A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, November 8, 2004.  Mayor Black presided with all Councilmen present.


Held public hearing and approved an amendment to the 2004-05 General Fund budget to recognize $75,000 in State Grant revenue to help fund contracted third-party personal property tax audits and $75,000 in related expenditures associated with contracted personal property tax audits. 


Authorized execution of contract with Tax Management Associates, Inc. for professional Personal Property Auditing services.


Approved the Final Draft of the new City of Midland Zoning Ordinance.


Approved Site Plan No. 243 – Kutchey’s Flowers.


Approved Site Plan No. 244 – Tractor Supply Company.  (Yeas:  Black, McKeag, Myers, Rokosz   Nays:  Johnson)


Approved annexation of 3 acres of property located south of West Wackerly Street and east of Stark Road from Homer Township through the joint resolution process.


Authorized execution of agreement between the Michigan Department of Transportation, the City of Midland, and Midland Area Community Foundation for exchange of state owned excess property for the final phase of the Eastman Road Interchange project.


Authorized issuance of purchase order to Wilcox Professional Services, LLC of Saginaw, Michigan for the 2004 Eastman and Jefferson Widening Construction Staking and Engineering Inspection Services, in the amount of $45,120.


Authorized execution of Michigan Department of Transportation Contract No. 2005-0021 for the construction of a new electrical vault at the Barstow Municipal Airport.


Authorized execution of Change Order No. 3 to the 2004 George Street Basin Sewer Improvements project, in the amount of $34,200.




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