REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

September 19, 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 September 12 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Investing in Abilities Week – October 3 – 8, 2005.  TISDALE

 

            3.         Fire Prevention Week – October 9 – 15, 2005.  GARCIA

 

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

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            4.         Authorizing the issuance of up to $3 million in revenue bonds by the Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation for the design and construction of a piping improvement project at its Junction Station Plant and authorizing execution

                        of the 2005 Revenue Contract Supplement.  BUSH

 

*          5.         Accepting an Easement Agreement from Nicolaos A. Rapanos and Elaine D. Rapanos for the existing 36” water main on the north side of Bay City Road at the Valley Plaza Resort property west of US-10.  MCMANUS


 

*          6.         Approving request to conduct Hay Ride on October 7, 2005, utilizing the public rights of way.  DUSO

 

            7.         Considering purchases and contracts:

                        a.         Electronic Document Imaging Software.  BIRCHMEIER

*                      b.         Amendment No. 2 to the Eastman Avenue Traffic Study Agreement for Professional Services.  MCMANUS

*                      c.         Snow and Ice Control Salt.  MCGUIRE

*                      d.         Change Order to Civic Arena Contract.  MCGUIRE

 

            8.         Setting a public hearing:

*                      a.         Request from the Dow Corning Corporation for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate (10/10).  DUFORD

 

            9.         Adjourning to a closed session to discuss pending litigation, specifically Jones vs. City of Midland.  BRANSON

 

NEW BUSINESS:

          10.         Resolution expressing the City Council’s opposition to reductions in the budgets of the Department of Labor and Economic Growth and the Department of State Police.  DUSO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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