REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

November 24, 2003                                                                                                     7:00 p.m.

 

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER - R. Drummond Black, Mayor

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

            BOY SCOUT TROOP #720 – St. John’s Episcopal Church

 

ROLL CALL -             R. Drummond Black

                                    Bruce A. Johnson

                                    Hollis H. McKeag

                                    James S. Myers

                                    Joseph M. Rokosz

 

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 10 regular and November 19 special City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Recognition of Mr. Ray Senesac on his graduation from the Michigan Society of Planning’s Citizen Planner Course.  LYNCH

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            3.         Amendment to the 2003-04 General Fund Public Works Sidewalk Maintenance budget to provide for an additional June 30, 2004 encumbrance (Also see material sent in November 10 agenda packet).  KEENAN

 

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

 


RESOLUTIONS:

            4.         Notifying the City Council of the filing of the 2004 Local Officers’ Compensation Commission Determinations.  DUSO

 

            5.         Directing staff to analyze information presented by Altman Management Company regarding its request for modification of Payment in Lieu of Taxes for Charter Square Apartments and Green Hill Apartments, assess compliance of its request with Council-mandated criteria for evaluating PILOT requests and prepare an ordinance amendment.  LYNCH

 

            6.         Approving extension of time for completion of sidewalk:  LYNCH

*                      a.         Scenic Estates Subdivision No. 5

                        b.         Woodview Pass Estates Subdivision No. 1

                        c.         Woodview Pass Estates Subdivision No. 4

 

            7.         Accepting donations from the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation and the Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation for the acquisition of property and authorizing a purchase agreement for the purchase of the property.  LYNCH

 

            8.         Approving the County of Midland/City of Midland Emergency Operations Plan as submitted and authorizes and directs the City Manager to certify said plan.  DUSO

 

*          9.         Approving amendment to the City of Midland Flexible Spending Account which allows reimbursement for “over the counter” drugs as recently allowed under Internal Revenue regulations.  SPEESE

 

*        10.         Recognizing Fast Ice, Inc. as non-profit for the purpose of registering with the Charitable Gaming Division of the Michigan Lottery.  DUSO

 

         11.          Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Payment to Miller, Canfield, Paddock, and Stone, PLC for legal services in connection with the Meijer tax appeal.  BRANSON

*                      b.         Parking Lot at 218 E. Larkin Street.  LYNCH

*                      c.         Sewer Liner Repair – Wastewater.  BUSH

*                      d.         Leachate Extraction Pump System.  BUSH

*                      e.         Low Profile Sign Truck with Scissor Lift.  MCGUIRE

 

          12.         Setting public hearings:

*                      a.         Request from Aegis Environments, Inc. for an industrial facilities exemption certificate within the Eagleridge Industrial Development District No. 1 relating to both real and personal property (12/8).  ELBERS

*                      b.         Amendment of the 2003-04 General Fund Budget to recognize unanticipated revenue from an Equipment Revolving Fund reimbursement and to designate a portion of the revenue to be used for an upgrade of a street sweeper unit (12/8).  MCGUIRE

*                      c.         Amendment of the 2003-04 Equipment Revolving Fund Budget to recognize an unanticipated expenditure for replacement of a police patrol car totaled in a collision (12/8).  MCGUIRE

 

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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