REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

November 22, 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 November 8 regular and November 10 special City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Delta Sigma Theta Day – December 5.  RICHART

 

            3.         Report on 2005-06 Budget Priorities Community Roundtable Discussions and resolution rescheduling Roundtable Discussions to week of January 10, 2005.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            4.         Zoning Petition No. 513 – to rezone property at 5512 W. Wackerly Street, west of Dublin Avenue on the north side of W. Wackerly Street, from Office Service-2 to Business C (Also see material sent in October 25 agenda packet).  LYNCH

 

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

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

            5.         First reading of an ordinance to amend Section 21-73 of Division 4 of Article II of Chapter 21 of the Code of Ordinances to establish picnic shelter reservation fees.  MCGUIRE

 

 


RESOLUTIONS:

            6.         Approving Site Plan No. 245 – to construct a 14,160 square foot retail building and a 6,720 square foot office building on 3.66 acres located west of Jefferson Avenue and south of E. Wackerly Street.  LYNCH

 

*          7.         Authorizing permit parking fee increase for uncovered parking in the downtown area.  MARSHALL

 

*          8.         Referring request to vacate Benson Street to the Planning Commission, City Engineer and other City departments for report and recommendation.  MCGUIRE

 

*          9.         Receiving and filing the 2005-06 City of Midland Budget Preparation Schedule and setting the necessary special meetings.  KEENAN

                       

*        10.          Accepting gift from the Midland Area Community Foundation endowment fund for staining of Fun Zone.  MCGUIRE

 

*        11.          Reappointing William Lauderbach to the Saginaw-Midland Water Supply Corporation Board.  BUSH

 

          12.          Receiving and filing the Parks and Recreation Commission vacancy report.  MCGUIRE

 

          13.          Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Owner’s Representative for Civic Arena project.  MCGUIRE

*                      b.         Bulldozer – Landfill.  MCGUIRE

*                      c.         Leachate Detection Well Replacement.  BUSH

*                      d.         Barstow Airport Electrical Vault Construction.  MCMANUS

 

*        14.          Setting a public hearing on Special Use Permit No. 14, Bickford House, for a special land use permit review and approval for a 46 unit senior living facility on 3.03 acres located on the northeast corner of Jefferson Avenue and Joseph Drive (12/13).  LYNCH

 

NEW BUSINESS:

          15.          Setting a date to hold a joint meeting between the City Council and the Parks and Recreation Commission to discuss the recreation fee philosophy.  TOMION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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