REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

October 19, 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 October 5 special and regular City Council meetings. KOVACEVICH

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

2. Zoning Text Amendment No. 133A - amend Article XXXI - Signs, as follows: a) Section 31.1(c) to increase the allowable size of signs for public and quasi-public buildings to 32 square feet when combining the building name with sign information, b) Section 31.3, to redefine the sign provisions for Community Districts, and c) To add Section 31.5(b)7 to allow businesses under separate ownership or control to combine signage in Business districts. (Also see material sent in September 28 agenda packet.) SCHROEDER

3. Zoning Petition No. 434 - zone property recently annexed to the City:

a. lands owned by The Dow Chemical Company north of US-10 and east of Jefferson Avenue, to Limited Commercial, Manufacturing and Research, from Midland Township.

b. lands owned by The Dow Chemical Company north of US-10 and west of Waldo Avenue, to Agricultural, from Midland Township.

c. lands along Sturgeon Avenue north of US-10, and lands on the west side of Perrine Road north of US-10, to Residential A-1, from Larkin Township. (Also see material sent in September 28 agenda packet.) SCHROEDER

4. Zoning Petition No. 435 - rezone 4.00 acres located northwest of the intersection of Joe Mann Boulevard and Eastman Avenue from Community to Business B-2. (Also see material sent in September 28 agenda packet.) SCHROEDER

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

RESOLUTIONS:

5. Approving amendment to the Water Service Agreement between the City of Midland and Larkin Township. SCHROEDER

6. Authorizing a three year extension of Bresnan Communication's cable franchise agreement. HALM

* 7. Authorizing extension of "Three Free" yard waste program. MCGUIRE

* 8. Making appointment to the Downtown Development Authority. DUSO

9. Considering purchases and contracts:

* a. Two salt trucks - DPS. MCGUIRE

* b. GM foundry sand - Landfill. BUSH

* c. Sand hauling contract - Landfill. BUSH

* d. Water Main Fittings - Water Distribution. BUSH

* e. One Six-Man Crew Cab & Chassis - Water Distribution. BUSH

f. Payment to Braun, Kendrick, Finkbeiner P.L.C. for contracted legal services: HALM

* 1. John A. Rapanos v City of Midland

* 2. In Re: Uncollectible Personal Property Taxes

NEW BUSINESS: