OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, June 26, 2006, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Received and filed the Midland Area Chamber of Commerce report on activities related to the Service Sector Agreement.

 

Held public hearing and approved amendment to the 2006-07 Major Street Fund and Local Street Fund Budgets for infrastructure improvements necessary to support the stadium facility currently under construction.

 

Held public hearing and approved Conditional Use Permit No. 21 – Cellular Tower.  (Yeas:  Adams, Johnson, Rokosz   Nays:  Myers, McKeag)

 

Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending the City of Midland Sewer Ordinance.

 

Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending the City of Midland Water Ordinance.

 

Approved a two-year extension of time for completion of sidewalk in Broadhead Estates Subdivision No. 1.

 

Denied request for a two-year extension of time for completion of sidewalk in Scenic Estates Subdivision No. 5.  (Yeas:  Rokosz   Nays:  Adams, Johnson, McKeag, Myers)

 

Denied request for a one-year extension of time for completion of sidewalk in Sterling Park Estates Subdivision No. 10.  (Yeas:  Rokosz   Nays:  Adams, Johnson, McKeag, Myers)

 

Recommended approval of request from North Wind Enterprises, Inc. to transfer all stock in a Class C licensed business, located in escrow at 2601 Washington Street, by dropping Jack Finney, deceased, as stockholder through transfer of his stock to the Jack W. Finney Trust.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Allied Office Interiors of Bay City, Michigan for replacement chairs in the dining room at Washington Woods in the amount of $27,448.40.

 

Authorized payment to Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone for contracted legal services relating to The Dow Chemical Company’s appeals in a total amount not to exceed $9,000,000.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Specialty Concrete of Pinconning, Michigan for the 2006-07 Sidewalk Replacement Program in the amount of $50,000.

 

Authorized execution of Change Order #1 to the Plymouth Park Pool Contract with Three Rivers Corp in the amount of $14,581.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Pat’s Gradall, Inc. of Midland, Michigan for the “2006 Swede Avenue Reconstruction and Water Main; Contract No. 8”, in the amount of $611,665.

 

Authorized execution of agreement with AT&T for telephone service for a three-year period.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase orders to Biotech Agronomics of Benzonia, Michigan for land application of biosolids for three years at the Wastewater Plant in the sum amount of $96,200.

 

Set public hearing for July 24, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. to consider Zoning Text Amendment No. 143A – to amend Article 30 – Section E Conditional Zoning Map Amendment Considerations.

 

Approved expenditure to engage a professional executive recruitment firm to fill the position of City Manager and authorized issuance of necessary purchase order.

 

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