REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

February 20, 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 February 13 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Walk for Warmth Day – February 25.  RICHART

 

            3.         Midland Area Chamber of Commerce Service Sector Presentation by President & CEO Sid Allen.  DUSO

 

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

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

            4.         Second reading of an ordinance amending Section 30-5 of Chapter 30 of the Code of Ordinances to amend the Downtown Development Authority District Boundaries.  O’CALLAGHAN

 

            5.         Second reading of an ordinance amending the Downtown Development Authority Tax Increment Financing Plan and Development Plan No. 1 as amended.  O’CALLAGHAN

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            6.         Receiving responses to the request for redevelopment proposals regarding the Midland Civic Arena and setting a date for formal presentations by the respondents.  LYNCH

 


            7.         Receiving and filing a report on the procedure of Meetings in a Box.  LYNCH

 

*          8.         Receiving and filing the 2006 Annual Sidewalk Report.  MCMANUS

 

            9.         Receiving and filing the 2006-07 Construction Project Priorities List.  MCMANUS

 

*         10.         Approving the Future Socio-Economic Data for the City of Midland, for use in the Regional Travel Demand Model.  LYNCH

 

*         11.         Making appointments to the Brownfield Redevelopment Financing Authority.  DUSO

 

           12.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Approving a change order to the contract with DCM Construction, Inc. for the remodel project of Fire Station One.  WEISBARTH

*                      b.         SewerGEMS Sewer Modeling Software.  MCMANUS

*                      c.         Michigan Grant Agreement for the Qualified Voter File Infrastructure Upgrade.  TISDALE

 

          13.          Setting a public hearing:

*                      a.         Amendment to the 2005-06 budget of the Dial-A-Ride fund to recognize unanticipated revenues from Federal and State grants and provide additional appropriations for the purchase of two new buses (3/6).  MURPHY

*                      b.         Amendment to the 2005-06 Community Development Block Grant budget by transferring $55,000 from zero interest deferred payment loans to acquisition of property for the CHOICE Housing Program (3/6).  LYNCH

*                      c.         Amendment to the 2005-06 Major Street Maintenance Fund budget to recognize additional revenue from County Road Millage, and unanticipated revenue from outside contributions, and to increase appropriations to transfer additional funds to the Major Street Construction Fund (3/6).  MCMANUS

 

NEW BUSINESS:

*         14.         Recognizing the Midland Explorers Boosters, Inc. as a non-profit organization for the purpose of obtaining a charitable gaming license.  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