OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS
MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

Regular meeting of the City Council was held Monday, September 28, 1998. Mayor Black presided with all Councilmen present.

Expressed appreciation to Homer Township for its contributions to the Michigan Municipal League Achievement Award.

Expressed appreciation to Larkin Township for its contributions to the Michigan Municipal League Achievement Award.

Proclaimed October 4 - 10, 1998 as Fire Prevention Week in Midland.

Held a public hearing and approved a request for a special use permit for the Caregiving Network for a private nonprofit social service agency at 212 West Grove Street.

Held a public hearing and approved amendment to the 1998-99 City budgets and financial working plans to provide funding for June 30, 1998 encumbrances.

Held a public hearing and approved an amendment to the 1997-98 General Fund budget to more accurately reflect actual revenues and expenditures.

Held a public hearing and approved an amendment to the 1998-99 Local Street Maintenance Fund budget.

Held a second reading and approved an ordinance amendment that removes driveway drains from Sections 28-110.2, 28-111(a), 28-111(c)(2), and 34-5(3) of the Code of Ordinances.

Referred the revised site plan for Letavis Soft Cloth Car Wash and Fast Eddie’s Oil Change back to the Planning Commission.

Recommended approval of the request for transfer of Class C Liquor License at 2929 S. Saginaw Road - Junkyard Sports Bar.

Appointed Mark Spanka and reappointed Ned Brandt to the Downtown Development Authority.

Accepted resignation of Daniel E. Kane from the Zoning Board of Appeals.

Accepted transfer of jurisdiction of Airport Road from Jefferson to Swede from the Midland County Road Commission to the City of Midland.

Corrected legal description approved in the resolution adopted September 14, 1998, which approved the annexation of property north of Solomon Road and east of Sandow Road.

Approved the assignment of the land lease for Hangar Site O4E at Barstow Airport.

Established the 1999 Regular Meeting Dates for the Midland City Council.

Approved purchase agreement for the sale of a house at 3614 West Wackerly Street.

Approved annual operating expenditures for connecting ports and records database for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library on the Valley Library Consortium’s automation system for $86,900.

Authorized the purchase of periodical subscriptions from Popular Subscription Service of Terre Haute, Indiana for the 1998-99 fiscal year at an amount not to exceed $44,000.

Authorized purchase of one horizontal grinder for the Landfill from Fecon, Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio in the amount of $168,450.

Authorized execution of a purchase order to J.R. Heineman & Sons, Inc. of Saginaw, Michigan for the construction of a new maintenance building at the Landfill at a cost not to exceed $317,475.

Authorized purchase of one pothole patcher mounted on a truck cab and chassis from Bell Equipment of Lake Orion, Michigan in the amount of $124,900.

Authorized the purchase of one fairway mower at a cost of $37,987 and one out front rotary trim mower for $14,500 from Spartan Distributors, Inc. of Sparta, Michigan.

Authorized payment to Michigan Department of Transportation for $215,000 for cost associated with the acquisition of right of way necessary for the construction of the improvements to the US-10/Bay City Road Interchange.

Set a public hearing for October 19, 1998, at 7:30 p.m. to receive comments on Zoning Text Amendment No. 133A, to amend Article XXXI -- Signs.

Set a public hearing for October 19, 1998, at 7:30 p.m. to receive comments on Zoning Petition No. 434 on property recently annexed to the City from Larkin and Midland Townships.

Set a public hearing for October 19, 1998, at 7:30 p.m. to receive comments on Zoning Petition No. 435 - property northwest of the intersection of Joe Mann Boulevard and Eastman Avenue.

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Penny K. Kovacevich

City Clerk

Midland, Michigan