February 26, 2014 - CITY OF THE VILLAGE OF CLARKSTON
Artemus M. Pappas Village Hall
375 Depot Road
CLARKSTON MI 48346
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
January 13, 2014
Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Mayor Luginski followed by the pledge of allegiance.
Roll: Present - Mayor Luginski, Hunter, Sabol, Catallo, Haven, Marsh
Absent – Roth
Oath was given to Sandy Miller for the new City Clerk by Mayor Luginski.
Motion to approve change in order of agenda item by Marsh 12a from After old business to after public hearing and 12g after that and table item 12e until next meeting supported by Haven. Motion Carried.
Thank you to the City's DPW for all their hard work with the most recent snow storms.
Concern of deep potholes on M-15 along with the upcoming spring construction on M-15.
Shiver on the river activities explained for participation on Saturday January 18, 2014. Committee would like to ask for volunteers and volunteer funds.
Sabol will have his office hours on Jan 23 at the Village Bakery from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Catallo had a concern of a car parked on Buffalo St.
PUBLIC HEARING CDBG ALLOCATION
Open CDBG Public Hearing at 7:15 a Motion by Haven and Support by Catallo to rescind from the meeting on December 09, 2013 See attached minutes. Close public hearing at 7:20.
Resolution to allocate $5,000.00 to CDBG minor home repair.
Role: Present - Marsh, Catallo, Hunter, Sabol, Haven, Luginski Absent: Roth.
Foreclosure Prevention information presentation given by Soyini Boyer. Community Housing Network, Inc. Nonprofit organization located in Troy. Free Foreclosure Prevention Counseling serving Oakland, Macomb, and Wayne Counties. Website is www.StepForwardMichigan.org.
Picasso's Grapevine business plan Mike Sabol gave review of planning meeting.
Leanna Haun presented general overview of her new proposed business of painting classes that customers may bring with them beer and or wine that the customer may consume while painting.
Approval concept of use discussion. Motion by Sabol to approve business plan support by Catallo. Roll Call Luginski, No Marsh, No Catallo, No Sabol, Yes Hunter, Yes Haven, Yes Motion to table until next meeting by Sabol Support by Catallo. All in favor Aye. Opposed No. Absent Roth.
Appointments to Committee reports No Committee Chairpersons have reported to City Manager Eberhardt. We need an update list of all Committee and their Chairpersons. Council needs feedback from all our Committee as to what topics are being covered.
Finance committee needs information for a three year budget. Would we need the expense of an outside consultant for Planning or Streets and Roads or LED Street Lighting Conversion or any major projects like welcome packets, and Ordinance Publications. Schedule quarterly reports for each committee to report cost projection. First report due April 1, 2014.
Moved by Hunter, supported by Sabol to accept the Consent Agenda as presented.
Motion Carried. Absent: Roth
CITY MANAGER'S REPORT
Marsh asked about bump outs – we need cross walk at Church and Depot. Eberhardt has asked MDOT to do bump outs at no cost to the City. The waiver letters are trickling in.
Proposed budget for Sewer fund in regards to install a clean out or retention basin near W Washington toward Depot. Gary Tressel needs to be consulted in regards to the structure. According to Eberhardt no one is willing to bid the options at this time.
Appointments to SEMCOG. Two people to be appointed on the committee, Carol Eberhardt and David Marsh appointed to be the representatives.
Motion by Luginski supported by Sabol Motion carried Absent Roth.
Appointment of Ordinance Committee Chairperson. Tom Hunter will be chair of Ordinance Committee. Richard Bisio will continue to be on the committee.
Motion by Luginski supported by Haven Motion carried Absent Roth.
Appointment of Finance Committee. Catallo will be appointed to the Finance Committee.
Motion by Luginski supported by Haven motion carried. Absent Roth.
2014 Bank Depository Chase Bank, Clarkston State Bank, Oxford Bank and Oakland County Treasurers investment fund. Resolved by Catallo supported by Hunter.
Role Call Vote: Ayes: Hunter, Sabol, Marsh, Catallo, Haven, Luginski Nays: None Absent: Roth Resolution Approved.
FY14 Budget Amendment by Department
Resolved by Haven Supported by Hunter.
Role Call Vote: Ayes: Luginski, Hunter, Marsh, Sabol, Haven, Catallo Nays: None
Absent: Roth Resolution Approved.
Resolution to Appoint Jason Miller as Street Administrator
Resolved by Catallo Supported by Sabol.
Role Call Vote: Ayes: Marsh, Luginski, Haven, Hunter, Catallo, Sabol Nays: None Absent: Roth
Table Temporary signs until next meeting.
Video tape council meetings.
No cost video council meetings would be allowed. Eberhardt will look into no cost audio/video taping Council meetings.
Motion made by Sabol Supported by Marsh to extend the meeting past 9 P.M.
Discussion and Motion Code Enforcement/Parking Enforcement Officer
Moved by Catallo, supported by Hunter. Person to be proposed is Ralph Dagel to be the person to start writing notices and tickets for Code Enforcement/Parking Enforcement.
Role Call Vote: Ayes: Marsh, Luginski, Sabol, Hunter, Catallo, Haven Nays: None Absent: Roth
Moved by Marsh, supported by Catallo to adjourn the meeting at 9:30 p.m.