REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

December 5, 2005                                                                                                       7:00 p.m.

 

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER – Bruce A. Johnson, Mayor

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

 

ROLL CALL -             Thomas W. Adams

                                    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 November 28 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

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

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            2.         Notifying the City Council of the filing of the 2005 Local Officers’ Compensation Commission Determinations, acknowledging receipt of the same and directing the City Manager to place the 2005 LOCC Determinations on the December 19, 2005 City Council agenda for the purpose of hearing public comment.  TISDALE

 

            3.         Directing staff to publish a request for redevelopment proposals for use of the Midland Civic Arena and submit responses to the City Council for review at their February 20, 2006 meeting.  LYNCH

 

            4.         Approving the Budget Response Plan for the Cable Communications Fund as submitted by City staff and directing the City Manager to incorporate the plan in the upcoming budget process for fiscal year 2006-07.  BEACOM

 


*          5.         Receiving and filing the 2005 Construction Progress Report.  MCMANUS

 

            6.         Receiving petitions for public improvements and referring them to the Engineering Department for consideration of inclusion in the 2006 Construction Program:  MCMANUS

                        a.         Water Main to Fast Ice Drive from the end of Centennial Drive

                        b.         Water Main on Waldo Avenue from Wheeler Street to Diamond Drive

                        c.         Sanitary Sewer on Waldo Avenue from Wheeler Street to Diamond Drive

                        d.         Sanitary Sewer improvements on Swede Avenue at Sugnet Road

                        e.         Traffic Study for Ashman and Rodd Streets

                        f.          Street Lighting, Signing and Outlawn Tree request for West Main Street Historic District

 

*          7.         Approving request from BW-Midland, LLC to transfer ownership of a 2005 Class C licensed business, located in escrow at 5015 Eastman, and transfer location to 6728 Eastman Avenue.  DUSO

 

*          8.         Accepting Sharon Kackmeister’s resignation from the Downtown Development Authority.  TOMION

 

*          9.         Appointing Mike Hayes to the Downtown Development Authority.  TOMION

           

          10.         Authorizing execution of a contract in an amount not to exceed $840,000 with Three Rivers Corp. for the Plymouth Park Pool project.  MCGUIRE

 

*        11.         Setting a public hearing to amend the 2005-06 budget of the Equipment Revolving Fund for the replacement of a police patrol car totaled in a recent collision (12/19).  MCGUIRE

 

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

 

NEW BUSINESS:

          13.         Discuss holding a joint meeting between the City Council and the Parks and Recreation Commission to discuss the fee philosophy at 6:00 p.m. on January 9, 2006.  TOMION

 

 

 

 

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