OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, September 18, 2006, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided.

 

Councilmen present:

Thomas Adams, Bruce Johnson, Hollis McKeag, James Myers

Councilmen absent:

Joseph Rokosz

 

Held public hearing and approved the 2006-07 Major Street Maintenance Fund budget amendment to recognize revenue from outside contributions.

 

Authorized execution of Michigan Department of Transportation Contract No. 06-5379 Non-Motorized Trail.

 

Held public hearing and approved the 2006-07 Major Street Maintenance Fund budget amendment to recognize unanticipated revenue from prior year funds.

 

Authorized execution of contract with L. J. Construction, Inc. for the 2006 Pine River Wetland Creation; Contract No. 9, in the amount of $188,910.

 

Held public hearing and approved the 2006-07 City budgets and financial working plans amendment to provide funding for June 30, 2006 encumbrances.

 

Directed staff to incorporate language changes and standards into an amendment to Section 4-22 of the Code of Ordinances to allow helicopter landings on public property with City Council approval.

 

Accepted an Access and Parking Easement Agreement for an area of the public right of way of East Pine Street.

 

Approved request from the Dow Corning Corporation for approval to amend an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate.

 

Required the sidewalk along Foster Road and Wheeler Road be installed by November 1, 2006, and approved a two-year time extension for completion of the remaining sidewalk in Foster Woods Subdivision and Foster Woods Subdivision No. 2.

 

Established the 2007 regular meeting dates for the Midland City Council.

 

Accepted the resignation of Jim Huber from the Cable Access Advisory Commission.

 

Appointed Norman Neher to the Cable Access Advisory Commission.

 

Made the following Traffic Control Order permanent:

      P-06-13    Established that 3-hour parking shall be permitted where 2-hour parking currently exists along public streets and parking lots in the Downtown Business District.

 

Received and filed the quarterly financial statements of the City of Midland for the quarter ending June 30, 2006.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Apollo Fire Equipment Company for the purchase of hydraulic extrication equipment, in the amount of $27,881.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Porath Contractors, Inc. of Houghton Lake, Michigan for the “2006 Third Street Improvement; Contract No. 20”, in the amount of $73,370.80.

 

Authorized execution of agreement with Kucera International Inc. of Willoughby, Ohio for Citywide Planimetric and Topographic Feature Mapping, in the amount of $90,000.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to M&S Foster & Associates, Inc. of Michigan City, Indiana for the purchase of two portable changeable message signs, in the amount of $29,730.

 

Accepted extended unit prices from Advanced Underground Inspections, LLC of Detroit, Michigan and authorized issuance of purchase order for the rehabilitation of 46 sanitary manholes, in the amount of $75,000.

 

Set public hearing on October 9, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. on an application from The Dow Chemical Company for an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate.

 

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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