OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, March 22, 2004.  Mayor Black presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Held public hearing and approved amendment to the 2003-04 Library Budget to recognize revenues and expenditures for the construction of a coffee bar and awarded a contract to Three Rivers Construction Company in the amount of $45,935.

 

Held public hearing and approved amendment to the MCTV Rules and Procedures.

 

Received and filed staff report regarding Civic Arena project.

 

Approved Site Plan No. 237 – Midland Soccer Club Expansion.

 

Approved Site Plan No. 238 – Boulder Creek Condominiums.

 

Accepted draft zoning ordinance and directed staff to schedule a special session with the Planning Commission on said ordinance.

 

Approved annexation from Alpine Mobile Home, Inc. for 1.98 acres of vacant property located at Letts Road east of Perrine Road from Larkin Township.

 

Approved annexation from Alpine Mobile Home, Inc. for 0.12 acres of vacant property located at Letts Road east of Perrine Road from Larkin Township.

 

Approved revised Construction Projects Priorities List.

 

Approved payment in an amount up to $55,000 to Midland County Road Commission for purchase of property for the Airport Road Extension Project.

 

Reappointed incumbents to various boards and commissions.

 

Received and filed the City Manager’s annual review of liquor licenses.

 

Authorized the City’s participation in organizing a homecoming parade for the National Guard 1460th Transportation Company and fly U.S. flags on Main Street in conjunction with their return.

 

Approved request for candlelight vigil on Sunday, May 9, 2004 and to fly U.S. flags on Main Street May 9 – 15. 

 

Authorized payment to Pilko & Associates, Inc. for environmental management consulting services relating to the Dow Corning Corp. tax appeal in an amount not to exceed $297,000.

 

Authorize issuance of purchase orders for snow and ice control salt for the 2004-05 winter season through the State of Michigan Extended Purchasing Program.

 

Authorized execution of agreement with D. Scott Downey for Golf Professional services.

 

Authorized execution of agreement with Carol Schaefer doing business as In New Ways for the Currie Clubhouse Concession.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Highway Maintenance & Construction for the 2004 Pavement Crack Sealing Program; Contract No. 20, in the amount of $45,000.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Huckins Contracting, Inc. of Beaverton, Michigan, for the 2004 Dublin Sanitary Sewer; Contract No. 8, in the amount of $87,108.50.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Clark Highway Services, Inc. of Lake City, Michigan, for the 2004 Pavement Marking Program; Contract No. 16, in the amount of $26,430.

 

Set a public hearing for Monday, April 12, 2004, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 506 – rezoning property at 4710 Eastman Avenue from Office Service 2 to Business B-1.

 

Set a public hearing for Monday, April 12, 2004, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed 2003-04 Downtown Development Authority Budget amendment for the spring 2004 planting season.

 

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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Selina Tisdale                                                              John E. Duso

City Clerk                                                                     Assistant City Manager

Midland, Michigan