A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, September 13, 2010, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Donker presided with all Councilmen present.


Held public hearing and denied Zoning Text Amendment No. 151 – Section 2.02 and Section 14.02 permitting miniature pigs as a Conditional Land Use in the single family residential districts in the City of Midland.  (Yeas:  None  Nays:  Adams, Brooks, Donker, Johnson, Wazbinski)


Held public hearing and approved the 2010-11 General Fund budget amendment to increase revenue by $360,000 to recognize a gift from the Midland Area Community Foundation for Tridge improvements, and to increase expenditures by the same to provide budget authorization for the project.


Authorized execution of contracts and documents with Gerace Construction for Tridge improvements, in the amount of $219,925.


Approved Final Plat of Broadhead Estates No. 3.


Accepted grant from the Friends of the Pere Marquette Rail-Trail for the purchase and installation of a new trail head sign at the Tridge.


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


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


Authorized sale of surplus city equipment to Midland Public Schools for an amount totaling $38,000.


Made appointments to the Cable Access Advisory Commission.


Approved request from Opportunity Analysts, LLC, to conduct a Community Canvas event in downtown Midland on October 2, 2010.


Approved request from Northwood University to conduct a fireworks display on September 16, 2010.


Waived bid requirements and approved purchase of 13,403 gallons of diesel fuel from C.F. Fick & Sons of Grayling, Michigan for $28,635.51 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on August 24, 2010.


Authorized execution of contract with Malley Construction, Inc. of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan for the “2010 Sugnet Water Main, Phase II; Contract No. 9”, in the amount of $334,438.40.


Authorized issuance of purchase order to Sterling Excavation, Inc. of West Branch, Michigan for the “Sanitary Sewer Lateral Replacement; Bid No. 3285”, in the amount of $34,500.


Authorized execution of Change Order No. 2 in the amount of $22,661, increasing the total Construction Contract for the Gas-to-Energy Plant and Landfill Gas Compressor Building with The Christman Company to $8,714,724.


Authorized issuance of purchase order to RCL Construction Company, Inc. of Sanford, Michigan for the Truck Scale Improvement Project at the Sanitary Landfill, in the amount of $192,500.




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                                                              Jon Lynch

City Clerk                                                                    City Manager

Midland, Michigan