A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, January 10, 2000.  Mayor Pro Tem Wazbinski presided.


Councilmen present:     Hollis McKeag, John Moolenaar, Marty Wazbinski

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


Presented the Bette R. Tollar Civic Commitment Award to the MidMichigan Medical Center – Midland campus.


Amended the 1999-2000 Grace A. Dow Library Fund budget to provide funding for maintenance projects not completed in 1998/1999.


Held a public hearing and approved the establishment of an Industrial Development District for Dateppli, Inc.


Gave second reading and approved the adoption of the Emergency Management Ordinance.


Postponed action on Site Plan No. 187 for 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 31, 2000.


Heard presentation on 2000-2001 Budget Schedule and Priorities.


Appointed Joseph Slicker to fill an unexpired term on the Planning Commission.


Approved transfer of control of Bresnan Telecommunications Company, LLC to Charter Communications Holding Company.


Authorized January 19, 2000, as date of sale of Water Supply System Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2000 and set a special meeting for January 19, 2000, to consider the award of sale of the bonds.


Approved the Final Plat of City Forest Estates No. 1.


Approved the extension of time for completion of sidewalk in Stone Ridge South No. 2 to November 15, 2002.


Authorized the City of Midland to make application to the State of Michigan Department of Natural Resources for release of the reverter restriction on certain parcels of property.


Authorized execution and filing of an updated Declaration of Restrictive Covenant for the City of Midland Landfill area with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.


Made permanent Traffic Control Order S-99-15 – Golfside Drive shall stop for Currie Parkway.


Authorized purchase of professional public relations services for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library from Bolger and Battle, Inc. for an amount not to exceed $71,600.


Authorized purchase of one fairway mower from Spartan Distributors, Inc. in the amount of $66,084.



Authorized purchase of seventeen vehicles from various vendors at a cost not to exceed $288,764.09.


Set a public hearing for January 31, 2000, at 7:00 p.m. on a proposal to amend certain 1999-2000 City Budgets.


Set a public hearing for January 31, 2000, at 7:00 p.m. on a request from Mason Loomis Industrial Electric, Inc. for an industrial facilities exemption certificate.


Set a public hearing for January 31, 2000, at 7:00 p.m. to review the Hearings Officer Finding of Fact and order on property located at 6318 West Wackerly Street.


Reviewed applications received for the City Attorney position.




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.





Penny K. Kovacevich

City Clerk

Midland, Michigan