OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, January 22, 2007, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Held public hearing and approved the vacation of Buttles Street and Bay City Road, including sections of Sixth Street, Jefferson Avenue and Pershing Street.

 

Held public hearing and approved vacation of Midfield Lane from Soccer Drive to 430 feet south of Joseph Drive.

 

Held public hearing and approved amendment to the 2006-07 Major Street Maintenance Fund budget for the Eastman Avenue Improvement Project.

 

Authorized City Manager to approve Contract Amendment No. 7 to the DLZ Michigan, Inc. Agreement for Professional Services, in the amount of $120,000.

 

Held first reading of an ordinance to amend Section 34-5 – Municipal Civil Infractions.

 

Appointed Charles McFarlane to the Board of Review for a term expiring on April 30, 2009.

 

Received and filed the Voting Issues in Precinct 1-6 Staff Report.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Robert C. Brandmier, Level IV Contract Assessor.

 

Named City Manager Jon Lynch as Transportation Coordinator and stated the City’s intentions to apply for Federal and State Operating Assistance.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Thompson Pump Midwest of Troy, Michigan for a Dry Prime Trash Pump, in the amount of $22,199.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Engan-Tooley-Doyle & Associates of Okemos, Michigan for the purchase of playground equipment, in the amount of $33,117.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, February 26, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. on requested vacation of Austin Street and Bay City Road, including sections of 18th Street, 19th Street, 21st Street and Washington Street.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, February 12, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. on proposed amendment to the 2006-07 Community Development Block Grant Budget.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, February 12, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. on proposed amendment to the 2006-07 Washington Woods Fund budget.

 

Set public hearings on Monday, February 12, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. on five requests from Dow Corning Corporation for Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificates. 

 

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