OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, March 10, 2008, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Proclaimed March 16-22, 2008 as Sunshine Week in Midland.

 

Accepted City Attorney’s report regarding the Carolina Cove Condominium Project.

 

Canceled public hearing scheduled for March 10, 2008, and set public hearing on Monday, March 24, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed approval of a Brownfield Redevelopment Plan for Hotel Holdings Cinema, LLC.

 

Held second reading and approved an ordinance amending Sec. 21-70. Civic Arena fees.

 

Held second reading and approved and ordinance amending Sec. 21-71. Golf Course fees.

 

Approved Site Plan No. 273 – Rowe Incorporated on behalf of Greater Midland Community Center.

 

Accepted Easement Agreement from Midland Public Schools for property needed to construct a permanent turn-around at the west end of Grant Lane.

 

Directed the City Manager to prepare a report on the 2008 Sidewalk Improvement Program.

 

Approved request from The Dow Chemical Company to extend the completion date for the project identified by Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate No. 2005-002 to December 31, 2008 and revise the ending date of the certificate to December 30, 2020.

 

Approved annexation of city-owned property located from Jefferson Avenue one-half mile west to Commerce Drive and forwarded the matter to Larkin Township for like action. 

 

Received and filed the City Manager’s Report on the status of liquor licenses in the City of Midland. 

 

Received and filed the 2007 Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation Annual Report.

 

Confirmed the City Manager’s appointment of Marty McGuire to the Downtown Development Authority.

 

Accepted the resignation of Stu Bush from the Library Board.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Pat’s Gradall Service, Inc. of Midland, Michigan for the 2008 Lexington & Norwich Street Reconstruction; Contract No. 7, in the amount of $232,479.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Lois Kay Contracting of Carrollton, Michigan for the 2008 Curb Repair and Pavement Patching Program; Contract No. 14, in the amount of $140,000.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Saginaw Asphalt of Carrollton, Michigan for the annual purchase of bituminous material at the unit price of $39.40 per ton.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Bay Aggregate of Bay City, Michigan for the annual purchase of 22A Crushed Limestone at the unit price of $12.75 per ton.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Fisher Sand and Gravel, Inc. of Midland, Michigan for the annual purchase of concrete and related materials at the unit prices contained in their February 26, 2008 bid response.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 13,400 gallons of diesel fuel from Hirschman Oil for $43,040.80 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on February 29, 2008.

 

Authorized execution of agreement with ESRI in the amount of $105,000 for software maintenance to be paid in three annual installments of $35,000.

 

Authorized increase of $154,810 to the existing purchase order to CTI and Associates, Inc. of Brighton, Michigan for the Landfill – Type III Cell Hydrogeologic Study, bringing the total purchase order to $345,074.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Hamilton Anderson, Inc. for the Downtown Midland Riverfront Park Refined Design Proposal in the amount of $19,600.

 

Set public hearing for Monday, April 14, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 546 – rezoning property at 4228 Bay City Road from Regional Commercial to Community Commercial zoning.

 

Set public hearing for Monday, April 14, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 547 – rezoning property at 221 W. Wackerly Street from Office Service to Community Commercial zoning.

 

Set public hearing for Monday, April 14, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 548 – rezoning property at 102, 108, 110, and 114 W. Buttles Street from Office Service to Downtown zoning.

 

Set public hearing for Monday, April 14, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Text Amendment No. 146A – to increase the allowable building height from 28 feet to 76 feet in height in the Downtown Zoning District.

 

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