REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

September 8, 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 August 25 City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.         Request from Faulkner Construction Company to establish an Industrial Development District (Also see material sent in August 25 agenda packet).  DUFORD

 

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:

            3.         Receiving and filing a report on the 2009-10 Budget Roundtables.   TISDALE

 

            4.         Receiving and filing the staff report on fuel economy and alternative fuels in relation to city vehicles and equipment.  MURPHY

 

            5.         Authorizing execution of the First Amendment to the Water Service Agreement with Water District No. 1 of Midland County.  DUSO


 

*          6.         Making appointment to the Downtown Development Authority.  BAKER

 

*          7.         Authorizing the sale of surplus city equipment at the annual auction on September 20, 2008.  MURPHY

 

            8.         Accepting donation from Fast Ice for improvements at the Midland Civic Arena.  POST

 

            9.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Snow and Ice Control Salt.  MURPHY

*                      b.         Unleaded fuel purchase from August 27 (4/5 vote required).  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