On the Agenda: Initial Screening of Bistro Applicants
The Birmingham City Commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Birmingham City Hall.
Commissioners will recognize the Baldwin Library’s second annual Books & Bites fundraiser on Oct. 18. They will also introduce new Fire Marshal, Lyal Bigger. There will be a presentation to Tim Currier, Distinguished Municipal Attorney, by Lori Grigg Bluhm, Vice President of the Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys.
Commissioners will appoint two members to the Board of Zoning Appeals.
All items listed on the consent agenda are considered 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.
- Approving a request from the Birmingham Bloomfield Chai Center to display a Menorah in Shain Park from Dec. 6 – 16 and hold a lighting ceremony on Dec. 12.
- Approve a request by Ascension of Christ Lutheran Church requesting permission to place a Nativity scene in Shain Park from Nov. 24 - Dec. 29.
- Award a bid to LaDuke Roofing & Sheet Metal for the purchase and installation of the thermoplastic polyolefin single-ply membrane roofing system for the main office/conference room and the roof that covers the water meter department building.
- Approve the amendments to the Articles of Incorporation for the Southeastern Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority.
- Approve an agreement between the City of Birmingham and the Village of Beverly Hills for use of the police pistol range by Beverly Hills Department of Public Safety for $500 per year, further authorizing the mayor and city clerk to sign the contrac
- A resolution setting Oct. 29 as the public hearing date for the 2013 Community Development Block Grant Program.
- Approve the proposal from Traffic & Safety Control Systems, Inc. to furnish and install two ticket spitters and two barrier gates for a total cost of $34,908.00
There will be a continued Public Hearing to consider amendment to the Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 126, to add setbacks where underground rear utilities are present on private property.
Public Hearing of Confirmation for the parking lot repairs proposed on the parking lot located between 33600 and 33692 Woodward Ave: Commissioners will need to approve a resolution confirming Special Assessment Roll No. 850, to defray the cost of maintenance consisting of pothole patching and concrete curb repairs in the 33600-33692 Woodward Avenue Parking Area for a 10-year period at four and a quarter percent (4.25%) annual interest rate on all unpaid installments.
Initial Screening of Bistro Applicants: Commissioners will need to approve a resolution directing six bistro applications to the Planning Board for full site plan and design review and Special Land Use Permit review.