A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, March 24, 2008, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.


Held public hearing and approved The Hotel Holdings Cinema, L.L.C. Brownfield Redevelopment Plan and Reimbursement Agreement.  (Yeas:  Adams, Donker, Johnson, Rokosz    Nays:  McKeag)


Acknowledged grant of $4,300 to MCTV from the Michigan Baseball Foundation.


Reappointed incumbents to various boards and commissions. 


Accepted Firehouse Car Wash easements for water mains and storm water facilities. 


Accepted five new streets into the City of Midland Local Street System as required by the Michigan Department of Transportation for Act 51 funding.


Approved the placement of MDOT contracted trailblazer signage on Patrick Road between Saginaw Road and Swede Avenue and Eastman Avenue between US-10 and Joe Mann Boulevard.


Made the following Traffic Control Order permanent:

         S-08-01     Allen Street shall stop for Reardon Street.


Approved request from the Midland County Democrats to utilize the lawn area outside of the Farmers Market entryway from May – October 2008.


Approved request to hold the Chad Schieber Memorial Run on October 18, 2008.


Approved request from the Great Lakes Loons to hang banners on the light poles in the downtown area.


Approved request from the Creative Spirit Center to hold “The Trapeze Experience” on September 5 – 7, 2008.


Authorized execution of contract with P.K. Contracting, Inc. of Lake City, Michigan for the “2008 Pavement Marking Program; Contract No. 16”, in the amount of $38,759.50.


Authorized execution of contract with Rohde Brothers Excavating, Inc. of Saginaw, Michigan for the “2008 Sugnet Road Reconstruction and Water Main; Contract No. 2”, in the amount of $436,339.


Authorized execution of contract with Highway Maintenance & Construction Company, Inc. of Romulus, Michigan for the “2008 Surface Treatment & Crack Sealing Program; Contract No. 4”, in the amount of $346,355.65.


Authorized issuance of purchase order to Spartan Distributors of Sparta, Michigan for the purchase of two Toro Greenmaster 3150 mowers, in the amount of $44,856.


Set public hearing on April 28, 2008, at 7:00 p.m., on the establishment of an Industrial Development District for The Dow Chemical Company. 




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