A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, October 28, 2002.  Mayor Black presided with all Council members present.


Gave second reading and adopted an ordinance amendment to add a fee for the off-season rental of Currie Clubhouse.


Gave second reading and adopted an ordinance amendment to establish a rate for interment/disinterment of indigent citizens.


Gave first reading to an ordinance that amends Section 21-71 of Division 2 of Article II of Chapter 21 - Golf Course Fees for private golf cart fees.


Gave first reading to an ordinance that amends Section 16-16 of Chapter 16 on deer management within the City of Midland.


Read and adopted an emergency ordinance adding a new article designated as Article VI of Chapter 15, City of Midland’s Telecommunications Ordinance.


Read and adopted an emergency ordinance adding Article VI of Chapter 15 to the list of civil infractions in Section 34.5.


Directed City Manager to take appropriate steps to comply with Public Act 48 of 2002.


Granted tentative approval to the preliminary plat of Countryside Estates.


Approved Site Plan No. 210 for Liquid Molding Systems.


Approved a two-year time extension for the Preliminary Plat of Foster Woods Subdivision.


Approved a revised Final Plat of Foster Woods Subdivision No. 2.


Directed the City Manager to make available public information on PA222, directed City Attorney to draft a claim form and directed the City Clerk to receive and process all claims related to sewage disposal system events.


Received and filed the 2002 Annual Financial Statements and Auditor’s Report for the Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation.


Accepted the resignation of Joann Wilkie from the Library Board. 


Made the following Traffic Control Order permanent:

         D-02-01   The signal at the intersection of Jerome Street and Indian Street shall operate in full color mode 24 hours, 7 days per week.


Authorized payment increase to Terzo & Bologna, Inc. for appraisal services relating to The Dow Chemical Company tax appeal in an amount not to exceed $100,000.


Authorized issuance of purchase order for one ˝ ton quad cab truck from Bill Snethkamp Fleet of Lansing, Michigan, in the amount of $20,927.28.


Approved Change Order #3971-6 to Sugar Construction for the St. Charles Softball Complex Phase II project in the amount of $5,285.


Set a public hearing for November 25, 2002, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 495 – rezoning property at the corner of Washington Street and Eastlawn Drive from Office Service-2 to Business B-2.


Set a special meeting for November 4, 2002, at 7:00 p.m. to hear presentation on a major industrial prospect known as Project ORCA.


Set a special meeting for November 18, 2002, at 7:00 p.m. to discuss Project ORCA.




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