OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, February 13, 2006, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Held public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 526 – rezoning property at 1214 E. Buttles Street from Regional Commercial to Community zoning.

 

Held public hearing and approved vacation of E. Ellsworth Street from State Street to Haley Street, Haley Street from E. Ellsworth Street to Buttles Street, and Mill Street from E. Ellsworth Street to Buttles Street.

 

Held public hearing and denied Zoning Petition No. 525 – rezoning a portion of property at 1314 W. Wheeler Street from Office Service to Regional Commercial zoning.  (Yeas:  Myers  Nays:  Adams, Johnson, McKeag, Rokosz)

 

Held public hearing and approved revisions to the City of Midland Zoning Ordinance No. 1585, originally adopted November 8, 2004.

 

Asserted authority to approve or reject the Master Plan for the City of Midland once it is presented by the Planning Commission.

 

Approved a six year time extension for the Final Approval of the Preliminary Plat of Foxfire Subdivision No. 1.

 

Approved extension of the Final Preliminary Plat and approval of the Final Plat of Countryside Estates Phase II.

 

Authorized execution of License Agreement with Dow Corning Corporation for the installation and maintenance of two pipelines and a bridge/truss structure across Saginaw Road.

 

Expressed opposition to a state-wide cable franchise agreement system.

 

Approved Amendment No. 4 to the City of Midland Flexible Spending Plan.

 

Made the following Traffic Control Orders permanent:

       R-05-06   Establishes that the speed limit on Diamond Drive between Midfield Lane and Soccer Drive shall be 35 m.p.h. and between Soccer Drive and Waldo Avenue shall be 45 m.p.h., and that Traffic Control Order R-04-09 shall be rescinded.

       S-05-14    Establishes that Plumtree Lane shall stop for Dublin Avenue.

       S-05-15    Establishes that Aspen Way shall stop for Countryside Drive.

 

Approved request to place three sandwich boards throughout the downtown business district on market days to promote the Farmers Market.

 

Received and filed the audit of the City and County of Midland Joint Building Authority for the year ended June 30, 2005.

 

Waived sealed bids and authorized issuance of purchase order to NTH Consultants LTD of Farmington Hills, Michigan for environmental monitoring and reporting for one year at the Landfill, in the amount of $25,000.

 

Set a public hearing for March 6, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 527 – rezoning property at 4600 Bay City Road from Agricultural to Community zoning.

 

Set a public hearing for March 6, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. on a request from the Dow Corning Corporation for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate.

 

Set a public hearing for March 6, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. on a request from the Dow Corning Corporation for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate.

 

Set a public hearing for March 6, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. on a request from the Dow Corning Corporation for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate.

 

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