REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

November 17, 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 November 10 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Presentation of two 2008 Bette R. Tollar Civic Commitment Awards.  IRELAND

 

            3.         Recognition of Fire Fighter Ryan L. Bebeau as the 2008 Carl and Esther Gerstacker Fire Fighter of the Year.  GARCIA

 

            4.         Presentation by Tom Begin of Consumers Energy regarding local electricity reliability and resolution receiving and filing his report.  LYNCH

 

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:

            5.         Receiving and filing the 2009-10 Budget Preparation Schedule.  KEENAN

 


            6.         Authorizing issuance of annual permits for parking in the uncovered City parking lots for a fee of $195.00 per space.  MARSHALL

 

*          7.         Authorizing execution of a Quitclaim Deed transferring 2.96 acres of MBS International Airport surplus property to Tittabawassee Township (4/5 vote required).  BRANSON

 

*          8.         Approving the establishment of a bank account for the 2009 Flexible Spending Plan.  WHITTINGTON

 

*          9.         Reappointing John Bartos and David Ramaker to the Brownfield Redevelopment Financing Authority for terms to expire December 1, 2011.  DUSO

 

*        10.         Recognizing the ROCK Youth Center as a non-profit organization in the community for the purpose of registering with the Charitable Gaming Division of the Michigan Lottery.  DUSO

 

          11.         Increasing Purchase Orders for Vehicle Maintenance Supplies:  MURPHY

*                      a.         PO #27068 – Barnes Distribution

*                      b.         PO #27073 – Bell Equipment

*                      c.         PO #27074 – Belle Tire

*                      d.         PO #27086 – Centennial Auto

*                      e.         PO #27118 – GCR Firestone

*                      f.          PO #27144 – Kann MFG

*                      g.         PO #27158 – Lyden Oil

*                      h.         PO #27222 – Spartan Distributors

*                      i.          PO #27253 – Wieland Sales

 

          12.         Setting public hearings:

*                      a.         Conditional Use Permit No. 32 - request of Brittany Real Estate Company, LLC for a 16,983 square foot building addition to an existing nursing home in a Residential B zoning district at 3615 E. Ashman St. on 10 acres (12/8).  BAKER

*                      b.         Conditional Use Permit No. 33 – request of Midland County Habitat for Humanity for the construction of a 988 square foot single family dwelling in a Residential B zoning district at 309 E. Grove St. (12/8).  BAKER

 

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