REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

January 11, 1999 7:00 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 December 14 special, December 21 regular and January 4, 1999 special City Council meetings. KOVACEVICH

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, PRESENTATIONS:

2. Report on Borrow-A-Container Program. MCGUIRE

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

3. Zoning Petition No. 437 - amend the zoning map to rezone property on the southeast corner of Vail and Cambridge Streets from Residential A-1 to Residential A-4. (Also see material sent in December 21 agenda packet.) SCHROEDER

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

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

4. First reading of an ordinance to amend the City of Midland Code of Ordinances, Chapter 12, Housing Code, Sec. 12-158, to waive certification fee for newly constructed rental housing units that have received a Certificate of Occupancy. HARGARTEN

RESOLUTIONS:

5. Receiving and filing report on 1998 Sanitary and Storm Sewer Maintenance Program. BUSH

6. Making appointments to Boards and Commissions: SCHROEDER

a. Planning Commission

b. Zoning Board of Appeals

* 7. Authorizing transfer of control of Tele-Communications, Inc. (TCI), a co-owner of Bresnan Communications Company Limited Partnership, to AT & T Corporation. HALM

8. Considering agreement with the Bureau of Aeronautics for the installation of a replacement fuel tank at Barstow Airport. (This item appeared on the 12/7/98 agenda; action was postponed until 1/11/99): HAMMOND

a. Postponing action allowing opportunity to explore options

b. Authorizing City Manager to contact appropriate agencies & legislators to explore options

* 9. Authorizing City Manager to execute MDOT Passenger Transportation Division (DART) Contracts up to $20,000. MCGUIRE

* 10. Approving MDOT Contract 98-5491 for purchase and installation of regulatory and warning signs at two railroad crossings. HAMMOND

11. Authorizing notification to Larkin Township of the City's concerns for rezoning of lands in Larkin Township on the northwest corner of Sturgeon Ave. & Letts St. and on the west side of Jefferson north of US-10 within the Midland Urban Growth Area. SCHROEDER

12. Making Traffic Control Orders permanent: HAMMOND

* a. R-98-03 - establish speed limit of 35 mph on Sandow Road between Isabella Road and the northerly City limits.

* b. R-98-04 - establish speed limit of 35 mph on Perrine Road between Airport Road and the northerly City limits.

* c. R-98-05 - right turn on red movements prohibited from N. Saginaw Rd. to Orchard Dr.

* d. S-98-08 - Walsh St. shall yield to Colorado St.

* 13. Approving purchase of six replacement police patrol vehicles. ST. LOUIS

14. Setting a public hearing to accept comments from the public regarding the activation of the third access television channel (1/25). ALSIP

NEW BUSINESS: