Midland County to consider auto insurance resolution and assistant premium pay on Tuesday

Midland County sheriff’s deputies could receive a bonus after an upcoming board meeting.

The Midland County Board of Commissioners will consider this, among other things, at their regular meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday in the County Services Building.

The board will consider receiving and filing communications from Michigan Association of Police Officers Representative Dan Kuhn regarding potential bonuses for Midland County deputies.

Tuesday’s meeting could also result in the passage of a resolution that urges the state legislature to amend Michigan’s auto insurance reform law to address a reimbursement cap for accident survivors. car.

The Midland County Board of Commissioners will consider the attached resolution at an upcoming council meeting on Tuesday, April 19 in the County Services Building.

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The Midland County Board of Commissioners will consider the attached resolution at an upcoming council meeting on Tuesday, April 19 in the County Services Building.

The Midland County Board of Commissioners will consider the attached resolution at an upcoming council meeting on Tuesday, April 19 in the County Services Building.

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This regular business will take place after a special program by Kathryn Tate and Pam Singer to brief the Midland County Youth Study Commissioners.

Midland County Council will also consider a $39,261 grant from the Midland Area Community Foundation.

In the other cases, many agreements and requests will be examined during the meeting on Tuesday:

  • An agreement with Graphic Sciences for scanning services in the Midland County Health Department. The county plans to pay for associated costs through a federal public health emergency preparedness grant, which ends June 30.
  • An agreement with Jack Barstow Airport to provide insecticide storage space for the spring 2022 spray season.
  • An agreement with Meraki Cost Services, LLC to develop a cost allocation plan for Midland County’s 2021-23 fiscal years.
  • An agreement with Wade Trim for the provision of civil engineering services related to the master plan expansion of the current mosquito control facility.
  • An agreement with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services for an adult foster care grant for bed reimbursement costs at Pinecrest Farms, which would provide $42,000 to the county.
  • A request to purchase two apps to “enhance” the county’s cybersecurity.
  • A boiler system replacement request at the Midland County Juvenile Care Center.

The finance committee also recommended that the board approve a report from the state regarding the county’s equalized value.

Several articles could be approved relating to departmental jobs, which are as follows:


  • Job descriptions and rating can be updated for three positions at Pinecrest Farms.
  • An acting Deputy Chief Prosecutor may be appointed.
  • A janitorial/maintenance position may be reclassified to be a “maintenance specialist”.
  • A temporary assistant prosecutor may be hired.
  • A community health nurse can be hired at “step 4” of the pay scale.

New business the board could consider are two proclamations for April:

  • A proclamation could declare April 30 as National Therapy Animal Day.
  • A proclamation could declare April 2022 National County Government Month.

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