REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

April 26, 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 April 12 regular, both April 19 special and the April 20 special City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         National Historic Preservation Week – May 3 – 9.  RICHART

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            3.         Request from Case Systems, Inc. for an industrial facilities exemption certificate within the Case Systems, Inc. Plant Rehabilitation District relating to both real and personal property (Also see material sent in April 12 agenda packet).  DUFORD

 

            4.         Amendment to the General Fund budget to increase revenues from an airport construction project refund (Also see material sent in April 12 agenda packet).  MCMANUS

 

           

 


            5.         Amendment to the 2003-04 General Fund budget to recognize revenue awarded from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s, U.S. Fire Administration, 2003 Assistance to Fire Fighters Grant Program (Also see material sent in April 12 agenda packet):  GARCIA

                        a.         Radio Base Station and Accessories

                        b.         Air Tank Filling Unit and Accessories

           

            6.         2004-05 Community Development Block Grant budget (Also see material sent in  April 12 agenda packet).  STANDFEST

 

            7.         City Manager’s Proposed 2004-05 Budget (Also see material sent in April 12 agenda packet).  FISHER

 

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

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            8.         Annual Presentation by Jenee Velasquez, Midland Economic Development Council Executive Director.  TOMION

 

*          9.         Approving reappointments to the Downtown Development Authority.  TOMION

 

*        10.         Approving the 2004-05 Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation Budget for the Capital Improvement and Emergency Repair Fund.  BUSH

 

          11.         Making Traffic Control Orders Permanent:  MCMANUS

*                      a.         P-03-22 – parking shall be prohibited on the south side of Beech Street  from Waldo Avenue to Cottonwood Street.

*                      b.         P-03-23 – parking shall be prohibited on the west side of Drake Street from 50’ south of Valorie Lane to Gabriel Lane and on the east side of Drake Street from 50’ south of Valorie Lane to the south end of Woodcrest School property from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. during school days only.

*                      c.         P-03-24 – parking shall be permitted on the east side of Drake Street from  the south end of the Woodcrest School property 235’ north.

*                      d.         S-03-14 – Elisenal Street shall stop for Joe Mann Boulevard.

 

          12.         Accepting Water Main Replacement Easement Agreements between business owners and the City of Midland permitting the City to install a new 8” water main along the south side of Bay City Road from S. Saginaw Road to Sauve Street:  MCMANUS

*                      a.         Ronald H. Ziemer and Eleanor Ziemer

*                      b.         Joseph V. Andronaco and Joann Andronaco

*                      c.         A. L. Hignite Holding Company, LLC

*                      d.         Valley Mechanical Contracting, Inc.

 

*        13.         Authorizing the sale at public auction on May 1, 2004 of unclaimed personal property being held by the Police Department and other departmental surplus items.  MEYER

 

          14.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Amendment Number Three to the City of Midland Flexible Spending Account.  SPEESE

*                      b.         Self-Loading Bucket Truck.  MCGUIRE

*                      c.         John Deere 5320 Industrial Tractor.  MCGUIRE

*                      d.         Two Toro Greensmaster 3150 Mowers.  MCGUIRE

*                      e.         Tridge Dock Improvements.  MCGUIRE

*                      f.          2004 Local Street Reconstruction, Phase I; Contract No. 5.  MCMANUS

                        g.         George Street Basin Sewer Improvements.  MCMANUS

*                      h.         Change Order to Standby Generator for Smith Street Pump Station.  BUSH

 

*        15.         Setting a public hearing on a budget amendment for the construction of a Bicycle Motocross Track (5/10).  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