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MAY 14, 2014

WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014 ROAD REGULAR MEETING
The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Road Department, was called to order at 9:14 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; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; Tom Foret, Hampton; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; David Schabel, Merritt; Gary Brandt, Monitor; and Paul Wasek, Williams; George Augustyniak, Fraser Township Trustee; Donna Leitermann, Bangor Township Clerk; 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 April 30, 2014 & May 7, 2014 meetings. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski
PUBLIC INPUT – NONE
Commissioner Rivet moved to approve to sign the BCRC Professional Services Agreement with Great Lakes Engineering for Biennial Bridge Inspection. Chairman and Clerk are authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard
Commissioner Rivard moved to approve MDOT Contract for 2014 Salzburg and Eleven Mile Road Reconstruction Project in Williams Township. Chairman and Clerk are authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard
Commissioner Rivet moved to approve MDOT Contract for Wheeler Road & Mackinaw Road Bridge Project. Chairman and Clerk are authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve and sign a Letter of Agreement with Local #1096 to allow the Dispatch position to remain vacant until negotiation of next contract and to issue a seven-day posting for an Alternate Operator. Full Board to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski
Commissioner Rivet moved to approve request for Steve Gray to attend MAPERS Spring 2014 conference. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet
Commissioner Gromaski moved to file for an Engineering Reimbursement for $10,000 from M.D.O.T. The Board and the Clerk are authorized to sign. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Rivard & Gromaski
Commissioner Rivet moved to approve Rost Cleaning Service as our vendor for office cleaning for 2 days a week for the years 2014/2015. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve Preliminary Plat for Holly Springs, Phase I Residential Subdivision in Monitor Township with exception it must coincide with Monitor’s cul-de-sac requirements. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve payroll for the period of 4/19/14 through 5/2/14 in the amount of $115,341.37. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Gromaski & Rivet
Commissioner Rivet moved to approve bills in the amount of $167,640.66. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet
Commissioner Rivard moved to approve permits 14-077 through 14-082. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivet, Gromaski & Rivard
Engineer-Manager’s Report – MTF Report – Cash Balance Report – North Union; Two Mile to Euclid Avenue, construction has begun. One-way traffic, closed to thru traffic. Open to commercial, residents and emergency – Salzburg & Eleven Mile June letting, Mid-July construction start – Bridge rehabilitations for 2014, Mackinaw just north of North Union, Wheeler just west of Four Mile/I75 overpass to be in MDOT June letting, Mid-July construction start – Bridge applications were submitted on May 1st – Countywide Paving getting ready to go out for bid – PASER Ratings for Local Roads, reimbursement from Asset Management for $11.65/ local road mile rated was approved – Discussed recently passed $400 million transportation bill passed by the State House, urging everyone to tell legislators this money must go through the Act 51 formula – Midland County Chip Seal Program, 40 mile anticipated this year.
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve office summer hours to be set to 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski
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: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet
Commissioner Gromaski moved to approve to sign MATS Resolution for Planning Dollars toward required Local Match. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Rivard, Rivet & Gromaski
Commissioner Rivard moved to approve BBLR Policy with changes noted. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivet & Rivard
PUBLIC INPUT – D. Bragiel commended Tom and Cory for taking him to look at the roads.G. Augustyniak questioned if bids were for blacktop and when will be complete; yes, AugustP. Wasek questioned asphalt in Williams Township.
There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 10:09 a.m.:
Yeas: Gromaski, Rivard & Rivet
Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:
Danean Wright Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board