REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

February 11, 2008                                                                                                       7:00 p.m.

 

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER – Bruce A. Johnson, Mayor

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

 

ROLL CALL -           Thomas W. Adams

                                    Maureen Donker

                                    Bruce A. Johnson

                                    Hollis H. McKeag

                                    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 January 19 and 21 special and January 21 regular City Council meetings.  DUSO

 

*          2.         Resolution correcting minutes of April 9, 2007.  DUSO

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            3.         Walk for Warmth Day – February 23.  RICHART

 

            4.         Arbor Day – April 25.  IRELAND

 

            5.         Proclamation of Recognition to the local organizations that collaborated on efforts to secure national recognition for the Greater Midland community as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People in America.  RICHART

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            6.         Second Amendment to The Dow Chemical Company Brownfield Redevelopment Plan No. 1 (Also see material sent in January 7 agenda packet).  DUSO

 


            7.         Conditional Use Permit No. 27 – a request by Bartow & King Engineers, Inc. for a conditional use permit review and approval for an addition of a drive-through for an accessory restaurant use for a previously approved fitness center site plan in a Regional Commercial zoning district at 601 E. Wackerly Street on 1.8 acres (Also see material sent in January 21 agenda packet).  BAKER

 

            8.         Corridor Improvement Authority (Also see material sent in January 7 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.

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

            9.         Introduction and first reading of an ordinance to repeal Section 12-84 of the Midland Code of Ordinances regarding single-family owner-occupied dwellings.  BRANSON

 

RESOLUTIONS:

          10.         Approving Site Plan No. 272 – Salon Magnifique – to construct a 2,926 square foot beauty salon at 605 E. Wackerly Street.  BAKER

 

          11.         Receiving and filing the 2008-09 Construction Project Priorities List.  MCMANUS

 

*        12.         Authorizing a Grant of License from the City of Midland to Midland King’s Daughters Home for joint use of a parking lot on City property.  BAKER

 

*        13.         Accepting a Warranty Deed for the extension of Commerce Drive from the Midland County Road Commission.  MCMANUS

 

*        14.         Accepting an Easement Agreement from The Dow Chemical Company for access to water mains at the Dow Diamond Stadium Site.  BUSH

 

*        15.         Receiving and filing the report on the 2008 City Council Goals.  LYNCH

 

*        16.         Making Traffic Control Order P-07-31 permanent – that parking shall be prohibited on Jefferson Avenue between Saginaw Road and Vail Street with the exception of the west side of Jefferson Avenue from 130’ to 230’ north of the Circle.  MAKI

 

*        17.         Reappointment of Jack Duso to the Midland County Central Dispatch Authority Administrative Policy Board.  LYNCH

 

*        18.         Authorizing the sale at public auction of surplus computer equipment and other departmental surplus items.  MEYER

 

*        19.         Approving request to hang commemorative flags on City light post.  DUSO

 

*        20.         Approving request to conduct National Diabetic Association Family Fun Ride.  DUSO

 

          21.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Diesel Fuel Purchase from Jan. 15, 2008 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

*                      b.         Diesel Fuel Purchase from Jan. 30, 2008 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

*                      c.         Aerial Photography (4/5 vote required).  UNDERHILL

*                      d.         MDOT Cost Agreement for Traffic Signal Control.  MCMANUS

*                      e.         MDOT Contract No. 07-5688; US-10 Resurfacing.  MCMANUS

*                      f.          Library Restroom Remodel.  BARNARD

*                      g.         HVAC Maintenance at four City buildings.  MEYER

 

          22.         Setting a public hearing:

*                      a.         Amendment to the 2007-08 budget of the Equipment Revolving Fund for replacement of a salt/plow truck totaled in an accident (2/25).  MURPHY

*                      b.         Amendment to the 2007-08 budget of the Municipal Service Center Rental Fund for replacement of a generator at the Municipal Service Center (2/25).  MURPHY

 

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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