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FEBRUARY 24, 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: Ken Miller, Director, Bill Schubert and Thomas Paige; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; George Augustyniak, Fraser; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; Mike Niederquell, Wade-Trim, Inc.; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the February 10, 2010 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, River & Gromaski
PUBLIC INPUT – M. McNally commented on Kawkawlin Township Board Meeting and Beaver Road project.

M. Niederquell discussed current petition to increase transportation funding.
Commissioner Redmond moved to approve a proposal from Wade-Trim, Inc. for the Biennial Bridge Inspections to be performed in 2010. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the 2010 Building Better Local Roads Program. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Quotes were received for a new tilt bed trailer to transport our router saws. Commissioner Rivet moved to award to Tiger Line Trailers, the low bidder for $7,295.00. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet
Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 1/30/10 through 2/12/10 in the amount of $136,471.28. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve bills in the amount of $303,367.82. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve permits 10-020 through 10-021. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Redmond

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Frost laws on March 3rd for Bay County – M-84 & I-75 bridge will close 3/9/10 for three months – Kevin Elliott will present BCBS changes in premiums 3/5/10 for the plan year ending 1/31/10 – Overtime report; close to $100,000 less than last year – Cash flow projection for 2010 discussed – Monitoring Jobs for Main Street possible bill – Safety grants in process as well as high risk and rural roads – Critical bridge application to be submitted for Erickson Road between Flajole and County Line

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Redmond moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:30 a.m.
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

Jackie McCarthy Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board