A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, January 11, 2010, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Donker presided with all councilmen present.


Held public hearing and tabled action on Zoning Petition No. 563 – Earl D. Bennett Construction until Monday, January 25, 2010.


Held public hearing and approved Conditional Use Permit No. 37 – to consider a request of Mann Construction, Inc. for an A & W Restaurant (drive-in/drive thru) located at 1514 Washington Street in a Regional Commercial zoning district on 1.37 acres. 


Held public hearing and approved Zoning Text Amendment No. 149A – to amend the City of Midland Zoning Ordinance Section 3.03 to further define permitting and foundation requirements for accessory structures in the City of Midland.  (Yeas:  Adams, Donker, Gaynor, Wazbinski   Nays:  Johnson)


Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending Section 21-72 – Swimming Pool Fees.


Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending Section 21-73 – General Recreation Fees.


Described parcels included in the new Renaissance Zone for Dow Kokam MI, LLC, approved the Proposal for Creating a Michigan Strategic Fund Designated Renaissance Zone, and authorized execution of appropriate Development Agreement.


Authorized Fast Ice, Inc. to install a security camera and recorder system at the Midland Civic Arena and expressed appreciation for the generous donation.


Accepted an Easement Agreement for public water mains at the Columbia Pipe site on Rockwell Drive at Fast Ice Drive.


Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 12,598 gallons of diesel fuel from Hirschman Oil for $25,309.38 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on December 22, 2009.


Set public hearing on Monday, January 25, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. on a proposal to amend the 2009-10 General Fund revenue budget to recognize a gift of $350,000 and to increase expenditures by $350,000 for the renovation of Thrune Park.


Set public hearing on Monday, January 25, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed amendment to the newly-created Renewable Energy Services Fund budget to increase revenues from Michigan State Revolving Loan proceeds by $10,000,000 and increase appropriations by $10,000,000 for the gas-to-energy system.




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