City Council Meeting Synopsis – City of Chelsea 4/16/18




Monday, April 16, 2018

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 April 2, 2018 regular meeting

Approval of Bills

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

Approval of Regular Agenda

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

Public Comments – None


Chelsea Community Education

Public Hearing – None

Council Business

Harrison Street Boundary Line Adjustment

MOVED Hammer SECONDED Albertson to approve the boundary line adjustment between 243 & 247 Harrison Streets, as presented on the attached survey, located within Block 11 of the “Elisha Congdon’s First Addition to the Village of Chelsea”.    All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

Set Public Hearing Date for City 2018-2019 Budget and Millage

MOVED Feeney SECONDED Hammer to set a public hearing regarding City of Chelsea 2018-2019 budget and millage for May 21, 2018.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

2017-2018 Budget Amendments

MOVED Albertson SECONDED Catherman to Resolve that the City Council of the City of Chelsea does hereby adopt the attached line item budget amendments for the fiscal year 2017-2018. Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

Set Municipal Budgeting Work Session April 23, 2018

MOVED Hammer SECONDED Pacheco to set a Municipal Budgeting Work Session for Monday April 23, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the City Council Chambers.  All Ayes.  Motion carried.

Wednesday Farmer’s Market Request

MOVED Feeney SECONDED Hammer to adopt the Resolution to authorize the use of the Chelsea State Bank parking lot, located at 1010 S. Main Street, to be used as a Farmers Market on Wednesdays from 12:00pm – 6:30pm, May 9 to October 31, 2018.   Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion carried.

Staff Reports

Council Reports

Closed Session

MOVED Catherman SECONDED Albertson to move into Closed Session for the purpose of discussing Attorney-Client Litigation Communication and Strategy re:  Mote; et al. Roll Call Vote.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

MOVED Hammer SECONDED Catherman to move out of Closed Session.  All Ayes. Motion Carried.


MOVED Hammer SECONDED Feeney to adjourn at 8:41 pm.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

Approved:  May 7, 2018

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, Clerk

Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

Leave a Reply