REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

January 28, 2002†††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 7:00 p.m.

 

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER - R. Drummond Black, Mayor

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

 

ROLL CALL - ††††††††††† ††††††††††† R. Drummond Black

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Mary C. Currie

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Daryl L. Griggs

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 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 ďMotion to adopt the Consent Agenda as indicatedĒ.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 January 4 special, January 14 regular and January 21 special City Council meetings.KOVACEVICH

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS:

†††††††††† 2.††††††††††† Recognition of 50th Anniversary of Junior Achievement of Central Michigan, Inc.TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

†††††††††† 3.††††††††††† Amendment to the City of Midlandís 2001-02 budgets and financial working plans to recognize a decrease in the estimated amount of revenue from investment earnings.(Also see material sent in January 14 agenda packet.)FISHER

 

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

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

†††††††††† 4.††††††††††† Second reading and adoption of an ordinance to amend Chapter 2, Article XIII, of the City Code of Ordinances to provide a Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) for Chippewassee Court Phase I, a proposed 11-unit residential housing project located west of Smith Street on the north side of Isabella Road in the City of Midland.FISHER

 

 

 


RESOLUTIONS:††††††††

†††††††††† 5.††††††††††† Receiving and filing the proposed Expanded Northeast Pressure District project and directing that funding for Phase 1 be added to the 2002-03 Engineering Priorities.BUSH

 

†††††††††† 6.††††††††††† Accepting resignations from boards and commissions:DUSO

* †††††††† ††††††††††† a.††††††††††† Fred White from the Downtown Development Authority

* †††††††† ††††††††††† b.††††††††††† Nancy Burd from the Cable Access Advisory Commission

 

†††††††††† 7.††††††††††† Considering extension of the cable franchise agreement with Charter Communications.DUSO

 

* †††††††† 8.††††††††††† Approving request for extension of time for completion of sidewalk in Scenic Estates No. 4.OSTGARDEN

 

* †††††††† 9.††††††††††† Increasing the City of Midlandís matching contribution from $40,000 to $60,000 for improvements to the Karl B. Robertson (M-20) Bridge.LYNCH

 

*††††††† 10.††††††††††† Authorizing the City Manager to sign and submit a grant request to the Michigan Economic Development Corporation to engage the services of a professional marketing firm to prepare a Downtown Economic Enhancement Study.LYNCH

 

*††††††† 11.††††††††††† Rescinding and replacing the resolution adopted on Oct. 22, 2001 authorizing a budgetary transfer of funds for payments to Plante and Moran, LLP in connection with The Dow Chemical Company tax appeal.BRANSON

 

††††††††† 12.††††††††††† Considering purchases and contracts:

* †††††††† ††††††††††† a.††††††††††† Amendment to the Jack Barstow Municipal Airport Services Contract dated January 20, 1997.MCMANUS

* †††††††† ††††††††††† b.††††††††††† Mark Putnam Bridge Design Engineering Services.MCMANUS

 

*††††††† 13.††††††††††† Setting a public hearing on Zoning Petition No. 481 to rezone property on the southwest corner of South Saginaw Road and James Savage Road from Business C to Industrial A (2/25).LYNCH

 

††††††††† 14.††††††††††† City Councilís report on the job performance review and resolution adjusting the annual compensation for:BLACK

†††††††††† ††††††††††† a.††††††††††† City Manager

†††††††††† ††††††††††† b.††††††††††† City Attorney

 

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