News

Meeting in regular session, Monday, April 17, 2017 City Council:

  • Reappointed Gary Hunter, 616 Lockwood Avenue, to the TIFA Board for a four-year term ending April 2021;
  • Reappointed Michael Karr, 608 East Mitchell Street, and Lori Pall, 603 East Lake Street, to the Zoning Board of Appeals both for three-year terms ending April 2020;
  • Reappointed Mark Gaylord, 211 Summit Street, as the alternate to the Board of Review for a three-year term ending April 2020;
  • Adopted a bond ordinance, as prepared by Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C., the City's special legal counsel for financial matters, that would provide for the issuance of revenue bonds and establish procedures and regulations associated with the proposed sale to finance costs for Wastewater Treatment Plant renovations;
  • Adopted a resolution of "Notice of Sale" prepared by Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone, P.L.C., Detroit, the City's special legal counsel for financial matters, in the amount up to $5,000,000 for Wastewater Treatment Plant renovations;
  • Heard a presentation by Public Safety Director Matthew Breed concerning the department's 2016 Annual Report;
  • Adopted a resolution authorizing the submission of a grant application in conjunction with the Resort Bear Creek Fire Department to the Local Revenue Sharing Board in the amount of $22,500 for the purchase of air bottles, bottle racks and RIT packs;
  • Authorized to purchase a latest-production Ford Explorer from Gorno Ford Fleet Sales, Woodhaven, at a cost not to exceed $26,899 that would replace Parks and Recreation Unit #28, a 2008 Dodge Durango, with approximately 67,000 miles, which will be retired; and
  • Adopted a resolution supporting continued funding of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.