REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

September 17, 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.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

1.                  *  Approve minutes of the August 27 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

2.                  Fire Prevention Week - October 7 - 13.  COUGHLIN

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

3.                  Zoning Petition No. 579 - to amend the City of Midland zoning map by rezoning the property located at 3535 East Ashman Street from Agricultural zoning to Residential B zoning (also see material sent in the August 13 agenda packet).  KAYE

4.                  Zoning Petition No. 580 - to amend the City of Midland zoning map by rezoning the property located at 2803 Orchard Drive and a triangular piece of property located at 1400 West Main Street from Residential B zoning to Community zoning (also see material sent in the August 13 agenda packet).  KAYE

5.                  Amendment to the 2012-13 Landfill Fund budget to fund the design of a bioreactor project and to obtain an updated operating license from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (also see material sent in the August 27 agenda packet) (4/5 vote required).  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:

 

RESOLUTIONS:

6.                  Approving the amendment to the lease agreement between the City of Midland and the Midland County Historical Society of the Midland Center for the Arts, Inc.  KEENAN

7.                  Accepting a grant from the Midland Area Community Foundation's Ormond E. Barstow Memorial Endowment Fund for the purchase of metal event fencing.  MURPHY

8.                  *  Approving the Traffic Signal Agreement between the City of Midland and P and P Opportunities, LLC.  MCMANUS       ITEM WITHDRAWN

Considering purchases and contracts:

9.                  *  New World Systems software maintenance and support services renewal (4/5 vote required).  UNDERHILL

10.              *  Unleaded Fuel Purchase of August 28 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

11.              *  Diesel Fuel Purchase of August 31 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

12.              *  Police Patrol Vehicle.  MURPHY

13.              *  Water Service Fittings - Water Distribution.  BUSH

14.              *  Cold Storage Building - Water Distribution.  BUSH

15.              *  Storage Building Improvements - Wastewater.  BUSH

16.              *  Emergency Repair Replacement Parts for Caterpillar Generator - Renewable Energy Facility (4/5 vote required).  BUSH

17.              *  Two Refuse Enclosures for the Downtown District.  TISDALE

Setting a public hearing:

18.              *  Zoning Text Amendment No. 155 - to amend the City of Midland Zoning Ordinance to change the method of measuring the setback from an unobstructed sight area under specified conditions (10/15).  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