REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

December 18, 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 December 4 regular City Council meeting.  DUSO

 

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.

            2.         Presentation by Sharon Mortensen regarding the Midland County Continuum of Care 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness.

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            3.         Directing staff to pursue selection of an engineering consultant and begin the process of a budget transfer for associated funding for the Eastman Avenue Improvement Project.  MCMANUS

 

            4.         Authorizing staff to pursue a resort liquor license for Currie Golf Course.  MCGUIRE

 

            5.         Authorizing the City Council to accept the City Attorney opinion regarding the demolition of the Midland Civic Arena and Swimming Complex.  BRANSON

 


*          6.         Approving Site Plan No. 254 to construct an 11,409 square foot medical office building at 4500 Campus Ridge Drive.  POPRAVE

 

*          7.         Making Traffic Control Order No. S-06-03 permanent – that Bay City Road shall stop for Pershing Street and Pershing Street shall stop for Bay City Road, creating a three-way stop, and that Traffic Control Order S-05-01 shall be rescinded.  MCMANUS

 

            8.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Payment to Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone, PLC for contracted legal services relating to the City’s defense in the Meijer tax appeal.  BRANSON

*                      b.         Enterprise Reporting Software.  UNDERHILL

*                      c.         Library Restroom Remodel.  BARNARD

*                      d.         Jet Fueling Truck.  MCMANUS

                        e.         Increase amount of purchase orders for Vehicle Maintenance Supplies:  MCGUIRE

*                                  1.         PO #21036 to Wieland Sales

*                                  2.         PO #20970 to Mt. Pleasant Tire

*                                  3.         PO #20874 to Bell Equipment

*                                  4.         PO #20911 to Firestone Tire

*                                  5.         PO #21006 to Spartan Oil

*                                  6.         PO #21005 to Spartan Distributors

*                                  7.         PO #20977 to NAPA Auto Parts

*                                  8.         PO #20886 to Circle Auto Parts

*                                  9.         PO #20950 to McDonald Ford

*                                10.         PO #20902 to Eastman Exit Auto

*                                11.         PO #20989 to Scientific Brake

*                                12.         PO #21001 to Shults Equipment

 

            9.         Setting a public hearing:

*                      a.         Request to vacate Midfield Lane from Soccer Drive to 430’ south of Joseph Drive (1/22/07).  POPRAVE

*                      b.         Request to vacate Buttles Street and Bay City Road, including sections of Sixth Street, Jefferson Avenue and Pershing Street (1/22/07).  POPRAVE

 

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