A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, May 24, 2010, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Donker presided with all Councilmen present.


Held public hearing and directed staff to negotiate a contract with Republic Services for curbside recycling services for July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2015.  (Yeas:  Adams, Donker, Gaynor, Wazbinski    Nays:  Johnson)


Held public hearing and determined the necessity for the “2010 Wackerly Water Main Improvement Special Assessment District” and directed the City Assessor to prepare an assessment roll.


Accepted the special assessment roll for the “2010 Wackerly Water Main Improvement Special Assessment District” and set public hearing on said roll on Monday, June 14, 2010, at 7:00 p.m.


Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending Section 2-272 of the Dial-A-Ride Advisory Commission ordinance.


Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending Section 17-5 of the Parks and Recreation ordinance.


Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending Section 15-135 and 15-137 of the Midland Community Televison ordinance.


Adopted the 2010-11 City of Midland Budget, authorized the City millage rate of 13.94, authorized the levy of an additional 2 mills for the Downtown Development District, authorized the imposition of a one percent (1%) tax administration fee on all taxes levied and authorized the imposition of an additional four percent (4%) fee for taxes paid after the tax payment due date. 


Received and filed the City of Midland financial reports for the quarters ending September 30, 2009, December 31, 2009, and March 31, 2010.


Approved Site Plan No. 295 – Community Mental Health – for a 22,940 square foot office building located at 218 Fast Ice Drive. 


Accepted review of applicants to current boards and commissions vacancies and appointed Council members to conduct interviews and make recommendations for appointment.


Accepted donation from the Midland Community Tennis Center for renovations to the Central Park tennis courts.


Decertified a portion of Ellsworth Street from the City of Midland Street System and Michigan Department of Transportation for Act 51 funding.


Revoked Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificates #99-122 and #99-123 for Design Craftsmen.


Reappointed Jenny Anderson to the Downtown Development Authority Board.


Authorized execution of Contract No. 10-5242 with the Michigan Department of Transportation for Saginaw Road Resurfacing.


Authorized execution of agreement with CCG Systems, Inc. for software and services in the amount of $95,760.


Authorized execution of the First Amendment to the 1979 Supplemental Agreement between the City of Midland and The Dow Chemical Company, and authorized execution of Memorandum of Understanding to clarify the meaning and intent of Article XXI of the Supplemental Agreement.


Authorized execution of Change Order #1 to contract with Catskill Remedial Contracting Services, Inc. of Otsego, Michigan for the Landfill Gas Collection System, in the amount of $58,972.40 bringing the total contract to $1,403,284.76.


Authorized issuance of purchase order to Michigan Pipe & Valve of Saginaw, Michigan for Water Service Fittings – Bid No. 3256 in the amount of $31,378.31.


Authorized issuance of purchase order to MidMichigan Urgent Care for occupational health services in an amount not to exceed $30,000.


Recognized Scott Gaynor for his service to the Midland community as a Midland City Council member.  (Yeas:  Adams, Donker, Johnson, Wazbinski   Nays:  None   Abstained:  Gaynor)




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