OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS
MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

Regular meeting of the City Council was held Monday, July 26, 1999. Mayor Black presided with all Councilmen present.

Received and ordered filed the Administrative Consent Order negotiated between the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and the City of Midland and set a public hearing on the Administrative Consent Order for August 23, 1999, at 7:00 p.m.

Held a public hearing on the Phase 3 Study of the City of Midland’s Sanitary and Storm Sewer Systems.

Held a public hearing and determined the necessity for the Huntley, Laughton and Welch Water Main Improvement project.

Held a public hearing and determined the necessity for the Isabella Sanitary and Storm Sewer Improvement project.

Accepted the special assessment roll for the "1999 Isabella Sanitary Sewer Improvement Special Assessment District" and set a public hearing on the special assessment roll for August 9, 1999, at 7:00 p.m.

Held a public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 444 - zoning property northwest of the intersection of Isabella Street and Sandow Road to Residential A-1 and Business B-2.

Held a public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 445 - rezoning the northerly side of West Baker Street westerly of Ashman Street from Residential A-4 to Office-Service 2.

Held a public hearing and approved an amendment to the 1998-99 Water Fund Budget.

Held a second reading and approved an amendment to the West Main Street Historic District Ordinance.

Rescinded action taken May 17, 1999, appointing Karen Sherman as an architect member to the West Main Street Historic District Commission.

Appointed Karen Sherman as an ex officio member of the West Main Street Historic District Commission.

Held first reading of an amended Zoning Text Amendment No. 136A - Article XXIX, Section 29.4, Fences and set a public hearing for August 23, 1999, at 7:00 p.m.

Amended Site Plan No. 182 to restrict Walsh Street movements to south bound only in and out. (Yeas: Black, Coppage, Moolenaar, Tysse Nays: Wazbinski)

Referred request to abandon a portion of Whitman Drive west of Atwell Street to the City Planning Commission, City Engineer, Department of Public Services and the Utilities Department for review and recommendation.

Appointed Robert Fisher as officer delegate and Dennis Morgan as alternate officer delegate for the 1999 Municipal Employees Retirement System Annual Meeting.

Waived competitive bids and authorized the purchase of an Energy Manager Upgrade at Washington Woods from Honeywell, Inc. in the amount of $30,693.

Accepted a Quit Claim Deed for a Laughton Drive right of way.

Approved payment to the MidMichigan Urgent Care Center for the services of an occupational health nurse at a rate of $28/hour.

Authorized execution of a contract for the "1999 Midland Mall Forcemain Sewer; Contract No. 10", to Johnston Contracting, Inc. in the amount of $122,226.50.

Authorized execution of a contract for the "1999 Jefferson & Sugnet Road Reconstruction; Contract No. 21", to Central Asphalt, Inc. in the amount of $342,876.75.

Authorized construction of three carports at the Municipal Service Center by Mark Reisinger Builders in the amount of $67,978.

Approved request from Midland Garden Council to place directional signs on the public right of way at various locations for a Garden Walk scheduled for July 29, 1999, from 3:00 until 8:00 p.m..

Set a public hearing for August 23, 1999, at 7:00 p.m. to receive comments on Zoning Petition No. 446 to zone 100+ acres south of West Wackerly Street and west of Dublin Avenue to Residential A-1.

Set a public hearing for August 23, 1999, at 7:00 p.m. to receive comments on a proposed amendment to the 1998-99 Water Fund budget for clean-up repairs.

Set a public hearing for August 9, 1999, at 7:00 p.m. to receive comments on a proposed amendment to the 1998-99 Water Fund budget to recognize revenues and expenses associated with the installation of the Homer Township crossing and water lines.

Set a public hearing for August 9, 1999, at 7:00 p.m. to receive comments on an amendment to the 1999-00 Washington Woods Fund budget.

Set a joint meeting with the Midland Historic District Commission on August 23, 1999, at 5:45 p.m.

Authorized a communication to legislators regarding proposed reductions in Community Development Block Grant funding.

Authorized execution of two agreements regarding the sale of real property known as the Kroger and Hook’s Drug Store building.

Reconvened and approved Site Plan No. 182 as amended for a gas station/C-store and Burger King at the northeast corner of South Saginaw Road and East Patrick Road.

DETAILS ON ALL ITEMS AVAILABLE AT CITY CLERK'S OFFICE.

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.

 

APPROVED:

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Penny K. Kovacevich
City Clerk
Midland, Michigan