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AUGUST 25, 2010

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, Gerald Redmond.

Roll Call: Gerald Redmond, Richard Gromaski, & Edward Rivet

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; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; Ronald Campbell, Frankenlust; George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; David Schabel, Merritt; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Mike Niederquell, Wade-Trim, Inc.; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the August 11, 2010 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

PUBLIC INPUT – G. Augustyniak discussed ITC road damage.

Bids were received and opened for Roof Replacement on building #6. Commissioner Redmond moved to refer for review. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve the 2010 Chip Seal Road Project #1. MDOT contract is for chip & seal on Hampton Road – Essexville City Limits to Knight, Knight Road – M-25 to Hampton Road and Hotchkiss Road – M-84 to South Euclid Avenue located in Hampton and Frankenlust Townships. The Chairman and Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the 2010 Chip Seal Road Project #2. MDOT contract is for chip & seal on Mackinaw Road – US-10 to Salzburg & Hotchkiss to 0.25 mi south, Bangor Road – Wilder Road to Wheeler Road and Two Mile Road – Salzburg Road to Fisher Road located in Monitor and Bangor Townships. The Chairman and Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Redmond

Commissioner Redmond moved to release a bond held for T.E. Super for permit #08-165. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to release a bond held for Meylan Excavating, Inc. for permit #09-390. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to accept the Letter of Engagement for the Medicare Modernization Act from Gabriel, Roeder, Smith & Co. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve a Professional Services Agreement for Construction Engineering with Wade-Trim for Bay-Arenac Drive Project. Chairman and Clerk are authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the installation of sidewalks at the locations submitted for Shrestha Drive, Bangor Township contingent upon Bangor Township approving and signing an Indemnity Agreement. Chairman is authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 7/31/10 through 8/13/10 in the amount of $123,095.65. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve bills in the amount of $342,331.69. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve permits 10-154 through 10-163. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Overtime Report – MTF & financial status – Kinney Road Bridge; getting estimate for this primary road bridge and putting it on the 2010 project schedule – Fog seal to be done on Mackinaw Road on 8/28; other locations to be done based on results – Seven Mile Road project is almost complete – Safe Routes to School project on Kiesel Road should be done close to the start of school – Wilder Road project near Independence bridge to begin in early September – Medicare Part D refund discussed and agreed to put into the BCBS investment account at Bay County.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivet moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:40 a.m.
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:
Jackie McCarthy Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board