OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, August 26, 2002.  Mayor Black presided with all Council members present.

 

Received report on Civic Arena/Plymouth Pool and gave conceptual approval to proceed with planning for enhancements to Plymouth Pool and the building of a new three-rink ice facility.

 

Accepted deed restrictions prohibiting infrastructure access from Jefferson Avenue for parcels owned by Janet Carlsen, Carlsen Children’s Trust and Pnacek Limited.

 

Held a public hearing and approved the special assessment roll for the “2002 Jefferson Sanitary Sewer Improvement Special Assessment District”.

 

Held a public hearing and approved the special assessment roll for the “2002 Jefferson Water Main Improvement Special Assessment District”.

 

Authorized execution of a contract with Johnston Contracting, Inc. of Midland, Michigan, for the “2002 Jefferson Sanitary Sewer and Water Main; Contract No. 10”, in the amount of $195,086.50.

 

Held a public hearing and approved the special assessment roll for the “2002 Perrine Sanitary Sewer Improvement Special Assessment District”.

 

Held a public hearing and approved the special assessment roll for the “2002 Perrine Water Main Improvement Special Assessment District”.

 

Held a public hearing and approved the special assessment roll for the “2002 Stark Water Main Improvement Special Assessment District”.

 

Held a public hearing and approved the special assessment roll for the “2002 Wackerly Water Main Improvement Special Assessment District”.

 

Authorized execution of a contract with Huckins Contracting, Inc. of Beaverton, Michigan, for the “2002 Wackerly and Stark Water Mains; Contract No. 11”, in the amount of $102,002.50.

 

Held a public hearing and approved amendment to the 2002-03 General Fund budget to recognize unanticipated revenues.

 

Held first reading of an ordinance amendment to provide for Payment In Lieu Of Taxes for Adams Acres Phase I.  (Yeas:  Black, Currie, Griggs, Wazbinski   Nays:  McKeag)

 

Received staff report regarding West Main Street Historic District and directed City Manager to prepare amendments to the West Main Street Historic District Ordinance.  (Yeas:  Black, Currie, McKeag    Nays:  Griggs, Wazbinski)

 

Approved annexation of property located at 4792 East Wheeler Road.


 

Approved annexation of property located at 1367 and 1419 E. Saginaw Road.

 

Approved a request for the State Tax Commission to revoke Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate #1999-769 issued to Soo RoMal Plastics, Inc.

 

Authorized execution of a contract with Pyramid Paving of Essexville, Michigan, for the “2002 Washington Street Reconstruction; Contract No. 1”, in the amount of $158,027.20.

 

Authorized amendment to purchase order 8100 in the amount of $31,005 for increasing the liner thickness for lining of existing 42” sanitary sewer on Swede Avenue.

 

Accepted bid from Magazine Subscription Service Agency in an amount not to exceed $33,500 for periodical subscriptions for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library.

 

Accepted bid from Bri-Car Roofing and Sheet Metal, Inc. of Midland, Michigan, for the Roof Replacement at Washington Woods, in the amount of $22,571.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase orders for police cars and light duty trucks from various vendors in the total amount of $107,332.40.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order for two snowplow trucks from Wieland Sales of Bay City, Michigan, in the net amount of $130,278.35.

 

Approved an increase in the amount of $15,395 to the City’s contract with MJC Golf for the Currie West Golf Course expansion project.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order for chemicals for the Currie Municipal Golf Course to Turfgrass, Inc. of South Lyon, Michigan, in the amount of $80,609.50.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order for a building and site seeding at the St. Charles Softball Complex to Sugar Construction Company, in the amount of $494,700.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order for seeding services for the St. Charles Ball Fields to Murin Company, in the amount of $38,900.

 

Waived competitive bids and authorized issuance of purchase order to Murin Company to provide materials and construction services for the infields at the St. Charles Ball Fields, in the amount of $35,000.

 

Authorized execution of Change Order No. 3 in the amount of $5,500 to the amended contract with Fisher Contracting Company of Midland, Michigan for the construction of the 43.5 MG Storage Basin.

 

Authorized execution of a change order in the amount of $37,641.50 to Earth Tech, Inc. of Livonia, Michigan for design improvements and modifications to Cell 15 through 19 at the Midland Sanitary Landfill.

 

Authorized issuance of a purchase order for emergency repair of the sanitary sewer on Ashman Street between Reardon and Carpenter Streets to Pat’s Gradall Services, Inc. of Midland, Michigan, in the amount of $21,424.

 

Set a public hearing of necessity on September 9, 2002, at 7:00 p.m. for the 2002 Commerce and Eastman Water Main Improvement project.

 

Set a public hearing on September 9, 2002, at 7:00 p.m. on an amendment to the 2002-03 City budget.

 

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