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JULY 25, 2012

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2012 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; and Randy Frederick, General Superintendent; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; Bradd Maki, Water Superintendent; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Sharon Stalsberg, Pinconning; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Joe Bodreau; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the July 11, 2012 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT – NONE

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve Agreement #5-2012-03, with Garfield Township for various repairs. Project is estimated at $40,000.00. Building Better Local Roads is $20,000. Total Estimated Cost is $20,000. 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 Gromaski moved to authorize Chairman to sign the Acceptance of Letter of Engagement for the Medicare Modernization Act. Cost is to be split between the Road Commission Dept. and Dept. of Water & Sewer. Cost is $2,500 for Actuarial Equivalence Test for each Group Health Plan with up to 3 benefit options. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to write off and turn over to the collection agency uncollected accounts receivables as of June 30, 2012. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to receive thank you from the Kawkawlin River Watershed property Owner’s Association for BCRC crews picking up debris from their 18th Annual River Cleanup. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

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Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 6/30/12 through 7/13/12 in the amount of $119,538.17. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $624,966.09. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve permits 12-170 through 12-180. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Salzburg Road project status – 9:30 a.m. on the 8th of August will be bid opening for MDOT US-10 Concrete Patch project and BCRC County-Wide Paving projects – 11 Mile Road Culvert project status – Signs have been received for countywide grant project – Status of chip seal projects – Blue Water Quarterly Meeting 7/26/12 in Lapeer – State Park signs – Preliminary result of 2010 MDOT Trunkline Audit.

PUBLIC INPUT – G. Augustyniak questioned results of fog seal.
P. Wasek questioned Carter & Midland Road corner work.

Commissioner Rivet moved to request opinion from our attorney on documentation provided to insurance companies when they refuse to pay 100% of claims. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivet moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:32 a.m.:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

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