(Provided By The City of Battle Creek)

Agenda For February 2, 2016 City Commission Meeting

INVOCATION
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
ROLL CALL
CHAIR NOTES ADDED OR DELETED RESOLUTIONS
PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING CONSENT AGENDA

 

 

(Limited to three minutes per individual)
           
  COMMISSION COMMENT REGARDING MEETING BUSINESS

 

CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes:
City Commission Meeting Minutes for Workshop January 19, 2016
City Commission Meeting Minutes for Regular January 19, 2016

 

 

 

Petitions, Communications, Reports:

Manager's Report for February 2, 2016

 

Resolutions:
63 A Resolution authorizing a contract for a road safety system upgrade at the Fire Department with Zoll Data Systems, Inc. in the not-to-exceed amount of $55,605.00, plus pre-authorized shipping.
64 A Resolution setting a Public Hearing for February 16, 2016, on the proposed establishment of an Obsolete Property Rehabilitation District for Schweitzer Inc.
65 A Resolution setting a Public Hearing for March 1, 2016, for the purpose of receiving citizen input on the proposed budget for the City’s 2016-17 Community Development Block Grant and HOME Programs.
66 A Resolution approving the Battle Creek Tax Increment Finance Authority Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2014-2015.
67 A Resolution approving the Downtown Development Authority Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2014-2015.

 

 

PETITIONS COMMUNICATIONS REPORTS

 

PUBLIC HEARING
This public hearing is regarding the vacation of portions of three public streets; East Fountain Street, South  Division St. and Spencer St. for the purpose of implementing a Quiet Zone where locomotives will no longer routinely sound horns at certain public crossings.

 

INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES
01-2016 A proposed ordinance to modify the Uniform Traffic Code Ordinance, Chapter 410, to add Rules related to Bicyclist Safety.

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING RESOLUTIONS
(Limited to five minutes per individual)

 

RESOLUTIONS
68 A Resolution accepting the lowest responsive, responsible bids from two contractors for sludge cake loading project at the Wastewater Treatment Plant in an estimated amount of $3,855,352.00, with unit prices prevailing.
69 A Resolution accepting the lowest responsive, responsible bid for demolition from  SC Environmental Services LLC, in a not-to-exceed amount of $110,345.35.
70 A Resolution supporting the submittal of applications to the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) for FY 2017 Specialized Services and Section 5310 funds.
71 A Resolution supporting the submittal of application for State financial assistance for Battle Creek Transit for FY 2016 - 2017 under Act No. 51 of the Public Acts of 1951, as amended.
72 A Resolution authorizing the vacation of a portion of Spencer Street, East Fountain Street, and Division Street to allow for the establishment of Quiet Zone.

 

  GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT
(Limited to three minutes per individual)

 

COMMISSION COMMENTS

 

ADJOURNMENT

Citizens who wish to address a specific issue on the floor may do so at any time after being recognized by the Mayor or presiding Commission. At the time for public comments, after being properly recognized, citizens may address the commission on any subject. Citizens will be subject to the following limitations:

  1. Citizen comments on any Resolution before the Commission may be made either before or after the Commissioners have had an opportunity to discuss the Resolution, at the discretion of the Chair;
  2. Citizens wishing to speak to a particular Resolution should raise their hands and wait to be recognized before speaking;
  3. Citizens will confine their remarks to matters currently pending on the floor, and be brief and concise in making their remarks;
  4. If a citizen becomes repetitive or, in the opinion of the Chair, takes an inordinate amount of time in making comments, that citizen will be ruled out of order and the Commission will continue with its business;
  5. Citizens should address all remarks to the Commission as a whole, and not to individual Commissioners.

These Rules will apply to comments by citizens during the Public Comment section of the Agenda.

The City of Battle Creek will provide necessary, reasonable, auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired, and audiotapes of printed materials being considered in the meeting, upon seven days' notice to the City of Battle Creek. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services, should contact the City of Battle Creek by writing or calling the following:

Victoria Houser
Office of the City Clerk
Post Office Box 1717
Battle Creek, Michigan 49016
269/966-3348 (Voice)
269/966-3348 (TDD)