September 27, 2004

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, September 27, 2004, 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, Bruce Johnson, Hollis McKeag, James Myers, Joseph Rokosz

Councilmen absent:

None

 

MINUTES

Approval of the minutes of the September 13, 2004 special and regular and September 20, 2004 special meetings was offered by Councilman Myers and seconded by Councilman McKeag.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

TRICK-OR-TREAT FOR UNICEF MONTH

Communications Coordinator Libby Richart introduced Mary Jane Ditzler, chairperson for the Midland Area UNICEF Committee.  Ms. Ditzler, with three trick or treaters, gave a brief overview of the “Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF” program and presented the Mayor with three decorated pumpkins.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Myers and seconded by Councilman Rokosz: 

 

RESOLVED, that the Mayor is authorized to issue the attached proclamation designating the month of October as “Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF” Month in Midland.  (Motion ADOPTED.)  Mayor Black presented the proclamation to Mary Jane Ditzler.

 

MCTV MONTH

MCTV Director Ron Beacom introduced a proclamation recognizing the 20th Anniversary of Midland Community Television and shared with the Council highlights from the past 20 Years.  MCTV will celebrate its anniversary month at the annual “Honors Night” recognition event on October 16 and by cablecasting programs from the MCTV archives.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Myers and seconded by Councilman McKeag:

 

WHEREAS, MCTV has provided 20 years of service to the community; and

WHEREAS, community members and organizations have submitted approximately 16,000 programs during these 20 years; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the Mayor is authorized to issue the attached proclamation designating October as MCTV Month in Midland.   (Motion ADOPTED.)  Mayor Black presented the proclamation to Ron Beacom.

 

FIRE PREVENTION WEEK

City of Midland Fire Chief Leonardo Garcia introduced a proclamation recognizing Fire Prevention Week and reviewed the events planned by the Midland Fire Department during the week of October 3-9, 2004.  The annual Fire Department Open House is scheduled for Saturday, October 9, 2004.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman McKeag and seconded by Councilman Myers:

 

RESOLVED, that the Mayor is authorized to issue the attached proclamation designating the week of October 3 - 9, 2004, as FIRE PREVENTION WEEK in Midland.  (Motion ADOPTED.)  Mayor Black presented the proclamation to Chief Garcia.

 

NOTE: SEVERAL OF THE FOLLOWING AGENDA ITEMS WERE TAKEN OUT OF ORDER AT THE REQUEST OF THE MAYOR.  FOR THE PURPOSE OF TRANSCRIBING THE MINUTES AND FOR THE EASE OF FINDING THE APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTATION CORRESPONDING TO SPECIFIC AGENDA ITEMS, THE MINUTES WERE TRANSCRIBED IN THE ORDER THEY WERE ORIGINALLY PLACED ON THE AGENDA, NOT IN THE ORDER IN WHICH THEY WERE ACTUALLY PRESENTED FOR CONSIDERATION.

 

BUDGET PRIORITIES COMMUNITY ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS

City Clerk / Community Relations Coordinator Selina Tisdale gave a presentation on Community Roundtable Discussion Groups as a method for providing more public input to the city’s budget preparation process.  She introduced Susan Watkins and Tweed Kezziah from Kezziah Watkins, a firm specializing in government communications, who presented a proposal for conducting the roundtable discussions.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman McKeag and seconded by Councilman Rokosz:

 

WHEREAS, at the request of the City Council, the City Manager has presented a report on the use of community roundtable discussions as a means for bringing additional public input  to the 2005-06 budget preparation process; and

WHEREAS, the staff recommends that the firm of Kezziah Watkins be retained to conduct the community roundtable discussions; and

WHEREAS, sufficient funding exists in the General Fund budget; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the City Manager is hereby authorized and instructed to take the necessary steps to implement the process presented to the City Council in a report dated September 27, 2004; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that in accord with Section 2-19 of the City of Midland Code of Ordinances the City Manager is authorized to enter into a contract with Kezziah Watkins to facilitate the community roundtable discussions at a cost not to exceed $18,900.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY PLANT REHABILITATION DISTRICT

City Assessor Reid Duford introduced a resolution to establish a rehabilitation district for The Dow Chemical Company’s Saran Saphire II Plant.  A public hearing opened at 7:25 p.m.   Lowell McLaughlin, Senior Financial Analyst for The Dow Chemical Company Tax Department provided a presentation on the Saran Saphire II Plant Rehabilitation District.

Jenee Velasquez, Executive Director for Midland Tomorrow, spoke in support of Council approval for the district.  The public hearing closed at 7:33 p.m.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman McKeag and seconded by Councilman Myers:

 

WHEREAS, the City Council, having received a letter dated September 8, 2004 from The Dow Chemical Company for property located within a section of the Saran Complex at Michigan Operations, requesting it be designated a Plant Rehabilitation District, with the proposed district being described as follows:

A parcel of land situated in the Southeast ¼ of Section 22, Town 14 North, Range 2 East, City of Midland, Midland County, Michigan, described as:

Commencing at the Southeast corner of said Section 22, Town 14 North, Range 2 East thence North 01º 04’55” East 1195.96 feet along the East line of the Southeast ¼ of said Section 22, thence West 351.03 feet to the point of beginning. Thence continuing West 360.00 feet, thence South 39.00 feet, thence West 180.00 feet, thence North 119.00 feet along the Westerly wall of #564 Building, thence East 180.00 feet along column line #15 if extended in #564 Building, thence North 198.00 feet along the Easterly line of #564 Building, thence East 45.50 feet, thence South 17.50 feet, thence East 20.50 feet between Silos #4 and #5, thence South 20.50 feet between Silos #4 and #1, thence East 21.00 feet along the South side of Silo #1, thence North 61.00 feet along the East side of Silos #1, #2 and #3, thence West 44.00 feet along the North side of Silos #3 and #6, thence North 21.50 feet, thence West 4.00 feet, thence North 64.50 feet, thence East 55.00 feet along a line parallel with and 24.00 feet North of #989 Building, thence South 67.00 feet, thence East 54.00 feet, thence North 89.96 feet to the intersection of the South line of “E” Street and the centerline of railroad spur #B244, thence East 71.40 feet along the South line of “E” Street, thence South 79.96 feet along the line between truck loading spots “C” and “D” if extended, thence West 11.40 feet to the Northwest corner of a existing fire pit, thence South 16.50 feet, thence East 39.50 feet, thence South 51.50 feet, thence East 32.50 feet along the South side of the tank farm containment dike, thence North 49.50 feet along the East side if said dike, thence East 80.00 feet along the South line of a storage tank dike if extended East, thence South 311.50 feet along the West line of 20th Street to the point of beginning. Containing 139,807.6 square feet, more or less.

; and

WHEREAS, the request for the establishment of the proposed district is in connection with a probable future restoration, replacement or new facility, the construction, acquisition, alteration or installation of which has not commenced at the time of the filing of the request; and

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Midland has caused written notice by certified mail to be sent to the owners of all real property within the proposed plant rehabilitation district and has held a public hearing on September 27, 2004, to afford the owner, and any other resident or taxpayer of the City of Midland an opportunity to be heard on the request of The Dow Chemical Company for the establishment of this Plant Rehabilitation District; now therefore

RESOLVED, it appears and it is hereby determined that the applicable criteria contained in Section 4 of Public Act 198 of the Public Acts of the State of Michigan of 1974, as amended, have been met; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the City Council of the City of Midland hereby determines that the property comprising not less than 50% of the state equalized valuation of the industrial property within the proposed Plant Rehabilitation District is obsolete; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the above described property is hereby established as the Saran Saphire II Plant Rehabilitation District No. 1 within the meaning of said Public Act 198.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

04-05 DDA BUDGET AMENDMENT

Downtown Coordinator Christin O’Callaghan presented a resolution to amend the 2004-2005 Downtown Development Authority budget to provide for funding a part-time office assistant for the downtown coordinator’s office.  A public hearing opened at 8:10 p.m., recognizing no citizen comments, the hearing closed at 8:10 p.m.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman McKeag and seconded by Councilman Myers:

 

WHEREAS, that in accord with Sections 5.11, 11.4 and 11.6 of the Charter of the City of Midland, and after having given proper legal notice, and having conducted a public hearing on Monday, September 27, 2004, on the proposal to amend the 2004-2005 Downtown Development Authority budget to provide $14,000 of funding to hire a part-time Office Assistant; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the 2004-2005 Downtown Development Authority budget be amended to increase appropriations by $14,000 for reasons provided in the preceding paragraph.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

No comments were made.

 

2004 CITY COUNCIL GOALS UPDATE

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

 

RESOLVED, that the attached report providing an update on the 2004 City Council goals adopted on March 8, 2004 is hereby accepted.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

SAG-MID MUNICIPAL WATER SUPPLY CORP – PROPOSED IMPROVEMENTS

Utilities Director Noel Bush introduced Michael Quinnell, Manager of the Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation, who presented a report on proposed piping and electrical improvements to the Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply system and information on approaches for bonding for the costs of the improvements should they be undertaken.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Myers and seconded by Councilman Rokosz:

 

WHEREAS, the Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation has prepared a report on water system reliability; and

WHEREAS, this report recommends that proposed yard piping improvements be engineered and a study be undertaken to improve electrical power reliability; and

WHEREAS, the City Council desires to proceed with these studies; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the Midland City Council hereby receives the attached report and recommendation from the Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the Midland City Council concurs with the recommendation in the report that engineering of the proposed piping improvements be undertaken at a cost of $138,000 and to continue investigating the design and cost of electrical improvements; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the Midland City Council also concurs with the recommendation of the Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation that it proceed to take the preliminary steps necessary to bond for the piping improvement project at an approximate cost of $2.8M and an electrical improvement project at an approximate cost of $1.8M.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

CHOICE HOUSE PURCHASE AGREEMENT – 1003 GORDON STREET

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

 

WHEREAS, the City of Midland desires to enter into a contract for the sale of a CHOICE house at 1003 Gordon Street in the City of Midland; and

WHEREAS, an agreement to purchase said property, dated September 20, 2004, was submitted by Amy T. Bates, in the amount of the appraised value of $80,000.00, plus the value of selected appliances; and

WHEREAS, the purchaser will obtain a mortgage, the proceeds of which are to be disbursed to the City of Midland; and

WHEREAS, a second mortgage, not to exceed $16,600.00, providing a maximum of 20 percent down payment assistance, will be recorded and held at zero-interest, with payments deferred until the first mortgage is paid in full; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the City Council hereby approves the attached purchase agreement; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to execute a deed for the sale of this property on behalf of the City.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

PLANNING COMMISSION RESIGNATION – GEISLER

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

RESOLVED, that the resignation of James Geisler as a member of the Planning Commission is hereby accepted and the Administration is directed to convey the Council’s appreciation to Mr. Geisler for his service on this important Commission.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

PLANNING COMMISSION APPOINTMENT - EYRE

Mayor Black introduced a Council discussion for appointing a candidate to fill a vacancy on the Planning Commission.  He explained that on September 1, 2004 City Council conducted interviews with five candidates interested in serving on the Planning Commission.  One candidate was appointed at that time, leaving the four remaining candidates for Council to consider in appointing to the most recent vacancy.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Myers and seconded by Councilman McKeag:

 

RESOLVED, that William Eyre is hereby appointed as a Citizen-at-Large member to the Planning Commission to fill an unexpired term expiring June 30, 2007, to be effective immediately.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

CHIPPEWA TRAIL ON CITY PROPERTY

Director of Public Services Martin McGuire presented a report on the construction of the Chippewa Trail from the Tridge to the Chippewa Nature Center.  The proposal includes constructing a portion of the trail on city property and would require city maintance of that portion of the trail.  Chippewa Nature Center Director Dick Touvell spoke regarding the trail’s use and in support of the project.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Myers and seconded by Councilman Rokosz:

 

WHEREAS, on March 24, 2003, City Council passed a resolution which approved a paved trail to be constructed at no capital cost to the City, from the Tridge to the Chippewa Nature Center; and

WHEREAS, the March 24, 2003 resolution further approved that the City provide maintenance services on the portion of the trail which is on City property; and

WHEREAS, officials of the Chippewa Nature Center have worked closely with the Parks and Recreation Commission; and

WHEREAS, on September 7, 2004, the Parks and Recreation Commission passed a resolution recommending that the Council grant permission for the construction of the trail on City property; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the City Council hereby authorizes the Chippewa Nature Center to construct a trail on City property which will serve to link the Tridge and the Chippewa Nature Center; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the City Council accepts the grant for this improvement and the responsibility to maintain it.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

CITY COUNCIL 2005 REGULAR MEETING DATES

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

 

RESOLVED, that regular meetings of the Midland City Council for the calendar year 2005 shall be held in the Council Chambers at the Midland City Hall, 333 W. Ellsworth Street, Midland, Michigan, telephone number 837-3300, at 7:00 p.m., on the following dates:

            January 10 and 24                                          February 7 and 21

            March 7 and 21                                               April 11 and 25

            May 9 and 23                                                   June 13 and 27

            July 11 and 25                                                 August 8 and 22

            September 12 and 19                                     October 10 and 24

            November 14 and 28                                      December 5 and 19

;and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the City Clerk be and is hereby directed to cause a public notice of the foregoing regular dates and times for meetings and the place at which meetings are to be held by publishing a notice once in the Midland Daily News, a newspaper of general circulation in the City of Midland; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that public notice of each special meeting of each rescheduled regular or special meeting listing the date, time and place of each meeting shall be given by prominently posting a copy of the notice at the Midland City Hall at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to the time of such special or rescheduled meeting; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that proposed minutes of a meeting will be available for public inspection during regular business hours, at the office of the City Clerk in the City Hall, 333 W. Ellsworth Street, Midland, Michigan, not more than eight (8) business days after said meeting and approved minutes of said meeting will be available for public inspection during regular business hours at the same location not more than five (5) business days after the meeting at which they are approved.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 


PURCHASE - LIQUID CALCIUM CHLORIDE

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

 

WHEREAS, sealed proposals were advertised and received in accord with Article II of Chapter 2 of the Midland Code of Ordinances for furnishing approximately 15,000 gallons of 32% liquid calcium chloride and approximately 62,000 gallons of 38% liquid calcium chloride for a one year period; and

WHEREAS, sufficient funding for the purchase of these materials, which are used for snow, ice and dust control, have been provided in various Local Street Fund and Major Street Fund budgets and the total amount of purchases will not exceed the funding available; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the low sealed proposal meeting City specifications submitted by Liquid Calcium Chloride Sales, Inc. of Kawkawlin, Michigan of $0.255 per gallon for furnishing the 32% liquid calcium chloride and $0.319 per gallon for furnishing the 38% liquid calcium chloride is hereby accepted; and the Purchasing Agent is authorized to issue a purchase order in accord with the proposal and City specifications.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

CONTRACT ASSESSOR – COLOMBO

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

 

WHEREAS, the City desires to retain a Contract Assessor for purposes of providing contractual professional services to the City of Midland’s Assessing Department during the 2005 assessing process; and

WHEREAS, the City agrees to pay the Contract Assessor a fee, for reviewing, supervising and certifying the 2005 assessment roll, in the amount of Twenty Five Thousand Dollars and no/100 ($25,000.00), payable in two (2) equal installments of Twelve Thousand Five Hundred Dollars and no/100 ($12,500.00) each, on December 1, 2004 and April 1, 2005; and

WHEREAS, the City agrees to pay the Contract Assessor for the additional services as at a rate of Seventy Five Dollars and no/100 ($75.00) per hour, on a portal to portal basis; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the Council authorizes the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract, as prepared by the City Attorney, with Thomas M. Colombo, CAE, Contract Assessor for contractual professional services.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

WATER FUND NORTHEAST PRESSURE DISTRICT – CHANGE ORDER #2

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

 

WHEREAS, phase 1 of the Northeast Pressure District (NPD) water system improvements are nearly complete, and will address current low-pressure problems in the northeast quadrant of the City, requiring the installation of a 24-inch main, a nine (9) mgd pump station, and isolation and control valves; and

WHEREAS, in July 2003 the City retained the engineering services of Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber (FTC&H) to provide bid and construction engineering services for the pump station construction in the amount of $84,700.00; and

WHEREAS, in February 2004 Council authorized change order #1 to the FTC&H purchase order in the amount of $26,300.00 to provide a comprehensive proposal for preparing the final design, bid specifications and construction oversight services for the valve vault segment of the NPD project, bringing the purchase order to a total of $111,000.00; and

WHEREAS, the pump station and valve vault construction segments of the NPD project are nearly complete, and the closeout is expected to be finished by the end of October 2004, five months behind the original completion date of May 2004; and

WHEREAS, due to the delays to the construction and procurement of pumping and valve equipment FTC&H is requesting change order #2 in the amount of $15,000.00 to recover costs for additional engineering efforts and to closeout both the pump station and valve vault construction segments of the NPD project, bringing the purchase order to a total of $126,000.00; and

WHEREAS, staff have been pleased with the engineering work that FTC&H has done up to this point, and we further recognize that the delays in the construction and equipment procurement process have caused additional engineering efforts and expense, and based on this we recommend authorizing proposed change order #2 in the amount of $15,000.00, as it will fulfill the project needs, reduce further delays, and ensure a high level of quality control; and

WHEREAS, funding for change order #2 is provided in the Northeast Pressure District Project; now therefore

RESOLVED, that based upon the recommendation of the City staff, change order #2 in the amount of $15,000.00 to the existing Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber purchase order is hereby authorized, bringing the total purchase order amount to $126,000.00, for engineering consulting services to closeout the pump station and valve vault construction segments of the Northeast Pressure District Project.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

FINAL DRAFT OF PROPOSED ZONING ORDINANCE

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

 

RESOLVED, that notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the City Council on Monday, October 25, 2004, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, City Hall, for the purpose of considering the final draft dated September 20, 2004, of a Zoning Ordinance, including a Zoning District Map, regulating the development and use of land has been adopted by the City Council of the City of Midland; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, a copy of the Zoning Ordinance and map may be reviewed at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library, 1710 West St. Andrews Road, the Planning Department, City Hall, 333 West Ellsworth Street and on the City of Midland web site www.midland-mi.org; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the City Clerk is hereby directed to publish said notice on October 9, 2004. 

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.

The City of Midland Ordains:

Section 1.  That the Zoning Map of Ordinance No. 727, being the Zoning Ordinance of the City

of Midland.

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.)

 

DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY BROWNFIELD REDEVELOPMENT PLAN NO. 3

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

 

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Midland has received and reviewed testimony that there are or may be certain environmentally distressed, blighted, or economically distressed areas in the City of Midland and that the continued existence of such areas can limit, hinder, or delay the redevelopment or revitalization of identifiable zones within the City, and, accordingly, that it is in the best interests of the public to facilitate the implementation of plans relating to the identification and treatment of environmentally distressed areas so as to promote revitalization within the City of Midland (the “Brownfield Redevelopment Zone”); and

WHEREAS, in order to further such interests, it is appropriate for the City Council to approve a Brownfield Redevelopment Authority within the City of Midland pursuant to and in accord with the provisions of the Brownfield Redevelopment Authority Act, being Act 381 of the Public Acts of the State of Michigan of 1996, as amended (the “Act”); and

WHEREAS, pursuant to the Act, this Council is required (a) to hold a public hearing on the approval of a proposed Brownfield Redevelopment Plan under the Act (the “Plan”) and (b) to publish notice of said public hearing to be published in the Midland Daily News, a newspaper of general circulation in the City of Midland, all in accord with Section 4(2) of the Act; now therefore

RESOLVED, that:

  1. The City Council hereby determines that it is in the best interests of the public to promote the redevelopment of environmentally distressed, blighted, or economically distressed areas of the City of Midland, and in order to do so, to facilitate the implementation of brownfield plans relating to the designation and treatment of such areas within brownfield redevelopment zones.
  2. The City Council hereby declares its intention to implement a Brownfield Redevelopment Plan within the City of Midland pursuant to and in accord with the provisions of the Act.
  3. A public hearing shall be held before the City Council on Monday, the 25th day of October, 2004, at 7:00 p.m., in the City Hall in the City of Midland on the proposed approval of a Brownfield Redevelopment Plan.
  4. The City Clerk shall give notice to the public of the public hearing by causing notice to be published in the form attached hereto as Exhibit A, in the Midland Daily News, a newspaper of general circulation in the City of Midland on the 30th day of September, 2004, and the 2nd day of October, 2004, and by posting notice of the public hearing, in the form attached hereto as Exhibit B, pursuant to the practice of the City Clerk.

(Motion ADOPTED.)

 

2004-05 BUDGET AMENDMENT

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

 

RESOLVED, that in accord with Section 11.6 of the Charter of the City of Midland, a public hearing shall be conducted at 7:00 p.m., Monday, October 11, 2004, in the Council Chambers of City Hall on the proposal to amend the budgets of the General Fund, Major Street Fund, Local Street Fund, Storm Water Management Fund, Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Fund, Cable Communications Fund, Downtown Development Authority Fund, and Transportation Fund for the 2004-2005 fiscal year and to amend the financial working plans of the Landfill Fund, Parking Fund, Wastewater Fund, Water Fund, Data Processing Operations Fund, Equipment Revolving Fund, and Service Center Rental Fund for the 2004-2005 fiscal year in order to provide funding for June 30, 2004 encumbrances.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

Being no further business the meeting adjourned at 9:03 p.m.

 

 

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            Selina Tisdale, City Clerk