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


July 17, 2000                                                                                                               7:00 p.m.



CALL TO ORDER - R. Drummond Black, Mayor




ROLL CALL -             R. Drummond Black

                                    John S. Coppage

                                    Hollis H. McKeag

                                    Mary C. Currie

                                    Marty A. Wazbinski



            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.



*          1.            Approve minutes of June 26 special and regular City Council meetings.  KOVACEVICH



            2.            Vacation of Ox-Bow Drive south of Isabella Street (M-20).  (Also see material sent in June 12 agenda packet.)  SCHROEDER


            3.            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.

11.17 acres on the north side of Joseph Drive east of Jefferson Avenue to Residential A-4.  (Also see material sent in June 12 agenda packet.)  SCHROEDER

            4.            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.  (Also see material sent in June 12 agenda packet.)  SCHROEDER


            5.            Recommendations from Rama Rao & Alfred, Inc. and Ayres Lewis Norris & May, Inc. on conceptual design changes to the sanitary sewer improvements.  (Also see material sent in June 26 agenda packet.)  MCMANUS


            6.            Request of the Midland County Council on Aging for a land transfer.  (Also see material sent in June 26 agenda packet.)  SCHROEDER


            7.            Zoning Petition No. 460 – to rezone property under the ownership of Northwood University on the east side of Dublin Avenue south of the Rail-Trail from Agricultural, Residential A-1, and Residential B to Community District.  (Also see material sent in June 26 agenda packet.)  SCHROEDER


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

            8.            Request from William A. Johnson to address the City Council regarding the color of the Wastewater pump stations and replacement trees.



*          9.            Accepting Sidewalk Construction Agreements allowing property owners to construct their own sidewalks in the 2000 Sidewalk Improvement Program.  MCMANUS


*        10.            Recommending approval of the request from the Midland Country Club for a new Entertainment Permit to be held in conjunction with their 1999 Club Licensed Business with Dance Permit.  DUSO


*        11.            Approving amendment to the City of Midland Flexible Spending Account.  ISRAEL


*        12.            Designating delegates to the Michigan Municipal League Annual Business Meeting.  TOMION


          13.            Approving the purchase agreement for the sale of a CHOICE house:  SCHROEDER

*                      a.            303 Bradley Court

*                      b.            307 Bradley Court


*        14.            Waiving requirement for sidewalk along Airport Road within the plat of Winterberry Place.  SCHROEDER


*        15.            Authorizing a change order to the original purchase order to Dixon Engineering and Inspection Services for Plymouth Elevated Water Tank Painting Consulting.  BUSH


            16.            Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.            Personal Computer hardware and software.  BIRCHMEIER

*                      b.            Occupational Health Nurse Services.  ISRAEL

*                      c.            MDOT Contract No. 2000-0727 for Barstow Airport Taxiway 6-42 Pavement Rehabilitation.  MCMANUS

*                      d.            2000 Columbia & Linwood Water Main Replacement and Street Reconstruction.  MCMANUS

*                      e.            Two single axle dump trucks – DPS.  MCGUIRE

*                      f.            Articulated 4-wheel drive vehicle – DPS.  MCGUIRE

*                      g.            Two tandem axle dump trucks – DPS.  MCGUIRE

*                      h.            Chemicals, fertilizer and grass seed – Currie Golf Course.  MCGUIRE

*                      i.            Soil Compactor Rental Extension – Landfill.  BUSH

*                      j.            Dozer Rental Extension – Landfill.  BUSH

*                      k.            Tractor with Scrapers Rental Extension – Landfill.  BUSH


          17.            Setting public hearings:

*                      a.            2000 Lee Sanitary Sewer Improvement Project (8/14).  MCMANUS

*                      b.            2000 Lee Water Main Improvement Project (8/14).  MCMANUS

*                      c.            2000 Lee Street Improvement Project (8/14).  MCMANUS

*                      d.            2000 Patrick Sanitary Sewer Improvement (8/14).  MCMANUS

*                      e.            Accept special assessment roll for the 2000 Sidewalk Improvement Special Assessment District and set public hearing on the roll (8/14).  ELBERS

*                      f.            Zoning Petition No. 461 – rezone property on the east side of Kuipers Drive south of Bay City Road from Residential D to Residential B (8/14).  SCHROEDER
















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