OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, April 27, 2009, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Held public hearing and determined the necessity of the 2009 Downtown Economic Revitalization Public Improvement Special Assessment District. 

 

Accepted the Special Assessment Roll for the 2009 Downtown Economic Revitalization Public Improvement Special Assessment District and set a public hearing on said roll for Monday, May 11, 2009, at 7:00 p.m.

 

Held public hearing on the City Manager’s Proposed 2009-10 Budget.

 

Held public hearing and amended the 2008-09 City budgets and financial working plans.

 

Held first reading of an ordinance amending Section 21-130 – Parking Violations and penalty schedule.

 

Approved Site Plan No. 288 – a 14,152 square foot addition to Arnold Center located at 400 Wexford Avenue.

 

Authorized and directed staff to initiate the application process for State Revolving Fund (SRF) financing of up to $10,000,000 related to the development and construction of the Landfill Gas to Energy Project.

 

Authorized and directed the City Clerk to publish a notice of intent to issue the Bonds related to the financing of the Landfill Gas to Energy Project.

 

Set public hearing for Monday, June 8, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed Landfill Gas to Energy project.

 

Authorized increase of $25,000 to existing purchase order to CTI & Associates for engineering assistance and an increase of $25,000 to the existing purchase order to Miller Canfield for legal assistance related to the Landfill Gas to Energy project.

 

Approved Fourth Amendment to the Homer Township Water Service Agreement.

 

Accepted Easement Agreements for public water mains and sewers on private property at the Midland Community Center site on Jefferson Avenue.

 

Received and filed the 2008 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report.

 

Authorized sale at public auction of unclaimed personal property being held by the Police Department and other departmental surplus items on May 2, 2009.

 

Authorized City Treasurer to open a new checking account for the Currie Municipal Golf Course.

 

Approved request to conduct a “walk for the Animals” event on Saturday, October 3, 2009.

Authorized execution of contract with P.K. Contracting, Inc. of Lake City, Michigan for the “2009 Pavement Marking Program; Contract No. 16”, in the amount of $41,786.

 

Authorized execution of contract with 3-S Construction, Inc. of Midland, Michigan for the “2009 Sandow Area Sanitary Sewers and Street Reconstruction; Contract No. 1”, in the amount of $1,361,305.90.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Highway Maintenance & Construction Company, Inc. of Romulus, Michigan for the “2009 Surface Treatment & Crack Sealing Program; Contract No. 4”, in the amount of $430,000.

 

Authorized execution of Enhanced Access Agreement with Midland Public School District for enhanced access to the City’s GIS data.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 13,403 gallons of diesel fuel from C.F. Fick & Sons for $20,178.22 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on April 14, 2009.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Bunting Sand & Gravel of West Branch, Michigan for the delivery of 22A Crushed Limestone at a cost of $12.95 per ton.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Fisher Sand and Gravel, Inc. of Midland, Michigan for a twelve month supply of concrete and related materials at the unit prices contained in their April 14, 2009 response to Bid No. 3178.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Saginaw Asphalt of Saginaw, Michigan for furnishing and loading approximately 1,500 tons of Bituminous Mixture #2 at a cost of $47.40 per ton.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, May 18, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. on Conditional Use Permit No. 34 – for a two-unit residential dwelling in an Office Service zoning district at 1804 Harcrest Drive.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, May 11, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed 2009-10 Community Development Block Grant budget.

 

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