REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

September 29, 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 September 8 regular City Council meeting.  KOVACEVICH

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Fire Prevention Week – October 5-11.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            3.         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 (Also see material sent in August 25 agenda packet).  LYNCH

 

            4.         2003 Dublin Sanitary Sewer Improvement Special Assessment District Special Assessment Roll (Also see material sent in September 8 agenda packet).  ELBERS

 

 

 


            5.         Zoning Text Amendment No. 140a to amend the Zoning Ordinance by amending Article II to define correctional facility; by amending Article XXX to provide parking standards for correctional facility; and by amending Article XI to list correctional facility as a use permitted via special use permit in the C - Community Zone (Also see material sent in September 8 agenda packet).  LYNCH

 

            6.         Budget Amendment for 2004 for encumbrances rolled forward (Also see material sent in September 8 agenda packet).  KEENAN

 

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

            7.         Request from Gary Skory, Midland County Historical Society Director, to speak regarding the new Midland County Historical Museum.

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            8.         Approving Site Plans:

                        a.         No. 220 – for a 2,900 sq. ft. Taco Bell restaurant located at 1820 S. Saginaw Rd. on .76 acres.  LYNCH

                        b.         No. 230 – for a 14, 036 sq. ft. office and research laboratory on the northwest corner of Ridgecrest Drive and Ridgewood Drive on 3.7 acres.  LYNCH

                        c.         No. 231 – for a 31,000 sq. ft. two story office building on the east side of Eastman Avenue, south of Dilloway Drive on 2.48 acres.  LYNCH

 

*          9.         Approving a two-year extension of time for completion of sidewalk in Sterling Park Estates Subdivision No. 10.  LYNCH

 

*        10.         Approving the purchase agreement for the sale of a C.H.O.I.C.E. house at 330 Cottonwood Street.  LYNCH

 

*        11.         Accepting a Warranty Deed for right of way required to re-align intersection of Waldo Court at Saginaw Road.  MCMANUS

 

*        12.         Accepting an Easement Agreement for water mains at Home Depot development site.  MCMANUS

 

          13.         Making Traffic Control Orders Permanent:  MCMANUS

*                      a.         P-03-10 – establishes that parking shall be prohibited on Schade Drive from Wackerly Street to 50’ south of Wackerly Street.

*                      b.         P-03-11 – establishes that parking shall be prohibited on both sides of Dartmouth Street from E. Ashman Street to 25’ north of E. Ashman Street and from E. Ashman Street to 25’ south of E. Ashman Street.

*                      c.         S-03-08 – establishes that Diamond Drive shall stop for Midfield Lane and Midfield Lane stop for Diamond Drive, thus making a three-way stop.

 

*        14.         Approving the Library Patron Rules of Conduct.  BARNARD

 

*        15.         Approving changes to the Cemetery Rules.  MCGUIRE

 

*        16.         Establishing the 2004 regular meeting dates for the Midland City Council.  DUSO

 

          17.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Health Insurance Consulting Services.  SPEESE

*                      b.         Intergovernmental Agreements for Airport Road Extension.  MCMANUS

*                      c.         2003 Jack Barstow Airport Runway Safety Area Grading, Tree Removal/Trimming, and Drainage Improvements; Contract No. 18, Change Order No. 2.  MCMANUS

*                      d.         George Street Basin Storm Sewer System Improvement Design Engineering Services Change Order No. 1.  MCMANUS

*                      e.         Topsoil Hauling – Landfill.  BUSH

*                      f.          Compost Pad Construction – Landfill.  BUSH

*                      g.         Mechanical Joint Fittings – Water Dept.  BUSH

*                      h.         Digester Tank Cleaning Change Order – Wastewater.  BUSH

 

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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