REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

January 24, 2011                                                                                                         7:00 p.m.

 

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER – Maureen Donker, Mayor

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

 

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 January 10 regular and both January 15 special City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.         Approve The Dow Chemical Company Brownfield Redevelopment Plan #7 (Also see material sent in January 10 agenda packet).  DUSO

 

            3.         Request from The Dow Chemical Company for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate within The Dow Chemical Company Plant Rehabilitation District No. 1 relating to new real and personal property to improve the existing facility located at buildings 1351 and 1353 (Also see material sent in January 10 agenda packet).  DUFORD

 

            4.         Request from The Dow Chemical Company for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate within The Dow Chemical Company Plant Rehabilitation District No. 1 relating to new real and personal property to improve the existing facility located at buildings 564, 591 and 954 (Also see material sent in January 10 agenda packet).  DUFORD

 


            5.         Approve the Center City Corridor Improvement Authority Development Plan (Also see material sent in December 20, 2010 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:

            6.         Second reading and adoption of an ordinance amending fees for recreation programs by amending Sec. 21-73 of Div. 4 of Article II of Chapter 21 – General Recreation Fees.  POST

 

RESOLUTIONS:

            7.         Receiving and filing the 2011-12 Construction Project Priorities List.  MCMANUS

 

            8.         Accepting an Easement Agreement from:  MCMANUS

*                      a.         Central Michigan Mental Health Facilities Board for public water mains on their private site on Fast Ice Drive.

*                      b.         Midland County Council on Aging for public water mains on their private site at the northeast corner of Saginaw Road and Dublin Avenue.

 

*          9.         Approving Diesel Fuel Purchase of January 11 (4/5 vote required).  YUERGENS

 

*        10.         Setting a public hearing on the request by Better Grounds, LLC to establish an Obsolete Property Rehabilitation District located at 114 E. Main Street (2/14).  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