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


April 16, 2007                                                                                                                7:00 p.m.



CALL TO ORDER – Bruce A. Johnson, Mayor


ROLL CALL -                         Thomas W. Adams

                                    Bruce A. Johnson

                                    Hollis H. McKeag

                                    James S. Myers

                                    Joseph M. Rokosz


            1.         Schedule/Introduction.  KEENAN


            2.         Review of the General Fund:

                        a.         General Fund Revenues.  MADAY

                        b.         Tax Rate Comparison.  KEENAN

                        c.         State Shared Revenue.  MADAY

                        d.         User Fees Trends.  KEENAN

                        e.         General Fund Expenditures.  MADAY

                        f.          Employee and Retiree Health Care, and Pension Costs.  WHITTINGTON

                        g.         Tax Appeal Defense Costs.  KEENAN

                        h.         Tax Appeal Reserve.  KEENAN


            3.         Library Fund.  BARNARD


            4.         Parks and Recreation Capital Improvement Updates:  MCGUIRE

                        a.         Central Park Improvement Plan.

                        b.         Plymouth Park Improvement Plan.

                        c.         City Forest Chalet and Toboggan Run.

                        d.         Stratford Woods Park Lighting.


            5.         Public Safety:

                        a.         Fire Service Analysis.  GARCIA

                        b.         Video Monitoring Equipment.  ST. LOUIS


            6.         Major and Local Streets Summary:

                        a.         Metro Funds Update.  KEENAN

                        b.         Project Summary.  MCMANUS

                        c.         “Wayfinding” Signs Maintenance.  MCMANUS


           7.         Storm Water Management Fund.  BUSH


           8.         Resolution extending the “Three Free” fee waiver for yard waste.  MCGUIRE


           9.         Council Comments and Questions.