REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

August 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

 

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION OF STUDENTS FROM MIDLAND’S SISTER CITY, HANDA, JAPAN

 

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 July 21 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.         2008 Goldenwood Drive Street Closure:

                        a.         Hold public hearing of necessity (Also see material sent in July 14 agenda packet).  MCMANUS

                        b.         Resolution accepting the Special Assessment Roll for the 2008 Goldenwood Drive Street Improvement Special Assessment District and setting a public hearing on the Roll (8/25).  DUFORD

 

            3.         Conditional Use Permit No. 30 – a request by Joan Dukarski for a group child day care in a residential A-1 zoning district at 809 E. Sugnet Road on 0.25 acres (Also see material sent in July 14 agenda packet).  BAKER

 

            4.         Conditional Use Permit No. 31 – a request of Midland Country Club for a new clubhouse, pool and cabana building in a residential A-1 zoning district at 1120 W.


                        St. Andrews Road on 116.14 acres (Also see material sent in July 14 agenda packet).  BAKER

 

            5.         Amendment to the 2008-09 Landfill Fund Budget to increase appropriations by $50,000 for the purchase of real property at 4594 E. Wheeler Road:  BUSH

                        a.         Hold public hearing (Also see material sent in July 14 agenda packet)

                        b.         Resolution authorizing purchase of real property

 

            6.         Amendment to the 2008-09 Landfill Budget to increase appropriations by $84,553 to expand the scope of the Type III Landfill Cell Hydrogeological Study:  BUSH

                        a.         Hold public hearing (Also see material sent in July 21 agenda packet)

                        b.         Resolution authorizing Change Order #2 to existing purchase order

 

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:

            7.         Second reading and adoption of an amendment to Section 28-102 and Section 28-129 of Division 1 of Article III of Chapter 28 of the Sewers and Sewage Disposal Ordinance.  BUSH

 

RESOLUTIONS:

*          8.         Authorizing execution of Community Development Block Grant Subrecipient Agreements.  BAKER

 

*          9.         Confirming the City Manager’s appointments of members to the newly-created Corridor Improvement Authority.  LYNCH

 

*        10.         Making appointment to the West Main Street Historic District Commission.  BAKER

 

*        11.         Recommending approval of the request from Artful Dodger Brewing Company for a Dance-Entertainment permit in conjunction with their new Class C liquor license.  DUSO

 

*        12.         Approving request from the Midland High School Athletic Booster Club to use lawn area outside of the Farmers Market.  DUSO

 

*        13.         Approving request from the SOS Animal Rescue Group to charge an admission fee for a 5K run in City Forest.  DUSO

 

          14.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Grant of License to LaLonde’s for use of a parking lot for placement of a cooler at 4007 Jefferson Avenue.  BAKER

*                      b.         Washington Woods East roof replacement.  BAKER

*                      c.         Diesel Fuel Purchase from July 22 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

*                      d.         Unleaded Fuel Purchase from July 17 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

*                      e.         Light Duty Vehicles and Police Patrol Cars.  MURPHY

*                      f.          Electronic Online Services and Materials from Gale (4/5 vote required).  BARNARD

*                      g.         Electronic Online Services and Staff Training from the Michigan Library Consortium (4/5 vote required).  BARNARD

*                      h.         Services from the Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative (4/5 vote required).  BARNARD

*                      i.          Amendment of Audit Engagement Letter for 2008 to pay for additional required auditing procedures.  KEENAN

*                      j.          2008 Sugnet Road Reconstruction; Contract No. 5.  MCMANUS

*                      k.         2008 Rockwell Drive Reconstruction; Contract No. 9.  MCMANUS

                        l.          MDOT contracts relating to the Automated Weather Observation System at Barstow Airport:  MCMANUS

*                                  1.         Contract No. 2008-0421

*                                  2.         Contract No. 2008-0419

 

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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