REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

July 18, 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

 

INTRODUCTION OF MIDLAND STUDENTS TRAVELING TO MIDLAND’S SISTER CITY, HANDA, JAPAN

 

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 27 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

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

 

            3.         2011 Tibbs Street Improvement Special Assessment District Hearing of Necessity (Also see material sent in June 27 agenda packet).  MCMANUS

 

            4.         Amendment to the 2011-12 City budgets and financial working plans to provide funding for June 30, 2011 encumbrances (Also see material sent in June 27 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:

            5.         Receiving and filing the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and Single Audit Report for the year ended June 30, 2010.  KEENAN

                        CAFR             Single Audit Report

 

            6.         Approving Site Plans:  BAKER

*                      a.         No. 302 – Airgas Great Lakes, Inc. – for a new 12,936 square foot facility located at 2300 S. Saginaw Road

*                      b.         No. 304 – MSARI Holdings, LLC – for a 3,920 square foot addition located at 1905 Mark Putnam Road

 

            7.         Giving Tentative and Final Approval to the preliminary plat of Pinehaven Estates, a residential subdivision of 14 lots on 12.02 acres east of Foster Road and north of Wheeler Street.  BAKER

 

            8.         Accepting a grant in the amount of $11,689.13 from the Midland Area Community Foundation Senior Housing Improvement Fund to be used toward the installation of new electronic components to the intercom/emergency medical pull cord system at Washington Woods.  BAKER

 

*          9.         Approving request from Ray’s Bike Shop to park a surrey rental wagon near the Rail Trail utilizing the public right-of-way.  DUSO

 

*        10.         Approving request to conduct an event on August 24 in the Farmers Market area utilizing amplified sound.  DUSO

 

          11.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Diesel Fuel Purchase of June 20 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

*                      b.         Unleaded Fuel Purchase of June 28 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

*                      c.         Electronic Online Services and Materials from Gale (4/5 vote required).  BARNARD

*                      d.         Electronic Online Services and Staff Training from the Midwest

                                    Collaborative for Library Services (4/5 vote required).  BARNARD

*                      e.         Library Automation Services from Valley Library Consortium (4/5 vote required).  BARNARD

*                      f.          Phase III Pipe & Valve Replacement Contract; Change Order No. 1 – WWTP.  BUSH

*                      g.         Land Application of Biosolids – Wastewater.  BUSH

*                      h.         Service Agreement with Arnold Center for Janitorial Services – Water Treatment Plant (4/5 vote required).  BUSH

 

 

 

 

 

*        12.         Setting a public hearing on an amendment to the 2011-12 General Fund Revenue Budget to recognize grants from the Charles J. Strosacker Foundation  and the Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation to replace and re-equip the Fire Department’s Water and Ice Rescue Program equipment (8/8).  GARCIA

 

NEW BUSINESS:

          13.         Approving the Labor Agreement between the City of Midland and the Midland Police Officers Association.  WHITTINGTON

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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