REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

APRIL 12, 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 (excused)

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 March 22 regular City Council meeting. KOVACEVICH

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS:

2. Midland Public Safety Telecommunicators Week - April 12-17. TISDALE

3. Kick Butts Day - April 14. TISDALE

4. Presentation to the City Council on the Boards and Commissions Recruitment Process. TISDALE

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

5. Zoning Petition No. 439 - rezone property north of North Saginaw Road and west of Hedgewood Drive from Business B-2 to Office Service 2. (Also see material sent in March 8 agenda packet.) SCHROEDER

6. Zoning Text Amendment No. 135A - amend Article XXXI--SIGNS, Section 31.9(d), Permitted Temporary Signs. (Also see material sent in March 8 agenda packet.) SCHROEDER

7. 1999 Wexford Avenue Improvement Special Assessment District Special Assessment Roll. (Also see material sent in March 22 agenda packet.) DRYZGA

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

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

8. Second reading and adoption of amendments to Stormwater Runoff Regulation and Control Ordinance: HAMMOND

a. Chapter 21, Rates, Charges and Fees

b. Chapter 29, Stormwater Runoff Regulation & Control

c. Chapter 34, Municipal Civil Infractions

RESOLUTIONS:

9. Directing the City Manager to prepare a preliminary report for a special assessment district under the Shopping Area Redevelopment Act in the Shopping Area Redevelopment District (downtown). ADAMCIK

10. Granting consent to Quantum Composites, Inc.'s transfer of employment from the City of Midland to Monitor Township and Monitor Township's issuance of a Public Act 198 Tax Exemption. HALM

11. Presenting the City Manager's Proposed 1999-2000 Budget. DUSO

* 12. Accepting financial gifts from the Dow Corning Corporation and The Dow Chemical Foundation for the purchase of a Hostage Negotiator Telephone. ST. LOUIS

* 13. Authorizing payment to Braun, Kendrick, Finkbeiner, P.L.C. for contracted legal services. HALM

* 14. Amending contract with Ayres Associates for design of Bay City Road Interchange. HAMMOND

* 15. Authorizing the sale at public auction of unclaimed personal property being held by the Police Department and other departmental surplus items. MEYER

16. Authorizing the Administration to submit a petition to the State Boundary Commission to annex property on the west side of Jefferson north of US-10 from Larkin Township. SCHROEDER

17. Considering purchases and contracts:

* a. Refuse Containers and Trailers - DPS MCGUIRE

* b. Park Mowing Contract - DPS MCGUIRE

* c. DART Operating Assistance Contract No. 99-0086 with MDOT MCGUIRE

18. Setting public hearings:

* a. 1999 Sidewalk Improvement Program Hearing of Necessity (5/17). HAMMOND

* b. 1999-2000 Community Development Block Grant budget (4/26). SCHROEDER

19. Calling a closed session to discuss strategy in connection with negotiations of collective bargaining agreements. TOMION

NEW BUSINESS: