OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS
MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

Regular meeting of the City Council was held Monday, August 10, 1998. Mayor Black presided with all Councilmen present.

Recognized Paula Speese as recipient of the second annual City Manager’s Safety Leadership Award.

Heard video presentation of three work zone Public Safety Announcements developed by the Employee Safety Action Committee.

Held a public hearing and denied a resolution approving the necessity for the 1998 Frantz Drive Water Main Improvement Project. (Yeas: None Nays: Black, Coppage, Moolenaar, Tysse, Wazbinski)

Held a public hearing and approved the amended special assessment roll for the "1998 Sandow Area Water Main Improvement Special Assessment District".

Authorized the execution of a contract with Huckins Contracting for the "1998 Sandow Area Water Mains; Contract No. 2", in the amount of $324,333.

Held a public hearing and determined the necessity for the 1998 Waldo Avenue Sanitary Sewer Improvement project.

Accepted the special assessment roll for the "1998 Waldo Avenue Sanitary Sewer Improvement Special Assessment District" and set a public hearing on the roll for August 24, 1998.

Held a public hearing and determined the necessity for the 1998 Waldo Avenue Water Main Improvement project.

Accepted the special assessment roll for the "1998 Waldo Avenue Water Main Improvement Special Assessment District" and set a public hearing on the roll for August 24, 1998.

Approved acquisition of property for the extension of Sugnet Road from Main Street west to Dublin Avenue.

Approved annexation of property on the south side of Isabella Street west of Sandow Road from Homer Township through the joint resolution process.

Approved extension of time for completion of sidewalks in Stratford Estates.

Approved extension of time for completion of sidewalks in Woodview Pass Estates No. 1.

Approved extension of time for completion of sidewalks in Amberwood Subdivision.

Approved extension of time for completion of sidewalks in Scenic Estates No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3.

Postponed action on a request for extension of time for completion of improvements in Wintergreen Estates No. 12 until August 24, 1998.

Approved resolution declining extension of time for completion of sidewalks in Parkside Estates No. 2.

Approved extension of time for completion of sidewalks in Hidden Stone Estates.

Appointed Chuck Lichon to the Plumbing Board of Appeals and Sewer District Board of Appeals.

Appointed delegates to the Municipal Employees Retirement System Annual Meeting.

Designated the name of a new roadway located between Waldo Avenue and Airport Road as Diamond Drive.

Authorized the sale of surplus equipment at the annual auction to be conducted on August 22, 1998.

Authorized the signing of a Partnership Agreement with Midland Public Schools to participate in a joint program for residential and commercial building maintenance.

Directed the City Attorney to prepare an ordinance requiring the disconnection of all roof and parking lot drainage systems from the sanitary sewer.

Authorized the execution of Agreement No. 98-0198 for DART Operating Assistance with the Michigan Department of Transportation.

Authorized the execution of a contract with Sova & Sons Contracting for the "1998 Clay Street Forcemain Sewer; Contract No. 13", in the amount of $438,722.

Approved issuance of purchase orders for the rental of one dozer, soil compactor and agricultural tractor for the Midland City Landfill.

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APPROVED:

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Sandy Marshall
Deputy City Clerk
Midland, Michigan