REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

July 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

 

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 July 11 special and regular City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

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

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            2.         Approving the final plat of Broadhead Estates No. 2, a residential subdivision of 13 lots on 5.23 acres located east of Jefferson Avenue, south of Julie Ann Drive.  POPRAVE

 

            3.         Accepting the staff report regarding sign enforcement issues.  BRANSON

 

            4.         Referring request from the County Administrator for availability of City-owned properties as potential sites for County jail to the Parks and Recreation Commission and the W. Main St. Historic District Commission and directing the City Manager to prepare a report on the request.  DUSO

 

*          5.         Amending the 2005 Dial-A-Ride budget submitted to MDOT to reflect revised expenses and anticipated revenues.  MURPHY

 

*          6.         Making Traffic Control Order S-05-04 permanent – that Clay Street shall yield to Hancock Street.  MAKI

 

            7.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         United Steelworkers of America, Local 14009, Labor Agreement.  WHITTINGTON

*                      b.         2005 Saginaw Road Water Main Replacement; Contract No. 11.  MAKI

                        c.         Increase purchase orders for Hockey Shop Inventory for Civic Arena: MURPHY

*                                  1.         PO # 18312 to Easton Sports, Inc.

*                                  2.         PO # 18313 to Bauer Nike Hockey USA

*                      d.         Sound System – Civic Arena.  MURPHY

*                      e.         Sidewalk Replacement Program Contract.  MURPHY

*                      f.          Automated services from the Valley Library Consortium.  BARNARD

*                      g.         Services from the Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative.  BARNARD

*                      h.         Electronic on-line services and books from Thompson Gale.  BARNARD

*                      i.          Lease of Second Wheel Loader with Maintenance Contract.  BUSH

*                      j.          Ashman Circle Sewer Lining Repair.  BUSH

                        k.         Streaming Video.  DUSO

 

*          8.         Accepting a gift of $29,000 from The Dow Chemical Company to complete improvements on Swede Avenue and Patrick Road and setting a public hearing to amend the 2005-06 Major Street Fund budget to recognize said gift (8/8).  MAKI

 

9.         Adjourning to a closed session to discuss the purchase of real property.  TOMION

 

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