REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

February 7, 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 January 24 regular and January 31 special City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Walk for Warmth Day – February 19.  RICHART

 

            3.         Presentation of Budget Priorities Community Roundtables Summary Report by Kezziah Watkins and resolution receiving and filing Report.  TISDALE

 

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

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

            4.         Introduction and first reading of amendments to the City of Midland Code of Ordinances:  LYNCH

                        a.         Section 16-35 – Regulation of Hours of Business in Business “A” Zoning District.

                        b.         Section 21-10 – Public Property Vacation Fee and Section 21-29 – Zoning Fees.


                        c.         Section 25-2 – Prohibited Parking and Uses

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            5.         Receiving and filing staff report on Civic Arena project.  MCGUIRE

 

*          6.         Authorizing the Midland Lady Explorers Softball Club to charge admission for a softball exhibition on July 2, 2005 in Currie Stadium.  MCGUIRE

 

            7.         Accepting easements for:

*                      a.         Sanitary Sewer on the south side of James Savage Road east of Waldo Avenue from Judith Ann Rapanos.  MCMANUS

*                      b.         Sanitary Sewer on the north side of Isabella Road east of Sandow Road from Andrew J. Maier and Dana K. Maier.  MCMANUS

*                      c.         Sidewalks at the southeast corner of Joseph Drive and Jefferson Avenue from F/A Pnacek, Ltd.  MCMANUS

*                      d.         Water Main on the west side of Eastman Avenue south of Saginaw Road from Contemporary Medical Management, Inc. and County-Wide Builders, Inc.  MCMANUS

*                      e.         Underground conduit for the new Midland Civic Arena from Consumers Energy.  MCGUIRE

 

*          8.         Approving request to hold the ALS Benefit Walk on May 21, 2005.  DUSO

 

*          9.         Approving request from Decanters, LLC, for a Small Wine Maker License.  DUSO

 

*        10.         Recognizing George D. Goodman, Executive Director, Michigan Municipal League, on his retirement from the MML.  TOMION

 

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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