REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

July 23, 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 July 9 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Recognition of Patrol Officer Chad Schieber as the 2006 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.  ST. LOUIS

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            3.         Amendment to the 2007-08 Equipment Revolving Fund budget to recognize an unanticipated expenditure for replacement of a police patrol car totaled in a collision (Also see material sent in July 9 agenda packet).  MURPHY

 

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:

            4.         Second reading and adoption of an ordinance to amend Section 34-5 of Chapter 34 of the Midland Code of Ordinances to include violations of Section 28-113.1 of Article III of Chapter 28 as civil infraction violations.  BRANSON

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            5.         Receiving and filing a report on the George Street Traffic Study.  MCMANUS


 

*          6.         Directing the City Attorney to approve a deed from MDOT to the City of Midland for part of the right-of-way of Airport Road at Stark Road.  MCMANUS

 

*          7.         Appointing officer delegates to attend the Municipal Employee Retirement System (MERS) 61st annual meeting.  KEENAN

 

            8.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Periodical and Newspaper Subscription Services.  BARNARD

*                      b.         Library Automation Services (4/5 vote required).  BARNARD

*                      c.         Electronic Online Services and Materials (4/5 vote required).  BARNARD

*                      d.         Services from the Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative (4/5 vote required).  BARNARD

*                      e.         Computers.  UNDERHILL

*                      f.          Computer Monitors.  UNDERHILL

*                      g.         Computer Software.  UNDERHILL

*                      h.         Catch Basin Castings.  MURPHY

*                      i.          Increase Purchase Orders #24628 to Easton Sports and #24644 to Graf Canada, Ltd. for Civic Arena Skate Shop inventory items.  MURPHY

*                      j.          MDOT Cost Agreements for Traffic Signal Control.  MAKI

*                      k.         MDOT Contract No. 07-5286 for US-10BR (Eastman Avenue) Street Lighting.  MAKI

*                      l.          2007 Laughton & Welch Street Improvement; Contract No. 13.  MCMANUS

*                      m.        Construction Inspection Services.  MCMANUS

*                      n.         Mechanical Joint Fittings.  BUSH

 

            9.         Setting a public hearing:

*                      a.         Zoning Petition No. 542 to rezone property at 4389 S. Saginaw Road from Residential A-1 to Industrial B zoning (8/13).  BAKER

*                      b.         Zoning Petition No. 543 to rezone property at 4249 S. Saginaw Road from Industrial A to Industrial B zoning (8/13).  BAKER

*                      c.         Zoning Text Amendment No. 144A to add electrical generating stations as a principal permitted use in Industrial B District (8/13).  BAKER

*                      d.         Planned Unit Development Amendment for placement of a traffic control gate at Harcrest Woods Condominiums, a 58-unit condominium development on Harcrest Drive between Oakfield Drive and Thornberry Drive on 20.75 acres (8/13).  BAKER

*                      e.         Amendment to the 2007-08 General Fund budget for the Midland Cogeneration Venture tax appeal refund (8/13).  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