REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

May 10, 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 26 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.         2004 Sidewalk Improvement Program Hearing of Necessity (Also see material sent in April 12 agenda packet).  MCMANUS

 

            3.         City Manager’s Proposed 2004-05 Budget (Also see material sent in April 12 and April 26 agenda packet).  KEENAN

 

            4.         Zoning Petition No. 507 to rezone property at 7501 Perrine Road, west of Perrine Road and Letts Street intersection, from Township Zoning to Residential A-1 (Also see material sent in April 12 agenda packet).  OSTGARDEN

 

            5.         Zoning Petition No. 508 to rezone property at 6700 N. Saginaw Road, the northeast corner of the intersection of N. Saginaw Road and Stark Road, from Township Zoning to Business B-2 (Also see material sent in April 12 agenda packet).  OSTGARDEN

 

           


            6.         Zoning Petition No. 509 to rezone property at 4208 E. Wheeler Street, east of Waldo Avenue, south side of E. Wheeler Street intersection, from Township Zoning to Agricultural (Also see material sent in April 12 agenda packet).  OSTGARDEN

 

            7.         Zoning Petition No. 510 to rezone property at 7505 Perrine Road, west of Perrine Road and Letts Street intersection, from Township Zoning to Residential A-1 (Also see material sent in April 12 agenda packet).  OSTGARDEN

 

            8.         Zoning Petition No. 511 to rezone property at 7221 Jefferson Avenue, west side of Jefferson Avenue and north of Joe Mann Boulevard, from Township Zoning to Residential B (Also see material sent in April 12 agenda packet).  OSTGARDEN

 

            9.         Budget Amendment for the construction of a Bicycle Motocross Track (Also see material sent in April 26 agenda packet).  MCGUIRE

 

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

 

RESOLUTIONS:

          10.         Accepting a report on a Community Meeting on Dioxin on May 26, 2004.  TISDALE

 

          11.         Approving Site Plan No. 239 for Murphy Oil Fueling Station proposed for a 0.48 acre lease area on the southwest corner of the Wal-Mart site on the north side of Joe Mann Boulevard.  OSTGARDEN

 

          12.         Sewer Separation Program:

*                      a.         Receiving and filing the Utilities Summary Report of the smoke testing phase of inflow and infiltration removal.  BUSH

*                      b.         Approving 2004 Sewer Separation Program; Contract No. 10.  MCMANUS

 

*        13.         Approving a land lease agreement at Barstow Airport between the City of Midland and the Midland Agricultural and Horticultural Society.  MCMANUS

 

*        14.         Approving Statement of Investment Policy for the City of Midland Post-employment Health Care Fund.  FISHER

 

*        15.         Making Traffic Control Order S-03-12 permanent - that Wildwood Street shall yield to Lamplighter Lane.  MCMANUS

 

*        16.         Approving request to hold an Artists Market in the Farmers Market facility on three different dates.  DUSO

 

          17.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Cells 1-13 Closure; Change Order #1.  BUSH

*                      b.         Payment to Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone for legal services and to Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber, Inc. for environmental consulting services relating to dioxin and related issues.  BRANSON

 

         18.          Setting a public hearing:

*                      a.         Proposed street name change of Diamond Drive to Soccer Drive on that segment from Jefferson Avenue to the intersection of the new Joseph Drive extension (6/14).  LYNCH

*                      b.         Amendment to the 2003-04 General Fund budget to receive funding from the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant (6/14).  ST. LOUIS

*                      c.         Show Cause Hearing on the revocation of a liquor license held by Jack Finney – Kokopelli’s (6/28).  DUSO

 

*        19.         Setting a special City Council meeting for 6:00 p.m. on Monday, June 28, 2004, for the purpose of meeting with the Council’s auditors, Plante & Moran, CPA’s.  FISHER

 

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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