OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, August 11, 2008, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Pro Tem Adams presided.

 

Councilmen present:

Thomas Adams, Maureen Donker, Hollis McKeag, Joseph Rokosz

Councilmen absent:

Bruce Johnson

 

Held public hearing and determined the necessity for the 2008 Goldenwood Drive Street Closure and directed the City Assessor to prepare the special assessment roll.

 

Accepted the Special Assessment Roll for the 2008 Goldenwood Drive Street Improvement Special Assessment District and set public hearing on said roll for August 25, 2008.

 

Held public hearing and approved Conditional Use Permit No. 30 - a group child day care in a Residential A-1 zoning district at 809 E. Sugnet Road.

 

Held public hearing and approved Conditional Use Permit No. 31 – Midland Country Club for a new clubhouse, pool and cabana building in a Residential A-1 zoning district at 1120 West St. Andrews Road.

 

Held public hearing and approved the 2008-09 Landfill Budget amendment to increase appropriations by $50,000 for the purchase of real property at 4594 E. Wheeler Road.

 

Authorized execution of purchase agreement for the purchase of real property at 4594 E. Wheeler Road for the purchase price of $150,000.

 

Held public hearing and approved the 2008-09 Landfill Budget amendment to increase appropriations by $84,553 to expand the scope of the Type III Landfill Cell Hydrogeological Study.

 

Authorized increase of $84,553 to the existing purchase order of $345,074 to CTI and Associates, Inc. of Brighton to expand the scope of the Type III Landfill Cell Hydrogeological Study.

 

Held second reading and approved amendment to the City of Midland Sewers and Sewage Disposal Ordinance Section 28-102 and 28-129 of Division 1 of Article III of Chapter 28.

 

Authorized execution of Community Development Block Grant Sub recipient Agreements.

 

Confirmed the City Manager’s appointment of members to the newly-created Corridor Improvement Authority.

 

Appointed Sandra Jones to the West Main Street Historic District Commission for a term to expire June 30, 2011.

 

Recommended approval of request from Artful Dodger Brewing Company, 114 E. Main Street, for a Dance-Entertainment permit in conjunction with their new Class C liquor license.

 

Approved request from Midland High School Athletic Booster Club to use lawn area outside the Farmers Market on Saturdays from August 30 through October 11, 2008 for the purpose of selling tickets to their 19th Annual Fall Harvest Dinner.

 

Approved request from the SOS Animal Rescue Group to charge an admission fee to entrants participating in their Dirty Dog 5K Trail Run in City Forest.

 

Authorized execution of Grant of License Agreement with LaLonde’s for the use of the city parking lot at 4007 Jefferson Avenue.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Brandle Roofing and Sheetmetal Company in the amount of $76,583 for the Washington Woods East Roof Replacement.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 12,428 gallons of diesel fuel from Hirschman Oil for $46,381.30 that was executed on July 22, 2008.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 13,153 gallons of unleaded fuel from Karbowski Oil for $42,602.57 that was executed on July 17, 2008.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase orders based on the pricing from the State of Michigan Extended Purchase Program for the purchase of light duty vehicles and police patrol cars.

 

Waived bid requirement and authorized purchase of electronic online services and materials for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library from Gale of Farmington Hills, Michigan for the 2008-09 fiscal year in an amount not to exceed $50,000.

 

Waived bid requirement and authorized purchase of electronic online services and staff training for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library from the Michigan Library Consortium for the 2008-09 fiscal year in an amount not to exceed $50,000.

 

Waived bid requirement and authorized purchase of services from the Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library for the 2008-09 fiscal year in an amount not to exceed $35,000.

 

Approved amendment to the audit engagement letter with Plante and Moran for the year ended June 30, 2008, to authorize payment in the amount of $11,500 for additional required auditing procedures.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Pyramid Paving Company, Inc. of Essexville, Michigan, for the “2008 Sugnet Road Reconstruction; Contract No. 5”, in the amount of $265,774.

 

Authorized execution of contract with McGuirk Sand & Gravel, Inc. of Mt. Pleasant Michigan for the “2008 Rockwell Drive Reconstruction; Contract No. 9”, in the amount of $111,532.

 

Authorized execution of MDOT Contract No. 2008-0421 Barstow Airport AWOS System Data Dissemination.

 

Authorized execution of MDOT Contract No. 2008-0419 Barstow Airport AWOS System Maintenance.

 

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