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FEBRUARY 23, 2011

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 Vice-Chairman, Edward Rivet.

Roll Call: Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard
Excused: Richard Gromaski

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 – Terry Watson, Bangor; George Augustyniak, Fraser; David Schabel, Merritt; and Gary Brandt, Monitor; Patrick Beson, County Commissioner; Mike Niederquell, Joe Mongeluzi, Wade-Trim, Inc.; Jeff Hansen, LAN; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve the minutes of the February 9, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet & Rivard

PUBLIC INPUT – G. Brandt commended road crew on recent storm and showed piece of MDOT reflector that damaged a car from US-10
P. Beson discussed monument box hazard near his business

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve MDOT Contract for the 2011 Annual Bridge Inspections. J. Lillo will contact MDOT to request removal of newer bridges at $1,100 less at a new total of $2,750.00. The Chairman is authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to receive and recognize a Thank You received from MDOT for our dedication and excellent work in battling the snow storm on February 2, 2011. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve a Design Contract for $24,222.99 from Wade-Trim, Inc. for the Midland Road Reconstruction Project. An upcoming public meeting was discussed. A Professional Services Agreement will be drafted for the project. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve payroll for the period of 1/29/11 through 2/11/11 in the amount of $160,224.32. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $360,144.28. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve permits 11-033 through 11-034. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet & Rivard

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Overtime Report – Kinney Road bridge status – BBLR Township Agreement, BCRC has not received any requested changes and anticipate approval of the BBLR at the next Board meeting – Midland Road General Information meeting on 3/2 – Contract negotiation status discussed – Discussed recent county-wide meeting on possible grant for growth plan for Bay County; P. Beson discussed difficulty if matching money is required – T. Watson invited all to a meeting with Consumers Energy tonight at 6:00 in Bangor Township.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:50 a.m. 
Yeas: Rivet & Rivard

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

Jackie McCarthy Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board