A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, May 8, 2006, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.


Proclaimed May, 2006 as Foster Care Month in Midland.


Proclaimed May 20, 2006 as Midland Blooms Day in Midland.


Held public hearing on the 2006-07 Proposed Budget and set public hearing on Monday, May 22, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. on said proposed budget.


Held public hearing and determined the necessity for the 2006 Sidewalk Improvement Program and directed the City Assessor to prepare an assessment roll. 


Denied request for a two year extension for the construction of sidewalks in Foster Woods Subdivision.  (Yeas:  None   Nays:  Adams, Johnson, McKeag, Myers, Rokosz)


Held public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 528 – rezoning property at 4124 Waldo Avenue from Residential A-4 to Residential B.  (Yeas:  Adams, McKeag, Myers, Rokosz   Nays:  Johnson)


Held public hearing and approved the 2006-07 Community Development Block Grant Budget.


Held public hearing and approved an amendment to the 2005-06 Major Street Fund budget to increase appropriations to fund unanticipated construction costs on the North Saginaw Road Reconstruction Project.


Held first reading of an ordinance to amend Section 4-22 of the Code of Ordinances to allow helicopters to land on Midland Public Schools property.


Approved Site Plan No. 251 – Bed, Bath & Beyond.


Accepted staff report on applications received for current City of Midland Boards and Commissions vacancies.


Supported planned street improvements related to construction of a new baseball stadium and committed to a minimum State grant local cost share for related improvements.


Authorized Michigan Ice and its partner non-profit organizations to apply for a license to sell beer at Michigan Ice home games.


Authorized execution of contract with Sterling Excavation, Inc. of West Branch, Michigan for the “2006 Local Street Reconstruction; Contract No. 5”, in the amount of $232,967.05.


Set public hearing for Monday, June 12, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 530 – rezoning property at 4203 East Ashman Street from Industrial A to Residential B.




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