REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

May 18, 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 May 11 regular City Council meeting. KOVACEVICH

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS:

* 2. Retirement of Lewis E. Bauder, Jr. - DPS. MCGUIRE

3. Safe Boating Week - May 16-22. TISDALE

* 4. Make Midland Beautiful 1998 - May 17-23. OSTGARDEN

* 5. Trail Day - June 6. TISDALE

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

6. 1998 Sidewalk Improvement Program Hearing of Necessity. (Also see material sent in April 13 agenda packet.) HAMMOND

7. Zoning Text Amendment No. 132A to Article XXXI--Signs, Section 31.1(a)3, Residential District Signs, and Section 31.5(b), Ground Pole Signs in Business Districts. (Also see material sent in April 27 agenda packet.) SCHROEDER

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

RESOLUTIONS:

8. Adopting the 1998-99 City of Midland Budget, establishing the millage rate, authorizing imposition of a tax administration fee, authorizing imposition of a late penalty collection fee during the City's 1998 fiscal year, and restricting the use of property tax revenues resulting from the tax appeal contingency levy. FISHER

9. Making appointments to Boards and Commissions: TISDALE

a. Aviation Advisory Commission

b. Board of Review

c. Building, Fire, Mechanical & Housing Code Board of Appeals

d. Dial-A-Ride Advisory Commission

e. Electrical Board of Appeals

f. Local Officers Compensation Commission

g. Merit System Board

h. Parks and Recreation Commission

i. Planning Commission

j. Plumbing Board of Appeals

k. Sewer District Board of Appeals

l. West Main Street Historic District Commission

m. Zoning Board of Appeals

10. Approving T-Hangar Lease Agreements for Building 11-A at Barstow Airport: HAMMOND

* a. David R. Schmelzer - Unit #1

* b. David R. Schmelzer - Unit #2

* c. Michael Bartosek - Unit #4

* d. Larry Morris - Unit #11

* e. David R. Schmelzer - Unit #12

 

* 11. Approving Land Lease Agreement for Hangar Site "Hangar COMM-12" with Al Heffron of CM Systems at Barstow Airport. HAMMOND

* 12. Approving a new agreement for the operation of MBS International Airport. HALM

* 13. Authorizing the City to reimburse WalMart for a sanitary sewer extension and oversizing of the sewer and water main. HAMMOND

* 14. Approving the annexation of property on the east side of Dublin Road north of Airport Road from Larkin Township, through the joint resolution process. SCHROEDER

15. Approving the Preliminary Plat of Sterling Park Subdivision No. 10, a subdivision of five lots on 3.77 acres on the north side of Northgate Drive west of Jefferson Avenue. SCHROEDER

16. Approving an easement granting The Dow Chemical Company the right to own, operate & maintain that portion of its building located at 500 E. Lyon that encroaches onto the public right of way at Bayliss. HALM

* 17. Referring request to consider the vacation of property on the northeast corner of Washington and East Haley Streets. SCHROEDER

* 18. Approving a license for a foster family group home at 1520 W. Carpenter Street. SCHROEDER

* 19. Considering 1998 Isabella Sanitary Sewers and Water Mains; Contract No. 1. HAMMOND

NEW BUSINESS: