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AUGUST 20, 2014

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2014                    ROAD                  REGULAR MEETING

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; Cory Wale, Assistant Engineer; and Tom Kramer General Superintendent; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; Charles Suchodolski, Water Superintendent and Jim Marter, Accounting Manager; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; Mark Galus, Fraser; Tom Foret, Hampton; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Paul Wasek, Williams; George Augustyniak, Fraser Township Trustee; Rachel Phillips, Wade-Trim, Inc.; and Danean Wright, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the August 6, 2014 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

PUBLIC INPUT – T. Foret commended Road Commission on chip and seal in Hampton.

G. Brandt brought up the fact Charter is installing lines and causing some damage in resident’s yards.

Commissioner Rivet moved to receive the bids for Upper Roof Replacement for Building #4 and refer awards until the September 3, 2014 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to sign PSA with Soil and Materials Engineers, Inc. for Garfield Road – Midland Road to North Union Road, Garfield Road – North of Hotchkiss Road, Old Kawkawlin Road – M-13 to State Park Drive and Patterson Road – Wilder Road to Wheeler Road in various townships.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to authorize to sign Acceptance Letter of Engagement for Medicare Modernization Act.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve Agreement #1-2014-02, with Bangor Township for Kawkawlin River Drive.  Project is estimated at $27,825.00.  Township Share is $27,825.00.  The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to release a bond held for Rich Putt for bond #71545567.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 7/26/14 through 8/8/14 in the amount of $113,064.33.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve bills in the amount of $508,556.95.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve permits 14-185 through 14-203.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

 

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve permit for detour for MDOT’s contractor to set beams for the M-47 Bridge over US-10.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet

Engineer-Manager’s Report – MTF history – Cash balance – Received plans for Euclid Avenue water main and east lane replacement to be completed by 2015 – Salzburg and Eleven Mile Road construction status update – North Union Road; to be opened 8/23 or 8/25 – Lauria and Euclid; paving tomorrow and open to traffic next week – Chip and seal almost complete in Midland – South Euclid RR crossing will be upgraded to larger LED lights and gates will be added.

Commissioner Rivet moved to adopt a resolution to accept the MDOT Contract for Rehabilitation of the Mackinaw Road Bridge and Wheeler Road Bridge over the Kawkawlin River.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT – G. Augustyniak asked if there is a list of roads that will be turned back to gravel.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:54 a.m.:

Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

Respectfully Submitted by:                                        Approved by:

Danean Wright                                                            Richard S. Gromaski

Clerk of the Board                                                      Chairman of the Board