OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, July 24, 2006, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Received and filed the first phase report on the City Manager Executive Search Process by THE PAR GROUP.

 

Appointed Jack Duso as interim City Manager.

 

Adopted Permanent Street Closure Policy for Local Residential Streets within the City of Midland.  (Yeas: Adams, Johnson, Myers, Rokosz   Nays:  McKeag)

 

Directed City Manager to notify residents requesting the closure of Goldenwood Drive of the Local Street Closure Policy.  (Yeas:  Adams, Johnson, Myers, Rokosz  Nays:  McKeag)

 

Held public hearing and approved Zoning Text Amendment No. 143A by amending Article 30 – Section E Conditional Zoning Map Amendment Considerations.

 

Held public hearing and approved the 2006-07 Equipment Revolving Fund budget amendment to recognize an unanticipated expenditure for replacement of a police patrol car totaled in a recent collision.

 

Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending Section 21-70 of Division 1 of Article II of Chapter 21, Civic Arena Fees.

 

Accepted Civic Arena ballot language for consideration of approval on August 14, 2006.  (Yeas:  Adams, Johnson, McKeag, Myers  Nays:  Rokosz)

 

Received and filed the 2006 City Council Goals report.

 

Received and filed the 2006 Performance Measure Report.

 

Received and filed the Five Year Projection of the City of Midland’s General Fund’s Operations and Millage Rates.

 

Authorized refunds to property owners located within various special assessment districts.

 

Approved annexation of property located at 3702 Oakbrook Drive from Larkin Township.

 

Made the following traffic control orders permanent:

       P-06-04    Parking shall be prohibited on Vail Street from Jefferson Avenue to 50 feet east of Jefferson Avenue.

       P-06-05    Parking shall be prohibited on the west side of Bayliss Street 50 feet from the rear entrance of 2900 Rodd Street (post office).

 

Approved request for amplified sound during The Arc Walk, Stroll and Roll event on August 12, 2006.

 

Updated authorized persons to sign City of Midland checks and approve electronic transfer of funds to and from City of Midland depository accounts.

 

Approved Labor Agreement for Midland Professional Fire Fighters, Local 1315.

 

Waived bids and authorized issuance of purchase order to Thomson Gale for electronic on-line services and books for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library, in an amount not to exceed $45,000.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Magazine Subscription Service Agency for periodical and newspaper subscription services for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library, in an amount not to exceed $23,000.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Porath Contractors, Inc. of Houghton Lake, Michigan for the “2006 Swede Avenue Flow Diversion; Contract No. 14”, in the amount of $69, 773.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to J & D Equipment of Burton, Michigan for the purchase of one John Deere #1435 mower and one John Deere #1545 mower, in the net amount of $33,906.27 and purchase order to D & G Equipment of Corunna, Michigan for the purchase of one John Deere #3270 tractor, in the net amount of $16,385.78.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Berger Chevrolet of Grand Rapids, Michigan for the purchase of a ˝ ton pickup truck, in the amount of $13,828.23 and purchase order to Gorno Ford of Woodhaven, Michigan for the purchase of two crew cab pickup trucks in the amount of $39,750 based on a bid from the State of Michigan Extended Purchase Program.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Insituform Technologies USA, Inc. of Detroit, Michigan for Dilloway Drive Sewer Liner Repair, in the amount of $57,550.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Etna Supply Company of Grand Rapids, Michigan for the annual purchase of Water Meters and Accessories, in an amount not to exceed $100,000.

 

Authorized execution of Change Order No.1 to the 2006 Swede Avenue Reconstruction and Water Main; Contract No. 8, in the amount of $38,444.25.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Anderson Radio of Bay City, Michigan for the purchase of police radios and equipment, in the amount of $46,706.

 

Set public hearing for August 14, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. on a proposed 2006-07 Local Street Maintenance Fund budget amendment.

 

Accepted contribution from The Charles J. Strosacker Foundation for new lobby furniture at Washington Woods and set public hearing for August 14, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. on a proposed 2006-07 Washington Woods budget amendment to recognize said donation.

 

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