REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

July 20, 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 July 13 regular City Council meeting. KOVACEVICH

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

2. Request to close the south end of Woodlawn Street at its intersection with North Saginaw Road, resulting in a cul-de-sac. (Also see material sent in June 22 agenda packet.) SCHROEDER

3. Request to allow access to the north side of West Wheeler Street approximately 300 feet west of the intersection of Jefferson Avenue. (Also see material sent in June 22 agenda packet.) SCHROEDER

4. Request for Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificates from The Dow Chemical Company and Dow Agrosciences within the Michigan Division Dow Chemical Company Plant Rehabilitation District No. 1 relating to three new facilities and one rehabilitation facility: (Also see material sent in June 22 agenda packet.) VARNER

a. Capacity expansion of one of the specialty chemical businesses. The expansion will be constructed in a new building and includes related machinery and equipment.

b. Capacity expansion in two research and development facilities. The facilities produce fine specialty chemicals and pharmaceuticals. The expansion will be constructed in existing buildings.

c. Replacement of a process dryer system in the Saran Polymers Plant. This project will utilize an existing building and includes related machinery and equipment.

d. Installation of processing equipment to manufacture two new products. The manufacturing process will take place in three existing buildings which will be modified to accommodate the processing of these products.

5. Proposed Master Plan for Parks and Recreation. (Also see material sent in July 13 agenda packet.) MCGUIRE

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

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

6. Second reading and adoption of an ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances by adding a new Division 4, Police & Fire Retirement System, of Article III, Chapter 2. KYRITSIS

RESOLUTIONS:

7. 1998 Frantz Drive Water Main Improvement Project. (Public hearing was held at July 13 Council meeting - postponed action until July 20.):

a. Approving Special Assessment District. MCMANUS

b. Accepting Special Assessment Roll and setting a public hearing on the roll (8/10). VARNER

8. 1998 Sandow Area Water Main Improvement Project (Clark, Elmer, Glen, Prairie Creek, Sandow and Solomon Streets). (Public hearing was held at July 13 Council meeting - postponed action until July 20.):

a. Approving Special Assessment District. MCMANUS

b. Accepting Special Assessment Roll and setting a public hearing on the roll (8/10). VARNER

9. Approving Site Plan No. 172 - McDonald's Restaurant, a commercial building on 1.45 acres on the west side of Waldo Avenue north of Bay City Road. SCHROEDER

10. Landfill Cell 14 Modifications: BUSH

* a. Rejecting bids for Riser Vault Building and Site Modifications.

* b. Approving bids for Site Modifications.

 

11. Landfill Environmental Services: BUSH

a. Closure of Cells 1-13.

b. Approving annual environmental testing.

12. Considering purchases and contracts:

* a. Materials and processing services - Library. ALSIP

* b. Wide Area Network Hardware and Personal Computer Hardware & Software. BIRCHMEIER

* c. 1998 Sidewalk Improvement Program; Contract No. 17. MCMANUS

* d. Aerial Lift Truck - DPS. MCGUIRE

* e. St. Charles Street Softball Fields Irrigation Systems. MCGUIRE

* f. 1998 Sidewalk Replacement Program; Contract No. 23. MCGUIRE

13. 1998 Waldo Avenue Sanitary Sewer Improvement: MCMANUS

* a. Referring petition to City Manager for report.

* b. Setting hearing of necessity for special assessment district (8/10).

14. 1998 Waldo Avenue Water Main Improvement: MCMANUS

* a. Referring petition to City Manager for report.

* b. Setting hearing of necessity for special assessment district (8/10).

* 15. Approving request to sell ice cream on the public rights of way. DUSO

NEW BUSINESS: