REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

May 9, 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 April 25 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Recognition of 28 elementary and middle school children for outstanding work in creating posters for the 2011 Make Midland Beautiful Art Celebration.  POST

 

            3.         Proclamation of Recognition to the Midland High School Girls’ Basketball Team for their outstanding sportsmanship and play during the 2011 Michigan High School Athletic Association’s girls’ basketball quarterfinals.  RICHART

 

            4.         Midland Blooms Day – May 21.  RICHART

 

            5.         Bike Month – May 2011 and Bike to Work Week – May 16 – 20.  BAKER

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            6.         2011 Sidewalk Improvement Program Hearing of Necessity and resolution directing the City Assessor to prepare an assessment roll (Also see material sent in the April 11 agenda packet).  MCMANUS

 


            7.         City Manager’s Proposed 2011-12 Budget (Also see material sent in April 25 agenda packet).  KEENAN

 

            8.         Request from Dow AgroSciences, LLC for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate within The Dow Chemical Company Plant Rehabilitation District No. 1 (Also see material sent in the April 11 agenda packet).  DUFORD

 

            9.         Request from Styron, LLC for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate within The Dow Chemical Company Plant Rehabilitation District No. 1 (Also see material sent in April 25 agenda packet).  DUFORD

                        WITHDRAWN BY PETITIONER

 

          10.         2011 Downtown Economic Revitalization Public Improvement Special Assessment District Special Assessment Roll (Also see material sent in April 11 agenda packet).  DUFORD

 

          11.         Proposed 2011-12 Community Development Block Grant Budget (Also see material sent in April 25 agenda packet).  BAKER

 

          12.         Amendment to the 2010-11 City budgets and financial working plans (Also see material sent in April 25 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.

 

RESOLUTIONS:

*        13.         Approving Site Plan No. 299 – Dr. Cynthia Skiba, DDS – for a 2,995 square foot dental office located at 111 Harold Street.  BAKER

 

*        14.         Approving annexation request from Earl D. Bennett Construction, Inc. for property located at 2433 North Eastman Road.  BAKER

 

*        15.         Approving the 2011-12 Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation budget for the Capital Improvement and Emergency Repair Fund.  BUSH

 

*        16.         Making appointments to the West Main Street Historic District Commission.  BAKER

 

*        17.         Making appointment to the Downtown Development Authority.  TISDALE

 

          18.         Making Traffic Control Orders permanent:  MCMANUS

*                      a.         S-11-01 – that Columbia Road yield to Woodlawn Street

*                      b.         S-11-02 – that Graham Street yield to Woodlawn Street

*                      c.         S-11-03 – that Linwood Drive yield to Woodlawn Street

*                      d.         S-11-04 – that Columbia Road yield to Linwood Drive

*                      e.         P-11-01 – that parking is restricted on the south side of Schuette Road near Waldo Avenue

 

*        19.         Approving request to conduct a Music on Main event in downtown Midland on May 14.  DUSO

 

*        20.         Approving request to land a helicopter at the H Hotel.  MCMANUS

 

          21.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Diesel Fuel Purchase of April 27 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

*                      b.         Park Mowing Services.  MURPHY

*                      c.         2011 Local Street Reconstruction; Contract No. 2.  MCMANUS

*                      d.         MDOT Contract No. 11-5247 for the widening, reconstruction and improvement of Waldo Avenue from Salzburg Road to 3700’ north.  MCMANUS

*                      e.         Changes to Purchase Order for Construction Engineering Services and the Construction Contract for Chemical Feed Systems Improvements.  BUSH

*                      f.          Increase to Purchase Order for Gas Collection and Control System Pumps – Landfill (4/5 vote required).  BUSH

 

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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