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

July 26, 1999 7:00 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 July 12 regular City Council meeting. KOVACEVICH


2. Presentation of proposed Administrative Consent Order with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. DUSO


3. Phase 3 Study of the City of Midland's Sanitary and Storm Sewer Systems. (Also see material sent in July 12 agenda packet.) BUSH

4. 1999 Huntley, Laughton and Welch Water Main Improvement Special Assessment District: Hearing and Resolution of Necessity. (Also see material sent in July 12 agenda packet.) BUSH

5. 1999 Isabella Sanitary Sewer Improvement Special Assessment District:

a. Hearing and Resolution of Necessity. (Also see material sent in July 12 agenda packet.) BUSH

b. Accepting Special Assessment Roll and setting public hearing on the roll (8/9) DRYZGA

6. Zoning Petition No. 444 - zone property northwest of intersection of Isabella Street and Sandow Road to Residential A-1 and Business B-2. (Also see material sent in June 21 agenda packet.) SCHROEDER

7. Zoning Petition No. 445 - rezone northerly side of West Baker Street westerly of Ashman Street from Residential A-4 to Office-Service 2. (Also see material sent in June 21 agenda packet.) SCHROEDER

8. 1998-99 Water Fund Budget Amendment for repair and maintenance of industrial system pump. (Also see material sent in July 12 agenda packet.) BUSH

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


9. West Main Street Historic District Ordinance: HALM

a. Second reading and adoption of an amendment to the West Main Street Historic District Ordinance that will permit City Council to appoint an ex officio member to the Historic District Commission, such ex officio member being a non-resident who is a qualified architect.

b. Resolution rescinding action taken by City Council on May 17, 1999, appointing Karen Sherman as architect member and making appointment of Karen Sherman as ex officio member.

10. Second reading and adoption of Zoning Text Amendment No. 136A to amend Article XXIX-SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS, Section 29.4, Fences. SCHROEDER


11. Approving Site Plan No. 182 - a 6,083 square foot gas station/C-store and Burger King at the northeast corner of South Saginaw Road and East Patrick Road. SCHROEDER

* 12. Referring request for the abandonment of that portion of Whitman Drive west of Atwell Street for review and recommendation. SCHROEDER

* 13. Appointing delegates to the 1999 Municipal Employees Retirement System Annual Meeting. FISHER

* 14. Waiving competitive bids for energy manager upgrade at Washington Woods. SCHROEDER

* 15. Accepting a Quit Claim Deed from Herbert H. and Lorraine Edwards for the right of way of Laughton Drive to make this private street public. BUSH

16. Considering contracts and purchases:

* a. Occupational Health Nurse services. PETERSON

* b. 1999 Midland Mall Forcemain Sewer; Contract No. 10. BUSH

* c. 1999 Jefferson & Sugnet Road Reconstruction; Contract No. 21. BUSH

* d. Three carports - Municipal Service Center. MCGUIRE

* 17. Considering request from the Midland Garden Council to place directional signs on the public right of way on July 29. DUSO

18. Recommending Industrial District Sign Ordinance amendments. DUSO

19. Setting public hearings:

* a. Zoning Petition No. 446 - to amend the zoning map by zoning 100+ acres south of

West Wackerly Street and west of Dublin Avenue to Residential A-1 (8/23).


* b. 1998-99 Water Fund Budget Amendment for clean-up repairs due to an increase

in water main breaks (8/9). BUSH

* c. 1998-99 Water Fund Budget Amendment for installation of a river crossing and

water lines (8/9). BUSH

* d. 1999-00 Washington Woods Fund Budget Amendment (8/9). SCHROEDER


20. Setting of proposed joint meeting with the Historic District Committee on September 20. TOMION

21. Discussing of topics and dates to be considered for joint meeting with the Planning Commission. TOMION