REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

September 10, 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 (excused)

                                    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 August 27 regular City Council meeting.  KOVACEVICH

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS:

            2.            Ballroom Dance Week – September 14 – 23, 2001.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            3.            Request from The Dow Chemical Company for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate within The Dow Chemical Company Industrial Development District No. 2 (Rockwell Drive area) relating to new furniture and fixtures.  (Also see material sent in August 13 agenda packet.)  ELBERS

 

            4.            Show Cause Hearing on the City Manager’s recommendation to revoke the Class C Liquor License held by Apollo Ventures, Inc., d/b/a B. B. Banucks.  DUSO

 

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

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

            5.            Second reading and adoption of an ordinance amending Section 17-3 of Article I of the Midland Code of Ordinances to establish term limits of the members of the Parks and Recreation Commission.  BRANSON

 

 


RESOLUTIONS:

            6.            Approving final plan of Planned Unit Development No. 13 – the Village at Joseph’s Run, a residential development of 128 units on 13.54 acres on the south side of Joseph Drive east of Jefferson Avenue.  LYNCH

           

            7.            Approving Final Plat and Easement Agreements for Foster Woods Subdivisions:  LYNCH

                        a.            Foster Woods Subdivision, a residential subdivision of 18 lots on 9.25 acres located on the east side of Foster Road north of East Wheeler Street.

                        b.            Foster Woods Subdivision No. 2, a residential subdivision of 17 lots on 12.60 acres on the north side of East Wheeler Street east of Foster Road.

                        c.            Unplatted land between Foster Woods Subdivision and Foster Woods Subdivision No. 2 for sanitary sewer, storm sewer, and water main.  LYNCH

 

            8.            Pledging financial support in the amount of $40,000 for improvements to the Karl B. Robertson (M-20) Bridge.  LYNCH

 

            9.            Directing the City Manager and City Attorney to prepare a study on the issue of a liquor license at Currie Municipal Golf Course and referring this issue to the Parks and Recreation Commission for report and recommendation.  MCGUIRE

 

          10.            Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.            Purchase Agreement for the sale of a C.H.O.I.C.E. house at 209 Bradley Court.  LYNCH

*                      b.            MDOT Agreement No. 2002-0068 for passenger transportation related services.  MCGUIRE

*                      c.            MDOT Agreement No. 2002-0414/A1 for additional funding required to purchase two replacement buses.  MCGUIRE

*                      d.            Services from White Pine Library Cooperative.  BARNARD

*                      e.            Natural Gas contract.  MEYER

*                      f.            Electrical transformer installations for Ashman, Elizabeth, Nelson, Patrick and Valley pump stations.  MCMANUS

 

          11.            Setting public hearings:

*                      a.            Amendment to the 2001-02 budget of the Equipment Revolving Fund to recognize unanticipated revenues from Federal and State grants and provide additional appropriations for the purchase of a bus (9/17).  MCGUIRE

*                      b.            Amendment to the 2001-02 City budgets and financial working plans to provide funding for June 30, 2001 encumbrances (9/17).  KEENAN

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

 

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