OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, May 15, 2000.  Mayor Black presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Councilmen present:

Drummond Black, Hollis McKeag, Marty Wazbinski

Councilmen absent:

John Coppage (excused)

Vacant:

Fourth Ward

 

Recognized Midland Public Schools elementary children for their work in creating Make Midland Beautiful Posters.

 

Issued proclamation recognizing Midland Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Arthur C. Frock upon his retirement.

 

Heard a report on the Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation financial statement and auditor’s report.

 

Proclaimed the week of May 20-26, 2000, as Safe Boating Week in Midland.

 

Proclaimed May 20, 2000, as Midland Blooms Day in Midland.

 

Held a public hearing and postponed action on the necessity for sidewalks for the 2000 Sidewalk Improvement Program until June 12, 2000.

 

Held a public hearing on the proposed application for State Revolving Fund financing for the construction of an Overflow Storage Basin.

 

Held a public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 455 – property on the east side of Waldo Avenue south of East Ashman Street.

 

Held a public hearing to show cause on the abatement of the dangerous building located at 309 E. Grove Street.

 

Held second reading and approved an ordinance establishing “Theis Park” as a City Park.

 

Appointed Joseph Rogers to the Board of Review for a term to expire April 30, 2003.

 

Postponed appointments to various City Boards and Commissions until June 12, 2000.

 

Adopted the 2000-01 City of Midland Budget and set the City of Midland millage rate at 12.48.

 

Recommended approval of a request to transfer ownership and location of a Class C liquor license in escrow to 6911 Eastman Avenue, Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar.

 

Accepted settlement offer for parcel in Bay City Road Interchange Project.

 

Approved extension of time for completion of sidewalks within Stone Ridge South No. 1 to December 1, 2002.

 

Approved extension of time for completion of sidewalks within Scenic Estates No. 3 to September 1, 2001.

 

Approved extension of time for completion of sidewalks within Jilmar Estates No. 1 to June 26, 2003.

 

Approved extension of time for completion of sidewalks within Jilmar Estates No. 2 to June 26, 2003.

 

Authorized execution of an agreement with The Dow Chemical Company for the donation of eighty acres on Whitman Drive.

 

Authorized execution of a contract with Johnston Contracting, Inc. for the “2000 Miscellaneous Utility Extensions; Contract No. 19” in the amount of $130,818.

 

Authorized purchase order to Briggs Contracting in the amount of $20,445 for concrete crushing.

 

Authorized change order to the Plymouth Park Water Tower Painting Contract in the amount of $5000.

 

 Approved request form Woodcrest Elementary to conduct a school-wide parade on May 26, 2000, from 10:15 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. 

 

Set a public hearing for June 12, 2000, at 7:00 p.m. to receive comments on the proposed street name change of Bradley Road to Bradley Court.

 

Set a public hearing for June 12, 2000, at 7:00 p.m. to receive comments on the proposed street name change for Wyllys Street east of Dawn Drive to East Wyllys Court, and Wyllys Court west of Dartmouth Drive to West Wyllys Court.

 

Set a public hearing for June 12, 2000, at 7:00 p.m. for Zoning Petition No. 457 – rezoning property on the north side of East Wheeler Street east of Foster Road from Residential B to Business B-2.

 

Set a public hearing for June 12, 2000, at 7:00 p.m. for Zoning Petition No. 458 – rezoning property on the west side of Eastman Avenue across from Midland Mall from Community to Business B-2.

 

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