On the Agenda: 2012 Bistros to Go Before City Commission
The Birmingham City Commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall.
- Resolution accepting the resignation of Kevin Lewand from the Board of Zoning Appeals.
- Resolution accepting the resignation of Daniel Boorstein from the Parks and Recreation Board.
- A resolution approving a request from the Principal Shopping District to hold the Birmingham Farmers Market on Sundays, May through October 2012.
Commissioners will consider a resolution authorizing the mayor to sign an agreement for municipal street lighting for 835 Haynes St. (the Fred Lavery Porsche dealership) and authorizing the collection of $58,822 from the property owner to reflect the cost of materials that will have to be purchased and store by the city for future repairs. The City Commission and public can observe the proposed street light fixture in front of the Porsche dealership from 7-7:20 p.m.
- A resolution approving a request to hold the Michigan F.A.S.H. Fest in Shain Park on Sept. 15.
- A public hearing on the renovations for the First United Methodist Church of Birmingham. The church is looking to construct a lobby addition and add handicap accessible entrances at 1589 W. Maple Rd. The church must apply for an amendment to its special land use permit to complete the renovations.
- A public hearing considering the approval of Market for one of 2012's two bistro licenses. The restaurant has plans to move into 474 N. Old Woodward Ave. and is looking for approval of a special land use permit and final site plan approval.
- A public hearing considering the approval of Social Kitchen and Bar for one of 2012's two bistro licenses. The restaurant has plans to move into 223-225 E. Maple Rd. and is looking for approval of a special land use permit and final site plan approval.
- A public hearing considering the installation of sidewalks on the west side of Graefield Road, from Derby Road to the south property line of 1798 Pembroke.
- A resolution approving the settlement agreement between the city and the Birmingham Command Officers Association.
- An ordinance amending the "Retirement System" section of city code, providing for the benefit group police members.
- The adoption of 401(a) and Retirement Health Savings Plans for members of police and police command unions.
Finally, commissioners will meet in closed session after the regular meeting to discuss land acquisition.