REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

April 23, 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 April 9 regular and April 16 special City Council meetings.  MARSHALL

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS:

            2.            Recognition of Sgt. Greg Kramer as 2000 Police Officer of the Year.  ST. LOUIS

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            3.            Proposed Storm Sewer Design Program.  (Also see material sent in March 5 agenda packet.)  BUSH

 

            4.            City Manager’s Proposed 2001-02 Budget.  (Also see material sent in April 9 agenda packet.)  FISHER

 

            5.            Proposed 2001-02 Community Development Block Grant Budget.  (Also see material sent in April 9 agenda packet.)  LYNCH

 


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

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

            6.            Second reading and adoption 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

 

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

 

RESOLUTIONS:     

            8.            Approving Site Plans:  LYNCH

                        a.            No. 199 – Somerset Pines, a 34-unit residential site condominium development on 47.75 acres on the east side of Dublin Road north of Airport Road.

                        b.            No. 203 – a 40,156 square foot, three-story addition to the Dow Chemical Employees’ Credit Union Building at 600 E. Lyon Road.

                        c.            No. 205 – Wild West Family Amusement Center, which will include a 12,000 square foot commercial building with indoor food area and arcade games, along with a go-cart track, mini-golf, bumper boats, water war zone, and an outdoor eating area on six acres on the north side of Commerce Drive east of Eastman Road.

 

            9.            Authorizing the sale of $13.6 million General Obligation Unlimited Tax Bonds, Series 2001, for Sanitary Sewer Improvements.  FISHER

 

          10.            Approving contracts for Sanitary Sewer Bond Issue Improvements:  MCMANUS

                        a.            2001 Elizabeth Force Main Sewer:

                                    1.            Contract No. 12. 

                                    2.            Construction Engineering Inspection Services  – Spicer Group.

                        b.            2001 Jefferson Sanitary Sewer:

                                    1.            Contract No. 13. 

                                    2.            Construction Engineering Inspection Services – Ayres Associates, Inc.

                        c.            2001 Saginaw Road Force Main:

                                    1.            Contract No. 18

                                    2.            Change Order No. 1

                                    3.            Force Main and Road Construction Management and Engineering Inspection Services – Paul B. Lapham & Associates, Inc.

                        d.            2001 Nelson Area Pump Station; Contract No. 19.

                        e.            2001 Ashman Street Sanitary Sewer:

                                    1.            Contract No. 20.

                                    2.            Construction Engineering Inspection Services – R. C. Associates, Inc.

                        f.            2001 Valley, East Ashman/Waldo and Patrick Pump Station Improvements; Contract No. 21.

                        g.            Construction Oversight of Various Contracts relating to the 2001 Sanitary Sewer Projects.

 

*        11.            Referring a request to vacate the walkway at the west end of Cones Court.  LYNCH

 

*        12.            Making Traffic Control Order X-01-02 permanent – that Whitman Drive between Atwell Street and the Chippewa River be closed to vehicular traffic.  MCMANUS

 

*        13.            Authorizing the sale at public auction of unclaimed personal property being held by the Police Department and other departmental surplus items.  MEYER

 

*        14.            Considering request for amplified sound in St. Charles Park during Biathlon at the Tridge on May 12.  DUSO

 

          15.            Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.            2001 Waldo Avenue Reconstruction; Contract No. 3.  MCMANUS

*                      b.            Children’s Water Park (Sprayground).  MCGUIRE

*                      c.            Two Vacant Parcels of Land located at Wheeler Road east of Waldo Avenue.  BUSH

*                      d.            Agreement with Fisher Contracting to temporarily use Barstow Airport for batching concrete.  MCMANUS

         

          16.            Setting public hearings:

*                      a.            Hearing of Necessity for the 2001 Dublin Avenue Water Main Improvement Special Assessment District (5/7).  MCMANUS

*                      b.            Proposed changes to Park Rules (5/7).  MCGUIRE

           

NEW BUSINESS:

          17.            Discussion of Boards and Commissions Interview Process.  BLACK

 

 

 

 

 

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