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Regular Agenda


1,879th Regular Meeting of the Council of the City of Livonia
Monday, August 26, 2019
 
7:00 p.m. - City Hall Auditorium
33000 Civic Center Drive
Livonia, Michigan
 
 
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 31, 2019, re:  forwarding Quarterly Investment Report of the City of Livonia as of May 31, 2019.
 
CONSENT AGENDA
 
1. REQUEST TO WAIVE THE CITY’S NOISE ORDINANCE:  Charles Rostamloo, re:  for a wedding reception with a DJ on Saturday, September 7, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 19340 Merriman Court. 

2. BLOCK PARTY:  Karen Werden, re:  to be held Saturday, September 7, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., on Flamingo Boulevard, between St. Martins and Bretton, with a rain date of Sunday, September 8, 2019. 

3. BLOCK PARTY:  Krista Leavens, re:  to be held Saturday, September 21, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., on Grandon, between Harrison and Brentwood, with no rain date requested. 

4. BLOCK PARTY:  Katharine Faitel and Nancy Kostin, re:  to be held Saturday, September 28, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., on Edgewood, between Scone and Perth, with no rain date requested. 

5. REQUEST FOR DESIGNATION AS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION:  Daniel R. Coon, President, Livonia Community Swim Club, re:  as required by the State of Michigan to obtain a Charitable Gaming License to allow raffle fundraisers in the future. 
 
6. REQUEST FOR DESIGNATION AS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION:  Richard Rich, Treasurer, Livonia Youth Philharmonic of Michigan, re:  as required by the State of Michigan to obtain a Charitable Gaming License to allow raffle fundraisers in the future. 

7. REQUEST TO WAIVE SIDEWALK REQUIREMENT:  Dean M. DeVonce, DeVonce Custom Construction, Inc. for the newly constructed single-family home at 16855 Mayfield Street. 

8. TAX RATE REQUEST FOR THE PLYMOUTH ROAD DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY FOR THE 2019 TAX YEAR:  Office of the City Clerk, re:  forwarding communication dated July 23, 2019, 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. 

9. COLLECTION OF LIVONIA PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT TAXES FOR THE YEAR 2019:  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, 2019. 

10. TAX RATE REQUEST FOR THE CLARENCEVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE 2019-2020 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 13, 2019. 

11. TAX RATE REQUEST FOR SCHOOLCRAFT COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT FOR THE 2019-2020 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. 

12. TAX RATE REQUEST FOR OAKLAND SCHOOLS ISD FOR THE 2019-2020 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. 

13. TAX RATE REQUEST FOR WAYNE COUNTY REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL SERVICE AGENCY (RESA) FOR THE 2019 SCHOOL YEAR:  Office of the City Clerk, re:  forwarding a communication from Tamara Dust, Finance Manager of the Wayne County Regional Education Service Agency, requesting to set the rate of tax to be levied and requesting that it be collected as a summer tax.
 
14. TAX RATE REQUEST FOR THE COUNTY OF WAYNE FOR THE YEAR 2019:  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. 

15. TAX RATE REQUEST FOR THE STATE OF MICHIGAN, STATE EDUCATION TAX FOR THE YEAR 2019:  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. 

16. ACCEPTANCE OF PROPOSAL:  Community Resources, re:  for replacement of the Hinbern House cedar shake roof at Greenmead Historical Park, from budgeted funds. 

17. ACCEPTANCE OF PROPOSAL:  Department of Management Information Systems and Parks and Recreation Department, re:  from Cellco Partnership, d/b/a Verizon Wireless, to provide extended cell phone service coverage inside the Kirksey Recreation Center. 

18. REQUEST TO APPROVE EMERGENCY REPAIR: Department of Parks and Recreation, re: for Bicentennial Park walking path, which has been unusable for a significant portion of the year. 

19. REQUEST TO WAIVE THE FORMAL BIDDING PROCESS AND AUTHORIZE PURCHASE OF TWO (2) LUCAS CHEST COMPRESSION SYSTEMS FROM SOLE SOURCE PROVIDER:  Livonia Fire & Rescue, re:  to provide the community state-of-the-art, highly efficient CPR and improving patient care, from budgeted funds. 

20. REQUEST TO WAIVE THE FORMAL BIDDING PROCESS AND AUTHORIZE PURCHASE OF ONE (1) POWER LOAD COT FASTENING SYSTEM FROM SOLE SOURCE PROVIDER:  Livonia Fire & rescue, re:  to add to the department’s existing fleet of compatible Stryker ambulance cots, from budgeted funds. 

21. REQUEST TO APPROVE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF IMPROVEMENT BONDS: Engineering Division, re: to assure the installation of public improvements at Dover Court Site Condominiums; located on the south side of Ann Arbor Trail between Norwich Avenue and Wayne Road in the Southwest ¼ of Section 33 (CR 123-19). 

22. AWARD OF CONTRACT: Engineering Division, re: for the Hubbard Road Shoulder Improvement Project, Contract 19-E, Buchanan Elementary to Six Mile Road, from budgeted funds. 

23. REQUEST FOR ONE-YEAR EXTENSION OF WAIVER USE APPROVAL:  Planning Commission, re:  Petition 2018-05-02-11 submitted by CESO, Inc., on behalf of Speedway, which previously received approval by the City Council on July 9, 2018 to renovate the existing gas station, including demolition of the existing building, construction of a new gas station and the operation of a limited service restaurant (Speedy Café) on property located on the northwest corner of Seven Mile and Newburgh Roads (37416 Seven Mile Road), in the Southeast ¼ of Section 6.  (CR 255-18 and CR 254-18) 

24. PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO ZONING ORDINANCE NO. 543 AS AMENDED: Department of Law, re: small cell wireless facility zoning regulations. 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
 
25. ROLL CALL:  Proposed amendment to Zoning Ordinance No. 543 , as amended:  Law Department, re:  Petition 2019-05-01-03 submitted by A & H Ventures L.L.C., to rezone property located on the southwest corner of Six Mile and Farmington Roads (33411 Six Mile Road) in the Northeast ¼ of Section 16 from C-1 (Local Business) to C-2 (General Business).First Read given by Councilmember Cathy White on August 12, 2019.
 
26. WAIVER PETITION:  Planning Commission, re:  Petition 2019-05-02-08 submitted by Livonia Healthcare Real Estate, LLC 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. 

27. SITE PLAN PETITION:  Planning Commission, re:  Petition 2019-06-08-10 submitted by CBL & Associates, on behalf of Dunham’s Sports, to renovate the exterior of one of the units of the Laurel Park Place Shopping Center, located on the northwest corner of Six Mile and Newburgh Roads (17625 Six Mile Road) in the Southeast ¼ of Section 7. 

28. REZONING PETITION:  Planning Commission, re:  Petition 2019-02-01-02 submitted by Etkin Management, L.L.C. to rezone the property located on the north side of Seven Mile Road between Newburgh Road and the I-275/96 Expressway (37640 Seven Mile Road) in the Southeast ¼ of Section 6, from R-U-F (Rural Urban Farm) to R-8 (High Rise Multiple Family Residential District – Maximum four (4) Stories).Public Hearing held on July 17, 2019.
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
29. 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, 2020.AUDIENCE COMMUNICATION
 
 
DATED:  August 14, 2019
SUSAN M. NASH, CITY CLERK 
 
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