REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

October 11, 2004                                                                                                           7:00 p.m.

 

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER - R. Drummond Black, Mayor

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

            BOY SCOUT TROOP #763 – First Baptist Church

 

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 September 27 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Recognition of Joan Hannah as the recipient of the eighth annual City Manager’s Safety Leadership Award.  PETERSON

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            3.         Amendment to the 2004-05 City budget and financial working plans to provide funding for June 30, 2004 encumbrances (Also see material sent in September 27 agenda packet).  KEENAN

 

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

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            4.         Approving the final plat of Countryside Estates, a residential subdivision of 22 lots on 10.17 acres west of Dublin Avenue and south of Countryside Drive.  LYNCH

 

            5.         Approving the final plat of Foster Woods Subdivision No. 3, a residential subdivision of 39 lots on 20.57 acres located east of Foster Road and north of East Wheeler Street.  LYNCH

 


            6.         Approving a one-year time extension for the tentative approval of the preliminary plat of Winding Creek Estates and final approval of the preliminary plat of Winding Creek Estates, a residential subdivision of 83 lots on 48.2 acres located east of Perrine Road, south of Letts Road.  LYNCH

 

            7.         Approving the final plat of Winding Creek Estates, a residential subdivision of 26 lots on 8.36 acres located east of Perrine Road, south of Letts Road.  LYNCH

 

            8.         Approving the request by Case Systems, Inc. to revise the personal property component of the Industrial Facilities Certificate No. 2004-118.  DUFORD

 

*          9.         Recommending approval of request from Los Cuatro Amigos, Inc. to transfer ownership of a Class C licensed business, located in escrow at 2600 N. Saginaw, Suite #1, from Bamboo Garden, Limited.  DUSO

 

*        10.          Making Traffic Control Order No. P-04-19 permanent – that parking shall be prohibited on the south side of Beech Street from Waldo Avenue to 100 feet east of Waldo Avenue.  MCMANUS

 

          11.          Directing the City Manager to forward a letter containing the City’s position on the Draft Annex 2001 Implementing Agreements to the stakeholders of the City’s water system.  BUSH

 

*        12.          Receiving and filing the Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation Annual Financial Statements and Auditor’s Report.  BUSH

 

          13.          Consideration of purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance.  WHITTINGTON

*                      b.         Labor Agreement with the Police Officers Association of Michigan, Midland.  WHITTINGTON

*                      c.         Lease Agreement with SpeedNet for commercial antennas on Jefferson Water Tower.  BUSH

*                      d.         Brass Water Service Fittings.  BUSH

*                      e.         Change Order to Manhole Rehabilitation contract.  BUSH

 

          14.          Setting a public hearing:

*                      a.         Amendment of the 2004-05 Equipment Revolving Fund budget to recognize an unanticipated expenditure for replacement of a golf course mower and a Landfill bulldozer (10/25).  MCGUIRE

*                      b.         Request from The Dow Chemical Company for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate within the Saran Saphire II Plant Rehabilitation District No. 1 (10/25).  DUFORD

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

 

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Citizen Comment Line:                           837-3400

City of Midland website address:            www.midland-mi.org

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Government Information Center:            located near the reference desk at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library