A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, August 27, 2012, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Donker presided.


Councilmen present:

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

Councilmen absent:

Marty Wazbinski


Proclaimed September 10, 2012, as Diaper Need Awareness Week in the City of Midland.


Held public hearing and approved request for the State Tax Commission to revoke Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate #2008-326 issued to Evergreen Solar, Inc.


Held public hearing and received comments on the Center City Authority Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Held public hearing and approved request to install dedicated bike lanes on Eastlawn Drive and Sugnet Road.


Recommended approval of request to transfer ownership and location of escrowed liquor license from Sanford Pizza, L.L.C. to GMRI, Inc., d/b/a The Olive Garden Italian Restaurant.


Made the following Traffic Control Orders permanent:

      R-12-01     Bike Lanes be designated on each side of Swede Avenue from Wackerly Street to E. Patrick Road.

      P-12-02     Parking is prohibited on the west side of Swede Avenue from Colorado Street to E. Patrick Road.


Authorized execution of contract with Tri-City Groundbreakers, Inc. of Midland, Michigan for the 2012 Salzburg Road Reconstruction; Contract No. 3, in the amount of $628,423.


Authorized execution of contract with M.A.P. Mechanical Contracting, Inc. of Midland, Michigan for the Fluoride Bulk Tank Replacement at the Water Plant, in the amount of $77,900.


Set public hearing for Monday, September 17, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed 2013 Landfill Budget Amendment to increase revenues and appropriations by $90,000 to develop a bioreactor project and obtain an updated operating permit.


Authorized issuance of purchase order to Lowes, Midland, Michigan for framing material for the Midland Public Schools and Reece Community Living Endeavor Joint Building Project, in the amount of $27,242.62.




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