REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

May 7, 2007                                                                                                                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 April 19 special, April 23 regular and April 30 special City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Midland Blooms Day – May 19.  TISDALE

 

            3.         Presentation by Scott Walker, Midland Tomorrow Executive Director.  DUSO

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            4.         City Manager’s Proposed 2007-08 Budget (Also see material sent in April 9 and April 23 agenda packets).  KEENAN

 

            5.         2007 Sidewalk Improvement Program Hearing of Necessity and resolution directing the City Assessor to prepare an assessment roll (Also see material sent in April 9 agenda packet).  MAKI

 

            6.         2007 Downtown Economic Revitalization Public Improvement Special Assessment District Special Assessment Roll (Also see material sent in April 23 agenda packet).  DUFORD


 

            7.         Proposed 2007-08 Community Development Block Grant Budget (Also see material sent in April 23 agenda packet).  BAKER

 

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:

            8.         Accepting a donation from the Currie family to build a maintenance and cart storage facility at Currie Golf Course.  MCGUIRE

 

            9.         Authorizing the Engineering Department to issue a permit to a Project for Public Spaces contractor to allow installation of a community mural on the Mark Putnam Bridge.  MCMANUS

 

*        10.         Receiving and filing the staff report on applications received for current City of Midland Boards and Commissions vacancies, appointing Norman Neher as the MPS Representative and Maxine Brink as the Township Representative to the Library Board, and appointing Mike Storey as the Historical Society Representative to the West Main Street Historic District Commission.  TISDALE

 

*        11.         Accepting an Easement for Underground Electric Line from the City of Midland to Consumers Energy Company to allow Consumers to install underground electric service to the new restroom facility at the Northwest Little League fields.  MCMANUS

 

*        12.         Approving the proposed 2007-08 Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation Budget for Capital Improvement and Emergency Repair Fund.  BUSH

 

          13.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Type III Landfill Cell Hydrogeologic Study (4/5 vote required).  BUSH

*                      b.         Change Orders to Civic Arena Demolition Project.  MCGUIRE

*                      c.         Civic Arena Sign.  MCGUIRE

 

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