REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

February 23, 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 February 9 regular and February 16 special City Council meetings. KOVACEVICH

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS:

2. American Red Cross Month - March. TISDALE

3. Retirements:

* a. Russell Scott Gugino - Utilities. BUSH

b. James L. Hall - Fire Department. HARGARTEN

4. Recognition of the 1997 Police Officer of the Year. ST. LOUIS

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

5. Request from Cabot Corporation for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate within The Dow Chemical Company Industrial Development District No. 3 and the Dow Corning Corporation Industrial Development District relating to new facilities. This project relates to construction of a fumed silica manufacturing facility including real and personal property. (Also see material sent in January 26 agenda packet.) DRYZGA

6. Amendment to the 1997-98 Library Fund budget to increase revenues from Contributions by $12,000 and to increase expenditures for Sound Equipment by $12,000. (Also see material sent in February 9 agenda packet.) ALSIP

7. Proposed revisions to the 1996 Sidewalk Special Assessment District and Special Assessment Roll. (Also see material sent in February 9 agenda packet.) DRYZGA

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

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

8. First reading of ordinances amending fees for recreation programs: MCGUIRE

a. Section 21-70 of Division 1 of Article II of Chapter 21 - Civic Arena fees.

b. Section 21-71 of Division 2 of Article II of Chapter 21 - Golf Course fees.

c. Section 21-72 of Division 3 of Article II of Chapter 21 - Swimming Pools fees.

d. Section 21-73 of Division 4 of Article II of Chapter 21 - General Recreation fees.

RESOLUTIONS:

9. Consideration of World Horseshoe Tournament Partnership Request. MCGUIRE

10. Report on third MCTV access channel. ALSIP

11. Elimination of the 1% Tax Administration Fee for the 1998-99 City of Midland budget. FISHER

12. Acceptance of property for parks purposes from The Dow Chemical Company. (This item was on the January 26 agenda - action was postponed until February 23.) MCGUIRE

* 13. Resolution regarding Continuing Disclosure Undertaking related to issuance of Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 1998. FISHER

14. Accept and record Deeds, Easements, and a Donation Agreement for the purpose of constructing and maintaining the Dow Fabricated Products Roadway: MCMANUS

a. Quit-Claim Deed from The Dow Chemical Company for the purpose of constructing a new roadway.

b. Easement Agreement between the City of Midland and The Dow Chemical Company for the purpose of constructing and maintaining a maintenance roadway and water elevation control berm.

c. Donation Agreement between the City of Midland and The Dow Chemical Company for the purpose of constructing a new roadway.

d. Easement Agreement between the City of Midland and Timothy and Jennifer Kaminski for the purpose of widening Waldo Road and enclosing a drainage ditch.

15. Accept and record Easement Agreements for the Isabella Street Sanitary Sewer and Water Main Improvement projects: MCMANUS

* a. Easement Agreement from Russell E. Schlafley and Maxine P. Schlafley - Parcel Code 13-13-50-860.

* b. Easement Agreement from Philip Trapani and Dorothy G. Trapani - Parcel Code 13-13-40-450.

* c. Utility Easement Agreement from Ellen M. Strayer - Parcel Code 13-13-50-300.

* 16. Authorization for City Manager to execute contracts under $20,000 with the Michigan Department of Transportation. MCGUIRE

17. Resolutions making Traffic Control Orders permanent: MCMANUS

* a. P-97-18 - prohibit parking on the south side of Dartmouth from Jefferson Avenue to 150 feet east.

* b. R-97-09 - maximum speed limit of 35 m.p.h. be established for Sugnet Road between Orchard Drive and Main Street.

18. Consideration of purchases and contracts:

* a. 1998 Surface Treatment Program; Contract No. 5. MCMANUS

* b. Agreement with Midland Economic Development Council for economic development services. FISHER

* c. Agreement with Farbman Group to list the Kroger Building and act as the City's sales agent. MEYER

* d. Two 72" Rotary Mowers - DPS. MCGUIRE

* e. Two Administrative Cars - DPS. MCGUIRE

* f. Two pick-ups and three vans - DPS. MCGUIRE

19. Resolutions setting public hearings: SCHROEDER

* a. Zoning Petition No. 430 - zone property on the north side of North Saginaw west of Dublin Avenue to Residential A-1 and Business B-2 (3/23).

* b. Zoning Petition No. 432 - rezone 3.25 acres on the southeast corner of Bayliss Street and Lyon Road from Industrial A to Business C (3/23).

NEW BUSINESS: