CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 7:30 PM by Mayor Keough at the Dexter Senior Center located at 7720 Ann Arbor Street in Dexter, Michigan.


ROLL CALL: Mayor Keough, Carson, Fisher, Knight, Michels, Smith and Tell.

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES: Motion Smith; support Knight to approve the minutes of the January 11, 2016 Regular City Council Meeting with the following correction: Page 5 –

Discussion of Road Projects – Dexter Crossings should be Dexter Crossing. Unanimous voice vote approval.

PRE-ARRANGED – Rana Emmons, City Auditor.  Motion Fisher; support Carson to accept the Annual City Audit for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015. Ayes: Carson, Fisher, Knight, Michels, Smith, Tell and Keough. Nays: None. Motion carries.

APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA: Motion Smith; support Tell to approve the agenda with the addition of additional information for New Business Items L-2, L-4 and L-6 and change New Business Item L-2 to a discussion item from a consideration item. Unanimous voice vote approval.

CONSENT AGENDA: Consideration of: Bills and Payroll in the amount of $140,601.70 and Closure of Central Street for Relay for Life from Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 7 am to Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 10 am. Motion Fisher; support Smith to approve items 1 and 2 of the Consent Agenda. Unanimous voice vote approval.



1. Motion Smith; support Knight based on the information provided at the January 25, 2016 City Council meeting, the recommendation of the Planning Commission and pursuant to Section 23.05, Criteria for Amendment of the Official Zoning Map, City Council moves to approve the request to rezone a portion of First Street Park (08-08-05-235-006), located at the intersection of Edison and First Streets, from R-3 Multiple Family Residential and I-1 Limited Industrial to PP Public Park. Ayes: Fisher, Knight, Michels, Smith, Tell, Carson and Keough. Nays: None.

Motion carries.

2. Motion Fisher; support Carson to award the 2016 Chemical Bid for the City of Dexter to the following:  Alexander Chemical for Sodium Bisulfate; PVS Nolwood for Ferric Chloride; and Elhorn for Bleach, Aquamag Polyphosphate, Orthophosphate, and Hydrofuosilicic Acid for the prices outlined on the bid tab for a period of three years. Ayes: Knight, Michels, Smith, Tell, Carson, Fisher and Keough. Nays: None. Motion carries.

3. Motion Fisher; support Carson to approve the form for the Permit of Oversize/Overweight Loads traveling through Dexter and set a $25 fee per round trip. Ayes: Michels, Smith, Tell, Carson, Fisher, Knight and Keough. Nays: None. Motion carries.

4. Motion Smith; support Fisher to approve the Resolution for Establishing Organizational Matters for the City of Dexter as of January 25, 2016. Ayes: Smith, Tell, Carson, Fisher, Knight, Michels and Keough. Nays: None. Motion carries.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion Smith; support Carson to adjourn at 9:33 PM. Unanimous voice vote approval.

Respectfully submitted, Carol J. Jones, Interim Clerk, City of Dexter

Approved for Filing: February 8, 2016.

NOTE: This is a synopsis of the Regular Council Meeting. The minutes in their entirety may be

viewed at the City Office at 8123 Main Street, Dexter MI or online at


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