March 20, 2000

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, March 20, 2000, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall.  Mayor Black presided.  The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was recited in unison.

 

Councilmen present: Drummond Black, John Coppage, Hollis McKeag, Marty Wazbinski

Councilmen absent: None

Vacant: Fourth Ward

 

Minutes

Approval of the minutes of the March 13, 2000 special and regular meetings and the March 15, 2000 special meeting was offered by Councilman Coppage and seconded by Councilman McKeag.  (Motion adopted.)

 

Presentation In Commemoration of National Agricultural Week

Selina Tisdale, Community Relations Coordinator, introduced Deborah Rogers, District Administrator of the Midland Soil and Water Conservation District.  Ms. Rogers spoke in support of National Agriculture Week, March 19th through the 25th.

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Stephanie Gunderman, 409 Townsend, commented on a continual trash problem at the house next door to her home and requested Council consider issuing fines on an incremental basis for violation of the ordinance.  Ms. Gunderman also indicated the number of unrelated people living in a dwelling is not the issue, the issue is the behavior of the unrelated people.  Additionally, Ms. Gunderman requested Council consider an ordinance restricting the types of pets allowed within the City limits.

 

Council requested Martin McGuire, Director of Public Services, review the ordinance on fees for extra trash pickup to see if incremental fines can be considered.

 

Dorothy Lengerman, 405 E. Nelson, voiced concern over the possible loss of Central Park if a new skating rink and/or swimming pool were to be built in that area.  Ms. Lengerman also voiced concern over additions to the sanitary sewer before the Nelson Street Pumping Station is built.  Ms. Lengerman thanked everyone involved for their efforts spent on the February 22, 2000 Presidential Primary and Sanitary Sewer Proposition Election.

 

Dale Wolfgang, 1545 W. Gordonville, commended City Manager Karl S. Tomion and Council on its Urban Cooperation Agreement Policy.

 

Councilman Coppage requested that Jim Branson, City Attorney, review the types of pets other cities allow within their city limits.

 

Electrical Code Ordinance Amendment

Jack Duso, Assistant City Manager, presented information on a second reading and possible adoption of an ordinance to amend Chapter 7 of the Electrical Code.  The following ordinance amendment was then offered by Councilman McKeag and seconded by Councilman Coppage:

 

ORDINANCE NO. ________

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, CITY OF MIDLAND, MICHIGAN, BY AMENDING SECTIONS 7-2 THROUGH 7-6 OF ARTICLE I, AND REPEALING ARTICLES III AND IV OF CHAPTER 7 THEREOF.

The City of Midland Ordains:

Section 1.        Sections 7-2 through 7-6 of Article I of Chapter 7 of the Code of Ordinances are hereby amended to read as follows:

ARTICLE I. IN GENERAL

Sec. 7-1. Title.

This chapter shall be known as the City of Midland electrical code and will be referred to as “this code” herein.

Sec. 7-2. Michigan Electrical Code Adopted.

            The Michigan Electrical Code, updated December 6, 1999, a copy of which is on file in the office of the city clerk, is hereby adopted as the city electrical code and is hereby made a part of this chapter as if fully set out herein, and as may be amended in the future.

Sec. 7-3. Prosecution previous to effective date.

            Any prosecution arising from a violation of any ordinance or section of an ordinance repealed or amended in this article, which prosecution may be pending on March 15, 2000, or any prosecution which may be started within one year after March 15, 2000, in consequence of any violation of any ordinance or section of an ordinance repealed or amended in this chapter, which violation was committed previous to March 15, 2000, shall be tried and determined exactly as if such ordinance or section of an ordinance had not been repealed or amended.

Sec. 7-4. Severability.

            Any and all sections, terms, provisions and/or clauses herein shall be deemed independent and severable.  Should any court of competent jurisdiction hold any section, term or provision or clause void and/or invalid, all remaining sections, terms, provisions and/or clauses not held void and/or invalid shall continue in force and effect.

Sec. 7-5. Penalties.

(a) Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this code hereby adopted or fail to comply herewith, or who shall violate or fail to comply with any order made thereunder, or who shall build in violation of any detailed statement of specifications or plans submitted and approved thereunder, or any certificate or permit issued thereunder, and from which no appeal has been taken, or who shall fail to comply with such an order as affirmed or modified by the board of appeals or by a court of competent jurisdiction within the time fixed herein shall severally for each and every such violation and noncompliance respectively, be responsible for a municipal civil infraction.  Upon conviction of such violation, such person shall be punished as provided in Chapter 34 and fined according to section 21-101 of Chapter 21 of the Midland Code of Ordinances.  The imposition of one municipal civil infraction fine for any violation shall not excuse the violation or permit it to continue and all such persons shall be required to correct or remedy such violations or defects within a reasonable time.  When not otherwise specified, each ten (10) days that prohibited conditions continue shall constitute a separate offense.

(b) The application of the above fine shall not be held to prevent the enforced removal of prohibited conditions.

Sec. 7-6. Electrical permit fees.

A fee for each electrical permit shall be paid to the city as set forth in chapter 21 of this code.  When work for which a permit is required by this article is started or proceeded prior to obtaining said permit, the fees specified in Chapter 21 shall be doubled, but the payment of such double fee shall not relieve any person from duly complying with the requirements of this code in the execution of the work nor from any other penalties prescribed herein.

Exception:

(a) Permits for emergency or maintenance repair work requiring inspection may be obtained within twenty-four (24) hours of the work without penalty.

(b) When additional work is performed or additional equipment installed not listed on the permit application, an additional permit and fee shall be required before final approval is given.

Refunds: The administrative authority may authorize the refunding of any fee paid hereunder in accordance with the following:

(a) In the event no work has been done under the electrical permit, the administrative authority may authorize the refunding of up to eighty (80) per cent of the fee payment.

(b) Notwithstanding the foregoing, no refund shall be authorized except upon written application by the original permittee filed with the administrative authority not later than one hundred twenty (120) days after the date of fee payment.

Section 2.        Article III and Article IV of Chapter 7 of the Code of Ordinances are hereby repealed.

Section 3.        All Ordinances or parts of Ordinances in conflict hereby are hereby repealed only to the extent necessary to give this Ordinance full force and effect.

Section 4.            This Ordinance shall become effective upon publication.  (Ordinance adopted.)

 

Recreation Programs – Fee Amendments

Martin McGuire, Director of Public Services, presented information regarding the adoption of ordinances amending fees for the Civic Arena, Golf Course and Swimming Pools.  The following three ordinance amendments were then presented for consideration.

 

Civic Arena Fees

The following ordinance amending Civic Arena fees was offered by Councilman Wazbinski and seconded by Councilman Coppage:

 

ORDINANCE NO. 1470

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF MIDLAND, MICHIGAN, BY AMENDING SECTION 21-70 OF DIVISION 1 OF ARTICLE II OF CHAPTER 21 THEREOF.

The City of Midland Ordains:

Section 1.                        Section 21-70 of Division 1 of Article II of Chapter 21 is amended to read as                         follows:

                                                CHAPTER 21

                                                ARTICLE II.  PARKS AND RECREATION FEES

                                                DIVISION 1.  CIVIC ARENA

Sec. 21-70.  Civic Arena Fees

      The fees for use of the Civic Arena and its facilities are as follows:

               (1)      Individual Ice Skaters      $       2.50 per session

               (2)               Skating Pass (25 Admissions)               $     50.00 per pass

               (3)               Skate Rental  $       1.50 per session

               (4)               Rink Rental     $   109.00 per hour

               (5)               Rink Rental (M-F, 8am-2pm)               $     80.00 per hour

               (6)               Summer Rink Rental     $   125.00 per hour

               (7)               Non-Ice Rental (Full Building)               $1,250.00 per day

               (8)               Non-Ice Rental (1/2 Building) $   625.00 per day

               (9)               Non-Ice Rental (1/4 Building) $   350.00 per day

Section 2.                        This Ordinance shall take effect on March 21, 2000.  (Ordinance adopted.)

 

Golf Course Fees

The following ordinance amending Golf Course fees was offered by Councilman Wazbinski and seconded by Councilman Coppage:

 

  ORDINANCE NO. 1471

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF MIDLAND, MICHIGAN, BY AMENDING SECTION 21-71 OF DIVISION 2 OF ARTICLE II OF CHAPTER 21 THEREOF.

The City of Midland Ordains:

Section 1. Section 21-71 of Division 2 of Article II of Chapter 21 is amended to read as follows:

                                                CHAPTER 21

                                                ARTICLE II.  PARKS AND RECREATION FEES

                                                DIVISION 2.  GOLF COURSE

Sec. 21-71.  Golf Course Fees

      The fees for golfing privileges at the Currie Municipal Golf Course are as follows:

                 (1)      Regular: 9-hole        $    9.00 per play

                 (2)               Regular: 18-hole               $  14.25 per play

                 (3)               Senior: 9-hole (7:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m., M - F)            $    6.00 per play

                 (4)               Senior: 18-Hole (7:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m., M - F)            $    9.50 per play

                 (5)               Twilight golf (after 7:00 p.m.)               $    6.00 per play

                 (6)               Winter Rate (November 1 – March 31)               $    5.00 per day

                 (7)               Regular: Par 3               $    4.50 per play

                 (8)               Senior and youth: Par 3      $    3.00 per play

                 (9)               20-play pass               $170.00 per pass

               (10)               Regular: Single season pass               $400.00 per pass

               (11)               Regular: Double season pass               $640.00 per pass

               (12)               Senior: Limited and league single season pass               $315.00 per pass

               (13)               Senior: Limited and league double season pass               $475.00 per pass

               (14)               Senior: Limited single season pass               $265.00 per pass

               (15)               Senior: Limited double season pass               $425.00 per pass

               (16)               Trail Fee (Private Carts):    9-hole        $    1.00 per play

                                       18-hole        $    2.00 per play

                                       Season pass  $  90.00 per pass

Section 2.                        This Ordinance shall take effect on March 21, 2000.  (Ordinance adopted.)

 

Swimming Pool Fees

The following ordinance amending swimming pool fees was offered by Councilman Wazbinski and seconded by Councilman Coppage:

 

  ORDINANCE NO. 1472

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF MIDLAND, MICHIGAN, BY AMENDING SECTION 21-72 OF DIVISION 3 OF ARTICLE II OF CHAPTER 21 THEREOF.

The City of Midland Ordains:

Section 1.                        Section 21-72 of Division 3 of Article II of Chapter 21 is amended to read as                         follows:

                                                CHAPTER 21

                                                ARTICLE II.  PARKS AND RECREATION FEES

                                                DIVISION 3.  SWIMMING POOLS

Sec. 21-72.  Swimming pool fees.

      The fees for the use of the city’s swimming pools are as follows:

                 (1)      Public swimming      $    1.75 per session

                 (2)               Limited pass (15 admissions)               $  25.00 per pass

                 (3)               Swimming lessons  $  20.00 per lesson

                 (4)               Individual swim pass (unlimited use)               $  55.00 per pass

                 (5)               Family swim pass (2 members)               $  85.00 per pass

                 (6)               Family swim pass (each additional member)               $  20.00 per additional member

                 (7)               Family swim pass (maximum per family)               $125.00 per family

                 (8)               Competitive Swim Pool Rental               $  10.00 per hour

Section 2.               This Ordinance shall take effect on March 21, 2000.  (Ordinance adopted.)

 

Cable Access Advisory Commission Ordinance – First Reading

Jack Duso, Assistant City Manager, presented information on a first reading of an ordinance creating the Cable Access Advisory Commission.  Introduction and first reading of the following ordinance was then offered by Councilman Wazbinski and seconded by Councilman McKeag:

 

ORDINANCE NO.                 

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, CITY OF MIDLAND, MICHIGAN, BY ADDING NEW SECTIONS, WHICH NEW SECTIONS SHALL BE DESIGNATED AS SECTION 15-134, 15-135, 15-136, 15-137, 15-138 AND 15-139 OF ARTICLE IV, DIVISION 2 OF CHAPTER 15 THEREOF.

The City of Midland Ordains:

Section 1. Chapter 15 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Midland is hereby amended by adding Sections 15-134 through 15-139 to Division 2, Article IV of said chapter to read as follows:

Sec. 15-134.            Created.

There is hereby established an advisory body to the City Council to be known as the Cable Access Advisory Commission, hereinafter to be known as the “Commission,” which shall act solely in an advisory capacity to the City Council with regard to all aspects of public access cable service in the City of Midland.

Sec. 15-135.            Membership.

Membership of the Commission shall consist of seven (7) voting members appointed by the City Council.  Two (2) members shall be current registered MCTV volunteers, one (1) member shall be a school representative as designated by the Midland Public Schools, three (3) members shall be citizens at large and must be a current cable television subscriber, and it is preferred that one (1) member be a media professional.  Each member shall be a resident of the City.  The person from the administrative staff of the City who has been designated by the City Manager as the MCTV Coordinator shall be an ex officio member of the Commission but without the right to vote.

Sec. 15-136.            Term of Members.

Each member of the Commission shall be appointed for a term of three (3) years commencing on July 1 except that the members first appointed shall begin their terms immediately with three (3) of said members being appointed for terms ending June 30, 2003, two (2) of said members being appointed for terms ending June 30, 2002, and two members being appointed for terms ending June 30, 2001.

Sec. 15-137.            Internal Administration.

The Commission shall select one of its voting members as chair and shall designate the ex-officio member as secretary.  The Commission may adopt such rules as it deems necessary for the transaction of its business.  Any decision of the Commission shall require the concurrence of four (4) members.  The Commission shall meet as often as necessary with at least one meeting each calendar quarter and all of its meetings shall be open to the public.

Sec. 15-138.            Specific Duties.

The Commission shall have the following specific duties:

a)     Advise the City Council regarding general policy matters related to the services provided to public access producers and viewers pursuant to the Code of Ordinances of the City of Midland.

b)     Encourage the use of public access channels among the widest range of institutions, groups, and individuals within the City of Midland.

c)     Make an annual report to the City which shall include, but not be limited to, a summary report on the utilization of any public access channels and a summary report of the Commission’s deliberations throughout the year.

d)     Request comments and encourage suggestions from the public regarding public access channels.

e)     Perform such other functions as the City Council may direct.

Sec. 15-139.            Finances.

The Commission shall not have the power to expend public funds but may make recommendations to the City Council for budget purposes.

Section 2.            This ordinance shall take effect upon publication.  (Motion adopted.  Considered first reading.)

 

Request For Burial of Time Capsule on City-Owned Property

Bridgette Gransden and Dick Touvell, representing Leadership Midland’s Time Capsule Committee, requested Council’s support and approval, in concept, of the burial of a time capsule on City-owned property.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman McKeag and seconded by Councilman Coppage:

 

RESOLVED, that the request from Leadership Midland’s Time Capsule Committee to bury a Time Capsule on City-owned property located between City Hall and the Midland County Services Building is hereby approved, in concept, subject to the following conditions:

·         City Council approval will be required once a design for the ground marker is finalized.

(Motion adopted.)

 

Site Plan No. 188 – Applebee’s

James Schroeder, Director of Planning and Community Development, presented material regarding Site Plan No. 188.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman McKeag and seconded by Councilman Coppage:

 

WHEREAS, the City Council has received the recommendation of the City Planning Commission for approval of Site Plan No. 188, the request of Bill Wentworth, on behalf of Miller-Apple, for site plan review and approval of a 5,203 square foot Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar on 1.37 acres on the west side of Eastman Avenue north of the Fairgrounds entrance and across from Midland Mall; and 

WHEREAS, the City Council has reviewed the proposed Site Plan No. 188, in accord with the provisions set forth in Sections 25.3 and 25.4 of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Midland; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the City Council does hereby approve Site Plan No. 188, in accord with the drawing dated February 28, 2000.  (Motion adopted.)

 

Site Plan No. 189 – Gas Station/Convenience Store on Jerome Street

James Schroeder, Director of Planning and Community Development, presented information regarding Site Plan No. 189.  Jenee Velasquez, Director of the Midland Economic Development Council, supported the site plan.  Doug Robins, 116 Hubbard, stated he was not opposed to the site plan but believed several items needed to be considered prior to final approval.  Edward Saunders, 714 W. Main Street, stated he did not support the site plan.  Reverend Brent McCumons, from United Methodist Church, requested Council look at the big picture, the church is interested in the additional parking that would be constructed adjacent to the gas station/convenience store.  Council directed that an additional condition be added to the resolution.  The approval of the site plan is to include the provision that an obscuring screen fifty (50) feet in length and a minimum of five (5) feet in height to shield headlights impinging on the adjoining property is built.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Wazbinski and seconded by Councilman Coppage:

 

WHEREAS, the City Council has received the recommendation of the City Planning Commission for approval of Site Plan No. 189, the request of Thom Spencer of Spencer Oil, for site plan review and approval of a 3,500 square foot gas station/convenience store on 1.1 acres on the northwesterly side of Jerome Street between Ellsworth and Buttles Streets; and 

WHEREAS, the City Council has reviewed the proposed Site Plan No. 189, in accord with the provisions set forth in Sections 25.3 and 25.4 of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Midland; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the City Council does hereby approve Site Plan No. 189, in accord with the drawing dated as received March 1, 2000, conditioned upon signage and the provision of an obscuring screen fifty (50) feet in length and a minimum of five (5) feet in height to shield headlights impinging on the adjoining property, being in accord with the City’s Ordinance.  (Motion adopted.)

 

Special Election – Fourth Ward Councilman

Penny Kovacevich, City Clerk/Treasurer, presented information regarding proposed dates for the upcoming special election to fill the Council vacancy in the Fourth Ward.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Wazbinski and seconded by Councilman Coppage:

 

WHEREAS, a vacancy was created on the City Council with the acceptance of the resignation of John R. Moolenaar, Ward 4 Councilman, effective March 13, 2000; now therefore

RESOLVED, that in accordance with Section 3.9 titled “Filling of Vacancies”, this City Council orders a Special Election to be held on May 16, 2000 to fill this vacancy in Ward 4 on the City Council for the unexpired term; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that this Council directs the City Clerk’s Office to request of the Special Election Scheduling Committee the date of May 16, 2000 for the holding of the Special Election in order to comply with Section 3.9 of the City Charter; and

RESOVED FURTHER, that the electors of Ward 4 are hereby notified that candidates for election to fill the unexpired term of Councilman for Ward 4 shall obtain petitions from the City Clerk’s Office and file the same with that office by no later than 12:00 noon on April 22, 2000.  (Motion adopted.)

 

First Amended Consent Judgment – Landfill

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Coppage and seconded by Councilman McKeag:

 

WHEREAS, on January 7, 1991 the City of Midland entered into a Consent Judgment with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, now succeeded by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Waste Management Division, which contains requirements regarding the City Landfill's Operating License for Disposal Area and Compliance Program; and

WHEREAS, City staff has requested with the MDEQ that some monitoring requirements contained in the Compliance Program be reduced or eliminated from the Consent Judgment; and

WHEREAS, the MDEQ has agreed to have Scans 3 and 8 deleted from the monitoring parameters required under the Consent Judgment, and an amendment was drafted to reflect this agreement; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the City Council authorize and direct the City's attorney at Braun, Kendrick, Finkbeiner, PLC to execute an order approving first amended consent judgment reducing the City's monitoring parameters.  (Motion adopted.)

 


2000 Gettysburg & Springfield Reconstruction; Contract No. 5

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Coppage and seconded by Councilman McKeag:

 

WHEREAS, sealed proposals have been advertised and received in accord with Article II of Chapter 2 of the Midland Code of Ordinances for the reconstruction of all of Gettysburg Street and Springfield Street from Patrick to Gettysburg; and

WHEREAS, funding for this project is provided by the Local Street Fund, Water Fund and Wastewater Fund; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the low sealed proposal submitted by Sova & Sons Contracting, Inc. of Midland, Michigan, for the "2000 Gettysburg & Springfield Street Reconstruction; Contract No. 5", in the indicated amount of $305,577.50, based upon City estimated quantities is hereby accepted and the Mayor and the City Clerk are authorized to execute a contract therefore in accord with the proposal and the City's specifications; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the City Manager has the authority to approve change orders modifying or altering this contract in an aggregate amount not to exceed $20,000.  (Motion adopted.)

 

Plymouth Park Water Tower Painting

Noel Bush, Director of Utilities, presented information on the painting of the Plymouth Park Water Tower.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Coppage and seconded by Councilman McKeag:

 

WHEREAS, sealed bids for Bid No. 2360, 1,000,000 Gallon Plymouth Road Elevated Tank Interior and Exterior Repainting have been advertised and received in accord with Section 2-18 of the Midland Code of Ordinances; and

WHEREAS, sufficient budgetary funds are available in account 591-8284-821.94-10 Elevated Tank Maintenance; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the low bid submitted by George Kountoupes Painting Co. of Lincoln Park, Michigan is hereby accepted and a purchase order in an amount not to exceed $426,300 is authorized; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the Mayor and City Clerk are authorized to execute a contract with George Kountoupes Painting Co. subject to approval by the City Attorney.  (Motion adopted.)

 

Landfill Equipment Rental

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Coppage and seconded by Councilman McKeag:

 

WHEREAS, on August 4, 1998, sealed proposals were received for the rental of tractor-scraper equipment at the City’s landfill and awarded to Heritage Equipment of Chesaning, Michigan; and

WHEREAS, staff has determined the need for an additional tractor-scraper unit on a short-term basis to complete the Cell 1-13 capping project; and

WHEREAS, funding is available in the following landfill accounts:  #517-8110-811.94-11 Equipment Rental and #517-9120-912.97-20 Land Improvements; and

WHEREAS, Heritage Equipment has agreed to a rental rate of $8,500 per month for up to six months under the existing lease for one (1) John Deere 9400 tractor and two (2) 2-Sp-C17 Miskin scrapers, which is a lower rate than what is currently contracted for the same equipment; now therefore

RESOLVED, that competitive bids are deemed unnecessary and the bid process will be waived; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that a purchase order be authorized to Heritage Equipment in an amount not to exceed $51,000 for six (6) months of rental of such unit at $8,500 per month.  (Motion adopted.)

 

DART Operating Assistance Contract With MDOT

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Coppage and seconded by Councilman McKeag:

 

RESOLVED, that the City Manager and City Clerk are authorized to execute Contract No. 99-1031 with the Michigan Department of Transportation for Section 5311 operating assistance for the City’s DART bus system.  (Motion adopted.)

 

Zoning Petition No. 454

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Coppage and seconded by Councilman McKeag:

 

RESOLVED, that notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the City Council on Monday, April 10, 2000, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, City Hall, for the purpose of considering the advisability of amending the Zoning Map of Ordinance No. 727, the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Midland, as set forth in the following proposed Ordinance, which is hereby introduced and given first reading.

ORDINANCE NO. ______

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE NO. 727, BEING AN ORDINANCE TO REGULATE AND RESTRICT THE LOCATION OF TRADES AND INDUSTRIES AND THE LOCATION OF BUILDINGS DESIGNED FOR SPECIFIC USES, TO REGULATE AND LIMIT THE HEIGHT AND BULK OF BUILDINGS HEREAFTER ERECTED OR ALTERED, TO REGULATE AND DETERMINE THE AREA OF YARDS, COURTS, AND OTHER OPEN SPACES SURROUNDING BUILDINGS, TO REGULATE AND LIMIT THE DENSITY OF POPULATION, AND FOR SAID PURPOSES, TO DIVIDE THE CITY INTO DISTRICTS AND PRESCRIBE PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION OF ITS PROVISIONS BY AMENDING THE ZONING MAP TO PROVIDE A RESIDENTIAL A-1 ZONING CLASSIFICATION WHERE TOWNSHIP ZONING PRESENTLY EXISTS.

The City of Midland Ordains:

Section 1.  That the Zoning Map of Ordinance No. 727, being the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Midland, is hereby amended as follows:

That property described as:  Beginning 264 feet North of the East 1/4 corner of Section 13, T14N, R1E, Midland County, Michigan; thence West 660 feet, South 264 feet, West 673.6 feet, North 680 feet, East 1019.6 feet, South 185 feet, East 314 feet, South 231 feet to the Place of Beginning, and

That property described as:  Beginning 1089 feet South of the East 1/4 corner of Section 13, T14N, R1E, Midland County, Michigan; thence West 330 feet, North 34 feet, West 53 feet, Southeast 166 feet, East 368.5 feet, North 132 feet to the Place of Beginning,

be, and the same is hereby changed to a Residential A-1 District.

Section 2.  All Ordinances or parts of Ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed only to the extent necessary to give this Ordinance full force and effect.

Section 3.  This Ordinance shall take effect upon publication.  (Motion adopted.  Considered first reading.)

 

Being no further business the meeting adjourned at 9:44 p.m.

 

 

                        _____________________________________

                        Penny K. Kovacevich, City Clerk