OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, June 24, 2013, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Donker presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Held public hearing and approved amendment to the 2013-14 Civic Arena Fund budget to recognize additional revenue of $141,350 for the Midland Civic Arena – North Arena turf conversion.

 

Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending Section 28-52 – Water Rates.

 

Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending Section 28-182 – Sewer Connection Charges.

 

Held second reading and adopted an ordinance amending Section 28-163 – Sewer Rates.

 

Approved Site Plan No. 315 – Ashman Street Apartments.

 

Approved Site Plan No. 319 – Independence Village.

 

Approved request to transfer Public Act 328 of 1998 Personal Property Exemption Certificate No. 229-2010 from The Dow Chemical Company to Dow Business Services LLC.

 

Approved three year labor agreement with the Midland Professional Fire Fighters.

 

Appointed Debra Hayes to the Library Board for a term to expire June 30, 2015.

 

Appointed Greg Mayville for a term to expire June 30, 2019 and Sarah Kok for a term to expire June 30, 2020 to the Local Officers Compensation Commission.

 

Appointed Ares Varela to the Parks and Recreation Commission for a term to expire June 30, 2016.

 

Appointed Michael Mazor to the West Main Street Historic District Commission for a term to expire June 30, 2016.

 

Confirmed the appointment of Andrea Slezak to the Downtown Development Authority for a term to expire May 1, 2017.

 

Confirmed the reappointment of David Ginis to the Center City Authority for a term to expire June 30, 2017.

 

Approved request from United Way of Midland County to host a Community 5k Color Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, September 14, 2013.

 

Approved request from the American Cancer Society to host a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on Saturday, October 19, 2013.

 

Gave job performance review for City Attorney James O. Branson III, and authorized 2.5% pay increase.

 

Gave job performance review for City Manager Jon Lynch and authorized a 2.5% pay increase.

 

Authorized execution of five year contract with J.E. Johnson for HVAC maintenance for Washington Woods Senior Living Community.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to RS Technical Services, Inc. of Lowell, Michigan for the purchase of gas chlorination equipment, in the amount of $25,120.

 

Authorized increase of $15,000 to existing purchase order with CTI and Associates, Inc. of Wixom, Michigan for general engineering assistance at the Landfill, bringing the total purchase order to $95,000.

 

Authorized increase of $11,000 to existing purchase order with CTI and Associates, Inc. of Wixom, Michigan for cost associated with the City of Midland Landfill Bioreactor Permit and Updated Operating License, bringing the total purchase order to $101,000.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 12,698 gallons of diesel fuel from Foster Oil of Richmond, Michigan for $39,146.66 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on June 12, 2013.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 13,162 gallons of unleaded fuel from Hirschman Oil of Reese, Michigan for $37,182.65 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on June 18, 2013.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Pyramid Paving Company, Inc. of Bay City, Michigan for the “2013 Hot-In-Place Pavement Recycling; Contract No. 11”, in the amount of $569,784.55.

 

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