OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, July 17, 2000.  Mayor Black presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Held public hearing and approved the vacation of Ox-Bow Drive south of Isabella Street.

 

Held public hearing and approved amended Zoning Petition No. 456 – zoning property on Joseph Drive east of Jefferson and north of the soccer fields.  (Yeas:  Black, Currie, McKeag, Wazbinski    Nays:  Coppage)

 

Held public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 459 – rezoning property on the south side of Universal Drive east of Dublin Avenue from Business B-2 to Business B-1.

 

Held public hearing and accepted the Value Engineering Report from Rama Rao & Alfred, Inc. on conceptual design changes to the sanitary sewer improvements.

 

Held public hearing and directed the City Manager and City Attorney to negotiate and prepare a lease with the Midland County Council on Aging for land on the southeast corner of Dublin Avenue and North Saginaw Road.

 

Held public hearing and postponed action on Zoning Petition No. 460 – rezoning property on the east side of Dublin Avenue south of the Rail-Trail until July 24, 2000 at 7:00 p.m.

 

Received comments from William A. Johnson regarding Wastewater pump station and replacement trees.

 

Accepted Sidewalk Construction Agreements allowing property owners to construct their own sidewalks in the 2000 Sidewalk Improvement Program.

 

Recommended approval of a request from the Midland Country Club for a new Entertainment Permit to be held in conjunction with their 1999 Club Licensed Business with Dance Permit.

 

Approved amendment to the City of Midland Flexible Spending Account.

 

Designated a voting delegate and alternate for the Michigan Municipal League Annual Business Meeting on September 28, 2000.

 

Approved purchase agreement for sale of C.H.O.I.C.E. house at 303 Bradley Court.

 

Approved purchase agreement for sale of C.H.O.I.C.E. house at 307 Bradley Court.

 

No action taken on request to waive the requirement for sidewalk along Airport Road within the plat of Winterberry Place.

 

Authorized execution of a change order to the original purchase order to Dixon Engineering and Inspection Services for Plymouth Elevated Water Tank Painting Consulting in the amount of $2,029.50.

 

Approved purchase of new Personal Computer hardware and/or software from the following three vendors:

         Innovative Technologies of Saginaw, Michigan in the amount of $107,315.30

         Solutions Plus, Inc. of Freeland, Michigan in the amount of $8,604.00

         Dictating Machine Service of Saginaw, Michigan in the amount of $6,384.00

 

Approved purchase order to MidMichigan Urgent Care Center for Occupational Health Nurse Services in an amount not to exceed $24,130.

 

Authorized execution of MDOT Contract No. 2000-0727 for the reconstruction of Taxiway 6-24 at the Barstow Municipal Airport.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Sova & Sons Contracting, Inc. of Midland, Michigan for the 2000 Columbia & Linwood Water Main Replacement and Street Reconstruction; Contract No. 7 in the amount of $217,380.

 

Authorized purchase order to Wieland Sales of Bay City, Michigan for the purchase of two single axle dump trucks in the net amount of $111,186.52.

 

Authorized purchase order to Bell Equipment of Lake Orion, Michigan for the purchase of an articulated 4-wheel drive vehicle in the net amount of $49,870.

 

Authorized purchase order to Wieland Sales of Bay City, Michigan for the purchase of two tandem axle dump trucks in the net amount of $121,061.30.

 

Authorized purchase order to Turfgrass, Inc. of South Lyon, Michigan for the purchase of chemicals, fertilizer and grass seed for the Currie Municipal Golf Course in the amount of $52,270.80.

 

Approved extension of Soil Compactor Rental Agreement with Michigan CAT of Saginaw, Michigan in an amount not to exceed $5,952 for use at the Sanitary Landfill.

 

Approved extension of Dozer Rental Agreement with AIS Rental Corporation of Saginaw, Michigan in an amount not to exceed $19,500 for use at the Sanitary Landfill.

 

Approved extension of Tractor with Scraper Rental Agreement with Heritage Equipment of Clare, Michigan in an amount not to exceed $26,952.21 for use at the Sanitary Landfill.

 

Set a public hearing of necessity for August 14, 2000, at 7:00 p.m. to receive comments on the 2000 Lee Sanitary Sewer Improvement project.

 

Set a public hearing of necessity for August 14, 2000, at 7:00 p.m. to receive comments on the 2000 Lee Water Main Improvement project.

 

Set a public hearing of necessity for August 14, 2000, at 7:00 p.m. to receive comments on the 2000 Lee Street Improvement project.

 

Set a public hearing of necessity for August 14, 2000, at 7:00 p.m. to receive comments on the 2000 Patrick Sanitary Sewer Improvement project.

 

Set a public hearing for August 14, 2000, at 7:00 p.m. to receive comments on 2000 Sidewalk Improvement Special Assessment District Special Assessment Roll.

 

Set a public hearing for August 14, 2000, at 7:00 p.m. to consider Zoning Petition No. 461 – rezoning property on the east side of Kuipers Drive south of Bay City Road from Residential D to Residential B.

 

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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Sandy Marshall                                                           

Deputy City Clerk                                                        

Midland, Michigan