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APRIL 6, 2011

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 Chairman, Richard Gromaski.

Roll Call: Richard Gromaski, Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; and Randy Frederick, General Superintendent; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representative: Thomas Paige, Director, Paul Colbeck, Water Superintendent, Jim Marter, Accounting Manager; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; Ronald Campbell, Frankenlust; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; David Schabel, Merritt; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; Mike Niederquell, Wade-Trim, Inc.; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the March 23, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT – G. Brandt – Chip & seal question
T. Spegel – Chip & seal question on Knight Road

Bids were received and opened for Corrugated Metal Pipe. Commissioner Rivet moved to refer for review. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve SAPA Contract with a term including January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2015. Full Board is authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

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

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve to have Cannon Equipment come to the Road Commission and train and certify nine employees in operation of our aerial bucket trucks. The cost of the class is $1400 to certify nine and recertify three employees. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Mr. Lillo discussed the Letter of Support for Bay County Soil Conservation District Grant Application and will prepare and send letter of support to the BCSCD for this project. Commissioner Rivard moved to approve. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve Karbowski Oil as our supplier for oils and lubricants for 2011. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to extend the 2009 Chloride Bid to Liquid Calcium Chloride for the 2011 year. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve participation in the annual “Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day” on April 28, 2011. Motion was approved on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Bids received and opened on March 9, 2011 for Annual Sign Materials were reviewed. Commissioner Gromaski moved to award the following: Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

MATERIAL BID
AWARD
Steel Sign Posts
Rathco Safety Supply, Inc.
Wood Guardrail & Sign Posts
J & J Contracting
Steel Beam Guardrail
J & J Contracting
New Signs & Sign Materials
Osburn Associates, Inc.

 

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve and sign PSA from Wade-Trim for Midland Road Reconstruction with a proposed fee of $193,902.33. Full Board is authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve answers to the survey questions and submit the survey to the respective Associations. Clerk is authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 3/12/11 through 3/25/11 in the amount of $128,840.04. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve bills in the amount of $227,796.04. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve permits 11-042 through 11-044. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Overtime report – Credit card report – MTF report – Bridge scour analysis requirements – Kinney Road bridge status – Actuary VEBA report – Auditor report to be presented on 5/4/11 – Blue Water meeting on 4/21/11 – Bay Area Chamber lunch meeting on 4/15/11.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Gromaski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:55 a.m. 
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

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