REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

August 12, 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

 

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION OF STUDENTS FROM MIDLAND’S SISTER CITY, HANDA, JAPAN.

 

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 July 22 regular and July 29 special City Council meetings.  MARSHALL

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.            2002 Jefferson Sanitary Sewer Improvement Special Assessment District: 

                        a.            Public Hearing of Necessity.  (Also see material sent in July 15 agenda packet.)  MCMANUS

                        b.            Accept Special Assessment Roll and set public hearing on the roll (8/26).  ELBERS

 

            3.            2002 Jefferson Water Main Improvement Special Assessment District:

                        a.            Public Hearing of Necessity.  (Also see material sent in July 15 agenda packet.)  MCMANUS

                        b.            Accept Special Assessment Roll and set public hearing on the roll (8/26).  ELBERS

 


            4.            2002 Perrine Sanitary Sewer Improvement Special Assessment District:

                        a.            Public Hearing of Necessity.  (Also see material sent in July 15 agenda packet.)  MCMANUS

                        b.            Accept Special Assessment Roll and set public hearing on the roll (8/26).  ELBERS

 

            5.            2002 Perrine Water Main Improvement Special Assessment District:

                        a.            Public Hearing of Necessity.  (Also see material sent in July 15 agenda packet.)  MCMANUS

                        b.            Accept Special Assessment Roll and set public hearing on the roll (8/26).  ELBERS

 

            6.            2002 Stark Water Main Improvement Special Assessment District:

                        a.            Public Hearing of Necessity.  (Also see material sent in July 15 agenda  packet.)  MCMANUS

                        b.            Accept Special Assessment Roll and set public hearing on the roll (8/26).  ELBERS

 

            7.            2002 Wackerly Water Main Improvement Special Assessment District:

                        a.            Public Hearing of Necessity.  (Also see material sent in July 15 agenda  packet.)  MCMANUS

                        b.            Accept Special Assessment Roll and set public hearing on the roll (8/26).  ELBERS

 

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

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            8.            Calling upon the members of the Michigan State Legislature to vote to override Governor Engler’s veto of statutory revenue sharing funds on August 13.  FISHER

 

*          9.            Accepting Quit Claim Deeds for the area of Commerce Drive and Commerce Court.  MCMANUS

 

*        10.            Authorizing execution of a housing construction agreement with Midland Public Schools to participate in a joint project for a residential house project at 3516 W. Wackerly Street, purchase of materials and contracted services and the sale of the house upon completion.  LYNCH

 

*        11.            Authorizing execution of an agreement with Midland Economic Development Council for economic services.  FISHER

 

*        12.            Appointing delegates to the 2002 Municipal Employees Retirement System Annual Meeting.  FISHER

 

*        13.            Authorizing sale of surplus city equipment at an auction on September 21, 2002.   MCGUIRE

 

          14.            Making Traffic Control Orders permanent:  MCMANUS

*                      a.            R-02-06 – the 45 mph zone along N. Saginaw Road be extended to 500 ft.  west of Dublin Avenue, preceded by a “Reduced Speed 45 Ahead” sign.

*                      b.            R-02-07 – the signal at the intersection of Washington and Wheeler Streets operate in “flash” mode from 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. and “color” mode from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., seven days a week.

*                      c.            S-02-01 – Greenwich Circle shall stop for Eastlawn Drive.

*                      d.            S-02-02 – Butterfield Drive shall stop for E. Wheeler Street.

*                      e.            S-02-03 – W. Wackerly Street shall stop for Stark Road.

*                      f.            S-02-04 – City Forest Estates Drive shall stop for Sturgeon Avenue.

*                      g.            S-02-05 – Stark Road shall stop for N. Saginaw Road.

*                      h.            S-02-06 – Northbound and southbound Pershing Street shall stop for Bay City Road and Bay City Road stop for Pershing Street, thus making a three-way stop.

*                      i.            S-02-07 – Deerwood Circle shall stop for Foster Road.

*                      j.            S-02-08 – Scenic Circle shall yield to Stillwater Lane.

*                      k.            S-02-09 – Foxwood Circle shall yield to Evergreen Street.

*                      l.            S-02-10 – Goldenwood Drive shall stop for Amberwood Court and Amberwood Court for Goldenwood Drive, thus making a three-way stop.

 

*        15.            Considering a request from the Midland Community Center to close George Street from Jefferson Avenue to Collins Street for the purpose of holding a Block Party on September 7.  DUSO

 

          16.            Considering purchases and contracts:

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

*                      b.            2002 Hillcrest Road Reconstruction and Water Main Replacement; Contract No. 18.  MCMANUS

*                      c.            2002 Pavement Marking Program; Contract No. 16.  MCMANUS

*                      d.            Book Ordering and Processing Services – Library.  BARNARD

*                      e.            On-Line Services and Books – Library.  BARNARD

*                      f.            Two residential refuse trucks.  MCGUIRE

*                      g.            Screen Grid Remanufacture – Wastewater Treatment Plant.  BUSH

*                      h.            Storage Basin Project Change Order #2.  BUSH

*                      i.            Swede Avenue Manhole Rehabilitation.  BUSH

*                      j.            Cell 15 Construction – Sanitary Landfill.  BUSH

*                      k.            Cell 15 Construction Quality Assurance – Sanitary Landfill.   BUSH

 

          17.            Setting public hearings:

*                      a.            Zoning Petition No. 493 to rezone property at the northwest corner of Wheeler Street and Swede Avenue from Business A to Residential B (9/9).  LYNCH

*                      b.            Amendment of the General Fund budget to account for unanticipated revenue due to an insurance settlement concerning delamination of veneer on lockers at Fire Station 1 (8/26).  HARGARTEN

 

          18.            Adjourning to a closed session to discuss pending litigation.  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