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CITY OF CHELSEA

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING



Tuesday, February 21, 2017

311 S. Main St.

Chelsea, MI 48118

Call to Order

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

Pledge of Allegiance

Approval of Consent Agenda

Meeting minutes of the February 6, 2017 regular meeting

Approval of Bills

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

Approval of Regular Agenda

MOVED Albertson SECONDED Johnson to approve the regular agenda with an amendment to move the presentation to the March 6th meeting.  All Ayes.  Motion carried.

Public Comments

Presentations

Public Hearing­­

Council Business

  1. DDA Appointment – Jennifer Fairfield

MOVED Albertson SECONDED Hammer to approve Mayor Lindauer’s recommendation to re-appoint Jennifer Fairfield to the DDA board’s open position with a term to expire December 31, 2020.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

  1. DDA Appointment – Charles Wiseley

MOVED White SECONDED Feeney to approve Mayor Lindauer’s recommendation to appoint Charles Wiseley to the DDA board’s open position with a term to expire December 31, 2020.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

  1. Board of Review Alternate Appointments

(submitted by Administrative Director Garland)

MOVED Pacheco SECONDED Albertson to approve Mayor Lindauer’s recommendation to appoint Michelle Elie and Jennifer Baghdoian to the City of Chelsea Board of Review as alternates for three-year terms beginning February 2017 and ending January 2020.  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

  1. Capacity Purchase – Michigan Public Power Agency

MOVED White SECONDED Feeney to approve the attached Letter of Authorization to purchase capacity.  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

  1. SAW Grant Televising and Assessment

MOVED Johnson SECONDED White to accept the quote from M&K Jetting and Televising, Inc. for work to be completed under the SAW grant program for the estimated amount of $385,929.  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

  1. Set Pubic Hearing for Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Tax Increment Financing and Development Plan 2017 Amendment

MOVED Albertson SECONDED Hammer to adopt a resolution to set public hearing for March 20, 2017 for Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Tax Increment Financing and Development Plan 2017 Amendment.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

  1. Resolution Authorizing Publication of Notice and Reimbursement from Bond Proceeds

MOVED Albertson SECONDED Hammer to adopt the resolution to authorize publication of Notice and Reimbursement from Bond Proceeds.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

  1. Request for Purchase of Reverse Osmosis (RO) Membranes at the WTP

MOVED White SECONDED Hammer to approve the quote from Process Solutions for $540.00 each for a total of $19,440.00.  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

  1. Utilities Review

MOVED Pacheco SECONDED Hammer to set a public hearing for March 20, 2017 at 7:00 pm to discuss the following proposed utility rate changes:

Effective April 1st, 2017, increase Ready to Serve Charge for Electric by $2/month per meter.  Recommended by MPPA

Effective April 1st, 2017, decrease Water and Wastewater Ready to Serve charge by $1/month for each fund per meter.

Increase Commercial and Industrial rates by 3% beginning April 1, 2017.

Increase overall electrical residential rates by 3% beginning July 1, 2017.

No increase proposed for Water and Wastewater for FY 2017-18.

All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

Staff Reports

Council Reports

Adjournment

MOVED Hammer SECONDED White to adjourn at 8:09 pm.   All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

Approved:  March 6, 2017

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