REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

June 25, 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 June 11 regular and June 18 special City Council meetings.  TISDALE

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Recognition of the Downtown Development Authority’s Keep Michigan Beautiful, Inc.’s President’s Award.  RICHART

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            3.         Amendment to the 2006-07 Golf Course budget to recognize revenue from a donation from the Currie family for the construction of a cart storage and maintenance facility at Currie Golf Course (Also see material sent in June 11 agenda packet).  MURPHY

 

            4.         Amendment to the 2006-07 Riverside Place budget to recognize a contribution to replace the dining room piano (Also see material sent in June 11 agenda packet).  MARCY

 

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.

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

            5.         Second reading and adoption of an amendment to Section 28-52 of Division 3 of Article II of Chapter 28 of the Code of Ordinances – water rates.  BUSH


            6.         Second reading and adoption of an amendment to Section 28-163 of Division 3 of Article III of Chapter 28 of the Code of Ordinances – sewer rates.  BUSH

 

            7.         Introduction and first reading of amendments to Sections 35-3, 35-4, 35-5, 35-6, 35-8, 35-9 and adding a new Section 35-10 to the Emergency Management ordinance.  DUSO

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            8.         Accepting Warranty Deeds from the Don Carlsen family for right of way along Joe Mann Boulevard and modifying previous deed restrictions along Jefferson Avenue.  MCMANUS

 

*          9.         Accepting resignation of John Reisner from the Downtown Development Authority.  BAKER

 

*         10.         Confirming the City Manager’s appointment of Mark Ruhle to the Downtown Development Authority.  BAKER

 

           11.         Approving installation of commemorative plaques within the sidewalks in downtown Midland.  O’CALLAGHAN

 

*         12.         Recommending approval of the request from Logan’s Roadhouse to transfer all stock in their 2006 12 Months Resort Class C licensed business.  DUSO

 

           13.         Setting a public hearing:

*                      a.         Amendment to the 2007-08 Major Street Maintenance Fund budget  to recognize revenue from outside contributions and to increase appropriations for grounds maintenance (7/9).  MCMANUS

*                      b.         Accepting donations to be used for the conversion of the softball field at Plymouth Park into two Little League diamonds and setting a public hearing to amend the General Fund to reflect the revenue and expense for the project (7/9).  MURPHY

 

          14.          City Council’s report on the job performance review and resolution adjusting the annual compensation for:  JOHNSON

                        a.         City Attorney

                        b.         City Manager

 

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