City Hall is governed by the city of Midland in Michigan. The city government operates building, fire, housing, information services, wastewater and planning departments. It also maintains a city council and issues various ordinances. The city of Midland s parks and recreation department organizes various sports and other activities. In addition, it offers transportation and emergency services. The city government s police department provides crime prevention solutions. The city of Midland also offers housing and planning services. It operates a zoning board and development authority. The city government additionally issues building permits. The city of Midland s purchasing department is responsible for overseeing major purchases on behalf of the city.