OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, October 5, 2009, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Proclaimed October 2009 as Invest in Abilities Month in Midland.

 

Held public hearing and approved the 2009-10 Downtown Development Authority budget amendment to appropriate $50,000 for the initiation and expense of a newly-created “retail incubator program”. 

 

Held public hearing and approved the 2009-10 City budgets and financial working plans amendment to increase appropriations and funding for June 30, 2009 encumbrances.

 

Held first reading of an ordinance to provide payment in lieu of taxes (PILOTs) for the Affordable Housing Alliance (AHA).  (Yeas:  Adams, Donker, Johnson, McKeag  Nays:  Rokosz)

 

Approved one-year time extension for Site Plan No. 267 to construct a 10,000 sq. ft. addition at 3600 Centennial Drive.

 

Authorized execution of Fifth Amendment to the Homer Township Water Service Agreement.

 

Received the 2008-09 Library Board Annual Report.

 

Made Traffic Control Order S-09-07 permanent – Whiffletree Lane shall stop for Wackerly Street.

 

Approved request from H.H. Dow High School to conduct Homecoming Parade on October 16, 2009, utilizing the public right-of-way.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 13,400 gallons of diesel fuel from Karbowski Oil for $25,171.90 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on September 15, 2009.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to AIS Construction of Bridgeport, Michigan for the purchase of carbide cutting blades for snow plowing operations, in the amount of $27,396.06.

 

Approved purchase of duplex at 406-408 Eastlawn Drive.

 

Authorized execution of Michigan Department of Transportation Construction Contract No. FM 56-1-C39 with United Petroleum Equipment Inc. of Battle Creek, Michigan for Fuel Tank Installation at Jack Barstow Municipal Airport.

 

Authorized execution of Design Services Contract Amendment with Mead & Hunt, Inc. for the Fuel Tank Installation Project at Jack Barstow Municipal Airport.

 

Authorized increase to existing purchase order to Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber of Grand Rapids, Michigan for redesign and bid phase services for Chemical Feed Systems Improvements at the Water Plant, bringing the total final amount of the purchase order to $126,900. 

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber of Grand Rapids, Michigan for professional services related to the construction segment of the Chemical Feed Systems Improvements at the Water Plant, in the amount of $178,000.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Gerace Construction of Midland, Michigan for the supply and installation of aluminum handrails at the Wastewater Treatment Plant, in the amount of $14,200.

 

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