REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

June 13, 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 23 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

            2.         Amateur Radio Week – June 20 – 26, and Amateur Radio Day – June 25.  RICHART

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            3.         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 May 23 agenda packet).  DUFORD

 

            4.         Request to transfer Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate No. 2008-532 from The Dow Chemical Company to Styron, LLC (Also see material sent in May 23 agenda packet).  DUFORD

 

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:

            5.         Introduction and first reading of an ordinance amending Sec. 28-52 of Division 3 of Article II of Chapter 28 – Water Rates.  BUSH

 

RESOLUTIONS:

*          6.         Approving Site Plan No. 301 – Superior Metal Recycling, Inc. – for a 4,800 square foot recycling center located at 4203 E. Ashman Street.  BAKER

 

*          7.         Approving the Final Plat of Broadhead Estates No. 4, a residential subdivision of 13 lots on 5.25 acres located east of Jefferson Avenue and south of Julie Ann Drive.  BAKER

 

            8.         Acknowledging a matching challenge grant from Mr. David and Mrs. Patti Kepler to the Midland Area Community Foundation Non-Motorized Transportation Project Improvement Fund in the amount of $25,000.  BAKER

 

            9.         Approving the levy of taxes for the July 2011 tax roll:  DUFORD

*                      a.         Midland Public Schools

*                      b.         Midland County Educational Service Agency

*                      c.         Bay City Public Schools

*                      d.         Bay-Arenac Intermediate Schools

*                      e.         Delta College

 

*        10.         Approving the levy of taxes for the July 2011 tax roll for special assessments and accounts receivable.  DUFORD

 

*        11.         Authorizing execution of a deed for the sale and transfer of a City-owned house located at 1514 Jefferson Avenue (4/5 vote required).  BAKER

 

*        12.         Approving request to conduct a Music on Main/Riverdays Afterglow event on July 15.  LYNCH

 

*        13.         Approving requests for temporary outdoor service liquor licenses from The H Hotel on June 20, Diamond Jim’s on July 15 and Oscars Restaurant on July 15.  LYNCH

 

          14.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Unleaded fuel purchase of May 17 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

*                      b.         Diesel fuel purchase of May 19 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

*                      c.         Three-year Agreement for Senior Housing Health Care Services.  MARCY

*                      d.         Currie West Golf Course Irrigation Equipment (4/5 vote required).  MILHOLLAND

*                      e.         Payment for Contracted Appraisal Services relating to the City’s defense in the MCV appeal to the Michigan Tax Tribunal.  BRANSON

*                      f.          Payment for Contracted Legal Services relating to the City’s defense in the MCV appeal to the Michigan Tax Tribunal.  BRANSON

                       

*                      g.         Increase Purchase Order for General Engineering at the Landfill.  BUSH

*                      h.         Pump Replacements for Moorland and Wyman Pump Stations.  BUSH

*                      i.          Contract with Brodart Company for book ordering and book processing services.  BARNARD

 

          15.         Setting a public hearing:

*                      a.         Zoning Petition No. 574 to rezone the property located at 204 Commerce Drive from Larkin Township zoning to Residential A-2 and Residential A-4 zoning (7/18).  BAKER

*                      b.         Amendment to the 2011-12 Golf Course Fund budget to increase capital expenditures for building and course modifications to the Currie Golf Complex and equipment purchases for the maintenance thereof (6/27).  MILHOLLAND

 

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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