REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

April 26, 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 April 12 regular and April 19 special City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.         City Manager’s Proposed 2010-11 Budget (Also see material sent in the April 12 agenda packet).  KEENAN

 

            3.         Amendment to the 2009-10 budgets and financial working plans (Also see material sent in the April 12 agenda packet).  KEENAN

 

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.         Introduction and first reading of an ordinance amendment:  MURPHY

                        a.         Amend Section 34-5 of Chapter 34 – Municipal Civil Infractions.

                        b.         Amend Sections 26-3 thru 26-7 and add Section 26-8 of Article 1 of Chapter 26 – Weed Enforcement.

 

RESOLUTIONS:

*          5.         Approving Site Plan No. 294 – Fisher Contracting Company – for a 20,932 square foot contractor office, shop and yard located at 94 Waldo Avenue.  BAKER

 

            6.         Accepting the report on Sanitation Collection Services bid.  MURPHY

 

            7.         Expressing support for the creation and designation of a U.S. Bike Route 20 through the City of Midland, Michigan.  BAKER

 

            8.         Referring the proposed “Complete Streets” policy to the City Planning Commission.  BAKER

 

            9.         Receiving the City Manager’s report on the organization of the advisory boards and commissions and directing staff to implement recommended changes.  LYNCH

 

*          10.       Authorizing the sale at public auction on May 1, 2010, of unclaimed personal property being held by the Police Department and other departmental surplus items.  MEYER

 

*          11.       Accepting the resignation of Sid Allen from the Parks & Recreation Commission.  MURPHY

 

            12.       Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Bleachers.  MURPHY

*                      b.         Thrune Park renovation.  MURPHY

*                      c.         Hedgewood and Hannah Street Reconstruction; Contract No. 3.  MCMANUS

*                      d.         2010 Pavement Marking Program; Contract No. 16.  MCMANUS

*                      e.         Currie Municipal Golf Facility Operational Audit and Business Plan Development.  DUSO

*                      f.          Water Treatment Residuals to Land Application – Water.  BUSH

*                      g.         Increase to Purchase Order for Contractual Repair Services – Water Distribution.  BUSH

 

*          13.       Setting a public hearing on the proposed 2010-11 Community Development Block Grant budget (5/10).  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