REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

March 21, 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 March 9 special, March 14 regular, and March 16 special City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.         Adopt revisions of the City of Midland Zoning Ordinance No. 1585, adopted November 8, 2004 (Also see material sent in February 28 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:

            3.         Approving Site Plan No. 298 – Northwood University – for a 64,132 square foot auditorium and turf building at 4000 Whiting Drive.  BAKER


            4.         Making Traffic Control Orders Permanent:  MCMANUS

*                      a.         P-10-16 - restricts parking on the north and south sides of Wanetah Dr. near Jefferson Ave.

*                      b.         P-10-17 - restricts parking on the west side of Woodlawn St. from N. Saginaw Rd. to 200’ north.

*                      c.         R-10-02 – establishes a speed limit of 40 mph on Mark Putnam Rd. from Saginaw Rd. to Schuette Rd.

                        d.         R-10-03 – establishes a speed limit of 35 mph on Perrine Rd. between Saginaw Rd. and Wackerly St.

*                      e.         R-10-04 – establishes a speed limit of 40 mph on Elisenal Dr. from Joe Mann Blvd. to Commerce Dr.

*                      f.          R-10-05 – establishes a speed limit of 35 mph on Schuette Rd. from Mark Putnam Rd. to Waldo Ave.

 

            5.         Receiving and filing the 2011 Report for Fire Department Municipal Fees.  GARCIA

 

            6.         Considering reappointment of incumbents to boards and commissions and establishing a timeline for filling remaining vacancies.  RICHART

 

*          7.         Appointing Judd Tanzini to the Planning Commission.  RICHART

 

*          8.         Accepting two new streets into the City of Midland Local Street System as required by the Michigan Department of Transportation for Act 51 funding.  MCMANUS

 

            9.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Diesel Fuel Purchase of March 7 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

*                      b.         Residential Refuse and Yard Waste Carts.  MURPHY

*                      c.         Plymouth Park Pool Repairs.  MURPHY

 

*        10.         Receiving and filing the City Manager’s report concerning the Special Assessment District Improvements for the Shopping Area Redevelopment Act (SARA) Assessment District and setting a public hearing of necessity on the proposed improvements (4/11).  TISDALE

 

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