Regular meeting of the City Council was held Monday, February 9, 1998. Mayor Black presided.

Councilmen present: R. Drummond Black, John Moolenaar, John Tysse, Marty Wazbinski

Councilmen absent: John Coppage (excused)

Recognized Larry L. Smith upon his retirement from the Dial-A-Ride Transportation System with nearly seventeen years of service.

Proclaimed February 21, 1998 as "Walk for Warmth Day" in Midland.

Appointed the following additional members to the Cable Franchise Committee:

Daniel McCarty as a representative from the public.

Douglas Fillmore as a representative from the educational community.

John E. Duso as the City administrative staff representative.

Accepted and ordered filed the amended 1998-99 Construction Priorities List.

Approved annexation of property on the east side of Sturgeon Avenue north of Letts Road from Larkin Township through the joint resolution process.

Approved Site Plan No. 163 - Montessori School at 5709 Eastman Avenue conditioned upon proper signage to indicate one inbound and one outbound driveway.

Supported list of projects in the Continuum of Care Plan for Midland County.

Authorized execution of a contract with Great Lakes Contracting Enterprises, Inc. in the amount of $27,997.50 for the installation of a sanitary sewer from the Midland Armory to the existing sewers at the Midland County Fairgrounds.

Accepted gift of $12,000 from the Friends of the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library and set a public hearing for February 23, 1998, at 7:30 p.m. on amending the 1997-98 Library Fund budget.

Set a public hearing for February 23, 1998, at 7:30 p.m. to hear comments on the amendment

to the resolution of necessity and the special assessment roll for the 1996 Sidewalk Improvement Program.

Approved resolution calling for a closed session for Council to consult with its attorney regarding pending litigation in accord with Section 8(e) of Public Act 267 of the Public Acts of the State of Michigan of 1976. (Roll Call Vote: Yeas: Black, Moolenaar, Tysse, Wazbinski Nays: None Absent: Coppage)


Summary contains only City Council action. Discussion items by citizens are not included. Details on Council meetings may be obtained from the City Clerk's Office or a video of the entire meeting may be purchased from MCTV at 837-3477.


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Penny K. Kovacevich                                                       Karl S. Tomion

City Clerk                                                                       City Manager

Midland, Michigan