OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, September 9, 2013, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Donker presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Proclaimed October 2013 as Cultural Awareness Month in the City of Midland. 

 

Held first reading of an ordinance amending Section 16-34 – Fireworks.

 

Held first reading of an ordinance amending Section 28-182 – Sewer Connection Charges.

 

Endorsed and adopted the updated City of Midland Non-Motorized Transportation Plan.

 

Approved Site Plan No. 317 – Foxfire Condominiums.

 

Approved annexation of property located at 6309 West Wackerly Street from Homer Township through the joint resolution process.

 

Made the following Traffic Control Orders permanent:

      R-13-01     Speed limit on Airport Road from Sturgeon to a point 0.52 miles east of Barstow Drive shall be 45 mph.

      R-13-02     Speed limit on Airport Road from a point 0.52 miles east of Barstow Drive to Eastman Avenue shall be 35 mph.

      S-13-01     Cortland Street and Cortland Court shall stop for Vine Street.

      S-13-02     Dale Street and Dale Court shall yield to Vine Street.

      S-13-03     University Drive shall yield to Whiting Drive.

      S-13-04     University Drive shall stop for West Main Street.

 

Approved request from Auto Perfection to host 1st Annual Car/Truck & Motorcycle Show Block Party on Saturday, September 14, 2013.

 

Confirmed appointment of Gary Shaffner to the Center City Authority for a term to expire June 30, 2014. 

 

Accepted resignation of George Biltz from the MBS International Airport Commission.

 

Authorized payment to Braun, Kendrick, Finkbeiner, P.L.C. for contracted legal services relating to the Max Era, Inc. tax appeal, in an amount not to exceed $45,000.

 

Authorized execution of contract with Three Rivers Corporation of Midland, Michigan for interior renovations at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library in an amount not to exceed $982,200.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Bell Equipment of Lake Orion, Michigan for the purchase of a truck-mounted street sweeper in the net amount of $238,875, based on the State of Michigan’s Extended Purchasing Program.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 13,398 gallons of unleaded fuel from Hirschman Oil of Reese, Michigan for $38,854.20 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on August 26, 2013.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Sova Excavating of Midland, Michigan for Catch Basin Replacements and Manhole Regrades, in the amount of $32,317.50.

 

Approved payment to CDW-Government in the amount of $73,158.75 for Microsoft Office licenses.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Pro Video Systems of Perrysburg, Ohio for Technology Upgrade in the Council Chambers at City Hall, in the net amount of $30,823.

 

Authorized the execution of contract with Catskill Remedial Contracting Services, Inc. of Otsego, Michigan for the Landfill – Phase III Gas Collection and Control System, in the amount of $117,713.60.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to ETNA Supply Company of Grand Rapids, Michigan for East Ashman Street Water Services Fittings, in an amount not to exceed $54,226.50.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Advanced Underground Inspections, LLC of Detroit, Michigan for Manhole Rehabilitation, in the amount of $100,000.

 

Set public hearing for Monday, September 30, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoning Petition No. 587 – rezoning property located at 6923 Perrine Road from Residential A (Larkin Township zoning) to RA-1 Residential Single-Family zoning.

 

Set public hearing for Monday, October 14, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. on a proposed amendment to the 2013-14 Community Development Block Grant budget.

 

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