A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, April 26, 2010, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Donker presided with all Councilmen present.


Held public hearing on the City Manager’s Proposed 2010-11 Budget.


Held public hearing and amended the 2009-10 City budgets and financial working plans.


Held first reading of an ordinance amending Section 34-5 – Municipal Civil Infractions.


Held first reading of an ordinance amending Section 26-3 thru 26-7 and adding Section 26-8 of Article I of Chapter 26 – Weed Enforcement.


Approved Site Plan No. 294 – Fisher Contracting Company for a 20,932 square foot contractor office, shop and yard located at 94 Waldo Avenue.


Accepted report on Sanitation Collection Services bid.


Expressed support for the creation and designation of a U.S. Bike Route 20 through the City of Midland, Michigan.


Referred the proposed “Complete Streets” policy to the Planning Commission for review and recommendation.


Received staff report and directed staff to implement recommended changes on the organization of the advisory boards and commissions.


Authorized sale at public auction of unclaimed personal property being held by the Police Department and other departmental surplus items on May 1, 2010.


Accepted resignation of Sid Allen from the Parks and Recreation Commission.


Authorized issuance of purchase order to Miracle Recreation of Okemos, Michigan for the purchase of bleachers, in the amount of $20,523.


Waived bids and authorized issuance of purchase order to Three Rivers Corporation for the renovation of Thrune Park, in an amount not to exceed $329,270.


Authorized execution of contract with Central Asphalt, Inc. of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan for the “2010 Hedgewood and Hannah Street Reconstruction; Contract No. 3”, in the amount of $159,020.90.


Authorized execution of contract with P.K. Contracting, Inc. of Lake City, Michigan for the “2010 Pavement Marking Program; Contract No. 16”, in the amount of $39,478.


Authorized execution of the Currie Municipal Golf Facility Operational Audit and Business Plan Agreement with Golf Convergence, Inc. of Castle Rock, Colorado, in an amount not to exceed $29,750.


Authorized issuance of annual purchase orders to E-quip Company, Inc. of Alto, Michigan for Water – Residuals to Land Application Hauling, Bid No. 3234, with up to two contract extensions, in an amount not to exceed $10,000 in each fiscal year. 


Authorized increase of $30,000 to existing purchase order to Earthmovers of Midland for Contractual Repair Services for Water Distribution, bringing the total purchase order to $210,000.


Set public hearing for Monday, May 10, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed 2010-11 Community Development Block Grant Budget amendment.




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