A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, October 22, 2007, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided.


Councilmen present:

Thomas Adams, Bruce Johnson, Hollis McKeag, Joseph Rokosz

Councilmen absent:

James Myers


Recognized Midland’s receipt of a Silver Award from the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness.


Proclaimed November 11-17, 2007, as Homeless Awareness Week in Midland.


Held public hearing and established the Mid-Michigan Energy Industrial Development District No. 1.


Held public hearing and approved vacation of George Street between State Street and Jefferson Avenue.


Approved Site Plan No. 271 – Greater Midland Community Center.


Held public hearing and approved the City of Midland Master Plan and Future Land Use Map.


Approved Site Plan No. 264 – MidMichigan Medical Center.


Approved Site Plan No. 267 – Midland Investments.


Approved purchase agreement for sale of a house at 113 W. St. Andrews Road.


Accepted the Cable Access Advisory Commission Annual Report, 2006/2007.


Accepted grant in the amount of up to $4,000 from the Midland Area Community Foundation for the lighting of the pedestrian sidewalk, roadway and mural located under the Mark Putnam Bridge on East Main Street.


Recommended approval of request from Midland Stadium Concessions, LLC to transfer interest in a 2007 Resort Class C Licensed Business located at 825 E. Main Street.


Recommended approval of request from Parth Corp. to transfer ownership of a 2005 Class C Licensed Business with Dance- Entertainment Permit, located at 1815 S. Saginaw Road, from McNamara’s Midland Pub, Inc.


Made the following Traffic Control Order permanent:

         P-07-23       Parking shall be prohibited on Wheeler Street from 175 feet west of Plymouth Park Drive to 250 feet east of Swede Avenue and Traffic Control Order P-06-23 be rescinded.


Extended “Three Free” fee waiver for yard waste through the leaf collection program.


Authorized increase to purchase order with Bay Aggregates, Inc. of Bay City, Michigan for the purchase and delivery of road gravel in the amount of $59,320 to a total amount of $79,320.


Authorized issuance of purchase order to Saginaw Asphalt Paving Company of Saginaw, Michigan for Asphalt Paving, Bid No. 3062, in the amount of $110,600.40.


Authorized issuance of purchase order to Ace Golf Netting of Austin, Texas for Fencing Installation, Bid No. 3060, in the amount of $68,975.


Authorized issuance of purchase order to Bader and Sons of St. Louis, Michigan for the purchase of two 72” John Deere Mowers and one 60” rotary broom attachment, in the amount of $33,058.48.


Authorized issuance of purchase order to Spartan Distributors, Inc. of Sparta, Michigan for the purchase of a Toro Reelmaster 6700-D fairway mower, in the amount of $49,926.72.


Set public hearing on Monday, November 12, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. on a proposed 2007-08 Golf Course and Equipment Revolving Fund budget amendment for the purchase of a second fairway mower.




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