REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

May 19, 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 the May 12 regular City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Recognition of 22 elementary and middle school children for outstanding work in creating posters for the 2008 Make Midland Beautiful Art Celebration.  YUERGENS

 

            3.         Proclamation of Recognition to the Midland High School Varsity Hockey Team and their Coaches for an Outstanding 2007-2008 Season.  RICHART

 

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:

            4.         Adopting the City Manager’s Proposed 2008-09 Budget.  KEENAN

 

            5.         Approving the issuance of limited tax general obligation judgment bonds for the purpose of paying the unfunded portion of the tax appeal refund to the Midland Cogeneration Venture for the years 2001 through 2007.  KEENAN

 


*          6.         Approving Site Plan No. 278 – Wolgast Corporation on behalf of Central Property Development – for a 50,000 sq. ft. building located at 2837 Schuette Road on 4.5 acres.  BAKER

 

*          7.         Accepting petition to close Goldenwood Drive and directing the City Manager to prepare a report regarding the impact of the closure.  MCMANUS

 

*          8.         Accepting Father Fleming’s resignation from the Downtown Development Authority.  BAKER

 

*          9.         Approving request to have a fireworks display at the Midland County Fairgrounds on June 7.  DUSO

 

*        10.         Approving request to conduct the Rock the Tridge event on August 21.  DUSO

 

          11.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         2008 Eastlawn Drive Reconstruction; Contract No. 1.  MCMANUS

*                      b.         Land Application of Biosolids – Wastewater Treatment Plant (4/5 vote required).  BUSH

*                      c.         Unleaded Fuel Purchase from May 7 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

*                      d.         Diesel Fuel Purchase from April 22 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

 

          12.         Setting a public hearing:

*                      a.         Conditional Use Permit No. 29 – to consider a request by Renee Johnson for a group child day care in a Residential A-1 zoning district at 6112 Partridge Lane on 0.3 acres (6/9).  BAKER

*                      b.         Zoning Petition No. 550 – Wolverine Bank – to rezone property at 1618 Dilloway Drive from Residential A-1 to Office Service zoning (6/9).  BAKER

*                      c.         Request from Alloy Construction Service, Inc. for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate within The Dow Chemical Waldo Avenue Industrial Development District No. 1 (6/9).  DUSO

*                      d.         Request from Alloy Construction Service, Inc. for approval of a Brownfield Redevelopment Plan (6/9).  DUSO

*                      e.         Amendment to the 2007-08 Wastewater Fund budget to increase appropriations by $115,441 from working capital for the purchase of parts for the Trickling Filter (6/9).  BUSH

 

NEW BUSINESS:

          13.         Approving request from Wolverine Bank to place banners in the public right-of-way.  DUSO

 

 

 

 

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