REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

August 8, 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

                                    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 July 22 special and July 25 special and regular City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

            2.         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 (Also see material sent in July 18 agenda packet).  GARCIA

 

            3.         2011 Tibbs Street Improvement Special Assessment District Special Assessment Roll (Also see material sent in July 25 agenda packet).  DUFORD

 

            4.         Request by Better Grounds, LLC to expand the “Better Grounds Obsolete Property Rehabilitation District No. 1” (Also see material sent in July 25 agenda packet).  DUFORD

 

            5.         Amendment to the 2011-12 Civic Arena Fund budget to increase revenue in the amount of $20,000 and to increase expenditures in the amount of $20,000 to recognize grants received from The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation and the Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation (Also see material sent in July 25 agenda packet).  DUSO

 


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:

*          6.         Approving Site Plan No. 305 – Grounds for a Better World, LLC – for a 44,198 square foot five story multi-use building located at 114 E. Main Street.  BAKER

 

*          7.         Authorizing execution of a deed for the sale and transfer of a city-owned house located at 1005 Mill Street (4/5 vote required).  BAKER

 

            8.         Considering purchases and contracts:

*                      a.         Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Subrecipient Agreements.  BAKER

*                      b.         New World Systems Software Maintenance and Support Services (4/5 vote required).  UNDERHILL

*                      c.         Emerald Ash Borer Treatment Program.  MURPHY

*                      d.         Fire Aerial Tower Truck.  MURPHY

*                      e.         Brush Chipper.  MURPHY                

*                      f.          Light Duty Vehicles, Police Vehicles and Heavy Equipment.  MURPHY

*                      g.         Increase Purchase Order for Contractual Repair Services – Water Distribution.  BUSH

*                      h.         Water Meters and Accessories.  BUSH

*                      i.          Increase Purchase Order for Concrete Crushing – Landfill.  BUSH

*                      j.          Lease Buyout of John Deere 240DLC Excavator – Landfill (4/5 vote required).  BUSH

*                      k.         2011 Bay City Road Reconstruction Inspection Services.  MCMANUS

*                      l.          Three-year Agreement with Midland Tomorrow for Economic Development Services.  DUSO

 

*          9.         Setting a public hearing on a request for approval of The Stadium District Brownfield Redevelopment Plan (8/22).  DUSO

 

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