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February 27 2006 Agenda

MONDAY FEBRUARY 27, 2006 AT 8:00 P.M. 

PUBLIC HEARING - Call to Order
Invite and hear comments regarding Amendment to Code of Ordinances Section 86-Streets, Sidewalks & Other Places, Article III. Sidewalks Section 86-67 Duties To Keep Sidewalk Clean. 

Call to Order

Pledge of Allegiance - Invocation

Roll Call

Public Comments (Citizens are allowed up to three (3) minutes to discuss any agenda item)

Consent Calendar:
A. Approve Agenda 
B. Approve Minutes: Regular Meeting February 13 ~ Work Session Meeting February 11 
C. Approve Checks 49695 to 49814 in the amount of $421,737.51 
D Appoint Jason Lietz to the Zoning Board of Appeals to fulfill a term through 2008 
E. Appoint Philip Hempel, Tammie Herrman, Terry Holloway, Alice Hopkins, Alice Kring, Liz iller, and Therese Niemier to the Farmers' Market Board 
F. Approve purchase of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) parcel data in conjunction ith the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) through the County Planning Department at a reduced cost of $1.25 per parcel; $2,343.75 cost to City 
G. Acknowledge 2006-07 Budget Work Session Schedule 

Reports by: Departments, Committees, Boards
A. Buchanan District Library-Director Judy Smith 
B. Assessor Department-Gordon Schreiber 

Unfinished Business
A. Consider Ordinance 2006.02/_______, Amendment to Code of Ordinances Section 86 treets, Sidewalks & Other Places, Article III. Sidewalks Section 86-67 Duties To Keep Sidewalk Clean. 
B.Consider public hearing notice regarding the outcome of 114 North Oak Street (a.k.a. Teen Center) 
C. Consider award of bid for Homeowner Rehabilitation II 
D. Discuss option the City has for the upper floor of the District Library 

New Business
A. Consider request for Commission approval for five (5) year annual financial audit contract with Plante-Moran, LLP 
B. Consider approval of Compliance Certificate and authorization for the Garden Club to install a privacy fence at the Ross Sanders house yard, better known as Buchanan Garden Club Memorial Park (property owned by the City) as reviewed and given favorable recommendation by the Plan Commission 
C. Introduce Ordinance and Acknowledge Public Hearing for Monday March 13, 2006 at 8:00 .m. to hear comments regarding the City of Buchanan to assume responsibility for the administration and enforcement of the floodplain Management provisions of the Michigan 
Building Code 
D. Resolution 2006.02/___, Intent for participating in the National Flood Insurance Program 
E. Resolution 2006.02/___, Manage floodplain development for the National Flood Insurance Program 
F. Resolution 2006.02/___, to apply for financial assistance for fiscal year 2007 under act 51 of public acts of 1951 and authorize endorsement 
G. Consider bid waiver for trash pump with hose; cost not to exceed $4,094.50 
H. Consider naming the third softball field at McCoy Creek Recreation Area in memory of Don Rennhack 
I. Consider BARB purchase of Victory Park Sign with monies raised by the youth to match the sign design as Ravish park; cost not to exceed $560. (currently $700. deposited for purchase) 
J. Consider increasing the rental fees at Centennial Park from $50. to $75. & increase the rental fees at Ravish Park from $25. to $50. 
K. Review and discuss restrictive covenants for Ingersoll-Rand parcels 
L. Consider property exchange on the undeveloped portion of Elizabeth Street; lot 18 belonging to the City for lot 20 

Public Comments (Citizens are allowed up to two (2) minutes to discuss any non agenda Item)

City Manager's Comments

Commissioners' Comments


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