REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

November 25, 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 November 11 regular City Council meeting.  MARSHALL

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.            Presentation of the Bette R. Tollar Civic Commitment Award.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            3.            Zoning Petition No. 495 to rezone property at the corner of Washington Street and Eastlawn Drive from Office Service-2 to Business B-2.  (Also see material sent in October 28 agenda packet.)  LYNCH

 

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

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

            4.            Second reading and adoption of the City of Midland Alcoholic Beverage Licenses for Consumption on the Premises Ordinance.  DUSO


RESOLUTIONS:

            5.            Approving a purchase agreement for the sale of:  LYNCH

*                      a.            CHOICE house located at 327 Hemlock Street 

*                      b.            House located at 3512 W. Wackerly Street

 

            6.            Approving a purchase agreement for the purchase of a house at:  LYNCH

*                      a.            1301 Soper Street

*                      b.            113 W. St. Andrews Road

 

            7.            Expressing opposition to House Bill 6380, Amendments to the Highway Advertising Act of 1972, and directing the City Manager to send a letter to Rep. Stamas, urging him to oppose this proposed legislation.   LYNCH

           

*          8.            Approving a Building Authority Refunding Contract for Joint Building Authority General Obligation Bonds.  FISHER

 

*          9.            Considering a request for a revised route for the Santa Arrival Parade on December 3, 2002.  DUSO

 

*        10.            Giving non-profit status to Midland Community Cancer Services for the purpose of obtaining a charitable gaming license.  DUSO

 

*        11.            Setting a public hearing on a budget amendment to the Cable Communications Fund (12/9).  DUSO

 

          12.            Expressing City Council’s intent to consider providing sewer service to alternative jail sites outside the City of Midland.  LYNCH

 

          13.            Recommending that the City Council submit comments to the MDEQ supporting The Dow Chemical Company Dioxin Draft Consent Order.  BUSH

 

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