A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, March 12, 2007, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.


Held public hearing and approved amendment to the 2006-07 Downtown Development Authority budget to provide funding for the Redevelopment & Design Study.


Held first reading of an ordinance amending Section 21-71 of Div. 2 of Article II of Chapter 21 – Golf Course fees.


Gave authorization to the MBS International Airport Commission to institute and maintain on City’s behalf a condemnation action jointly with the City of Saginaw and the County of Bay.


Authorized Mayor to sign Statement in Support for the National Guard and Reserve.


Directed City Manager to prepare report on the 2007 Sidewalk Improvement Program.


Approved Purchase Agreement for the purchase of house at 1311 W. Union Street.


Directed City Manager to prepare report for a Special Assessment District for the Shopping Area Redevelopment District.


Agreed to comply with the Michigan Department of Transportation permit requirements, installation and maintenance guidelines regarding wayfinding signs on the State rights-of-way.


Approved request from the Michigan Ice Professional Softball team to use Currie Stadium in 2007, charge for games, sell alcoholic beverages and display fireworks.


Authorized issuance of purchase order to HP Forklift, Inc. of Saginaw, Michigan for the purchase of a forklift, in the net amount of $22,671.


Set public hearing for Monday, April 9, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. on a proposed 2006-07 Golf Course Budget amendment.


Set public hearing for Monday, April 9, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 541 – rezoning property at 1314 West Wheeler Street from Office Service to Regional Commercial 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