REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

December 4, 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

                                    Mary C. Currie

                                    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 November 20 regular City Council meeting.  KOVACEVICH

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.            Presentation of the Bette R. Tollar Civic Commitment Award.  MCGUIRE

 

*          3.            Home Builders Association of Midland 40th Anniversary.  TISDALE

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

            4.            Zoning Petition No. 469 – rezone property north and east of the intersection of Isabella Street (M-20) and Vance Road from Office-Service 2 to Business A and from Business A to Business B-2.  (Public hearing was held on 11/20/00; action was postponed until 12/4/00.)  LYNCH

 

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

 

 

 


PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            5.            Amendment of 2000-01 Downtown Development Authority Budget to increase appropriations for capital outlay by $60,100.  (Also see material sent in November 13 agenda packet.)  MOL

 

            6.            Special Use Permit No. 9 – special land use permit review and approval to conduct outdoor sales along the east side of the building at 3128 Jefferson Avenue, Gill-Roy’s Got-It Hardware Store.  (Also see material sent in November 13 agenda packet.)  LYNCH

 

            7.            Request for Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificates from the Dow Corning Corporation for two industrial facilities exemption certificates within the Dow Corning Corporation Industrial Development District relating to two new facilities (Also see material sent in November 20 agenda packet.):  PAUL

                        a.            This project is to upgrade technology and expand capacity for the production of Silicone polymers.  The project will require the addition of 2 to 4 new operating and professional positions in the Midland Plant in addition to retaining the current employment base and will generate future investments in down stream capacity.  Estimated total cost for this new facility is $13,710,000.

                        b.            This project is to design, procure and install a new distillation process to replace the existing IG Trichlorosilane distillation train at 502 Building.  The new process will be installed in an existing tower at 502 and will include some tower modifications and a new control system.  Estimated total cost for this new facility is $2,950,000.

 

RESOLUTIONS:     

            8.            Receiving and filing update report on the Snake Creek Basin Cleaning Project.  BUSH            

           

            9.            Receiving petitions for public improvements and referring to the Engineering Department for consideration of inclusion in the 2001 Construction Program:  MCMANUS

*                      a.            Water Main on Bogel Drive from Airport Road to north line of Bogel’s Urban Subdivision

*                      b.            Water Main on Dublin Avenue from Airport Road to 1500 feet north           

*                      c.            Water Main on Gerald Court from the end of the existing cul-de-sac to 600 feet north then a 400-foot east-west “T” with cul-de-sacs at each end

*                      d.            Water Main on Lee Street from Clay Street to south line of lots 32 and 44

*                      e.            Water Main on Perrine Road from the end of existing main to north line section 31

*                      f.            Sanitary Sewer on Bogel Drive from Airport Road to north line of Bogel’s Urban Subdivision

*                      g.            Sanitary Sewer on Gerald Court from the end of the existing cul-de-sac to 600 feet north then a 400-foot east-west “T” with cul-de-sacs at each end

*                      h.            Sanitary Sewer on Lee Street from Clay Street to south line of lots 32 and 44

*                      i.            Sanitary Sewer on Perrine Road from end of existing sewer to 960 feet north

*                      j.            Sanitary Sewer on Perrine Road from end of existing sewer to north line section 31

*                      k.            Street Improvement on Bogel Drive from Airport Road to north line of Bogel’s Urban Subdivision

*                      l.            Street Improvement on Gerald Court from the end of the existing cul-de-sac to 600 feet north then a 400-foot east-west “T” with cul-de-sacs at each end

*                      m.            Street Improvement on Lee Street from Clay Street to south line of lots 32 and 44

*                      n.            Street Improvement on Mac Street from Saginaw Road to the end of the cul-de-sac

*                      o.            Street Improvement on Shreeve Street from Dauer Street to Novak Street

*                      p.            Street Improvement on Waldo Court from Saginaw Road to the south 1/8 line

 

*        10.            Approving the amended Flexible Spending Account Plan.  ISRAEL

 

*        11.            Reappointing the City Manager to the Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation.  BUSH

 

*        12.            Authorizing a permit parking fee increase for uncovered parking in the downtown area and the first floor of the Larkin Parking Structure.  KOVACEVICH

 

*        13.            Giving support for the submission of a Transportation Enhancement Fund Application by MDOT for landscaping improvements at the Bay City Road/US-10 Interchange.  MCMANUS

 

          14.            Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.            Modification to Antenna Site License Agreement – Motient Communications Company.  BUSH

*                      b.            DART Operating Assistance Contract with MDOT.  MCGUIRE

 

          15.            Setting public hearings:

*                      a.            Amendment to the Planned Unit Development No. 2, Harcrest Woods Condominiums, to permit installation of traffic control gates at the east entrance to the complex (Harcrest Dr. just west of Thornberry Dr.) (1/8/01).  LYNCH

*                      b.            Zoning Petition No. 470 – to rezone property on the north side of West Wackerly Street east of Sturgeon Avenue from Residential A-1 to Business B-2 (1/8/01).  LYNCH

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

 

 

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