OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, May 10, 2010, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Donker presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Proclaimed May 22, 2010 as Midland Blooms Day in Midland.

 

Recognized the 25th anniversary of the east wing of Washington Woods Senior Living Community.

 

Held public hearing of necessity and denied the 2010 Sidewalk Improvement Program.  (Yeas: Gaynor  Nays:  Adams, Donker, Johnson, Wazbinski)

 

Held public hearing on the 2010-11 Proposed Budget.

 

Held public hearing and approved the 2010-11 Community Development Block Grant Budget.

 

Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending Section 34-5 - Municipal Civil Infractions. 

 

Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending Section 26-3 through 26-7 – Weed Control and adding Section 26-8 – Weed Enforcement.

 

Held first reading of an ordinance to amend Section 2-272 – Dial-A-Ride Commission membership requirements.

 

Held first reading of an ordinance to amend Section 17-5 – Parks and Recreation Commission meeting requirements.

 

Held first reading of an ordinance to amend Sections 15-135 and 15-137 – Cable Access Advisory Commission.

 

Received staff report on Curbside Recycling Bid options and scheduled public hearing for Monday, May 24, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. to receive public input on said options.

 

Accepted donation from the Midland Softball Association for drainage improvements at the Redcoats Complex.

 

Received and referred petition from Consolidated Graphics Properties II, Inc. for a water main on Wackerly Street to the Engineering Department for consideration of inclusion in the 2010 Construction Program.

 

Determined the necessity for the “2010 Wackerly Water Main Improvement Special Assessment District” and set public hearing of necessity on said district for Monday, May 24, 2010, at 7:00 p.m.

 

Received and filed the 2009 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report.

 

Received and filed the Saginaw-Midland Municipal Water Supply Corporation 2010-11 Budget for Capital Improvement and Emergency Repair Fund.

 

Authorized sale at public auction on May 22, 2010 of surplus computer equipment and other departmental surplus items.

 

Recommended approval for a new Dance Permit in conjunction with a Resort Class C licensed business with Entertainment Permit located at 1300 Currie Parkway.

 

Approved request for charity barefoot walk on June 12, 2010, beginning and ending in the Farmers Market area.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 13,400 gallons of regular #2 diesel fuel from Karbowski Oil of Bay City, Michigan for $30,820 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on April 20, 2010.

 

Authorized payment to Braun, Kendrick, Finkbeiner, P.L.C. for contracted legal services relating to the MCV tax appeals, in an amount not to exceed $100,000.

 

Authorized payment to George E. Sansoucy, P.E., L.L.C. for contracted appraisal services relating to the MCV tax appeals, in an amount not to exceed $50,000.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Plunkett Cooney of Detroit, Michigan for professional labor relations, in an amount not to exceed $40,000.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Central Asphalt, Inc. of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, for the “2010 Cambridge and Rodd Street Reconstruction; Contract No. 1”, in the amount of $143,778.

 

Accepted Easement Agreement for water mains at Midland County Jail Site.

 

Authorized increase of $23,000 to existing purchase order with CTI and Associates, Inc. of Wixom, Michigan, for general engineering services at the landfill, bringing the total purchase order to $43,000.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, June 14, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 566 – rezoning property at 7550 Eastman Avenue from Larkin Township to the City of Midland Regional-Commercial zoning classification.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, June 14, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 567 – rezoning property at 4594(A) East Wheeler Street from Midland Township to the City of Midland Agricultural zoning classification.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, June 14, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 568 – rezoning property at 4594(B) East Wheeler Street from Midland Township to the City of Midland Agricultural zoning classification.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, June 14, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 569 – rezoning property at 4574 East Wheeler Street from Midland Township to the City of Midland Agricultural zoning classification.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, June 14, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 570 – rezoning property at 5217 Isabella Street from Homer Township to the City of Midland Residential A-1 zoning classification.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, June 14, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 571 – rezoning property at 7412 Perrine Road from Larkin Township to the City of Midland Residential A-1 zoning classification.

 

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.

 

                                                                                    APPROVED:

 

 

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Selina Tisdale                                                              John E. Duso

City Clerk                                                                    Assistant City Manager

Midland, Michigan