SUMMARY MINUTES April 26, 2010
May 19, 2010 - CITY OF THE VILLAGE OF CLARKSTON
375 Depot Road
CLARKSTON MI 48346
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
April 26, 2010
Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Mayor Arkwright followed by the pledge of allegiance.
Roll: Present – Mayor Arkwright, Brueck, Hargis, Hunter, Inabnit, Roth
Others Present - City Manager Ritter
Moved by Inabnit, supported by Roth to, "Approve the Agenda as presented for April 26, 2010 after moving New Business – 9.b- Oakland Park & Recreation presentation to 6.5". Motion carried.
Resident Joe Luginski - 71 North Main - is a member of the Mill Pond Lake Board. The upper pond water level went down last week by four or five feet. Residents on the upper pond had called and emailed complaining about the low water level. The upper and lower pond water level had gone down in three to four days and by Saturday of this week it was back up. Bob Roth adjusted the dam to let more water in the Mill Pond, according to Peg Roth. Councilwoman Roth suggested Mr. Luginski call Bob Roth regarding this matter.
Councilman Brueck noticed that the banner sign over Main Street was broken. The City Manager was already called regarding this banner sign and DPW will be fixing the sign this week.
Moved by Hunter, supported by Inabnit to, "Approve the Consent Agenda as presented:
Final minutes of 3/22/2010 Council meeting
Draft minutes of 4/12/2010 Council meeting
Treasurer's Report – Trial Balance (By Fund) thru 3/31/2010
Income Statement – General Fund thru 3/31/2010
Costco Charge Update and Explanation
Mr. Mike Donnellon and Mr. Dan Stencil, Executive Director, representing the Oakland County Parks, presented to Council and residents an overview of what activities are currently available in the 13 Oakland County Parks. On August 3, 2010, Oakland County voters will be asked to vote on the renewal of a 10-year .2415 Millage for the purpose of operating, maintaining, improving and acquiring parks and recreation areas and facilities in Oakland County.
Resolved by Hunter, supported by Brueck to "Enter into an agreement with Energychek to perform the Energy Audit, Energy Conservation Strategy and create the Public Education Program, at a cost not to exceed $25,120."
Roll: Ayes – Brueck, Inabnit, Roth, Arkwright, Hunter
Nayes – Hargis
Absent – Gawronski
Moved by Inabnit, supported by Roth to "Allow a Scamp Home Tour sign on the lawn of the 107 North Main home for the duration of the event."
Moved by Hunter, supported by Inabnit to, "Allow the Savingamericamovement.com rally to take place on May 15, 2010 from 3 – 5 pm at Depot Park".
Moved by Inabnit, supported by Roth to extend the Council meeting past 9 p.m.
City Manager presented to Council the results of the RFP sent out for 2010 Lawn Mowing Bids for the City of the Village of Clarkston. City Manager stated that one of the bidders mows his lawn at home. Councilman Inabnit abstained from any discussion or voting on the RFP because his company bid on this RFP.
References were provided by most bidders, according to City Manager Ritter.
Resolved by Brueck, supported by Roth, "That the City of the Village of Clarkston approve CW2 Lawn Care up to $4,500 for the 2010 summer with the understanding that the current DPW labor expenses for lawn care will be saved by reducing the DPW hours by 16 per week."
Roll Call: Ayes – Roth, Brueck
Nayes- Hunter, Arkwright, Hargis
Absent – Gawronski
Resolved by Hunter, supported by Arkwright to, "Accept CW2 Lawn Care to do the lawn mowing for the City of the Village of Clarkston for the summer of 2010 at a cost of $4,500 and that DPW workers be assigned to other tasks during this time and that the DPW Manager report to Council other tasks that have been accomplished during this "Saved Time".
Roll Call: Ayes – Hunter
Nayes – Arkwright, Brueck, Roth, Hargis
Abstained – Inabnit
Absent - Gawronski
Meanwhile the DPW department will continue to mow the lawn for the City.
Meeting adjourned at 9:48 p.m.
Janet C. Gillespie