April 12, 2010

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, April 12, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall.  Mayor Donker presided.  The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was recited in unison.

 

Councilmen present:

Thomas Adams, Maureen Donker, Scott Gaynor, Bruce Johnson, Marty Wazbinski

Councilmen absent:

None

 

MINUTES

Approval of the minutes of the March 22, 2010 special and regular meetings was offered by Councilman Adams and seconded by Councilman Wazbinski.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

ARBOR DAY

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

 

RESOLVED, that the Mayor is authorized to issue the attached proclamation designating Friday, April 30, 2010, as Arbor Day in the City of Midland.  (Motion ADOPTED.)  Department of Public Services Director Karen Murphy accepted a proclamation naming April 30, 2010 as Arbor Day in the City of Midland. 

 

DOW CHEMICAL CO & TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES, LTD – TAX EXEMPTION

Assistant City Manager Jack Duso presented a request to establish the Business Process Service Center Act 328 Eligible District and grant The Dow Chemical Company and Tata Consultancy Services, Ltd. a personal property tax exemption within said district for a period of ten years.  A public hearing opened at 7:16 p.m.  Vicki Rupp, Global Director for The Dow Chemical Company Business Process Service Center and Sampathkumar Rajagopalan for Tata Consultancy Services, Ltd. both spoke regarding the project.  Scott Walker, Executive Director of Midland Tomorrow, spoke in support of the request.  The public hearing closed at 7:31 p.m.  The following resolution was offered by Councilman Gaynor and seconded by Councilman Wazbinski:

 

WHEREAS, the City of Midland has received a request from The Dow Chemical Company and Tata Consultancy Services, Ltd. to designate and establish an “eligible district” pursuant to Act 328 of the Public Acts of Michigan of 1998, as amended (“Act 328”) for the Business Process Service Center project to be located at 2511 E. Patrick Rd. within the City of Midland (the “Property”); and

WHEREAS, the City of Midland meets the definition of an "Eligible Local Assessing District" under PA 328 of 1998, Section 7(g), by virtue of containing an eligible distressed area as defined by Section 7(f)(ii), in accordance with PA 346 of 1966, Section 11; and

WHEREAS, the Applicants represent that they constitute an “eligible taxpayer” as defined in Act 328, and therefore, the Property qualifies as an “eligible district” under Act 328; and

WHEREAS, written notice of a public hearing by the City Council on the establishment of an “eligible district” has been given as required by Act 328 to the City Assessor and all affected taxing jurisdictions; and

WHEREAS, the City Council has convened a public hearing on the establishment of the proposed district and has considered comments and other information received with respect to the proposed district; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the City Council hereby establishes and designates the following described lands as an “eligible district” under the terms of Act 328:

A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE EAST 1/2 OF SECTION 14, T14N-R2E, CITY OF MIDLAND, MIDLAND COUNTY, MICHIGAN, DESCRIBED AS COMMENCING AT THE S1/4 CORNER OF SAID SECTION 14; THENCE N89˚52'38"E, 44.00 FEET ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION; THENCE PARALLEL TO THE NORTH-SOUTH 1/4 LINE N00˚08'30"W, 33.00 FEET TO THE NORTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY OF PATRICK ROAD AND THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUING PARALLEL TO THE NORTH-SOUTH 1/4 LINE N00˚08'30"W, 442.00 FEET; THENCE N89˚52'38"E, 73.00 FEET PARALLEL TO THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION; THENCE N00˚08'30"W, 789.00 FEET PARALLEL TO THE NORTH-SOUTH 1/4 LINE; THENCE N89˚52'38"E, 1318.00 FEET PARALLEL TO THE SOUTH SECTION LINE; THENCE S00˚08'30"E, 111.00 FEET PARALLEL TO THE NORTH-SOUTH ¼ LINE; THENCE S35˚00'00"E 359.00 FEET; THENCE PARALLEL TO THE NORTH-SOUTH 1/4 LINE S00˚08'30"E, 825.48 FEET TO THE NORTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY OF PATRICK ROAD; THENCE ALONG THE NORTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY OF PATRICK ROAD S89˚52'38"W, 1596.19 FEET, PARALLEL TO THE SOUTH SECTION LINE TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING 42.57 ACRES OF LAND MORE OR LESS AND SUBJECT TO ANY AND ALL EASEMENTS AND/OR RIGHTS-OF-WAY WHETHER USED, IMPLIED OR OF RECORD.

Property Address:  2511 E. Patrick Rd.

Parcel Number:  14-14-40-400

;and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the above-described district shall be known as the “Business Process Service Center Act 328 Eligible District”; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the City Council of the City of Midland finds and determines that the granting of the exemption of new personal property currently in force under Act 328 shall not have the effect of substantially impeding the operation, or impairing the financial soundness of the taxing unit that levies ad valorem property taxes in the City of Midland; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, the new personal property exemption when issued shall be, and remain in force and effective for a period of ten (10) years, beginning April 12, 2010 and ending December 31, 2020 within the “Business Process Service Center Act 328 Eligible District.”  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

ZONING PETITION NO. 565

Planning and Community Development Director Keith Baker presented a request from Consolidated Graphics, Inc. for Zoning Petition No. 565 – rezoning property at 1321 East Wackerly Road from Lincoln Township B-2 to the City of Midland Industrial A light industrial zoning classification.  A public hearing opened at 7:43 p.m.  Robbie Ferguson, Vice President of Real Estate for Consolidated Graphics spoke in support of the rezoning.  Scott Walker, Executive Director of Midland Tomorrow, spoke in support of the project.  The hearing closed at 7:50 p.m.  The following ordinance amendment was then offered by Councilman Adams and seconded by Councilman Gaynor:

 

ORDINANCE NO. 1693

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 AN INDUSTRIAL A ZONING WHERE A LINCOLN TOWNSHIP 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:

PART OF THE SOUTHWEST ¼ OF THE SOUTHEAST ¼ OF SECTION 35, TOWN 15 NORTH, RANGE 1 EAST, LINCOLN TOWNSHIP, MIDLAND COUNTY, MICHIGAN DESCRIBED AS:  BEGINNING AT A POINT ON THE NORTH-SOUTH ¼ LINE OF SECTION 35 THAT IS NORTH 00D 36M 25S EAST, 660.00 FEET FROM THE SOUTH ¼ CORNER; THENCE CONTINUING NORTH 00D 36M 25S EAST, 667.57 FEET ALONG THE NORTH-SOUTH ¼ LINE TO THE SOUTH 1/8 LINE; THENCE SOUTH 89D 58M 47S EAST, 223.22 FEET ALONG THE SOUTH 1/8 LINE TO THE SOUTHWESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF U.S. 10; THENCE SOUTH 49D 41M 12S EAST, 556.02 FEET ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A 2967.79 FOOT RADIUS CURVE TO THE LEFT; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY, 432.44 FEET ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE AND HAVING A LONG CHORD BEARING SOUTH 53D 51M 39S EAST; THENCE SOUTH 0D 25M 11S WEST, 713.15 FEET TO THE SOUTH SECTION LINE; THENCE NORTH 89D 59M 11S WEST, 449.95 FEET ALONG THE SOUTH SECTION LINE; THENCE NORTH 00D 36M 25S EAST, 325.00 FEET PARALLEL WITH THE NORTH-SOUTH ¼ LINE; THENCE NORTH 89D 59M 11S WEST, 225.00 FEET PARALLEL WITH THE SOUTH SECTION LINE; THENCE NORTH 00D 36M 25S EAST, 335.00 FEET PARALLEL WITH THE NORTH-SOUTH ¼ LINE; THENCE NORTH 89D 59M 11S WEST, 330 FEET PARALLEL WITH THE SOUTH SECTION LINE TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.  CONTAINING 18.14 ACRES AND SUBJECT TO THE SOUTH 33 FEET THEREOF FOR WACKERLY ROAD. 

Be, and the same is hereby changed to Industrial A.

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.  (Ordinance ADOPTED.)

 

CONSOLIDATED GRAPHICS, INC. INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT

City Assessor Reid Duford presented a request from Consolidated Graphics, Inc. to establish an Industrial Development District at 1321 E. Wackerly Road.  A public hearing opened at 8:03 p.m.  Robbie Ferguson, Vice President of Real Estate for Consolidated Graphics spoke in support of the request.  Scott Walker, Executive Director of Midland Tomorrow spoke in support of the request.  The public hearing closed at 8:05 p.m.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Wazbinski and seconded by Councilman Adams:

 

WHEREAS, Consolidated Graphics, Inc. by means of a letter dated March 18, 2010 which was received by the City Clerk on March 18, 2010 has requested the establishment of an Industrial Development District with the proposed district being described as follows:

PART OF THE SOUTHWEST ¼ OF THE SOUTHEAST ¼ OF SECTION 35, TOWN 15 NORTH, RANGE 1 EAST, LINCOLN TOWNSHIP, MIDLAND COUNTY, MICHIGAN DESCRIBED AS: BEGINNING AT A POINT ON THE NORTH-SOUTH ¼ LINE OF SECTION 35 THAT IS NORTH 00D 36M 25S EAST, 660.00 FEET FROM THE SOUTH ¼ CORNER; THENCE CONTINUING NORTH 00D 36M 25S EAST, 667.57 FEET ALONG THE NORTH-SOUTH ¼ LINE TO THE SOUTH 1/8 LINE; THENCE SOUTH 89D 58M 47S EAST, 223.22 FEET ALONG THE SOUTH 1/8 LINE TO THE SOUTHWESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF U.S. 10; THENCE SOUTH 49D 41M 12S EAST, 556.02 FEET ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE TO THE POINT OF CURVATURE OF A 2967.79 FOOT RADIUS CURVE TO THE LEFT; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY, 432.44 FEET ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE AND HAVING A LONG CHORD BEARING SOUTH 53D 51M 39S EAST; THENCE SOUTH 00D 25M 11S WEST, 713.15 FEET TO THE SOUTH SECTION LINE; THENCE NORTH 89D 59M 11S WEST, 449.95 FEET ALONG THE SOUTH SECTION LINE; THENCE NORTH 00D 36M 25S EAST, 325.00 FEET PARALLEL WITH THE NORTH-SOUTH ¼ LINE; THENCE NORTH 89D 59M 11S WEST, 225.00 FEET PARALLEL WITH THE SOUTH SECTION LINE; THENCE NORTH 00D 36M 25S EAST, 335.00 FEET PARALLEL WITH THE NORTH-SOUTH ¼ LINE; THENCE NORTH 89D 59M 11S WEST, 330 FEET PARALLEL WITH THE SOUTH SECTION LINE TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.  CONTAINING 18.14 ACRES AND SUBJECT TO THE SOUTH 33 FEET THEREOF FOR WACKERLY ROAD.

; and

WHEREAS, Consolidated Graphics, Inc. is the property owner of more than 75% of the SEV of the industrial property within the proposed district; and

WHEREAS, the request for the establishment of the proposed district is in connection with a probable future replacement facility or new facility, the construction, acquisition, alteration or installation of which has not commenced at the time the request was filed; 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 Industrial Development District and has held a public hearing on April 12, 2010, to afford the owner and any other resident or taxpayer of the City of Midland an opportunity to be heard on the petition of Consolidated Graphics, Inc. for the establishment of this Industrial Development District; now therefore

RESOLVED, that 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 above-described property is hereby established as Consolidated Graphics Industrial Development District No. 1 within the meaning of said Public Act 198.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

ZONING PETITION NO. 564

Planning and Community Development Director Keith Baker presented Zoning Petition No. 564 – rezoning the property at 218 Fast Ice Drive from Agricultural to Limited Commercial, Manufacturing and Research (LCMR) zoning.  a public hearing opened at 8:15 p.m.  Elaine Rapanos, representing Fast Ice Development, LLC, spoke in support of the rezoning.  The hearing closed at 8:17 p.m.  The following ordinance amendment was then offered by Councilman Wazbinski and seconded by Councilman Gaynor:

 

ORDINANCE NO. 1694

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 LIMITED COMMERCIAL, MANUFACTURING & RESEARCH  ZONING WHERE AN AGRICULTURAL 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:

PART OF THE SOUTHEAST ¼ OF SECTION 24, TOWN 14 NORTH, RANGE 2 EAST, CITY OF MIDLAND, MIDLAND COUNTY, MICHIGAN, BEING FURTHER DESCRIBED AS COMMENCING AT THE EAST ¼ CORNER OF SAID SECTION 24; THENCE S01D 43M 40S W, 1096.38 FEET, ALONG THE EAST SECTION LINE; THENCE N 89D 15M 36S W, 333.05 FEET; THENCE S 04D 43M 40S W, 732.66 FEET TO THE NORTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF FAST ICE DRIVE; THENCE, ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE, N 89D 15M 36S W, 408.09 FEET, PARALLEL WITH THE SOUTH SECTION LINE; THENCE ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE TO THE LEFT, AN ARC DISTANCE OF 172.72 FEET, SAID CURVE HAVING A RADIUS OF 500.00 FEET, CHORD BEARING AND DISTANCE OF S 80D 50M 37S W, 171.87 FEET AND A DELTA ANGLE OF 19D 47M 34S; THENCE S 70D 56M 50S W, 58.31 FEET; THENCE ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE TO THE RIGHT, AN ARC DISTANCE OF 344.34 FEET, SAID CURVE HAVING A RADIUS OF 500.00 FEET, CHORD BEARING AND DISTANCE OF N 89D 19M 25S W, 337.57 FEET AND A DELTA ANGLE OF 39D 27M 30S; THENCE N 69D 35M 40S W, 60.88 FEET; THENCE ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE TO THE LEFT, AN ARC DISTANCE OF 86.91 FEET, SAID CURVE HAVING A RADIUS OF 500.00 FEET, CHORD BEARING AND DISTANCE OF N 74D 34M 27S W, 86.80 FEET AND A DELTA ANGLE OF 90D 57M 33S TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE TO THE LEFT, AN ARC DISTANCE OF 84.70 FEET, SAID CURVE HAVING A RADIUS OF 500.00 FEET, CHORD BEARING AND DISTANCE OF N 84D 24M 25S W, 84.60 FEET AND A DELTA ANGLE OF 09D 42M 23S; THENCE N 89D 15M 36S W, 63.22 FEET (63.31 FEET-DEED); THENCE ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE TO THE RIGHT, AN ARC DISTANCE OF 317.84 FEET (317.65 FEET-DEED), SAID CURVE HAVING A RADIUS OF 200.00 FEET, CHORD BEARING AND DISTANCE OF N 43D 44M 01S W, 285.43 FEET (N 43D 45M 37S W 285.30 FEET-DEED) AND A DELTA ANGLE OF 91D 03M 11S (90D 59M 57S-DEED); THENCE N 01D 47M 35S E (N 01D 44M 21S E-DEED), 320.31; THENCE S 88D 12M 21S E, 351.30 FEET; THENCE S 01D 47M 35S W, 524.72 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING 4.00 ACRES AND SUBJECT TO ANY AND ALL EASEMENTS AND/OR RIGHTS-OF-WAY WHETHER USED, IMPLIED OR OF RECORD. 

Be, and the same is hereby changed to Limited Commercial, Manufacturing & Research.

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.  (Ordinance ADOPTED.)

 

ZONING ORDINANCE REVISIONS

Planning and Community Development Director Keith Baker introduced Cindy Winland, contract planner, who presented revisions to the City of Midland Zoning Ordinance No. 1585, adopted November 8, 2004.  A public hearing opened at 8:28 p.m., recognizing no public comments, the hearing closed at 8:28 p.m.  The following ordinance amendment was then offered by Councilman Adams and seconded by Councilman Wazbinski:

 

ORDINANCE NO. 1695

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.

The City of Midland Ordains:

Section 1.  That sections 2, 3, 3.03 A 7, 3.03 A 8, 3.03 E 2, 8, 13, 13.02 B 6, 14, 14.02 B 6, 14.02 D 9, 15, 15.02 B 5, 16, 16.02 B 4, 19, 19.02 B 6, 20, 20.02 B 6, 21 22, 22.02 A 12, 22.02 B 4, 23, 27, 27.05 C 26, 27.06 A 11, 29, 29.03 E, 30, 30.03 E 11 and Table 8.2, Footnotes to Table 8.2 I, Tables 21.1 and 23.1,

are amended to read as follows.

                                                (see attached)

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.  (Ordinance ADOPTED.)

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

No public comments were made.

 

PROPOSED 2010-11 BUDGET

Fiscal Services Director David Keenan presented the City Manager’s Proposed 2010-11 Budget and directed the City Clerk to publish a notice of public hearings on the budget.  Bill Pike, Midland resident, commented on the excellence of Currie Golf Course and his concern about the taxpayer subsidy of the course.   The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Wazbinski and seconded by Councilman Gaynor:

 

WHEREAS, City Council has previously approved, at its regular Council meeting on November 23, 2009, that a preliminary public hearing shall be conducted at 7:00 p.m., Monday, April 26, 2010, in the Council Chambers of City Hall, on the proposed 2010-11 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 10, 2010, in the Council Chambers of City Hall on the proposed 2010-11 budget; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the City Manager’s proposed budgets and financial working plans for the 2010-11 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 copies of the proposed 2010-11 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 2009-10 adopted budget and the 2010-11 proposed budget.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

GAYNOR RESIGNATION

City Clerk Selina Tisdale presented a resolution accepting the resignation of Scott Gaynor from the City Council and outlined the timeline/process for replacing Councilman Gaynor.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Wazbinski and seconded by Councilman Adams:

 

WHEREAS, Scott G. Gaynor has communicated his desire to leave his service to the City Council for the City of Midland; and

WHEREAS, this Council holds in highest regard the leadership, insight and wisdom provided by Scott G. Gaynor, but respectfully accepts his decision; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the City Council of the City of Midland does hereby regretfully accept the resignation of Scott G. Gaynor, Councilman of the 3rd Ward, effective May 25, 2010.  (Motion ADOPTED.  Yeas:  Adams, Donker, Johnson, Wazbinski   Nays:  None   Abstained:  Gaynor)

 

PRELIMINARY PLAT OF COUNTRYSIDE ESTATES NO. 3 & 4 – TENTATIVE APPROVAL

Planning and Community Development Director Keith Baker presented the tentative and final preliminary plat of Countryside Estates No. 3 and No. 4, a residential subdivision of 31 lots on 21.91 acres west of Dublin Avenue and south of Countryside Drive.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Adams and seconded by Councilman Gaynor:

 

WHEREAS, the City Council has received the Preliminary Plat of Countryside Estates No. 3 and No. 4; and

WHEREAS, a report has been received from the City Planning Commission recommending approval of said plat in accord with Section 23 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Midland; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the City Council hereby gives tentative approval to the Preliminary Plat of Countryside Estates No. 3 and No. 4, contingent upon the following conditions:

      1.   The stormwater detention system is designed and constructed in accordance with the City of Midland Engineering Department specifications.

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

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

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

      5.   The location, access and flow of any proposed fire hydrants and water service shall be in accordance with the City of Midland Fire Department and City of Midland Utility Department specifications.

(Motion ADOPTED.)

 

PRELIMINARY PLAT OF COUNTRYSIDE ESTATES NO. 3 & 4 – FINAL APPROVAL

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

 

WHEREAS, the City Council did give tentative approval to the Preliminary Plat of Countryside Estates No. 3 and No. 4; and

WHEREAS, the approval of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources & Environment and other required agencies has been received; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the Midland City Council hereby gives final approval to the Preliminary Plat of Countryside Estates No. 3 and No. 4, in accordance with Section 23 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Midland; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that conditions of City Council’s tentative approval of the Preliminary Plat specified in the April 12th resolution shall also apply to final approval of the Preliminary Plat.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

DART COORDINATOR & FEDERAL AND STATE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

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

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to Act 51 of the Public Acts of 1951, as amended (Act 51), the City of Midland provides a local transportation program for the state fiscal year 2011 and, therefore, it is necessary to apply for state financial assistance under provisions of Act 51; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary for the City of Midland to name an official representative for all public transportation matters, who is authorized to provide such information as deemed necessary by the State Transportation Commission or department for its administration of Act 51; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to certify that no changes in eligibility documentation have occurred during the past state fiscal year; and

WHEREAS, the performance indicators for Dial-A-Ride have been reviewed and approved by the City of Midland staff; and

WHEREAS, staff has submitted to the State of Michigan a proposed balanced budget of approximately $1,777,433 for Dial-A-Ride operations in 2010/2011 with the intent to apply for an estimated $623,701 in state operating assistance funds; an estimated $284,389 in federal 49 USC 5311 operating assistance funds; and an estimated $869,343 from fare box fees and local general fund support to balance the budget for state fiscal year 2011; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the City Manager is hereby named as Transportation Coordinator for all public transportation matters; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the City of Midland hereby makes its intentions known to provide public transportation services and to apply for state and federal financial assistance in accordance with Act 51 and the City Clerk is hereby directed to provide a certified copy of the resolution for submittal to the Michigan Department of Transportation as part of the annual budget application packet.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

EVERGREEN GARDEN CLUB

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

 

RESOLVED, that the request from Evergreen Garden Club of Midland, county of Midland, asking that they be recognized as a nonprofit organization operating in the community for the purpose of obtaining a charitable gaming license, be considered for approval.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

PLANNING COMMISSION APPOINTMENT CORRECTON - YOUNG

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

 

WHEREAS, at the March 22, 2010 City Council meeting, John Young was appointed to the Planning Commission to replace Scott Gaynor who had recently resigned; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Young was appointed to fill an unexpired term to expire on June 30, 2010 and was also reappointed to an additional three-year term; and

WHEREAS, since the meeting it was discovered that the unexpired term to which Mr. Young was appointed expires on June 30, 2011 rather than on June 30, 2010; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the resolution appointing John Young to fill an unexpired term to expire on June 30, 2010, is hereby amended so that the term will expire on June 30, 2011; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the resolution reappointing John Young for a three-year term to expire June 30, 2013 is hereby rescinded. (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

MIDLAND ARMORY – BLANKET APPROVAL FOR SPECIAL LIQUOR LICENSES

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

 

BLANKET APPROVAL

LOCAL LEGISLATIVE BODY RESOLUTION FOR

SPECIAL LICENSES ON MILITARY INSTALLATIONS ONLY

CONTINUING RESOLUTION

RESOLVED, that the request from the Midland Armory as a State-owned military installation be considered for approval.  It is the consensus of this legislative body that the application be:  Recommended for issuance.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

MIDLAND BREWING COMPANY, LLC LIQUOR LICENSE

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

 

RESOLVED, that the request is made by MIDLAND BREWING COMPANY, LLC for a New Micro Brewer License with Dance-Entertainment Permit, to be located at 5011 N. Saginaw, Midland, MI  48640, Midland County be considered for approval.  It is the consensus of this legislative body that the application be:  Recommended for issuance. (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

RIVERDAYS

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

 

RESOLVED, that the request from the Midland Area Community Foundation seeking permission to hold Riverdays in Chippewassee Park on July 16 - 17, 2010, including a beer tasting event on July 16 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., is hereby approved subject to the following conditions:

  • The Rotary Club must secure the appropriate liquor license for the event and must also provide special event liability insurance in the amount of $1,000,000 per occurrence, $2,000,000 aggregate, with the City of Midland named as an Additional Insured.  The certificate must be submitted to the City Manager’s Office no less than five days prior to the event.
  • If the beer tasting event is held in a tent or temporary membrane structure over 200 square feet in size or containing a cooking operation, it will require a tent permit from the Fire Department.  Contact Fire Marshal Chris Coughlin at 837-3413 for tent and/or cooking requirements.

 ;and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the Administrative Staff is hereby authorized to approve future requests if conducted in substantially the same manner.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

UNLEADED FUEL PURCHASE

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

 

WHEREAS, City Council adopted a resolution on December 17, 2007 that allows the Purchasing Agent to purchase full tankers of unleaded gasoline and diesel fuel exceeding $20,000, and seek approval for the purchase at the next City Council meeting; and

WHEREAS, City Council reviewed the process on December 21, 2009 and decided to continue as it still provides a significant cost savings to the City; and

WHEREAS, the volatility of the fuel market does not allow for staff to follow the usual sealed bid process for purchases exceeding $20,000; and

WHEREAS, staff instead uses a competitive bid process whereby fuel vendors fax in prices that are valid for a particular day with the bid awarded to the lowest priced vendor; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the requirements for sealed proposals for the purchase of fuel are waived due to the volatility of the fuel market; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the purchase of 13,401 gallons of E10 ethanol blend unleaded fuel from Karbowski Oil of Bay City, Michigan for $28,542.79 executed by the Purchasing Agent on March 16, 2010, is hereby approved. (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

UNLEADED FUEL AND DIESEL FUEL PURCHASE

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

 

WHEREAS, City Council adopted a resolution on December 17, 2007 that allows the Purchasing Agent to purchase full tankers of unleaded gasoline and diesel fuel exceeding $20,000, and seek approval for the purchase at the next City Council meeting; and

WHEREAS, City Council reviewed the process on December 21, 2009 and decided to continue as it still provides a significant cost savings to the City; and

WHEREAS, the volatility of the fuel market does not allow for staff to follow the usual sealed bid process for purchases exceeding $20,000; and

WHEREAS, staff instead uses a competitive bid process whereby fuel vendors fax in prices that are valid for a particular day with the bid awarded to the lowest priced vendor; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the requirements for sealed proposals for the purchase of fuel are waived due to the volatility of the fuel market; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the purchase of 3,600 gallons of E10 ethanol blend unleaded and 9,000 gallons of regular #2 diesel fuel from Hirschman Oil of Reese, Michigan for $27,077.40 executed by the Purchasing Agent on March 25, 2010, is hereby approved.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

CONCRETE & RELATED MATERIALS PURCHASE

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

 

WHEREAS, sealed proposals were advertised and received in accord with Article II of Chapter 2 of the Midland Code of Ordinances for concrete and related materials; and

WHEREAS, sufficient funds are included in the Operating Supplies line item in General Fund and Street Fund activities and the total amount of purchases will not exceed the funding; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the City Purchasing Agent is authorized to issue a purchase order to Elmers Crane and Dozer, Inc. of Traverse City, Michigan for furnishing concrete and related materials at the unit prices contained in their March 16, 2010 response to our Bid No. 3242 in accord with the proposal and the City specifications.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

CRUSHED LIMESTONE PURCHASE

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

 

WHEREAS, sealed proposals were advertised and received in accord with Article II of Chapter 2 of the Midland Code of Ordinances for furnishing 22A Crushed Limestone; and

WHEREAS, funds have been provided in the General Fund and Local and Major Street Fund budgets; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the City Purchasing Agent is authorized to issue a purchase order to Bay Aggregate of Bay City, Michigan for delivering approximately 2,500 tons of 22A Crushed Limestone at a cost of $12.49 per ton in accordance with the proposal and City specifications.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

BITUMINOUS MATERIALS

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

 

WHEREAS, sealed proposals were advertised and received in accord with Article II of Chapter 2 of the Midland Code of Ordinances for furnishing bituminous materials; and

WHEREAS, funds have been provided in the Local and Major Street Fund budgets; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the City Purchasing Agent is authorized to issue a purchase order to Saginaw Asphalt of Saginaw, Michigan for furnishing and loading onto City trucks approximately 1,000 tons of Bituminous Mixture #2 for hot mix patching at a cost of $50.90 per ton in accordance with the proposal and City specifications.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

SMALL TRACTOR PURCHASE

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

 

WHEREAS, bids for grounds maintenance equipment are solicited by the State of Michigan and the City of Midland is authorized to make purchases from this program; and

WHEREAS, sufficient funding for the purchase of a small tractor and accessories is included in the 2009-10 Equipment Revolving Fund for Capital Outlay - Equipment as a replacement for existing equipment; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the Purchasing Agent is authorized to issue purchase orders to the State of Michigan’s selected vendor, Bader and Sons of St. Louis, Michigan in the amount of $26,669.16, for the purchase of the aforementioned equipment, all in accordance with the State of Michigan Extended Purchasing Program proposal and specifications.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

PLYMOUTH POOL CHEMICALS PURCHASE

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

 

WHEREAS, sealed proposals were advertised and received in accord with Article II of Chapter 2 of the Midland Code of Ordinances for the purchase of pool chemicals, Bid No. 3246; and

WHEREAS, sufficient funds are included in the Plymouth Pool budget in the Recreation Fund for the purchase of the pool chemicals; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the low bid meeting City specifications submitted by Midland Pool & Recreation of Midland, Michigan for the purchase of pool chemicals is hereby accepted; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the City Purchasing Agent is authorized to issue a purchase order to Midland Pool & Recreation in the amount of $24,757 in accord with this resolution, the proposal selected, and City specifications.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

STANDBY ELECTRICAL GENERATOR – LANDFILL

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

 

WHEREAS, the City of Midland is well under way to develop and construct a renewable energy system that will utilize landfill gas, created by the decomposition of refuse, to generate renewable electric power and heat for the City’s Water and Wastewater Treatment facilities, and other City facilities; and 

WHEREAS, to collect landfill gas that will fuel the Gas-to-Energy generator facility (GTE), a Gas Collection and Control System (GCCS) is being constructed, encompassing a backup flare system, collection wells, and piping over sixty acres of both closed and active landfill cells; and

WHEREAS, a Gas Compressor facility is being constructed at the Landfill to draw the gas from the GCCS to remove moisture and dirt and to pressurize the gas to pump it to the GTE facility at the Wastewater Treatment Plant site or to flare the gas at the Landfill; and

WHEREAS, in order to keep the GCCS operational and to keep the Landfill in compliance with its air quality permit, the City sought bids for a standby generator to power the Gas Compressor facility; and

WHEREAS, sealed bids for a Standby Electrical Generator, Bid No. 3248, have been advertised and received in accord with section 2-18 of the Midland Code of Ordinances; and

WHEREAS, funding is available in Landfill Project LF0707 for the purchase and installation of the generator; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the low bid for the purchase of a standby generator is hereby accepted, and a purchase order in the amount of $75,993.00 to Bridgeway Power of New Hudson is authorized; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the City Manager has the authority to approve change orders modifying or altering said agreement in an aggregate amount not to exceed $10,000.00.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

SUGNET WATER MAIN, PHASE I

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

 

WHEREAS, sealed proposals have been advertised and received in accord with Article II of Chapter 2 of the Midland Code of Ordinances for the installation of a new 20” transmission water main from the intersection of Sugnet Road and Northwood Drive to the intersection of Saginaw Road and Dublin Avenue; and

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

RESOLVED, that the low sealed proposal submitted by Sterling Excavation, Inc. of West Branch, Michigan, for the "2010 Sugnet Water Main, Phase I; Contract No. 6", in the indicated amount of $467,351.50, 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.)

 

PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO 2009-10 BUDGETS & FINANCIAL WORKING PLANS

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

 

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 26, 2010, in the Council Chambers of City Hall on the proposal to amend the 2009-10 budgets and financial working plans as follows:

GENERAL FUND

Current

Proposed

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Property taxes

$27,591,796

$27,699,144

 

    Intergovernmental

3,622,799

3,275,705

 

    Other revenues

5,757,639

5,351,941

 

    Transfers from other funds

120,000

119,013

 

    Fund balance

       676,368  

_       66,088  

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$37,768,602

$36,511,891

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    General government

$  6,071,685

$  5,830,658

 

    Public safety

15,595,902

15,173,561

 

    Public works

2,809,570

2,785,594

 

    Sanitation

2,579,806

2,592,489

 

    Parks and recreation

4,526,484

4,477,133

 

    Other functions

1,667,445

1,297,894

 

    Transfers to other funds

4,311,123

4,354,562

 

    Contingencies

       206,587

_              __  

 

      Total Appropriations

$37,768,602

$36,511,891

 

MAJOR STREET FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    State gas and weight tax

$ 2,540,000

$ 2,400,000

 

    Other revenues

1,423,764

387,945

 

    Transfers from other funds

1,008,000

617,969

 

    Fund balance

      341,562

      182,088

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 5,313,326

$ 3,588,002

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Street maintenance

$ 1,907,551

$ 1,737,264

 

    Street construction

2,670,835

1,120,835

 

    Transfers to other funds

722,247

719,903

 

    Contingencies

        12,693

        10,000

 

      Total Appropriations

$ 5,313,326

$ 3,588,002

 

LOCAL STREET FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    State gas and weight tax

$    700,000

$    670,000

 

    Other revenues

122,700

103,818

 

    Transfers from other funds

1,638,000

1,724,320

 

    Fund balance

        55,017

                 _

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 2,515,717

$ 2,498,138

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Street maintenance

$ 1,397,271

$ 1,362,629

 

    Street construction

952,000

952,000

 

    Transfers to other funds

146,446

146,153

 

    Contingencies

20,000

10,000

 

    Fund balance

                 _

        27,356

 

      Total Appropriations

$ 2,515,717

$ 2,498,138

 

STORMWATER MANAGEMENT FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Transfers from other funds

$   513,693

$   542,815

 

    Other revenues

32,600

17,029

 

    Fund balance

     100,132

     115,855

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$   646,425

$   675,699

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Storm sewer maintenance

$   541,425

$   555,699

 

    Storm sewer construction

101,000

116,000

 

    Contingencies

        4,000

         4,000

 

      Total Appropriations

$  646,425

$   675,699

 

GRACE A. DOW LIBRARY FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Property taxes

$ 2,177,624

$ 2,237,152

 

    Operating revenues

312,012

308,604

 

    State funds

50,000

30,000

 

    Other revenues

516,450

510,072

 

    Transfers from other funds

      933,571

      778,417

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 3,989,657

$ 3,864,245

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenditures

$ 3,979,767

$ 3,854,355

 

    Capital expenditures

          9,890

          9,890

 

      Total Appropriations

$ 3,989,657

$ 3,864,245

 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FUND      

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Federal grants

$   367,706

$   470,805

 

    Program income

                1

         6,035

 

     Total Sources of Funds

$   367,707

$   476,840

 

 Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Residential home rehabs

$   238,897

$   193,252

 

    Other expenditures

92,594

79,594

 

    Contingencies

5,723

3,000

 

    Transfers to other funds

30,000

30,000

 

    Fund balance

_        _493    

     170,994

 

      Total Appropriations

$   367,707

$   476,840

 

MIDLAND COMMUNITY TELEVISION FUND      

 Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Franchise fees

$   495,000

$   519,090

 

    Other revenues

21,826

15,967

 

    Fund balance

         3,299

_________               

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$   520,125

$   535,057

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenditures

$   508,325

$   490,933

 

    Capital expenditures

1,800

1,795

 

    Contingencies

10,000

 

 

    Fund balance

__  ______                    

       42,329

 

      Total Appropriations

$   520,125

$   535,057

 

DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Property taxes

$  464,325

$   463,972

 

    Other revenues

      36,500

       25,374

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$  500,825

$   489,346

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenditures

$  446,990

$   433,171

 

    Contingencies

8,500

2,000

 

    Transfers to other funds

45,000

45,000

 

    Fund balance

           335

____9,175    

 

      Total Appropriations

$  500,825

$  489,346

 

DIAL-A-RIDE FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenues

$ 1,284,205

$ 1,425,539

 

    Transfers from other funds

      764,963

      614,310

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 2,049,168

$ 2,039,849

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenses

$ 1,780,678

$ 1,726,359

 

    Capital expenses

258,490

303,490

 

    Contingencies

        10,000

        10,000

 

      Total Appropriations

$ 2,049,168

$ 2,039,849

 

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Contributions and other

$      71,995

$      75,587

 

    Fund balance

____11,405

_       4,386

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$      83,400

$      79,973

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Other expenditures

$      83,400

$      79,973

 

      Total Appropriations

$      83,400

$      79,973

 

MIDLAND HOUSING FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Sale of assets and other

$    132,021

$    371,941

 

    Transfers from other funds

5,000

30,000

 

    Fund balance

  __ 29,979

       56,834

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$    167,000

$    458,775

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Cost of assets sold and other

$    167,000

$    458,775

 

     Total Appropriations

$    167,000

$    458,775

 

DEBT SERVICE FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Property taxes

$    601,138

$    604,105

 

    Transfers from other funds

1,806,942

1,811,975

 

    Other revenue

10,000

2,000

 

    Fund balance

       35,221

        35,221

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 2,453,301

$ 2,453,301

 

Appropriations:

 

 

 

   Principal

$    930,000

$    930,000

 

    Interest and other

686,906

686,906

 

    Transfers to other funds

     836,395

     836,395

 

      Total Appropriations

$ 2,453,301

$ 2,453,301

 

CIVIC ARENA FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenue

$ 1,268,460

$ 1,100,345

 

    Other revenue

21,000

69,360

 

    Transfers from other funds

200,000

200,000

 

    Working capital

___464,210     

      422,658

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 1,953,670

$ 1,792,363

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenses

$ 1,281,292

$ 1,095,985

 

    Capital expenses

20,000

45,000

 

    Interest expense

235,464

234,464

 

    Retirement of debt

406,914

406,914

 

    Contingencies

 _      10,000

        10,000

 

      Total Appropriations

$  1,953,670

$ 1,792,363

 

LANDFILL FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenue

$ 3,336,100

$ 3,327,404

 

    Other revenue

572,808

441,643

 

     Working capital

_ 2,320,122

_ 1,160,524

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 6,229,030

$ 4,929,571

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenses

$ 2,927,868

$ 2,811,887

 

    Other expenses

374,000

386,332

 

    Capital expenses

2,882,162

1,686,352

 

    Contingencies

  ___45,000

____45,000

 

      Total Appropriations

$ 6,229,030

$ 4,929,571

 


WASHINGTON WOODS FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenues

$ 1,239,070

$ 1,253,480

 

    Other revenues

145,416

139,825

 

    Transfers from other funds

10,000

10,000

 

    Working capital

          2,495

                 _

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 1,396,981

$ 1,403,305

 

 Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenses

$ 1,293,119

$ 1,199,518

 

    Other expenses

88,362

77,499

 

    Contingencies

10,000

5,000

 

    Capital expenses

5,500

 

 

    Working capital

_________                

      121,288

 

      Total Appropriations

$ 1,396,981

$ 1,403,305

 

RIVERSIDE PLACE FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenues

$ 1,215,900

$ 1,215,600

 

    Other revenues

      145,900

      129,825

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 1,361,800

$ 1,345,425

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenses

$ 1,242,904

$ 1,206,725

 

    Other expenses

66,000

66,000

 

    Capital expenses

11,550

11,550

 

    Contingencies

10,000

10,000

 

    Transfers to other funds

        10,000

        10,000

 

    Working capital

        21,346

        41,150

 

      Total Appropriations

$ 1,361,800

$ 1,345,425

 

CURRIE MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenues

$ 1,476,200

$ 1,030,822

 

    Other revenues

 

55,000

 

    Transfers from other funds

 

145,000

 

    Working capital

___206,275       

      454,315

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 1,682,475

$ 1,685,137

 


 

  Appropriations:

 

 

    Operating expenses

$ 1,641,915

$ 1,659,178

    Miscellaneous expense

11,560

4,961

    Capital expenses

        29,000         

        20,998

      Total Appropriations

$ 1,682,475

$ 1,685,137

PARKING FUND

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

    Operating revenues

$    109,096

$    103,587

    Other revenues

584

50

    Transfers from other funds

45,000

45,000

    Working capital

__ _______               

          1,887

      Total Sources of Funds

$    154,680

$    150,524

Appropriations:

 

 

    Operating expenses

$     144,481

$     150,524

    Working capital

         10,199

__  _______               

      Total Appropriations

$     154,680

$     150,524

WASTEWATER FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenues

$ 5,361,515

$ 5,344,212

 

    Transfers from other funds

1,251,116

1,251,116

 

    Other revenues

446,600

413,560

 

    Working capital

      395,412

      288,488

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 7,454,643

$ 7,297,376

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenses

$ 4,146,900

$ 4,009,662

 

    Other expenses

14,500

1,073

 

    Interest expense

503,742

503,992

 

    Capital expenses

1,881,601

1,877,649

 

    Retirement of debt

900,000

890,000

 

    Contingencies

 _       7,900

        15,000

 

      Total Appropriations

$ 7,454,643

$ 7,297,376

 

WATER FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenues

$  9,096,918

$ 9,410,468

 

    Contractual revenue

1,555,194

1,547,084

 

    Other revenues

170,046

159,518

 

    Restricted assets

1,155,000

1,155,000

 

    Working capital

__1,730,831

    1,200,083

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$13,707,989

$13,472,153

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenses

$ 7,836,602

$ 7,490,856

 

    Other expenses

48,144

27,274

 

    Interest expense

399,351

398,185

 

    Capital expenses

3,357,031

3,488,977

 

    Retirement of debt

1,996,861

1,996,861

 

    Contingencies

         70,000

         70,000

 

      Total Appropriations

$13,707,989

$13,472,153

 

INFORMATION SERVICES – OPERATIONS FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenues

$ 1,011,550

$ 1,003,713

 

    Other revenues

15,500

5,508

 

    Working capital

      725,574

___787,884

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 1,752,624

$ 1,797,105

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenses

$ 1,079,874

$ 1,062,693

 

    Contingencies

50,000

 

 

    Capital expenses

      622,750

  _  734,412

 

      Total Appropriations

$ 1,752,624

$ 1,797,105

 

INFORMATION SERVICES – COMPUTER RENTAL FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenues

$   173,842

$   173,842

 

    Other revenue

__     4,750

   _    3,081

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$   178,592

$   176,923

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenses

$   166,650

$   166,649

 

    Capital expense

       5,000

         5,000

 

    Working capital

_   __6,942

__   _5,274

 

      Total Appropriations

$   178,592

$   176,923

 

GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenues

$   399,900

$   395,236

 

    Other revenue

11,000

2,750

 

    Working capital

     150,518

__ 111,488      

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$   561,418

$   509,474

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenses

$    499,418

$    447,474

 

    Capital expenses

32,000

32,000

 

    Contingencies

        30,000

        30,000

 

      Total Appropriations

$    561,418

$    509,474

 

EQUIPMENT REVOLVING FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenues

$ 4,110,672

$ 4,077,672

 

    Other revenues

105,110

169,710

 

    Working capital

___323,045     

      219,562

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 4,538,827

$ 4,466,944

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenses

$ 2,865,861

$ 2,835,258

 

    Other expenses

14,280

14,280

 

    Capital expenses

1,633,686

1,592,406

 

    Contingencies

____25,000

____25,000

 

      Total Appropriations

$ 4,538,827

$ 4,466,944

 

MUNICIPAL SERVICE CENTER FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenues

$    335,196

$    335,196

 

    Other revenue

14,981

3,409

 

    Working capital

      286,213

_____6,777

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$    636,390

$    345,382

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

 

    Operating expenses

$    283,616

$    276,571

 

    Capital expenses

342,774

58,811

 

    Contingencies

        10,000

        10,000

 

      Total Appropriations

$    636,390

$    345,382

 

MUNICIPAL SERVICE ANEX FUND

 

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

 

    Operating revenues

$      23,744

$       23,744

 

    Other revenue

             183

               74

 

      Total Sources of Funds

$      23,927

$      23,818

 

  Appropriations:

 

 

    Operating expenses

$     13,744

$     13,294

    Capital expenses

    5,000

5,000

    Contingencies

5,000

5,000

    Working capital

            183

______524            

      Total Appropriations

$     23,927

$     23,818

RENEWABLE ENERGY SERVICES FUND

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

    Other revenues

$10,000,000

$10,000,000

      Total Sources of Funds             

$10,000,000

$10,000,000

  Appropriations:

 

 

    Capital expenses

$10,000,000

$10,000,000

      Total Appropriations

$10,000,000

$10,000,000

PROPERTY AND LIABILITY INSURANCE FUND

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

    Operating revenues

$   760,830

$   773,018

    Working capital

__136,000

          __ _

      Total Sources of Funds

$   896,830

$   773,018


  Appropriations:

 

 

    Operating expenses

$   896,830              

$   749,198

    Working capital

           __ _

      23,820

      Total Appropriations

$   896,830

$   773,018

SPECIAL ASSESSMENT REVOLVING FUND

 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

 

    Operating revenues

$   454,721

$   453,734

    Other revenues

     50,000

       22,233

    Working capital

___30,000

__ _57,767

      Total Sources of Funds

$   534,721

$   533,734


  Appropriations:

 

 

    Transfers to other funds

$   534,721              

$   533,734

      Total Appropriations

$   534,721

$   533,734

HEALTH INSURANCE FUND

 

 

 Sources of Funds:

 

 

   Operating revenues

$11,320,750

$10,481,210

     Total Sources of Funds

$11,320,750

$10,481,210

 Appropriations:

 

 

   Operating expenses

$10,712,000

$10,371,000

   Working capital

      608,750

_      110,210

      Total Appropriations

$11,320,750

$10,481,210

(Motion ADOPTED.)

 

2010 SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

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

 

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

        Dublin Avenue (east side)                                     from Plumtree Lane to Rail-Trail

; 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 sidewalk, 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 the special assessment district for the purpose of said improvements, be and is hereby established to be known as the “2010 SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENT SPECIAL ASSESSMENT DISTRICT” and that said district comprises and includes the following described lands and premises, to wit:

   Dublin Avenue (east side)                                          from Plumtree Lane to Rail-Trail

Beginning at the West ¼ Corner of Section 7, T. 14 N., R. 2 E., City of Midland, Michigan; thence South 1172 Feet, along the West Section Line; thence East 264 feet; thence North 1056.5 feet, parallel to the West Section Line; thence East 110 feet; thence North 115.5 feet, to the East-West ¼ Line;  thence East 61.6 feet, along the East-West ¼ Line; thence North 634 feet, parallel to the West Section Line; thence East 224.4 Feet; thence North 558 feet, parallel to the West Section Line; thence West 460 feet; thence North, parallel to and 200 feet East from the West Section Line, to the Southerly Right-of-Way line of the Pere-Marquette Rail-Trail; thence Northwesterly, along the Southerly Right-of-Way line of the Pere-Marquette Rail-Trail, to the West Section Line; thence South, along the West Section Line, to the West ¼ Corner and 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-six thousand dollars ($66,000); 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 twenty-four thousand two hundred ten dollars ($24,210) and that all other costs and expenses of said improvement amounting to forty-one thousand seven hundred ninety dollars ($41,790) 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 10, 2010 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.)

 

Being no further business the meeting adjourned at 9:25 p.m.

 

 

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            Selina Tisdale, City Clerk