REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

June 27, 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 June 13 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.         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 (Also see material sent in June 13 agenda packet).  MILHOLLAND

 

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:

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

 

RESOLUTIONS:

*          4.         Approving Site Plan No. 303 – CPI Engineering Services, Inc. – for a 17,778 square foot addition located at 2300 James Savage Road.  BAKER

 


*          5.         Accepting two Quitclaim Deeds for the widening of the westbound and southbound lanes of the intersection of Patrick Road and Waldo Avenue to create right turn lanes.  MCMANUS

 

*          6.         Authorizing that the General Fund’s fund balance shall include a Committed Fund Balance for Future Year Expenditures, a Committed Fund Balance for Contingencies and an Assigned Fund Balance for Encumbrances.   KEENAN

 

*          7.         Appointing Mary Ann Woodbury and Lucille Cronin to the Library Board.  BARNARD

 

*          8.         Appointing Lowell McLaughlin to the Planning Commission.  BAKER

 

            9.         Approving request to conduct a concert in Chippewassee Park on August 7.  TISDALE

 

*         10.        Approving request from the Salvation Army SHARE Program to conduct an event on August 10 utilizing amplified sound and the public right-of-way.  DUSO

 

           11.        Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         2011 Patrick at Waldo Intersection Improvements; Contract No. 8.  MCMANUS

*                      b.         Dow Corning Corp. License Agreement for installation of an overhead pipeline bridge/truss and electrical cable over Waldo Road.  MCMANUS

*                      c.         Consumers Energy Company Capital Charges – Gas-to-Energy Facility (4/5 vote required).  BUSH

*                      d.         Purchase Order Increase for Contractual Repair Services for Main Break Restoration.  BUSH

*                      e.         Concrete Crushing – Landfill.  BUSH

*                      f.          Hydrofluosilicic Acid – Water Treatment Plant.  BUSH

*                      g.         Calcium Oxide – Water Treatment Plant.  BUSH

*                      h.         Ferric Chloride – Water & Wastewater Treatment Plants.  BUSH

                        i.          Midland Municipal Supervisory Employees Association Labor Agreement.  WHITTINGTON

                        j.          Midland Municipal Employees Association Labor Agreement.  WHITTINGTON

*                      k.         5 Toro Field Irrigation Controllers – Golf Course (4/5 vote required).  MILHOLLAND

 

           12.        Setting a public hearing:

*                      a.         2011 Tibbs Street Improvement Special Assessment District Hearing of Necessity (7/18).  MCMANUS

*                      b.         Amendment to the 2011-12 City budgets and financial working plans to provide funding for June 30, 2011 encumbrances (7/18).  KEENAN

 

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