SUMMARY MINUTES of November 08, 2010
December 08, 2010 - CITY OF THE VILLAGE OF CLARKSTON
375 Depot Road
CLARKSTON MI 48346
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
November 08, 2010
Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Mayor Arkwright followed by the pledge of allegiance.
Ms Jan Gillespie, Clerk/Treasurer, swore into office Mayor Joe Luginski for a two year term. Ms Gillespie also swore into office Councilwoman Peg Roth, Councilman Charles Inabnit and Councilman Richard Bisio all for a two year term.
Roll call was called by Mayor Luginski –
Present – Bisio, Brueck, Hargis, Hunter, Luginski, Inabnit, Roth
Others Present – City Manager Ritter, Attorney Ryan
Mayor Luginski opened the Public Hearing on the CDBG (Community Development Block Grant) at 7:06 p.m.
City Manager Ritter explained the proposed allocation for the money for the PY2011
No comments from the public.
Mayor Luginski closed public hearing at 7:08 p.m.
Moved by Brueck, supported by Roth to "Approve the PY2011 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application in the approximate amount of $8,000 as follows and authorize Mayor Joseph Luginski to sign the application and submit the documents to Oakland County."
Account Number Project Name Amount
Construct carport at Senior Center $4,000
Install handi-cap railing the entire
Length of all outdoor walkways and Handi-cap ramps at Senior Center $2,000
172160-732185 Clarkston Area Youth Assistance
Provides programming and services
To the entire Clarkston Community
For 2010-2011 school year $2,000
Moved by Hunter, supported by Inabnit to "Approve the PY2011 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Subrecipient Agreement between the County of Oakland and the City of the Village of Clarkston."
Moved by Bisio to table the Subrecipient Agreement between the County and the City – no one seconded to table.
Motion carried to approve the agreement between Oakland County and the City of the Village of Clarkston to distribute the CDBG monies.
Moved by Bisio, supported by Inabnit to "Move AGENDA item 12 (c) Motion – Update on 90 North Main- to 10 (c) under City Manager's Report and to move item 12(b) Presentation – Keep Michigan Beautiful Distinguished Award after # 8 Public Comments."
Moved by Inabnit, supported by Roth to "Approve the Agenda as changed."
Moved by Inabnit, supported by Roth to "Approve the Consent Agenda as presented after pulling (E) Police Report for a verbal report from Lt LaBair. Motion carried.
Moved by Bisio, with support by Brueck to, "Direct the city attorney to (1) prepare a written memo to the City Council and City manager setting out the legal rights and liabilities of the City and the owner of 90 North Main Street regarding the future use of that property; (2) provide the memo to the City Council and City Manager on or before December 6, 2010; and (3) attend the Council meeting on December 13, 2010 to discuss the memo with the Council in a closed session consistent with the Open Meetings Act." Motion carried.
Moved by Councilman Bisio, supported by Hunter to "Expand the charge of the committee to include studying and reporting on (1) the alternative of contracting with the Oakland County Sheriff to provide supplemental law enforcement services to the City beyond those provided under the contract for law enforcement services between the City and Independence Township; and (2) any other alternative to providing supplemental law enforcement services to the City in lieu of having those services delivered via an employee of the City; and to direct the committee to solicit broad public input into the committee's deliberations by holding a well-publicized public hearing and taking other appropriate steps to obtain input from City residents and businesses." Motion failed.
Resolved by Brueck, supported by Hargis to "Appoint Kimberly Howe as Clerk/Treasurer for the City of the Village of Clarkston with a yearly salary of $14,500."
ROLL CALL: Yeas – Bisio Hargis, Luginski, Inabnit, Roth, Brueck, Hunter
Nays – None
Moved by Mayor Luginski, supported by Inabnit to "Nominate and vote to elect Councilman Tom Hunter as Mayor Pro Tem." Motion carried.
Resolved by Brueck, supported by Hunter to, "Go into Closed Session on 164 North Main – State Historic Commission regarding Cousens and the City of the Village of Clarkston Historical District Commission final decision."
ROLL CALL: Yeas - Brueck, Inabnit, Roth, Bisio, Hunter, Luginski, Hargis
Nays – None
Closed session started 9:54 p.m.
Resolved by Inabnit, supported by Roth to "Come out of the Closed session at 10:31 and go into Open Session."
ROLL CALL: Yeas - Luginski, Hargis, Bisio, Inabnit, Roth Brueck, Hunter
Nays – None
Open Session started at 10:32 p.m.
Resolved Hunter, supported by Roth that "Council instruct our attorney to not pursue an appeal to the Oakland County Circuit Court regarding decision made at 164 North Main." Decision is technical and does not have any precedential merit on future Historic District decisions."
ROLL CALL: Yeas - Hargis, Luginski, Bisio, Roth, Inabnit, Hunter
Nays - Brueck
The meeting was adjourned at 10:42 p.m.
Janet C. Gillespie