On the Agenda: Golf Courses Request Class C Liquor Licenses
The Birmingham City Commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall.
- Barbara Heller and Davira Taragin will interview for spots on the Public Arts Board, to serve terms expiring in January 2015.
- Gretchen Maricak will interview for a spot on the Museum Board, to serve a term to expire in July 2014.
- Dominick Pulis will interview for a spot on the Parks and Recreation Board, to serve a term to expire in March 2013.
- John Miller, Kevin Hart and Richard Lilley will interview for spots on the Board of Zoning Appeals, to serve terms that will expire in October 2012.
All items listed on the consent agenda are considerd to be routine and will be enacted by one motion and approved by a roll call vote. There will be no separate discussion of the items unless a commissioner or citizen so requests.
- A resolution approving the appointment of election inspector for the Feb. 28, 2012 presidential primary election.
- A resolution accepting the resignation of Pam DeWeese from the Historic District Study Committee.
- A resolution approving a request from the Principal Shopping District to hold Day on the Town on July 28 in downtown Birmingham.
- A resolution approving a request from the Principal Shopping District to hold the Family Movie Night on June 22, July 20 and Aug. 10 in Booth Park.
- A resolution approving a request from the Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber to hold the Village Fair in and around Shain Park from May 31-June 3.
- A resolution setting a public hearing date for Feb. 13 to consider the special land use permit application for the proposed Walgreens, which is looking to move into 34300 Woodward Ave.
- A resolution approving the purchase of two utility vehicles for $37,193.48.
- A resolution authorizing the city to enter into a Interlocal Contract for Cooperative Purchasing with HGACBuy.
- A resolution authorizing the Department of Public Services to participate in a cooperative purchasing contract for Carquest Auto Parts. The contract is offered through the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance.
- A resolution approving the split award of the MITN cooperative bid for truck transport deliveries to both Petroleum Traders, Inc. and RKA Petroleum Companies, Inc.
- A resolution approving the purchase a traffic signal modernization device for the intersection of Maple and Chesterfield for a total cost of $77,035.91.
- A resolution approving the ownership transfer of the 2010 Class C licensed business at 250 Merrill St. from Max & Erma's Restaurants, Inc to American Blue Ribbon Holdings, LLC. American Blue Ribbon Holdings has purchased 51 Max & Erma's across the country, though the existing operations, menu, on-site management and restaurant name will not change as a result of this change in ownership.
- A resolution approving the transfer of the 2011 Class C and SDM licensed business (with a Dance Permit) at 201 S. Old Woodward Ave. from Forte Birmingham Restaurant, Inc. to Edward A. Fuller. Fuller will then transfer the license to Chagrin Falls Development, LLC, which will operate the Hyde Park Steakhouse looking to move into that location.
- Commissioners will continues a public hearing of neccessity for the installation of city sidewalks on the west side of Graefield Road, from Derby Road to the south property line of 1798 Pembroke.
- Commissioners will consider approving two requests for Class C liquor licenses for the city's two municipal golf courses — Springdale Golf Course and Lincoln Hills Golf Course.
- City Commission will consider repealing a section of City Code that allows for the appointment of a hearing officer, a volunteer who hears various fee disputes between the city and residents. City Manager Bob Bruner is arguing that city staff and the City Commission would be able to handle these disputes more efficiently.
- Commissioners will also discuss disputed meeting dates for December 2012.