Permit Process

Officials' misconduct - Mt. Pleasant, MI City Administration

Friday, January 25, 2013

Structural Deficit Repair

City manager Kathie Grinzinger concludes only two solutions exist for 2014 and beyond: services must be re-ordered or eliminated, or revenue must be increased and/or diversified. She fails to consider re-ordering or eliminating administrative activities shown to be dysfunctional, duplicative and outmoded.2013 Proposed Budget Deficit $534,210

CITY ATTORNEY ACTIVITY

08‑2012 $1.26 Million $21,075/month

Proposed Budget $179,150

Dysfunctional:

Administration fails to achieve statute compliance and is unable to cite authority for its actions.

Duplicative:

Isabella County provides prosecutor activity.

Outmoded:

JonJoslin stated he, our attorney, the prosecuting attorney and the attorney general believe officials have done their job. Condoning breach of duty and non-compliance does not require attorneys and facilitates eliminating statutes.

PLANNING/COMMUNITY DEV ACTIVITY

08‑2012 $1.20 Million $20,003/month

Proposed Budget $212,940

Dysfunctional:

Administration fails to achieve currently adopted development goals and objectives.

Duplicative:

City has subcontracted updating the currently adopted Master Plan.

Outmoded:

Planning Commission and adopted planning rendered extraneous; Doug Piggott, AICP, PCP.

BUILDING INSPECTION ACTIVITY

08‑2012 $1.12 Million $18,671/month

Proposed Budget $170,500

Duplicative:

Isabella County provides building inspection activity.

SUBTOTAL

$562,590

2013 Proposed Budget Surplus $28,380

Friday, January 25, 2013

Structural Deficit Repair

City manager Kathie Grinzinger concludes only two solutions exist for 2014 and beyond: services must be re-ordered or eliminated, or revenue must be increased and/or diversified. She fails to consider re-ordering or eliminating administrative activities shown to be dysfunctional, duplicative and outmoded.2013 Proposed Budget Deficit $534,210

CITY ATTORNEY ACTIVITY

08‑2012 $1.26 Million $21,075/month

Proposed Budget $179,150

Dysfunctional:

Administration fails to achieve statute compliance and is unable to cite authority for its actions.

Duplicative:

Isabella County provides prosecutor activity.

Outmoded:

JonJoslin stated he, our attorney, the prosecuting attorney and the attorney general believe officials have done their job. Condoning breach of duty and non-compliance does not require attorneys and facilitates eliminating statutes.

PLANNING/COMMUNITY DEV ACTIVITY

08‑2012 $1.20 Million $20,003/month

Proposed Budget $212,940

Dysfunctional:

Administration fails to achieve currently adopted development goals and objectives.

Duplicative:

City has subcontracted updating the currently adopted Master Plan.

Outmoded:

Planning Commission and adopted planning rendered extraneous; Doug Piggott, AICP, PCP.

BUILDING INSPECTION ACTIVITY

08‑2012 $1.12 Million $18,671/month

Proposed Budget $170,500

Duplicative:

Isabella County provides building inspection activity.

SUBTOTAL

$562,590

2013 Proposed Budget Surplus $28,380