REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

April 9, 2007                                                                                                                7:00 p.m.

 

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER – Bruce A. Johnson, Mayor

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

            Boy Scout Troop #798 – Blessed Sacrament

 

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 March 19 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.         Zoning Petition No. 541 – to rezone a portion of property at 1314 W. Wheeler Street from Office Service to Regional Commercial zoning (Also see material sent in March 12 agenda packet).  BAKER

 

            3.         2006-07 Golf Course Budget to reflect projected actual spending submitted during the 2007-08 budget process (Also see material sent in March 12 agenda packet).  MCGUIRE

 

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.         Receiving and filing the City Manager’s Proposed 2007-08 Budget and directing the City Clerk to publish a notice of public hearings on the budget.  KEENAN


*          5.         Approving Site Plan No. 255 – to construct the 25,537 square foot Sloan Building Classroom/Offices located at 4000 Whiting Drive on 2.04 acres.  BAKER

 

            6.         Considering reappointment of incumbents to boards and commissions and establishing a timeline for filling remaining vacancies.  TISDALE

 

*          7.         Authorizing Michigan Emergency Management Assistance Compact (MEMAC) participation by the City of Midland.  GARCIA

 

            8.         Making Traffic Control Orders permanent:  MCMANUS

*                      a.         D-07-01 – that the intersection of Jefferson  Avenue and Chapel Lane shall be controlled by traffic signal operation and shall operate in full color from 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and four-way flash from 10:00 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. daily.

*                      b.         R-07-01 – that vehicular left turns shall be prohibited to the city library off Eastman Avenue.

*                      c.         S-07-01 – that stop control for Main Street at State Street shall be removed and any related traffic control orders for stop control at this intersection shall be rescinded.

*                      d.         S-07-02 – that vehicular traffic exiting the premises at 400 E. Main Street (Riverside Place) shall stop for Main Street.

 

*          9.         Approving request from the Great Lakes Loons to conduct fireworks displays on ten different dates in 2007 at The Dow Diamond.  DUSO

 

          10.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         2007 Waldo Avenue Reconstruction; Contract No. 2.  MCMANUS

*                      b.         Residuals to Land Application – Water Treatment Plant.  BUSH

                        c.         Increase Purchase Orders:  MCGUIRE

*                                  1.         Hoekstra Truck PO #20926

*                                  2.         Cummins Bridgeway PO #20894

*                                  3.         Spartan Oil PO #21006

*                                  4.         Barnes Distribution PO #20870

 

          11.         Setting a public hearing:

*                      a.         2007 Sidewalk Improvement Program Hearing of Necessity (5/7).  MCMANUS

*                      b.         Amendment to the 2006-07 budgets and financial working plans (4/23).  KEENAN

 

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