REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

June 12, 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

                                    Mary C. Currie

                                    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 15 special and regular City Council meetings.  KOVACEVICH

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.         Proposal to change the name of Bradley Road to Bradley Court.  (Also see material sent in May 15 agenda packet.)  SCHROEDER

 

            3.         Proposal to change the name of Wyllys Street east of Dawn Drive to East Wyllys Court and Wyllys Court west of Dartmouth Drive to West Wyllys Court.  (Also see material sent in May 15 agenda packet.)  SCHROEDER

 

            4.         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.  (Also see material sent in May 15 agenda packet.)  SCHROEDER

 


            5.         Zoning Petition No. 458 to rezone property on the west side of Eastman Avenue across from Midland Mall from Community to Business B-2.  (Also see material sent in May 15 agenda packet.)  SCHROEDER

 

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

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

            6.         Introduction and first reading of an amendment to the City of Midland Sewer Rate Ordinance.  BUSH

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            7.         2000 Sidewalk Improvement Program.  (Public hearing was held on May 15; action was postponed until June 12.)  MCMANUS

           

            8.         Making appointments to Boards and Commissions:  (This item appeared on the May 15 agenda.  An appointment was made to the Board of Review, but the rest of the appointments were postponed until June 12.)  LIBERTO

                        a.         Aviation Advisory Commission

                        b.         Cable Access Advisory Commission

                        c.         Dial-A-Ride Advisory Commission

                        d.         Electrical Board of Appeals

                        e.         Officers Compensation Commission

                        f.          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

 

            9.         Receiving and filing staff report on Noise and Parking Violations.  ST. LOUIS

 

          10.         Approving the sale of a remnant parcel of land to Mr. and Mrs. Marc Rooker.  SCHROEDER

 

*        11.         Initiating rezoning of property in the block bounded by Larkin and Ripley Streets and Eastman Avenue from Office-Service 2 to Business B-2 and referring the vacation of Eastman Avenue between Ellsworth and Larkin Streets for review and comment.  SCHROEDER

 

*        12.         Authorizing a revised Letter of Agreement with participating lenders of the C.H.O.I.C.E. Program.  SCHROEDER

 

          13.         Accepting easements:  MCMANUS

*                      a.         Easement Grant Agreement from Leah A. Holmes for a sanitary sewer at the end of Bradley Road.

*                      b.         Easement Grant Agreement from Midland County Habitat for Humanity for a storm sewer at the end of Pfeiffer Court to the State Drain.

*                      c.         Easement Grant Agreement for Sidewalk/Pathway and Utility Easement Agreements from Midland Cinemas and Earl D. Bennett Construction for a future walkway north of Highway US-10 from Jefferson Avenue to Cinema Drive.

 

          14.         Receiving and filing the 1999 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report.  BUSH

 

*        15.         Establishing that the temporary signs indicating access to the Emergency Room of MidMichigan Medical Center be permitted in the street right of way of Orchard Drive.  MCMANUS

 

*        16.         Approving the project plan for the construction of a 43.5 mg Storage Basin and directing staff to apply for SRF low interest funding.  BUSH

 

          17.         Authorizing July 2000 tax levies:  ELBERS

*                      a.         Midland Public Schools for summer property tax levy

*                      b.         Midland County Educational Service Agency for summer property tax levy

*                      c.         Bay City Public Schools for summer property tax levy

*                      d.         Bay-Arenac Intermediate Schools for summer property tax levy

*                      e.         Delta College for summer property tax levy

*                      f.          Special Assessment Installments and Accounts Receivable

 

*        18.         Naming the access roadway into Barstow Municipal Airport, Barstow Drive.  MCMANUS

 

*        19.         Declaring a position on the Zoning Board of Appeals as vacant due to unexcused absences from meetings.  SCHROEDER

 

*        20.         Accepting conditions of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination system (NPDES) Permit.  BUSH

 

*        21.         Authorizing an amendment to the Jack Barstow Municipal Airport Services Contract.  MCMANUS

 

          22.         Approving Water Main Special Assessment District refunds:  MOL

*                      a.         1996 Green & Tittabawassee River Roads

*                      b.         1997 Sandow Area

 

          23.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Employee Assistance Program Contract.  ISRAEL

*                      b.         Labor Agreement between the City of Midland and the Midland Municipal Supervisory Employees Association.  ISRAEL

*                      c.         Hydraulic Rescue Tool components & Accessories.  HARGARTEN

 

*        24.         Receiving and filing amendments to the City’s Land Use Plan (Master Plan).  SCHROEDER

 

          25.         Setting public hearings:

*                      a.         Vacation of Ox-Bow Drive south of Isabella Street (M-20) (7/17).  SCHROEDER

*                      b.         Zoning Petition No. 456 – zone property as follows:

6.1 acres on the southeast corner of Joseph Drive and Jefferson Avenue to Office-Service 2.

4.55 acres on the northeast corner of Joseph Drive and Jefferson Avenue to Office-Service 2.

17.84 acres on the south side of Joseph Drive east of Jefferson Avenue to Residential B.  SCHROEDER

11.71 acres on the north side of Joseph Drive east of Jefferson Avenue to Residential A-4.

*                      c.         Zoning Petition No. 459 – rezone Lot 8 of Hedgewood Subdivision (the south side of Universal Drive east of Dublin Avenue) from Business B-2 to Business B-1 (7/17).  SCHROEDER

                        d.         Request from Dow Corning Corporation for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate within the Dow Corning Corporation Industrial Development District relating to new machinery and equipment and land and building improvements (6/26).  ELBERS

 

NEW BUSINESS:

          26.         Discussion of the City Council’s pre-audit meeting with Plante & Moran scheduled for June 26, 2000, at 6:00 p.m.  BLACK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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