REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

City Hall, 333 W. Ellsworth Street

 

November 25, 2013                                                                                                    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 Wilhelm

                                    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 November 11 regular City Council meeting.  TISDALE

 

PROCLAMATIONS, AWARDS, RECOGNITIONS, PRESENTATIONS:

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

 

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:

2.               Receiving and filing the 2014-15 Budget Preparation Schedule.  KEENAN

3.               Rejecting the 2013 Determinations of the Local Officers' Compensation Commission (4/5 vote required).  TISDALE

4.               *  Receiving and filing the quarterly financial report for the quarter and year ending June 30, 2013.  KEENAN

5.               *  Receiving and filing the quarterly financial report for the quarter ending September 30, 2013.  KEENAN

6.               *  Receiving and filing the City and County Joint Building Authority Audit for the year ended June 30, 2013.  KEENAN

7.               *  Confirming the City Manager's appointment of Bobbie Arnold to the Downtown Development Authority.  TISDALE

8.               *  Confirming the appointments of Jerry Davis, Keith Wirth and Grant Helms to the International Fire Code Board of Appeals.  COUGHLIN

9.               *  Referring a request to consider the sale of 1606 Jefferson Avenue to the City of Midland Housing Commission for their report and recommendation.  KAYE

10.            *  Accepting a grant from the Friends of MCTV for the purchase of field cameras.  BEACOM

Considering purchases and contracts:

11.            *  Website Redesign and Hosting Services.  UNDERHILL

12.            *  Pump Station Submersible Pump Replacements - Landfill.  BUSH

13.            *  Pump Station Valves, Piping, and Fittings - Landfill.  BUSH

14.            *  Pump Station Standby Generator - Landfill.  BUSH

15.            *  Public Services Radio System Replacement.  MURPHY

16.            *  Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (4/5 vote required).  COUGHLIN

Setting a public hearing:

17.            *  Setting a public hearing on a request for approval of a Brownfield Redevelopment Plan for Downtown Midland DTH, LLC  (12/16).  KEENAN

18.            *  Zoning Petition No. 588 - to amend the City of Midland zoning map by rezoning the property located at 323 Sauve Street from Regional Commercial zoning to Industrial A zoning (12/16).  KAYE

19.            *  Vacation of portions of Corning Lane and Sauve Street (1/13/14).  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