REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

December 21, 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 December 7 regular City Council meeting. KOVACEVICH

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS:

2. Volunteer Blood Donor Month - January. TISDALE

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

3. Zoning Petition No. 436 - to zone property on the east side of Waldo Avenue north of Mark Twain Drive and adjacent to the US-10 right of way to Residential A-4. (Also see material sent in November 23 agenda packet.) SCHROEDER

4. Zoning Text Amendment No. 134A - to amend various sections of the Zoning Ordinance as they pertain to screening. (Also see material sent in November 23 agenda packet.) SCHROEDER

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

5. Second reading and adoption of an ordinance to require a comprehensive review of the sanitary and storm sewer systems. BUSH

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

RESOLUTIONS:

6. Directing staff to negotiate an engineering agreement with Hubbell, Roth & Clark to develop alternatives for collection system and treatment plant improvements to handle a 50 and 75-year rain event. BUSH

* 7. Transferring Cable Communications Franchise Agreement. HALM

8. Accepting gifts from the Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation, the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation and the Charles J. Strosacker Foundation for the expansion and renovation of Currie West Golf Course. MCGUIRE

* 9. Creating a Public Library Development Endowment Fund. ALSIP

* 10. Authorizing a change order for the contract with Blasy Electric for re-lighting common areas at Washington Woods. SCHROEDER

11. Authorizing execution of a Community Development Block Grant Subrecipient Agreement: SCHROEDER

* a. Affordable Housing Alliance of Midland County

* b. David Reece Fund

* 12. Authorizing execution of a Second Agreement to Modify Restrictions regarding property near the northwest corner of Sturgeon and Airport Roads. MCGUIRE

13. Considering purchases and contracts:

* a. Maintenance contract with Nelson Trane for mechanical and temperature control systems - Library. ALSIP

* b. Emergency replacement of truck hoist - DPS. MCGUIRE

* 14. Making appointment to the Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation. BUSH

15. Approving payment for services regarding The Dow Chemical Company and Dow Corning tax appeals: HALM

a. Transfer funds from account established for payment of property revaluation and general fund reserve for contingencies to accounts established for payment of appraisals.

b. Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone for contracted legal services

c. Max Derbes and Baker & O'Brien for contracted appraisal services

16. Zoning Petition No. 437 - the east side of Cambridge Street between Federal and Vail Streets: SCHROEDER

* a. Withdrawing a petition to rezone property on the east side of Cambridge Street between Federal and Vail Streets from Residential A-1 and Residential A-4 to Residential B.

* b. Setting a public hearing to consider amending the zoning map to rezone only the property on the southeast corner of Vail and Cambridge Streets to Residential A-4 (1/11/99).

NEW BUSINESS: