REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

August 22, 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 August 8 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.         Conditional Use Permit No. 19 – to allow operation of a place of worship at 1700 E. Patrick Road (Also see material sent in August 8 agenda packet).  LYNCH

 

            3.         Request from McKay Press, Inc. for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate (Also see material sent in August 8 agenda packet).  DUFORD

 

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

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

            4.         Introduction and first reading of an ordinance to amend Sec. 2-243 of Article XI of Chapter 2 of the Midland Code of Ordinances to exempt the DDA from the attendance policy for members of boards and commissions.  BRANSON

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            5.         Receiving and filing a report on the potential use of the Midland Civic Arena.  LYNCH

 

*          6.         Approving annexation request for property located at the southeast corner of Jefferson Avenue and Julie Ann Drive.  LYNCH

 


            7.         Approving the issuance of $9,480,000 of general obligation unlimited tax refunding bonds, series, 2005, for the purpose of refinancing $9,025,000 of general obligation unlimited tax bonds, series 2001.  KEENAN

 

*          8.         Receiving and filing quarterly financial statements of the City of Midland for the quarter ending June 30, 2005.  KEENAN

 

*          9.         Authorizing the sale of surplus equipment at the annual auction on September 10.  MCGUIRE

 

          10.          Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         City Hall Roof Replacement.  MEYER

*                      b.         2005 Ashman Forcemain Sewer; Contract No. 12.  MCMANUS

*                      c.         Three Front Mowers and One Tractor.  MCGUIRE

*                      d.         Toro Groundsmaster 580-D Mower.  MCGUIRE

*                      e.         Change Order for Civic Arena Elevator.  MCGUIRE

*                      f.          Final Stage Clarifier Design and Construction Documents Proposal– Wastewater Treatment Plant.  BUSH

*                      g.         Storm Water Pipe – Landfill.  BUSH

*                      h.         Asphalt Work for New Residential Drop-Off Area and Compost Pad Expansion Projects – Landfill.  BUSH

*                      i.          Concrete Work for Residential Drop-Off Area and Scrap Metal and Tire Disposal Pad Projects – Landfill.  BUSH

*                      j.          Janitorial Services - Water Treatment Plant.  BUSH

*                      k.         Midland Municipal Supervisory Employees Association Labor Agreement.  WHITTINGTON

 

          11.          Setting a public hearing:

*                      a.         Zoning Petition No. 522 – to rezone property located at the south side of the parcel at 2810 E. Wheeler Street from Midland Township zoning to Residential A-4 (9/12).  LYNCH

*                      b.         Zoning Petition No. 523 – to rezone property located at the west side of the parcel at 2810 E. Wheeler Street from Residential A-1 to Residential A-4 (9/12).  LYNCH

*                      c.         Conditional Use Permit No. 20 – to allow cellular antenna collocation on an existing tower at 1730 N. Saginaw Road (9/12).  LYNCH

*                      d.         Amendment to the 2005-06 City budgets and financial working plans to provide funding for June 30, 2005 encumbrances (9/12).  KEENAN

 

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