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APPROVED MINUTES OF THE
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
December 1, 2015
Challenger Elementary School Library.
Present: Commissioners: Mayor Pro-Tem Michael Brown, Betsy Artz, Jerry DeMaagd, Erwin Haas, Steve Redmond and Mayor Stephen Kepley. Also present: Finance Director Tom Chase, Public Works Director John Gorney, City Clerk Dan Kasunic, Fire Chief Brent Looman, Assistant Finance Director Lorna Nenciarini, Deputy Administrator Mark Rambo, Parks & Recreation Director Val Romeo, Fire Department Administrative Assistant Nancy Shane, and Deputy Police Chief Don Tuuri. Also: ARCH Coordinator Keith Brown, Challenger Principal Teressa Gatza and Kentwood Public Schools Superintendent Michael Zoerhoff.
PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT:
- ARCH PROGRAM AND GRANT OVERVIEW.
Parks and recreation Director/ARCH Co-Project Director Romeo and Local Evaluator Maria Gajewski
provided an overview of the ARCH program and quantitative results. Two students provided a firsthand account of what the ARCH Program means to them. Challenger Principal Gatza and Kentwood Schools Superintendent Zoerhoff both spoke of the benefits in having this program.
- ARCH TOUR.
Challenger ARCH Coordinator Keith Brown gave a tour of the facility, providing a commentary of activities being accomplished.
The meeting was adjourned at 6:40 P.M.
Dan Kasunic Michael Brown
City Clerk Mayor Pro-Tem