OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

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

 

Held public hearing and approved an amendment to the 2009-10 Grace A. Dow Memorial Library fund budget to recognize a donation from the Friends of the Library.

 

Held public hearing and approved an amendment to the 2009-10 Dial-A-Ride fund for the purchase of three new buses.

 

Authorized purchase of three new buses through the State of Michigan’s Extended Purchasing Program.

 

Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending Civic Arena fees.

 

Accepted the Non-Motorized Transportation Advisory Committee’s Presentation and adopted the 2009 City of Midland Non-Motorized Transportation Improvement Plan.

 

Received and filed the Staff Report on the Curbside Recycling Contract Renegotiation.

 

Accepted Jim Schroeder’s resignation from the Board of Review.

 

Appointed Jackson Hallett and Ray Senesac to the Aviation Advisory Commission.

 

Appointed James Stewart to the Planning Commission.

 

Confirmed City Manager’s appointment of Daniel Cline to the Downtown Development Authority.

 

Recognized the Humane Society of Midland County as a non-profit organization for registering with the Charitable Gaming Division of the Michigan Lottery.

 

Made Traffic Control Order P-09-03 permanent – parking shall be permitted on E. St. Andrews Road between 250’ and 50’ from the intersection of Washington Street and that the related portion of TCO P-72-02 shall be rescinded.

 

Waived bid requirement and authorized purchase of automated services from the Valley Library Consortium for the 2009-10 fiscal year for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library, in an amount not to exceed $95,000.

 

Waived bid requirement and authorized purchase of electronic online services and staff training from the Michigan Library Consortium for the 2009-10 fiscal year for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library, in an amount not to exceed $50,000.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Graham Construction of Saginaw, Michigan for masonry repairs at the Wastewater Treatment Plant, in the amount of $372,704.88.

 

Authorized execution of service agreement with the Arnold Center of Midland, Michigan for janitorial services at the Water Treatment Plant, with a total annual amount not to exceed $27,699.24.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Pat’s Gradall Service, Inc. for the 2009 Cherry and Michigan Water Main Replacement; Contract No. 10, in the amount of $121,384.

 

Authorized execution of Michigan Department of Transportation Contract No. 2009-0585 Snow Removal Equipment (SRE) at Jack Barstow Municipal Airport.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, August 24, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 562 – The Dow Chemical Company – to rezone property at 1605 Austin Street from Regional Commercial to Industrial B zoning district.

 

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.

 

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Selina Tisdale                                                              John E. Duso

City Clerk                                                                    Assistant City Manager

Midland, Michigan