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Date:
August 17, 2020
Time:
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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City Council Regular Meeting (ZOOM)

Monday, August 17, 2020

Zoom Link
By Phone: (312) 626-6799
ID: 822 419 226

AGENDA

1903rd Regular Meeting of the Council of the City of Livonia
Monday, August 17, 2020
7:00 p.m.
* Due to COVID-19, Livonia City Council meetings will not be held in the City Hall Auditorium
Live broadcast: AT&T Uverse Channel 99 / Spectrum Channel 203 /
WOW Channel 10 / YouTube.com/LivoniaTV
Connect on Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/822419226  or phone at (312) 626-6799, ID: 822 419 226
To participate, use the ‘Raise Hand’ button on Zoom or press *9 on your phone to be called on

CALL TO ORDER:
INVOCATION:
ROLL CALL:
PRESENTATION OF MINUTES:

AUDIENCE COMMUNICATION

REPORTS FROM THE MAYOR AND OTHER CITY OFFICIALS

Communication from the Department of Finance, dated July 27, 2020, re:  various financial statements of the City of Livonia for the month ending June 30, 2020.

CONSENT AGENDA

1. BLOCK PARTY:  Deborah Lindlbauer, re:  to be held Saturday, September 12, 2020, from 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Sussex Street, between Sherwood and Fitzgerald, with a rain date of Sunday, September 13, 2020.

2. TAX RATE REQUEST FOR THE PLYMOUTH ROAD DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY FOR THE 2020 TAX YEAR:  Office of the City Clerk, re:  forwarding communication dated July 22, 2020, from Michael T. Slater, Treasurer, setting forth the rate of tax to be levied and requesting that it be collected as part of the summer tax collection.

3. COLLECTION OF LIVONIA PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT TAXES FOR THE YEAR 2020:  Office of the City Clerk, re:  forwarding a communication from Alison Smith, Director of Finance, requesting the City to continue to collect one-half of the district’s taxes with the summer tax collection and the remaining one-half with the winter tax collection, commencing July 1, 2020.

4. TAX RATE REQUEST FOR THE CLARENCEVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR:  Office of the City Clerk, re:  forwarding a communication from Dave Bergeron, Assistant Superintendent, setting forth the rate of tax approved by the Board of Education on June 12, 2020.

5. TAX RATE REQUEST FOR SCHOOLCRAFT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR:  Office of the City Clerk, re:  forwarding a communication from Dr. Glenn Cerny, VP and CFO of Schoolcraft College, to set the rate of tax to be levied and requesting that it be collected as a summer tax.

6. TAX RATE REQUEST FOR OAKLAND SCHOOLS ISD FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR:  Office of the City Clerk, re:  forwarding a communication from Michelle Saunders, Executive Director of Financial Services, to set the rate of tax to be levied and requesting that it be collected as a summer tax.

7. TAX RATE REQUEST FOR WAYNE COUNTY REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL SERVICE AGENCY (RESA) FOR THE 2020 SCHOOL YEAR:  Office of the City Clerk, re:  forwarding a communication from Tamara Dust, Director of Finance and Compliance, requesting to set the rate of tax to be levied and requesting that it be collected as a summer tax.

8. TAX RATE REQUEST FOR THE COUNTY OF WAYNE FOR THE YEAR 2020:  Office of the City Clerk, re:  forwarding a communication from Scott T. Vandermergel, MMAO(4), Director of Assessment and Equalization, requesting that the City collect 5.6483 Charter authorized mills as part of the summer tax collection and the remainder as part of the winter tax collection.

9. TAX RATE REQUEST FOR THE STATE OF MICHIGAN, STATE EDUCATION TAX FOR THE YEAR 2020:  Office of the City Clerk, re:  forwarding a communication from Rachael Eubanks, State Treasurer, requesting to set the rate of tax to be levied and requesting that it be collected as a summer tax.

10. WAIVER PETITION:  Planning Commission, re:  Petition 2020-06-02-05 submitted by Vision Quest Consulting, Inc., to operate a physical therapy facility at property located on the east side of Hubbard Avenue between Plymouth Road and Capital Avenue (11878 Hubbard Avenue) in the Southeast ¼ of Section 2.

11. SITE PLAN PETITION:  Planning Commission, re:  Petition 2020-06-08-04 submitted by Bad Brads BBQ, to expand the food service operation of the restaurant (formerly G. Subu’s Leather Bottle) to include an outdoor dining patio and exterior façade renovations for property located on the east side of Farmington Road between Pembroke Avenue and Eight Mile Road (20300 Farmington Road) in the Northwest ¼ of Section 3.

12. REQUEST TO APPROVE FOURTH AMENDMENT TO LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF LIVONIA AND NEW CINGULAR WIRELESS PCS, INC., d/b/a AT&T WIRELESS PCS, LLC:  Department of Law, re:  to accommodate request to move and upgrade the equipment on the tower.  (CR 406-18, CR 29-12, CR 120-98, and CR 18-97) 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

13. REQUEST TO WAIVE THE SIDEWALK REQUIREMENT:  Scott Morgan, Soave Homes, re:  for the newly constructed home located at 19315 Inkster Road.

14. REQUEST TO WAIVE THE SIDEWALK REQUIREMENT:  Kory Hoffmyer, re:  for the single-family home to be constructed at 20209 Purlingbrook.

NEW BUSINESS

15. REQUEST TO SCHEDULE A FINANCE AND BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING AND TO ESTABLISH A PUBLIC HEARING DATE:  Department of Finance, re:  for the Annual Budget for the fiscal year ending November 30, 2021.

AUDIENCE COMMUNICATION

DATED:   August 7, 2020
SUSAN M. NASH, CITY CLERK

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