OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, June 9, 2008, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Proclaimed June 21 – 28, 2008, as Amateur Radio Week and June 28, 2008, as Amateur Radio Day in Midland.

 

Held public hearing and approved Conditional Use Permit No. 29 – a group child day care in a Residential A-1 zoning district at 6112 Partridge Lane on 0.3 acres.

 

Held public hearing and approved an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate application for Alloy Construction Service, Inc.

 

Held public hearing and approved a Brownfield Redevelopment Plan for Alloy Construction Service, Inc.

 

Held public hearing and approved amendment to the 2007/2008 Wastewater Fund budget for the Wastewater Treatment Plant – Trickling Filter.

 

Held public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 550 – rezoning property located at 1618 Dilloway Drive from Residential A-1 to Office Service Zoning.

 

Introduction and first reading of an ordinance to amend the City of Midland Water Ordinance.

 

Introduction and first reading of an ordinance to amend the City of Midland Sewer Ordinance – Section 28-163 of Division 3 of Article III.

 

Introduction and first reading of an ordinance to amend the City of Midland Sewer Ordinance – Section 28-124 of Division 1 of Article III.

 

Introduction and first reading of an ordinance to amend the City of Midland Sewer Disposal Ordinance.

 

Approved Site Plan No. 279 – Wilcox Professional Services on behalf of Bennett Construction, Inc.

 

Accepted easement for Overhead Electric Lines from the City of Midland to Consumers Energy for the new Currie Golf Cart Storage at 1116 Currie Parkway.

 

Authorized the withdrawal of the City of Midland Downtown Development Authority from the Michigan Main Street Program.

 

Approved levy and collection of taxes for the July 2008 tax roll for Midland Public Schools, Midland County Educational Service Agency, Bay City Public Schools, Bay-Arenac Intermediate Schools and Delta College.

 

Approved levy of taxes for the July 2008 tax roll for special assessments and accounts receivable.

 

Received and filed quarterly financial statements of the City of Midland for the quarter ending March 31, 2008.

 

Made the following Traffic Control Order permanent:

     P-08-05     Parking shall be prohibited at the first parking stall located on the west side of Fitzhugh Street immediately south of an existing mid-block handicap ramp to accommodate a loading zone.

 

Accepted donation from the Midland Redcoats and the Midland Softball Association for the paving, tiling, dugout fencing, landscaping and a memorial pavilion at the Redcoats Complex as well as a PA system for Emerson Park.

 

Accepted donation from the Midland Girls Softball League for batting cages to be constructed at Optimist Park.

 

Approved request from the Friends of the Pere Marquette Rail Trail to conduct a Bike and Skate event on Saturday, August 9, 2008.

 

Approved request for Temporary Outdoor Service Liquor Licenses to Main Street Sports Pub and Oscar’s Restaurant on June 21, 2008.

 

Approved construction bid from Tancor Corporation of Midland, Michigan for the Municipal Services Annex Building structural repair, in the amount of $58,500.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 12,500 gallons of diesel fuel from Hirschman Oil for $47,250 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on May 12, 2008.

 

Extended Contract with Brodart Company for the same discounts, terms and conditions of the present contract in an amount not to exceed $300,000 for Book Ordering and Book Processing Services for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library for fiscal year 2008/2009.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Tancor Corporation of Midland, Michigan for the Wastewater Treatment Plant – Lintel Masonry Repairs, Bid No. 3109, in the amount of $38,175.

 

Authorized increase to existing purchase order to Fisher Contracting Company of Midland, Michigan for the delivery of sand to the Landfill, in the amount of $20,000.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, July 14, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. to consider Zoning Petition No. 552 – rezoning property at 4916, 4920 and 5000 N. Saginaw Road from Regional Commercial to Office Service zoning.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, July 14, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. to consider Zoning Text Amendment No. 147A – increase allowable wall signage in the “C” Circle zoning district from 40 square feet to 100 square feet.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, June 23, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. to consider request from Evergreen Solar, Inc. for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, June 23, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. on a proposed 2007-08 MCTV Fund budget amendment.

 

Approved request from the American Red Cross to use the lawn area near the Farmers Market on Saturday, June 21, 2008.

 

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