A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, October 23, 2006, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.


Held public hearing and amended the 2006-07 Water Fund Budget to increase revenues from sale of industrial water not to exceed $60,000 and to increase appropriations for Water Treatment Plant Maintenance – Industrial not to exceed $60,000 for the repair of industrial system pump #3.


Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amendment to increase General Recreation Fees.  (Yeas:  Adams, Johnson, Rokosz    Nays:  McKeag, Myers)


Authorized execution of final settlement documents with The Dow Chemical Company in connection with pending tax appeals.


Extended the “Three Free” fee waiver for yard waste through the leaf collection program.


Authorized execution of Soil Sampling License Agreement with The Dow Chemical Company.


Authorized execution of Water Service Agreement for Ingersoll Township.


Authorized execution of Fourth Amendment To Water Service Agreement for Midland Township.


Recommended continuation of Garage and Yard Sale Sign Policy in concert with the City Council Operating Policy.


Approved request by Caltech Industries, Inc. for approval to amend an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate.


Made the following Traffic Control Orders permanent:

       P-06-15      Parking shall be prohibited on E. Chapel Lane between Jefferson Avenue and 100 feet west of the center line of Tyler Street. 

       P-06-16      Stopping, standing, and parking shall be prohibited on Chapel Lane between Nakoma Drive and 150 feet east of Wanetah Drive and that Traffic Control Order P-98-03 shall be rescinded.

       S-06-02      Chapel Lane shall stop for Wanetah Drive.


Approved request from the 1460th Transportation Company’s Family Readiness Group to place directional signs in the public right of way announcing their annual craft show.


Waived sealed proposals and authorized issuance of purchase order to Doc Heinz Contracting of Saginaw, Michigan for the purchase and delivery of Washed Classified Foundry Sand, in the amount of $28,500.


Authorized execution of Agreement 2007-0259 with the Michigan Department of Transportation for passenger transportation related services and authorized City Manager to execute Project Authorizations with MDOT.


Authorized execution of Michigan Main Street Program Agreement.


Authorized issuance of purchase to Tancor Corporation for the Fire Department Storage Building construction, in the amount of $48,600.


Set a public hearing for Monday, November 20, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 531 – rezoning property at 300 Joseph Drive from Residential A-4 Zoning to Office Service Zoning.




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