OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, April 26, 2004.  Mayor Black presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Proclaimed May 3-9, 2004, as National Historic Preservation Week in Midland.

 

Expressed support of the goals of the Fairness in Asbestos Injury Resolution (FAIR) Act.

 

Held a public hearing and approved the application from Case Systems, Inc. for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate.

 

Held a public hearing and approved amendment to the 2003-04 General Fund budget to increase revenues from an airport construction project refund and increase expenditures to transfer the funds to a different airport construction project.

 

Held a public hearing and approved an amendment to the 2003-04 General Fund budget to recognize and appropriate Grant Revenues from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s U. S. Fire Administration.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order in the amount of $38,567 to Anderson Radio, Inc. for a Motorola Quantar VHF Radio Station and accessories.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order in the amount of $27,025.15 to Air Source One, Inc. for a Mako Breathing Air module compressor package and accessories.

 

Held a public hearing and approved the 2004-05 Community Development Block Grant Budget.

 

Held a public hearing on the City Manager’s Proposed 2004-05 Budget.

 

Heard presentation on the Midland Economic Development Council‘s 2003 Annual Report.

 

Confirmed the City Manager’s reappointment of Doug Chapman, John Reisner, and Margaret Riecker to the Downtown Development Authority.

 

Approved the 2004-05 Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation Budget for the Capital Improvement and Emergency Repair Fund.

 

Denied Traffic Control Order P-03-22 – Parking shall be prohibited on the south side of Beech Street from Waldo Avenue to Cottonwood Street.  (Motion denied.  Yeas:  None   Nays:  Black, Johnson, McKeag, Myers, Rokosz)

 

Made the following Traffic Control Orders permanent:

       P-03-23    Parking shall be prohibited on the west side of Drake Street from 50’ south of Valorie Lane to Gabriel Lane and on the east side of Drake Street from 50’ south of Valorie Lane to the south end of Woodcrest School property from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. during school days only.

       P-03-24    Parking shall be permitted on the east side of Drake Street from the south end of the Woodcrest School property 235’ north.

       S-03-14    Elisenal Street shall stop for Joe Mann Boulevard.

 

Accepted Easement Agreements between business owners and the City of Midland for the installation of a new 8” water main along the south side of Bay City Road from S. Saginaw Road to Sauve Street.

 

Authorized the sale at public auction of unclaimed personal property held by the Police Department and other departmental surplus items on May 1, 2004.

 

Authorized execution of Amendment Number Three to the City of Midland Flexible Spending Plan.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Wieland Sales of Bay City, Michigan for the purchase of a self-loading bucket truck, in the net amount of $95,305.72. 

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Brady’s Sales & Services of Burton, Michigan for the purchase of a John Deere 5320 Industrial Tractor, in the net amount of $22,606.13.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Spartan Distributors of Auburn Hills, Michigan for the purchase of two Toro Greensmaster 3150 Mowers, in the net amount of $36,172.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase orders to Gerace Construction of Midland, Michigan for the enhancement of the dock near the Tridge, in the amount of $63,915.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Crawford Contracting, Inc. of Alma, Michigan for the “2004 Local Street Reconstruction, Phase I; Contract No. 5”, in the amount of $298,269.75.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Ric-Man Construction, Inc. of Sterling Heights, Michigan for the “George Street Basin Sewer Improvements, Bid No. 2752”, in the amount of $2,095,378.80.

 

Approved upgrade to generator for Smith Street pump station in the amount of $10,000 bringing total cost and associated purchase order to $31,003 and authorized an intra-fund budget transfer in the amount of $10,000 for the additional cost.

 

Set a public hearing for Monday, May 10, 2004, at 7:00 p.m. on a proposed budget amendment to increase revenues to recognize gifts of $32,000 and increase expenditures by $32,000 for the construction of a Bicycle Motocross Track.

 

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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Selina Tisdale                                                              John E. Duso

City Clerk                                                                     Assistant City Manager

Midland, Michigan