REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

November 6 , 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 October 23 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Recognition of Fire Truck Operator Michael J. Hulbert as the 2006 Fire Fighter of the Year.  GARCIA

 

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.         Approving a proposed increase to the permit parking rate for the city-owned uncovered downtown parking lots.  MARSHALL

 

*          4.         Accepting an Easement Agreement from The Dow Chemical Company for the installation of a new 12” water main across property owned by Dow to serve as the water main for the new Fast Ice Drive construction to the new Midland County Jail site.  MCMANUS

 


            5.         Accepting the transfer of jurisdiction of Stark Road from Saginaw Road to 400’ north of Airport Road from the Midland County Road Commission to the City of Midland.  MCMANUS

 

            6.         Making Traffic Control Orders Permanent:  MCMANUS

*                      a.         P-06-18 – establishing that parking shall be prohibited on the north side of Eastlawn Drive for 50’ westerly of Bayliss.

*                      b.         P-06-19 – establishing that parking shall be prohibited on the north side of Union Street, between Indian Street and Eastman Avenue.

*                      c.         P-06-20 – establishing that parking shall be prohibited on the east side of Swede Avenue for 180’ northerly from Wheeler Street.

*                      d.         P-06-26 – establishing that parking shall be prohibited on the south side of Ellsworth Street from Rodd Street to 70’ westerly of Rodd Street.

*                      e.         S-06-05 – establishing that the intersection of Ann Street at Gordon Street shall be a four way stop, and Traffic Control Order S-89-08 be rescinded.

 

*          7.         Approving request from the Speed Skating Club to place directional signage in the public right of way.  DUSO

 

*          8.         Approving request from Northwood University Athletic Department to install a banner over a City street.  MCMANUS

 

            9.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Well Drilling – Landfill.  BUSH

*                      b.         Flow Channel Rehabilitation – Wastewater.  BUSH

 

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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