REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

June 26, 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 June 8 special and June 12 regular City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Presentation on the Service Sector Program by Sid Allen, Midland Area Chamber of Commerce President & CEO, and resolution receiving and filing the report.  DUSO

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            3.         Budget Amendment of the Major and Local Street Funds to recognize additional revenue from County Road Millage and transfer funds to build public infrastructure improvements necessary to support a stadium facility currently under construction (Also see material sent in June 12 agenda packet).  DUSO

 

            4.         Conditional Use Permit No. 21 to allow Verizon Wireless to place a 149’ tall monopole cellular tower on Elisenal north of Home Depot (Also see material sent in June 12 agenda packet).  POPRAVE

 


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

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

            5.         Second reading and adoption of an amendment to the Code of Ordinances:  BUSH

                        a.         Section 28-163 of Division 3 of Article III of Chapter 28 – sewer rates.

                        b.         Section 28-52 of Division 3 of Article II of Chapter 28 – water rates.

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            6.         Approving an extension of time for completion of sidewalk:  POPRAVE

*                      a.         Broadhead Estates Subdivision No. 1

                        b.         Scenic Estates Subdivision No. 5

                        c.         Sterling Park Estates Subdivision No. 10

 

*          7.         Recommending approval of the request from North Wind Enterprises, Inc. to transfer all stock in a Class C licensed business, located in escrow at 2601 Washington, by dropping Jack Finney, deceased, as stockholder through transfer of his stock to the Jack W. Finney Trust.  DUSO

 

            8.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Washington Woods Dining Room Chairs.  STEWART

*                      b.         Payment to Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone for contracted legal services relating to the City’s defense in The Dow Chemical Company’s appeals.  BRANSON

*                      c.         Sidewalk Replacement Contract.  MCGUIRE

*                      d.         Plymouth Park Pool Change Order #1.  MCGUIRE

*                      e.         2006 Swede Avenue Reconstruction and Water Main; Contract No. 8.  MAKI

*                      f.          Telephone Service with AT&T.  MEYER

*                      g.         Land Application of Biosolids.  BUSH

 

*          9.         Setting a public hearing to consider Zoning Text Amendment No. 143A – to amend Article 30 – Section E Conditional Zoning Map Amendment Considerations (7/24).  POPRAVE

 

NEW BUSINESS:

            10.       Approving an expenditure to engage a professional executive recruitment firm to fill the position of City Manager.  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