REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

February 8, 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 January 25 regular and January 18, February 1 and February 3 special City Council meetings. KOVACEVICH

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

2. Adopt City Council's Budget Priorities for 1999-2000 fiscal year. FISHER

3. Amend the 1998-99 General Fund Budget and approve payment of contracted legal and appraisal fees. (Also see material sent in January 25 agenda packet.):

a. Amend the 1998-99 General Fund budget to increase expenditures for defense costs for The Dow Chemical Company and Dow Corning Corporation assessment appeals. FISHER

b. Authorize payment to Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone for contracted legal services. HALM

c. Authorize payment to Max Derbes & Associates and Baker & O'Brien for contracted appraisal services. HALM

4. Amend the special assessment roll for the 1997 Sidewalk Improvement Program. (Also see material sent in January 25 agenda packet.) DRYZGA

5. Amend the special assessment roll for the 1998 Sidewalk Improvement Program. (Also see material sent in January 25 agenda packet.) DRYZGA

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

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

6. Second reading and adoption of an amendment to Sec. 21-43 of the City of Midland Code of Ordinances which eliminates fees for connection to storm sewer for individuals separating their footing drains or downspouts. BUSH

RESOLUTIONS:

7. Receiving and filing the amended 1999-2000 Construction Project Priorities List. HAMMOND

* 8. Receiving and filing the 1999 Annual Sidewalk Report. HAMMOND

* 9. Approving assignment of Land Lease for Hangar Site 04A. HAMMOND

* 10. Approving execution of a Land Lease Agreement for Hangar Site 2E. HAMMOND

* 11. Approving increased expenditure for professional services related to examination of Dow Corning Corporation personal property tax returns and records. FISHER

* 12. Approving change order for Water Treatment Plant SCADA Project. BUSH

* 13. Re-electing Karl S. Tomion and Herbert D. Doan to serve four-year terms as commissioners of the City and County of Midland Joint Building Authority. FISHER

* 14. Approving purchase of a Truck Panel Body, Air Compressor & Accessories to be installed on a six man crew cab & chassis water service truck - Water Distribution. BUSH

* 15. Approving a purchase agreement for the sale of a house at 3610 W. Wackerly Street. KILEY

NEW BUSINESS:

16. Report on Bolt vs Lansing case. HALM