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JULY 24, 2013

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 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 Representative: Thomas Paige, Director; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; Ronald Robbins, Beaver; Mark Galus, Fraser; Tom Foret, Hampton; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; Robert Pawlak, Portsmouth; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Mike Niederquell, Wade-Trim, Inc.; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; George Augustyniak, Fraser Township Trustee; Kimberly Day, Garfield Clerk; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the July 10, 2013 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT – G. Augustyniak commended BCRC for chip seal work.
D. Bragiel commended BCRC for work on Wetters Road.
R. Robbins expressed appreciation for mowing.
G. Brandt questioned Midland Road construction.
M. McNally questioned status of Beaver Road.

Bids were opened for Roof Replacement on Building #11. Commissioner Rivet moved to refer for review. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve MDOT Contract for preliminary design for rehabilitation of Old Kawkawlin Road, M-13 to State Park Drive. Chairman and Clerk are authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to authorize to sign Acceptance Letter of Engagement for Medicare Modernization Act. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve Agreement #2-2013-03, with Beaver Township for double chip & seal on township parking lot. Project is estimated at $8,789.00. Total Township Cost is $8,789.00. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Rivard moved to receive a letter from D. Jacobs announcing his retirement effective August 16th. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve MDOT Contract for preliminary design for rehabilitation of Patterson Road, Wheeler Road to Wilder Road. Chairman and Clerk are authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 7/1/13 through 7/13/13 in the amount of $117,914.37. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & River

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $407,310.69. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve permits 13-146 through 13-159. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Credit Card Report – Beaver Road project status – North Union project status; expected to be let in November – Midland Road project status – Projects in design status – Chip & Seal project status – Blue Water update.

PUBLIC INPUT – M. Galus questioned Johnson Drain work.
D. Bragiel questioned work on Patterson Road.
G. Augustyniak questioned projects for BCATS funding & Midland Chip Seal.
B. Pavlawk questioned Saginaw participation in Chip Seal on Munger Road.
M. McNally questioned roof bids.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:54 a.m.:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

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