REGULAR MEETING OF THE MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

City Hall, 333 W. Ellsworth Street

 

February 24, 2014                                                                                                      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 February 10 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 City Attorney's Report on the Annual Review of Liquor Licenses in the City of Midland.  BRANSON

3.               Referring to the Midland Downtown Development Authority a request from SSP Associates to acquire City owned property for determination whether the property is needed for City or public purposes.  LYNCH

4.               *  Approving an extension of time for completion of sidewalk in City Forest Estates Subdivision No. 1.  KAYE

5.               *  Approving an extension of time for completion of sidewalk in City Forest Estates Subdivision No. 2.  KAYE

6.               *  Receiving and filing the 2014 Annual Sidewalk Report.  MCMANUS

7.               *  Naming the City Manager as Transportation Coordinator and stating the City's intentions to provide public transportation services and apply for Federal and State Financial Assistance.  MURPHY

8.               Authorizing City staff to work with the Midland Area Community Foundation and Leathers Associates to complete the renovation of the Fun Zone in Plymouth Park.  MURPHY

9.               *  Approving a contribution from the City's General Fund to help fund the community-wide strategic planning effort.  KEENAN

10.            *  Approving a budget transfer to provide funding for the purchase of property at 402 Towsley Street, and authorizing the actual purchase of the property.  KAYE

Considering purchases and contracts:

11.            *  Change Order from Three Rivers Corporation for interior improvements at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library.  BARNARD

12.            *  2014 Ashman and Washington Street Reconstruction Project Management and Construction Engineering Services.  MCMANUS

13.            *  2014 Wallen Street Reconstruction and Water Main; Contract No. 14.  MCMANUS

14.            *  Larkin Water Tower Painting.  BUSH

15.            *  Diesel Fuel Purchase of February 14 (4/5 vote required).  MURPHY

16.            *  Change Order to CivicPlus for website redesign and hosting services.  UNDERHILL

Setting a public hearing:

17.            *  Amendment to the Washington Woods Fund budget to recognize additional revenue in Community Development Block Grant funds (3/10).  BALIS

18.            *  Review of a grant application to Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund to support a riverfront renovation in upper Emerson Park (3/10).  MURPHY

19.            *  Zoning Petition No. 589 - to amend the City of Midland zoning map by rezoning the property located at 6200 Eastman Avenue from Office Service zoning to Regional Commercial zoning (3/24).  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