A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, June 22, 2009, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.


Held public hearing and approved amendment to the 2009-10 Community Development Block Grant Budget to reflect additional funding from the “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009”.


Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending the City of Midland Water Ordinance.


Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending the City of Midland Sewer Ordinance.


Pledged support for a World Softball Tournament being sought by the Midland Explorers Booster Club.


Approved Final Project Plan for the Landfill Gas to Energy Project.


Approved Second Amendment to the Water District No. 1 of Midland County Water Service Agreement.


Made appointments to the Parks and Recreation Commission, Library Board and Planning Commission.


Reappointed Donna Swain to the Dial-A-Rida Commission.


Recognized The Thomas and Marabeth Hofelich Foundation as a non-profit organization for the purpose of registering with the Charitable Gaming Division of the Michigan Lottery.


Approved request to close a portion of Main Street on Monday evenings during July and August to hold a Farmers Market.


Approved request from MDA to allow the Midland City Fire Department to participate in the Fill the Boot Campaign on July 3, utilizing the public right-of-way.


Waived bid requirement and approved the purchase of 13,700 gallons of diesel fuel from Hirschman Oil for $26,098.50 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on June 4, 2009.


Waived bid requirement and authorized issuance of purchase order to Great Lakes Service Center, Inc. of Detroit, Michigan for the purchase of two residential refuse trucks, in the amount of $504,650.


Authorized increase of $9,750 to the existing purchase order to AIS Construction Equipment Corp. for preventative work, parts, and repair services on leased and purchased Landfill equipment.


Waived bid requirement and authorized execution of agreement with Geographic Technologies Group of Goldsboro, North Carolina for professional services related to the water utility infrastructure development project, in an amount not to exceed $68,850.


Authorized execution of “Grade Crossing Installation and Maintenance Agreement, South Saginaw Road – Midland Michigan” and authorized payment to Saginaw Bay Southern Railway Company in the actual amount of 70% of the project cost for the 2009 work.


Waived bid requirement and approved four year lease proposal submitted by E-Z-Go for new golf carts at Currie Municipal Golf Course.




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