REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

August 14, 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 July 24 regular and August 7 special City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.         Amendment to 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 (Also see material sent in July 24 agenda packet).  LYNCH

 

            3.         Amendment to the 2006-2007 Washington Woods Fund budget to increase outside contributions revenue by $10,000 and increase furniture expenditures by $10,000 (Also see material sent in July 24 agenda packet).  STEWART

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS, IF ANY, BEFORE CITY COUNCIL.  (Please sign up with City Clerk before meeting).  This is an opportunity for people to address the City Council on issues that are relevant to Council business but are not on the agenda.

 

 

 


RESOLUTIONS:

            4.         Approving, in concept, the plan for Plymouth Park as recommended by the Parks & Recreation Commission.  MCGUIRE

 

            5.         Directing the City Administration to make preparations to place the Civic Arena ballot language on the November 7, 2006, General Election Ballot.  LYNCH

 

            6.         Receiving and filing the 2005-2006 Library Board Annual Report.  BARNARD

 

*          7.         Authorizing the City Clerk to submit a grant application to the Secretary of State’s Office for the purchase of additional Optical Scan Voting Equipment.  TISDALE

 

*          8.         Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to sign a Housing Construction Agreement with Midland Public Schools to construct and sell a house at 4410 Isabella Street.  LYNCH

 

*          9.         Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute Subrecipient Agreements for award of CDBG Funds.  LYNCH

 

*        10.         Formally naming the area currently known as the St. Charles Softball Complex, the Redcoat Softball Complex.  MCGUIRE

 

*        11.         Approving the annexation request from Michael Dennett for property located at 1526 Herbert Drive.  LYNCH

 

*        12.         Amending the July 2006 Accounts Receivable Roll and transferring corrected amount to the 2006 General Fund Tax Roll Accounts Receivable.  DUFORD

 

*        13.         Appointing Francis J. Keating as the Acting City Attorney during the City Attorney’s absence.  BRANSON

 

*        14.         Appointing officer delegates to attend the Municipal Employee Retirement System 60th Annual Meeting.  KEENAN

 

*        15.         Electing Ranny Riecker to the office of Commissioner of the City and County of Midland Joint Building Authority.  KEENAN

 

          16.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Voting Booths.  TISDALE

*                      b.         Liquid Calcium Chloride.  MCGUIRE

*                      c.         Mechanical Joint Fittings.  BUSH

*                      d.         2006 Street Improvement Program; Contract No. 19.  MCMANUS

*                      e.         2006 Concrete Crosswalk Repair Project; Contract No. 21.  MCMANUS

*                      f.          2006 Major Street Reconstruction; Contract No. 7; Change Order No. 2.  MCMANUS

 

 

*        17.         Resolution setting a public hearing on a proposal to amend the 2006-2007 budget of the Equipment Revolving Fund to recognize an increase in the purchase price of a sewer vacuum/jetter truck and an equivalent increase in revenue received from the trade-in of the old unit (8/28).  MCGUIRE

 

NEW BUSINESS:

          18.         Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an employment agreement with Jon Lynch as Midland 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