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AUGUST 22, 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 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 Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; Supervisors – George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; David Schabel, Merritt; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Mike Niederquell; Wade-Trim, Inc.; William Tacey, Hampton Township; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

 Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the August 8, 2012 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT – NONE

Commissioner Rivet moved to release a bond held for Meylan Farms for permit #10-211.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard 

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve Bangor DDA Sign on Shrestha Drive at Wilder Road in Bangor Township.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

 Yeas:   Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard 

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve to appoint Jim Lillo as the voting delegate and Richard Gromaski as the alternate voting delegate for the upcoming CRASIF annual meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 7/28/12 through 8/10/12 in the amount of $125,765.29.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet 

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve bills in the amount of $287,163.81.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

 Commissioner Rivard moved to approve permits 12-192 through 12-202.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Bay County Community Leader Summit on 9/18/12 at Doubletree – 2010 MDOT Audit results – Countywide paving project status; to start on 8/24 – 11 Mile project status – Salzburg Road status – Garfield Road Bridge status; seeking testing method to test other similar bridges – Midland chip & seal to be complete next week.

MISCELLANEOUS – Commissioner Gromaski commended employee Devlin Schmidt on a good job at clearing intersection at Cottage Grove and 8 Mile Road.

PUBLIC INPUT – G. Augustyniak questioned logging long term results of fog seal projects.  Requested clearing of specific intersections in his township. 

J. Bodreau, resident, questioned pedestrian feature on light at Wilder and Two Mile Road.

 There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivet moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 9:00 a.m.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:44 a.m.:

Yeas:   Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard 

Respectfully Submitted by:                                        Approved by: 

Jackie McCarthy                                                         Richard S. Gromaski

Clerk of the Board                                                      Chairman of the Board