REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

August 28, 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 August 14 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.         2006-07 Equipment Revolving Fund Budget:  MCGUIRE

                        a.         Amend the 2006-07 Equipment Revolving Fund Budget for Capital Outlay – Vehicles to recognize an increase in the purchase price of a sewer vacuum truck and an equivalent increase in revenue received from the trade-in of the old unit (Also see material sent in August 14 agenda packet).

                        b.         Approve purchase of a sewer vacuum/jetter truck.

 

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:

            3.         Authorizing staff to apply for one-day liquor licenses for September 13 and 19, 2006, to be used in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing at Currie Golf Course.  MCGUIRE

 

*          4.         Authorizing the sale of surplus city equipment at the annual auction on September 16, 2006.  MCGUIRE

 

*          5.         Updating authorized persons to sign City of Midland checks.  KEENAN


 

*          6.         Receiving and filing the 2006 Annual Financial Statements and Auditor’s Report for the Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation.  BUSH

 

            7.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Personal Computers.  WHITTINGTON

*                      b.         Annual Software Maintenance Agreement.  WHITTINGTON

*                      c.         2006 Stratford Woods Parking Lot Reconstruction; Contract No. 22.  MCMANUS

*                      d.         Traffic Signal Upgrades and LED Equipment.  MCMANUS

*                      e.         Janitorial Services – Water Treatment Plant.  BUSH

*                      f.          Brass Fittings.  BUSH

*                      g.         Window Replacement – Library.  BARNARD

 

            8.         Non-Motorized Trail and Adjacent Landscaping.  MCMANUS

                        a.         Approving MDOT Contract No. 06-5291.

                        b.         Setting a public hearing on an amendment to the 2006-07 Major Street Maintenance Fund Budget to recognize revenue from outside contributions (9/18).

 

            9.         Setting a public hearing:

                        a.         Request from the Dow Corning Corporation for Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificates (9/25):  DUFORD

*                                  1.         For the purchase of additional machinery and equipment for two of Dow Corning’s Core Products Businesses.

*                                  2.         For upgrades to the Specialty Chemical Business Chiller.

*                                  3.         For a new vacuum system and cylinder stations for Dow Corning’s Electronics Business.

*                                  4.         For the purchase of machinery and new equipment necessary for Dow Corning’s Rubber Business.

*                                  5.         For the addition of a site steam boiler to be located in the 400 block of Dow Corning’s Midland Plant.

*                                  6.         For various improvements at Dow Corning’s Midland Plant, including an electrical upgrade in Building 2702 and an upgrade to the service water return line in the 300 block.

*                      b.         Amendment to the 2006-07 City budgets and financial working plans to provide funding for June 30, 2006 encumbrances (9/18).  KEENAN

*                      c.         Amendment to the 2006-07 Major Street Maintenance Fund budget to recognize unanticipated revenue from prior year funds (9/18).  MCMANUS

 

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