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JUNE 27, 2012

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Road Department, was called to order at 9:00 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Vice-Chairman, 

Edward Rivet.

Roll Call: Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard
Excused: Richard Gromaski

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; David Schabel, Merritt; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Mike Neilson, Wade-Trim, Inc.; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; John Billette, Civil Engineering Consultants; Joe Bodreau; Mike Bogie, Tuscola Bay Wind; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve the minutes of the June 13, 2012 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet & Rivard

PUBLIC INPUT – NONE

Commissioner Rivard moved to award Contract and prepare an Agreement to hire J. Ranck Electric for the replacement of the traffic signal at Two Mile Road and Wilder Road. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve the commercial access drives at the locations presented for the Tuscola Bay Wind Farm in Merritt Township. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve Karbowski Oil as our supplier for oils and lubricants for 2012. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve a request from the Munger Volunteer Fireman Corp. for the use of a vibratory roller. A road commission employee will operate the equipment and insurance will be provided. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet expressed condolences for the loss of Commissioner Gromaski’s father-in-law. 

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve Agreement #11-2012-01, with Mt. Forest Township for various repairs. Project is estimated at $40,000.00. Building Better Local Roads is $20,000. Total Estimated Cost is $20,000. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve and forward BCRC PSA to Wade-Trim for signature for the Beaver Road, Old Beaver to I-75, Survey & Design. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve to send PSA to Wade-Trim for signatures for Construction Engineering for Wilder Road and Two Mile Road Traffic Signal in Bangor Township. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve issuance of Credit Card for BCRC Finance Director. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve payroll for the period of 6/2/12 through 6/15/12 in the amount of $124,121.05. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $606,922.10. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve permits 12-151 through 12-158. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet & Rivard

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Salzburg Road status; scheduled to start next week – Cody Estey Road project was moved to the MDOT January 2013 letting – Chip seal project status – Tuscola Bay Wind status affecting roads; letter received from Tuscola Bay Wind representative.

Commissioner Rivet received correspondence addressed to the Board & Engineer-Manager and moved to refer to Engineer-Manager for response. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to place 45 mph signs on Baxman Road for a temporary time period of 90 days. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote: Yeas: Rivet & Rivard

PUBLIC INPUT – G. Brandt requested 45 mph signs on Baxman Road.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:35 a.m.:
Yeas: Rivard & Rivet

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by: 

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board