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MARCH 6, 2013

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2013                     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

Excused:          Michael Rivard

Also present were:      Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Cory Wale, Assistant Engineer; and Randy Frederick, General Superintendent; Dept. of Water & Sewer Representatives: Thomas Paige, Director; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; Mark Galus, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; and Paul Wasek, Williams; Mike Niederquell, Wade-Trim, Inc.; and Jackie McCarthy, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve the minutes of the February 20, 2013 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivet & Gromaski

PUBLIC INPUT – NONE

Commissioner Rivet moved to receive and open 2013 Annual Material Bids and refer awards until the March 20, 2013 meeting.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve and forward a BCRC Professional Services Agreement for the rehabilitation of three county bridges to Wade-Trim for execution.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivet & Gromaski

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve use of BCRC roadways and event directional signing within the road right-of-way for the Eye Bike Ride event on June 22, 2013.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski & Rivet 

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve to place ads and take bids for roadside vegetation control, (guardrail and cattails).  Bids will be opened April 3, 2013.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 2/6/13 through 2/22/13 in the amount of $133,542.86.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski & Rivet

Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve bills in the amount of $213,212.74.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Gromaski & Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve permits 13-32 through 13-33.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

Yeas:   Rivet & Gromaski

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Overtime report – MTF for March – CRAM Commissioners Conference in Manistee – Auction for Leadership of Bay County 3/21/13 – Superintendent position update – Update on Ricoma Beach & Midland Road projects – Additional funding available through BCATS; will use on North Union and Old Kawkawlin if approved next week with matching funds due in 2014 – Thank you from resident for recent grading work and new signs – CRAM survey request – MDOT project on Salzburg/M-84 from Euclid to Wenona starts 3/15/13.

PUBLIC INPUT – D. Bragiel questioned location of bridges related to PSA approval.

P. Wasek questioned status of Fisher Road abandonment, MDOT lights, and scraper use by our snow plows in subdivisions.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivet moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.  Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:22 a.m.:

Yeas:   Rivet & Gromaski

 

Respectfully Submitted by:                                        Approved by:

Jackie McCarthy                                                        Richard S. Gromaski

Clerk of the Board                                                      Chairman of the Board