OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, July 11, 2005, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Black presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Held public hearing and approved the special assessment roll for the “2005 Sidewalk Improvement Special Assessment District”.

 

Authorized execution of contract with JKS, Inc. of Midland, Michigan for the “2005 Sidewalk Improvement Special Assessment District”, in the amount of $73,670.

 

Held public hearing and determined the necessity of the “2005 Cub Street Improvement Special Assessment District”.  (Yeas:  Black, Johnson, Myers, Rokosz   Nays:  McKeag)

 

Accepted the special assessment roll for the “2005 Cub Street Improvement Special Assessment District” and set public hearing on said roll for Monday, August 8, 2005, at 7:00 p.m.

 

Held public hearing and approved Conditional Use Permit No. 18 – Addition to Tendercare Nursing Home. 

 

Held public hearing and approved 2005-06 General Fund budget amendment to recognize $75,000 in State Grant revenue used to fund contracted third-party personal property tax audits and to increase expenditures accordingly.

 

Held second reading and adopted ordinance to create a new Subdivision Control Ordinance.

 

Accepted and filed a report on benchmarking City services.

 

Authorized up to $11 million in General Obligation Unlimited Tax Refunding Bonds to refund Series 2001 Sanitary Sewer General Obligation bonds.

 

Reappointed Plante and Moran, PLLC as the City’s independent auditors for the fiscal years ended June 30, 2006, 2007, and 2008.

 

Authorized submission of grant application for purchase of Optical Scan Voting Equipment. 

 

Accepted gift of $40,000 and authorized construction of Dog Park in Chippewassee Park.  (Yeas:  Black, Johnson, McKeag, Rokosz   Nays:  Myers)

 

Recognized The Reece Community Living Endeavor as a non-profit organization.

 

Authorized execution of the Michigan Main Street Community Requirements and Expectation Agreement with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

 

Approved request from the Downtown Development Authority to conduct a Celebration Day event on Monday, July 25, 2005.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Bridgeway Power of Traverse City, Michigan for the Washington Woods Standby Electric Generators, in the amount of $46,892.

 

Extended contract with Brodart Co. for book ordering and processing services for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library through fiscal year 2005-06, in an amount not to exceed $325,000.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to EVA Subscription Services for periodical and newspaper subscription services for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library, in an amount not to exceed $24,000.

 

Authorized payments to SKJ Corporation of Madison Heights, Michigan for fiber electronics for the M.Co.Net fiber network, in the amount of $174,169.42.

 

Accepted resignation of George Biltz from the Aviation Advisory Commission.

 

Appointed Nathaniel Woodruff to the Aviation Advisory Commission to fill a term expiring June 30, 2006.

 

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