REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

May 23, 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 May 9 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Proclamation of Recognition to Ken Powell for his many years of service to the City of Midland and the Midland Fire Fighters as Board Member of the City of Midland Police & Fire Fighter Retirement System.  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:

            3.         Adopting the City Manager’s Proposed 2011-12 Budget.  KEENAN

 

*          4.         Approving Site Plan No. 300 – Midland Square, LLC – for an 8,700 square foot commercial/retail building located at 7300 Eastman Avenue on 1.13 acres.  BAKER

 


*          5.         Confirming the City Manager’s reappointment of Jerry Deming to the Center City Authority.  BAKER

 

*          6.         Accepting resignation of Paul Ballard from the Planning Commission.  BAKER

 

*          7.         Making Traffic Control Order S-11-05 Permanent – that eastbound Plymouth Street shall yield to Blossom Circle and to westbound Plymouth Street.  MCMANUS

 

*          8.         Receiving and filing the 2010 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report.  BUSH

 

            9.         Considering purchases and contracts:

                        a.         Purchase Agreement with The Dow Chemical Company for the sale of electricity and renewable energy credits.  BUSH

*                      b.         Purchase Order for the installation of a meter cabinet and associated wiring at the Gas-to-Energy facility (4/5 vote required).  BUSH

*                      c.         Increase to Purchase Order for Contractual Repair Services.  BUSH

*                      d.         Plymouth Park Pool Fence.  MURPHY

 

          10.         Setting a public hearing:

*                      a.         Request to transfer Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate No. 2008-532 from The Dow Chemical Company to Styron, LLC (6/13).  DUFORD

*                      b.         Request from Styron, LLC for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate within The Dow Chemical Company Plant Rehabilitation District No. 1 (6/13).  DUFORD

 

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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