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JUNE 1, 2011

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 Representative: Thomas Paige, Director, Bradd Maki, Water Superintendent – Terry Watson, Bangor; George Augustyniak, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, and Paul Wasek, Williams; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; Mike Niederquell, Wade Trim Inc.; Tom Levengood, Bay City Water Plant; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the May 18, 2011 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT – NONE

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve the Cellular Telephone Usage Policy as presented. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve to signing the ratified contract with Local #1096 with a term of January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2015. Full Board is authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve Temporary No Parking Traffic Control Order #13-11-1 for the installation of No Parking signs along 25th and 26th Street in the vicinity of St. Stanislaus Church. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve Agreement #2-2011-01, with Beaver Township for various repairs. Project is estimated at $370,200.00. Building Better Local Roads is $20,000. Total Estimated Cost is $350,200. 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 approve Agreement #4-2011-02, with Fraser Township for various repairs. Project is estimated at $111,136.00. Building Better Local Roads is $20,000. Total Estimated Cost is $91,136.00. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet
Commissioner Rivard moved to approve Agreement #4-2011-01, with Fraser Township to purchase 475 tons of Seal Blend. Project is estimated at $23,750.00. Building Better Local Roads $5,750.00. Township Share is $18,000.00. 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 Rivet moved to file for an Engineering Reimbursement from M.D.O.T. The Board and the Clerk are authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve MDOT Contract for 2011 Midland Road Reconstruction Project, Two Mile Road to ¼ mile west of Three Mile Road in Monitor Township. BCRC will not send the signed documents to MDOT before the bid price for the project is received on or about June 3rd. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to receive a retirement letter from Rick Rinz. He will retire on November 18, 2011 after 30 years of service. The Board noted appreciation for his service and dedication. Motion was approved on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve Agreement #3-2011-03, with Frankenlust Township for various repairs. Project is estimated at $199,567.00. Building Better Local Roads is $20,000. Total Estimated Cost is $179,567.00. 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 Gromaski moved to approve Agreement #9-2011-01, with Merritt Township to purchase 300 tons of Seal Blend. Project is estimated at $15,000.00. Township Share is $15,000.00. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve Agreement #10-2011-02, with Monitor Township for various repairs. Project is estimated at $241,437.00. Building Better Local Roads is $20,000. Discretionary Funds is $11,500. Township Share is $207,937.00. 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 Rivet moved to approve Bay County Road Commission crews to load, haul or otherwise clean-up collected debris after the Kawkawlin River Association’s Annual Clean-up Day. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote: Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 5/7/11 through 5/20/11 in the amount of $123,629.42. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $204,300.35. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve permits 11-099 through 11-116. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Open Meetings Act FYI – Midland Road Project – State Park Drive will be closed 6/7 – 6/8 for bridge project – Kinney Road Bridge Project moved to 6/20 – Seal blend to start this week.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivet moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:44 a.m. 
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

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