OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, April 14, 2008, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Recognized Chief of Police James Q. St. Louis upon his retirement from Midland’s police force.

 

Held public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 546 – rezoning property at 4228 Bay City Road from Regional Commercial to Community Commercial zoning.

 

Held public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 547 – rezoning property at 221 W. Wackerly Street from Office Service to Community Commercial zoning.

 

Held public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 548 – rezoning property at 102, 108, 110 and 114 W. Buttles Street from Office Service to Downtown Zoning.  

 

Held public hearing and approved Zoning Text Amendment No. 146A to increase the allowable building height from 28 feet to 76 feet in height for structures located in the “D” Downtown Zoning District.  (Yeas:  Adams, McKeag, Rokosz   Nays:   Johnson, Donker)

 

Approved Site Plan No. 274 – Wilcox Professional Services, LLC on behalf of Mid-Michigan Energy, LLC.

 

Received and ordered filed the City Manager’s 2008-09 Proposed Budget and set two public hearings on the budget, April 28, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. and May 12, 2008, at 7:00 p.m.

 

Received and filed a Freedom of Information Act denial appeal.

 

Reappointed two members to the Sewer District Board of Appeals.

 

Made the following traffic control orders permanent:

         P-08-02    Established that parking shall be prohibited on both sides of Jefferson Avenue from Eastlawn Drive to 180 feet north.

         S-08-02    Established that Sterling Court shall stop for Siebert Street.

         S-08-03    Established that Sterling Drive shall stop for Siebert Street and TCO S-82-08 shall be rescinded.

 

Approved request to conduct 2nd annual Michigan Airborne Day Event at Jack Barstow Municipal Airport on July 19th and 20th, 2008.

 

Accepted an addendum to an existing Barstow Airport Services Contract with Quality Aviation Services.

 

Approved payment for the purchase of property for future Eastman Avenue Improvements.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 13,400 gallons of diesel fuel from Karbowski Oil for $43,454.86 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on March 26, 2008.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 12,502 gallons of unleaded fuel from Hirschman Oil for $33,480.36 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on March 26, 2008.

 

Waived bid requirement and authorized execution of agreement with Catering by Rachel, LLC to operate a food concession at Currie Clubhouse.

 

Received and filed report on the “2008 Sidewalk Improvement Special Assessment District” and set a public hearing of necessity on said district for Monday, May 12, 2008, at 7:00 p.m.   (DENIED.  Yeas:  McKeag    Nays:  Adams, Donker, Johnson, Rokosz)

 

Set public hearing on Monday, May 12, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 549 – to rezone property at 215 Fast Ice Drive from Agricultural to Limited Commercial Manufacturing and Research (LCMR).

 

Set public hearing on Monday, May 12, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed 2008-09 Community Development Block Grant Budget.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, April 28, 2008, at 7:00 p.m.  on the proposed amendment to the 2007-08 budgets and financial working plans.

 

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