A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, March 21, 2011, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Donker presided with all Councilmen present.


Held second reading and adopted revisions of the City of Midland Zoning Ordinance No. 1585, adopted November 8, 2004.


Approved Site Plan No. 298 – Northwood University.


Made the following Traffic Control Orders permanent:


     P-10-16     Restricts parking on the north and south sides of Wanetah Drive near Jefferson Avenue.

     P-10-17     Restricts parking on the west side of Woodlawn Street from N. Saginaw Road to 200’ north.

     R-10-02     Establishes a speed limit of 40 mph on Mark Putnam Road from Saginaw Road to Schuette Road.

     R-10-04     Establishes a speed limit of 40 mph on Elisenal Drive from Joe Mann Blvd. to Commerce Drive.

     R-10-05     Establishes a speed limit of 35 mph on Schuette Road from Mark Putnam Road to Waldo Avenue.


Rejected resolution making Traffic Control Order R-10-03 permanent – Establishes a speed limit of 35 mph on Perrine Road between Saginaw Road and Wackerly Street.  (Yeas:  None   Nays:  Adams, Brooks, Donker, Johnson, Wazbinski)


Received and filed the 2011 Fire Department Municipal Fees Report.


Reappointed incumbents to various boards and commissions.


Appointed Judd Tanzini to the Planning Commission for a term to expire June 30, 2013.


Accepted two new streets into the City of Midland Local Street System as required by the Michigan Department of Transportation for Act 51 funding.


Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 12,502 gallons of diesel fuel from Hirschman Oil of Reese, Michigan for $40,456.47 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on March 7, 2011.


Authorized issuance of purchase order to Schaefer Systems International of Charlotte, North Carolina in the amount of $21,768.80 for the purchase of residential refuse and yard waste carts.


Authorized issuance of the following purchase orders for Plymouth Park Pool Repairs:

     JE Johnson of Midland, Michigan for the boiler replacement in the amount of $33,200.

     Tancor Corp of Midland, Michigan for the pool deck replacement in the amount of $72,990.

     Advanced Pool Services of Milford, Michigan for the marcite finish replacement in the amount of $44, 000.


Received and filed the Special Assessment District Improvements for the Shopping Area Redevelopment Act (SARA) Assessment District and set a public hearing of necessity on said improvements for Monday, April 11, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. 




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