REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

December 20, 1999                                                                                                     7:00 p.m.

 

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER – Marty A. Wazbinski, Mayor Pro Tem

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

 

ROLL CALL -             R. Drummond Black (excused)

                                    John S. Coppage

                                    Hollis H. McKeag

                                    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 6 regular and December 13 special City Council meetings.  KOVACEVICH

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS:

            2.         Volunteer Blood Donor Month – January 2000.  LIBERTO

 

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

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

            3.         Second reading and adoption of an amendment to Article XIII, Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinances to correct the legal description in ordinances adopted July 13, 1998:  SCHROEDER

                        a.         Section 2-260.4 – Grove Street Commons I

                        b.         Section 2-260.5 – Grove Street Commons II


            4.         Introduction and first reading of the City of Midland Emergency Management Ordinance.  DUSO

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            5.         Rejecting the 1999 Local Officers’ Compensation Commission Determinations as filed on December 2, 1999.  KOVACEVICH

 

            6.         Considering extension of time for completion of sidewalk:  SCHROEDER

*                      a.         Hearthstone Estates No. 1

*                      b.         Wintergreen Estates No. 12

*                      c.         Woodview Pass Estates No. 1

*                      d.         Amberwood Subdivision

 

            7.         Making Traffic Control Orders permanent:  MCMANUS

*                      a.         S-99-11 - Wild Pine Court North and Wild Pine Court South shall yield to Plymouth Street

*                      b.         S-99-12 - Hearthstone Circle shall stop for Eastlawn Drive

*                      c.         S-99-13 - Roundtree Circle shall stop for Eastlawn Drive

*                      d.         S-99-14 - Clover Court shall yield to Dyckman Road

 

*          8.         Designating the City Engineer as the Street Administrator for MDOT Act 51 reporting purposes.  MCMANUS

 

            9.         Approving Site Plan No. 187 – 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

 

*        10.         Considering the request from Austin James, L.L.C. to transfer ownership of a Class C licensed business with Dance Permit, located at 101 E. Main, from Downtown Venture Corp.  DUSO

 

*        11.         Considering the request from the Midland Country Club to conduct a fireworks display on December 31, 1999.  DUSO

 

*        12.         Receiving and filing the City Assessor’s report on the 1999 State Equalized Valuation for Industrial Facilities.  FISHER

 

          13.         Authorizing payment relating to the defense of the assessment appeal by MCV and approving a budgetary transfer to provide funding for said payment:  FISHER

*                      a.         Legal fees

*                      b.         Appraisal services

 

          14.         Considering contracts and purchases:

                        a.         Valves for domestic water system.  BUSH

                        b.         Industrial System Pump #3 Repair & Maintenance – Water Treatment Plant.  BUSH

 

          15.         Setting public hearings:

*                      a.         Amendment to the 1999-2000 Grace A. Dow Memorial Library budget to provide funding for maintenance projects (1/10/00).  FISHER

*                      b.         Establishment of an Industrial Development District for Dateppli, Inc. in accordance with Act 198 of 1974, as amended (1/10/00).  DRYZGA

*                      c.         Vacation of all of Burtless Street, vacation of Soper Street from Madison Street to Burch Street and abandonment of all of Prentiss Street (1/31/00).  SCHROEDER

*                      d.         Abandonment of that portion of Whitman Drive west of Atwell Street (1/31/00).  SCHROEDER

 

NEW BUSINESS:

          16.         Setting January 31, 2000 as the date for a joint meeting between the City Council and the Parks & Recreation Commission.  TOMION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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