REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

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

 

October 29, 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 October 15 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

2.                  Amendment to the 2012-2013 budget of the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library to recognize $3,000,000 of additional revenue  from The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation and increase expenditures by $3,000,000 to fund infrastructure and interior improvements at the Library (also see material sent in the October 15 agenda packet).  BARNARD

3.                  Amendment to the 2012-13 General Fund budget to recognize $68,400 of additional revenue from the Midland Area Community Foundation's Dorothy L. Ludington Children's Fund to purchase and install playground equipment in neighborhood parks (also see material sent in the October 15 agenda packet).  MURPHY

4.                  Amendment to the 2012/13 Water Enterprise Fund budget to recognize additional revenues of $75,720 from The Dow Chemical Company ($67,395) and Dow Corning Corporation ($8,325) for Filter Clear Well Repairs at the Water Treatment Plant, and the bid from John E Green of Saginaw for the repair be accepted (also see material sent in the October 15 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:

 

RESOLUTIONS:

5.                  Authorizing a project agreement for safety improvements at Patrick Road and B.R. 10 using a roundabout.  MCMANUS

6.                  *  Approving the Final Plat of Broadhead Estates No. 5, a residential subdivision of 11 lots on 5.25 acres located east of Jefferson Avenue and south of Julie Ann Drive.  KAYE

7.                  *  Receiving and filing the quarterly financial report for the quarter and year ending June 30, 2012.  KEENAN

8.                  *  Accepting the resignation of Daniel Cline from the Downtown Development Authority board.  TISDALE

9.                  *  Making Traffic Control Order P-12-04 permanent - that parking shall be prohibited on Novak Street along the frontage of 2705 Novak Street.  MCMANUS

Considering purchases and contracts:

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

11.              *  Michigan Department of Transportation Contract for operations of the Jack Barstow Airport Automated Weather Operating System.  MCMANUS

12.              *  Fire Station 1 Kitchen Remodel.  COUGHLIN

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