REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

March 22, 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.

 

Information on each agenda item is available by clicking on the number of the item.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

*          1.         Approve minutes of the March 8 regular and March 10 special City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.         Amend the City of Midland Zoning Ordinance Section 21.00, to include the DNO – Downtown Northside Overlay District in the City of Midland Zoning Ordinance No. 1585.  (Also see material sent in February 22 agenda packet.)  BAKER

 

            3.         Request from Dow AgroSciences, LLC for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate within the Michigan Division Dow Chemical Company Plant Rehabilitation District No. 1, to utilize Building 827 at Michigan Operations for the production of agricultural insecticide products.  (Also see material sent in March 8 agenda packet.)  DUFORD

 

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.         Directing City Clerk to notify taxing jurisdictions that the City Council will consider the request from The Dow Chemical Company and Tata Consulting Services for a personal property tax exemption for their Business Process Services Center project on April 12, 2010.  DUSO

 

*          5.         Accepting three new streets into the City of Midland Local Street System as required by the Michigan Department of Transportation for Act 51 funding.  MCMANUS

 

*          6.         Reappointing boards and commissions incumbents.  RICHART

 

            7.         Receiving and filing the City safety program update report.  WHITTINGTON

 

*          8.         Accepting the resignation of Doug Hail from the Board of Review.  DUFORD

 

*          9.         Accepting the resignation of Paula Liveris from the Downtown Development Authority.  BAKER

 

*          10.       Accepting the resignation of William Eyre from the Planning Commission.  BAKER

 

*          11.       Appointing John Young and Paul Ballard to the Planning Commission.  RICHART

 

*          12.       Receiving and filing the 2009 Annual Report of the Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation.  BUSH

 

            13.       Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Winter Blend Diesel Fuel Purchase on March 2 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

*                      b.         Increase to Purchase Order for Street Paving – Landfill.  BUSH

*                      c.         Amendment to Street Light Contract with Consumers Energy.  MCMANUS

 

            14.       Setting a public hearing:

*                      a.         Zoning Petition No. 564 – Fast Ice Development, LLC – rezone the property located at 218 Fast Ice Drive from Agricultural to Limited Commercial, Manufacturing and Research (LCMR) zoning (4/12).  BAKER

*                      b.         Consider revisions to the City of Midland Zoning Ordinance No. 1585, adopted November 8, 2004 (4/12).  BAKER

*                      c.         Request by Consolidated Graphics, Inc. to establish an Industrial Development District (4/12).  DUFORD

 

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