REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

February 15, 2010                                                                                                       7:00 p.m.

 

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER – Maureen Donker, Mayor

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

 

ROLL CALL -                         Thomas W. Adams

                                    Maureen Donker

                                    Scott G. Gaynor

                                    Bruce A. Johnson

                                    Marty A. Wazbinski

 

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.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

*          1.         Approve minutes of January 16 special and January 25 regular City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Walk for Warmth Day – February 27.  RICHART

 

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:

            3.         Second reading and adoption of an ordinance to amend the Code of Ordinances, Article X of Chapter 21, to include an annual fee amount of $250.00 per space for open lot leased parking spaces in the downtown area.  STRAYER

 

            4.         Introduction and first reading of an ordinance amendment:  MURPHY

                        a.         Eliminate Section 21-3 of Article I of Chapter 21 – Refuse Collection Fees.

                        b.         Amend Section 21-4 of Article I of Chapter 21 – Yard Waste Collection Fees.

 

 

 

 


RESOLUTIONS:

            5.         Zoning Petition No. 563 – Earl D. Bennett Construction – to conditionally rezone property at 204 Commerce Drive from Larkin Township to Residential B zoning classification (4/5 vote required).  (Public hearing held Jan. 11; tabled action until Jan. 25 and then postponed until Feb. 15).  BAKER

 

            6.         Receiving a review of applicants to current boards and commissions vacancies and appointing Council members to conduct interviews and make recommendations for appointment.  TISDALE

 

*          7.         Recommending approval of the request from the Midland Country Club to transfer location of their liquor license (new building, same address).  DUSO

 

*          8.         Recognizing the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (Shelterhouse) as a non-profit organization in the community for the purpose of registering with the Charitable Gaming Division of the Michigan Lottery.  DUSO

 

*          9.         Accepting Greg Adkins’ resignation from the Center City Authority.  BAKER

 

*         10.        Approving request of the Lake Huron Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, to hang banners on the City light poles in the downtown district from August 20 through October 30, to promote the 100 Year Anniversary of Boy Scouts of America.  DUSO

 

           11.        Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         E10 Ethanol Blend Unleaded fuel purchase of January 26 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

*                      b.         Increase Equipment Revolving Fund Purchase Orders for Vehicle Maintenance Supplies:  MURPHY

                                    1.         PO #29955 to Bader & Sons

                                    2.         PO #29960 to Bell Equipment

                                    3.         PO #29961 to Belle Tire

                                    4.         PO #30000 to GCR Firestone

                                    5.         PO #30037 to Lyden Oil

                                    6.         PO #30042 to McDonald Ford

                                    7.         PO #30088 to Mt. Pleasant Tire

                                    8.         PO #30130 to Southwest Brake

                                    9.         PO #30131 to Spartan Distributors

                                   10.        PO #27253 to Wieland Sales

*                      c.         Increase Purchase Order for WWTP Concrete and Masonry Repairs Engineering:  Phase II.  BUSH

 

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