OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, August 22, 2005, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Black presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Held public hearing and approved Conditional Use Permit No. 19 – Place of Worship at 1700 E. Patrick Road.

 

Held public hearing and approved application from McKay Press, Inc. for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate.

 

Held first reading of an ordinance to amend Section 2-243 of Article XI of Chapter 2 to exempt the Downtown Development Authority from the attendance policy for members of boards and commissions.

 

Received and filed a report on the potential use of the Midland Civic Arena.

 

Approved annexation of property located at southeast corner of Jefferson Avenue and Julie Ann Drive from Larkin Township through the joint resolution process.

 

Approved issuance of $9,480,000 of general obligation unlimited tax refunding bonds, series 2005, for the purpose of refinancing $9,025,000 of general obligation unlimited tax bonds, series 2001.

 

Received and filed quarterly financial statements of the City of Midland for the quarter ending June 30, 2005.

 

Authorized sale of surplus city equipment at public auction on September 10, 2005.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Bri-Car Roofing of Auburn, Michigan for roof replacement at City Hall, in the amount of $52,725.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Sterling Excavation, Inc. of West Branch, Michigan for the “2005 Ashman Forcemain Sewer; Contract No. 12”, in the amount of $40,552.20.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase orders to D & G Equipment of Corunna, Michigan for the purchase of two John Deere #1435 mowers and one John Deere #5325 tractor, in the net amount of $42,419.51 and to Bader Brothers of Saginaw, Michigan for the purchase of one John Deere #1545 mower, in the net amount of $16,979.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Spartan Distributors, Inc. of Sparta, Michigan for the purchase of a Toro Groundsmaster 580-D mower, in the amount of $64,688.20.

 

Authorized execution of change order in the amount of $52,400 with Three Rivers Corporation to include an elevator at the Civic Arena.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Hubbell, Roth and Clark for the design and construction bid documents associated with the Wastewater Treatment Plant’s two final stage clarifiers.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Blue Badger Corp. of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan for Storm Sewer Pipe, Bid No. 2885, in the amount of $27,089.80.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Central Asphalt, Inc. of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan for the asphalt work for the new residential drop-off area and compost pad expansion projects at the Sanitary Landfill, in the amount of $107,499.76.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Central Concrete Placement of Midland, Michigan for the residential drop-off area and scrap metal and tire disposal pad projects at the Sanitary Landfill, in the amount of $115,966.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to the Arnold Center of Midland, Michigan for janitorial services at the Water Treatment Plant, for a monthly fee of $2,022.

 

Authorized execution of labor contract with the Midland Municipal Supervisory Employees Association, for a six year period expiring June 30, 2011.

 

Set public hearing for September 12, 2005, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 522 – rezoning property located at the south side of the parcel at 2810 East Wheeler Street from Midland Township Zoning to Residential A-4.

 

Set public hearing for September 12, 2005, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 523 – rezoning property located at the west side of the parcel at 2810 East Wheeler Street from Residential A-1 to Residential A-4.

 

Set public hearing for September 12, 2005, at 7:00 p.m. on Conditional Use Permit No. 20 – Cellular Antenna Collocation.

 

Set public hearing for September 12, 2005, at 7:00 p.m. on proposed 2005-06 City budgets and financial working plans amendment for June 30, 2005 Encumbrances.

 

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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.

 

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Selina Tisdale                                                              John E. Duso

City Clerk                                                                     Assistant City Manager

Midland, Michigan