REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

March 19, 2001                                                                                                    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 March 5 special and regular City Council meetings.  KOVACEVICH

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.            Presentation on the 2001 Boards and Commissions Recruitment Process.  LIBERTO

 

            3.            Progress Report for 2000 on the City Safety Program.  PETERSON

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            4.            Zoning Petition No. 475 – zone property on the east side of Dublin Road north of Airport Road to Residential A-1.  (Also see material sent in February 19 agenda packet.)  LYNCH

 

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

 

 

 


ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

            5.            First reading of an ordinance to amend the Code of Ordinances by adding a new article that would establish an advisory body to the City Council to be known as the Library Board.  (First reading was postponed at March 5 Council meeting.)  BARNARD

 

            6.            First reading of an ordinance establishing the City of Midland Parking Meter Rates Ordinance.  KOVACEVICH

 

            7.            First reading of an ordinance amending Section 20-56 of Article III of Chapter 20 of the Midland Code of Ordinances pertaining to advance payment districts.  DUSO

 

            8.            First reading of an amendment to the ordinance preamble in Ordinance Number 1485, adoption of the Uniform Traffic Code and its amendments.  BRANSON

 

            9.            Second reading and adoption of ordinances amending fees for recreation programs:  MCGUIRE

                        a.            Section 21-70 of Division 1 of Article II of Chapter 21 – Civic Arena fees.

                        b.            Section 21-71 of Division 2 of Article II of Chapter 21 – Golf Course fees.

 

RESOLUTIONS:     

*        10.            Directing the City Manager to prepare a preliminary report for a special assessment district under the Shopping Area Redevelopment Act in the Shopping Area Redevelopment District (Downtown).  LYNCH

 

          11.            Approving Site Plan No. 201 for Granite Club Acres, a residential development of 11 townhouses on .92 acres at the north end of Gerald Court extended.  LYNCH

 

*        12.            Approving annexation of property on the east side of Dublin Road north of Airport Road from Larkin Township.  LYNCH

 

          13.            Receiving and filing the City Manager’s and Police Department’s Reports on the Annual Review of Class C, D and Resort Liquor Licenses.  DUSO

 

*        14.            Directing the City Attorney to prepare the appropriate ordinance amendments to create a single Construction Board of Appeals and to repeal those ordinances that created the boards of appeals that will be replaced by the single board.  LYNCH

 

          15.            Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.            Tridge staining project.  MCGUIRE

*                      b.            Water Main Fittings – Water Distribution.  BUSH

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

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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