OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, May 22, 2006, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Recognized 23 elementary and middle school children for outstanding work in creating 2006 Make Midland Beautiful posters.

 

Received and filed the Midland Tomorrow 2005 Annual Report and 1st Quarter 2006 Report.

 

Received and filed the progress report on the City Safety Program.

 

Adopted the 2006-07 City of Midland Budget, authorized a City millage rate of 12.10 mills, authorized the levy of an additional 2 mills for the Downtown Development District, authorized the imposition of a one percent (1%) tax administration fee on all taxes levied and authorized the imposition of an additional four percent (4%) fee for taxes paid after the tax payment due date. 

 

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

 

Requested Barstow Airport Advisory Commission to provide recommendation as to whether or not helicopters should be permitted to land on public property within the City of Midland.

 

Approved annexation of City-owned property located east of Stark Road and north of US-10 and forwarded the matter to Lincoln Township for like action.

 

Received and filed the quarterly financial statements for the City of Midland for the quarter ending March 31, 2006.

 

Approved the proposed 2006-07 Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation Budget for the Capital Improvement and Emergency Repair Fund.

 

Confirmed the City Manager’s appointment of Jeremy Anderson and Paula Liveris to the DDA.

 

Recommended approval of the request from Grant Hamilton Group LLC to transfer ownership of a Class C licensed business located at 101 E. Main Street.

 

Approved request from the Sound of Michigan to conduct a concert series on six Sundays in July and August, 2006. 

 

Approved request for additional outdoor seating areas for downtown restaurants during the Summer Solstice event on June 21, 2006.

 

Authorized execution of Change Order No. 2 to the 2006 Airport Road Extension; Contract No.1 in the amount of $29,064.10.

 

Authorized execution of Change Order No. 1 to the 2006 Capitol Drive Reconstruction and Water Main Replacement; Contract No. 6 in the amount of $30,199.50.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Wilcox Professional Services for the 2006 N. Saginaw Road Reconstruction project engineering services, in the amount of $65,550.

 

Authorized increase to Purchase Order 20080 in the amount of $975 for a new total of $51,950.31 to Fitness Things Inc. for exercise equipment.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Northern Concrete Pipe, Inc. of Midland, Michigan for Catch Basin Castings and related materials, in an amount not to exceed $26,000.

 

Authorized execution of Change Order No. 12 to the Civic Arena Contract, in the amount of $28,638.

 

Set public hearing on June 12, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. on Conditional Use Permit No. 22.

 

Set public hearing on June 12, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. on the request from The Dow Chemical Company for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate.

 

Set public hearing on June 12, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. on the request from The Dow Chemical Company for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate.

 

Set public hearing on June 12, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. on the request from The Dow Chemical Company for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate.

 

Set public hearing on June 12, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. on the request from The Dow Agrosciences, LLC for an Industrial Facilities 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