OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

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

 

Recognized the Shelterhouse’s outstanding service to the community and the opening of a resale shop.

 

Authorized execution of Memorandum of Understanding with the Michigan Municipal League for a Downtown Midland Strategic Plan.

 

Supported grant application to the Saginaw Bay Watershed Initiative Network for the Emerson riverfront redevelopment project.

 

Made the following Traffic Control Orders permanent:

      D-13-01  The intersection of Patrick Road and Swede Avenue shall be controlled by traffic signal operation.

      D-13-02  The intersection of Saginaw Road and St. Andrews Road shall be controlled by traffic signal operation.

 

Received and filed the 2013 Construction Progress Report.

 

Received recommendation from the Midland Housing Commission for the sale and transfer of city-owned property at 1606 Jefferson Avenue.

 

Recognized Disability Network of Mid-Michigan as a non-profit organization.

 

Approved purchase of materials and installation charges from Remer Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc. for additional mechanical modifications to the heating system at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library, in an amount not to exceed $23,475.50.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 10,000 gallons of diesel fuel from Hirschman Oil of Reese, Michigan for $30,250 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on November 19, 2013.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 10,000 gallons of unleaded fuel from Corrigan Oil of Saginaw, Michigan for $24,615 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on November 19, 2013.

 

Authorized increase of $88,500 to existing purchase order to CTI and Associates, Inc. of Wixom, Michigan for general engineering services at the Landfill, bringing the total purchase order to $108,500.

 

Waived bid requirement and authorized issuance of purchase order to Earthmovers of Midland, LLC for East Ashman Street Restoration Paving in the amount of $37,339.40.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Rowe Professional Services of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan for design and construction engineering service for the James Savage Reconstruction Project, in the amount of $34,250.

 

 

Authorized issuance of purchase orders to Signature Ford of Owosso, Michigan in the amount of $45,736 for the purchase of two 4X4 truck chassis and Knapheide Truck Equipment of Flint, Michigan in the amount of $40,634 for the purchase of truck equipment and installation, based on pricing from the Macomb County Cooperative Purchasing Program.

 

Authorized issuance of purchase order to Fredrickson Supply Company of Wyoming, Michigan for the purchase of a compact articulated loader in the amount of $54,971.90, based on competitive pricing offered to the City of Grand Haven, Michigan and extended to the City of Midland.

 

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.

 

                                                                                    APPROVED:

 

 

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Selina Tisdale                                                              Jon Lynch

City Clerk                                                                    City Manager

Midland, Michigan