REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

February 13, 2012                                                                                                       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 January 28 special and January 30 regular City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

2.                  Walk for Warmth Day - February 25.  RICHART

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

3.                  Amendment to the Civic Arena Fund budget to recognize $76,200 of unanticipated revenue in the form of a refund from the Equipment Revolving Fund and to increase capital expenditures to allow these funds to purchase a new Zamboni (Also see material sent in the January 30 packet).  KEENAN

4.                  Request from Dow AgroSciences, LLC for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate within The Dow Chemical Company Plant Rehabilitation District No. 1 for the NexD project (Also see material sent in the January 30 packet).  DUFORD

5.                  Request from Dow AgroSciences, LLC for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate within The Dow Chemical Company Plant Rehabilitation District No. 1 for Project FLASH (Also see material sent in the January 30 packet).  DUFORD

6.                  Request from Advanced Electrolyte Technologies (USA) LLC, for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate within The Dow Chemical Company Plant Rehabilitation District No. 1 (Also see material sent in the January 30 packet).  DUFORD

 

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:

7.                  *  Accepting an Easement Agreement from Schauman Development, LLC for public water mains at the Waldo Avenue Townhomes.  MCMANUS

8.                  *  Accepting an Easement Agreement from the Midland Country Club for public water mains at the Midland Country Club site.  MCMANUS

9.                  *  Recommending approval of the request to transfer ownership of escrowed Class C license only located at 1259 Poseyville, from Forja's, Inc. to R. I. Hospitality, L.L.C., to transfer location and governmental unit to 805 Joe Mann, and to reclassify from a Class C license to a B-Hotel license with new Entertainment Permit.  BRANSON

10.              *  Appointing Steven Markey to the Library Board.  BARNARD

11.              *  Accepting and authorizing amendments to deed restrictions regarding property owned by H Hotel Holding, LLC.  BRANSON

Considering purchases and contracts:

12.              *  Winter Blend Diesel Fuel purchase from January 31 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

13.              *  E10 Ethanol Blend Unleaded Fuel purchase from February 6 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

14.              *  Trenchless Sewer Repairs - Wastewater.  BUSH

15.              *  Sign Materials (Traffic Signs) - Engineering.  MCMANUS

Setting a public hearing:

 

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