LEGAL NOTICES: February 2020

CITY OF RIVERVIEW, WAYNE COUNTY, MICHIGAN
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES HELD ON MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2020

The meeting was called to order at 7:36 p.m.
Presiding: Mayor Swift
Present: Councilmembers Blanchette, Norton, ONeil, Towle, Trombley, Workman
Also Present: Various Department Heads, Attorney Morgan
Approved December 16, 2019 Regular Meeting Minutes, by unanimous vote.
At the request of the City Manager, the following item was removed from the agenda:
Closed Session to discuss the City Manager’s Performance Evaluation at his request.
Mayor Swift offered Public Comments.
Approved the Consent Agenda by unanimous vote as follows:
Award Bid for Landfill Alternate Daily Cover Tarp System to Southwestern Sales Company for $44,165.26.
Adopted Council Meeting 2020 Meeting Schedule resolution, by unanimous vote.
Adopted Commission, Board and Committee 2020 Meeting Schedule resolution, by unanimous vote.
Authorized and Directed City Manager to hire Eight (8) Full-time Paramedic/Firefighter qualified persons and additional Part-time Firefighters as service is required, by unanimous vote.
Authorized and Directed City Manager to secure Proposals for Private Ambulance Service for a Period of Six (6) months up to One (1) year, by unanimous vote..
Adjourned meeting at 8:01 p.m., by unanimous vote.

DETAILED MINUTES/ORDINANCES AVAILABLE
AT THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK.
Andrew M. Swift, Mayor
Cynthia M. Hutchison, City Clerk


CITY OF RIVERVIEW CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES
HELD ON JANUARY 13, 2020

A Special Meeting was called by Mayor Swift for January 13, 2020, to address the following:
City-Wide Ambulance Service
In Closed Session:
Pending Litigation regarding Cadoura and Williamson
Collective Bargaining for the Department of Public Works
The City Manager’s Performance Evaluation at this request
The meeting was called to order at 8:05 p.m.
Presiding: Mayor Swift
Present: Councilmembers Blanchette, Norton, ONeil, Towle, Trombley, Workman
Also Present: City Manager Drysdale, City Clerk Hutchison, Finance/Purchasing Director McMahon, Human Resource Director Mayerich, Fire Chief Lammers, IT Director Harper, City Attorneys Pentiuk and Morgan, MMRMA Legal Representative Amtsbuechler of Rosati, Schultz, Joppich & Amtsbuechler, PC

Approved bid from Lifeline as the dedicated ALS Ambulance to handle primary runs on a 24/7 basis for a period of up to one year, with an escape clause, by unanimous vote.
Recessed into Closed Session at 8:40 p.m. for the purpose of discussing Pending Litigation regarding Cadoura and Williamson, Collective Bargaining for the Department of Public Works and the City Manager’s Performance Evaluation, at his request, by unanimous vote.
Reconvened at 10:23 p.m. Roll Call: Mayor Swift, Councilmembers Blanchette, Norton, ONeil, Towle, Trombley, Workman
Concurred with Michigan Municipal Risk Management Authority and its Legal Counsel with respect to the Resolution of Cadoura vs City of Riverview matter as further described in the minutes of the Closed Session this evening, by unanimous vote.
The meeting adjourned at 10:25 p.m. by unanimous vote.

Andrew M. Swift, Mayor
Cynthia M. Hutchison, City Clerk


CITY OF RIVERVIEW, WAYNE COUNTY, MICHIGAN
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES HELD ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2020

The meeting was called to order at 7:30 p.m.
Presiding: Mayor Swift
Present: Councilmembers Blanchette, Trombley, Workman
Excused: Councilmembers Norton, ONeil, Towle
Also Present: Various Department Heads, Attorney Pentiuk
Mayor Swift and Police Chief Rosebohm recognized Lt. Rosanne Prucka on her retirement after 29 years of service; and Lt. Troup, Lt. McClendon and Sergeant O’Neil on their promotions. K9 “Blue” was introduced.
Approved January 6, 2020 Regular and January 13, 2020 Special Meeting Minutes, by unanimous vote.
Mayor Swift offered Public Comments. No one spoke.
Approved the Consent Agenda by unanimous vote as follows:
Request for Travel for Councilmember Norton to 2020 Michigan Municipal League Capitol Conference in Lansing from March 24-25, 2020.
Award Bid for Golf Course Landscaping Services to Raupp Brothers, LLC for $27,445.50.
Approve Budget Amendment as presented.
Adopted Riverview Hall of Fame Awards Resolution, by unanimous vote.
Authorized Letter of Intent with Rusmar Inc., for Demonstration Phase of Alternative Daily Cover Foam System for Land Preserve, by unanimous vote.
Authorized Clerk to give Second Reading, by title only, and Adoption of Proposed Ordinance No. 711 – regarding Amending Chapter 70, Article VI, to Prohibit Illicit Discharge and Connection to Sewers, by unanimous vote
PROPOSED ORDINANCE NO. 711
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHAPTER 70 “UTILITIES” OF THE RIVERVIEW CODE, BY THE ADDITION OF ARTICLE VI, “ILLICIT DISCHARGE AND CONNECTION TO SEWERS”, TO PROHIBIT ILLICIT DISCHARGE AND CONNECTION TO SEWERS IN THE CITY OF RIVERVIEW.
Adjourned meeting at 7:47 p.m., by unanimous vote.

DETAILED MINUTES/ORDINANCES AVAILABLE
AT THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK.
Andrew M. Swift, Mayor
Cynthia M. Hutchison, City Clerk


CITY OF RIVERVIEW

At the regularly scheduled meeting of January 6, 2020 of the Riverview City Council, the following resolution was offered:

RESOLUTION NO. 20-01
ADOPT 2020 SCHEDULE OF CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS
AND STUDY SESSIONS

WHEREAS, that Notification of City Council Meetings of the Riverview City Council from January through December, 2020, shall be published pursuant to Act 267 “Open Meetings Act”, P.A. 1976;

WHEREAS, all regular meetings of the City Council will be held on the first and third Mondays commencing at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Riverview Municipal Building, 14100 Civic Park Drive, Riverview, Michigan 48193, with a Study Session commencing at 7:00 p.m. Such regular meetings shall be open to the public and persons present shall be afforded an opportunity to address the City Council in accordance with regulations and subject to time limitations as prescribed;

  • January 6 and 21 (Tuesday)
  • February 3 and 18 (Tuesday)
  • March 2 and 16
  • April 6 and 20
  • May 4 and 18
  • June 1 and 15
  • July 6 and 20
  • August 3 and 17
  • September 8 (Tuesday) and 21
  • October 5 and 19
  • November 2 and 16
  • December 7 and 21

WHEREAS, in addition to the foregoing, the City Council shall meet in Study Session for the purpose of reviewing written reports and oversee technical or procedural matters affecting the conduct of City affairs. Such meetings are held on the second Monday (and fourth Mondays, if requested by Mayor or City Manager), in the Council Conference Room in the Municipal Building commencing at 7:00 p.m. and open to the public; and

WHEREAS, persons present will be invited to speak after the departmental reports have been reviewed, unless such person advises the Presiding Official at the commencement of the meeting of their desire to speak on a matter then being reported to the Council. Other matters not germane to the committee work of the Council may not be addressed except by suspension of the rule by majority vote of the Committee.
AYES: Mayor Swift, Councilmembers Blanchette, Norton, ONeil, Towle, Trombley, Workman
NAYS: None.
EXCUSED: None.
ADOPTED this 6th day of January, 2020.

I, Cynthia M. Hutchison, duly authorized City Clerk of the City of Riverview, do hereby certify the foregoing to be a true resolution adopted by the Riverview City Council at their regular meeting held on January 6, 2020.

Cynthia M. Hutchison, City Clerk


CITY OF RIVERVIEW

At the regularly scheduled meeting of January 6, 2020 of the Riverview City Council, the following Resolution was offered:

RESOLUTION NO. 20-02
ADOPT SCHEDULE OF CITY COMMISSION AND BOARD MEETINGS
FOR 2020 CALENDAR YEAR

WHEREAS, that Notification of City of Riverview Commission, Board and Committee Meeting Schedule from January through December, 2020, shall be posted pursuant to Act 267 “Open Meetings Act”, P.A. 1976;

WHEREAS, all regular meetings of the Commission, Board and Committee will be held in the City Hall Conference Rooms as noted below. Such regular meetings shall be open to the public and persons present shall be afforded an opportunity to address the Commission, Board or Committee in accordance with regulations and subject to time limitations as prescribed;

WHEREAS, a public notice for a public body shall always be posted at its principal office and any other locations considered appropriate by the public body. Cable television and the City of Riverview website may also be utilized for purposes of posting pubic notices; and

WHEREAS, if there is a change in the schedule of regular meetings of a public body, there shall be posted at least 18 hours before the meeting the date, time and place of the meeting.
AYES: Mayor Swift, Councilmembers Blanchette, Norton, ONeil, Towle, Trombley, Workman
NAYS: None.
EXCUSED: ADOPTED this 6th day of January, 2020.

I, Cynthia M. Hutchison, duly authorized City Clerk of the City of Riverview, do hereby certify the foregoing Resolution is a true copy of a resolution adopted by the Riverview City Council at their regular meeting of January 6, 2020.

Cynthia M. Hutchison, City Clerk


CITY OF RIVERVIEW
2020 MARCH BOARD OF REVIEW

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the 2020 March Board of Review will convene in the City Hall at 14100 Civic Park Drive, Riverview, Michigan 48193.

The meeting is scheduled as follows:

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING
February 24, 2020 @ 6:00 PM

APPEAL HEARINGS
March 9, 2020 @ 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM
March 23, 2020 @ 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Other hearing dates and times may be scheduled as needed. Hearings are by appointment only. COMPLETED 2020 BOARD OF REVIEW PETITIONS ARE NECESSARY and must be submitted to the Assessor’s Office prior to your appointment. The deadline for submitting petitions for all persons wishing to appeal in person before the Board of Review is Friday, March 20, 2020.

A resident or non-resident taxpayer may file a petition with the Board of Review without the requirement of a personal appearance by the taxpayer or a representative. An agent must have written authority to represent the owner and it must be submitted to the Board of Review on the form prescribed by the assessor’s office. Written petitions must be received by Friday, March 20, 2020, to be reviewed by the Board. Postmarks are not accepted.

Copies of the notices stating the dates and times of the meetings will be posted and published in the local newspaper.

All Board of Review meetings are open meetings in compliance with the “Open Meetings Act”.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Assessor’s Office at (734) 287-7116.

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