REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

May 20, 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 “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 May 6 regular and May 13 special City Council meetings.  KOVACEVICH

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.            Recognition of Midland Public Elementary School Children for posters created for the 2002 Make Midland Beautiful Program.  YUERGENS

 

            3.            Presentation to the City Council by the Local Resource Conservation & Development Committee.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            4.            Request from Circle K Service for an industrial facilities exemption certificate within the CKS Enterprises Industrial Development District No. 1 relating to a building addition.  (Also see material sent in April 22 agenda packet.)  PAUL

 


            5.            Request from McKay Press, Inc. for an industrial facilities exemption certificate within the McKay Press, Inc. Plant Rehabilitation District relating to the rehabilitation of a Heidelberg Harris M-110 web press.  (Also see material sent in April 22 agenda packet.)  PAUL

 

            6.            Request from the Economic Development Corporation of the County of Midland to establish an Industrial Development District.  (Also see material sent in April 22 agenda packet.)  PAUL

 

            7.            2002 Lee Sanitary Sewer Improvement Special Assessment District:

                        a.            Public Hearing of Necessity.  (Also see material sent in May 6 agenda packet.)  MCMANUS

                        b.            Accept Special Assessment Roll and set public hearing on the roll (6/10).  PAUL

 

            8.            2002 Lee Water Main Improvement Special Assessment District:

                        a.            Public Hearing of Necessity.  (Also see material sent in May 6 agenda packet.)  MCMANUS

                        b.            Accept Special Assessment Roll and set public hearing on the roll (6/10).  PAUL

 

            9.            2002 Lee Street Improvement Special Assessment District:

                        a.            Public Hearing of Necessity.  (Also see material sent in May 6 agenda packet.)  MCMANUS

                        b.            Accept Special Assessment Roll and set public hearing on the roll (6/10).  PAUL

 

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

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

          10.            First reading of an amendment to the Subdivision Control Ordinance, Section 29-90 Property Division, to be called Section 23-90 Land Division.  LYNCH

 

RESOLUTIONS:

          11.            Adopting the 2002-03 City of Midland Budget, establishing the millage rate, authorizing levy of additional mills of property taxes on property in the Downtown Development District, authorizing imposition of a tax administration fee, authorizing the imposition of a late penalty collection fee during the City’s 2002 fiscal year, and restricting the use of property tax revenues resulting from the tax appeal contingency levy.  FISHER

 

          12.            Approving Site Plan No. 212 for a 3,128 sq. ft. building to be built at 400 Dartmouth Drive on .054 acres.  LYNCH

 

          13.            Giving approval to the Midland Interfaith Council to place a “Peace Pole” in Chippewassee Park.  MCGUIRE

 

*        14.            Receiving and filing a progress report for the Downspout and Roof Drain Removal Project.  BUSH

 

*        15.            Receiving and filing the 2001 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report.  BUSH

 

*        16.            Granting permission to place election “Vote Here” signs in the public right of way for each election conducted by the City of Midland.  KOVACEVICH

 

*        17.            Confirming the reappointment of Leona Falkenstein to the Downtown Development Authority.  TOMION

 

*        18.            Accepting the resignation of Shirley Campbell from the West Main Street Historic District Commission.  LYNCH

 

*        19.            Changing the name of Waterworks Park to Optimist Park, Home of the Midland Girls Softball League.  MCGUIRE

 

          20.            Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.            Two CHOICE homes at 327 Hemlock Street and 328 Cottonwood Street.  LYNCH

*                      b.            Phone System – Washington Woods.  LYNCH

*                      c.            Payment to Terzo & Bologna, Inc. for contracted appraisal services in the defense of the assessment appeal by The Dow Chemical Company.  BRANSON

*                      d.            Payment to Walsh & Associates, Inc., George E. Sansoucy, A. A. Schoenwald Associates, Inc. and Whitfield Russell Associates for contracted appraisal services in the defense of the assessment appeal by MCV.  BRANSON

*                      e.            Payment for housing and related expenses in connection with the MCV tax appeal trial.  BRANSON

*                      f.            2002 Local Street Reconstruction; Contract No. 5.  MCMANUS

*                      g.            Telecommunications Services Agreement with McLeod.  MCMANUS

*                      h.            Fire Rescue Unit.  MCGUIRE

*                      i.            Multi-Deck Mower – DPS.  MCGUIRE

 

          21.            Setting public hearings:

*                      a.            Proposed sidewalks on Hemlock Street being a part of the Community Development Block Grant budget for Fiscal Year 2001-02 (6/10).  LYNCH

*                      b.            Zoning Petition No. 491 to rezone property at the southeast corner of Natalie Street and Natalie Court from Business B-2 to Residential A-4 (6/10).  LYNCH

 

*        22.            Setting a special meeting of the City Council for 6:00 p.m., June 24, 2002, for the purpose of discussing the upcoming audit for the year ended June 30, 2002, with representatives of Plante and Moran, the City Council’s independent auditors.  FISHER

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

 

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