REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

July 27, 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 July 13 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

2.         Amendment to the 2009-10 Grace A. Dow Memorial Library fund budget to recognize revenues and expenditures from the Friends of the Library donation (Also see material sent in July 13 agenda packet).  BARNARD

 

            3.         Amendment to the 2009-10 budget of the Dial-A-Ride fund to recognize additional revenues from Federal and State grants and provide additional appropriations for the purchase of three new buses (Also see material sent in July 13 agenda packet):  MURPHY

                        a.         Resolution amending the budget

                        b.         Resolution authorizing the purchase of three buses through the State of Michigan’s Extended Purchasing Program

 

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:

            4.         Second reading and adoption of an amendment to the Civic Arena fees.  DUSO

 

 


RESOLUTIONS:

            5.         Formally accepting the Non-Motorized Transportation Advisory Committee’s Presentation and adopting the 2009 City of Midland Non-Motorized Transportation Improvement Plan.  BAKER

 

            6.         Receiving and filing the Staff Report Updating City Council on the Curbside Recycling Contract Renegotiation.  MURPHY

 

*          7.         Accepting Jim Schroeder’s resignation from the Board of Review.  DUFORD

 

            8.         Making appointments to boards and commissions:  TISDALE

*                      a.         Jackson Hallett and Ray Senesac to the Aviation Advisory Commission.

*                      b.         James Stewart to the Planning Commission.

 

*          9.         Confirming the City Manager’s appointment of Daniel Cline to the Downtown Development Authority.  BAKER

 

*         10.        Recognizing the Humane Society of Midland County as a non-profit organization in the community for the purpose of registering with the Charitable Gaming Division of the Michigan Lottery.  DUSO

 

*         11.        Making Traffic Control Order P-09-03 permanent – that parking shall be permitted on E. St. Andrews Rd. between 250’ and 50’ from the intersection of Washington St. and that the related portion of TCO P-72-02 shall be rescinded.  MCMANUS

 

          12.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Library Automation Services (4/5 vote required).  BARNARD

*                      b.         Electronic Online Services and Staff Training (4/5 vote required).  BARNARD

*                      c.         Masonry Repairs at Wastewater Treatment Plant – Phase II.  BUSH

*                      d.         Janitorial Services – Water Treatment Plant (4/5 vote required).  BUSH

*                      e.         2009 Cherry and Michigan Water Main Replacement; Contract No. 10.  MCMANUS

*                      f.          MDOT Contract No. 2009-0585 for Snow Removal Equipment - Barstow Airport.  MCMANUS

 

*        13.         Setting a public hearing on Zoning Petition No. 562 – The Dow Chemical Company – to rezone property at 1605 Austin Street from Regional Commercial to Industrial B zoning district (8/24).  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