OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, July 25, 2005, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Black presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Approved final plat of Broadhead Estates No. 2.

 

Accepted staff report regarding sign enforcement issues.

 

Referred request from the County Administrator for availability of City-owned properties as potential jail sites to the Parks and Recreation Commission, the Aviation Advisory Commission, and the W. Main Street Historic District Commission for review and recommendation.

 

Amended the 2005 Dial-A-Ride budget submitted to the Michigan Department of Transportation to reflect revised expenses and anticipated revenues.

 

Made Traffic Control Order S-05-04 permanent – Clay Street shall yield to Hancock Street.

 

Authorized execution of Labor Agreement with the United Steelworkers of America, Local 14009, for a four year period expiring June 30, 2009.

 

Authorized execution of contract with C.J.'s Excavating, Inc. of Cadillac, Michigan for the 2005 Saginaw Road Water Main Replacement; Contract No. 11, in the amount of $110,950.12.

 

Authorized increase to existing purchase order to Easton Sports, Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia up to the amount of $50,000 for the purchase of hockey shop inventory items.

 

Authorized increase to existing purchase order to Bauer Nike Hockey USA of Chicago, Illinois up to the amount of $30,000 for the purchase of hockey shop inventory items.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Sound Engineering, Inc. of Flint, Michigan for the purchase and installation of a sound system at the new Civic Arena, in the amount of $66,950.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Sugar Construction of Midland, Michigan for the 2005 Sidewalk Replacement Program, in an amount not to exceed $100,000.

 

Waived competitive bids and authorized the purchase of automated services for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library from the Valley Library Consortium for the 2005/2006 fiscal year, in an amount not to exceed $100,000.

 

Waived competitive bids and authorized purchase of services for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library from the Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative for the 2005/2006 fiscal year, in an amount not to exceed $45,000.

 

Waived competitive bids and authorized purchase of electronic on-line services and books for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library from Thomson Gale of Farmington Hills, Michigan for the 2005/2006 fiscal year, in an amount not to exceed $55,000.

 

Authorized execution of a three-year lease and preventive maintenance contract for a second articulated wheel loader from AIS Construction Equipment Corporation of Bridgeport, Michigan for the Landfill, in the total amount of $105,804 for the term of the lease.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Insituform Technologies USA, Inc. of Detroit, Michigan for Ashman Circle Sewer Liner Repair, in the amount of $25,688.

 

Waived competitive bids and authorized issuance of purchase orders to Granicus, Inc. of San Francisco, California for the purchase of a turnkey streaming video system in the amount of $17,950 and for a dedicated streaming video server in the amount of $3,400.

 

Accepted gift of $29,000 from The Dow Chemical Company to complete improvements on Swede Avenue and Patrick Road and set a public hearing for Monday, August 8, 2005, at 7:00 p.m. to amend the 2005-06 Major Street Fund budget to recognize said gift.

 

Adjourned to a closed session to discuss the purchase of real property.

 

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Selina Tisdale                                                              John E. Duso

City Clerk                                                                     Assistant City Manager

Midland, Michigan