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MARCH 19, 2014

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 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:         Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard Excused:         Richard Gromaski

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer- Manager; Cory Wale, Assistant Engineer; and Tom Kramer General Superintendent; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; Charles Suchodolski, Water Superintendent; Ed Carstens, WWTP Superintendent; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; Ronald Robbins, Beaver; Mark Galus, Fraser; Tom Foret, Hampton; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; and Paul Wasek, Williams; George Augustyniak, Fraser Township Trustee; Erich Smith & Tom Wheeler, Wade-Trim, Inc.; Donna Leitermann, Bangor Township Clerk; Gary Bartow & Ken Miller, Fleis & VanDenbrink; Mark Norton, CEC; Jason Nicol, Nicol & Sons Inc.; Tom Levengood, Bay City Water Plant; Rich Putt; and Danean Wright, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve the minutes of the March 5, 2014 meeting.

Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:  Rivet & Rivard

PUBLIC INPUT – D. Bragiel complaint from resident.

Bids received and opened on March 5, 2014 for Annual Materials were reviewed.

MATERIALBID

AWARD

6AA Crushed Limestone Delivered/Pick-Up

Specification Stone – Plant pick-up Elmer’s Crane & Dozer – North Bay Aggregate – East & West

4” x 12” Crushed Limestone Rip-Rap

Specification Stone – Plant pick-up DHT, Inc. – East, North & West

20AA Natural Aggregate Delivered

Resteiner Trucking

H-1, 5A & 7A Delivered/Pick-Up

Bay Agg. – H-1 (stockpiles & pick-up)7A(East & West) Elmer’s Crane & Dozer – 7A (delivered North),

5A (delivered West & North) Specification Stone – 7A (pick-up)

Wirt Stone Dock – 5A (pick-up) & 5A (delivered East)

23A Modified Delivered/Pick-Up

Fisher Transportation – East

Wirt Stone Dock – Plant pick-up & West Elmer’s Crane & Dozer –North

25A & 29A Delivered/Pick-Up

Bay Aggregate – 25A, 29A delivered Specification Stone – 25A & 29A pick-up

Tailgate Spread 23A Mod.

Fisher Transportation – Bangor, Beaver, Frankenlust, Fraser, Garfield, Hampton, Kawkawlin, Merritt, Monitor, Portsmouth & Williams

Elmer’s Crane & Dozer –Gibson, Mt. Forest & Pinconning

Bituminous Patching Material

Unique Paving – East, West & North

Hot Mix Asphalt

Pyramid Paving

Corrugated Metal Pipe

Cadillac Culvert –Galvanized CMP, Water Tight Bands, Standard Bands & Aluminized CMP

 

 

Commissioner Rivard moved to award the following: Motion was adopted on a roll call vote: Yeas:  Rivet & Rivard

 

 

Jensen Bridge – Metal End Sections

Corrugated Plastic Pipe

Michigan Pipe and Valve

Redi-Mix Rip Rap Bags

Sequin Lumber Co.

Carbide Underbody Replacement Blades

Tupes of Saginaw

Underbody Replacement Blades

St. Regis Culvert

MDOT Plain Rip-Rap Delivered & Pick-Up

Specification Stone – Pick-up DHT, Inc. – Delivered

Asphalt Emulsion

Bit-Mat Products of Michigan

Wood Guardrail & Signposts

J & J Contracting

Steel Beam Guardrail

Nationwide Construction Group

New Signs & Sign Materials

Dornbos Sign, Inc.

 

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve to advertise and solicit bids from qualified Contractors for 2014 County-Wide Paving. Bids will be opened at a future meeting, to be determined.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:  Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve to advertise for potential candidate to fill the Assistant Finance Director’s position upon her planned departure in July of this year. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:  Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve and forward a BCRC PSA to SSI for signature for As-Needed Construction Engineering Services. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:  Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve to sign Title Sheet for Salzburg and Eleven Mile All-Season Road Project in Williams Township. Full Board to Sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:  Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve payroll for the period of 2/22/14 through 3/7/14 in the amount of $125,627.61. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:  Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner  Rivard  moved  to  approve  bills  in  the  amount  of  $487,384.51.

Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:  Rivet & Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve permits 14-028 through 14-031. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:  Rivard & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve the credit card report. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:  Rivard & Rivet

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Overtime Report – MCRCSIP looking to fill Board positions – MDOT M-13 Bridge over Johnson Drain update – Nine Mile Road over US- 10; 2015 MDOT Project. Detour, but primarily during summer months – Pre-con for North Union Road from Two Mile to Euclid held on March 18th. Contractor wants to start close to April 7th as possible; Planning Public Informational Meeting during the week of April 7th – Salzburg and Eleven Mile Road, June 2014 letting – Detour will be in effect for Lauria Road and Euclid Avenue due to water main installation – Local Bridge Program;

 

call for projects; Russell Street/Old Kawkawlin for replacement – Roads Committee schedule date to meet; BBLR, Poor Road Policy, Handout to Supervisors, rest to be mailed

– Local Roads Matter, grass roots initiative to get more funding for roads.

PUBLIC INPUT – D. Bragiel requested weight restriction signs on Beaver Road; digital copy of pamphlet.

G. Augustyniak questioned paving and who will be quoting on them. Also questioned when BCRC will know how they can spend the $488,000 received for overages for winter maintenance.

P. Wasek discussed 11 Mile Road and keeping Dow Corning in the loop on this, mentioned Bay Futures for another resource to help receive funding for roads and improvements.

Status of Garfield Road at Hotchkiss Safety Grant was discussed.

G. Brandt discussed Wilcox Drain – $160,000 BCRC portion.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:01 a.m.:

Yeas:

Rivet & Rivard

 

Respectfully Submitted by:

 

Approved by:

Danean Wright

 

Richard S. Gromaski

Clerk of the Board

 

Chairman of the Board