OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, April 22, 2002.  Mayor Black presided with all Council members present.

 

Presented a Proclamation of Recognition to the Midland Concert Band in honor of its upcoming performance at the American Association of Concert Bands Convention.

 

Held a public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 485 – rezoning property at 1005 Third Street from Business C to Industrial A.  (Yeas:  Black, Griggs, McKeag, Wazbinski   Nays:  Currie)

 

Held a public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 486 – rezoning property at 3100 Isabella Street from Residential A-1 to Residential B.  (Yeas:  Black, Currie, McKeag, Wazbinksi   Nays:  None   Abstained:  Griggs)

 

Held a public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 487 – rezoning properties north of North Saginaw Road and west of Stark Road from Township Zoning to Business C, Office Service 2, and Residential A-1.

 

Held a public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 488 – rezoning property east of N. Eastman Road, north and south of Commerce Drive, east and west of Commerce Court from Township Zoning to Business B-2 and Business C.

 

Held a public hearing and approved an amendment to the 2001-02 Community Development Block Grant Budget.

 

Held a public hearing and approved the proposed Community Development Block Grant Budget for fiscal year 2002-03.

 

Held a public hearing on the Proposed 2002-03 City of Midland Budget.

 

Denied tentative and final approval to the Preliminary Plat of Harsh Estates.  (Yeas: None  Nays:  Black, Currie, Griggs, McKeag, Wazbinski)

 

Confirmed the City Manager’s reappointment of Ned Brandt and Mark Spanka to the Downtown Development Authority.

 

Authorized sale at public auction of unclaimed personal property held by the Police Department and other departmental surplus items on May 4, 2002, at the Midland Civic Arena.

 

Approved an increase in payment to Braun, Kendrick, Finkbeiner, P.L.C., Westrate and Holmstrom, P.C. and Spiegel & McDiarmid for contracted legal services related to the City’s defense in the Midland Cogeneration Venture’s tax appeal, for an increased amount of $500,000, total payment not to exceed $2,725,000.

 

Authorized purchase of Snow and Ice Control Salt for the 2002-03 Winter Season through the State of Michigan Extended Purchasing Program.

 

Authorized execution of a contract with Nylander Engineering, Inc. for the “2002 Pavement Crack Sealing Program; Contract No. 13”, in the amount of $44,000.

 

Authorized change order in the amount of $41,525 to Earth Tech, Inc. of Livonia, Michigan, for Landfill – Cell 15 Development.

 

Set a public hearing for May 20, 2002, at 7:00 p.m. to receive comments on a request from Circle K Service for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate.

 

Set a public hearing for May 20, 2002, at 7:00 p.m. to receive comments on a request from McKay Press, Inc. for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate.

 

Set a public hearing for May 20, 2002, at 7:00 p.m. to consider a request from the Economic Development Corporation of the County of Midland to establish an Industrial Development District.

 

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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Penny K. Kovacevich                                                 

City Clerk                                                                    

Midland, Michigan