REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

August 24, 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 August 10 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Proclamation of Recognition – Berryhill Post 165 Baseball Team for winning the American Legion World Series.  RICHART

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            3.         Zoning Petition No. 562 – The Dow Chemical Company – to rezone property at 1605 Austin Street from Regional Commercial to Industrial B zoning district (Also see material sent in July 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.

 

 

 

 

 


RESOLUTIONS:

            4.         Authorizing the Mayor to attend the US Tennis Open on behalf of the Midland tennis community for the purpose of accepting the award for being named as one of the “Top Three Tennis Towns in America” and directing the Director of Fiscal Services to deposit the award and to remit the payment to the Tennis Center.  KEENAN

 

            5.         Granting authority to the City Engineer or designee to approve the installation of achievement signs within the City road right-of-way.  MCMANUS

 

*          6.         Approving Site Plan No. 293 – St. Brigid Church – for a 12,700 square foot addition to the existing school located at 207 Ashman Street on 2.03 acres.  BAKER

 

*          7.         Supporting request for a Federal Stimulus TIGER Discretionary Grant to assist with planned capital street improvements on Salzburg and Saginaw Roads.  MCMANUS

 

*          8.         Appointing officer delegates to attend the Municipal Employee Retirement System Annual Meeting.  WHITTINGTON

 

*          9.         Appointing Robert Granstra to the Cable Access Advisory Commission to complete a term expiring June 30, 2011.  BEACOM

 

          10.         Considering purchases and contracts:

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

*                      b.         SunGard Public Sector Software Maintenance (4/5 vote required).  UNDERHILL

*                      c.         New World, ACS Government Systems, BS&A Software Purchase (4/5 vote required).  KEENAN

*                      d.         Purchase Order Increase for Legal Assistance relating to Landfill Gas to Energy Project.  BUSH

*                      e.         Wheel Loader Replacement Tires – Landfill.  BUSH

*                      f.          Manhole Rehabilitation – WWTP.  BUSH

*                      g.         Purchase Order Increase for Secondary Digester Cleaning & Land Application - WWTP.  BUSH

*                      h.         2009 Storm Sewer Improvements; Contract No. 7.  MCMANUS

*                      i.          Purchase Agreement for right-of-way along Joe Mann Boulevard.  MCMANUS

 

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