REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

May 12, 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 April 28 regular and April 28 and May 5 special City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Midland Blooms Day – May 17.  RICHART

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            3.         Zoning Petition No. 549 – to rezone property at 215 Fast Ice Drive from Agricultural to Limited Commercial Manufacturing and Research (Also see material sent in April 14 agenda packet).  BAKER

 

            4.         Request from The Dow Chemical Company for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate within the Michigan Division Dow Chemical Company Plant Rehabilitation District No. 1 (Also see material sent in April 28 agenda packet).  DUFORD

 

            5.         Request from New-Tech, Zeigler Enterprises, Inc. for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate within the MSARI Holdings Industrial Development District No. 1 (Also see material sent in April 28 agenda packet).  DUFORD

 

            6.         City Manager’s Proposed 2008-09 Budget (Also see material sent in April 28 agenda packet).  KEENAN

 


            7.         2008-09 Community Development Block Grant Budget (Also see material sent in April 14 agenda packet).  BAKER

 

            8.         Amendment to the Equipment Revolving Fund budget for the purchase of a 6-person truck for Water Department (Also see material sent in April 28 agenda packet):  MURPHY

                        a.         Hold Public Hearing

                        b.         Accept bid for replacement truck

 

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.         Second reading and adoption of an ordinance to create a Corridor Improvement Authority in the City of Midland (Also see material sent in February 11 agenda packet).  BAKER

 

RESOLUTIONS:

          10.         Approving Site Plan No. 276 – Wilcox Professional Services, LLC, on behalf of Members First Credit Union, for an expanded parking lot and an additional curb cut located at 400 Dartmouth Drive on 0.9 acres.  BAKER

 

          11.         Receiving and filing the timeline for paying the tax appeal refund to MCV for the years 2001 through 2007.  KEENAN

 

*        12.         Authorizing execution of a deed for the sale and transfer of City property located at 309 E. Grove Street to Midland County Habitat for Humanity (4/5 vote required).  BAKER

 

*        13.         Approving the proposed 2008-09 Fiscal Year Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation budget for the Capital Improvement and Emergency Repair Fund.  BUSH

 

*        14.         Approving request from American Legion to sell poppies in the public rights-of-way on May 15 and 16.  DUSO

 

          15.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Change to existing PO for General Engineering - Landfill.  BUSH

*                      b.         Diversion Chamber Rehabilitation – Wastewater.  BUSH

 

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