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DECEMBER 10, 2014

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 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 Campbell, Frankenlust; Mark Galus, Fraser; Tom Foret, Hampton; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; and Paul Wasek, Williams; George Augustyniak, Fraser Township Trustee; Tom Wheeler, Wade-Trim, Inc.; Mike Niederquell, Spicer Group; John Billette, CEC; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; and Danean Wright, Clerk of the Board.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the November 26, 2014 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski
PUBLIC INPUT – NONE
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve a commercial drive request for Tender Care Assisted Living. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski
Commissioner Rivet moved to approve a Traffic Signal Maintenance Agreement with J. Ranck, Inc. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet
Commissioner Rivard moved to approve a contract extension with Survey Solutions, Inc. for material testing and inspection. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 11/15/14 through 11/28/14 in the amount of $112,678.31. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski
Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $369,550.77. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard
ENGINEER MANAGER’S REPORT – Discussion of MTF & Cash Balance – had State budget meeting, no change in MDOT budget for 2015 – T. Kramer – Hired and started two new employees.
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve Agreement #7-2014-03, with Hampton Township for various HMA paving projects. Project is estimated at $231,300.00. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote: Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski
PUBLIC INPUT – P. Wasek asked about QScend System and how the citizens are receiving responses, also discussed ditching projects – D. Bragiel update on road funding – it doesn’t look like it will be approved – M. McNally asked about salt quantities and if we have enough on hand.
There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, December 23, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:38 a.m.:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard
Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:
Danean Wright Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board