REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

May 15, 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 (excused)

                                    Hollis H. McKeag

                                    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 May 8 special and regular meetings.  KOVACEVICH

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS:

            2.            Recognition of Midland Public Elementary School Children for posters created for the Make Midland Beautiful Program.  OSTGARDEN

 

*          3.            Recognition of Midland Public School Superintendent Dr. Arthur C. Frock.  LIBERTO

 

            4.            Update on Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation Financial Statements and Auditor’s Report.  BUSH

 

            5.            Safe Boating Week – May 20-26.  LIBERTO

 

            6.            Midland Blooms Day – May 20.  LIBERTO

 


PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            7.            2000 Sidewalk Improvement Program Hearing of Necessity.  (Also see material sent in April 10 agenda packet.)  MCMANUS

 

            8.            Proposed application to obtain State Revolving Loan Funds for the financing of an Overflow Storage Basin.  (Also see material sent in April 10 agenda packet.)  BUSH

 

            9.            Zoning Petition No. 455 – rezone property on the east side of Waldo Avenue south of East Ashman Street from Office-Service 1 to Office-Service 2.  (Also see material sent in April 24 agenda packet.)  SCHROEDER

 

          10.            Show Cause Hearing concerning the abatement of the dangerous building located at 309 E. Grove Street.  (Also see material sent in May 8 agenda packet.)  HARGARTEN

 

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

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

          11.            Second reading and adoption of an ordinance establishing the property known as “Theis Park” as a City Park.  BRANSON

 

RESOLUTIONS:     

          12.            Making appointments to Boards and Commissions:  LIBERTO

                        a.            Aviation Advisory Commission

                        b.            Board of Review

                        c.            Cable Access Advisory Commission

                        d.            Dial-A-Ride Advisory Commission

                        e.            Local Officers Compensation Commission

                        f.            MBS International Airport Commission

                        g.            Parks and Recreation Commission

                        h.            Planning Commission

                        i.            Plumbing Board of Appeals

                        j.            Sewer District Board of Appeals

                        k.            West Main Street Historic District Commission

                        l.            Zoning Board of Appeals

 

          13.            Adopting the 2000-01 City of Midland Budget, establishing the millage rate, authorizing imposition of a tax administration fee, authorizing imposition of a late penalty collection fee during the City’s 2000 fiscal year, and restricting the use of property tax revenues resulting from the tax appeal contingency levy.  FISHER

 

*        14.            Considering request from Miller Apple Limited Partnership (Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar) to transfer ownership and location of a Class C Liquor License.  DUSO

 

*        15.            Accepting a settlement offer for a parcel of land in the Bay City Road Interchange Project.  DUSO

 

          16.            Approving extension of time for completion of sidewalk:  SCHROEDER

*                      a.            Stone Ridge South No. 1

*                      b.            Scenic Estates No. 3

*                      c.            Jilmar Estates No. 1

*                      d.            Jilmar Estates No. 2

 

*        17.            Accepting a donation of eighty acres for parks purposes from The Dow Chemical Company and authorizing execution of agreement.  MCGUIRE

 

          18.            Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.            2000 Miscellaneous Utility Extensions; Contract No. 19.  MCMANUS

*                      b.            Concrete Crushing – Landfill.  BUSH

 

*        19.            Authorizing Plymouth Park Water Tower Painting change order.  BUSH

 

*        20.            Considering request from Woodcrest Elementary to conduct parade.  DUSO

 

          21.            Setting public hearings:

                        a.            Proposal to change street names:  SCHROEDER

*                                  1.            Bradley Road to Bradley Court (6/12)

*                                  2.            Wyllys Street east of Dawn Drive to East Wyllys Court and Wyllys Court west of Dartmouth Drive to West Wyllys Court (6/12)

 

*                      b.            Zoning Petition No. 457 to rezone property on the north side of East Wheeler Street east of Foster Road from Residential B to Business B-2 (6/12).  SCHROEDER

 

*                      c.            Zoning Petition No. 458 to rezone property on the west side of Eastman Avenue across from Midland Mall from Community to Business B-2 (6/12).  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