REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

April 23, 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 April 9 regular and April 16 special City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

2.                  City Manager's Proposed 2012-13 Budget (also see material sent in the April 9 agenda packet).  KEENAN

 

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:

3.                  Authorizing the City Attorney to review and approve future real estate documents and authorizing the City Manager to execute specific future real estate documents.  MCMANUS

4.                  *  Confirming the City Manager's reappointment of Margaret Riecker and Marty McGuire to the Downtown Development Authority.  TISDALE

5.                  *  Recognizing Dstreet Entertainment Foundation as a non-profit organization in the community.  LYNCH

6.                  *  Making Traffic Control Order P-12-01 Permanent - that there shall be no parking on the west side of Plumer Street from Austin Street to Bay City Road.  MCMANUS

7.                  *  Approving request to conduct an American Heart Association Heart Walk on Saturday, May 12 utilizing the public right-of-way and Rail-Trail.  MCMANUS

Considering purchases and contracts:

8.                  *  City of Midland, Midland Public Schools and the Reece Community Living Endeavor Housing Construction Agreement.  KAYE

9.                  *  Sale of surplus city vehicle to the City of East Tawas.  MURPHY

10.              *  Reappointing the public accounting firm of Yeo & Yeo PC, CPAs as the City's independent auditors for the fiscal years ended June 30, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 (4/5 vote required).  KEENAN

11.              *  2012 Saginaw Road Reconstruction; Contract No. 2.  MCMANUS

12.              *  Increase to Purchase Order to Midland Engine for equipment maintenance costs - Landfill.  BUSH

13.              *  Increase to Purchase Order to Lang Construction for out lawn and related miscellaneous repairs - Water Distribution.  BUSH

Setting a public hearing:

14.              *  Amendment to the 2011-12 Budgets and Financial Working Plans (5/7).  KEENAN

15.              *  Request by ECO Bio Plastics Midland, Inc. for an Industrial Development District (5/7).  DUFORD

16.              *  Proposed 2012-13 Community Development Block Grant Budget (5/7).  KAYE

 

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