REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

May 7, 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 23 regular and April 30 special City Council meetings.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

2.                  Recognition of 35 elementary and middle school children for outstanding work in creating posters for the 2012 Make Midland Beautiful Art Celebration.  POST

3.                  Proclamation recognizing Keep Michigan Beautiful for 50 years of service to the cleanup and beautification of Michigan.  RICHART

4.                  Midland Blooms Day - May 19.  RICHART

5.                  Proclamation recognizing the new community initiative Midland Neighboring.  RICHART

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

6.                  Request by ECO Bio Plastics Midland, Inc. for an Industrial Development District (also see material sent in April 23 agenda packet).  DUFORD

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

8.                  Amendment to the 2011-12 Budgets and Financial Working Plans (also see material sent in the April 23 agenda packet).  KEENAN

9.                  Proposed 2012-13 Community Development Block Grant Budget (also see material sent in April 23 agenda packet).  KAYE

10.              Second reading of an ordinance to amend the Downtown Development Authority Tax Increment Financing Plan No. 1, Amendment 3 (also see material sent in March 26 agenda packet).  TISDALE

11.              Second 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 (also see material sent in the March 26 agenda packet).  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:

 

RESOLUTIONS:

12.              Adopting a policy regarding consideration and issuance of Industrial Facilities Tax Abatements.  LYNCH

13.              *  Receiving and filing the Quarterly Financial Report for the quarter ended March 31, 2012.  KEENAN

14.              *  Authorizing the sale of surplus City equipment using an on-line auction service.  MURPHY

15.              *  Authorizing an Easement Agreement from The Dow Chemical Company for public water mains on their private property at the Dow Kokam site on Saginaw Road.  MCMANUS

16.              *  Making Traffic Control Order S-12-01 Permanent - that McKinley Street shall yield to Hollybrook Drive.  MCMANUS

17.              *  Approving the 2012-13 Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation budget for the Capital Improvement and Emergency Repair Fund.  BUSH

18.              *  Confirming the City Manager's appointment of Robert Rathbun to the Downtown Development Authority.  TISDALE

19.              *  Approving request to conduct an Occupy Wall Street event on Saturday, May 12, utilizing the public right-of-way.  MCMANUS

20.              City Council's report on the job performance review and resolution adjusting the annual compensation for:  DONKER

a.                   City Attorney

b.                  City Manager

Considering purchases and contracts:

21.              *  Street Tree Replacement - Parks and Recreation.  MURPHY

22.              *  Diesel Fuel Purchase of April 18 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

23.              *  2012 Wackerly Water Main Improvement; Contract No. 15.  MCMANUS

24.              *  Increase to Purchase Order to BioTech Agronomics for land application of solids - Wastewater.  BUSH

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