A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, April 23, 2012, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Donker presided with all Councilmen present.


Held public hearing on the City Manager’s Proposed 2012-13 Budget.


Authorized the City Attorney to review and approve future real estate documents and the City Manager to execute specific future real estate documents.


Confirmed reappointment of Margaret Riecker and Marty McGuire to the Downtown Development Authority.


Recognized Dstreet Entertainment Foundation as a non-profit organization for the purpose of registering with the Charitable Gaming Division of the Michigan Lottery.


Made Traffic Control Order P-12-01 permanent – there shall be no parking on the west side of Plumer Street from Austin Street to Bay City Road.


Approved request to conduct an American Heart Association Heart Walk on Saturday, May 12, 2012.


Authorized execution of Construction Agreement with Midland Public Schools and the Reece Community Living Endeavor for a joint construction project.


Authorized execution of intergovernmental purchase agreement for the sale of a surplus city vehicle to the City of East Tawas.


Reappointed Yeo & Yeo PC, CPAs as the City’s Independent Auditors for fiscal years ended June 30, 2012 – 2016 at an annual cost of $43,960, $45,050, $46,090, $47,180, and $48,270 respectively.


Authorized execution of contract with Fisher Contracting Company, Inc. of Midland, Michigan for the “2012 Saginaw Road Reconstruction; Contract No. 2”, in the amount of $478,529.57.


Authorized increase of $4,000 to existing purchase order to Midland Engine, Inc. for landfill equipment maintenance, bringing the total amount to $24,000.


Authorized increase of $100,000 to existing purchase order to Lang Construction, Inc. of Flint, Michigan for contractor repair services through June 30, 2012, bringing the total amount to $200,000. 


Set public hearing for Monday, May 7, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed 2011-12 budgets and financial working plans amendment.


Set public hearing for Monday, May 7, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. on the request from ECO Bio Plastics Midland, Inc. to establish an Industrial Development District.


Set public hearing for Monday, May 7, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed 2012-13 Community Development Block Grant Budget.




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