REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

August 25, 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 (excused)

                                    Hollis H. McKeag

                                    Marty A. Wazbinski (excused)

 

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 August 11 regular City Council meeting.  KOVACEVICH

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.            Proclamation of Recognition of the 2003 Midland Northeast Little League Baseball Team.  TISDALE

 

            3.            National Assisted Living Week in Midland – September 7 – 13.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            4.            Brownfield Redevelopment Zone and Plan (Also see material sent in July 14 agenda packet):  DUSO

                        a.            Proposed designation of a Brownfield Redevelopment Zone

                        b.            Approve Brownfield Redevelopment Plan

 

            5.            Request from Dow Agrosciences, LLC for an industrial facilities exemption certificate within the Michigan Division Dow Chemical Company Plant Rehabilitation District No. 1 relating to building improvements, machinery and equipment. (Also see material sent in July 21 agenda packet)  ELBERS

 


            6.            2003 Cub Street Improvement Special Assessment District:

                        a.            Public Hearing of Necessity (Also see material sent in August 11 agenda packet).  MAKI

                        b.            Accept special assessment roll and set public hearing on the roll (9/8).  ELBERS

 

            7.            2003 Dublin Sanitary Sewer Improvement Special Assessment District:

                        a.            Public Hearing of Necessity (Also see material sent in August 11 agenda packet).  MAKI

                        b.            Accept special assessment roll and set public hearing on the roll (9/8).  ELBERS

 

            8.            2003 Isabella Sanitary Sewer Improvement Special Assessment District:

                        a.            Public Hearing of Necessity (Also see material sent in August 11 agenda packet).  MAKI

                        b.            Accept special assessment roll and set public hearing on the roll (9/8).  ELBERS

 

            9.            Consulting services to prepare a Geographic Information System (GIS) Development Plan:

                        a.            Budget amendment to the Information Services Operation Fund (Also see material sent in August 11 agenda packet).  BIRCHMEIER

                        b.            Authorize execution of agreement for professional services.  LYNCH

 

          10.            Budget amendment to the Cable Communications Fund to include cablecasting of selected boards and commissions meetings on MGTV.  (Also see material sent in August 11 agenda packet.)  BEACOM

 

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

 

RESOLUTIONS:

          11.            Approving an extension of time for completion of sidewalk:  LYNCH

                        a.            Scenic Estates Subdivision No. 4. 

                        b.            Scenic Estates Subdivision No. 6.

 

          12.            Approving annexation of property:  LYNCH

*                      a.            1501 N. Saginaw Road

*                      b.            Located west of Perrine Road, north of Airport Road.

 

*        13.            Authorizing execution of the second amendment to the Homer Township Water Service Agreement and the third amendment to the Midland Township Water Service Agreement.  DUSO

 

          14.            Directing the Library Director to apply for membership in the Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative.  BARNARD

 

*        15.            Appointing delegates to represent the City of Midland at the annual meeting of the Municipal Employees Retirement System.  SPEESE

 

          16.            Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.            Voicemail hardware, software & installation services.  BIRCHMEIER

*                      b.            2003 Poseyville Road Reconstruction; Contract No. 5.  MAKI

*                      c.            Concrete Crushing – Landfill.  BUSH

*                      d.            Northeast Pressure District Pump Station.  BUSH

 

*        17.            Setting a public hearing on Zoning Petition No. 501 to rezone property west of Stark Road on the north side of E. Saginaw Road at 1367 and 1419 E. Saginaw Road from township zoning to Office Service-2 (9/29).  LYNCH

 

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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