Archive for Thursday, February 16, 2006

Council to deliver annual evaluation to city administrator

February 16, 2006, 9:48 a.m.

Updated: February 16, 2006, 4:22 p.m.

City administrator Mike Smith will learn the results of his annual evaluation at this week's meeting of the Lansing City Council.

The city's top administrator since 1999, Smith is in charge of the city work force and an annual operating budget in excess of $7 million. He serves at the pleasure of the council and the mayor.

Council members seemed pleased with Smith's performance a year ago. After last year's evaluation, Mayor Kenneth Bernard said of Smith, "He's doing fine on leadership. He's doing well on budgeting. : He actually does well on all areas of his job. He's got good relations with the employees and the citizens. He's responsive to the council."

Much of the discussion about Smith is expected to take place in executive session at tonight's meeting, which starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 800 First Terrace.

Here's the agenda:

Consent agenda

¢ Consider minutes from the Feb. 2 council meeting.

New business

¢ Proclaim Lansing Historical Museum Week.

¢ Consider ordinances rezoning 220 Fairlane and 232 Fairlane from R-2 Single Family Residential, to R-4 Multi-Family Residential.

¢ Consider an ordinance rezoning the Zoch property at the southeast corner of North De Soto Road and Eisenhower Road from R-5 Mobile Home Park and A-1 Agricultural to Planned Unit Development. A group of doctors is proposing an office and retail development at the site. There also would be an assisted living unit and duplex residences at the site.

¢ Consider an ordinance reapportioning the city's wards.

¢ Consider alley improvements requested by David Chartier, 220 N. Main St.

¢ Consider the city administrator's contract.

¢ Hear reports from city staffers and council members.

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