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


Proclaimed May 19, 2007 as Midland Blooms Day in Midland.


Received and filed the Midland Tomorrow 2006 Annual Report and the 2006 Audit.


Held public hearing on the 2007-08 Proposed Budget.


Held public hearing and determined the necessity for the “2007 Sidewalk Improvement Special Assessment District” and directed the City Assessor to prepare an assessment roll. 


Held public hearing and approved the 2007 Downtown Economic Revitalization Public Improvement Special Assessment District Special Assessment Roll.


Held public hearing and approved the 2007-08 Community Development Block Grant Budget.


Accepted donation from the Currie Family to be used to build maintenance and cart storage facility at the Currie Golf Course.


Authorized placement of a mural on the Mark Putnam Bridge abutment and substructure subject to issuance of permit and final content approval.


Received and filed staff report on Boards and Commissions vacancies and made appointments to the Library Board and West Main Street Historic Commission.


Accepted Easement for Underground Electric Line for the new restroom facility at the Northwest Little League fields on Sturgeon Avenue.


Approved the 2007-08 Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation Budget for Capital Improvement and Emergency Repair Fund. 


Waived sealed proposals and authorized issuance of purchase order to CTI and Associates of Brighton, Michigan for a Type III Landfill Cell Hydrogeologic Study, in the amount of $190,264.


Approved change orders #1 and #3 in the aggregated amount of $5,000 to the purchase order to MacKenzie Environmental for the demolition of the Civic Arena on Collins Street.


Authorized issuance of purchase order to Barrett Sign of Saginaw, Michigan for the Civic Arena sign, in the amount of $25,355.




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