REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

September 20, 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 (excused)

                                    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 September 13 regular City Council meeting.  KOVACEVICH

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS:

* 2.      Roller Skating Month – October 1999.  LIBERTO

 

RESOLUTIONS:        

   3.      Rejecting preliminary plat of Foxfire Subdivision No. 1, a residential subdivision of 35 lots on 44 acres south of West Wackerly Street and west of Dublin Avenue, and setting forth requirements for warranting approval.  (This item was on 9/13/99 agenda; action was postponed until 9/20/99).  SCHROEDER

 

  4.      Requesting appointment of a Hearings Officer to conduct a hearing to determine facts involved and order repair or demolition of three structures located at 6318 West Wackerly Street.  HARGARTEN

  

   5.      Approving Site Plan No. 184 – Homestead Estates, a site condominium development of nine sites on 5.44 acres on the east side of Foster Road north of East Wheeler Street, with conditions.  SCHROEDER

 


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

 

   6.      Approving a loan from the Special Assessment Fund to the Midland Housing Fund for CHOICE Housing Programs.  SCHROEDER

 

* 7.      Approving a purchase agreement for the purchase of a vacant parcel of land on Bradley Road.  SCHROEDER

 

   8.      Approving agreements with the Midland Economic Development Corporation for:  SCHROEDER

            a.   Economic Development Services

            b.   Revolving Loan Fund Guidelines

 

   9.      Authorizing extension of time for completion of sidewalks:  SCHROEDER

    *                              a.         Stone Ridge North Subdivision

    *                              b.         Woodview Pass No. 4

 

*10.     Authorizing execution of certain documents and accepting certain documents pursuant to settlement reached in lawsuit known as John A. Rapanos v City of Midland.  HALM

 

*11.     Authorizing an agreement with Dixon Engineering and Inspection Services to prepare project specifications for the repainting of the Plymouth Road Storage Tank for the 1999/2000 fiscal year.  BUSH

 

*12.     Considering request to conduct Pumpkin Festival – October 28.  DUSO

 

  13.     Considering purchases and contracts:

*         a.   Stone channel lining material - Landfill.  BUSH

            b.   1999 Moorland Forcemain Sewer; Contract No. 20.  MCMANUS

 

  14.     Setting public hearings:

*          a.   Zoning Petition No. 447 – to rezone property on the east side of Jefferson Avenue north of East Chapel Lane from Residential A-4 and B to Residential A-1 and A-2 (10/18).  SCHROEDER

*          b.   Zoning Petition No. 448 – to rezone property on the northerly side of Hidden Stone Court from Office-Service 2 to Residential A-1 (10/18).  SCHROEDER

*          c.   Amendment of 1999/2000 budgets and financial working plans to provide funding for June 30, 1999 encumbrances (10/4).  MOL

*          d.   Request for Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate from Midland Mold and Machining, Inc. within the Tri-City Plastics Industrial Development District No. 1.  This project will provide for the purchase of new automated machinery and equipment to increase the competitive and growth potential in the molding, manufacturing, fabrication and research and development areas (10/4).  DRYZGA

            e.   Request for Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificates from The Dow Chemical Company for three industrial facilities exemption certificates within the Michigan Division Dow Chemical Company Plant Rehabilitation District No. 1 relating to three new facilities and one industrial facilities exemption certificate within The Dow Chemical Company Industrial Development District No. 2 relating to a new facility: (10/4).  DRYZGA

*                1.   This project in the Midland DRYTECH Plant which produces superabsorbant polymer for use in baby diapers will reduce an existing bottleneck in the facility utilizing an existing building.

*                2.   This project will result in an increase in capacity to a facility which produces Sevalamer Hydrochloride utilizing an existing building.

*                3.   This project  within the Saran Polymers Plant will result in the ability to supply an improved resin to the customer.  A new 1200 square foot building will be constructed.

*                4.   The purpose of this project is to purchase, install and make operational a pilot plant for foam extrusion research and development utilizing an existing building.

 

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TO CONTACT THE CITY WITH QUESTIONS OR FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 

Citizen Comment Line:              837-3400

City of Midland website address:          www.ci.midland.mi.us

City of Midland email address:  cityhall@mindnet.org

Government Information Center:           located near the reference desk at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library