REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

July 24, 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

 

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION OF STUDENTS FROM MIDLAND’S SISTER CITY, HANDA, JAPAN

 

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 July 10 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Presentation to City Council by Steve Bernard of The PAR Group on the recruitment process for a new City Manager:  DUSO

                        a.         Resolution receiving and filing the report.

                        b.         Resolution appointing an Interim City Manager.

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            3.         City of Midland Permanent Street Closure Policy for Local Residential Streets (Also see material sent in July 10 agenda packet):  MCMANUS

                        a.         Resolution approving the Policy.

                        b.         Resolution referring the closure of Goldenwood Dr. to the City Manager.

 


            4.         Amend the City of Midland Zoning Ordinance by amending Article 30 – Section E Conditional Zoning Map Amendment Considerations (Also see material sent in June 26 agenda packet).  LYNCH

 

            5.         Amend the 2006-07 budget of the Equipment Revolving Fund to recognize an unanticipated expenditure for replacement of a police patrol car totaled in a recent collision (Also see material sent in July 10 agenda packet).  MCGUIRE

 

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

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

            6.         Second reading and adoption of an ordinance to amend Sec. 21-70 of Div. 1 of Article II of Chapter 21, Civic Arena fees. MCGUIRE

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            7.         Accepting Civic Arena ballot language for consideration of approval on August 14, 2006.  LYNCH

 

*          8.         Receiving and filing a report on the 2006 City Council Goals.  DUSO

 

            9.         Receiving and filing the 2006 Performance Measure Report.  DUSO

 

          10.         Receiving and filing the Five Year Projection of the City of Midland’s General Fund’s Operations and Millage Rates.  KEENAN

 

*        11.         Authorizing refunds to property owners located within various special assessment districts.  KEENAN

 

*        12.         Approving the annexation request from Morley and Susan Blackhurst for property located at 3702 Oakbrook Drive.  LYNCH

 

          13.         Making Traffic Control Orders permanent:  MCMANUS

*                      a.         P-06-04 – parking shall be prohibited on Vail Street from Jefferson Avenue to 50’ east of Jefferson Avenue.

*                      b.         P-06-05 – parking shall be prohibited on the west side of Bayliss Street 50’ from the rear entrance to 2900 Rodd Street.

 

*        14.         Approving request for amplified sound during The Arc Walk, Stroll and Roll event on August 12.  DUSO

 

*        15.         Updating authorized persons to sign City of Midland checks and to approve electronic transfer of funds to and from City of Midland depository accounts.  KEENAN

 

          16.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Labor Agreements, Midland Professional Fire Fighters, Local 1315.  WHITTINGTON

*                      b.         Electronic on-line services and books - Library.  BARNARD

*                      c.         Periodicals and newspaper subscriptions - Library. BARNARD

*                      d.         2006 Swede Avenue Flow Diversion; Contract No. 14.  MCMANUS

*                      e.         Two front mowers and tractors. MCGUIRE

*                      f.          Crew cab and ˝ ton pick up trucks. MCGUIRE

*                      g.         Dilloway Dr. Sewer Liner Repair.  BUSH

*                      h.         Water Meters and Accessories.  BUSH

*                      i.          2006 Swede Avenue Reconstruction and Water Main; Contract No. 8 - Change Order No. 1.  BUSH

*                      j.          Police Radios and Equipment.  ST. LOUIS

 

          17.         Setting a public hearing:

*                      a.         Amending the 2006-2007 Local Street Maintenance Fund to include the  paving of Third Street between Indian and Pine Streets using Community Development Block Grant Funds (8/14).  LYNCH

*                      b.         Accepting a $10,000 donation from the Strosacker Foundation for new  lobby furniture for Washington Woods and amending the 2006-07 Washington Woods budget to recognize the donation (8/14).  STEWART

 

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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