OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, September 17, 2012, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Donker presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Proclaimed October 7-13, 2012, as FIRE PREVENTION WEEK in Midland.

 

Held public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 579 – rezoning the property at 3535 East Ashman Street from Agricultural zoning to Residential B zoning.

 

Held public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 580 – rezoning property at 2803 Orchard Drive and a triangular piece of property at 1400 West Main Street from Residential B zoning to Community zoning.

 

Held public hearing and approved 2012-13 Landfill Fund budget amendment to fund the design of a bioreactor project and obtain an updated operating license from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality; waived bid requirement and authorized issuance of purchase order to CTI and Associates of Brighton, Michigan in the amount of $90,000 to complete the development work and obtain the necessary operating license.

 

Approved First Amendment to Lease Agreement between the City of Midland and the Midland County Historical Society of the Midland Center for the Arts, Inc.

 

Accepted grant of $20,000 from the Midland Area Community Foundation’s Ormond E. Barstow Memorial Endowment Fund for the purchase of metal event fencing.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of software maintenance and support services from New World Systems in the amount of $60,000.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 13,396 gallons of unleaded fuel from Hirschman Oil of Reese, Michigan for $44,072.84 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on August 28, 2012.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 12,600 gallons of diesel fuel from Hirschman Oil of Reese, Michigan for $43,003.80 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on August 31, 2012.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Snethkamp Dodge of Lansing, Michigan in the amount of $22,598 for the purchase of one police patrol car.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to ETNA Supply Company of Grand Rapids, Michigan in the amount of $29,706.46 for inventory purchases of water service fittings.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Central Concrete of Midland, Michigan in the amount of $104,000 for the Water Distribution – Cold Storage Building, Bid No. 3462.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Tancor Corporation of Midland, Michigan in the amount of $47,900 for the Wastewater – Storage Building Improvements, Bid No. 3458.

 

Waived bid requirement and authorized issuance of purchase order to Michigan Cat, Inc. in the amount of $23,333.20 for emergency repair replacement parts for the Gas to Energy Caterpillar Generator No. 1.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to JBS Contracting of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan in an amount not to exceed $34,642 for the construction of two Downtown Refuse Enclosures.

 

Set public hearing for Monday, October 15, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Text Amendment No. 155 – to change the method of measuring the setback from an unobstructed sight area under specified conditions.  

 

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                                                              Jon Lynch

City Clerk                                                                    City Manager

Midland, Michigan