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MARCH 5, 2014

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 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 & Michael Rivard
Excused: Edward Rivet

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Cory Wale, Assistant Engineer; and Tom Kramer General Superintendent; Supervisors – Ronald Robbins, Beaver; Mark Galus, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; Sharon Stalsberg, Pinconning; George Augustyniak, Fraser Township Trustee; Erich Smith, Wade-Trim, Inc.; Mike Niederquell, Spicer Group; Mel McNally, Kawkawlin Township Trustee; and Lisa VanDusen, Assistant Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve the minutes of the February 19, 2014 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Gromaski

PUBLIC INPUT – S. Stalsberg thanked BCRC for setting road ratings and also requested ratings on primary roads.

R. Robbins questioned when Garfield Road is going to be looked at; depends on funds.

G. Brandt questioned cold patch not working; will be addressed.
Commissioner Rivard moved to receive and open 2014 Annual Material Bids and refer awards until the March 19, 2014 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to award Vegetation Control Bid for guardrail to TruGreen. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Gromaski

Mr. Lillo presented a letter from Pavement Recycling, Inc. requesting to extend their 2013 pulverizing pricing for an additional year. Commissioner Rivard moved to approve the request. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve purchase of one 2014 Ford Explorer from the state contract. The low bidder is Bill Snethkamp Lansing Dodge at $22,199.00. This is a Budget item. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve and sign Spicer Contract to complete upgrade of the County’s Certification Maps to electronic format for a proposed fee of $8,625. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski & Rivard

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 2/8/14 through 2/21/14 in the amount of $140,636.30. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve bills in the amount of $166,885.30. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve permits 14-023 through 14-027. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski & Rivard

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Overtime Report – BBLR is drafted and will distribute for supervisors to review – M-13 bridge beginning in April fighting the thaw; couple of weeks
before they can even pour deck – N. Union (2 Mile to Euclid) February 21st letting – Salzburg and Eleven Mile April or May 2014 letting – Public Meeting for Lauria & Euclid Water main was on 3/4/14.

J. Lillo discussed proposal from Saginaw County Road Commission for Munger Road to crush and shape, double chip seal, add 2” aggregate and chloride in Portsmouth Township. Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard & Gromaski

T. Piesik and Tom Kramer created a coloring book to be passed out to townships and schools to help them learn more about the Road Commission.

J. Lillo mentioned that Emmet County Road Commission passed a resolution supporting our resolution that was passed. Thank you will be sent.

PUBLIC INPUT – R. Robbins requested 4 way stop sign be installed at Linwood & Garfield.
G. Brandt questioned if BCRC was doing chip and seal for Midland; yes.
There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:32 a.m.:
Yeas: Gromaski & Rivard

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:
Danean Wright Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board