OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

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

 

Received formal presentations from Endeavor Properties and The Villas at Central Park, LLC. on redevelopment proposals regarding the Midland Civic Arena and scheduled deliberation on this matter for April 10, 2006. 

 

Proclaimed April 28, 2006 as Arbor Day in Midland.

 

Held public hearing and approved the 2005-06 General Fund budget amendment to recognize a $22,600 unanticipated refund from a prior-year construction project and to increase appropriations to transfer $22,600 of additional funds to the General Construction Fund.

 

Held second reading and approved an ordinance amending Golf Course Fees.  (Yeas:  Adams, Johnson, McKeag, Rokosz   Nays:  Myers)

 

Held second reading and approved an ordinance amending Swimming Pool Fees. (Yeas:  Adams, Johnson, McKeag, Rokosz   Nays:  Myers)

 

Held second reading and approved an ordinance amending General Recreation Fees. (Yeas:  Adams, Johnson, McKeag, Rokosz   Nays:  Myers)

 

Tabled action on the installation of pedestrian flashing beacons above the existing advance pedestrian crossing signs on Jefferson Avenue for both northbound and southbound directions until April 10, 2006.

 

Reappointed members to various boards and commissions.

 

Agreed to continue financial disclosure requirements relating to the Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation 2006 water system revenue bonds.

 

Received and filed the 2005 Annual Report for the Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation.

 

Approved request of the Michigan Ice Women’s Professional Softball Team to utilize the Currie Stadium, charge admission and sell related goods on various evenings in June and July.

 

Accepted gift from the Midland Area Community Foundation in the amount of $52,684 and authorized issuance of purchase order to Thermico of Midland for staining the Tridge, in the amount of $49,684.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Fitness Things Inc. for the purchase of exercise equipment for the Fire Department, in the amount of $50,975.31.

 

Waived competitive bids and authorized issuance of purchase order to Etna Supply Company of Grand Rapids, Michigan for radio read devices for the safe reading of water meters along Isabella Road (M-20), in the amount of $23,100.

 

Waived competitive bids and authorized issuance of purchase order to Etna Supply Company of Grand Rapids, Michigan for water meters and accessories, in the amount of $25,000.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Scarab Manufacturing and Leasing, L.P. of White Deer, Texas for a Compost Windrow Turner for the landfill, in the amount of $240,850.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Advanced Underground of Westland, Michigan for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Grit Building Rehab, Bid No. 2920, in the amount of $23,382.

 

Authorized execution of contract with D. Scott Downey for services as a Golf Professional.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Quality Aviation Services of Hastings, Michigan for operations at Barstow Airport.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Pat’s Gradall Services, Inc. of Midland, Michigan for the “2006 Capitol Drive Reconstruction and Water Main Replacement; Contract No. 6”, in the amount of $338,317.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Clark Highway Services, Inc. of Lake City, Michigan for the “2006 Pavement Marking Program; Contract No. 16”, in the amount of $35,802.

 

Increased purchase order #19286 to Plante and Moran for year-end accounting services by $5,745 to $64,545 to provide funding for additional procedures performed in connection with fiscal year 2005.

 

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.

 

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Selina Tisdale                                                              John E. Duso

City Clerk                                                                     Assistant City Manager

Midland, Michigan