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


April 9, 2001                                                                                                                7:00 p.m.



CALL TO ORDER - R. Drummond Black, Mayor




ROLL CALL -             R. Drummond Black

                                    John S. Coppage

                                    Mary C. Currie

                                    Hollis H. McKeag

                                    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 March 19 regular City Council meeting.  KOVACEVICH



            2.         Public Safety Telecommunicators Week – April 8 – 14, 2001.  LIBERTO



            3.         Zoning Petition No. 472 – rezone property on the west side of Waldo Avenue south of Bay City Road from Residential A-4 to Business B-2.  (Also see material sent in January 29 agenda packet.)  LYNCH


            4.         Zoning Petition No. 473 – zone property on the east side of Perrine Road south of Letts Road to Residential A-4.  (Also see material sent in March 5 agenda packet.)  LYNCH



            5.         Zoning Petition No. 474 – zone property on the west side of Jefferson Avenue north of the US-10 Expressway to Business C.  (Also see material sent in March 5 agenda packet.)  LYNCH


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



            6.         Second reading and adoption 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.  BARNARD


            7.         Second reading and adoption of an ordinance establishing the City of Midland Parking Meter Rates Ordinance.  KOVACEVICH


            8.         Advance Payment Districts:

                        a.         Second reading and adoption of an ordinance amending Section 20-56 of Article III of Chapter 20 of the Midland Code of Ordinances pertaining to advance payment districts.  BUSH

                        b.         Authorizing and directing City staff to submit a request to the Larkin Township Board for a water franchise to be granted to the City of Midland by Larkin Township for a water main installation to be located on Airport Road and Dublin Road.  BUSH

                        c.         Directing City Manager to prepare report on the 2001 Dublin Road Water Main.  MCMANUS


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


          10.         First reading of an ordinance adding a new article to the Code of Ordinances entitled, “Police Department Service Fees”.  ST. LOUIS


          11.         First reading of an ordinance to provide Payment In Lieu Of Taxes (PILOT) for Granite Club Acres #1, an 11-unit residential housing project located on Gerald Court.  FISHER



          12.         Presenting the City Manager’s Proposed 2001/02 Budget and setting two public hearings on the budget (4/23 and 5/7).  FISHER


          13.         Giving final approval to the preliminary plat of Bogel’s Urban Subdivision No. 2, a residential subdivision of 23 lots on 11.47 acres north of Airport Road and west of Perrine Road.  LYNCH


          14.         Approving Site Plan No. 202 for an 8-unit residential building at 4912 Meyers Street (the east side of Meyers Street north of W. Wheeler Street).  LYNCH


*        15.         Authorizing a change in the downtown streetscape elements to accommodate sidewalk café seating in the public right of way in front of 101 Mainstreet.  LYNCH


          16.         Accepting Easement Agreement from:  MCMANUS

*                      a.         Nicolaos A. Rapanos, Elaine D. Rapanos, Jason L. Rapanos & Christine N. Rapanos for placement of Sanitary Sewer Pump Station

*                      b.         Gary L. Briggs, Annalee Briggs, Jon D. Briggs, William Merillat & Anna Marie Merillat for placement of a Sanitary Sewer Forcemain


*        17.         Granting authority to the City Manager or his designee to approve transfers of land leases for private hangars at Jack Barstow Airport.  MCMANUS


*        18.         Approving amendment to Section 12 of the City of Midland Statement of Policy on Alcoholic Beverage Licenses for Consumption on the Premises.  BRANSON


*        19.         Considering request from Oscars Restaurant & Entertainment, LLC to transfer ownership and location of a Class C licensed business with Dance Permit, located in escrow at 2910 Ashman Circle, from L. E. Thayer, Inc., to 140 E. Main Street and to add a new Entertainment Permit and SDM License.  BRANSON


*        20.         Authorizing payment to Plante & Moran, LLP, for accounting services relating to the City’s defense in the Dow Corning Corporation’s appeal to the Michigan Tax Tribunal.  BRANSON


*        21.         Authorizing payment of invoices submitted by MDOT for the construction of a full interchange at US-10 and Bay City Road in compliance with the City of Midland’s contract with MDOT.  BRANSON


*        22.         Authorizing transfer of funds within the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library budget.  BARNARD


          23.         Making Traffic Control Orders permanent:  MCMANUS

*                      a.         P-01-01 – establishes a 2 hour parking limit within the City Center Parking Lot

*                      b.         P-01-02 – establishes parking restrictions on Rodd Street

*                      c.         P-01-03 – establishes parking restrictions on Carpenter Street

*                      d.         R-01-01 – establishes right turn on red prohibition from Saginaw Road to W. Main Street


*        24.         Adopting the use of MDOT’s Performance and Indemnification Resolution as part of the MDOT permit process for obtaining access of State Right of Way in the City of Midland.  MCMANUS


*        25.         Authorizing Change Order to Organic Waste Technologies, Inc. for construction and installation of 32 gas vents in Cells 1-13 at the Midland Landfill.  BUSH


*        26.         Approving proposed 2001-02 Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation budget for Capital Improvement and Emergency Repair Fund.  BUSH


          27.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         2001 Illinois & Todd Street Reconstruction; Contract No. 10.  MCMANUS

*                      b.         MDOT Contract No. 01-5000 – Eastman Avenue @ US-10 Interchange Reconstruction.  MCMANUS

*                      c.         2001 Pavement Crack Sealing Program; Contract No. 27.  MCMANUS

*                      d.         2001 Pavement Marking Program; Contract No. 16.  MCMANUS

*                      e.         Engineering Inspection Services by Ayres Associates, Inc. during Fosterwoods Subdivision Construction.  MCMANUS

*                      f.          Liquid Chlorine – Water & Wastewater Treatment Plants.  BUSH


          28.         Setting public hearings:

*                      a.         2001 Sidewalk Improvement Program Hearing of Necessity (5/7).  MCMANUS

*                      b.         2001 Downtown Economic Revitalization Public Improvement Special Assessment District Hearing of Necessity (5/7).  PAUL

*                      c.         Proposed 2001-02 Community Development Block Grant Budget (4/23).  LYNCH












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