A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, July 25, 2011, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Donker presided.


Councilmen present:

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

Councilmen absent:

Bruce Johnson


Accepted Easement Agreement from Superior Metal Recycling (SMR) to the City of Midland for public water mains on their private property and one from the City of Midland to SMR for their water main on City-owned property at the Midland Landfill site.


Recognized the Midland Gymnastics Booster Club Inc. as a non-profit organization.


Made appointments to the Parks and Recreation Commission.


Approved request from the Midland Area Chamber of Commerce to place signs and banners in the Center City Authority public right-of-way.


Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 12,800 gallons of diesel fuel from Karbowski Oil of Bay City, Michigan for $41,086.72 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on July 12, 2011.


Waived bid requirement and authorized issuance of purchase order to J.E. Johnson Inc. of Midland, Michigan for HVAC control equipment and installation services at the Riverside Place Senior Living Community, in an amount not to exceed $52,000.


Authorized issuance of purchase order to ETNA Supply Company of Grand Rapids, Michigan for inventory purchases of water fittings in the amount of $27,077.30.


Authorized execution of contract with Central Asphalt, Inc. of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan for the “2011 Bay City Road Reconstruction; Contract No. 7”, in the amount of $1,316,962.74.


Set public hearing on Monday, August 22, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 575 – to conditionally rezone property located at 405 Joseph Drive, Clayhill Court and Fieldstone Court from Residential A-3 to Residential B zoning.


Accepted the Special Assessment Roll for the 2011 Tibbs Street Improvement Special Assessment District and set a public hearing on Monday, August 8, 2011, at 7:00 p.m., on said roll.


Set public hearing on Monday, August 8, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. on a request from Better Grounds, LLC to expand the “Better Grounds Obsolete Property Rehabilitation District No. 1”.


Set public hearing on Monday, August 8, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. on a proposed 2011-12 Civic Arena Fund budget amendment.


Accepted resignation of Bruce Johnson as Councilman of the Fourth Ward.




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