OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, August 23, 2010, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Donker presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Held public hearing and approved The Dow Chemical Company Brownfield Redevelopment Plan #5.

 

Held public hearing and approved The Dow Chemical Company Brownfield Redevelopment Plan #6.

 

Authorized the submission of an application to the Michigan Strategic Fund for a Renewable Energy Renaissance Zone within the Michigan Operations.

 

Held public hearing and approved amendment to the Municipal Service Center budget for the purchase of brine-making equipment.

 

Approved one-year extension of time for the completion of sidewalk in Broadhead Estates Subdivision No. 1.

 

Approved two-year extension of time for the completion of sidewalk in Broadhead Estates Subdivision No. 2.

 

Approved one-year extension of time for the completion of sidewalk in Countryside Estates No. 1.

 

Approved one-year extension of time for the completion of sidewalk in Countryside Estates No. 2.

 

Approved annexation of property located at 1913 Jefferson Road from Larkin Township through the joint resolution process.

 

Authorized sale of surplus equipment at the annual auction to be held on September 18, 2010.

 

Confirmed appointment of Lynne Luongo to the Downtown Development Authority.

 

Accepted resignation of Jeffrey Nielsen from the Board of Review.

 

Appointed Donald Acker to the Board of Review.

 

Approved request to host a Balloon Festival Kick-Off event in downtown Midland on September 16, 2010.

 

Waived bid requirements and approved purchase of 13,396 gallons of unleaded fuel from Karbowski Oil for $29,163.09 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on August 5, 2010.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Diesel Truck Sales of Saginaw, Michigan for the purchase of two residential refuse trucks and one commercial refuse truck in the amount of $719,576 including trade-ins.

 

Authorized payment to George E. Sansoucy, P.E., L.L.C. for contracted appraisal services relating to the Midland Cogeneration Venture tax appeals, in an amount not to exceed $100,000.

 

Authorized payment to Braun, Kendrick, Finkbeiner, P.L.C. for contracted legal services relating to the Midland Cogeneration Venture tax appeals, in an amount not to exceed $200,000.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to J & D Plumbing & Heating, LTD for two new heating boilers for Fire Station #1, in the amount of $27,379.

 

Authorized the purchase of software maintenance and support services from SunGard in the amount of $57,755.86 and New World Systems in the amount of $55,980.

 

Set public hearing for Monday, September 13, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed 2010-11 General Fund budget amendment for the Tridge Railing Replacement Project.

 

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