REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

August 11, 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 July 21 regular City Council meeting.  KOVACEVICH

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.            Presentation by the Midland Conservation District of the Sturgeon Creek Watershed Management Plan and Policy Review Document.  BUSH

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            3.            Civic Arena Report (Also see material sent in July 14 agenda packet.) and resolution directing staff to formulate a recommendation on the Civic Arena issue and directing the Parks and Recreation Commission to review the staff recommendation and make a final recommendation.  MCGUIRE

 

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

 

 


RESOLUTIONS:

            4.            Referring the request of the Midland County Sportsman’s Club to hold a Gun & Knife Show to the Parks and Recreation Commission and setting a public hearing on the request (8/25).  MCGUIRE

 

            5.            Accepting the 2002-03 Library Board Annual Report.  BARNARD

 

            6.            Approving Site Plan No. 229 – Phase I of a multi-phase development of Midland Evangelical Free Church for a 125,000 sq. ft. family life center on property west of North Jefferson Road, south of Monroe Road on 75 acres.  LYNCH

 

*          7.            Authorizing execution of easement agreements for underground and overhead electrical lines at the St. Charles Softball Complex.  MCGUIRE

 

*          8.            Authorizing execution of a document granting consent for assignment of parking structure lease.  FISHER

 

            9.            Making Traffic Control Orders permanent:  MCMANUS

*                      a.            R-03-03 – that the speed limit on Rockwell Drive from James Savage Road to Bay City Road be posted at 35 mph.

*                      b.            R-03-04 – that the speed limit on Eastlawn Drive from Swede Avenue to Abbott Road be posted at 35 mph.

 

          10.            2003 Northeast Pressure District Water Main:  MCMANUS

*                      a.            Accepting an Easement Agreement from The Dow Chemical Company.

*                      b.            Accepting Contract No. 20.

 

          11.            Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.            Electronic On-Line Services and Books.  BARNARD

*                      b.            2003 City Hall Parking Lot Reconstruction; Contract No. 22.  MCMANUS

*                      c.            2003 Natalie Street Improvement Agreement and Contract No. 12.  MCMANUS

*                      d.            2003 Waldo Court Improvement and Hemlock Sidewalk; Contract No. 10.  MCMANUS

*                      e.            MDOT Contract for Barstow Airport Lighting Improvement Project; 2003 Jack Barstow Airport Runway Safety Area Grading, Tree Removal/Trimming and Drainage Improvements; MDOT Grant Agreement Contract.  MCMANUS

*                      f.            Housing Construction Agreement with Midland Public Schools for project at 705 Walnut Street.  LYNCH

*                      g.            2003 Building Trades House Framing Materials for 705 Walnut Street.  LYNCH

 

 

          12.            Setting public hearings:

*                      a.            Request from Dow Corning Corporation for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate within the Dow Corning Corporations Industrial Development District relating to machinery and equipment (9/8).  ELBERS

*                      b.            Zoning Petition No. 502 – to rezone property west of Stark Road, north of East Saginaw Road, at 1351 East Saginaw Road from Township Zoning to Office Service-2 (9/8).  LYNCH

*                      c.            Zoning Petition No. 503 – to rezone property east of Stark Road, north of East Saginaw Road, at 1649 East Saginaw Road from Township Zoning to Business B-2 (9/8).  LYNCH

*                      d.            Budget amendment to the Information Services Operation Fund for consulting services to prepare a Geographic Information System (GIS) Development Plan (8/25).  BIRCHMEIER

*                      e.            Budget amendment to the Cable Communications Fund to include cablecasting of selected boards and commissions meetings on MGTV (8/25).  BEACOM

*                      f.            2003 Cub Street Improvement Special Assessment District Hearing of Necessity (8/25).  MCMANUS

*                      g.            2003 Dublin Sanitary Sewer Improvement Special Assessment District Hearing of Necessity (8/25).  MCMANUS

*                      h.            2003 Isabella Sanitary Sewer Special Assessment District Hearing of Necessity (8/25).  MCMANUS

 

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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