A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, December 5, 2005, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.


Acknowledged the filing of the 2005 Local Officers’ Compensation Commission Determinations Report and directed the City Manager to place the item on the December 19, 2005 City Council Agenda.  (Yeas:  Adams, Johnson, McKeag, Myers   Nays:  Rokosz)


Directed staff to publish a Request for Proposals for the redevelopment of the Civic Arena and submit the responses to City Council for review on February 20, 2006.


Received and filed the Budget Response Plan for the Cable Communications Fund and directed staff to provide an additional report.


Received and filed the 2005 Construction Progress Report. 


Received and referred petitions for public improvements to the Engineering Department for consideration of inclusion in the 2006 Construction Program.


Approved request from BW-Midland, LLC to transfer ownership of a 2005 Class C licensed business, located in escrow at 5015 Eastman Avenue, to transfer location to 6738 Eastman Avenue, and to add new dance-entertainment permit.


Accepted resignation of Sharon Kackmeister from the Downtown Development Authority.


Confirmed appointment of Mike Hayes to the Downtown Development Authority.


Amended action taken on September 12, 2005 and authorized the execution of contract with Three Rivers Corp. for the Plymouth Park Pool project, in the amount of $840,000.


Set a public hearing on December 19, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. on a proposed 2005-06 Equipment Revolving Fund Budget amendment.


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




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