OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, February 20, 2006, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Proclaimed February 25, 2006 as Walk for Warmth Day in Midland.

 

Accepted and filed the Midland Area Chamber of Commerce Service Sector Agreement Report.

 

Held public hearing and approved an ordinance amending Section 30-5 the Downtown Development Authority District Boundaries.

 

Held public hearing and approved an ordinance amending the Downtown Development Authority Tax Increment Financing Plan and Development Plan No. 1 as amended.

 

Received responses for the Request for Proposals regarding the Midland Civic Arena and invited the two respondents to formally present their proposals during the regular Council meeting scheduled for March 20, 2006.

 

Received and filed a report on the Meeting in a Box procedure.

 

Accepted the 2006 Annual Sidewalk Report.

 

Approved and filed the 2006-07 Construction Project Priorities List.

 

Approved the future socio-economic data for the City of Midland for use in the regional travel demand model.

 

Reappointed four members and appoints one new member to the Brownfield Redevelopment Financing Authority.

 

Approved change orders not to exceed $10,000 to the DCM Construction contract for the Fire Station No. 1 remodel project.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Bentley Systems Inc. for the purchase of SewerGEMS sewer modeling software.

 

Authorized execution of Grant Agreement with the State of Michigan for the Qualified Voter File Infrastructure Upgrade.

 

Set a public hearing for March 6, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. on a proposed 2005-06 Dial-A-Ride budget amendment.

 

Set a public hearing for March 6, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. on a proposed 2005-06 Community Development Block Grant budget amendment.

 


Set a public hearing for March 6, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. on a proposed 2005-06 Major Street Fund budget amendment.

 

Recognized the Midland Explorers Boosters, Inc. as a non-profit organization for the purpose of obtaining a charitable gaming license.

 

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