REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

March 22, 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 March 8 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.         Amendment to the 2003-04 Library Budget to fund construction of a coffee bar (Also see material sent in March 8 agenda packet).  BARNARD

 

            3.         Amendments to MCTV Rules and Procedures (Also see material sent in March 8 agenda packet).  BEACOM

 

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

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            4.         Receiving and filing the report from staff regarding the Civic Arena project.  MCGUIRE

 

 

 

 


            5.         Approving Site Plans:  LYNCH

                        a.         No. 237 – Expansion of the Midland Soccer Complex on 28.5 acres south  of Joseph Drive and north of Diamond Drive, east of Midfield Lane.

                        b.         No. 238 – Boulder Creek Condominiums, an 81 unit condominium project located on approximately 40 acres west of Perrine Road and south of Letts Road.

 

*          6.         Accepting a draft zoning ordinance dated March 9, 2004 and directing staff to schedule a special session with the Planning Commission to discuss the new zoning ordinance.  LYNCH

 

            7.         Approving the annexation requests from Alpine Mobile Home, Inc.:  LYNCH

*                      a.         For 1.98 acres of vacant property located at Letts Rd. east of Perrine Rd.

*                      b.         For 0.12 acres of vacant property located at Letts Rd. east of Perrine Rd.

 

*          8.         Revising the annual Construction Project Priorities list to reconstruct Jefferson Avenue from Joe Mann Blvd. to 100’ north of Broadhead Street during the 2004 construction season and complete the reconstruction of Jefferson Avenue from 100’ north of Broadhead Street to Letts Road during the 2005 construction season.  MCMANUS

 

*          9.         Approving payment of county road millage funds to the Midland County Road Commission to purchase road right of way for the Airport Road Extension Project.  MCMANUS

 

          10.         Considering reappointment of incumbents to boards and commissions and establishing a timeline for filling remaining vacancies.  TISDALE

 

          11.         Receiving and filing the City Manager’s Report on the Annual Review of  Class C, D, and Resort Liquor Licenses.  DUSO

 

          12.         Approving special event requests:

*                      a.         Parade to welcome home the National Guard 1460th Transportation Company.  TISDALE

*                      b.         Amplified sound and a street closure during a Candlelight Vigil on May 9.  DUSO

 

          13.         Consideration of purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Payment to Pilko & Associates, Inc. for its environmental management consulting services relating to the City’s defense in the Dow Corning Corporation’s appeal to the Michigan Tax Tribunal.  BRANSON

*                      b.         Snow & Ice Control Salt.  MCGUIRE

*                      c.         Golf Pro Contract.  MCGUIRE

*                      d.         Concession Contract for Currie Clubhouse.  MCGUIRE

*                      e.         2004 Pavement Crack Sealing Program; Contract No. 20.  MCMANUS

*                      f.          2004 Dublin Sanitary Sewer; Contract No. 8.  MCMANUS

*                      g.         2004 Pavement Marking Program; Contract No. 16.  MCMANUS

          14.         Setting public hearings:

*                      a.         Zoning Petition No. 506 – to rezone property at 4710 Eastman Avenue from Office Service 2 to Business B-1 (4/12).  LYNCH

*                      b.         Amendment to the 2003-04 Downtown Development Authority budget to provide funding for seasonal labor and landscape materials for the 2004 spring planting season (4/12).  KEENAN

 

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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