January 17, 2005


A special meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, January 17, 2005, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers in City Hall.  Mayor Black presided.


Councilmen present:

Drummond Black, Bruce Johnson, James Myers, Joseph Rokosz

Councilmen absent:

Hollis McKeag



City Engineer Brian McManus reviewed projects for consideration in the 2005-06 Engineering Projects Priorities List.  Also included in his presentation was a report on the Pavement Management Program and pavement management system software being implemented in the Engineering Department.

Fiscal Services Director David Keenan reported on funding for the Engineering Projects Priorities List.

Mr. McManus presented a report on special assessment projects considered in the 2005-06 Engineering Projects Priorities List.

Glen Kralapp spoke on behalf of Jerome C. Kole in support of the paving of Cub Court.

Mr. McManus presented information on funding for a traffic signal upgrade that would replace existing traffic lighting units with Light Emitting Diodes (LED) Traffic Signals.



Assistant City Manager Jon Lynch presented a report on the Capital Improvements Plan and capital projects inventory for year 2004 through 2020.

City Engineer Brian McManus reviewed future road projects contained in the report.  Utilities Director Noel Bush reviewed future sanitary sewer and water projects contained in the report.

The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Myers and seconded by Councilman Johnson:


RESOLVED, that the Midland City Council hereby receives and files the Capital Improvements Plan.  (Motion ADOPTED.)



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


RESOLVED, that in accord with Section 8(d) of Public Act 267 of the Public Acts of the State of Michigan of 1976, as amended, and upon adoption of this resolution by at least four affirmative votes of the City Council, the City Council shall immediately adjourn to a closed session to consider the purchase of real property.  (Motion ADOPTED by a Roll Call Vote.)


Being no further business the meeting adjourned to a closed session at 8:55 p.m.




                                                                        Selina Tisdale, City Clerk