REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

May 7, 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 23 special and regular and April 25 special City Council meetings.  KOVACEVICH

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS:

            2.         National Society Daughters 1861-1865 89th Annual Congress – May 18 & 19.  TISDALE

 

            3.         Midland Blooms Day – May 19.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            4.         2001 Sidewalk Improvement Program Hearing of Necessity.  (Also see material sent in April 9 agenda packet.)  MCMANUS

 

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


            6.         2001 Downtown Economic Revitalization Public Improvement Special Assessment District:  PAUL

                        a.         Public Hearing of Necessity.  (Also see material sent in April 9 agenda packet.)

                        b.         Accept Special Assessment Roll and set public hearing on the roll (5/21).

 

            7.         2001 Dublin Avenue Water Main Improvement Special Assessment District:

                        a.         Public Hearing of Necessity.  (Also see material sent in April 23 agenda packet.)  MCMANUS

                        b.         Accept Special Assessment Roll and set public hearing on the roll (5/21).  PAUL

 

            8.         Proposed changes to Park Rules.  (Also see material sent in April 23 agenda packet.)  MCGUIRE

 

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

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

            9.         Second reading and adoption of an ordinance adding a new article to the Code of Ordinances entitled, “Police Department Service Fees”.  ST. LOUIS

 

PRESENTATIONS:

          10.         Presentation on Tech+ by Midland County Educational Service Agency Superintendent William McKinstry.  DUSO

 

RESOLUTIONS:

          11.         Approving extension of time for completing sidewalk:  LYNCH

*                      a.         Hearthstone Estates No. 1

*                      b.         Hearthstone Estates No. 2

*                      c.         Woodview Pass Estates No. 1

*                      d.         Woodview Pass No. 4

 

          12.         Accepting resignations from Boards and Commissions:  LYNCH

*                      a.         John Dittenbir from Zoning Board of Appeals.

*                      b.         Steve Rapanos from Planning Commission.

 

*        13.         Confirming appointments of Jack McCandless and Sharon Kackmeister to the Downtown Development Authority.  LYNCH

 

*        14.         Approving purchase agreement for the purchase of a house at 1112 Michigan Street.  LYNCH

 

*        15.         Authorizing 2001 Saginaw Road Force Main Construction; Contract No. 18, Change Order No. 2.  MCMANUS

 

*        16.         Authorizing named personnel to initiate and receive fund transfers payable from or to bank accounts of the City of Midland.  KOVACEVICH

 

          17.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Snow & Ice Control Salt.  MCGUIRE

*                      b.         Currie Municipal Golf Course Clubhouse Project.  MCGUIRE

*                      c.         Directional Bore Machine – Water Distribution.  BUSH

*                      d.         Payment to Braun, Kendrick, Finkbeiner, P.L.C., Westrate and Holmstrom, P.C. and Spiegel & McDiarmid for contracted legal services relating to the City’s defense in the Midland Cogeneration Venture’s appeal to the Michigan Tax Tribunal.  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