A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, March 23, 2009, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.


Held public hearing and approved the amended 2009 Sandow Area Sanitary Sewer Improvement Special Assessment District Special Assessment Roll. (Yeas:  Donker, Johnson, McKeag, Rokosz   Nays:  Adams)


Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending Section 21-70 – Civic Arena fees.


Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending Section 21-71 – Golf Course fees.


Held first reading of an ordinance amendment that will adopt the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Flood Insurance Rate Maps and Enforcement Process for the City of Midland.


Set public hearing for Monday, April 13, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. to receive public input on the recommendation to suspend curbside recycling until the recycling commodities market rebounds.


Reappointed incumbents to various boards and commissions and established a timeline for filling remaining vacancies.


Extended the “Three Free” fee waiver for yard waste through April 24, 2009.


Made the following traffic control orders permanent:

         R-09-01     The speed limit on Rockwell Drive from Bay City Road to Fisher Road shall be 40 mph.

         S-09-01     Hanover Street shall yield to Mt. Vernon Street.


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


Authorized execution of contract with Lois Kay Contracting Company of Saginaw, Michigan for the “2009 Cleveland and Collins Street Reconstruction; Contract No. 3”, in the amount of $97,301.


Authorized execution of contract with Pyramid Paving Company, Inc. of Essexville, Michigan for the “2009 Brown Court and Suncrist Street Curb and Pavement Replacement; Contract No. 14”, in the amount of $109,315.25.


Authorized issuance of purchase order to Apollo Fire Equipment Company for the purchase of hydraulic extrication equipment, in the amount of $24,502.


Received and filed the Special Assessment District for the Shopping Area Redevelopment District Report and set public hearing of necessity for Monday, April 27, 2009, at 7:00 p.m.




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