REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

October 10, 2005                                                                                                           7:00 p.m.

 

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER - R. Drummond Black, Mayor

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

            BOY SCOUT TROOP #763 - First Baptist Church

 

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 September 19 special and regular City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.         Request from the Dow Corning Corporation for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate (Also see material sent in September 19 agenda packet).  DUFORD

 

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

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            3.         Accepting the recommendation of the Planning Commission to retain the current hours of operation for 7-Eleven.  LYNCH

 

*          4.         Approving Revised Conditional Use Permit No. 13 - adding an additional curb cut for a 4,700 square foot office building on 2.69 acres on Sugnet Road west of the Pere Marquette Rail Trail.  LYNCH

 

*          5.         Approving a two-year time extension for the tentative approval of the preliminary plat of Broadhead Estates and reaffirming final approval of the preliminary 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.  LYNCH


            6.         Appointing a City Councilman to take part in interviewing four teams of planning consultants to update the City’s comprehensive plan.  LYNCH

 

            7.         Rehabilitation of Runway 18/36:  MCMANUS

                        a.         Approving MDOT Contract No. 2005-0560 for design of rehabilitation.

                        b.         Approving Design Service Agreement with Mead and Hunt, Inc.

 

*          8.         Accepting the resignation of Jody Cooley from the Downtown Development Authority.  LYNCH

 

*          9.         Confirming the City Manager’s appointment of Jim Bessert to the Downtown Development Authority.  LYNCH

 

*        10.          Establishing the 2006 regular meeting dates for the Midland City Council.  DUSO

 

          11.          Airport Road Extension:  MCMANUS

                        a.         Accepting Agreement to rescind previous agreement between the City and the Midland County Road Commission.

                        b.         Accepting a Warranty Deed from the Midland County Road Commission for public roadway and necessary public utilities.

                        c.         Approving payment of county road millage funds to the Midland County Road Commission for costs related to purchase of road right of way. 

 

*        12.          Authorizing reimbursement to Johnston Contracting and Commercial Net Lease Realty for costs incurred to oversize water mains as requested by the City of Midland.  MCMANUS

 

*        13.          Authorizing execution of a conservation easement for Pine River Park lands located in Porter Township to create a wetland pre-mitigation site.  MCMANUS

 

*        14.          Accepting the 2004/2005 Annual Report of the Cable Access Advisory Commission.  BEACOM

 

*        15.          Approving request to hold additional activities during the Pumpkin Festival.  DUSO

 

          16.          Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Annual Sungard HTE software maintenance agreement.  BIRCHMEIER

*                      b.         Labor Agreement with Midland Municipal Employees Association.  WHITTINGTON

 

*        17.          Setting a public hearing on a request from the Dow Corning Corporation for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate (10/24).  DUFORD

 

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