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APRIL 18, 2012

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Road Department, was called to order at 9:10 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Chairman, Richard Gromaski.

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Cory Wale, Assistant Engineer; and Randy Frederick, General Superintendent; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; Ronald Campbell, Frankenlust; George Augustyniak, Fraser; Gibson; David Schabel, Merritt; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Mike Niederquell; Wade-Trim, Inc.; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; Joe Bodreau; and Lisa VanDusen, Fill-In Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the April 4, 2012 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

PUBLIC INPUT – T. Watson – Requested tree removal at corner of Lagoon on the Kawkawlin River.

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve to sign Title Sheet for 2012 County-wide Signing Upgrade Project. Full Board is authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve MDOT Contract for 2012 Salzburg Road Rehabilitation Project, Three Mile Road to Four Mile Road, Monitor Township. Chairman and Clerk are authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to receive and review revisions to the Residential Driveway Policy for adoption at a future meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote: 
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to award Screened Black Dirt to Gushow and Sons, Inc. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve to allow employees to bring their children to work on Thursday, April 26, 2012. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve Bond Release #B0306216 for Rhode Brothers Excavating. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet

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Commissioner Rivard moved to approve Bond Release #B-0306215 for Rhode Brothers Excavating. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve and forward PSA Contract to Wade-Trim for Midland Road Reconstruction Project, Three Mile Road to Four Mile Road, Monitor Township. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 3/24/12 through 4/13/12 in the amount of $113,534.30. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve bills in the amount of $531,109.30. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve permits 12-66 through 12-82. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Overtime report – Credit card report – 2012 Annual Conference of Southern Road Commissions is on June 18th – 20th – Blue Water meeting on April 19th – Cody Estey Road; GI scheduled for April 27th – Fisher Road Abandonment; forwarded to Dow – Marathon; no longer using our barrels – Continue to work on policy revisions.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve a letter of support for a traffic signal to be installed at Euclid and Wheeler for Bangor Township Resolution #12-024. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

PUBLIC INPUT – G. Augustyniak questioned culverts and headwalls on driveway policy.
P. Wasek requested a copy of the draft Residential Driveway Policy through e-mail.
G. Brandt requested dead end sign to be replaced on Christina Road.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivet moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:08 a.m.:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

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