REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

February 10, 2003                                                                                                    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 January 27 special and regular City Council meetings.  KOVACEVICH

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.            Walk for Warmth Day – February 22.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            3.            Preliminary Plan for Carolina Cove Condominiums, a Planned Unit Development of 47 residential units in 30 buildings, to be built on 6.74 acres west of Abbott Road north of Betsey Drive and south of Alta Court.  (Also see material sent in January 27 agenda packet.)  LYNCH

 

            4.            Amendment to the 2002-03 Washington Woods Fund budget to increase appropriation for Buildings and Additions.  (Also see material sent in January 27 agenda packet.)  PANIAN

 

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

 


RESOLUTIONS:

            5.            Approving Site Plan No. 222 for a 3,700 square foot Natural Forest Interpretive Center located at 2303 Eastman Avenue on 30 acres.  LYNCH

 

*          6.            Directing the Parks and Recreation Commission to include goals and policies in their updated Master Plan for an improved pedestrian and bicycle system and to discuss ways to implement an integrated system between the City and Midland County.  LYNCH

 

*          7.            Receiving and filing the 2001-02 Cable Access Advisory Commission Annual Report.  BEACOM

 

            8.            Receiving and filing the 2003-04 Construction Projects Priorities List.  MCMANUS

 

            9.            Making a recommendation regarding National Guard/Reserve Benefits.  SPEESE

 

*        10.            Report on changing odd year City Council elections to even year elections.  KOVACEVICH

 

*        11.            Making Traffic Control Order S-02-16 permanent – that Sylvan Lane shall stop for Campau Drive.  MCMANUS

 

*        12.            Approving the reappointment of Joseph Rogers to the Board of Review for a term to expire April 30, 2006.  PAUL

 

*        13.            Approving the buyout of a Bomag Compactor.  BUSH

 

*        14.            Setting a public hearing to amend the 2002-03 Major Street Maintenance Fund budget to recognize unanticipated revenues from construction refunds (2/24).  KEENAN

 

          15.            Adjourning to a closed session to discuss pending litigation, specifically Midland Cogeneration Venture Limited Partnership vs. City of Midland.  BRANSON

 

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