REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

September 17, 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 September 10 special and regular City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Constitution Week – September 17 – 23.  RICHART

 

            3.         Roller Skating Month – October 1 – 31.  RICHART

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            4.         Zoning Petition No. 544 to rezone property at 2009, 2021, 2025, 2105, 2111, 2113 Jefferson Avenue from Residential A-4 to Community (Also see material sent in August 27 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:

            5.         Approving Site Plans:  BAKER

*                      a.         No. 263 – to construct a 5,800 square foot proposed industrial manufacturing building located at 1905 Mark Putnam Road on 1.61 acres.

*                      b.         No. 265 – to construct a 12,800 square foot proposed fitness center building located at 601 E. Wackerly Street on 1.86 acres.

 

*          6.         Establishing the 2008 regular meeting dates for the Midland City Council.  DUSO

 

            7.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Two boilers – Riverside Place.  MARCY

*                      b.         2007 Cinema Drive & Plymouth Park Drive Reconstruction; Contract No. 9.  MCMANUS

*                      c.         Increase Purchase Order for Software Improvements.  BUSH

 

            8.         Setting a public hearing on requests for Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificates (10/1):  DUFORD

*                      a.         From The Dow Chemical Company, within the Michigan Division Dow Chemical Company Plant Rehabilitation District No. 1, relating to facility upgrades to provide a long-term solution for Michigan Operations warehousing and storage needs.

*                      b.         From The Dow Chemical Company, within the Michigan Division Dow Chemical Company Plant Rehabilitation District No. 1, relating to facility upgrades within Michigan Operations to establish the 304 Building as the base of operations for the brake fluids business within Dow.

*                      c.         From The Dow Chemical Company, within the Michigan Division Dow Chemical Company Plant Rehabilitation District No. 1, relating to personal property improvements to increase the production capacity of Divinylbenzene.

*                      d.         From The Dow Chemical Company, within the Michigan Division Dow Chemical Company Plant Rehabilitation District No. 1, relating to new real and personal property to construct a research and development plant to further develop the integration of new solar cell technology in the design of building materials.

*                      e.         From The Dow Chemical Company, within the Michigan Division Dow Chemical Company Plant Rehabilitation District No. 1, relating to facility upgrades to both real and personal property for the Dow Automotive DPF Automotive Filter Manufacturing Capacity project to rehabilitate approximately 85,200 square feet of currently idle process space.

*                      f.          From Dow AgroSciences, LLC, within the Michigan Division Dow Chemical Company Plant Rehabilitation District No. 1, relating to new real and personal property to allow for the capacity expansion of the compound Aminopyralid.

 

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