REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

March 26, 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 March 7 special and March 12 regular City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

2.                  Introduction and first reading of an ordinance to amend the Downtown Development Authority Tax Increment Financing Plan No. 1, Amendment 3.  TISDALE

3.                  Introduction and first reading of an ordinance to amend Section 30-5 of Chapter 30 of the Code of Ordinances to amend the Downtown Development Authority District Boundaries.  TISDALE

 

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:

4.                  Introduction and first reading of an ordinance to establish new Ward and Precinct Boundary Lines:  TISDALE

a.                   Establish the Ward Boundaries of the five wards in the City of Midland to conform to the 2010 Decennial Census of the United States and Public Act 182 of the Public Acts of 1966.

b.                  Establish new Election Precincts with related matters for the City of Midland.

 

RESOLUTIONS:

5.                  Receiving and filing a draft policy regarding consideration and issuance of Industrial Facilities Tax Abatements.  LYNCH

6.                  *  Considering reappointment of incumbents to boards and commissions and establishing a timeline for filling remaining vacancies.  RICHART

7.                  *  Naming the City Manager as Transportation Coordinator and stating the City's intentions to provide public transportation services and apply for Federal and State Financial Assistance.  MURPHY

8.                  *  Authorizing an Easement for an Electric Service Line on City of Midland-owned property for new Charter Communications structure at the City's Jefferson Water Tower.  BUSH

9.                  *  Approving request from the Midland County Historical Society to conduct re-enactment activity during a week-long summer camp utilizing City parkland.  MCMANUS

10.              *  Recognizing the Michigan Baseball Foundation as a non-profit organization in the Community.  LYNCH

Considering purchases and contracts:

11.              *  2011 Curb Replacement and Pavement Patching; Change Order No. 2.  MCMANUS

12.              *  2012 Surface Treatment and Crack Sealing Program; Contract No. 4.  MCMANUS

13.              *  Michigan Department of Transportation Contract No. 12-5032; Salzburg Street from Saginaw Road to Waldo Avenue.  MCMANUS

14.              *  Manhole Rehabilitation - Wastewater.  BUSH

Setting a public hearing:

15.              *  Amendment to the Landfill Enterprise Fund budget to purchase wheel loader (4/9).  BUSH

16.              *  Amendment to the Water Enterprise Fund budget to extend the City's 12-inch water main at W. Wackerly Street, west to Tittabawassee River Road and south to Saginaw Road (4/9).  BUSH

 

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