Tuesday, October 14, 2008, at 3:00 p.m.

Council Chambers, City Hall – Midland, Michigan


1.      Roll Call


2.      Approval of the minutes from the meeting of September 10, 2008


3.      Financial Reports from September 2008


4.      Reports

(a)  Design Committee Report

(b)  Report of request for Façade Loan at 132 -138 E. Main Street

(c)    Retail Assessment Downtown Midland – Buxton Company

(d)   Housing Analysis of  Midland, Michigan – Community Research Services

(e)  Organization Committee Report

(f)   Economic Restructuring Committee Report

(g)  Creating Cool Promotions Committee Report

(h)  Midland Downtown Business Association Report


5.      Public Comments


6.      Action Items

a.       Request Zoning Ordinance text change

b.      Approval of Façade Loan Request


7.      Old Business


8.      New Business