OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS
MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL 08-09-99

Regular meeting of the City Council was held Monday, August 9, 1999. Mayor Black presided.

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

Councilmen absent: John Moolenaar (excused)

 

Proclaimed August 13, 1999, as William R. Wittbrodt Day in Midland.

Held a public hearing and approved the special assessment roll for the "1999 Isabella Sanitary Sewer Improvement Special Assessment District".

Held a public hearing and approved an amendment to the 1998-99 Water Fund Budget in the amount of $72,000 for clean-up repairs.

Held a public hearing and approved an amendment to the 1998-99 Water Fund Budget to recognize cost associated with the installation of the Homer Township river crossing and water line.

Held a public hearing and approved a budget amendment to the 1999-00 Washington Woods Fund budget.

Received and ordered filed the Hubbell, Roth & Clark Phase 3 and Sensible Sewer Program Technical Committee Cost Estimate Comparison.

Approved the amended Composite Project Plan of the Midland Cogeneration Venture and the issuance by the Corporation of the Refunding Bonds. (Yeas: Coppage, Tysse, Wazbinski Nays: None Abstained: Black)

Denied request to refer staff recommendation to amend the dimension standards for industrial district signs to the Planning Commission. (Yeas: Wazbinski Nays: Black, Coppage, Tysse)

Approved the Final Plat of Sterling Park Subdivision No. 10.

Approved acceptance of a deed for the street right-of-way for Trailridge Drive.

Denied request to waive requirements for sidewalks in City Forest Estates Subdivision. (Yeas: None Nays: Black, Coppage, Tysse, Wazbinski)

Authorized execution of a Housing Construction Agreement with Midland Public Schools.

Approved Site Plan No. 182 for a 6,083 square foot gas station/C-store and Burger King.

Authorized purchase of library automation services for the Grace A. Dow Library from the Valley Library Consortium in an amount not to exceed $101,000.

Waived sealed bid requirements and authorized purchase of materials and processing services from Brodart, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $300,000.

Waived sealed bid requirements and authorized purchase of electronic on-line services from the Gale Group Company in an amount not to exceed $32,000.

Waived sealed bid requirements and authorized purchase of periodical subscriptions from EBSCO Information Services in an amount not to exceed $45,000.

Authorized execution of a contract with Midland Contracting Company for the "1999 St. Andrews Road Reconstruction; Contract No. 3", in the amount of $101,854.

Authorized the City Manager to sell surplus equipment at an auction to be held on August 14, 1999.

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APPROVED:

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Penny K. Kovacevich
City Clerk
Midland, Michigan