         Term Ends 1/6/2020
    VACANCY
     Endorsement of Black Chamber of Commerce
          New Term 
    VACANCY
         GVMC (MPO or GROW) Representative
         New Term 
     
     
     

     

     
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