REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

April 9, 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 26 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

2.                  Zoning Petition No. 578 - to amend the City of Midland zoning map by rezoning the property located at 215 State Street, 614 and 709 East Larkin Street and 608 East Ellsworth Street from Regional Commercial zoning to Downtown zoning (also see material sent in the March 12 agenda packet).  KAYE

3.                  Amendment to the 2012 Landfill Enterprise Fund budget increasing revenues from working capital by $285,311 (cost of loader plus trade-in) and increasing appropriations by $257,311 (loader cost only) for the purchase of a new John Deere 644K loader (also see material sent in the March 26 agenda packet).  BUSH

4.                  Amendment to the 2012 Water Enterprise Fund budget increasing revenues from working capital by $100,000 and increasing appropriations by $100,000 to extend the 12-inch water main from its current termination point at West Wackerly Street (also see material sent in the March 26 agenda packet).  BUSH

 

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:

5.                  Second reading and adoption 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 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:

6.                  Making Traffic Control Order S-11-08 Permanent - that Clover Lane shall stop for Linden Drive.  MCMANUS

7.                  Receiving and filing the City Manager's Proposed 2012-13 Budget and directing the City Clerk to publish a notice of public hearings on the budget.  KEENAN

8.                  *  Authorizing the sale at public auction on May 5, 2012, of unclaimed personal property being held by the Police Department and other departmental surplus items.  MEYER

9.                  *  Accepting five new street segments into the City of Midland Local Street System as required by the Michigan Department of Transportation for Act 51 funding.  MCMANUS

10.              *  Authorizing an Easement Agreement from CPI Engineering Services, Inc. for public water mains on their private property site on James Savage Road.  MCMANUS

11.              *  Authorizing two Partial Release of Easements from the City of Midland to F/A Pnacek, LTD for storm water facilities and for water main and sanitary sewer for property on Joseph Drive.  MCMANUS

12.              *  Recommending approval of the request from Chemical City Post #3651 of Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, and Midland County Amvets Post 3652 for a New Entertainment Permit to be held in conjunction with 2011 Club licensed business with Dance Permit, located at 3013 Bay City Road.  BRANSON

13.              *  Reappointing Patrick Sandow to the Sewer District Board of Appeals with a term to expire June 30, 2015.  BUSH

Considering purchases and contracts:

14.              *  Small dump truck - DPS.  MURPHY

15.              *  2012 Sidewalk Replacement Program.  MURPHY

16.              *  Diesel Fuel Purchase of March 23 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

17.              *  E10 Ethanol Blend Unleaded Fuel purchase from March 27 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

18.              *  2012 Pavement Marking Program; Contract No. 16.  MCMANUS

19.              *  2012 Hines Street Reconstruction; Contract No. 9.  MCMANUS

20.              *  2011 Bay City Road Reconstruction, Contract No. 7; Change Order Nos. 1 and 2.  MCMANUS

21.              *  2011 Bay City Road Construction Inspection Services Increase to Purchase Order.  MCMANUS

22.              *  MDOT Contract No. 2009-0585 Amendment - 2009 Snow Removal Equipment - Barstow Municipal Airport.  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