A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, October 10, 2005, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Black presided with all Councilmen present.


Held public hearing and approved request for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate from the Dow Corning Corporation.


Denied resolution directing City Attorney to take action resulting in elimination of the injunction against 7-Eleven prohibiting 24 hours per day of operations from May through September.  (Motion DENIED.  Yeas:  None   Nays:  Johnson, McKeag, Myers, Rokosz   Abstained:  Black)


Approved Revised Conditional Use Permit No. 13 – Office Building on 2.69 acres on Sugnet Road west of the Pere Marquette Rail Trail.


Approved two-year time extension for the Tentative Approval of the Preliminary Plat of Broadhead Estates and Reaffirming Final Approval of the Preliminary Plat of Broadhead Estates No. 2.


Appointed Joseph Rokosz and James Myers to take part in interviewing four teams of planning consultants to update the City’s comprehensive plan.


Authorized execution Michigan Department of State Contract No. 2005-0560 Design for Barstow Airport Runway 18/36 Rehabilitation.


Authorized execution of Professional Services Agreement with Mead and Hunt, Inc. for Barstow Airport Runway 18/36 Rehabilitation design services.


Accepted resignation of Jody Cooley from the Downtown Development Authority.


Confirmed City Manager’s appointment of Jim Bessert to the Downtown Development Authority for a term to expire May 1, 2007.


Established the 2006 regular meeting dates for the Midland City Council.


Accepted agreement to rescind previous agreement between the Midland County Road Commission and the City of Midland dated September 29, 2003, related to the Airport Road Extension Project.


Accepted Warranty Deed from the Midland County Road Commission for public roadway and necessary public utilities associated with the Airport Road Extension Project.


Approved payment of county road millage funds to the Midland County Road Commission for the costs related to the purchase of road right of way for the Airport Road Extension Project.


Authorized reimbursement to Johnstone Contracting and Commercial Net Lease Realty for oversizing of the water mains on Elisenal Drive and Commerce Drive.


Authorized execution of a conservation easement for Pine River Park lands located in Porter Township to create a wetland pre-mitigation site.


Accepted the Annual Report of the Cable Access Advisory Commission.


Approved request from the Midland Downtown Business Association to conduct additional activities during the Pumpkin Festival on Thursday, October 20, 2005.


Authorized payment to Sungard HTE for software maintenance from 9/1/2005 to 8/31/2006 in the amount of $80,089.99.


Authorized execution of Labor Agreement with the Midland Municipal Employees Association for a four year period expiring June 30, 2009.


Set public hearing for October 24, 2005, at 7:00 p.m. on a request from the Dow Corning Corporation for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate.




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