REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

February 28, 2000                                                                                                    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

                                    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 February 14 regular City Council meeting.  KOVACEVICH

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS:

            2.            American Red Cross Month – March.  TISDALE

 

            3.            Parenting Awareness Month – March.  TISDALE

 

            4.            Recognition of Lt. Carmine Prinzo as 1999 Police Officer of the Year.  ST. LOUIS

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            5.            Zoning Petition No. 451 – rezone property on the west side of Waldo Avenue south of Bay City Road from Residential A-4 to Office-Service 2.  (Also see material sent in January 31 agenda packet.)  SCHROEDER

 


            6.            Zoning Petition No. 452 – rezone a 25 foot strip of land running from Buttles to Ellsworth 180 feet northwesterly of Jerome Street from Office-Service 2 to Business B-1.  (Also see material sent in January 31 agenda packet.)  SCHROEDER

 

            7.            Zoning Text Amendment 137A to amend Article II—CONSTRUCTION OF LANGUAGE AND DEFINITIONS, Section 2.1, Definitions, to add the definition of Banquet and Conference/Meeting Facilities; Article XV—BUSINESS B-1, to add Banquet and Conference/Meeting Facilities as permitted uses, Article XI—COMMUNITY DISTRICT, Section 11.2, to modify setback requirements, and Article XXXIII—Administration and Enforcement, Section 33.3(a), to modify requirements for Certificates of Occupancy.  (Also see material sent in January 31 agenda packet.)  SCHROEDER

 

            8.            Establish an expanded Tri-City Plastics, Inc. Industrial Development District No. 1 for Geisler Enterprises, Inc.  (Also see material sent in February 14 agenda packet.)  DRYZGA

 

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

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

            9.            Ordinance to amend Chapter 7, Electrical Code, of the City of Midland Code of Ordinances:  HARGARTEN

                        a.            First reading of an ordinance adopting the Michigan Electrical Code, updated December 6, 1999, as the City of Midland Electrical Code in accordance with the State Construction Code Act.

                        b.            Resolution authorizing execution of the “Notice of Intent to Administer and Enforce the State Codes” and “Notice of Adoption of the Michigan Electrical Code”.

 

RESOLUTIONS:     

         10.            Directing the City Manager to request proposals for value engineering services, negotiate an agreement with Hubbell, Roth & Clark for sanitary sewer design engineering services and obtain a proposal and negotiate an agreement with Hubbell, Roth & Clark for a storm sewer improvement study.  BUSH

 

*       11.            Approving the request to waive the policy on subordination of a Community Development Block Grant Housing Rehabilitation Loan upon the refinancing of the first mortgage.  SCHROEDER

 

*       12.            Approving annexation of property on the east side of Perrine Road south of Letts Road from Larkin Township.  SCHROEDER

 

*       13.            Accepting six new streets into the City of Midland Local Street System as required by the Michigan Department of Transportation for Act 51 funding.  MCMANUS

 

*       14.            Approving the negotiated contract settlement between the City of Midland and the Midland Municipal Employees Association for a three year period expiring June 30, 2002.  ISRAEL

 

*       15.            Authorizing re-execution an updated Declaration of Restrictive Covenant for the City of Midland Landfill area with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Waste Management Division.  BUSH

 

*       16.            Approving request from Midbest, L.L.C. (Damon’s) to transfer partial interest in their Class C/SDM Liquor License located at 6801 Eastman Avenue.  DUSO

 

*       17.            Considering request to conduct Motorcyclist Rights Rally and Procession – June 3.  DUSO

 

         18.            Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.            HTE Maintenance Support – Information Services.  BIRCHMEIER

                        b.            2000 Ditch Bank Clearing; Contract No. 14.  MCMANUS

*                      c.            MDOT Contract No. 99-0790 for 8 DART buses.  SPEESE

*                      d.            Document Reproduction Services in connection with The Dow Chemical Company property tax appeal.  FISHER

*                      e.            Landfill Compactor Lease.  BUSH

 

*       19.            Setting a public hearing to consider Zoning Text Amendment No. 138A – amending the zoning ordinance of the City of Midland by amending Article II –Construction of Language and Definitions, Section 2.1(22) Family, to restrict the number of unrelated persons residing in a dwelling unit (4/10).  SCHROEDER

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

 

 

 

 

TO CONTACT THE CITY WITH QUESTIONS OR FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 

Citizen Comment Line:             837-3400

City of Midland website address:            www.midland-mi.org

City of Midland email address:            cityhall@midland-mi.org

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