REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

March 9, 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 (excused)

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 23 regular City Council meeting. KOVACEVICH

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS:

2. Absolutely Incredible Kid Day - March 19. TISDALE

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

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

3. Second reading and adoption 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:

4. Directing the City Manager to prepare a report on the 1998 Sidewalk Improvement Program. MCMANUS

5. Receiving report on the Brush and Heavy Item Collection Program and add the issue to the budget priorities for 1998-99. MCGUIRE

6. Receiving and filing City Manager's and Police Department's Reports on Annual Review of Class C, D and Resort Liquor Licenses. DUSO

7. Approving new T-Hangar Lease Agreements at Barstow Airport for tenants in the hangar recently donated to the City from the estate of Herbert H. Dow, 2nd: MCMANUS

* a. Al Mulder, Unit #3

* b. Charles R. Vaughn, Unit #4

* c. Meridian Aero Club, Unit #5

* d. Robert Bourne, Unit #8

* 8. Authorizing payment of invoice from the Michigan Department of Transportation for the Bay City Road Interchange project. DUSO

* 9. Naming the City Manager as Transportation Coordinator and acknowledge the City's intentions to apply for Federal and State Financial Assistance for the Dial-A-Ride Bus System. MCGUIRE

10. Approving purchases and contracts:

* a. Payment for professional services in the Geisler appeal to the Tax Tribunal. DRYZGA

* b. 1998 Haley Street Reconstruction & Water Main Replacement; Contract No. 8. MCMANUS

* c. One 3/4 ton pick-up truck - Fire Department. HARGARTEN

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