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JULY 9, 2014

WEDNESDAY, JULY 9, 2014 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 Tom Kramer General Superintendent; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; Supervisors – Ronald Robbins, Beaver; Ronald Campbell, Frankenlust; Mark Galus, Fraser; Laura Reynolds, Gibson; Tom Foret, Hampton; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; and Paul Wasek, Williams; George Augustyniak, Fraser Township Trustee; Tom Wheeler, Wade-Trim, Inc.; and Danean Wright, Clerk of the Board.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the June 25, 2014 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski
PUBLIC INPUT – NONE
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve Road & Drain Easements for Ricoma Beach Road in Bangor Township. Chairman and Clerk are authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski
Commissioner Rivard moved to approve request to issue a Notice of Award and Notice to Proceed to Pyramid Paving of Essexville, MI for the 2014 County-Wide Paving. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard
Commissioner Rivet moved to release a bond held for Blattner Energy, Inc. for bond #9122667. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet
Commissioner Rivet moved to approve a request from the Munger Volunteer Fireman Corp. for the use of a vibratory roller. A road commission employee will operate the equipment and insurance will be provided. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve Agreement #4-2014-03, with Fraser Township for various roads. Project is estimated at $128,200.00. Building Better Local Roads is $20,000.00. Total Estimated Cost is $108,200.00. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski
Commissioner Rivard moved to approve Agreement #8-2014-03, with Kawkawlin Township for various roads. Project is estimated at $191,902.00. Total Estimated Cost is $191,902.00. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve Agreement #10-2014-01, with Monitor Township for various roads. Project is estimated at $354,408.00. Building Better Local Roads is $20,000.00. Discretionary Funds is $11,500.00. Total Estimated Cost is $322,908.00. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote: Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski
Commissioner Rivet moved to approve Agreement #14-2014-02, with Williams Township for various roads. Project is estimated at $250,220.00. Building Better Local Roads is $20,000.00. Discretionary Funds is $11,500.00. Total Estimated Cost is $218,720.00. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 6/14/14 through 6/27/14 in the amount of $124,741.06. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski
Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $284,859.94. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard
Commissioner Rivet moved to approve permits 14-131 through 14-146. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet
Engineer-Manager’s Report – CRASIF & MCRCSIP Conference July 23rd & 24th – Pinconning Library meeting went well – Salzburg and 11 Mile in Williams will start late July – North Union will open approximately August 30th – Euclid and Lauria Road intersection opening approximately August 15th – Chip seal; finish up doubles this week and will start singles next Tuesday.
PUBLIC INPUT – G. Augustyniak asked about temp for chip and seal, needs to be around 70 degrees. Also had questions about Ricoma Beach project.
G. Brandt questioned mowing, also the cranes turning around in private drives on North Union; will discuss with the contractor.
P. Wasek questioned when turn back to gravel projects will occur and who will inform the residents.
M. Galus informed the board Sharon Hugo is the new Clerk for Fraser Township.
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve Agreement #2-2014-03, with Beaver Township for various roads. Project is estimated at $280,718.00. Building Better Local Roads is $20,000.00. Total Estimated Cost is $260,718.00. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski
There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:45 a.m.:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard
Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:
Danean Wright Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board