A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, February 26, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.


Held public hearing and approved vacation of a portion of Austin Street, Bay City Road, and Washington Street, including sections of 19th Street and 21st Street.


Held public hearing and approved 2006-07 Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Fund Budget amendment to recognize revenues and expenditures for the newspaper digitization project.


Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending Civic Arena Fees.


Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending Golf Course Fees.


Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending General Recreation Fees.


Received and filed the 2007 Annual Sidewalk Report.


Received and filed the 2007-08 Construction Projects Priorities List.


Received and filed the 2006 Annual Report for the Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation.


Accepted Warranty Deed for D & M Johnston Family, LLC for part of the right-of-way for the extension of Letts Road.


Recommended approval of the request from Midland Stadium Concessions, LLC for a new 12 month resort economic development Class C license with dance-entertainment permit to be located at 835 E. Main Street.


Made the following Traffic Control Order permanent:

    P-06-31    Standing, stopping, and parking shall be prohibited on the north side of Sugnet Road from the crosswalk located on the west side of Baldwin Street to 50 feet east. 


Authorized execution of Change Order No. 3 to the 2006 Swede Avenue Reconstruction; Contract No. 8, in the amount of $20,780.


Authorized payment to Baker & O’Brien and Andrew B. Chamberlain for contracted appraisal services relating to the Midland Cogeneration Venture’s tax appeal.


Authorized payment to Braun, Kendrick, Finkbeiner, P.L.C. and Westrate and Thomas, P.C. for contracted legal services relating to the Midland Cogeneration Venture’s tax appeal.


Set public hearing for Monday, March 12, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed 2006-07 Downtown Development Authority budget amendment for a Redevelopment & Design Study for Downtown Midland.




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.






Selina Tisdale                                                             

City Clerk                                                                    

Midland, Michigan