REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

May 11, 2009                                                                                                              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 27 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Midland Lions Club Day – May 19.  RICHART

 

            3.         Midland Blooms Day – May 30.  RICHART

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            4.         City Manager’s Proposed 2009-10 Budget (Also see material sent in April 27 agenda packet).  KEENAN

 

            5.         2009 Downtown Economic Revitalization Public Improvement Special Assessment District Special Assessment Roll (Also see material sent in April 27 agenda packet).  DUFORD

 

 


            6.         2009 Sidewalk Improvement Program Hearing of Necessity and resolution directing the City Assessor to prepare an assessment roll (Also see material sent in April 13 agenda packet).  MCMANUS

 

            7.         2009-10 Community Development Block Grant Budget (Also see material sent in April 27 agenda packet).  BAKER

 

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:

            8.         Second reading and adoption of an ordinance to amend Section 21-130 of Article VIII of Chapter 21 of the Midland Code of Ordinances regarding penalties for parking violations.  BRANSON

 

            9.         Introduction and first reading of ordinances amending fees for recreation programs:  MURPHY

                        a.         Sec. 21-72 of Div. 3 of Article II of Chapter 21 – Swimming Pool Fees.

                        b.         Sec. 21-73 of Div. 4 of Article II of Chapter 21 – General Recreation Fees.

 

RESOLUTIONS:

          10.         Expressing the City of Midland’s support for a new Renaissance Zone for The Dow Chemical Company.  DUSO

 

          11.         Approving Site Plans:  BAKER

*                      a.         No. 289 – NPS Investors, LLC - for a 21,138 square foot medical office building located at 501 Fast Ice Drive.

                        b.         No. 290 – The Macomb Group – for a 9,064 square foot expansion of a pipe supply warehouse located at 3137 S. Saginaw Road.

 

          12.         Acknowledging the grant of $1500 to MCTV from the Michigan Baseball Foundation.  BEACOM

 

*        13.         Providing the City Council with a copy of the Recovery Act: Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Application for review.  LADWIG

 

*        14.         Authorizing execution of a Memorandum of Agreement with the FAA for operations and maintenance of an automated weather observation system at Jack Barstow Municipal Airport.  MCMANUS

 

          15.         Making Traffic Control Orders permanent:  MCMANUS

*                      a.         S-09-02 – that Kentwood Drive shall yield to Corrine Street and that TCO S-84-03 shall be rescinded.

*                      b.         S-09-03 – that 5th Street shall yield to Grove Street.

*                      c.         S-09-04 – that northbound Jefferson Avenue shall yield to the Jefferson Crossover.

 

*        16.         Approving request from the Midland Community Center for use of Central Park for an Outdoor Family Campout on June 19 and 20.  DUSO

 

          17.         Considering purchases and contracts:

                        a.         WITHDRAWN

*                      b.         2009 Local Street Reconstruction; Contract No. 2.  MCMANUS

 

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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