OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, July 23, 2007, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Pro Tem Myers presided.

 

Councilmen present:

Thomas Adams, Hollis McKeag, James Myers, Joseph Rokosz

Councilmen absent:

Bruce Johnson

 

Recognized Patrol Officer Chad Schieber upon his selection as the 2006 Carl & Esther Gerstacker Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award recipient.

 

Held public hearing and approved the 2007-08 Equipment Revolving Fund budget amendment.

 

Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending Section 34-5. Municipal Civil Infractions.

 

Received and filed report on the George Street Traffic Study.

 

Directed City Attorney to approve deed and accepted property from the Michigan Department of Transportation as part of the right-of-way for Airport Road at Stark Road.

 

Appointed David A. Keenan as officer delegate and Paula J. Whittington as alternate delegate, to attend the MERS annual meeting.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Magazine Subscription Service Agency for periodical and newspaper subscription services for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library, in an amount not to exceed $23,000.

 

Waived bids and authorized issuance of purchase order to Valley Library Consortium for Automation Services for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library, in an amount not to exceed $95,000.

 

Waived bids and authorized issuance of purchase order to Thomson Gale for Electronic Online Services and Materials for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library, in an amount not to exceed $45,000.

 

Waived bids and authorized issuance of purchase order to Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative for services for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library, in an amount not to exceed $35,000.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Hewlett Packard Company for computers, in the amount of $66,615.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to TechDepot for computer monitors, in the amount of $25,532.88.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to CDW Government for computer software, in the amount of $80,764.20.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Northern Concrete Pipe, Inc. of Bay City, Michigan for furnishing catch basin castings and related materials, in an amount not to exceed $25,000.

 

Authorized increase to existing purchase order to Easton Sports, Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia for hockey shop inventory items, in an amount up to $60,000.

 

Authorized increase to existing purchase order to Graf Canada, Ltd. of Calgary, Alberta for hockey shop inventory items, in an amount up to $25,000.

 

Authorized execution of Michigan Department of Transportation Cost Agreement for Traffic Signal Control.

 

Authorized execution of Michigan Department of Transportation Contract No. 07-5286 US-10BR (Eastman Avenue) Street Lighting.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Pat’s Gradall Service, Inc. of Midland, Michigan for the “2007 Laughton & Welch Street Improvement; Contract No. 13”, in the amount of $210,931.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Spicer Group for Construction Inspection Services for various projects, in the amount of $40,000.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Etna Supply Company for Mechanical Joint Fittings, in an amount not to exceed $42,699.70.

 

Set public hearing on August 13, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 542 – rezoning property at 4389 S. Saginaw Road from Residential A-1 to Industrial B zoning.

 

Set public hearing on August 13, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 543 – rezoning property at 4249 S. Saginaw Road from Industrial A to Industrial B zoning.

 

Set public hearing on August 13, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Text Amendment No. 144A.

 

Set public hearing on August 13, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. on a Planned Unit Development Amendment – Harcrest Drive between Oakfield Drive and Thornberry Drive.

 

Set public hearing on August 13, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed 2007-08 General Fund budget amendment for the Midland Cogeneration Venture tax appeal refund.

 

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                                                             

City Clerk                                                                    

Midland, Michigan