OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, October 10, 2011, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Donker presided.

 

Councilmen present:

Thomas Adams, J. Dee Brooks, Diane Brown, Maureen Donker

Councilmen absent:

Marty Wazbinski

 

Accepted staff presentation on the new City web portal called Your City Government….At a Glance”. 

 

Held public hearing and approved revisions to the resolution previously approved on the application from Dow AgroSciences, LLC for an industrial facilities tax exemption certificate.

 

Held public hearing and approved revisions to the resolution previously approved on the application from Styron, LLC for an industrial facilities tax exemption certificate.

 

Held public hearing and approved revisions to the resolution previously approved on the application from Styron, LLC for the transfer of an industrial facilities tax exemption certificate.

 

Held first reading of an ordinance amending Article I and Article II – Uniform Fire Code of Chapter 8, and repealing Section 8-3 and 8-4 of Article I and Section 8-11 of Article II of Chapter 8.

 

Held first reading of an ordinance amending Chapter 21 by creating Article XIII – Fire Department Service Fees.  

 

Held first reading of an ordinance amending Section 34-5 – Municipal Civil Infractions.

 

Accepted Easement Agreement from Meijer, Inc. for public sanitary sewers.

 

Approved final plat of Countryside Estates No. 4 – a residential subdivision of 13 lots on 7.06 acres located west of Dublin Avenue and south of Countryside Drive.

 

Approved request to transfer location of an escrowed Class C licensed business with Dance-Entertainment Permit, from 134 Ashman to 405 E. Main Street.

 

Approved request to transfer ownership and location of an escrowed Class C licensed business with Entertainment Permit, located at 5103 Eastman from B.B. Banucks, Inc. to Waterfall Grill, LLC, 337 E. Wackerly, and a new Dance Permit.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 13,400 gallons of unleaded fuel from Hirschman Oil of Reese, Michigan for $38,431.20 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on September 13, 2011.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 12,800 gallons of diesel fuel from Karbowski Oil of Bay City, Michigan for $38,361.60 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on September 28, 2011.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Miracle Recreation of Okemos, Michigan for the Grove Park Accessible Play Structure in the amount of $38,827.70.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Valk Manufacturing of New Kingston, Pennsylvania for the purchase of Carbide Cutting Blades for snow plowing operations in the amount of $22,961.60.

 

Set a public hearing for Monday, November 21, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. to consider Conditional Use Permit No. 41 – Eastman Senior Apartments.

 

Set a public hearing for Monday, November 14, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. to consider a request to install a dedicated bike lane on both sides of Swede Avenue between E. Wackerly Street and E. Patrick Road. 

 

Set a public hearing for Monday, October 24, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. on the First Amendment to the Urban Cooperation Act Agreement between the City of Midland and the Charter Township of Larkin.  

 

Gave job performance review for City Attorney James O. Branson III, and authorized a 1.5% of base one time merit pay, administrative correction to longevity pay and provided for performance evaluations prior to July 1st of every year. 

 

Gave job performance review for City Manager Jon Lynch and authorized a 2% of base one time merit pay, up to $500 annually for memberships and dues to local civic organizations and provided for performance evaluations prior to July 1st of every year.

 

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                                                              John E. Duso

City Clerk                                                                    Assistant City Manager

Midland, Michigan