RC City Council Proceedings Jan. 17

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE ROGERS CITY CITY COUNCIL

HELD IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS ON JANUARY 17, 2017

Mayor Sobeck presided and called the meeting to order at 7 p.m.

PRESENT – Adair, Bielas, McLennan, Nowak, and Sobeck.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Adair/Nowak, that the minutes of the Regular Council Meeting of January 3, 2017 be approved as written.

ROLL CALL: Ayes – All, the motion carried.

CITY CLERK’S REPORT:

CHECK AND INVOICE APPROVAL:

McLennan/Adair, that the following total fund expenditures be recognized as payments made and payments to be made, in the amount of $252,710.77 and the Mayor is authorized to sign the check register.

ROLL CALL: Ayes – All, the motion carried.

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT:

RESOLUATION NO. 2017-4

A motion was made by Council Member Nowak, seconded by Council Member Adair, to move ahead with the logging of the City properties on Cedar Street and 646 Highway.

ROLL CALL:  Ayes – All, the motion carried.

MAYOR:  RESOLUTION NO. 2017-5

Nowak/Bielas, to appoint Dr. Thomas Allum to the Harbor Advisory Committee with the term to expire May 2019.    ROLL CALL:  Ayes – All, the motion carried.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT

RESOLUTION NO. 2017-6

A motion was made by Council Member McLennan, seconded by Council Member Adair, to approve the three year employment contract for City Mgr. Hefele as presented.

ROLL CALL:  Ayes – Adair, McLennan and Sobeck.

Nayes – Bielas and Nowak, the motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS:

FLOWER BASKETS/WATERING

RESOLUTION NO. 2017-8  

Nowak/Member Adair, to approve the City of Rogers City provide the funding for the flowers for the hanging flower baskets on Third Street, with the Department of Public Works watering them, and thank those who volunteered to water the flowers the last several summers.

ROLL CALL:  Ayes – All, the motion carried.

MDOT RESOLUTION

RESOLUTION NO. 2017-9

Bielas/McLennan, to approve the Michigan Department of Transportation resolution as included in the meeting packet.   ROLL CALL:  Ayes – All, the motion carried.

REQUESTS

PRESQUE ISLE PANTHERS

RESOLUTION NO. 2017-10

McLennan/Adair, to approve the Panther’s 8th Annual Softball Tournament on July 21-23, 2017 for use of the Sports Park and Minor and Junior Little League Fields. Pending staff approval and discussion with other local softball leagues.  ROLL CALL:  Ayes – All, the motion carried.

GIRLS ON THE RUN

RESOLUTION 2017-11

Bielas/Adair, to approve the request from Girls on the Run to hold a 5k race on May 20, 2017 with the route as indicated on the Huron Sunrise Trail.

ROLL CALL:  Ayes – All, the motion carried.

ADJOURNMENT:

With nothing further to come before Council, Mayor Sobeck declared the meeting adjourned at 7:42 p.m.

Terri L. Koss, City Clerk/Treasurer

Condensed version, complete minutes are available at City Hall.