REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

December 13, 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 22 regular and December 6 special City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.         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 (Also see material sent in November 22 agenda packet).  LYNCH

 

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

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

            3.         Second reading and adoption 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:

            4.         Revising the Parks Rules and Regulations adopted pursuant to Sec. 17-9 of the Code of Ordinances.  MCGUIRE

 

*          5.         Approving request by The Dow Chemical Company for a one year extension of the completion date for an Industrial Facilities Tax Abatement #2002-365.  DUFORD


*          6.         Accepting an easement agreement between F/A Pnacek LTD and the City of Midland permitting the City to access and maintain storm water detention systems at the Courts of Joseph’s Run.  MCMANUS

 

            7.         Petitions for public improvements:  MCMANUS

                        a.         Receiving petitions and referring to the Engineering Department for consideration of inclusion in the 2005 Construction Program:

                                    1.         Street Improvement on Cub Court from Pheasant Ridge Drive to end of court

                                    2.         Street reconstruction requests at five separate locations

                        b.         Receiving petitions to be considered at a public hearing on December 20, 2004 to receive comments from petitioners.

 

            8.         Receiving and filing the 2004 Construction Progress Report.  MCMANUS

 

            9.         Receiving and filing the recommendation of the Parks and Recreation Commission to institute a youth position on the Commission.  MCGUIRE

 

          10.          Receiving and filing report on Local Preference Purchasing Ordinance.  MEYER

 

          11.          Receiving and filing staff report on insurance claim at 6218 Sturgeon Creek Parkway.  BUSH

 

*        12.          Establishing a Health Reimbursement Arrangement allowing the City to comply with the requirements of the Federal Mental Health Parity Act of 1996.  WHITTINGTON

 

*        13.          Re-electing Karl S. Tomion and Herbert D. Doan to the City and County of Midland Joint Building Authority Board of Commissioners.  KEENAN

 

          14.          Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Increase purchase orders to Firestone and Upper Lakes Tire.  MCGUIRE

*                      b.         Concrete purchase.  MCGUIRE

*                      c.         Traffic Consulting Services.  MCMANUS

*                      d.         Concrete Crushing.  BUSH

 

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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