REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

May 8, 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 April 24 regular and May 1 special City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Foster Care Month – May 2006.  RICHART

 

            3.         Midland Blooms Day – May 20.  RICHART

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            4.         City Manager’s Proposed 2006-07 Budget (Also see material sent in April 10 and April 24 agenda packets).  KEENAN

 

            5.         2006 Sidewalk Improvement Program:  MAKI

                        a.         Public Hearing of Necessity and resolution determining the necessity for  the program and directing the City Assessor to prepare an assessment roll (Also see material sent in April 10 agenda packet).

                        b.         Resolution granting a two year extension for the construction of sidewalks in Foster Woods Subdivision.

 


            6.         Zoning Petition No. 528 to rezone property at 4124 Waldo Avenue from Residential A-4 to Residential B (Also see material sent in April 10 agenda packet).  LYNCH

 

            7.         2006-07 Community Development Block Grant Budget (Also see material sent in April 24 agenda packet).  LYNCH

 

            8.         Amendment to the 2005-06 Major Street Fund budget to increase revenues and to increase appropriations to fund unanticipated construction costs on the North Saginaw Road Reconstruction Project (Also see material sent in April 24 agenda packet).  MAKI

 

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

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

            9.         Amendment to Section 4-22 of the Code of Ordinances.  DUSO

 

RESOLUTIONS:

          10.         Approving Site Plan No. 251 – a site plan to construct a 20,369 square foot retail store (Bed, Bath & Beyond) on approximately 1.77 acres at 1118 Joe Mann Boulevard.  LYNCH

 

          11.         Receiving and filing the staff report on applications received for current City of Midland Boards and Commissions vacancies.  TISDALE

 

*        12.         Supporting planned street improvements relating to the construction of the new baseball stadium by obtaining a State Category A Grant to assist with the project.  MAKI

 

*        13.         Authorizing Michigan Ice to apply for a license to sell beer at their home games.  MCGUIRE

 

*        14.         Approving 2006 Local Street Reconstruction; Contract No. 5.  MAKI

 

*        15.         Setting a public hearing on Zoning Petition No. 530 to rezone property at 4203 East Ashman Street from Industrial A zoning to Residential B zoning (6/12).  LYNCH

 

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