REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

August 14, 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 (excused)

 

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION OF STUDENTS FROM MIDLAND’S SISTER CITY, HANDA, JAPAN.

 

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 July 24 regular City Council meeting.  KOVACEVICH

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.         2000 Lee Sanitary Sewer Improvement Special Assessment District:

                        a.         Public Hearing of Necessity (Also see material sent in July 17 agenda packet.)  MCMANUS

                        b.         Accept Special Assessment Roll and set the public hearing on the roll (8/28).  ELBERS

 

            3.         2000 Lee Water Main Improvement Special Assessment District:

                        a.         Public Hearing of Necessity (Also see material sent in July 17 agenda packet.)  MCMANUS

                       


                        b.         Accept Special Assessment Roll and set the public hearing on the roll (8/28).  ELBERS

 

            4.         2000 Lee Street Improvement Special Assessment District:

                        a.         Public Hearing of Necessity (Also see material sent in July 17 agenda packet.)  MCMANUS

                        b.         Accept Special Assessment Roll and set public hearing on the roll (8/28).  ELBERS

 

            5.         2000 Patrick Sanitary Sewer Improvement Special Assessment District:

                        a.         Public Hearing of Necessity (Also see material sent in July 17 agenda packet.)  MCMANUS

                        b.         Accept Special Assessment Roll and set public hearing on the roll (8/28).  ELBERS

 

            6.         2000 Sidewalk Improvement Special Assessment District.  (Also see material sent in July 17 agenda packet.)

                        a.         Approve Special Assessment Roll.  ELBERS

                        b.         Approve 2000 Sidewalk Improvement Program; Contract No. 17.  MCMANUS       

 

            7.         Zoning Petition No. 461 – rezone property on the east side of Kuipers Drive south of Bay City Road from Residential D to Residential B.  (Also see material sent in July 17 agenda packet.)  OSTGARDEN

 

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

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

            8.         Second reading and adoption of an ordinance to amend Chapter 24, Article II (Uniform Traffic Code), III (Auto Parking System), IV (Parking Violations Bureau) and V (Impoundment of Vehicles) of the City of Midland Code of Ordinances.  BRANSON

 

RESOLUTIONS:        

            9.         Staff report concerning the request for a third sheet of ice.  MCGUIRE

 

          10.         Approving lease agreement with the Midland County Council on Aging.  BRANSON          

 

          11.         Taking action on the Aviation Advisory Commission:

                        a.         Accepting resignation of William Pearsey.  MCMANUS

                        b.         Making appointment to fill vacancy.  MCMANUS

 

          12.         Taking action on the Planning Commission:

                        a.         Accepting resignation of James Young.  OSTGARDEN

                        b.         Making appointment to fill vacancy.  OSTGARDEN

 

*        13.         Authorizing a partnership agreement with the Midland Public Schools to participate in a joint training project for residential and commercial building maintenance.  ISRAEL

 

*        14.         Appointing delegates to the 2000 Municipal Employees Retirement System annual meeting.  FISHER

 

*        15.         Authorizing the City Manager to vote for five persons listed on the Michigan Municipal League Workers’ Compensation Fund ballot.  DUSO

 

*        16.         Authorizing the sale of surplus equipment at the annual auction.  MCGUIRE

 

*        17.         Authorizing execution of an easement allowing Consumers Energy to maintain a relocated power line on Currie Golf Course.  MCGUIRE

 

*        18.         Amending the amount of the accounts receivable roll for July 2000.  ELBERS

 

*        19.         Approving the Larkin Street Parking Structure Second Floor Renewal and Amendatory Agreement.  KOVACEVICH

 

          20.         Considering purchases and contracts:

                        a.         Materials and processing services – Library.  FISHER

                        b.         Periodical subscriptions – Library.  FISHER

*                      c.         Two Tilt-Cab Dump Trucks – DPS.  MCGUIRE

*                      d.         Contract with Dow Howell Gilmore for design services - Currie Golf Course Clubhouse.  MCGUIRE

*                      e.         2000 Pavement Marking; Contract No. 16.  MCMANUS

*                      f.          Brass Water Service Fittings – Water Distribution.  BUSH

*                      g.         Payment to Walsh & Associates, Inc. for contracted appraisal services in the defense of the assessment appeal by the Midland Cogeneration Venture.  BRANSON

 

          21.         Setting public hearings:

*                      a.         Vacation of Eastman Avenue from the corner of Ripley and Ellsworth Streets to the corner of Larkin and Jerome Streets (9/11).  OSTGARDEN

*                      b.         Zoning Petition No. 462 – rezone property on the southeast corner of Washington Street and Eastlawn Drive from Office-Service 2 to Business B-2 (9/11).  OSTGARDEN

*                      c.         Zoning Petition No. 463 – rezone property bounded by Eastman Avenue, Larkin Street and Ripley Street from Office-Service 2 to Business B-2 (9/11).  OSTGARDEN

*                      d.         Zoning Petition No. 464 – rezone property on the north side of West Wackerly Street west of Dublin Avenue from Residential A-1 to Residential A-4 (9/25).  OSTGARDEN

*                      e.         Zoning Petition No. 465 – zone property on the northeast corner of Perrine Road and Letts Street to Residential A-4 (9/25).  OSTGARDEN

*                      f.          Zoning Petition No. 466 – rezone property on the east side of Chippewa River Road south of Isabella Street (M-20) from Business B-2 to Residential A-1 (9/11).  OSTGARDEN

*                      g.         Zoning Petition No. 468 – rezone property on the east side of Kuipers Drive south of Bay City Road from Residential D to Residential B (9/25).  OSTGARDEN

 

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Citizen Comment Line:              837-3400

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