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Public Notices

City of Chelsea: Mtg Synopsis 6-3-24

Call to Order
Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States
Approval of Consent Agenda
Approval of Regular Agenda
Public Comments (available in person and via Zoom)
Presentation
Public Hearing
1. Utility Rate Amendments for Water, Wastewater, and Electric Utilities
Finance Director King provided a brief presentation on the utility rate amendments for Water, Wastewater, and Electric Utilities for the City.
Council Business
1. Proclamation Declaring the First Friday in June to be National Gun Violence Awareness Day (Mayor Pacheco)
MOTION Mehuron SECONDED Iannelli to adopt the proclamation declaring the First Friday in June to be National Gun Violence Awareness Day. All ayes. Motion carried.
2. Proclamation Declaring June 19, 2024, as Juneteenth Independence Day (Council Member Mehuron)
MOTION Iannelli SECONDED Keaton to Approve the Proclamation declaring June 19, 2024, as Juneteenth Independence Day in Chelsea. All ayes. Motion carried.
3. Letter of Support for County Planning Services (Mayor Pacheco)
MOTION Keaton SECONDED Merkel to direct staff to refine, a letter in support of additional County planning services, to be signed by Mayor Pacheco and shared with Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners. All ayes. Motion carried.
4. Ratification of Agreement between IBEW Local 876 and the City of Chelsea (Manager Colburn)
MOTION Merkel SECONDED Iannelli to ratify the Collective Bargaining Agreement with IBEW Local 876 for the period of July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2027. All ayes. Motion carried.
5. Ratification of Agreement between Teamsters Local 214 and the City of Chelsea (Manager Colburn)
MOTION Mehuron SECONDED Ruddock to ratify the Collective Bargaining Agreement with Teamsters Local 214 for the period of July 1, 2024, to June 30, 2027. All ayes. Motion carried.
6. DDA Palmer Commons Pavilion Purchase (Manager Colburn)
MOTION Iannelli SECONDED Merkel to approve the purchase of the Poligon Shelter System from Penchura for a total of $144,510. All ayes. Motion carried.
7. Adoption of Utility Rates and Fees (Director King)
MOTION Ruddock SECONDED Keaton to adopt utility and fee schedules for Fiscal Year 2024-2025. All ayes. Motion carried.
8. Resolution #2024-14 to set the City Millage (Director King)
MOTION Keaton SECONDED Merkel to adopt Resolution #2024-14 to set the 2024-2025 City of Chelsea Millage Rate at 13.155 mills. All ayes. Motion carried.
9. Resolution #2024-15 to set the DDA Millage Rate (Director King)

MOTION Iannelli SECONDED Merkel to adopt Resolution #2024-15 to Set the 2024-2025 DDA Millage Rate. All ayes. Motion carried.
10. Resolution #2024-16 to Approve the 1% Administration Fee (Director King)
MOTION Keaton SECONDED Merkel to Adopt Resolution #2024-16 to Collect a 1% Tax Administration Fee for Fiscal Year 2024-2025. All ayes. Motion carried.
11. Resolution #2024-17 for Local Support for Belser Estates SEMCOG/MDOT Grant (Superintendent Freeman)
MOTION Merkel SECONDED Ruddock to adopt resolution #2024-17 for local support for MDOT/SEMCOG grant funding for ADA-compliant sidewalk crossings for Belser Estates. All ayes. Motion carried.
12. Resolution #2024-18 to Approve the Departmental 2024-2025 Budget (Director King)
MOTION Keaton SECONDED Merkel adopt Resolution #2024-18 to Approve the Fiscal Year 2024-2025 City of Chelsea Budget at the Department Level. All ayes. Motion carried.
13. Resolution #2024-19 a Request for funding for MDOT Economic Development Fund Category B Program for Commerce Park Drive (Manager Colburn)
MOTION Merkel SECONDED Morris to adopt Resolution 2024-19 making a request to MDOT from their TEDF category B grant program for reconstruction of Commerce Park Drive, guaranteeing matching funds from the City of Chelsea. All ayes. Motion carried.
14. Resolution #2024-20 a Request for funding for the MDOT Economic Development Fund Category B Program for Old Manchester Road and Hayes Street (Manager Colburn)
MOTION Merkel SECONDED Morris to adopt Resolution #2024-20 making a request to MDOT from their TEDF category B grant program for reconstruction of Old Manchester Road and Hayes Street, guaranteeing matching funds from the City of Chelsea. All ayes. Motion carried.
Staff Reports
Council Reports
Adjournment
Approved: 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 www.city-chelsea.org