REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

June 27, 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.

 

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

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

*          1.         Approve minutes of June 13 regular City Council meeting.  DUSO

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Recognition of Karen Murphy as the recipient of the ninth annual City Manager’s Safety Leadership Award.  WHITTINGTON

 

            3.         City Safety Program Progress Report.  PETERSON

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            4.         Conditional Use Permit No. 16 – construction of a wireless communications facility at Central Middle School property located at 305 E. Reardon Street (Also see material sent in June 13 agenda packet).  LYNCH

 

            5.         Conditional Use Permit No. 17 – construction of a wireless communications facility at Northeast Middle School property located at 1305 E. Sugnet Road (Also see material sent in June 13 agenda packet).  LYNCH

 


            6.         Establishment of an Industrial Development District on a request from the Apothecary Shoppe Pharmacies, LLC, located at 304 W. Wackerly Street (Also see material sent in June 13 agenda packet).  DUFORD

 

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

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

            7.         Second reading and adoption of an amendment to Sec. 28-163 of Division 3 of Article III of Chapter 28 of the Code of Ordinances – sewer rates.  BUSH

 

            8.         Introduction and first reading of an ordinance to create a new Subdivision Control Ordinance by amending Articles I, II, III, and IV and repealing Articles V, VI, and VII of Chapter 23 of the Code of Ordinances.  LYNCH

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            9.         Approving Site Plan No. 247 – to construct nine industrial site condominium lots on 7.52 acres at 3630 James Savage Road.  LYNCH

 

          10.         Giving tentative approval of the preliminary plat of Rolling Meadows Estates No. 1, a residential subdivision of 31 lots on 12.79 acres located west of Dublin Avenue and north of Countryside Drive.  LYNCH

 

          11.         Sidewalk construction in Jilmar Estates Subdivision No. 1 and No. 2:  LYNCH

                        a.         Approving a one-year extension of time for completion of sidewalk.

                        b.         Amending the development agreement to remove the construction of sidewalks on Dublin Avenue adjacent to Lots 1 and 2 of Jilmar Estates Subdivision No. 1.

 

          12.         Approving a two-year extension of time for completion of sidewalk:  LYNCH

*                      a.         Scenic Estates Subdivision No. 6

                        b.         Stoneridge Subdivision No. 2

 

          13.         Accepting and filing the status report on the 2005 City Council Goals.  DUSO

 

          14.         Accepting and filing a report on benchmarking City services.  DUSO

 

*        15.         Authorizing execution of the Professional Services Agreement with the Chamber of Commerce.  DUSO

 

*        16.         Referring request to modify Sec. 16-35 of the Midland Code of Ordinances, Regulation of Hours of Businesses in the Neighborhood Commercial “NC” District, to the Planning Commission for their report and recommendation.  LYNCH

 

*        17.         Receiving the Principle Shopping District Petition and referring it to the Planning Commission for study.  LYNCH

 

*        18.         Accepting a Sidewalk Construction Agreement allowing the property owner to construct their own sidewalk.  MCMANUS

 

*        19.         Accepting a plat for the Hillcrest and Soldier section of the Midland Cemetery.  MCGUIRE

 

*        20.         Accepting Don Taylor’s resignation from the Aviation Advisory Commission.  MCMANUS

 

          21.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Payment to Braun, Kendrick, Finkbeiner, P.L.C. and Westrate and Thomas, P.C. for contracted legal services relating to the City’s defense in the MCV’s tax appeal to the Michigan Tax Tribunal.  BRANSON

*                      b.         Retroactive Coverage Insurance Policy.  KEENAN

*                      c.         2005 Swede Avenue Reconstruction; Contract No. 3.  MCMANUS

*                      d.         Civic Arena Contract; Change Orders #7 & 8.  MCGUIRE

*                      e.         Change Order to Civic Arena Design Services Contract.  MCGUIRE

*                      f.          Ice Resurfacer.  MCGUIRE

*                      g.         Kitchen Equipment – Civic Arena.  MCGUIRE

*                      h.         Furniture – Civic Arena.  MCGUIRE

*                      i.          Increase purchase order for Landfill Heavy Equipment Maintenance.  BUSH

 

          22.         Setting a public hearing:

*                      a.         2005 Cub Street Improvement Hearing of Necessity (7/11).  MCMANUS

*                      b.         Conditional Use Permit No. 18 – construction of a 6,154 sq. ft. addition on property at 4900 Hedgewood Drive, Tendercare Nursing Home (7/11).  LYNCH

*                      c.         Amendment to the 2005-06 General Fund Budget to recognize grant revenues of $75,000 from the Michigan Department of Treasury used to fund contracted third-party personal property tax audits, and to increase expenditures accordingly (7/11).  DUFORD

 

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