OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, May 19, 2008, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Recognized Midland High School varsity hockey team and their coaches for outstanding athletics and teamwork during the 2007-08 season and the MHSAA Division 2 State Finals.

 

Adopted the 2008-09 City of Midland Budget, authorized the City millage rate of 12.99, authorized the levy of an additional 2 mills for the Downtown Development District, authorized the imposition of a one percent (1%) tax administration fee on all taxes levied and authorized the imposition of an additional four percent (4%) fee for taxes paid after the tax payment due date.  (Yeas:  Adams, Donker, Johnson, McKeag   Nays:  Rokosz)

 

Approved issuance of limited tax general obligation judgment bonds for the purpose of paying the unfunded portion of the tax appeal refund to the Midland Cogeneration Venture for the years 2001-2007.

 

Approved Site Plan No. 278 – Wolgast Corporation on behalf of Central Property Development.

 

Accepted petition to close Goldenwood Drive and directed City Manager to prepare a report.

 

Accepted the resignation of Father Fleming from the Downtown Development Authority.

 

Approved request for fireworks display at the Midland County Fairgrounds on June 7, 2008.

 

Approved request to conduct the “ROCK the Tridge” event in the Farmers Market area on Thursday, August 21, 2008, from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. 

 

Authorized execution of contract with Central Asphalt, Inc. for the reconstruction and resurfacing of Eastlawn Drive from Jefferson Avenue to Washington Street.

 

Waived competitive bids and authorized issuance of purchase order not to exceed $29,700 to Synagro of Michigan, Inc. to remove and land apply stored biosolids from the Wastewater Treatment Plant. 

 

Waived competitive bids and approved purchase of 12,500 gallons of unleaded fuel from Hirschman Oil for $39,000 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on May 7, 2008.

 

Waived competitive bids and approved purchase of 12,500 gallons of diesel fuel from Hirschman Oil for $43,037.50 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on April 22, 2008.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, June 9, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. to consider Conditional Use Permit No. 29 – Renee Johnson for a group child day care in a Residential A-1 zoning district at 6112 Partridge Lane.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, June 9, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. to consider Zoning Petition No. 550 – Wolverine Bank – rezoning property at 1618 Dilloway Drive from Residential A-1 to Office Service zoning.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, June 9, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. to consider request from Alloy Construction Service, Inc. for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, June 9, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. to consider approval of a Brownfield Redevelopment Plan for Alloy Construction Service, Inc.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, June 9, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed 2007-08 Wastewater Fund budget amendment for the purchase of parts for the Trickling Filter.

 

Approved request from Wolverine Bank to place banners in front of their Eastman Avenue and S. Saginaw Road locations to advertise their 75th anniversary celebration.

 

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