OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS
MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

Regular meeting of the City Council was held Monday, April 12, 1999. Councilman Wazbinski was appointed to preside over the meeting in the absence of Mayor Black and Mayor Pro-tem Coppage.

Councilmen present: John Moolenaar, John Tysse, Marty Wazbinski

Councilmen absent: R. Drummond Black (excused), John Coppage (excused)


Proclaimed April 12-17, 1999 as Midland Public Safety Telecommunications Week.

Proclaimed April 14, 1999 as Kick Butts Day in Midland.

Heard presentation on the Boards and Commissions Recruitment Process.

Held a public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 439 to rezone property north of North Saginaw Road and west of Hedgewood Drive from Business B-2 to Office-Service 2.

Held a public hearing and approved Zoning Text Amendment No. 135A amending Article XXXI--Signs.

Held a public hearing and postponed action on the 1999 Wexford Avenue Improvement Special Assessment District Special Assessment Roll.

Held a second reading and postponed action on ordinance amendments to the Stormwater Runoff Regulation and Control Ordinance until April 26, 1999.

Directed City Manager to prepare preliminary report for a special assessment district under the Shopping Area Redevelopment District.

Granted consent to Quantum Composites, Inc.’s transfer of employment to Monitor Township and Monitor Township’s issuance of a Public Act 198 Tax Exemption.

Heard presentation on the City Manager’s proposed 1999-2000 budget.

Accepted financial gifts from the Dow Corning Corporation and The Dow Chemical Foundation for purchase of a Hostage Negotiator Telephone.

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

Amended contract with Ayres Associates for design of US-10/Bay City Road Interchange.

Authorized the sale of unclaimed personal property being held by the Police Department and other departmental surplus items at public auction.

Authorized administration to submit a petition to the State Boundary Commission to annex property on the west side of Jefferson north of US-10 from Larkin Township.

Authorized purchase of refuse containers from Welding & Fabricating, Inc. of Belleville, Michigan for a total cost of $10,414 and the purchase of refuse trailers from Universal Handling Equipment Co. Inc. of Owosso, Michigan for a total cost of $12,400.

Authorized execution of a three-year contract with Kaufman Lawn for park mowing services for $8,107.49 per month.

Authorized execution of an agreement with MDOT for Section 5311 operating assistance for DART.

Set a public hearing of necessity for May 17, 1999, at 7:00 p.m. for the 1999 Sidewalk Improvement Program.

Set a public hearing for April 26, 1999, at 7:00 p.m. to receive public comments on the proposed Community Development Block Grant Budget for fiscal year 1999-2000.

Approved request from the Voluntary Action Center to be recognized as a non-profit organization.

 

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Penny K. Kovacevich
City Clerk
Midland, Michigan