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Date:
September 21, 2020
Time:
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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City Council Regular Meeting (ZOOM)

Monday, September 21, 2020

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

REVISED AGENDA
1905th Regular Meeting of the Council of the City of Livonia Monday, September 21, 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 September 2, 2020, re: various financial statements of the City of Livonia for the month ending July 31, 2020.

CONSENT AGENDA


1. AWARD OF BID: Department of Information Systems, re: for the Data Center HVAC Replacement, from budgeted funds.

2.REQUEST TO APPROVE AN ANIMAL SHELTERING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF LIVONIA AND THE MICHIGAN HUMANE SOCIETY AND WAIVE THE CITY’S FORMAL BIDDING PROCESS: Public Service Division, re: for the period January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2023, extending all terms and conditions of the current agreement. (CR 351-18)

3.AWARD OF CONTRACT: Public Service Division, re: for the 2021-2024 calendar year requirements for the Portable Toilet Program, to provide portable toilet service, from budgeted funds.

4.REQUEST TO AUTHORIZE APPROPRIATION AND AMEND CONTRACT WITH ERG: Public Service Division, re: to provide payment for drop offs in August and September, in the amount of $80,000.00 and continue funding the Household Hazardous Waste/Electronic Waste Program for the year 2020, from budgeted funds. (CR 361-19)

5. VACATING REQUEST: Engineering Division, re: to vacate a public utility easement located within the Holiday Inn, located at 17117 and 17123 North Laurel Park Drive. Parcel I.D. Nos. 46 028-99-0006-008 & 046 028-99-0006-007.

6. REQUEST FOR ONE-YEAR EXTENSION OF WAIVER USE APPROVAL: Planning Commission, re: Petition 2019-04-02-05, submitted by Piano Shoe Properties L.L.C., which previously received approval by the City Council on July 8, 2019, to utilize a Micro Brewer license, including redeveloping the site, expanding the parking lot and modifying the exterior façade of the existing building in connection with the operation of a brew pub located on the south side of Seven Mile Road between Inkster Road and Harrison Avenue (27717 and 27719 Seven Mile Road), in the Northeast ¼ of Section 12. (CR 243-19)

7. REQUEST FOR ONE-YEAR EXTENSION OF WAIVER USE APPROVAL: Planning Commission, re: Petition 2019-05-02-08, submitted by Livonia Healthcare Real Estate, which previously received approval by the City Council on August 26, 2019, to demolish the existing nursing home (St. Jude), and construct a new building in its place for the purpose of operating a nursing and physical rehabilitation facility (Mission Point Livonia), on the north side of Ann Arbor Trail, between Joy Road and Stark Road (34350 Ann Arbor Trail), in the Southeast ¼ of Section 33. (CR 294-19)

8. VACATING PETITION: Planning Commission, re: Petition 2020-07-03-03, submitted by Stonefield Engineering & Design, on behalf of Haggerty Square, L.L.C. and Haggerty Residential, L.L.C., to determine whether or not to vacate a section of the existing public utility easement located on the east side of Haggerty Road, between Seven Mile and Eight Mile Roads (19700 and 19750 Haggerty Road), in the Southwest ¼ of Section 6.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

9. ROLL CALL: Proposed Amendment to the Livonia Code of Ordinances, as amended: Department of Law, re: Petition 2019-01-03-01 submitted by Nowak & Fraus Engineers, on behalf of Smith-Watkins Investment, L.L.C., request to vacate the existing storm sewer easement located on the northwest corner of Pamco Drive and Merriman Road (31500 Pamco Drive) in the Northeast ¼ of Section 27. (First Reading given by Councilmember Brandon Kritzman on May 8, 2019)

10. ROLL CALL: Proposed Amendment to Zoning Ordinance No. 543, as amended: Department of Law, re: Petition 2020-02-01-02, submitted by Belaggio Homes, to rezone the northern 300.62 feet of property located on the north side of Seven Mile Road between Merriman Road and Osmus Avenue (31670 Seven Mile Road) in the Southeast ¼ of Section 3, from R-U-F (Rural Urban Farm – Minimum ½ Acre) to R-1 (One Family Residential – 60’ x 120’ Lots).
(First Reading given by Councilmember Jim Jolly on July 20, 2020)

11. SITE PLAN PETITION: Planning Commission, re: Petition 2020-07-08-05, submitted by Belaggio Homes, Inc., requesting approval to develop a site condominium (Livonia Manor 3), consisting of four (4) single-family homes, on the north side of Seven Mile Road between Merriman Road and Osmus Avenue (31670 Seven Mile Road), in the Southeast ¼ of Section 3.

12. ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSE TO CR 214-20: Office of the Mayor, re: subject matter of the City’s current status as to staff training and policies related to diversity, equity and non-bias practices as they exist now and could exist going forward.

13. REQUEST TO WAIVE THE SIDEWALK REQUIREMENT: Scott Morgan, Soave Homes, re: for the home to be constructed at 29614 Greenland.

14. REQUEST TO WAIVE THE SIDEWALK REQUIREMENT: Scott Morgan, Soave Homes, re: for the home to be constructed at 29648 Greenland.

15. REQUEST TO WAIVE THE SIDEWALK REQUIREMENT: Scott Morgan, Soave Homes, re: for the home to be constructed at 14950 Lyons.

16. PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO LIVONIA CODE OF ORDINANCE, AS AMENDED: Department of Law, re: to Section 040 of Title 13, Chapter 08 (Water Services Rates and Revenues) to provide for changes in the water service consumption rates to become effective with the first billing on or after October 1, 2020.

17. PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO LIVONIA CODE OF ORDINANCE, AS AMENDED: Department of Law, re: to Section 050 of Title 13, Chapter 08 (Water Service Rates and Revenues) to provide changes in the water service consumption rates to become effective with the first billing on or after October 1, 2020.

18. PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO LIVONIA CODE OF ORDINANCE, AS AMENDED: Department of Law, re: to Section 120 of Title 13, Chapter 20 (Livonia Sewage Disposal System) to provide for changes to the sewer disposal and maintenance rates to become effective with the first billing on or after October 1, 2020.

19. PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO LIVONIA CODE OF ORDINANCE, AS AMENDED: Department of Law, re: Section 130 of Title 13, Chapter 20 (Livonia Sewage Disposal System) to provide for changes to the special rates for designated uses to become effective with the first billing on or after October 1, 2020.

20. PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO LIVONIA CODE OF ORDINANCE, AS AMENDED: Department of Law, re: to Section 050 of Title 13, Chapter 28 (Industrial Waste Surcharge) to provide for changes in the industrial waste surcharge rate to become effective with the first billing on or after October 1, 2020.

21. APPLICATION FOR INDUSTRIAL FACILITIES EXEMPTION CERTIFICATES: Chad A. Mead, Chief Administrative Officer, Mastronardi Produce USA, Inc., for an expansion of at least 85,000 square feet of their refrigerated warehouse space located at 28700 Plymouth Road, Livonia, MI 48150. (Industrial Development Overlay District #107)
(Public Hearing held on August 31, 2020)

22. REQUEST FOR THE SUBJECT OF AN EDUCATION SESSION ON WATER RATES, BE PLACED IN THE CAPITAL OUTLAY AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE FOR FURTHER DISCUSSION:  Council Vice President Scott Bahr, re:  to 
become educated on how annual water rates are determined.

NEW BUSINESS

AUDIENCE COMMUNICATION

X1: REQUEST TO EXPLORE LAWS REGARDING THE TIMEFRAME TO WHICH CITIZENS ARE ALLOWED TO PROTEST: Councilmember Jim Jolly, re: to refer to the Law Department for report and recommendation.

DATED: September 16, 2020 SUSAN M. NASH, CITY CLERK
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