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JULY 13, 2011

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; and Randy Frederick, General Superintendent; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representative: Thomas Paige, Director; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; Sharon Stalsberg, Pinconning; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; Mike Niederquell and Rob Green, 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 June 29, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT – G. Brandt asked about N. Union/3 Mile intersection due to Midland Road project detour.

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

Commissioner Gromaski moved to receive the MTF History & Cash Balance Reports. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to accept Saginaw Asphalt for County Wide Paving bid as the total low bid contingent upon review. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve Temporary Controlling Speed Traffic Control Order #10-11-01 for Four Mile from Midland Road to Wilder Road. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve Temporary Controlling Speed Traffic Control Order #10-11-02 for North Union from Three Mile to Four Mile. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

 

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve Commercial Drive Access to O’Reilly Auto Parts. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 6/18/11 through 7/1/11 in the amount of $123,461.96. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $458,758.78. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve permits 11-148 through 11-161. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard 

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Asset Management Conference today in Saginaw – Credit card report – Independent Bank meeting – State Park Drive / Old Kawkawlin light – Kinney Road Bridge status – Chip & seal status – New tandem truck arrived 7/12/11 – State roads mowing status.

PUBLIC INPUT – M. Niederquell – update on state mowing status and changes due to less MDOT staff.
P. Wasek – permit information questions.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Gromaski 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 9:55 a.m. 
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to return to the Road Department regular session and then move into executive session at 11:00 a.m. per Section 8 (c) of the Open Meetings Act to discuss management contracts. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve the contract for the Engineer-Manager as discussed during closed session. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 11:44 a.m. 
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

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