OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

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

 

Held public hearing and approved the special assessment roll for the 2007 Sidewalk Improvement Special Assessment District.

 

Authorized execution of contract with JKS, Inc. of Midland, Michigan for the “2007 Sidewalk Improvement Program; Contract No. 17”, in the amount of $25,650.

 

Held public hearing and approved the 2007-08 Major Street Maintenance Fund budget amendment to recognize revenue from outside contributions, and to increase appropriations for Grounds Maintenance.

 

Authorized execution of Michigan Department of Transportation Contract No. 07-5240 US-10/Bay City Road Interchange Landscaping.

 

Held public hearing and approved the 2007-08 General Fund budget amendment for the Plymouth Park Little League Diamond Project.

 

Waived bids and authorized issuance of purchase order to Servinski Sod Service for the construction of two Little League diamonds in Plymouth Park, in an amount not to exceed $127,000.

 

Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending the Emergency Management Ordinance.

 

Held first reading of an ordinance amending Section 34-5. Municipal Civil Infractions.

 

Accepted Warranty Deed for right-of-way required for the extension of Sugnet Road from Northwood Drive to Main Street.

 

Approved two-year extension of time for completion of sidewalk in Countryside Estates Subdivision No. 1.

 

Approved two-year extension of time for completion of sidewalk in Winding Creek Estates Subdivision No. 1.

 

Denied request to amend the development agreement for Winding Creek Estates Subdivision No. 1 to remove the construction of sidewalk along Letts Road.  (Yeas:  None   Nays:  Adams, Johnson, McKeag, Myers, Rokosz)

 

Authorized execution of Subrecipient Agreements for award of Community Development Block Grant funds.

 

Authorized execution of an amendment to the 2005 Agreement with Midland Tomorrow for economic development services.

 

Recommended approval of the request from Molly’s Bistro for a PA 501 Liquor License.

 

Approved annexation of 4674 East Wheeler Street from Midland Township through the joint resolution process.

 

Approved sale of stock received as a gift from the Currie Family and placed proceeds in the Currie Golf Course Fund.

 

Received and filed the City and County of Midland Joint Building Authority audit for the year ended June 30, 2006.

 

Directed City Manager to forward resolution opposing House Bills 4221, 4222 and Senate Bill 81 that would create a $7.50 per ton solid waste disposal surcharge on all municipal and commercial solid waste to State Senator Stamas, Representative Moolenaar, Midland Tomorrow and Midland Chamber of Commerce.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Porath Contractors, Inc. of Houghton Lake, Michigan for the “2007 Main Street Water Main; Contract No. 8”, in the amount of $629,810.40.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Lapham Associates for 2007 N. Saginaw Road Widening Construction Inspection Services, in the amount of $38,500.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Midstate Earthworks, Inc. of Freeland, Michigan for the “2007 Letts Road Extension; Contract No. 10”, in the amount of $808,813.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Orchard, Hiltz & McCliment, Inc. of Livonia, Michigan for traffic consulting services for FY 2007/08, in the amount of $30,000.

 

Authorized execution of contract with ProQuest Company of Ann Arbor, Michigan for the Library Newspaper Digitization Project, in an amount not to exceed $35,000.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Gulf States, Inc. of Midland, Michigan for the 2007 Sidewalk Replacement Program, in the amount of $100,000.

 

Set a public hearing for Monday, August 13, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of considering Conditional Use Permit No. 23 – 14 Stall Parking Lot.

 

Set a public hearing for Monday, July 23, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. on a proposed 2007-08 Equipment Revolving Fund Budget Amendment to recognize an unanticipated expenditure for the replacement of a police patrol car totaled in a collision.

 

Denied request to recognize the Friends of MCTV as a non-profit organization for the purpose of registering with the Charitable Gaming Division of the Michigan Lottery.  (Yeas:  Adams   Nays:  Johnson, McKeag, Myers, Rokosz)

 

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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