May 7, 2012

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, May 7, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall.  Mayor Donker presided.  The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was recited in unison.

 

Councilmen present:

Thomas Adams, J. Dee Brooks, Diane Brown, Maureen Donker, Marty Wazbinski

Councilmen absent:

None

 

MINUTES

Approval of the minutes of the April 23, 2012 regular and April 30, 2012 special meetings was offered by Councilman Brown and seconded by Councilman Brooks.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

2012 MAKE MIDLAND BEAUTIFUL ART CELEBRATION

Recreation Director Marcie Post introduced Mayor Donker who helped recognize 35 elementary and middle school students for outstanding work in creating posters for the 2012 Make Midland Beautiful Art Celebration.

 

KEEP MICHIGAN BEAUTIFUL, INC. 50TH YEAR RECOGNITION

Communications Coordinator Libby Richart introduced Cheri King, first Vice President of Keep Michigan Beautiful, Inc., who accepted a Proclamation recognizing Keep Michigan Beautiful for 50 years of service to the cleanup and beautification of Michigan.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Adams and seconded by Councilman Brown:

 

RESOLVED, that the Mayor is authorized to issue the attached Proclamation of Recognition recognizing Keep Michigan Beautiful, Inc. for its 50 years of service to the State of Michigan and its communities, and on the celebration of the organization’s 50th Anniversary.  (Motion ADOPTED.)  Mayor Donker presented Cheri King with the proclamation.  

 

MIDLAND BLOOMS DAY

Communications Coordinator Libby Richart introduced Sid Allen, CEO of the Midland Area Chamber of Commerce.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Wazbinski and seconded by Councilman Brooks:

 

RESOLVED, that the Mayor is authorized to issue the attached proclamation designating May 19, 2012 as Midland Blooms Day in Midland.  (Motion ADOPTED.)  Mayor Donker presented Sid Allen with the proclamation.

 

MIDLAND NEIGHBORING – RECOGNITION OF NEW COMMUNITY INITIATIVE

Communications Coordinator Libby Richart introduced Memorial Presbyterian Associate Pastor Reverend Wally Mayton.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Brooks and seconded by Councilman Adams:

 

RESOLVED, that the Mayor is authorized to issue the attached Proclamation of Recognition recognizing the new community initiative Midland Neighboring and encouraging all Midland citizens to be active, caring neighbors for the betterment of our community.  (Motion ADOPTED.)  Mayor Donker presented Reverend Wally Mayton with the proclamation.

 

ECO BIO PLASTICS MIDLAND, INC. – INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT

City Assessor Reid Duford presented information on a request from ECO Bio Plastics Midland, Inc. for an Industrial Development District.  A public hearing opened at 7:30 p.m.  Adrian Merrington, CTO for ECO Bio Plastics, spoke regarding the project.  Scott Walker, Executive Director for Midland Tomorrow, spoke in support of the project.  The public hearing closed at 7:43 p.m.  The following resolution was offered by Councilman Wazbinski and seconded by Councilman Brooks:

 

WHEREAS, ECO Bio Plastics Midland, Inc., by means of a letter dated March 30, 2012, which was received by the City Clerk on March 30, 2012, has requested the establishment of an Industrial Development District with the proposed district being described as follows:

PART OF THE NORTH ˝ OF SECTION 35, T12N R2E, CITY OF MIDLAND, MIDLAND COUNTY, MICHIGAN, BEING FURTHER DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER ON SAID SECTION 35; THENCE S89DEG 25MIN 47SEC EAST 796.58 FEET ALONG THE NORTH SECTION LINE; THENCE S00DEG 34MIN 13SEC WEST 1,285.48 FEET; THENCE S89DEG 25MIN 47SEC EAST 1,187.82 FEET PARALLEL WITH THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 35; THENCE S01DEG 13MIN 43SEC WEST 299.15 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE S89DEG 25MIN 47SEC EAST 500 FEET PARALLEL WITH THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 35; THENCE S01DEG 13MIN 43SEC WEST 625.51 FEET; THENCE NORTH 76DEG 49MIN 43SEC WEST 459.26 FEET; THENCE N76DEG 50MIN 9SEC WEST 51.77 FEET; THENCE N01DEG 13MIN 43SEC EAST 514.03 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING 6.54 ACRES AND SUBJECT TO ANY AND ALL EASEMENTS AND/OR RIGHTS-OF-WAY WHETHER USED, IMPLIED OR OF RECORD.

; and

WHEREAS, ECO Bio Plastics Midland, Inc., is the property owner of more than 75% of the SEV of the industrial property within the proposed district; and

WHEREAS, the request for the establishment of the proposed district is in connection with a probable future replacement facility or new facility, the construction, acquisition, alteration or installation of which has not commenced at the time the request was filed; and

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Midland has caused written notice by certified mail to be sent to the owners of all real property within the proposed Industrial Development District and has held a public hearing on May 7, 2012, to afford the owner and any other resident or taxpayer of the City of Midland an opportunity to be heard on the petition of ECO Bio Plastics Midland, Inc., for the establishment of this Industrial Development District; now therefore

RESOLVED, it appears and it is hereby determined that the applicable criteria contained in Section 4 of Public Act 198 of the Public Acts of the State of Michigan of 1974, as amended, have been met; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the above described property is hereby established as the ECO Bio Plastics Industrial Development District No. 1 within the meaning of said Public Act 198.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

2012-13 PROPOSED BUDGET

Assistant City Manager for Financial Services David Keenan presented the City Manager’s Proposed 2012-13 Budget.  A public hearing opened at 8:05 p.m., recognizing no public comments, the hearing closed at 8:05 p.m.

 

2011-12 BUDGETS AND FINANCIAL WORKING PLANS AMENDMENT

Assistant City Manager for Financial Services David Keenan presented an amendment to the 2011-12 Budgets and Financial Working Plans.  A public hearing opened at 8:20 p.m., recognizing no public comments, the hearing closed at 8:20 p.m.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Adams and seconded by Councilman Wazbinski:

 

WHEREAS, in accord with Sections 5.11 and 11.6 of the Charter of the City of Midland, and after having given proper legal notice and having conducted a public hearing on Monday, May 7, 2012 on the proposal to amend the 2011-12 budgets and financial working plans to reflect the estimates submitted during the 2012-13 budget process; now therefore

 

RESOLVED, the budgets and working plans of the City of Midland be amended as follows:

 










(Motion ADOPTED.)

 

2012-13 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT BUDGET

Director of Community Development Brad Kaye presented the Proposed 2012-13 Community Development Block Grant Budget.  A public hearing opened at 8:30 p.m., recognizing no public comments, the hearing closed at 8:30 p.m.  Mayor Donker indicated the organization, for which she works, The Reece Endeavor, has a CDBG request in the agenda item.  Councilman Adams indicated his wife works for Safe and Sound Child Advocacy which also has a CDBG request seeking approval.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Brooks and seconded by Councilman Wazbinski:

 

WHEREAS, the City of Midland expects to receive $215,226 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for fiscal year 2012-13; and

WHEREAS, it is anticipated that the city will receive $32,000 in 2012-13 program income, and an anticipated fund balance of $183,489 will be carried over from prior fiscal years; and

WHEREAS, on January 30, 2012, the Midland City Housing Commission unanimously recommended approval of this budget; and

WHEREAS, a public hearing was held by the City Council on May 7, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 333 West Ellsworth Street, Midland, Michigan, for the purpose of receiving public comment on the 2012-2013 Community Development Block Grant Budget as set forth in the attached table; and

WHEREAS, this budget provides funds to local agencies for the purpose of providing specific services to low- and moderate-income individuals and families; and

WHEREAS, the conditions for providing such funds require entering into a Subrecipient Agreement with these organizations to ensure the provision of these services to low- and moderate-income households; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the City Council hereby adopts the proposed 2012-2013 Community Development Block Grant budget, as set forth in the attached table (Attachment A), for the proposed use of funds for the Community Development Block Grant Program; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the Mayor and City Clerk are authorized to execute Subrecipient Agreements on behalf of the City, following approval by the City Attorney.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

DDA TAX INCREMENT FINANCING PLAN NO. 1, AMENDMENT NO. 3

DDA Executive Director Selina Tisdale presented information on an ordinance to amend the Downtown Development Authority Tax Increment Financing Plan No. 1, Amendment 3.  A public hearing opened at 8:40 p.m.  Gerald Kelcherman, 613 E. Buttles Street, expressed concern about the future intentions of the area and residential property acquisition planned by the City or DDA.  TJ McCann, 307 Norfolk, spoke in favor of the expansion and expressed a desire to take the expansion two blocks further to Grove Street.  Marcia Blackson, property owner at 505 Rodd Street, inquired about property owner notification about future developments.  Shawn Spitnale, 1414 W. Pine Street, inquired whether or not her property was in the expanded district.  The public hearing closed at 8:50 p.m.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Adams and seconded by Councilman Brown:

 

WHEREAS, the City of Midland, Counties of Midland and Bay, State of Michigan (the “City”), is authorized by the provisions of Act 197, Public Acts of Michigan, 1975, as amended (“Act 197”), to create a downtown development authority; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to Act 197, the City Council of the City duly established the City of Midland Downtown Development Authority (the “Authority”) which exercises its powers within the Downtown District designated by the City Council (the “District”); and

WHEREAS, the City Council approved the Authority’s Tax Increment Financing Plan and Development Plan No. 1 (the “Plan”), for the Development Area described in the Plan on December 11, 1989, as amended on December 16, 1991, pursuant to an ordinance duly adopted by the City; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with the provisions of Act 197, the Authority has prepared and submitted to the City Council for approval the amendments to the Plan attached hereto as Exhibit A (the “Plan Amendments”); and

WHEREAS, prior to approval of the Plan Amendments, it is necessary to conduct a public hearing in connection with the consideration of such proposed ordinance as required by Act 197; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with the process outlined in Act 197 of 1975, as amended, and prior to said public hearing the City Clerk caused notice of the public hearing in the following manners:  published in the Midland Daily News, a newspaper of general circulation in the City, twice before the public hearing, each time not less than 20 and not more than 40 days before the date set for the public hearing as a display advertisement prominent in size; sent notice by first class mail not less than 20 days prior to the hearing to all property taxpayers of record in the proposed authority district as shown by the most recent tax roll of the City; sent notice to by certified mail to the governing body of each taxing jurisdiction levying taxes subject to capture by the DDA; and posted the notice in 20 prominent places in proposed amended district not less than 20 days prior to the date of hearing; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the City Council hereby acknowledges receipt of the Plan Amendments from the Authority and consistent with applicable state statutes, to accommodate the mandatory 60-day comment period, the adoption of said resolution to amend the TIF Plan and DDA boundaries will be considered no earlier than July 6, 2012.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

DDA DISTRICT BOUNDARIES AMENDMENT

DDA Executive Director Selina Tisdale presented information on an ordinance to amend Section 30-5 – Downtown Development Authority District Boundaries.  A public hearing opened at 9:00 p.m., recognizing no public comments, the hearing closed at 9:00 p.m.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Wazbinski and seconded by Councilman Brown:

 

WHEREAS, the City of Midland, Counties of Midland and Bay, State of Michigan (the “City”), is authorized by the provisions of Act 197, Public Acts of Michigan, 1975, as amended (“Act 197”), to create a downtown development authority and to designate its boundaries; and

WHEREAS, the City has established the City of Midland Downtown Development Authority (the “DDA”) and designated the boundaries of the downtown district (the “District”); and

WHEREAS, the DDA has requested the City to expand the boundaries of the DDA for the purpose of adding property to the District to further encourage economic growth and correcting and preventing deterioration in the business portions of the District; and

WHEREAS, a proposed ordinance designating the amended District boundaries has been presented to City Council; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to conduct a public hearing in connection with the consideration of such proposed ordinance as required by Act 197; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with the process outlined in Act 197 of 1975, as amended, and prior to said public hearing the City Clerk caused notice of the public hearing in the following manners:  published in the Midland Daily News, a newspaper of general circulation in the City, twice before the public hearing, each time not less than 20 and not more than 40 days before the date set for the public hearing as a display advertisement prominent in size; sent notice by first class mail not less than 20 days prior to the hearing to all property taxpayers of record in the proposed authority district as shown by the most recent tax roll of the City; sent notice by certified mail to the governing body of each taxing jurisdiction levying taxes subject to capture by the DDA; and posted the notice in 20 prominent places in proposed amended district not less than 20 days prior to the date of hearing; now therefore

RESOLVED,  that the City Council hereby acknowledges receipt of the request to amend the DDA boundaries from the Authority and, consistent with applicable state statutes to accommodate the mandatory 60-day comment period, the adoption of said resolution to amend the DDA boundaries will be considered no earlier than July 6, 2012.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

No public comments were made.

 

INDUSTRIAL FACILITIES TAX ABATEMENT POLICY

City Manager Jon Lynch introduced Scott Walker, Executive Director of Midland Tomorrow, who presented information on the adoption of a policy regarding consideration and issuance of Industrial Facilities Tax Abatements.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Wazbinski and seconded by Councilman Brooks:

 

WHEREAS, from time to time the City of Midland receives and acts on requests for Industrial Facilities Tax abatements filed in accord with Public Act 198 of 1974; and

WHEREAS, Council wishes to ensure that such tax abatements have a positive economic impact on businesses and the community; and

WHEREAS, at the request of the City of Midland, Midland Tomorrow has prepared a draft policy for consideration, approval, and monitoring of such tax abatements; and

WHEREAS, on March 23rd Council reviewed the draft policy and requested that it be presented for formal adoption; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the Industrial Facilities Tax Abatement Administrative Policy is hereby adopted.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

QUARTERLY FINANCIAL REPORT – MARCH 31, 2012

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown and seconded by Councilman Brooks:

 

RESOLVED, that the quarterly financial information of the City of Midland, for the quarter ended March 31, 2012, is hereby acknowledged as being received by the Midland City Council on this date, and is ordered placed on file for public examination.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

ON-LINE AUCTION FOR SALE OF SURPLUS CITY EQUIPMENT

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown and seconded by Councilman Brooks:

 

RESOLVED, that the City Manager is hereby authorized to sell surplus city equipment using on-line auction services including the Michigan Inter-governmental Trade Network and other specialty on-line auction sites, as provided by Sections 2-23 and 2-24 of the Midland Code of Ordinances; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the Purchasing Agent is hereby authorized to approve all sales with the proceeds to be credited to the appropriate departmental budget at the time of sale.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

WATER MAIN EASEMENT AGREEMENT – DOW CHEMICAL / DOW KOKAM

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown and seconded by Councilman Brooks:

 

RESOLVED, that the attached Easement Agreement from The Dow Chemical Company (with lease to Dow Kokam) to the City of Midland, for public water mains on their private site on Saginaw Road in Section 22, T. 14 N., R. 2 E., is hereby accepted and that the Easement Agreement is ordered recorded.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

TRAFFIC CONTROL ORDER S-12-01

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown and seconded by Councilman Brooks:

 

RESOLVED, that Traffic Control Order No. S-12-01 filed February 24, 2012 pursuant to Chapter 24 of the Code of Ordinances to establish traffic control as follows:

That McKinley Street shall yield to Hollybrook Drive. 

is hereby made permanent.  (Motion             ADOPTED.)

 

2012-13 SAGINAW-MIDLAND MUNICIPAL WATER SUPPLY BUDGET

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown and seconded by Councilman Brooks:

 

RESOLVED, that the Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation 2012-2013 Fiscal Year Budget for the Capital Improvement and Emergency Repair Fund in the amount of $345,000.00 is hereby approved.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

DDA APPOINTMENT – RATHBUN

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown and seconded by Councilman Brooks:

 

RESOLVED, that in accord with Section 4 of Act 197 of 1975, the Downtown Development Authority Act, the City Council confirms the appointment of Robert Rathbun to the Downtown Development Authority to fill a term to expire May 1, 2016.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

OCCUPY THE WALL GROUP, OCCUPY THE TRI EVENT

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown and seconded by Councilman Brooks:

 

RESOLVED, that the request from Rev. Jeff Liebmann to hold an event near the Tridge from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2012, for the local Occupy Wall Street group, Occupy the Tri, utilizing the public right-of-way and amplified sound, is hereby approved subject to the following conditions:

  • Use of the area is non-exclusive.
  • Maximum sign size shall be 2’ x 3’.
  • Set-up shall not begin prior to 3:30 p.m.

; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the Administrative Staff is hereby authorized to approve future requests if conducted in substantially the same manner.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

JPR – CITY ATTORNEY

Councilman Brooks read the performance review for City Attorney Jim Branson and presented a recommendation to adjust compensation and benefits - a Meritorious 2.5% lump sum payment and a change of severance pay from 3 months to 4 months. The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Wazbinski and seconded by Councilman Adams:

 

RESOLVED, that the salary of James O. Branson III, City Attorney, is amended as follows – lump sum payment of $3,051.00 effective July 1, 2012; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that certain terms and conditions of the employment agreement shall be amended as follows - severance increased to four (4) months pay effective July 1, 2012; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that all other terms and conditions of the employment agreement shall remain in effect; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that City Council authorizes the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an addendum to the employment agreement of James O. Branson III incorporating this and previous Council amendments once approved by the Director of Human Resources as well as James O. Branson III.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

JPR – MANAGER

Councilman Brown read the performance review for City Manager Jon Lynch and presented a recommendation to adjust compensation and benefits – a Meritorious 4.2% - to just over midpoint and change of severance pay from 6 months to 12 months.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Adams and seconded by Councilman Brown:

 

RESOLVED, that the salary of Jon Lynch, City Manager, is amended as follows – increased to $134,972 effective July 1, 2012; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that certain terms and conditions of the employment agreement shall be amended as follows -  severance increased to twelve (12) months pay effective July 1, 2012; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that all other terms and conditions of the employment agreement shall remain in effect; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that City Council authorizes the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an addendum to the employment agreement of Jon Lynch incorporating this and previous Council amendments once approved by the Director of Human Resources as well as Jon Lynch.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

STREET TREE REPLACEMENT

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown and seconded by Councilman Brooks:

 

WHEREAS, sealed proposals were advertised and received in accordance with Article II of Chapter 2 of the Midland Code of Ordinances for Bid No. 3420, “Street Tree Replacement”; and

WHEREAS, funding for the planting of replacement trees is included in the 2011-2012 Forestry budget; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the Purchasing Agent is hereby authorized to issue a purchase order to Agroscaping, Inc. of Swartz Creek, Michigan not to exceed $41,100.00 for the planting of replacement trees in the city rights-of-way in accordance with the proposal and City specifications.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

DIESEL FUEL PURCHASE

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown and seconded by Councilman Brooks:

 

WHEREAS, City Council adopted a resolution on December 17, 2007 that allows the Purchasing Agent to purchase full tankers of unleaded gasoline and diesel fuel exceeding $20,000, and seek approval for the purchase at the next City Council meeting; and

WHEREAS, City Council reviewed the process on December 21, 2009 and decided to continue as it still provides a significant cost savings to the City; and

WHEREAS, the volatility of the fuel market does not allow for staff to follow the usual sealed bid process for purchases exceeding $20,000; and

WHEREAS, staff instead uses a competitive bid process whereby fuel vendors fax in prices that are valid for a particular day with the bid awarded to the lowest priced vendor; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the requirements for sealed proposals for the purchase of fuel are waived due to the volatility of the fuel market; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the purchase of 13,710 gallons of regular #2 diesel fuel from Hirschman Oil of Reese, Michigan for $41,993.73 executed by the Purchasing Agent on April 18, 2012, is hereby approved.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

2012 WACKERLY WATER MAIN IMPROVEMENT; CONTRACT NO. 15

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown and seconded by Councilman Brooks:

 

WHEREAS, sealed proposals have been advertised and received in accord with Article II of Chapter 2 of the Midland Code of Ordinances for the installation of a new water main on Wackerly Street from the end of the existing water main to Saginaw Road to serve the Associated Builders and Contractors school site; and

WHEREAS, funding for this project is provided by the Water Fund; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the low sealed proposal submitted by Eric Construction, Inc. of St. Charles, Michigan, for the "2012 Wackerly Water Main Improvement; Contract No. 15", in the indicated amount of $81,233.00, 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.)

 

PO INCREASE – BIO TECH AGRONOMICS

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown and seconded by Councilman Brooks:

 

WHEREAS, the City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant’s (WWTP) digester system has two 500,000 gallon primary digester tanks (east and west), which automatically overflow into a one million gallon secondary digester tank, and once the secondary digester tank is filled, the biosolids are pumped to a one million gallon holding tank; and

WHEREAS, three times per year the holding tank is pumped out by a contractor and the biosolids are land applied to farm fields, while the primary digester tanks are cleaned on a 7-year cycle; and

WHEREAS, on July 18, 2011 Council approved the low bid unit cost of $0.03 per gallon submitted by BioTech Agronomics of Beulah to land apply biosolids removed from the WWTP’s digester system, and a purchase order in the amount of $90,000.00 was approved and issued for fiscal year 2011/12; and

WHEREAS, this year, in addition to the biosolids removal from the holding tank, the east primary digester was scheduled to be cleaned; and

WHEREAS, since the removal of biosolids from the primary digesters is the same as from the holding tank, staff used part of the existing purchase order with BioTech, with the approved rate of $0.03 per gallon, to remove and land apply biosolids from the WWTP’s east primary digester; and

WHEREAS, the digester cleaning was $29,481.25, while two of the three scheduled holding tank cleanings had a combined cost of $50,235.00, leaving a purchase order balance of $10,283.75 ($90,000.00 -  $29,481.25 - $50,235.00); and

WHEREAS, with one more scheduled cleaning of the holding tank this fiscal year, the BioTech purchase order will need to be increased by $20,000.00; and

WHEREAS, funds have been budgeted in the 2011/12 Wastewater Fund account #590.8146.81.099 – Miscellaneous Contractual Services; now therefore

RESOLVED, that authorization to increase the existing purchase order of $90,000.00 with BioTech Agronomics of Beulah by $20,000.00, to bring the total amount to $110,000.00, is hereby authorized for the removal and land application of biosolids at the City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

Being no further business the meeting adjourned at 9:30 p.m.

 

 

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            Selina Tisdale, City Clerk