City of Grosse Pointe Farms

February City Council 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 7:02 p.m. on Monday, February 8, 2021, by Mayor Louis Theros.

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

Absent: None.

Mayor Theros led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Council approved the Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting held on January 11, 2021 and the Work Session held on January 25, 2021.

Council approved a three year service agreement with WCA Assessing.

Council approved policy, guidelines and an application regarding poverty exemption from property tax.

Council approved a proposal from Hubbell, Roth & Clark to develop a Basis of Design Report for the Inland District-Combined Sewer Separation.

Council approved the Consent Agenda.

a) Consideration of a request from to reappoint Kendra Bickford, Elizabeth Cleland and Andy Llewellyn to the Beautification Advisory Commission for terms ending February 2024.

b) Consideration of a request from Administration to reappoint Mary Ellen Brayton, Mary Wells Vournakis and Andy Llewellyn to the Election Commission for terms ending February 2023.

c) Approval of payment for legal services.

d) Consideration of a request to approve January 2021 invoices.

Council received the Quarterly Financial Report for the Six Months Ended December 31, 2021.

Communication Committee Members Konrad-Wilberding and Sroka announced the official launch of the City’s redesigned website 

Council heard public comment.

Upon proper motion Council entered Closed Session to discuss litigation with no intention to return to Open Session at 8:26 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by Derrick Kozicki, City Clerk.