REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

August 10, 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

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION OF STUDENTS FROM MIDLAND'S SISTER CITY, HANDA, JAPAN.

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 20 regular, July 20 and August 3 special City Council meetings. MARSHALL

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS:

2. Recognition of Paula Speese as recipient of the second annual City Manager's Safety Leadership Award. PETERSON

3. Presentation of three work zone Public Safety Announcements developed by the Employee Safety Action Committee. PANIAN

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

4. 1998 Frantz Drive Water Main Improvement. (Public hearing was held at July 13 Council meeting. Action was postponed until July 20 and again until August 10.):

a. Special Assessment District Hearing of Necessity. MCMANUS

b. Accepting Special Assessment Roll and setting public hearing on the Roll (8/24). DRYZGA

5. 1998 Sandow Area Water Main Improvement Special Assessment District. (Also see material sent in July 20 agenda packet.):

a. Approving Special Assessment Roll as amended. DRYZGA

b. 1998 Sandow Area Water Mains; Contract No. 2. MCMANUS

6. 1998 Waldo Avenue Sanitary Sewer Improvement. (Also see material sent in July 20 agenda packet.):

a. Special Assessment District Hearing of Necessity. MCMANUS

b. Accepting Special Assessment Roll and setting public hearing on the Roll (8/24). DRYZGA

7. 1998 Waldo Avenue Water Main Improvement. (Also see material sent in July 20 agenda packet.):

a. Special Assessment District Hearing of Necessity. MCMANUS

b. Accepting Special Assessment Roll and setting public hearing on the Roll (8/24). DRYZGA

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

RESOLUTIONS:

8. Authorizing acquisition of property for the extension of Sugnet Road. HALM

* 9. Approving annexation of property on the south side of Isabella Street west of Sandow Road from Homer Township through the joint resolution process. SCHROEDER

10. Considering extension of time to install sidewalks in subdivisions: SCHROEDER

* a. Stratford Estates

* b. Woodview Pass Estates No. 1

* c. Amberwood Subdivision

* d. Scenic Estates No. 1

* e. Scenic Estates No. 2

* f. Scenic Estates No. 3

* g. Wintergreen Estates No. 12

* h. Parkside Estates No. 2

* i. Hidden Stone Estates

11. Making appointments to Boards and Commissions: DUSO

* a. Plumbing Board of Appeals

* b. Sewer District Board of Appeals

* 12. Making appointments of delegates to the Municipal Employees Retirement System Annual Meeting. FISHER

* 13. Designating the name of a new roadway located between Waldo Avenue and Airport Road as Diamond Drive. MCMANUS

* 14. Authorizing the sale of surplus equipment at the annual auction. MCGUIRE

* 15. Authorizing signing of a partnership agreement with the Midland Public Schools to participate in a joint training project for residential and commercial building maintenance. KILEY

16. Directing the City Attorney to prepare an ordinance to prohibit connections of roofing and parking lot drainage systems to the sanitary sewer. DUSO

17. Considering purchases and contracts:

* a. MDOT Agreement No. 98-0198 for DART Operating Assistance. MCGUIRE

* b. 1998 Clay Street Forcemain Sewer; Contract No. 13. MCMANUS

* c. Landfill Equipment Rental. BUSH

NEW BUSINESS: