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DECEMBER 11, 2013

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2013 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; Ed Carstens, WWTP Superintendent; and Jim Marter, Accounting Manager;; Supervisors – Mark Galus, Fraser; Laura Reynolds, Gibson; Tom Foret, Hampton; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; Sharon Stalsberg, Pinconning; Paul Wasek, Williams; George Augustyniak, Fraser Township Trustee; Tom Wheeler, Erich Smith, Wade-Trim, Inc.; Mike Niederquell, Spicer Group; and Danean Wright, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the November 27, 2013 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

PUBLIC INPUT – L. Reynolds inquired about Whitefeather Road.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve Design Contract for Patterson Road Improvements from Wilder Road to Wheeler Road in Bangor Township and forward a PSA to Spicer Group for signatures. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve Design Contract for Old Kawkawlin Road Improvements from M-13 to State Park Drive in Monitor Township and forward a PSA to Spicer Group for signatures. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 11/16/13 through 11/29/13 in the amount of $129,001.55. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $268,332.72. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve permits 13-279 through 13-283. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Discussion of O.T. Report – MTF History and Cash Balance – Next Blue Water Meeting January 23rd – Greg Brunner; MDOT on committee for Asset Management; Bay County was one of the counties selected to sit on the Committee; will be updating the Board on this – QSCEND to be implemented December 16th – Drain Commissioner is planning to bid the Wilcox Drain. BCRC will participate in bridge/culvert replacements in five locations.

PUBLIC INPUT – D. Bragiel talked about $.10 on the gallon.
P. Wasek asked about the QSCEND Program and where staff levels were at for BCRC.
P. Wasek discussed condition of culvert at Carter & N. Union.
G. Augustyniak commended Todd McLincha on the follow up of a snow complaint.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivet moved to adjourn the meeting until Friday, December 27, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:58 a.m.:
Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:
Danean Wright Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board