OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, July 18, 2011, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Donker presided.

 

Councilmen present:

Thomas Adams, J. Dee Brooks,  Maureen Donker, Marty Wazbinski

Councilmen absent:

Bruce Johnson

 

Held public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 574 – rezoning property located at 204 Commerce Drive from Larkin Township zoning to Residential A-2 and Residential A-4 zoning.

 

Held public hearing and determined the necessity for the “2011 Tibbs Street Improvement Special Assessment District” and directed the City Assessor to prepare an assessment roll.

 

Held public hearing and approved amendment to the 2011-12 City budgets and financial working plans to provide funding for June 30, 2011 encumbrances.

 

Received and filed the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and Single Audit Report for the year ended June 30, 2010.

 

Approved Site Plan No. 302 – Airgas Great Lakes, Inc. for a new 12,936 square foot facility located at 2300 S. Saginaw Road.

 

Approved Site Plan No. 304 – MSARI Holdings, LLC – for a 3,920 square foot addition located at 1905 Mark Putnam Road.

 

Gave Tentative Approval to the preliminary plat of Pinehaven Estates.

 

Gave Final Approval to the preliminary plat of Pinehaven Estates.

 

Accepted grant in the amount of $11,689.13 from the Midland Area Community Foundation Senior Housing Improvement Fund to be used toward the installation of new electronic components to the intercom/emergency medical pull cord system at Washington Woods.

 

Approved request from Ray’s Bike Shop to park a surrey rental wagon near the Rail Trail utilizing the public right-of-way.

 

Approved request to conduct a Culdestock event on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 in the Farmers Market Area.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 11,996 gallons of diesel fuel from Karbowski Oil of Bay City, Michigan for $37,961.35 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on June 20, 2011.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 13,402 gallons of unleaded fuel from Hirschman Oil of Reese, Michigan for $37,445.19 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on June 28, 2011.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of Electronic Online Services and Materials for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library from Gale of Farmington Hills, Michigan for the 2011-12 fiscal year in an amount not to exceed $50,000.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of Electronic Online Services and Staff Training for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library from the Midwest Collaborative for Library Services for the 2011-12 fiscal year in an amount not to exceed $50,000.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of Automated Services for the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library from Valley Library Consortium for the 2011-12 fiscal year in an amount not to exceed $77,000.

 

Authorized execution of Change Order No. 1 in the amount of $254,600 to the construction contract with John E. Green of Saginaw, Michigan for Phase III improvements at the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase orders to Biotech Agronomics of Beulah, Michigan for the Wastewater Treatment Plant - Land Application of Biosolids, Bid No. 3333 for three years at a total annual amount of $90,000.

 

Waived competitive bids and authorized execution of service agreement with the Arnold Center for janitorial services at the Water Treatment Plant with the total annual amount not to exceed $29,388.

 

Set public hearing for Monday, August 8, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed amendment to the 2011-12 General Fund budget to increase revenues to recognize gifts and increase expenditures for replacing and re-equipping the Fire Department’s water and ice rescue equipment.

 

Approved Midland Police Officers Association Labor Agreement for a three-year period expiring June 30, 2014. 

 

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.

 

                                                                                    APPROVED:

 

 

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Selina Tisdale                                                              Jon Lynch

City Clerk                                                                    City Manager

Midland, Michigan