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JANUARY 23, 2013

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2013                 ROAD                   REGULAR MEETING

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Road Department, was called to order at 9:05 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; and Randy Frederick, General Superintendent; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; and Jim Marter, Accounting Manager; Supervisors – Ronald Robbins, Beaver; Tom Foret, Hampton; George Augustyniak, Fraser Trustee; Mike Niederquell, Wade-Trim, Inc.; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the January 9, 2013 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT – E. Jankowski, resident, voiced concerns about status of Carter Road and bridge on Linwood Road.

G. Augustyniak commended us for BCRC response in recent ice event.

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve to release the $60,000 bond for Keyes Trenching for the 2012 Carter Road Sanitary Sewer Project.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to advertise for a March 6, 2013 bid opening for the Annual Materials to be awarded on March 20, 2013.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve to sign Title Sheet for Midland Road Reconstruction Project from Three Mile Road to Four Mile Road located in Monitor Township.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 12/29/12 through 1/11/13 in the amount of $121,298.51.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $268,733.45.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve permits 13-06 through 13-21.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Overtime Report – Blue Water Meeting 1/24/13 – Advertisement placed for Superintendent position – Status of 5/13 Marathon route – Status of easements on Midland & Beaver Road projects – Summarized Federal/State funding received over the last 10 years; received $11.4 million with $3.5 million BCRC match for several projects.

PUBLIC INPUT – NONE

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to recess the meeting until the completion of the Bay County Department of Water and Sewer meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:32 a.m.

Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to return to the Road Department regular session and then move into executive session at 11:30 p.m. per Section 8 (c) of the Open Meetings Act to discuss Engineer-Manager’s employee evaluation.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to reconvene to regular session at 12:17 p.m.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 12:18 a.m.:

Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

Respectfully Submitted by:                                        Approved by:

Jackie McCarthy                                                         Richard S. Gromaski

Clerk of the Board                                                      Chairman of the Board