OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, January 8, 2007, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided.

 

Councilmen present:

Bruce Johnson, Hollis McKeag, James Myers, Joseph Rokosz

Councilmen absent:

Thomas Adams

 

Held public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 535 – rezoning property at 7304 Jefferson Avenue from Larkin Township Zoning to Residential A-1 Zoning.

 

Held public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 536 – rezoning property at 6715 and 6719 Herbert Street from Homer Township Zoning to Residential A-3 Zoning.

 

Held public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 539 – rezoning property at 730 Oakbrook Drive from Larkin Township Zoning to Residential A-1 Zoning.

 

Expressed support of The Midland County Continuum of Care 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness.

 

Made the following Traffic Control Orders permanent:

       P-06-23      Parking shall be prohibited on Wheeler Street from 100 feet west of Claremont Street to 250 feet east of Swede Avenue and Traffic Control Order P-03-08 be rescinded.

       P-06-24      Parking shall be prohibited on both sides of Wheeler Street from 300 feet west of Birchwood Drive to 150 feet east of Birchwood Drive, that parking be permitted from 150 feet east of Birchwood Drive to 100 feet west of Foster Road and that Traffic Control Orders P-03-18 and P-69-04 be rescinded.

       P-06-25      Standing, stopping, and parking shall be prohibited and bus loading be permitted on the north side of Larkin Street between Ashman Street and Gordon Street.

       R-06-06     Speed limit on Tittabawassee River Road between Cook and Green Roads shall be 35 mph.

       R-06-07     Southbound speed limit on Poseyville Road between Ellsworth Street and the south side of bridge over the Tittabawassee River be 35 mph.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to MacKenzie Environmental of Grand Ledge, Michigan for the demolition of the Midland Civic Arena on Collins Street, in the amount of $104,579.77.

 

Waived competitive bids and authorized issuance of purchase order to Siemens Water Technologies Corporation of Ames, Iowa for replacement arms for the East Primary Trickling Filter, in the amount of $30,500.

 

Set public hearing for Monday, January 22, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed 2006-07 Major Street Maintenance Fund budget amendment for the Eastman Avenue Improvement Project.

 

Set public hearing for Monday, February 12, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 540 – rezoning property at 221 West Wackerly Street from Office Service Zoning to Community Commercial Zoning.

 

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