OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, February 11, 2008, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Approved amended minutes of the April 9, 2007 City Council meeting.

 

Proclaimed February 23, 2008 as Walk for Warmth Day in Midland.

 

Proclaimed April 25, 2008 as Arbor Day in the City of Midland.

 

Issued Proclamation of Recognition to the local organizations that collaborated on efforts to secure national recognition for the Greater Midland community as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People in America.

 

Held public hearing and approved second amendment to The Dow Chemical Company Brownfield Redevelopment Plan No. 1.

 

Held public hearing and approved Conditional Use Permit No. 27 – Bartow & King Engineers, Inc.

 

Held public hearing and first reading of an ordinance to create a Corridor Improvement Authority in the City of Midland.  (Yeas:  Adams, Donker, Johnson, Rokosz   Nays:  McKeag)

 

Approved Site Plan No. 272 – Salon Magnifique.

 

Received and filed the 2008-09 Construction Project Priorities List.

 

Authorized a Grant of License to Midland King’s Daughters Home for joint use of a parking lot on City property.

 

Accepted Warranty Deed for the extension of Commerce Drive from the Midland County Road Commission.

 

Accepted Easement Agreement from The Dow Chemical Company for access to water mains at the Dow Diamond Stadium Site.

 

Received and filed the 2008 City Council Goals report.

 

Made the following Traffic Control Order permanent:

        P-07-31     Parking shall be prohibited on Jefferson Avenue between Saginaw Road and Vail Street with the exception of the west side of Jefferson Avenue from 130’ to 230’ north of the Circle.

 

Reappointed Jack Duso to the Midland County Central Dispatch Authority Administrative Policy Board.

 

Authorized the sale at public auction of surplus computer equipment and other departmental surplus items.

 

Approved request from the Mackinac Center to hang commemorative flags on the City light post during 2008 to celebrate their 20th anniversary.

 

Approved request from the National Diabetic Association to conduct a Family Fun Ride on Saturday, May 17th from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

 

Waived requirement for sealed bids and approved purchase of 13,398 gallons of diesel fuel from Karbowski Oil of Bay City, Michigan for $35,101.42 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on January 15, 2008.

 

Waived requirement for sealed bids and approved purchase of 13,400 gallons of diesel fuel from Karbowski Oil of Bay City, Michigan for $35,575.66 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on January 30, 2008.

 

Waived requirement for sealed bids and authorized execution of agreement with Pictometry International Corporation of Rochester, New York for aerial photography, in the amount of $35,953.

 

Accepted a Cost Agreement with Michigan Department of Transportation for maintenance of State trunk line beacons east of Saginaw Road in the City of Midland.

 

Authorized execution of Michigan Department of Transportation Contract No. 07-5688 for US-10 resurfacing.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase orders to The Tancor Corporation of Midland, Michigan for the restroom remodel at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library, in the amount of $52,125.

 

Authorized execution of HVAC maintenance agreements for Washington Woods and Riverside Place with J.E. Johnson of Midland Michigan in the amount of $52,850 for a full service agreement and for the Library and City Hall with Nelson Trane of Flint, Michigan in the amount of $23,000 for a basic service agreement.

 

Set public hearing for February 25, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. on a proposed 2007-08 Equipment Revolving Fund Budget amendment to recognize an unanticipated expenditure for replacement of a salt/plow truck totaled in a recent accident.

 

Set public hearing for February 25, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. on a proposed 2007-08 Municipal Service Center Rental Fund budget amendment to recognize an unanticipated expense to replace the generator at the Municipal Service Center.

 

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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John E. Duso                                                              Jon Lynch

Deputy City Clerk                                                       City Manager

Midland, Michigan