REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

August 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

                                    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 August 14 regular City Council meeting.  MARSHALL

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.            Update on the US-10/Bay City Road Interchange Detour.  TISDALE

 

            3.            Progress Report on the sanitary and storm sewer improvements.  BUSH

 

            4.            Report to Council regarding liability for sanitary sewer backups.  FISHER

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            5.            2000 Lee Sanitary Sewer Improvement Special Assessment District Special Assessment Roll (Also see material sent in August 14 agenda packet.)  ELBERS

 

            6.            2000 Lee Water Main Improvement Special Assessment District Special Assessment Roll (Also see material sent in August 14 agenda packet.)  ELBERS


            7.            2000 Lee Street Improvement Special Assessment District:

                        a.            Public Hearing on the special assessment roll (Also see material sent in August 14 agenda packet.)  ELBERS

                        b.            Approve 2000 Lee Street Improvement; Contract No. 9.  MCMANUS

 

            8.            2000 Patrick Sanitary Sewer Improvement Special Assessment District:

                        a.            Public Hearing on the special assessment roll (Also see material sent in August 14 agenda packet.)  ELBERS

                        b.            Approve 2000 Patrick Sanitary Sewer; Contract No. 11.  MCMANUS

 

            9.            Authorizing a grant request for funding through the Clean Michigan Initiative Recreation Bond to add a leisure component to Plymouth Park Pool.  MCGUIRE

 

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

 

RESOLUTIONS:     

          10.            Authorizing execution of a lease agreement with Fast Ice Inc. to use City property adjacent to the Midland Civic Arena to erect a temporary ice rink provided that an operating agreement acceptable to City staff can be reached.  (Also see material sent in August 14 agenda packet.)  MCGUIRE

 

          11.            Approving the Final Plat of Foxfire Subdivision No. 1, a residential subdivision of 15 lots on 16.27 acres west of Dublin Avenue and south of West Wackerly Street.  OSTGARDEN

 

          12.            Patrick Road Widening east of Saginaw Road:  MCMANUS

                        a.            Allowing Forward Corporation to widen Patrick Road to provide a left turn lane into their new facility at the northwest corner of Saginaw and Patrick Roads.

                        b.            Accepting an Easement Grant Agreement for Sidewalk and a Temporary Construction Easement Agreement from Hot ‘N Now. 

 

*        13.            Authorizing placement of hazardous release warning signs in the street right of way and authorizing Dow Corning to activate signs during an event.  MCMANUS

 

*        14.            Authorizing execution of Change Order No. 2 to the 2000 Miscellaneous Utility Extensions; Contract No. 19, to replace the sanitary sewer on Pine Street from Cronkright Street to 160 feet westerly.  MCMANUS

 

 

 

 

*        15.            Authorizing execution of an Electric Franchise Agreement with DTE Energy Marketing, Inc., which authorizes DTE to utilize existing and future electrical lines owned by another authorized public utility and to conduct a local electric business as an electric power marketer and third-party supplier of electricity.  BRANSON

 

*        16.            Authorizing the City Attorney to request assistance from the Michigan Municipal League Legal Defense Fund in the appeal of the Michigan Court of Appeals’ decision in the Meijer, Inc. tax appeal.  BRANSON

 

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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