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AGENDA – CITY COUNCIL MEETING
March 26, 2013
6:30 p.m.

1. CALL TO ORDER.

2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Invocation by Kimberly Jaquish, 2nd Ward City Councilmember.

3. ROLL CALL.

4. ADOPTION OF AGENDA.

5. PRESENTATIONS/PROCLAMATIONS.
     A.  Presentation of speeches by four first place winners of the Human Relations Commission 23rd Annual Teressa T. Delph Essay/Oratorical Contest.
          2nd - 4th Grades – Aditi Kashi, Dibble Elementary School
          5th - 6th Grades – Nathan Rosenberg, Dibble Elementary School
          7th - 9th Grades – DaQuez D. Stewart, Jackson High School
          10th – 12th Grades – Raquel Soat, Napoleon High School

6. CITIZEN COMMENTS – AGENDA ITEMS (3-Minute Limit).

7. CONSENT CALENDAR.

     A. Minutes of the Regular Meeting on March 12, 2013:
          Approve the minutes of the regular City Council meeting of March 12, 2013.

     B. Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists 8K/5K Run/Walk:
          Approve the request from Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists, PC, to conduct their annual Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists 8K/5K Run/Walk throughout downtown on Saturday, April 13, 2013, from 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (Recommended approval has been received from Police, Fire, Engineering, Public Works, and Recreation Departments, and the Downtown Development Authority.  Insurance coverage has been approved).

    C. March for Babies:
         Approve the request from March of Dimes to conduct their annual March for Babies Walk Event at Ella Sharp Park and neighboring streets on Sunday, April 28, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Recommended approval has been received from Police, Fire, Engineering, Public Works, and Recreation Departments, and the Downtown Development Authority.  Contingent upon receipt of proper insurance).

     D. Girl/Boy Quest 5K Run/Walk:
          Approve the request from the Fitness Council of Jackson to conduct their annual Girl/Boy Quest 5K Run/Walk at Parkside Middle School and throughout neighboring streets on Saturday, May 18, 2013, from 7:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (Recommended approval has been received from Police, Fire, Engineering, Public Works, and Recreation Departments, and the Downtown Development Authority.  Insurance coverage has been approved).

     E. Juneteenth:
          Approve the request from Jackson Community College Multicultural Relations to conduct their annual Juneteenth celebration at CMS Energy Amphitheatre on Saturday, June 15, 2013, from 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Recommended approval has been received from Police, Fire, Engineering, Public Works, and Recreation Departments, and the Downtown Development Authority.  Insurance coverage has been approved).

     F. Traffic Control Order Nos. 2146 and 2147:
          Approve Traffic Control Order Nos. 2146 and 2147 for traffic control on Second Street and Second Court at their approaches to Union Street.

     G. 2013-2014 Draft Action Plan for CDBG and HOME Funds:
          Receive the 2013-2014 Draft Action Plan for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) Funds.

      H. Establishment of Public Hearing of Necessity – Fourth Street:
           Establishment of April 9, 2013, at the City Council meeting, as the time and place to hold a public hearing of necessity for street construction on Fourth Street from Audubon Avenue to Griswold Street.

       I. Establishment of Public Hearing of Necessity – Webster Street:
          Establishment of April 9, 2013, at the City Council meeting, as the time and place to hold a public hearing of necessity for street construction on Webster Street from Oakdale Avenue to Elmwood Street.


8. PUBLIC HEARINGS.

     A. Public Hearing regarding Zoning Administration and Enforcement:
         Public hearing to receive comment on the proposed amendments to Chapter 28 (Zoning), City Code, which revises Article VII (Zoning Administration and Enforcement), and amends Section 28-5 (definitions) to accommodate the proposed revisions.

         1. Approve an ordinance amending Chapter 28, City Code, to replace Article VII, which deals with the administration and enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance, and adding select definitions to Section 28-5. (City Planning Commission and staff recommends approval.)

9. OTHER BUSINESS.

     A. LOCC Recommendation – Mayor and City Council:
         Receive and place on file the supplemental salary recommendation of the Local Officers Compensation Commission (LOCC) dated March 19, 2013.

 
10. NEW BUSINESS. 

       A.  Southern Michigan Criminal Justice Training Consortium Agreement:
             Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the Southern Michigan Criminal Justice Training Consortium Agreement.

       B. HOME Grant Budget Amendment Resolution:
            Approve the resolution to amend the HOME grant budgets for fiscal years 2010/2011 (Year 36), 2011/2012 (Year 37), and 2012/2013 (Year 38) to allocate program income received in excess of amounts previously budgeted in the amount of $1,686.00 to the Rehabilitation Assistance Program to provide assistance to program-eligible homeowners.

       C. Resolution Recognizing MIS Business Leadership Council as a Nonprofit Organization:
            Approve a resolution recognizing the MIS Leadership Council as a nonprofit organization operating in the community for the purpose of obtaining charitable gaming licenses.

       D. Award of 2013 As Needed Surveying Consultant Services:
            Approve the award of the 2013 As Needed Surveying Consulting Services Contract to Wade Trim, Taylor, in the amount of $46,140.00, and authorization for the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the appropriate document(s).

        E. Discharge of a Development Agreement and Mortgage for a Jobs Creation Loan:
             Approve a request to discharge a Development Agreement and Mortgage with Lindar, LLC, for a Jobs Creation Loan, and for authorization for the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the appropriate documents, and for staff and the City Attorney to make minor modifications for effectuation of the documents, if necessary.

11.  CITIZEN COMMENTS – NON-AGENDA ITEMS (3-Minute Limit).

12. CITY COUNCILMEMBERS’ COMMENTS.

13. MANAGER’S COMMENTS.

14. ADJOURNMENT.