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February 12, 2018 | City Council Minutes

CITY OF GROSSE POINTE FARMS
 
CITY COUNCIL
 
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
 
 
90 Kerby Road
February 12, 2018
7:00 p.m.
 
A regularly scheduled meeting of the City Council for the City of Grosse Pointe Farms was called to order at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, February 12, 2018, by Mayor Louis Theros, at 90 Kerby Road, Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan.
 
Present: Mayor Louis Theros, Mayor Pro Tem James C. Farquhar, Councilmembers John J. Gillooly, Therese Joseph, Joe Ricci, Peter Waldmeir and Lev Wood.
 
Absent: None.
 
Also Present: Messrs.; Shane Reeside, City Manager; Derrick Kozicki, City Clerk/Assistant City Manager; Dan Jensen, Director of Public Safety; John Hutchins, Deputy Director of Public Safety; Scott Homminga, Water Superintendent; William T. Burgess, City Attorney; and Mlle. Deborah Peck, City Controller/Treasurer.
 
Mayor Theros led the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
Council considered the Minutes of the Regular Meeting held on January 8, 2018.

Mayor Theros moved to approve the Minutes of the Regular Meeting held on January 8, 2018. Motion carried.
 
Director Jensen introduced Deacon Richard Shubik as Chaplain of the Public Safety Department.
 
Council received a presentation from Sue McCormick, Chief Executive Officer of the Great Lakes Water Authority. 
 
Council received an update from Jesse VanDeCreek of Hubbell, Roth and Clark regarding the Sewer Evaluation Study.
 
Council considered the following six items on the Consent Agenda.
 
    1. Consideration of a Resolution approving the Plan Year 2018 CDBG Application.
    2. Consideration of a request from Administration to authorize the televising and cleaning of the Lake Shore Road Sewer Interceptor.
    3. Consideration of a request from Beautification Advisory Chair, Lev Wood to reappoint Kendra Bickford, Elizabeth Cleland and Andy Llewellyn to the Beautification Advisory Commission for terms ending February 2021.
d.      Consideration of a request from the Finance Director to approve January 2018 invoices.
e.       Consideration of a request from Administration to approve a permit for the 2018 Regatta Fireworks.
f.        Approval of payment for legal services.
 
Wood motioned, Theros seconded to remove item “6B.” from the Consent Agenda and to approve the balance of the remaining items. Motion carried.
 
Council considered a request from Administration to authorize the televising and cleaning of the Lake Shore Road Sewer Interceptor.
 
Wood asked City Manager Reeside if it would be prudent to wait until the sewer evaluation study was complete before beginning the televising and cleaning of the Lake Shore Road Sewer Interceptor.
 
City Manager Reeside stated that the initial results of the sewer metering study so far indicate that the televising and cleaning Lake Shore Interceptor is necessary.
 
Theros stated that this project is necessary to understand the lakeside district.
 
City Manager Reeside stated that this project will benefit the City’s whole sewer system.
 
Waldmeir motioned, Ricci seconded to authorize the expenditure to televise and clean the Lake Shore Road Sewer Interceptor as set forth in the memo from Hubbell, Roth and Clark dated February 1, 2018. Motion carried.
 
Council received the Quarterly Financial Report for the Six Months Ended December 31, 2017.
 
Council received the January 2018 Public Safety Report.
 
Mayor Theros adjourned the meeting at 8:31 p.m.
 
 
 
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Derrick Kozicki, City Clerk                             Louis Theros, Mayor

 

 

 

 

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