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PRDA MINUTES 2006-10-19 r too MINUTES OF THE 183rd REGULAR MEETING OF THE PLYMOUTH ROAD DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF LIVONIA The 183rd Regular Meeting of the Plymouth Road Development Authority of the City of Livonia, Michigan, was called to order at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, October 19, 2006, in the 4th floor conference room of City Hall. Members Present: Toni Mette, Chairman John Hiltz, Vice Chairman Jack Engebretson, Mayor Stan Anderson Wayne Glass Scott Grace Dennis Kujawa Greg Meyer Lowell Peterson Members Absent: Marvin Walkon Others Present: John J. Nagy, PRDA Director Mark Taormina, Planning Director Steve Levesque, Commercial Mowing Services John Iacoangeli, Beckett& Raeder, Inc. Daniel Scheid, Harold Zeigler Auto Group Ralph Williams, Resident Robert Auth, Resident Marge Watson, Secretary 1. Roll was called. A quorum was present. 2. Adoption of the 182nd Regular Meeting Minutes. On a motion made by Peterson, supported by Kujawa, and unanimously adopted, it was #2006-21 RESOLVED, that the Minutes of the 182nd Regular Meeting, held on September 21, 2006, by the Plymouth Road Development Authority are hereby approved. Ms. Mette, Chairman, declared the motion is carried and the foregoing resolution adopted. 3. Comments from Chairman. (1) The Executive Committee met on October 16, 2006, to review the 2006-2007 Capital Improvements report provided by Beckett & Raeder, Inc. The Board was asked to review the suggested improvements for implementation in the 2007 construction season. Direction was also given to have the Finance Director, Michael Slater, review items with respect to the availability of 1 our capital budget to support all or some of the items.. Mr. Iacoangeli advised that agreements need to be reached with a few businesses to make ingress/egress changes in connection with the redesign of the intersection at Ann Arbor Road and Plymouth Road. (2) A sign rendering for the Plymouth Road corridor was presented by John Iacoangeli of Becker & Raeder and John Nagy. The location of the sign and graphics will be discussed in a future meeting. 4. Presentation on the proposal to operate Harold Zeigler Auto Group. Mr. Daniel Scheid, Chief Financial Officer, Harold Zeigler Auto Group, presented a proposal for the redevelopment of commercial property for used automobile sales. On a motion made by Hiltz, seconded by Grace, and unanimously adopted, it was #2006-22 RESOLVED, that the Plymouth Road Development Authority does hereby support in concept the proposed plans as submitted by Harold Zeigler Auto Group, on behalf of J. D. Byrider, Inc., requesting waiver use approval to operate an auto dealership at 35841 Plymouth Road, on property located on the south side of Plymouth Road between Levan Road and Yale Avenue in the Southwest 1/4 of Section 17 (Petition 2006-10-02-27), subject to compliance with all City codes and ordinances, as such may be modified by the action of the Planning Commission and/or City Council, including exterior building materials thie and vinyl fencing. Ms. Mette, Chairman, declared the motion is carried and the foregoing resolution adopted. 5. Committee Reports: Construction Committee: (1) Toni Mette received a letter from the Mayor regarding the complaint received from Naimola's Barber Shop. The Engineering Division had made a proposal to resolve the drainage problem at this location and violations have been issued to the adjacent property owner, Tennyson Chevrolet. Tennyson has not responded to date. (2) The trees have been trimmed at the park at Inkster Road. (3) Feinn Tire has new owners and they have made some improvements to their building. (4) Ms. Mette provided a photo of the awning on the building at 30650 Plymouth Road, previously occupied by the Liquidation Super Center. Mr. Nagy will check to see if the Zoning Board of Appeals incorporated the condition suggested by the Board to have the awning cleaned up. (5) A photo of the Liquor Castle building was also provided. The signs, bars and gates on the doors and the need for repainting were discussed. (6) Steve Levesque of Commercial Mowing stated that the sprinklers will be prepared to be shut down for the winter season. Public Relations Committee Report: Stan Anderson stated that the Fall newsletter will be sent to the printer and will be mailed by late October. 2 Banner Committee: Mr. Nagy reported that the Banner Committee met on October 16 to review two contracts with Above & Beyond Installations for banner and light bulb replacements. It was recommended that both contracts be accepted with an additional condition that the Board has the right to terminate the contracts at their sole discretion after providing a 30-day notice to Above & Beyond. On a motion made by Anderson, seconded by Glass, and unanimously adopted, it was #2006-23 RESOLVED, that the Plymouth Road Development Authority does hereby accept the proposal submitted by Above & Beyond Installations, Inc., 11900 Globe, Suite 400, Livonia, Michigan 48150, as detailed in their letter dated October 18, 2006, to include the storage and maintenance of banners, and the installation of banners at a rate of $27.00 per banner, with a five-year non-fade warranty on the banners, with the additional condition that the Plymouth Road Development Authority has the right to terminate the contract at its sole discretion after providing a 30-day notice to Above &Beyond Installations, Inc. Ms. Melte, Chairman, declared the motion is carried and the foregoing resolution adopted. On a motion made by Anderson, seconded by Glass, and unanimously adopted, it was #2006-24 RESOLVED, that the Plymouth Road Development Authority does hereby accept the proposal submitted by Above & Beyond Installations, Inc., 11900 Globe, Suite 400, Livonia, Michigan 48150, as detailed in their letter dated October 18, 2006, for the inspection and installation of light pole bulb replacements on Plymouth Road street lights during banner installations every three months, at the rate of $60.00 per light bulb, for a term of five years, with the additional condition that the Plymouth Road Development Authority has the right to terminate the contract at its sole discretion after providing a 30-day notice to Above & Beyond Installations, Inc. Ms. Mette, Chairman, declared the motion is carried and the foregoing resolution adopted. 6. Directors Report: (1) Mr. Nagy proposed that the PRDA support the Goodfellows organization in place of the yearly PRDA Christmas dinner. It was agreed that a contribution would be made to support a needy family, and that Mr. Nagy will contact the Goodfellows to arrange for same. On a motion made by Grace, supported by Peterson, and unanimously adopted, it was 3 t • #2006-25 RESOLVED, that the Plymouth Road Development Authority does hereby authorize a monetary contribution to the Livonia Goodfellows, Inc. in the amount of$700.00 to provide household goods and clothing to a needy Livonia family in lieu of the Annual PRDA Christmas dinner. Ms. Melte, Chairman, declared the motion is carried and the foregoing resolution adopted. (2) Mr. Nagy stated that the web site has been updated to include the current Board members and a reference to the Chamber of Commerce's website for new businesses. (3) The shipment of finial balls for street signs has been received. It has been determined that bad photocells were the cause of street sign lights staying on, and they have now been repaired. 7. Polling of Members: Lowell Peterson stated that he will be contacting Board members in connection with the election of Board officers in December. Scott Grace stated the he would like to see the Annual PRDA Christmas dinner be re-instated but at the expense of Board members. Stan Anderson stated that he also missed the annual get-together. 8. Polling of Residents. Ralph Williams suggested that if the street light lenses were cleaned when the light bulbs were changed it would extend the life of the photocells. Adjournment: On a motion duly made, seconded and unanimously adopted, the 183rd Regular Meeting held by the Plymouth Road Development Authority on October 19, 2006, was adjourned at 4:40 p.m. The next meeting of the Plymouth Road Development Authority will be held on Thursday,November 16, 2006. Marge Wats f n, Secretary 4