Monday, September 23, 2019


311 S. Main St.

Chelsea, MI 48118

Call to Order

Mayor Johnson called the meeting to order at 7:00pm.         

Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States

Approval of Consent Agenda

Meeting minutes of the September 9, 2019 regular meeting

Approval of Bills

MOVED Hammer SECONDED Albertson to approve the consent agenda.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

Approval of Regular Agenda

MOVED Catherman SECONDED Feeney to approve the regular agenda.  All Ayes.  Motion carried.

Public Comments

Presentations – none

Public Hearing – none

Council Business

Chelsea Festival and Events (CAFÉ) – Request to use Palmer Commons

    MOVED Feeney SECONDED Hammer to approve the use of Palmer Commons as requested for the rental amount of $35.00/day; with the contingency that an updated Certificate of Insurance is submitted prior to the event.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

Ordinance No. 166-2019-21 First Reading

MOVED Feeney SECONDED Hammer to accept the First Reading of Ordinance No. 166-2019-21.  Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

MOVED Albertson SECONDED Iannelli to place Second Reading of Ordinance No. 166-2019-21 on the Council Agenda for October 7, 2019 for second reading and adoption.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

Option to Purchase Real Property

MOVED Albertson SECONDED Hammer to approve City Staff to make an option to purchase real property based on terms discussed in Closed Session.   All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

Staff Reports

Council Reports


MOVED Hammer SECONDED Feeney to adjourn at 7:31pm.  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

Approved:  October 7, 2019

This is only a synopsis of the Regular City Council Meeting. The minutes in their entirety may be viewed at the Clerk’s Office at 305 S. Main Street, Chelsea, MI or online at

Respectfully submitted,

Laura Kaiser, City Clerk