A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, April 10, 2006, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.


Denied resolution for the installation of a flashing beacon above the existing advance pedestrian crossing sign located near Jefferson Avenue and Chapel Lane.  (Yeas:  None  Nays:  Adams, Johnson, McKeag, Myers, Rokosz)


Authorized widening the east side of Chapel Lane at Jefferson Avenue and the installation of a four –way traffic signal at the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Chapel Lane and set a public hearing on April 24, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. to amend the Major Street Fund budget.


Designated The Villas at Central Park, LLC as the redeveloper for the purpose of entering into negotiations leading to execution of a development agreement for the redevelopment of the Midland Civic Arena.  (Yeas:  Johnson, McKeag, Myers   Nays:  Adams, Rokosz)


Received and ordered filed the City Manager’s 2006-07 Proposed Budget.


Authorized payment to Truax, Robles and Baldwin Appraisers, LLC, Baker & O’Brien and Terzo & Bologna, Inc. for contracted appraisal services relating to The Dow Chemical Company’s tax appeal.


Authorized execution of contract with Central Asphalt, Inc. for the reconstruction and resurfacing of Wheeler Street from Jefferson Avenue to Foster Road, in the amount of $443,770.60.


Authorized increases in seven purchase orders to various vendors for Vehicle Maintenance Supplies.


Set public hearing on April 24, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. on the request from Caltech Industries, Inc. for an industrial facilities exemption certificate application.


Received and filed report on the “2006 Sidewalk Improvement Special Assessment District” and set a public hearing of necessity on said district for Monday, May 8, 2006, at 7:00 p.m.


Set public hearing on May 8, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 528 – rezoning property at 4124 Waldo Avenue from Residential A-4 zoning to Residential B Zoning.


Set a public hearing on April 24, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed amendment to the 2005-06 budgets and financial working plans.


Recognized Karl S. Tomion’s appointment and service on the Governor’s Task Force on Local Government Services and Fiscal Stability.




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