March 20, 2006


A special meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, March 20, 2006, at 6:00 p.m. in Conference Room A in City Hall.  Mayor Johnson presided.


Councilmen present:

Thomas Adams, Bruce Johnson, Hollis McKeag, James Myers, Joseph Rokosz

Councilmen absent:




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


RESOLVED, that in accord with Section 8(e) 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 consult with its attorneys regarding trial or settlement strategy in connection with specific pending litigation, specifically Midland Cogeneration Venture Limited Partnership vs. City of Midland and The Dow Chemical Company vs. City of Midland which, if discussed at an open meeting, would have a detrimental financial effect on the litigating or settlement position of the public body.  (Motion ADOPTED by a Roll Call Vote.)


Being no further business the meeting adjourned to a closed session at 6:02 p.m.




                                                                        Karl S. Tomion, Deputy City Clerk