A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, April 9, 2007, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided.


Councilmen present:

Thomas Adams, Bruce Johnson, James Myers, Joseph Rokosz

Councilmen absent:

Hollis McKeag


Held public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 541 – rezoning property at 1314 W. Wheeler Street from Office Service to Regional Commercial zoning.


Authorized execution of “Statement of Conditions” as required per Sec. 3 of Ordinance No. 1633.


Held public hearing and approved an amendment to the 2006-07 Golf Course Budget to reflect projected actual spending submitted during the 2007-08 budget process.


Received and filed the City Manager’s 2007-08 Proposed Budget.


Approved Site Plan No. 255 – to construct the 25,537 square foot Sloan Building Classroom/Offices located at 4000 Whiting Drive on 2.07 acres.


Reappointed incumbents to various boards and commissions. 


Authorized City of Midland Fire Department to participate in the Michigan Emergency Management Assistance Compact (MEMAC).


Made the following Traffic Control Orders permanent:

      D-070-01   The intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Chapel Lane shall be controlled by traffic signal operation and shall operate in full color from 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and four-way flash from 10:00 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.

      R-07-01     Vehicular left turns shall be prohibited to the city library off Eastman Avenue.

      S-07-01     Stop control for Main Street at State Street shall be removed and any related traffic control orders for stop control at this intersection shall be rescinded.

      S-07-02     Vehicular traffic exiting the premises at 400 E. Main Street (Riverside Place) shall stop for Main Street.


Approved request from the Great Lake Loons to conduct fireworks displays on ten different dates in 2007 at The Dow Diamonds.


Authorized execution of contract with Saginaw Asphalt Paving Company, Inc. of Saginaw, Michigan for the 2007 Waldo Avenue Reconstruction; Contract No. 2, in the amount of $322,848.


Authorized issuance of annual purchase order to BioTech Agronomics of Benzonia, Michigan for water treatment residuals to land application, in the amount of $61,000.


Authorized increase to the following four purchase orders for vehicle and equipment parts and supplies:

       PO #20926 to Hoekstra Truck up to the amount of $30,000

       PO #20894 to Cummins Bridgeway up to the amount of $25,000

       PO #21066 to Spartan Oil up to the amount of $40,000

       PO #20870 to Barnes Distribution up the amount of $25,000


Received and filed report on the “2007 Sidewalk Improvement Special Assessment District” and set a public hearing of necessity on said district for Monday, May 7, 2007, at 7:00 p.m.


Set public hearing for Monday, April 23, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. on a proposed amendment to the 2006-07 budgets and financial working plans.




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