REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

August 24, 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 August 10 regular and August 6, 12 and 17 special City Council meetings. KOVACEVICH

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS:

2. Recognition of Garrett Russell, recipient of Governor John Engler's Fifth Annual Community Service Award. TISDALE

3. Presentation of "City Council Garden" by Jim Stout. TISDALE

4. Report on recycling in Midland County. SPEESE

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

5. 1998 Waldo Avenue Sanitary Sewer Improvement Special Assessment District Special Assessment Roll. (Also see material sent in August 10 agenda packet.) DRYZGA

6. 1998 Waldo Avenue Water Main Improvement Special Assessment District Special Assessment Roll. (Also see material sent in August 10 agenda packet.) DRYZGA

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

ORDINANCES:

7. First reading of an ordinance requiring the disconnection of downspouts, roofing drains, truck dock and parking lot drains from the sanitary sewer system. HALM

RESOLUTIONS:

8. Approving extension of time for completion of improvements in Wintergreen Estates No. 12 with exception. (This item appeared on the August 10 agenda - action was postponed until August 24.) SCHROEDER

9. Approving Site Plans: SCHROEDER

a. No. 173 - Orchard View Commons, a residential development of 4 six-unit sites and 2 four-unit sites on 3.9 acres on the north side of Eastlawn Drive west of Abbott Road.

b. No. 174 - Rite Aid Pharmacy, a commercial building on 2.5 acres on the corner of Ashman Street, Ashman Circle and Jefferson Avenue.

c. No. 175 - Addition to the Arnold Center, 800 Wexford Avenue, additional parking, and changes in access for the site by the addition of two new driveways.

* 10. Approving joint project with Midland Public Schools for a residential house project at 3606 W. Wackerly Street. SCHROEDER

* 11. Approving Traffic Control Order S-98-05 - Trailridge Drive shall stop for Dublin Avenue. MCMANUS

* 12. Authorizing the City Manager to vote for six persons listed on the Michigan Municipal Worker's Compensation Fund ballot. DUSO

13. Considering purchases and contracts:

* a. DART Federal Transit Administration Capital Contract No. 98-0605 with MDOT. MCGUIRE

* b. DART Bus Rehabilitation Contract No. 98-0936 with MDOT. MCGUIRE

* c. MCTV Video Equipment. ALSIP

* d. Water Meters - Water Distribution. BUSH

* e. Lime Slaker System - Water Treatment Plant. BUSH

14. Considering special requests: DUSO

* a. Fireworks Display - Celebrate Midland Community Appreciation Day, September 7.

* b. Fireworks Display - Midland Redcoats 40-Over Men's Fastpitch National Championship, August 26.

* c. Use of Larking Parking Ramp - Celebrate Midland Community Appreciation Day, September 7.

NEW BUSINESS:

* 15. Considering request to land skydivers and have tethered hot air balloon rides and a flight in Chippewassee Park - Celebrate Midland Community Appreciation Day, September 7. DUSO