OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, October 1, 2007, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Pro Tem Myers presided.

 

Councilmen present:

Thomas Adams, James Myers, Joseph Rokosz

Councilmen absent:

Bruce Johnson, Hollis McKeag

 

Proclaimed October 7 – 13, 2007 as Fire Prevention Week in Midland.

 

Held public hearing and approved The Dow Chemical Company Brownfield Redevelopment Plan #4.

 

Held public hearing and approved five Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificates for The Dow Chemical Company.

 

Held public hearing and approved an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate for Dow AgroSciences, LLC. 

 

Approved Site Plan No. 262 – Golf Cart Storage and Maintenance Building located at 1116 Currie Parkway.

 

Approved Site Plan No. 266 – 103 stall asphalt parking lot at 901 Waldo Avenue.

 

Authorized execution of Water Service Agreement between the City of Midland and Water District No. 1 of Midland County.

 

Certified that the Downtown Development Authority is a redevelopment project area and that Molly’s Bistro of Midland, LLC is located within the Downtown Development Authority and redevelopment project area.

 

Accepted $2,582 from the Midland Area Community Foundation City of Midland Senior Housing Improvement Fund for the purchase and installation of a public address system for the Gerstacker Community Room at Washington Woods.

 

Approved Purchase Agreement for the house at 3308 Aaron Court.

 

Made the following Traffic Control Orders permanent:

         R-07-09     The speed limit of Fast Ice Drive between Bay City Road and Rockwell Drive shall be 30 mph.

         R-07-10     The speed limit of Letts Road between Sturgeon Avenue and Perrine Road shall be 35 mph.

         S-07-07     Fast Ice Drive shall stop for Rockwell Drive.

 

Received and filed the 2006-07 Library Board Annual Report.

 

Rejected all responses to Bid No. 3047 “Para Transit Buses”.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to the State of Michigan’s selected vendor, Hoekstra Transportation, Inc. of Grand Rapids, Michigan in the amount of $417,606 for the purchase of seven buses.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Red Holman GMC of Westland, Michigan for the purchase of two tilt-cab dump trucks, in the net amount of $71,560.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to NBC Truck Equipment of Roseville, Michigan for the purchase of two replacement dump bodies for equipment #3-42 and 3-43, in the amount of $44,060.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Payette & Associates of Grosse Ile, Michigan for the purchase of a Fire Pumper Unit, in the net amount of $365,449.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Wolverine Power of Wixom for the purchase of Landfill - Standby Generators, Bid No. 3054, in the aggregate amount of $47,185.50.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Wolverine Power of Wixom for the purchase of a Back-up Generator for the Landfill Pump Station, Bid No. 3054, in the amount of $23,753.50.

 

Authorized issuance of Change Order No. 1 to the 2007 Rodd Street Reconstruction; Contract No. 1 in the amount of $25,688.04.

 

Set public hearing for October 22, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. on the request from Mid-Michigan Energy, LLC to establish an Industrial Development District.

 

Set public hearing for October 22, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. to consider the final draft of the City of Midland Master Plan and Future Land Use Map.

 

Authorized execution of Change Order No. 1 to the 2007 Main Street Water Main; Contact No. 8 in the amount of $124,920.

 

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