May 17, 2004

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, May 17, 2004, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall.  Mayor Black presided.  The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was recited in unison.

 

Councilmen present:

Drummond Black, Bruce Johnson, Hollis McKeag, James Myers, Joseph Rokosz

Councilmen absent:

None

 

Mayor Black opened the meeting with remarks and a moment of silence in recognition of the passing of former City of Midland Fire Chief Robert Fisher.

 

Councilman Rokosz asked that Item 10 be removed from the consent agenda.

Councilman McKeag asked that Item 9 be removed from the consent agenda.

 

MINUTES

Approval of the minutes of the May 3, 2004 special, May 10, 2004 special and regular meetings was offered by Councilman McKeag and seconded by Councilman Johnson.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

MAKE MIDLAND BEAUTIFUL POSTERS

Administrative Assistant for Public Services Jan Yuergens, on behalf of the Beautification Advisory Committee of the Parks and Recreation Commission, introduced Maureen Donker, Bernadette VanSlyck, and Bobbie Arnold Co-chairs of the “2004 Make Midland Beautiful Art Celebration.”  Seventeen elementary and middle school children were present and recognized for their works of art that depict, from their perspective, what makes Midland beautiful.  Mayor Black, with the assistance of Co-chair Donker, VanSlyck, and Arnold, recognized each child.

 

MIDLAND BLOOMS DAY

Communications Coordinator Libby Richart introduced Jan McGuire, Chairperson for the 2004 Midland Blooms Day Project.  Ms. McGuire gave a brief overview of the annual Midland Blooms Day project.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman McKeag and seconded by Councilman Myers:

 

RESOLVED, that the Mayor is authorized to issue the attached proclamation designating May 22, 2004 as Midland Blooms Day in Midland.  (Motion ADOPTED.)  Mayor Black presented Jan McGuire with the proclamation. 

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

No public comments were made.

 

2004-05 CITY OF MIDLAND BUDGET

Director of Fiscal Services Robert Fisher gave an overview of the proposed 2004-05 Budget process and the proposed millage rates.  Larry Pillepich, 3602 McKeith Road, spoke regarding his desire to see city budgets maintain a steady slope or gradual increase versus dramatically decreasing or increasing the annual millage rate.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman McKeag and seconded by Councilman Myers:

 

WHEREAS, a public hearing on the 2004-2005 budget was held on Monday, May 10, 2004, at 7:00 p.m., in accord with Section 11.4 of the Charter of the City of Midland and State of Michigan Act 5, Public Acts of 1982, as amended; and

WHEREAS, MCL 211.44 permits local governments which administer property taxes to impose a Property Tax Administration Fee not to exceed one percent (1%) on taxes payable before February 15 of the succeeding year; and

WHEREAS, Section 12.17 of the Charter of the City of Midland requires the City Treasurer to add a four percent (4%) collection fee to all City taxes paid after the 15th day of September; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to MCL 211.44, as amended, the governing body must approve by resolution or ordinance an authorization for the imposition of a property tax administration fee, collection fee or any type of late penalty charge; and

WHEREAS, it is the desire of the governing body of the City of Midland to authorize the imposition of a one percent (1%) tax administration fee and a four percent (4%) late penalty collection fee to all applicable taxes levied by all taxing units and payable to the City of Midland; and

WHEREAS, the taxable value of real and personal property in the City of Midland has been determined to be $2,425,188,600 plus $73,771,850 of value on the Industrial Facilities Tax Roll; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the budget of the City of Midland for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2004 and ending June 30, 2005 is hereby determined and adopted as follows:

GENERAL FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    Taxes

$24,112,336

    State funds

    3,568,000

    Other revenues

    4,249,420

    Fund balance

    6,654,910

      Total Sources of Funds

$38,584,666

GENERAL FUND (continued)

 

  Appropriations:

 

    General programs

$32,552,245

    Capital improvement

       428,347

    Transfers to other funds

    5,254,074

    Contingencies

       350,000

      Total Appropriations

$38,584,666

MAJOR STREET FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    State gas and weight tax

$2,678,000

    Other revenues

     567,745

    Fund balance

     563,147

      Total Sources of Funds

$3,808,892

  Appropriations:

 

    Street maintenance

$ 1,398,730

    Street construction

   1,630,000

    Transfers to other funds

      760,162

    Contingencies

        20,000

      Total Appropriations

$ 3,808,892

LOCAL STREET FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    State gas and weight tax

$    741,600

    Other revenues

      656,000

    Transfers from other funds

      669,000

    Fund balance

      265,767

      Total Sources of Funds

$2,332,367

  Appropriations:

 

    Street maintenance

$ 1,065,141  

    Street construction

    1,053,000

    Transfers to other funds

       194,226

    Contingencies

         20,000

      Total Appropriations

$ 2,332,367

STORMWATER MANAGEMENT FUND 

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    Transfer from other funds

$1,685,388

    Other revenues

       23,500

    Fund balance

     480,928

      Total Sources of Funds

$2,189,816

STORMWATER MANAGEMENT FUND (continued)

 

  Appropriations:

 

    Storm sewer maintenance

   $ 714,816  

    Construction

   1,450,000

    Contingencies

        25,000

      Total Appropriations

$ 2,189,816

GRACE A. DOW LIBRARY FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    Operating revenues

$    311,124

    State funds

        60,000

    Other revenues

      387,277

    Transfers from other funds

   2,914,736

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 3,673,137

  Appropriations:

 

    Operating expenditures

$ 3,604,737

    Capital expenditures

        68,400

      Total Appropriations

$ 3,673,137

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    Federal grants

$  677,867

    Program income

    100,230

    Fund balance

     (374,867)

      Total Appropriations

$  403,230

  Appropriations:

 

    Residential home rehabs

$   245,300

    Other expenditures

     147,930

    Contingencies

       10,000

      Total Appropriations

$   403,230

CABLE COMMUNICATIONS FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    Operating revenues

$   467,000

    Other revenues

         4,248

    Fund balance

     103,017

      Total Sources of Funds

$   574,265

  Appropriations:

 

    Operating expenditures

$    464,565

    Capital expenditures

        97,700

    Contingencies

        12,000

      Total Appropriations

$    574,265

DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    Property taxes

$    414,500

    Other revenues

        30,500

    Fund balance

      202,288

      Total Sources of Funds

$    647,288

  Appropriations:

 

    Operating expenditures

$   241,875

    Transfers to other funds

     185,413

    Capital expenditures

     205,000

    Contingencies

       15,000

      Total Appropriations

$   647,288

TRANSPORTATION (DIAL-A-RIDE) FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    Operating revenues

$    830,848

    Transfers from other funds

      550,686

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 1,381,534

  Appropriations:

 

    Operating expenses

$ 1,279,104

    Other expenses

        72,430

    Capital expenses

        20,000

    Contingencies

        10,000

      Total Appropriations

$ 1,381,534

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    Contributions and other

$     381,000

    Fund Balance

         74,000

     Total Sources of Funds

$     455,000

  Appropriations:

 

    Capital expenditures

$     435,000

    Other expenditures

         20,000

      Total Appropriations

$     455,000

HOUSING FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    Sale of assets and other

$     204,000

    Fund Balance

         (24,000)

     Total Sources of Funds

$     180,000

  Appropriations:

 

    Cost of assets sold & other

$     180,000

DEBT SERVICE FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    Property taxes

$ 1,599,300

    Transfer from other funds

      193,652

    Fund balance

          (2,159)

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 1,790,793

  Appropriations:

 

    Transfer to Wastewater Fund

$ 1,790,793

DDA DEBT SERVICE FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    Transfers from other funds

$    155,414

  Appropriations:

 

    Bond principal

$     135,000

    Bond interest & other

         20,414

      Total Appropriations

$     155,414

SANITARY LANDFILL FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    Operating revenue

$ 2,942,000

    Other revenue

        66,000

    Working capital

       175,587

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 3,183,587

  Appropriations:

 

    Operating expenses

$ 1,768,895

    Other expenses

      103,500

    Capital expenses

    1,261,192

    Contingencies

        50,000

      Total Appropriations

$ 3,183,587

WASHINGTON WOODS FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    Operating revenues

$ 1,147,399

    Other revenues

        20,910

    Working capital

        28,062

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 1,196,371

  Appropriations:

 

    Operating expenses

$ 1,103,654

    Other expenses

        69,717

    Capital expenses

        13,000

    Contingencies

        10,000

      Total Appropriations

$ 1,196,371

RIVERSIDE PLACE FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    Operating revenues

$    951,000

    Other revenues

        58,300

    Working capital

        89,368

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 1,098,668

  Appropriations:

 

    Operating expenses

$ 1,017,668

    Other expenses

        61,000

    Capital expenses

        10,000

    Contingencies

        10,000

      Total Appropriations

$ 1,098,668

GOLF COURSE FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    Operating revenues

$   899,555

    Other revenues

          6,349

    Working capital

       (42,805)

      Total Sources of Funds

$   863,099

  Appropriations:

 

    Operating expenses

$   829,099

    Capital expenses

       24,000

    Contingencies

       10,000

      Total Appropriations

$   863,099

PARKING FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    Operating revenues

$     89,438

    Other revenues

             767

    Transfers from other funds

       30,000

    Working capital

       12,845

      Total Sources of Funds

$   133,050

  Appropriations:

 

    Operating expenses

$   133,050

WASTEWATER FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    Operating revenues

$ 4,356,546

    Transfers from other funds

   1,790,793

    Other revenues

        21,320

    Working capital

        51,654

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 6,220,313

WASTEWATER FUND (continued)

 

  Appropriations:

 

    Operating expenses

$ 2,882,959

    Other expenses

      159,025

    Interest expense

      819,769

    Capital expenses

      588,560

    Retirement of debt

   1,760,000

    Contingencies

        10,000

      Total Appropriations

$ 6,220,313

WATER FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    Operating revenues

$  8,245,440

    Contractual revenue

    1,134,549

    Other revenues

         92,519

    Working capital

    1,857,293

      Total Sources of Funds

$11,329,801

  Appropriations

 

    Operating expenses

$   5,637,062

    Other expenses

        347,000

    Interest expense

        836,740

    Capital expenses

     2,439,116

    Retirement of debt

     1,969,883

    Contingencies

        100,000

      Total Appropriations

$ 11,329,801

DATA PROCESSING OPERATIONS

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    Operating revenues

$    964,000

    Other revenues

          9,774

    Working capital

      155,235

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 1,129,009

  Appropriations:

 

    Operating expenses

$    932,509

    Other expenses

        21,500

    Capital expenses

      150,000

    Contingencies

        25,000

      Total Appropriations

$ 1,129,009

DATA PROCESSING RENTAL FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    Operating revenues

$   221,525

    Other revenues

         5,134

    Working capital

     (  32,159)

      Total Sources of Funds

$   194,500

  Appropriations:

 

    Operating expenses

$   119,500

    Capital expenses

       75,000

      Total Appropriations

$   194,500

EQUIPMENT REVOLVING FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    Operating revenues

$ 3,146,390

    Other revenues

      159,814

    Working capital

      170,703

      Total Sources of Funds

$ 3,476,907

  Appropriations:

 

    Operating expenses

$ 2,213,145

    Other expenses

      166,062

    Capital expenses

   1,072,700

    Contingencies

        25,000

      Total Appropriations

$ 3,476,907

SERVICE CENTER RENTAL FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    Operating revenues

$   251,200

    Other revenue

         7,247

    Working capital

      (13,809)

      Total Sources of Funds

$   244,638

  Appropriations:

 

    Operating expenses

$    199,638

    Capital expenses

        35,000

    Contingencies

        10,000

      Total Appropriations

$    244,638

PROPERTY AND LIABILITY INSURANCE FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    Operating revenues

$1,053,895

    Working capital

       14,870

      Total Sources of Funds

$1,068,765

PROPERTY AND LIABILITY INSURANCE FUND (continued)

 

  Appropriations:

 

    Operating expenses

$1,068,765

SPECIAL ASSESSMENT REVOLVING FUND

 

  Sources of Funds:

 

    Operating revenues

$   225,000

    Working capital

     121,000

      Total Sources of Funds

$   346,000

  Appropriations:

 

    Operating expenses

$    346,000

; and

 

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the City Assessor is hereby authorized and instructed to levy 9.91 mills for operations, negative .68 mills for a tax appeal contingency reserve reduction, and 0.64 mills for general obligation debt, a total of 9.87 mills, on the Taxable Value of the various classes of property in the City of Midland on the 2004 City tax roll, in accordance with provisions of Act 114, Public Acts of 1979; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that in accordance with the recommendation of the Downtown Development Authority, the City Assessor is hereby authorized and instructed to levy an additional 2.00 mills for operations on the Taxable Value of the various classes of property on the 2004 City tax roll in the Downtown Development District; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that in accordance with MCL 211.44 the City Assessor is hereby authorized and instructed to impose a tax administration fee of one percent (1%) on all applicable taxes levied on both the Summer and Winter property tax bills, to offset costs incurred by the City of Midland in assessing property values, collecting property tax levies and in the review and appeal processes; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the City Treasurer is hereby authorized and instructed to add to all taxes paid after the legal due dates of September 15 and February 14 (or the next business day if those dates fall on a holiday or weekend) a four percent (4%) late penalty collection fee, said collection fee to be calculated on the base tax plus the one percent (1%) tax administration fee; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that all property tax reductions resulting from said negative .68 mill tax appeal contingency levy shall be deducted from the Tax Appeal Contingency Reserve within the General Fund, the balance of which shall be restricted solely for adjustments resulting from the major tax appeals of Midland Cogeneration Venture, The Dow Chemical Company, and the Dow Corning Corporation for 1997 and subsequent years, and shall be accumulated until final disposition of said tax appeals occurs, whereupon any unused funds in said Reserve shall be returned to City taxpayers through a future millage reduction.  (Motion ADOPTED.  Yeas:  Black, Johnson, Myers, Rokosz   Nays:  McKeag)

 

CIVIC ARENA PROJECT REPORT

Director of Public Services Martin McGuire presented a report on the progress of the Civic Arena construction project.  He introduced Ann Ward, Co-chair of the Fast Ice fundraising committee who reported on Fast Ice’s fund raising efforts.  Mr. McGuire also reviewed the preliminary site plan for the facility and reported the design-phase was underway with vendors having met with the architects to help incorporate any in-kind donations into the project.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman McKeag and seconded by Councilman Myers:

 

RESOLVED, that the staff report regarding the Civic Arena Project is hereby received and filed.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

SITE PLAN NO. 240

Assistant City Manager Jon Lynch presented a report on Site Plan No. 240 for a Walgreen Pharmacy and office building on the southeast corner of Eastman Avenue and N. Saginaw Road.  City Engineer Brian McManus reported on a recommendation from the City’s traffic engineer who proposed moving the Eastman Avenue driveway closer to the south property line to address traffic concerns.  Dave Prueter, Vice President for Agree Realty of Farmington Hills, MI and petitioner for the project, spoke in support of the project.  Mike and Karen Fales, 7 Burrell Court; Sally and Leo Stebelton, 6 Burrell Court; Bobbie and Rodrigo Barassi, 23 Burrell Court; Chris Lauckner, 3 Burrell Court; Larry Bellville, 14 Burrell Court; and Mary Lee, 24 Burrell Court, all spoke in opposition to moving the driveway closer to the Burrell Court entrance and spoke in support of Site Plan No. 240 as it was originally proposed.  Letters were read on behalf of Judy and Frank Lee, 22 Burrell Court and Stacey Dubay, 19 Burrell Court, who also were in opposition to moving the driveway closer to the Burrell Court entrance and were in support of the Site Plan No. 240 as it was originally proposed.  Paula Jurado, 4623 Washington Street, in reference to the traffic concerns along Eastman Avenue, spoke about the illegality of using a turn lane to merge into traffic.  She also spoke from her perspective as a nurse in regards to the Walgreen Pharmacy hours of operation.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman McKeag and seconded by Councilman Johnson:

 

WHEREAS, the City Council has received the recommendation of the City Planning Commission for approval of Site Plan No. 240, the request of Ayres Associates for a proposed 14,820 square foot Walgreens Pharmacy and a 6,600 square foot office building on 2.45 acres at the southeast intersection of Eastman Avenue and North Saginaw Road; and

WHEREAS, the City Council has reviewed the proposed Site Plan No. 240 in accord with the provisions set forth in Sections 25.3 and 25.4 of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Midland; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the City Council does hereby approve Site Plan No. 240, contingent upon the following:

1.         Storm water retention plans are reviewed and approved by the City of Midland Engineering Department.

2.         Site lighting shall not cast illumination off site.

3.         If site irrigation is planned, a separate water service is required.

4.         Sign construction is in accord with the Zoning Ordinance.

5.         The refuse receptacle is identified.

6.         East and west of the proposed office building there will be evergreen landscape material 5’ in height for screening.

(Motion ADOPTED.)

 

DRAFT OF PARKS AND RECREATION MASTER PLAN

Director of Public Services Martin McGuire introduced Rob Eggers, Project Manager for Spicer Group, who presented an overview of findings and recommendations included in the 2004 Parks and Recreation Master Plan draft.  The following resolution was offered by Councilman McKeag and seconded by Councilman Myers:

 

WHEREAS, the Parks and Recreation Commission has worked closely with the staff and representatives of Spicer Engineering to develop a Parks and Recreation Master Plan; and

WHEREAS, the Commission recommended adoption of the draft by a 6-0 vote at their meeting of April 6, 2004; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the City Council hereby receives the draft of the Parks and Recreation Master Plan and directs that it be filed for public examination at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library and the City Clerk’s office; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the City Council schedule a public hearing on the Master Plan for Monday, June 14, 2004, at 7:00 pm in City Council Chambers.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

GRANT OF FUNDS FOR MIDLAND LAW ENFORCEMENT SAFE CHILD INITIATIVE

The following resolution was offered by Councilman McKeag and seconded by Councilman Johnson:

 

WHEREAS, the City of Midland Police Department in partnership with the Midland County Office of the Sheriff is sponsoring the Midland Law Enforcement Safe Child Initiative project for the purpose of providing an opportunity for Midland County families to obtain DNA Sample kits for their children which are designed to assist in identification and evidence collection if needed; and

WHEREAS, the Midland Area Community Foundation has offered the City of Midland a grant in the amount of $12,323.00 to assist in funding the DNA Sample kit project; and

WHEREAS, the Midland County Child Protection Council has offered the City of Midland a grant in the amount of $1,000.00 to assist in funding the DNA Sample kit project; and

WHEREAS, revenue from said grants and the resulting expenditures of grant monies were not anticipated in the 2003-04 General Fund budget; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the generous grants of $12,323.00 from the Midland Area Community Foundation and $1,000.00 from the Midland County Child Protection Council are hereby accepted, with appreciation; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that in accord with Section 11 of the Charter of the City of Midland, a public hearing shall be conducted at 7:00 pm, June 14, 2004 in the Council Chambers of City Hall on the proposal to amend the 2003-04 General Fund budget to increase revenues to recognize gifts of $13,323.00 and to increase Police Department expenditures by $13,323.00 for purchase of DNA Sample kits.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

PAY AND COMPENSATION FOR FEDERALIZED EMPLOYEES

Director of Human Resources Paula Speese presented a report on the extension of health benefits and compensation to City of Midland employees who have been federalized through the National Guard.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman McKeag and seconded by Councilman Myers:

 

WHEREAS, City employees participating in the National Guard were federalized in February 2003 with varying deployment dates and have been informed that this federalization will be extended, and;

WHEREAS, staff was authorized by Council to negotiate letters of agreement with the appropriate bargaining units to extend health benefits and compensate the difference between City and military pay for full-time federalized employees in six month periods, and;

WHEREAS, City Council approval is required to extend benefits and compensation an additional six months, now therefore;

RESOLVED, that staff is authorized to extend health benefits and compensation to the federalized employees effective June 2004 with City Council review in January 2005.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

2004 SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM – CITY ATTORNEY REPORT ON FOSTER RD

City Attorney James O. Branson, III presented a report recommending the removal of the Foster Road sidewalk construction request from the 2004 Sidewalk Improvement Program.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman McKeag and seconded by Councilman Rokosz:

 

RESOLVED, that the report prepared by the City Attorney on the issue of a sidewalk extension agreement for sidewalk on Foster Road (east side) 108 feet south of Hollyberry to 288 feet south of Hollyberry being in conflict with consideration of said walk in the 2004 Sidewalk Improvement Program is hereby received and filed.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

AMENDMENT TO GEORGE STREET STORM SEWER IMPROVEMENT AGREEMENT

The following resolution was offered by Councilman McKeag and seconded by Councilman Johnson: 

 

WHEREAS, a proposal has been received from Hubbell, Roth, and Clark for professional engineering services related to the George Street Basin Storm Sewer System Improvement Program; and

WHEREAS, said services are hereby determined to be professional services, the purchase of which, in accord with Section 2-19 of the Midland Code of Ordinances, does not require sealed proposals; and 

WHEREAS, funding is available in the project budget; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the proposal received from Hubbell, Roth, and Clark  Inc. of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan with an estimated cost not to exceed $35,000 is hereby accepted; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the existing professional engineering agreement between the City of Midland and Hubbell, Roth, and Clark approved July 21, 2003  is hereby amended to reflect the additional professional services not to exceed $35,000.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

2004 EASTMAN & JEFFERSON WIDENING; CONTRACT NO. 3

The following resolution was offered by Councilman McKeag and seconded by Councilman Johnson:

 

WHEREAS, sealed proposals have been advertised and received in accord with Article II of Chapter 2 of the Midland Code of Ordinances for the reconstruction and widening of Eastman Avenue from Joe Mann Boulevard to Commerce Drive and Jefferson Avenue from Joe Mann Boulevard to Broadhead Drive, including sanitary sewer and water main extensions on Jefferson Avenue; and

WHEREAS, funding for this project is provided by the Major Street Fund, Wastewater Fund and Water Fund; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the low sealed proposal submitted by Huckins Contracting, Inc. of Beaverton, Michigan, for the "2004 Eastman & Jefferson Widening; Contract No. 3", in the indicated amount of $834,516.15, based upon City estimated quantities is hereby accepted and the Mayor and the City Clerk are authorized to execute a contract therefore in accord with the proposal and the City's specifications; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the City Manager has the authority to approve change orders modifying or altering this contract in an aggregate amount not to exceed $20,000.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

PURCHASE – GOLF COURSE CHEMICALS

The following resolution was offered by Councilman McKeag and seconded by Councilman Johnson:

 

WHEREAS, sealed proposals were advertised and received in accord with Article II of Chapter 2 of the Midland Code of Ordinances for the purchase of golf course chemicals, Bid No. 2763; and

WHEREAS, funding for these golf course supplies is included in the 2003-04 and 2004-05 Golf Course Fund budgets under “Horticultural Supplies”; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the Purchasing Agent is authorized to issue a purchase order to Turfgrass, Inc. of South Lyon, Michigan up to the amount of $78,291.20 for chemicals in accordance with their proposals and city specifications.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

Being no further business the meeting adjourned at 9:43 p.m.

 

 

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            Selina Tisdale, City Clerk