REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

March 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

 

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 March 6 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Presentations by two respondents from the Request for Redevelopment Proposals regarding the Midland Civic Arena and resolution scheduling deliberation for April 10, 2006, on presentations received.  LYNCH

 

*          3.         Arbor Day – April 28.  MCGUIRE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            4.         Amendment to the 2005-06 General Fund budget to recognize unanticipated refunds from a prior year construction project and to increase appropriations to transfer additional funds to the General Construction Fund (Also see material sent in March 6 agenda packet).  MAKI

 

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

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

            5.         Second reading and adoption of ordinances amending fees for recreation programs:  MCGUIRE

                        a.         Sec. 21-71 of Div. 2 of Article II of Chapter 21 – Golf Course fees.

                        b.         Sec. 21-72 of Div. 3 of Article II of Chapter 21 – Swimming Pool fees.


                        c.         Sec. 21-73 of Div. 4 of Article II of Chapter 21 – General Recreation fees.

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            6.         Report regarding recommended intersection safety improvements at Chapel and Jefferson.  MCMANUS

 

            7.         Considering reappointment of incumbents to boards and commissions and establishing a timeline for filling remaining vacancies.  TISDALE

 

*          8.         Agreeing to continuing financial disclosure requirements relating to the Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation 2006 water system revenue bonds.  KEENAN

 

*          9.         Receiving and filing the 2005 Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation Annual Report.  BUSH

 

*        10.          Approving request from Michigan Ice to utilize Currie Stadium, charge admission and sell related goods.  MCGUIRE

 

*        11.          Accepting a gift from the Midland Area Community Foundation for Tridge restaining and accepting bid for restaining work.  MCGUIRE

 

          12.          Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Exercise Equipment.  GARCIA

*                      b.         Radio Read Devices – Water Distribution.  BUSH

*                      c.         Water Meters.  BUSH

*                      d.         Compost Windrow Turner - Landfill.  BUSH

*                      e.         Grit Building Rehabilitation – Wastewater.  BUSH

*                      f.          Golf Professional Contract.  MCGUIRE

*                      g.         Barstow Airport Services Contract.  MCMANUS

*                      h.         2006 Capitol Drive Reconstruction and Water Main Replacement; Contract No. 6.  MCMANUS

*                      i.          2006 Pavement Marking Program; Contract No. 16.  MCMANUS

*                      j.          Purchase Order Increase to Plante & Moran for payment of additional procedures performed in connection with year-end accounting services.  KEENAN

 

NEW BUSINESS:

          13.          Discussion of Boards and Commissions Attendance Policy.  JOHNSON

 

 

 

 

 

 

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