City of Grosse Pointe Farms

April City Council Meeting Summary

CITY OF GROSSE POINTE FARMS
CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING SUMMARY 


A regularly scheduled meeting of the City Council for the City of Grosse Pointe Farms was held virtually and called to order at 7:01 p.m. on Monday, April 12, 2021, by Mayor Louis Theros.

Present: Mayor Louis Theros, Mayor Pro Tem Joe Ricci, Councilmembers John J. Gillooly, Beth Konrad-Wilberding, Neil Sroka and Lev Wood.

Absent: Councilmember James C. Farquhar (EXCUSED).

Mayor Theros led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Council approved a Resolution to permit electronic public meetings on or after April 1, 2021.

Council approved the Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting held on March 8, 2021.

Council approved a Site Plan for Luxe bar and Grill, 115 Kercheval to use two on-street parking spaces for an outdoor dining platform.

Council approved a conditional use request and building permit for 375 Kercheval to allow the Grosse Pointe Historical Society to operate in the R-1 single family zone district.

Council temporarily adjourned it’s Regular Meeting and reconvened as the Board of Zoning Appeals.

The Board of Zoning Appeals approved a request from 80 Meadow Lane for a dimensional variance to construct a screened in porch that extends into the rear setback.

The Board of Zoning Appeals adjourned consideration a request for 101 Mapleton to approve a dimensional variance to construct a second story addition that extends into the rear setback until the Tuesday, May 12, 2021 Regular Council Meeting.

Board of Zoning Appeals adjourned and Council resumed it’s Regular Meeting.

Council approved an agreement with Asphalt Specialists, Inc. for the 2021-2022 Road Resurfacing Project.

Council approved the Consent Agenda.

a.      Consideration of a request from the Grosse Pointe South Athletic Booster Club to hold the “Run the Pointe” event on October 2, 2021.

b.      Consideration of a request to schedule a Public Hearing for proposed Fiscal Year Ending 2022 Budget for the May 11, 2021 Regular City Council Meeting.

c.      Consideration of a request to schedule a Public Hearing regarding adoption of the current NFPA National Fire Code for the May 11, 2021 Regular City Council Meeting.

d.      Consideration of a resolution declaring April 30, 2021 Arbor Day in Grosse Pointe Farms.

e.      Consideration of a request to approve March 2021 invoices.

Council approved a request from the Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce to hold the “Arts, Beats and Eats” event in the Richard Parking Lot on August 7th and August 8th, 2021 contingent on the necessary health and safety protocols being followed. 

Council approved an agreement with the Country Club of Detroit regarding the sale of water.

Council received the March 2021 Public Safety Report.

Council heard public comment.

Respectfully submitted by Derrick Kozicki, ACM/City Clerk.