REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

April 12, 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 22 special and regular City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Arbor Day – April 30.  MURPHY

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            3.         Establish the Business Process Service Center Act 328 Eligible District and grant The Dow Chemical Company and Tata Consultancy Services, Ltd. a personal property tax exemption within said district for a period of ten years.  (Also see material sent in March 22 agenda packet.)  DUSO

 

            4.         Request from Consolidated Graphics, Inc.:

                        a.         Zoning Petition No. 565 – to amend the City of Midland zoning map by rezoning the property located at 1321 East Wackerly Road from Lincoln Township B-2 to the City of Midland Industrial A light industrial zoning classification.  (Also see material sent in March 8 agenda packet.)  BAKER


                        b.         Establishment of an Industrial Development District.  (Also see material sent in March 22 agenda packet.)  DUFORD

 

            5.         Zoning Petition No. 564 – to amend the City of Midland zoning map by rezoning the property located at 218 Fast Ice Drive from Agricultural to Limited Commercial, Manufacturing and Research (LCMR) zoning.  (Also see material sent in March 22 agenda packet.)  BAKER

 

            6.         Adopt revisions of the City of Midland Zoning Ordinance No. 1585, adopted November 8, 2004.  (Also see material sent in March 22 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:

            7.         Receiving and filing the City Manager’s Proposed 2010-11 Budget and directing the City Clerk to publish a notice of public hearings on the budget.  KEENAN

 

            8.         Accepting the resignation of Scott Gaynor from the City Council and providing an update on the timeline/process for replacing Councilman Gaynor.  TISDALE

 

            9.         Preliminary plat of Countryside Estates No. 3 and No. 4, a residential subdivision of 31 lots on 21.91 acres west of Dublin Avenue and south of Countryside Drive.

                        a.         Providing tentative approval.  BAKER

                        b.         Granting final approval.  BAKER

 

*          10.       Naming the City Manager as Transportation Coordinator and stating the City’s intentions to provide public transportation services and apply for Federal and State Financial Assistance.  MURPHY

 

*          11.       Recognizing the Evergreen Garden Club as a non-profit organization in the community for the purpose of obtaining a Charitable Gaming License.  DUSO

 

*          12.       Amending the resolution previously approved that appointed John Young to a term expiring June 30, 2010, instead appointing him to a term expiring June 30, 2011 and rescinding the resolution that reappointed him to a term expiring June 30, 2013.  BAKER

 

*          13.       Recommending blanket approval to all requests for Special Liquor Licenses at the Midland Armory.  DUSO

 

*          14.       Recommending approval of the request from Midland Brewing Co. LLC for a New Micro Brewer License.  DUSO

 

*          15.       Recommending approval of the request from the Midland Area Community Foundation to hold Riverdays in Chippewassee Park on July 16 and 17 including a beer tasting event on July 16.  DUSO

 

            16.       Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         E10 Ethanol Blend Unleaded Fuel Purchase on March 16 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

*                      b.         E10 Ethanol Blend Unleaded Fuel and Diesel Fuel Purchase on March 25 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

*                      c.         Concrete and Related Materials.  MURPHY

*                      d.         22A Crushed Limestone.  MURPHY

*                      e.         Bituminous Materials.  MURPHY

*                      f.          Small Tractor.  MURPHY

*                      g.         Chemicals for Plymouth Pool.  MURPHY

*                      h.         Standby Electrical Generator – Landfill.  BUSH

*                      i.          Sugnet Water Main, Phase I; Contract No. 6.  MCMANUS

 

            17.       Setting a public hearing:

*                      a.         Amendment to the 2009-10 City budgets and financial working plans (4/26).  KEENAN

*                      b.         2010 Sidewalk Improvement Program Hearing of Necessity (5/10).  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