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AUGUST 6, 2014

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6, 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; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; Ronald Robbins, Beaver; Mark Galus, Fraser; Laura Reynolds, Gibson; Tom Foret, Hampton; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; George Augustyniak, Fraser Township Trustee; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; Rachel Philips, Wade-Trim; and Danean Wright, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the July 23, 2014 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

PUBLIC INPUT – NONE

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve commercial driveway access for CVS Pharmacy at the intersection of Midland Road and Euclid Avenue (M-13) in Bangor Township.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve commercial driveway access for Shops at Wilder at the intersection of Wilder Road and State Street in Bangor Township.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to receive two CRASIF awards.  One for having an exceptional year with having a low incidence of claims and the other for having the “Lowest Experience Modification Factor” for a road commission in our payroll classification.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve to place ad and take bids for roof replacement on building number 4.  This is a budgeted item.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 7/12/14 through 7/25/14 in the amount of $110,629.90.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $329,552.98.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve permits 14-165 through 14-184.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Discussed hail damage – Livestock auction for 4-H at Bay County Fair – Received plans for Euclid Avenue Watermain replacement between North Union and Salzburg – Salzburg / Eleven Mile started Monday, August 4th – North Union; concrete curb and gutter done this week, paving next week – Lauria and Euclid intersection will be done next week – MDOT looking into adding a left- turn arrow on the North Union leg at its intersection with Euclid.

PUBLIC INPUT – G. Augustyniak questioned cattails / phragmites.

D. Bragiel questioned about 2 Mile using it for a detour for State Project.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:40 a.m.:

Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

Respectfully Submitted by:                                        Approved by:

Danean Wright                                                            Richard S. Gromaski

Clerk of the Board                                                      Chairman of the Board