REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

January 10, 2005                                                                                                          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 December 20, 2004 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.         Amendment to the Community Development Block Grant Budget for Fiscal Year 2004-05 (Also see material sent in December 20, 2004 agenda packet).  LYNCH

 

            3.         Request from The Dow Chemical Company for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate within the Michigan Division Dow Chemical Company Plant Rehabilitation District No. 1, relating to new facilities (Also see material sent in December 20, 2004 agenda packet).  ELBERS

 

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

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            4.         Receiving and filing the staff report on the DDA’s Ashman Street Streetscape Project.  O’CALLAGHAN

 


            5.         Receiving and filing the recommendation of the Parks and Recreation Commission to include $500,000 in the 2005-06 budget for Plymouth Pool improvements.  MCGUIRE

 

            6.         Receiving and filing the Golf Course financial update.  MCGUIRE

 

*          7.         Accepting donation of property adjacent to Midland Cemetery and accepting plat of Whispering Pines section of cemetery.  MCGUIRE

 

*          8.         Accepting Easement Agreement for installation of sanitary sewer on the south side of Bay City Road and the east side of proposed Fast Ice Drive.  MCMANUS

 

*          9.         Recommending approval of request from Pizza Hut to transfer location of a Class C licensed business (in escrow) from 1516 N. Saginaw, to new building, same address.  DUSO

 

*        10.         Officially declaring the fourth Friday of April as Arbor Day.  MCGUIRE

 

          11.         Making Traffic Control Orders permanent:  MCMANUS

*                      a.         P-04-27 – that parking shall be prohibited on both sides of Jefferson Avenue from Wackerly Street to 200’ north of Broadhead Drive.

*                      b.         R-04-08 – that the speed limit on Rockwell Drive between Ashman Street and Patrick Road shall be 50 m.p.h.

*                      c.         R-04-09 – that the speed limit on Diamond Drive between Midfield Lane and Waldo Road shall be 45 m.p.h.

*                      d.         S-04-08 – that Ellsworth Street shall stop for Rodd Street.

*                      e.         S-04-09 – that St. Charles Street shall stop for Whitman Drive.

 

          12.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Contract with Laplow Construction, LLC for the full house rehabilitation at 113 W. St. Andrews Road.  LYNCH

*                      b.         Change Orders to Diesel Fuel Purchase Orders.  BUSH

 

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