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JULY 28, 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, Paul Colbeck and Thomas Paige; Supervisors – George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; David Schabel, Merritt; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Paul Wasek, Williams; 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 July 14, 2010 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

PUBLIC INPUT – NONE

Bids were received and opened for Hydraulic Components for Tandem Axle Truck. Commissioner Redmond moved to refer for review. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Redmond

Jackie McCarthy discussed the Bay County Employees’ Retirement System Funding Rates. Recommendation is to consider contributing 3% additional to the ERS beginning in August to lessen the amount of shortage due by the end of 2010. Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to advertise for a August 19, 2010 bid opening to sell BCRC 2003 Dodge Durango. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Redmond moved to release a bond held for Perrou Contracting for permit #08-195. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve Agreement #11-2010-01, with Mt. Forest Township to place aggregate on various roads. Project is estimated at $40,000.00. Building Better Local Roads Funds $20,000.00. Township Share is $20,000.00. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve payroll for the period of 7/3/10 through 7/16/10 in the amount of $119,922.38. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Redmond & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve bills in the amount of $226,602.55. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Redmond moved to approve permits 10-130 through 10-135. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Redmond

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Newspaper article regarding turning roads to gravel discussed – Overtime report – Insurance board openings – Chip & seal questions from residents discussed – Pavement markings discussed – Fog seal on primary roads discussed for Shore Road and Mackinaw Road – Bay-Arenac bid letting is 8/6 – Seven Mile; 7/30 to be milled then crush & shape – Kiesel Road sidewalk project – Knickerbocker Road was closed due to culvert failure and was repaired – Budget projection status – Negotiation status and meeting to be scheduled with actuary – Status of chip & seal projects.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Gromaski moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:40 a.m.
Yeas: Redmond, Rivet & Gromaski

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:
Jackie McCarthy Gerald M. Redmond
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board