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November 12, 2018 | City Council Minutes

CITY OF GROSSE POINTE FARMS
CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
 
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, November 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 Sierra Leone Donaven, John J. Gillooly, Joe Ricci, Peter Waldmeir and Lev Wood.
 
Absent: None.
 
Also Present: Messrs.; Shane Reeside, City Manager; Derrick Kozicki, City Clerk/Assistant City Manager; Daniel Jensen, Director of Public Safety; John Hutchins, Deputy Director of Public Safety; City Attorney William T. Burgess, and Mlle. Debra Peck, City Controller/Treasurer.
 
Mayor Theros led the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
Council considered the Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting held on October 8, 2018.
Mayor Theros motioned to approve the Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting held on October 8, 2018. Motion carried.
 
Council considered a request from Administration to approve and authorize the submission, under Public Act 202 of 2017, Corrective Action: Retirement Health Benefit Systems (General Employees Retiree Health Plan and Public Safety Retiree Health Plan).
 
City Controller/Treasurer Peck gave a presentation regarding the agenda item.
Mayor Pro Tem Farquhar motioned, Wood seconded to approve and authorize the submission, under Public Act 202 of 2017, Corrective Action: Retirement Health Benefit Systems (General Employees Retiree Health Plan and Public Safety Retiree Health Plan) as presented. Motion carried.
 
Council considered the following two items on the Consent Agenda.
 
a. Approval of payment for legal services.
b. Consideration of a request from the Finance Director to approve October 2018 invoices.
 
Mayor Pro Tem Farquhar motioned, Wood seconded to approve the Consent Agenda. Motion carried.
 
Council received the October 2018 Public Safety Report.
 
Council received the City’s Quarterly Financial Report for the three months ended September 30, 2018.
90 Kerby Road November 12, 2018 7:00 p.m.
 
Council heard public comment.
 
Council considered and approved a request from the City Attorney to go into closed session to discuss pending litigation with the intent not to return to open session.
 
Mayor Theros adjourned the regular meeting at 7:30 p.m.

 

Louis Theros, Mayor
 
Derrick Kozicki, City Clerk 

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