REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

July 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 June 28 regular and special City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.         2004 Sidewalk Improvement Special Assessment District: 

                        a.         Hold Public Hearing on the Special Assessment Roll (Also see material sent in June 14 agenda packet).  DUFORD

                        b.         2004 Sidewalk Improvement Program; Contract No. 17.  MAKI

 

            3.         Request from QuadSil, Inc. for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate to construct a 5,000 sq. ft. building and purchase personal property for their new business to be located at 210 Arrow Cove Court (Also see material sent in June 28 agenda packet).  DUFORD

 

            4.         Amendment to the 2004-05 Library Budget to reflect a donation to fund the development of the Teen Room (Also see material sent in June 14 agenda packet).  BARNARD

 


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

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

            5.         First reading of an amendment of Sec. 2-243 of the Code of Ordinances – Regular attendance by members of boards and commissions.  DUSO

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            6.         Receiving revised guidelines for the West Main Street Historic District and directing staff to schedule a public hearing on August 9.  LYNCH

 

*          7.         Accepting a Deed of Easement for maintenance of a drainage ditch on private property located north of Commerce Drive.  MAKI

 

*          8.         Recommending approval of request from B.P.O.E. 1610 (Elks Club) to add new entertainment permit to Club License located at 3622 N. Saginaw Road.  DUSO

 

*          9.         Amending City policy to allow the City Manager to approve budget transfer requests over $25,000.  KEENAN

 

          10.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Book Ordering and Processing Services.  BARNARD

*                      b.         Remote Control Camera Equipment – MCTV.  BEACOM

 

*        11.         Setting a public hearing to amend the 2004-05 General Fund Budget to recognize $10,000 in additional revenue and expenditures for special program activities (8/9).  KEENAN

 

          12.         Adjourning to a closed session to discuss pending litigation, specifically The Dow Chemical Company vs. City of Midland.  BRANSON

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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