OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, March 7, 2005, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Black presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Recognized Police Detective James Hurd upon his selection as the 2004 Carl & Esther Gerstacker Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award recipient.

 

Held public hearing and approved request from Precision Torque Control, Inc. for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate.

 

Held first reading of an ordinance to amend Section 21-70 of Division 1 of Article II of Chapter 21 for Civic Arena fees.

 

Held first reading of an ordinance to amend Section 21-71 of Division 2 of Article II of Chapter 21 for Golf Course fees.

 

Held first reading of an ordinance to amend Section 21-72 of Division 3 of Article II of Chapter 21 for Swimming Pool fees.

 

Approved one-year time extension for final approval of the Preliminary Plat of Tri-City Commerce Park. 

 

Directed the City Manager to prepare a preliminary report on the request for the establishment of the 2005-06 and 2006-07 Special Assessment District for the Shopping Area Redevelopment District.

 

Directed the City Manager to prepare a report on the 2005 Sidewalk Improvement Program.

 

Accepted donation from the Midland Girls Softball League.

 

Authorized payment to Max Derbes & Associates, Baker & O’Brien and Terzo & Bologna, Inc. for appraisal services relating to The Dow Chemical Company’s tax appeal, in a total amount not to exceed $10,000,000.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order #14630 to Circle Auto Parks of Midland, Michigan for the purchase of vehicle and equipment parts and supplies, in an amount up to $30,000.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order #14655 to Firestone Tire of Bay City, Michigan for the purchase of vehicle and equipment parts and supplies, in an amount up to $40,000.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order #14757 to Spartan Oil of Lansing, Michigan for the purchase of vehicle and equipment parts and supplies, in an amount up to $30,000.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order #14790 to Wieland Sales of Bay City, Michigan for the purchase of vehicle and equipment parts and supplies, in an amount up to $40,000.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Ayres Associates of Midland, Michigan for the 2005 Jefferson Avenue Improvement Construction Staking and Inspection Services, in the amount of $66,730.

 

Authorized execution of First Addendum to Natural Gas Pipeline Franchise Agreement with Quicksilver Resources (formerly Mercury Exploration).

 

Authorized execution of contract with Scodeller Construction for the “2005 Pavement Crack Sealing Program; Contract No. 13”, in the amount of $45,000.

 

Set a public hearing for Monday, March 21, 2005, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed 2004-05 Downtown Development Authority budget.

 

Set a public hearing for Monday, March 21, 2005, at 7:00 p.m. on the request from McKay Press, Inc. for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate.

 

Received and filed quarterly financial statements of the City of Midland for the quarter ending September 30, 2004.

 

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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