OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, April 12, 2010, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Donker presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Proclaimed Friday, April 30, 2010, as Arbor Day in the City of Midland.

 

Held public hearing and established the Business Process Service Center Act 328 Eligible District and granted The Dow Chemical Company and Tata Consultancy Services, Ltd. a personal property tax exemption within said district.

 

Held public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 565 – rezoning property located at 1321 East Wackerly Road from Lincoln Township B-2 to the City of Midland Industrial A light industrial zoning classification.

 

Held public hearing and established Consolidated Graphics Industrial Development District No. 1.

 

Held public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 564 – rezoning property located at 218 Fast Ice Drive from Agricultural to Limited Commercial, Manufacturing and Research (LCMR) zoning.

 

Held public hearing and adopted revisions to the City of Midland Zoning Ordinance No. 1585, adopted November 8, 2004.

 

Received and filed the City Manager’s 2010-11 Proposed Budget and set two public hearings on the budget, Monday, April 26, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. and Monday, May 10, 2010, at 7:00 p.m.

 

Accepted resignation of Scott G. Gaynor, Councilman of the 3rd Ward, effective May 25, 2010.  (Yeas:  Adams, Donker, Johnson, Wazbinski   Nays:  None  Abstained:  Gaynor)

 

Gave tentative approval of the Preliminary Plat of Countryside Estates No. 3 and No. 4, a residential subdivision of 31 lots.

 

Gave final approval of the Preliminary Plat of Countryside Estates No. 3 and No. 4, a residential subdivision of 31 lots. 

 

Named City Manager as Transportation Coordinator and stated City’s intentions to provide public transportation services and apply for Federal and State Financial Assistance.

 

Recognized the Evergreen Garden Club as a non-profit organization for the purpose of obtaining a Charitable Gaming License.

 

Amended the previously approved resolution that appointed John Young to the Planning Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2010, instead appointing him for a term expiring June 30, 2011 and rescinding the resolution that reappointed him to a term expiring June 30, 2013.

 

Gave blanket approval to applications for Special Licenses for the sale of beer, wine and/or liquor by non-profit organizations held at the Midland Armory.

 

Approved request from the Midland Brewing Company LLC for New Micro Brewer License with Dance-Entertainment Permit, to be located at 5011 N. Saginaw Road.

 

Approved request from the Midland Area Community Foundation to hold Riverdays in Chippewassee Park on July 16 and 17, 2010, including a beer tasting event on July 16, 2010, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 13,401 gallons of E10 ethanol blend unleaded fuel from Karbowski Oil for $28,542.79 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on March 16, 2010.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 3,600 gallons of E10 ethanol blend unleaded and 9,000 gallons of diesel fuel from Hirschman Oil for $27,077.40 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on March 25, 2010.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Elmers Crane and Dozer, Inc. of Traverse City, Michigan for furnishing concrete and related materials at the unit prices contained in their March 16, 2010 response to Bid No. 3242.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Bay Aggregate of Bay City, Michigan for delivering approximately 2,500 tons of 22A Crushed Limestone at a cost of $12.49 per ton.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Saginaw Asphalt of Saginaw, Michigan for furnishing and loading into City trucks approximately 1,000 tons of Bituminous Mixture #2 at a cost of $50.90 per ton.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Bader and Sons of St. Louis, Michigan for the purchase of a small tractor and accessories in the amount of $26,669.16, based on bids from the State of Michigan Extended Purchase Program.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Midland Pool & Recreation of Midland, Michigan for the purchase of pool chemicals in the amount of $24,757.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Bridgeway Power of New Hudson, Michigan for the purchase of a Standby Electrical Generator for the Gas Collection and Control System at the Landfill in the aggregate amount of $75,993.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Sterling Excavation, Inc. of West Branch, Michigan for the “2010 Sugnet Water Main, Phase I; Contract No. 6”, in the amount of $467,351.50.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, April 26, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed amendment to the 2009-10 City budgets and financial working plans.

 

Set public hearing of necessity on Monday, May 10, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. on the 2010 Sidewalk Improvement Program.

 

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