OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, May 21, 2007, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Proclaimed May 21, 2007 as American Red Cross Everyday Heroes Day in Midland.

 

Proclaimed June 3 – 9, 2007 as Zonta Club Week in Midland.

 

Accepted staff report on the 2007 Citizens Academy.

 

Held first reading of an ordinance to amend Section 34-5 of Chapter 34 to include violations of the Cemetery Rules as civil infraction violations.

 

Adopted the 2007-08 City of Midland Budget, authorized the City millage rate of 12.24 mills, authorized the levy of an additional 2 mills for the Downtown Development District, authorized the imposition of a one percent (1%) tax administration fee on all taxes levied and authorized the imposition of an additional four percent (4%) fee for taxes paid after the tax payment due date.

 

Approved the Midland Cogeneration Venture’s Amended Composite Project Plan.

 

Approved Site Plan No. 259 – A. J. Damman Company, on behalf of Eastlawn Center LLC.

 

Approved Final Plat of Winding Creek Estates No. 2.

 

Authorized payment to Midland County Road Commission in an amount up to $95,000 of County Road Millage Funds for the purchase of property for Letts Road Extension Project.

 

Authorized payment to Midland County Road Commission in an amount up to $27,000 of County road Millage Funds for the purchase of property for the Letts Road Extension Project.

 

Authorized execution of purchase agreement for the purchase of real property at 4674 E. Wheeler Road, located adjacent to the City of Midland Landfill.

 

Received and filed the 2006 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Porath Contractors, Inc. of Houghton Lake, Michigan for the “2007 Rodd Street Reconstruction; Contract No. 1”, in the mount of $898,443.20.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Highway Maintenance & Construction Company, Inc. of Romulus, Michigan for the “2007 Surface Treatment & Crack Sealing Program; Contract No. 4”, in the amount of $267,057.47.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to ETNA Supply Company of Grand Rapids, Michigan for the purchase of water meters and accessories through December 2007, in an amount not to exceed $81,000.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Turfgrass, Inc. of South Lyon, Michigan in an amount up to $90,000; a purchase order to Lesco, Inc. of Cleveland, Ohio in an up to $25,000; and a purchase order to Tri Turf of Traverse City, Michigan in an amount up to $10,000 for chemicals for the Currie Municipal Golf Course.

 

Waived bids and authorized issuance of purchase order to Three Rivers Company to design/build the cart storage/maintenance facility at the Currie Golf Course in an amount not to exceed $500,000.

 

Set public hearing for Monday, June 11, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. on a proposed 2006-07 and 2007-08 Golf Course and General Fund Budget amendments.

 

Recognizing the Tri-County Horse Association as a non-profit organization for the purpose of registering with the Charitable Gaming Division of the Michigan Lottery.

 

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