AMENDED MINUTES

See material from the February 11, 2008 Council Meeting

April 9, 2007

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, April 9, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall.  Mayor Johnson presided.  The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was recited in unison led by Boy Scout Troop 798 from Blessed Sacrament.

 

Councilmen present:

Thomas Adams, Bruce Johnson, James Myers, Joseph Rokosz

Councilmen absent:

Hollis McKeag

 

MINUTES

Approval of the minutes of the March 19, 2007 regular meeting was offered by Councilman Myers and seconded by Councilman Adams.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

ZONING PETITION NO. 541

Planning Director Daryl Poprave introduce Zoning Petition No. 541 to rezone a portion of property at 1314 W. Wheeler Street from Office Service to Regional Commercial zoning.  A public hearing opened at 7:27 p.m.  Petitioner Mike Lapham spoke regarding the rezoning request and the proposed project.  Rich Fosgitt with Wilcox Professional Services spoke on behalf of the Lapham family regarding development of the property.  Gerald Tucker, owner of properties at 4811 & 4809 Tucker Street, voiced an objection to the way the rezoning has been presented.  Mike Mazor, 1214 Foxwood Drive, spoke in favor of the project and expressed that a business that is well-established, sells a quality product and wants to permanently remain in Midland is good for the community.  Jeff Newhouse, 1200 Kingsbury Court, spoke in favor of the proprietors and their proposal.  Bodie Isenhart, resident of Coleman who works in Midland, spoke in favor of the proprietors and stated he was trying to better understand the objections of the Planning Commission and the possible concerns of the Council regarding approving the rezoning request.  Wayne Crosby, 2313 Oakfield Drive, President of Cherryview Development Corporation which owns the piece of land to be rezoned, Condominium Association, spoke in favor of the proposals and expressed that the proposed use of the land and the restrictions being placed on future land-use creates a good development plan for this land and he encouraged Council support of the rezoning.  Manuel Medina encouraged Council to consider how the nature of the proposed development will impact Midland in terms of whether employment would be permanent or seasonal.  Planning Director Daryl Poprave explained due to Mr. Tucker’s objections, a 4/5ths vote was required to pass the resolution.  The public hearing closed at 8:25 p.m.  The following ordinance amendment was then offered by Councilman Adams and seconded by Councilman Myers:

 

ORDINANCE NO. 1633

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE NO. 1585, 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 REGIONAL COMMERCIAL ZONING WHERE AN OFFICE SERVICE ZONING DISTRICT PRESENTLY EXISTS.

The City of Midland Ordains:

Section 1.  That the Zoning Map of Ordinance No. 1585, being the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Midland, is hereby amended as follows:

That part of the south ½ of the southwest ¼ of section 4, T14N, R2E, City of Midland, Midland County, Michigan, Described as beginning at the intersection of the west 1/8 line and the south section line; thence north 215 feet; thence west 332.88 feet; thence south 215 feet; thence along the south section line east 333.47 feet to the point of beginning. Containing 1.64 acres, more or less, and subject to any restrictions or easements of record.

Be, and the same is hereby changed to Regional Commercial restricted to the following permitted conditional uses:

The permitted uses on the above described property shall be:  Banks and credit unions with drive up windows; barber shops and beauty shops; business service establishments, limited to advertising, mailing, reproduction, commercial art, photography, stenographic services, personal supply services, computer programming, data processing, and other computer related services; coffee shops; dry cleaning drop-off and pickup locations (no dry cleaning processing activity may occur on-site); funeral homes; greeting card and gift stores; grocery store; hotels; motels; interior decorator studios; music, art, and dance studios; outdoor sales of nursery stock, garden supplies, and produce; personal service establishments; pet shops; pharmacies and drug stores with drive up windows; photographic studios; radio and television studios and offices (any such use shall be subject to the provisions in Section 3.16 of the Zoning Ordinance), without broadcast towers; repair service establishments, limited to small appliances, radio, TV, computer, jewelry, watches, upholsterer, shoe repair, and locksmith; repair service establishments of all types (does not include repair of automobiles or other vehicles); restaurant, carry out; restaurant, fast food; restaurant, standard; retail sales in an enclosed building; shopping centers; dental clinics; medical clinics; veterinary clinics (no outdoor kennels are permitted); dental, medical, and optical laboratories; offices—second floor or above; offices—first floor; colleges and universities (any such use shall not exceed 100,000 square feet of floor area); community colleges (any such use shall not exceed 100,000 square feet of floor area); fire stations; vocational, technical and trade schools (such schools may only offer instruction ins uses otherwise permitted in the district); dwelling units on upper floors above business establishments (any such use shall be subject to the applicable provisions in Section 9.03, subsection A of the Zoning Ordinance; and signs (subject to the provisions in Section 3.16). 

The remaining portion of the property described below shall remain Office Service.

That portion of the South ½ of the Southwest ¼ of Section 4, T14N, R2E, City of Midland, Midland County, Michigan Described as commencing at the intersection of the west 1/8 line and the south section line, thence north 215 feet to the point of beginning; thence west 332.88 feet, thence north 25 feet; thence east 282.81 feet; thence north 50 feet; thence east 50 feet, thence south 75 feet to the point of beginning. Containing 0.25 acres, more or less, and subject to any restrictions or easements of record.

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 the acceptance of a “statement of conditions” in accordance with Article 30 Section (E)(5) of the City of Midland Zoning Ordinance.

 (Ordinance ADOPTED.)

 

STATEMENT OF CONDITIONS (ZP #541)

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Adams and seconded by Councilman Rokosz:

 

WHEREAS, preamble approval of Ordinance #1633; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the Mayor and City Clerk are authorized to sign the “Statement of Conditions” upon review and approval by the City Attorney.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

2006-07 GOLF COURSE BUDGET AMENDMENT

Director of Public Services Martin McGuire presented an amendment to the 2006-07 Golf Course budget to reflect projected actual spending submitted during the 2007-08 budget process.  A public hearing opened at 8:50 p.m., recognizing no public comments, the hearing closed at 8:50 p.m.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Adams and seconded by Councilman Rokosz:

 

RESOLVED, 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 Monday, April 9, 2007 on the proposal to amend the 2006-07 financial working plan of the Golf Course Fund to recognize projected revenues and expenditures for the remainder of the 06-07 fiscal year, said plan is hereby amended as follows:

GOLF COURSE FUND                                 CURRENT                  PROPOSED

     Sources of Funds:

             Operating revenues                              867,738                           967,616

             Other revenues                                            962                             48,811

                     Total Sources of Funds               $868,700                      $1,016,427

 Appropriations:

             Operating expenses                              839,228                           974,019

             Capital expenses                                              0                               5,000

             Contingencies                                         10,000                             10,000

             Working capital                                       19,472                             27,408

                     Total Appropriations                     $868,700                      $1,016,427

(Motion ADOPTED.)

 

Council recessed from 8:55 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Fay Wood, 3501 Bay City Road, spoke regarding the need for more bike racks so persons riding bicycles could secure their bikes when traveling around the community.

 

PROPOSED 2007-08 BUDGET

Fiscal Services Director David Keenan presented the City Manager’s Proposed 2007-08 Budget.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Myers and seconded by Councilman Rokosz:

 

WHEREAS, City Council has previously approved, at its regular Council meeting on November 20, 2006, that a preliminary public hearing shall be conducted at 7:00 p.m., Monday, April 23, 2007, in the Council Chambers of City Hall, on the proposed 2007-08 budget; and

WHEREAS, City Council has previously approved at the same meeting 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, May 7, 2007, in the Council Chambers of City Hall on the proposed 2007-08 budget; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the City Manager’s proposed budgets and financial working plans for the 2007-08 fiscal year, prepared in accord with Section 11.3 of the City Charter, are hereby acknowledged as being received by the Midland City Council on this date, as required by Section 11.2 of the Charter, and are ordered placed on file for public examination; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the City Clerk shall cause notice of said public hearings to be published in the Midland Daily News not less than seven days prior to the appointed date of each; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that said public hearing to be held on May 7, 2007 shall also include a hearing required by the Truth in Taxation Act; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that copies of the proposed 2007-08 budget of the City of Midland shall be placed on file for public examination during normal business hours at the City Clerk’s office in City Hall, 333 W. Ellsworth Street, and at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library, 1710 W. St. Andrews Road, in the City of Midland; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the City Clerk is hereby directed to publish once in the Midland Daily News a comparative summary of the 2006-07 budget and the 2007-08 proposed budget.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

SITE PLAN NO. 255 – SLOAN BUILDING CLASSROOM/OFFICES

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

 

WHEREAS, the City Council has received the recommendation of the City Planning Commission for approval of Site Plan No. 255, the request of Dow Howell Gilmore Associates, Inc. on behalf of Northwood University for the 25,537 square foot Sloan Building classrooms/offices located at 4000 Whiting Drive on 2.04 acres; and

WHEREAS, the City Council has reviewed the proposed Site Plan No. 255 in accord with the provisions set forth in Sections 27.02(A) and 27.06(A) of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Midland; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the City Council does hereby approve Site Plan No. 255, contingent upon the following:

1.   The stormwater detention system is designed and constructed in accordance with

      Engineering Department specifications.

2.   All exterior lighting shall comply with Section 3.12 of the Zoning Ordinance.

3.   All landscaping shall comply with Article 6 of the Zoning Ordinance.

4.   All signage shall comply with Article 8 of the Zoning Ordinance.

5.   All parking stalls must be delineated with “box” style striping.

(Motion ADOPTED.)

 

BOARD AND COMMISSION APPOINTMENTS

City Clerk/Community Relations Director Selina Tisdale presented a resolution reappointing incumbents to boards and commissions and establishing a timeline for filling remaining vacancies.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Rokosz and seconded by Councilman Myers:

 

WHEREAS, the city staff has contacted all boards and commissions members whose terms expire June 30, 2007, to confirm their interest in being reappointed and has provided City Council with said information; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the City Council hereby reappoints the following incumbents to the following boards and commissions effective July 1, 2007 for three (3) year terms ending June 30, 2010:

James Pollack, Aviation Advisory Commission, citizen at large

Donald Deibert, Cable Access Advisory Commission, citizen at large

Kathleen Kinnish, Library Board, citizen at large

David Dauer, Parks and Recreation Commission, citizen at large

David Kelley, Parks and Recreation Commission, citizen at large

James Eyre, Planning Commission, citizen at large

Ray Senesac, Planning Commission, citizen at large

Donald Deibert, West Main St. Historic District Commission, citizen at large

Henry Holthof, Zoning Board of Appeals, citizen at large

Tim Lichtenwald, Zoning Board of Appeals, citizen at large

; and

James Schroeder, Board of Review effective May 1, 2007 for a three (3) year term ending June 30, 2010; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that city staff is directed to begin disseminating information regarding the remaining boards and commissions vacancies.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

MICHIGAN EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE COMPACT

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

 

WHEREAS, the Michigan Emergency Management Act, Act 390 of the Public Acts of 1976, as amended, MCL 30.41 et seq., authorizes the state and its political subdivisions to provide emergency aid and assistance in the event of a disaster or emergency; and

WHEREAS, the statute also authorizes the state to coordinate the provisions of any equipment, services or facilities owned or organized by the state or its political subdivisions for use in the affected area upon request of the duly constitutional authority of the area; and

WHEREAS, this resolution authorizes the request, provision, and receipt of inter-jurisdictional mutual assistance in accordance with the Emergency Management Act, Act 390 of the Public Acts of 1976, as amended, among political subdivisions within the state; now therefore

RESOLVED, by the Midland City Council that in order to maximize the prompt, full and effective use of resources of all participating governments in the event of an emergency or disaster, we hereby adopt the Michigan Emergency Management Assistance Compact which is attached hereto and fully incorporated herein by reference; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the City Manager, or his designee, shall be the authorized representative of the City of Midland of the Michigan Emergency Management Assistance Compact.   (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

TRAFFIC CONTROL ORDER D-07-01

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

 

RESOLVED, that Traffic Control Order No. D-07-01 filed January 26, 2007 pursuant to Chapter 24 of the Code of Ordinances to establish traffic control as follows:

That the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Chapel Lane shall be controlled by traffic signal operation and shall operate in full color from 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and four-way flash from 10:00 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. daily.

is hereby made permanent.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

TRAFFIC CONTROL ORDER R-07-01

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

 

RESOLVED, that Traffic Control Order No. R-07-01 filed January 26, 2007 pursuant to Chapter 24 of the Code of Ordinances to establish traffic control as follows:

            That vehicular left turns shall be prohibited to the city library off Eastman Avenue.

is hereby made permanent.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

TRAFFIC CONTROL ORDER S-07-01

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

 

RESOLVED, that Traffic Control Order No. S-07-01 filed January 26, 2007 pursuant to Chapter 24 of the Code of Ordinances to establish traffic control as follows:

            That stop control for Main Street at State Street shall be removed and any related traffic control orders for stop control at this intersection shall be rescinded.

is hereby made permanent.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

TRAFFIC CONTROL ORDER S-07-02

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

 

RESOLVED, that Traffic Control Order No. S-07-02 filed January 26, 2007 pursuant to Chapter 24 of the Code of Ordinances to establish traffic control as follows:

            That vehicular traffic exiting the premises at 400 E. Main Street (Riverside Place) shall stop for Main Street.

is hereby made permanent.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

GREAT LAKES LOONS – REQUEST TO CONDUCT FIREWORKS

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

 

RESOLVED, that the request of the Great Lakes Loons to conduct fireworks displays on ten different dates in 2007 at The Dow Diamond is hereby approved; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that future requests may be approved by the Administrative Staff if conducted in substantially the same manner.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

2007 WALDO AVENUE RECONSTRUCTION; CONTRACT NO. 2

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

 

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 and resurfacing of Waldo Avenue from Henry Street to Eastlawn Drive; and

WHEREAS, funding for this project is provided by the Major Street Fund; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the low sealed proposal submitted by Saginaw Asphalt Paving Company, Inc. of Saginaw, Michigan, for the "2007 Waldo Avenue Reconstruction; Contract No. 2," in the indicated amount of $322,848.00, 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.)

 

PURCHASE - RESIDUALS FOR LAND APPLICATION (WATER TREATMENT PLANT)

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

 

WHEREAS, the City of Midland Water Treatment Plant produces softening residuals that must be disposed of in a manner acceptable to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality; and

WHEREAS, on March 20, 2007 sealed bids were received and opened for Bid No. 2999, Water Treatment Residuals to Land Application, in accord with Section 2-18 of the Midland Code of Ordinances for a 12-month period, including options for two extensions of one year each; and

WHEREAS, funding in account #591-8165-811.81-92 - Sludge Hauling is to be provided in the 2006/07 Water Fund budget ($30,500.00), and funds have been requested for the 2007/08 Water Fund ($30,500.00) budget; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the low sealed proposal submitted by BioTech Agronomics of Benzonia, Michigan for the indicated price per cubic yard of  $12.20 for up to 5,000 cubic yards per year, 12 month cost not to exceed $61,000.00, is hereby accepted and a purchase order is authorized; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the City Manager is authorized to approve change orders in an aggregate amount not to exceed $10,000.00.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

PURCHASE ORDER INCREASE – HOESTRA TRUCK

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

 

WHEREAS, the City garage makes regular purchases from vendors to maintain an inventory of items for vehicle maintenance and repair; and

WHEREAS, sufficient funding for such purchases is included in the 2006-07 Equipment Revolving Fund budget; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the Purchasing Agent is authorized to increase existing purchase order #20926 to Hoekstra Truck of Grand Rapids, Michigan up to the amount of $30,000 for the purchase of vehicle and equipment parts.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

PURCHASE ORDER INCREASE – CUMMINS BRIDGEWAY

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

 

WHEREAS, the City garage makes regular purchases from vendors to maintain an inventory of items for vehicle maintenance and repair; and

WHEREAS, sufficient funding for such purchases is included in the 2006-07 Equipment Revolving Fund budget; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the Purchasing Agent is authorized to increase existing purchase order #20894 to Cummins Bridgeway of Detroit, Michigan up to the amount of $25,000 for the purchase of vehicle and equipment parts.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

PURCHASE ORDER INCREASE – SPARTAN OIL

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

 

WHEREAS, the City garage makes regular purchases from vendors to maintain an inventory of items for vehicle maintenance and repair; and

WHEREAS, sufficient funding for such purchases is included in the 2006-07 Equipment Revolving Fund budget; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the Purchasing Agent is authorized to increase existing purchase order #21066 to Spartan Oil of Lansing, Michigan up to the amount of $40,000 for the purchase of vehicle and equipment parts.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

PURCHASE ORDER INCREASE – BARNES DISTRIBUTION

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

 

WHEREAS, the City garage makes regular purchases from vendors to maintain an inventory of items for vehicle maintenance and repair; and

WHEREAS, sufficient funding for such purchases is included in the 2006-07 Equipment Revolving Fund budget; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the Purchasing Agent is authorized to increase existing purchase order #20870 to Barnes Distribution of Cleveland, Ohio up to the amount of $25,000 for the purchase of vehicle and equipment parts.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

2007 SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

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

 

WHEREAS, the City Manager has presented his report to the City Council presenting certain information regarding the installation of sidewalks on certain streets in the City of Midland in conformance with the Code of Ordinances of the City of Midland, said streets being listed as:

   Jefferson Avenue (west side)        from Soccer Drive to Joe Mann Boulevard

   Jefferson Avenue (east side)         from Soccer Drive to Joe Mann Boulevard

   Novak Street (west side)                from Shreeve Street to Ashman Street

   Wheeler Street (north side)            from Washington Street to Claremont Street

; and

WHEREAS, the City Council has reviewed and studied said report; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the Council finds and determines that the construction of said sidewalks, as before listed, appears to be necessary public improvements conducive to the general health, convenience and welfare of the people of the City of Midland and that the estimated period of usefulness of said improvement is ten (10) years; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that for the purpose of effecting a savings in cost, the several proposed improvements are combined into one project and that one special assessment district for the purpose of said combined improvements, be and is hereby established to be known as the “2007 SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENT SPECIAL ASSESSMENT DISTRICT” and that said district comprises and includes the following described lands and premises, to wit:

   Jefferson Avenue (west side)        from Soccer Drive to Joe Mann Boulevard

Beginning at the intersection of the centerline of Joe Mann Boulevard with the East Section Line of Section 33, T. 15 N., R. 2 E., City of Midland, Michigan;  thence West 200 feet, along the centerline of Joe Mann Boulevard;  thence South, parallel to the East Section Line, to the Northerly right-of-way line of Soccer Drive;  thence Easterly 200 feet, along the Northerly right-of-way line of Soccer Drive, to the East Section Line; thence North, along the East Section Line, to the Point of Beginning.

   Jefferson Avenue (east side)         from Soccer Drive to Joe Mann Boulevard

Beginning at the intersection of the centerline of Joseph Drive with the West Section Line of Section 34, T. 15 N., R. 2 E., City of Midland, Michigan; thence East 200 feet, along the centerline of Joseph Drive; thence South, parallel to the West Section Line, to the Northerly right-of-way line of Soccer Drive; thence Westerly 200 feet, along the Northerly right-of-way line of Soccer Drive, to the West Section Line; thence North, along the West Section Line, to the Point of Beginning.

   Novak Street (west side)                from Shreeve Street to Ashman Street

Beginning at the intersection of the Westerly right-of-way line of Novak Street with the North Line of Section 14, T. 14 N., R. 2 E., City of Midland, Michigan; thence West 100 feet, along the North Section Line; thence South 341.5 feet; thence East 100 feet; thence North 341.5 feet, along the Westerly right-of-way line of Novak Street, to the Point of Beginning.

Wheeler Street (north side)           from Washington Street to Claremont Street

The South 200 feet of the Southwest ¼ of the Southeast ¼ of Section 3, T. 14 N., R. 2 E., City of Midland, Michigan; ALSO; Beginning at the Southwest corner of the Southeast ¼ of the Southeast ¼ of Section 3, T. 14 N., R. 2 E., City of Midland, Michigan; thence North 264 feet; thence East 250 feet; thence South 111 feet; thence East 80 feet; thence North 11 feet; thence East 165 feet, to the Westerly right-of-way line of Claremont Street; thence South 164 feet, along the Westerly right-of-way line of Claremont Street; thence West 495 feet, along the South Section Line, to the Point of Beginning.

; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the proposed improvement and work to be done thereunder shall consist of constructing sidewalks, in said streets as before listed, and the total estimated cost and expense thereof is sixty-two thousand four hundred seventy-one dollars ($62,471); and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the proportion of the cost and expense of said improvement to be borne and paid for by the City at large shall be nineteen thousand five hundred fifty-nine dollars ($19,559) and that all other costs and expenses of said improvement amounting to forty-two thousand nine hundred twelve dollars ($42,912) shall be borne and paid by special assessments on all lands and premises in said Special Assessment District as established above, in proportion to the estimated benefits resulting thereto from the improvement, determined as near as practicable on a front foot basis; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the report concerning said improvement is hereby adopted and shall be placed on file in the office of the City Clerk, and the same shall be available for public inspection during regular business hours; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the City Council will meet in the City Hall in said City on Monday, May 7, 2007 at 7:00 p.m., then and there to hear any objections or suggestions on the proposed improvement; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the City Clerk shall give notice of said hearing of necessity by causing a notice of this resolution to be published once in the Midland Daily News at least one week prior to said hearing date, and that the City Clerk shall also give notice of said hearing

date to each property owner subject to special assessment by reason of said improvement, at the address of said property owners to be taken from the latest tax assessment roll in the City Assessor’s office in accordance with Act 162 of Public Acts of Michigan, 1962.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

PROPOSED 2006-07 BUDGETS AND FINANCIAL WORKING PLANS AMENDMENT

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

 

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., April 23, 2007, in the Council Chambers of City Hall on the proposal to amend the 2006-07 budgets and financial working plans as follows:

GENERAL FUND

Current

Proposed

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

    Property taxes

$31,332,070

$31,458,900

    Intergovernmental

    3,508,677

    3,566,727

    Other revenues

    4,984,196

    5,353,940

    Transfers from other funds

 

           21,901

    Fund balance

__________

    7,469,867

      Total Sources of Funds

$39,824,943

$47,871,335

  Appropriations:

 

 

    General programs

$33,281,074

$41,247,139

    Capital improvement

       806,581

       708,297

    Transfers to other funds

    5,223,653

    5,614,899

    Contingencies

       310,000

       301,000

    Fund balance

       203,635

__________

      Total Appropriations

 $39,824,943

$47,871,335

MAJOR STREET FUND

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

    State gas and weight tax

$ 2,850,000

$2,636,700

    Other revenues

   1,272,853

  2,426,303

    Transfers from other funds

     1,516,000

     1,848,618

    Fund balance

      530,810

     143,341

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 6,169,663

$7,054,962

  Appropriations:

 

 

    Street maintenance

$ 1,500,596

$ 1,549,126

    Street construction

   3,911,401

   4,763,931

    Transfers to other funds

      737,666

      731,905

    Contingencies

        20,000

          10,000

      Total Appropriations

$ 6,169,663

$ 7,054,962

LOCAL STREET FUND

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

    State gas and weight tax

$   775,000

$   735,000

    Other revenues

       45,000

     195,386

    Transfers from other funds

  1,409,000

  2,135,724

    Fund balance

     128,419

_________

      Total Sources of Funds

$2,357,419

$ 3,066,110

  Appropriations:

 

 

    Street maintenance

$1,132,312

$ 1,244,639  

    Street construction

     987,000

   1,201,451

    Transfers to other funds

     218,107

      218,345

    Contingencies

       20,000

          10,000

    Fund balance

                _

        391,675

      Total Appropriations

$2,357,419

$ 3,066,110

STORMWATER MANAGEMENT FUND 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

    Transfers from other funds

$  476,545

$ 471,022

    Other revenues

      43,000

     32,000

    Fund balance

    220,301

   230,268

      Total Sources of Funds

$  739,846

$ 733,290

  Appropriations:

 

 

    Storm sewer maintenance

$ 691,334

$ 703,778  

    Transfers to other funds

    30,512

     20,512

    Contingencies

     18,000

           9,000

      Total Appropriations

$ 739,846

$ 733,290

GRACE A. DOW LIBRARY FUND

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

    Operating revenues

$   407,355

$    419,840

    State funds

       50,000

        60,000

    Other revenues

     386,266

      421,912

    Transfers from other funds

  3,160,179

   3,040,636

      Total Sources of Funds

$4,003,800

$ 3,942,388

  Appropriations:

 

 

    Operating expenditures

$3,871,061

$3,815,663

    Capital expenditures

     132,739

      126,725

      Total Appropriations

$4,003,800

$ 3,942,388

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FUND    

(CDBG)

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

    Federal grants

$  812,065

$  619,761

    Program income

      85,000

      85,000

     Total Sources of Funds

$  897,065

$  704,761

  Appropriations:

 

 

    Residential home rehabs

$  163,422

$   126,150

    Other expenditures

    517,200

     515,965

    Contingencies

        9,800

               

    Transfers to other funds

      30,000

       30,000

    Fund balance

    176.643

       32,646

      Total Appropriations

$  897,065

$   704,761

CABLE COMMUNICATIONS FUND

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

    Franchise fees

$  444,000

$   470,000

    Other revenues

        7,700

        10,723

    Transfers from other funds

    106,100

      106,100

      Total Sources of Funds

$  557,800

$   586,823

  Appropriations:

 

 

    Operating expenditures

$  503,501

$    448,592

    Capital expenditures

        6,500

          6,483

    Contingencies

        8,500

            8,500

    Fund balance

      39,299

        123,248

      Total Appropriations

$  557,800

$    586,823

DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

    Property taxes

$  360,262

$   365,554

    Other revenues

      59,500

       81,619

    Fund balance

    662,508

     628,577

      Total Sources of Funds

$1,082,270

$1,075,750

  Appropriations:

 

 

    Operating expenditures

$   434,295

$   429,713

    Transfers to other funds

     308,975

     307,037

    Capital expenditures

     339,000

     339,000

      Total Appropriations

$1,082,270

$ 1,075,750

TRANSPORTATION (DIAL-A-RIDE) FUND

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

    Operating revenues

$ 1,599,714

$ 1,149,059

    Transfers from other funds

      635,989

      641,945

    Fund balance

      100,000

      108,066

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 2,335,703

$ 1,899,070

  Appropriations:

 

 

    Operating expenses

$  1,479,274

$ 1,512,967

    Other expenses

         78,000

        76,000

    Capital expenses

       768,429

      300,103

    Contingencies

          10,000

        10,000

      Total Appropriations

$ 2,335,703

$ 1,899,070

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES FUND

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

    Contributions and other

$    37,640

$       61,884

  Appropriations:

 

 

    Other expenditures

$    31,640

$       56,400

    Transfers to other funds

        5,000

 

    Fund balance

       1,000

         5,484

      Total Appropriations

$   37,640

$     61,884

HOUSING FUND

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

    Sale of assets and other

$   122,500

$     121,785

    Fund balance

_________

         12,453

      Total Sources of Funds

$    122,500

$     134,238

  Appropriations:

 

 

    Cost of assets sold & other

$     82,000

$     134,238

    Fund balance

       40,500

__________

     Total Appropriations

$   122,500

$     134,238

DEBT SERVICE FUND

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

    Property taxes

$   593,043

$   593,043

    Transfers from other funds

     194,161

     194,161

    Other revenue

 

       17,000

    Fund balance

        26,505

          9,505

      Total Sources of Funds

$    813,709

$    813,709

  Appropriations:

 

 

    Transfers to other funds

$    813,709

$    813,709

 

 

DDA DEBT SERVICE FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Transfers from other funds

$    83,975

$    83,975

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Bond principal

$    75,000

$    75,000

 

    Bond interest & other

        8,975

        8,975

 

      Total Appropriations

$    83,975

$    83,975

 

CIVIC ARENA FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenue

$ 1,083,600

$ 1,111,616

 

    Other revenue

      885,000

   1,314,178

 

    Transfers from other funds

      200,000

      200,000

 

    Working capital

      151,303

_________

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 2,319,903

$ 2,625,794

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenses

$ 1,019,179

$  1,039,291

 

    Capital expenses

      101,818

       101,391

 

    Interest expense

      243,921

       320,954

 

    Retirement of debt

      470,000

       868,139

 

    Contingencies

        10,000

         10,000

 

    Transfers to other funds

      474,985

 

 

    Working capital

_________

       286,019

 

      Total Appropriations

$ 2,319,903

$  2,625,794

 

SANITARY LANDFILL FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenue

$  3,231,300

$ 4,873,530

 

    Other revenue

       172,000

      733,455

 

    Transfers from other funds

       474,985

 

 

     Working capital

    1,069,993

_________

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$  4,948,278

$ 5,606,985

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenses

$   2,357,165

$ 2,012,336

 

    Other expenses

        184,476

      179,612

 

    Capital expenses

    2,386,254

    2,385,718

 

    Contingencies

         20,383

         20,383

 

    Working capital

__________

    1,008,936

 

      Total Appropriations

$  4,948,278

$ 5,606,985

WASHINGTON WOODS FUND

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

    Operating revenues

$  1,215,895

$ 1,097,507

    Other revenues

         55,154

      154,478

    Transfers from other funds

         40,000

        40,000

    Working capital

        111,328

        94,248

      Total Sources of Funds

$  1,422,377

$ 1,386,233

  Appropriations:

 

 

    Operating expenses

$  1,198,289

$ 1,192,569

    Other expenses

       122,550

      103,791

    Capital expenses

       101,538

        89,873

      Total Appropriations

$  1,422,377

$ 1,386,233

 

RIVERSIDE PLACE FUND

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

    Operating revenues

$1,033,720

$ 1,015,253

    Other revenues

       87,500

      162,509

    Working capital

       65,734

_________

      Total Sources of Funds

$1,186,954

$ 1,177,762

  Appropriations:

 

 

    Operating expenses

$ 1,007,834

$ 1,024,766

    Other expenses

      111,900

      115,900

    Capital expenses

        57,220

        11,222

    Transfers to other funds

        10,000

        10,000

    Working capital

_________

          15,874

      Total Appropriations

$ 1,186,954

$ 1,177,762

GOLF COURSE FUND

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

    Operating revenues

$    867,738

$    967,616

    Other revenues

             962

        48,811

      Total Sources of Funds

$     868,700

$ 1,016,427

  Appropriations:

 

 

    Operating expenses

$    849,228

$   984,019

    Capital expenses

         

         5,000

    Working capital

        19,472

       27,408

      Total Appropriations

$    868,700

$ 1,016,427

 

PARKING FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenues

$   83,630

$     85,788

 

    Other revenues

       3,196

         1,227

 

    Transfers from other funds

     40,000

       40,000

 

    Working capital

     24,767

       23,758

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 151,593

$   150,773

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenses

$ 151,593

$   150,773

 

WASTEWATER FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenues

$  4,749,053

$ 4,608,257

 

    Transfers from other funds

       813,709

      868,709

 

    Other revenues

         83,353

      102,634

 

    Working capital

       164,840

      267,667

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 5,810,955

$ 5,847,267

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenses

$ 3,160,624

$ 3,138,037

 

    Other expenses

      241,673

      239,234

 

    Interest expense

      600,182

      598,820

 

    Capital expenses

      908,329

      951,176

 

    Retirement of debt

      755,000

      755,000

 

    Transfers to other funds

      140,000

      140,000

 

    Contingencies

          5,147

        25,000

 

      Total Appropriations

$ 5,810,955

$ 5,847,267

 

WATER FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenues

$   8,472,345

$  8,668,105

 

    Contractual revenue

     1,124,000

    1,482,145

 

    Other revenues

        189,111

       262,383

 

    Transfers from other funds

                  

         56,158

 

    Working capital

     3,249,297

    2,911,290

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$13,034,753

$13,380,081

 

  Appropriations

 

 

 

    Operating expenses

$   6,120,115

$   6,010,805

 

    Other expenses

       444,290

        460,415

 

    Interest expense

       718,521

        706,506

 

    Capital expenses

    3,740,230

     4,185,779

 

    Retirement of debt

    1,882,580

     1,887,559

 

    Transfers to other funds

        100,000

        100,000

 

    Contingencies

         29,017

          29,017

 

      Total Appropriations

$13,034,753

$ 13,380,081

 

DATA PROCESSING OPERATIONS

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenues

$  1,050,000

$ 1,052,400

 

    Other revenues

         40,000

        53,760

 

    Working capital

       357,509

      219,411

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$  1,447,509

$ 1,325,571

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenses

$ 1,110,966

$    994,228

 

    Other expenses

        24,725

        24,725

 

    Capital expenses

      311,818

      306,618

 

      Total Appropriations

$ 1,447,509

$ 1,325,571

 

DATA PROCESSING RENTAL FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenues

$  180,050

$   180,050

 

    Other revenue

      15,000

       25,456

 

    Working capital

           450

_________

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$  195,500

$   205,506

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenses

$  195,500

$   193,560

 

    Working capital

________

       11,946

 

      Total Appropriations

$  195,500

$   205,506

 

GIS FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Transfers from other funds

$  685,000

$  685,000

 

    Other revenue

           2,800

      11,468

 

    Working capital

      44,875

________

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$  732,675

$  696,468

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenses

$  496,475

$   478,642

 

    Capital expenses

    206,200

     174,200

 

    Contingencies

      30,000

       30,000

 

    Working capital

________

       13,626

 

      Total Appropriations

$  732,675

$   696,468

 

EQUIPMENT REVOLVING FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenues

$ 3,209,952

$ 3,263,126

 

    Other revenues

      224,936

      255,757

 

    Transfers from other funds

 

        11,700

 

    Working capital

      219,037

      301,255

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 3,653,925

$ 3,831,838

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenses

$ 2,207,509

$ 2,359,107

 

    Other expenses

      320,816

      367,348

 

    Capital expenses

   1,110,600

   1,038,023

 

    Contingencies

        15,000

        15,000

 

    Transfers to other funds

____ _____

        52,360

 

      Total Appropriations

$ 3,653,925

$ 3,831,838

 

SERVICE CENTER RENTAL FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenues

$  310,000

$   310,000

 

    Other revenue

      28,065

       35,695

 

    Working capital

      19,803

_________

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$  357,868

$   345,695

 

Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenses

$   269,368

$    254,147

 

    Capital expenses

       84,000

        75,177

 

    Contingencies

         4,500

        10,000     

 

    Working capital

_________

          6,371

 

      Total Appropriations

$   357,868

$    345,695

 

PROPERTY AND LIABILITY INSURANCE FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenues

$  869,380

$  845,448

 

    Working capital

      49,374

        9,642

 

      Total Sources of Funds         

$  918,754

$  855,090

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenses

$  918,754

$  855,090

 

SPECIAL ASSESSMENT REVOLVING FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenues

$  32,000

$ 100,000

 

    Other revenues

    80,000

     95,042

 

      Total Sources of Funds           

$112,000

$ 195,042

 


 Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenses

$  112,000

$   2,000

 

    Transfers to other funds

              

    20,000

 

     Working capital

________

  173,042

 

      Total Appropriations

$  112,000

$ 195,042

(Motion ADOPTED.)

 

Being no further business the meeting adjourned at 10:15 p.m.

 

______________________________________

            Selina Tisdale, City Clerk