A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, January 7, 2008, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided.


Councilmen present:

Maureen Donker, Bruce Johnson, Hollis McKeag, Joseph Rokosz

Councilmen absent:

Thomas Adams


Recognized Midland High School Football Team and Coaches for an outstanding 2007 season.


Received and filed Staff Report on Parks and Recreation Master Plan goal attainment.


Adopted a resolution of intent to create a Corridor Improvement Authority and set a public hearing on Monday, February 11, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. for the purposed of creating the Authority and designating boundaries of the development area.


Held second reading and approved Zoning Petition No. 545 – MidMichigan Medical Center – to rezone property at 3200 W. Sugnet Road from Residential A-1 to Community zoning. 


Held public hearing and approved budget amendments for the acquisition and renovation of the 4-D building and property.


Held public hearing and approved the 2007-08 Landfill Budget amendment for the buy out of a leased Komatsu WA380-5 wheel loader.


Made the following Traffic Control Orders permanent:

         P-07-27     Parking shall be prohibited on the northwest side of Erie Court.

         P-07-30     Parking shall be prohibited on Elisenal Drive between Joe Mann Boulevard and Commerce Drive.

         S-07-09     Commerce Drive shall stop for Jefferson Avenue.


Approved request from Molly’s Bistro for a new Class C licensed with dance-entertainment permit and two outdoor service areas on City property.


Approved request from Let Us Feed You – Midland, Inc. to transfer ownership of a Class C licensed business, with Dance permit, from Los Cuatro Amigos.


Approved request to conduct the Highland Festival on June 14, 2008.


Approved fuel purchase from December 20, 2007, from Hirschman Oil in the amount of $31,824.


Authorized issuance of purchase order to Vermeer of Michigan of Jackson, Michigan for a Vac-Tron Model PMD 550 Vacuum Excavator, in the amount of $40,800.


Set public hearing on Monday, February 11, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. on a proposed Second Amendment to The Dow Chemical Company Brownfield Redevelopment Plan No. 1.




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.






Selina Tisdale                                                              

City Clerk                                                                    

Midland, Michigan