REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

January 12, 2004                                                                                                          7:00 p.m.

 

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER - R. Drummond Black, Mayor

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

 

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 December 15, 2003, special and regular, December 18 special, and both January 6, 2004 special City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.         Amendment to the 2003-04 Equipment Revolving Fund budget to recognize an unanticipated expenditure for replacement of a police patrol car (Also see material sent in December 15, 2003 agenda packet.)  MCGUIRE

 

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

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            3.         Accepting the Civic Arena recommendation of the Parks and Recreation Commission and authorizing staff to proceed with five action steps.  MCGUIRE

 


            4.         Recommending approval of the request from the Roll Arena, Inc. to transfer ownership and location of a Class C liquor license and to add a new dance-entertainment permit (Item was on 12-15-03 agenda; request was tabled.)  DUSO

 

*          5.         Recognizing the Michigan State Pinto Breeders & Owners as a non-profit organization in the community for the purpose of registering with the Charitable Gaming Division of the Michigan Lottery.  DUSO

 

            6.         Accepting a grant from the Midland Area Community Foundation to bring the

                        U. S. Olympic Softball Team to Midland.  MCGUIRE

 

*          7.         Accepting the resignation of Kathleen Mortensen from the Library Board.  DUSO

 

*          8.         Authorizing the sale of surplus computer equipment and other departmental surplus items at public auction on January 24, 2004.  MEYER

 

            9.         Approving request from The Dow Chemical Company to extend the siting deadline for the Renaissance Zone Agreement.  TOMION

 

*        10.         Setting a public hearing on the request to transfer Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate #96-331 from Ingersoll CM Systems, Inc. to ICM Systems, LLC (1/26).  ELBERS

 

NEW BUSINESS:

          11.         Discussion of Boards and Commissions vacancies.  TOMION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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