January 13, 2014

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, January 13, 2014, 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 Wilhelm, Maureen Donker, Marty Wazbinski

Councilmen absent:

None

 

MINUTES

Approval of the minutes of the December 16, 2013 regular meeting was offered by Councilman Brown Wilhelm and seconded by Councilman Wazbinski.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

MCTV NETWORK PRESENTATION

MCTV Director Ron Beacom gave a presentation on the upcoming channel changes for the MCTV Network on the Charter Communications system beginning January 21, 2014.

 

2013-14 VARIOUS BUDGET AMENDMENTS

Assistant City Manager for Financial Services David Keenan presented information on an amendment to the 2013-14 General Fund, Major Street Fund, Municipal Service Center Fund, Washington Woods Fund and Riverside Place Fund budgets to increase revenue and expenditures to recognize gifts from The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation, the Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation and the Charles J. Strosacker Foundation to be used for numerous infrastructure improvements.  A public hearing opened at 7:12 p.m., recognizing no public comments, the hearing closed at 7:12 p.m.   The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Brooks and seconded by Councilman Wazbinski:

 

WHEREAS, in accord with Sections 5.11, 11.4, 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, January 13, 2014, on the proposal to amend various City budgets to recognize gifts from The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation, the Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation, and the Charles J. Strosacker Foundation and provide budgetary authorization to spend these funds for numerous infrastructure improvements; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the revenues and expenditures of the 2013-14 General Fund, Major Street Fund, Municipal Service Center Fund, Washington Woods Fund, and Riverside Place Fund budgets are increased as shown below.

Major Street Fund                                           $1,250,000

General Fund                                                  $   756,000

Municipal Service Center Fund                      $   530,000

Washington Woods Fund                                $   332,000

Riverside Place Fund                                     $   143,000

(Motion ADOPTED.)

 

CORNING LANE AND SAUVE STREET VACATION

Director of Planning and Community Development Brad Kaye presented information on a request to vacate portions of Corning Lane and Sauve Street. A public hearing opened at 7:20 p.m.   Kristen Riddle, Architect for Three Rivers Construction and representing Tarbert Properties, spoke regarding the request to vacate and encouraged approval.  The public hearing closed at 7:21 p.m.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Adams and seconded by Councilman Brown Wilhelm:

 

WHEREAS, the Midland City Council, acting upon the request of Three Rivers Corporation for vacation of portions of Corning Lane and Sauve Street, referred the matter to the Midland City Planning Commission, the City Engineer, the Director of Utilities, the Director of Public Services and the City Fire Department for report and recommendation; and

WHEREAS, a report has been received from the Midland Planning Commission recommending vacation of portions of Corning Lane and Sauve Street; and

WHEREAS, a response has been received from the City Engineer indicating no objection to the vacation request; a response has been received from the Director of Utilities indicating no objection to the vacation request provided utility easements are retained; a response has been received from the Director of Public Services indicating no objection to the vacation request; and a response has been received from the Fire Marshal indicating no objection to the vacation request; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the Midland City Council does hereby vacate the requested portions of Corning Lane and Sauve Street contingent upon the retaining of utility easements over the vacated streets and the provision of turnarounds at the end of each vacated street; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized to execute documents prepared and approved by the City Attorney to convey vacating portions of Corning Lane and Sauve Street; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that within thirty (30) days thereof, the City Clerk shall record a certified copy of this resolution with the Midland County Register of Deeds and send a copy to the State Treasurer.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO. 49

Director of Planning and Community Development Brad Kaye presented information on Conditional Use Permit No. 49 – a request from Eastlawn Center LC for a drive-thru window lane at the Eastlawn Center Food Court located at 961 South Saginaw Road.  A public hearing opened at 7:32 p.m., recognizing no public comments, the hearing closed at 7:32 p.m.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Adams and seconded by Councilman Wazbinski:

 

WHEREAS, Eastlawn Center LC submitted a request for a conditional land use permit for a drive-thru window lane at the Eastlawn Center Food Court, located at 961 South Saginaw Road; and

WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission has conducted a public hearing in accord with Section 28.02(A) of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Midland on said conditional use; and

WHEREAS, the Planning Commission has submitted its recommendation of approval, contingent upon the following:

1.  New signage must meet the requirements of Article 8 of the Zoning Ordinance. 

In accord with Section 28.02(B) of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Midland; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the City Council finds the request for the conditional use permit to be in accord with Section 28.03 of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Midland, and hereby approves Conditional Use Permit No. 49, in accord with documents provided and submitted at the meeting of December 16, 2013.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

No public comments were made.

 

GENERAL RECREATION FEES ORDINANCE AMENDMENT (1st reading)

Director of Public Services Karen Murphy presented information on an amendment to Section 21-73 of Division 4 of Article II of Chapter 21 – General Recreation Fees.  Introduction and first reading of the following ordinance amending recreation fees was then offered by Councilman Wazbinski and seconded by Councilman Brown Wilhelm:

 


ORDINANCE NO. _______

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF MIDLAND, MICHIGAN, BY AMENDING SECTION 21-73 OF DIVISION 4 OF ARTICLE II OF CHAPTER 21 THEREOF.

The City of Midland Ordains:

Section 1.        Section 21-73 of Division 4 of Article II of Chapter 21 is amended to read as follows:

Sec. 21-73.  General recreation fees

(1)

Adult softball player

  $  27.00

 

per player

 

(2)

Adult softball player (2nd team)

  $  27.00

 

per player

 

(3)

Adult softball player - Fall League

  $  17.00

 

per player

 

(4)

Each softball team in individual tournaments –  Fee set on per event basis in conjunction with Midland Softball Association

 

 

per event

 

(5)

Youth softball player

  $    8.00

 

per player

 

(6)

Rugby club

  $ 450.00

 

per club

 

(7)

Beach volleyball

 

 

 

 

 

Player fee – RECREATION LEAGUE

  $   10.00

$   15.00

per player

 

 

Player fee – 2 PERSON COMPETITIVE LEAGUE

  $   10.00

$   27.00

per player

 

 

Player fee – 4 & 6 PERSON COMPETITIVE LEAGUE

  $   10.00

$   22.00

per player

 

 

2 & 4 player recreation league sponsor fee

  $   30.00

 

per team

 

 

6 player recreation league sponsor fee

  $  60.00

 

per team

 

 

2 & 4 player competitive  

league sponsor fee

  $  45.00

 

per team

 

 

6 player competitive  

league sponsor fee

  $  75.00

 

per team

 

(8)

Adult kickball (10 player minimum per team)

  $  20.00

 

per player

 

(9)

Ski rental (rental 2 hours or part thereof)

       Classic skis

 

  $  10.00

 

 

per rental

 

 

       Skate skis

  $  15.00

 

per rental

 

(10)

Toboggan rental (per hour two-hour maximum)

  $    6.00

 

per hour

 

(11)

Skate and sled rental

  $    2.00

 

per two hours

 

(12)

Chalet building rental (2 hour minimum)

  $  30.00

 

per hour

 

(13)

Picnic kit deposit

  $  15.00

 

per kit

 

(14)*

Ball field rental – private tournament

 

 

 

 

 

  2 hour rental

       $  35.00

 

per field

 

4 hour rental 

  $  45.00 

 

per field

 

Full day rental

  $  90.00

 

per field

 

Daily complex – New Redcoats fields 9-13

  $ 400.00

 

per complex

 

Daily complex – Old Redcoats fields 4-8

  $ 400.00

 

per complex

 

Daily complex – Emerson fields 1-3

  $ 250.00

 

per complex

(15)

Ball diamond lights – private tournament use

  $   25.00

 

per hour

(16)*

Ball diamond grooming – private tournament

  $   15.00

 

per grooming

(17)*

Ball diamond grooming/maintenance – private tournament - Overtime

  $  75.00

 

per hour

(18)*

Ball diamond grooming/maintenance – private tournament - Double time

  $ 100.00

 

per hour

 

(19)*

Diamond dry field drying material– private tournament

  $  12.00

 

per bag

 

(20)**

Picnic shelter reservations

 

 

 

 

Emerson A-1, Emerson E

  $  35.00

 

per use

 

Plymouth A (south), A (north), B-2, B-3

  $  35.00

 

per use

 

Barstow Woods

  $  35.00

 

per use

 

Stratford Woods

  $  35.00

 

per use

 

Chippewassee

  $  35.00

 

per use

 

Emerson D

  $  55.00

 

per use

 

Plymouth A (entire shelter)

  $  65.00

 

per use

 

Unsheltered areas

  $  25.00

 

per use

 

Addition of a canopy

  $  25.00

 

per request

 

Delivery of picnic tables (up to 5 tables) – FEE IS NON- REFUNDABLE

  $  20.00

 

per use

 

Additional tables (if available up to maximum of 10 tables) – FEE IS NON-REFUNDABLE

  $    4.00

 

per table

(21)

Band shell reservation

  $  75.00

 

per use

(22)

Delivery of bleachers

  $  20.00

 

per section

(23)

Delivery of portable grill

  $  10.00

 

per use

(24)***

City stage rental

 

 

 

 

Non-profit group inside city limits

  $ 100.00

 

per use

 

For profit group inside city limits

  $ 250.00

 

per use

 

Non-profit group outside city limits

  $ 175.00

 

per use

 

For profit group outside city limits

  $ 450.00

 

per use

(25)

Speaker system deposit

  $   50.00

 

per system

       (26)        Tennis lesson agreement:  The director of public services is authorized with the approval of the city manager to enter into a cost recovery agreement with the Midland Community Tennis Center consistent with the recreation fee philosophy for administrative costs related to advertising and program registration for summer youth tennis lessons.  The agreement will be reviewed and adjusted annually as needed.

*Note:     Fees for private tournament ball field maintenance effective starting with the 2010 softball season.  All field rentals include initial field preparation (grooming and chalk lines).  For private tournaments requesting special amenities or enhanced field maintenance, the director of public services may charge additional fees on a special recreation event basis to cover costs incurred. 

**Note:  Fees paid for shelter reservations are non-refundable.

      Exceptions to (20) Picnic shelter reservation fees are as follows:

      a) Donors of shelters shall be allowed one rent free use per year in the respective donated structure.

      b) Daytime reservations which begin after 8:00 a.m. and end before 3:00 p.m.

           Monday – Friday from April 15 – June 30 are exempt from fees.

***Note:  Stage rental is intended for community events held with the City limits or Midland County only. 

                 Stage rental fees are non-refundable.

****Note: The director of public services is authorized with the approval of the city manager to     implement rates for special recreation events according to the recreation fee    philosophy to recover programming costs for such offerings.

Section 2.        This Ordinance shall take effect upon publication.  (Motion ADOPTED.  Considered first reading.)

 

2014 CITY COUNCIL PLANNING RETREAT REPORT

City Manager Jon Lynch presented for receipt and filing a staff report regarding the outcome of the 2014 City Council Planning Retreat.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Brooks and seconded by Councilman Brown Wilhelm:

 

WHEREAS, on January 11, 2014 the City Council conducted a planning retreat for the purpose of discussing current and future financial concerns; and

WHEREAS, at the conclusion of that session Council expressed their expectations regarding the basic approach to be taken in developing the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 budget; and

WHEREAS, during the City Council meeting of January 11, 2014, the City Council reviewed and affirmed those expectations embodied in a report of that date titled: City Council Budget Objectives for FY 14-15; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the report City Council Budget Objectives for FY 14-15 is hereby received.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

2014-15 CONSTRUCTION PRIORITIES REPORT

City Engineer Brian McManus presented for receipt and filing the 2014-15 Construction Priorities Report.  Brent Wallace, 3712 Aspen Way, spoke in support of the sidewalk project along Dublin Avenue and encouraged possible signage assistance to help alert motorists to pedestrians walking in the area.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Brown Wilhelm and seconded by Councilman Wazbinski:

 

WHEREAS, a report has been received from the City Engineer listing the proposed construction projects for 2014-2015 which includes projects petitioned by property owners, projects recommended by the City Administration and others; and

WHEREAS, City Council has reviewed the proposed construction projects list and received comments from interested citizens; now therefore

RESOLVED, that City Council hereby approves said proposed construction project listing for 2014-2015 and directs the City Administration to include funding requests for the proposed projects in the 2014-2015 budget; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the report is hereby directed to be placed on file in the City Clerk’s Office and at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library and a map of the projects be placed in the lobby of Midland City Hall.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

ANNEXATION OF PROPERTY – 3927 LETTS ROAD

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown Wilhelm and seconded by Councilman Wazbinski:

 

RESOLVED, that the City Council of the City of Midland herewith approves the annexation of the following described property to the City of Midland:

SEC 31 T15N R2E COM 118 FT E OF NW COR OF SW ¼ OF NE ¼, TH E 90 FT, S 208 FT, W 90 FT, N 208 FT. 

pursuant to Section 9(8) of Public Act 279 of the State of Michigan of 1909, as amended {MSA 5.2088;  MCLA 117.9} as a result of a similar petition filed both with the City of Midland and the Township of Larkin by the property owners who hold 100 percent of the record legal title to said property, and upon which no qualified electors, other than the petitioners, presently reside, with said annexation to the City of Midland to be accomplished upon the passage of a similar resolution by the Township Board of the Township of Larkin; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the Planning Department shall forward a copy of this resolution to the Office of the Great Seal in the Secretary of State’s Office, and the City Clerk shall forward a copy to the Midland County Clerk.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

CCA – SCHLOEMANN APPOINTMENT

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown Wilhelm and seconded by Councilman Wazbinski:

 

RESOLVED, that in accord with Sec. 30-16(a) of the Code of Ordinances, the City Council confirms the City Manager’s appointment of Chris Schloemann to the Center City Authority to fill an unexpired term to expire June 30, 2015.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

MIDLAND COUNTY HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown Wilhelm and seconded by Councilman Wazbinski:

 

WHEREAS, Midland County and the City of Midland, Michigan have experienced disasters that have damaged commercial, residential and public properties, displaced citizens and businesses, closed streets and bridges, and threatened the health and safety of the general public; and

WHEREAS, the Midland County Emergency Management Coordinator has reviewed and updated the Hazard Mitigation Plan on the five-year cycle as required; and

WHEREAS, the updated Hazard Mitigation Plan outlines options to reduce overall damage and impact from natural hazards; and

WHEREAS, opportunities to review and comment on the Hazard Mitigation Plan update have been provided to the public, as well as local, State and Federal agencies; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the Midland City Council adopts the updated Midland County Hazard Mitigation Plan.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

TRAFFIC CONTROL ORDER NO. P-13-01

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown Wilhelm and seconded by Councilman Wazbinski:

 

RESOLVED, that Traffic Control Order No. P-13-01 filed October 15, 2013 pursuant to Chapter 24 of the Code of Ordinances to establish traffic control as follows:

That there shall be no parking on the westerly side of Ashman Street and the Farmers Market from Ann Street to 400’ southerly to the Pere Marquette Rail Trail Entrance.

is hereby made permanent.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

TRAFFIC CONTROL ORDER NO. P-13-03

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown Wilhelm and seconded by Councilman Wazbinski:

 

RESOLVED, that Traffic Control Order No. P-13-03 filed October 15, 2013 pursuant to Chapter 24 of the Code of Ordinances to establish traffic control as follows:

That parking shall be prohibited on both sides of E. Collins Street from Rodd Street to George Street.

is hereby made permanent.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

TRAFFIC CONTROL ORDER NO. S-13-05

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown Wilhelm and seconded by Councilman Wazbinski:

 

RESOLVED, that Traffic Control Order No. S-13-05 filed October 15, 2013 pursuant to Chapter 24 of the Code of Ordinances to establish traffic control as follows:

  That Trotter’s Pointe shall stop for Wheeler Street. 

is hereby made permanent.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

TRAFFIC CONTROL ORDER NO. S-13-06

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown Wilhelm and seconded by Councilman Wazbinski:

 

RESOLVED, that Traffic Control Order No. S-13-06 filed October 15, 2013 pursuant to Chapter 24 of the Code of Ordinances to establish traffic control as follows:

            That Gettysburg Street shall stop for Springfield Drive. 

is hereby made permanent.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS WALK

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown Wilhelm and seconded by Councilman Wazbinski:

 

RESOLVED, that the request from the Knights of Columbus, Blessed Sacrament Council to hold a walk  on Saturday, May 3, 2014 with back up dates of May 4 and May 24, 2014, utilizing the right-of-way, is hereby approved subject to the following conditions:

  • All walkers shall stay on the sidewalks and observe all traffic laws and traffic control devices.
  • No markings of any type (i.e., paint, spray paint, spray chalk, chalk, etc.) are permitted on the trail route surfaces.
  • Directional signs must not obstruct the vision of vehicular and pedestrian traffic.

; and

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

 

LEGAL SERVICES – WORLD COLOR (USA) TAX APPEAL

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown Wilhelm and seconded by Councilman Wazbinski:

 

WHEREAS, World Color (USA), LLC has appealed the assessment of real property for the 2011, 2012 and 2013 tax years with the Michigan Tax Tribunal; and

WHEREAS, the law firm of Braun, Kendrick, Finkbeiner, P.L.C. has been retained in assisting the City of Midland in its legal defense of this appeal; and

WHEREAS, the cost of said services is expected to exceed $20,000 and, therefore, approval of the City Council is required under Section 2-18 of the Code of Ordinances; and

WHEREAS, sufficient budgetary funding exists within the 2013-2014 Legal Fees budget for general tax appeal cases; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the above-referenced services are hereby determined to be professional services within the meaning of Section 2-19 of the Code of Ordinances and do not require sealed proposals; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that authorization for payment to the legal firm of Braun, Kendrick, Finkbeiner, P.L.C. for their assistance in connection with the aforementioned appeal is hereby authorized in an amount not to exceed $30,000. (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

DIESEL FUEL PURCHASE (12/10/13)

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown Wilhelm and seconded by Councilman Wazbinski:

 

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 10,002 gallons of Winter Blend diesel fuel from Corrigan Oil of Saginaw, Michigan for $29,282.86 executed by the Purchasing Agent on December 10, 2013, is hereby approved.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

DIESEL FUEL PURCHASE (12/20/13)

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown Wilhelm and seconded by Councilman Wazbinski:

 

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 10,000 gallons of Winter Blend diesel fuel from Corrigan Oil of Saginaw, Michigan for $29,767 executed by the Purchasing Agent on December 20, 2013, is hereby approved.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

UNLEADED FUEL PURCHASE

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown Wilhelm and seconded by Councilman Wazbinski:

 

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 12,000 gallons of E10 ethanol blend unleaded fuel from Corrigan Oil of Saginaw, Michigan for $29,894.40 executed by the Purchasing Agent on December 20, 2013, is hereby approved.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

DOW LIBRARY INTERIOR IMPROVEMENT CHANGE ORDERS

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown Wilhelm and seconded by Councilman Wazbinski:

 

WHEREAS, at a regular City Council meeting on August 12, 2013, Council authorized execution of an agreement with Three Rivers Corporation for interior improvements at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library; and

WHEREAS, two change orders totaling $102,983.00 that will cover additional painting, cleaning ceiling tiles, diffusers and limestone sills, and construction modifications to the Auditorium restrooms at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library have been submitted by Three Rivers Corporation; and

WHEREAS, funds are available in the 2013-2014 Grace A. Dow Memorial Library budget; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the City Council hereby approves adding the change orders to the contractor’s agreement that includes additional painting, cleaning acoustical ceiling tiles, diffusers, and limestone sills, and construction modifications to the Auditorium restrooms at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library by Three Rivers Corporation in an amount not to exceed $102,983.00.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

DOW LIBRARY FURNITURE MODIFICATIONS CHANGE ORDER

The following resolution was offered by Councilman Brown Wilhelm and seconded by Councilman Wazbinski:

 

WHEREAS, at a regular meeting of City Council on Monday, November 11, 2013, Council approved a proposal to purchase furniture for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library submitted by Space, Inc.; and

WHEREAS, furniture modifications are necessary at a cost of $784.00; and

WHEREAS, funds are available in the 2013-2014 Grace A. Dow Memorial Library budget; now therefore

RESOLVED, that the City Council hereby approves the change order for furniture modifications at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library by Space, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $784.00; and

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the City Manager has the authority to approve change orders in an aggregate amount not to exceed $20,000 for additional furniture.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

MIDLAND CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING – CHARITABLE GAMING LICENSE

City Manager Jon Lynch presented information recognizing Midland Center for Independent Living as a non-profit organization in the community.  The following resolution was then offered by Councilman Brooks and seconded by Councilman Adams:

 

RESOLVED, that the request from Midland Center for Independent Living of Midland, county of           Midland, asking that they be recognized as a nonprofit organization operating in the community for the purpose of obtaining a charitable gaming license, be considered for approval.  (Motion ADOPTED.)

 

Being no further business the meeting adjourned at 8:40 p.m.

 

 

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            Selina Tisdale, City Clerk