REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

April 10, 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 20 special and regular City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

ON THE TABLE:

            2.         Approving installation of a flashing beacon above the existing advance pedestrian crossing signs located near Jefferson Avenue and Chapel Lane (Item appeared on the March 20, 2006 agenda; action was tabled until April 10, 2006).  MCMANUS

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            3.         Designating a redeveloper for the purpose of entering into negotiations leading to execution of a Development Agreement for redevelopment of the Midland Civic Arena.           LYNCH

 

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

 

            4.         Receiving and filing the City Manager’s Proposed 2006-07 Budget and directing the City Clerk to publish a notice of public hearings on the budget.  KEENAN


            5.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Payment for contracted appraisal services relating to The Dow Chemical Company’s appeal to the Michigan Tax Tribunal.  BRANSON

*                      b.         2006 Wheeler Street Reconstruction; Contract No. 10.  MCMANUS

                        c.         Increase purchase orders for Vehicle Maintenance supplies:  MCGUIRE

*                                  1.         PO 17984 to Shults Equipment

*                                  2.         PO 17941 to NAPA Auto Parts

*                                  3.         PO 17862 to McDonald Ford

*                                  4.         PO 17987 to Southwest Brake

*                                  5.         PO 17988 to Spartan Distributors

*                                  6.         PO 17807 to Eastman Exit Auto

*                                  7.         PO 17980 to Hoekstra Truck

 

            6.         Setting a public hearing:

*                      a.         Request from Caltech Industries, Inc. for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate within The Dow Chemical Company Industrial Development District No. 2 relating to the purchase of personal property (4/24).  ELBERS

*                      b.         2006 Sidewalk Improvement Program Hearing of Necessity (5/8).  MAKI

*                      c.         Zoning Petition No. 528 to rezone property at 4124 Waldo Avenue from Residential A-4 to Residential B (5/8).  LYNCH

*                      d.         Amendment to the 2005-06 budgets and financial working plans (4/24).  KEENAN

 

            7.         Extending City Council’s appreciation and recognition of Karl S. Tomion’s significant contribution on the Governor’s Task Force on Local Government Services and Fiscal Stability.  JOHNSON

 

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