A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, January 9, 2012, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Donker presided.


Councilmen present:

Thomas Adams, Diane Brown, Maureen Donker, Marty Wazbinski

Councilmen absent:

J. Dee Brooks


Held public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 576 – rezoning property located at 4671 S. Saginaw Road from Residential A-1 to Regional Commercial zoning.


Held first reading of an ordinance amending Section 21-73 – General Recreation Fees.


Approved request to conduct “The Qualifier” Marathon event on Sunday, May 20, 2012, starting at the Loons Stadium.


Made the following Traffic Control Orders permanent:

      S-11-07     Plumer Street shall yield to Austin Street

      D-11-05     The intersection at N. Saginaw Road and Northwood Drive shall be controlled by a traffic control signal.

      R-11-03     Austin Street shall be converted from one-way to two-way traffic.


Approved request from Styron, LLC to revise the personal property components of the previously approved Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate. 


Reappointed Carl Coons to the Board of Review for a term to expire April 30, 2015.


Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 13,400 gallons of unleaded fuel from Hirschman Oil of Reese, Michigan for $32,990.80 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on December 15, 2011.


Waived bid requirement and approved execution of the end of lease buy-out option of a leased 2008 John Deere 644K Wheel Loader and authorized issuance of purchase order in an amount not to exceed $94,200 to John Deere Credit of Johnston, Iowa.


Set public hearing for Monday, January 30, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed amendment to the 2011-12 General Fund budget to increase revenue and expenditures in the amount of $58,990 for various corporate and local foundation grants received for the Midland Police Department Narcotics K-9 Unit and Honor Guard Team. 




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