REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

November 8, 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 October 25 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.         Amendment to General Fund 2004-05 budget to recognize State Grant reimbursements for contracted personal property auditor costs and related expenditures:  DUFORD

                        a.         Hold public hearing (Also see material sent in October 25 agenda packet).

                        b.         Resolution authorizing execution of a contract with Tax Management Assoc., Inc. to provide contractual professional services in conjunction with a Personal Property Auditing grant awarded from the State.

 

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

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            3.         Adopting the Final Draft of a new Zoning Ordinance, including a Zoning District Map, regulating the development and use of land within the City of Midland (public hearing was held on Oct. 25; action was postponed until Nov. 8).  LYNCH


            4.         Approving Site Plans:  LYNCH

                        a.         No. 243 – Kutchey’s Flowers – to construct an 11,280 square foot retail building on 1.96 acres located east of Eastman Avenue and south of Commerce Drive.

                        b.         No. 244 – Tractor Supply Company – to construct a 22,792 square foot retail building on 2.95 acres located east of Eastman Avenue and south of Commerce Drive.

 

*          5.         Approving the annexation request from Emery and Dorthey Sova for three acres of property at 6305 W. Wackerly Street located south of W. Wackerly Street and east of Stark Road.  LYNCH

 

            6.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Agreement between MDOT, Midland Area Community Foundation and the City of Midland for exchange of state-owned excess property for the final phase of the Eastman Road Interchange Project.  LYNCH

*                      b.         2004 Eastman and Jefferson Widening Construction Staking and Engineering Inspection Services.  MCMANUS

*                      c.         MDOT Contract No. 2005-0021; Barstow Airport Electrical Vault.  MCMANUS

*                      d.         2004 George Street Basin Sewer Improvements; Change Order No. 3.  MCMANUS

 

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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