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Council
Proceedings
(Official)
The Regular Meeting of the St. Ignace City Council was held on Monday, November 16, 2015,
in the Council Chambers at City Hall.
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Mayor Litzner with the Pledge of Allegiance.
At this time, Mayor Litzner asked Pastor Tom Penner to give the invocation.
Present: Councilmembers Clapperton, Fullerton, Mayor Pro-Tem Paquin, Councilmembers
Paquin, St. Louis, Tremble, Mayor Litzner.
Absent: None.
Staff Present: Les Therrian, City Manager; Renee Vonderwerth, City Clerk/Treasurer; Mark
Wilk, Police Chief; Deb Evashevski, DDA Director.
Consideration of minutes:
Corrections of minutes for the Council Meeting of November 2, Special Council Meeting on
November 9, and Budget Workshop on November 10, 2015.
None.
Council minutes of November 2, Special Council Meeting on November 9, and the Budget
workshop on November 10, 2015 were approved as written.
Additions to the Agenda:
Skip Schmidt – Library Update.
Mayor Litzner – Committee Appointment.
1. RESOLUTION HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE & CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING:
RESOLUTION
The following Resolution was offered for adoption by Councilmember Clapperton,
supported by Councilmember Paquin:
WHEREAS, on behalf of the St. Ignace Business Association, the St. Ignace Chamber
of Commerce requests permission to hold the Holiday Open House and Christmas Tree
Lighting, and
WHEREAS, this event requires the usage of the St. Ignace public sidewalks, and
WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 413 of the City of St. Ignace, “The Peddler’s Ordinance”,
requires certain criteria be met in order for the event to be held, and
WHEREAS, the St. Ignace City Council has determined that the Chamber of Commerce
does meet the criteria established in the various sections of the Ordinance No. 413.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the City Council does approve the usage of
the public sidewalks On Friday December 4, 2015 from 4:00 - 8:00p.m. for the Holiday Open
House and Christmas Tree Lighting.
Roll Call Vote:
Yes: Councilmember Fullerton, Mayor Pro-Tem Paquin, Councilmembers Paquin, St. Louis,
Tremble, Mayor Litzner, Councilmember Clapperton.
No:
None.
Absent: None.
Resolution declared Adopted.
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2. RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF EUP REGIONAL PROSPERITY INITIATIVE:
Resolution in support of Eastern Upper Peninsula Regional Planning and Development
Commission (EUP) application on behalf of the
Eastern Upper Peninsula Regional Prosperity Collaborative
The following Resolution was offered by Councilmember Tremble, supported by Mayor Pro-Tem
Paquin for adoption:
WHEREAS, Governor Snyder and the Michigan Legislature have created the
Regional Prosperity Initiative with the goal of improving organizational collaboration to further
economic prosperity; and
WHEREAS, in 2014 and 2015 EUP was awarded funds to form and continue a Regional
Prosperity Collaborative to foster greater communication and collaboration among
organizations involved in economic, workforce, and community development; adult and
higher education; transportation; and other areas; and
WHEREAS, the Eastern Upper Peninsula Regional Prosperity Collaborative (REDAC) is
composed of Chippewa, Luce and Mackinac Counties, known as Prosperity Region 1c;
and
WHEREAS, EUP completed a five-year Regional Prosperity Plan in 2014 and has been
implementing some priority projects in 2015, in the areas of economic development,
career and technical education, broadband internet, housing, and recreation planning;
and
WHEREAS, the State of Michigan enacted legislation in 2015 authorizing and appropriating
funds for continuation of the Regional Prosperity Initiative for Fiscal Year 2016; and
WHEREAS, only EUP is eligible in the Eastern Upper Peninsula to receive funding under the
Regional Prosperity Initiative; and
WHEREAS, EUP has the opportunity to form a Regional Prosperity Council in 2016, which
includes representation from private, public, and nonprofit entities with shared
administrative services and an executive governing entity, as demonstrated by a formal
local agreement(s), and which requires development of a ten-year Regional Prosperity
Plan; and
WHEREAS, EUP is proposing to form a Regional Prosperity Council, develop the required tenyear plan, and implement new and continuing priority projects in 2016.
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the St. Ignace City Council hereby supports the
Eastern Upper Peninsula Regional Planning and Development Commission's grant application
for the Fiscal Year 2016 Regional Prosperity Initiative.
Roll Call Vote:
Yes: Mayor Pro-Tem Paquin, Councilmembers Paquin, St. Louis, Tremble, Mayor Litzner,
Councilmembers Clapperton, Fullerton.
No: None.
Absent: None.
Resolution Declared Adopted.
3. WATER SYSTEMS SANITARY SURVEY:
City Manager Therrian reviewed with Council the 2015 Water System Sanitary Survey report
and recommendations which was performed by MDEQ, adding that a letter addressing the
recommendations will be submitted by December 4, 2015. Additionally, C2AE has been
contacted to provide a quote on a water system reliability study which could cost between
$20,000 and $25,000.
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4. TAXI APPLICATION:
Mayor Litzner presented a Taxi Driver application from Stephen Bradley Whalen for Council’s
approval. Police Chief Wilk added that he has approved the application.
It was moved by Mayor Pro-Tem Paquin, seconded by Councilmember Clapperton,
to approve the Taxi Driver Application for Stephen Bradley Whalen. Motion carried
unanimously.
5. PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE MEETING – CHIEF WILK:
Police Chief Wilk informed Council that the Public Safety Committee met to review his
request to hire a Full-Time Officer to allow more efficiency in both the Police Department and
the City Clerk’s Office. Additionally, Mayor Pro-Tem Paquin explained that the committee
discussed this and has recommended to authorize the hiring of a full-time Police Officer.
It was moved by Councilmember Tremble, seconded by Mayor Pro-Tem Paquin, to
accept the recommendation from the Public Safety Committee and authorize the hiring of
a full-time Police Officer. Motion carried unanimously.
6. FINANCIALS:
City Manager Therrian reviewed the October financials with Council.
Additions to the Agenda:
Librarian, Skip Schmidt- Library Update:
Skip Schmidt, Librarian, reported to Council on the current activities and programs available at
the St Ignace Library.
Mayor Litzner – Committee Appointment:
Mayor Litzner appointed Mayor Pro-Tem Paquin, Councilmember Tremble and Councilmember
Paquin to the Negotiation Committee.
It was moved by Councilmember Fullerton, seconded by Councilmember Paquin to accept the
Mayor’s appointments. Motion carried unanimously.
Consideration of Bills:
Mayor Pro-Tem Paquin inquired on the invoice from Cheboygan Life Support Systems,
regarding two quarterly payments. City Manager Therrian explained that the City is getting
acclimated to the new billing process, adding that procedures are getting worked out.
Public Comment:
Tom Della-Moretta recommended City Manager Therrian educate the citizens on the current
street repair and improvements projects in progress.
Deb Evashevski requested City Manager Therrian inform Council on the amount of money that
he has received in grants for these street improvements.
The following bills were presented to Council for payment:
A & I MIDWEST PRINTING CO
75.00
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ACE HARDWARE
ALLEN SUPPLY
ALL-PHASE ELECTRIC SUPPLY CO
ANDERSON TACKMAN & COMPANY
BELONGA'S PLUMBING AND HEATING
CHEBOYGAN CEMENT PRODUCTS INC
CHEBOYGAN LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEMS INC
CMP DISTRIBUTORS INC
COMPASS MINERALS AMERICA
EVENFLO COMPANY INC
GATEWAY LANES
GBS Inc.
GEORGE'S BODY SHOP
GORDON FOOD SERVICE
HOWIES HOCKEY TAPE
JAMES ORRISS
JUDITH WYSE
KELLY J CHAMPION
KIT HUSKEY
LOSHAW BROS INC
LYNN AUTO PARTS
MAC TOOLS
MACKINAC PLUMBING AND HEATING CO
MACKINAC SALES
MATTS LLC
MC VEIGH'S TRUCK SPRINGS
MICHAEL RICHARD LAMB
MICHAEL S REID
MICHIGAN KENWORTH LLC
NATIONAL OFFICE PRODUCTS
NYE UNIFORM COMPANY
PAYNE & DOLAN INC
SAFETY-KLEEN SYSTEMS INC
SAULT PRINTING COMPANY
SPARTAN STORES
ST IGNACE AUTOMOTIVE
ST IGNACE TRUE VALUE
STATE OF MICHIGAN-DEQ
THE FEED STATION
UNITEX DIRECT
WESLEY H MAUER JR
384.50
120.00
132.81
225.00
38.49
222.00
18,750.00
262.00
28,988.89
5,010.33
100.00
293.09
785.60
440.68
250.51
110.00
30.00
270.00
750.00
655.00
2,715.61
710.00
150.30
543.50
5,027.90
983.00
60.00
470.00
4,129.55
3,145.39
138.44
247.20
205.68
88.91
131.28
359.74
833.67
1,197.26
81.00
13.00
17.86
Grand Total:
$ 79,250.77
There being no further business the meeting adjourned at 7:40 p.m.
____________________________
Mayor, Connie Litzner
________________________________________
Renee Vonderwerth, City Clerk/Treasurer
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