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JULY 14, 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, Thomas Paige, Asst. Director; Paul Colbeck, Water Superintendent; Jim Marter, Accounting Manager; and Ed Carstens, WWTP Superintendent; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; George Augustyniak, Fraser; Terry Spegel, Hampton; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; Jim Herber, Garfield Township Board; Mike Niederquell, Wade-Trim, Inc.; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve the minutes of the June 30, 2010 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

PUBLIC INPUT – P. Wasek asked about budget planning

Commissioner Rivet moved to receive a Cash Balance Report and MTF Report. Revenues are up 0.3% from 2009 as of 7/09/10. A decrease of closer to 1% is expected for the remainder of this year. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

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

Commissioner Gromaski moved to receive a Thank You from Bob Rau/Tim Banaszak from the Kawkawlin River Watershed Property Owners Association for picking up the debris from the 16th Annual River Clean-Up Day. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve a Professional Services Agreement for Survey & Design Engineering with Wade-Trim for Beaver Road Project. Chairman and Clerk are authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve a Professional Services Agreement for Survey & Design Engineering with Wade-Trim for North Union Road Project. Chairman and Clerk are authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve a Professional Services Agreement for Survey & Design Engineering with Wade-Trim for Salzburg Road Project. Chairman and Clerk are authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Redmond

Commissioner Redmond moved to release a bond held for CRS/Shaw Contracting for permit #09-239. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

G. Augustyniak asked about ITC road work and the need for a bond; discussed.

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 6/19/10 through 7/2/10 in the amount of $117,346.92. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve bills in the amount of $194,926.56. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve permits 10-124 through 10-129. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Redmond

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Credit card report – Cash flow projection – Seven Mile Road Project status discussed – Kiesel Road sidewalk Project discussed – Bay Arenac Road is on track for August – Chip & seal projects – CRASIF Board openings – Bridge inspections should be complete by next week by Wade-Trim.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivet moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:30 a.m.
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

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