OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, October 19, 2009, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Johnson presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Recognized Councilman Hollis McKeag for his outstanding contributions to the Midland community as a City Councilman.  (Yeas:  Adams, Donker, Johnson, Rokosz   Nays:  None  Abstained:  McKeag.)

 

Recognized Councilman Joe Rokosz for his outstanding contributions to the Midland community as a City Councilman.  (Yeas:  Adams, Donker, Johnson, McKeag   Nays:  None   Abstained:  Rokosz)

 

Recognized MCTV’s contributions to the Midland community on its 25th anniversary.

 

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

 

Received and filed summary report on the energy-related activities currently undertaken by the City.

 

Approved amended Final Plat of Scenic Estates No. 7.

 

Approved the annexation of property located at 2035 N. Jefferson Road from Larkin Township through the joint resolution process.

 

Authorized execution of Labor Contract with the Midland Municipal Employees Association, for a two-year period expiring June 30, 2011.

 

Approved request to place directional signs in the public right-of-way on November 7, 2009, for the Gem Show.

 

Approved request to hold a Half Marathon event on November 7, 2009, utilizing the Rail Trail and charging an entry fee.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 13,401 gallons of diesel fuel from Hirschman Oil of Reese, Michigan, in the amount of $25,354.69 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on October 7, 2009.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to R. F. Koester, Inc. of Hemlock, Michigan, to re-roof the City Forest Chalet, in the amount of $21,298.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Midstate Security of Grandville, Michigan, for the Municipal Service Center Access Control System, in the amount of $50,537.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to NBC Truck Equipment of Roseville, Michigan, for the purchase and installation of truck equipment for use in snow removal operations, in the amount of $112,884.

 

Authorized extension of existing contract with Orchard, Hiltz & McCliment, Inc. of Livonia, Michigan, for traffic consulting services through FY 2011/12 and authorized issuance of annual purchase orders in the amount of $25,000.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Pyramid Paving Company of Essexville, Michigan, for street paving at the Landfill, in the amount of $67,313.65.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to The Christman Company of Lansing, Michigan, for the Integrated Utilities Improvement Project – Final Design of the Gas to Energy Plant and the Landfill Gas Compressor Building; Bid No. 3220, in the amount of $128,461.

 

Authorized increase to existing purchase order to Gerace Construction for the supply and installation of aluminum handrails at the Wastewater Treatment Plant’s intermediate clarifiers, bringing the total purchase order to $28,400.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, November 9, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed 2009-10 General Fund budget amendment to recognize State and Federal grants received, all within the Police Department activity.

 

Approved request to conduct youth ministry event overnight in Farmers Market area on November 6, 2009. 

 

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