REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

January 23, 2006                                                                                                          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

 

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 January 9 special and regular and January 16 special City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Report on the Roadmap Response Form results for the Eastman Avenue Traffic Study.  TISDALE

 

            3.         Presentation by Plante & Moran, the City’s auditors, on the 2005 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and resolution receiving and filing said report.  KEENAN

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            4.         Amendment to the 2005-06 General Fund budget to recognize and appropriate revenue awarded from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s, U.S. Fire Administration, 2005 Assistance to Fire Fighters Grant Program to purchase exercise equipment (Also see material sent in January 9 agenda packet).  GARCIA

 


            5.         Amendment to the 2005-06 Major Street Maintenance Fund, Local Street Maintenance Fund, and Water Fund (Also see material sent in January 9 agenda packet).  KEENAN

 

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

 

RESOLUTIONS:

*          6.         Authorizing the Airport Manager to provide written notice to Stephen’s Aviation Service that the final option year of the Jack Barstow Municipal Airport Services Contract will not be exercised.  MCMANUS

 

*          7.         Accepting an Easement Agreement from Consumers Energy for overhead electric lines for property located at 4418 Isabella Street.  LYNCH

 

*          8.         Accepting a plat of the Forestview section of the Midland Cemetery.  MCGUIRE

 

*          9.         Accepting Joseph Dunn’s resignation from the Zoning Board of Appeals.  LYNCH

 

          10.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         2006 Airport Road Extension; Contract No. 1.  MCMANUS

*                      b.         Property Purchase for Letts Road Extension Project.  MCMANUS

*                      c.         MDOT Contract No. 05-5451 for reconstruction of N. Saginaw Road from Drake Street to Perrine Road.  MCMANUS

*                      d.         Playground Equipment.  MCGUIRE

*                      e.         Contractual Professional Assessing Services.  DUFORD

 

          11.         Setting public hearings:

*                      a.         Consideration of revisions to the Zoning Ordinance No. 1585 (2/13).  LYNCH

*                      b.         Zoning Petition No. 525 to amend the zoning map by rezoning a portion of property at 1314 W. Wheeler St. from Office Service to Regional Commercial zoning (2/13).  LYNCH

*                      c.         Zoning Petition No. 526 to amend the zoning map by rezoning property at 1214 E. Buttles St. from Regional Commercial to Community zoning (2/13).  LYNCH

 

NEW BUSINESS:

        12.           City Council’s report on the job performance review and resolution adjusting the annual compensation for:  JOHNSON

                        a.         City Attorney

                        b.         City Manager

 

 

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