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FEBRUARY 8, 2012

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 & Michael Rivard
Excused: Edward Rivet

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; and Randy Frederick, General Superintendent; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; David Schabel, Merritt; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; Sharon Stalsberg, Pinconning; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Mike Niederquell, Wade-Trim, Inc.; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; Pat Beson; Joe Boudreau; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the January 25, 2012 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski & Rivard

PUBLIC INPUT – NONE

Commissioner Gromaski moved to receive for signatures; PSA to Wade-Trim for Cody-Estey Road Rehabilitation Phase II Design Engineering Services with a proposed fee of $64,158.32. Chairman and Clerk are authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve a proposal for Professional Services for Two Mile/Wilder Road Traffic Signal in Bangor and Monitor Townships with a proposed fee of $9,102.12. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to sign title sheet for Salzburg Road Resurfacing Project from Three Mile Road to Four Mile Road in Monitor Township. Full Board is authorized to sign with Randy Frederick authorized to sign for absent Commissioner E. Rivet. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve County Traffic Control Order #13-12-1 for temporary “No Parking” signs on Johnson Street, 25th and 26th Street, June 25th – July 6th in conjunction with the St. Stanislaus Polish Festival. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve a request from the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Association to set up and remove barricades on March 18th contingent upon review of labor costs. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski & Rivard
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Mr. Lillo presented a letter from Liquid Calcium Chloride Sales, Inc. requesting to extend their 2011 Chloride pricing, terms and conditions for an additional year. Commissioner Rivard moved to approve the request. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve purchase of four new pickup trucks from Mi- Deal at a cost of $22,054 each. These were included in the 2012 Capital Outlay budget. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Gromaski

Mr. Lillo presented a letter from Pavement Recycling, Inc. requesting to extend their 2011 pulverizing pricing for an additional year. Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the request. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 1/14/12 through 1/27/12 in the amount of $132,544.23. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $178,627.49. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve permits 12-23 through 12-27. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski & Rivard

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Bay Area Leadership meeting/fundraiser on 3/22/12 – Overtime report – Credit card report – Cash flow projection – Update on Transportation Summit meeting – Update on 5/20/12 Qualifier Marathon – Authorized J. Ranck to install a red flashing four-way beacon at Midland Road & Three Mile – 4/18/12 at 8:00 a.m. is next Building Better Local Roads Committee meeting – Potential Coloring contest information – Status of upcoming projects on Cody-Estey and Garfield Road Bridge.

PUBLIC INPUT – P. Wasek requested consideration of increasing lanes on Garfield Road near US-10.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:35 a.m.:
Yeas: Rivard & Gromaski

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

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