REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

April 25, 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

 

Information on each agenda item is available by clicking on the number of the item.

 

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 April 11 regular and April 18 special City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.         2005-06 Community Development Block Grant Budget (Also see material sent in April 11 agenda packet).  LYNCH

 

            3.         2005 Downtown Economic Revitalization Public Improvement Special Assessment District Special Assessment Roll (Also see material sent in April 11 agenda packet).  DUFORD

 

            4.         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 construction of a market development plant at Michigan Operations (Also see material sent in April 11 agenda packet).  DUFORD

 

            5.         Request from Dow Agrosciences, LLC for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate within the Michigan Division Dow Chemical Company Plant Rehabilitation District No. 1 relating to building improvements, machinery and equipment (Also see material sent in April 11 agenda packet).  DUFORD

 


            6.         City Manager’s Proposed 2005-06 Budget (Also see material sent in April 11 agenda packet).  KEENAN

 

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

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

            7.         First reading of an ordinance to amend Sec. 4-5 of Chapter 4 of the Midland Code of Ordinances to change the member representation on the Aviation Advisory Commission.  MCMANUS

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            8.         Receiving and filing the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2004.  KEENAN

                        Click here to view Comprehensive Annual Financial Report:  packet\042505\cafr.pdf

 

            9.         Authorizing the Mayor to sign a letter of support of the DDA’s Main Street Program Application.  O’CALLAGHAN

 

          10.          Granting approval of landscape improvements and walkway installation by the Entranceways Initiative Task Force on city-owned property between Patrick Road and Lyon Road from Washington Street to State Street.  LYNCH

 

*        11.          Authorizing the sale at public auction on May 7, 2005 of unclaimed personal property being held by the Police Department and other departmental surplus items.  MEYER

 

*        12.          Confirming the City Manager’s reappointment of Ann Beck, Sharon Kackmeister and Jack McCandless to the Downtown Development Authority.  LYNCH

 

          13.          Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         2005 Local Street Reconstruction, Phase II, Contract No. 7.  MCMANUS

*                      b.         2005 Pavement Marking Program; Contract No. 16.  MCMANUS

*                      c.         Two DART buses.  MCGUIRE

 

*        14.          Setting a public hearing on a proposal to amend the Downtown Development Authority Tax Increment Financing Plan (5/23).  O’CALLAGHAN

 

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