OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS
MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

Regular meeting of the City Council was held Monday, October 19, 1998. Mayor Black presided with all Councilmen present.

Held a public hearing and approved Zoning Text Amendment No. 133A, to amend Article XXXI -- Signs.

Held a public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 434 - lands owned by Dow Chemical Company north of US-10 and east of Jefferson Avenue zoned to Limited Commercial, Manufacturing and Research. Land recently annexed from Larkin Township. (Yeas: Black, Coppage, Moolenaar, Wazbinski Nays: None Abstained: Tysse)

Held a public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 434 - lands owned by Dow Chemical Company north of US-10 and west of Waldo Avenue zoned to Agricultural. Land recently annexed from Midland Township. (Yeas: Black, Coppage, Moolenaar, Wazbinski Nays: None Abstained: Tysse)

Held a pubic hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 434 - lands along Sturgeon Avenue north of US-10, and lands on the west side of Perrine Road north of US-10, zoned to Residential A-1. Land recently annexed from Larkin Township.

Held a public hearing and postponed action on Zoning Petition No. 435 - rezoning of property northwest of the intersection of Joe Mann Boulevard and Eastman Avenue, postponement not to be later than December 21, 1998.

Approved an amendment, that would expand the service area by one square mile, to the water service agreement between the City of Midland and Larkin Township.

Approved the extension of free yard waste collection through the remainder of the yard waste collection program for 1998.

Reappointed Leona Falkenstein to the Downtown Development Authority for a term to expire May 1, 2001.

Authorized the purchase of two 33,000 gvw dump/blade trucks with salt spreaders from Wieland Sales, Inc. of Bay City, Michigan in the amount of $109,510.84.

Approved a three year agreement with General Motors Corporation/Saginaw Metal Casting Operation for daily cover, gas collection sand and leachate collection sand at the Midland Sanitary Landfill.

Approved a three year agreement with Leasco Properties, Inc. of Saginaw, Michigan for transportation of sand from the General Motors Corporation/Saginaw Metal Casting Operation to the Midland Sanitary Landfill.

Approved the purchase of water main fittings from Etna Supply of Grand Rapids, Michigan at a total cost of $29,641.74.

Approved the purchase of one six-man crew cab & chassis from Wieland Sales, Inc. of Bay City, Michigan for a total cost of $37,976.46.

Approved payment for contracted legal services to Braun, Kendrick, Finkbeiner, P.L.C.

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APPROVED:

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Penny K. Kovacevich

City Clerk

Midland, Michigan