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JANUARY 13, 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, Thomas Paige and John Szelogowski; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; George Augustyniak, Fraser; Jim Herber, Garfield Trustee; Terry Spegel, Hampton; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; David Schabel, Merritt; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; Sharon Stalsberg, Pinconning; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Nominations were held for Chairman. Commissioner Gromaski moved to appoint Redmond as Chairman of the Board for 2010. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet & Gromaski
Abstain: Redmond

Nominations were held for Vice-Chairman. Commissioner Redmond moved to appoint Gromaski as Vice-Chairman of the Board for 2010. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond & Rivet
Abstain: Gromaski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the December 30, 2009 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Redmond

PUBLIC INPUT – T. Spiegel thanked BCRC for good job with limited funds. P. Wasek thanked BCRC for timely snow removal.

Commissioner Redmond moved to appoint Commissioner Gromaski as the representative to the Bay County Retirement System for 2010. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond & Rivet
Abstain: Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to advertise for a March 24, 2010 bid opening for the Annual Materials to be awarded on April 7, 2010. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to receive an MTF History Report. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to receive a Cash Balance Report. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Redmond

Commissioner Gromaski moved to receive a Royalty Revenue Report. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Mr. Lillo discussed the 2010 Building Better Local Roads Program. Commissioner Rivet moved to receive a draft document for review. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 12/19/09 through 1/01/10 in the amount of $158,866.30. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve bills in the amount of $92,873.59. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Redmond

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve permits 10-001 through 10-007. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Discussed Kinney bridge status in Merritt Township – Roads Committee today – MDOT forum on 3/19 at 9:00 a.m. – Credit card report; engineering items purchased – Overtime report – Township invoice status – Fund balance information and cash flow projection – Meeting notice for Bay County Ways and Means Committee regarding possible addition of Bay County Treasurer as a voting member. 

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivet moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9: 32 a.m. 
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

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