OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, August 13, 2007, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Held public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 542 – rezoning property at 4389 S. Saginaw Road from residential A-1 to Industrial B zoning.

 

Held public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 543 – rezoning property at 4249 S. Saginaw Road from Industrial A to Industrial B zoning.

 

Held public hearing and approved Zoning Text Amendment No. 144A to add electrical generating stations as a principal permitted use in Industrial B District.

 

Held public hearing and approved Planned Unit Development Amendment – Harcrest Drive between Oakfield Drive and Thornberry Drive.

 

Held public hearing and approved Conditional Use Permit No. 23 – 14 Stall Parking Lot.  (Yeas:  Adams, Johnson, Rokosz   Nays:  McKeag, Myers)

 

Held public hearing and approved amendment to the 2007-08 General Fund budget for the Midland Cogeneration Venture Tax Appeal Refund.

 

Referred request to vacate George Street from State Street to Jefferson Avenue to the Planning Commission, City Engineer, and other departments for their review and recommendation.

 

Accepted easement agreement for sanitary sewer on the north side of Isabella Road east of Sandow Road.

 

Accepted easement agreement for sanitary sewer on private property from Pine Street to Union Street lying west from State Street.

 

Approved a two-year extension of time for completion of sidewalk in Foster Woods Subdivision No. 3.

 

Approved two-year time extension for the Final Approval of the Preliminary Plat of Winding Creek Estates.

 

Authorized execution of Housing Construction Agreement with Midland Public Schools and the Reece Community Living Endeavor for a joint residential house project.

 

Made the following Traffic Control Orders permanent:

         D-07-04   Traffic signal control shall be eliminated at the intersection of Washington Street and Dow 1776 Gate and that Traffic Control Order D-85-05 shall be rescinded.

         S-07-06    Establishes that Shepherd Drive shall stop for Eastman Avenue.

 

Recommended approval of the request from Lodgco Management for a new Resort Economic Development B-Hotel Liquor License to be located at 520 Joe Mann Boulevard.

 

Approved request from Trinity Lutheran Church to place directional signs in the right-of-way on August 25, 2007.

 

Approved request from Northwood University to host an event on September 4th in downtown Midland.

 

Waived sealed bid requirement and authorized the purchase of electronic online services and training for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library from the Michigan Library Consortium for the 2007/2008 fiscal year in an amount not to exceed $35,000.

 

Waived sealed bid requirement and authorized purchase of electronic online services and materials for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library from Recorded Books for the 2007/2008 fiscal year in an amount not to exceed $50,000.

 

Approved purchase of software maintenance from Sungard HTE in the amount of $107,879.53.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Advanced Underground Inspections, LLC of Detroit for Manhole Rehabilitation, in the amount of $75,000.

 

Waived sealed bids and authorized issuance of purchase order to Siemens Water Technologies Corporation of Ames, Iowa, for Wastewater – Primary Trickling Filter Mechanisms, in an amount not to exceed $115,441.

 

Waived sealed bids and authorized issuance of purchase order to LMK Enterprises, Inc. of New Smyrna Beach, Florida for Wastewater – Spot Lining Trailer and Equipment, in an amount not to exceed $32,822.70.

 

Set public hearing on September 10, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Text Amendment No. 145A to add child care centers as a principal permitted use and structure in the Office Service District.

 

Set public hearing on September 10, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. on Conditional Use Permit No. 24 – Child Care Center.

 

Set public hearing on August 27, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. on a proposed amendment to the budgets of the Major Street Maintenance Fund, Water Fund, and Wastewater Fund.

 

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