REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

September 13, 2010                                                                                                    7:00 p.m.

 

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER – Maureen Donker, Mayor

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

            Boy Scout Troop #768 – St. Brigid of Kildare Catholic Church

 

ROLL CALL -           Thomas W. Adams

                                    J. Dee Brooks

                                    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 August 23 regular and September 2 special City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.         Zoning Text Amendment No. 151 – Section 2.02 and Section 14.02 D permitting miniature pigs as a Conditional Land Use in the single family residential districts in the City of Midland (Also see material sent in August 9 agenda packet).  BAKER

                        Additonal Comments – 1st Grouping, 2nd Grouping

 

            3.         Tridge Railing Replacement Project:  MCMANUS

                        a.         Budget Amendment to recognize a donation from the Midland Area Community Foundation (Also see material sent in August 23 agenda packet).

                        b.         Approve contract with Gerace Construction.

 

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.         Approving the Final Plat of Broadhead Estates No. 3, a residential subdivision of 12 lots on 5.32 acres located east of Jefferson Avenue and south of Julie Ann Drive.  BAKER

 

            5.         Accepting a grant from the Friends of the Pere Marquette Rail-Trail for the purchase and installation of a new trail head sign at the Tridge.  BAKER

 

            6.         Approving extension of time for completion of sidewalk:  BAKER

*                      a.         One-year extension in Winding Creek Estates Subdivision No. 1.

*                      b.         Two-year extension in Winding Creek Estates Subdivision No. 2.

 

*          7.         Authorizing the City Manager to sell surplus city equipment to Midland Public Schools (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

 

*          8.         Appointing Roy Green as an MCTV Access User and Robert Balwinski as a Citizen-at-Large member to the Cable Access Advisory Commission.  BEACOM

 

*          9.         Approving the request from Opportunity Analysts, LLC, to conduct a Community Canvas event in downtown Midland on October 2.  DUSO

 

*        10.         Approving the request from Northwood University to conduct a fireworks display on September 16.  DUSO

 

          11.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Regular #2 Diesel Fuel Purchase of August 24 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

*                      b.         2010 Sugnet Water Main, Phase II; Contract No. 9.  MCMANUS

*                      c.         Sanitary Sewer Lateral Replacements.  MCMANUS

*                      d.         Change Order No. 2 to Construction Contract for Gas-to-Energy Plant and            Landfill Gas Compressor Building.  BUSH

*                      e.         Truck Scale Improvement Project – Landfill.  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