REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

June 14, 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

                                    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 May 24 regular and May 26 special City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Amateur Radio Week – June 21 – 27, and Amateur Radio Day – June 27.  RICHART

 

            3.         Recognition of City staff for outstanding safety outreach efforts.   GARCIA

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            4.         2010 Wackerly Water Main Improvement Special Assessment District Special Assessment Roll (also see material sent in May 24 agenda packet).  DUFORD

 

            5.         Zoning Petition No. 566 – to rezone the property located at 7550 Eastman Ave. from Larkin Township to the City of Midland Regional Commercial Zoning Classification (also see material sent in May 10 agenda packet).  BAKER

 

            6.         Zoning Petition No. 567 – to rezone the property located at 4594(A) East Wheeler St. from Midland Township to the City of Midland Agricultural Zoning Classification (also see material sent in May 10 agenda packet).  BAKER


            7.         Zoning Petition No. 568 – to rezone the property located at 4594(B) East Wheeler St. from Midland Township to the City of Midland Agricultural Zoning Classification (also see material sent in May 10 agenda packet).  BAKER

 

            8.         Zoning Petition No. 569 – to rezone the property located at 4574 East Wheeler St. from Midland Township to the City of Midland Agricultural Zoning Classification (also see material sent in May 10 agenda packet).  BAKER

 

            9.         Zoning Petition No. 570 – to rezone the property located at 5217 Isabella St. from Homer Township to the City of Midland Residential A-1 Zoning Classification (also see material sent in May 10 agenda packet).  BAKER

 

          10.         Zoning Petition No. 571 – to rezone the property located at 7412 Perrine Rd. from Larkin Township to the City of Midland Residential A-4 Zoning Classification (also see material sent in May 10 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.

 

ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS:

          11.         Introduction and first reading of an ordinance amendment:  BUSH

                        a.         Sec. 28-52 of Division 3 of Article II of Chapter 28 – Water Rates. 

                        b.         Sec. 28-163 of Division 3 of Article III of Chapter 28 – Sewer Rates.

 

RESOLUTIONS:

          12.         Preliminary Plat of Broadhead Estates No. 3, a residential subdivision of 50 lots on 20.72 acres east of Jefferson Avenue and south of Julie Ann Drive:  BAKER

                        a.         Giving Tentative Approval

                        b.         Giving Final Approval

 

          13.         Approving the “Complete Streets” Policy for the City of Midland.  BAKER

 

          14.         Approving the levy of taxes for the July 2010 tax roll:  DUFORD

*                      a.         Midland Public Schools

*                      b.         Midland County Educational Service Agency

*                      c.         Bay City Public Schools

*                      d.         Bay-Arenac Intermediate Schools

*                      e.         Delta College

 

*        15.         Approving the levy of taxes for the July 2010 tax roll for special assessments and accounts receivable.  DUFORD

 

*        16.         Acknowledging receipt of and authorizing the City Council to accept the Freedom Of Information Act denial appeal filed by Robert Hall.  BRANSON

 

 

*        17.         Confirming the City Manager’s reappointment of Cliff Miles and Clint Struthers to the Center City Authority.  BAKER

 

          18.         Making appointments to City boards and commissions:

*                      a.         Library Board.  BARNARD

*                      b.         Parks and Recreation Commission.  MURPHY

 

*        19.         Making Traffic Control Order P-10-05 Permanent – that parking shall be prohibited on the south side of William Street from Rodd Street to 80’ west.  MCMANUS

 

*        20.         Approving request from the Humane Society of Midland County to hold a fundraising event on October 2 and to charge an entry fee.  DUSO

 

          21.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         2010-11 Property and Liability Insurance Purchase.  KEENAN

*                      b.         Approving contract extension with Brodart Company for Book Ordering and Book Processing Services.  BARNARD

*                      c.         2010 S. Saginaw Road Reconstruction Inspection Services.  MCMANUS

*                      d.         2010 Local Street Reconstruction and Water Main Replacement; Contract No. 2.  MCMANUS

*                      e.         E10 Ethanol Blend Unleaded Fuel Purchase of May 18 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

*                      f.          Diesel Fuel Purchase of May 18 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

*                      g.         Re-Roof Cemetery Maintenance Building.  MURPHY

 

*        22.         Approving the request from The H Hotel for a temporary outdoor service liquor license on June 21, 2010.  DUSO

 

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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