OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, June 13, 2011, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Donker presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Proclaimed June 20-26, 2011 as Amateur Radio Week and June 25, 2011 as Amateur Radio Day in Midland.

 

Approved request from Styron, LLC for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate.

 

Approved request from Styron, LLC to transfer Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate No. 2008-532 from The Dow Chemical Company to Styron, LLC.

 

Held first reading of an ordinance amending Section 28-52 – Water Rates.

 

Approved Site Plan No. 301 – Superior Metal Recycling, Inc.

 

Approved Final Plat of Broadhead Estates No. 4.

 

Acknowledged a grant in the amount of $25,000 from Mr. David and Mrs. Patti Kepler to the Midland Area Community Foundation Non-Motorized Transportation Project Improvement Fund.

 

Approved levy and collection of taxes for the July 2011 tax roll for Midland Public Schools, Midland County Educational Service Agency, Bay City Public Schools, Bay-Arenac Intermediate Schools and Delta College.

 

Approved levy of taxes for the July 2011 tax roll for special assessments and accounts receivable.

 

Authorized execution of deed for the sale and transfer of a City-owned house at 1514 Jefferson Avenue.

 

Approved request to conduct a Music on Main/Riverdays Afterglow event on July 15, 2011.

 

Approved requests for temporary outdoor service liquor licenses from The H Hotel on June 20, Diamond Jim’s on July 15 and Oscars Restaurant on July 15.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 13,400 gallons of unleaded fuel from Hirschman Oil of Reese, Michigan for $40,186.60 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on May 17, 2011.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 12,600 gallons of diesel fuel from Hirschman Oil of Reese, Michigan for $40,055.40 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on May 19, 2011.

 

Authorized execution of three-year Senior Living Communities Medical and Personal Services Agreement with Heartland Home Health Care Services, LLC for health care services at Riverside Place and Washington Woods.

 

Waived bid requirement and authorized issuance of purchase order to Spartan Distributors of Auburn Hills, Michigan for Computerized Irrigation Equipment for the Currie West Golf Course. 

 

Authorized payment to George E. Sansoucy, P.E., L.L.C. for contracted appraisal services relating to the MCV tax appeal in an amount not to exceed $200,000.

 

Authorized payment to Braun, Kendrick, Finkbeiner, P.L.C. for contracted legal services relating to the MCV tax appeal in an amount not to exceed $300,000.

 

Authorized increase of $20,000 to existing purchase order to CTI and Associates, Inc. for General Engineering services at the Landfill.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Kennedy Industries of Milford, Michigan for Pump Replacements for Moorland and Wyman Pump Stations, in the amount of $35,710.

 

Extended contract with Brodart Company for book ordering and book processing services for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library for the 2011/2012 fiscal year in an amount not to exceed $210,000.

 

Set public hearing for Monday, July 18, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition 574 – rezoning property at 204 Commerce Drive from Larkin Township zoning to Residential A-2 and Residential A-4 zoning. 

 

Set public hearing for Monday, June 27, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. on a proposed amendment to the 2011-12 Golf Course Fund budget.

 

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                                                              Jon Lynch

City Clerk                                                                    City Manager

Midland, Michigan