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May 11 2009 Agenda

MONDAY, MAY 11, 2009
Call to Order 
Invite and hear public comments at which time interested parties are invited to express public comments regarding growth of weeds, grasses and plant growth in excess of 8 inches and the growth of noxious weeds which is detrimental to the public health and general welfare.  Consideration to take final action will occur at the May 26, 2009 City Commission Meeting at City Hall.

7:00 P.M.
I.     Call to Order 
II.    Pledge of Allegiance – Invocation

 A. Citizen Appreciation Recognition Award – Cariel Keller

III.   Roll Call  
IV.   Public Comments
 (Citizens are allowed up to three (3) minutes to discuss any agenda item)

V.    Consent Calendar:
 A. Approve Agenda
*B.  Approve Minutes: Regular Meeting April 27, 2009
*C.  Approve Checks 57147 to 57237 in the amount of $121,697.59
*D. Introduce Ordinance 2009.____/____, Amending Chapter 14, Article VIII, Sec. 14-292
*E. Banner Placement Form; Community Wide Garage Sales
*F. Banner Placement Form; Old Mill Festival ~ Summers Last Stop
*G. Approve Street Closure and No Parking requests for Old Mill Festival:
      1. Roe Street Closure from Days Avenue to Oak Street
      2. Front Street No Parking from Redbud to Oak Street; 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
      3. Front Street Closed for 5K Run and Parade from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
      4. Days Avenue from Front Street to Roe Street

VI.   Reports by: Departments, Committees, Boards
  A. Fine Arts Council – Daleen Granger
  B. Fire Department – Chief Tim Gowen  

VII.  Unfinished Business
*A. Remove from table; DDA Request for $250,000 Loan Forgiveness
       i.  Review Andrews Farm TIFA Dissolution Plan
*B. Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Contract No. 09-5153 for the purchase of the natural gas street sweeper
       i. Resolution 2009.05/___, Authorizing Officials to endorse the MDOT Contract
*C. Resolution 2009.05/____, Awarding the Bid for the Lift/Pump Station Improvements
*D. Resolution 2009.05/____, Awarding the Bid for Contract #1 – CIPP Sewer Lining
*E. Resolution 2009.05/____, Awarding the Bid for Contract #2 – Third Street
*F. Resolution 2009.05/____, Awarding the Bid for Contract #3 Waste Water Treatment Plant Renovations
*G. Ordinance No. 2009.05/___, An Ordinance to amend Ordinance No. 344 and Ordinance No. 349.2000 to provide for the issuance of Revenue Bonds to pay costs of acquisition and construction of water main, sanitary sewer, and storm water sewer improvements; to prescribe the form of the bonds; to provide for the collection of revenues from the system sufficient for the purpose of paying the costs of operation and maintenance of the system and to pay the principal of and interest on the bonds; to provide for the segregation and distribution of the revenues; to provide for the rights of the holders of the bonds in enforcement thereof; and to provide for other matters relating to the bonds and the system.
 VIII. New Business
*A. Consider Agreement from Buchanan Chamber of Commerce to host the City Wide Garage Sale on June 19th and 20th; Award them $500 of the permit fees collected at City Hall; print maps and permits at City Hall with Chamber provided paper; and provide use of the City owned parking lot on the north side of 204 N. Redbud Trail for more sales space set up
*B.  Discuss four-4 day, ten-10 hour work week (4/10’s)
 C.  Discuss Brush Pickup
 D.  Discuss Reliable Trash Contract
 E.  Discuss computer for personal use

IX.    Public Comments (Citizens are allowed up to three (3) minutes to discuss any non agenda Item)

X.     City Manager’s Comments

XI.   Commissioners’ Comments

XII.  CLOSED SESSION – Review of Minutes
 A. Approve April 27, 2009 Closed Session Minutes for purchase or lease of real property and periodic personnel evaluation of a public officer, employee, staff member, or individual agent, if the named person requests a closed hearing.

XIII. Adjourn

*    Indicates backup materials attached

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