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JULY 10, 2013

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 2013                    ROAD                         REGULAR MEETING

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, Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard

Also present were:      Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Cory Wale, Assistant Engineer; and Tom Kramer General Superintendent; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; Ronald Robbins, Beaver; Ronald Campbell, Frankenlust; Mark Galus, Fraser; Ms. Laura Reynolds, Gibson; Tom Foret, Hampton; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; David Schabel, Merritt; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; Robert Pawlak, Portsmouth; and Paul Wasek, Williams; George Augustyniak, Fraser Township Trustee; Mike Niederquell; Wade-Trim, Inc.; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; Donna Leitermann, Bangor Township Treasurer; Susan Vela, Bay City Times; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the June 26, 2013 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

 Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

 PUBLIC INPUT – D. Bragiel questioned patching on Wetters Road.

  Commissioner Gromaski moved to sign a BCRC Professional Services Agreement for the Salzburg Road Improvements to Wade-Trim for execution; total fee of $77,405.04.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

   Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

 Commissioner Rivard moved to sign a BCRC Professional Services Agreement Beaver Road Survey/Staking & testing to Wade-Trim for execution; total fee of $67,952.41.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

  Yeas:   Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

 Commissioner Rivard moved to approve cash bond refund for $3,463.13 to United Piping, Inc.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

  Yeas:   Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

 Commissioner Rivet moved to receive a Royalty Revenue Report.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

  Yeas:   Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to receive an MTF History and Cash Balance Report.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

 Yeas:   Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve road and drain easements for Ricoma Beach Road in Bangor Township.  Chairman and Clerk authorized to sign.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

 Yeas:   Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve a request from the Munger Volunteer Fireman Corp. for the use of a vibratory roller.  A road commission employee will operate the equipment and insurance will be provided.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

 Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 6/15/13 through 6/28/13 in the amount of $207,499.84.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

 Yeas:   Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

 Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $398,525.07.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

  Yeas:   Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve permits 13-133 through 13-146.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

 Yeas:   Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Township Invoice listing – Beaver Road Project is delayed one week – North Union Road Project update –  Midland Road Project update – Chip & Seal Project status – Thank you letter from Kawkawlin Watershed for clean-up help – Beach clean-up – Thank you from Copoco Credit Union for barricades for safety day.

PUBLIC INPUT – G. Augustyniak requested review of equipment for assistance in chip & seal projects; new equipment demo today.  He also requested that the Board requests bids  be strictly adhered to.

P. Wasek questioned plans for new sports complex.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:32 a.m.:

 Yeas:   Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Respectfully Submitted by:                                        Approved by:

Jackie McCarthy                                                         Richard S. Gromaski

Clerk of the Board                                                      Chairman of the Board