REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

February 25, 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 February 11 special and regular City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

RESOLUTION:

            2.         Authorizing the City Attorney to execute final settlement documents with MCV in connection with pending tax appeals.  BRANSON

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            3.         Revisions to Zoning Ordinance No. 1585 (Also see material sent in January 21 agenda packet).  BAKER

 

            4.         Amendment to the 2007-08 budget of the Equipment Revolving Fund for replacement of a salt/plow truck totaled in an accident:  MURPHY

                        a.         Hold public hearing (Also see material sent in February 11 agenda packet).

                        b.         Accept bid for replacement salt/plow truck

 

            5.         Amendment to the 2007-08 budget of the Municipal Service Center Rental Fund for replacement of a generator at the Municipal Service Center:  MURPHY

                       


                        a.         Hold public hearing (Also see material sent in February 11 agenda packet).

                        b.         Accept bid for replacement of generator

 

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:

            6.         Introduction and first reading of ordinances amending fees for recreation programs:  IRELAND

                        a.         Sec. 21-70 of Div. 1 of Article II of Chapter 21 – Civic Arena fees.

                        b.         Sec. 21-71 of Div. 2  of Article II of Chapter 21 – Golf Course fees.

 

RESOLUTIONS:

*          7.         Receiving and filing the 2008 Annual Sidewalk Report.  MCMANUS

 

*          8.         Receiving and filing the Joint Building Authority Annual Report for the year ending June 30, 2007.  KEENAN

 

*          9.         Authorizing the City Attorney to review and approve future real estate documents and the City Manager, or his designee, to execute said documents.  BRANSON

 

*        10.         Approving the annexation request from Wysong Corporation for property located at 7550 Eastman Avenue.  BAKER

 

*        11.         Accepting the resignation of Doug Chapman from the Downtown Development Authority.  BAKER

 

          12.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Park Mowing Services.  IRELAND

*                      b.         Water Main at the Dow Diamond Baseball Stadium.  BUSH

*                      c.         Purchase of Property at 4574 E. Wheeler Road.  BUSH

*                      d.         Diesel Fuel Purchases on February 14 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

*                      e.         Unleaded Fuel Purchases on February 15 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

*                      f.          Naming the City Manager as Transportation Coordinator and stating the City’s intentions to provide public transportation services and apply for Federal and State Financial Assistance.  MURPHY

 

*        13.         Setting a public hearing for the purpose of considering the approval of a Brownfield Redevelopment Plan for Hotel Holdings Cinema, LLC (3/10).  DUSO

 

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