REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

January 9, 2012                                                                                                           7:00 p.m.

 

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER -

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 19, 2011 special and regular City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

2.                  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.  (Also see material sent in the December 19 agenda packet.)  WINLAND

 

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.                  Introduction and first reading of an ordinance amending fees for recreation offerings by amending Sec. 21-73 of Div. 4 of Article II of Chapter 21 - General Recreation Fees.  MURPHY

 

RESOLUTIONS:

4.                  Approving request to conduct "The Qualifier" Marathon event on Sunday, May 20 starting at the Loons Stadium utilizing the public right-of-way.  MCMANUS

5.                  Making Traffic Control Orders Permanent.  MCMANUS

a.                   *  S-11-07 - that Plumer Street shall yield to Austin Street

b.                  *  D-11-05 - that the intersection at N. Saginaw Road and Northwood Drive shall be controlled by a traffic control signal

c.                   *  R-11-03 - that Austin Street shall be converted from one-way to two-way traffic

6.                  *  Approving the request by Styron, LLC to revise the personal property components of the previously approved Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption.  DUFORD

7.                  *  Reappointing Carl Coons to the Board of Review.  DUFORD

Considering purchases and contracts:

8.                  *  E10 Ethanol Blend Unleaded Fuel Purchase of December 15, 2011 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

9.                  *  Wheel  Loader End-of-Lease Buyout - Landfill (4/5 vote required).  BUSH

Setting a public hearing:

10.              *  Amendment to the 2011-12 General Fund budget to recognize an additional $58,990 of revenue from various corporate and local foundation grants and increase expenditures of the Midland Police Department budget by the same to fund for the training and equipment associated with the establishment of the Midland Police Department Narcotics K-9 Unit and Honor Guard Team (1/30).  ELMER

 

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