A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, February 15, 2010, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Donker presided with all Councilmen present.


Proclaimed February 27, 2010 as Walk for Warmth Day in Midland.


Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending Article X of Chapter 21, to include an annual fee amount of $250.00 per space for  open lot leased parking spaces in the Downtown Area.


Held first reading of an ordinance to repeal Section 21-3 of Article I of Chapter 21 – Refuse Collection Fees.


Held first reading of an ordinance to amend Section 21-4 of Article I of Chapter 21 – Yard Waste Collection Fees.


Denied Zoning Petition No. 563 – Earl D. Bennett Construction – to conditionally rezone property at 204 Commerce Drive from Larkin Township to Residential B zoning classification.  (Yeas:  Gaynor, Wazbinski  Nays:  Adams, Donker, Johnson)


Received and reviewed applicants to current board and commission vacancies and appointed council members to conduct interviews and make recommendations for appointments.


Recommended approval of the request from the Midland Country Club to transfer location of a Dance-Entertainment Permit to be held in conjunction with a club licensed business from 1120 W. St. Andrews to a new building, same address.


Recognized the Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (Shelterhouse) as a non-profit organization in the community for the purpose of registering with the Charitable Gaming Division of the Michigan Lottery.


Accepted resignation of Greg Adkins from the Center City Authority.


Approved request from the Lake Huron Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, to hang banners on the City light poles in the downtown district from August 20 through October 30, to promote the 100 Year Anniversary of Boy Scouts of America.


Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 13,403 gallons of E10 ethanol blend unleaded fuel from Karbowski Oil in the amount of $26,536.60 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on January 26, 2010.


Increased the amount of purchase orders to various vendors for the purchase of vehicle and equipment parts and supplies in the Equipment Revolving Fund.


Authorized increase of $6,000 to existing purchase order to Stantec Consulting of Michigan, for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Concrete and Masonry Repairs Engineering: Phase II.




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