OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, September 12, 2011, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Donker presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Approved recommendation to utilize only two ice rinks, except for major events, during the 2011-12 season at the Midland Civic Arena.

 

Approved request to transfer ownership and location of an escrowed Class C licensed business, located at 5100 Bay City Road, from Restall, Inc. to Center Hospitality, LLC, 1801 W. St. Andrews.

 

Approved request from Midland Brewing Company for a new Small Wine Maker License to be held with their Micro Brewer License located at 5011 N. Saginaw Road.

 

Received and filed the 2010-11 Library Board Annual Report.

 

Accepted resignation of Robert O’Hara from the Local Officers Compensation Commission.

 

Accepted resignation of Diane Brown from the Planning Commission.

 

Approved request from the Michigan Nurses Association to hold a rally event on Friday, September 30, 2011 near the Farmers Market.

 

Approved change order in the amount of $23,879 to purchase order with Tancor Corporation for the Plymouth Park Pool project.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 13,400 gallons of diesel fuel from Hirschman Oil of Reese, Michigan for $42,297.10 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on August 30, 2011.

 

Approved increase to existing purchase order to Yeo & Yeo PC CPAs for additional year-end audit services in an amount not to exceed $55,875.

 

Approved increase to existing purchase order to Smith & Klacziewicz, PC, CPAs for professional accounting services in an amount not to exceed $32,000.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Catskill Remedial Contracting Services, Inc. of Otsego, Michigan for Phase II of the Gas Collection and Control System Construction, Bid No. 3368, in the amount of $180,353.50.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Mead & Hunt, Inc. for design services relating to an Equipment Storage Building at the Jack Barstow Municipal Airport.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Sterling Excavation, Inc. of West Branch, Michigan for the 2011 Airport Road Ditch Clearing; Contract No. 11, in the amount of $52,690.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Thermal Tec of Cedar Springs, Michigan for the Re-Roof of Airport Hangar 11A – Bid No. 3264, in the amount of $37,352.

 

Authorized execution of proposal from Natural Course Design dated August 8, 2011, for conceptual design plans for a proposed practice range and short game practice facility at Currie Golf Course.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Tri-City Tree Service of Saginaw, Michigan for the Emerald Ash Borer Treatment Program, in the amount of $52,287.

 

Accepted donation of $25,000 from The Dow Chemical Company for the purchase of trees to replenish park trees and set public hearing on Monday, September 26, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed 2011-12 General Fund budget amendment to recognize $25,000 additional revenue and increase expenditures for the purchase of the trees.

 

Accepted donation of $191,000 from the Midland Area Community Foundation’s band shell renovation fund and set public hearing on Monday, September 26, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed 2011-12 General Fund budget amendment to recognize $191,000 additional revenue and increase expenditures for the renovation of the Central Park band shell.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, September 26, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed 2011-12 General Fund budget amendment to recognize $40,000 of additional revenue from the Community Development Block Grant and provide additional appropriations of $40,000 to purchase an accessible play structure for Grove Park.

 

Accepted $90,000 grant from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and set public hearing on Monday, September 26, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed 2011-12 Dial-A-Ride Fund budget amendment to recognize $35,026 of additional revenue from a Federal grant and provide additional appropriations of $35,026 toward the mobile data terminal project.

 

Set public hearing on Monday, September 26, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. on the request from New-Tech, Zeigler Enterprises, Inc. for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate. 

 

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                                                              John E. Duso

City Clerk                                                                    Assistant City Manager

Midland, Michigan