REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

October 24, 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 October 10 regular City Council meeting.  DUSO

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Recognition of the 25th Anniversary of the Ten Sixteen Treatment Centers.  RICHART

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            3.         Request from the Dow Corning Corporation for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate (Also see material sent in October 10 agenda packet).  DUFORD

 

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

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            4.         Accepting and filing the status report on the 2005 City Council goals.  DUSO

 

*          5.         Extending the “Three Free” fee waiver for yard waste collection through the leaf collection program.  MCGUIRE


*          6.         Recognizing Family and Children’s Service of Midland as a non-profit organization for the purpose of obtaining a charitable gaming license.  DUSO

 

*          7.         Recommending approval of the request from Pizza Sam, Inc. to transfer stock.  DUSO

 

*          8.         Recommending approval of the request from 702 Club to drop Edward Steeg, deceased, from the license.  DUSO

 

*          9.         Accepting John Tierney’s resignation from the Local Officers Compensation Commission.  TISDALE

 

          10.         Consideration of purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Local Telephone Service.  MEYER

                        b.         Municipal Employee Retirement System (MERS) Defined Contribution Plan:  WHITTINGTON

*                                  1.         Establishing Plan for full-time eligible employees hired as of 7-1-05 and naming the Director of Human Resources as plan coordinator.

*                                  2.         Establishing  a trust with ICMA Retirement Corporation to administer the Plan and naming the Director of Human Resources as plan coordinator.

*                      c.         Eastman Avenue Sewer Liner Repair.  BUSH

 

*        11.         Setting a public hearing on Zoning Petition No. 524 – to rezone property at 405 Fast Ice Drive and 4228 Bay City Road from Agricultural to Regional Commercial Zoning (11/14).  LYNCH

 

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