REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

City Hall, 333 W. Ellsworth Street, Midland, Michigan

January 26, 1998 7:30 p.m.

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER - R. Drummond Black, Mayor

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

ROLL CALL - R. Drummond Black

John S. Coppage

John W. Tysse

John R. Moolenaar

Marty A. Wazbinski

CONSIDERATION OF ADOPTING CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS:

All resolutions marked with an asterisk are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate consideration of these items unless a Council member or citizen so requests during the discussion stage of the "Motion to adopt the Consent Agenda as indicated". If there is even a single request the item will be removed from the consent agenda without further motion and considered in its listed sequence in regular fashion.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

* 1. Approve minutes of January 12 regular City Council meeting. KOVACEVICH

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS:

2. Retirements:

* a. Wayne E. Blossey - Building Department. HARGARTEN

* b. James H. Mercer - Building Department. HARGARTEN

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

3. Barstow Airport Master Plan Update. (Also see material sent in January 12 agenda packet.) DUSO

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

4. Second reading and adoption of an ordinance to amend: KOVACEVICH

a. Chapter 24 Article III & IV and adding Article V to the Traffic Code.

b. Chapter 21 - Rates, Charges & Fees, by adding Article VIII - Parking Violations and Penalty Schedule.

PUBLIC COMMENTS, IF ANY, BEFORE CITY COUNCIL. (Please sign up before meeting with City Clerk)

RESOLUTIONS:

5. Update on Saginaw-Midland Water Supply Corporation Financial Statements & Auditor's Report. BUSH

6. Renewal of Bresnan Communication's Franchise Agreement. HALM

* 7. Authorization to reserve Emerson Park for the United Steelworkers of America District Picnic. MCGUIRE

* 8. Consideration of request from RE/MAX of Midland to place "open house" real estate signs on the public right-of-way. DUSO

9. Consideration of request by Local 14704 of the United Steelworkers of America to use the public right-of-way on Saginaw Road, Sugnet Road and Orchard Drive. HALM

10. Acceptance of property for parks purposes from The Dow Chemical Company. MCGUIRE

* 11. Acceptance of a Partial Release of Right-of-Way Easement for the sewer relocation on Dyckman Street. MCMANUS

* 12. Approval of agreements with 3-S Construction pertaining to the 1994 South Dublin Road Improvement Project. HALM

* 13. Resolution setting a public hearing for the request from Cabot Corporation for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate within The Dow Chemical Company Industrial Development District No. 3 relating to construction of a fumed silica manufacturing facility including real and personal property (2/23). DRYZGA

14. Resolution calling a closed session to discuss specific pending litigation. HALM

NEW BUSINESS: