REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

December 19, 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

                                    Diane Brown

                                    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 item.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

1.                  *  Approve minutes of the December 5 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

2.                  Request from Quad/Graphics, Inc. for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate within the Third Expanded Pendell Printing Industrial Development District No. 1 (Also see material sent in the December 5 agenda packet).  DUFORD

3.                  Amendment to the 2011-12 Equipment Revolving Fund by $23,000 for the replacement of unit #1-45, a wrecked police patrol car, and also amends the budget to reflect $17,950 in revenue from the insurance claim (Also see material sent in the December 5 packet).  MURPHY

 

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:

 

RESOLUTIONS:

4.                  *  Making Traffic Control Order S-11-06 Permanent - that Austin Street shall stop for Saginaw Road.  MCMANUS

5.                  *  Receiving and filing the City and County of Midland Joint Building Authority Audit for the year ended June 30, 2011.  KEENAN

6.                  Rejecting the 2011 Determinations of the Local Officers' Compensation Commission (4/5 vote required).  TISDALE

7.                  *  Approving request to conduct an obstacle race event on Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2 in the City Forest area utilizing amplified sound and charging a fee.  MCMANUS

8.                  *  Accepting a revised Easement Agreement from the City of Midland to Superior Metal Recycling for their water main on city-owned property.  MCMANUS

Considering purchases and contracts:

9.                  *  Residential Refuse and Yard Waste Carts.  MURPHY

10.              *  Winter Blend Diesel Fuel Purchase from December 9 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

11.              *  Energy - Gas-to-Energy Plant and the Landfill Gas Compressor Building; Change Order Nos. 6 and 7.  BUSH

12.              *  Heat Exchanger Replacement - Civic Arena.  KEENAN

Setting a public hearing:

13.              *  Zoning Petition No. 576 - to amend the City of Midland zoning map by rezoning property located at 4671 S. Saginaw Road from Residential A-1 to Regional Commercial zoning (1/9).  WINLAND

 

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