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October 10, 2016 | City Council Minutes

CITY OF GROSSE POINTE FARMS
 
CITY COUNCIL
 
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
 
 
90 Kerby Road
October 10, 2016
7:00 pm
 
A regularly scheduled meeting of the City Council for the City of Grosse Pointe Farms was called to order at 7:01 p.m. on Monday, October 10, 2016, by Mayor James Farquhar, at 90 Kerby Road, Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan.
 
Present:  Mayor James Farquhar, Councilmembers Therese Joseph, Joe Ricci, Louis Theros, Peter Waldmeir, Martin West and Mayor Pro Tem Lev Wood.
 
Absent: None
 
Also Present: Messrs; Shane L. Reeside, City Manager; Derrick Kozicki, City Clerk/Assistant City Manager; John Lamerato, City Controller/Treasurer; Director of Public Services; Dan Jensen, Director of Public Safety; John Hutchins, Deputy Director of Public Safety; Scott Homminga, Water Superintendent; Jesse VanDeCreek, City Engineer; Chris Cornwall, City Attorney; and William Burgess, City Attorney.
 
Mayor Farquhar led the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
Council considered approval of the Minutes of the Regular Meeting held September 12, 2016.
 
Farquhar moved to approve the Minutes of the Regular Meeting held September 12, 2016. Motion carried.
 
Council considered a request from Administration to enter into an agreement with Hubbell Roth and Clark (HRC) for the purpose of conducting a sewer separation evaluation study.
 
City Engineer Jesse VanDeCreek gave a brief presentation of a document provided to Council entitled, “Inland District - Combined Sewer Separation Evaluation Proposal” which was dated October 3, 2016.
 
City Council discussed the proposal with Mr. VanDeCreek and determined that the City should move forward with the base proposal, which will include a presentation of the study’s findings to Council at no charge. Additionally, Council asked HRC to provide pricing information on the, “Additional Tasks to Consider” outlined in the proposal at the November 14, 2016 City Council Meeting.
 
Theros motioned, Ricci seconded that Council approve the proposal from page 7 for a cost not to exceed $49,900.00 with the intention to consider additional items at the November 14, 2016 City Council Meeting.  Motion carried.
 
Council considered three items on the Consent Agenda.
 
    1. Consideration of a request from Parks and Recreation Director, Richard Huhn to award a contract to Kimberly Fence Company for the purpose of constructing a fence at the City’s soccer fields.
    2. Consideration of a request from Public Services Director, Terry Brennan to purchase a rubbish collection cart (a.k.a. Cushman) from Spartan Distributers.
    3. Consideration of a request from the Finance Director to approve September 2016 invoices.
 
Theros moved, Waldmeir seconded to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried.
 
Council received the Public Safety Report for September 2016 and it was ordered placed on file.
 
Farquhar motioned, Waldmeir seconded to go into Closed Session without the intention of returning to Open Session. Motion carried unanimously.
 
Mayor Farquhar adjourned the meeting at 7:49 p.m.
 
 
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Derrick Kozicki, City Clerk                             Mayor James Farquhar, Mayor

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