OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, December 20, 1999.  Mayor Pro Tem Wazbinski presided.

 

Councilmen present:     John Coppage, Hollis McKeag, John Moolenaar, Marty Wazbinski

Councilmen absent:      Drummond Black (excused)

 

Proclaimed January 2000 as Volunteer Blood Donor Month.

 

Approved amendment to Article XIII, Chapter 2, Section 2-260.4 – Grove Street Commons I.

 

Approved amendment to Article XIII, Chapter 2, Section 2-260.5 – Grove Street Commons II.

 

Gave first reading of the City of Midland Emergency Management Ordinance.

 

No action taken on resolution to reject the 1999 Local Officers’ Compensation Commission Determinations as filed on December 2, 1999.

 

Approved time extension for the completion of sidewalk in Hearthstone Estates No. 1.

 

Approved time extension for the completion of sidewalk in Wintergreen Estates No. 12.

 

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

 

Declined extension of time for the completion of sidewalk in Amberwood Subdivision.

 

Made the following traffic control orders permanent:

         S-99-11     Wild Pine Court North and Wild Pine Court South shall yield to Plymouth Street.

         S-99-12     Hearthstone Circle shall stop for Eastlawn Drive.

         S-99-13     Roundtree Circle shall stop for Eastlawn Drive.

         S-99-14     Clover Court shall yield to Dyckman Road.

 

Designated Brian P. McManus, City Engineer, as MDOT Act 51 Street Administrator.

 

Postponed action on Site Plan No. 187 – a 6,083 square foot gas station/C-store and Burger King at the northeast corner of South Saginaw Road and East Patrick Road until January 10, 1999.  (Yeas:  McKeag, Moolenaar, Wazbinski   Nays:  Coppage)

 

Approved request from Austin James L.L.C. to transfer ownership of a 1999 Class C Licensed Business with Dance Permit, located at 101 E. Main, from Downtown Venture Corp.

 

Approved application of the Midland Country Club to conduct a firework display on December 31, 1999.

 

Received and filed a report on 1999 State Equalized Valuation for Industrial Facilities.

 

Authorized payment of legal services relating to Midland Cogeneration Venture Tax Appeal.

 

Authorized payment of appraisal services relating to Midland Cogeneration Venture Tax Appeal.

 

Waived competitive bids and authorized purchase order to Henry Pratt Company in an amount not to exceed $43,200 for the purchase of three domestic water system valves.

 

Waived competitive bids and authorized purchase order to Power Transfer, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $32,000 for repair and maintenance to industrial system pump #3.

 

Set a public hearing for Monday, January 10, 2000, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed amendment to the 1999-2000 Grace A. Dow Memorial Library budget.

 

Set a public hearing for Monday, January 10, 2000, at 7:00 p.m. to receive comments on a request to establish an Industrial Development District for Dateppli Inc.

 

Set a public hearing for Monday, January 31, 2000, at 7:00 p.m. to consider the vacation of all of Burtless Street, the vacation of Soper Street from Madison Street to Burch Street, and to abandon all of Prentiss Street.

 

Set a joint meeting between the City Council and the Parks and Recreation Commission on Monday, January 31, 2000, at 6:00 p.m. to discuss fees.

 

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.

 

                                                                                   

 

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Sandy Marshall

Deputy City Clerk

Midland, Michigan