Category Archives: Agendas and Summaries

Agenda for the 4-8-2013 Meeting

Here is the agenda for Monday’s meeting. I will be putting up information on lighting in a separate post shortly.

Kalamazoo Billboards Stakeholder Committee
April 8, 2013
3:30 PM



I. Welcome and Brief Recap (5 minutes: Andrea)

II. Illumination (40 minutes: Michael Woznicki, Engineer, Lumecon)

III. Other illumination documents (20 minutes: All, please see website)

IV. Discussion and Next Steps (25 minutes: All)

V. Adjournment


For reference, here is a bio for our guest speaker:

Michael Woznicki is a Project Engineer at Lumecon LLC, and performs their photometric analyses. He has completed multiple training programs in AGi32 photometric software and participated in a wide variety of LED projects which required scope clarification, and field-specific solutions. Michael is a graduate of the University of Michigan with a Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from the School of Natural Resources & Environment, and has been with Lumecon LLC for the past four years.”



Agenda for 3-25-13 Meeting

We are planning on our next Stakeholder Committee meeting on Monday, March 25th at 3:30 PM.  The meeting is going to be dedicated to discussions of traffic safety and propetry values.  Here is the agenda:


Kalamazoo Billboards Stakeholder Committee

March 25, 2013

3:30 PM


  1. Welcome and Brief Recap (5 minutes: Andrea)

2. Property Values (20 minutes: Aaron Powers, Kalamazoo City Assessor)

3. Traffic Safety (20 minutes: Jim Hoekstra, Kalamazoo City Traffic Engineer)

4. Discussion (30 minutes: All)

5. Sign Regulation Workshop (10 minutes: Kevin, Natalie)

6. Next Meeting/Process Check In (5 minutes: All)

7. Adjournment


For reference, here is a link to the agenda in document form:  Committee Agenda 3-25-13


Monday, March 11 Meeting Agenda

Here it is.  You can see some of the information we will be discussing in posts today, and in the future.  They will all show up with the “Reports and Studies”  category, and can be searched specifically by clicking on the “Reports and Studies” link to the right of these posts.

Kalamazoo Billboards Stakeholder Committee

March 11, 2013

3:30 PM


  1. Welcome (5 minutes)
  1. Current Conditions (10 minutes: Andrea)
  1. Kalamazoo’s Existing Ordinance (5 minutes: Andrea)
  1. Local Jurisdictions and Regulation (10 minutes: Andrea)
  1. Legal Precedent (30 minutes: Clyde)
  1. Discussion (30 minutes: All)
  1. Adjournment


First Meeting Agenda

Our first meeting of the Stakeholder Committee was held on March 4, 2013.  Here was the agenda.

Kalamazoo Billboards Stakeholder Committee

Introductory Meeting

March 4, 2013

3:30 PM


  1. Welcome and Introductions (15 minutes)

2.  Background (10 minutes)

3. Overview of Mission and Scope of Committee (10 minutes)

4. Syllabus (10 minutes)

5. Questions and Concerns (10 minutes)

6. Next Meeting (5 minutes)

7. Adjournment

During the meeting, we decided to make the meetings open to the public, though for both the comfort of the committee and the need to keep moving forward, there won’t be a place for public comment (during the meeting… see the post “So You Want To Get Involved” for more options for adding your two cents).  The meetings are at the City of Kalamazoo’s Stockbridge Facility at 415 Stockbridge Avenue, the second and fourth Mondays of the month from 3:30-5:00.  It would be really useful, if you are planning on attending, if you could send an email to  We want to make sure we have room!