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

September 14, 1998 7:30 p.m.


CALL TO ORDER - R. Drummond Black, Mayor


ROLL CALL - R. Drummond Black

John S. Coppage

John W. Tysse

John R. Moolenaar

Marty A. Wazbinski


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.


* 1. Approve minutes of August 24 regular City Council meeting. KOVACEVICH


2. THE MARCH Day - September 25. TISDALE

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


3. Second reading of an ordinance requiring the disconnection of downspouts, roofing drains, yard drains, driveway drains, truck dock and parking lot drains from the sanitary sewer system. HALM


4. Considering time to complete sidewalk in Parkside Estates No. 2: SCHROEDER

a. Rescinding resolution of August 10, 1998, requiring the completion of sidewalk.

b. Extending time for completion of sidewalk on Lot 34.

5. Approving the City Council request for legislation to allow municipalities to use public funds to finance improvements on private property. DUSO

6. Authorizing the City Council to endorse the Clean Michigan Initiative. DUSO

* 7. Accepting easement from Community Church of the Nazarene to allow construction of a catch basin. HAMMOND

8. Approving annexation of property through the Joint Resolution Process: SCHROEDER

* a. Property within the US-10 right of way in Larkin, Homer, and Lincoln Townships.

* b. Property north of Solomon Road and east of Sandow Road from Homer Township.

* c. Property on the west side of Vance Road north of Pomranky Road (the southwest corner of Vance Road and Penrod Road) from Homer Township.

* 9. Accepting transfer of jurisdiction of certain county roads within the City of Midland to the jurisdiction of the City of Midland. HAMMOND

* 10. Approving Final Plat of Hillside Subdivision, a residential subdivision of 13 lots on Bradley Road, extended easterly. SCHROEDER

* 11. Supporting the Downtown Development Authority's entry into the Great American Main Street Award competition. SCHROEDER

* 12. Making Traffic Control Order P-98-05 permanent - prohibits parking in the 10 foot wide city easement adjacent to Hintz Park. HAMMOND

* 13. Rejecting bids for Landfill Office/Maintenance Building. BUSH

14. Considering parking improvements in the Ashman Circle area:

a. Accepting gift of funds to pay for parking improvements. SCHROEDER

b. 1998 Parking Lot Improvements; Contract No. 18. HAMMOND

15. Considering contracts and purchases:

* a. Used Rear Loading Refuse Trucks - DPS. MCGUIRE

* b. Municipal Service Center Reroofing - DPS. MCGUIRE

* c. 1998 Waldo Avenue Sanitary Sewer & Water Main; Contract No. 15. HAMMOND

* d. Replacement carpeting and tile - Washington Woods. SCHROEDER

* e. Pavement resurfacing of main parking lot - Washington Woods. SCHROEDER

* f. Combination Gas Vent/Leachate Collection Well Installation - Landfill. BUSH

* g. Payment to Plante and Moran, L.L.P. for professional services related to examination of Dow Corning Corporation Personal Property Tax Returns. FISHER

* h. Schade Tile Drain #764 County Drain Assessment. HAMMOND

16. Setting public hearings:

* a. Special Use Permit No. 8 for the Caregiving Network for a private, nonprofit social service agency at 212 W. Grove Street (9/28). SCHROEDER

* b. Amending 1997-98 General Fund Budget (9/28). FISHER

* c. Amending 1998-99 City Budgets and financial working plans to provide funding for June 30, 1998 encumbrances (9/28). FISHER

* d. Amending 1998-99 Local Street Maintenance Fund Budget - unanticipated excess funds from previous street projects (9/28). HAMMOND