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DECEMBER 1, 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, Jim Marter, Accounting Manager ; Supervisors – Ronald Campbell, Frankenlust; George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; David Schabel, Merritt; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the November 17, 2010 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

PUBLIC INPUT – P. Wasek requested email of agendas prior to meeting; addresses requested from all interested township supervisors.

Commissioner Redmond moved to receive a letter from G. Pake announcing his retirement effective December 31st. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve raising the Co-op’s wage to $11.50 per hour beginning December 1st until the Parts Clerk returns from maternity leave. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the denial of the one year contract extension request from the Local #1096 and authorize the continuation of contract negotiations. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Redmond

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 11/6/10 through 11/19/10 in the amount of $117,509.61. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve bills in the amount of $122,587.18. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet
Commissioner Rivet moved to approve permits 10-240 through 10-242. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Kinney Road Bridge; approval received from Lansing – Large road projects are completed – Discussed meeting with Kevin Elliot and Health Insurance costs- Status of Budget projections – Residential Driveway Policy expected to be revised by 2/1/11 – Midland Road project for 2011.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Gromaski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:23 a.m.
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet
Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:
Jackie McCarthy Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board